Tue.Jun 07, 2011

6 Takeaways From ShareThis’ Study on Social Sharing


Yesterday saw the announcement of a new study by ShareThis , in partnership with Starcom MediaVest Group and Rubinson Partners.

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Nice use of QR codes in a conference book


Had to write up a quick blog post about the QR codes in the conference book for the Association Media & Publishing conference which took place last week. Check these out. Go on, try scanning them and see what happens! Awesomesauce. I love QR codes! Don’t have a QR code reader on your phone?

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Three Ways Nonprofits Can Pioneer m-Advocacy

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The time is ripe for the early adopters in the nonprofit sector to embrace m-Advocacy, otherwise known as mobile advocacy.

Interview with Carol Baroudi, Author of Green IT For Dummies

Tech Soup Blog

This piece is part of an occasional series we do at GreenTech to profile leaders in the Green IT field. Carol Baroudi is the lead author of the 2009 Wiley. publication, Green IT For Dummies.

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Nonprofits & Cloud Computing: A Guide to Navigating the Nonprofit Cloud


Cloud computing has been around – and you've likely been using it – for years. At a basic level, if you use a Gmail, Yahoo, or even (dare I say) AOL webmail account, you've been in the Cloud.

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Blackbaud Supporter Journey – Boston

NonProfit Trends

I’m here in beautiful Boston for the start of Blackbaud’s Supporter Journey Tour. A full day of free presentations, networking events, and some of the best minds in the nonprofit sector. I will be presenting about the 5 Biggest Trends in Online Fundraising.

Introducing NTEN Communities of Practice: the Newest Way to Engage


Flickr: Newfrontiers NTEN is excited to announce a new opportunity for year-round community engagement: Communities of Practice (CoPs). CoPs are being established at NTEN to create deeper networking and educational experiences for members of the NTEN community at large. They will replace our current Affinity Groups, and will remain open to NTEN members and non-members alike. A Community of Practice will be more focused than an Affinity Group.

Daily DoGooder: Noah: Egg Machine

See What's Out There

Change the world, one video at a time.Noah: Egg Machine | 1:24 NOAH NOAH, a German animal rights organization, placed a vending machine full of chickens on a city street to demonstrate how inhumane cramped quarters are for factory chicken. This clip is a great balance of “reality&# with a tight concept and production– the

May 2011 Disability Employment Statistics Released

Vertex Systems

According to the Department of Labor, tn May, the percentage of people with disabilities in the labor force was 21.1. By comparison, the percentage of persons with no disability in the labor force was 69.7. The unemployment rate for those … Continue reading →

2011 National Conference On Volunteering and Service: Community Building Workshop

Amy Sample Ward

Date : June 7, 2011, 8:30 am – 10 am. Location : New Orleans, LA. Topic : Bringing Community Organizing Into Online Campaigns. Description : Integrating volunteers into online campaigns for requires a great community organizer. Traditional community organizing lays the groundwork for online campaigns and effective movements. In this session, participants will get their hands dirty planning a social media campaign that integrates traditional organizing theory and practice.