Mon.May 07, 2012

Funding Innovation for Skoll Social Entrepreneurs

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I was recently at the Skoll World Forum, probably the best conference in the world for meeting with top social entrepreneurs. As a longtime member of the Skoll community, I prize this week for the opportunity to talk frankly with peers about our biggest mutual challenges.

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11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Initially a reluctant blogger, I launched Nonprofit Tech 2.0 in August 2009 and within a few months came to the conclusion that blogging had been the missing piece in my social media campaigns. That first month Nonprofit Tech 2.0 received 13,000 visitors.

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Book Review and Giveaway: The Eight Principles of Sustainable Fundraising

Amy Sample Ward

In our work, regardless of the the cause we are passionate about it or the job title we have, we have to recognize that it isn’t all about the “function” of our work. Do you work in a communications department? It isn’t always about social media.

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Initially a reluctant blogger, I launched Nonprofit Tech 2.0 in August 2009 and within a few months came to the conclusion that blogging had been the missing piece in my social media campaigns. That first month Nonprofit Tech 2.0 received 13,000 visitors.

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Conference Season: Learning for More than Members

SocialFish

This is the inaugural post for our BRAND NEW “INDUSTRY INSIDERS” COLUMN.

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The DIY Donor Management Software Selection Process

Idealware

I've recently been doing a number of small "micro-consulting" call-in sessions with nonprofits looking to switch Donor Management Systems. At the conclusion of each call, I walk participants through a process for taking the conversation we just had to a more detailed level, arming them with a sort of DIY software selection roadmap. This step-by-step process can be hugely helpful in taking what seems to be a completely overwhelming process and sectioning it off into achievable, time-bound chunks.

One Company. One Mission.

Connection Cafe

Author: Gene Austin. Today we embark on our next journey: Convio and Blackbaud together – united to reach new heights. As a unified company with a common mission, we will make multi-channel supporter engagement a reality at a faster pace than either of us could have achieved separately. We are excited. We are dedicated. We are committed to delivering the very best products and services in the market.

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Blackbaud’s acquisition of Convio is a done deal

Robert Weiner

Blackbaud completed its purchase of Convio. The next adventure starts today, as we wait to see what the future holds for their various systems. Advancement Services Databases Donor Databases Email Marketing Fundraising Nonprofit Technology Online Fundraising Software

Pinterest - What's It Good For?

Wild Apricot Blog

Have you been wondering if your organization should be using Pinterest? Here are some ideas and examples of potential applications for non-profit and membership organizations. Pinterest social media

The verdict: is blogging or tweeting about research papers worth it? | Impact of Social Sciences

AFP Blog

The verdict: is blogging or tweeting about research papers worth it? Impact of Social Sciences : n October 2011 I began a project to make all of my 26 articles published in refereed journals available via UCL’s Open Access Repository – “Discovery“. I decided that as well as putting them in the institutional repository, I would write a blog post about each research project, and tweet the papers for download. Would this affect how much my research was read, known, discussed, distributed

Website Strategy to Improve Outdoor Museum's Visitor Experience

NTEN

MLAP wanted their website to help improve the visitor experience at the park – and their website strategy to help guests plan and to improve their overall experience at the park seems to be working. About a year ago, the Michigan Legacy Art Park (MLAP), an outdoor art and sculpture collection of more than 40 pieces displayed in a wooded setting, redesigned. Kimberlee Roth. Owner. Out-Word, LLC. read more

Blackbaud Completes Acquisition of Convio : Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success

AFP Blog

Blackbaud Completes Acquisition of Convio : Page 1 of 2 : FundRaising Success : harleston, S.C. May 7, 2012) - BlackbaudOpens in a new window today announced that it has completed its acquisition of ConvioOpens in a new window, a leading provider of on-demand constituent engagement solutions. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Blackbaud paid an aggregate purchase price of approximately $325 million.