Thu.May 24, 2012

How Human is Your Organization?

SocialFish

Click on the image below to take a test assessing your organization based on the four human elements we describe in Humanize as defining (for us) a human organization. The test will take about 15 minutes, and we’ll send you individual results. See how deep the rabbit hole goes. photo credit ).

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Must-Read Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The eight reports listed below are just a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits about online communications and fundraising, social media, and mobile technology. These reports are, however, some of the most valuable in terms of insight, useful and practical data, and how-to advice.

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Women Who Tech Around the World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Women Who Tech Around the World. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. Yesterday, I had the honor of participating in the 4th annual Women Who Tech TeleSummit that brings together women breaking new ground in technology who use their tech savvy skills to transform the world and inspire change.

5 Cloud Based Apps For Teams to Organize Events Better (and for FREE)

NTEN

Jeff Ramos. Community and Content Manager. Games for Change. To help you keep track of files while keeping your sanity, here are 5 of the tools that will make organizing your conference a breeze. Many of us in the nonprofit space know how much effort goes into organizing large, annual events. Even though many of us are entrenched in the intersection between our work and technology, we often struggle with finding ways to make our lives simpler.

Must-Read Reports for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The eight reports listed below are just a small sampling of the research available to nonprofits about online communications and fundraising, social media, and mobile technology. These reports are, however, some of the most valuable in terms of insight, useful and practical data, and how-to advice. Many of these reports are published on an annual basis, so please be sure to bookmark this post and I’ll keep the the list updated as new reports are released.

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Infographic: Insuring Those Who Served

Influence

Organizations are always looking for more effective ways to distill and distribute complex reports as digestible chunks. For example, for the past five years we've been working with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to increase the impact of their researchers' rich analysis on health insurance coverage. Infographics are a great way to distill and distribute complex reports as digestible chunks. read more. Influence Data & Visualizations

Innovate. Advocate. Engage.

Connection Cafe

Author: Blair Naylor. Hot off the press! Convio's new quarterly magazine has hit the virtual stands! NP Engage is our new publication slated to release each quarter featuring nonprofit trends, highlights of our latest and greatest thought leadership pieces, popular blog articles and more!

Infographic: Insuring Those Who Served

Influence

Organizations are always looking for more effective ways to distill and distribute complex reports as digestible chunks. For example, for the past five years we've been working with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to increase the impact of their researchers' rich analysis on health insurance coverage. Infographics are a great way to distill and distribute complex reports as digestible chunks. read more. Influence Data & Visualizations

Have Your Feet On The Ground When Looking At The Cloud

NTEN

Geri Stengel. President. Ventureneer. As your hardware grows old or you want more from your software, look into the cloud. It may save a lot of money and give your organization room to grow. As I said in The Cloud: Not As Airy As You Thought , cloud computing is a boon to startup nonprofits and businesses as well as those that are growing. Here's a case study, from Jason Hutchins, president of Nonprofit Solutions Network. A small nonprofit, with a staff of seven.

I'm a Little Bit Green, I'm a Little Bit Chemical

Have Fun - Do Good

I have a confession to make. I'm not a totally green cleaner. If you look under my kitchen sink, you'll see that I have Ecover Automatic Dishwasher Tablets next to Comet, Seventh Generation Toilet Bowl Cleaner next to Windex, Planet Dish Soap next to Soft Scrub. I've been OK with this duality until two things happened: • I did some work this month with Upwell , a nonprofit social media PR agency that is working to amplify ocean stories online. •

Wild Apricot Software News May 2012

Wild Apricot Blog

Since Wild Apricot is an Internet company, we don’t usually get a lot of opportunities to actually meet with our customers in real life. So this past week, we tried out something we have never tried before: we sent an invitation out to a group of local customers, and asked them to meet in our office! news Wild Apricot

3 Old-School Organizations For Good That Have Mastered Social Media | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation

AFP Blog

3 Old-School Organizations For Good That Have Mastered Social Media | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation : You hear a lot about hot new social strategies, but some of the oldest social good organizations in the country are making big strides to be at the vanguard of interacting with their constituents online--to very good effect

Into the Cloud: Park Pride

NTEN

After a rollercoaster ride through a number of less-than-successful services, a small nonprofit gains independence with Cloud-based email.

Mobile Marketer Introduces Mobile Commons for Health

Mobile Commons

A new piece in Mobile Marketer provides a great introduction to Mobile Commons’ recently-launched health care edition. In addition to describing our new offerings, the article gives a detailed rundown of the National Cancer Institute’s SmokefreeTXT initiative, which provides personalized text message support for smokers trying to quit.