Fri.Mar 16, 2012

Rethinking the way we do business

SocialFish

“A more open and transparent world challenges us to rethink the way we do business, the way we organize and the way we lead.

Doing More by Doing Less

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo Jakob Montrasio. Note from Beth: I’m hosting a small army of guest bloggers, grantmakers, who are attending the GeoFunders National Conference taking place this week in Seattle. The GEO community is united by a common drive to challenge the norm in pursuit of better results.

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Understanding Your Audience

Connection Cafe

Author: Alissa Ruehl. The start of a new year is the perfect time to focus on a user-centered strategy for your website. How well do you currently understand your users? Google Analytics can show you a lot you might not have realized about your visitors. Use these five audience insights available through Google Analytics as you develop and adjust your web strategy. Who are they?

Synapses Ablaze at GEO 2012

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Lehrer’s piece on the Wall Street Journal is here. Note from Beth: I’m hosting a small army of guest bloggers, grantmakers, who are attending the GeoFunders National Conference taking place this week in Seattle.

Facebook Marketing for Dummies

Wild Apricot Blog

If you are new to Facebook or wondering how to manage the new timeline layout - here's a look at John Haydon's new book and video tutorial. Facebook social media

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Weekend Reading: 2012 Trends and Young Adult Programs

Museum 2.0

Two great museumy reports to brighten your weekend: TrendsWatch 2012. The folks at the AAM Center for the Future of Museums have been experimenting with sharing ideas in several ways over the past couple of years--through their blog , their weekly newsletter , and a series of research reports.

The Most Important Person Your Website Copy Should Speak To

John Haydon

You’ve been taught that your website copy should speak to and motivate your website’s visitors. And if you’re using a web stats tool, like Google Analytics, you know where they live, what browsers they use, how long they visit, what pages they exit, etc.

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Vote for the Winners of the 6th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards!

NTEN

With so many incredible videos submitted to this year’s contest it was no easy task, but judges in the 6th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards have narrowed down the field of entries to 16 finalists.

Ask Idealware: What is "Mobile Phone Virtualization?"

Idealware

M-Payments Take Charities By Storm - Article on | CIO.in

AFP Blog

M-Payments Take Charities By Storm - Article on | CIO.in : A June 2011 poll of 233 non-profit organizations found that mobile adoption continues to grow and that there is a shift away from texting toward use of mobile Web media.

Lame spam of the day: Traffic ticket N88790

Robert Weiner

OK, this one's novel. It claims to be a notification from a red-light camera. Even though I've never been in (or heard of) this city, it's tempting to make sure I'm not the victim of a bureaucratic mistake. But I was able to resist because of the lameness of the message. The From address doesn't even try to look real, the message was written poorly, and there are no graphics, contact info, or links to a web site. I do like the use of "automatical" -- that should be a real word.

Research Friday: Social Impact Bonds: A New Tool for Scaling Impact

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Patsy Kraeger, Ph.D. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a continuing weekly series, each Friday we invite a nonprofit expert to highlight a research report or study and discuss how it can inform and improve day-to-day nonprofit practice. “I

WANTED: PHP Developer looking to make the world a better place one website at a time

Beaconfire Wire

We’re looking for an experienced programmer who is excited to be part of a team where we make the world a better place one website at a time. We integrate content management systems with constituent databases; use APIs to turn numbers into compelling stories, and more. It’s never a dull day in the tech room, so if you love innovation, cool challenges and working with a group of smart developers who are continually discussing ways to push the envelope, this job is for you. Required Skills.