Mon.Mar 26, 2012

Generation Y – Reinventing the Way We Communicate

SocialFish

Those of us born between 1980 to 1995 are commonly referred to as Generation-Y. To be honest, I think the name N-Gen (Net Generation) is more befitting. We are certainly addicted to the internet; we grew up with it, so it comes naturally to us.

HOW TO: Post Milestones to Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page

Nonprofit Tech for Good

On March 30 the new Facebook Timeline design will roll out to all Facebook Pages and one new function is the ability to post Milestones to your Timeline.

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How to measure Facebook Custom Tabs in Google Analytics with UTM Tags (Video Tutorial)

John Haydon

There are a few ways to measure traffic from your Facebook Page custom tabs: Use a Third-Party URL Analytics Tool – You can created bit.ly links for each URL in your custom tab. The downside with this is that you have to manage another service for this analytics.

The 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference: Coming to Living Rooms & Desktops Near You

NTEN

flickr: reid. Just because the 12NTC is sold out doesn't mean that you can't be a part of it. We're live-streaming the plenaries and specific session content as part of the Online NTC. Like the live event, the Online NTC is about more than the sessions, it's also about what happens in between.

Free Non-profit Webinars for April 2012

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's our monthly round-up of free non-profit webinars for April, 2012. nonprofit webinar Wild Apricot

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Digital Inclusion Survey - Now with Prizes!

Tech Soup Blog

Calling all nonprofits that are working to close the digital divide! If you work for a nonprofit that is helping build a more digitally inclusive community, and you haven't filled out our digital inclusion survey , we still want to hear from you!

A Chat With Vinay Bhagat

Connection Cafe

Author: Corey Pudhorodsky. I am super excited to bring you a special podcast interview on the Connection Café this month. While my favorite thing about doing these audio interviews is getting to know Convio coworkers and let you meet some of our staff that you may not otherwise run into, I think most people familiar with Convio will know how important Vinay Bhagat is to our company and the nonprofit sector.

2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference Sells Out!

NTEN

Hot off the presses! Read all about it! The 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference Sells Out! Yep, it's official, the 2012 NTC has sold out. For the third year running, the nonprofit sector has shown how it values technology and its ability to help us change the world by buying up every available seat at the Nonprofit Technology Conference.

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National Safe Places Launches Live Text Chat for Teens in Danger

Mobile Commons

National Safe Place is an incredible organization that connects teens in trouble with convenient places they can get help in an emergency – schools, fire stations, libraries, and other friendly locales where they can be safe if they’re threatened. For years, their TXT4HELP program let teens text in to find the closest safe place near them. They just texted “help” and their address to 69866, and were immediately returned the nearest place.

2012 NTC Preview: Jason Mogus on Building Digital Teams

NTEN

Are you ready for the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference ? We're playing host to over 100 breakout sessions in San Francisco this April 3-5, and we're delighted to bring you a video preview of just a few of those, including one from Jason Mogus of communicpoia.

A Wedding Made in Mexico

Steve Bridger

Today is my 18th wedding anniversary. This is something I wrote many years ago about that very happy day. Dedicated to Gicela, of course. … The sun, the sea, and the moon play such a central role in our lives; so why not, we thought… let’s get married on the beach? Our beach.

Using Cohorts to Build Educator Communities of Practice

Influence

As I said in Forum One’s year-starting post 12 Big Trends in Nonprofit Technology for 2012 , "2012 will be the time that educators will master community management and exploit readily available community platforms." " As I said in Forum One’s year-starting post 12 Big Trends in Nonprofit Technology for 2012 , "2012 will be the time that educators will master community management and exploit readily available community platforms." " read more.

YouTube, Livestreaming and You

NCE Social Media

YouTube recently announced that they opened livestreaming capabilities for nonprofit organizations who have a channel on YouTube. If you are not already registered with Youtube as a charity, here are steps to do so. Let us know once you do so we can share your experiences. Video live streaming YouTube

Twitter Promoted Products Engage, Inspire and Activate

Beaconfire Wire

Twitter launched its first paid advertising product, Promoted Tweets, in April of 2010 – 4 years after the platform went live. Since then, thousands of advertisers have jumped on board including nonprofit organizations like the US Chamber of Commerce, US Travel Association.