Tue.Apr 24, 2012

How to Solove the Brand Inconsistency Problem You Didn’t Even Know You Had

NetWits

Your brand isn’t as simple as a logo or website. It’s a living, breathing and ever evolving thing that must resonate throughout all aspects of your organization. It’s intangible and emotional while at the same time tangible and based in real life.

The Internet, Social Media and the Democratization of Education

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Zach Buckley, a recent college graduate who is interested in the intersection of technology, education and online learning.

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Mobile Data You Need to Know

Frogloop

The mobile market is experiencing some serious growth. As more and more nonprofits begin to test the waters with mobile, here’s some great stats for you to share with your team. There are approximately 792 mobile apps downloaded per second. While that’s an impressive statistic, be careful about getting sucked into shiny object syndrome. Before you run out and spend a lot of money building an app, consider what kind of app would truly serve the needs of your audiences.

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Supporting NGOs in underserved countries, and recommending consultants

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Packard Grantees from Pakistan, with In-Country Team.

Website Matches Philanthropists With Community Projects (Part II) | New York City | United States | Epoch Times

AFP Blog

Website Matches Philanthropists With Community Projects (Part II) | New York City | United States | Epoch Times : NEW YORK—In Our Backyards (IOBY), the only environment-focused, online crowd-sourcing platform, has been helping local community projects find micro-philanthropists. Most of IOBY’s donors live within two miles of their projects, and personally witness the results

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AAM Conversations: Want to Talk?

Museum 2.0

(No relation to AAM. Just cute.) I'm heading this weekend to the American Association of Museums conference in Minneapolis. I'm psyched to spend a few days with friends and colleagues talking about some of the challenges we're grappling with in our work.

Texas 2-1-1 Moves Forward!

VisionLink

The good folks who make 2-1-1 Texas work every day and for every community are to be commended for their progress towards an efficient and effective statewide solution.

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Free Non-profit Webinars for May 2012

Wild Apricot Blog

Here's our round-up of free non-profit webinars for May 2012. webinar Wild Apricot

Use Your Donation on the Go with TechSoup Donor Partner Mobile Apps

Tech Soup Blog

Want mobile access to the software your organization relies on to get its work done? Many TechSoup donor partners offer mobile versions of the products your organization already uses.

Introduction to Website Analytics

Idealware

Event Price: 40.00. EventDate: June 28, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm. Type: Live Training. How many people visit your Web site? What are they doing there? Through demos of AWStats and Google Analytics, we’ll look at what analytics packages can tell you about your site. Event Link: https://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/957/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY. event_KEY. Presenter: Laura Quinn. Websites

A marathon fundraising effort

Connection Cafe

Author: Julia Woodcock.

Blackbaud + TechSoup = Like

Tech Soup Blog

Blackbaud and TechSoup recently expanded their partnership to focus more on the technology needs of small nonprofits. It’s an exciting partnership that’s growing in four major ways. Expanded Focus on Understanding Tech Needs of Smaller Nonprofits. One of the way’s we’re working together is by placing more focus on figuring out what’s important to nonprofits with annual revenues of less than $1 million dollars on their technology needs.

Social Media for Executive Directors

Idealware

Event Price: 40.00. EventDate: July 26, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm. Type: Live Training. As a decision-maker, you are responsible for figuring out which social media your organization should use. How do you work through all the possibilities, hype, and data to decide which channels actually make sense for your organization? In this session, we’ll take the mystery out of the process and walk you through the creation of your own social media strategy, step by step.

Executive Director Neal Myrick is leaving Groundwire

GroundWire

We are announcing an important leadership transition at Groundwire. Our Executive Director, Neal Myrick, will step down from the executive director’s position on June 1st. Neal has served as executive director of Groundwire since 2010 and as CEO of Groundwire Consulting for the past seven months.

Tech Across Your Org: Program and Fundraising Innovation Sprung from an Internal Technology Project

NTEN

[Editor's note: The following is an article from the March 2012 issue of NTEN:Change. Read the rest of the issue when you subscribe to the journal for free! ] By Peter Drury, a child's right a child's right either had a problem or an opportunity—the distinction hinged only on our perspective.

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