Tue.May 15, 2012

Top 4 Online Fundraising Tactics Your Nonprofit Can’t Live Without


Download the complete 2011 Online Fundraising Report to learn more about the 13% YoY growth, double-digit growth since 2009 and the top reasons your nonprofit should invest in its online fundraising program. Download the report now! .

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Social Media, Networking, and African Women’s Leadership Training in Rwanda

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For the past ten days, I’ve been in Rwanda, Africa. I was honored to be a trainer as part of the launch of the ACE Leaders Project, a program developed by the Institute of International Education Sub-Saharan Regional Office and supported by the Packard Foundation.

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Building a Culture of Experimentation

Museum 2.0

Note: the Blueprint book club will start next week. Sorry for the delay. It’s not every day you find a prototype in the bathroom. Last week, I sat down on a toilet in our museum and found myself looking at an interactive station intended to test a “Legends of the Stall” sign concept for the restrooms. Legends of the Stall was started by a visitor services staff member, Katie Chrivia, who collaborated with interns and volunteers to develop the content and the design.

Tracing the Path of the Digital Learner


Check out this Google Insights study about Education Trends Through the Eyes of Your Customer. In a fast-changing world, education is still in high demand online.

Social Community Impacts Volunteerism

Connection Cafe

Author: Guest Blogger. What’s the sure fire way to make certain your constituents continue to volunteer for your cause – ensure they are emotionally invested to the organization.

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YouthBuild Boston: A TechSoup Youth Organization Profile

Tech Soup Blog

Among the many thousands of after school programs in the U.S. in schools, libraries, local governments, and nonprofits, it was tough to choose just one to profile this week, but I chose YouthBuild Boston because of my fondness for green tech.


AFP Blog


Lame spam of the day: self-identified spam

Robert Weiner

This one is peculiar. My name isn't on the To line, and there's no offer, link, or attachment. Lot's of non-Western characters (or random text) in the subject & sender lines. This message didn't come from my anti-spam software and my ISP says it didn't come from theirs. To: ruhit_ray@hotmail.com. Sender: ³¯«É·ì (cyzwjchbxx@yahoo-inc.com). Subject: **SPAM ** Re: µ¹.§A¤£°µ§@ª½±µ-»ù¨C¤ù¥u­n26¤¸. A¤£°µ§@ª½±µ-»ù¨C¤ù¥u­n26¤¸. Text: Spam detection software, running on the system "nas", has.

Larry David joins Twitter for charity, his assistant confirms - Celebritology 2.0 - The Washington Post

AFP Blog

Larry David joins Twitter for charity, his assistant confirms - Celebritology 2.0 - The Washington Post : The “Curb Your Enthusiasm” creator and star was lured into joining the site by the recently created project Charity Bribes, which crowdsources tasks for famous people to do then gives the celebrity 30 days to complete it in exchange for a charitable donation. David was the group’s first target

Got E-learning?


Need your feedback please! Does your organization rely on e-learning to drive revenue or member retention? Are you managing multiple e-learning platforms and software to deliver webinars, hybrid events, virtual conferences and more?

Aussie charity arm leads global website overhaul - Strategy - Business - News - iTnews.com.au

AFP Blog

Aussie charity arm leads global website overhaul - Strategy - Business - News - iTnews.com.au : He expected to meet its Australian target of $2 million for the year, compared to $1.4 million from last year’s campaign. “We’ve We’ve raised a lot more money,” he said, noting that 25 percent of funds were typically raised after the week-long event. The site provides a much better user experience and much better integration. More people sign up to participate because the sign-up process is easier

New Mobile Commons Platform Upgrade Makes it Even Easier to Run a Mobile Campaign

Mobile Commons

We’re announcing today a major step in our mission to make it easy for our customers to run their mobile campaigns. As of today, we are introducing an upgraded, simplified, and just plain better-looking version of the Mobile Commons platform.

Eventbrite and Salesforce, together again


If you've been waiting for a replacement to the discontinued Eventbrite Connector app, your long wait is over! This morning Groundwire launched Eventbrite Sync , the new and improved way to import attendee data from Eventbrite into Salesforce. The app is generally available for free installation from the AppExchange. Why Eventbrite? We found it to be a simple to use ticketing system with good rates for nonprofits.

Mobile Commons Launches New Health Care Edition – Mobile Commons for Health

Mobile Commons

We’re excited to announce today the launch of our new healthcare edition – Mobile Commons for Health. We’ve distilled the best practices learned from years of work in mobile health, and made it even easier for health care organizations to launch their mobile campaigns. Check out the video below.