Thu.Jul 14, 2011

20 Tips for Nonprofits Using Twitter

NetWits

This is a follow-up post to yesterday’s “ 10 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Twitter ,&# in which we talked about some of the many ways nonprofit can use social media networks, such as Twitter , as a communications vehicle to support their organization’s larger goals.

Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Webinar for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Thursday, August 4. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: Free. How to Register: Sign up! Presented By: Heather Mansfield. Based upon the soon-to-be-released book Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits , this webinar begins with defining Web 1.0, Web 2.0, and Web 3.0

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Google Plus Will Replace Blogging For Many People

John Haydon

Yesterday I posted the following on Google Plus: What I’m starting to see is that Google+ could actually (and I know this sounds crazy) replace blogging for many people.

More than Clicking the "Like" Button: Social Media Integration & Nonprofit Websites

NTEN

By Ryan Davis, Director of Social Media Strategy, Blue State Digital. One of the largest web shifts over the last few years has been the increasing move to a real social web. From the ubiquitous Facebook "Like" button to Google’s new +1, it’s never been easier to share what you’ve found exploring. But sometimes clicking the share button just isn’t enough. For the social web to come alive and really spark change, users need to be given other actions to take beyond standard sharing.

Does one size really fit all online?

Connection Cafe

Author: Amber Wobschall. This topic keeps surfacing around the office right now. It’s about how we’re all going to deal with the multitude of options people have for getting online. People are online on their smartphones, their tablets, their computers, their TVs, and I’m sure I’m forgetting some options. Basically, people are looking at content in XS, S, M, L and XL screens. And all these devices are better suited for some kinds of content than others.

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Playing with Time: How to Create a Time Budget

Have Fun - Do Good

Do you ever feel like there is this BIG thing you want to do, but you just never get around to doing it? That's how I've been feeling lately, so this week I'm playing with a "time budget" for my ideal workday.

Recap: The Future of Nonprofits: How to Create an Innovative Process in Your Nonprofit

NTEN

The Future of Nonprofits It's easy to show up to the office in the morning hyper focused on thethings we have to do today.I know I'm guilty of this on a dailybasis (especially around the NTC). As David J. Neff and Randal C. Mossdiscussed during the first of two part webinar series, The Future of Nonprofits: Innovate and Thrive in the Digital Age , there are generally more important things happening in the world than our day-to-day work.

The 5 Hats of Highly Accomplished People! Be In Control of Technology, Not at Its Mercy

Tech Soup Blog

The digital revolution should make us all incredibly efficient and productive. The tools at our fingertips — easy multimedia production software, instant and free communication around the globe, massive research power without needing to get up out of our chair — should allow us to complete tasks in hours instead of days and leave us more leisure time than we could ever have imagined.

The Web (Barely) Speaks Arabic

Influence

English has become the world’s dominant language in media, diplomacy, tourism, technology, and a host of other spheres. When a group of multilingual, international folks is in the room (or on the net), chances are the communal language will be English. English has become the world’s dominant language in media, diplomacy, tourism, technology, and a host of other spheres.

Social Media Background Checks – Scary or Helpful?

SocialFish

We know social media is all about sharing, being authentic and building relationships; however, some people take the sharing part too far. From the Cisco tweet to Anthony Weiner , social media has brought down the mighty and the not-so-bright.

AskIdealware: What's the Process for Designing the New Donor Management System Report?

Idealware

Laura Quinn and Jay Leslie discuss what goes into an Idealware report, and some of the challenges of large research projects. -->. Trackback URL for this post: [link]. Managing Constituents Fundraising Back Office & Operations How to Choose Software

Daily DoGooder: Every Painting in the MoMA on 10 April 2010

See What's Out There

Change the world, one video at a time.Every Painting in the MoMA on 10 April 2010| 2:05 Museum of Modern Art This clip is nothing short of inspirational. As the title describes, this is a montage of every painting in the Museum of Modern Art on April 10, 2010. The breadth of styles, the colors,