Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples

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The post summarized why it may be important, best practices, and a few nonprofit examples. One of my blog readers, Sarah Mowry, Outreach Director for the Deschutes Land Trust pointed me to Nature Conservancy’s Instagram contest , an image scavenger hunt.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: WITNESS

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Flickr: flickr.com/humanrights. WITNESS currently utilizes the following social media tools: YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and “Video for Change” (blog). A good example is witness.org/spring2010. Organization: WITNESS. Organization Size: 29 staff members.

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Museums and Flickr

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" So, I thought I'd use a screen capture of the photo inside flickr instead, but wasn't sure whether I could. I picked up the phone and got a hold of Jim Spadaccini, founder of Ideum, whose blog post I discovered via a discussion thread on flickr and museums on the museum technology list.

Help Tell Your Organization's Story with Flickr

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Flickr gives nonprofits and libraries an easy way to store and share these powerful images. And with new interactive features and a new Android mobile app, there are now even more ways to share Flickr images. Don't have a Flickr account?

Showcase and Grow Your Community with Flickr Pro

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Nonprofits and libraries can upload, organize, and share their images with anyone, anywhere, with Flickr Pro (admin fees: $6 - $15). Here's an example from the all-volunteer NorCal GSP Rescue , which has saved more than 300 dogs. you put all the stuff on Flickr, over time, you have a bigger and better repository. -- Barbara Gale, Board of Directors. Check out TechSoup's Flickr pool. Flickr is a really easy way to organize and archive your photos.

Debra Askanase, Guest Post: Using Flickr Creatively

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Yes, everyone likes to see themselves online, but Flickr is so much more than uploading images from the latest event. Flickr combines the power of visual storytelling with the very nature of a social network - engagement and conversation.

Seeking Examples of Women's Reproductive Health Advocacy, Organizing, or Education Campaigns Using Facebook, Twitter, or Flickr

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I'm prepping a talk for Funders Network Briefing and seeking any examples of Women's Reproductive Health advocacy, organizing, or education using Social Networks (Facebook), Flickr, and Twitter.

Social Media 101 TweetChat Recap: Video

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For example, is it a call to action, a fundraising appeal, or just generating awareness. An effective nonprofit video can be as simple as a Flickr photo stream set to an audio track or a really great interview. Fundraising Marketing YouTube Flickr social media video TweetChat causes

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Connecting with Your Community

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For those of you just getting started, check out our Nonprofit Social Media 101 curriculum for beginners, which has examples, tips, and videos about getting started with and managing your social media presence. Check out the TechSoup Flickr pool.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: The Nature Conservancy

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Flickr: flickr.com/groups/thenatureconservancy. We’re using all of the main social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, etc. Facebook and Flickr have been two of the most useful social media sites. Organization: The Nature Conservancy.

Flickr Has Integrated Geotagging!

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Flickr has added a new feature to its organizer - the ability to add geotags to your photos. There is now a map tab where you can navigate to a location and then automatically add the geotags to that location to a flickr photo or batch of photos. But it gets better: flickr is now using screencasts! So for example, if you were looking at my photo set of Lucy of the Elephant and clicked on the map you will see where the photo was taken!

Moveon Use of Flickr

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I missed the post about flickr use by MoveOn on netsquared when I was in London earlier this month. MoveOn Ever Spent: Flickr via Jon Stahl. The article describes how MoveOn is experimenting with flickr, believed to be the first political campaign to make use of flickr. The article points out that adhoc groups have formed on flickr to support photo sharing and organizing around political topics, but MoveOn's use of flickr is on a larger scale.

Library of Congress Rocks Flickr

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Workers leaving Pennsylvania shipyards, Beaumont, Texas (LOC) Originally uploaded by The Library of Congress About a month ago, the Library of Congress put two sets of photographs (about 3000 images total) up on Flickr. Flickr is a photo-sharing site (learn more here ).

Flickr and Nonprofits

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Marnie Webb asks a great question: Wonder what flickr has to do with nonprofits? Or maybe the question should be what can nonprofits do with flickr as answered in the comments. Inspired by Marnie's musings, Deborah Finn suggests that flickr is great source of highly quality nonprofit stock images, although suggests understanding how flickr creative common licenses work before plunking photos into a powerpoint. Take this example of an art history class.

NetCentric Advocacy: Community Photo Shoots: MoveOn Flickr

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Like Vote! ) » January 02, 2006 Community Photo Shoots: MoveOn Flickr I remember sitting down with the Sierra Club staff and talking about a" day in the life" and all the work the club staff put into telling the story of its members and painting a real face on the movement.

World Cafe Stewardship Dialogue: Flickr Stream

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The flickr stream is here: [link] I love seeing the examples of the graphic facilitation. Steward_Dialog_Day1 (28) Originally uploaded by theworldcafe. You can follow along on the blog [link

nfp 2.0 » Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr

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Mecca Ibrahim : I think Flickr is and always has been perfect for bringing communities together. whitewater widgets yak shack November 1st, 2006 Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr Kresta King Cutcher has been posting images to the Flickr photo-sharing community since September 2005.

HOW TO: Use Flickr to Distribute and Archive Press Releases

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I have no idea if using Flickr to distribute and archive photo and press releases will appeal to the media and/or blogosphere, but I got the idea from what I think is the best nonprofit photostream on Flickr: The UN Refugee Agency. Just a new twist on how to use Flickr.

We Are Media Toolbox: Photo Sharing

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Now, each year at the NTC, we ask our colleagues to upload any digital photos they take into Flickr, and to tag those photos with 07NTC / 08NTC / etc. Finally, when the photos are in a service like Flickr, we can use them in a multitude of ways. . Those are all images on Flickr tagged " NTEN " . Give us examples! It's photosharing day in the We Are Media toolbox festival! Does your organization run any events? Do you hire a photographer? We used to.

Spotted: Another Hold The Sign Meme on Flickr

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American Rights At Work Flickr Stream. I've been collecting examples of the "hold a sign" meme in flickr and by way of Erin Stojan of RE-AMP I found this example from the American Rights at Work. The Flickr stream is here.

Youth Organizations Are Now Eligible for Flickr Pro

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Nonprofits and libraries with missions focused on youth activities, children, and child care are now eligible for the Flickr Donation Program at TechSoup. Showcase Your Community with Flickr. Organizations can upload, organize, and share their images with anyone, anywhere, with Flickr Pro. Flickr in Action. Check out TechSoup's Flickr pool. Flickr is a convenient way to organize and archive your photos. Because Flickr is part of Yahoo!,

NetCentric Advocacy: fastr - a flickr game: Guessing Folk

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Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Distributed Research on Stardust Project - Public to look for dust grains in Stardust detectors | Main | Pew Backs Value of Network-centric Advocacy Approach to Organizing » January 25, 2006 fastr - a flickr game: Guessing Folk This is cool. how would the flickr community tag the images. Link: fastr - a flickr game. Fastr is a game that uses flickr images.

Help Street Kids Reach for the Stars: Flickr Fundraising Campaign

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With all the attention on other social media tools, many people forget about the power of flickr, its wonderful community and rich photographs of the world. They also encourage their members to contribute photos of children found in flickr to the group called Changemakers.

Flickr As Presentation Tool: Screencast #2

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As a follow up to last week's screencast on how to use flickr as a visual resource, here is a post about how to share your wonderfully visual powerpoints with others via your blog or flickr. The flickr set has notes and pointers to other resources if you are interested in the content. I wasn't careful how I placed the photos into my flickr uploader and as a result they didn't appear in the right order in my flickr account and it messed up the slide show order.

Probability - 7: A Way To Share Lessons on Flickr

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Some post-dinner random browsing and I found this wonderful example of teachers sharing their lesson plans via flickr. My questions: Is there a way for nptech folks to share their practice working with clients via flickr? Probability - 7 Originally uploaded by Misterteacher.

Arts 2.0: Examples of Arts Organizations Social Media Strategies

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I'm prepping for a workshop on Social Media and wanted do a round up of recent compelling examples of arts organizations using social media strategies and tools. I was particularly interested in examples using blogs, Twitter, Flickr, Youtube, and Facebook. The Museum solicited photographs from artists via an open call on their website, Facebook group, Flickr groups, and outreach to Brooklyn-based arts organizations. see for example the post about blogging policy ).

WeAreMedia: Nonprofit Examples of Stakeholder Generated Content, Some Great Tips, and More

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We've gotten some excellent "user generated" content (for example, check out the tips ). Photo by Brian Caldwell. This week on WeAreMedia we're working on the Tactical Module 3: Sharing Your Story Social Media Style.

Celebrating Chinese New Year with Skype, Flickr, Stickers and Paper

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I also showed them examples. I told them Nick could answer the questions they had about the flickr photo set he put together. What is the food in the first flickr photo?

Amy Gahran's Advice for Finding Free To Use Flickr Photos

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She tells you how to do the search, gives you an example, and shares some pitfalls to avoid. If the photo is of, say, a TV screen showing a newscast or a newspaper page showing a staff photo, then you still might be liable for copyright violation despite the terms of the CC license listed on Flickr or elsewhere. Does the Flickr user really have rights to the image? I did a screencast on this topic back in September , but I wish I had Amy Gahran's advice on the topic.

WeAreMedia Case Study: LoL Seals - An Awesome Example of Stakeholder Generated Content

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Before, we asked people to upload their photo and tag it themselves, which meant they had to create a flickr account and know what ???tagging??? In using the API, everything was automatic, tagged, and uploaded without the user having to even touch flickr.

The Flickr Hold A Sign Meme: Protesting Wendy's Frosty Attitude Towards Animals

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This technique is the " hold a sign meme " where you ask your community to send photos to flickr of you (or your animal) holding a protest sign. The flickr pool of photos is here. To see the photos we've already received, check out our Flickr group: [link] ps/wendysvswendys.

[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: National Wildlife Federation

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While the giants (Facebook, Myspace, Twitter, Flickr and Youtube) are great for outreach and relationship-building, we’ve had surprising successes with StumbleUpon, LinkedIn, Plancast and other sites. Organization: National Wildlife Federation. Organization Size: 400 employees.

How Use Creative Commons Licensing and Flickr To Find Powerful Visuals for Your Presentations

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This screencast focuses on how nonprofits can use flickr and creative commons licensing to search for powerful visuals to use in their presentations without violating copyright laws. Flickr. Flickr is a web application that allows anyone to share and organize photographs online.

Nonprofit and Flickr Resource List: Not listed, Add in the Comments

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The Flickr for Nonprofits Affinity group will meet in Washington, DC on April 4 at 1:00 PM ( check agenda ) to share experiences, tips, and ideas about how Flickr can be used to support nonprofits and their programs. Given my interest in flickr that's why I set one up last fall. Here's a few resources that might be of interest: How to do you explain flickr to those who haven't heard of it? Flickr. Why Museum Professionals Should Use Flickr from the Musem 2.0

A Few More Tips for Nonprofit Professionals To Avoid Getting Overwhelmed

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Flickr Photo by Real Blades, Creative Common License. For example, this might be a good opportunity to read that great article about a professional topic that you bookmarked but never have time to read.

Online Privacy and Social Media: Nonprofits Live Recap

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Include examples that incorporate the sort of language you would like to be used in social media postings. Tools LinkedIn Flickr Facebook social media Twitter online community nonprofits nplive NPLiveRecap nonprofit social media policy privacy policy communications policyThe most recent session of Nonprofits Live was devoted to helping organizations that struggle with balancing respecting free speech and open dialogue while protecting privacy.

Does Your Nonprofit Organization’s Culture Eat French Fries for Breakfast?

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Flickr Photo by Kris Krug. But when you come into your workplace, the culture and the environment does not support happy, healthy. For example, the break rooms have vending machines with salty and sugary snacks and the fridge is stocked with sodas, not water.

The Art of Less As More: Micro Content

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” The e-book, which at 32 pages, is definitely long-form content provides context, best practices, examples, tools, and resources. Flickr Image by theamarand. Visual.ly has published this really useful and free e-book on Micro Content.

One Small Step: What’s Your Twitter Elevator Speech?

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Flickr Photo by wurges. For example were you the first or only one to do something? Here’s a few good examples of Twitter Elevator pitches. Whenever I teach a workshop or give a presentation, I ask the audience the question above and jot it down on a 3×5 card.

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How Nonprofit Professionals Can Manage Workplace Stress Triggers

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Flickr Photo by Brittney Bush. The above is an example of how to do this with pen and paper, another way is to use apps called Mood Trackers , journals that let you chart your emotions and thoughts and test different self-management techniques.