Giveaway: A License for Techsmith's Screencasting Tools - Camtasia and Snagit

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Two years ago, I got little obsessed with screencasting hoping that more nonprofits would use the tools for training materials or maybe even fundraising. The good folks at TechSmith have given me a free license for Snagit (screencapture tool) and Camtasia (the screencasting editing and capture suite) to give away to a nonprofit.

Screencast: Using Widgets to Build Community on Blogs Featured on NTEN Blog

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Original photo remixed from flickr photo by Stinky Peter Screencast in conjunction with NTEN View the screencast as higher quality flash file -takes longer to download here. My screencast on widgets is featured in this month's NTEN newsletter in a section pointing to " How To Build Online Community." Screencast Program Notes. These program notes will help you implement some of the ideas presented in the screencast. Group 3: Fundraising Widgets.

Resource Roundup 6/26 | Idealware

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Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Resource Roundup 6/26 By Laura Quinn , June 26, 2007 New Screencast : Web Analytics Demystified (Beths Blog) Another fabulous Beth Kanter screencast , this one about analyzing the performance of your website through Google Analytics.

How To Use the Internet for Group Fundraising

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One of the areas I want to explore in a screencast related to widgets are those that help groups of individuals do fundraising via a blog. In the last four years, the number of websites that help individuals design and implement their own group fundraising campaigns has exploded.

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The 2012 Field Guide to Software for Nonprofits

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All the types of software that can help you with your fundraising, communications, collaboration, constituent management and back office processes. PublishDate: April 2012. How do you choose software for your nonprofit?

NpTech: Summer Vacations, Who Let the NpTech Dogs Out, and IPhone Fundraising!

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NTEN posts about screencast about GoogleAps and SalesForce Integration for nonprofits. Unthinkingly blog has an interesting post about computer recyclying aptly titled " The Joy of e-waste " Online Fundraising. here's a fundraising strategy.

Another Excellent Web Analytics Gurus You Must Read: Eric Peterson

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It may be one reason why I love the documentary approach to screencasting - an excuse to add to my book collection. In the screencast wiki, I have a list of books and articles I used for the research as well as links to more comprehensive lists. I could make an entire screencast examining the excellent resources and gurus out there on the topic. People who know me know that I am research and information junkie.

Powerful, flexible tools for Alaska's Cook Inletkeeper

GroundWire

Streamline their membership and donor management processes to fit the new world of combined online and offline fundraising. Here's a quick screencast of Cook Inletkeeper's innovative "Weather and Tides" feature Alaska's Cook Inlet stretches 180 miles from the Gulf of Alaska up to Anchorage. Cook Inletkeeper, based in Homer, Alaska, works to protect Cook Inlet, its watershed and all of the life it sustains.

More About Widgets for Nonprofits

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About a year ago, I did a lot of research on a screencast about widgets for nonprofits and put together two wikis - Nonprofit Widgets (for a session at 2007 NTC Conference) and Fundraising Widget. | View | Upload your own. So, I was really interested in hearing what colleague Peter Deitz has to say in his recent NTEN Webinar on the Sprout Widget. Alas, travel schedule prevented me from hearing it live, but Peter posted his slides and examples.

Thank You Michael Pick for Supporting Leng Sopharath's Junior Year: He's My Number 2 Top Friend on Facebook

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He's a brilliant screencaster. He was the second person to donate to my latest personal fundraising campaign to support Leng Sopharath , an orphan from Cambodia, for her junior year at college. Meet Michael Pick. He's one of my Facebook friends. He lives in Japan.

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NpTech Tag Summary: Nonprofits Lead Fortune 500 in Social Web Adoption, and More

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Tis the Season Is mobile fundraising the next frontier? echoDonations.org is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping charities start or grow their online fundraising programs by offering financial incentives for donors to give more. Net Tuesdays are spreading around the globe!

Resource Roundup 3/14 | Idealware

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Capture a Screencast with a Mac (Digital Web Magazine) A great roundup of tools to capture static screenshots and screencasts on a Mac, with a lot of details as to how and why to use them. Using RSS - Four Screencasts (K-12 Online) Very well done instructional screencasts on what RSS is, and then step-by-step instruction on how to use Bloglines , Netvibes / PageFlakes , and social bookmarking tools.

Socialbrite: Social Tools for Social Change

Amy Sample Ward

The Socialbrite team is made up of strategists with deep experience in offering social media consulting services, training workshops, conversational marketing, fundraising and outreach campaigns. “We’re The Socialbrite site features dozens of videos, screencasts and slide presentations. Nonprofit tech experts team up to help others master ‘social tools for social change’.

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NpTechTag Summary: Happy Thanksgiving and Geeky Gobble Gobble

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The Thanksgiving Season ushers in the holiday giving season and the NTEN blog offers a sound off about the state of online fundraising. Democracy in Action give us a great list of " Six Outside the Stocking Ideas for Online Fundraising." Happy Thanksgiving!

Thank you Laura Whitehead! No 11

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Laura has taught me so much about Google Analytics for nonprofit web sites and she was very generous in sharing her knowledge for the Google Analytics Screencast. I'm, of course, experimenting with person-to-person fundraising on Facebook and I'll share my learnings here.

What is a Widget?

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If you've been following my widgets category , you know that I'm working on a screencast and have been researching and playing with widgets. For the script, before jumping into the how-to of widgets, the screencast will give some context, of course.

Forget Coffee Spoons: I Can Now Measure Out My Life With Facebook Status Updates

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was curious what nonprofit colleagues were thinking. Wendy Harman was curious about what the implications were for branded pages and John Haydon posted the above screencast. One of my favorite lines of poetry comes from TS Eliot’s The Love Song of J.

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Amy Kinkaid, of Fundraising Breakthroughs , has some great advice about asking for money without shame. I’m working on a screencast about how one might use some of these low cost or free tools to build community around a blog.

111 Low-Cost or Free OnlineTools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Using Wordle, nonprofits could generate word clouds that add some color and creativity to their online fundraising and outreach campaigns. Live-streaming is ideal for reporting live from conferences, fundraisers, and protests. FundraisingFriday :: nptechforgood.com/fundraising_friday.

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Harry is a Green Geek: Tip #4 - Light Bulbs and Charity Contest Winner Announcement

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Here's the screencast. it is my turn to use your tips on fundraising and social media to help the people back home. Harry's last green tip introduced the Charity Contest that allowed readers to submit a comment that included a suggestion about how to save energy or be green and the name of a charity. The winner would be the topic of Harry's video and we'd donate $20 the winner's choice of charity.

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cinchcast is ideal for nonprofits that are advancing their communications into real-time reporting while on location from fundraisers, conferences, protests, etc. Screenr is a free, web-based screen recorder that makes it easy for nonprofits to record and share screencasts.

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85 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cinchcast is ideal for nonprofits that are advancing their communications into real-time reporting while on location from fundraisers, conferences, protests, etc. Screenr is a free, web-based screen recorder that makes it easy for nonprofits to record and share screencasts.

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70 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cinchcast is ideal for nonprofits that are advancing their communications into real-time reporting while on location from fundraisers, conferences, protests, etc. Screenr is a free, web-based screen recorder that makes it easy for nonprofits to record and share screencasts.

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Results from Widget Experiments

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I am working on a screencast about nonprofit blogs and widgets. Maybe it will become clearer with more fundraising widgets. The whole podcast is about 2-3 minutes and I will use that as a soundtrack for Act 2 in the screencast. Create Free Polls.

100 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ideal for launching online fundraising and awareness campaigns, your nonprofit needs at least a month to prepare your campaign materials and craft your messaging in order to build a sense of anticipation among your fans and followers.

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How to get your small nonprofit up on the Web, Part 3 of 3 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I would love to see you do this as a screencast or video. If I could charge cents for a screencast I would, just to offset the cost of buying the software to do it right. Call it the one-dollar screencast, payable by Google Checkout.

Lisa Canter Brings Sharing Foundation Campaign to 50% Mark!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Lisa Canter has brought the fundraising campaign for Leng Sopharath to the 50% mark! Campaign activities: I've posted about the campaign on my Cambodia4Kids blog and made quick screencast to show folks how to cut and paste the code into blog posts.

America's Giving Challenge Days: Bloggers Campaign!

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These bloggers are also helping out with posts, adding the widget to their side bar, and encouraging readers/friends to contribute: Roger Carr, Everyday Giving Blog Michael Pick, Screencaster Rebecca Krause-Hardie, Pema Ts'al Amy Jussel, Shaping Youth Darren Barefoot, DB.com (Buy his book!) Donate $10 or more to the Sharing Foundation through Global Giving Fundraiser set up by Blogger Michele Martin of the Bamboo project!

50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cinchcast is ideal for nonprofits that are advancing their communications into real-time reporting while on location from fundraisers, conferences, protests, etc. Screenr is a free, web-based screen recorder that makes it easy for nonprofits to record and share screencasts. Great for farmers’ market vendors, silent auctions, and fundraisers on the go! Live-streaming is ideal for reporting live from conferences, fundraisers, and protests.

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

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Fundraising Campaigns and Presentations Camera Rwanda Photo Stream Post with an interview Street Kids Fundraising Campaign raised $8,000 from photo group Sharing Foundation Presentation annotated in a flickr photo set. Screencast: Using Flickr As A Resource for Presentations.

The Social Life of PowerPoint Presentations (or why I really love SlideShare)

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I got an email from an instructor at Standard University continuing education who plans to remix it and an email from someone in Italy who will translate the game and fundraising case study into Italian. My wildest dream would be for many nonprofits to upload and share powerpoint presentation (and screencasts) and we could remix each other's work - it would save us time and help build knowledge.

Welcome: Hajr?? Hyseni a reader from Prishtina : Kosova : Albania

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Last night when I was madly screencasting after midnight for Cambodian Bloggers Workshop, " Five Steps To Khmer 2.0 ," Nancy White pinged me about remixing the social media game. Hajr?? Hyseni, Once You Start Dancing Blog.

NPTechTag Roundup: Election Debriefs and Wikis in Your Kitchen!

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What I really like that they are providing extensive help, including screencasts and live chat. The beta launch of ChipIn , a fundraising widget for blogs, will make blog raising easier. Click To Play. Found via the NpTech Tag at blip.tv.

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NpTech Tag: People Behind Tags, NpTech Timeline, Twitter, and More Widgets

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Charity Badges, Widgets, Virtual World Fundraising and More. Traditional offline/online fundraising techniques still, of course, work. A nice post from Heather at Aspiration about their fundraising strategy. Here is an excellent screencast, an introduction to Linux (Ubuntu).

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Does Playing Video Games Make You Smarter about Google AdWords Campaigns? Yes!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm working on another screencast (sponsored by NTEN and SalesForce ) about the SalesForce/Google Ad Words Integration. SalesForce/Google AdWords Learning Center Google AdWords Learning Center Leveraging Google AdWords for Fundraising Convio Primer on SEO.

Hey, where’s Part 3 of the tutorial on putting nonprofits on the web? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Let us know if you get that demo account opened up — could be of great use in making a screencast.

NpTech Summary: VTvigils Online, Netsquared Announces 21 Featured Projects, and Happiness Hacking

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

shows us how to screencast with Linux and other open source tools! Marketing, Fundraising, and Philanthropy So far, there will be at least four bloggers live blogging at the Council on Foundations conference.

Web Video for Social Benefit Sector: Some learnings.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was up too late editing a screencast to do a content analysis yesterday, instead I found a great thread on Nonprofits and Vlogging over at Social Edge facilitated by Patrick O'Heffernan. Susan Ellis, one of the founders, raised some good points and questions related to use of video in fundraising activities: Most fundraising videos are made to go along with a live presentation or one-on-one meeting.

NpTech Summary: Advocacy 2.0, Sketchcastes, and NpTech in Different Languages

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some beta work is happening on this with TechSmith's " Jing Project ," an application that allows you easily embed screencasts into conversations on both PC and MAC platform. I'd add fundraising with a ton of caveats). Ruby Sinreich's Advocacy 2.0 Presentation Slides on flickr Blog post here. NpTech Talk. The Socialmarkets Manifesto is here. There are many sparks for conversation about the points raised. The "Failure is an option" particularly caught my eye.

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Cinchcast is ideal for nonprofits that are advancing their communications into real-time reporting while on location from fundraisers, conferences, protests, etc. Otherwise, nonprofits who already have websites can use Flavors to create landing pages for social media and fundraising campaigns as needed. Screenr is a free, web-based screen recorder that makes it easy for nonprofits to record and share screencasts.

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NpTech Tag Summary: Party Metaphors, Conversations, and A Few Good Links

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Peter Dietz reflects on the recent launch of Causes on Facebook and digital bumper stickers on Linked In and wonders how other fundraising platforms will respond? Couldn't resist this one, Screencast-O-Matic (with some wikis thrown in) from Bamboo Project. This slide show from Common Craft uses a party as a metaphor for online community. Meanwhile, Party4aPurpose launches the alpha version.

10 Steps to Extension Professional 2.0 Remix

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A nonprofit organization that provides support for homeless in Northern, CA found references to homeless people on restaurant blogs and used what they learn for a fundraising campaign. Here's a screencast to show you how. Fundraising presentations.

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My Goals For 2009

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Free Agent Social Fundraising: I am very interested in seeing how people can take action on their own, outside of an organizational context, because of the connectedness that social media has facilitated. Flickr Photo from SteveTookIt.

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