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Dapper – the new open API to end all open APIs? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

08.18.06 | 86 No Comments [link] Dapper+-+the+new+open+API+to+end+all+open+APIs%3F 2006-08-18+19%3A11%3A38 Allan+Benamer Yup that’s right, this blog is getting close to the #75,000 rank in Technorati.

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Truly a red-letter day (and Sys Admin Day) | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) nonprofittechblog Truly a red-letter day (and Sys Admin Day) 07.28.06 | 74 No Comments [link] Truly+a+red-letter+day+%28and+Sys+Admin+Day%29 2006-07-28+18%3A55%3A48 Allan+Benamer I’ve finally broken the Top 100,000 list of blogs at Technorati!!!

10 Twitter Accounts Your Nonprofit Should Be Following

TechImpact

Image courtesy of Technorati. Want more information to fundraise better? By keeping up to date with Frost’s Twitter, you’re ensuring you’re up to date and informed on the best fundraising trends from around the world. Twitter is one of the most saturated places on the internet.

Top 8 Social Media Tracking Tools - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

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6 Hashtag Mistakes Your Nonprofit Is Probably Making

TechImpact

Image courtesy of Technorati. Social Tech mobile Mobile Fundraising Mobile Technology nonprofit nonprofit technology nonprofits npTech social media supporters Social Media can be a fickle beast. What drew huge engagement one week, could fail to even spark a hint of interest the next.

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Fundraising and outreach in a changing economy

Influence

If your audience isn't loyal now, you're going to start discovering that when it comes time for holiday fundraising. To learn more about Tony Elischer and his thoughts on fundraising and the recession, visit his organization's web site or read his thought piece (PDF). Technorati Tags: nptech. fundraising

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Michael Stein has reclaimed his technorati profile. Do you follow your blog's technorati? I'm not sure if Christine obsesses about her technorati rating, but she sure does care about blog search widgets and has found something even better than the technorati widget.

A Few Social and Collaborative Fundraising Approaches

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

With that in mind, I decided to take a look at some of some interesting fundraising tools, ideas, and approaches for small grassroots organizations that came across my reader or inbox in the past month or so. Nancy White recently blogged about a tool called ChipIn which is designed to simplify the process of connecting with people in your social network to collect money for a personal cause, to purchase a gift, or for community fundraising. Technorati Tags: npfundraising

Earned Media: How to Stay Relevant and Track It - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

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Personal Fundraising with Widgets: A Few Reflections and Campaign Update

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm taking a deep breath to capture the learnings and roll them into the next steps for my personal fundraising campaign on behalf of the Sharing Foundation 's College Sponsorship Program and Leng Sopharath. In the past, I've solicited mostly friends and family for fundraising causes. What advice would you give to your supporters so they are successful in a group fundraising campaign? I'm not a marketing or fundraising professional. throw a fundraiser/houseparty.

DonorsChoose Interview & Social Media Challenge

Amy Sample Ward

Some highlights from our chat: • During the 2007 Blogger Challenge, he said, “we saw that a handful of bloggers who wouldn’t appear on the Technorati top 100 list and don’ have huge readerships were actually capable of raising the most money from their readers because they have a personal relationship with their followers.&#. Tags: challenge fundraising donorschoose interview social media socialbrite video

The Zen of Nonprofit CRM

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology The Zen of Nonprofit CRM January 19, 2007 I was reading about the GetActive/Convio merger, and I have some thoughts about it… It is clear that the CRM/Fundraising space is getting interesting, first with the entry of Salesforce , and, now, the mergers of GetActive and Convio , and Blackbaud and Target.

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The Zen of Nonprofit CRM

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology The Zen of Nonprofit CRM January 19, 2007 I was reading about the GetActive/Convio merger, and I have some thoughts about it… It is clear that the CRM/Fundraising space is getting interesting, first with the entry of Salesforce , and, now, the mergers of GetActive and Convio , and Blackbaud and Target.

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Nonprofit Technology News Celebrity Forecasts for 2014

Tech Soup Blog

Here are his predictions: 2014 will be the year of the cloud platform – more and more nonprofits will move to Salesforce and Microsoft integrated solutions as Microsoft gets more stable and usable and third party Salesforce fundraising systems mature.

Menu for Hope: Holiday Gift Giving

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She posted this about the Menu for Hope , a little fundraiser by food blogger, to help people affected by the earthquake in Northern India and Pakistan. I love seeing how grassroots fundraising translates to blogs. Technorati Tags: nptech , net2I had the pleasure of sitting next to Dina Mehta , a blogger from Indian and fabulous person.

Social Media 101 TweetChat Recap: Tagging

Tech Soup Blog

Social bookmarking sites include well-known sites such as Delicious, Digg, Stumbleupon, Reddit, and Technorati. Online Fundraising Social Networking Volunteers YouTube Flickr social media Delicious Twitter volunteer blogs blog video tagging TweetChat

Competing for nonprofit dollars

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Yes, it’s a good thing that there are lots of competitors in the field of CRM/fundraising in general, and a lot of them are doing some really interesting on-the-cutting-edge stuff, which is great. What ticks me off is that by far, the richest (and I mean that in many possible senses) area of software development in the nonprofit sector is … fundraising. Technorati Tags: fundraising , nptech , web2.0 { 1 comment… read it below or add one } 1 Allan Benamer 12.23.06

BlogRaising with Widgets | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

If your site stats are too cumbersome, Technorati is also good place to start. Firstgiving is a website where anyone can come, make a personalized fundraising page, and then promote it with a widget on your blog.

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants: Nonprofit Data Management

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

IDI’s Blogger Relations has some good ideas and resources on data management – they suggest, and I agree that it is critical to managing fundraising strategy. Technorati Tags: carnival , data management , nptech { 2 trackbacks } The Bamboo Project Blog 03.13.07

Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants: Nonprofit Data Management

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

IDI’s Blogger Relations has some good ideas and resources on data management – they suggest, and I agree that it is critical to managing fundraising strategy. Technorati Tags: carnival , data management , nptech { 2 trackbacks } The Bamboo Project Blog 03.13.07

Have We Crossed the Chasm yet? Org2.0 Cheat Sheet from Squidoo/Npower New York

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Get Found on Technorati. I'd also take a look at widget fundraising. Graphic in Flickr Source: Tara Hunt's post " Cross the Chasm " Chris Brogan sent me a link to the new NpowerNY/Squido Handout on Seth's Blog. It's call org.2.0!

Measuring the Value of Your Blog: Reflections Over the Last Year

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Technorati ???Authority??? Some unsubscribe because they feel my blog is too technical and they are looking for pure marketing or fundraising or nonprofit news - and I refer them to other blogs. Technorati ???Authority??? Kaushik admits to mixed feelings about Technorati and I know Amy Gahran has tracked and written about the drawbacks to Technorati. Do a quick Technorati search for all the blogs in your own ecosystem. My blog is worth $314,448.78.

Make Sarah Bunting Wear A Tomato Outfit, Parade Around Rockefeller Center and Support DonorsChoose!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But she isn't going to stop fundraising until the end of the month. DonorsChoose.org created a challenge platform which enables a blogger to select favorite classroom projects, set a fundraising goal, and customize the DonorsChoose.org page presenting his/her challenge.

10 Questions to Get You Started Using Social Media for Your Nonprofit or Do-Good Project

Have Fun - Do Good

If you have a do-good project, or a small nonprofit that you want to promote, fundraise for, or build an online community around using social media, your first step is to create a plan. Search on Google , Google Blog Search , Technorati , Twitter Search , and Social Mention for your cause, the name of your organization (if you have one), and the URL of your website (if you have one). One of the most common questions I'm asked as a social media consultant is, "Which tool is the best?"

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Games for Change Conference: Who's Going?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" The description is: How can organizations educate their masses for door-to-door canvassing, fundraising, or advocacy? Technorati Tags: seriousgames , sl , nptech , net2I'm planning to be in NYC on June 27-28 for the Games for Change Conference and am wondering if any other nptechers, nonprofit or net2 folks attending.? So far, npmarketing blogger will be there as well as some folks discussing Games for Social Good at Omidyar.

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How Much Time Does It Take To Do Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You can listen with google alerts, technorati, twitter, and RSS readers. Finally, consider how you can mix in fundraising. Time Chart - See Flickr Discussion on Version 1 Wanna Remix it? Download it here.

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10 Steps to Extension Professional 2.0 Remix

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Use Technorati , a blog search engine. While google and yahoo have blog search features, Technorati is the considered the recognized authority on tracking blogs, It finds out who is saying what right now and is currently tracking over 75.2 Here's how to search on Technorati.

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Haters Gonna Hate: Dealing with Negative Feedback in the Social World

NTEN

If it's a blog, what's their technorati ranking? Though focusing on fundraising and advocacy on a day to day basis, she particularly enjoys using Facebook, Twitter, and Foursquare for the purpose of community building. By Carie Lewis, Director of Emerging Media, Online Communications, Humane Society of the United States.

How To Humanize Your Heroes (or, Superman poops too!)

John Haydon

He’s got almost 70,000 followers on Twitter, is number 68 in the Technorati Top 100, and gets 300,000 unique visitors to his blog each month. I Was Unprepared For The Philanthopy.com Chat About Using Social Media for Fundraising Chris Garrett and I had no clue how many people would.

NetSquared: In the Beginning

Tech Soup Blog

Technorati (the first blog search engine at that time). These innovative tools are meeting the fundraising, grassroots mobilization, volunteer engagement, and issue awareness needs of many organizations."

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CharityBlog, A French N-TEN (Oui ou Non?), and NGO Meme

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Not too long ago, I also received another query from a colleague, Mary Joyce on behalf of someone in Nepal wanting to fundraise online. Technorati Tags: ngomemeSometimes seemingly unrelated events start to suggest a pattern. I'm not quite sure what this pattern is or if it exists. So, ramble along with me as I think outloud.and blog it. I tagged John Howes of CharityBlog for Nancy White's NGO meme. Here's my response to her tagging me).

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The g'Earls on Tech Training

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

An organization is almost certain to spring for training on its principal operations applications - the tools it is using for CRM, Membership Management, Meetings and Events, Fundraising -- at the time of new system roll-out. Technorati Tags: nptech , tech_planning

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How do we do make change if we keep doing things the same way?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Technorati Tags: 07NTC , intellectualproperty , nptech { 1 trackback } Where Most Needed 04.11.07 Since Michael and the Gilbert Center did a lion share of the work, with his staff, and we at NTEN did not have the resources to pay him, I agreed to the license with the hope that we would continue the conversation and fundraising to make the Journal available to everyone, widely and free of charge.

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10 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs and Bloggers to Support Their Cause

Have Fun - Do Good

According to the blog search engine, Technorati 's, "State of the Blogosphere" in October 2006 : Technorati is tracking more than 57 Million blogs. Include outreach to bloggers as part of your online fundraising campaigns.

Four Steps to Ease You Into Social Web Activism

Have Fun - Do Good

Blogs You can find blogs by searching on Google Blog Search and Technorati. Beth Kanter 's fundraisers using ChipIn and Facebook to send a Cambodian orphan to college.

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Tools for gathering data for blog and web page metrics

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

"A blogger's influence should not be measured by in-bound links (like technorati), but out-bound links. Well, we're gonna have to think about other types of metrics, particularly for awareness raising and blog fundraising.

NetCentric Advocacy: Organizational Culture can be Infected

Network-Centric Advocacy

Selling a strategy to transform membership (while helping them grow members) transform fundraising (while raising more money) and transforming media outreach (while helping meet old media needs.) Posted at 03:07 PM in Personal Rants | Permalink Technorati Tags : netcentric , nptech , OD , organizational culture | Reblog (0) Comments Organizational Culture can be Infected Deborah grabs a great quote here: Organizational culture eats strategy for breakfast.

Mark Liu from NetSquared: Part 2

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Second, the conference is a fundraiser for TechSoup. In fact, I'm sure most of the technorati today feel exactly that way. (. in which I continue to interview my former dorm-mate, Mark Liu, now the project manager for TechSoup's NetSquared initiative) [Me] What can you tell us about the April NetSquared conference? Mark] We have 2 main goals for the conference. First, we hope to build a community of active participants in the NetSquared website over the coming months.

Let's Go Widget Shopping!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

social networking tools like del.icio.us, flickr, blip.tv, Technorati, etc. Technorati Search Widget : If anything else, I use the search widget on my blog to retrieve posts I wrote about a while ago, but can't quite remember when or what category I filed them in.

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

Kiva is a web-based fundraising site that ties in to existing microlending around the globe. technorati tags: kiva , microlending This entry was posted on Sunday, November 26th, 2006 at 5:22 pm and is filed under Change , Civics.

4 Social media tips that Rock by @franswaa

John Haydon

Then, one day I was asked to speak at a conference about “Social Networking for Fundraising & Events” … from there the story begins. Here are few quick ways: Blogosphere: Google blog search , Technorati.