Q&A with sgLEADERS: Dwight Dozier, Georgia Tech Foundation

Connection Cafe

Dozier, CIO of the Georgia Tech Foundation. A: Serving in the role as Chief Information Officer at the Georgia Tech Foundation, I would think people envision that I perform many administrative and strategic duties related to leading an important strategic information technology operation and agenda related to all advancement functions for the Georgia Institute of Technology. Q: What accomplishment are you most proud of as CIO of the Georgia Tech Foundation?

Seniors Learn to Use Tablets in Georgia — TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile

Tech Soup Blog

The Blue Hair Technology Group in Johns Creek, Georgia (northeast of Atlanta), is educating senior citizens to use new technologies like tablet computers and Facebook so they can keep in touch. Is back to school just for kids? Apparently not.

Seniors Learn to Use Tablets in Georgia — TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile

Tech Soup Blog

The Blue Hair Technology Group in Johns Creek, Georgia (northeast of Atlanta), is educating senior citizens to use new technologies like tablet computers and Facebook so they can keep in touch. Is back to school just for kids? Apparently not.

Obama and canvassing technology

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I think this would be a fairly easy project to carry out and test in December for the runoff in Georgia between Saxby Chambless and Jim Martin for the US Senate. Here is a pic of the precinct maps. I canvassed in Virginia for the last weekend through Election Day for Obama.

March udpdate

Wild Apricot

In just under 3 weeks our user conference will kick off in Savannah, Georgia, April 7-10. The countdown to PersoniFest 2019 is on! It’s going to be packed with product training, sessions on marketing and growth , and of course cocktail hours, networking

Your Official #NN17 Local's Guide to Atlanta

EveryAction

The Georgia Aquarium. For some reason, the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta's downtown is the only place in the world where you can see whale sharks in captivity. Cool off from the oppressive Georgia sun with a frozen margarita at this Tex Mex restaurant and bar. This local chain has caught on like wildfire and now boasts nearly a dozen locations across Georgia and Alabama.

Power 2020 Higher Ed Planning with these bbcon Insights

Connection Cafe

Georgia Tech Foundation , ? Last month?we?concluded? concluded? bbcon? 2019 , the premier tech gathering for organizations and change agents driving social good, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in?Nashville, Nashville, TN.?

Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits

John Haydon

For example, the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia published a horrific story about the abuse of over 400 dogs: They present the problem, and then, of […]. It goes without saying that storytelling is integral to connecting with supporters.

Last 10 (selected) delicious.com links

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

List of Nonprofit, NPO, NGO Websites Using Drupal » The ENGINE Blog » ENGINE Industries: Atlanta, Georgia Web Design. The reason I post these is because 1) I think they might be helpful resources, and 2) you can get a feeling for what I’m working on, or thinking about (or wishing for.) For instance, the reason there are so many links about Amazon is that we are now beginning a project that uses amazon in earnest, with some others possibly on the way. PolicyTool for Social Media.

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Off to NTC!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Tomorrow morning, I’ll be leaving on a jet plane, to Atlanta, Georgia, for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference. This will be my 7th NTC since 2001 (or, more accurately, my 5th. I went to two Circuit Rider Roundups.). I’m looking forward to it. I’m speaking in two sessions: “ Collaborative Problem Solving for Consultants &# organized by Robert Weiner, and “ Earth to Cloud &# part of the fabulous Tech Track organized by Peter Campbell.

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3 Ways to Use Social Media to Grow Membership

SocialFish

So for example, if you’re the Georgia Association of Educators, you could target people who live in the state of Georgia and work in public education. This post originally appeared on MC Talks. ——-. There are thousands upon thousands of associations out there, but one thing all associations have in common: They all want to grow!

Curating Content: How to Leverage Stories from Your Community

Connection Cafe

Guest post from Georgia Silver, Consumer Marketing Manager, everydayhero.

New Nonprofit Workforce Study from Work for Good

SocialFish

A program of the Georgia Center for Nonprofits, Work for Good connects the cause community nationwide – bringing together mission-driven organizations and job seekers through our state-of-the-art, easy-to-use job board platform and our unparalleled customer service and support.

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The Votes Are In: #CelebrateAdobeCC Winners Announced!

Tech Soup Blog

First Place Winner — Environmental Education Alliance of Georgia. Environmental Education Alliance of Georgia frequently uses Adobe products to create logos, flyers, rack cards, posters, newsletters, and annual reports.

Quick Hit: Long Story about the MAH

Museum 2.0

The author, Georgia Perry, talks about her own participatory reticence and how our programming invited her into active engagement in a safe and exciting way.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Georgia. Georgia Articles of Incorporation: $100. Georgia Notice of Incorporation: $40. Georgia Initial “Annual” Registration: $50. Georgia charitable registration: $35. The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?”

How To Transform Your Sales Force In Seven Steps

Eric Jacobsen Blog

He holds an MBA from Duke University and a bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He holds two graduate degrees in Psychology from the University of Georgia and an MBA from Georgia State University.

What Does it Take to Go Viral Nowadays?

SocialFish

In June, a Georgia man found himself almost completely alone in a well-lite airport in the city that never shuts off their lights, Las Vegas. As children, we all learned the concept of sharing in Kindergarten and viral was something nasty we picked up from our classmates.

Seven Steps To Sales Force Transformation

Eric Jacobsen Blog

He holds an MBA from Duke University and a bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He holds two graduate degrees in Psychology from the University of Georgia and an MBA from Georgia State University.

How Weinstein Hospice Uses Smart Segmentation to Identify Key Donors

Connection Cafe

When it comes to fundraising, having the right information about your donors is critical. How much time do you spend prospecting for donors? Do you know how many of those you reach out to have the potential to make a large gift?

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What Does it Take to Go Viral Nowadays?

SocialFish

In June, a Georgia man found himself almost completely alone in a well-lite airport in the city that never shuts off their lights, Las Vegas. As children, we all learned the concept of sharing in Kindergarten and viral was something nasty we picked up from our classmates.

3 bbcon Takeaways to Power 2019 Planning for Higher Ed

Connection Cafe

Last month we concluded?bbcon bbcon 2018, the premier tech gathering for organizations and change agents driving social good, at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in?Orlando, Orlando, Fla.? Approximately 3,600 attendees joined to share the latest insights, trends and innovations.

Social Media Games that Move You

FI Space

The second is a cool new augmented reality game from Georgia Tech Augmented Environments Lab. Cancer has been linked to obesity and so has heart disease and a ton of other bad things. Social Media mostly involves you sitting on your butt in front of TweetDeck or Fscebook or your browser.

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Everytown for Gun Safety Finds that Text Messages Are 3x More Effective than Emails for Driving Advocacy Phone Calls

Mobile Commons

When a law in Georgia threatened to allow guns on campus, Everytown fought back with petitions and a call-in campaign. Everytown for Gun Safety has been leading the fight for common sense gun legislation for three years.

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A Veteran's Day "Thank You" from Convio

Connection Cafe

Benning, Georgia with an ominous Drill Sergeant Davies yelling at me like I had just stolen his life savings. Author: Kent Gilliam. I remember it like it was yesterday. It was the only thing on the news on August 2, 1990.

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Top 10 Threats to Higher Ed Computer Systems

Robert Weiner

1: Malware and Botnets (&# the Georgia Tech Information Security Center estimates that 15 percent of online computers worldwide are part of botnets “). In his article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy titled “ Top 10 Threats to Computer Systems Include Professors and Students ,&# Jeffrey Young says. Today a growing number of network bad guys are professional criminals, and they’re looking to steal real money.

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Big Things Come in Small Packages

Connection Cafe

Georgia Chapter helped defeat a dangerous and major legislation bill by using Convio Advocacy in combination with Facebook. Author: Blair Naylor. We have so many great clients and we love when we hear the successes they are having within their cause. RESOLVE , the National Infertility Association, is a nonprofit organization established in 1974 that improves the lives of women and men living with infertility.

Social Media September Tweet Chatting Around the World September 18

Tech Soup Blog

Milledgeville, Georgia, United States 4:00 p.m. TechSoup and NetSquared have joined forces to bring you a September full of social media learning! All month long, we're putting on events and publishing content to sharpen your social media skills.

Tips for a Successful bbcon Experience

Connection Cafe

Dwight Dozier, CIO at Georgia Tech Foundation, will join on the main stage to discuss the Foundation’s experience of transitioning to the cloud with Blackbaud CRM and how it will benefit the Foundation in the future. When you decide to go to bbcon , you’re making a big time and resource investment—one that will expose you to new ideas and people and hopefully inspire you when you return to work. Think of me as your guide for the higher ed experience at bbcon.

DoSomething.org Asks Teens to MMS for the Arts

Mobile Commons

From the ten finalists, judges like Nigel Barker and Tinsel Korey selected the winner, Ijeoma from Savannah, Georgia. As schools face more and more budget cuts, arts education is often the first thing on the chopping block.

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3 Nonprofit Conferences You Don’t Want to Miss This Summer (and How to Stand Out From the Crowd)

NonProfit Hub

Location: Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta. Summer convention season is just around the corner for nonprofit organizations, a good time for groups of all types to recruit and also promote their message. Conventions are also a great place for nonprofit workers to network and hear about the latest innovations and ideas. Here are three important nonprofit conferences coming up this summer, along with some tips on how your organization can use them to stand out.

Boost Your Fundraising Potential with Team Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

She graduated with a Journalism degree from the University of Georgia in 2011. Online fundraising is one of the most effective, low-cost ways to raise funds for your organization.

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SMS Nation: Mobile Strategists, Renewing Library Books, And Child Services Support

Mobile Commons

We had a 68% success rate, but it often took multiple calls to reach the person we were trying to get,” said Georgia Lyons, director of the Pennsylvania division of child support enforcement systems.

One Rose Can Make a Difference

Have Fun - Do Good

Georgia O'Keefe I was kinda glum yesterday.

Martin Luther King Day 2015

VisionLink

Fifty years ago in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and the rest of the old South, Blacks could not drink from "whites only" water fountains, could not sit at "whites only" lunch counters or swim at "whites only" public swimming pools.

Understanding Your Audience

Connection Cafe

This article originally appeared in the Georgia Center for Nonprofits' March 2012 newsletter. Author: Alissa Ruehl. The start of a new year is the perfect time to focus on a user-centered strategy for your website. How well do you currently understand your users? Google Analytics can show you a lot you might not have realized about your visitors. Use these five audience insights available through Google Analytics as you develop and adjust your web strategy. Who are they?

Happy Birthday! The Charitable Deduction Turns 100

ASU Lodestar Center

Kudos to Georgia Congressman John Lewis for advancing a concurrent resolution back in March to recognize the centenary of the charitable deduction. posted by Mark Hager Associate Professor ASU School of Community Resources and Development.

NTC Presentations Now Available from NTEN

Tech Soup Blog

Maybe it will help tide you over until next year's NTC in Atlanta, Georgia. Did you attend last week's NTC and missed out on some sessions? I know I wish I could have been cloned. Even if you didn't attend any of the sessions some of the speaker presentations are available on the NTEN Web site , including the one that Becky and I did, From Basic to Advanced: Trends, Tools and Tales to Ensure Basic Nonprofit Security.

Why Social Media Takeovers Can Work for Your Association

SocialFish

Have them share what they love most about the industry (“7 things I love about being a Georgia nurse,” for example). This post originally appeared on MC Talks. Have you ever seen a takeover on social media?

QuickBooks Made Easy Training Coming to a City Near You

Tech Soup Blog

Gregg Bossen is a practicing CPA and advanced certified Intuit QuickBooks Pro-Advisor with a full-service accounting firm located in Atlanta, Georgia.

The 3 Main Credit Bureaus

SocialFish

It was founded in 1899 in Atlanta, Georgia, and it has become one of the largest and most trusted reporting agencies in the world. Have you been wondering what credit bureaus are? What do they do? And why there are 3 of them? Well, wonder no more.

The Strategy of Web Superiority and Web Dominance of an issue.

Network-Centric Advocacy

If you work on farming issues in WI, or reiver protection in Georgia dominating the web discussion would be a very easy territory to take over.

QuickBooks Made Easy for Nonprofits: Live Seminars Coming to San Francisco, Honolulu, and Las Vegas

Tech Soup Blog

located in Atlanta, Georgia. Are you brand new to QuickBooks and not sure how to best use it to track and manage your organization's finances? Or are you an advanced user looking to pick up some new tip and tricks to take your skills to the next level?