Why Self-Interested Volunteers are the Best for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dr. Dietmar Kress puts his PhD in Sociology to work as Director of Actions and Volunteering at Greenpeace Germany. Greenpeace Germany’s spokesperson program is a textbook case of Kress’ thesis in action.

Five Nonprofits Maximizing YouTube’s Nonprofit Program

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Today, however, the program has been expanded to Australia, Canada, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, and the United Kingdom and it offers some very powerful free tools to nonprofits: Google Wallet donate button.

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Five Nonprofits Maximizing YouTube’s Nonprofit Program

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Today, however, the program has been expanded to Australia, Canada, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, and the United Kingdom and it offers some very powerful free tools to nonprofits: Google Wallet donate button.

How to Build a Culture that Leaves Behind a Legacy

NonProfit Hub

Thanks to my friend Google, I learned the largest Lego tower to date is at Legoland in Germany, and is built of over 500,000 Lego bricks. “We’re not like the other nonprofits, we’re a cool nonprofit.”. “We’ll We’ll throw in casual Fridays! Our nonprofit’s culture ROCKS.”.

12 Early Adopters of the.NGO and.ONG Domains

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Germany.

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Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

SocialFish

From We Are Social Singapore. This report presents all the key statistics, data and behavioural indicators for social, digital and mobile channels around the world.

Does Your Nonprofit Suffer from a Culture of Sitting? How To Change It

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The researchers found that walking helped the creative process, but may not enhance focused thinking, it boosts working memory as another study out of Germany found.

Stories from German Nonprofits: A Look at Stifter-Helfen.de's Case Studies

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global's partner in Germany, Stifter-Helfen.de – IT for Nonprofits , has been collecting case studies from the organizations it works with over the last year. Spotlight Microsoft Adobe digital storytelling germany stifter-helfen.de

Make it Rain: Using the Google AdWords Grant to Drive Impact

Tech Soup Blog

If you're doing any geo-targeting or bid adjustment, you'll want to separate campaigns accordingly (for example, a Germany campaign and an Ireland campaign), since AdWords only allows you to adjust geographic targeting and most other settings at the campaign level. Why AdWords?

Optimistic about Marrakesh Treaty!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The World Blind Union’s ( WBU ) Right to Read campaign for ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty just concluded two days of meetings in Berlin, Germany.

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How Technology Is Helping German Parents and Children in Need

Tech Soup Blog

was founded in 1999 to help the nearly one million families in Germany. partner in Germany, which was able to provide them with a software. This post was authored by TechSoup and was originally published on the Microsoft Unlimited Potential blog. Nestwärme e.V. Deutschland.

Year-End Webinar Special for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States and Canada and Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Celebrate Community Storytelling

Tech Soup Blog

She studied the German, Czech, and Spanish languages and has lived and traveled extensively throughout Europe and Asia, including Spain, Germany, the Czech Republic, Laos, Vietnam, and Thailand.

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

AFP Blog

Alongside regional pictures that capture the stats for every nation on Earth, we also present in-depth analyses for 24 of the world’s largest economies: Argentina, Australia, Brazile, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, Thailand, the UAE, the UK, and the USA.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

Fall Webinar Special for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States and Canada and Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Data, Data Everywhere: But How Does It Relate to You and Your Work?

Tech Soup Blog

Open Data in Aid Transparency — The organizers for this workshop, which will be held in Berlin on September 28 and 29, 2011, are OpenAid , Open Knowledge Foundation Germany , the Open Data Network , and the Böll Foundation.

Bringing the benefits of technology to Austrian nonprofits - Microsoft Citizenship Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

AFP Blog

The company was also among the three initial donors in Germany, and it was instrumental in setting up the donation platform in the early 2000s in the US with the American non-governmental organization (NGO) TechSoup Global Bringing the benefits of technology to Austrian nonprofits - Microsoft Citizenship Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs : Technology donations for nonprofits made easy: What has benefited German nonprofits for nearly four years now, is now also available in Austria.

Daily Rituals of the World

AFP Blog

About 80% of Saudi Arabians pray or meditate before work; in Germany, 3% of respondents do.The.Daily Rituals of the World: "Nightly Lockdownsnip snip>>>Fully 44% of Brazilians read in the bathroom, according to the study; in Saudi Arabia, 10% of respondents do. More than half of all Indian respondents surf the Web before leaving the house, while less than one-third of Americans or Canadians do.

Just *Who* is Still Using IE6 Anyhow?

Idealware

Government support may have something to do with it - the UK continues to support IE6 , Australia, France and Germany don't. As I put the final touches on a "simple" one page website, I was met yet again with the all too familiar last step. Checking out how it looks in IE6. Yes, really. Still.

TechSoup’s Refurbished Computer Initiative: You’ve Come A Long Way Baby

Tech Soup Blog

To be specific, they are our partners in Australia , New Zealand , Germany , France , Italy , India , Poland , and Romania. TechSoup’s Refurbished Computer Initiative (RCI) has provided warrantied refurbished computers and other IT devices to nonprofits and libraries for seven years now. In taking stock of things this Earth week we thought we’d take a look at how far we’ve come.

Summer Webinar Special for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States and Canada and Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Top 5 SMS Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

as well as Germany, said that one of the reasons they preferred to send a text to a company’s customer service department was because it was less time-consuming. The Future is Now: WeChat Allows Restaurant Service to Take a Great Leap Backward An entirely interaction-less dining experience.

Secret Agent L: Covering the Globe with Random Acts of Kindess

Have Fun - Do Good

I have them in Japan, and I have them in Germany. Photo by Rob de la Cretaz "We're so busy. We walk down the street. We're listening to our iPods. We're plugged into our phones. We're looking down at our BlackBerries. We're not actually acknowledging the people around us.

Spring Webinar Special for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States and Canada and Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Your Weekly Mobile News

Mobile Commons

and Germany, suggested 44 percent of people prefer to send a text. SMS Assist, a No-Glamour Start-Up, Becomes a Unicorn – SMS Assist is a company that connects property managers with external vendors.

Lame spam of the day: Fake eFaxes

Robert Weiner

But I was suspicious that it was asking me to click on a link (pointing to a server in Germany) rather than open an attachment. This one's scary since I'm an eFax user. There were lots of warnings in 2010 about fake eFax messages delivering malware. I don't know what this one does and don't intend to find out. Here's what they look like. Sender: eFax (message@inbound.efax.com). Subject: Corporate eFax message - 4 pages. Text: Fax Message [Caller-ID: 369-716-1218].

How To Make Better Decisions Under Uncertainty And Pressure

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The book earned the ranking of Top 20 in Management Science on Amazon US and Germany earlier in the year. Follower of my leadership blog and Berlin-based business coach Edoardo Binda Zane , recently published his first book.

Metro4All — Making All Metro Systems Accessible

Tech Soup Blog

It is now a diverse international group with team members in Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, and the U.S. Ever since the Independent Living Movement began to emerge in the 1960s to empower people with disabilities, more and more of the world has become accessible.

Book Review: iPhone Millionaire

SocialFish

He is an adjunct professor of communication at New York University, where he teaches “Television and the Information Revolution”, a course of his own design, and at The Bauhaus in Germany. This is a guest post from Michael Rosenblum , author of iPhone Millionaire.

Flip Book Exhibition

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If I was in Germany this summer, I'd go see this exhibition at Kunsthalle D??sseldorf. (Click on the image to view the animation). sseldorf. For now, will just have to view the animations available on the web like the Keith Haring book above.

Cheap, Easy, and Underutilized Online Communication for Nonprofits

NetWits

At the presentation of the concept in Germany earlier this year, VW had said the EV would launch on the market in 2013. In Germany, for example, according to the German Federal Statistical Office, 6 of every 10 people in the workforce commute by car. Volkswagen has provided an update on its Golf blue-e-motion electric vehicle ( earlier post ), now scheduled to arrive on the market in 2014.

Mobile Applications for Beginners

Tech Soup Blog

Image: Plantronics Germany. This guest post was authored by Zuzanna Sta?ska, ska, an art historian interested in museums, education, and new technologies. She has created educational mobile apps for teaching art history and is the organizer of the Polish edition of Free Arts Day.

Net Tuesdays around the world: 6 new groups!

Amy Sample Ward

Hamburg, Germany. I’m so excited about these new groups! Originally posted on the NetSquared blog.). Every month, the NetSquared community comes together offline in cities around the world at Net Tuesday events to mix, swap stories and ideas, build new relationships, and collaborate. There are 6 new Net Tuesdays to introduce, and I hope you’ll join me in welcoming: Abidjan , Asheville , Charleston , Hamburg , Lomé , and Nairobi ! Learn about Net Tuesdays and get local!

Quick Hit: Five Great Links

Museum 2.0

Three intrepid blog managers are soliciting contributions from all over the world, and so far, there are posts from Belarus, Canada, Germany, Northern Ireland, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine, and the US. This week, a kitchen sink of inspiring bits.

5 Key Insights from the 2010 Global State of the Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

Responses were received from 2,383 individuals in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, India, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. One Fundraising Approach Doesn’t Fit All: When asked to rank the fundraising efforts that are the top drivers of donations to the organization, respondents from Australia, France, Germany, New Zealand and the U.S. Fewer than half report such requests in Canada, France, Germany, and Italy.

Snapshot of Worldwide Electronics Recycling 2013

Tech Soup Blog

Germany and UK are so far the leading countries with the largest recycling volumes. Just thought I'd take a look at the state of electronics recycling around the world to see how we're doing. World Snapshot.

Browser Security and Choices

Idealware

For the government of Germany, enough was enough. Browsers have been in the news again lately. The open conflict between China and Google has brought front page/national news attention to Internet privacy and censorship lately.

Olympic Protest Campaigns: Which is More Effective?

Have Fun - Do Good

I shook hands with, "Kittner of Roseburg, Germany, part of a chain of 85,626 people in 192 countries who have joined the global handshake." The Olympics open today in China to a multitude of emotions, including anger from Tibetan, Darfurian, and Burmese human rights activists about China's role in the conflicts in these countries.