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Testing Your Donation Form Part 3: Wrangling Guinea Pigs

Connection Cafe

Brandon has crafted user experiences and conducted user research in the nonprofit space for 12+ years. I’ve seen similar results in my testing.

A Social Media Measurement Nonprofit Guinea Pig: Thanks Tim! Please add your thoughts!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Any other guinea pigs out there that want to try this model | View | Upload your own. This is work in progress. What data matters most?

Social Networking Strategies: The Limits of Cutting and Pasting

Amy Sample Ward

Organizations that joined Facebook early on endured the “price of early adoption”—they were the guinea pigs for a platform that was still figuring out just what to do with this form of user. Here are a few reasons why using multiple social networking platforms doesn’t just mean you repeat your effort. Community First. Apples and Oranges.

Interview with Leana Mayzlina, NTEN's Digital Inclusion Campaign Manager


And guinea pigs. Leana Mayzlina is NTEN's newest team member. Learn about Leana's inspiration for working in digital inclusion and more! Listen.

How to Predict What You’ll Raise by Year-End

NonProfit Hub

For an animal rescue, how many dogs/cats/guinea pigs do you want to save? You’d know how to make the best choices. Which paths to take.

Tips for a Successful Software Implementation

Vertex Systems

And make sure they’re not starting out with you as their guinea pig – find a software vendor that has many installations under their belt.

Win a Trip to Report for the NYT with Nicholas Kristof

Have Fun - Do Good

Possible destinations this year are Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Liberia and/or Ghana. The student reporter will blog and vlog for

Practical (Not Perfect) Security


Many career thieves tried and failed to collect the 200 Guinea prize. Security experts call this the era of “perfect security.”. Firewalls.

The Blogger Returns

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Rebecca's husband is from nearby Guinea, so we're counting on getting a good introduction to West African culture - especially music.

Some Africa Links

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

I've found it the most frequent source of news on the current crisis in Guinea Here are a few blogs I've been reading since my return.

Best of the Web: June 2015


At Idealware, we sometimes are the guinea pigs in our own experiments. The Idealware “Best of the Web” is a monthly roundup of the top nonprofit resources from the Idealware blog, our Facebook page, and our Twitter feed to help you make the right technology decisions. Please forward it along to anyone you think might benefit from it.

NetCentric Advocacy: The Machine is US. Movement Organizer Inspiration

Network-Centric Advocacy

My friends in Papua New Guinea are experts in relationships and grasp the ways that we are all connected in much more profound ways than we do.

Listen to Your Data: Lessons from a Multilingual Text Message Campaign

Mobile Commons

What’s hard is finding a customer who wants to be a guinea pig as we explore new avenues of outreach. But it can also be frustrating.

New Screencast: Web Analytics Demystified: A Primer for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Laura Quinn for serving as my guinea pig for recording and incorporating brief interviews into screen cast (as well as her for terrific introductory article that helped me get started). High bandwidth version available here. I'm pleased to announce that I have completed the screencast, sponsored by NTEN , on Google Analytics! t any.

Test yourself on Facebook | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

the developer’s friends from becoming guinea pigs for new application development, as this blogger argues. Long Live IE6! Check it out!

How to plan and run a good web conference


Have a guinea pig user log in as a participant so you know what they are seeing and can work out any glitches. A lot of organizations we work with are increasingly using web conferencing to have more productive meetings with staff in the field, share knowledge across projects and programs, and conduct training. Below are some helpful tips.

Reflections on the Science Center World Congress

Museum 2.0

They are places outside our daily lives--the Arctic, Papau New Guinea--and are easy, in some ways, to ignore or forget.

Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family

Tech Soup Blog

They are all part of TechSoup Asia , which serves charities in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand — and now Vietnam and Indonesia. rumor about nonprofit licenses | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I will not allow my org to be a guinea pig. 7) Web CMS (11) Web Services (13) where2007 (2) Wikimedia Foundation (1) Wired (1) Wireless (3) Wordpress (3) Working Assets (2) Yahoo! (4) 4) Yahoo! I always knew this had to happen but I’m hearing a ballpark figure of a 75% discount on their normal licensing fees. out of 5) Loading. Be nice.

Taming the Last Unindexed Frontier | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

MIT has found a way to mitigate this last problem, and they’re using their own video lectures as a guinea pig. Long Live IE6!

Big Vision Podcast: Interview with llyse Hogue Rainforest Action Network

Have Fun - Do Good

Thanks! You can hear the orginal podcast on Gcast , Odeo or iTunes. Britt Bravo: What do you do as the Global Finance Campaign Director? License.