2012 SXSW Interactive – #nptech Highlights

Amy Sample Ward

Last week I was down in Austin, TX, for the 2012 South by Southwest Interactive Festival. ” This is how Amber Case opened her 2012 South by Southwest Interactive keynote talk on Sunday, March 13th.

Feel the Heat: Great Tools for Mapping Website Interactions

Byte Technology

Well, if you have, then it’s time to check out heat-mapping, programs that help you gain insights into user interactions such as where on your site they click, what specific areas they explore more than others and generally how they use your site for their purposes.

Transmedia Storytelling at SXSW Interactive

Connection Cafe

This week at the 2012 SXSW Interactive Conference, I noticed another theme that is a facet of multichannel communications: Transmedia Storytelling. ” If you have a chance to attend SXSW Interactive , I definitely encourage it. Author: Corey Pudhorodsky.

Introducing ICF Interactive

SocialFish

This is where we work. We love it, and so will you. We can help you do great things. . Find out more here. ————— ( photo credit). SocialFish News

Why Interaction Design Matters

SocialFish

A brilliant talk for you to enjoy this weekend. “When the Museum of Modern Art’s senior curator of architecture and design announced the acquisition of 14 video games in 2012, “all hell broke loose.”

Essential Marketing Tip: Don’t Forget About Human Interaction

NonProfit Hub

In the age of conference calls and digital communication, the value of face-to-face interactions is often overlooked. Sometimes it’s as simple as standing outside of community hotspots like grocery stores and libraries to interact with people and hand out materials about your organization. The post Essential Marketing Tip: Don’t Forget About Human Interaction appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

Trainer’s Notebook: Online Interaction Tools To Engage Your Audience in the Room and Beyond

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This past month I’ve done several workshops where I experimented with different audience online interaction tools to engage people in the room as well as a remote audience tuning in through a live video stream.

Reflections on a Decade of Designing and Facilitating Interactive Webinars

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

His research shows that professional development learning experiences need to be as interactive as possible to boost retention and application. I thought I’d take this opportunity to reflect again on a decade of experience of designing and delivering interactive webinars.

How Users Interact on Pinterest [Infographic]

SocialFish

Source: Wishpond. Useful Data

Storymakers 2014 Interactive Events

Tech Soup Blog

As part of Storymakers 2014, we offer a slate of interactive events including our global tweet-chat on September 4, 2014 and NetSquared meet-ups this August and September with storytelling workshops and presentations in your local community. We ARE storymakers.

Help Design the Greater Good Track at 2012 SXSW Interactive

Amy Sample Ward

Voting is now open to select sessions for the next SXSW Interactive conference, taking place in Austin in March. Explore the Proposals for SXSW Interactive ». When it isn’t “conference season&# , it’s “session submission season&# ! You can vote on all the sessions you find interesting, but I hope you’ll pay particular interest to the 160+ submitted to the “Great Good/Nonprofit&# track!

Only 3 Days Left: SXSW Interactive Scholarship Program for Nonprofits

NetWits

#1 Thing You Need to Know about This Post: 5 non-profit groups will attend the 2011 SXSW Interactive Festival for free if they submit their innovative ideas by Sunday, October 31. The SXSW Interactive Festival wants to help more non-profit groups attend their event.

Attendees at Austin's SXSW Interactive give big - Austin Business Journal

AFP Blog

Attendees at Austin's SXSW Interactive give big - Austin Business Journal : Convio Inc. Nasdaq: CNVO), an Austin-based fundraising technology company, conducted a survey of SXSW Interactive participants and found more than 87 percent of attendees donate to charity. The top giving categories for the interactive crowd includes children, disaster relief, faith-based and human and social services

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Interaction design and the future of connecting

SocialFish

If the experience of using a device is natural, like an extension of our bodies, then we can focus on the content, the knowledge and the meaning of the information and the experiences we’re trying to interact with.

Things I liked from SXSW Interactive

NetWits

If that's the case, go ahead and make your plans for next year's SXSW Interactive Festival , because it's the one event you simply cannot afford to miss If you're reading this, there's a good chance that you're a social media hipster doofus internet geek just like me.

Interactive Comfort: Wading Deep

Museum 2.0

But what about interactive exhibits that give visitors active roles in the uncomfortable situation? The exhibition starts with four interactive rooms in which you can confront your own fear: fear of creepy crawlies, fear of loud noises, fear of electric shock, and fear of falling.

Designing Interactives for Adults: Put Down the Dayglow

Museum 2.0

Many exhibit developers create thoughtful interactives intended for all ages and then discover that old familiar pattern--kids engaging while parents stand back and watch. It's possible--likely even--that today's adults are more motivated by interactive experiences than generations past.

Want to get your audience hooked? Try something interactive.

See What's Out There

Interactivity on websites means more audience engagement, and audience engagement is at the core of every nonprofit communications strategy. Here are a few interactive-inspired approaches for your nonprofit's next web campaign. Try something interactive. web interactive scrollytelling storytelling websiteThe post Want to get your audience hooked? appeared first on The See3 Blog.

Only 3 Days Left: SXSW Interactive Scholarship Program for Nonprofits

NetWits

#1 Thing You Need to Know about This Post: 5 non-profit groups will attend the 2011 SXSW Interactive Festival for free if they submit their innovative ideas by Sunday, October 31

Game Friday: Interactive Conversation

Museum 2.0

has gone on to build other games and tutorials, but their bread and butter is the crafting of honest, successful "interactive conversation interfaces." What's an "interactive conversation interface"? In short, it's a killer interactive. Remember "You Don't Know Jack"?

IBM Study Shows Consumers Want More Mobile Interaction While Shopping

Mobile Commons

The post IBM Study Shows Consumers Want More Mobile Interaction While Shopping appeared first on Mobile Commons How do consumers feel about mobile marketing? Well, the IBM Institute for Business Value recently published a study analyzing consumer preferences for mobile.

Nonprofit Focused Workshops at SXSW Interactive Festival: Join Us!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The annual SXSW Interactive Festival is a geek home coming for those who work on the web, social media, and gaming. The workshops are included in the price of an Interactive, Gold, or Platinum Badge.

No Social Interactions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When I suggested to Nancy White that she set up a facebook profile for her dead dog tigger in an old photograph, she told me I needed a break. Now, I found it: N OSO is a real-world platform for temporary disengagement from social networking environments.

HR Reinvention: A Strategic + Interactive Conference for HR Leaders

SocialFish

Joe Gerstandt will lead us through an interactive session to close out the day! We’ll interact through a World Café style conversation, so you can leave with some real clarity around what to do next. Guess where Jamie Notter and I will be on May 22? In Omaha for HR Reinvention.

Nonprofit Fundraising Resolution #2 - Go over to the Dark Side. (a.k.a. Social Media) | Forte Interactive, Inc.

AFP Blog

Social Media) | Forte Interactive, Inc Nonprofit Fundraising Resolution #2 - Go over to the Dark Side. a.k.a.

Two-Way Text Messaging: Interacting with Your Mobile Subscribers in One-on-One Conversations

Mobile Commons

Mobile Commons allows your organization to interact with individuals personally in one-to-one SMS conversations, eliminating the need for long recorded audio messages and bad publicity from social media posts.

Beaconfire Survey: Seductive Interactions

Beaconfire Wire

Last week, Beaconfire learned about seductive interactions. I’m talking about using psychology to design better online interactions. The phrase “seductive interaction&# comes from a talk by Stephen P.

Turning "Brochureware" into a Fun and Interactive Website

NetWits

According to Wikipedia, “ Brochureware ” is the definition of a website that has very infrequently updated content. Often the site has been developed as a direct translation of existing printed materials, hence the name. Brochureware sites therefore take little advantage of the capabilities of the web that are missing in printed publication

University Herald Suggests 3 Ways for College Administrators To Interact With Students Over Text

Mobile Commons

University Herald offers institutions “ three great ways you can use text messaging to get and keep your students’ attention, while making it easier for them to interact with you.”

Interact with NTEN Office Hours - Chad Norman's Webby Things

AFP Blog

Interact with NTEN Office Hours - Chad Norman's Webby Things: "Interact with NTEN Office HoursYesterday I participated in the NTEN Office Hours program by hosting a session in the Communication Track.which we all know these days means webby things. From Chad Norman's Blog.

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DoSomething.org Creates an Interactive SMS Game to Challenge Bullying

Mobile Commons

The Bully Text” is an interactive, Choose-Your-Own-Adventure-style SMS game meant to replicate a student’s first day at an average school. By putting daily interactions into the structure of a game, the Bully Text raises awareness about how off-the-cuff choices have serious consequences.

Facebook Page Insights analytics: Users vs. Interactions

John Haydon

Users vs. Interactions. Interactions Metrics – This data tells you which posts your fans like the most, which posts they comment on the most, and when they choose to hide your content in their news feed. Facebook Analytics facebook insights interactions

Chatroulette: Giving Stranger Interactions a Bad Name

Museum 2.0

It drives me nuts that it's being called "groundbreaking" in the realm of human-to-human interactions. Chatroulette exacerbates the perception that stranger interactions are uncomfortable, weird, and often sexual in nature. It would also help them interact, period.

2012 SXSW Interactive Roundup

NTEN

Last week, I was down in Austin, TX, for the 2012 South by Southwest Interactive Festival. Schipul, a web marketing agency based in Houston, Texas, announced yesterday during the 2012 South by Southwest Interactive festival that Tendenci, a content management system (CMS) will be released as an open source solution. This is how Amber Case opened her 2012 South by Southwest Interactive keynote talk on Sunday, March 13th.

6 Ways to Tell Your Story With Interactive Maps

NTEN

If you're into interactive maps, it's a good time to be alive! Seems we've entered a golden era of interactive mapping, with no shortage of exciting ways to display geographically-specific data. In the last few years, we've seen exponential growth in interactive mapping software that presents data from all sorts of angles. Data interactive maps Leadership mapping MS-DS nptech nten Open Source Paul Chamberlain Strategy Communications

Why Text Messaging is the Optimal Tool for Patient Engagement: Interactivity

Mobile Commons

Interactivity is a crucial factor in patient engagement because it facilitates the back and forth exchange that patients need in order to stay consistently engaged in healthy regular routines. Polls, games, and quizzes make regular interactions more engaging.

New Study Shows That 9 out of 10 Consumers Want to Use Messaging to Interact with Businesses

Mobile Commons

9 out of 10 consumers want to interact with businesses over messaging, and people prefer messaging to email. The post New Study Shows That 9 out of 10 Consumers Want to Use Messaging to Interact with Businesses appeared first on Mobile Commons

SXSW Interactive Scholarship Opportunities

NTEN

Flickr: Alexdecalvelo SXSW Interactive is offering 5 scholarships to attend the 2012 conference. Each of the five recipients will receive a complimentary SXSW Interactive badge for the 2012 SXSW Interactive Festival. The scholarships are open to anyone using new media channels to tackle community problems –including nonprofit leaders, grassroots organizers, individual citizens and civic-minded entrepreneurs. Applications are due August 26th, at 11:59 PM PST.

What the Association of Children’s Museums InterActivity 2014 Had to Say About Cultivating Donors

Connection Cafe

Last week I had the opportunity to attend and present at the Association of Children’s Museums annual conference, #interactivity2014, with Julia Kennard, CFO from EdVenture, Carole Charnow, President and CEO from Boston Children’s Museum and Katie Boehm, Annual Fund & Events Manager from KidsQuest. I learned SO MUCH from the industry panelists in our session, Cultivating Donors, Not Shoppers. When it comes to cultivating donors, it all comes down to Relationships and Rewards. Relationships.

Free2choose and the Social Dimension of Polling Interactives

Museum 2.0

At level two, the visitor has some interactive experience (pushing buttons, etc.) The screen plays an interactive show that invites visitors to vote on a variety of issues related to human rights. Tags: exhibition design participatory museum interactives

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