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.

Reflections on a Decade of Designing and Facilitating Interactive Webinars

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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.

Online Experiences Need Interaction


Bottom line: Online experiences need interaction. Here’s more detailed information on platforms with interactive features for your events. Raise your hand if you enjoy 60-90 minute lectures.

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

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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.

2015 SXSW Interactive Round Up


>>Read the full article Battling Online Harassment There are inevitably many formal sessions at SXSW Interactive, virtual announcements or product launches, and hallway conversations about new platforms and mobile apps. austin sxsw sxsw interactive

How Users Interact on Pinterest [Infographic]


Source: Wishpond. Useful Data

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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.

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

6 Ways to Tell Your Story With Interactive Maps


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. Paul Chamberlain. Senior Web Producer.

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HR Reinvention: A Strategic + Interactive Conference for HR Leaders


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.

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.

2012 SXSW Interactive Roundup


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.

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

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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.

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

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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

2014 SXSW Interactive Scholarships Program

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The folks at SXSW Interactive want to know! What is the 2014 SXSW Interactive Scholarship Program ? That is correct – both you and the subject of your essay win a FREE SXSW Interactive registration if you are one of the 10 winners: 1 + 1 = 2.

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.

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Free Live Interactive Event: Future of Fundraising

Tech Soup Blog

In the TechSoup premiere our new #NPLive interactive series of video events, join us to discuss The Future of Fundraising online in the social media matrix on Tuesday, May 24 at 11 a.m. She loves interacting with communities online.

Nonprofit Focused Workshops at SXSW Interactive Festival: Join Us!

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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.

SXSW Interactive Scholarship Opportunities


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.

6 Great Interactive Data Visualization Tools (Part 1)


Websites are loaded with eye candy these days — from slick user interfaces to interactive maps to cool photo slideshows — all achieved without Flash, just HTML, CSS and Javascript. In this 2-part series, I'm going to focus on the rapidly changing world of interactive tools for data visualization, or dataviz. Paul Chamberlain. Senior Producer.

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Introducing ICF Interactive


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

Designing Interactives for Adults: Put Down the Dayglow

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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.

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.

The Future of Fundraising: Live Interactive Chat Recap

Tech Soup Blog

The newest addition to TechSoup's vast array of nonprofit resources is a live monthly interactive video chat series, Nonprofits Live. Nonprofits Live provided a more robust and interactive alternative to the traditional webinar.

Why the rise of mobile email might hurt nonprofits


Email Marketing Interactive Mobile Online Fundraising communication email eMail marketing Non-Profit nonprofit responsive designAs more people continue to check email on mobile devices, research has found mobile click-throughs are lacking. This may not be good news for nonprofits.

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Finding Our Way With an Interactive Map


NEXT developed an interactive map that allowed their alumni to find celebrations near them and share their own High Holiday celebrations. Morlie Levin. NEXT: A Division of Birthright Israel Foundation. At NEXT: A Division of Birthright Israel Foundation, we were looking for a way to bring together their community around High Holiday celebrations.

Designing for Good #3 – Best of 2016 Nonprofit Storytelling

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Pixel-perfect interactive design using a “long page” design with parallax for Feeding America explains hunger through the four composite characters of Jessica, Alicia, Martin and Harold. #8 Nonprofit Marketing Designing For Good interactive design Nonprofit Storytelling

Designing for Good: Top Nonprofit Graphic Designs| Episode 4

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Our favorites this month have been culled from hundreds of graphic and interactive designs across the industry. For Red Nose Day , Steven König helped create a wildy interactive donation form experience to raise money for a local farm.

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Three Simple Ways to Improve Your Online Fundraising


As a nonprofit focused on fundraising, you’ve likely started making resolutions … Interactive Online Fundraising Web Design #nptech fundraising online giving web design websitesIt’s 2013.

Storymakers 2014 Interactive Events

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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.

8 Ways You’re Probably Not Thanking Your Donors


Email Marketing Interactive Online Fundraising Web Design email eMail marketing end of year giving fundraising internet online giving stewardshipNonprofits that effectively thank and regularly communicate with donors will have an easier time retaining them. Here's 8 ways to thank donors online.

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6 Enewsletter Ideas to Help Retain Donors


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Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 6: Solution Design

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Interactive Web Design communication design discovery interactive Non-Profit nonprofit Nonprofit web design nonprofit website nonprofits user experience user research web design website Note: This is the final installment in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process.

Designing for Good: Nonprofit Design Inspirations Episode #1

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Nonprofit Marketing Designing For Good interactive design mobile design print design web designI’m passionate about nonprofits and designing for nonprofits in equal measures. I seize every opportunity to celebrate both.

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Content Marketing Interactive Mobile Online Fundraising Web Design Donation Forms Google AnalyticsMost nonprofit websites see a donation form abandonment rate of around 50% - 70%.

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The Key Performance Indicators and the Elephant


Interactive Online Fundraising Search Engine Optimization Web Design Goals online strategies setting goalsDoes this mean you shouldn’t pay attention to form completion rate (or the reverse metric, form abandonment rate)? No, it just means these are KPIs but not end goals.

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How to Get 55,000 Followers on Twitter


When I’m not digging through tons of nonprofit data or spending time with … Interactive

10 Ways Nonprofits Can Send Mobile-Friendlier Email


Content Marketing Email Marketing Interactive Mobile #nptech email eMail marketing Non-Profit nonprofit Does your nonprofit send mobile-friendly email? You’ve likely heard about the importance of being mobile-friendly to engage constituents.

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Designing for Good: The Best of Nonprofit Designs Episode #2

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We found this month’s curation to be even more impactful and impressive than our first episode with mediums ranging from interactive design to even sculpture (look close). Nonprofit Marketing Designing For Good interactive design mobile design

Online Cultivation Lessons From LinkedIn


Email Marketing Interactive cultivation fundraising Online marketing thank youAs a long-time LinkedIn member, their outreach continues to engage and delight me, while also going to the core of successful cultivation techniques: make your constituents feel special, understood and appreciated.