What Internet Topics are Nonprofits Most Interested In?


The internet has been around for a long time now (sort of). What we know as the internet today is actually the by-product of a few visionary people who saw great potential in allowing computers to share information for research and development in scientific and military fields.

12 More Internet Memes for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

The original “Top 12 Internet Memes for Nonprofits” received such a positive response, that a few more have been created. Look for more nonprofit memes in the future.

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Robert on the (Internet) radio

Robert Weiner

This Friday, October 16 at 1 pm Eastern time, Nonprofit Radio will be broadcasting a discussion with me, Tracy Kronzak of Bright Step Partners; Marc Baizman of the Salesforce Foundation; and Dahna Goldstein of Altum. Nonprofit Radio Panel.

Top 12 Internet Memes for Nonprofits

NonProfit Trends

Who doesn’t love a good Internet meme? Those clever little images and captions … Research & Trends

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How Baby Boomers Use The Internet


As a result, nonprofits across the board are shifting their advertising and community outreach efforts through online mediums almost exclusively. Two-thids of Americans over the age of 50 buy from Internet retailers. Pew Internet). Pew Internet).

Being Human: Google’s New API Solves an Internet Annoyance

Byte Technology

But at the very least the feature shows significant promise in alleviating a long-standing annoyance for Internet users, and all without sacrificing security for easy accessibility. Industry News Nonprofit Web Design

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Infographic: Interesting Stats On The Rise Of Internet Phone Calls


Internet phone calls, typically referred to as voice over internet protocol (VoIP) by IT professionals, are becoming increasingly popular amongst businesses and nonprofits, both small and large.

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NGO Bringing Internet Service To Developing World


In places like rural Africa, reliable internet service is hard to come by.

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8 Things We Love About Internet Phone Calls (aka VoIP)


Internet phone calls, referred to as Voice over IP (VoIP), are becoming an increasingly popular cloud service due to the low cost, long-term hardware sustainability, increased quality, and wider variety of features, as compared to the copper infrastructure of traditional phone systems.

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The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

This October 31 st , it’s not ghosts and ghouls that most nonprofit fundraisers are worried about. Rising email spam rates Many nonprofits depend on email as the backbone of their digital fundraising programs. fundraising nonprofit tools

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The Internet Gets Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Internet Gets Charitable – guest post by Darin McKeever. I am certainly not the first to observe that the internet has the potential to reshape the way people find and support causes and charities. The Internet is getting physical and charitable.

Lap Around The Internet: Tech Sites for Nonprofits | The NonProfit Times

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From the Nonprofit Times Lap Around The Internet: Tech Sites for Nonprofits | The NonProfit Times : Lap Around The Internet: Tech Sites for Nonprofits By Chris Bernard - June 13, 2013 Technology changes fast, doesn’t it? To that end, there are a number of sites I visit regularly to keep up to speed on the ever-evolving world of technology, especially as it applies to the nonprofit sector. Here’s what a typical lap of the Internet looks like for m

December 3rd: It’s Time To ‘Break The Internet’ With Social Good.

Connection Cafe

But for the nonprofit sector, the Tuesday following Thanksgiving is so much more. And nonprofit organizations can’t do it alone. Charitable giving to the nonprofit sector has been stuck at 2% of GDP for the last 40 years. This means that the nonprofit sector has not been able to wrestle any market share from the for profit sector since we started measuring it in the 1970s. – If we’re going to break the internet, let’s break it with a flood of social good.

What “The Internet of Customers” means to me

Judi Sohn

I’ve spent the last few days at Dreamforce 2013 thinking about this year’s theme: The Internet of Customers. What does it mean to the nonprofits I support? No business or nonprofit can afford to be clueless about the direction we’re heading. That’s the Internet of Customers, isn’t it? What does that have to do with CRM? I don’t want to just introduce my clients to a new mobile app – I want to show them why it matters.

The Nonprofit Quarterly | The Nonprofit Quarterly | Nonprofit Newswire | Internet Giving: Great Expectations and Experimentation

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The Nonprofit Quarterly | The Nonprofit Quarterly | Nonprofit Newswire | Internet Giving: Great Expectations and Experimentation: "Among those leading current charges to turn the Internet into a philanthropic gusher by finding even more creative uses for the Web are Howard Bornstein and Paul Weinstein, founders of myphilanthropeida.org and allthis.com, respectively.

Satellite Internet gets the boot

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Satellite Internet gets the boot October 31, 2007 Finally, I have real broadband. We moved last weekend to a town that has actual real cable high speed internet.

6 Nonprofit Technology Takeaways and One Killer Find from #12NTC


It’s been a few days since I returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference (#12NTC) hosted by NTEN in San Francisco, CA. Key Takeaway : Email should be a critical part of every nonprofits communication strategy. Highlights from the Nonprofit Technology Conference by JD Lesica.

Connection Caf?: Homepage | Internet Marketing, Social Media and Web 2.0 for Nonprofit Organizations

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Connection Caf: Homepage | Internet Marketing, Social Media and Web 2.0 for Nonprofit Organizations : People engaging in social media are interested in being social, which means they want to establish relationships with the organizations & individuals that they follow. Effective social media campaigns help foster these relationships by engaging followers in two-way communication

Working Toward Internet Access for Everyone

Tech Soup Blog

adults still don't have broadband Internet access at home. The June 2015 FCC proposal calls for an expansion of Lifeline to provide low-income households with a choice of subsidized phone service or broadband Internet access. nonprofit organizing effort advocating for U.S.

Submit Your Nonprofit Awesomeness


Have a look at some of the great opportunities below… 2012 Nonprofit Tagline Awards. 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference. Oh, and don’t forget about Blackbaud’s conference for nonprofits. Internet #bbcon Nonprofit Tagline Awards ntc sxsw

Overcoming Declining Nonprofit Website Traffic

Connection Cafe

Blackbaud’s just-released Online Marketing Benchmark Study for Nonprofits found nonprofit website traffic was down 14 percent in 2012 compared to 2011. The study reported traffic decreased across 18 of 19 nonprofit verticals , with Canadian organizations being the exception. (It

Safer Internet Day 2014: Help Create a Better Internet

Tech Soup Blog

Phishing scams, data theft, social media missteps, and cyberbullying are all unfortunate side effects of Internet use. In honor of Safer Internet Day , Microsoft has launched a new interactive website to promote a healthy Internet for everybody.

Internet surfing helping nonprofits | Delawareonline.com | The News Journal

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Internet surfing helping nonprofits | Delawareonline.com | The News Journal: "Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington has joined nearly 300 other Delaware nonprofits and schools registered with Goodsearch.com, an innovative search engine that donates a penny of advertising revenue to charity every time someone uses it

Healthy Fear, Healthy Habit: Teaching Privacy to New Internet Users

Tech Soup Blog

But with proper education, Internet users can fight back against these digital creeps. Nonprofits: Up for the Privacy Challenge. " In other words, the Internet isn't a monolithic entity. Be able to explain free versus paid Internet services. Digital peeping toms.

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4 Internet Competencies You Need for a Career in Nonprofit


Have you been thinking about breaking into the nonprofit sector from the for-profit sector but don’t know how to go about it? Are you exploring new nonprofit options? October 2009 is the inaugural year for Nonprofit Career Month , a project of Idealist.org , designed to promote the number and diversity of career opportunities in the nonprofit sector

4 Ways Nonprofits Can Turn Website Click Data into Actionable Steps

Connection Cafe

Nonprofits are focusing more and more on increasing email click-throughs and rightfully so. Some nonprofits spend a lot of time on content and information architecture when redesigning their website. Web Analytics & Nonprofits. 4 Ways Nonprofits Can Use In-Page Analytics.

The State of the Internet 2014

Tech Soup Blog

Mary Meeker of the of the Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, does a yearly report on current state of the Internet and IT at about half way through the year. Here's what I found: Internet growth: 2.6

50 Fascinating Nonprofit Statistics

Connection Cafe

Here are 50 fascinating nonprofit statistics you might not have known. 50 Fascinating Nonprofit Statistics from Steve MacLaughlin.

10 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Twitter


Although Google+ has been all the talk amongst techies the past couple weeks, Google has asked that non-personal accounts not be created , leaving Nonprofits and businesses in the dark. Fret not, however, as the number of nonprofits using Twitter continues to grow.

Can the Internet have a heart?

AFP Blog

Can the Internet have a heart?: October 1, 2008 (Computerworld) What if there were a way for you to directly help the neediest families in your community and the world — or for help to find you, after a fire, flood or some personal tragedy — without the involvement of a government agency, nonprofit organization or church?

5 Ways the Internet of Things Could Transform Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By the year 2020, over 26 billion things — cars, appliances, roads — will be connected to the internet. Known as the Internet of Things , our digital and philanthropic lives are about to transform. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

Experts Weigh-In on Nonprofit Website Design Best Practices

Connection Cafe

As an educational consultant, I offer nonprofits instruction on best practices around their technology. I often get asked questions about how a nonprofit’s website should look and behave and what benchmarking or evaluation tips I might have.

Our EveryAction Hero: Rock the Vote

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Today, the internet has really changed how we digitally organize young people. The online voter registration platform is freely available and a lot of partners in the nonprofit space use it for civic engagement. Rock the Vote has been mobilizing the youth vote for almost 30 years.

40 Free Nonprofit Webinars for July 2019

Wild Apricot

Here are all the free nonprofit webinars happening in July 2019 that the internet has to offer

Technology Convergence: Serious Gaming, Internet of Things, and Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

It's always interesting to see emerging technology trends merge and intersect in ways that might someday prove valuable to nonprofits and libraries. The technology trends that Green Goose is combining are social networking, serious gaming, and the Internet of Things: read more.

Should Nonprofits Focus on Email or Facebook?

Connection Cafe

A question I have often heard: should nonprofits focus on email or Facebook? Almost everyone in this country who uses the internet at all has an email account, whether they access it by phone, tablet or laptop. .

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Effective Internet Presence: An Overview for Nonprofits


Our first webinar of 2012 will help you get a handle on what it means to have an " Effective Internet Presence ". Our presenter, Kivi Leroux Miller, has helped thousands of nonprofits begin to answer those questions. > This webinar will first walk you through major internet trends.

Internet Safety for Children: What Charities and Libraries Should Know

Tech Soup Blog

We want to tell everyone about a new guide by MoneySavingPro that came out recently on child Internet safety. As the Internet has become common in our children’s lives at all ages, it has introduced the possibility of pornography, sexual advances, and cyberbullying threats.

Crowdfunding: Can Partnering With An Internet Celebrity Make Your Campaign An Overnight Success?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is every nonprofit’s dream to have Oprah or other celebrity do a fundraiser for them. PewDiePie was inspired by Save the Children’s work with other YouTubers and wanted to partner with a nonprofit with global reach that would match the scope of his Bro Army fan-base.

2016 Nonprofit Email Deliverability Study: Spam Still Costing Nonprofits Thousands


Today, EveryAction released the 2016 Nonprofit Email Deliverability Study , an exploration into just how much spam is negatively impacting nonprofit online fundraising.

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3 Ways Nonprofits Should Utilize Video


Between running a nonprofit’s website, blog, and social media, not to mention working in the day to day, jumping into video seems terrifying for a lot of nonprofits. The number one problem a lot of nonprofits face is their inability to get noticed. Image courtesy of StayClassy.

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Innovations in Online Advertising [Internet Advocacy Roundtable, June 2013]


This month''s Internet Advocacy Roundtable features a discussion on the cutting edge of online advertising from three companies that are breaking new ground on targeted advertising for advocacy and politics. IAR Nonprofit Events Technology Trends

6 Technology Concepts Nonprofits Need to Understand in 2018

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Advancements in internet technology will change how we live, how we serve, how we fundraise, and how we interact with humans, the natural world, and machines. NTEN: Restoring Trust in the Nonprofit Sector with Blockchain. Internet of Things – #iotforgood. Internet of Things

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