E-Mediat Networking Conference at the Dead Sea, Jordan

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m here at the Dead Sea in Jordan where I delivered the key note for the E-mediat Networking Conference, “New Media for the Networked NGO.” Beth presents HRH Princess Rym Ali from Jordan the Networked Nonprofit.

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Meeting the Geeks of Arabia at N2Vlabs Talks in Amman, Jordan

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

E-Mediat is working with more than 220 NGOs in Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen. I’m looking out my hotel window at the Dead Sea in Jordan. I met Dina Masri, a talented engineering student and change maker at the University in Jordan. Rami Al-Karmi, N2V Lab.

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Guest Post by Jordan Viator: 5 tools nonprofits can be today to enhance their online presence and efficiency

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Submitted by Jordan Viator, of Connection Café Hundreds if not thousands of online tools are available to help nonprofit organizations with online communication.

Guest Post by Jordan Viator: Submit, Share and Shout Out - Nominate Your Nonprofit Holiday Hero to Win a Free NTEN Membership!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Jordan Viator is the Interactive Communications Manager at Convio, and manages the Connection Cafe blog, all things new and social media related and the company's corporate Web sites. The holidays are in full swing, and in between the last minute shopping, out-of-town guests, and end-of-year nonprofit campaigns, most of us are trying to fit in as much time as possible to make a positive impact in our own way.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Contingent Thinking Contingent Thinking Last Updated on Thursday, 11 January 2007 10:47 Written by Steve Thursday, 11 January 2007 10:47 I just got a copy of Peter Schwartz’s book The Art of the Long View on the recommendation of Brooks Jordan.

How to: Getting Your Head (and Org) into the Clouds

NTEN

Rob Jordan, Idealist Consulting. Rob Jordan is a returning business development Peace Corps volunteer and the principal of Idealist Consulting, a technical consulting firm dedicated to advancing the mission of nonprofits through the implementation of affordable technology. Tags: cloud computing Infrastructure Newsletter NPTech NTEN rob jordan IT Staff

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How to: Getting Your Head (and Org) into the Clouds

NTEN

Rob Jordan, Idealist Consulting. Rob Jordan is a returning business development Peace Corps volunteer and the principal of Idealist Consulting, a technical consulting firm dedicated to advancing the mission of nonprofits through the implementation of affordable technology. Tags: cloud computing Infrastructure Newsletter NPTech NTEN rob jordan IT Staff

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eLearning on limited resources - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

eLearning on limited resources - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : "During the recent ASAE 2015 Technology Conference & Expo, Allison Hamrick of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS), Micah Jordan of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) and Amanda Batson of ABD Partners, LLC, offered five tips for successful learning and technology partnerships, especially focused on eLearning, in organizations with limited resources.

Turning Teammates into Data Heroes

NTEN

Jordan Michelson shares his successes building building effective data management systems, and shows that they're not only important to organizational staff. NTEN: Jordan, give us a snapshot of your work at AoH.

Lame spams of the day: Support Center

Robert Weiner

Jordan Compton [support@opduin.nl]. This batch of spams looks like Facebook messages -- same colors, fonts, and formatting, and they have a "Go To Profile" button. But they don't mention Facebook. Does the familiar look and feel dupe people into clicking before they read?

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Nonprofit & Technology Tweetup in DC This Week

Connection Cafe

Author: Jordan Viator. What’s better than a local, happy hour Tweetup? Why, a Tweetup bringing together the tech and nonprofit communities to discuss and live-tweet ways to leverage the power of the social web to do good, of course!

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Quotes To Help Me Start 2015

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Others make it happen." - Michael Jordan "There are only two options regarding commitment; you''re either in or you''re out. "The first step is you have to say that you can." - Will Smith "Some people want it to happen. Some wish it would happen.

Live from NTC 2009

Connection Cafe

As part of NTC 2009 , my buddy Jordan Viator and I are demonstrating the use of Ustream.tv Jordan is focusing on Ustream and I am focusing on CiL. and CoveritLive (CiL) as a part of the We Are Media workshops. Ustream is a live video service that lets you have live video channels where you can broadcast. CiL is a live blogging tool that lets you drop in a live blogging window into any page. We're doing two sessions on Sunday, April 26th. The first is at from 10 AM to 12 PM Pacific.

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Coach Initiative Chat: How Coaches and Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Have Fun - Do Good

You can listen to our 16-minute chat on the little player below: Also, here are links to the examples I mentioned of coaches who are using social media well: Martha Beck Nona Jordan Jennifer Lee Jamie Ridler Share

Blogging and YouTube for Nonprofits Made Easy with Tipsheets and Expert Advice

Connection Cafe

Author: Jordan Viator. You and your nonprofit organization probably already “get” that social media can help you drive programs and online results. But quick and easy tips always make getting started or optimizing programs easier.

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Quotes To Help Me Start 2014

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Others make it happen." - Michael Jordan "There are only two options regarding commitment; you''re either in or you''re out. "The first step is you have to say that you can." - Will Smith "Some people want it to happen. Some wish it would happen.

The Real Housewives of Social Media: Measurement Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I had a lot of fun doing a panel with colleagues Jordan Viator, Carie Lewis, and David Neff called " The Real Housewives of Social Media." Our task was to present practical and tactical information about social media using metaphors that related to housewives.

E-Mediat: Social Media Capacity Building for NGOs in the Arab World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The project is training 300 NGOs in Jordan , Lebanon , Tunisia , Morocco , and other Arab countries to become networked ngos and use social media for civil society goals. A true public/private partnership, the funding partners include Microsoft and craiglist Charitable Fund.

Convio Summit? There's an app for that.

Connection Cafe

Author: Bruce Keilin. Prior to the end of the summer and sending my kids back to school, my family went on a short vacation to Truckee, CA.

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The ABCs of Social Media ROI & Measurements

Connection Cafe

Author: Jordan Viator. ABCs of Social Media ROI and Measurement View more presentations from Jordan Viator. Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of DC second annual Social Summit and sharing some information on social media ROI and metrics.

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Great reads from around the web on March 17th

Amy Sample Ward

10 Questions for Camfed — Camfed International – Jordan Ridge and Kristy Green will be traveling to northern Zambia this week to meet students, filmakers, and young entrepreneurs in the communities where Camfed works – and you can go with them! Submit a question by Thursday, March 18th and 10 questions will be answered by Jordan and Kristy. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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What can you learn by visualizing your Twitter network?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The first day of training is this Sunday and we’ll be covering networked approaches for NGOs and social media trainers. The participants include in-country teams from six different countries: Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

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

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Jordan Lieberman , President of CampaignGrid. 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.

10 Tips to Jumpstart Your Nonprofit Social Media Plan

Connection Cafe

Author: Jordan Viator.

5 Content Marketing Success Stories Your Nonprofit Needs to Imitate

NetWits

Yesterday we talked about the importance of content marketing for nonprofits. Hopefully you caught it. If not, go check it out. We’ll wait here for you to come back. It’s a fairly simple idea.

Non Profit Innovators : An Interview with Convio

FI Space

James and Jordan from Convio are this weeks guests as we explore Innovative Non Profits and what they are doing. Convio besides being one of the leading service providers for non-profit software is also doing some amazing work on and in social networks. Watch the video to find out more. DISCLAIMER: I am not endorsing Convio over any other Vendor.

Clinton Global Initiative

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I was particularly impressed with Queen Rania and King Abdullah of Jordan (who spoke yesterday morning and evening respectively): very well spoken given the incredibly difficult situation in the Middle East I am listening to Senator Clinton right now, as the Clinton Global Initiative makes it to its last couple of hours. The conference has been very interesting: great people and speakers, and an unusual format (the demand that every attendee make a specific commitment to social change).

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E-Mediat: Social Media and Digital Activism in the Arab World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For context, read my first post about this project.) The highlight of third day was a VIP Lunch with project sponsors, implementation team, and remote participation via skype from members of the In-Country teams in Jordan and Morocco.

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Visit to Qatar

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Queen Rania of Jordan, Klaus Schwab of the WEF The other session I really liked was the one on education. They were well set-up by Queen Rania of Jordan, who extensively advocated for education in her plenary speech the first day of the conference.

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New Study: Investing in Facebook is a Waste of Time

Frogloop

“Facebook is basically saying that their algorithm will be the arbiter of what’s promotion and what’s not promotion,” Jordan Bitterman said, chief strategy officer for North America at Mindshare.

Using Social Media to Speak *With* Your Audience.

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Jordan Menzel, COO of CrowdHall. —————— Jordan Menzel is the COO and Co-Founder of CrowdHall. This tool is awesomely cool – check it out. ——————-.

Time to think.SXSW

Connection Cafe

Our own Jordan Viator ( @jordanv ) has submitted a panel proposal on getting advanced with social media for social good. Author: Josh Shepherd. I understand that it's August, but I can't stop thinking about March. It's cooler outside and March Madness is going on.

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Social Media, Integrated Marketing and a Morning Out of the Office Sure Does a Body Good

Connection Cafe

Author: Jill Ward. Yesterday, I spent the morning out of the office (yay!!)

Nonprofits & Video FTW - Lights.Camera.Help Brings Top Notch Nonprofit Video Again

Connection Cafe

Author: Jordan Viator. In its second year, Lights.Camera.Help. is once again bringing the worlds of philanthropy and video together to inspire and move people through multimedia.

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How Nonprofits Can Raise Money Using YouTube

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Told from the perspective of her father, this video is a story of childhood cancer hero Jordan Vincent – named the Cancer Slayer. By Julia Campbell , a social media and storytelling consultant for nonprofits and author of Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits.

Sierra Club Uses SMS Campaign to Map Environmental Support

Mobile Commons

Jordan, Minnesota). The Sierra Club used a recent speech about climate change by President Obama to engage their base with an SMS campaign designed to create a telling image of national support for the President’s “bold climate plan.”.

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Submit, Share and Shout Out - Nominate Your Nonprofit Holiday Hero to Win a Free NTEN Membership!

Connection Cafe

Author: Jordan Viator. The holidays are in full swing, and in between the last minute shopping, out-of-town guests, and end-of-year nonprofit campaigns, most of us are trying to fit in as much time as possible to make a positive impact in our own way.

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Social Media Makes a Splash at the Association of Fundraising Professionals Conference

Connection Cafe

Author: Jordan Viator. Last week at the 47th Annual Association of Fundraising Professionals Conference in Baltimore, online fundraising and outreach was a key issue covered throughout the event and the topic of social media was more popular than ever to this group of fundraising pros.

Leveraging Twitter Influencers to Drive Social Good – a Success Story from Free The Kids

Connection Cafe

Author: Jordan Viator. I’ve decided that one of the next areas I want to put some concerted focus around is the topic of “influencing your influencers,” an area that’s really caught my eye for the past year.

Top tips for Efficiently Measuring Social Media ROI & Getting Strategic with Your Data

Connection Cafe

Author: Jordan Viator. Getting Strategic With Social Media: Approach, Integration and Measurement View more presentations from Jordan Viator Measuring the return on investment for any organizational effort is a standard of doing business.

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E-Mediat: Reflections from the Conference in Fez, Morocco

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The conference in Morocco was a “tri-lingual event” and was translated into French, English, and Arabic, although the content and instructional design were identical to the event in Jordan. In Jordan, we did the Debka, a Lebanese dance. Group Photo with Certificates.

Beijing School for the Blind

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

These were quite familiar to folks like Frank Simpson of the Lavelle School in New York and Miki Jordan of the Junior Blind of America in Los Angeles. The Beijing School for the Blind dates back to the 19th century, back in the days where the colonial presence was strong.

Vote Today, Watch on Thanksgiving: 2009 CNN Heroes

Have Fun - Do Good

It's your last chance to vote for your favorite 2009 CNN Hero ! A "Blue Ribbon Panel" selected the 2009 Top Ten CNN Heroes out of 9,000 nominations, and now you can choose the 2009 CNN Hero of the Year from their Top Ten. Voting ends Thursday, November 19 at 6 AM ET.