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Bullet Journaling for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The topic was bullet journaling and the table host was nonprofit tech colleague Ma’ayan Alexander. Bullet Journaling for Nonprofit Professionals – Guest Post by Ma’ayan Alexander. Bullet Journal (BuJo) started as “an analog system to track the past, organize the present and plan for the future.”

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Why Responsible Journalism is Important in Volunteerism

VolunteerMark

The post Why Responsible Journalism is Important in Volunteerism appeared first on VolunteerMark Blog. In fact, up to 77.4 million Americans volunteer in various efforts per year. However, not all programs are as successful as they can be. This is, in part, due to limited reach on […].

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A Simple Practice to Shift from Scarcity to Abundance: One-Sentence Journal

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I want to keep a one-sentence journal, a technique developed by habit change guru Gretchen Rubin. The thought of writing a personal journal was daunting to me, so the idea of writing one sentence a day was very appealing. Perhaps I can incorporate this into my morning routine. There are also ten year versions.

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The Mobilisation Journal: A Way To Spread Learning About Social Change Movements Innovative Use of Technology

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Greenpeace Mobilization Lab has a project proposal idea for a “ Mobilization Journal ” as part of the Knight News Challenge. This journal provides a way to strengthen practitioners skills and adapt to rapid changes. The journal information will be highly practical but based on research and can be immediately applied.

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New Years Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals: 2023

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Start A New Professional Journal: For as long as I can remember, I have kept an annual professional journal, using a variation of bullet journal technique. This year I will continue my commitment to creative activities including “ Journal as Altar ,” and calligraphy with fountain pens.

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New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofits To Improve Resilience in 2021

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Start A New Professional Journal: For as long as I can remember, I have kept a professional journal. There are many approaches to journaling and types of notebooks, but I have settled in on using a variation of the bullet journal technique and the one-sentence five-year journal.

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The Problem with Complex Passwords

VisionLink

The Wall Street Journal recently published a good article on this topic. And if you are a Wall Street Journal subscriber, click here to read more. The complexity leads to behaviors (copying it down on a sticky note), that makes for less secure systems. You may want to share with friends, family members and colleagues.

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Google Fiber - San Antonio Business Journal

AFP Blog

Google Fiber - San Antonio Business Journal : "As Google Fiber Inc., a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. NASDAQ: GOOG), has contractors building new internet networks in several cities across the U.S., the tech company is seeking local nonprofits for a new partnership program in nearly all those metro areas." 'via via Blog this'

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The Practice of Personal Gratitude in Fundraising

Get Fully Funded

Gratitude journal. Choose a time every day to write in a gratitude journal. No matter how big or how small, don’t be afraid to add things to your journal. If you come across a quote about gratitude that you like, add that to the journal. When you’re feeling stressed or down, take out the journal and look at it.

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3 Ways to Create Efficiencies in Your Nonprofit’s Monthly Finance Workflow

sgEngage

Creating a monthly finance routine is about so much more than bank reconciliations and journal entries. This means coding all your revenue and expenses accurately, reconciling your bank accounts, posting journal entries, reconciling your donor database and accounting system, and reviewing your restricted fund balances.

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Call for Submissions: Contribute to the NTEN Blog, e-Newsletter, and Journal

NTEN

NTEN:Change : our quarterly digital journal, designed for non-technical nonprofit leaders. One set of resources we'd like to invite you, the NTEN community, to contribute to, in an on-going way, is our publications: NTEN:Connect : our blog/monthly e-newsletter, organized around monthly themes. What kinds of articles are we looking for?

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North Texas Giving Day raises record $33.1M for nonprofits - Dallas Business Journal

AFP Blog

for nonprofits - Dallas Business Journal : "The seventh annual North Texas Giving Day on Thursday ended with 2,022 nonprofits receiving 118,667 donations totaling $33.1 North Texas Giving Day raises record $33.1M million, the largest total in the event's history, organizers said on Friday.

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Online giving grows | Philanthropy Journal

AFP Blog

Online giving grows | Philanthropy Journal : Led by small and medium-sized organizations, online giving grew 13 percent in 2011, excluding online giving to international charities, a new report says.

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Five New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Start A New Professional Journal: For as long as I can remember, I have kept an annual professional journal, using a variation of bullet journal technique. This year I will continue my commitment to creative activities including “ Journal as Altar ,” and calligraphy with fountain pens.

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Why Journalism Students Need a Baseline Understanding of Coding | Mediashift | PBS

AFP Blog

Why Journalism Students Need a Baseline Understanding of Coding | Mediashift | PBS : ". If we don’t expose our students to this — students we want to lead the next generation of journalism and communication — we are doing them a disservice. For journalism and mass communication programs, it’s essential." ''via Blog this'''

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Disaster relief calculator, developed at URI, is adopted by U.S. international relief agency | Business Notes - Business | providencejournal.com | The Providence Journal - The Providence Journal

AFP Blog

international relief agency | Business Notes - Business | providencejournal.com | The Providence Journal - The Providence Journal : Students at the University of Rhode Island have developed a program that helps donors see how to aim their generous impulses to the most effective actions.

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Virtual sorority’s tax-exempt status denied | Albuquerque Journal News

AFP Blog

Virtual sorority’s tax-exempt status denied | Albuquerque Journal News : "Well, it seems that the IRS is made up of a lot more of us “mature” people and a lot less of our children’s generation. Two months ago the IRS Exempt Organization folks (yes, those people) denied tax-exempt status to a virtual sorority.

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KM4DEV Journal Guest Editor

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nancy White pinged me the other day asking if I was interested in joining the Guest Editor Crew she is leading for the next edition of the KM4Dev journal. The theme is going to be on something like "Technology for knowledge sharing in development."

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Five New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Start A New Professional Journal: For as long as I can remember, I have kept an annual professional journal, using a variation of bullet journal technique. This year I will continue my commitment to creative activities including “ Journal as Altar ,” and calligraphy with fountain pens.

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Where's the Community in the Crowd? Framing and the Wall Street Journal's "Everybody's a Curator"

Museum 2.0

Two weeks ago, my museum was featured in a Wall Street Journal article by Ellen Gamerman, Everybody''s a Curator. I''m thrilled that our small community museum is on the map with many big institutions around the country. I''m proud we were cast as innovators. I''m appreciative of the time Ellen Gamerman spent researching the article.

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How Nonprofit Professionals Can Manage Workplace Stress Triggers

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

1: Make Time Everyday for Reflection: Keep a Journal. The first step is self-awareness and that happens through tracking and observing yourself in work situations that trigger stress. One way to do this is to build in some reflection time into your day and maintain a journal. There are also many other benefits to writing a journal.

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Keeping a Gratitude Journal: Fuel for the Activist Life

Have Fun - Do Good

I told her, "Keep a gratitude journal." One tool to help keep life in perspective is a gratitude journal where you write down a few things each day that you are thankful for. Thethirtydayyear kept a gratitude journal when her mom was dying: "I have recently resurrected my earlier habit of keeping a gratitude journal.

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Harry's Interview in the School Library Journal About Creative Commons!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Harry was interviewed for this article in the School Library Journal about Creative Commons - and the screencast we created in November. His photo was also featured in a Creative Commons poster by Berne Guerrero.

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If You Had 300 Words in NTEN's Online Journal.

NTEN

Well, NTEN has a similar opportunity for you nonprofit technology experts out there – one that doesn't involve microphones or travel expenses: > Contribute a "DIY Nonprofit Technology" article for NTEN's online journal for nonprofit leaders.

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5 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals to Build Personal Resilience

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

2) Start A New Professional Journal: For as long as I can remember, I have kept an annual professional journal, using a variation of bullet journal technique. Here they are: Rituals. Since I do this every year, I also look at what I wrote the previous year. I call it my “ To Do, To Done, Don’t Do, Reflection List.”

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Reflecting on NTEN Publications Accomplishments in 2011: We Launched a Digital Journal for Nonprofit Leaders!

NTEN

Recently, I've been thinking about the launch of NTEN's newest resource: NTEN:Change, A Quarterly Journal for Nonprofit Leaders. We also wanted to make the journal interactive: like all of NTEN programming and resources, we wanted it to be a launching pad to connect you with peers, colleagues, and other resources in the community.

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Bay Area Nonprofits Teach Technology in a Three Day Series Across Region - Press Release - Digital Journal

AFP Blog

Bay Area Nonprofits Teach Technology in a Three Day Series Across Region - Press Release - Digital Journal : ''via Blog this'''

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$108 million Ice Bucket Challenge windfall could threaten ALS Association's charity ratings - Washington Business Journal

AFP Blog

$108 million Ice Bucket Challenge windfall could threaten ALS Association''s charity ratings - Washington Business Journal'

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Nonprofits: Master ‘medium data’ before tackling Big Data | Philanthropy Journal

AFP Blog

Nonprofits: Master ‘medium data’ before tackling Big Data | Philanthropy Journal : Every day, humanity adds approximately 2.5 quintillion bytes of data to our collective store of knowledge. Looking over this treasure trove, scientists, financiers, and business leaders are justifiably giddy about the potential of Big Data.

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Bridgespan launches website for givers | Philanthropy Journal

AFP Blog

Bridgespan launches website for givers | Philanthropy Journal : "To equip donors with the tools and information they need to be smart and impactful givers, Bridgespan Group has launched GiveSmart.org, an online resource for philanthropic giving."

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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.

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3 New Year’s Rituals for Nonprofit Professionals to Build Resilience

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

1) Review the Year: For as long as I can remember, I have kept an annual professional journal, using a variation of bullet journal technique. At end of the year, I read through the journal and think about accomplishments:What gave me a sense of purpose and feeling of personal and professional fulfillment? Year in Review.

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JVIB 2012 Special Issue on Technology: Today's Game Changer

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I'm very excited to be a guest editor with the awesome Donna McNear on next year's special technology issue of the Journal of Vision Impairment and Blindness. Of course, this is a peer reviewed journal and being guest editors doesn't give us the power to decide what does and doesn't get published.

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6 things we learned about journalism from Social Media Week | Poynter.

AFP Blog

6 things we learned about journalism from Social Media Week | Poynter. 15, 2012 1:29 pm Panel discussions about journalism and technology can be pretty hit-or-miss these days. Jeff Sonderman by Jeff Sonderman Published Feb. 15, 2012 1:23 pm Updated Feb. This week, I saw a couple of hits.

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Key Takeaways From the Latest COVID-19 Relief Bill, Including PPP2

Blue Fox

Here is a brief recap of the key takeaways, as summarized by the Journal of Accountancy. For more details read: COVID-19 relief bill addresses key PPP issues by Journal of Accountancy or visit U.S. Senate and House of Representatives passed t he $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021.

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Wichita nonprofits share holiday wish lists online - Wichita Business Journal

AFP Blog

Wichita nonprofits share holiday wish lists online - Wichita Business Journal : Wichita-area nonprofit organizations are making their holiday needs known through a newly created wish-list website developed by marketing and branding firm Greteman Group

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New Crowdfunding Site ‘Survive the Streets’ Helps Prevent Homelessness Through Early Intervention - Press Release - Digital Journal

AFP Blog

PRESS RELEASE New Crowdfunding Site ‘Survive the Streets’ Helps Prevent Homelessness Through Early Intervention - Press Release - Digital Journal : New crowdfunding website Survive the Streets ([link] launches to help the nearly homeless in the U.S., where the need is immediate and the payoff results in moving people towards self-sufficiency.

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Exciting open access project in Vancouver!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Their largest project is Open Journal Systems, software for running a scholarly journal. It takes an editor through the entire process of operating and publishing a journal, with a heavy emphasis on open access journals (where the articles are freely available to everybody from the moment they are published).

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College Course on Citizen Journalism and Vlogging

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On the Vlogging list, there is an interesting thread on Citizen Journalism as part of a class at Temple University Film and Media Arts. She assigned students to watch some Citizen Journalism vlogs and post their criticism. Department on Multimedia Production. The class is taught by Jen. required.

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In earthquake-ravaged Nepal, the BBC is using messaging app Viber to share information and safety tips » Nieman Journalism Lab

AFP Blog

In earthquake-ravaged Nepal, the BBC is using messaging app Viber to share information and safety tips » Nieman Journalism Lab : "In the aftermath of last week’s earthquake that devastated Nepal, BBC News is today launching an account on the messaging app Viber to publish news, information, and tips for staying safe as the country continues to recover." (..)

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