Moving Listserv Email from Inbox To RSS: A Few Steps Closer

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This, of course, assumes that haven't reaced the point of RSS reader overload and I can successfully shift my email reading habit Photo by SCFiasco on Flickr. A great big thank you to Ryan over at PICnet for this hack -- I can now move my NTEN Affinity Groups emails over the reader.

Feed My Inbox — RSS feeds by email

Robert Weiner

I prefer listserves over online forums and email to IM. And I don't like having to look at a web page/feed reader every day to find out whether anything new has appeared on an RSS feed. I'm testing a solution that will deliver RSS updates to me via email: Feed My Inbox I'm starting with a few sites I want to track, but that are only updated occasionally. Diff'rent strokes for diff'rent folks: I like to get information by email.

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Washington Post: Listserv use soars | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

The reporter also noted that listservs were displacing traditional communications vehicles such as the home owner association newsletter and the community center bulletin board. These findings didn’t surprise us here at Beaconfire, we play close attention to how nonprofit professionals use listservs. More than 2,000 subscribed to the Chevy Chase listserv, more than 5,000 subscribed to the Cleveland Park listserv. You can follow responses through the RSS 2.0

NetCentric Advocacy: RSS for nonprofit staff. Why?

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Distributed Research: needs 43 phone calls to track Hill staff | Main | 36 million watch Youtube of Connon in D: 23 year old : no recording contract » January 24, 2008 RSS for nonprofit staff.

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NetCentric Advocacy: RSS in Plain English

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Phone messages from activists locked down inside Kimberly-Clark Canadians headquarters | Kleercut.Net | Main | World Without Oil :: Start Here » May 01, 2007 RSS in Plain English This is cool. Nice show of the RSS. Click To Play There are two types of Internet users, those that use RSS and those that dont. Nice show of the RSS.

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RSS As Information Coping Tool

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've been doing Internet skills training workshops since 1995 and way back when I used to do one called "Digital Literacy" which was all about how to use email, listservs, and Internet search functions. in the UK, I made a Freudian slip and called RSI - RSS by mistake.).

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Awesome use of Twitter: The American Evaluation Association

SocialFish

I got permission to reprint this email from an ASAE Technology listserve discussion: Twitter does have some uses that might be seen as slightly unconventional. Yes, we do have a very active listserv, and many members post there, but the value of this approach is twofold: 1.

Using Metrics To Harvest Insights About Your Social Media Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On a listserv the other day, Laura Quinn at Idealware asked if "Visit" or "Click" data on Feedburner were useful metrics to track to assess reader interest in your blog content. This one point caught my eye: RSS subscriber metrics : For some sites, this information is very useful.

Online Community: Old School Still Rulz | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Words that Work » Online Community: Old School Still Rulz Posted Monday, March 26th, 2007 at 8:49 am by Eric (25 posts) Here at Beaconfire, we’re as excited as anybody about Web 2.0 — but the good-old-fashioned listserv is the online community of choice for those with serious activist inclinations, at least environmental activists. You can follow responses through the RSS 2.0

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When not to use email.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last month, in a blog post that I wrote called " RSS As Information Coping Tool " - experimented with switching some my listserv subscriptions to RSS reader. If you're goal is to reduce the email clutter, but not read the listserv posts and still be subscribed - than listserv is a great method for not dealing with your inability to let go. Makes sense to really think about whether an information source/listserv is giving you value or not.

10 Tools and Strategies to Market Your Nonprofit on a Shoe-String Budget

Frogloop

RSS Feeds: Add an RSS feed to your blog and news sections so people visiting your site can subscribe to your feed and stay updated on your nonprofits latest news. I like Google Feedburner because it gives visitors a choice to subscribe via RSS or email.

An easy-peezy way to start listening

SocialFish

Just heard about keotag.com from a post on the ASAE listserve (thanks Mimi!) Then you can subscribe via RSS to individual searches (just click on the RSS button) or download all feeds for that particular keyword as an opml file. Dude. I am finding so much good "ease of use" stuff lately! It's an incredibly easy way to start listening for chatter about your association. Just plug in your name, keywords, President's name, etc.

Guest Post by Allyson Kapin: Top 8 Social Media Tracking Tools

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

RSS Feeds: Add an RSS feed to your blog and news sections so people visiting your site can subscribe to your feed and stay updated on your nonprofits latest news. I like Google Feedburner because it gives visitors a choice to subscribe via RSS or email.

Image Beats Text: Good for Museums, Tough for Me

Museum 2.0

I use an RSS reader to aggregate articles to read, a bookmarking tool (pinboard) to save links of interest, and conversational tools (Twitter and Facebook) to share. Most of the professional networks I belong to online operate using the most antiquated of text-based tools: the listserv.

More online than local: Why I love Google Docs

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It's the same kind of impatience I feel reading email from listservs -- only because my RSS reader makes scanning and reading a lot of information very eficient. I'm not going to ditch email or listservs anytime soon. I still read listservs because that's the only place I can find a particular people/peers sharing information about a particular topic. And, with google groups you have an option of reading via a RSS feed.

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NetCentric Advocacy: Distributed Research: needs 43 phone calls to track Hill staff

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « From the Mail Bag: David Letterman and Alexs Lemonade Stand | Main | RSS for nonprofit staff. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

Resource Roundup 4/10 | Idealware

Idealware

Online Community through Email Lists ( Beaconfire ) Great overview of how to create community using listserves - an old school but still very relevant technology - as well as how to apply these lessons to more new- fangled approaches Software To Convert RSS Feeds Into Published Web Pages - A Mini-Guide ( Kollabora ) Another in the great Kollabora mini-guide series - this one on software tools that will help you publish content from RSS feeds on your website.

NetCentric Advocacy: wONDERINGMIND42: LoneWolf Global warming

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Screencast: RSS to Netvibes. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Getting the sites to come to you. Main | Unions using Facebook | Planting Liberally » December 17, 2007 wONDERINGMIND42: LoneWolf Global warming SO what can 1 guy do on global warming? 110,068 views of presentation and videos explaining global warming. Link: YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.

The Answer to Sean's Question: Tools for Effective Listening

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Click on the RSS button in the results page. Add the feed to your RSS Reader. You can also use RSS to "listen" for mentions of your organization in the news. s Quick Guide for RSS Feeds for Educators - has advice on setting up search terms.

Purpose Prize Awards $100K to Social Justice Innovators Over 60

Frogloop

Coate said: “Another successful outlet is spreading the word through listservs, blogs, and organizational newsletters. Never miss a post by subscribing to frogloop's RSS feed. Do you know someone over 60 who is changing the world? Check out the Purpose Prize , which is looking to award up to $100K to social innovators who are creating new ways to solve pressing social issues, ranging from education to health care to poverty and global warming. The deadline is March 5, 2009.

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Are They Listening Carefully or Not At All?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Click on the RSS button in the results page. Add the feed to your RSS Reader. You can also use RSS to "listen" for mentions of your organization in the news. s Quick Guide for RSS Feeds for Educators - has advice on setting up search terms.

I hope Gavin puts his witty comments on Social Search into a blog post at his digital dinner.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Meanwhile, maybe Gavin might write up some more thoughts on social search or maybe all the stuff he posted some place on a listserv about RSS search techniques over at Digital Dinner I've been doing a small research project pulling together a list of conferences that people who work with nonprofits and technology and social change might be attenders or presenters. To challenge my set ways of doing traditional Internet research (are ya laughing now Gavin?),

NetCentric Advocacy: Phone messages from activists locked down inside Kimberly-Clark Canadians headquarters | Kleercut.Net

Network-Centric Advocacy

Network Traffic Map of Sickness | Main | RSS in Plain English » April 26, 2007 Phone messages from activists locked down inside Kimberly-Clark Canadians headquarters | Kleercut.Net Phone messages from activists locked down inside Kimberly-Clark Canadians headquarters. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Who is Sick?

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Beaconfire culture featured in Washington Post | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

You can follow responses through the RSS 2.0 Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

Are you a digital curator, packrat, editor, or snacker?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Packrat: I think of digital pack rats as using tags and rss to aggregate information - the huge, unfiltered tag stream. I'm thinking a lot lately about tagging communities (NpTech Tag), information coping skills, and distributed and disperse nature of networked/connected knowledge sharing.

Tools for gathering data for blog and web page metrics

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

the listserv question was focused on blog metrics and primarily as traffic and driving traffic! There were some good points made about the need for context (outcomes and audience), some assumptions made about bloger RSS reader behaviors, and a very short list of tools.

BlogRaising with Widgets | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

There may also be bloggers laying dormant on your listserve, don??t You can follow responses through the RSS 2.0

Beaconfire Survey – What was the most influential web 2.0 site of 2007? | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Brad, Client Manager : I’d like to suggest the widest influence wasn’t a particular site, but a type of site: the RSS aggregator, which not only makes user-contributed content much easier to manage and access, it also puts the user in editorial control…The power of 2.0 In 2007, listservs reached a big milestone: more than half of all Internet users now subscribe to at least one listserv , up from about one in three in 2001.

The NpTech Mashup Meme

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This happens all the time on listservs where people who work on integrating technology into their work participate -- whether it be teachers, librarians, community of practice, online facilitators, nonprofit techies, etc. Click through to see larger diagram.

What's your (blog) Conversation Strategy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Public conversation has been happening on the Internet since it started - via listservs, newsgroups, and online forums. When ever there is a new comment, Commentful notifies you via email, RSS Feed or you can install an extension for Firefox. Source: Skelliewag.

NetCentric Advocacy: 36 million watch Youtube of Connon in D: 23 year old : no recording contract

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « RSS for nonprofit staff. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Main | Ted: Supercrunching World Development Statistics » January 24, 2008 36 million watch Youtube of Connon in D: 23 year old : no recording contract Jeong-Hyun Lim the self-taught 23 year old Korean with a month of guitar lessons. Is there a culture shift in the works?

Resource Roundup 3/14 | Idealware

Idealware

Using RSS - Four Screencasts (K-12 Online) Very well done instructional screencasts on what RSS is, and then step-by-step instruction on how to use Bloglines , Netvibes / PageFlakes , and social bookmarking tools.

NetCentric Advocacy: Revolution in Jesusland » Almost speechless

Network-Centric Advocacy

It is worth the RSS subscription.put it on the read list. It is worth the RSS subscription.put it on the read list. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Harnessing the Power of informal campaign and political networks. Main | Data:Information: Knowledge: What can we do in 2 years later?

NetCentric Advocacy: World Without Oil :: Start Here

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « RSS in Plain English | Main | When will i smash my first podium: Presentation riff at lifehack » May 08, 2007 World Without Oil :: Start Here As Andy Goodman says "tell a story". NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

YouTube’s new Nonprofit Offering | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

You can follow responses through the RSS 2.0 Those who use the Internet most heavily also are most favorably disposed to nonprofit organizations @NTC09 – Iron Chef: Battle Non Profit Washington Post: Listserv use soars Nonprofit Tech Conference – not just for techies! Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

I look for patterns

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I shared this on a listserv with some nonprofit technology geeks (aka circuit riders) and one of them told me that his father worked at the same school as Doug in Minnesota. I wait for the butterflies to flutter out of my RSS Reader. Flickr photo from AussieGal.

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10 Steps to Extension Professional 2.0 Remix

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

By using tagging and RSS extension programs are able to exchange information and share content freely. Later I'll show you how an efficient way to keep tabs on your watchlists using a RSS Reader). Step 5: RSS As Information Coping Tool. RSS stands for Real Simple Syndication.

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Marnie Webb On Nonprofit Blogging

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They should belong to listservs, comment on community bulletin boards. To that end, CompuMentor/TechSoup has produced a lot of articles on blogging and related technologies like RSS and podcasting. RSS for Nonprofits.

Meet Amy Fox of MuseumTweets: Best Practices for Micro Blogging in Museums

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I first met Amy Fox when she de-lurked on the Museum Computer Network listserv. Will it be another RSS feed? One example is simply turning a Twitter account into an RSS feed. The two most common tweets are event reminders and automatic RSS feed updates, but museums are also tweeting with podcast and video links, updates on exhibits or animals, fly on the wall observations from inside the galleries among others.

Writing Tools: Just Add Inspiration | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

You can follow responses through the RSS 2.0 Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

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DAM Pictures « Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Moreover, within either of these views, you get access to a range of actions, including upload, download, edit, and send to, as well as the ability to subscribe to the library itself via RSS or via MOSS’s own “Alert Me&# system that works via Outlook.

Information Coping Skills for Memory Loss? Writing it down.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'll explain why in a minute) Someone posted the url to a listserv. Many times, I'm asked by newcomers to RSS readers what is the best way to get started is finding blogs to read. It's part of helping people to easily adopt RSS readers as an information coping skill. I slapped a list of blogs in my wiki for me. Another person responded It's just another list (that is obsolete as soon as its posted). There's not even a description of what the blogs do.

VolCom Groups in UK and Web20 - Research notes for presentation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tools for VolCom Groups: Blogs, RSS, Tagging, Wikis and Beyond. " I need to start organizing the various pile of UK examples that tagged and grab from various emails and listserv posts. Some more examples and resources from the LASA list: Sean Kenny points to an example of publishing content with RSS feeds. I need to get my act together for next week's Circuit Rider Conference in UK and a session I'm doing with David Wilcox called " Demystifying Web 2.0

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