TechSoup Global Launches Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

It would be impossible to tell all those stories in one blog post, but you can find them using the TechSoup Global Local Impact Map , powered by Microsoft technology. Each spot on the map corresponds to the unique story of an individual social benefit organization.

TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

Tech Soup Blog

Now that TechSoup’s Local Impact Map has officially launched , let's discover one of great new organizations featured there. We'd also like to introduce Bea Dominguez, who is writing about some of the nonprofits highlighted on the map.

Seniors Learn to Use Tablets in Georgia — TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile

Tech Soup Blog

Blue Hair Technology Group is featured on TechSoup’s new Local Impact Map. Get Your Story Up On the Local Impact Map. Is back to school just for kids? Apparently not.

Twestival is Back and Local

Amy Sample Ward

The Twestival is back this September, this time focusing on local groups instead of a global campaign! Now is the time to help choose the local organizations that will benefit from the twitter-powered organizing and convening. Check out Twestival Local.

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VisionLink Is In The News: Real-Time Winter Storm Map

VisionLink

I wanted to quickly write and share with you the local and national media coverage that VisionLink has been recently receiving in response to winter storm Juno. To see and learn how to share the map, please visit: www.WinterStormMap.com Who is talking about VisionLink''s Winter Storm Map?

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TechSoup Global Launches Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

It would be impossible to tell all those stories in one blog post, but you can find them using the TechSoup Global Local Impact Map , powered by Microsoft technology. Each spot on the map corresponds to the unique story of an individual social benefit organization.

GISuser.com GIS Location Technology - Microsoft Local Impact Map helps nonprofits illustrate the difference they make in a visual, dynamic

AFP Blog

GISuser.com GIS Location Technology - Microsoft Local Impact Map helps nonprofits illustrate the difference they make in a visual, dynamic : To meet that need, Microsoft is making the Microsoft Local Impact Map available to nonprofits to help them share their stories in a compelling way on their websites. The Bing Maps-based user interface allows people to explore impact stories by category or by zooming in on a continent, country or region.

Geo-Tagged Map Shows Impact of Hurricane Joaquin in Real Time

VisionLink

Map illustrates damage reports as hurricane hits North Carolina. 5, 2015— VisionLink , a community inspired software and consulting company, has developed a free, shareable, real-time, geo-tagged map depicting actual damage reports produced by Hurricane Joaquin.

TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

Tech Soup Blog

Now that TechSoup’s Local Impact Map has officially launched , let's discover one of great new organizations featured there. We'd also like to introduce Bea Dominguez, who is writing about the nonprofits highlighted on the map.

Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global's new Local Impact Map is a trove of information on what nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries around the world are doing with their TechSoup-procured IT to further their missions.

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New on SSIR: Global Tools for Going Local

Amy Sample Ward

—– I truly believe that in all communications, information sharing, marketing and even community building there is a natural balancing between more-and-more-global and more-and-more-local. Social media may connect people around the world but it can also connect them locally. Just as our tools get more interesting and dynamic for global collaboration and impact, so do they for locally-focused work, campaigns, and communities.

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Seniors Learn to Use Tablets in Georgia — TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile

Tech Soup Blog

Blue Hair Technology Group is featured on TechSoup’s new Local Impact Map. Get Your Story Up On the Local Impact Map. Is back to school just for kids? Apparently not.

Mapping Boundaries Upgrade

VisionLink

Ever wished you could draw a diagram on a map with a few clicks? Well, part of the much larger upgrade being released this week allows authorized users to create their own mapping boundaries--for nearly any purpose. An eligibility boundary for a state or locally funded initiative? Integrated with the Resource Directory in CommunityOS, these mapping tools become even more valuable as clients and community resources can be visually presented.

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Learn to Love Your Local Data

Museum 2.0

Even if it doesn't map perfectly to your program, it's worth picking a "good enough" measure that everyone can use as opposed to a perfect measure that only works in your bubble.

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Youth Programs Featured in TechSoup Global’s Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global's new Local Impact Map is a trove of information on what lots of nonprofits, NGOs, and libraries around the world are doing with their TechSoup-procured-IT to further their missions.

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The Future of Sustainable Business: Making the Global Goals Local Business

Connection Cafe

Below are a few takeaways I’d encourage you to consider as inspiration for what can be achieved when your organization not only links your current activities to achieving these global goals, but actively maps future activities to these goals, as well.

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Haiti Earthquake: Orphans, Crisis Mapping, and Tech Volunteers

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Worst case: The orphanage collapsed like all other concrete buildings in town and the locals might hesitate to dig out HIV infected bloody kids. Crisis Mapping My colleagues at Ushahidi have been working around the clock and around the globe mapping crisis information from Haiti.

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How to Find (and Map) Local People on Twitter

Wild Apricot

Social networking Twitter maps application search social media In June 2009, Nielsen reported nearly 21 million unique visitors to Twitter.com. How can a small nonprofit organization, with limited time and resources for social media, find the right people to connect with in that microblogging crowd? Try your TPS.( read more ).

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New tool puts nonprofit storytelling on the map - Microsoft Citizenship Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

AFP Blog

New tool puts nonprofit storytelling on the map - Microsoft Citizenship Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs : It’s why today, we’re launching the Microsoft Local Impact Map for nonprofits and for commercial organizations who wish to showcase their Corporate Social Responsibility programs. The map also includes a host of social media capabilities so stories can be easily shared and promoted

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NetCentric Advocacy: Local Live: MSN Attack at Google Maps: WOW

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Mastering New Media Trends Report (February 2006) | Main | It is time to flip "dont call us we will call you" model of advocacy to a "call us when you care" strategy --> eNonprofit Benchmarks Study » February 15, 2006 Local Live: MSN Attack at Google Maps: WOW Local Live is really amazing. Can I make my map points available to the world.yes.

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Putting Your Twitter Followers on the Map, Literally

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

TweepsMap is an interesting Twitter app that will put your followers on a map of the world, literally. Despite a few glitches, you use this tool to see if your audience is local or global. What did you discover by putting your Twitter followers on the map?

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Mapping Web2.0 Censorship: Access Denied Map

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Map does not aim to index all kinds of web filtering, but rather to provide an overview of online censorship efforts related to the social web and major web 2.0 The Access Denied Map will try to contextualize and situate that battle by focusing on two areas: 1.

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Creating Your Organization's Social Media Strategy Map

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Social Media Strategy Map and Worksheet 1. If they congregate in certain online locales, what are they talking about in relation to your brand/goals/issues/competitors?

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Terms and Trends in DIY and Open Source Online Maps

NTEN

Implementing truly gorgeous online maps still requires some custom code and technical know-how – but, the cost and learning curve involved has dropped considerably. Online maps provide a concrete, quickly digestible way to drive home the connection between your organization's work and where it takes place. Online maps can demonstrate the breadth of large movements or highlight grassroots work at a very local level. Sean Larkin. Partner. ThinkShout.

Nonprofit Mapping 101: Use Maps to Tell Your Org's Stories

NTEN

If only I'd had this map , I could have laid the scale questions to rest. Maps present a different way for your organization to tell its stories. The Africa map I referenced is just a simple -- but powerful -- infographic.

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Using a Matrix Map to View Impact and Profitability

NonProfit Hub

Authors Steve Zimmerman and Jeanne Bell have introduced a proven method for change management called matrix mapping. The matrix map cultivates sound decision-making that embraces the entire organization’s capacity rather than one program or person. Zimmerman and Bell have accumulated a deep understanding of how the matrix map tool is working for nonprofits thanks to five years in the field with their first book, Nonprofit Sustainability. Intro to the Matrix Map.

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Shop Local First

Have Fun - Do Good

Hey Have Fun * Do Gooders--I've started posting over at WorldChanging: San Francisco about local WorldChanging happenings. I wrote the post below for them, but thought I'd post it here too 'cause Shop Local First Week is a national program. shop local San Francisco

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How Nonprofits Can Use Customer Journey Mapping

See What's Out There

Historically, customer journeys have mapped someone’s purchase behavior for a product in the marketplace. By asking some basic questions about how your audience is interacting with your organization, you can begin to build a map of contact points. Map-Making 101.

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NetSquared Local Events: Week of July 1

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared Local is growing! We challenge you to join a NetSquared Local group or start your own ! What have NetSquared Local groups been up to recently? Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. Don’t have a local NetSquared Local group?

Live Blogging: 09NTC Mapping Your Social Media Strategy

Amy Sample Ward

I’m here at NTEN’s 09NTC and am going to live blog Beth Kanter’s session on mapping your social media strategy to metrics. obama reach vs local reach. Any resources to move from national to local? Below is the live blog or the archive of the live blog. Can’t wait! The internet connection here is such that I don’t think a live blog portal will sustain itself.

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NetSquared Local Events: Week of July 15, 2013

Tech Soup Blog

Find your local #nptech tribe by joining a NetSquared Local group. Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. Taipei, Taiwan: Homemade online map showing geographic data. Don’t have a local NetSquared Local group?

Webinar Recap: The Future of the Map

NTEN

Mapping data can help nonprofits monitor protests and election violence, decide where to buy repossessed homes to convert into affordable housing, determine how and where to deliver supplies and aid in disaster-stricken areas – and document zombie invasions. Beyond just mapping existing data, some GIS systems are working to incorporate ways for mobile smart phone and cell phone users to collect data and update maps. data mapping GIS nptech nten IT Staff

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NetSquared Local Events: Week of June 24

Tech Soup Blog

What have NetSquared Local groups been up to recently? Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. Don’t have a local NetSquared Local group? NetSquared events come in all shapes and sizes, and we love them all!

The Future of the Map – With Live Demos of GIS Platforms

NTEN

Flickr: °Florian From mapping election violence in Kenya to coordinating disaster response efforts to helping people decide where to live , nonprofits have increasingly used Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to support their work. I've always felt that maps are just plain cool.

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What I Learned About Crime by Mapping It with Tableau

Tech Soup Blog

" While you might think that it came from the satirical The Onion , it was actually a real headline from our local newspaper here in San Francisco. Here's what I found, and I'll show you the steps I took in Tableau Desktop , available at TechSoup, to make the following map.

NetSquared Local: Week of June 10, 2013

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared Local believes that the best way to build a strong, self sufficient community of #nptech practitioners is for us to go outside and get face-to-face. We challenge you to join a NetSquared Local group or start your own ! What have NetSquared Local groups been up to recently?

NetCentric Advocacy: Wayfaring Blog: News Maps FEED

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « It is time to flip "dont call us we will call you" model of advocacy to a "call us when you care" strategy --> eNonprofit Benchmarks Study | Main | MIT OpenCourseWare | OCW Home » February 17, 2006 Wayfaring Blog: News Maps FEED This is interesting. They are using an API to map stories. AS you kick out feeds on a story or issue are the maps will offer a way for members to get local at a glance.

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GUIDE: Voter Registration Campaigns for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

For nonprofits which engage in advocacy around civic engagement or political issues, voter registration drives are a great tool for activating your volunteer base, deepening relationships within your community, and increasing local democratic participation.

World Water Day: The key to sustainability is data

Amy Sample Ward

FLOW is an on-site technology that broadcasts data instantaneously to the Water for People website/FLOW map providing important information about the operating status of WFP projects. Check out the FLOW map: [link]. data events maps mobile tracking water world water day

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NetSquared Local Events in the First Half of August

Tech Soup Blog

Find your local #nptech tribe by joining a NetSquared Local group. Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. Don’t have a local NetSquared Local group? What have NetSquared Local groups been up to recently?

Bridging the Digital Divide? Tell Us About It!

Tech Soup Blog

One of our favorite ways to share success stories is through our Local Impact Map (LIM). The LIM is a highly visual tool that uses mapping technology to plot success stories in a global context. Think you could make good use of a shiny new tablet?

NetSquared Local Events: Week of June 17, 2013

Tech Soup Blog

We are deep into June already, but NetSquared Local isn’t taking a vacation! NetSquared Local believes that the best way to build a strong, self sufficient community of #nptech practitioners is for us to go outside and get face-to-face.

Bridging the Digital Divide? Tell Us About It!

Tech Soup Blog

One of our favorite ways to share success stories is through our Local Impact Map (LIM). The LIM is a highly visual tool that uses mapping technology to plot success stories in a global context. Digital Divide nptech Local impact map digital inclusion success stories