Direct Marketing Trends You Won’t Read About in InStyle Magazine

Connection Cafe

I live in New York City, where it can be hard to keep up with the fashionistas and hipsters, but I know I might get that look on the subway if I wear something “so last season.” Plus, who doesn’t love having a few new items in their wardrobe? I love fashion trends.

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See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Art in New York

See What's Out There

It was designed by a New York artist named Cindy Workman. Cindy is having an art show, and if you are in New York, you should take a look.

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SocComm - New York on February 10

See What's Out There

On February 10th 2009 at the 3LD Art and Technology Center in New York City, social media guru Jeff Pulver is producing SocComm - The Social Communications Summit. Register and reserve your seat at birth of a new industry. 9:20 - 9:40 - (M) David Kirkpatrick, Senior Editor, Fortune Magazine. 11:20 - 11:40 - (M) Jeff Jarvis, Associate Professor and Director of the Interactive Journalism program at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism.

Guest Post: World Maker Faire and the New York Hall of Science: Radical Trust

Museum 2.0

On September 25 and 26, the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) hosted the first East Coast substantiation of the Maker Faire. The park is among the largest and most heavily used in New York, but it’s not glamorous.

Why Savvy Nonprofits Are Dumping QuickBooks™ and Moving to the Cloud

Connection Cafe

The great majority of CFOs are planning to implement cloud services for their companies in 2015 and beyond, according to surveys from CFO Magazine, KPMG and Gartner. Marks writes daily for The New York Times and weekly for Inc.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Why do people give charity?

See What's Out There

The New York Times Magazine on Sunday was all about philanthropy. “Last month, The New York Times Magazine invited five interested parties to lunch to discuss the new world of educational philanthropy.

Selfies for Good?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I asked this question on my Facebook brand page, and here’s what I learned: The New York Public Library Photo Booth. The New York Public Library is using selfies as part of its social media initiative to engage library patrons.

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Pick up the Sunday NYT Magazine: It's All About Empowering, Funding & Educating Women

Have Fun - Do Good

Hopefully, this Sunday's New York Times Magazine , which is focused on women in the developing world, will convince more people to support organizations and policies that empower and educate all women and girls. After reading the Magazine you might wonder, how can I help?

Visual Storytelling for Nonprofits

NTEN

Masi’s images of The Bhopal Medical Appeal were featured on the New York Times Lens Blog and TIME Photos. Christy helped found the San Francisco-based digital photography publication, Once Magazine. By Christy Wiles, Marketing Manager, PhotoPhilanthropy.

Nonprofit Data: The Case of Writopia Lab

NTEN

The New York City-based Writopia Lab introduces children to writing and literature through a variety of programs, including writing workshops, a theater festival, and literary magazines.

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Most nonprofits distribute the original source of the story to their communities (the New York Times, for example), but while that is generous, it does not help build the nonprofit’s brand recognition, e-newsletter list, or social networking communities; rather, it builds those of the New York Times.

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11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Most nonprofits distribute the original source of the story to their communities (the New York Times, for example), but while that is generous, it does not help build the nonprofit’s brand recognition, e-newsletter list, or social networking communities; rather, it builds those of the New York Times.

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Takeaways from the American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Summit

ASU Lodestar Center

I was selected as one of 50 network delegates from around the globe to convene in New York on April 4 and 5 to participate in a variety of workshops and panel discussions designed to enhance alumni relationships and vital leadership skills. Brigitte was recognized as SoScottsdale/Uptown Magazine’s – 20 of the Most Influential Valley Professionals Under 40 and Phoenix Business Journal’s Forty Under 40, Class of 2015.

What pollinators for your big vision do you want to attract this spring?

Have Fun - Do Good

I''ve only read up to 1981, when she is 44, but so far she has been a founding writer of New York magazine, interviewed all kinds of people from Anwar Sadat to Robert F. What is the function of a flower?

The Story of TechSoup: In the Beginning, There Were Boxes

Tech Soup Blog

Bruce elaborates: "Many computer magazines, and other publications like The New York Times , Newsweek , and Time had surplus review software, which they were often sending to the landfill. And Bruce Ackley was the man moving all those boxes.

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

EveryAction

Writer and author of New York Times best seller "Bad Feminist," modern-day feminist icon Roxane Gay is a force of nature. She also wrote for the most prestigious magazines of the time, despite her gender. She bucked traditional corset-dominated fashion and instead designed clothing for women that suited their new, post-War experience, pioneering and popularizing a new feminine style that was sporty, casual, and chic. she·ro (pl.

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit is launching a new program or campaign, definitely write a blog post to share the news and summarize the new program or campaign’s goals. If you launch a new TwitPic campaign, write about that, too.

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Why Hate on a Giver?

Have Fun - Do Good

This week's New York Times Magazine will feature the article, Is Giving the Secret to Getting Ahead?

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What Do the Reading Habits of Teens Have to Do With Your Donor Acquisition Strategy?

Connection Cafe

A recent New York Times article stated that fewer than 20% of 17-year-olds read for pleasure “almost every day”, down from over 30% 30 years ago. It turns out, just the act of reaching out, of disseminating new messages, even those just a few words long, can be very effective.

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Great reads from around the web on August 23rd

Amy Sample Ward

asking the user for permission, like Geolocation) or coming up with new alternatives to ensure this." " Google+ vs. Facebook vs. Twitter vs. … Part 1: T… – Lithosphere Community – "Michael was voted a 2010 Influential Leader by CRM Magazine for his work on predictive social analytics and its application to Social CRM. Of course, I will compare and contrast them to the new kids on the block (i.e.

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Book Review: Les McKeown's The Synergist

Eric Jacobsen Blog

And, he teaches that skill set in his new book, The Synergist -- How to Lead Your Team to Predictable Success. McKeown is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and has appeared on CNN, ABC, BBC, Inc, Entrepreneur magazine, USA Today and The New York Times.

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SMS Nation: August Edition

Mobile Commons

A new article by Forbes Magazine confirms the trend we’ve been seeing for several years now: that SMS is the preferred communication method for Millennials, above phone calls and even, on some occasions, face to face interactions. Welcome to this month’s edition of SMS Nation!

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Designing for Good: Pratima Mani + Josh Tabb

Connection Cafe

In my new series Designing for Good , we’ll chat with these innovators about their inspirations, challenges, and favorite tools. In this episode, we’re talking with Josh Tabb and Pratima Mani of Malaria No More in New York City. Smashing Magazine.

Upcoming Nonprofits Live: Storytelling and Collaborative Video

Tech Soup Blog

We learn to use mobile production tools, cooperative social sites for group curation and unique filesharing services like Dropbox , Skype along with new tools like Instagram, WeVideo , Stroome and many new apps to edit our captured video and photos for story creation.

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Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance

SocialFish

In my research and experience the formula goes something like this: more programs, products, new gadgets, marketing hype etc.; This is not a matter of plugging new gadgets into an existing architecture but of embedding technology-enabled innovation at the core of their thinking and operations.

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Will Facebook’s Internet.org Bridge the Global Digital Divide?

Tech Soup Blog

Facebook’s new Internet.org initiative is a big news item in NPTech and global digital inclusion news. The New York Times has the best coverage I’ve seen on what Internet.org will be and what it will do. Matt Buchanan’s New Yorker piece is really good.

10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

80% of my ROI (Return on Investment = webinar registrations, new clients, speaking engagements) comes from my e-Newsletter, and thanks to blogging my e-Newsletter list has jumped from 3,000 subscribers (which took 4 years to build) to almost 8,000 in 10 months!

April Member Round-Up: Digital strategy from street outreach, top nonprofit blogs, and how to communicate when you don't agree

NTEN

Sixteen nonprofit tech experts (including NTEN Members: Jeff Shuck , David Neff , Donna Wilkins , Frank Barry , and NTEN''s Amy Sample Ward ) share their ideas and fundraising best practices in Blackbaud ''s new free ebook, The Future of Fundraising.

Knitting samples for Knitting off the Axis

Judi Sohn

I can stare a picture of beautiful yarn the way a foodie would study a picture in Gourmet Magazine. In late 2009 I knit a pattern from the Fall 2009 issue of Knitscene magazine. As many know, knitting is “my thing.”

Should CEOs and Executive Directors Use Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She uses Twitter to share what's going on at NTEN, announce new initiatives, and have conversations with NTEN members. The NASSCOM India Leadership Forum has multiple tracks based on theme.

Case Study: Facebook for Volunteer Recruitment at AVP

NTEN

Read the complete issue of NTEN's new quarterly journal for nonprofit leaders by subscribing to the journal for free! ] By Chris Bernard, Idealware The New York City Anti-Violence Project was founded in 1980 as a reaction to neighborhood incidents of anti-LGBT violence. AVP still relies on volunteers for a number of tasks—as many as 125 different volunteers each year, half of them new.

"Google Was Our First Office": Managing a Worldwide Staff

NTEN

PT currently has fellowships in Boston, Cleveland, New York, Philadelphia, Tel Aviv, and Jerusalem -- and will be expanding next year to Europe and other cities in North America. . Efrat Ben-Dor Erez, NPTech Israel.

Two Leaders Join Benetech’s Senior Team!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

For more than a decade, Nadine has worked at the intersection of policy and media in major markets including New York, Chicago and Washington, DC. She was the Assistant Director of Communications at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and then head of media for Foreign Affairs magazine in New York. I’m thrilled to announce that Benetech has filled two key positions: Nadine Apelian Dobbs as Communications Director and Elaine Wallace as General Counsel.

How to Better Choose the World's Most Innovative Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Every year Fast Company, a magazine and media enterprise with an "editorial focus on innovation in technology, ethonomics (ethical economics), leadership, and design" makes a list of The World's 50 Most Innovative Companies.

Member Round Up: Working Together!

NTEN

The 9th Annual Games for Change Festival will be taking place on June 18-20, in New York City. NTEN would like to congratulate our member Mark Oliphant of Global Impact on being selected as a 2012 SmartCXO by SmartCEO magazine! Causes is prepping some new fundraising tools on their website! Here is an example of the new tools that will be available soon! Flickr: reid.

[PODCAST] Three Steps to Master Planned Giving | Ft. Tony Martignetti

NonProfit Hub

There, you’ll find all of the education we provide in podcasts, classes, webinars, a print magazine, and online articles that are published throughout the week. For this edition of the Hubcast, we’re talking with Tony Martignetti, a New York-based nonprofit consultant.

Book Review: iPhone Millionaire

SocialFish

In the next few years, virtually every interaction and transaction we carry out, whether it’s buying new clothes or finding a new mate, is going to be carried out on a screen. This is a guest post from Michael Rosenblum , author of iPhone Millionaire.

Webinar: Winning the Story Wars

Frogloop

Jonah and his work have been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, CNN, FOX News, Sundance Film Festival, NPR, The Colbert Report, and in FastCompany Magazine, which named him one of the 50 most influential social innovators. Are you looking for a better way to tell your organization's story? Tired of watching your cause drown in the flood of marketing messages that surround us?

How Drones Are Being Used to Benefit Humankind

Tech Soup Blog

It could produce up to 100,000 new jobs and add $82 billion in economic activity in the next 10 years. Foreign Policy magazine's Predators for Peace Drones is a short history of humanitarian drones.

Meg Worden, Feed Me Darling : How I Have Fun, Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

She writes for Elephant Journal, The Nervous Breakdown, Jack Move Magazine and has been published in a variety of other places both online and in print.