Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 million for nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo courtesy of The Miami Foundation. Give Miami Day raises record $5.2 million, organizers at The Miami Foundation realized that Give Miami Day 2014 would be their most successful Giving Day yet. Thursday’s Give Miami Day raised $5.2

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See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Victor d’Allant on Using Video

See What's Out There

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Eco-blogs target younger generations in South Florida | theledger.com

AFP Blog

Eco-blogs target younger generations in South Florida | theledger.com: "Eco-blogs target younger generations in South FloridaBy BRIDGET CAREYThe Miami HeraldMIAMIRebecca Carter has a mission: raise awareness of local, green-minded organizations through one Web destination.Last year, she launched her blog, greenerMIAMI.com, and now it's beginning to blossom as the go-to destination for green.

Performance Based Funding Institute to Improve Higher Education

VisionLink

You can also download a Policy Brief created by attendees at a Performance-Based Funding Institute hosted last summer in Miami. Two weeks ago VisionLink''s W.

Raising Awareness of Matching Gifts

Connection Cafe

University of Miami Twitter post: Did you know that your company may be eligible to match up to 100% of your gift? One of the most commonly asked questions we receive at HEPdata is, “How do I make my donors aware of the benefits of matching gifts?”

Catch us at Great Ideas!

Beaconfire Wire

BF Wire blogger and senior consultant Elizabeth Weaver Engel (aka me) will be heading to ASAE’s Great Ideas Conference in Miami later this month to present with Jason Della Rocca in the Social Media Lab on Wikis: Collaborative Content at Your Fingertips.

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Social Media, Nonprofits, and Romania - Night Before the Conference

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you've been following my blog, I arrived in Romania last night after 32 hours in transit from Miami, including a 8 hour layover in Heathrow. I am here for a conference sponsored by the Soros Foundation as part of their pilot advocacy through blogging program. to do a presentation and facilitate a workshop on strategy which will include the Romania version of the Social Media Game.

Resources for Measuring What Matters

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The presentation was prepared for the Miami Philanthropy Conference and addresses a familiar issue: Many nonprofits feel that demonstrating impact through performance measurement is a top priority for their programs and communications efforts including social media.

Ahead of Give Local America, 7 trends in Giving Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But The Miami Foundation and Boulder an increase in participating nonprofits and overall amount raised. Source: GiveMN A school principal rides a zipline as a way to bring attention to Give to the Max Day in Minnesota. Guest Post by Michelle Huttenhoff, Knight Foundation.

My Most Engaged Follower On Twitter Is @JenniferPreston

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Earlier this week I was in Miami to do a social media pre-workshop at the Knight Digital Media Seminar. My most engaged follower on Twitter this past week is Jennifer Preston. I know why Jennifer, who is the VP at the Knight Foundation is one of my engaged followers this week.

Getting Ready for the Gathering

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

That meeting in Miami was a landmark event for me. I'm flying to southern California tomorrow, and have been packing for the trip. I remember back seven years, when I first met Jed Emerson and he told me that I was a social entrepreneur, but that a bunch of them were meeting for a "Gathering." Not only was this a community of people like me (after eleven years of feeling like a real weirdo), but they were talking about the issues I had been, was then and would be facing.

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Social Media for Social Good Book Tour Raises $17,130 for Partner Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

11/30 :: Miami, OK. 3/19/12 Update: Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits launched in conjunction with a social media and mobile technology training and book tour that also served as fundraiser for partners nonprofits – a total of $17,130 was raised.

Pass it On: The WOM Meme

SocialFish

So we're ramping up to ASAE's Great Ideas Conference in Miami (three words: YAP Miami Vice ), and Lindy and I thought it might fun - and useful! -

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Knight Foundation Launches The Giving Day Play Book

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some are stand-alone efforts in their communities, like Give Miami Day benefitting Greater Miami, while others are connected to a statewide campaign like the Georgia Gives campaign.

Newly Released With “Look Inside!” Functionality! Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

12/1 :: Miami, OK. Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits is now fully released to the public in both print and digital format. You can now also “Look Inside!&# to preview the first 11 pages.

What I Learned From @Sree Sreenivasan Chief Digital Officer of @MetMuseum

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I just spent two days in Miami at the Knight Foundation Media Learning Seminar where I co-facilitator a pre-conference workshop on leading on social channels with Amy Gahran and Stephanie Rudat.

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The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

Connection Cafe

Miami. Miami Gardens. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report.

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Going Back to the Future to Help Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

Marty McFly: ‘Cubs win world series…against Miami’? Marty: I just meant that Miami—What did you just say? The day has finally arrived! After countless hoaxes on Facebook, today is Back to the Future Day.

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Join Us for the 2009 International Computer Refurbisher Summit

Tech Soup Blog

This year's summit will be held in Miami Beach, Florida on October 14 and 15 with the theme of "Prospering in Recessionary Times.". TechSoup is hosting upcoming 6th Annual International Computer Refurbisher Summit (ICRS 2009). ICRS is one of the lesser-known events in the electronics recycling industry. Most electronics recyclers do some amount of whole-system or parts reclamation, but this is the place where people who focus on electronics reuse get together to talk shop every year.

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NCVO and TAG Conference Presentations and Reflections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The week before I went from Boston to Miami to Romania and flew back to Boston via Miami to present at the TAG Conference. After hearing the session, I decided not to lounge on the beach in Miami, but go back trash the presentation I had planned to give and revise accordingly.

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2010 Knight-Batten Award Winner: Sourcing Through Texting

Mobile Commons

The experiment has continued in Miami’s Little Haiti. Congratulations to The Takeaway, WNYC, Public Radio International, Public Insight Journalism and WDET Detroit on their 2010 Knight-Batten Award for the Sourcing through Texting project. From the official site: A team from The Takeaway radio show joined journalists from WDET Detroit in a successful experiment that prompted residents to text tips about particular stories from Mexicantown in Southwest Detroit.

WNYC Wins Major Award for Crowdsourced Snow Map Using Mobile Commons Platform

Mobile Commons

Thirty-four judges from a diverse range of media organizations and universities selected the winners at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. We’re thrilled that WNYC Radio picked up a prestigious prize for breaking news at this year’s Online Journalism Awards last night. WNYC collaborated with Mobile Commons to report on the massive snowstorm that hit New York City late last year.

Meditations on Relevance, Part 2: Content vs. Form

Museum 2.0

Consider the experiments at the New World Symphony in Miami, where they are performing classical orchestral music for outdoor "wallcasts" that include projections and visual content. In pop culture-land, relevance is all about now. Who's hot. What's trending.

What’s New in Social Media for Associations

SocialFish

I had never done it at all until three years ago when Debra Stratton of Stratton Publishing & Marketing asked me if I’d present with her at ASAE’s Great Ideas conference, which just happened to be in Miami in February. I have a confession: one of my least favorite things to do is public speaking.

Nonprofit Marketing: Beyond Social Media

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Ryan Stewart Owner Marketic As the owner of a Miami based SEO and digital marketing agency, I''ve helped hundreds of businesses solve complicated marketing problems. He currently owns Webris , a Miami based digital marketing agency specializing in search engine marketing. I can honestly say that the most challenging clients have been non-profit organizations.

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Making Data Visualizations: A Survival Guide And Other Resources

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

2) The Functional Art : This is the title of a book by Alberto Cairo who also teaches infographics at the University of Miami.

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Member Round Up: Summer Learning!

NTEN

501tech miami If you're not in the New York City area, you can always join your local 501 Tech Club for ongoing learning opportunities. The picture to the left comes from the first meeting of our newest tech club in the Miami-Ft.Lauterdale area.

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Social Media for Social Good e-Book Version Now Available for Download!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

12/1 :: Miami, OK. I tell ya. It’s a surreal feeling to know that someone could be reading your book right now… on the subway, in a cafe, or at a park in any city, anywhere in the world. And the fact that this books exists at all really is a testament to the power social media.

Trying to Change the World with Technology? Would Free Money Help?

NTEN

We will collect all entries through the Changemakers website and then there will be a live, pitch-it competition at a conference in Miami at the end of February. Ashoka In association with WeMedia , Ashoka's Changemakers.net is sponsoring a competition to suss out "the best new ideas for inspiring a better world through media and technology."

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Happy, Healthy 2016: What’s Your Theme for the Year?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the US, I gave workshops at nonprofit conferences in Iowa, San Antonio, Iowa, Tahoe, Palm Beach, Miami, and San Francisco on networked leadership skills. Happy New Year ! I had a wonderful break – filled with fun, family, walking, hiking, reading, quiet, and reflection.

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One of Many: StoryCorps Showcases America's True Tales

Tech Soup Blog

They've kindly given us permission to host this stream of a conversation between Dr. Pedro "Joe" Greer and his wife, Janus, about how Dr. Greer started working with Miami’s homeless. This post is part of a series highlighting TechSoup member organizations' achievements. StoryCorps is a Brooklyn-based nonprofit and TechSoup member organization that records and shares Americans' personal stories. You may have heard one of their recordings on weekly broadcasts of NPR's morning edition.

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MyBallard recognized nationally for community collaboration

gokubi.com

We’re excited to announce that My Ballard has just won an Online Journalism Award for community collaboration, edging out the LA Times and Miami Herald. Seattle continues to be a national leader in the post-newspaper world. MyBallard.com , our local neighborhood news blog, just got recognized nationally. I know more about the goings on in my neighborhood than I ever have, and MyBallard is a big part of that. All my friends read it, because it is throughly awesome.

What We Learned at 17NTC: Day 2

Tech Soup Blog

Alberto Cairo is the Knight chair in visual journalism at the School of Communication at the University of Miami. We learned a lot at this year's Nonprofit Technology Conference — so much that one post couldn't contain it all!

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Training Board Members As Brand Champions on Social and Beyond

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Last month, I facilitated a workshop for the Knight Digital Media Learning Seminar in Miami on “Leading on Social Media.”

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Is it OK to Smash That? The Complications of Living Art Museums

Museum 2.0

I thought about all of this when reading about the recent incident at the Perez Art Museum Miami, where artist Maximo Carminero smashed a vase by Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei in an unauthorized act of visitor participation.

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Going Beyond GIFS

Idealware

There was even a collection of high art GIFS called Moving the Still , which was hosted on Tumblr and at Miami Art Week. I’ve got a riddle for you: What’s a photo, a video, and a slideshow all at once?

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20 Lists of Holiday Gifts that Give Back

Have Fun - Do Good

My friend Gabriela of One Love Alliance forwarded me an email today from Slow Family Living that said: "Remember? It's supposed to be Comfort and Joy. Not stress and overwhelm. Don't forget to. Slow Down. Connect. And truly Enjoy this holiday season." Isn't that awesome?

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A Playbook To Kickstart Your Nonprofit’s #GivingTuesday Campaign

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When it comes to follow up, the Miami Foundation is a good example of what’s possible when you follow-up.

Where Was Your Last Great Idea?

Beaconfire Wire

If you happened to be at ASAE’s Great Ideas Conference last week, I’m betting you’ll answer “Miami.&#. Highlights included: Dan Roam’s opening keynote on visual thinking ( watch the video here ). The Social Media lab sessions. The association community is finally getting it: your members are going to flock to social media with or without you. Get on the train! The Twitter back channel, courtesy of the #ideas09 hashtag.

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The Art of Relevance Sneak Peek: How the London Science Museum Became More Relevant to Deaf Families

Museum 2.0

Remember New World Symphony, the Miami orchestra that used night club marketing techniques to attract young urbanites to classical music? This month, I'm sharing a few chapters from my new book The Art of Relevance in advance of its release.

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