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Three Brilliant Consumer Text Messaging Campaigns

Mobile Commons

The Montana Bureau of Tourism – Combining Consumer Behavior with Location-Based Targeting. The text message campaign accrued an impressive $6.9

RIP: Rob Stuart, Godfather of the NpTech Movement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Rob Stuart shared my birthday, Jan. But we also shared more than that – the nonprofit technology field. Rob was the godfather. storytelling

National Study Reveals: Digital and Social Media Are Delivering Results for Arts Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The full report was published this week and Rory and Mary Trudel agreed to do a guest post summarizing what they learned. The question. was created.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Montana. The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?” Check it out below. Alabama. Name reservation: $28. 501(c): $400 or $850 IRS fee. Alaska.

Seven Simple – Yet Powerful – Tips to Grow Facebook Engagement

SocialFish

Guest post by Drew Bernard, CEO at ActionSprout. ———-. The first Facebook social action they posted inspired…. conversion rate.

Year-end donation processing

Robert Weiner

Paul, Executive Director of the Montana Legal Services Association, from the book Advancement Services: A Foundation for Fund Raising , 2nd ed., As the calendar year draws to an end, charities (and ideally, donors) are focused on year-end donations and tax deductions. Here are a few scenarios for U.S. charities to keep in mind.

TLA Profile: PLUK

NTEN

Parent's, Let's Unite for Kids (PLUK) serves 30,000 Montana families of children with disabilities and special health care needs. Owner.

Colorado Nonprofit Offers Aerial Views of a Changing Landscape | Paul Andersen | Travel & Outdoors | NewWest.Net

AFP Blog

Their first application focused on a survey of Montana’s beetle-infested white bark pine. Gordon’s “virtual tours” will soon provide links to Google Earth that he says will convey the impact of being on board. The collaboration with Google Earth began in 2009 between Gordon and Wally Macfarlane of Geographics in Logan, Utah.

New Study and Case Studies: Nonprofit Organizational Culture in the Cloud

NTEN

> Read our findings in our research article: Nonprofit Culture in the Cloud: Key Findings from a Study > Read the individual case studies: Family Reach Foundation Montana Legal Services Community Partners American Jewish World Service Danbury Youth Services FivePaths Great Books Foundation Headway Emotional Health Services Park Pride.

NetSuite Launches New Philanthropy Program for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've known David Geilhufe since the dude ranch in Montana Ebase days in 2002. Photo by Hurley Vision.

Making Oz Home

NTEN

He is in charge of the web presence of several different organizations in both Montana and surrounding states, as well as print, video, and various other odds and ends. By Terry Booth, Media Director, PLUK. It all started back in March of this year. The truncated title of the session I spoke at was Observing Oz. Dixon, K.A., Kruse, D.

Member Round Up: Research galore, a handy handbook, and sandcastles as therapy

NTEN

If you''re in the area, the Montana Nonprofit Association will be holding its annual conference in Missoula, October 2-4. Yes, Labor Day is now long past (or so it already feels), but the three-day weekend never slowed down the nptech community! Read up on your ever generous, thoughtful, and talented peers and have a great weekend!

Using BTOP Funds to Reach Remote Areas

Tech Soup Blog

A library in Montana and a nonprofit organization in New Mexico are using the BTOP grant money to fund unique ways to reach out to remote areas. This post originally appeared on the TechSoup for Libraries blog and was authored by Jennifer Anthony. Broadband provision in remote communities can often be logistically challenging and expensive.

Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Awards Winners Announced

Amy Sample Ward

Montana Historical Society. The Montana Historical Society takes its state’s most elemental and distinctive characteristics (Big Sky, Big Land) and deftly melds them with its mission in a way that generates excitement. More than 4,800 nonprofit professionals cast votes in the final selection round. 2009 TAGLINE AWARD WINNERS. Big Land.

Well, Fido, It’s You and Me

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Maureen West Project Manager, Social Impact Measurement ASU Lodestar Center. Good, measurable findings will help spread the idea.

Well, Fido, It’s You and Me

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Maureen West Project Manager, Social Impact Measurement ASU Lodestar Center. Good, measurable findings will help spread the idea.

Meet Beaconfire’s new Online Campaigns and Marketing Director

Beaconfire Wire

Jon grew up at the foothills of the continental divide in Montana where he ski raced, kayaked and lived the life that is so often portrayed (poorly- thank you very much Brad Pitt) in Hollywood movies. We’re pleased to welcome Jon Thompson (not the basketball coach) as our new Director of Online Campaigns and Marketing.

The 2014 Rob Stuart Memorial Award: PEAK and PLUK

NTEN

The Rob Stuart Memorial Award honors the spirit of the man who was so pivotal in creating our community. The 2014 Award Winner.

NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: October 8, 2010

NTEN

Montana Association of Nonprofits worked with NTEN this last week to present a webinar on Technology to Meet Your Mission to their nonprofit members. Flickr: Chad_Norman (Note: This is a weekly round-up of NTEN members doing and sharing their nptech awesome. Members are in bold. Too much tree talk? You can participate in the survey here.

Good News! Starbucks Signed an Agreement with Ethiopia

Have Fun - Do Good

Guess what? Your advocacy made a difference. More than 96,000 of our supporters around the world helped make this happen. They did a protest.

Useful Tools and Tips

Idealware

Well, when we heard rumors that a bomb had gone off somewhere near our Bozeman, Montana office, the Twitter results had current info and links that weren't indexed by Google yet One Stop Web 2.0 Any Google search you perform will also search Twitter, posting the top five relevant results. Why is this useful? sites, from Bebo to Youtube.

Twitter in the Charm City

Idealware

This guest post was written by Kate Bladow, Founder & Strategist at Powered Pursuits. In Baltimore, Twitter is a popular tool for meeting new people and tracking local news, especially among the Creative Class. Dave Troy, founder of 410 Labs and the creator of Twittervision, decided to test this assumption. You just need to find them.

Member Round Up: Research galore, a handy handbook, and a sandcastles as therapy

NTEN

If you''re in the area, the Montana Nonprofit Association will be holding its annual conference in Missoula, October 2-4. Yes, Labor Day is now long past (or so it already feels), but the three-day weekend never slowed down the nptech community! Read up on your ever generous, thoughtful, and talented peers and have a great weekend!

Big Vision Podcast: Interview with llyse Hogue Rainforest Action Network

Have Fun - Do Good

Thanks! You can hear the orginal podcast on Gcast , Odeo or iTunes. Britt Bravo: What do you do as the Global Finance Campaign Director? License.

Community Funded Reporting: Interview with David Cohn of Spot.us

Have Fun - Do Good

If someone's listening and thinking, "I'll do air testing in Montana!" "You cannot run a community if you're not informed. When I first heard David Cohn talk about Spot.us in the Spring of 2008 at an Innovations in Journalism conference, I thought, this is going to be big. Shortly afterwards, it was announced that Spot.us Spot.Us laughter].and