Social Networks for Social Change: Ivan Boothe Knows What He Is Talking About!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Using Social Networks for Social Change: Facebook, MySpace and More View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: fundraising advocacy ) I was lucky enough to meet Ivan Boothe at the first (or maybe second) Netsquared Conference back in 2005 and have been following his work for years. Ivan Boothe helped start the Genocide Intervention Network in 2004, and was responsible for communications, web development and social networking strategy.

NpTech Tag: Change.org To Launch White-Label Social Network for Nonprofits, GeekToys that Give Geekbumps, and Blog Readability

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social Networking for Social Change According to TechCrunch , Change.org, a social networking site that links volunteers to causes and voters to politicians will launch a new white-label social network for non-profits. Rolling your own social network wrapped with your organization's branding, data, and integrated into an organizational site will provide more control. Ever wanted to incorporate a slide show in your drupal site?

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Great reads from around the web on July 19th

Amy Sample Ward

Blood and Milk » Blog Archive » Ushahidi, Twitter, and the future of foreign aid – Alanna's post is a great example of the power of networks, social media, and open systems. Net2 Think Tank Round-up: Age Segmentation in Social Networking | NetSquared – "For this month's Net2 Think Tank, we asked you to share your thoughts and best practices for using social media with or for a particular age group. Great slides.

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Libraries: The Oldest New Frontier for Innovation

Amy Sample Ward

Below, I’ve shared my keynote remarks and slides and I hope you’ll share your ideas and further the conversation in the comments. Don’t ever go for a new, shiny, cool social media platform or tool simply because you’ve heard others talking about it. Whether it’s social media platforms or content that has captured the interest of the community – from citizen journalism to video storytelling. Libraries + Networking. Slides.

9 Ways Nonprofits Can Excel Using Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was also an early member of Netsquared Community , another one of Marnie’s brilliant ideas that rocked the field. Marnie also introduced me to social booking and tagging way back in 2004 as the originator of the NpTech Tag. David was interested in learning more about what American nonprofits were doing with social media, he asked me for some advice. One of the sub-themes was to point out opportunities to use excel in your social media work flow.

Many Uses of FriendFeed

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For those of you who are wondering what the heck is an ignite presentation, it is a style of presenting where the speaker has 20 slides, mostly visual, and spends no more than 20 seconds explaining each one. It is one of a number of "life streaming applications" where individuals and organizations who are active on the social web can port their activity across social networks into one, easy to follow, read, and comment activity stream. Many Uses Of Friendfeed.

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Women Who Tech Telesummit: Tools Galore Panel

Amy Sample Ward

We provide a supportive network for the vibrant and thriving community of women in technology professions by giving women an open platform to share their talents, experiences, and insights. Moderator: Amy Sample Ward, NetSquared. See the slide deck below and notes from the panelists: WomenWhoTech: Tools Galore. Network for Good : $29.95/month for up to 20,000 emails, and $2/thousand after. Social Networks & Twitter from Natalie Foster: Two Principles: 1.

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The Social Life of PowerPoint Presentations (or why I really love SlideShare)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On Tuesday, I facilitated an introductory workshop on how nonprofits can use social media in Boston at the nonprofit technology conference and yet another remix of the curriculum wiki , presentation , and game designed by David Wilcox. SlideShare is a social networking site that lets you share Powerpoint presentations. In fact, I have a " Remix This PowerPoint " presentation up on slide share right now! it has definitely improved my slide shows.

Recap: Community Organizing Tools from the Experts

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CoP organizers Praan Misir ( CommBuild ) and Brett Ashley Crawford ( Arts Nonprofits ) and Tech Club organizers Regina Walton ( SFTech4Good ), Paula Jones ( NCTech4Good ), and Chad Leaman and Elijah van der Giessen (both from NetSquared Vancouver ) took time out to deliver the presentation. The presentation slides have been uploaded to Slideshare.

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NpTech Tag Summary: 10 x 10 Ten NpTech Tagged Items About Social Media and Nonprofits That You Can Check Out in Ten Minutes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Win $10,000 DonateNow Mashup Challenge at NetSquared. On a related note, see Allison Fine's Social Citizen's Report commissioned by the Case Foundation. Could a local social change site knock off Facebook for the social networking webby? Despite a DOS attack this week on SlideShare, a couple of nonprofit techies managed to upload slide shows. Check out Joe Solomon's slides about how to use social media to build relationships.

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NpTech Tag Summary: Putting the U in YouTube, Some Cool Events, and Electronic Sheep Dreams

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Slide Share Show, " Putting the U in YouTube " although geared for higher education institutions provides some really good practical marketing tips for social networking sites that should be useful for nonprofits too. NetSquared. The Seattle's Net Tuesday Group has just launched a social networking site on ning. Netsquared Featured projects receive grant awards ! Social Networking Sites, Online Communities, and Experiments.

Internet Strategy on the Cheap: Tools and Resources

Have Fun - Do Good

Update: The presentation slides are available on FivePaths. TOOLS AND RESOURCES Places to find reviews of tools and training TechSoup [link] Idealware [link] Aspiration [link] CompassPoint [link] NTEN [link] Web Site Hosting Electric Embers [link] Pair Networks [link] Thinkhost [link] Domain name registration MyDomain [link] Register.com [link] Network Solutions [link] CMS (Content Management System) Drupal [link] WordPress [link] Plone [link] Joomla!

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NpTech Tag Summary: Face-to-Face or Mediated Experience, Open Source Software Communities, and Blog Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A social graph if the NpTech tag based on a google search NpTech Conversations Gavin's digital diner has written an article about the options that technology gives us for opting out of face-to-face gatherings. Social Media Roundup There are places in the world where YouTube has been banned, including Turkey and Thailand. What should Netsquared's Facebook strategy be? Are you suffering from Social Networking Web Sites overload syndrome ?

What is rapid attention shifting?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Stephen Downes points to his post with the following commentary: This would be pretty funny if it weren't such a sad commentary on our media, not merely for using a photo of Brian Lamb and his laptop out of context, but in pandering to a resurgent anti-computer and anti-networking sentiment. Lamb links to another story: "wireless network might be used by terrorists," the headline screams. over at NetSquared failed to turn up more than a handful of nominations.

NpTech Summary: Advocacy 2.0, Sketchcastes, and NpTech in Different Languages

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Presentation Slides on flickr Blog post here. Phillip Smith has a thoughtful post called " Social tech meets the Social Innovation Generation " The Nonprofit Eye blog writes about leadership challenges in the nonprofit sector. An interview with Allen Gunn of Social Source Commons by Britt Bravo over at Netsquared. Social Web. Here's two roundups of links about social media and nonprofits. Social bookmarking in plain English!

NpTech Tag: Roundups from and about Facebook and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Technovist offers some 5 tips for nonprofits to get started with social networking sites. Social Source blog (whose new blog template sports Facebook colors and font style) takes issue with Deborah's post. Michelle Murrain adds that she won't sign up until the content is more compelling and the social graph is open. Graphing Social Patterns is a conference devoted to the business and technology of Facebook taking place next week in Silicon Valley.

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How To Think Like A Nonprofit Social Marketing Genius: What's Your Brilliant Thought?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How To Think Like A Nonprofit Social Media Genius View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. Here are my slides from the Convio " Social Media for Social Good " for tomorrow. Convio asked me to prepare something for organizations that are just getting ready to embrace social media. However, I know there is a lot of expertise and knowledge about social media and nonprofit use out there. What the heck does Einstein have to do with Social Media?

NpTech Tag Summary: Nonprofits Lead Fortune 500 in Social Web Adoption, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You can also use Network For Good Good Card , it works like a debit card and the recipient gets to donate to any charity of their choice. Social Media Nedra Weinreich's tip jar , tipped me off to newly published study from Nora Barnes and Eric Mattson from U Mass Dartmouth about nonprofit adoption of social media tools. According to Read/Write Web , FaberNovel Consulting has released a new research paper on social networks.

30 Social Media for Social Change Twitter Updates! (Week in Review)

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Via folks updating their Twitter status, there was so much awesome news and resources shared this week around using social media, the web, and technology for social change. 3 Free Tuitions to the Social Tech Training: [link] about 20 hours ago from TweetDeck. mindofandre RT @ kanter : Really nice slide show about healthcare and mobile from @ mindofandre [link] about 21 hours ago from DestroyTwitter. NetSquared Coming to #N2Y4 or following the conf via the web?

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NpTechTag Summary: Insect Antennae, A Blast from the Past, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It will be interesting to see how this evolves given the technology platform came before the social design , but as online community pundits note, web2.0 There are two sets of social roles here. Netsquared Technology Innovation Fund which is high on the agenda of this year's Netsquared Conference. As part of the activities, people are invited to kick the tires of the new version of Social Source Commons. Social Media Blog points us to column by Walter S.

GeekOut Summit | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

No more than ten slides, no longer than twenty minutes and no font smaller than thirty points… Please use humor in your presentation. Finance Quote for BLKB Most Commented Posts Feedburner says we have… Google Friend Connect Blog Network: Name: Non-Profit Tech Blog Topics: nptech , nonprofits , technology Join my network Blog Networks Design by IAMWW and Upstart Blogger.

Blackbaud Infinity + 1 blog | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

the training (meaning run the slide-projector when he talks). Finance Quote for BLKB Most Commented Posts Feedburner says we have… Google Friend Connect Blog Network: Name: Non-Profit Tech Blog Topics: nptech , nonprofits , technology Join my network Blog Networks Design by IAMWW and Upstart Blogger.

Blackbaud SMACKDOWN! | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

There’s this wonderful slide that lists possible new uses of the Infinity platform: Constituent management Volunteer Events Fundraising Prospect Research Major Giving Legacy Integration Case Management Program Management Fulfillment Frankly, I’m very excited over the idea of Blackbaud putting it all together in this way. I’d love to see a Blackbaud Development Network (BBDN) patterned on MSDN.