NCE Social Media

Facebook recently added a feature called Places. However you can also read reviews and offer discounts or coupons to people checking in at a location. For example Pizza Hut has found this to be successful by offering free breadsticks to people who are mayors.

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The Three Places To Interview Job Candidates

Eric Jacobsen Blog

One of the reasons you want to interview people in three different places is that candidates will usually be at their very best in the first interview (likely in your office ).

NTEN + Planet = Better Place


Together, the NTEN community puts technology to work so members can further their mission and make the world a better place.&#. But way more than that NTEN is a true family of caring, smart, committed people doing amazing things with technology in order to save the world.

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The Myth of the Best Place To Work


Okay, I know some of you reading this probably won a “best place to work” award, and are quite proud of it. Your people filled out the survey and it scored really “well” and that’s something to be proud of. They want to be a best place to work too, and why would we blame them?

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Getting People to Trust in Your New Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

But in order to do that, you need people to trust you. In the first few years of a nonprofit, it can be really tough because people don’t know anything about you yet. Reach out to people in your circle ? It’s safe to ask the people closest to you. Okay, you did it.

3 New Places To Recruit Volunteers


Here are a few places you might not have thought to check: Encourage current volunteers to recruit. The popular professionally-focused social networking site has empowered millions of people around the world to find new jobs and foster a meaningful relationships.

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How to Create a Pinterest Place Board for An Event


So when they announced Place Pins at the end of November, of course the first thing I thought was “this could be cool for an association’s annual conference.” It’s super easy to create a place board; adding the places, a little less so.

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Bringing Millions of Books to Billions of People: Making the Book Truly Accessible

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

However, as a technology, printed books come with serious challenges for some communities (like blind people) that technology can unlock. First, they are place-based. What if you live in a place without physical books or can’t get to where the books are?

Halcyon's By The People Festival: How One Organization is Using Data to Unite People Around Art


In June 2018, they hosted their inaugural By the People festival, an international arts and dialogue festival taking place across the city of Washington D.C.

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Starting a Nonprofit: Have a Volunteer Plan in Place

NonProfit Hub

Before you announce your new nonprofit to the world, here’s a heads up on something you may not have considered: People will be stoked about your nonprofit and want to help. In other words, get a somewhat solid volunteer plan in place right away. Why will people want to volunteer?

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Power to the Online People


Our desire to reach people wherever they are any time of day has radically changed the way we communicate with constituents, colleagues, and friends in the last decade. Users on Reddit also crowdsourced ideas to draft new Internet legislation in place of SOPA.

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Bye, Bye FourSquare. Hello Facebook Places?


Facebook who now has over 500 million users, launched Facebook Places a geo-location service that will now compete with location apps like FourSquare. In a nutshell, Facebook Places uses check-ins and allows you to see where your friends are and share your location.

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The Great Good Place Book Discussion Part 4: Viewing the Internet as a Third Place

Museum 2.0

This is the fourth installment of a book discussion about Ray Oldenburg’s book The Great Good Place. Even from the beginnings of the Internet, one of the largely unacknowledged uses very much resembled the type of third place interactions Oldenberg talks about in The Great Good Place.

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Facebook Place: Time To Check Into Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But Aftab, executive director of, said people who use social networking and geo-location technologies need to learn what the controls are so they can protect themselves. Disable “friends can check me into places.&#. Source: Facebook Blog Post.

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Cloud Optimization Starts with the People on the Ground!

Connection Cafe

But when an employee says, “I’m not heard” the medium of communication in place or the response to the communication does not resonate with the employee. Acronyms have a time and place to be used. Some people like creative tasks, some like to work alone, etc.,

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The Great Good Place Book Discussion Part 2: Small Rural Museums as Third Places

Museum 2.0

This is the second installment of a book discussion about Ray Oldenburg’s book The Great Good Place. As I was reading The Great Good Place I identified with Oldenburg’s description of Main Street USA, small town America, and rural life.

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Relaunching: A place for conversations, content, and more!

Amy Sample Ward

My goal with the redesign was to create a website that provided entry points to valuable content and conversations in multiple directions; instead of a normal or default blog that just presented the reader with a list of posts, I knew from your feedback that some people are after presentations while others are looking for thought-provoking posts, some want round-ups and others want a chance to start conversations.

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Social media 'slacktivism' encourages people to donate, finds JustGiving report

AFP Blog

Social media ''slacktivism'' encourages people to donate, finds JustGiving report : "People who share a fundraising page on social media are four times more likely to donate than those who don’t, and those that share using a mobile device are seven times more likely to give, according to a report by JustGiving.

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Safe Place: Someplace to Go…Someone to Help

ASU Lodestar Center

In discovering her identity, independence and values, she struggles to fully grow within the restrictions put in place by her father. This is a real story from a young woman who came into Safe Place. I had the pleasure and honor to serve my second Public Allies term at UMOM New Day Centers as the Safe Place outreach and education assistant. Tumbleweed programs, including Safe Place, luckily transitioned under UMOM once Tumbleweed filed for bankruptcy.

New site rallies volunteer troops to help make Dallas a better place - CultureMap Dallas

AFP Blog

New site rallies volunteer troops to help make Dallas a better place - CultureMap Dallas : Imagine a website that helps both nonprofits and volunteers equally, one that allows people to explore opportunities by cause, agency or date and gives organizations a place to submit information, find volunteers passionate about their particular cause and, perhaps most important, track the effectiveness of their postings.

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Don’t Merge Your Nonprofit Facebook Page With Places Page

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week, we heard from Ivan Boothe about a concern with merging Facebook pages with Facebook Places. He agreed to write a guest post. Guest Post: Don’t Merge Your Nonprofit Facebook Page With Places Page by Ivan Boothe.

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The Great Good Place Book Discussion Part 3: Pockets of Third Places

Museum 2.0

This is the third installment of a book discussion about Ray Oldenburg’s book The Great Good Place. Conversation flowed, laughter floated up to my window, people strolled and ate or drank (or both), and when I went down to the square myself people included me in all of this without hesitation.

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HOW TO: Add Your Nonprofit to Facebook Places and Claim Your New Places Page

Nonprofit Tech for Good

UPDATE :: After you verify your business/nonprofit, you are asked to merge your Official Page with your Places Page. At this point, most nonprofits will only be able to “Add&# themselves to Facebook Places. If you want to add your nonprofit to Facebook Places, you have to Allow.

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There's No Place Like Working From Home

Eric Jacobsen Blog

About 42 million people -- roughly one-third of the U.S. If you are a leader of work-from-home employees, share the book, There''s No Place Like Working From Home , with them. workforce -- work from home at least one or two days a week.

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"Great Places To Work" Employee Perks

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Thursday, January 20, 2011 "Great Places To Work" Employee Perks StLouis magazine is featuring in its January issue 60 companies that they deemed "great places to work". "Great Places To Work" Employee Perks New Book Shows You How To Set A Goal And Then Reac.

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Guest Post: Creativity – Why do some places have it and others don’t?

Museum 2.0

In the debrief to the experience I asked people what they thought they might take back to their institutions from the workshop. One way of doing this is to create a ‘ skunkworks ’ --a real place and time carved out of the day to experiment – where people can get comfortable being creative.

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Is Your Crisis Management Program In Place?

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Thursday, September 9, 2010 Is Your Crisis Management Program In Place? One way will be to ensure our crisis management plans are in place. Most important, be sure you have a plan in place for a crisis that negatively impacts the general public.

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The Power of Place: The @home Campaign


I remember being struck by his passion and his innovation in using social media to inspire tens of thousands of people to join the movement to fight homelessness in America. Danny Alpert. Executive Director, Executive Producer. Kindling Group and See3 Communications.

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What Social Media Strategy Looks like for Safe Place


It was a sunny SxSW Saturday last week where people came together for Zoetica Media 's brunch and brainstorm session -- with one nonprofit in mind: Safe Place. And Narissa Johnson, Safe Place's communications director, observed some interesting results from the conversations.

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Help Voters Get to the Polls with the Mobile Commons Polling Place Locator

Mobile Commons

To help make that task easier, Mobile Commons is excited to offer our text message polling place locator. With this simple tool, hundreds and thousands of Americans can find their polling place instantly, making it easier than ever for them to cast their ballots.

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The Great Good Place Book Discussion Part 5: Oldenburg on the LAM

Museum 2.0

This is the fifth installment of a book discussion about Ray Oldenburg’s book The Great Good Place. Both of us latched onto the popular notion of "third places," applying it to LAMs, and were surprised to learn how narrowly Ray Oldenburg defined the term in his original work.

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People, Tools and Help, but mostly People

Connection Cafe

Each of these folks has a lot to say about using social media tools as a way for people, from non-profits or not from non-profits, to reach out and generate some support for any cause and generate change in the world. If one person acts to help another, then at least two people know about it. The tools are already in place, but we can all be sure that more will be on the way soon. Identify the people who are passionate and positive. All of the pieces are in place.

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Open Source CRMs – people like them?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Open Source CRMs – people like them? and although the sample sizes were small, and not representative of the nonprofit sector as a whole, the people surveyed seemed to like the open source tools available. That said, for the most part, except for CitySoft and vTiger, people seemed very satisfied with these tools.

Facebook Places vs. Facebook Pages – Which is best for your nonprofit?

John Haydon

Back in December, some folks were recommending that you think twice before you merge your Facebook Place and your Facebook Page. You couldn’t “unmerge&# your Place and Page. It also helps if visiting your organization is something people would be likely to share.

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Get Your Supporters to the Polls with our Polling Place Locator

Mobile Commons

While people have complained in the past about interchangeable politicians, this primary season offers a range of candidates with vastly different values. The polling place locator is more than just an information lookup. The stakes this election are higher than ever.

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The Great Good Place Book Discussion Part 6: Museum 2.5 by Elaine Heumann Gurian

Museum 2.0

This is a bonus installment of a book discussion about Ray Oldenburg’s book The Great Good Place. I have been using quotes from Ray Oldenburg’s book The Great Good Place in my own writings for quite a long time. Their seminal writing and research first took place in the 1960’s.

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MagnaFlyer: New Tech Helping People with Central Vision Loss

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

One area I’ve had the pleasure to focus a great deal of time and energy on is helping to improve the lives of people with vision impairments. So for me, it was incredibly cool to be introduced to a new piece of technology that has a clever and (as far as I know) new approach to making information accessible to people with vision impairments. It is often called age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), though it also affects younger people in smaller numbers.

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Remember Why You Joined in the First Place


When you post a continuous newsfeed about your organization- what you want people to do and why they should support you- your constituents will eventually tune you out. When I asked around the office “Why did you join Facebook?” Idealware staff shared the following reasons: • To announce that I was pregnant and then to share pictures of my daughter with friends and family easily. Kicking and screaming. My agent forced me to. •

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Why You Should Interview Job Candidates In Three Different Places

Eric Jacobsen Blog

One of the reasons you want to interview people in three different places is that candidates will usually be at their very best in the first interview (likely in your office ).

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Each year, thousands of people who really care about the future of volunteer service convene in one place - to learn from, share with and get inspired by one another- to work together to increase the number of volunteers in the world and the impact of the work they do.

Fiscal Year-End Reminder — Place Donation Requests Before June 30, 2015

Tech Soup Blog

Several people have responded to this blog asking about requesting donations. Most of the donation and discount programs on TechSoup limit the number of requests an organization can place per fiscal year. Hi everyone!

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How To Create A "Best Places To Work" Company

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Sunday, September 26, 2010 How To Create A "Best Places To Work" Company Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham, along with Mark Hirschfeld, recently completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies.

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4 Easy Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Pokémon GO to Engage People


This game is already revolutionary because it uses Augmented Reality (AR) and is getting people up and moving, exploring the world in places that are often off the grid. Pok é mon GO has been all the rage the last couple of days.