The Bigger Picture

Idealware

I met a lot of people who had trouble seeing the bigger picture beyond their immediate frustrations,” Meyer said. They struggle to see the whole picture. The post The Bigger Picture appeared first on Idealware. Jill Meyer is like a lot of nonprofit tech geeks.

The Big Picture for Associations

SocialFish

Check out this fab infographic from Avectra. ( via ) – times they are a’changing… Nimble Nonprofit Open Community Social, In Theory Useful Data

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Picture Perfect: 8 Free Stock Photography Websites for Nonprofits

EveryAction

Stock photos are a problem. On the one hand, they’re a great way to make your content more interesting and attractive by emphasizing a point, breaking up text, or just by helping you stand out from the crowd

Send Pictures Over MMS, Just like Sending Text Messages

Mobile Commons

If a picture is worth a thousand words – how much more valuable is that in the world of mobile messaging, when every character counts? You can also send picture messages to your subscribers’ phones. And you can ask your subscribers to submit pictures of their own.

Add Pictures and Animated GIFs to Your Text Message Campaigns

Mobile Commons

This means that you can send and receive pictures and animated GIFs as part of your text messaging campaigns! Pictures and GIFs are eye magnets. Since we’re visual creatures, pictures immediately pique our curiosity.

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Social Media Pictures

NCE Social Media

Social media tools that allow you to post pictures and videos are very helpful tools to let folks get a glimpse of life from your point of view. A picture is worth a thousand words.

Picture Perfect

Connection Cafe

It is end of year fundraising time. You’re likely sitting in front of … Annual Fund Direct Mail Fundraising online giving photos

The Big Picture for Associations

AFP Blog

The Big Picture for Associations

The Picture Show: The Best WordPress Themes for Video Ventures

Byte Technology

The post The Picture Show: The Best WordPress Themes for Video Ventures appeared first on Byte Technology’s Web Design Insights Blog. Whether you’re a simple weekly WordPress blogger or a seasoned webpage administrator who updates and edits every day, having a video component on your site is a stellar way to draw readers and keep them coming back again and again.

Picture Perfect: A/B Split Testing Your WordPress Site Imagery

Byte Technology

The post Picture Perfect: A/B Split Testing Your WordPress Site Imagery appeared first on Byte Technology’s Web Design Insights Blog. Whether you’re posing proud for a formal portrait or grabbing a quick selfie with friends on vacation, everybody wants to look their very best.

2011 NTC Preview: Going Online for Capacity Mapping and Resource Matching: The Big Picture

NTEN

We need to identify individuals and organizations who are already working toward online capacity mapping and resource matching tools, brief them about the big picture and its potential, promote convergence and collaboration among the developers, and work out the organizational and technical basis for moving forward together. Deborah Elizabeth Finn At a time when money is tight, it's especially important to ensure that surplus assets, capacities, and resources do not go unused.

Picture Perfect: How to Remedy the Most Common WordPress Image Issues

Byte Technology

After uploading the picture use WordPress media to give it a title, description and caption. The post Picture Perfect: How to Remedy the Most Common WordPress Image Issues appeared first on Byte Technology’s Web Design Insights Blog. WordPress experts and website designers are constantly reinforcing to their clients the importance of having great imagery on their pages.

The Picture of Health Data Design Challenge

Influence

The Picture of Health: A Data Design Challenge is offering $10,000 in awards to entries that successfully depict public health data in new and interesting ways. Do you love storytelling with data? Are you passionate about open data and health care costs transparency? The California HealthCare Foundation is hosting a data design challenge to seek out engaging presentations that bring to life the story of rising health care costs.

NTEN Members Online Round-Up: Looking at the Big Picture!

NTEN

Flickr: vnoel It's member round-up time again and this week we're seeing members looking at the big picture, whether it's for the work they do or the work we can all do together.

October Member Round-Up: Measure It, snap a picture, and say Ello!

NTEN

Here are the latest highlights from your fellow NTEN Members making news: Well, Ello there! Have you checked out the latest social media platform, Ello? Allyson Kapin of FrogLoop offers tips and tricks for exploring and experimenting with Ello. Take part in Philanthropy Talk''s upcoming Measure It!

I like this picture

SocialFish

Courtesy David Wilcox, of the Designing for Civil Society blog. social media

This Week in Video News

See What's Out There

cause marketing Nonprofits social media Video youtube als foundation andreesen horowitz buzzfeed buzzfeed motion pictures ice bucket challenge justin timberlake mark zuckerberg ze frank August 15, 2014 There's a lot happening in video. Here are some of our favorite headlines from this week. Andreessen Horowitz Announces $50 Million Investment In BuzzFeed Legendary investor Andreesen Horowitz put a lot of his eggs in the Buzzfeed basket early this week.

A new tool for Twitter search out of the Knight Lab portrays trends in a single picture ? Nieman Journalism Lab

AFP Blog

A new tool for Twitter search out of the Knight Lab portrays trends in a single picture  Nieman Journalism Lab : It’s a couple days old by now, but make sure you take a look at TwXplorer, the tool out of Northwestern’s Knight Lab. In addition to showing a list of recent tweets that include your search term, twXplorer displays the most popular words, hashtags, and links in those tweets

A Data Picture is Worth More Than 1,000 Words

Connection Cafe

This means time spent translating my thoughts into both words and pictures that convey the meaning in the best, clearest, and most persuasive way. I have noticed that, personally, I respond better to the presentations that rely more on the pictures than the words. Author: James Young.

Peer to Peer Fundraising- Painting a Better Picture with Video

NetWits

Everyone loves a cut-throat game of Pictionary®. It is not long before emotions run high and furiously scribbled stick figures give way to a litany of erroneous guesses: “An astronaut!", "An ice cream cone!", "A cotton gin!", "Trotsky

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Pictures Tell The Story: What The World Eats

See What's Out There

It’s a series of pictures of a family in a different country posing with all the food they eat in a week.

How to Choose Shareworthy Images for Social Media

John Haydon

Don’t post these pictures on social media: If a picture doesn’t tell […]. The best type of content for social media is shareworthy images, if you want more engagement. This is true for all the social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc).

Picture this | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

What you can keep in your head right now could become a major nightmare in ten years when your replacement’s replacement is looking for that one photo you used in a montage… all anyone remembers is that it’s in the folder marked, “Pictures.&# Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

When pictures speak a thousand words

Rebooting Charity

Meant to blog this last week, but other (actually, quite important) stuff got in the way.

DAM Pictures « Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

I load my pictures up there on a regular basis. In the end, it’s easier to have all the support tables setup before you set up your master list or document/picture library. It’s a neat little menu that lets you pop selected pictures into Office apps.

Pinterest for Nonprofits: 5 Tips for Raising Money with “Pins”

NetWits

I have to admit when the whole Pinterest thing started, I thought to myself, “Oh great, now the internet is making me feel guilty about not putting my kids pictures in cute little scrapbooks.”. If you are a humane society: Pin pictures of animals available for adoption.

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NetCentric Advocacy: A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words | Sunlight Foundation

Network-Centric Advocacy

» November 06, 2007 A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words | Sunlight Foundation Open Earmarks.Google Where on Earth is my money getting earmarked. Link: A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words | Sunlight Foundation. And as they say: a picture really is worth a 1,000 words. Link: A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words | Sunlight Foundation. And as they say: a picture really is worth a 1,000 words. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

Quick Photo Effects and Picture Frames

Wild Apricot Blog

There are lots of free and low-cost image editing tools , but for a really quick way to add a special effect or picture frame to your online images, try Tuxpi. A nonprofit blog or newsletter that’s illustrated only with traditional “news release” photos can get a bit dull after a while – except maybe for the folks in the photographs! Could your illustrations use a bit of a fresh look for summer?

Getting Good Pictures - How to Use Your Flash

See What's Out There

One big issue in getting good pictures with amateur camera equipment is controlling the flash. ash can blow out the picture, giving your best friend a ghost face that looks like it was photographed during a nuclear test. A no-flash picture is almost always better-looking and more realistic than a flash picture. If you can learn to identify these situations, you’ll get much more realistic, attractive pictures.

DoSomething.org Uses Text and Picture Messaging to Connect Teens in the Wake of Sandy

Mobile Commons

They used text and picture messaging to build a network of prayer and emotional support between the nation’s teenagers and the people who rode out the one of this year’s most destructive weather events.

Sharing Your Story: How to Engage Donors with the Philanthropic Impact of Their Gift

Connection Cafe

3 storytelling techniques to effectively communicate donor impact: Share impact through pictures. They say a picture is worth a thousand words… so get creative! If possible, take some pictures of your organization’s impact in action.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] Public Figures on Social Media

SocialFish

Every once in a while I like to post a reminder of the big picture, like this one. Thanks to the USC MPA for sending it over. Public Admin | University of Southern California. ———-. photo credit ). Cool Infographic Friday Useful Data

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5 Creative Ways to Engage Supporters with Instagram Stories (With Examples)

John Haydon

And like Snapchat, stories are told in a series of pictures and videos. Instagram Stories create an extra layer of visibility for your nonprofit – whenever you want that visibility. Like Snapchat, Instagram Stories last for 24 hours.

Insta-what? Pin it where? Why should arts and cultural organizations use Instagram and Pintrest?

Connection Cafe

Picture of the Day. Arts and cultural organizations have an advantage over other nonprofit organizations : they have things to take pictures of. It’s a cute picture of jaguar cubs. This picture got over 10,000 likes and lots of comments.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] Cracking the Crowdfunding Code

SocialFish

3 Unique Strategies To Thank Your Supporters On Social Media

TechImpact

Write out a Thank you Tweet and attach a lavish thank you picture with the post. Pictures on Twitter feeds show up very prominently, and by adding a picture your tweet will immediately stand out from the rest. Image courtesy of Thought Reach.

4 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Better Utilize Facebook Video

TechImpact

Facebook quickly became a platform capable of doing more than posting pictures of your kids, and talking about what you had for lunch. With the introduction of Facebook’s Autoplay feature, videos are becoming more eye-catching than regular text-based posts. Facebook videos also seem to be getting more organic reach in news feed than article shares […].

Webinar Series: Strategic Web Design Is Not Just a Pretty Picture

Tech Soup Blog

Your website is more than just a pretty picture. Kelley Jarrett is Guide Creative's market manager. Guide Creative is Blackbaud 's new design agency. The August GUIDE series, free educational webinars from Guide Creative focused on the importance of strategy, visual elements, and cues in successful nonprofit websites, is open for registration!

It’s Time to #Showyourculture!

Connection Cafe

Not only did this campaign produce a bunch of adorable pictures, it also taught me a few things about my company and social media campaigns in general: 1. Pictures drive engagement: Cultural events make for great pictures.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Bots, bots, bots

SocialFish

Or maybe I just wanted to post a cool robot picture. No idea why, but I find this one super interesting. Lots more info here. ——————-. photo credit ). Cool Infographic Friday

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