The Myth of the Best Place To Work

SocialFish

Okay, I know some of you reading this probably won a “best place to work” award, and are quite proud of it. If it weren’t aligned, they wouldn’t be so happy, and you wouldn’t be a “best place to work.”. They want to be a best place to work too, and why would we blame them?

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NTEN + Planet = Better Place

SocialFish

Together, the NTEN community puts technology to work so members can further their mission and make the world a better place.&#. Just heard that my favorite association of all time, the Nonprofit Technology Network ( NTEN ), is having a SUMMER SALE on their membership dues.

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We're nearing first place in The Mobileys, and we need your vote!

VolunteerMark

The Mobileys honor entrepreneurs who inspire and make a difference through mobile innovation - we''re nearing first place for an award, which would mean $10k for us to continue helping volunteers! But, we can''t do it without you! Read more below, and please vote for us at [link

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How to Create a Pinterest Place Board for An Event

SocialFish

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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3 New Places To Recruit Volunteers

TechImpact

Here are a few places you might not have thought to check: Encourage current volunteers to recruit. The post 3 New Places To Recruit Volunteers appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology.

The Six Universal Drivers At "Best Places To Work" Companies

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Overland Park, Kansas-based author Leigh Branham, along with Mark Hirschfeld, awhile back completed a survey of 10,000 employees in 43 states to better understand what separates a "best places to work" company from other companies.

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

Tech Soup Blog

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

The Power of Place: The @home Campaign

NTEN

Danny Alpert. Executive Director, Executive Producer. Kindling Group and See3 Communications. Mark’s work -- crisscrossing the country to tell the stories of homeless men and women -- relies on mobile technology.

Switching gears: How I found my place in volunteering

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by. Sarah Hipolito , Program Coordinator, Senior. ASU Lodestar Center. A passion of mine for the last 13 years has been working with high school teens through my church youth group.

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Our Museum: Extraordinary Resources on How Museums and Galleries Become Participatory Places

Museum 2.0

Six years ago, the Paul Hamlyn Foundation set out on an ambitious quest. They wanted to help museums and galleries across the UK make significant, sustained changes in the ways they engage community partners and visitors as participants in their work.

Prospecting 101 – There’s No Place Like Home

Connection Cafe

Prospecting starts by analyzing data within your own fundraising system. Here is a way to get started by pulling lists with certain criteria. Analytics Data Mining & Modeling Identifying Prospects CRM data mining prospecting

Data and Maps: Making Place Legible

NTEN

An earlier article posted to the NTEN blog did a great job covering data visualization generally , but what about data and places? Creating display maps – in print or as digital images – is easier than ever before, and interactive, web-based mapping is all over the place, so to speak. Most of this work is aimed at influencing public policy or educating the public – both places where attention spans are really short. By Larry Orman, Executive Director, GreenInfo Network.

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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.

Place Your Donation Requests Before June 30

Tech Soup Blog

Most of TechSoup’s donation programs limit the number of requests an organization can place per fiscal year – our fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30. Make sure your organization gets all the hardware or software it needs from TechSoup before our fiscal year ends on June 30, 2012. Why the rush? Don’t worry, you can request products again on July 1, but you don’t want to miss out on getting your fiscal year 2012 allotment.

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Fiscal Year–End Reminder: Place Donation Requests Before June 30, 2014

Tech Soup Blog

Most of the donation and discount programs on TechSoup limit the number of requests an organization can place per fiscal year.

Apply for the NTC Scholarship from 501 Mission Place

John Haydon

501 Mission Place (run by Estrella Rosenberg, Marc Pitman, Rob Hatch and me) has chosen to send one lucky nonprofit professional to the 2011 Non-Profit Technology Conference. The way to apply for the 501 Mission Place scholarship is very simple (cause we know you’re busy). Apply for the 501 Mission Place Scholarship. Social Media Optimization 501 mission place

Starting a Nonprofit: Have a Volunteer Plan in Place

NonProfit Hub

In other words, get a somewhat solid volunteer plan in place right away. The post Starting a Nonprofit: Have a Volunteer Plan in Place appeared first on Nonprofit Hub.

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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. For example, museums are physical places people visit. Facebook Tips Facebook Places LBS

Five Places to Capture Emails on Your Website

John Haydon

Here are five places to consider: In the sidebar - Add a capture form to the sidebar of every single page inside the site (don’t worry about the homepage). Did you know what on average, email lists for nonprofits are shrinking ?

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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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Fiscal Year–End Reminder: Place Your Donation Requests Before June 30

Tech Soup Blog

Most of TechSoup’s donation programs limit the number of requests an organization can place per fiscal year — our fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30.

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

Museum 2.0

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. This week''s guest post is written by Julie Bowen, VP of Experience and Engagement at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa.

Fiscal Year-End Reminder: Place Donation Requests Before June 30

Tech Soup Blog

Most of TechSoup's donation programs limit the number of requests an organization can place per fiscal year - our fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30. Make sure your organization gets all of the hardware or software it needs from TechSoup before our fiscal year ends on June 30, 2011. Why the rush? Don't worry, you can request products again on July 1, but you don't want to miss out on getting your fiscal year 2011 allotment. How Do I Know What's Still Available?

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Four questions you need to answer before using Facebook Places for your nonprofit

John Haydon

Before you decide if a Facebook Place is right for your nonprofit, take a moment to think about how your supporters currently interact with you. If you’ve answered “yes&# to one or more of the above questions, then Facebook Places is right for your nonprofit.

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How can your nonprofit benefit from Facebook Places?

John Haydon

——————————– You’re probably aware that Facebook released a location-based tagging feature a couple of weeks ago called “Places&# that works similarly to FourSquare or Gowalla. What makes Facebook Places different.

The Great Good Place Book Discussion Part 1: Can Cultural Institutions Be Third Places?

Museum 2.0

This is the first installment of a book discussion about Ray Oldenburg’s book The Great Good Place. But now, after a careful read of Ray Oldenburg’s book in which he defines and describes third places, I am uncertain of whether it is possible for museums and libraries to be such venues.

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 ).

Five steps to get the most from Facebook Places and Foursquare

John Haydon

For example, Foursquare users love collecting badges and love becoming the mayor of a venue, while Places users are motivated by sharing interesting places and being “on stage&# in front of their friends. How is your org using Foursquare or Facebook Places?

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National Safe Places Launches Live Text Chat for Teens in Danger

Mobile Commons

National Safe Place is an incredible organization that connects teens in trouble with convenient places they can get help in an emergency – schools, fire stations, libraries, and other friendly locales where they can be safe if they’re threatened. For years, their TXT4HELP program let teens text in to find the closest safe place near them. They just texted “help” and their address to 69866, and were immediately returned the nearest place.

Download the Facebook Places Guide for Businesses And Nonprofits

John Haydon

If you haven’t downloaded it already, grab a copy of the “Facebook Places Guide for Businesses&# [and Nonprofits] from Facebook. It’s perfect if you’re trying to get a basic grasp on how to use Facebook Places for your organization.

Museum Skunkworks: Carving Out a Place for Risk-Taking

Museum 2.0

She said it happens in one of two ways: either the place is small and inconsequential enough that no one is watching, or there's a passionate, gutsy director willing to risk his or her job. I once asked Elaine Gurian how museums can change.

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.

3 Best 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 ).

Last Chance: Place Your Donation Requests Before June 30

Tech Soup Blog

Most of TechSoup's donation programs limit the number of requests an organization can place per fiscal year - our fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30. Place Requests Again After July 1. Make sure your organization gets all of the hardware or software it needs from TechSoup before our fiscal year ends on June 30, 2011. Why the rush?

Ask Idealware: How Do I Use Place-Based Applications?

Idealware

Andrea Berry answers a common question about real-world uses for place-based applications, like FourSquare. Got a question you'd like to ask Idealware? Email Chris@Idealware.org and we may film a video response. -->. Trackback URL for this post: [link]. Social Media

Five Tools for Engaging Your Members Online (Easy, Inexpensive Ways to Make Your [Virtual] World a Better Place)

NTEN

These are "dashboard" programs that let you disseminate messages to multiple social media sites from one place simultaneously. By Carrie Spates, Design Manager, Siteworx Nonprofit clients I work with generally have mastered the art of engaging members and supporters once they are in the door. But with the ever-changing properties and tools on the Internet, that door has evolved into countless spaces, conversations, and opportunities that can seem tough to tackle.

Four Facebook Deal types and what they mean for your nonprofit

SocialFish

A survey conducted in February of 2010 by MerchantCircle found that roughly 32% of small businesses are using Facebook Places to market their businesses. Implementation facebook deals facebook places

Turns Out, World of Warcraft is Not a Good Place to Fundraise

NTEN

The best part of the NTC ? THE PEOPLE! If you've ever been to a Nonprofit Technology Conference , you know there's something amazing about all the people you meet - the opinions, stories, and experiences they share. It's the diversity of our community that makes us strong.

501 Mission Place Relaunches With New Benefits for Nonprofit Leaders

John Haydon

501 Mission Place, an online community for nonprofit leaders, was born as a conversation between close friends. Seeking to answer these questions, we have revamped what 501 Mission Place provides (and added a fresh coat of paint in the process). Success Stories 501 mission place

Ten Steps To Getting More Out Of Facebook For Your Nonprofit

John Haydon

Facebook Tips facebook connect Facebook PlacesYesterday I conducted a free webinar for Charityhowto.com with my good friend, Kurt Steiner. Over 1,300 people registered and about 700 people showed up.