NCE Social Media

Facebook recently added a feature called Places. Tags: Facebook facebook gps geolocation places gps pen It is a geo-location application similar to Gowalla and Foursquare in that it allows you to share where you are with your friends via social media. These programs use the GPS in your phone to pinpoint your location to within 300 meters. Most geo-tagging applications are currently set up as games, where you can earn badges and points.

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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.&#. Just heard that my favorite association of all time, the Nonprofit Technology Network ( NTEN ), is having a SUMMER SALE on their membership dues. From their website: “ Join the Community and Put Technology to Work Today. Technology can help you and your organization bring about the changes you want to see in the world — strategically and effectively.

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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. 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? You have a best place to work, but it’s only the best for your people, in your context, with your market, your products/services, and your vision.

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3 New Places To Recruit Volunteers


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. If your nonprofit uses volunteers, which it almost certainly does in some capacity, you’ve undoubtedly at times found it difficult to find volunteers.

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


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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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

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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.” Then the holidays came and went, and I didn’t have time to try it out, but finally got to try it and I think it’s pretty cool. // Follow AOTA Inc’s board AOTA 2014 Annual Conference & Expo Places of Interest on Pinterest. It’s super easy to create a place board; adding the places, a little less so.

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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 ). After that, if they are pretending, the veneer will come off in subsequent meetings in out-of-the office locations. Also, because most employees can only be successful in their jobs in different locations as well, it makes sense to witness your candidates in different settings.

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. 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. Be prepared to harness that energy and excitement.

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The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


ASAE’s Great Ideas Conference is the place for association executives and directors to gather from around the globe to connect, learn, and collaborate.Designed to advance new ideas by working together, the Great Ideas features a diverse range of learning content such as keynotes, master classes, Associations Ignite, and preconference sessions, covering topics from all angles of association management—such as leadership, governance, technology, marketing, membership and more.

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

Amy Sample Ward

His initial draft was very close to what we ultimately have in place now and that was due to his critical listening, lots of conversations and questions, and both of us engaging in the public input phase to really understand the users’ side of the experience. I’m so excited to say that the redesign for the website is ready to be unveiled!

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10 Best Places to download Free iphone wallpaper

Find the free stuff

The post 10 Best Places to download Free iphone wallpaper appeared first on The default images you get for your telephone might do the trick for some time, but it is obvious that you may get bored pretty easily with the similar pictures over and over again. If you are not a dedicated photographer that will always put his own work on the home screen, there will always. Free Stuff Top List

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Facebook Places for Complete Idiots – Free download

John Haydon

As part of the webinar, I created nine slides designed to walk attendees step-by-step through the basics of how Facebook Places might be used during a fundraising event. Facebook Places for Complete Idiots. Tags: Facebook Tips Facebook Places foursquare free download This past Tuesday, Kivi Leroux Miller and I conducted a webinar titled “Beyond a Simple Facebook Page: The Next Steps for Nonprofits on Facebook&#.

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GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program


Before you attempt to create a program from scratch, evaluate what you have already in place. If you work at a nonprofit, you know what it feels like to have too much on your plate. You are eager to be as effective as possible, but you can’t do it all by yourself. A thriving volunteer program can help maximize your organization’s impact.

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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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. The Facebook Places Guide for Businesses covers: How to create, find and claim your Facebook Place. The Facebook Places Guide for Businesses can be downloaded here.

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7 Places To Watch Videos On Vine, Even If You Don't Have The App | Fast Company

AFP Blog

7 Places To Watch Videos On Vine, Even If You Don't Have The App | Fast Company : 7 Places To Watch Videos On Vine, Even If You Don't Have The App By Christina Chaey | February 1, 2013 Thanks to Vine, there are more websites than ever that let you watch videos of strangers

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Make The Web a Better Place with Better Content | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS

AFP Blog

Make The Web a Better Place with Better Content | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS : n our quest to consume more and more content, we’ve developed quite an appetite. Perhaps now more than ever, it’s actually more difficult to carve out a little corner of the social web and plant a flag because there’s simply so much stuff being produced en masse each and every day. Facebook. Twitter. Medium. Instagram. Every status update and blog post adds to the p

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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. Like many museum and library professionals, I am enamored of the idea of cultural institutions as “third places” – public venues for informal, peaceable, social engagement outside of home or work. 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.

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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. ut how can you use Facebook Places to create more awareness and money for your nonprofit? What makes Facebook Places different. Facebook Places arrives on the market without having to do much work educating users.

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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction


No more data silos - your offline and online fundraising, events, advocacy, email, and organizing data can be all stored in one place - and EveryAction helps make that data actionable. #22. Track your grants and pledges all in one place. Thousands of nonprofits use EveryAction every day to raise money, manage offline fundraising through pledges and grants, send emails, run nonprofit digital advocacy campaigns, and so much more.

5 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Testing to Increase Digital Engagement


If you’re ready to start improving your digital program through testing, here are five places to get started. There’s no secret trick to instantly improving digital engagement for nonprofits. While it’s important to follow standard best practices, engagement rates depend highly on the preferences of one’s audience, which can vary greatly between nonprofits who serve a diverse array of communities and issues.

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Facebook Place: Time To Check Into Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The San Francisco office of the American Civil Liberties Union asked whether Places has again left Facebook members open to privacy problems. In article in the San Francisco Chronicle , a privacy expert gives some good advice: Parry Aftab, one of several Internet safety experts who Facebook helped develop Places as part of a volunteer advisory board, said the feature does include enough controls to protect privacy. Disable “friends can check me into places.&#.

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The Best Places To Hold A Job Interview

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 ). After that, if they are pretending, the veneer will come off in subsequent meetings in out-of-the office locations. Also, because most employees can only be successful in their jobs in different locations as well, it makes sense to witness your candidates in different settings.

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. If you’re a nonprofit with a mailing address, you may have already received the card in the mail from Facebook: An invitation to claim your organization’s Facebook Places page.

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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

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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.

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). Check out what’s new at 501 Mission Place. Success Stories 501 mission place

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NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

Tech Soup Blog

What if there was a place for your nonprofit to get free technology support from local experts? What if there were regular gatherings where nonprofit techies could come together to drink, laugh, and network with their peers? Well, there are! TechSoup's NetSquared is the world's largest volunteer-driven network of in-person nonprofit technology training and peer support events.

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 ? If this is the case with your nonprofit, there are many ways to fix this problem, including where to capture emails on your website.

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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. Many nonprofit communicators are now aware that Facebook Places launched for iPhone users on August 18, but less known is that Facebook users can also use Facebook Places on At this point, most nonprofits will only be able to “Add&# themselves to Facebook Places. This will then create a Facebook Place Page for your nonprofit.

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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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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. The best way to think about Facebook Places is that they are intended to represent a place, and not necessarily your organization. If supporters visit the physical location of your organization, you’d want to consider focusing on Facebook Places.

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GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising


From there, craft specific messaging that speaks to those supporters, celebrates their place in your community, and encourages them to take the next step - becoming donors. Highlight the specific aims of your latest campaign or a big win you achieved this year in or der to remind her of why she invested in your organization in the first place.

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Five Signs You Should Double Opt-In Your Emails


What mechanics do you have in place to make sure that manual error didn't lead to the wrong domain or email address being typed onto your sign-up forms? Opting in to confirm an email not only helps you overcome email addresses that don't exist, it puts you at less risk of continuously sending an email to someone who never wanted to hear from you in the first place.

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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. As I read Oldenberg's book, I found the passages that explained the lack of appreciation in the US for the importance of third places to be especially resonant.

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

Eric Jacobson

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. Best Companies Best Places To Work Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leigh Branham

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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. Reading The Great Good Place provides an opportunity as museum professionals to identify third places in our community, reflect upon our relationship to them, and consider the ways our museum could be a third place for members in the community.

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Exclusive: Foursquare's New Partnership With PepsiCo Takes Focus Off of Places | Fast Company

AFP Blog

Exclusive: Foursquare's New Partnership With PepsiCo Takes Focus Off of Places | Fast Company: "Foursquare has also designed a unique vehicle for check-in rewards that is far less linear and ephemeral than traditional location-based reward programs.

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5 Ways To Optimize Your Donation Pages for End-of-Year Fundraising


The best headlines are succinct and to the point but also tap into the reason your donors are motivated to give in the first place. Improving your website donation pages is the single best way to raise more money during the year-end giving season. The unfortunate reality is that the average fundraising page completion rate is only 17%, according to the M+R 2017 Benchmarks Study.

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. Examples of businesses and nonprofits that would be a perfect fit for Facebook Places include: Museums. Their customers look cool to their friends when they visit these places.

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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. However, now that Facebook Places has launched will Foursquare survive? The day that Facebook Places launched was the single biggest day for new Foursquare sign ups , said company representatives.

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Use the Mobile Commons Polling Place Locator to Find Your Correct Polling Place – Whether You’re Voting Early or on Election Day

Mobile Commons

If your state allows for early voting, you can find the proper place to cast your ballot by texting EarlyMC to 97779. Once you reply, you will receive both the location and the hours of operation for your polling place. You’ll be asked for your address, and then receive the contact information for your designated polling place. Get Out The Vote with a Custom Polling Place Locator Many of our customers have their own custom Polling Place locators.

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