New and improved Facebook Profiles – a screen shot tour

John Haydon

will introduce Facebook’s new and improved profile for it’s 600+ million users. What you do for work, where you went to school, where you grew up, recent photos you were tagged in – all these are now located at the very top of your profile, where the tabs used to be.

Foursquare Launches New Vanity URLs for Profiles

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It looks as though Foursquare has dropped “user&# in its vanity URLs for profiles. If you link to your Foursquare profile on your website or blog, now would be a good time to double-check your link and make the necessary edits. Tags: FourSquare

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Foundations That Tweet: Profile Patterns

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Profile grantee success or support their efforts ( CF Community Foundation ). The next step was look at the Twitter profiles. Yesterday, I was reading Jeremiah Owyang's Corporate Twitter Profile Analysis and thought it could be easily adapted to nonprofits and foundations.

Bookshare International’s Viji Dilip Profiled in Magazine

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Washington Square Magazine, which is published by Viji’s alma matter San Jose State University, included a profile of Viji in their most recent issue. Tags: book famine accessibility Viji San Jose International Bookshare Dilip The staff I work with at Benetech are committed to the communities that we serve with our technology.

Profile of ESRI Founder Jack Dangermond

Tech Soup Blog

Tags: GreenTech Software We have dozens of donated and discounted green products on TechSoup and from time to time, we like to have a deeper look at our green product donor companies.

Profiled on Fast Company Blog!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I usually don't like to toot my own horn, but I was profiled on Fast Company blog! Here's the other profiles. Tags: fundraising2.0 Here's the post. It's part of a series on Innovative Giving. Innovative Giving: The Nature Conservancy and (Lil) Green Patch.

What is your Facebook Profile Photo Style?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On Facebook, you need to set up an individual profile and if your organization has a presence on Facebook, no doubt you will be representing your organization. (Yes, It's called " The 30 Standard Facebook Profile Photos." Tags: facebook

TechSoup Account Management 101: Benefits of Your User Profile

Tech Soup Blog

So far, we've discussed registration, qualification, and updating your account and forum profiles. In this post I'd like to talk about maintaining the individual user profile and taking advantage of some of those community resources!

Twibbon: A Twitter Tool That Puts a Ribbon on Your Profile

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Is changing your Twitter profile in support of a cause a silly click action or the first rung on ladder of engagement to get people to do something offline? Tags: twitter

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How To Pimp Your Stumbleupon Profile

John Haydon

While most of this traffic is coming directly from my blog content that users stumble, I do notice a few folks coming through the links in my profile. Over the past few weeks, these visitors have asked me how to pimp their Stumbleupon profiles with links. Let me stress again that a small amount of traffic from Stumbleupon actually comes through my profile. Make it easier for folks to visit your blog or website by including links within your profile box.

NpTech Tag: People Behind Tags, NpTech Timeline, Twitter, and More Widgets

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It's The People Behind The Tags! A quick trip through nonprofit profiles in MySpace, one sees two different aesthetics - ugly and beautiful. Gavin's NpTech Timeline in SlideShare. Steven Cliff's Notes - Saving Internet 1.0

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Creative Profiling: Tools for Defining and Understanding Your Audience

Museum 2.0

Forrester suggests that companies use their profiling tool (and related custom research services) to understand the behaviors and desires of target audiences, and then provide experiences accordingly. Tags: web2.0

7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Nonprofit fundraising events are a great way to raise money and increase your organization’s profile at the same time. After sending your final reminder email, print your name tags, but be sure to leave a few blank sheets for those last minute RSVPs and unexpected plus-ones.

Facebook's New Public Profile Pages: Good News for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

Facebook's announcement of Public Profile Pages means nonprofits will be able to "share all types of content with an unlimited number of users" and Facebook users will be able to comment on their posted content. Tags: publicity Facebook Social networking Non-profit technology Non-profit Communications Web 2.0

NpTech Tag: Roundups from and about Facebook and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've also added the pink ribbon to my Facebook profile. Tag your post with "net2thinktank." I've added a wiki to my Facebook profile. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005.

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Flowtown Turns Email Addresses into Social Media Profiles

Wild Apricot

Tags: Non-profit technology nptech E-mail marketing Social networking Non-profit Communications social media Where do your nonprofit's members, donors and supporters spend their time online? What social networks should you focus on, for the best return on investment? Flowtown can help you find out.( read more ).

NpTech Tag Summary: NpTech Slide Decks, Twitter Saves Children, and Visualizing Information for Advocacy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There's also a profile of the Humane Society's recent $50,000 contest win from Microsoft. No problem, I dug into the NpTech + Digg tag archives and pulled out this terrific Beginner's Guide To Digg. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005.

NpTech Tag Summary: Penguin Day in New Orleans, Fondling the Tools, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nancy raises a few questions about whether a distributed presence for organizations - splitting the attention of members between an organization's web site and social networking profiles is a liability or an asset. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005.

In Defense of Software Profiling: Use Filters, Not Too Much, Mostly Independent Sources


Tags: data management software selection tech planning Yes I did just finish In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan, which has been really helpful to me in separating real food from cheap imitations. It's my newest filter for navigating the grocery store, providing an easy to follow set of best practices for avoiding nasty edibles that cause us more long term harm than good. And yes, this book can even help us with software selection.

NetCentric Advocacy: Tag cloud and analysis of 952 ProgressiveExchange emails. (what has this list been talking about in a glance.)

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « How good are you at seeing things? » March 20, 2008 Tag cloud and analysis of 952 ProgressiveExchange emails. images of progressive exchange - inbox folder and tag cloud.

NpTech Tag Summary: Free Ranger Rick, Green Geekery, and Blog Day is Next Week!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They need your help to bring back Ranger Rick's profile that was recently taken down by Facebook Staff. Help bring back Ranger Rick's profile Email: and ask them to let Ranger Rick exist on Facebook! Found via this post tagged nptech by Meghan.

NpTech Tag Roundup: Election Day, NPTech Blog Chatter, and Tool Talk

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" She points to an interesting web widget from SunLight Labs which adds mini-profiles with links to Member of Congress to your blog or web page when you mouseover the link.

10 Things Every Nonprofit Should Know About Social Media and Online Communications - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


Freshen Up Profiles Update user profiles every couple of days with new stories, interesting facts, new videos, blog entries, photos, etc. Its based on the ideas in the book "Groundswell" and it links to a free tool called the Forrester Groundswell Profile Tool.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

According to an email from Ben Rattray, Change.Org founder, "This is not at all meant as a replacement for the profiles organizations have on MySpace and Facebook, which I think are great for reaching younger supporters. As FrogLoop blog concludes in its recent analysis of MySpace, "Social networking sites are essentially a microcosm of the internet, and hosting a profile on either is akin to managing a website. So, I have no idea why this page was tagged with NpTech.

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New tools

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

It looked quite like it might be a fun event to be at, but the hefty $3000 price tag for admission wasn’t something that I could possibly stomach, so I sat in front of my laptop, watching people describe new tools. As a nonprofit, what you would do is set up a profile, and I imagine tags or keywords would indicate where your link would show up.

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onenws Bookmarks on Delicious


Learn more Help Sign In delicious Home Bookmarks Popular Recent Look up a URL People Go to a User Tags Explore ONE/Northwests Bookmarks Bookmarks | Network | Tags | Subscriptions Site: [link] Email: See more bookmarks in Popular or Recent. Join Now! Whats New?

Here are some highlights in no particular order: Public Tagging Public tagging enables users to view and use tags applied by other users within an organization. Any public tag that a user adds to a record can be viewed by any other user who can also access the record. While any user can add a public tag to a record, only users with the “Tag Manager&# profile permission can rename or delete public tags.

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Last Updated on Sunday, 11 March 2007 01:29 Written by Steve Sunday, 11 March 2007 01:29 I logged into my Google analytics account the other day to discover that my profile was no longer there. Their tech support told me via email that my profile had been deleted. And that the only one who could have deleted my profile was me. I don’t remember deleting my profile.

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4 Ways Colleges Use Technology To Increase Campus Engagement


Monitoring student group membership is made easy with the ability to tag students' database records with an a custom code, enabling staff to easily pull reports on the population of each club and overall student group participation levels.

Here's a really cool idea.


You know how I love tag clouds? I have tried a few different tag cloud sites, and just switched from Zoomclouds (which suddenly stopped working, but was great before, with lots of customizable colors) to TagCrowd. The author of the post says, " I created a name tag for each professor by dropping their research statements and resumes into TagCrowd to create a cloud visualization of their interests, projects, collaborators and activities. Here's his own tag cloud name tag.

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NetCentric Advocacy: fastr - a flickr game: Guessing Folk

Network-Centric Advocacy

Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Distributed Research on Stardust Project - Public to look for dust grains in Stardust detectors | Main | Pew Backs Value of Network-centric Advocacy Approach to Organizing » January 25, 2006 fastr - a flickr game: Guessing Folk This is cool. how would the flickr community tag the images. It loads ten images that all share a common tag, one by one, and you guess what the tag is.

Twitter: this time it’s personal

Steve Bridger

On balance I think a personal / corporate public profile is a good thing (credibility / opinion etc) but will admit that there are times when I’d like to say something about an issue – ‘chugging’ is just one thing that comes to mind – but I end up staying schtum.

Lame spams of the day: confirmation from [insert social network name]

Robert Weiner

In the past 2 days I've received spams in the form of confirmations from MySpace, Habbo, Tagged, and Foursquare. Sure you're ready to let go of your friends, music, and that profile design you spent so much time creating? Sender: Tagged (

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MySpace Resuscitated With UI and Social Messaging Makeover? | Fast Company

AFP Blog

Fast Company: "MySpace is still alive, which may not be surprising, but the fact that it's alive and kicking is a bit of a shock: It's due to give a sleek revamp to its hideous profile pages, and has bought Threadbox to rejig its social messaging skills. The news about a revamp to MySpace's profile pages first came via a tweet from a. Tags: NPSocialMedia NPMyspace NPtech NPSocialNetwork NPSocialMediaPlatforms MySpace Resuscitated With UI and Social Messaging Makeover?

Open Letter to Salesforce Nonprofit Admins

Judi Sohn

Profiles, roles, organization-wide defaults, sharing settings. It will guide you step-by-step on how to set up the right combination of profiles, permission sets, sharing rules and defaults to give your users the access they need without compromising your overall data integrity.

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Do you tweet out on a limb?

Steve Bridger

And the pioneers in corporate use of Twitter by central government… all started as low-profile experiments and grew organically into what they are today. Tags: charities nfptweetup twitter Do you work for a charity? Do you use Twitter?

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A CommunityOS Hidden Gem: The Data Provider Tool


The Data Provider Tool allows an administrator to tag a group of resources outside of the normal agencies or portal restriction filters. Flagging groups of data This tool can be used to tag all the resources from a resource helper tool import.

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Picture This: Automatically Add Instagram Photos to Your WordPress Site

Byte Technology

Now you’ll be able to add tags, custom captions and more to the photo. Then visit the settings page and authenticate the plugin so it can access your Instagram profile: click on the blue button to login, get the access token and user identification from Instagram and authorize the plugin.

Deals with Twitter, Facebook and Search Engines

NCE Social Media

This will allow you to search social media profiles from your friends on social media networks connected to your Google profile. Tags: Tools bing facebook google twitter This week there has been quite a flurry of news for Twitter and Facebook. Bing , Microsoft’s search engine, announced a deal with the two social media tools to include their feeds in search results.

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Four Recommendations for Personal and Professional Branding

Amy Sample Ward

Create lists so that you can easily add people as you connect with them, and set your privacy settings to some secure options like none of your photos or photos that you are tagged in are visible to people in your “work only” list.

The 8 Greatest Nonprofit Social Media Campaigns

Twenti - Digital Marketing For Nonprofits

You can visit WWF’s Twitter profile here , or read more on the WWF website. They regularly run weekly challenges urging supporters to upload images, tagged to #NTchallenge, that revolve around a theme, such as ‘places which transport you back in time’. by Zoe Allen.

Online Fundraising Ideas (7 Strategies & 63% More Donations)

Nonprofits Source

These identifiers then match your information to donor Facebook profiles. To add this code you’ll need access to place the script in the header or footer tags of your website. Here are a few guides for popular sites to get your tracking codes set up: Google Remarketing Tag.

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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America spread #GoSilent across the web for Memorial Day

Amy Sample Ward

The key to true cross-channel engagement like the #gosilent campaign is to link your accounts or use common profile names so that supporters can easily find you.

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