2015 publications

AFP Blog

2015 publications : "Giving a Bit(coin) - Cryptocurrency and philanthropy New online currencies such as Bitcoin could be the answer to charities becoming more transparent over how they spend donations." 'via via Blog this

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Public Relations for Nonprofits: Everything You Need to Know

Wild Apricot

Looking to dive into the world of public relations for your nonprofit? We cover everything you need to know about how to develop a PR strategy, pitch to the media, broaden your reach and much more

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COVID-19 Response Guide for Public Health Officials

VisionLink

The COVID-19 Frontline Guide is intended to provide these leaders and public officials with a web-based decision support tool and progress indicators to assist in informed decision-making on how to combat COVID-19 in their jurisdictions.

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IS ALL PUBLICITY GOOD PUBLICITY?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

One of the most recent examples of this is with the failed publicity manoeuvre by none other than Dr. Pepper, who’s over the top idea had the ability to create buzz, but instead has left a bad taste (non pun intended) in many a mouth. This publicity stunt was right up there with some of the best stunts of all time. To make matters worse the front man for GNR has threatened legal proceedings due to the way the publicity stunt was handled.

Public speaking for change

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Speaking publicly is an important part of our work. We invest in public speaking coaching (thanks, Melinda Henning!) to become better speakers, both for old hands like me and Benetechers getting ready for their first public speech. I originally started this blog as a way to keep more of our Benetech team aware of what was going on with me and other team members (through guest blogs) while on our travels.

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George Hara: Public Interest Venture Capitalist

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Public Interest Capitalism is his personal brand of social change. BRAC can use its tax-exempt dividends to fund public service projects related to bracNet’s wireless internet connectivity (or for other public purposes, as it decides). DEFTA BRAC bracNet social enterprise public interest capitalism socent Bangladesh hybrid George Hara

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Can Public Art Increase Civic Participation?

Connection Cafe

NSD) aimed to improve the voting experience and increase civic engagement using public art. As Project Director of NSD, I have the privilege of presenting about our project during the Public Service segment at MCON 2016. In 2015, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the historic Voting Rights Act, yet voter participation rates in the U.S. are at historic lows.

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5 Options for Low-cost Event Publicity

Wild Apricot

Here are some ideas for low-cost event publicity - as requested in our blog reader survey. Associations event management event registration events membership nonprofit non-profit nptech public relations publicityBy focusing on media relations, event calendars, your website, email and social media, even organizations with limited resources can promote events with little or no cost.( read more ).

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Google launches public fundraising campaign to fight Ebola | UK Fundraising

AFP Blog

Google launches public fundraising campaign to fight Ebola | UK Fundraising : "4 Google is inviting the public to donate to help fight Ebola. For every dollar donated it will donate $2. The company has already donated $10 million to support NGOs including InSTEDD, International Rescue Committee, Medecins Sans Frontieres, NetHope, Partners in Health, Save the Children and U.S. Fund for UNICEF.

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Kickstarter Becomes a Public Benefit Corporation, So What? | Nonprofit Quarterly

AFP Blog

Kickstarter Becomes a Public Benefit Corporation, So What? Nonprofit Quarterly : 'via Blog this

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Public Media Development and Marketing Conference

Amy Sample Ward

Presentations from 2011 conference presntation public media social media strategyDate : July 15, 2011. Location : Pittsburgh, PA. Topic : Building a Social Media Strategy. Description : Sure, social media is evolving at the speed of light and experimentation is important. But you still need a clear strategy, a sound plan of attack, and a method of evaluating your results.

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Why Can’t We Define Public Relations?

SocialFish

The PRSA has embarked on a mission to redefine and modernize “public relations”. Which I believe is probably necessary – you only have to look at this post on Spin Sucks (one of many on this topic, I am sure) and the ensuing comment discussion to realize that there is mass confusion about what public relations is, especially now, in the age of social media. In Gini’s view, “what [Cody] is describing is publicity – or media relations. No such thing as definable publics.

Charity Commission to start live-streaming public meetings

AFP Blog

Charity Commission to start live-streaming public meetings : "The Charity Commission has announced that people can watch its next public meeting online via a live video stream. People will be able to watch the next public meeting, which takes place in Southampton on 29 February, via the Commission’s website." 'via

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Emergency management training software for public safety

Gyrus

Emergency management training software for Public Safety provides a centralized system for training, managing, accessing, refreshing and sharing real-time need

5 Ways To Teach Public Speaking While Homeschooling 

Find the free stuff

Want to teach your kids proper public speaking skills and lessons in communication while homeschooling? Here are 5 key ways to teach public speaking while homeschooling. The post 5 Ways To Teach Public Speaking While Homeschooling appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Seemingly overnight, more and more parents have had to become homeschool teachers. Often while juggling work and other household duties. Homeschooling offers many challenges, but one that many parents.

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Ten Tips for More Powerful Public Speaking

Museum 2.0

Public speaking is a learned skill, even for those with natural talent. Consider using Marshall Ganz's Public Narrative technique. What tips have helped you most as a public speaker? I love presenting. Standing in front of an audience fills me with adrenaline and calm at the same time. The adrenaline comes from fear and excitement. The calm comes from a sense of mastery. Here's how to get that calm. Get a ton of practice.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

The 36th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute will feature nationally recognized experts from private foundations, public charities, law, finance, and government discussing the latest tax, legislative and governance issues affecting nonprofit organizations. InterAction Forum 2019 will feature the world's most influential and inspiring organizations, change makers, and executives from the public, private and NGO sectors. It's finally here!

New Public Search Module

VisionLink

Public users searching for resources, services and other community assets are about to enjoy a powerfully effective search algorithm, and a new interface as well. Released to our customers for review, each of our customers can now review their own online resource directory with these new tools and provide feedback before we release this into production. The search algorithm uses a linguistically aware solution, reducing words to their core roots.

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Facebook Goes Public. What now?

SocialFish

Facebook Goes Public. This is an amazing slide deck by the always creative Publicis Modem UK with a glimpse into what’s coming, possibly, with regards to Facebook and the role of brands. Given the speed at which things evolve in the digital world, I think it’s worth flicking through this and thinking a little bit about it – so you’re prepared if this is really what the very near future looks like. What now? View more presentations from Publicis Modem UK.

Instead of Selling Objects, Build Public Trust

Museum 2.0

It's sparked public uproar, legal battles, and nationwide press coverage. It's cracked the crumbling, outdated rules around deaccessioning--and unearthed more serious issues of public trust. Cue public uproar and legal action to block the auction. I once consulted with a museum that had no museum--no building, no public programs, no exhibitions. Their objects were locked in a private prison, protected far from the public in whose trust they purported to be held.

Interview with Rob Wu & Public Launch of CauseVox

Amy Sample Ward

I’m not sure if you caught the news today but CauseVox has launched their public beta! I’ve been following the work of Rob and his team closely as they have shown not just interest, but passion and intent for engaging with the community at large to create a tool that meets the needs of nonprofit organizations and keeps us involved in making the tool better and better. In spite of having a busy launch day, I got ahold of him to ask a few questions.

The Private Cloud, The Public Cloud, Or The Hybrid Cloud

TechImpact

If you have ever given any thought to moving your nonprofit to the cloud, one of the most important things to understand is the difference between the private, public, and hybrid cloud. What is a public cloud. Often a free service, or a pay for what you use model, public clouds make software and applications available for use through the use of share computing power. As a result, public clouds are managed through external providers as opposed to in-house.

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Should Your Nonprofit Start a Print Publication?

NonProfit Hub

Digital communication is convenient, but there’s something personal and unique about holding a print publication in your hands now-a-days. So, here are a couple reasons why starting a print publication could be beneficial and how to get started. The first question you need to ask yourself is what form your publication will take. You can always change the answers to these questions as your publication develops, but having an idea to start is important.

Humanize Public Workshop, DC Tuesday 10/16

SocialFish

We are VERY excited to invite you to our very first public workshop. Join us on Tuesday!! We’re going to have a great discussion with some top execs who have been actively working through some of the concepts we talk about in Humanize, like collaboration, transparency, and social business. Here’s the description: Social Leadership: What Humanize Means to the Top of the Org Chart.

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Why Can’t We Define Public Relations?

SocialFish

The PRSA has embarked on a mission to redefine and modernize “public relations” Which I believe is probably necessary – you only have to look at this post on Spin Sucks (one of many on this topic, I am sure) and the ensuing comment discussion to realize that there is mass confusion about what public relations is, especially now, in the age of social media. ” In Gini’s view, “what [Cody] is describing is publicity – or media relations.

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What are the difference between Public, Shared and Private proxies?

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You have heard about some private proxies, some shared and some public proxies, but. The post What are the difference between Public, Shared and Private proxies? You decided to use a proxy in order to protect yourself on the internet and you found out that there are several different types of proxies, so which one is for you? What type of proxy is best for your needs? appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Proxy Server

11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

EveryAction

NALEO Educational Fund is the nation’s leading non-profit, non-partisan organization that facilitates full Latino participation in the American political process, from citizenship to public service. From school boards, to the Senate, to the White House, Latino Victory identifies, recruits, and develops candidates for public office while building a permanent base of Latino donors to support them.

Public Media At Risk

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Public Media At Risk, Guest Post by Vincent Stehle. At the time, there was no continuing threat to cut funds for public broadcasting. It seems that every day there is a new attack on public broadcasting; the most recent coming from conservative provocateur, James O’Keefe, in an Ambush video of NPR fund raiser Ron Schiller, who quickly resigned for making inappropriate comments. This effort seeks to channel the political power of the enormous audience for public media.

Best VPN for iPhone: Encrypt Public Wi-Fi wireless Network!

Find the free stuff

The post Best VPN for iPhone: Encrypt Public Wi-Fi wireless Network! Need a VPN to set up on your iPhone 8/iPhoneX for data security? What is the best vpn app for iphone? In this post I would like share my experience with iOS VPN apps to give you some advice on which services are good for use. Which vpn is best for iPhone? There are a. appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Private VPN Service

The Best Android VPN Apps: Encrypt Public Wi-Fi Network!

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The post The Best Android VPN Apps: Encrypt Public Wi-Fi Network! Getting a VPN for Android is very important and will keep you private and secure when you’re browsing the internet. Which vpn app is best for Android? Find the Best VPNs for Android now. Technology has advanced massively and we can now access the entire internet from our mobile devices. This has opened up many. appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Apps Private VPN Service

What Volkswagen Got Wrong With Its Video Public Statement

See What's Out There

German automaker Volkswagen is embroiled in an emissions scandal that resulted in its CEO Martin Winterkorn resigning and giving a public statement. Here's what we can learn about video public statements. The post What Volkswagen Got Wrong With Its Video Public Statement appeared first on The See3 Blog. So why does Winterkorn's apology seem unbelievable. video crisis communications nonprofit communications nonprofit video teleprompter Volkswagen

Enhanced Searching for Public Access

VisionLink

We have released a completely redesigned interface for public access to community resources, assets, and services. The interface offers a greatly simplified initial display for the public, with quick links to details and maps, and to an advanced searching module as well. For our system administrators, the new solution offers integrated resource editing directly from the search results.

How to Use Snapchat for Lobbying and Public Affairs

SocialFish

Here at Beekeeper Group we’ve rounded up few of our favorite tips for using Snapchat for advocacy and public affairs campaigns: Custom Filters for Lobby Days or Other Events : When your organization brings hundreds of people to an advocacy day on Capitol Hill, you obviously want to be able to maximize their efforts and spread the word about the work they are doing. The post How to Use Snapchat for Lobbying and Public Affairs appeared first on Social Fish

An Open (Online) Book: What SB 272 Means for California Public Records

Byte Technology

Johnson signed into law the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), a sweeping measure that suddenly allowed all American citizens access to public records that where previously out of reach to anyone but government employees. But unfortunately, despite how technologically advanced our state in particular is in the larger scheme of things, the public sector hasn’t quite kept up with the times and has been frustratingly slow in making public data available online.

Prospect Research for Public Radio Stations

Donor Search

… Annual Giving Conducting Prospect Research Implementing Prospect Research Public Radio Stations UncategorizedRadio is a cultural stalwart. It has outlasted its naysayers. When television came along people thought radio would disappear. It survived. As the internet rose to prominence, people tried to knock radio once again. It survived. Listeners can now find their favorite radio stations in the car, on the computer, and even on their phones.…

How to Use Snapchat for Lobbying and Public Affairs

SocialFish

Here at Beekeeper Group we’ve rounded up few of our favorite tips for using Snapchat for advocacy and public affairs campaigns: Custom Filters for Lobby Days or Other Events : When your organization brings hundreds of people to an advocacy day on Capitol Hill, you obviously want to be able to maximize their efforts and spread the word about the work they are doing. This post by Mike Panetta originally appeared on the Beekeeper Group blog here and is reposted here with permission.

MediaPost Publications Mobile To Become Top Email Platform 05/02/2012

AFP Blog

MediaPost Publications Mobile To Become Top Email Platform 05/02/2012 : Return Path projects that mobile will overtake Webmail and the desktop PC to become the leading platform for e-mail by year’s end. Email readership on mobile devices accounts for 30% of all opens, up from 10% a few years ago, according to a new study by the email certification and reputation monitoring company

Route 66 Goes Public

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

It has information about the Route 66 concept and includes a pointer to a public demo site with free sample content. We just launched the Route 66 Literacy web site. I really appreciate the funding we have had for Route 66 from the Severns and Special Hope Foundations: it's made it possible for us to go this far. We also just received news of some additional funding and are continuing to develop the technology further.

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Public Allies Arizona: Getting Things Done for America

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Annie Bello Graduate Public Allies Arizona I quickly realized that Public Allies was no cop out when we were sworn in as AmeriCorps members. We have chosen to do something about the challenges our world faces, by joining Public Allies and serving those experiencing homelessness, who have a severe mental illness, who are on a limited income or who have physical disabilities. This blog post is an excerpt from Annie Bellow’s 2014 Public Allies graduation speech.

Public Allies Arizona: Burning You With the 5 Core Values

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Chrisal Valencia Member Events & Volunteer Coordinator Local First Arizona Public Allies has played a very definitive role in my life. As I prepped for what I wanted to say to the next graduating class of Public Allies Arizona, I took a queue from my own days as an ally and reflected. My daughter Noelle turned 1 when I started my first year of Public Allies. So how does this relate to Public Allies? Chrisal Valencia Public Allies

Convio goes public!

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Convio (CNVO) went public yesterday! Tags: Convio going public IPO The IPO did quite well considering the circumstances. When assessing the two tech IPOs of the day, the second being a hardware manufacturer, an industry analyst said: “You can keep selling the same (software) code over and over again. On the hardware side, that stuff is obsolete. By the time it is released, there is already something better in development,&# said Morningnotes.com founder Ben Holmes.

Convio goes public!

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Convio (CNVO) went public yesterday! Tags: Convio going public IPO The IPO did quite well considering the circumstances. When assessing the two tech IPOs of the day, the second being a hardware manufacturer, an industry analyst said: “You can keep selling the same (software) code over and over again. On the hardware side, that stuff is obsolete. By the time it is released, there is already something better in development,&# said Morningnotes.com founder Ben Holmes.

MediaPost Publications Mobile & Social Media Revenue Accelerating At 30% 02/07/2012

AFP Blog

MediaPost Publications Mobile & Social Media Revenue Accelerating At 30% 02/07/2012 : According to new data from PQ Media, total U.S. mobile & social media revenue, including consumer and business access, content, advertising and marketing, increased 30.2% to $45.38 billion in 2011. Mobile & social media revenue rose at a compound annual growth rate of 28.7% from 2006-2011, and is expected to grow at an accelerating 30.8% annual rate in 2012

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