Reviewing Tweetnotes from The Extraordinaries

Amy Sample Ward

Tags: webtools 10ntc review the extraordinaries tools twitter Tweetnotes is one of the newest tools from The Extraordinaries. Between SXSWi and 10NTC, I’ve now used it a handful of times and do really like it. I also think it can be better! You can see the embeded versions of the tool on my blog here and here , or you can see examples on the original site for the SXSWi session, Net2 Open Space session, Community Building session, or the Online Campaigning session.

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Video Book Review of Social by Social by Grizzard Communications

Amy Sample Ward

In Grizzard’s new review series, Eric shares a video book review of the book! Take a look: I’m so thrilled about his review and honored by the positive response! Thanks to Grizzard and Eric for sharing the review of the book.

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2009 eCampaigning Review Released

Amy Sample Ward

65% of actions reviewed in the report asked people to add their own message (whether this was a petition, or post, etc.) - this is great because letting your supporters personalize or otherwise get more involved in your actions will only help build a commitment to the outcome of your campaign or action as well as encourage your supporters to ask their friends or colleagues to participate as well. e-action review (author: Jess Day) - download. Tags: reports ecampaigning

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Top 5 from Stanford Social Innovation Review

Amy Sample Ward

I’m so thrilled to share the news with you all that my blog post, Online Community Building: Gardening vs Landscaping , was the most popular blog post on the Stanford Social Innovation Review’s opinion blog in 2009. Tags: otherblogs award blogs community ssir

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100 Word Review: Act.ly for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Tags: 100 Word Review Twitter brings a whole new spin to online activism. Online petitions and e-mail advocacy have been around for almost a decade, and now there is a new tool to add to your nonprofit’s arsenal – Tweet-based Petitions.

A Few Reviews of The Networked Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Young padouan must practice patience daily while straddling this dichotomy.)&# Here’s Claire’s review. Devon was inspired to write a book review as well as a ten-point Networked Theatre Manifesto. Tags: Networked Nonprofit

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2010 Review of Not-For-Profit Accounting Systems — NEWS - The CPA Technology Advisor

AFP Blog

2010 Review of Not-For-Profit Accounting Systems — NEWS - The CPA Technology Advisor: "The software needs of the nonprofit organization are vastly different from those implemented by standard organizations. As well, those active in fundraising need a way to record donations, Tags: NPComputerSoftware NPAccounting

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Tagged Again. Media Consumption.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When I saw that I had been tagged on Nancy White's blog, I left a crabby comment. Sometimes I get freebies from publishers who want me to review the book. Now who to tag. leave a comment and you're tagged Sometimes when I get overwhelmed, my reaction is to dive into my blog reader. A new form of work advoidance. So, a few days when I was particularly crazy, I went rolling through my reader.

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100 Word Review: Twitter Mosaic for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Products are created by Zazzle.com and significant discounts are offered for purchasing in bulk: Also, your organization can easily create a mosaic at no cost to post on your website or blog, just copy and paste some code: Tags: 100 Word Twitter

New on SSIR: The Power of Vision, Review of “The Pollyanna Principles”

Amy Sample Ward

I have a new post up on the Stanford Social Innovation Review and this is a special post because it’s actually a book review. You can find the review below, or on the SSIR Opinion Blog. Visit the Stanford Social Innovation Review opinion blog to join the conversation there, too! Tags: Uncategorized issues otherblogs administration book goals governance mission planning strategy vision

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Latest (and Earliest) Review of Windows 7

Tech Soup Blog

The Wall Street Journal's influential tech blogger Walt Mossberg just posted his latest and most comprehensive review of Windows 7, two weeks before its official release on October 22. Tags: Operating Systems Software Tech Planning

Pinterest or Delicious: Social Bookmarking Coming back as Digital Curation

Amy Sample Ward

Not only can I save it privately or publicly (like Pinterest), I can also save it to any tags or keywords that I choose in addition or instead of saving it to a stack (the term used on the platform in the same way Pinterest uses “board”).

Technorati Tag Bookmarklet: The Screencast

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Marshall has a great post about a technorati tag bookmarklet that can save you a lot of grunt work. Technorati tags can help you attract more readers for your blog and also facilitate contributing to the collective community wisdom surrounding a particular tag. Surfing a tag stream (another word for a collection of content found in one screen using a tag) can also help you discover other people, s, and ideas. To Use The Bookmarklet To Add Tags To Your Post.

IFTTT (If This Then That) where have you been my entire connected life?

Judi Sohn

Tagged: app , cool , review. Uncategorized app cool reviewI used to try everything just for the sake of checking it out. Now, with soooo many tools, apps and startups out there I’m more cautious.

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GreenTech Book Review: Green IT for Sustainable Business Practice

Tech Soup Blog

Tags: GreenTech

NPTech 2-pack: Stanford Social Innovation Review + Our Book for One Low Price

NTEN

Every so often, Holly walks by my desk, says, "You need to read this article", and drops the latest Stanford Social Innovation Review. Tags: book managing technology meet your mission NPTech NTEN stanford social innovation review

NpTech Tag: Roundups from and about Facebook and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tag your post with "net2thinktank." Policing Social Media These two items were both found in the nptech tag stream: Due to a new wiki launched by New Zealand police, members of the public can now contribute to the drafting of a new law.

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NpTech Tag Summary: Chimp Personality, Convio Open API, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Jason at DIA tagged it with this note: "The most universal piece of advice about using social networks for fundraising and friendraising is to start small." The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005.

Fast Free Document Sharing and Review

Wild Apricot

Very possibly, yes — if it’s lightweight, easy for non-techies to use, designed specifically for reviewer annotation, and allows an unlimited number of users to give feedback on a document.( Tags: Non-profit technology nptech collaboration PDF project management PowerPoint application Do we really need another free online document-collaboration tool?

Guest Post by Angus Parker: Review and Book Giveaway - The New Community Rules by Tamar Weinberg

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: I got a review copy. I was going to write a review and do a book giveaway, but I stumbled upon Wiser Earth blogger Angus Parker's excellent review. Tags: social media I read the book. It rocked.

Nonprofit Guide to Going Green Review: Part Two

Tech Soup Blog

This is a continuation of my review of the recently published Nonprofit Guide to Going Green , which is a robust handbook on greening all aspects of a nonprofit organization’s program. Part one of this review is here. Tags: Green Office GreenTech Running Your Organization The book is edited by Ted Hart, Adrienne Capps, and Matthew Bauer. The green of?ce

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Nonprofit Guide to Going Green Review: Part One

Tech Soup Blog

Tags: Green Office GreenTech Running Your Organization Telecom Services The recently published Nonprofit Guide to Going Green is a robust handbook on greening all aspects of a nonprofit organization's program. It covers everything from greening your office and building to green management, fundraising, information technology, purchasing, travel, organizing events in an environmental way, saving water, saving electricity, recycling, and obtaining green certification.

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More Reviews of Windows 7: What's Your Opinion?

Tech Soup Blog

As a follow-up to our earlier post on The Wall Street Journal' s recent review of Windows 7 , we'd also like to offer the following links to other relevant and interesting articles and reviews. Tags: Acquiring Technology Operating Systems Software Tech Planning Troubleshooting and Maintenance Windows 7

100 Word Review: Google’s Real-Time Search for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Here’s a video demo from Google: Tags: 100 Word Google Social Search Many nonprofits still struggle with how to measure Social Media ROI and are not so clear on what exactly the benefits are of utilizing social media. An obvious benefit is about take front and center stage in a few days when Google launches their Real Time Search to the public. If your nonprofit is not utilizing social media, then the only content that will show up is what others are saying about your organization.

Networked Nonprofit: Get the book!

Amy Sample Ward

Review the slides below for an overview and introduction to The Networked Nonprofit. You can learn more about the book on Beth’s blog or Allison’s blog – or visit the book listing on Amazon.com to read reviews, leave a review, and order the book today!

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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. Many individuals tag hundreds of resources each week.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Nonprofit Blog reviews InStedd. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005. Many individuals tag hundreds of resources each week.

NpTech Tag Summary: Voting Deadline at Netsquared Extended, NTC Pipe, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tactical Philthanthropy's Ten Top Projects - Sean Stannard-Stockton has put in the grunt work to review 100 plus projects to review and listed his top ten choices. There is certainly no shortage of buckets where nonprofit technology tagged resources are being aggregated.

Plants! Natural Materials! Review of Explora!, a Peaceful, Delightful Science Center

Museum 2.0

Note: This post was also published as a review on ExhibitFiles here. This review is, of course, not entirely from a "visitor's eye." Tags: exhibition design I love science centers. My first jobs were in science and children's museums.

NpTech Tag: Socially Responsible Idol, Nptech Meebo Chat at PDF Conference, and Personal Fundraising

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The 21 Featured Projects will have the benefit and challenge of being reviewed by experts in technology, economic sustainability, and social impact. Marshall Kirkpatrick's Comparing 5 Ways To Tag Videos hit dig popular. Here's one that showed up in the NpTech Tag Stream: Doodle

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Guest Post by Amy Sample Ward -- The Power of Vision: Review of “The Pollyanna Principles”

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You can learn more about The Pollyanna Principles at: [link] This article was originally posted at the Stanford Social Innovation Review at [link] by Amy Sample Ward: Amy is a communicator, collaborator and catalyst in the tech for good sector and the Global Community Builder at NetSquared.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Head right over to the Social Media Press Release Template from Shift Communications and reviewed by the Getting Attention Blog. Photo from Politalk_Tim Flickr Stream via the Voter s project Cross-posted at Netsquared Election Day, Organizing, Campaigns, Nonprofits and Web 2.0

Great reads from around the web on September 13th

Amy Sample Ward

" Luther Lowe: The Positive Side of Negative Reviews – For everyone who is trying to convince their boss, coworkers, or colleagues that "someone saying something bad" isn't as scary or bad as it may seem, here's a great case study for you! Tags: roundup bookmarks community facebook fundraising list onlinecommunity postalicious resources reviews socialmedia usergeneratedcontent

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A new look at RSS: Fever

Judi Sohn

Tags: Software Reviews I admit it, I have a serious RSS habit. I’m always subscribed to way more feeds than any person can read on a regular basis, covering everything from Salesforce and nonprofit technology to knitting and entertainment headlines. Thanks to Fever , a brand new RSS feed reader from web guru Shaun Inman , it’s okay. Here’s the thing that has been driving me crazy for years: Feeds aren’t email.

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Treo 650 and Treo 700W Review | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Enterprise , Wireless Treo 650 and Treo 700W Review 04.13.06 | 38 No Comments [link] Treo+650+and+Treo+700W+Review 2006-04-14+03%3A36%3A50 Allan+Benamer I happen to be responsible for 12 Treo 650s and 4 Treo 700Ws all purchased from Verizon Wireless. You can use these tags: « OSS CMS Jobs Report » Great post on Web 2.0 384 posts in 456 categories and tags, 1,628 comments and still going strong.

Sequoia Capital Review of the GDP projections and impact on Funding: How does this work out for Nonprofits

Network-Centric Advocacy

tags: depression recession ) There are lessons to learned for us looking to move our nonprofits into better position for the downturn. Sequoia Capital on startups and the economic downturn View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. It should not be surprising but our lessons and challenges are going to be shaped by the trends in the powerpoint but our approach and outcomes are going to need to be different for 2 reasons.

gokubi.com

gokubi.com

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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gokubi.com

gokubi.com

tags: flickr osx software iphoto ) Technology Review: Part I: Philanthropy’s New Prototype The cofounder of MIT’s Media Lab, Nicholas Negroponte, wants to make $100 laptops available to poor children throughout the world. tags: olpc ) This entry was posted on Saturday, November 25th, 2006 at 8:22 am and is filed under Misc.

Resource Roundup 11/26 | Idealware

Idealware

Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Resource Roundup 11/26 By Laura Quinn , November 26, 2007 Heres the highlights from the last week or so of resources tagged with " Idealware " on del.icio.us. If you see a good article or resource that would help nonprofits choose software, tag it!

Open Source Database solutions part I

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

more on Open Standards and Benkler (actually, Benkler is up next – I’ve got two chapters to review). Technorati Tags: databases , opensource { 3 comments… read them below or add one } 1 Mike S. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Open Source Database solutions part I January 1, 2007 I’m throwing up my hands.

Open Source Database solutions part I

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

more on Open Standards and Benkler (actually, Benkler is up next – I’ve got two chapters to review). Technorati Tags: databases , opensource { 3 comments… read them below or add one } 1 Mike S. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Open Source Database solutions part I January 1, 2007 I’m throwing up my hands.

Resource Roundup 11/16 | Idealware

Idealware

Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Resource Roundup 11/16 By Laura Quinn , November 16, 2007 Heres the highlights from the last week or so of resources tagged with " Idealware " on del.icio.us.

Beth is coming to London…

Steve Bridger

There are many reviews of the book, but among the most thought-provoking commentaries is this write-up by Ethan Zuckerman. Tags: charities people speaking begoodbesocial kanter netnon networks relationships

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