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Nonprofits use social media as new fundraising tool - Sacramento News - Local and Breaking Sacramento News | Sacramento Bee

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Nonprofits use social media as new fundraising tool - Sacramento News - Local and Breaking Sacramento News | Sacramento Bee: "Women Escaping a Violent Environment in Sacramento needed cash, and needed it fast.So

Sacramento region’s Big Day of Giving tops $3 million | Central Valley | Modesto Bee

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Sacramento region’s Big Day of Giving tops $3 million | Central Valley | Modesto Bee : The Sacramento region put its money where its heart is Tuesday, more than tripling the $1 million goal set for the 24-hour online fundraising Big Day of Giving campaign

American Red Cross Launches Digital Training Program for Disaster Relief Volunteers - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee

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The Seattle Foundation helps King Co. residents "GiveBIG" to nonprofits on May 2nd - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee

AFP Blog

The Seattle Foundation helps King Co. New to GiveBIG 2012 is the opportunity to make donations via smart phone on The Seattle Foundation's mobile web site

Raising the Floor Op Ed in Sacramento Bee

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Just published my first op ed on the raising the floor concept yesterday in the Sacramento Bee, Everyone deserves access to technology, online world , co-authored with Prof. Gregg Vanderheiden. This op ed was derived from remarks I made to the California Emerging Technology Fund's Roundtable recently.

Two Ways To Use Crowdsourcing for Face-to-Face Conferences

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Next week on March 1-2, the First 5 California and the Water Cooler Joint Conference will take place in Sacramento. Where is it most useful?

When Fundraising Disaster Strikes, What Should You Do?

Tech Soup Blog

" His nonprofit has an annual budget of under $35,000, almost all of it raised on the Give Local America Big Day of Giving in Sacramento.

3 Ways Text Messaging Can Improve Your Marketing Mix

Mobile Commons

The Shedd Aquarium and the Sacramento Kings both used mobile to engage with their customers and saw incredible results.

Where's the Care2 Team in June 2011?

Frogloop

AAPC Strategic Outlook Conference: California Battleground 2012 Sacramento, CA. and summits. conventions. forums. expos. banquets. dinners.

Have you written your Humanize review yet?

SocialFish

Oh, all right then, twist my arm… Shelly Alcorn , Principal at Alcorn Associates Management Consulting, Sacramento, CA. ” Eric D.

Nonprofits and App Developers Combine Forces for Community Change

Tech Soup Blog

The app is currently used in West Sacramento, California, which is a food desert, according to the app creators. Apps for Improving Access.

Latest Association-Nonprofit Social Media Jobs

SocialFish

Holy moly there are a LOT of social media positions out there! Didn’t we tell you the trend is UP for social media hiring?

Mobile Commons Launches Integration with Twilio Connect

Mobile Commons

New Mobile Commons Features Will Pull User Data Directly from Twilio Apps. This Functionality Will Let Organizations Run All Their Mobile Communications from One Web Dashboard. NEW YORK, September 21, 2011 : Mobile Commons today announced a new integration with cloud telephony platform Twilio. We’re thrilled to have them as a launch partner.”.

Lame spam of the day: Fictitious Business Name Renewal Center

Robert Weiner

mail from the Fictitious Business Name Renewal Center in Sacramento, CA. It's novel to get the snail mail equivalent of spam. This one came via U.S. My business is required to register and publish a Fictitious Business Name (FBN, aka DBA or Doing Business As) every 5 years. This is a solicitation. Caveat emptor.

Lame scam of the day: Fictitious Business Name Renewal Center

Robert Weiner

mail from the Fictitious Business Name Renewal Center in Sacramento, CA. It's novel to get the snail mail equivalent of spam. This one came via U.S. My business is required to register and publish a Fictitious Business Name (FBN, aka DBA or Doing Business As) every 5 years. This is a solicitation. Caveat emptor. Scam Spam scam

Brooklyn Recovery Fund Turns a Nets Game into a Chance to Support Sandy Victims

Mobile Commons

Read about how the Sacramento Kings used mobile in the ARCO Arena to increase ticket sales. Maybe they were motivated by all the local goodwill?

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The Problem of an Electronics Recycler and False Environmental Claims

Tech Soup Blog

The nonprofit e-Stewards standard and certification is widely regarded as the most rigorous program for electronics recyclers in the world. read more.

Taking First Steps With Social Media: California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My co-presenter was the talented Bryce Skolfield , Director of Communications and Public Policy at the Children's Council of San Francisco.

3 Ways Text Messaging Can Improve Your Marketing Mix

Mobile Commons

The Shedd Aquarium and the Sacramento Kings both used mobile to engage with their customers and saw incredible results. A good text message campaign is an integral tool in reaching a wider audience. Rather than competing with other media channels, text messages amplify your message by connecting to outlets of communication.

Mobile Commons Appoints Anthony Risicato as CEO and Expands Client Rosterd

Mobile Commons

The company has a growing roster of clients, including Credo Mobile, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Oxfam International, Andre Agassi Foundation, New York City Department of Public Health, Care USA, National Association of Realtors and most recently, the National Basketball Association’s (NBA’s) Sacramento Kings. “As

Craigslist Nonprofit Boot Camps in Berkeley and Brooklyn

Have Fun - Do Good

You've used Craigslist before, right? Maybe it was to look for a job, or buy a futon, or find a "missed connection", but did you know that there is a Craigslist Foundation ? Yup, and their mission is to provide free and low cost educational opportunities for emerging nonprofit leaders and social entrepreneurs. Their fees are totally reasonable. $50

Mobile Commons Helps Non-Profit Organizations Responding to the Chile Earthquake

Mobile Commons

AmeriCares, Catholic Relief Services and Habitat for Humanity adopt mobile for engaging supporters and fundraising. Mobile Communications and Mobile Fundraising have become critical components to nonprofit outreach programs. Text QUAKE to 25383 to donate $10 to Catholic Relief Services. Text CHILE to 25383 to donate $10 to Habitat for Humanity.

Social Media Lab: How To Become A Networked Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social Media Lab: Becoming A Networked Nonprofit. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. There is also a social learning component.

Mobile Commons, 9/11 Memorial and NASCAR Partner on “Text to Remember” Program

Mobile Commons

Public can add name to 9/11 “Honor Roll” with option to donate $5 via text message. NEW YORK – September 10, 2009 – Mobile Commons, Inc. , a pioneer of easy-to-use technology for mobile marketing campaigns, today announced its partnership with the National September 11th Memorial & Museum and NASCAR in launching the “Text to Remember” program.