Guest Post: Using Visitor Participation to Improve Object Labels at the San Diego Natural History Museum

Museum 2.0

Last month, I learned about a fabulous, simple participatory experiment called “Case by Case” at the San Diego Museum of Natural History that uses visitor feedback to develop more effective object labels.

How the San Diego Zoo is Using Social Media to Bring Museum Exhibits to Life

Tech Soup Blog

By using social media museums like the San Diego Zoo are able to help people around the world enjoy their incredible exhibits. How the San Diego Zoo Uses Social Media to Bring Their Exhibits to Life. The San Diego Zoo saw this opportunity and started blogging back in 2003.

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Five Year Celebration, San Diego 2-1-1

VisionLink

We are pleased to be a sponsor of San Diego''s 2-1-1, Five-Year Celebration today. Chairman and CEO of San Diego Gas & Electric San Diego 2-1-1 is a thought leader for 2-1-1s and information and referral across the nation.

New Customer 211 San Diego Presents at AIRS

VisionLink

We are pleased to welcome 211 San Diego to our VisionLink network. If you are planning on attending this year''s AIRS conference you will be able to enjoy a number of worthwhile workshops from these good folks at 211 San Diego. NIMS; An introduction (Part 1 & 2) Presenter: Thomas Bennett, 211 San Diego, California This course introduces and overviews the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

Using Social Media to Bring Museum Exhibits to Life

NetWits

By using social media museums like the San Diego Zoo are able to help people around the world enjoy their incredible exhibits. How the San Diego Zoo uses social media to bring their exhibits to life. The San Diego Zoo saw this opportunity and started blogging back in 2003.

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Facebook Live For Nonprofits: How Live Streaming Helped One Org Raise Almost $100K

Connection Cafe

San Diego Humane Society recently used Facebook Live to document the rescue of #92Yorkies and kick-off a major digital fundraising campaign. In this blog post you will learn: How San Diego Humane Society mobilized supporters in a time of crisis.

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How To Engage Your Fundraisers With Gamification & Rewards

Connection Cafe

San Diego Zoo. For example, the San Diego Zoo offers top-performing fundraisers access to a behind-the-scenes tour not available to the public. Any supporter who takes the tour will see how the San Diego Zoo is achieving their mission of saving species from around the world.

Don’t be Fooled by Message Open and Click-Through Rates

NetWits

The San Diego Zoo’s recent email performance analysis supports this position. This post was written in collaboration with Bryan Snyder, Senior Marketing Analyst for Blackbaud. It’s an easy trap to fall into, and I can’t help to think we share the blame.

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The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

USD School of Leadership and Education Sciences / San Diego, CA / Less than $200. Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / San Diego, CA / Not available. Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) / San Diego, CA / Not available.

Big Data and Big Benefits for YOU!

Connection Cafe

Keep in mind that San Diego Botanic Garden and Morten Arboretum have very different staffing levels, goals, budgets, and a host of other factors.

Newly Released With “Look Inside!” Functionality! Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

11/8 :: San Diego, CA. Proceeds benefit Volunteer San Diego. Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits is now fully released to the public in both print and digital format. You can now also “Look Inside!&# to preview the first 11 pages.

11 Must-Follow Nonprofits on Instagram

Nonprofit Tech for Good

San Diego Zoo :: web.stagram.com/n/sandiegozoo.

Social Media for Social Good e-Book Version Now Available for Download!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

11/8 :: San Diego, CA. Proceeds benefit Volunteer San Diego. I tell ya. It’s a surreal feeling to know that someone could be reading your book right now… on the subway, in a cafe, or at a park in any city, anywhere in the world.

How to Build More Donor Relationships with Social Media as Your Wingman

Connection Cafe

He was Maverick’s wingman, both in the skies and in the local San Diego bars. Years before he jumped up and down on Oprah’s couch, Tom Cruise starred in Top Gun, the story of Maverick, a fighter pilot, and his various relationships. Remember Goose, played by Anthony Edwards?

A 3 Step Guide to Attracting Corporate Donors Using Social Media

NetWits

In this example, we are using information from San Diego County, considered medium market by ad agency standards. A few years ago, Cause Marketing was all the rage. Nonprofits – small and large – were scurrying to create “meaningful” corporate partnerships NOT sponsorships.

9 Things To Do After A Donor Donates

Frogloop

Prior to Kimbia, Lori spent six years at The San Diego Foundation where she served as Director of Nonprofit Programs, developing education resources and tools for more than 250 local nonprofits. Acquiring a new donor is just the start.

The Marriage of Art and Technology - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly

AFP Blog

The eight inclusive museums include San Francisco’s de Young Museum, Seattle Art Museum, San Diego Museum of Art, Detroit Institute of Arts, San Diego Air and Space Museum, San Diego Museum of Man, San Jose’s Computer History Museum, and the University of South Dakota’s Natural History Museum. The Marriage of Art and Technology - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly : "Suitable Technologies recently partnered with eight U.S.

Crossfit, Human Rights, Shakespeare and the Zoo| How Making it Personal Makes all the Difference

Connection Cafe

Take a look at what the San Diego Zoo is doing with their “Your Passion, Your Campaign” initiative. Seemingly disparate organizations, but the—y all have one thing in common: they all made it personal. To be honest, I don’t care at all about Crossfit.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Crowdfunding Tips, Content Curation, and The Science of Nonprofit Marketing

Connection Cafe

He flew across the country from San Diego to Charleston and I couldn’t make it into the office by 8 am. I was 30 minutes late to a breakfast meeting with my boss this week.

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Insta-what? Pin it where? Why should arts and cultural organizations use Instagram and Pintrest?

Connection Cafe

Check out this Instagram from the San Diego Zoo. I was having a conversation the other day about the ways in which Pintrest and Instagram can be used at nonprofit organizations.

Over 100 Organizations install Volunteers for Salesforce

GroundWire

From San Diego to Singapore, organizations from all over the world are benefiting from the free app. It’s only been one month since we released Volunteers for Salesforce on the AppExchange and over 100 organizations have already started using it. The feedback we are getting is overwhelmingly positive with a hard-to-beat 4.8 out of 5 star rating! We must have done something right because very few of these groups have needed any help getting going.

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Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed? 06/28/2010: User Expectations and Interface Response Times 06/16/2010: Making the most of conference hashtags: A tool for presenters 06/08/2010: Beaconfire Survey: Seductive Interactions 06/08/2010: Emailing with Convio – Testing Conditional Content 06/07/2010: Goin’ Barefoot?

Guest Post: Lessons Learned Designing a Mobile Game for Balboa Park

Museum 2.0

Giskin Anomaly Right around Thanksgiving 2010 a strange story began to unfold in Balboa Park, San Diego. They asked for an experience that could transform how you perceived the Park – whether you were new or had lived in San Diego all your life.

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The Top 14 Hashtags You Should Use Each Week

NonProfit Hub

San Diego Zoo (@sandiegozoo) November 21, 2015. Hashtags are still a mystery to so many, but they don’t have to be. You just need to do your research; luckily we’ve done it for you.

Saving the California Condor: A Collective Impact Story

ASU Lodestar Center

After a contentious and much-publicized debate, the decision was made to capture all remaining wild condors and bring them to the San Diego and Los Angeles Zoos for captive breeding. On our last trip to San Diego, my daughter and I took a trip to the Natural History Museum.

Creating Your Generosity Plan: Kathy LeMay, Raising Change

Have Fun - Do Good

August 5: I'll be at BlogHer '11 in San Diego and co-presenting The Write Brain – Essential Blog Content Development Workshop. " 'Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.'

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33 Nonprofit Mobile Websites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

San Diego Zoo :: m.sandiegozoo.org. One in four Americans now access the Mobile Web daily, yet only a tiny fraction of nonprofits have a mobile website.

ASAE Annual Meeting Blog Roundup | Beaconfire Wire

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Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

The 2013 "NTEN" Award: Maddie Grant

NTEN

Past NTEN Award Winners 2012: Farra Trompeter , Big Duck 2011: Peter Campbell, TechCafeteria 2010: John Merritt, YMCA of San Diego County 2009: David Krumlauf, Pierce Family Foundation 2008: Marnie Webb, TechSoup Global 2007: Beth Kanter.

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Social Media for Social Good Book Tour Raises $17,130 for Partner Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

11/8 :: San Diego, CA. Proceeds benefited Volunteer San Diego.

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

Connection Cafe

San Francisco. San Diego. San Jose. San Antonio. San Bernardino. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5%

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Publisher’s Weekly Features Simon & Schuster’s Text Message Campaign

Mobile Commons

Launching at San Diego Comic-Con, the campaign gives Young Adult readers the chance to enter contests and correspond directly with some of their favorite authors. We’re excited to announce a new text messaging campaign from Simon & Schuster that is revolutionizing how authors can communicate with their fans. That includes Scott Westerfield , the New York Times best-selling author of the Uglies and Leviathan series.

22 Nonprofit Mobile Websites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

San Diego Zoo :: m.sandiegozoo.org. The rise of QR Codes has helped many nonprofits understand the need for mobile websites, or at the very least mobile-optimized web pages. A QR code that launches a desktop-designed web page in a mobile browser just doesn’t make a whole of sense.

TechSoup Member Organizations Doing Great Work During Hard Times

Tech Soup Blog

Christie's Place — San Diego. We're halfway through 2017, and civil society has been handed some serious challenges. Federal services that underserved populations depend upon are becoming less reliable. Given these difficult times, we'd like to feature some local organizations that are doing great work, but not getting a lot of attention every day. TechSoup is honored to serve these great organizations — their communities need them now more than ever.

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Linking Planned Gifts To Social Media | The NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

during a session at the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) 2013 International Conference on Fundraising (ICON) in San Diego, Calif Linking Planned Gifts To Social Media | The NonProfit Times : “The Internet is the great equalizer. If you are a small organization, you can have a big presence.” Those were the words of said Kristen Jaarda, senior vice president at Crescendo Interactive in Camarillo, Calif.,

Balancing Engagement: Adventures in Participatory Exhibit Labels

Museum 2.0

We blatantly borrowed the brilliant technique the San Diego Museum of Natural History used to write labels based on visitors’ questions. We’ve been doing a little experiment at our museum with labels.

Join Me at SXSW, 14NTC, and Other March Conferences

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’ll be headed to San Diego for the annual Grant Managers Network Conference. Photo by George Galanais. There are many nonprofit, social media, and technology conferences all year long. March is a particularly busy conference month.

Ballmer to demo Dynamics Live CRM at Convergence 2007 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Dynamics Live , Microsoft , eCRM , nptech Ballmer to demo Dynamics Live CRM at Convergence 2007 03.14.07 | 3138 No Comments [link] Ballmer+to+demo+Dynamics+Live+CRM+at+Convergence+2007 2007-03-14+17%3A20%3A56 Allan+Benamer It looks like Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer is going to demo Dynamics Live today at San Diego.

Director Less Than Invisible In Underwear And Is Hospitalized - TheNonProfitTimes

AFP Blog

Director Less Than Invisible In Underwear And Is Hospitalized - TheNonProfitTimes : The director of the viral video “Kony 2012”, which is rapidly approaching 100 million views, was hospitalized in San Diego, Calif., after running through the streets in his underwear and vandalizing cars. Kony2012

Priceless Board Members

ASU Lodestar Center

Jessie grew up in Chicago before moving to Tucson to become a University of Arizona Wildcat for life, landed in Phoenix to start her professional career and is now enjoying life in sunny San Diego.