A CommunityOS Hidden Gem: The Data Provider Tool

VisionLink

Typically, you might search by date to find these resources again, but searches by date may not always be accurate. Instead, the data provider itself can be a tag, such as “March 2014 Import,” which provides a handy way for an administrator to later pull these resources up in a search to further review or manipulate them. As a simple example, all your Thanksgiving resources could be highlighted by tagging them with a Turkey icon, helping you keep your related work organized.

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Social Media and Cute Dogs Go Mobile And Other Cute Animal and Nonprofit Tales

Beth Kanter

The App also provides: adoptable dog search by zip code, simple giving to help homeless pets, and their grassroots pledge to start seeing invisible dogs. But they are looking at associated metrics such as: downloads, user comments, sharing, and google analytics to show dog searches… then data collection (emails and mobile optins), microdonations, and buzz via earned media. Perky the Turkey’s popularity continued into December.

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3 Nonprofit Fundraising Lessons Learned from Political Campaigns

Connection Cafe

And who could forget Howard Dean’s turkey sandwich fundraiser? On the same day then-Vice President Dick Cheney was scheduled to hold a $2,000 a plate lunch in Washington, DC, Dean asked his supporters to join him for lunch in front of their computers while he ate a turkey sandwich. All in search of “the next big thing.” Because of their scope and scale, US presidential campaigns are unique entities.

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Lame spam of the day: spam mashup

Robert Weiner

Search for a provider now. It''s a perfect love triangle between smoky cheese, fake turkey (which tastes awesome, btw) and dead sweetest honey-laden bbq sauce I''ve ever tried.I Another newbie spammer playing with a toy? This plain-text spam has no sender, subject, formatting, or graphics. Nothing unusual there. The bonus is that it mashes up a variety of spammer techniques, starting with a list of 3-letter words running from "act" to "dry".

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My Top 5 Highlights from the 2009 Convio Summit Nonprofit Conference with video highlights

Connection Cafe

And now that the dust has settled and the turkey has had time to digest, I've had time to sit down and reflect on some of my top favorite highlights from this year's event. Just take a look at a Twemes search for the #convio09 hashtag to get a feel for the all social media fun happening from the floor of the event. Author: Jordan Viator. The #Convio09 Summit has come and passed, and one thing was for sure - this year's nonprofit technology conference was bigger and better than ever!

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truth Uses Text Messages to Empower Young Activists to Take a Stand Against Cigarettes in Pharmacies

Mobile Commons

She’s an actual team member, who’s a fixture of t ruth’s Twitter channel and hosts her own “Ask Cas” section of thetruth.com , where curious Finishers in search of information can seek out real talk. They flooded social media with images of fruit, health foods, books, jewelry, plants, roast turkeys (maybe not the best choice for a pharmacy, but still better than tobacco!) – and, well, pharmaceuticals. “Hey – It’s Cas! Need your opinion on something.

truth Uses Text Messages to Empower Young Activists to Take a Stand Against Cigarettes in Pharmacies

Mobile Commons

She’s an actual team member, who’s a fixture of t ruth’s Twitter channel and hosts her own “Ask Cas” section of thetruth.com , where curious Finishers in search of information can seek out real talk. They flooded social media with images of fruit, health foods, books, jewelry, plants, roast turkeys (maybe not the best choice for a pharmacy, but still better than tobacco!) – and, well, pharmaceuticals. “Hey – It’s Cas! Need your opinion on something.

NetSquared Events in May and June

Tech Soup Blog

Naples, FL: How to Increase Search Engine Visibility – May 15, 2014 Walk-in-Clinic. Istanbul, Turkey: Things May?s NetSquared’s core objective is to get nonprofit techies and activists together in the same room. There’s a special magic that happens when we get face-to-face. Relationships are formed, projects are started and we feel less alone in what can sometimes be a challenging job.

Night of the Budapest Bunny

Gavin's Digital Diner

It was thus I found myself, self-employed as a shock-absorber, careening through the dark streets of Budapest, at midnight, in search of a Dell power supply, the day before Thanksgiving. Since it was Thanksgiving, the evening called for at least a fancy dinner; if not turkey, then it would have to be duck (an easy call in Eastern Europe). I had duck, in lieu of turkey. A Thanksgiving Tale from the Wild Wild East.

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NpTech Tag Summary: Face-to-Face or Mediated Experience, Open Source Software Communities, and Blog Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A social graph if the NpTech tag based on a google search NpTech Conversations Gavin's digital diner has written an article about the options that technology gives us for opting out of face-to-face gatherings. Social Media Roundup There are places in the world where YouTube has been banned, including Turkey and Thailand.

Reflections from Global s London Summit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The transcriber (SJ Klein of Wikimania fame) was typing a real-time transcription in the room, while Angelo, a blogger in Turkey was live blogging remotely. Technorati search: [link]. I'm just back from the Global s Summit in London. One of the most exciting things for me was to finally meet Tharum (a Cambodian blogger) and pictured above face-to-face. Tharum and I have been in communication via our blogs, IM, and email for over a year now.

Night of the Budapest Bunny

Gavin's Digital Diner

It was thus I found myself, self-employed as a shock-absorber, careening through the dark streets of Budapest, at midnight, in search of a Dell power supply, the day before Thanksgiving. Since it was Thanksgiving, the evening called for at least a fancy dinner; if not turkey, then it would have to be duck (an easy call in Eastern Europe). I had duck, in lieu of turkey. A Thanksgiving Tale from the Wild Wild East.

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Night of the Budapest Bunny

Gavin's Digital Diner

It was thus I found myself, self-employed as a shock-absorber, careening through the dark streets of Budapest, at midnight, in search of a Dell power supply, the day before Thanksgiving. Since it was Thanksgiving, the evening called for at least a fancy dinner; if not turkey, then it would have to be duck (an easy call in Eastern Europe). I had duck, in lieu of turkey. A Thanksgiving Tale from the Wild Wild East.

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Night of the Budapest Bunny

Gavin's Digital Diner

It was thus I found myself, self-employed as a shock-absorber, careening through the dark streets of Budapest, at midnight, in search of a Dell power supply, the day before Thanksgiving. Since it was Thanksgiving, the evening called for at least a fancy dinner; if not turkey, then it would have to be duck (an easy call in Eastern Europe). I had duck, in lieu of turkey. A Thanksgiving Tale from the Wild Wild East.

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Where are the twenty-something or GEN-Y Bloggers Who Are Writing About Social Change and Nonprofits?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If I was working for a nonprofit that was doing a job search for a technologically savvy marketing person, I wouldn't even both posting a job description - I just hire her. Nonprofit Leadership, Innovation and Change: Christopher Scott is a nonprofit leader who founded A Day of Hope , a student based organization that delivers baskets of food and turkeys to families for Thanksgiving. Even though I'm more like twenty-something times 2.5,

Time and Social Action

Social Actions

Rather than create a destination search engine with this database, we want to distribute its contents to the websites, social networks, and mobile phones that millions of people use every day. This difference can be explained in part by the friendly looking turkey that accompanied the Tweetsgiving campaign. Note: The transcript below if from my keynote presentation at Connecting Up Australia in May 2009. Thank you for the introduction.