What are your most useful synchronous online facilitation practices?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That's why Nancy White's post on most useful synchronous online facilitation practices really caught my eye. Nancy takes us through a gradient of modalities and technologies for synchronous meetings. Photo by/NC from Matthew Saunders' Flickr Stream.

How to Use Slack for Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

Slack is all about working together as a team and when you’re trying to support, direct and maintain an organization, you definitely need the kind of synchronization that comes from being a team.

Trending Sources

Humanizing your organization creates amazing results. This is how.

SocialFish

The Vibe is the synchronicity between organizational culture, the processes the organization employees to create value and achieve objectives, and the behavior of the individuals within the system.

How Nonprofit Leaders Create An Authentic Personal Brand on Intsagram

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This is a brilliant example of how a nonprofit leader has aligned and synchronized their personal brand with their nonprofit’s brand. Instagram, the popular Millennial photo sharing site, is gaining traction with world leaders, government leaders and nonprofit executive directors.

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About the New BRIDGE Numbers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In time other databases may be synchronized with the BRIDGE Registry and in time BRIDGE Numbers may become widely used.

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More fundraising software = more data headaches

3rd Sector Labs

Whether the objective is to clean it, enrich it, synchronize it, move it, integrate it, mine it, or interpret it, nonprofits need data management plans in order to optimize the performance of these fundraising systems. Technology both simplifies and complicates our lives.

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Tips and Tools to Strengthen Your Fundraising and Accounting

Tech Soup Blog

This software has a mobile app for iPhone and iPad that lets users enter transactions when they're away from the office and synchronize data with the desktop and network versions of the software.

Which is better: structure or flow?

Have Fun - Do Good

It allows you to come up with amazing ideas, have big aha''s, experience incredible synchronicities, create prolifically, and feel connected to something greater than yourself. Neither. You need both.

New Book: How To Implement Multichannel Online Campaigns

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Colleagues Allyson Kapin who founded a web agency called Rad Campaign (they designed my blog) and Amy Sample Ward, who the NTEN Membership Director (and I’ve known since 2007 ) have published a new how to book called “ Social Change Any Time Every Where.”

Making Facebook Groups Rock for Nonprofits – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Facebook groups mostly function asynchronously, but a synchronous activity now and again can really rally the troops. Photo by Laughing Squid.

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Robust Collaboration Tools to Empower the Modern Social Media Marketing Team

SocialFish

Chatter is an enterprise social network that allows users to synchronize and keep in touch without ever using email or the multitude of social networks crowding our daily lives.

NetCentric Advocacy: Great American Backyard Campout

Network-Centric Advocacy

» July 25, 2005 Great American Backyard Campout It is all about synchronizing little efforts to help people feel they have power and are connected to something greater. Synchronizing the simple act and promoting it starts to connect people in powerful ways. Synchronizing the simple act and promoting it starts to connect people in powerful ways. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

How Nonprofits Can Navigate the New Media Landscape

NTEN

Experimentation through initiatives such as these apps has synchronously impacted the work of legacy media. In 2009, Clay Shirkey predicted , “For the next few decades, journalism will be made up of overlapping special cases.”

NetCentric Advocacy: Nice Live8 Technology debrief by EchoDitto

Network-Centric Advocacy

Many of the techniques highlighted are about giving people the opportunity to connect and synchronize the positive energy generated by the concert. (1) Many of the techniques highlighted are about giving people the opportunity to connect and synchronize the positive energy generated by the concert. (1) NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Why do people watch reruns?

You don't want to be MacGyver with your donor data

Connection Cafe

You need to synchronize your online and offline systems. Author: Jennifer Darrouzet. Let’s face it, spreadsheets are great at lots of things. They’re an easy tool built to satisfy the MacGyver in all of us as we battle through our daily tasks. They’re entirely flexible (my coworker used one to inventory all her packing boxes when she moved house last year – she’s that organized). But when it comes to storing precious supporter data—user beware.

4 Nerdiest Upcoming Convio Features

Connection Cafe

This new script, which loads silently in the background without holding up the rest of the content on a page, is faster and more precise than the older synchronous version. Author: Noah Cooper. And proud of it.

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Influence

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

Crazy for the Tools

NTEN

Dropbox continuously replicates local files to a personal cloud file space and synchronizes those folders across multiple computers and mobile devices. Now an entire team can enjoy continuous synchronization of a folder (and sub-folders) for a project. By Steve Backman, President, Database Designs To close out our month-long look at some of the best tools for nonprofits, Steve Backman tells you about some of his favorite day-to-day software.

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Connect with TechSoup at NCVS!

Tech Soup Blog

Windows LiveMeeting — Our partners at Microsoft have been innovating web conferencing tools as convergence software , allowing for integration across Microsoft Office and Outlook in addition to synchronized audio and video. This post was written by Evonne Heyning , part of TechSoup's Community team.

Mobile Commons Launches Integration with Twilio Connect

Mobile Commons

Our new integration with Twilio will let marketers play with some fascinating new apps, and still have all the data synchronized in one place.”. The integration is made possible by Twilio Connect, Twilio’s new application release that lets app developers synchronize their usage data with outside sources. 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.

Tech Impact Helps Nonprofits Open a Door to the Cloud

Tech Soup Blog

On his blog, Samuels explains that this migration method was straightforward: "We didn't need to fiddle with synchronizing active directory or our on-premise Exchange server.

GiftWorks 2014 Has Arrived!

Tech Soup Blog

Integration with MailChimp – manage your MailChimp subscribers and keep it synchronized with GiftWorks. GiftWorks 2014 is here! Let's talk about the new and enhanced features! GiftWorks 2014 will include: Integration with FirstGiving – using the FirstGiving donation platform, process credit cards within GiftWorks, setup a free online donation page and start collecting donations that can then be downloaded into GiftWorks.

Nonprofit Video: How Rhythm Keeps Us Watching

NTEN

By riding the waves of tension and release, the spectator's body rhythm is drawn into a kind of synchronization with the film's rhythm. By Cam Hayduk and Kat Kelly, Turtlebox Productions.

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Major Code Release

VisionLink

It is something I wish I could convey better through this blog--the impressive sight of the entire team working as one synchronized operation. Was a busy weekend at VisionLink headquarters! A significant amount of code was released for both immediate use and future releases to come.

APIs for Social Media Integration and More: A Gentle Introduction for Nonprofits

NTEN

We can utilize APIs to transfer data from one system to another and even synchronize data sets in order to end up with the cleanest data possible. By Chris Dumas, Product Manager, FirstGiving. Websites today are often full-blown applications. Even if you're using a content management system like WordPress or Drupal, by incorporating APIs, you can further enhance built in app-like functionality to create a highly customized experience. What are APIs?

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Shopify POS: Bridge the Gap Between Online and Offline Sales!

Tech Soup Blog

The Shopify POS lets you synchronize sales from your online store with those made at an event or in a brick-and-mortar store (museums with gift shops, take note!). TechSoup donor partner Shopify recently introduced its new, fully integrated point of sale (POS) system.

Clearing Up the Cloud at NTEN's Nonprofit Cloud Computing Summit

Tech Soup Blog

Offline synchronization capabilities aren't very good yet. I was lucky enough to attend NTEN's Nonprofit Cloud Computing Summit on Monday, August 29.

Create Text Message SMS Campaigns that Sync with Blackbaud Sphere

Mobile Commons

Mobile Commons’ integration with Blackbaud Sphere effortlessly synchronizes information between your CRM database and Mobile Commons. Profile data such as name, email, mobile number, address, and interactions are synchronized in real time between the two systems, allowing you to keep track of everybody, easily. Synchronize different mobile campaigns with different Blackbaud Sphere campaigns.

Create Text Message SMS Campaigns that Sync with the Convio CRM

Mobile Commons

Mobile Commons’ integration with Convio Luminate Online and Common Ground effortlessly synchronizes information between your CRM database and Mobile Commons. Profile data such as name, email, mobile number, address, and interactions are synchronized in real time between the two systems, allowing you to keep track of everybody, easily. Synchronize different mobile campaigns with different Convio campaigns.

Tech Impact Helps Nonprofits Open a Door to the Cloud

Tech Soup Blog

On his blog, Samuels explains that this migration method was straightforward: "We didn't need to fiddle with synchronizing active directory or our on-premise Exchange server.

NetCentric Advocacy: Modeling self organization of communication and topology in social networks

Network-Centric Advocacy

Creating self-synchronizing systems for social change. if you build an advocacy network will it really self-synchronize to influence policy and social behavior (yes and how) to do things in this new network context and how does leadership work as a part of that process. I am now looking for as much input as I can process on the nature of self-synchronizing social movements (what infrastructure do we need to put in place? What are best examples of self-synchronizing campaign?

Stop the Daisy Chain of Bad Data Management

3rd Sector Labs

Create a plan for proper synchronization of your data, following a set of controlled, manual steps. Once implemented, most of your data management between systems can be synchronized and automated.

The story of culture shift told from Youtube. (Great Presentation at the Library of Congress)

Network-Centric Advocacy

It shows how new culture creates synchronizing effects. Mike Wesch Assistant Professor of Cultural Anthropology of Kansas State University does a fantastic overview of the culture shift. He looks at Youtube as anthropologic study area. It is definitely worth watching.

Sunrise Calendar App: Stay on Top of Your Busy Schedule

Tech Soup Blog

This free app synchronizes event information from your various social media and calendar accounts into one sleek display. One of my personal and professional New Year's resolutions is to get better at managing my time – and to actually be on time.

Will Nonprofits Take SXSWi By Storm in 2015?

Frogloop

Synchronized Social: Collaborative Campaigns. SXSWi is one of the biggest conferences for startups, technologists, and people who have innovative ideas that they think can change the world. But where do nonprofits and cause related startups fit into SXSWi? This year several nonprofits and leaders who are doing innovating work to create social change movements, submitted terrific panels in hopes of carving out a bigger track related to activism.

Mind-Melding Online

Connection Cafe

Author: One of my favorite science/interests stories in the news recently was a report published in late July by Science Magazine about how researchers have found that the brain of speakers and listeners become synchronized as they talk.

Are You Ready to DIY Office 365?

Tech Soup Blog

If you want to create users on your local server and have those users get synced up to the cloud or if you want to synchronize passwords between your local server and the cloud, you'll need to implement Directory Synchronization.

NetCentric Advocacy: Notes inspired by Harold Katzmir (FAS)

Network-Centric Advocacy

We have to have the ability to synchronize intellectual property, synchronize time contributions, synchronize money, and synchronize vision. We have to have the ability to synchronize intellectual property, synchronize time contributions, synchronize money, and synchronize vision. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

The Next Big Shake-Ups In Fundraising

Frogloop

The synchronized campaign that uses mobile text, direct mail, telemarketing, email, social networking and traditional media to create the perfect storm? Wonder what the next big shake-up in the fundraising world is going to be so you can prepare and stay ahead of the curve?

Research Friday: A Case for Content Curation

ASU Lodestar Center

Content curators help organize and synchronize a community of people, such as nonprofit practitioners or philanthropists, around a common understanding of a particular subject. posted by. Robert F. Ashcraft, Ph.D. Executive Director. ASU Lodestar Center. Welcome to Research Friday !