WordPress Tags And Categories – The Ultimate Guide For Nonprofits

John Haydon

One of the most common questions about writing an effective blog post is the proper use of categories and tags. What exactly are categories and tags? How do tags and categories relate to each other? Categories vs. Tags. How to Create Effective WordPress Tags.

Top Trends for Foundation Techies: A Report from TAG

Tech Soup Blog

This fall I had a chance to attend my first TAG Annual Conference. This one was in November amidst glitz and swarms of tourists in Hollywood, very near the fabled Walk of Fame. Very fun. It was a pretty interesting look at what grantmaking foundations.( read more ). foundationsorg

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How to measure Facebook Custom Tabs in Google Analytics with UTM Tags (Video Tutorial)

John Haydon

Use UTM Tags – UTM tags allow you to amend an existing URL with information so you can measure traffic coming from a specific website or medium (like an email) where you’ve placed that URL.

Tag, You're IT! An Introduction for Technical Managers

Tech Soup Blog

Tag, you’re it. Grant Howe is VP of research & development for Sage North America’s Nonprofit Solutions. business, based in Austin, Texas. Follow him on Twitter. Introduction. Technical leadership generally gets a bad rap for not having quality. "soft skills" in managing people. Most of us have grown up through a. technical career ladder that values technical brilliance over these. desired soft skills. As bright techies with "leadership potential," we.

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Geo-Tagged Map Shows Impact of Hurricane Joaquin in Real Time

VisionLink

5, 2015— VisionLink , a community inspired software and consulting company, has developed a free, shareable, real-time, geo-tagged map depicting actual damage reports produced by Hurricane Joaquin. Map illustrates damage reports as hurricane hits North Carolina. BOULDER, Colo. —

Why Facebook Photo Tags Are The New (And Possibly More Powerful) Likes | Fast Company

AFP Blog

Why Facebook Photo Tags Are The New (And Possibly More Powerful) Likes | Fast Company

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Time-Saving Hacks to Write More Blog Posts – A Video Demonstration

John Haydon

Add Tags and Categories – Next, select the appropriate categories and tags for your blog post. Categories should represent the larger topics within your blog, and tags should represent specific elements that are within various categories.

Tagged again!

SocialFish

YAPstar and blogger bud Maggie McGary tagged me on her awesomely titled blog, Mizz Information. So maybe this would be a good moment to tag a few of the original clumpers so they can tell their newer subscribers and fellow blogger buddies a little bit about themselves! Tags: memes I know a lot of people hate memes, but I still like doing them, if only because it enables me to spread some link love. five more things you (possibly) didn't know about me. hmmmm.

Four Reasons Why Blog Post Titles Matter

John Haydon

Your Website Blog Post Titles blogging tips Title Tags wordpressYou’re reading this because on some level you’re interested in writing better blog post tiles. Or maybe you’re interested in how titles impact your readers, and how titles impact SEO.

My Tag Cloud

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He feed all the text of an entire blog to generate a tag cloud. Photo in Flickr. The Go Big Always blog written by Sam Lawrence who is the CMO of Jive Software has been playing with Many Eyes , a visualization toolset from IBM.

Apple Picking with Tags

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Look at the bookmarks of folks who first tagged an item that is popular. Cider apple Originally uploaded by Mexicanwave. I've always really enjoyed research, particularly hunting for information on the web.

Freezer Metaphor for Tags

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've been thinking about tags and metaphors again, particularly Joho the Blog 's conclusions about tagging and the powerpoint that used Oscar and Felix and Raking Leaves. Just think if I had tagged these items by date, entree, side dish, dessert, vegetables, rice, etc.

Personal Tag Clouds

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Jeffrey Zelman bemoans tag clouds ascent (or descent) into popular culture. I like how the jargon of the blogoshere is so poetic and filled with methaphoric language, but excuse me - what is a tag cloud? It lets you create a personal tag cloud of your delcious or flickr tags.

Snack Meme: I Got Tagged

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Jane Quigley , who I met at Podcamp, tagged me for the Media Snack Meme. I summarize the NPTECH tag stream -- and that really exercises your synthesis muscle. Photo by KellyK.

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NpTech Tag Skypecast Anyone?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Marnie has put out a call for call to talk about the NpTech Tag issues we've been blogging about the last two weeks. She proposed three different times on next wed, thurs, and fri - leave your preference in the comments. Proposed agenda is here in a wiki - the password is nptech. For context, see the discussion summary over at Netsquared -- go follow all the links for context -- and if you want to see what's been written this week, see Gavin's newest post

Tagged in the Volunteerism meme!

SocialFish

I have to keep this short today so I'll just answer the tag - which is, "To get the conversation going, I’m tagging the following bloggers to help answer a nagging question – how can we create volunteer jobs that don’t require being on a committee, a long-term commitment or gobs of time? So, share five short-term, ad-hoc volunteer jobs you’d love to have and then tag five more bloggers". Hmmmmm. :) So on to my tags! Tags: associations Great Ideas Conference ASAE

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. 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. Heck, it's the weekend, so I thought I'd respond. This meme is on media consumption.

Tagged in the Changeblogging meme

SocialFish

Beautiful Qui Diaz tagged me in her Changeblogging meme on the Buzz Bin. It's now my turn to tag some folks, and I thought I'd choose a few who either already strive to make life better and who probably also never thought of themselves as changebloggers, and/or people whose opinions I listen to and value, and therefore I am curious about what their pet causes might be. Tags: causes non-profit blogging changeblogging

NCVO and TAG Conference Presentations and Reflections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

tags: information socialmedia ). tags: km laurawhitehead ). TAG Conference Presentation View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. tags: nonprofits socialmedia ). NCVO View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own.

4x4 Joistke Tagged Me

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Joistke tagged me with the 4x4 game activity. 4 People I tag. And, no, Joistke, I haven't done this before. So, here goes. 4 jobs I had: General Manager of the Pro Art Chamber Orchestra Management/Capacity Assessment Evaluator for the National Endowment for the Arts Challenge Grants Day of Service Consultant for N-TEN Community Builder/Network Coordinator for Artswire, an online network for artists and project of the New York Foundation for the Arts.

How to use categories and tags in your nonprofit blog

John Haydon

Com and.Org) entails the use of categories and tags. Why it’s easy to be confused about tags and categories. If you’re new to blogging, understanding when to use categories and when to use tags can be challenging. A simple way to understand tags and categories.

Katrina Tags: How To

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A late evening or rather early morning request came in from Nancy White about Katrina tags. (I I was sleeping). I awoke to find that Alexandra Samuel has put together an incredible post summarizing everything you need to know about Katrina tagging. Here's the blog post. And, here's the wiki version. hurricanekatrina

I've been tagged!

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Still catching up on reading all my blogging chums last month's posts after my big trip, and I just noticed that I've been tagged by Michelle Murraine of Zen and the Art of Non-Profit Technology in a game of revealing five things most people don't know about me / and then I've got to tag five others - who hopefully have not been already caught up in this excercise. 5) For several years I was a bagel baker in a commercial bakery So whom should I tag?

Cross Blog Discussion: NpTech Tag

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've been reflecting on some of the points made about the pros/cons of the NpTech Tag and the comment that Laura Quinn left here. I scan the tagged items every week and do a pattern analysis and summary of these undifferentiated items. I think that the scanning the NpTech Tag can provide a zeitgeist. What if we thought of the NPTech Tag as a way to aggregate and facilitate a more focused distributed conversation and the summary is, well, a summary.

Cleaning up the Tag Soup

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

from a post by Steve Eisner who writes a blog called A Social Life Some points for me: Defines two different types of tag behavior: Consuming Taggers : People who stalk other people's tags. Equilibrium is quickly reached as everyone agrees on a few common tags." " Tag mess happens when the topic is complex, new, or very specific. Tag-based solutions break down and everyone starts speaking their own language. Expose tag values to publishers.

NpTech Tag: Stop Cyberbulling Day is Today!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For Next Week's NpTech Tag Summary. Technorati Tags: stopcyberbullyingToday is Stop Cyberbullying Day. Here's what some nonprofit technology bloggers posted - Paul Lamb , Allison Fine , and Deborah Finn. There's a lot of resources, ideas, and discussion over at Stop Cyberbullying Site.

NpTech Tag Summary: Five Hot Conversations!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

NpTech Tag Skypecast Anyone? Marnie Webb puts out a call for a call next wed, thurs, or friday to discuss in real time the issues that have surfaced around the NpTech Tag. Might we start seeing tag called "NpTechUk" or a wiki for the UK Riders List?

NpTag Tag and Nonprofit Collaborative Tag Project Types

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm tagging information related to discussion, examples, and comments about nonprofits using tagging (or not using tagging) to prep for upcoming session at netsquared.org with the tag del.icio.us/nptag. 2005) Susan Tenby's response to the question, " Why I use Tags " shows progression from retrieval, to social bookmarking, to sharing with others - on a personal level. Tag Sniffing: The old term for this was intellectual butt sniffing, crude. A tag community.

From Tag to Ag: NP Example

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Just found Sonny Cloward's post about how he used delicious/tags to get resource content published and organized on the Web site. Therefore added thought bubbles to represent the publishing side of the tag usage. Sonny's would be using tags to publish a resource directory to a web site.

Tags and Web2.0

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Instead of putting your bookmarked sites in folders, as your browser does, delicious lets you assign as many tags as you wish to each bookmark. You might tag my recipe for Mahi Mahi Veracruz as Fish , but also as Cuban. You can just make up the tags on the fly, and do a global replace later as you refine your tagging terms. By clicking on any of your tags, listed in a menu down the side, you can see everything you have tagged that way.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Tag Line: Keeping You Smarter Through Blogging

See What's Out There

Our tag line at See3 is “Empowering Nonprofits by Powering Their Media&# Nonprofits have tag lines also. It’s good to have a tag line that’s hard to argue with. Consultant Nancy Schwartz is doing some research about nonprofit tag lines.

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.

NpTech Tag Summary: Learnings from FriendFeed Experiment

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Also, for the past year, I've been summarizing resources being shared through the NpTech Tag, I've felt frustrated that you didn't always know who had contributed the resource and while one could add brief annotations, there was not a space for conversation around those shared items. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005. During the past few weeks, Twitter has been down or out due to stress.

Why nonprofits should use tags

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Ruby Sinreich at Lotus Media has written an excellent post on " Why Nonprofits Should Use Tags." " Ruby suggests there are two main reasons why bloggers use tags: 1. So tags can be a great way to encourage blogging about your issues. Marnie Webb posted this comment: "I think a critical second step for nonprofits is to use RSS to syndicate the tag stream (for lack of a better phrase) onto their own website."

NpTech Tag: People Behind Tags, NpTech Timeline, Twitter, and More Widgets

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It's The People Behind The Tags! Gavin's NpTech Timeline in SlideShare. Steven Cliff's Notes - Saving Internet 1.0

2009 TAG Conference: Call for Submissions

NTEN

The folks in the Technology Affinity Group (TAG) , as part of the Council on Foundations , have a lot in common with the NTEN community. In fact, many folks in the NTEN community are also part of TAG, and vice versa. With that in mind -- and because I'm sure the folks at TAG have noticed the general awesomeness of the NTEN community -- they're inviting you to submit session proposals for their 2009 TAG conference, which will be held in November in San Antonio, TX.

Send in the Nonprofit Tag Clouds.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Marnie Webb's experiment with TagCloud She took the nptech bloglines feeds and got this tag cloud. Unfortunately, it can't do specific tags, so I did with Marnie's account where the nptech tag current resides.

NpTech Tag Summary: The SlideShare Edition

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

where you navigate by tags, most views, or slide shares by users and events. So, for this week's NpTech Tag Summary, I'm aggregating a few of the best ones. SlideShare is a site to host and share presentations. You can upload all your slide decks, and find download interesting presentations. At last month's NetTuesday , Jonathan Boutelle, Co-founder and CTO of SlideShare gave a presentation on how Nonprofits can use SlideShare.

Tag This Post in del.icio.us for Dummies!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Success! Here are the step-by-step instructions

Delicious Bird Tags and Technology Integration

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Use of tags to organize and bookmark Internet Resources related to subjects. Step 2: Bookmark in Delicious using appropriate tags Tech Skills: How to bookmark, how to tag, how to point to a resource list from a computer in the lab.