Tampa Company Creates App For Online Giving

AFP Blog

Tampa Company Creates App For Online Giving : Lots of companies make charitable contributions each year, with varying methods of determining where to allocate the funds. A new Facebook app called CharityVote allows companies to involve their customers and other Facebook fans in these decisions. Companies determine the amount they want to donate and create a contest involving five of their favorite charities.

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AFP Blog

AFP Suncoast Blog : Social Media and Fundraising: Tampa Metropolitan YMCA

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'Net nerd,' Craigslist founder wants to recruit you for the 'common good' - St. Petersburg Times

AFP Blog

Petersburg Times : "One of the great nerds of the modern Internet comes to town Friday with a message to Tampa Bay's technology innovators to leverage the power of social media to support the common good 'Net nerd,' Craigslist founder wants to recruit you for the 'common good' - St.

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The Worst Nonprofit in America

John Haydon

The Tampa Bay Times , Center for Investigative Reporting , and CNN have created a list of the 50 worst nonprofits in America. Kids Wish Network tops the list. Fundraising fundraising research worst charities

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

AFP Florida Caucus / Tampa, FL / Not available. Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Bookmark it, share it, love it, and download it for Google or Outlook. We've scoured the nonprofit-sphere for high-quality conferences, both large and small, broad and specialized, here in the U.S.

5 Tips for Social Media Success from Bok Tower Gardens

NetWits

— Bok Tower Gardens, a “must see Florida attraction,” is centrally located between Tampa and Orlando among rolling hills of citrus! Social media has revolutionized the way tech savvy arts and cultural organizations communicate. Facebook has 901 million active users; 500 million people use Twitter; 8 years worth of content is uploaded to YouTube every day; Pinterest has 4 million unique views daily.

Biker Philanthropy: TechSoup Revs Up Donated Computer Programs for Kids

Tech Soup Blog

I gave Greg Reaster a call to find out what they were doing in the Tampa Bay area. We see lots of kids in the Tampa Bay area with natural smarts but no money in the family for a home computer. We're also building computer labs in grammar schools around Tampa Bay, but we're really all about the kids." From their birth at the Hollister riot just after World War II, to the 1953 Brando film, The Wild Ones , to Hunter S.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2/9 :: Tampa, FL. 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. For those new to e-books, it’s also worth noting that Amazon offers a suite of free Kindle Apps that allow you to download the book in digital format to most smartphones or tablets, or as a.PDF to a PC or Mac.

From Ashton Kutcher to Soup: Super Bowl Giving

Have Fun - Do Good

According to the blog, Look to the Stars: The World of Celebrity Giving , actor Ashton Kutcher is hosting a p arty in Tampa, FL to raise money for the Giving Back Fund. American Idol winner, Jordin Sparks, is hosting two events this week in Tampa as part of her 2nd Annual Jordin Sparks Experience Charity Event. It never hurts to organize a fundraising campaign around an event, even the Super Bowl.

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Gratitude for Impact: Epic Thanks Unleashed

Frogloop

While there were pre-parties in some cities this year including in Tampa, Portland, and Tel-Aviv, our community wasn't excited about organizing lcoal events. What are you thankful? It's a simple question that Epic Thanks: TweetsGiving has asked supporters to answer online for three years now in support of changemakers making an impact.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

2/9 :: Tampa, FL. 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. And the fact that this books exists at all really is a testament to the power social media. All this began on a fateful day in February 2005 with the launch of a Myspace Page meant solely to promote nonprofits and foster social good.

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

Connection Cafe

Tampa. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report. For many years now Blackbaud has published data on the most generous online giving cities in the United States. For the 2013 edition, we made the decision to significantly expand the amount of data in the analysis.

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Teaching Online Safety: Building Curriculum

Tech Soup Blog

Read about how the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library System developed its Internet Safety Education Program. Last week, TechSoup for Libraries held a webinar called Public Tech Instruction: Teaching the Public on Internet Safety. This was one of the best webinars I've attended (not just because I helped co-produce it) because there was so much resource sharing happening in the comments.

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Aargon Agency Inc (For Federal Student Loan Debts)

SocialFish

Louis, Tampa, and Denver. Can medical bills really land you in trouble? The answer is yes. Medical bills can indeed land you in some significant trouble, which can lead to enormous amounts of debt. If you find yourself in trouble due to a medical bill, the chances are that you shall be receiving a call from one of the debt collection agencies, and most especially Aargon Agency Inc., whose primary focus is collection on medical-related debts among others.

Social Media and the Performing Arts: Engagement First, Ticket Sales Second

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the participants was from the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, and they shared the story of how their tweet ups have grown in popularity. Arts and Social Media View more presentations from kanter. This morning I gave a presentation for a group of senior marketing people from performing arts centers around the country on social media.

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Are you celebrating Giving Tuesday? These NTEN Members are!

NTEN

Find them all at GivingTuesday.org 2-1-1 Tampa Bay Cares, Inc. Giving Tuesday is a movement to create a national day of giving to kick off the giving season added to the calendar on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. The second annual GivingTuesday is on December 3rd and we''ve found 124 NTEN Members that are participating! You can support NTEN in Giving Tuesday and join Beth Kanter for a live discussion of collective philanthropy - get the details here.

The Biggest Social Media Scandals, Fails, and Blunders of 2013

SocialFish

Yazmin Gray is a graduate student at the University of Tampa. Guest post by Yazmin Gray. ——-. Social media can do a lot of good, but it’s also a platform capable of killing a reputation in under a minute. Several companies got a good taste of that last year. Check out these biggest social media fails of 2013. Applebee’s Makes Rules it Can’t Keep. Last year a waitress from St.

What one digital native and veteran Facebooker has to say about Nonprofits on Facebook

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She messaged me on Facebook: My name is Tatiana and I am currently a senior at The University of Tampa working on the final project for one of my classes, COM 425. Meet Tatiana. The project involves getting opinions of the interactive media experts about the impact of online marketing and PR on social media and its users. I was wondering if you could contribute to my final project by leaving your comment on my blog Social Media and Web Marketing: Let???s s Be Friends?

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Social Media and the Performing Arts: Engagement First, Ticket Sales Second

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the participants was from the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, and they shared the story of how their tweet ups have grown in popularity. Arts and Social Media View more presentations from kanter. This morning I gave a presentation for a group of senior marketing people from performing arts centers around the country on social media.

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Social Media and the Performing Arts: Engagement First, Ticket Sales Second

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the participants was from the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, and they shared the story of how their tweet ups have grown in popularity. Arts and Social Media View more presentations from kanter. This morning I gave a presentation for a group of senior marketing people from performing arts centers around the country on social media.

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ASTC Recap: Questions, Colors, and Reflective Research

Museum 2.0

A team of researchers and floor staff from the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) in Tampa, FL, came to the conference to talk about REFLECTS, a huge initiative in which floor educators are trained to perform self-reflective research on their own interactions with visitors and adapt their behavior to improve visitor engagement. Last week, the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) held their annual meeting in Ft. Worth, Texas.

Suncoast Credit Union (An In-depth Review)

SocialFish

This company was founded in the early 1930s, by a group of teachers, and has been providing credit services to the people of greater Tampa area since then. Suncoast is a rock-solid Credit Union for you to keep your Money. They offer great products and accounts for everyone, including those who cannot qualify for the traditional checking accounts in banks.