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[Cool Infographic Friday] 7 Fresh Ideas for your Holiday Social Media Posts


It’s not even Turkey Day yet. Yeah yeah, I know. But that’s the point, isn’t it – having some holiday post ideas in advance will ensure you can relax over the actual holidays. Thanks to MDG for sending this one over. Infographic by MDG Advertising. photo credit ).

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So I'm sitting here at my desk, enjoying some "me" time for the first time in a really long while - it's super quiet, Mike left a short while ago, David is already in California with his family; the phone stopped ringing around 11 am (except for calls from jnott - I promised to help him stay awake on his long drive through the diagonally endless state of Virginia, to Tennessee.

Three Different Approaches to Twitter Fundraising: Bees, Turkeys, and Blame

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This year Stacey and her flock (I'm one of the honorary turkeys) will launch this year's Tweetsgiving , another 48-hour celebration. TweetsGiving 2009.

Honoring both Funders and Fundraisers on National Philanthropy Day

Connection Cafe

National Philanthropy Day—minus the turkey—is much the same, with our family comprised of funder and fundraiser alike, with donors committed to the communities where we live and work joining with the professionals who have helped them match passion with cause.

We love it when our clients win stuff

Beaconfire Wire

National Audubon Climate Study “Talk Turkey” infographic. We love partnering with our clients to create digital experiences that drive change. We love it even more when their work is honored by the industry.

Four things for 4th of July

NCE Social Media

Countries like Turkey have tightened their control and want offices for the social media giants to be located in their own country so staff may be summoned to government offices when needed. blog Education and Training Facebook Google Microblog Tools 4th blocking facebook hashtag IG July 4th rss Turkey Video Vine Since it’s the 4th of July tomorrow, here are four things that are trending in social media right now. 1) Instagram video.

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya


From We Are Social Singapore. This report presents all the key statistics, data and behavioural indicators for social, digital and mobile channels around the world.

Confessions from a Donor: I Didn’t Donate for 10 Years, but Now I’m a Sustainer.

Connection Cafe

I didn’t quit TV cold turkey; I became a streamer (for a fraction of the cost). I have a confession. I’ve been an avid NPR listener for 10 years and I’ve never donated, not even once. . Even though I get my news every morning from the great Morning Editions hosts, Steve Inskeep, Renee Montagne and David Greene and spend my days listening to This American Life, Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me and TED Radio hour, it’s never really crossed my mind to donate.

How to Use Holiday-Season Volunteering to Start a Long-Term Relationship

NonProfit Hub

For many people, the holidays mean gathering together with family to consume meals, exchange gifts, watch football and take turkey-induced naps. The holiday season is nothing without its traditions.

Changing the World: TechSoup's Newest Global Partner

Tech Soup Blog

Turkey. And we at TechSoup are confetti-sky-filled thrilled to have landed in Turkey with our new partner Sivil Toplum Geli?tirme While the complexities are more nuanced than space allows for in this article, nonprofit organizations* in Turkey certainly face plenty of obstacles.

My muddy list

Steve Bridger

It has been a fortnight of mud and rainbows; of roast turkey and cider. I was so absorbed with family stuff* over Christmas and New Year that I hardly gave myself any thinking time to consider my personal goals for the coming year.

November is NTEN Member Appreciation Month!! #NTENthanks


From NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Network : Thanksgiving isn’t just for turkeys and pumpkin pie – it’s our time to say thank you to our NTEN members. Whoo hoo! It’s Member Appreciation Month.

Getting Insight from Facebook Insight Requires Sense Making Skills

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the example above, I discovered a turkey in the canyon. [link]. If you want extract value from your social media strategy, you need to use measurement. That means setting measurable goals, collecting the right data, making sense of it, and transforming it into actionable decisions.

Open Challenges Harness Local Knowledge for Local Change

Tech Soup Blog

It motivates and engages citizens across central and eastern Europe, the Balkans, and Turkey.

Eat, Shop, and then #GivingTuesday

Connection Cafe

After consuming the turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce, traditionally many awake early from a tryptophan induced slumber to work off Thanksgiving Day meals fighting crowds and scurrying from store to store on Black Friday.

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

Mobile Commons

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.

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

AFP Blog

Alongside regional pictures that capture the stats for every nation on Earth, we also present in-depth analyses for 24 of the world’s largest economies: Argentina, Australia, Brazile, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, Thailand, the UAE, the UK, and the USA.

Celebrate NTEN's November's Member Appreciation Month and show your #ntenthanks!


Thanksgiving isn''t just for turkeys and pumpkin pie - it''s our time to say thank you to our NTEN members. Get ready for our Member Appreciation Month celebration of our members all throughout November! Nonprofit folks are a busy bunch and often even more so at the end of the year. That''s all the more reason we think it''s a great time to let our members know how much they are appreciated by all of us here at NTEN.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There was a lot of turkey art work in our house this week! Harry performed a song called "Albuquerque Turkey" which is about having a turkey for a pet, not Thanksgiving dinner. If you're getting a hankering to draw one, here's a useful guide. Download drawturkey.pdf.

The Front Lines of Hunger

Connection Cafe

Each year, FBNYC distributes turkeys, chicken roasters, vegetables, and other nutritious food items and distributes to those in need during the Thanksgiving holiday. ” This year FBNYC was able to distribute over 10,000 turkeys and chicken. Author: Blair Naylor.

Happy Thanksgiving

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Hopefully, it will only be my turkey that is tweeting on Thursday ! Happy Thanksgiving! ‘m spending time with family and we’re giving thanks for all we have.

Make Your Last Fundraising Push of the Year a Valuable One!

Tech Soup Blog

” You know, that cookie-baking, turkey-eating, charitable-giving time of. With Thanksgiving upon us, we’ve officially entered the “Holiday season.” It’s coming up faster than a Nor’easter in Maine, and the push is. on for nonprofits to boost the bottom line.

Member Appreciation Month Week 3 Recap


Speaking of trotting, we know many of you are headed for turkey and holiday celebrations this week so our webinar programming is taking a holiday till next week. We''re trotting into our fourth week of Member Appreciation Month (MAM) and the #ntenthanks continues!

A CommunityOS Hidden Gem: The Data Provider Tool


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. It’s always a delight to run across a product feature that surprises me, even after years of work.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And, if you want a quick how-to for how to draw a turkey, here's one that Harry brought home last year. Thanksgiving ArtWork Collection in flickr. I also use Flickr as an electronic portfolio for my kids art work. There's so much paper that comes home from school and so many work products.

To Dubai on an Emirates Airbus 380

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We flew over snow-capped mountains in Turkey. My current business trip started by heading for Dubai, United Arab Emirates. I had been invited to attend the Global Agenda Council meeting organized by the World Economic Forum.

TechSoup Closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving Holiday

Tech Soup Blog

In the meantime, feel free to enjoy a little bit of turkey-day fun with the Swedish Chef, as he tries to prepare a delicious turkey dinner. In honor of the U.S. celebration of Thanksgiving , TechSoup's San Francisco offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday this week.

TechSoup Closed for Thanksgiving

Tech Soup Blog

In the meantime, feel free to enjoy a little bit of turkey-day fun with the Swedish Chef, as he tries to prepare a delicious turkey dinner. In honor of the U.S. celebration of Thanksgiving , TechSoup's San Francisco offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday this week. We'll be giving thanks for some much-needed days off and will pick up. our blog updates, community activities, new webinars, regular. newsletters, and donation fulfillment requests upon our return to work.

My Trucker Boyfriend


November, 2010 Subject: Our Thanksgiving Turkey. Approach #1 Me: Do you know how most turkeys are treated in this country? Do you know that turkeys don't even eat this kind of corn? I thought we were talking about turkey. Approach #3 Me: Do you want to enjoy the best bird you've ever had in your life, raised by our neighbors, that tastes like the old-timey turkeys our ancestors ate? My boyfriend is a long-haul trucker.

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. Author: Jordan Viator.

Lame spam of the day: spam mashup

Robert Weiner

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".

NpTechTag Summary: Happy Thanksgiving and Geeky Gobble Gobble

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And, perhaps many took her advice, opting for turkey versus tagging items with the NpTech Tag! The NonprofitTech Blog did manage to do a little apres turkey web surfing and found a disturbing example of a google bombing campaign as well as discovering that his blog has been tagged as porn !

Share Your Have Fun Do Good Photos & Stories using The Extraodinaries

Have Fun - Do Good

We also do things like Turkey dive/giveaways to the less fortunite. Hello Have Fun Do Gooders! As some of you know, I do some blogging for The Extraordinaries , a microvolunteering application that you can use on your iPhone , or your computer.

Congrats To Maureen Mayer, Feeding Broward County

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

s largest food pantry and community kitchen, and they do so much more than just hand out turkeys on Thanksgiving to the homeless. Last week Ben Rigby of Mobile Voter, and the folks from Rock the Vote gave me a copy of their a new book. Mobilizing Generation 2.0: A Practical Guide to Using Web 2.0 Technologies to Recruit, Organize and Engage Youth for a book giveaway on my blog. Nineteen nonprofit folks left comments and the lucky winner is Maureen Mayer selected by random.

NetSquared's April Nonprofit Technology Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

Istanbul, Turkey: Things Nisan Bulu?mas?: If you want to learn how nonprofits can use technology to advance their mission and generally be more effective and efficient TechSoup has got you covered with their blog and webinars.

Nonprofit Technology Conference Registration is Open!


While you were thinking about getting your turkey in the oven, we were busily preparing the registration process for the Nonprofit Technology Conference , taking place April 26-28, 2009 in San Francisco. . NTC Registration is live! . We've had a few taste testers and think we got it just right! The NTC will be THE place to engage around the technology issues that face the nonprofit sector.

A View from Istanbul


We got a chance to find out when we had the pleasure of hosting a delegation from Turkey, courtesy of the World Affairs Council’s International Visitor Leadership Program. Our visitors spoke passionately about the societal issues in Turkey and the role that community organizations play in rallying public support for women, children, and education. Peg Giffels, Director of Community Engagement, NPower Seattle.

Join Us for Local and Virtual Events This Week With Social Media September

Tech Soup Blog

Istanbul, Turkey: Net2Ist Eylül Bulu?mas?: We’re half way into Social Media September , but we’re just getting started!

Eat Local Thanksgiving Challenge

Have Fun - Do Good

The East Well Guide allows you to search by zip code for farms and stores that sell sustainably-raised beef, pork, chicken, turkey, fish, lamb, goat, dairy and eggs in the US and Canada. "I'm not one to rain on anyone's Thanksgiving Day Parade.