Our EveryAction Hero: Jewish Voice for Peace

EveryAction

This month, our EveryAction hero is Jewish Voice for Peace. How did Jewish Voice for Peace get started? Jewish Voice for Peace has been around for 20 years, We’re a national organization with over 70 chapters and 15,000 members across the country. To learn more about Jewish Voice for Peace visit their website here.

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Elevating Employee Voice with Social Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Moving beyond a simple transactional donation, Social fundraising allows employees to give their voice, networks, time and efforts to make a difference, increasing the impact they make and the connection they feel to something bigger than themselves. The following article is an excerpt from the “ CSR 2020: Experts Look Ahead “ eBook published by Blackbaud Corporate Solutions.

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Amplify Your Voice with Facebook Ads

Connection Cafe

Tone of voice, sentiment, and everything else should be consistent. Nonprofits have a significant advantage on Facebook. I am not just talking about the fact that Facebook has teamed up with Blackbaud integration partner ActionSprout to give away $2M in Facebook ad credits. The nonprofit advantage comes from the fact that content that people engage with on Facebook (like, share, comment on, etc.) gets far more reach and visibility than content that people see but don’t engage with.

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Hearing an Echo in the Voice AI Wilderness

SocialFish

Chances are good that if you didn’t ask a voice-assisted device about the weather this morning, you will be soon. A recent report from emarketer.com stated that 67 million voice-assisted devices will be in use in the U.S. Listening to a shell (or maybe an earlier voice-assisted device)? You can wake up the device with your voice by saying, “Alexa” (or “Echo,” “Amazon,” or “Computer”) and then adding your command or request.

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The voice and vision of the volunteer

ASU Lodestar Center

These limitations can be decreased if nonprofits embrace the voice and vision of the volunteer. Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz. posted by Trehon A. Cockrell-Coleman, Fall 2019 Alumnus, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. The lifeline of all mission-driven organizations is the volunteer. According to the Independent Sector, a national advocate for the nonprofit sector, “A volunteer can impact the quality of services in charities and congregations while reducing costs.”

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5 Rules for Your Social Voice During A Crisis

SocialFish

Content Strategy Implementation Nimble Nonprofit Risk and Social Media communications community crisis communications social media policies social voice Twitter The fact is, with some careful consideration and thoughtful posts, social media can be handled well during a disaster. Nonprofit organizations can look to these tips to understand how they can best help out. 1. Be Thankful.

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How to Become a Trusted Voice in Your Field

NonProfit Hub

The post How to Become a Trusted Voice in Your Field appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. This article was originally published in Nonprofit Hub Magazine. Not all that long ago, intellectual capital —knowledge of processes and data, informational resources, etc.—was was critical to businesses and nonprofits. The people had the knowledge, and knowledge is power.

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The Rise of Voice Search and Something You Can Do About It | SEW

AFP Blog

The Rise of Voice Search and Something You Can Do About It | SEW : 'via Blog this

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July 2015 Update: Have Your Voice Heard

Wild Apricot

See how Uservoice will let your voice be heard! We’ve taken a huge leap forward in how we collect your feedback by migrating our Software Forums to the Uservoice platform. Wild Apricot

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5 Questions To Help You Find Your Nonprofit’s Brand Voice

See What's Out There

If you have, you experienced brand voice doing exactly what it does best: giving brands and organizations a personality that people can relate to. The post 5 Questions To Help You Find Your Nonprofit’s Brand Voice appeared first on The See3 Blog. strategy brand voice nonprofit communications organizational values social media

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Content: Guided by Voices | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS

AFP Blog

Content: Guided by Voices | FeedBlitz - Email Marketing and RSS : So as I moved into doing more social media work, I found people clamouring for “better content”, “content marketing,” “being a content creator,” and a million other words. And I think it’s because there are a lot of people who aren’t hearing the right voices. Sure, you’re saying, it’s easy to have a speech that’s written in a “voice” — it’s meant to be spoken

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Google Voice funnies: Really now, did you?

Judi Sohn

Google Voice's attempts at transcribing voicemails never fail to entertain. " And Google Voice thought he said: tee hee. The actual message from my husband was: "Hi honey, it's me. Call me back please. Thank you." Permalink. Leave a comment »

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Google Voice funnies: Really now, did you?

Judi Sohn

Google Voice's attempts at transcribing voicemails never fail to entertain. " And Google Voice thought he said: tee hee. The actual message from my husband was: "Hi honey, it's me. Call me back please. Thank you." Permalink. Leave a comment »

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The Best Alternatives To Google Voice is 2019

Find the free stuff

The post The Best Alternatives To Google Voice is 2019 appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Regardless of how advanced a service is and how many benefits it has to offer, it’s never the right fit for everyone. This applies to VoIP services as well. While the service is very popular with many users, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it will check all the boxes in terms of the features you’re.

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Why Your Nonprofit’s Content Marketing Voice is Important

TechImpact

As if this wasn’t a tall enough order, now I have to care about my editorial voice? Naturally, each one of these people has a specific voice and style of writing. However, appointing someone the ‘voice editor’ is a great place to start. Ensure this person is reading and approving all content that your nonprofit creates to ensure that messaging is in line with the approved voice. Image courtesy of Pttsburgh Courier. Create content readers will care about.

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What is your blogging narrative voice?

John Haydon

Towards to the of the Q&A session we briefly discussed narrative voice. For those of you who don’t know what narrative voice is, here are the wikipedia definitions: 1st Person – I use this if I want to convey something more personal by using the words “I&# (first-person singular) – or “We&# (first-person plural) if I’m talking about a personal experience I shared with a friend. What’s your narrative voice?

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Why Doesn't Your Company Have a Social Media Voice Document? - SocialFish

AFP Blog

Why Doesn''t Your Company Have a Social Media Voice Document? A Social Media ‘Voice’ document. SocialFish : "People in your organization are going to be connected to social media somehow. It’s inevitable. You can either ban them from speaking on behalf of the company, or teach them that should they be in that position – that there is a right way. How can we expect uniform education across the company? Or is it a tone document?

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Happy 5th Birthday Global Voices!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Global Voices is a community of more than 200 bloggers around the world who work together to bring reports from blogs and citizen media around the world, with emphasis on voices that are not ordinarily heard in international mainstream media. I was not involved in the legendary gathering back in 2004 that lead to the creation of Global Voices Manifesto. Rising Voices Director David Sasaki has written a retrospective to honor Global Voices' fifth birthday.

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Going Viral: How to Get Your Social Media Voice into the Mainstream

Byte Technology

The post Going Viral: How to Get Your Social Media Voice into the Mainstream appeared first on Byte Technology’s Web Design Insights Blog. It should come as no great surprise that social media posts are a fantastic resource for anyone actively operating in the virtual world.

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Let your voice be heard

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Let your voice be heard October 1, 2007 I’ve been writing a surprising amount about nonprofit CRM tools lately. So, let your voice be heard!

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11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

EveryAction

Through innovative digital campaigns, pop culture, and grassroots voices, they provide culturally relevant programs that engage, educate and empower Latinos to be agents of change, to build a stronger and more inclusive democracy. Unidos US Since 1968, UnidosUS —formerly known as National Council of La Raza—has remained a trusted, nonpartisan voice for Latinos. United We Dream works to transform that fear into finding a voice.

Why Doesn’t Your Company Have a Social Media Voice Document?

SocialFish

A few years ago, I think you could have gotten away with keeping the company ‘voice’ safely locked away in a few choice individuals’ minds at your company. A Social Media ‘Voice’ document. Let’s look at this distinction , by Gather Content: Voice : Your brand personality described in an adjective. Tone : A subset of your brand’s voice. Tone adds specific flavor to your voice based on factors like audience, situation, and channel.

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Voice to Post

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

It let's you add a voice message on any page -- using the telephone as the recording instrument. Once you have a message you can change it, like changing your voice mail, without touching the code on your page. I'm playing with the Voice2Page system that I stumbled across today. Sort of cool

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Our New Theme, Tinted Tiles, Needs Your Voice

Wild Apricot

We're set to launch our latest Wild Apricot theme, but first we want to know what you think! Check out our Designer's forums and offer your feedback

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Ky. Voices: Support local non-profits by donating to online challenge | Op-Ed | Kentucky.com

AFP Blog

Voices: Support local non-profits by donating to online challenge | Op-Ed | Kentucky.com : As the holidays approach, it's the perfect time to support the local charities that make our community great. That's why Blue Grass Community Foundation and Smiley Pete Publishing developed the GoodGiving Guide Challenge — to make it easy and fun for the whole community to give. This online giving campaign is a fast, simple way to support 68 local charities.

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Thoughts on Voice Recognition Software (As Dictated to Voice Recognition Software)

Idealware

If you haven''t looked into voice recognition software in a while, it''s worth taking another look at it. This entire blog post is dictated through my simple Android phone with Google''s fault [default] voice recognition software. I have a little bit of experience with it, maybe a couple of weeks, which has helped me with things like the punctuation but in general this is what you get these days when when you dictate something through voice recognition software.

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Global Voices Online » Can social media help make microfinance sustainable?

AFP Blog

Global Voices Online » Can social media help make microfinance sustainable?: "As As the internet age hit, microlenders began looking for ways to replicate the Grameen Bank's success online. With the rise of social networking, especially peer-to-peer media, these lenders found their answer. The question, however, remains: Will social media help create a sustainable market for microfinance

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How to Empower Staff to be the Voice for your Organization Through Social Media

SocialFish

” How to Empower Staff to be the Voice for your Organization Through Social Media from Farra Trompeter, Big Duck. The post How to Empower Staff to be the Voice for your Organization Through Social Media appeared first on SocialFish - Social Media for Associations and Nonprofits. Yet another awesome deck from Danielle Brigida of the National Wildlife Federation and Farra Trompeter from Big Duck.

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7 Tips to Make This Year Your Best #GivingTuesday Ever

EveryAction

To make sure that your voice breaks through the crowd, it’s important to use. #GivingTuesday is right around the corner! Whether you’re still putting together your plan, or just double checking to make sure that everything is ready to go, here are seven tips to decrease your stress and increase your fundraising this year. For even more helpful tools for maximizing the money you raise and , check out our. Giving Tuesday Resource Library. Make a plan (and stick to it!)

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How to Empower Staff to be the Voice for your Organization Through Social Media

SocialFish

” How to Empower Staff to be the Voice for your Organization Through Social Media from Farra Trompeter, Big Duck. The post How to Empower Staff to be the Voice for your Organization Through Social Media appeared first on SocialFish - Social Media for Associations and Nonprofits. Yet another awesome deck from Danielle Brigida of the National Wildlife Federation and Farra Trompeter from Big Duck.

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Daily DoGooder: Voices for Freedom

See What's Out There

Change the world, one video at a time.Voices for Freedom | 1:28 Amnesty International We are enchanted as this story begins with the wisdom of Tibetan culture as taught to a young boy. Quickly we understand that this wisdom has been turned on its head since the Chinese occupation of Tibet. This visually poetic clip

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Adding Google Voice to My Web Site

Robert Weiner

I just added a Google Voice widget to my web site (on the Contact Us page). Google Voice calls that number, then connects the caller to me as a free VOIP call. I then tried using the Google Voice Widget Plugin but I could only figure out how to place the widget in a sidebar rather than on a page. That's too bad -- it has some handy features, like setting hours when calls should automatically go to voice mail.

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Community Voices at Digital Engagement Event: Reflections on the Conversation

Amy Sample Ward

At the Digital Engagement Event , back on 6th October, David Wilcox and I helped the Community Voices team facilitate two sessions that focused on the three things more important to digital engagement than the technology. You can check out the Community Voices group on the Social by Social community for videos, notes and other reflections from the event. Remember to visit the Community Voices group to connect with the rest of the conversations going on there.

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Community Voices at Digital Engagement Event: Reflections on the Conversation

Amy Sample Ward

At the Digital Engagement Event , back on 6th October, David Wilcox and I helped the Community Voices team facilitate two sessions that focused on the three things more important to digital engagement than the technology. You can check out the Community Voices group on the Social by Social community for videos, notes and other reflections from the event. Remember to visit the Community Voices group to connect with the rest of the conversations going on there.

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How Nonprofit Leaders Can Develop Their Online Voice

SocialFish

Love this deck by Debra Askanase on social leadership. We’re doing a lot of work with association CEO’s to help them build their online presence – is your CEO or ED using social? I will have more on this soon, I’m presenting a session next week for a client organization on The Social CEO: Trends and Practices of Top Executives. I’ll post the slides afterwards. ———– ( photo credit ). Featured From the Trenches

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Nonprofits: Make Your Voice Heard

Frogloop

So that would’ve been a time to use audio-only tech (like the Voice Memo mic on the iPhone) as to preserve audio quality. Make Audio a Vital Medium for Your Non-Profit. Using audio files may be more powerful than you think. The term multimedia brings to mind flashy video presentations. However, going lo-fi with your media can actually suit your needs more directly than video, text or still photography.

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New Report! Collected Voices: Data-Informed Nonprofits

NTEN

>> Download Collected Voices: Data-Informed Nonprofits ! Download the full Collect Voices collection today ! What happens when nonprofits make a real commitment to collect healthy data about their programs and operations; manage it well; and make savvy, data-informed decisions? And what happens when you connect energized, smart, data-passionate nonprofit professionals for a year of learning and knowledge sharing?

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VocaliD to Create Unique Voices for Millions Who Can't Speak

Tech Soup Blog

Millions of individuals worldwide rely on a limited set of generic, synthetic voices as their primary vocalization. Whether their vocal ability is limited due to illness, genetic factors, or brain injury, these individuals have the right to communicate using a unique voice, a vocalization they can identify with as they interact in the world. Yet, these individuals have been given uniform voices based on limited voiceprints. It's easy to become a voice donor.

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My Inner Voice Can't Stop Comparing

ASU Lodestar Center

My inner voice not only compares, but also keeps asking why. posted by Derya Kaya Program Officer Women for Women''s Human Rights-New Ways Whenever I leave Turkey, I can''t stop myself comparing everything to home. The things I compare the most are related to my work. The United States and Turkey are completely different when it comes to the nonprofit sector. The conditions that created and expanded the nonprofit sector in the U.S. are non-existent, inconsistent or immature in Turkey.

Framework vs. Sensibility: Separating Format from Voice

Museum 2.0

Adam advocated that museums should focus on cultivating a strong voice rather than giving up to the clutter and dilution of the town square. What's more interesting to you--changing the voice and sensibility with which you engage audiences, or changing the framework for doing so? I was talking this week with Mark Allen, the founder of Machine Project (an alternative arts space in LA), about different models for community engagement in cultural institutions.

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Keep the World Talking - Support Global Voices

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Global Voices is the leading participatory media room for voices from developing countries around the globe. I've the honor of being involved with the Global Voices on and off for a couple of years. I did some volunteer outreach work for global voices to connect with Cambodia bloggers and was an editor for the Cambodia section for a short time before Tharum (in the above photo) took over the job. So, that's why I'm hoping you'll join me and support Global Voices

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Five Nonprofits That Have Found Their Twitter Voice

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Finding your Twitter voice is an accomplishment only earned through a process of trial and error and conscious experimentation. They also do not sync with Facebook and understand that Facebook requires its own voice – distinct from twittering – and has an ebb and flow completely different from that of Twitter. Five Nonprofits That Have Found Their Facebook Voice.

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Our EveryAction Hero: Texas Watch

EveryAction

We know it can be daunting to navigate the political process and make your voice heard so we make it easy for supporters to share their stories with us and increase their level of involvement. So we’re working to get more people involved and amplify the voices of everyday Texans on these safety issues. We’re excited to raise all of our voices to make a safer Texas. Texas Watch is a nonpartisan citizen advocacy group founded in 1998.

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