Hearing an Echo in the Voice AI Wilderness


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. This post originally appeared on Amplified Growth. ——–.

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.

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Millennial Voices: Advocates and Activists Over Donors and Volunteers

Connection Cafe

Millennials are dissatisfied with and uncertain about America’s future , says the most recent research released by Achieve in the Millennial Impact Report, The Power of Voice: A New Era of Cause Activation and Social Issue Adoption. The first generation to grow up with digital outlets for their voices is turning them into megaphones for good.

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5 Rules for Your Social Voice During A Crisis


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.

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


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. Tone : A subset of your brand’s voice. Define the Voice.

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Why Your CEO’s Voice Matters in Social Media


This is a video I recorded last year for Moery/LAI , but for some reason I don’t think I posted it before. Some good stuff in here. Like that? Watch this one with Jamie in it ! Related Posts Best Linkedin Company Pages [Cool Infographic Friday] Big Data Big Profits A Little Privacy, Please!

Elevating Advocacy Voices for Children Through Social Media

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Elevating Advocacy Voices for Children Through Social Media – Guest Post by Barbara Munoz. In 2008, the Packard Foundation invited Voices for Utah Children to participate in the Narrative Project , which was designed to change the conversation around children’s.

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


” 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.

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.

July 2015 Update: Have Your Voice Heard

Wild Apricot Blog

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

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. Yet, these individuals have been given uniform voices based on limited voiceprints. Although they were interacting with different devices, their voices were the same.

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Why Your Nonprofit’s Content Marketing Voice is Important


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. Image courtesy of Pttsburgh Courier.

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. Five Nonprofits That Have Found Their Facebook Voice.

Five Nonprofits That Have Found Their Facebook Voice

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Community building on Facebook and other social networking sites is an art and finding your Facebook voice takes time and experimentation. Ninety percent of your nonprofit’s success on Facebook is dependent upon the Admin who manages your Facebook Page.

Boost Your Voice with LightBox Collaborative’s 2012 Editorial Calendar

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Flickr Photo by Yandel.

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?

A Voice for the Voiceless: An Innovative Facebook Advocacy Campaign


We turned to Facebook, the voice of a nearly a billion people, and one of the most important, personal communication channels of our time. There are more than 6 million ”untouchables”, Dalits, living in Nepal today.

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


” 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.

Mobile, Voice-Operated Everything, and Security, Oh My! Top Nonprofit Tech for 2016

Tech Soup Blog

Voice-Operated Everything. We're now talking to our mobile devices with Apple's Siri , OK Google , Samsung S Voice , and Microsoft Cortana. We can talk to our cars with voice command systems like the Ford SYNC.

Social Media: Not Just a Revolution, but a Voice for the Silenced


During the Iran protests in February of 2011, a woman who was raped, sexually assaulted and beaten once she was identified as a "rioter" simply for voting, had no voice and little way to speak out about her experience. Can social media actually save lives and create a voice?

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Further adventures in the world that Google is creating: Google Voice

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

Thanks to the inspiration of my nptech colleague Joel Remigio , I am now experimenting with a Google Voice phone number! 3) I don't like listening to voice mail , because the messages always sound garbled to me. But Google Voice intrigues me, because it automatically transcribes the.

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Using Brand Archetypes to Find Your Voice (Like George Lucas Did)


At our upcoming webinar, "Using Brand Archetypes to Find Your Voice in Social Media", we'll help you match your organizational voice to one of the 12 major brand archetypes. By focusing your voice, you'll strengthen your brand and better engage your supporters. How to tap into the power of the archetype to strengthen your voice in social media. It's an open secret that George Lucas based much of Star Wars on Joseph Campbell's The Hero with a Thousand Faces.


Donate To Global Voices and Support Citizen Journalists from Around the World

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Global Voices: Who We Are from Global Voices on Vimeo. I’ve been a member of the Global Voices Community since 2004 where I first connected with Cambodian bloggers like John Weeks , Tharum, and others. Global Voices: Who We Are from Global Voices on Vimeo.

Voices from the Community: Accessibility

Tech Soup Blog

Voices from the Community is an ongoing series of blog posts culling. Peter Cheer notes that the Verbally app for iPad offers useful features: an onscreen keyboard with word prediction in combination with word/phrase choices, as well as male/female speech synthesized voices.

Make Your Voice Heard: Take the Annual NTEN Community Survey


What nonprofit technology issues does your organization most need help with? How helpful are NTEN's resources to your work? How does your organization incorporate technology into its work? > > Please take the 2012 NTEN Community Survey!

Community Voice: Essential Elements and Excellent Practices


In our session on Community Voice at NTEN’s 2011 Nonprofit Techology Conference, Arthur provided a case study of the LikeMinded program and how it was built based on engagement with the community. The essential elements to understand about giving your community a voice include technology, conversation, decision-making, transparency and tools to reinforce positive interaction.

Voices from the Community: Security

Tech Soup Blog

Voices from the Community is a series of blog posts highlighting various threads from the TechSoup Community Forums and other TechSoup online community channels. This edition is focused on security-related discussions from the TechSoup Community Forums. The Internet is great because it connects us all so easily and allows us to so easily share information. The Internet is horrible because it connects us all so easily and allows us to so easily share information.

Jim Carrey, Paul McCartney, Elton John, and More Raise Their Voices Against Gun Violence

Mobile Commons

That hasn’t deterred advocacy group Voices Against Violence, a nonprofit committed to saving lives by keeping guns out of the wrong hands. Watch Voices Against Violence co-founders Tony and Danny Bennett discuss their initiative with Piers Morgan.

United We Dream Uses Texting to Turn 3 Voices into Thousands

Mobile Commons

The immigrant youth organization United We Dream recently used SMS to amplify the voices of three of its members into a rallying cry for thousands. You’ll be alerted the next time United We Dream needs you to add your voice to their cause.


Institutional Blogs: Different Voices, Different Value

Museum 2.0

Approach #3: Specialized Content Blog (star examples: Voices of Genocide from USHMM , Free Radicals from the Powerhouse Museum ) These blogs are typically linked to an exhibition or sub-specialty of the museum, presenting news about that content.

What is your blogging narrative voice?

John Haydon

Towards to the of the Q&A session we briefly discussed narrative voice. What’s your narrative voice? Tags: Power Your Blog blogging narrative voice writing

How Nonprofit Leaders Can Develop Their Online Voice


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?

TechSoup Snapshot: Voices from the Community

Tech Soup Blog

Voices from the Community is a new series of blog posts culling popular topics of interest from the TechSoup forum and other online community channels. Credit Card Processing. These days, most nonprofits are using some kind of online payment taking system to allow supporters to donate, register for events, and/or purchase organizational metrials online. But what's the best payment processing tool to use? The community weighed in on several solutions: read more.

5 Tips To Give Your Community a Voice (While Staying Balanced)


[Editor's note: The following is an excerpt from an article that first appeared in the June 2011 issue of NTEN:Change. Read the complete issue of NTEN's new quarterly journal for nonprofit leaders by subscribing to the journal for free! ] By Peggy Duvette, WiserEarth In the nonprofit world, we must listen carefully to our community. But how do we make sure our community feels that its concerns are being addressed while not running in circles to meet every different or conflicting need?

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Social Media Marketing for NPOs: Give Your Organization a Voice

ASU Lodestar Center

Now is the time to act and give your cause the voice it needs. Social media is rapidly becoming a megaphone for change— do you want your organization’s voice heard? posted by Carly Rowe , Social Media Specialist. In January of this year, nonprofit organization Invisible Children released “Kony 2012,” a video about Joseph Kony. In less than 2 months, the YouTube video has gained over 100 million views and educated millions about the crimes of the Lord’s Resistance Army in Uganda.

Finding Your Voice – Upcoming Guide Series on the Importance of Branding Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

Your brand is your public identity, your voice to the world, and the first impression you make with your constituents.

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. Tags: global voices

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.

How to use storytelling to fundraise online


Case Study Content Strategy Implementation associations community managers fundraising listening online voice sharing social media storytelling As the Internet continues to grow, it is becoming harder and harder for nonprofits, and especially associations, to fundraise online.

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Your Voice Really Does Count: Why It Is Important to Participate in Surveys

Tech Soup Blog

Do you suffer from survey fatigue? It seems that a new survey pops up every day, sent to you by organizations, businesses, advertisers, pollsters, and opinion analysts. Surveys are often an advertising gimmick, a marketing ploy, or a general nuisance. Before the advent of simple survey software, which leveled the playing field, surveys were run by businesses and organizations large enough to have a statistical department or a partnership with a university.