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  • Get Started with RSS Feeds and Feed Readers

    Lori Halley 28 March 2008 12 comments
    RSS is short for Really Simple Syndication, an internet standard for publishing updates to web-based content. You may hear it called web feeds, XML feeds, RSS channels, subscriptions, syndicated content -- by any name, it's all RSS -- and one of the most useful bits of internet technology to come along. What can RSS do for you?
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  • Wild Apricot Updates and Plans

    Lori Halley 26 March 2008 13 comments
    The spring is here. (Kinda of - Toronto is still very cold with piles of snow on the streets!) We did some spring cleaning for our March 6th update: Making it easier/more straightforward to handle exceptional situations - like manual entry of transactions...
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  • Case Study: Austin Contact Center Alliance on Growing Member Community

    Lori Halley 26 March 2008 0 comments
    This months' case study looks at Austin Contact Center Alliance (ACCA) - a progressive business association out of Texas. They share their top 5 lessons in building and growing their community. We discuss how their organization evolved and how they...
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  • Recruit New Volunteers Online and Celebrate Volunteer Week 2008

    Lori Halley 25 March 2008 0 comments
    April 27 - May 3, 2008 is National Volunteer Week in both Canada and the United States. The heightened awareness of volunteerism that goes along with such a campaign offers a golden opportunity to celebrate your existing volunteers — and to recruit new volunteers to your organization. Here are a few ideas of how your nonprofit might use the internet to take full advantage of Volunteer Week — and we'd love to hear your ideas, too!
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  • New Nonprofit News Source

    Lori Halley 23 March 2008 3 comments
    Do you find that the wealth of information online is a mixed blessing? True, almost anything a nonprofit organization might need to know can be discovered on the internet... eventually. On the other hand, information overload can be simply overwhelming....
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  • Non-profit Web 2.0 Survey

    Lori Halley 19 March 2008 0 comments
    If you work with a nonprofit and use Web 2.0 technologies in your work, or to benefit your organization in some way, Dave Crusoe wants to hear about your experience. As a follow-up to questions posted to several major discussion lists, he's posted...
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  • Wild Apricot News: Wild Apricot Receives Top Marks for Ease of Setup and Ease of Use

    Lori Halley 19 March 2008 0 comments
    Web-based membership management software program for clubs, associations and non-profits wins accolades from independent product reviewers Toronto, ON March 19, 2008 -- Wild Apricot, a fully integrated, turn-key website with integrated member database...
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  • Google Portal for Non-Profits Launched

    Lori Halley 18 March 2008 4 comments
    Billed as a "a one-stop shop for tools to help advance your organization's mission in a smart, cost-efficient way," the newly launched Google for Non-Profits portal offers quick links to the most commonly used tools in the Google suite of services. It also highlights some cost-saving benefits that are available only to nonprofits.
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  • LOLseals taps Pop Culture Trends and Web 2.0 Tools

    Lori Halley 17 March 2008 2 comments
    For an example of how simple web tools and social networking sites can be used to raise awareness of a nonprofit's cause, LOLseals is worth a close look. It's a new photo caption contest from the Humane Society of the United States, blending pop culture trends and web 2.0 tools in a low-cost campaign that practically begs to go viral.
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  • Manage Your Nonprofit's Human Resources Online With Zoho People

    Lori Halley 15 March 2008 2 comments
    Zoho, best known for its suite of free productivity and collaboration online tools, a direct competitor to Google Apps, has just launched Zoho People , a free online Human Resources Management Application. It's designed for small and medium-sized businesses,...
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  • An Introduction to Twitter Hashtags

    Lori Halley 11 March 2008 70 comments
    Hashtags help to organize the published updates ("tweets") on Twitter into user-defined groupings around one general topic, making the conversation easy to track and easy to share with others - even with people who are not Twitter users. Here's how the hashtags work:
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  • Web 2.0 Expo Seeks 10 Innovative Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 10 March 2008 0 comments
    CMP Technology and O'Reilly Media are looking for ten innovative charitable and activist organizations to invite to the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco in April 2008.
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  • Social Tech Training offers 3-day Web 2.0 Bootcamp

    Lori Halley 07 March 2008 0 comments
    Mark your calendars for Social Tech Training (STT), a partnership of Web of Change and the MaRS non-profit innovation centre, coming 22-24 June 2008 to Toronto. In this comprehensive 3-day "web 2.0 bootcamp," participants from across North America...
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  • Flickr Gives 10,000 Pro Accounts to Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 05 March 2008 3 comments
    If cost has been one of the barriers to using Flickr in your nonprofit's outreach efforts, this may tip the balance. The photo-sharing service announced today that it has teamed up with TechSoup, in a new program called Flickr for Good, to give away 10,000 one-year Flickr Pro accounts to nonprofits and public libraries.
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  • Microsoft Office Live Workspace takes on Google Apps

    Lori Halley 05 March 2008 1 comments
    Microsoft's Office Live Workspace – just launched – is a free web-based service that lets people organize documents and projects online, access their documents via the web, and share them with others who may view and comment on shared documents. It's been described as an online extension of MS Office desktop software, Microsoft's answer to Google Apps for document sharing and online collaboration. But which service would best meet the working needs of your organization?
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