Category Archives: Technology

Data is not Analysis

by Ross Lasley I love talking with people about geeky things – it is just the most fun. Recently I’ve been speaking to a wide variety of groups and I keep running across what I call the “oh” moment, like … Continue reading

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What’s so Interesting About Pinterest?

by Daniel Martinage, CAE Just when you think it may be a good time for your nonprofit to test the social media waterways, up pops another big internet fish—in this case, Pinterest. Pinterest debuted in March 2011 to lukewarm reviews. … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Sparked.com

by Jerry Bishop Sparked.com is an amazing resource for organizations to access a pool of ready volunteers for assistance on a wide range of needs. But Sparked.com and micro-volunteering in general is a little different than most organizations are used … Continue reading

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Adventures in Episodic Volunteering

by Jerry Bishop My name is Jerry Bishop and I am modern day volunteer who uses the Internet and social media as the vehicle for my volunteerism. Some call what I do crowdsourcing while others refer to it as micro-volunteering. … Continue reading

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Best Social Media Resources Wrap-up for 2011

by Daniel Martinage, CAE My post this month is short on words and long on links. Posted below are the 10 most popular social media posts from Nonprofit Tech 2.o, a blog created and is managed by Heather Mansfield (http://nonprofitorgs.wordpress.com/about/). … Continue reading

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Micro Volunteering – The Wave of the Future?

Patricia Kimball On a recent troll through the internet for resources, I got lost in a few articles related to “micro-volunteering”. Have you heard of it? Apparently, the jury is still out about how much impact it will have on … Continue reading

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Time Management Tools

By Penny Kern WWW.mindtools.com – what a great website. There’s a lot of information. The subject I was researching was time management. Setting goals, how to say NO, prioritizing were just a few of the things included in time management. … Continue reading

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Engaging Distributed Volunteers- Part I

By Joan Davis As Managers of Volunteers you may be fortunate enough to have your team close by and can call them together for a face-to-face huddle any time of the day. But perhaps instead your work covers a broad … Continue reading

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Moving Pictures: A resource for even the smallest program

By Patricia F. Kimball I am a big fan of the written word. I love to read and I love to write. Sometimes I actually think my preferred mode of communication is pen and paper. Or screen and keyboard. But … Continue reading

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