#TECH: RSS Readers To Help Save Time & Sort Out News & Emails

Non Profit Marketing 360

We continued our series on Tumblr yesterday with some guidance to get your nonprofit’s blog out via an RSS feed that allows people to subscribe to your site. The great aspect of setting an RSS feed for your organization’s blog is that you encourage people to subscribe to your feed, then outreach to your supporters is automatic. RSS remains one of the great untapped resources of the internet, despite the fact it has been around since the mid-1990s.

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The Words I Removed from My Book

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

which is the term we used 10 years ago to describe a more social internet, instead of just websites. RSS is still a thing, but people don’t talk about it the same way, especially since most people use apps now to find content instead of a dedicated RSS reader.

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#Interview: Mike Kujawski, VP at the Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing, Blogger & Speaker on Social Media

Non Profit Marketing 360

If you look at mobile stats, by the end of 2012, over 50% of world Internet access on a daily basis is going to occur via mobile device. For example, through RSS , my blog content is pulled onto GOVLOOP (a social network for government) where government focused posts get much more discussion than on my actual blog. Mike Kujawski is Vice President of Strategic Marketing & Digital Engagement at the Centre of Excellence for Public Sector Marketing ( CEPSM ).

Federal Web Council Reveals New Study: Putting Citizens First, Transforming Online Government

SocialButterfly

According to my twitter search RSS feed, the term “Government 2.0″ communications federal Marketing Federal Web Council online social media strategy internet Tags: Social Media government internet policy web Web policy government 2.0 “There are about 24,000 U.S. Government Web sites now online.&#. “Only a minority of government agencies have developed strong Web policies and management controls.

Are you using social media to broadcast or engage?

Fundraising Coach

If I wanted SnagIt headlines, I’m sure I could’ve signed up for an RSS feed to have those pushed to me. Internet & Social Media social mediaTweet About an hour ago, I tweeted a question about what to use for photo editing on my brand new Mac. Yep, looks like my PC died. So after about 16 years of being PC, I’m back to being Mac.). In the tweet, I mentioned I’d used SnagIt on my PC and loved it, but wasn’t sure what to use now. SnagIt was listening!

The future of online fundraising

The Nonprofit Consultant

Let me know what you think. > * How did Internet change the way nonprofits fundraise? Maybe a better question would be, "HAS the Internet changed the way nonprofits fundraise?" But with proper use of tagging, RSS, etc., Tags: tags tagging online Nonprofit RSS internet feeds future websites web fundraising ePhilanthropy I received an email from a college student asking if he could interview me about ePhilanthropy and the future of online fundraising.

LinkedIn for Nonprofit Professionals

Fundraising Coach

By subscribing to the RSS feed of a certain category of questions (such as Social Entrepreneurship ) you can stay up to date on the latest industry discussions, and also answer questions yourself. Guest Posts Internet & Social Media Samples & Tools social mediaThis week, I’m honored to introduce you to Debra Askanase.

If This Then That. When Google isn’t enough…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

A semantic web based tool that “puts the internet to work for you” Essentially all you have to do is complete the following phrase by filling in the blanks: ”If __then __” You do this in the most user-friendly two-step manner I have ever witnessed on the internet. IF –>Point at the website/social media platform/search query/ rss feed you are referring to and specify a trigger. We all know “googling” things in 2013 is ubiquitous.

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How the New York Botanical Garden Uses Tumblr to Delight Their Fans

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" And then you can hook your Tumblr into your Twitter (using an rss-feed reader like TwitFeed), and boom, your message goes out on Twitter too. . Another thing I have done is to link our blog's RSS feed into our Tumblr. No one liked that girl in high school, and no one likes that institution on the Internet, either. There are many ways to leverage social media to showcase your nonprofit’s unique personality and point of view.

New Voices: Nonprofit Marketing and Communications Bloggers to Watch

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I can’t tell you how many times in the last year I’ve heard someone explaining to a newbie how to use an RSS reader for online/social media listening, only to quickly follow it with, “But I don’t really use mine anymore, because I subscribed to too many feeds and am overwhelmed.&# Not exactly the greatest endorsement for RSS readers.

#SM4NP: Automate Your Google Searches To Follow Important Issues

Non Profit Marketing 360

Searching on Google is perhaps the single experience of the internet we all share. One of its underused developments, though, is the ability to automate and monitor specific terms or events or institutions on the internet for you. In the fine and flexible tradition of the English language, we turned the noun into a verb: to google (someone or something). The behemoth that is Google Inc.

A list of mobile apps that I use regularly

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Also, I am not including native apps that came with my phone such as the internet browser, video player, music player, etc… which are used daily. Flipboard: I use this app to display hashtag streams, RSS feeds and specific Twitter lists in a visual, mobile friendly manner. Google Reader: This is where I keep and organize all the RSS feeds I subscribe to. I received a few emails recently asking me about my favourite mobile apps.

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Marketing Beyond The Blog Buzz

Diva Marketing Blog

RSS allows content to be pulled by readers. Blogs promotion includes traditional/internet and blog-specific (social networking: linking, comments, trackbacks; organic search optimization). Within the past week three people from three different industries (advertising, internal branding and higher education) asked me to contribute to posts they were writing about blogs. . Of course I was honored by their requests.

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How I learn and stay up to date

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The only thing that has changed now in terms of my physical book reading is that I will use the internet to figure out which books I should buy. Of course, a ton of the reading I do now comes from the blogs, podcasts (ok, I know, that’s listening) and rss feeds I subscribe to, the links my community shares with me, the discussion forums I belong to and other forms of social media.

Relationships Don't Matter

Diva Marketing Blog

Monitoring The Internet & Social Media : Jeffry spends about 90 minutes daily reviewing about 50 Google Alerts, RSS feeds and Twitter searches that he's converted into RSS feeds. Relationships don't matter. to some people. Bloggers like to build relationships with the people who pitch them stories; however, that is not always the case for content publishers like Jeffry Pilcher , of The Financial Brand. . I'm a one-man show running two businesses.

What Creates a Revolution?

SocialButterfly

Today, I was skimming through my RSS feeds and one of my favorites had an update: Mike Kujawski’s Public Sector 2.0 For example, I tease that in 10 years, we will be doing public health campaigns for internet addiction…but how far away is that really? “A revolution doesn’t happen when a society adopts new tools, it happens when a society adopts new behaviors.”. –Us Us Now Movie Trailer Preview.

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Stories From Smaller Nonprofits: Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative

Diva Marketing Blog

The Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative (AAQI) is a grassroots, Internet-based effort to raise awareness and fund research through art. All news about the Alzheimer's Art Quilt Initiative is disseminated via email, facebook, and/or RSS feed to our AAQIUpdate blog. This December the winds blew colder than usual and for many their winter wonderland turned life into a world of isolation.

Lag Time

Mission Paradox Blog

  Thus my internet has been disconnected.    It will send new posts to your email or RSS feed reader. Quick FYI, I'm preparing to move.    So posting may be a bit later in the day then normal and/or nonexistent this week.    To keep up with the post, subscribe to the blog.  But I do have a post I know I'm doing tomorrow. 

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Diva Marketing Talks Online Publications With Deanna Sutton, Angela Benton & Heidi Richards Mooney

Diva Marketing Blog

Diva Marketing Talks i s a live, internet radio (BlogTalkRadio) show. She is also the founder of several organizations for women including the Women’s eCommerce Association and Inventing Women and WE Magazine for Women For the past seven years Heidi has been studying the Internet particularly as it relates to growing a business online. In 2003 Heidi was named one of 50 women shaping the Internet by the International Virtual Women’s Chamber of Commerce.

What's in Your Social Media Toolbox?

Marketing for Nonprofits

All of this collaboration has resulted in a great list of FREE resources for nonprofits interested in using the Internet to change the world! 2: Thinking Strategically 3: Resistance 4: Storytelling 5: Engagement Strategy and Skills 6: Return on Investment ( ROI ) Now we're diving into the tools , i.e. blogs, fundraising widgets, RSS, photo sharing, social networks, etc. We ARE Media - a project of NTEN being curated by Beth Kanter - is off to a great start!

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8 good online fundraising resources that help us learn

DonorDigital

Most are available as email newsletters, RSS feeds, or apps. In recent posts, Kira, director of Internet communications at Environmental Defense Fund, writes about RFPs and “why most Facebook marketing doesn’t work.”. While the basic principles of online fundraising aren’t changing fast, the tools and tests of the ways that work are. So it’s really worthwhile to keep up with the cleverest people in the world who are writing about them.

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Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why

Diva Marketing Blog

Kevin O''Keefe, Lexblog - To help people, specifically to help lawyers understand how to use the Internet in a way that could enhance their reputations as a trusted and reliable authorities. Some of them, A few include Howard Rheingold, host the The Well, first online community; Randy Farmer, co-developer of Habitat, first use of avatars, so that you could have an online presence, Dave Winer, father of the blog, RSS and more, are all from the 60s. We came, we saw, we kicked its ass.

Basic Math: Applied

Mission Paradox Blog

  Another 300 people get the blog via email or an RSS feed.    I love my blog readers, Twitter followers and RSS folks but that is. Let me be clear, it is fine and fantastic to have an internet following.  FYI - Sorry for the bigger font.    Typepad is making a few changes.    Look on the bright side, it's easier on your eyes. -.

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2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Fundraising Coach

Apparently the San Francisco Hilton didn’t prepare for increased wifi usage so internet access has been down most of the conference. I highly recommend you adding her RSS feed to your blog reader.). This is the time of year when all the nonprofit geeks gather at NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference and when the rest of us who feel techincally savvy realize we’re probably just geek-wannabes.

welcome to studio 501c

Studio 501c

I'm a nonprofit professional, too, and I'm interested in the ways that the Internet, personal technology, and other tools can help advance the goals of those in the social sector (which, by my definition, encompasses the nonprofit sector, but also goes beyond it to include those in the private and public sectors who are pursuing social innovation ).

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welcome to studio 501c

Studio 501c

I'm a nonprofit professional, too, and I'm interested in the ways that the Internet, personal technology, and other tools can help advance the goals of those in the social sector (which, by my definition, encompasses the nonprofit sector, but also goes beyond it to include those in the private and public sectors who are pursuing social innovation ).

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Affordable New Tools and Strategies for Online Activism | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

delicious NonprofitMarketing

Alan Rosenblatt describes the new generation of online tools that help organizations of any size cope with the increasingly complicated internet world. Reaching Activists via Their Preferred Platform Online organizers are facing a migration from email to social networks, instant messengers, RSS feeds, and SMS text messaging. Tis the season for email marketing. We can help.

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Is Your Fundraising News-Driven?

The Agitator

I once had a client castigate me, rightfully, for "sitting on" an urgent appeal opportunity until Monday, triggered by an event that occurred the previous Saturday (this is pre-Internet, I’ll say in meekest of defense). Of course, googling, blogs, RSS feeds, online social networks, etc are at the heart of this "news" revolution.

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Bloggers Flash Back to 2006 and Flash Forward to 2009

Diva Marketing Blog

Sally Falkow , Expansion internet marketing pr 2006 Communication is the universal solvent. Improved and simplified RSS feeds would help more novice RSS users add blog feeds to their subscription lists. With greater east of RSS use, and better cross interfaces, more bloggers could reach wider audiences. In 2005, before blogs became mainstream, the tecnology available precluded cross platform references and RSS feeds were not commonplace.

How to Market like Barack

Marketing for Nonprofits

By using the Internet to exponentially expand the reach of the campaign they are saying in effect, this is about more than the top 1 % of donors, i.e. the political elite, this campaign is about all of us on end of THE LONG TAIL. Tools: E-mail, RSS feed, website, blog 5. "I'M ASKING YOU TO BELIEVE." Not just in my ability to bring about real change.I'm m asking you to believe in yours." Barack Obama Politics aside, I'm REALLY impressed by the marketing savvy of the Obama campaign.

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