Government Videos Wiki List Experiment

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Last year I created a simple Google Spreadsheet (essentially a wiki list) for Canadian public servants to input their organization’s mobile website and/or app so that others could see who was doing what.

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Cause Marketing Wiki

Cause Related Marketing

Tags: Alden Keene and Associates Cause Marketing Wiki

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take note of these clear and quick explanations on how to use rss and wikis

Studio 501c

Thanks to Dissident , a delightful blog discovery, I've also discovered the Common Craft Show and two video presentations -- the best I've ever seen for newbies on using RSS and Wikis. Click To Play Wikis in Plain English by Common Craft. COMMUNICATIONS COOL TOOLS EMAIL PRODUCTIVITY RSS STUDIO 501C SMART PICKS WEB Bloglines Common_Craft Dissident Google_Reader My_Yahoo net2 Netsquared Newsgator nonprofit nptech PBwiki RSS social_media Wetpaint wikis wikispaces

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take note of these clear and quick explanations on how to use rss and wikis

Studio 501c

Thanks to Dissident , a delightful blog discovery, I've also discovered the Common Craft Show and two video presentations -- the best I've ever seen for newbies on using RSS and Wikis. Click To Play Wikis in Plain English by Common Craft. Tags: COMMUNICATIONS COOL TOOLS EMAIL PRODUCTIVITY RSS STUDIO 501C SMART PICKS WEB Bloglines Common_Craft Dissident Google_Reader My_Yahoo net2 Netsquared Newsgator nonprofit nptech PBwiki RSS social_media Wetpaint wikis wikispaces

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Blogs and Wikis and Widgets, Oh My!

Marketing for Nonprofits

I'm pleased to announce that my organization (NPower Greater DC Region) is launching the 2008 Technology Innovation Award tomorrow - May 1! If you work for a nonprofit that is using technology to fundraise, communicate, advocate, operate, in short – change the world - then we want to hear from you!

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Why aren’t you using Google Docs yet?

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Google Docs is the ultimate tool for when you need wiki functionality, but don’t necessarily want to open it up to the public and/or you just have a short term initiative in mind. Tags: Insight Rant Videos collaboration forms google docs government socialmedia wiki

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My thoughts on Digital Marketing in 2010

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

wikis Over the holidays I took some time off to re-charge and prepare for what looks like a very promising year for the field of marketing in the digital space, especially for all of you in the public sector. I thought I’d quickly summarize a few of my predictions, comments and hopes that I have for 2010. Death [.].

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How to Write a Nonprofit Annual Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’ve also launched a new free annual reports wiki to share examples of “new and improved&# annual report formats. If you have an example you’d like to share, please add it to the wiki.

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BC Social Media Engagement Learning Centre

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Internal wiki’s (e.g. I was recently given permission to share a “work in progress&# extranet site from the Government of British Columbia. Please note that it is currently a mirror and has not yet been officially launched. So what is it exactly?

Stories from Smaller Nonprofits: National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel

Diva Marketing Blog

I also manages a vast amount of information through a newly created wiki and bibliography. I established the wiki and stored the documents an organized system, then used web-conferencing software to train coalition participants on how to access and navigate the wiki.

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The State of Mobile in the Canadian Government

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Ok, the title may be a stretch, but I have put together a quick visual presentation of current government mobile apps and websites based on the input I received on my mobile government wiki.

Pro Tip – Check How Easy Your Text Is to Read in Word

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you are interested in how exactly they do this, you can check out this Wiki entry , but all you really need to know is what the scores mean. Here’s a quick tip for you today on using Microsoft Word to check how easy it is for your supporters to read your communications.

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A Nonprofit Annual Report on a Postcard

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Please share your examples of interesting nonprofit annual reports, including postcards, on our Annual Reports Wiki or link to them in the comments on this post.

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Grantmakers Love Annual Report Postcards Too

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Remember, you can add examples you find or create yourself of “new and improved” annual reports like postcards to our free Nonprofit Annual Reports Wiki. I have yet another fabulous example of an annual report postcard to share with you.

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Get on 2011 E-Clinic Early Bird Lists

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

These are small group sessions (usually limited to 12-15 people) that include several webinars, a private wiki and discussion board where you can share and network with other participants, and personal coaching with me to improve your skills.

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How Do You Manage Your Content Creation?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Are you using a spreadsheet, or Google calendars and Google docs, or a wiki, or project management software like Basecamp to manage your editorial calendar and content creation process?

Top bureaucrat gets it, the workers at the bottom get it, who’s left?

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

wiki or the conversations going on under the #w2p, #goc, #gov20 and #g20 hashtags. Here’s the scoop: In the 17th annual report to the Prime Minister published a few weeks ago, Privy Council Clerk Wayne Wouters states “government departments have to embrace the Web 2.0 tools and technology that rest of the world uses that allow more collaboration among workers, levels of government and Canadians&#.

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Creating a Two-Page Nonprofit Annual Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I’m collecting samples of “new and improved&# nonprofit annual reports on this wiki , and encourage you to add examples too! You’ll find the FMS Annual Report and more examples on the Nonprofit Annual Reports Wiki we are curating.

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A Sample Government Blogging Policy

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The current GCpedia (internal government wiki) has numerous pages outlining “best practices&# and sample guidelines that are ready for use. GOC employees are personally responsible for the content they publish on blogs, wikis or any other form of user-generated media.

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Another Postcard Annual Report Success Story!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Remember, you can add examples you find or create yourself of “new and improved” annual reports to our free Nonprofit Annual Reports Wiki!

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Kaplan University…the best recruitment ad I have seen to date.

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

podcasts of lectures, social networks for students, wiki use for group projects, mandatory “social media&# professional development for professors, etc…). Lately I have been approached and in contact with numerous universities that are seeking help in their recruitment endeavours. They say that their ads, brochures and pamphlets aren’t working anymore, they want to start using “social media&# as part of their recruitment efforts. What do I say to this?

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Changing Your Nonprofit’s Annual Report Format

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can see some of the examples I use on our Nonprofit Annual Reports Wiki. Yesterday I taught a webinar with our training partner called “How to Create a Nonprofit Annual Report People Will Actually Read.”

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Podcamp Toronto - An event you don’t want to miss!

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Just type in the invite key “canuck&# to get into the website/wiki. Those of you new to the concept of “ un-conferences &# may want to stop by the Rogers Communication Centre (Ryerson U) this weekend in Toronto. What’s going on? Podcamp Toronto 2009 is!

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Wikipedia’s savvy fundraising

Fundraising Coach

All I had to do to donate $10 was click on it, and type “Wiki&# in the message. I’m a big fan of making it ridiculously easy for donors to give. Apparently, Wikipedia is too. Last night, a web search from my phone led me to Wikipedia.

For Twitter Success, Just Add Meaning.


So, you create a blog, a wiki, a thingy-maggig, people aren’t going to use it unless it adds meaning to their lives. Twitter Wiki.

New season, new tools, new updates…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Basically it’s a sidebar wiki, which allows users to make comments on any web page. I’m back from a perfect honeymoon in Maui and ready to roll as usual, with the only difference being that I am now writing officially as a married man. Feels nice. One thing I noticed upon my return was the amount of changes to my everyday social media tools of choice. Leaving the online space for two weeks feels like a year when you’re used to everyday engagement.

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Government 2.0 Expo Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Openstreetmap Haiti – A collaborative wiki effort to map streets in Haiti after the earthquake. I started to write this post in a cab as I was heading back from the Gov 2.0 Expo in Washington D.C. last week. I remember my head was engulfed in new insights and ideas.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you need to take a harder look at your organization’s social media strategy, check out the Nonprofit Social Media Audit wiki created by Ash Shepherd with NPower Northwest. I hope you had a good week. Let’s dive into some Mixed Links … Video, Social, Mobile.

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Foundations and Social Media: Fad or Future?

A. Fine Blog

The few well-known examples of foundations acting like Networked Nonprofits have become so oft-repeated that they’re almost cliches – the David and Lucile Packard Foundation using a wiki to generate new ideas for their nitrogen program, the Case Foundation’s use of their blogs to weave conversations, the Knight Foundation’s News Challenge to invest in next [.].

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Long overdue Podcamp Toronto 2009 debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

to measure wiki metrics (Sean or anybody, I need a link here! The Bank of Canada has a wiki, a fake blog, a Flickr account (for press to get pics from) and a Twitter account. Making Traditional Media a Little More Social - Using Twitter, wikis and live-blogging at the Globe and Mail - Mathew Ingram. instead of wiki say “editable, shareable document&# ).

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Thanks to Technology, Talk is CHEAP!

Marketing for Nonprofits

Thanks to the Internet, there are SO many affordable ways to COMMUNICATE via the Internet, including: blogs e-mail Facebook podcasts e-newsletters forums wikis electronic press releases YouTube Twitter Digg Flikr etc.

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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

For example, the federal and provincial governments here all have their own internal wikis, which are blocked to people who aren’t public servants. And I know for a fact that my blog posts are often shared and discussed behind the firewall on these internal wikis.

April info shower…dominated by Twitter as usual

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Best Practices Wiki that I haven’t even had a chance to look at. With March Madness finally winding down (always trickles into April), I figured I’d quickly blog about a few things that caught my eye over the last few weeks: The top Google searches in Canada over the 12 months are “facebook&# & “youtube&#. Proves that: a.) People don’t use URL’s b.) The internet is primarily a social platform.

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Canada Revenue Agency announces YouTube contest

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Best Practices Wiki , I immediately proceed to do a little investigative research to find out if it’s legit. Whenever I see a new addition on the Government 2.0 The other day I stumbled upon this press release (via the CRA RSS feed ) announcing the launch of The Canada Revenue Agency’s new “Underground Economy - Not your Problem?&# YouTube video contest.

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Is Your Annual Report Brilliant, or Boring?

Ann Green

This Annual Reports Wiki includes some great examples including postcards and videos. Annual reports get a bad rap, and sometimes deservedly so. They’re often these massive, boring booklets filled with mind-numbing text and statistics. It doesn’t have to be this way.

#SOCIALNETWORKS: Sweat The Details, But Focus On The Big Picture

Non Profit Marketing 360

Critics, who write reviews, regularly comment on blogs, and participate on various Wikis (37%). In cyberspace, no one need hear you scream.

Infographics & Data Visualization: Not Your Grandmother’s Pie Chart – Part 4

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Beth Kanter’s wiki on infographics. This is the fourth and final post in a series by Julia Reich on infographics for nonprofits. Tuesday we talked about why to use them , Wednesday we looked at using infographics as part of your marketing toolkit , and Thursday reviewed ways to get started.

Why Your Nonprofit Should Build Its Own Media Empire

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

For those of you who are really ready to dive into the social media components of this in particular, check out NTEN’s We Are Media wiki. Last week I gave a short talk at a statewide conference for the United Way.

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What's in Your Social Media Toolbox?

Marketing for Nonprofits

To date, over 60 folks (from across the globe) have contributed to building a Social Media Curriculum for Nonprofits via this Wiki. An official "wiki-raid" to flesh out the Social Media Toolbox for Nonprofits will kickoff in September but feel free to get a head start!

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“Us Now” : A documentary you should watch…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Case in point, have a look at the new additions to the Government 20 Best Practices Wiki , when you’re done doing that, learn about the ChangeCamp initiative, which is essentially: “an event format, an open community and a set of tools and ideas designed to give citizens and governments the ability to work collaboratively in new ways to make change and to better address real-world challenges in our communities.&#.

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Seven Simple Steps Cause Marketers Should Take Before the End of the Year

Cause Related Marketing

Your swipe file could be something electronic like Dropbox or a wiki. The end of the year is fast approaching and with it your final opportunity to improve yourself as a cause marketer. Here are seven simple-steps you could do in the next 30 minutes to improve your cause marketing career before year end. Make an Appointment for Early 2012 with Your Opposite Number at the Charity or Sponsor.

Upcoming conferences and reasons to attend them…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Examples Wiki ). It definitely has not been an easy year for various conference organizers. I know of many marketing events (including some I had been invited to speak at), that had to be canceled this year for the first time due to low registration rates.

The Social Round-Up


A Wiki of Experts: The WeAreMedia project put together this “Expertise Map,&# offering a long list of people who are passionate about doing good. You all seemed to like this last time, so here we go again.

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