September 4, 2012

Top 15 tools & apps for college students


With college students now back on campus, we thought this would be a good time to update our past articles on top tools and mobile apps for fall 2012. Thanks to Emily Sawtell and Angela Santiago of McGraw-Hill and Jessica Haswell of the Socialbrite team for their contributions to this roundup. Continue reading

August 15, 2012

7 smart techniques for content curation

by Guest

Heard of content curation? It’s the process of sifting through information on the Web — from articles to images to videos to tweets — to organize, filter and make sense of content and then to share the very best material with your network. Continue reading

July 19, 2012

Should nonprofits bother with FeedBurner?

by JD Lasica

I‘ve been bloging since May 2001. I don’t remember when I set up my first FeedBurner account, but it was probably not long after it opened in February 2004 — and well before Google bought it. FeedBurner provides custom RSS feeds and management tools to bloggers, podcasters and other web-based content publishers. Continue reading

May 1, 2012

A new player in the nonprofit donations space

by JD Lasica

FrontStream’s entry into nonprofit sector from JD Lasica on Vimeo. FrontStream enables nonprofits to handle donations with several advantages Target audience: Nonprofits, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, cause organizations. Ilove the serendipity of who you bump into at the Nonprofit Technology Conference each year. At last month’s event, I sat down to lunch with my partner John Haydon and Leila Khoury, … Continue reading

March 13, 2012

5 advocacy lessons from the Kony 2012 video

by Shonali Burke

Issues of storytelling, transparency & disclosure come to fore The big social media story of the year so far has been Invisible Children’s 30-minute film on Joseph Kony. I mean, you just couldn’t get away from it last week — 75 million views on YouTube and counting. I was fascinated, not so much by the video, which I agree was … Continue reading

March 9, 2012

Two mobile resources in words and pictures

by kiwanja

Last week saw me start out at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and finish up at an event focusing on the use of text messaging in the nonprofit sector in London.

It was a busy week but two new resources were the end result. Continue reading