I'm blogging live and remotely from JCSA's 2008 Annual Program, “LINKED: Maximizing technology for the future of the Jewish community”. Taking place in New York City, I'm in Jerusalem - where it's late at night, fitting right into the program's theme as I maximize one of the new technologies. Thanks to live video streaming, I have a front row seat from thousands of miles away! the program this evening: Jewish communal organizations and … [Read more...] about LINKED: Maximizing Technology for the Future of the Jewish Community
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This was one of the messages from Steve MacLaughlin, director of Internet solutions at Blackbaud, during the session “What Social Networks Should Be Doing for You” at The Blackbaud Interactive Internet Symposium held recently in the Big Apple. “Experiment first. Plan later. It’s that simple,” he said, adding that it’s a really good idea to just get out there and see what it’s like to use a social network: “Stop waiting for it to be perfect. … [Read more...] about Experiment First, Plan Later
eJewish Philanthropy welcomes this guest post by Jordan Viator, a communications specialist at Convio, Inc. If you are a small to mid-size nonprofit, chances are you’ve asked this question numerous times in your career. If you are a marketer or consultant working with nonprofits, you’re no stranger to this question, either. And in last week’s Converging Campaigns panel this question was asked by a viewer who wanted to know what the smallest … [Read more...] about How Can Small Nonprofits and Organizations Succeed Online?
Blackbaud, Inc., the leading provider of software and related services designed specifically for nonprofit organizations, announced yesterday that it is acquiring Kintera, Inc., a pioneer and leading provider of a Software as a Service solution to the nonprofit and government sectors. The news is attracting concern among some nonprofit leaders. The anonymous fund raiser who writes the blog Don’t Tell the Donor writes that while Blackbaud’s … [Read more...] about Blackbaud Announces Acquisition of Kintera
"Social media's awesome power can really take your breath away when you take a second to step back and see the change that it can cause in the world. Many brands and traditional media companies are focused on social media's effects on their relationships with consumers. Yet it is social media's ability to fundamentally shift how people discover, connect, communicate and interact with each other that what makes the space so … [Read more...] about Social Media for Social Good