Several weeks ago we wrote about a special Purim Solidarity Rally for Israel. What was unique about this event was your ability to participate from wherever you were; in other words it was going to occur on-line. Now that the rally has passed, we asked Eli Feldblum (one of the event architects to tell us about the specific results and provide us with some background into using social media for philanthropy. “Word of mouth” has long been … [Read more...] about Social Media for Social Causes
Whoa, Nelly! Web 2.0 is Cool, But … By Peter Deitz At last month’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in New Orleans, nonprofit techies and professional fundraisers met up to discuss the emerging best practices for fundraising using social networks and social media. Their conversations were overwhelmed by one small detail. Few nonprofits have succeeded in raising large amounts of money using blogs, widgets and fundraising applications for … [Read more...] about Web 2.0 is Cool, But…
10 Questions Every Blogger Should Ask Themselves Before Posting To help you in these crucial editing stages, we thought we would lay down some important questions bloggers can ask themselves so they can make an honest, constructive and critical appraisal of their work before posting it up for the world to see. Asking these simple questions could mean the difference between a hastily written blog article that remains obscure and a well-written, … [Read more...] about Do You Blog?
10 Steps to Being Found on Search Engines by Laura Quinn, Director, Idealware Does your organization show up on the first page of results in search engines like Google or Yahoo? The content and structure of your website can have a dramatic effect on how easily potential constituents can find you via search engines. This article explains how. Let's do an experiment. Go to Google and type in the most commonly used version of your organization's … [Read more...] about The Power of Search
(AP) April 1, 2008: Senator Ted Kennedy has put forward legislation in the US Senate today calling for a 20 square mile area in Israel (Ra'anana, Kfar Sava, Tel Mond) to become a territory of the United States. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert welcomed the move stating that this area would then act as an Democratic Free Trade Zone creating countless jobs for both Israelis and Palestinians. "A US territory placed in the middle of Israel … [Read more...] about Ra’anana to Become a Territory of the United States