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What are you going to make?

news.microsoft.com - Are you interested in learning more? No fear, we’ve got you covered. First check out this piece all about getting started on your own coding journey. Still looking for more info on how you can impr...

Designing for Good: The Best of Nonprofit Designs Episode #2 | npENGAGE

npengage.com - It’s the end of April, which means designer Tim Hammond and I mined another month of the finest nonprofit designs from every corner of our fine planet. We found this month’s curation to be even mor...

HOW TO: Get Your Nonprofit Started on Snapchat

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nptechforgood.com - Launched in 2011, Snapchat is an image and video messaging app that is very popular with tweens and teens and increasingly Millennials and Gen Xers. Similar to the early days of Myspace and its use...

Non-Profits and the Cloud - Savvia

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savvia.com - Before the wide availability of cloud computing services, a definite hierarchy existed in terms of what different kinds of organizations could afford technology services. If you worked for a large ...

Five Tips to Get More Out of Your Accounting Software

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idealware.org - Not all enterprise-level accounting solutions are created equal, but most offer the capability to implement the following tips. Configure auto-scheduling. Not all software solutions have it, but pe...

What Happened When We Unsubscribed 250K Subscribers Without Asking — ReadThink (by HubSpot)

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readthink.com - A few months ago, we deliberately unsubscribed 250,000 people from HubSpot’s Marketing Blog — people who had opted in to receive emails about new content we published on the blog. This subscriber p...

Echo/Alexa device lineup now outselling Kindles for Amazon [Report]

marketingland.com - Yesterday, Amazon reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings: $29.1 billion in sales and $513 million in earnings. In the earnings press release, CEO Jeff Bezos called out Amazon device sales...

101 British tech start-up ideas that caught our eye - Startups.co.uk: Starting a business advice and business ideas

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startups.co.uk - Thinking of starting a business? Well, look no further than the British tech industry. With estimates from the National Institute for Economic and Social Research (NIESR) that there’s well over 270...

Two Charlotte Fellows Use Technology to Address Social Justice

digitalcharlotte.org - Work by the Pew Research Center shows that one third of the American population sees the Internet as irrelevant to their lives, and one third has difficulty navigating the net. But two Charlotte re...

18 Certifications Worth Having

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globalknowledge.com - As it is becoming more difficult to distinguish yourself in a crowded workforce, one avenue many professionals take to set themselves apart from their peers is obtaining a professional certificatio...

Facebook Thinks Live Video Is the Future. What If It Isn’t?

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slate.com - Mark Zuckerberg is on record as being “obsessed” with live video on Facebook. He views it as the next step in the social network’s evolution. On Wednesday, the company backed up his words with a ma...

21 Simple and Free SEO Tools

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blog.bufferapp.com - Whenever I dream up a home improvement project for my place, I end up working smartest and fastest when I have the right tools at my disposal. It’s amazing the difference a good tool can make – and...

5 Ways to Get Real about People Power

mobilisationlab.org - What does people power really look like in the day to day work of building and running campaigns? I had the privilege of exploring how several winning campaigners are engaging people and building p...

A Guide to Social Media Mastery for Nonprofits - 3 Venues That Matter

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nonprofit.about.com - The world is networked digitally in a way that was, until recently, unimaginable to most of us. It's been called a “digital revolution” and a “disruptive” force.  In practice, that means that “busi...

Can A New Worker-Owned Platform Create A More Equitable Sharing Economy?

fastcoexist.com - Carolina Herrera pushes a stroller through the slushy city streets, propelling one-year-old Zavier, as well as her own two-year-old daughter, Mariana. Herrera is small, and the double stroller take...

Forget the stereotypes, the PC is not yet dead -

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techjaja.com - The tablet was poised to be the next big computing device set to replace the ailing PC that often proved bulky, took longer updating cycles and was somewhat pricey. That has now come to be conteste...

Key Findings from Symantec’s 2016 Internet Security Threat Report

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brighttalk.com - Teresa Law, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Symantec & Sunil Choudrie, Solutions Marketing Manager, Symantec Are you concerned about securing your users and data in cloud based collaboration applica...

No more pink phones: getting more women in tech

panoplydigital.com - International Girls in ICT Day, organized by the ITU, is an annual event held on the fourth Thursday of every April. This global event aims to raise awareness highlight on empowering and encouragin...

A Recent Study on How Self-Identified Hispanic Consumers Engage With YouTube

thinkwithgoogle.com - <p>As the largest minority group in the United States, Hispanics are a powerful audience. Traditionally, advertisers have reached these consumers via TV networks: In 2014, 78% of advertisers' budge...

Why Businesses Are Going Mobile

biztechmagazine.com - The mobile revolution is great news for businesses. Mobile devices can boost worker efficiency and productivity. Users can finish projects from home, communicate with colleagues while traveling and...

Why product thinking is the next big thing in UX design - InVision Blog

blog.invisionapp.com - When you think about good user experience, what often comes to mind is a simple, beautiful, and easy-to-use feature set of a product that makes the user’s life easier. But features are merely a sma...

Traditional vs Modern Marketing: Who’s side are you on?

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fmoutsource.com - In the long run it can end up being cheaper to target a specific audience that you know are likely to buy your product. Being able to share information to a large audience is a fast and efficient w...

What is a “microsite” and does my nonprofit need one?

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4agoodcause.com - What is a microsite? Let’s jump right into this post. A microsite can be described as an individual web page or a small cluster of pages function as a separate entity either within or to complement...

Snapchat Delivers 10 Billion Video Views Daily: This Week in Social Media : Social Media Examiner

socialmediaexaminer.com - Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention. Snapchat Now Serves 10 Bi...

Navigating An Email List

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blog.kickbox.io - When it comes to building an email list the right path isn't always clear. Without proper planning and guidance it's easy to get off track, or worse, negatively impact deliverability of your email ...

What’s trending in nonprofit website design?

4agoodcause.com - The needs of nonprofits are similar in regards to website design and content—in most cases, nonprofits are trying to make it easier for visitors to learn about their cause, become involved and dona...

How to Create the Perfect Facebook Business Page

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blog.bufferapp.com - Facebook now has over 1.65 billion monthly active users. And as small business owners and brand managers, there’s a very good chance you’ll be able to reach and connect with your target audience th...

37+ Tips on How to Build a Content Marketing Machine

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blog.bufferapp.com - Back when I started my career in SEO, content marketing didn’t exist—at least not in the way it exists now. We used strategies to boost traction and traffic to websites through the creation of grea...

Free Social Media Marketing Resources Kit

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blog.bufferapp.com - When you’re just starting off on social media—whether as an individual or a brand or a company or otherwise—the potential of Facebook and Twitter and LinkedIn and all the various other social media...

All Star Code Summer Intensive FAQ

linux.com - The All Star Code initiative prepares qualified young men of color for jobs in the tech industry by providing mentorship, industry exposure, and intensive training in computer science. This year's ...

3 projects to enhance the experience of reading or writing poems

opensource.com - April is National Poetry Month in the United States and Canada. During April, individuals and institutions take part by reading, sharing, and writing poetry. You can find National Poetry Month even...

How to Build a Periscope Audience for Your Business : Social Media Examiner

socialmediaexaminer.com - You can develop a following on Periscope by promoting your broadcasts, engaging with viewers and repurposing your content on other channels. In this article you’ll discover how to build a Periscope...

Breaking the gender imbalance in mobile use

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gulfnews.com - Without question, mobile has transformed our lives, altering the world’s social and economic landscape, boosting the global economy, and supporting millions of jobs. Mobile is becoming increasingly...

How DFID Does Development in a Principled Way | ICT Works

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ictworks.org - The Washington DC conference ‘Digital Development: from Principle to Practice’ was a great opportunity for organisations to compare how they’re delivering aid programmes based on the 9 Digital Prin...

10 Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

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nptechforgood.com - In 2013 online giving grew 13.5% according to the Blackbaud Index of Online Giving and 14% according to the Network for Good’s Online Giving Index with small and medium-sized nonprofits are experie...

Android N update: release date, news and features

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techradar.com - Update: Android N could bring a VR mode to Android phones, while Google has also confirmed the new software will make it easier for phone manufacturers to bring pressure-sensitive display tech to t...

50 Free Apps To Make You An Incredibly Productive Person

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fastcompany.com - You’re running a million miles an hour, trying to hold down a tight schedule full of tight deadlines on a tight ship. From messages to meetings to managing meddlesome minutiae, these 50 apps can he...

The six-step formula to boost sales team productivity - Microsoft Partner Network

blogs.partner.microsoft.com - I used to love Bill Nye the Science Guy when I was kid. Okay, I still love Bill Nye! Bill made science feel easy by taking complex topics and relating them to things in our everyday life. Vectors, ...

How to make a Mac Time Capsule with the Raspberry Pi

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techradar.com - We're big fans of the Raspberry Pi. This tiny and inexpensive computer packs enough power to run Linux and can be used for many fun projects. We're going to make a Time Capsule using a Raspberry Pi...

10 best 50 and 55-inch TVs of 2016

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techradar.com - The 55-inch mark was once the pinnacle of TV-dom. It has now though become the latest battleground in the fight for space in your living room. As people are upgrading their TVs they're looking to b...

Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator: Adedayo Samuel

linux.com - The Linux Foundation offers many resources for developers, users, and administrators of Linux systems, including its Linux Certification Program. This program is designed to give you a way to diffe...

What we're working on: 29 April 2016

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insidegovuk.blog.gov.uk - This is a list of what we’ve been working on since the last update on 15 April 2016, and what we plan to do next. As usual we’ve divided the work up into lists of what we’ve been doing to keep GOV....

ActBlue Charities is HERE

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blog.actblue.com - *drumroll please* We’re excited to announce that charitable organizations can now fundraise using the same great platform that ActBlue has built over the last 11 years! Organizations with a 501(c)3...

Guest Post: The Fundamentals of Mobile Fundraising - ResultsPlus Blog

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rp-blog.resultsplussoftware.com - Before you learned to run, you had to learn to walk. Before you learned how to ride a bike, you probably needed training wheels (or at the very least, someone holding onto your back). Likewise, bef...

Free or Discounted WordPress Resources for Nonprofits

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wiredimpact.com - WordPress can be an ideal application for running a website for nonprofit organizations. With its giant community, finding resources to make website management easier can be only a few clicks away....

8 reasons your nonprofit can’t excel with ‘Excel’

thedatabank.com - At first glance, Excel seems like the perfect solution for a resource-constrained nonprofit that needs a way to track supporters and donations. But looks can be deceiving, and what appears to be a ...

New [ANN] [$XSEED] BitSeeds - Rainforest Foundation Charity - SHA256 POW/POS 10% - Page 6 - Cryptocoin Announcements

cryptocointalk.com - Alright, so here's the timeline we're looking at: I'll be getting copies of the new codebase and wallets in another day or two, but won't be posting them publicly right away. We're going to do some...

Image Post = Best Post - Fission Strategy

fissionstrategy.com - In the past few months, a number of features have been added to social networking sites that emphasize photos. Examples include Instagram web embeds, Facebook image comments, and Twitter Filters, j...

19 fundraising statistics imperative to understanding donor behaviours | UK Fundraising

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fundraising.co.uk - The secret to running a successful fundraising campaign lies in understanding your donor’s behaviour. It’s not only what your campaign is about, but who is donating and where they’re donating from....

Why Mark Zuckerberg is giving away nearly $61 billion - SmartCompany

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smartcompany.com.au - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has revealed he will give 99% of his shares to charity to help create a better world for his daughter, who was born last week. In a Facebook post announcing the bir...

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