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98 Blogs Listed in Nonprofit Blog Exchange

It seems like 98 is the number of the week! There are now 98 blogs listed in the Nonprofit Blog Exchange.

What blog will be #100?

 

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10 formas de usar blogs desde las ONG

Olga Berrios, writer of La Broma blog has translated, 10 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs into Spanish!

Check it out:

10 formas de usar blogs desde las ONG

Traduzco a mi manera el artículo 10 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs. READ MORE

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100 Net2 Case Studies Up!

Big thanks to Emily Weinberg of the Nonprofit Blog Exchange for adding the 99th and 100th Net2 in Action case studies--Koko.org (yes, gorillas can have photo blogs), and the DuPage Children's Museum blog--and for finding and collecting 33 sites/blogs wearing Net2 badges. READ MORE

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Organizing tools in the recent LA immigration protests

Here's a Fast Company blog entry on the recent 500,000 person protest in LA over immigration 'reform' and the tools that were used to mobilize people.

Bottom line? MySpace is good for something other than bootie-shaking(!) but radio DJs can still generate a much larger turnout.  READ MORE

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Toasting the Digital Divide with Open Source: an interview with Jason Hudson of South Africa's Freedom Toaster Project

Jason Hudson is the Technical Product Manager for the Shuttleworth Foundation and founder of the Freedom Toaster project.

The Freedom Toaster is a free vending machine/kiosk that dispenses open source software burned to CD or DVD in locations throughout South Africa. Hudson also evaluates funding proposals and runs technical projects for the Shuttleworth Foundation. READ MORE

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We, the clueless

In a recent interview conducted by nonprofit blogging guru Marshall Kirkpatrick, marketing guru Seth Godin calls nonprofits "so so clueless" for not jumping on his Squidoo bandwagon. Squidoo.com is Seth's new Web service. For no charge, it allows anyone to create a Web page -- with links, reviews, photos, products for sale -- about any particular topic. But as Seth told Marshall, "Most non profits are so so clueless. My favorite example: more than a quarter of a million people have used Squidoo since December. Any idea how many non-profits have emailed me and asked to be listed as a charity or to get promotion? ZERO....It's not like I'm hard to find." READ MORE

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Video Profile: Amy Critchett

At a recent Net Tuesday event in San Francisco, Amy Critchett of Uth TV tells us how their service empowers youth to be passionate around digital media. 

Video Profile: Amy Critchett
 

This video is part of NetSquared's video profile series. You can subscribe to this RSS feed with your favorite video catcher, such as iTunes, Democracy or FireAnt. READ MORE

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Calendering the Social Web: an interview with Leonard Lin of Upcoming.org

Leonard Lin is one of the co-founders of Upcoming.org, a popular social calendering service recently acquired by Yahoo. Upcoming takes event planning, promotion and attendance to the next level by supporting comments, groups, tags, RSS and much more. It makes several parts of events management easier and more efficient by utilizing new, social technologies.

I got to sit down with Leonard at the South by South West conference and we had a great talk about Upcoming and the future of web services and applications. READ MORE

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Angela Glover Blackwell - Founder and Chief Executive Officer, PolicyLink, to speak

Angela Glover Blackwell founded PolicyLink in 1999. A renowned community building activist and advocate, Blackwell served as senior vice president of the Rockefeller Foundation where she oversaw the Foundation's Domestic and Cultural divisions. Blackwell also developed Rockefeller's Building Democracy division, which focused on race and policy, and created the Next Generation Leadership program. A lawyer by training, she gained national recognition as founder of the Oakland (CA) Urban Strategies Council, where she pioneered new approaches to neighborhood revitalization. From 1977 to 1987, Blackwell was a partner at Public Advocates, a nationally known public interest law firm. She is the co-author of Searching for the Uncommon Common Ground: New Dimensions on Race in America published in 2002 by W.W. Norton & Co. READ MORE