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June 25, 2010

Bzzzzzz | Weekly Roundup

  • If a picture is worth a thousand words, and a Flip video cam takes 30 frames per second, and you shoot a one-minute video…well, I’m no math whiz, but that’s a lot of words. Margaret Bernstein describes how Cleveland nonprofits are using the power of video to make their stories come alive and inspire supporters.
  • Feel like the world of nonprofit communications is changing too quickly to keep up? A great presentation from DVQ Studio identifies the five biggest trends and offers tips for getting ahead of the curve.
  • Foursquare: badges, mayorships…and donations? Allyson Kapin shares some interesting examples and ideas on Frogloop for how nonprofits can use foursquare to drive fundraising and advocacy efforts.
  • On NTEN’s blog, Marissa Goldsmith urges nonprofits to drill down beyond top-level website analytics and shake up the standard-issue dashboard report by telling stories with your numbers. Once upon a time, there was a beautiful data set…
  • Does your nonprofit have a LinkedIn group? If so, it’s probably looking a touch spiffier this week: LinkedIn has rolled out some new features that encourage interaction and make groups more social (and, dare I say, a bit more Facebook-ish).
  • If three games a day just isn’t enough, YouTube has provided a way to bring the World Cup experience to all of your online video viewing: a vuvuzela button. Angry kazoos for everyone!

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