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Charity Navigator 2.0: figuring out nonprofits that get the job done

January 12, 2011

Lots of people want to help other people, and often philanthropy is that answer. Problem is that there's no shortage of tragedy, and there are a lot of nonprofits around… and we keep hearing about ones that don't get the job done. Some aren't even on the up-and-up at all, sounding good, and then keeping… Read more »


Digital Storytelling Challenge at TechSoup

January 11, 2011

Hey, the folks at are really good at helping nonprofit and other organizations learn how to use tech to be more effective. Check out their 2nd Annual Digital Storytelling Challenge: Learn to how to create and tell your organization's story, produce a 60 second video or 5 panel image slideshow, and you could win… Read more »


2010 messaging report

January 6, 2011

Okay, I have a backlog of real stuff to blog, like my visit yesterday to the Salvation Army Harbor Light Center, but anyway… People keep asking me how much email I get every year, so: around 200,000 emails per year, holding constant around 50,000 messages per year, holding constant, but the mix has changed. Lots… Read more »


open gov't/Gov 2.0 Interview (9.30am PT)

January 5, 2011

Yeah, I shoulda announced, but it's still here, genuinely interesting for you new gov't fans.