Back again to “around the web” we took a short break with the Mini-Conference. So this week I might have a few from more than a week.
1. a guest blog from Michael Hoffman, See3 Communications makes a good argument for not printing an annual report and using a tool called Treesaver: Treesaver divides content into pages, automatically adjusting to the size of any screen. Michael also give good reasons NOT to use .pdf”s.
Beth Kanters”s overview:
My main takeaway was that nonprofits need to think differently about content. There are different media forms that mandate different types of content — and nonprofits must consider this as part of the online content strategy. People who reading content on their smartphones or tablets will not be consuming text heavy information – it has to brief text and visual or videos.
2. Google Launches Google for Nonprofits If you work for a nonprofit, the program provides your organization with several new benefits. Instead of applying to each Google product individually, you can sign up through a one-stop shop application process. If approved, you can access their suite of product offerings designed for nonprofits. Details.
3. Ten Reason to Give People to Like you on Facebook from John Haydon
These are just ten reasons – out of hundreds! The point is that you have to offer something that makes sense, and you have to spell it out very clearly.
4. From Frog Loop: Jocelyn Harmon gives an overview with 9 key findings on a report, by Convio and some things you should do now.
5. Storytelling: The First Best Thing from Network for Good. Stories help us remember, influence how we decide, and are linked with our sense of generosity. The post outlines structure and what types of stories to tell.
Join Us April 12 for music & wine at the South Shore Conservatory in Cohassett. Our next networking event, details shortly.