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Speaking Exchange - Transformando Vidas

TRANSFORMANDO VIDAS<p>O Speaking Exchange, que colocou alunos do CNA em contato com idosos de casas de repouso dos EUA, emocionou o mundo em 2014. A …

Inheritance tax: don’t reform it, replace it – Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

David Cameron has raised the possibility that the Conservative party, if it holds an overall majority in the next parliament, would increase the …

Top Internet & Technology Trends for 2014

According to the Blog of the World Economic Forum, eLearning is the #10 Top Internet and Technology Trend in 2014. Get yourself an online education now by enrolling at Swiss eLearning Institute. Exclusively available from www.qnet.net<p>Know more about QNET by visiting these …

2014 Mobile Trends

In this webinar replay, Julie reveals the myths and predictions for top mobile trends in 2014, how smart businesses will transform to adopt to these trends, and how to determine if you're positioned to succeed in this perpetually connected world.<p>Learn how Forrester can improve your mobile strategy: …

Immersive Video Startup Condition One Demos 360-Degree Trailer For Oculus Rift

Condition One has spent the last few years trying to find ways to make video more like real life. With the Oculus Rift, it might have found just the device to bring its vision of immersive experiences to life. Using the virtual reality glasses, the company is hoping to unleash a whole new way of …

Using Big Data And Game Play To Improve Mental Fitness

<i>This article was written together with Ellen M. Martin and Melinda Speckmann.</i><p>Games have been part of human culture for millennia. It is no surprise that elements of play can be powerful digital tools to grab our attention and keep us on a path to taking care of ourselves and others.<p>Big data is …

Fun Gif Entries in Motion Photography Prize Competition

Here at My Modern Met, we're big fans of cleverly animated gifs, so we were more than excited when we saw that Saatchi Art and Saatchi Gallery have teamed up with Google+ to create the inaugural Motion Photography Prize. Photographers from all over the world are invited to submit one motion photo …

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How technology and the feelgood factor will transform charity fundraising

What will be different about fundraising in 2024? Will cheques have finally gone the way of quills and inkpots in favour of one-click or contactless payments? Will we know in real time when the £30 we gave to our favourite cause is being spent, and exactly who it's helping? Will almost every …

Should charities embrace risk to get more bang for your buck?

As one of Britain's most credible and beloved sectors, the voluntary community has a lot to live up to. Despite increased pressure on income and resources, the expectation that charities will successfully address social issues and spend their money wisely is as high as ever – which is why they tend …

10 years time: what will charity finance look like?

I expected that by 2014 we'd live in a world serviced by robots, had high hopes for teleportation, and assumed technological advances would have made poverty, disability, discrimination and many of the reasons why charities exist, obsolete.<p>Alas, youthful idealism. But while I can't claim to be much …

There shouldn't be any charities in 10 years' time

It would be better if our charity didn't need to exist. If no-one suffered abuse, or went hungry, or ended up homeless or addicted, or got ill. If there was no demand for our service then we'd happily shut, we tell ourselves, as the queues stretch out the door and we complete yet another funding …

Voluntary Sector valentines: how charities are spreading the love

Whether it be through concerts, choirs or declarations charities and societies are making the most of this Valentine's Day by spreading romance as well as their cause

Online Fundraising: A Startup Guide

• Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Email<p>Updated April 24, 2018<p>Online fundraising is here to stay. It is the fastest growing area of fundraising and is joining direct mail …

Best bits: what will fundraising look like in 10 years' time?

Over the past two weeks, we've been asking leading thinkers from a number of charities to tell us how they predict the sector will change over the coming decade. In a live Q&A, we discussed how an increase in social media, changes to the economic climate and an increasing digital presence would …

Does your nonprofit mission statement do its job?

Non-compelling nonprofit mission statements are about as common as gray November days in Seattle. Nothing to write home about, and mostly …

Crowdfunding Entrepreneurs Predict More Good In The World In 2014

In order to get a picture of the crowdfunding environment for 2014, I reached out to some of the most prominent leaders in the world of crowdfunding for causes and mission-driven businesses. <i>(Disclosure: Return on Change sponsored the Social Enterprise and Crowdfunding Conference I organized in</i> …

Five unusual ways in which Indians use mobile phones

<b>The mobile phone in India has many uses other than making calls and sending messages. For hundreds of millions of people, a mobile phone is sometimes the only piece of technology in their homes. This has led to unique uses for the phone in the country - the world's fastest growing market for mobile</b> …

6 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Instagram for Fundraising

Instagram’s current tool set makes it very challenging for nonprofits to convert their Instagram followers into donors. Over time through powerful …

How Much Does Language Matter In Fundraising?

I recently wrote about some of the research that’s been done on mirror neurons and language in your fundraising appeals. With thoughtful selection of …

Social Media Marketing: The Ultimate Guide (2017 Edition)

Perhaps one of the biggest human flaws is that we tend to be a bit impatient.<p>We speed date, eat fast food, use emojis instead of words, pay for …

Best times to post on social media (infographic) - Life | siliconrepublic.com - Ireland's Technology News Service

A fair bit of information already exists about the best times to post content on social media but now a new infographic has taken that material and …

Now That's A Spreadsheet!

In the sequel movie Crocodile Dundee 2, there is a great line when Mick Dundee visits the US and two guys try to rob him at knife point. He pulls out …

14 Great Tools to Create Engaging Infographics and Images for your Social Media Posts

Update – we launched Pablo a new tool to create beautiful images for your social media posts in under 30 seconds<p>You can use Pablo right from the …

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Leaders of the pack can make a real difference to charities

Strong leaders in our line of work are like a compass. They define an organisation's vision and its direction of travel. They give us the language to communicate this vision with the wider public. And in times of global scarcity and increasing need, a vision which brings donors closer to your …

10 years time: Which charities will prosper in the next decade?

It is no secret that the third sector has been through a significant shift in the last few years; the sector has faced mounting financial pressures at the same time as demand has risen for the services they provide. Charities and groups have had to work with scarcer resources and are struggling to …

10 years' time: the recipe for small charity survival

The economic and social climate of the past five years has proved both an existential threat to the small charity sector, as well as a powerful driver and incentive for change. The sector has faced an almost uniform squeeze on revenues, alongside an increasingly demanding and discerning donor base …