Thursday, November 29, 2007

WCAV - News-Non profits Increase Their "Googlejuice"

WCAV - News: "Jaggers says local non profits can save on time and money if they forgo sending out traditional newsletters or mass e-mails and start updating their support base through an online journal. Blogging also ups non profits' google juice, a catchy way to explain that having a blog increases web presence. Now, local non profits are hopping on the blogging bandwagon to maximize their support base."

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Contact - Plaza Publishing

Contact - Plaza Publishing: "Charity News Alert MySpace launches UK charity channel myspace online channel- UK Make an impactGareth Jones Social networking site MySpace has launched MySpace Impact, an online channel designed to act as a hub for campaigning, charity and social action in the UK."

Monday, November 26, 2007

Vallejo Times Herald - Search engine splits revenue with nonprofits

Vallejo Times Herald - Search engine splits revenue with nonprofits: "Search engine splits revenue with nonprofits By RACHEL RASKIN-ZRIHEN/Times-Herald staff writer Article Launched: 11/23/2007 09:58:56 AM PST A pair of siblings invented a way people can donate to charity for free by doing something they're already doing, and so far, two Vallejo nonprofits are benefiting. '

It's actually a pretty neat little benefit to the Humane Society,' said Benicia-Vallejo Humane Society director Peter Wilson. 'It doesn't cost us anything. It's a hidden jewel.'

Wilson said his agency has gotten about $40 from since signing up in January, and believes that could significantly increase as more people learn about it."

Nonprofit Group Puts Web to Work For Emergencies -

Nonprofit Group Puts Web to Work For Emergencies - "Bushkin has tapped technology, much of it developed by his nonprofit Stargazer Foundation over the past eight years in Fairfax County, to help families and organizations plan for catastrophe, and communicate when one hits. His Web site,, aspires to be part personal command center, part meeting place. It uses Web- and cellphone-based tools to connect users of handheld devices with colleagues and relatives. It also seeks to give people an efficient way to tell loved ones or co-workers how they are, or what they need, even when cellphone networks fail under an onslaught of calls or people are away from their desktop computer"