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The worst kind of expert doesn’t share the whole story or truth. Since the rise of social media many “experts” have claimed that email is dying and won’t exist in 10 years. In fact, email is not fading, it’s evolving. According to a new comScore study on U.S. consumers', the number of users accessing email via their mobile devices has been growing ever year.
Does your organization use video to tell your story? Do you have a video you are proud of this year that showcases your work in a creative way? If you’re in that boat you are in luck. The 5th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards are open to submission until March 2nd.
One of the biggest concerns nonprofits express to me about launching or maintaining their blog, is lack of staff time to update their blog with compelling posts. (Note, please don’t confuse “compelling posts” with long articles that take hours or days to write, a simple photo and caption that illustrates a good point around your issue is compelling).
The second annualTechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge is coming up on January 31st. Here’s how it works. Create a digital story (60 seconds or less video or 5-panel picture story) that conveys your nonprofit’s mission and work in a compelling and creative way.
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Every week it seems like a popular blogger, Tech Evangelist, or Web 2.0 guru releases their "Top 10" list of people who are breaking new ground in the technology world. These Top 10 lists are usually filled with some of the brightest minds in our sector yet strangely don't often include women.
More and more women are starting their own companies (including tech and web 2.0 ventures). Women make up at least 50% of the Web 2.0 market from a user and consumer perspective. According to TechCrunch, 60% of US Facebook users are women. And 61% of Open Social users are women according to Rapleaf. In major cities like DC and Philadelphia women account for approximately 30% of the IT workforce, cites the US Census Bureau.
Just a couple of weeks ago Tech Evangelist Robert Scobel wrote a column about his favorite tech experts on Friend Feed. He featured everyone from Michael Arrington founder of TechCrunch to Steve Rubel, Director of Insights for Edelman Digital. Great choices, but sadly not a single woman made Scobel's list.
While there are plenty of successful women who have cracked the tech boys club, here is my list of Top 10 Pioneers in Tech and Web 2.0 that should make experts' future lists. Read more.