At the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in San Francisco, ForeSee has released a report saying nonprofit websites score a mediocre 73 out of 100 on their quality scale, a point behind E-government sites.
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Crumbling markets, huge layoffs and widespread financial panic have unleashed a giant wave of creative yearnings. People from all walks of life are realizing that a time of economic turmoil offers a great opportunity to reinvent careers."
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But if inboxes don’t fundamentally change in order to adapt to their new role as the keeper of myriad transactions across the entire web, they’ll be obsolete.
Why test text that's so severely truncated? Because online reading is often dominated by the F-pattern. That is, people read the first few listed items somewhat thoroughly — thus the cross-bars of the "F" — but read less and less as they continue down the list, eventually passing their eyes down the text's left side in a fairly straight line. At this point, users see only the very beginning of the items in a list.
April 25, 2009 • 3:05 am 0
The nearly 150-year-old Colorado newspaper, Rocky Mountain News,shut its doors Feb. 27. Almost simultaneously, University of Colorado at Boulder School of Journalism and Mass Communication reported an 11 percent increase in graduate applications.
Around the country, top-tier and lesser-known journalism graduate schools saw similar increases: Columbia’s applications increased 38 percent, Stanford’s rose 20 percent, and University of Maryland’s were up 25 percent, according to a recent Forbes article.
But, every week, due to the sheer volume of tweets, we sometimes miss out on the insightful and sometimes controversial tweets that start meaningful and interesting conversations around topics in PR, marketing and social networks.
So, each week I will attempt to capture what, in my opinion, were the "tweets of the week"–hope you'll do your part in helping me fill in what I've missed.
It's an enormous task — publishing a real-time, reliable accounting of what the government is doing — and it wouldn't have been possible a decade ago. Call it Government 2.0
April 24, 2009 • 3:03 am 0
Gottfried is the entrepreneur dynamo who founded the U.S. Green Building Council and its LEED program (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), which has emerged as the standard for an industry seeking to satisfy growing consumer demand for green buildings.
That easy prediction has turned out to be wrong. Mars, the world’s biggest confectionery company, has announced that its entire cocoa supply will be “produced in a sustainable manner” by 2020. Mars will work largely with the Rainforest Alliance, which encourages farmers to preserve their environment.
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Just this week MoveOn.org and Moms Rising sent out two great action alerts and online fundraising appeals that captured my attention and got me to take action. Here’s what hooked me.
April 20, 2009 • 3:04 am 0
There are plenty of sources available for designers who are seeking inspiration from high quality blog design, but it’s also important to understand specifically what will influence and determine the success of a blog theme design. In this article we’ll examine 13 characteristics that separate great blog themes from the rest.