Year-end giving is traditionally associated with the annual holiday season, and many nonprofit foundations and charitable organizations typically wait until November or December to put together a communications and marketing plan only to rush it out the door to get tax deductible contributions before December 31st.
Toronto -- I'm here for MobileActive, which is shaping up to be one of the best conferences i've ever attended -- billed as "the first global strategy meeting of activists using mobile phones in campaigns and public interest work." No boring panels, just
It was "the click heard 'round the world," though I'm not sure
if that click was from Reuters photographer Rick Wilking when he took a
picture over president Bush's shoulder during the U.N. world summit, or
I am always impressed by the American philanthropic ethic during times of need. Unfortunately, we have had several disasters over the last 5 years that have tested Americans proclivity to donate online, as opposed to the traditional check or credit card contribution.
I think about September 11, 2001, I remember how alone I felt
that day. Two weeks before, I had moved to
Portland, Maine for a new job. (I later learned
those hijackers flew right over me on their way to the Boston
It may be a case of "the operation was a success, however the
patient died." On the heels of my previous post about the coming
onslaught of blog tracking sites, I've discovered that a number of
bloggers have declared that the trackback -- that pinging mechanism
Yesterday afternoon, EchoDitto's D.C. headquarters had a FIRE ALARM. Mysteriously, our building's parking-lot turned out to have wireless internet access. And so we were able to continue working, even in the face of impending immolation.