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July 2, 2009

Frolic at the carnival, or veg out by the TV | Weekly Round-up

It’s a short week, but there’s no shortage of interesting stuff going on with nonprofits online. Happy 4th!

  1. In the spirit of summer, the June 2009 Nonprofit Blog Carnival has arrived! This month’s edition is hosted by Wild Apricot on the subject of nonprofit technology. (I’m blogging about a blog roundup in a blog roundup…so many layers…)
  2. A new hub is here for those who want to learn and share about online social tools and how you can use them to bring about social change: Socialbrite.org.
  3. Does mere contemplation of the places you’re trying to build relationships online (Twitter…Facebook…LinkedIn…all those blogs…) fill you with fatigue? A great post from Chris Brogan offers tips for breaking it down into bite-sized chunks.
  4. NBC’s The Philanthropist has premiered! And it’s all about philanthropy! It’s playing to mixed reviews within the nonprofit sector, though. What did you think?
  5. If you have fewer than 1,000 Facebook fans and couldn’t claim a vanity URL for your page in the initial turmoil, now’s your chance! As of last Sunday night, you’ll be able to create a custom URL (e.g. www.facebook.com/bigducknyc) for any fan page with over 100 fans.

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