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Evergreen Apps Challenge winners announced

Over $75,000 in prizes was awarded in the Evergreen Apps Challenge on October 1 at Seattle City Hall. See the list of winners and try out their apps at http://www.evergreenapps.org/congratulations-to-the-winners-of-the-evergreen-apps-challenge/ Entries were reviewed by a panel of expert judges, including Francis Benjamin, of Washington State University; Adam Gentz, of BizXchange;… [ Keep reading ]

Geeks on a Ferry – August 14

Application developers, entrepreneurs, designers and students who are interested  the Evergreen Apps Challenge and government data are invited to take a ferry ride from Seattle to Bremerton and work on their entries.  Geeks on a Ferry will take place August 14 from 3 p.m. until 10 p.m. aboard a Washington… [ Keep reading ]

Twitter releases “10 Most Powerful Tweets of 2010”

Yesterday, Twitter released its list of the ten most powerful tweets of 2010.  The chosen tweets, according to the Twitter Blog, “represent the dynamic ways that people use Twitter in the political world, for disaster relief, and to add commentary to news events, sports and entertainment.” Some might wonder how… [ Keep reading ]

New WordPress “Tweet Button” Available!

WordPress has added an “Official Tweet Button” for all WordPress.com blogs!  It’s a really exciting feature that allows your readers to easily tweet a link to your blog post. To add the button to your blog, go to Appearance > Extras menu and select the Show a Twitter Tweet Button… [ Keep reading ]

Idealware’s Social Media decision guide

Idealware, a nonprofit dedicated to helping nonprofits make smarter decisions, has created a guide to help nonprofits learn how to use social networking tools.  From their website: Social media can be useful to your organization… but how useful?  For what?  What tangible results are people seeing from it?  Created in… [ Keep reading ]

Twitter to use “Promotional Tweets” as paid advertising.

According to this New York Times article by Claire Cain Miller, Twitter has a plan for “Promoted Tweets,” which will pop up when a user does a keyword search: The ads will let businesses insert themselves into the stream of real-time conversation on Twitter to ensure their posts do not… [ Keep reading ]

Idealware wants to know how you’re using social media.

Idealware, an organization helping nonprofits make smart software decisions, wants to know how you’re using social media. Do you work or volunteer for a nonprofit organization?  Take a few minutes to fill out their online survey.  Idealware will use your answers to help all nonprofits use social media more effectively! … [ Keep reading ]