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Connecting the World for the Common Good

Connecting the World for the Common Good

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Richard Gingras For more than thirty years, Richard Gingras has led highly-regarded efforts in the development of online services, software, and new media. These endeavors range from pioneering uses of satellite networking for television, the first applications of television signals for data distribution, both pre-Web and Web-based online services, and the creation of various platform technologies. Over the last several years Gingras has focused his attention on the transformation of the media landscape. Gingras is currently senior director of news and social products at Google. Social Entrepreneur Funding Guide  If you’re an entrepreneur looking for ways to get your idea off the ground, finding social entrepreneur funding is one of the best ways to go. Although identifying social investors and convincing them of the benefits of your concept can be a challenge, the rewards of starting such a campaign and seeing the results are tremendous. To get you started, we’ve got here a great guide to finding social entrepreneur grants and loans so that you can bring your concept to fruition and make the world a better place. What is a social enterprise? Though we’ve already discussed the general concept of social entrepreneurism on Green Marketing TV, giving a brief reminder will help to set the stage for the remainder of this article. Social entrepreneurs are those people who bring innovative and dynamic concepts to life to solve some of the world’s toughest problems.

How to start a successful NGO in 10 steps Photo by Ryan Libre . Ryan Libre explains how to start a successful NGO. Editor’s Note: In response to the overwhelming number of comments, author Ryan Libre has asked us to post this update on April 4, 2010: “It is amazing to see how many people have seen and commented on this article. It is well beyond my expectations.Most all of the 200+ commenters seemed to have overlooked steps 1-6 and went to funding as the beginning point for starting an NGO.This approach will not be successful, in the short term or long term.First, you need to do something, anything, yourself with what is locally available (step 1).

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NGO Registration Methods in India: Trust, Society and Non profit Company NGO Registration Methods - 1 1. Trust 2. Society, and 3. Innovation The intrinsic structure of companies has long been a subject of study, most famously by Ronald Coase, the eminent British economist and recipient of the 1991 Nobel Prize in economics. In 1937, Coase published a seminal paper, The Nature of the Firm, in which he explained that, in principle, a firm should be able to find the cheapest, most productive goods and services by contracting them out in an efficient, open marketplace. However, markets are not perfectly fluid.

Green WordPress Themes for Business, Nonprofits, & Personal Blogs  Back in the old days, creating a website was a $2,000 to $5,000 endeavor, which is a pretty big investment if you are a small green business, aspiring eco-entrepreneur or nonprofit that’s trying to minimize overhead and maximize program spend. However, the arrival of Web 2.0, open source technologies and blogging changed all that. WordPress, the world’s most popular blogging software, has democratized the web, allowing ordinary citizens to easily publish a blog and share their thoughts with the world, without having to depend on a web developer to help them make every single content update. With WordPress, entrepreneurs and small business owners don’t have to spend thousands of dollars on a professionally designed website, especially since thousands of beautiful WordPress themes are available for free. Finding the Right Green WordPress Theme Given all the choices, how do you find the best WordPress theme for your site?

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