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October 2011

Essays & Thoughts

Zynga, the heavy hitter in the social gaming space, announced a new cause-promotion last week for one of their new games, CastleVille. While Zynga should be commended for making efforts to support causes through its marketing, they’ve fallen short of integrating charity into the promotion as well as they could

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Essays & Thoughts

I attended the x.commerce Innovate Conference in San Francisco this week, hosted by eBay, PayPal, and Magento. The event focused on the myriad ways in which developers, retailers, consumers, and tech companies are innovating in ecommerce. Here are three things I noticed that both causes and businesses alike should pay

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Essays & Thoughts

In January, I wrote about the changes Charity Navigator was planning to make to its service. Now, nine months later, “Charity Navigator 2.0” is available. Is this really an entirely new version of the service, though? “v1.1” seems like a more apt name. An explanation follows below…   The new

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