#TechToolTuesday: Vine

Now that the humble, once-reviled animated Gif has been resurrected from the mass grave of internet that is Geocities, Social Media platforms have been quick to capitalize on the trend. Vine is Twitter’s new foray in micro-video sharing, enabling users to record, edit, and share short 6 second videos, often with hilarious results. While at [...]

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Now Hiring — Technology Marketing Fellow

POSITION: Technology Marketing Fellow
POSTED: October 4, 2013
DEADLINE: October 21, 2013

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What Obamacare means for your small business

Along with all the positive feedback on our infographic guide to ObamaCare for individual artists, we got a lot of requests for a follow-up guide to help small businesses. (Fractured Atlas is a small business, and if you have at least one employee, this applies to you too!) This is a big moment for us as [...]

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Health Insurance is No Longer an Artist-Specific Problem

In 2001, under the guise of the Artists Affordable Healthcare Initiative, Fractured Atlas began offering health insurance to a long underserved population of artists. For decades, non-traditional employment models had put our community at a severe disadvantage in the US health insurance marketplace. With its ambitious promise of a slightly more level playing field, our [...]

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Upcoming Deadlines for Grants and Residencies

Asian Cultural Council is accepting proposals for Individual and Organizational support.
Who they Fund: The Asian Cultural Council supports international dialogue, understanding, and respect through cultural exchange and nurtures the individual talents of artists and scholars in Asia and the United States. Asian Cultural Council grants are open to citizens and permanent residents of the United [...]

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Meet the Project: P.INK Day

Each month we will feature one of our fiscally sponsored projects who have been successful at using our program to advance their art/cause/career. This month’s featured project is P.INK Day.

In today’s web-obsessed society, social media can get a pretty bad rap. But critiques of #hashtags and liking aside, social media has become a major tool [...]

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Introducing the Fractured Atlas Book Club

I’m guessing that the majority of Fractured Atlas members don’t spend a lot of time browsing the Business section of their local bookstores. Not a ton of pleasure reading to be found there. (If I were blogging for Harvard Business Review, I would operate under a different assumption.) Maybe your eyes tend to glaze over [...]

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NOW HIRING — Program Associate, Technology Programs

POSITION: Program Associate, Technology Programs
POSTED: September 16, 2013
DEADLINE: September 27, 2013

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5 Ways to Develop Your Professional Skills

At Fractured Atlas, we put a lot of emphasis on cultivating a strong staff, and that means investing in their continued growth and education. Each of us gets an annual stipend to be used on blue sky educational opportunities. Over the past few years we’ve developed a running list of great professional development opportunities that [...]

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OkTECHberfest: 5 Tips for using Technology in Fundraising

Let’s start with a question. When asked to support a group or a cause, what is the first thing you do when deciding whether or not to donate? You’ll probably start by performing a Google search to find information about them. Now, let’s turn the tables and consider what most of your donors will do [...]

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