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Twitter Tip for Networked Nonprofits: Follow the Few To Get To the Many

For the past few years whenever I doing a training or speak about nonprofits and social media and more recently when we’ve presented about the book, The Networked Nonprofit, someone always raises this concern:   “Social media is a time suck.”

Networked Nonprofits are not only experts in using social media, but they know how to streamline their work flow often based on an understanding of applying network theory to their practice. … Read More

The Networked Nonprofit in Holland!

For me, one of the joys of  the publication of  Networked Nonprofit co-authored with Allison Fine is seeing people in my network reading it and discussing.    I’ve never met Joitske Hulsebosch face-to-face, but we have collaborated and learned together through the wonders of the social web from US to Holland.… Read More

Social Media Listening: You Don’t Have To Be Joey Chestnut on the 4th of July!

Wendy Harman from the Red Cross wished me a Happy Fourth of July with a Joey Chestnut reference which reminded of a post I wrote almost a year ago.  Let me explain.

Joey Chestnut won the Nathan’s hot dog eating contest in 2008.  … Read More

Are the Claims About the Death of Email Greatly Exaggerated?

I asked the above question on Twitter after reading what Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg said at the Nielsen’s Con­sumer 360 con­fer­ence.   If you read only that, then you might think email is on life support.  (A change from a few years ago when people were saying “Email is for old people.” )

As much as we’d wish that email was dead, read Aus­tin Carr’s recent Open Thread art­icle on Fast­Com­pany. … Read More

Who Is Your Mayor? Guest Post by Farra Trompeter, Big Duck

Note from Beth: I so happy to sneak into last night’s 501Tech Club New York City gathering last night to hear Shelley Bernstein, Brooklyn Museum, and Naveen Selvadurai talk about Nonprofits and Foursquare.  I got a warm welcome and in turn I donated a copy of The Networked Nonprofit for a raffle.  

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