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Free Agents in UK: Militant Optimists and Positive Disruptors

I arrived in London yesterday on my way back from Kenya to give a couple of talks about The Networked Nonprofit.  Some of the first nonprofit and social media I connected with through blogs five years ago are in the UK – so it was nice to catch up with Steve Bridger begin_of_the_skype_highlighting     end_of_the_skype_highlightingNick Booth, and David Wilcox.  … Read More

The Networked Nonprofit in Kenya

I’ve just spent the last couple of days in  Nairobi, Kenya because I’m a board member of an NGO based here, Ushahidi, an organization that builds tools for democratizing information and increasing transparency.  I decided to stay a few extra days and facilitate a workshop on the Networked Nonprofit for local NGOs.  … Read More

Blogging to Support Policy Goals: MomsRising Shares Lessons Learned

Note from Beth: Last spring,  I had the pleasure of meeting Ashley Boyd,Campaign Director, for MomsRising.org who told me about Joyful Funerals.    Ashley and her colleague Anita – as well as the whole team at Momsrising does a fantastic job of reflecting after each campaign on how it could be improved. 

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Behind the Scenes Experimentation with Social Gaming for Social Good from HandsOn Network

Note from Beth: As you read this post,  I’ll be at the Ushahidi Board Meeting in Kenya.   I thought it would be a great opportunity to share a couple of guest posts this week.  I’m very interested how nonprofits are approaching their social media strategies with a little bit of science to propel best practices.    

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Social Media and Governance: Reflections from BoardSource

Last week, I had the honor of doing a mini workshop at the annual BoardSource Conference called “Governing the Networked Nonprofit in An Age of Social Media” where I had an opportunity to share some ideas on social media culture, transparency, and simplicity from the Networked Nonprofit, co-authored with Allison Fine.  … Read More