December, 2010 | Beth's Blog

Archive for December, 2010

My New Year’s Resolution: Balancing Solitude and Connectedness

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to reduce distractions.  It’s about curating your network but allowing time for strategic serendipity.    I’ll be writing about that topic in the weeks and months to come.

I’ve discovered some wonderful discussion threads about one of my favorite topics:  Information Overload and Strategies for Coping. … Read More

Social Media Measurement Roundup

The  Zoetica Salon is a free online space for informal peer learning about nonprofits and social media.    It is a place to share resources and ask and answer questions.   We also identify a monthly theme to discuss in more in depth.   … Read More

A Reflection on Networked Professional Learning

Many years ago before digital cameras and children, my husband and I used to spend many hours combining two past times: birding and photography.   Over the holidays, we picked out some of the  best to scan.      Looking at these photos reminds me of how much focused attention we gave to setting up the shot,  shooting during the best time for light, debating the rule of thirds, taking photos at different angles, f-stops, and timings, etc.     … Read More

Happy Holidays!

Wishing everyone a happy holiday! We’re off to visit the snow for a few days! I have a series of wonderful guest posts planned for new week, but may be popping in with a few of my own! … Read More

Are Qwerty Monsters the Nonprofit Donors of the Future?

Yesterday I had the pleasure of participating in the final #zoogood Twitter chat of 2010.   The topic we explored was mobile fundraising, ranging from best practices, integration and why applications on phones haven’t taken off.   I’m in learning mode, so this post is a quick summary of insights, questions, and resources.  … Read More