May, 2012 | Beth's Blog

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Have Online Social Networks Become Boring?

I love this new video from the Case Foundation about the power of social media for social change.    The numbers illustrate how far the field has come in adopting social media, although not 100% adoption.     The video reminded me of the classic video, “The Machine is US/ing Us.”  … Read More

A Few Good Pinterest Tools, Tips, and Resources

Back in January, I wrote a post about Pinterest  as a curation tool to organize and share visual content I’ve collected in a pleasing visual way.   As the platform has evolved over the past few months,  there are some other benefits including driving traffic and conversions and more recently how pinning helps encourage audiences to “like” the brand more.… Read More

Data Visualization Techniques for Those Who Can’t Draw

At the NTEN NTC conference this year, I did a session on data visualization for nonprofits called “Picturing Your Data Is Better Than 1000 Numbers” with Johanna Morariu from Innonet and Brian Kennedy of ChildrenNow.… Read More

Women Who Tech Around the World

Women Who Tech Around the World

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Yesterday, I had the honor of participating in the  4th annual Women Who Tech TeleSummit that brings together women breaking new ground in technology who use their tech savvy skills to transform the world and inspire change.… Read More

Net Smart: How To Thrive Online

NetSmart is Howard Rheingold’s latest book.    It synthesizes his 30 years of experience if being a model digital citizen and what he has learned from asking other this simple question:  How to use social media intelligently and mindfully?   Lately, I have been working in far flung places which means long, very long airplane rides without Internet access!  … Read More