August, 2012 | Beth's Blog

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Redesign Your Nonprofit Organization for Success in Age of Connectivity

I’m so excited!  My second book,  Measuring the Networked Nonprofit, co-authored with KD Paine, will be launching in October!    Expect to hear more about where to hear us speak about the book or come toast us at a book party shortly, but in the meantime  you can pre-order the book now!… Read More

Is It Time To Let Feedburner Burn?

I’ve been using Feedburner for my blog RSS Feeds since 2005!   It was one of a few good free options in the early days of blogging.    Shortly after Feedburner was acquired by Google in 207, there started to be complaints about the way it was managing the transition and handling subscriber stats.  … Read More

Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples

Last week,  I wrote a post about Nonprofits and Instagram, asking if it was valuable for nonprofit marketing.  The post summarized why it may be important, best practices, and a few nonprofit examples.       One of my blog readers, Sarah Mowry, Outreach Director for the Deschutes Land Trust pointed me to Nature Conservancy’s Instagram contest, an image scavenger hunt.… Read More

Deepening Engagement, One Drawing at a Time

Note from Beth: Just as I was leaving for Cambodia,  there was a great discussion within a comment thread over on my blog brand page on Facebook in reaction to post about the HSUS Facebook post that went viral.   Darren accepted my offer to share a post to deepen the discussion about engagement.

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How Arts Organizations Win Gold Medals in Social Media

Note from Beth: I missed out on the Olympics in London this year while I was traveling in Cambodia.     While the world acclaimed sports event was taking place in London,  the Gay Chorus Olympics was taking place in Denver.  Not only do choral groups from all of the country gather and perform, they also hold sessions to share best practices about managing the nonprofit organizations that support these community choruses.    

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