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[Reflection] Mashable #sgsGLOBAL: How Do We Get From Collective Conversation To Action To Impact?

I was in NYC over the weekend and Monday to attend and speak at the Mashable Social Good Summit,   a three-day conference featuring discussions and presentations with global social activists, organizations, and new media experts.  Held during UN Week and Clinton Global Initiative,  the speakers and agenda was diverse, interesting, and inspiring.… Read More

Digital Strategies for Community Foundations: COF Knight Digital Media Center Workshop Notes

At this year’s Council on Foundations conference in New Orleans, I had the honor of doing a mini-workshop for CEOs of Community Foundations as part of a half-day pre-conference session organized by the Knight Digital Media Center called “Digital Strategies for Community Foundations.”     The backdrop is a movement to create “Community News Leadership 2.0” and community foundations are big players in this ecosystem.    … Read More

SXSW Scholarships for Nonprofits


As I travel around the world to lead trainings or train other trainers to help nonprofits master networked approaches and using social media effectively,  I often get asked this question.  ”What are some must-attend events for someone who works with nonprofit and wants to attend a conference?”   Well, there are many, many options if you take a quick look at this of nonprofit and social change events over at Socialbrite.… Read More

Vote for these SXSW Nonprofit Panels

For many years, the SXSW Festival has used an open application and voting process to select panels for the premiere event for digital and online professionals that takes place every year in Austin, TX.      With the launch of “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” co-authored with KD Paine, we thought we do a reprise of our popular panel in 2009, “Social Media, Nonprofit, ROI Poetry Slam.”   That panel marked the beginning of my friendship and collaboration with KD Paine which lead to our book, which is going to be entertaining and practical look at how to measure all things networked nonprofit.    … Read More

#MCON2012: Scott Gerber The Entrepreneurial Spirit of Millennials

I’m attending the MCON12 a virtual conference to explore ideas, strategies, and to hear directly from experts on how to organize millennial engagement programs.  It is all being done online through video streaming and chats.  The networking sessions are also virtual, being held as chats.… Read More