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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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What Was Your Biggest Social Media Mistake? What Did You Learn?

“I made a mistake.”   Those are hard words for some people to utter when there has been a screw up and they’re responsible for it.   It is especially hard given the blame game culture that exists in most workplaces and work relationships. … Read More

I’m betting $10 Social Media Wins …

My colleague, Clay Lord, Theatre Bay Area told me about a bet that the communications manager is having with the director of development.   Here’s the bet:

THE BET:

I must use the It’s Not the Size of the Gift platform to raise $1,937 by 5pm EST Friday, October 1st, and I can only promote it over social media networks.

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