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Google + for Social Change Activists: Dive in Early or Wait?

Last week, I helped launch a peer exchange Webinar for  Packard Foundation for Children’s Health Insurance grantees with Spitfire Communications (creators of the SMART chart).  The focus is how to effectively integrate social media channels and measure and learn.   Two grantees that work on Children’s Healthcare  at the national level and have experience using social media as part of an integrated campaign were co-presenters.  … Read More

Can You Experiment Your Way Out of the Filter Bubble?

The Filter Bubble by Eli Pariser

One of the books in my summer reading pile is Eli Pariser’s  The Filter Bubble:  What the Internet is Hiding From You.      Last week, my Networked Nonprofit co-author Alison Fine recently interviewed the author on her monthly  Chroncile of Philanthropy podcast.  … Read More

The Networked Nonprofit in Kenya

Ushahidi Board Meeting at iHub 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. … Read More

Blogging to Support Policy Goals: MomsRising Shares Lessons Learned

Flickr Photo by Vox Photo

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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