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Blogging to Support Policy Goals: MomsRising Shares Lessons Learned

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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?

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“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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Social Media: Who Will Do The Work?

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No matter where I’m speaking or teaching workshops, the same questions come up …

How much time does it take to do social media effectively?
Who in our organization is going to do the work?
How are ever going to find the time to do social media?

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