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Archive for the ‘Experimentation’ Category

In Case of Emergency, Update Your Facebook Status

In January, after the Haiti Earthquake struck, if you were participating on social networks, you couldn’t help but notice the many, many Tweets and Facebook status messages about the Haiti Earthquake.   The messages included pleas for support or retweeting the news, but beyond that the stream included pleas from people on the ground in Haiti asking for emergency assistance or letting loved ones and friends know they’re okay.… Read More

How To Make Social Media Experiments Fun!

This year my work as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation includes training, coaching, and facilitating peer learning sessions for grantees on using social media effectively, becoming a Networked Nonprofit.    It has been incredible laboratory to put the big ideas in the book in practice.… Read More

Approach Social Media Like Thomas Edison

One of the big themes in our book, The Networked Nonprofit, is the importance of experiments and not to frame them as success or failure but as learning.   Please join me on June 21st from 1-2 PM PST for the virtual launch of The Networked Nonprofit where Allison Fine and I will talk about social media experimentation and other themes from the book.

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