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What I Learned In London at the Future of Social Conference

Photo by Social Misfits

I am just back from spending a few days in London where I keynoted the “Future of Social” Conference hosted by Social Misfits Media with a talk about Gen Z or as they say in the UK, Gen Zed.   … Read More

Knight Foundation Launches The Giving Day Play Book

Note from Beth: Most of my work over the last twenty years in nonprofit technology has been focused on designing and facilitating capacity building projects, specifically training and peer learning projects that help participants successfully learn and apply skills using online technology, social media, networks, measurement, training design or other topic.  

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How #GivingTuesday is using Champions


Giving  Tuesday hopes to spark a movement of people and organizations who want  to celebrate giving and encourage more and smarter giving during the holiday season.    The intent is to create an annual national day of giving on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving or this year on  November 27, 2012.    … 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

A Free Agent for Hunger: Pittsburgh Tote Bag Project

Many nonprofits, particularly smaller organizations, say their biggest challenge to using social media effectively is that they don’t have the time or staff.   Those that have opened themselves up to using these tools and connecting with passionate people in their networks find abundance.    … Read More