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Pulitzer and the Pedestal – Or Why Crowdfunding Needs Influencer Marketing

Guest post by Jesse Noyes

The outlook for the Statue of Liberty was bleak in 1885.

Construction of the statue had been completed the year before in France, but efforts to construct a pedestal in New York ground to a halt.… Read More

A Billion + Change = Shared Value for Corporations and Nonprofits

Guest post by Cindy Hallberlin

If one thing became clear this morning, it’s that the passion from the corporate sector to create meaningful and positive impact in our society is growing, and rapidly at that. I had the privilege of attending an event for A Billion + Change, a national campaign to mobilize billions of dollars in skills-based and pro bono volunteer services to help build the capacity of nonprofit organizations to effectively meet community needs.… Read More

Three Tips To Improve Social Media Results

 

Note from Beth: In this post, Craig offers a few tips on using social media for nonprofits.   I’m happy to see the first recommendation to encourage social media in the board room a topic I first wrote about almost two years ago and devoted a whole chapter to it in my book, “The Networked Nonprofit“    On Friday,  Craig Newmark is one of the speakers at  The San Francisco Social Media for Nonprofits takes place on November 4 at the Marine’s Memorial Theatre.  

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Top Ten Things We’ve Learned About Networks

Note from Beth: This week I’m live blogging the GEO conference, but since I can’t cover it all, I’ve enlisted an awesome live blogging team of grantmakers and others attending the conference who will share what they are learning in guest posts on this blog!    

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RightsCon: The Promise and Peril of New Communications Technology

Guest post by Sam Gregory

This week in San Francisco, technologists and human rights advocates are meeting at the Silicon Valley Human Rights Conference (or RightsCon)to grapple with the realities of how we better manage the human rights implications of new technologies.

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