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Guided Visualizations at a Social Media Strategy Workshop

Note from Beth: As a trainer,  I’m constantly on the prowl for new ideas for activities and exercises that get beyond death by PowerPoint.    After spending a lot of time developing trainer of trainers curriculum, it is also fun to incorporate new ideas.     

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Using Social Media to Share Research

Note from Beth: Last Spring,  Allison Fine and I did an evaluation report for the Case Foundation on the America’s Giving Challenge 2009.  One of the ideas we explored is it possible through social media to share some of the findings in a conversational way to help prod more insights from the field.  

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Using Social Media to Leverage Family Stories for Healthcare Reform: MomsRising Shares Lessons Learned

Note from Beth: We featured Momsrising in our book, The Networked Nonprofit, as an example of a nonprofit that was born as a Networked Nonprofit.   They are experts in using  social media as part of their multi-channel advocacy campaigns.   They are also experts in repurposing content for different channels. 

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How Minnesota’s ‘Networked Nonprofits’ Raised over $10M in 1 Day!

Note From Beth: Last year I covered Give to the Max Day and the impressive results.    This year before the event Jeff Achen write a post sharing their strategy for 2010.     This guest post discusses the results.

Minnesota’s ‘Networked Nonprofits’ raised over $10M in one day by Jeff Achen of GiveMN.org

“Do what you do best and network the rest.”

That’s simple, but wise advice from the definitive nonprofit social media strategy manual, “The Networked Nonprofit.” Here at GiveMN, we’ve harnessed the power of our networks to raise record amounts of money online for nonprofits in Minnesota and engage record numbers of people in an annual, one-day giving event—Give to the Max Day.… Read More

Charity Donations: Is there an App for that?

Note From Beth: While I posted this guest post on Huffington Post and was doing a bad job of photoshopping Grinches and Jobs, my colleague, created this cartoon and wrote this post about Apple’s iPhone donation policy.    If you think Apple should change its nonprofit unfriendly policy about in-app donations on the iPhone, please sign the petition and share with your friends. 

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