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Twitter Community Organizing Rules for Non Profits

Note from Beth: I love when I discovered folks who are community organizers and successfully transfer what they know about community organizing offline to the online world.   Robin shared some of her thoughts in the comments of a recent blog post, and I invited to share her community organizing rules for Twitter. 

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Public Media At Risk

Public Media At Risk, Guest Post by Vincent Stehle

Remember the email chain letter that used to circulate warning of impending plans to eliminate funding for NPR and PBS? For years it was regarded as a Snopes-worthy urban legend. At the time, there was no continuing threat to cut funds for public broadcasting.… Read More

craigconnects: A Network of Networks

Note from Beth: I’m honored to host a guest post from friend Craig Newmark who is launching a new site, a network of networks.    I”m still recovering from jet lag from the E-Mediat project where I spent time training technology trainers who work with NGOS about the Networked Nonprofit.   

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Notes From A Brain Tweetup

Note from Beth: Hosting events for your network – where they can meet offline – can be a terrific away to build your network.   Jay Geneske, a social media professional, shares his experience from a recent Tweetup.

Notes from a Tweetup by Jay Geneske

In early January, the American Museum of Natural History announced that it would hold a Brain Tweetup for 75 of its Twitter followers. … Read More

Bringing a Network Mindset To Nonprofit Boards

Note from Beth: A few weeks ago, the Leadership Learning Community invited me into their board meeting.   Not just to quietly listen, but participate in the discussion about applying a networked lens to nonprofit governance.    (If you want to better understand what the term network mindset and what it has to do with nonprofit leadership, check out their recent paper on the topic.)

Guest Post: Bringing a Network Mindset to Our Nonprofit Board by Deborah Meehan

Over the last month as we prepared for the Leadership Learning Community (LLC) board meeting we decided to turn the light back on ourselves asking, “How might governing in a more networked way help us to fulfill our mission of promoting leadership approaches that are more networked and collective?… Read More