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What is An Open Community?

Note from Beth: I’m taking part in the virtual book tour Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer are doing to explore concepts from Open Community: a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web.    I read an early draft of the book and think it is a very important idea for those of us in the nonprofit community embrace.  

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A First Look at Jumo

Note from Beth: The long anticipated social network site for social change, Jumo,  launched.   Here’s the article from today’s New York Times.   Many of us have been up early playing with  Jumo, setting up our individual profiles and finding issues and organizations or setting up profiles for organizations.  

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Blogging to Support Policy Goals: MomsRising Shares Lessons Learned

Note from Beth: Last spring,  I had the pleasure of meeting Ashley Boyd,Campaign Director, for MomsRising.org who told me about Joyful Funerals.    Ashley and her colleague Anita – as well as the whole team at Momsrising does a fantastic job of reflecting after each campaign on how it could be improved. 

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Sparked, Micro-Volunteering Network, Has Volunteers Standing By For Your Nonprofit’s Next Small Project

Note From Beth: Colleague Ben Rigby, co-founder and CTO of Sparked, a micro-volunteering networked has a problem.  The site matches skills-based volunteers with nonprofits to do just in time projects like logo or business card design, marketing help, and other small volunteering tasks.  

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Social Media for Social Good Video Roundup from #BBCon

Note From Beth: Frank Barry from BlackBaud kindly agreed to write a guest post showcasing some of the best presentations caught on video at the BlackBaud’s Conference last week.  Enjoy.

Guest Post by Frank Barry: Social Media for Social Good Video Roundup from #BBCon

Blackbaud just finished hosting a pretty large conference for the non-profit industry.… Read More