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Using a CMS to Make Your Website Social

Note from Beth: Your web site is your home base is the heart and soul of your content strategy.   It is where you can further develop relationships with audiences you connect with through social media channels and a platform for tracking conversions to action.    

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Using Cartoons To Make Sense of Your Data

Note From Beth: If you’ve picked up a copy of the newly released “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:  Using Data to Change the World” than you no doubt noticed the cartoons, created by Rob Cottingham,  that begin each chapter.  

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Measuring World Hunger Day

Note from Beth: My take away from this guest post is the advice that my co-author, KD Paine, has been saying for years.    ”Don’t measure the world, if you don’t have the time and resources to do so.”   It is a key theme in our book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.”     What we talk about is the idea of taking baby steps in measurement to build the practice and you won’t be able to do that if you attempt to measurement too many things and collect too much data.    

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To Promote or Not to Promote? (…and Is That The Question?):GlobalGiving’s Experiment With Facebook Promoted Posts

Note from Beth: Almost weekly, there is yet another tool, feature, or tactic that you can you try using as part of your social media tool box.  But how do you know it is effective?    Over the summer, Facebook has enabled you to pay for an individual post to be seen in more of your fans’ newsfeeds.  

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Bridging the Opportunity Divide – Empowering Youth to Imagine and Realize their Futures

Note from Beth: During the Mashable Social Good Summit earlier this week,  I ran into Akhtar Badshah from Microsoft with colleagues who were on a panel to discuss the challenges facing youth today or the “opportunity divide.”    Their solution is Microsoft YouthSpark.

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