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Why I Use Pen and Paper Notebooks AND Digital Tools To Take Notes

My colleague, Alexandra Samuel, wrote a provocative post on the HBR blog titled, “Dear Colleague, Put Down Your Notebook” where she makes an argument for switching to digital note taking tools like Evernote is more efficient than taking notes on paper.… Read More

A Nonprofit’s Legal Counsel Is The Social Media Manager’s Best Friend!

Flicker Photo By Mike Willis

That headline isn’t a lawyer joke.  And let me say upfront,  I respect lawyers and legal issues that nonprofits and foundations have to navigate around social media.

However, I realize that in some nonprofits the relationship between in-house legal counsel or the organization’s lawyers is based on fear and control.  … Read More

Is 2013 the Year of Video for Nonprofits?

If you follow social media guru Mari Smith, you have no doubt noticed the headline  “The Year of Video” and promotion for a free webinar on the ins and outs of video creation, video production, video marketing for small businesses on Jan.… Read More

Infographics: Should Your Nonprofit Hire A Designer or Do It Yourself

Visual content is an essential social media best practice.  Infographics are now a standard part of nonprofits’ marketing tool kits.

Infographics can be used in different and creative ways and some obvious ones such as marketing messaging, educating about a social issue, to celebrate a successful campaign,  to report to stakeholders on key performance metrics, an  annual report, and even a marriage proposal!… Read More

My Themes for 2013

I’m writing this post from Tunisia.  I’m here working on an amazing training project for the Women’s Economic Sustainability program where I will train trainers to deliver a curriculum for Women entrepreneurs to use social media as well as deliver a workshop to the partners on the “Networked NGO” based on my book the Networked Nonprofit.    … Read More