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KONY, Networked Nonprofits, and Transparency

On Tuesday, right before the  KONY video exploded on the mainstreams  and went viral online, my 6th grade son came home from school and announced,  “Did you know that there are more people on Facebook today compared to the number of people on the planet ten years ago?    … Read More

New Facebook Brand Page for Beth’s Blog: With A Little Help from My Friends

Like many of you, when Facebook unveiled the new brand page guidelines – I was stressed out.     With a big training project in the Middle East less than a week away,  I was short on time.   And, if you’re photoshop  and graphically challenged,  making the switch to the new brand page format could cause  a double whammy of panic.… Read More

Celebrate International Women’s Day

March 8, International Women’s Day, marks an occasion to celebrate the accomplishments of women worldwide.   I’m honored to be working on some social media capacity projects to assist NGOs that are supporting women’s issues – from a learning exchange for Packard Foundation Grantees in Pakistan to a Women’s Leadership Network in Africa to the e-mediat that is working with many NGOs that support women and girls in the Arab World.… Read More

How A Small Nonprofit Effectively Used Facebook Ads

Placing ads on Facebook provides a targeted advertising strategy because Facebook knows the demographics and interests of its millions of users.     If you want to get up to speed quickly about the ins and outs of using Facebook ads, Andrea Vahl, co-author of Facebook Marketing for Dummies, has written this terrific free e-book guide for Hubspot.    … Read More

Bridging Social Technologies and Sustainable Development: Social Squared

Note from Beth: Earlier this month,  the Stanford Center for Social Innovation, hosted the USRIO 2.0 Preparation Conference where policy-makers, practitioners, and innovators discussed how to use connection technologies to advance sustainable development in advance of the June USRIO2.o conference.    

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