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The Next Generation of Networked Social Change: Embracing the Sharing Economy

Earlier this week, a mixed crowd of entrepreneurs, investors, start ups, nonprofits, social activists, and others came together for the inaugural conference on Catalyzing the Sharing Economy defined as the use of networked, mobile, information technology to share goods and services.    … Read More

Report: Opening Up: Demystifying Funder Transparency

Opening Up: Demystifying Funder Transparency is a new  GrantCraft guide released  in collaboration with Glasspockets from the Foundation Center.  The report explores how transparency can strengthen credibility, improve grantee relationships, facilitate greater collaboration, increase public trust, reduce duplication of effort, and build communities of shared learning.    … Read More

How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels?

Flickr Photo by Yung Tsai

Note from Beth: Many nonprofits do not have dedicated teams for social media and social media strategy and implementation is typically only a part of a someone’s job.  With limited time, how should that resource be invested to for best results?    

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Happy New Year: What’s Your Theme for the Year?

I have a couple of New Year’s rituals that help prepare me for a new year.  These include a review of the year’s accomplishments and two techniques that help you focus on your goals:   Peter Bregman’s  theme for the year, and Chris Brogan’s “My Three Words .”   I also throughout the month of January review my work routines and systems and redesign or tweak to improve productivity.… Read More

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving!

‘m spending time with family and we’re giving thanks for all we have.   Rather than sharing photos of our food on Facebook,   we’ll share our gratitude for this year and in anticipation of #GivingTuesday how to give back.Read More