Housekeeping | Beth's Blog - Part 20

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How Do You Celebrate Reaching 10,000 Fans on Facebook?

This week my brand page on Facebook, Beth’s Blog Facebook Page, reached 10,000 fans when Kim Murray clicked the “like” button.      Inspired by the Humane Society celebration of reaching one million fans,  I couldn’t let benchmark go by without some commentary.    … Read More

What are News Discovery Tools? Why Use Them?

Last month, I had the pleasure of doing a session on Content Curation called “What Can Nonprofits Learn from the Best Content Curator on the Planet: Robin Good?”  Robin joined me on Skype all the way from Rome.     One of the points he made during our planning call is that in order to curate, you need two sets of tools – news discovery and curation tools.      … Read More

How Generosity Day Is Building A Movement

Generosity Day is an effort to rebrand Valentine’s Day – and make it about love, connection, and well generosity.

We’re rebooting Valentine’s Day as Generosity Day: one day of sharing love with everyone, of being generous to everyone, to see how it feels and to practice saying “Yes.” Let’s make the day about love, action and human connection – because we can do better than smarmy greeting cards, overpriced roses, and stressed-out couples trying to create romantic meals on the fly.

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Komen Kan Kiss My Mammagram, PinActivism, and Newsjacking for a Cause

On Tuesday, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, a leading breast cancer charity,  pulled hundreds of thousands of dollars in breast cancer screening funds from Planned Parenthood.  Each year millions of women are screened for breast cancer at Planned Parenthood, and Susan G.Read More

Google + for Nonprofits: Invest Time or Not? Nonprofit Starter Steps

Does Google + have the potential to be a valuable platform for nonprofits or is it just another shiny object to distract nonprofits?  Should your nonprofit do more than simply set up a presence on Google + and not invest any more time?  … Read More