Housekeeping | Beth's Blog - Part 29

Archive for the ‘Housekeeping’ Category

How to convert your Facebook Profile into a Facebook Page

How to Back Up Your Facebook Profile Data from Emily Garman on Vimeo.

A couple years of ago,  I noticed that many of my nonprofit technology colleagues who were early adopters of social media were also dog owners.    I created a mini workshop called “The Cute Dog Theory,” inspired by Ethan Zuckerman’s “Cute Cat Theory of Digital Activism” which was the title of one of his talks.

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Privacy and Security on Social Networks

A colleague recently shared this video that pokes fun of  the  “always on, gotta share everything on social networks” lifestyle for many people here in America.  It is a serious issue for professionals here in the US, especially if  they work in education or youth service nonprofits.   … Read More

Social Media, Foundations, and Grantees: What Works, What Doesn’t?

This week I attended Center for Effective Philanthropy’s  conference “Better Philanthropy: From Data to Impact” where I participated on a panel about social media, foundations, and grantees.   Vincent Stehle moderated and other panelists included Paula Goldman, Omidyar Network,  Jacob Harold, Program Officer, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and Travis Manzione, Director of Assessment Tools for CEP.… Read More

Show Your Mama Some Love

Show some love in the next fews at To Mama With Love, a creative social fundraiser that leverages the emotional connection we feel with our own mothers or our own pride of being a mom.  Epic Change is inviting everyone to participate in an online collaborative art project to honor moms around the Globe.… Read More

Connected Citizens Report: The Power, Peril, and Potential of Networks

Knight Foundation and Monitor Institute published a new report called “Connected Citizens” that looks at the impact of networks on communities, and asks, what do these emerging networks mean for community change? And, how can funders leverage them for good?  … Read More