Housekeeping | Beth's Blog - Part 33

Archive for the ‘Housekeeping’ Category

Happy Birthday Holly Ross at NTEN!

Holly Ross is the dynamic leader of the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN), the membership organization that supports nonprofit technology professionals.   Holly has not only been the visionary leader of NTEN for years, but she has been in the center of efforts to professionalize and support “Nptechies.”     … Read More

Practical and Tactical Social Media for Nonprofits

If you are wondering about the chart, it came a cool free tool called “Export.ly”  It will analyze your Twitter audience, Facebook  page, and even your email box by grabbing the data and dumping it into a spreadsheet.  You pay per export and right now you can pay with a Tweet.… Read More

All Eyes on Egypt

Last year, I connected with Stephanie Rudat over a year ago when we were both named on a list of  11 Twitter Activists You Should Be Following.   (It is also how I met Mark Horvath, an activist for homelessness).  Stephanie is the founder of the Alliance of Youth Movements.… Read More

Spotlight on Social Media, Crowdsourced Translation, Egyptian Protests and Diplomacy

I’ve been closely following the use of social media for activism the Arab world given the project I’m about to begin work on at the end of the February.   Jillian York, a US-based blogger who free expression, politics, and the Internet, with particular focus on the Arab world and also write for Global Voices (see their special coverage of the Egyptian protests  here.… Read More

How Networked Nonprofits Visualize Their Networks

Two weeks ago, the social media maven from the National Wildlife Federation, Danielle Brigida, tweeted the above photo showing how they were mapping one of their networks with one of my favorite low tech tools:  sticky notes.    This got my attention because I was designing a Networked Nonprofit workshop for E-Mediat and will incorporate a network mapping exercise.  … Read More