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Context Is Everything: Online Communities

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Note from Beth: Mitch Arnowitz and I recently participated in an online discussion atVenture Philanthropy Partners/Leap of Reason about creating a community of practice for continuous improvement and high performance in the nonprofit sector.  

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Can Social Media Give the Gift of Life?

Note from Beth: Two years ago on this blog,  Porter Gale published a guest post asking “Can Social Media Save Lives?” and described how Amit Gupta was leveraging his network and social media to find a bone marrow match.  

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Into Focus: Benchmarks and Best Practices for Nonprofits and Video

How Nonprofits Measure Success of Video

See3, YouTube and Edelman have released a new report and guide for nonprofits about using video.  The report, “Into Focus:  Benchmarks for Video and A Guide for Creators,”  is based on a survey of 500 nonprofits and interviews with experts (including me).  … Read More

Get the Scoop at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service in Washington, DC in June #NCVS

Note from Beth: I’ve just finished doing some social media workshops in New Zealand with Volunteering Auckland and now in Australia.  Next month,  I will be traveling to Washington, DC for the NCVS Conference and can’t wait.  I will be doing  a panel on using social media as part of volunteer recruitment.  

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DoGooder Awards Recognize Awesome Nonprofit Videos

See3 Communications and YouTube, along with the Nonprofit Technology Network, announced today the launch of the 2013 DoGooder Video Awards.  The DoGooder Awards recognize the creative and effective use of video in promoting social good. Cisco  is generously contributing $3500 to four contest winners.  … Read More