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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: Digital Storytelling for Social Impact

Digital Storytelling for Social Impact



I don’t have to tell anyone who reads Beth’s blog about the value of storytelling.

Few would deny that storytelling is a powerful tool for inspiring action and influencing thought leaders, donors, and decision makers. However, few of us working in the social impact space could admit to utilizing storytelling to its fullest potential.… Read More

Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network


Earlier this month I was lucky enough to attend the CATechFest in LA designed and expertly facilitated by Aspiration.   What I really enjoy about events that Aspiration convenes is that they  allow the time and depth for practitioners to share knowledge and strengthen connections.      … Read More

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

As a content curator, I’m not just on the hunt for learning the new or what’s buzzing.    But, a big part of content curation is organizing and presenting your collection.    I don’t always share links as I find them, but because I use content curation to support curriculum development for my training work, I like to share collections that organized so people can take an hour or so and get up to speed on a topic or to use if you are doing a training.… Read More

Content Curation: The Art and Science of Spotting Awesome

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Content curation – the process of finding, organizing, and  sharing topical, relevant content for your audience that supports your nonprofit’s engagement or campaign goals (or your professional learning) begins with “Spotting the Awesome.”   I love that phrase coined by my friends at Upwell.  … Read More