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Announcing ImpactRising.Org: Organizational Capacity Building Resource for Nonprofits and Consultants

Note from Beth: I first learned about this project last year, when Shiree Teng, the project leader, interviewed me as part of some research on capacity building consultants that lead to the design of ImpactRising.  ImpactRising.org helps to make standards of practice explicit, so that social sector organizations like nonprofits, NGOs and foundations don’t have to reinvent the wheel.

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How Nonprofit Leaders Make Time for Social Media and Other Secrets to Adoption

Last week I was in Chicago to facilitate a session about leadership and social media as part of Knight Digital Media Center’s Digital Strategy for Community Foundations and Nonprofits.   Participants were a mix of CEOs and senior staff.    At the end of the month,  I’ll be facilitating a workshop at the 92nd Street Y in NYC call “Social Media Mindsets and Toolsets for Nonprofit,” an interactive workshop is for executive directors and organizational leaders that work for nonprofits and want to learn tips and techniques for scaling social in their organizations.  … Read More

Notes About Mobile, Digital Trends, and Social Media Leadership from Knight Digital Media Center Workshop

Last week I was in Chicago to facilitate a session as part of Knight Digital Media Center’s Digital Strategy for Community Foundations and Nonprofits workshop.  The workshop topics included trends in digital media consumption, social media, engagement on mobile devices and a variety of community foundation projects funded by the Knight Community Information Challenge.  … Read More

How Nonprofit CEOs Use Social Media (Enthusiastically) for Personal and Organizational Leadership

As the leader and voice for your nonprofit organization, should you as the CEO or executive director use social media as part of your organizational or personal leadership tool set?    Certainly, your marketing communications staff has talked about the benefits of effective social media integration that personalizes your organization’s brand with the voice of its leader – you.  … Read More

Does Your Organization Have Social Media Guidelines for All Staff?

One of the basic tenets of my first book with Alison Fine, “The Networked Nonprofit,”  was that everyone in the organization participates in social media from the executive director on down – not just the “social media person.”   Having staff use social media as part of their work can extend the organization’s network and increase the organizational comfort level through regular practice.  … Read More