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How Mature Is Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Practice?

In our book, Networked Nonprofit, we describe the principles for becoming a networked nonprofit – a nonprofit that is simple, agile, transparent, and works more like a network than an isolated fortress.   Networked nonprofits are experts at using new media (social media, mobile, and other emerging technologies) to spread their missions, design and scale programs, communicate with stakeholders, or inspire behavior change.  … Read More

Social Media Policy Best Practices: Trust Is Cheaper Than Control

In my book, the Networked Nonprofit, we devoted an entire chapter to creating a social culture, including the development of a social media policy.   On my Facebook page,  I asked folks what the best practices were for creating a policy.  … Read More

The Networked Nonprofit Board

The last chapter of the Networked Nonprofit is on networked governance.  We thought this would be an easy part of the book to write – all we’d have to do is find examples of how boards online, opening up decisionmaking to outside influences.  … Read More

Dilbert’s Social Media Policy and Reflections from Palo Alto Community Fund Workshop

As part of my work as Visiting Scholar for Social Media and Nonprofits  at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation,  I’ve had the pleasure to do a number of workshops in the area.   … Read More

Social Media Listening: You Don’t Have To Be Joey Chestnut on the 4th of July!

Wendy Harman from the Red Cross wished me a Happy Fourth of July with a Joey Chestnut reference which reminded of a post I wrote almost a year ago.  Let me explain.

Joey Chestnut won the Nathan’s hot dog eating contest in 2008.  … Read More