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Two Examples of Nonprofit Social Media That Will Make You Smile (and learn a best practice or two)

Recently, my social media feeds have been anxiety producing, if not downright depressing.   The parade of bad news: gun violence, hurricanes, earthquakes, nuclear war, fake news, and more. Unfortunately, if you work in digital strategy and social media, monitoring social is a daily task and as a result a bad mood has become an occupational hazard. … 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

A Nonprofit’s Legal Counsel Is The Social Media Manager’s Best Friend!

Flicker Photo By Mike Willis

That headline isn’t a lawyer joke.  And let me say upfront,  I respect lawyers and legal issues that nonprofits and foundations have to navigate around social media.

However, I realize that in some nonprofits the relationship between in-house legal counsel or the organization’s lawyers is based on fear and control.  … Read More

Orchestras, Musicians, The Concert Experience, and Social Media

I’ve been at the League of American Orchestras Conference.  Yesterday, I had the pleasure of co-facilitating a half-day “Digital Strategies” seminar with Vince Ford, Director of Digital Media from the New York Philharmonic and leading a peer session for major orchestra marketing staff and youth orchestra executive directors with Makala Johnson who does Social Media for the Mayo Clinic.… Read More

Privacy and Security on Social Networks

A colleague recently shared this video that pokes fun of  the  “always on, gotta share everything on social networks” lifestyle for many people here in America.  It is a serious issue for professionals here in the US, especially if  they work in education or youth service nonprofits.   … Read More