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Curating Valentine’s Day From Nonprofits, Geeks, and Social Media

Happy Valentine’s Day!   Valentine’s Day is a big day for florists, jewelers, restaurants, candy makers, and nonprofit techies too!    Here’s a few curated examples.

Nerdy Valentine’s from Scoop.It: The content curation platform, Scoop.it, came up with funny “nerdy” valentine’s for its content curation community.… Read More

Scary Nonprofit Contests, Social Media Content, and Campaigns: Happy Halloween!

Halloween offers a great hook for your nonprofit’s content strategy, a campaign theme, or special fundraiser.   You can also have some fun with your social media content.    Judging by the data on this Infographic by HalloweenCostumes.com, people  love to participate – from handing out candy, hosting parties, and dressing in costume.      … Read More

How to Use Design Thinking to Improve Your Nonprofit’s Digital Strategy

Last week, I was lucky enough to participate in a brainstorming meeting at a foundation that was developing a strategy for its digital platforms (web, social, mobile, etc).     The process was facilitated byPeter Maher, founder and CEO, of Luma Institute.  … Read More

Are Your Creepy Pitches Spooking Your Supporters? Pitch Fail and How To Fix It!

Note from Beth: Last year at the NTC, I facilitated a plenary session on learning from failure – a topic that I’ve been curating for years and lately, have seen a number of failfests and failcons popping up including these two coming up in November – in NYC and SF.    

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How Save the Children Is Using An Edgy Infographic As Part of A Multi-Channel Campaign for Children in Syria

Save the Children’s Ettoré Rossetti, Director of Digital Marketing & Social Media for Save the Children USA, emailed me an infographic on the impact of the Syria crisis on children.  As you can see, the design is a bit edgy – and its part of new multi-channel campaign that hopes to activate activists and ignite conversations.  … Read More