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Nonprofits in the Autonomous World: Will the Bots Take Over?

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What is the “autonomous world?”  As Jeremiah Owyang, founder of Crowd Companies, describes it as drones, robots, chat bots, and AI.    He should know, having tracked and observed the disruption caused by online technology over the past decade.… Read More

Why Self-Interested Volunteers are the Best for Nonprofits


Note from Beth:   The Mobilization Lab at Greenpeace recently commissioned and released this report, Beyond the First Click: How Today’s Volunteers Build the Power of Movements and NGOS.   Beyond the First Click examines innovative volunteer engagement work by 35 organisations empowering people to scale change and win by learning and doing more.  

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Resource: The Social Media Toolkit for Nonprofits

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The Skills Platform and Zoe Amar have created the Social Media Toolkit to aid professionals within the charity and third sectors.  I’m thrilled to have contributed a chapter

There are many guides to digital and social media. From Dummies guides to video tutorials, it’s all out there.… Read More

Inside Goodwill’s #LaborofLove Campaign

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We’re approaching Labor Day Weekend.  The Labor Day holiday is more than just the signal to the end of summer and a relaxing three-day weekend.  The Labor Day Holiday, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.    … Read More

Is Your Nonprofit Too Old To Barf Rainbows on Snapchat?

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SnapChat has been around for a few years, but I have not focused on it because as a babyboomer I’m not the target demographic.   Snapchat is a mobile app that lets users exchange text messages, photos and videos that disappear in 24 hours.  … Read More