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Book Review: Nonprofit Storytelling in a Digital Age

My colleague, Julia Campbell, has just published a book, “Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits” and was kind enough to share an advanced copy.

In a digital age where there is so much online available online and attention is your supporter’s most precious resource, are you saving or seizing it?  … Read More

5 Ways Nonprofit Facebook Messenger Bots Can Deliver Impact

In my last post about nonprofit bots, I discussed the big picture of automation in the nonprofit space and what I learned from the “The Beth Bot” experiment.    For this post, I did a landscape scan to identify some of the best examples of nonprofit bots.  … Read More

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

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.

We are in the middle of global disruption due to widespread mobile Internet and cloud technology, Big Data, the rise of the collaborative economy and crowdsourcing/funding.  … 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