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Valentine’s Day for Nonprofits Social Media Style

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Over the past few years, there have been a lot of original ways that nonprofits have celebrated Valentine’s Day with social media.     I noticed several creative examples that incorporate social media with the Valentine’s Day theme combined with social good objectives.   … Read More

My New Year’s Resolution: Balancing Solitude and Connectedness

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to reduce distractions.  It’s about curating your network but allowing time for strategic serendipity.    I’ll be writing about that topic in the weeks and months to come.

I’ve discovered some wonderful discussion threads about one of my favorite topics:  Information Overload and Strategies for Coping. … Read More

RIP: del.icio.us

According to PC World, Yahoo will shut down several of its Web properties, including Delicious,  according to a leaked Yahoo presentation slide that was posted on Twitter.

I was hoping this was just a rumor. Oh, say it ain’t so ….… Read More

A First Look at Jumo

Note from Beth: The long anticipated social network site for social change, Jumo,  launched.   Here’s the article from today’s New York Times.   Many of us have been up early playing with  Jumo, setting up our individual profiles and finding issues and organizations or setting up profiles for organizations.  

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The Strategy Landscape Tool Helps Solve Wicked Problems

Monitor Institute and the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) have launched a joint venture to bring a new data visualization tool, “The Strategy Landscape Tool“  to the field of philanthropy.   Created with support from the Rockfeller Foundation, the tool allows users to easily see and understand grantmaking strategies and patterns within and across institutions so they can make better decisions in pursuit of their goals.… Read More