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Wikis: What, When, Why

Museum 2.0

What's a wiki? Wikis are websites that are extremely easy for anyone (even you!) to edit. On March 22, they released the wiki.

Addressing Accessibility in Social Media


In an ever-changing world of social media and web collaboration, tools for user interaction and engagement are becoming increasingly prevalent. When developing social sites, personal user accounts and profiles form the backbone of such destinations. Social Conversations. accessibility Community Social Media Web Sites IT Staff

Can Social Network Analysis Improve Your Social Media Strategy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The above visual is a social network.  Social network analysis gives you a 10,000 view of your ecosystem.   Source: Monitor Institute.

The Social Website: Integrating Social Media into Website Design and Function


If you're considering revamping your website to include social elements like the Facebook Like button, streaming from YouTube, or adding information from a social site through its API, it can be overwhelming to know where to begin. There are many ways to “get social,” and so many reasons for doing so. Create on-site engagement.

Global Scale: Launching the discussion list & much more!

Amy Sample Ward

As I announced in August , Bonnie Koenig and I are cultivating a learning space at [link]. I am excited to say that we have created a bit more content, a new discussion group, and are planning a roundtable discussion for December! Global Scale Discussion Group. Global Scale Wiki. Why Global Scale. How to Contribute.

Got Social Media Policy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here's the social media policy I created for Beth's Blog.  The social media policy tool helps you with part of the of step 1.  .

Social Media 101 TweetChat: Twitter

Tech Soup Blog

The Social Media how-to continues with next week's tweet chat on using video for nonprofits. Granted, that's hard to measure."

Creating Your Organization's Social Media Strategy Map

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've come up with synthesis - a worksheet, how-to points, and resources that would guide an organization to think strategically about social media.

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Social Media 101 TweetChat: Facebook

Tech Soup Blog

Several chat participants felt that Facebook management requires organization leaders to take part in the sharing and discussion. 5.

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Social Media, Networking, and African Women’s Leadership Training in Rwanda

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For many reasons, social media is not at the core for many of these NGOS – and it was important to discuss. Fish Bowl Exericse.

Social Media 101 TweetChat Recap: Tagging

Tech Soup Blog

Tagging, a feature found across many social media channels, is used to help surface content during searches. 40 Hashtags for Social Good.

TechSoup Community Team Wiki Launch

Tech Soup Blog

Our online community and social media team helps to do that by sharing what we learn as we develop our own projects, making education a central goal of our activities. We're excited to announce a brand new window into what we do and what we're discovering with the launch of our Community Team Wiki.

This Week On Beth’s Blog: Growing Social Impact in A Networked World – A Grantmaker’s Gathering on Networks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You can follow the conversation and join the discussion by also using the hashtag #netfunders. Image by EEKIM. Want to take a deeper dive?

My NTC Session Planning Wikis.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've created a wikitation site (presentation as wiki) to house the presentation materials and for some basic primers/factsheets I hope to write.

Networked Capacity Building: Finish Line Grantees Social Media Training

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Grantees get  better at  communication, proactive planning, partner engagement, message discipline and social media integration and measurement.

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CommBuild Tweet Chat April 23: Storytelling and Social Sharing

Tech Soup Blog

Pacific time for a special Digital Storytelling Challenge edition of the weekly CommBuild discussion on Twitter. How to Participate.

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Social Media and the Performing Arts: Engagement First, Ticket Sales Second

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Arts and Social Media View more presentations from kanter. How do we track and monitor our social media strategy?

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The 2012 Field Guide to Software for Nonprofits


The new edition covers nearly 70 types of software, from association management to wikis and everything in between. PublishDate: April 2012.

Emergency Social Data Summit: We Can All Participate Remotely

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Red Cross is hosting the Emergency Social Data Summit today Thursday, August 12, 2010 from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (ET).   EDT/10 a.m.

What Tools Are You Using for Listening, Engaging, and Social Media Management?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

NutshellMail :   About a month or so ago, Manny Hernandez mentioned this free tool as a social media time saver.

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Social Media Infused Discussion Triggers and Ice Breakers and Connected Futures Workshop Opening Day

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That's a screenshot of my desktop. I had to do it for Connected Futures: New Social Strategies and Tools for Communities of Practice workshop.

My NTEN Chat 8/12/08


We had a great discussion about wikis and how to try and get people to participate more in them - perhaps give artificial deadlines, or specifically purposeful tasks. My favorite takeaway advice was that we should all "leave a trail of wikis" - in other words, if you use them all the time, others will get it and use them too.

Social Media Tips from the TechSoup Global Network

Tech Soup Blog

By now, you've probably heard all the benefits of building a social media presence on Facebook or Twitter. So you mastered social media?

The Zoetica Salon: A Peer Learning Community for Nonprofits and Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We will have  a monthly theme, which will include resources, discussion questions, and more.   Why am I excited about this project?  

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Reflections: Social Media and NGO/CSR Workshop in India

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

love designing and delivering trainings on social media and the added challenge of working outside of the US.  I'm still recovering. Evaluation.

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Social Media Lab: How To Become A Networked Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social Media Lab: Becoming A Networked Nonprofit. There is also a social learning component. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

E-Mediat Day 4: What does it mean to be a social media trainer?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The two discussion questions were: What are your expectations for the project as a social media trainer? Fluency in social media skills.

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Introducing Idealware's Social Media Resource Library


There are a ton of resources on social media for nonprofits, but they are scattered all over the web (though, We Are Media has done an excellent job at compiling a lot of them). The Social Media Resource Library , compiled in Delicious , will help your nonprofit gain valuable insights into how to best use social media for your organization.

What is the scaffolding for learning in public?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some are tool specific The Twitter Ladder or the Facebook Ladder or it may describes different levels of engagement  across channels.

Congrats to Mazarine Treyz - The First Wiki Contributor to WeAreMedia Module 5

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mazarine shared this tip: In your next staff meeting, when discussing marketing, a. Show them social media = ROI, with who, when, and why.

Presentation: Social Media & Philanthropy

Amy Sample Ward

Social Media & Philanthropy. Social by Social : a handbook for using new technologies for social impact that I co-authored last year.

ArtsLabSF: Reflections About Social Learning With Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One thing led to another and I designed a social media lab for arts organizations.  Social Learning: Face-to-Face. Somethings to improve.

Context Is Everything: Online Communities

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The discussion thread reminded me of an AdMarketing conversation we had a long time ago. Flickr Photo BirkgetKing.

What is the distinction between social media for charity and social good/systemic change?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The panel format was conversational.  We each spoke for five minutes and answered the question, "What surprised you about social media for social good?"

TechCamp: Empowering Women Through Technology

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The participants work together in small groups, ask questions and discuss problems, and work together to find solutions and initiate joint projects.

Which Social Networking Analysis Term Best Describes Virgin America?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The visual above is a social network.  How would you describe Virgin America in social networking analysis and mapping terminology?  .

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Beth Kanter’s Social Media Listening for Nonprofits

NCE Social Media

Without a doubt, one of my favorite social media and nonprofit writers is Beth Kanter. I’ve written about her work before. This slideshare presentation is from her social media wiki and discusses the importance of knowing what people are saying about your agency on social media sites. Enjoy!

Announcing ImpactRising.Org: Organizational Capacity Building Resource for Nonprofits and Consultants

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Fund – wanted to strengthen the social sector consulting industry and to support nonprofits to be better consumers of consultants.

Online Community Meetup Recap: Meet the TechSoup Online Community and Social Media Team

Tech Soup Blog

The Online Community MeetUp ended 2011 by shifting the focus to the meetup organizers – the TechSoup Online Community and Social Media Team. Graves manages communications via TechSoup's many social media channels. Each member of the team spoke about their role and some of the issues they deal with in their work.

Playing the Social Media Game with 100 Bay Area Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week, I had the opportunity facilitate a " Social Media Strategy Map " workshop for over 100 Bay Area nonprofits. Photo by Nelson Layag.