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New on SSIR: Give Permission to Peer Influence

Amy Sample Ward

—– A new report from the team at Forrester came out last week: Tapping The Entire Online Peer Influence Pyramid. The evaluation and recognition of peer influence, something that is not only prevalent but inherent in social media, is something that help empower and sustain your communities AND increase your staff capacity. Now, what about peer influence? Giving permission to peer influence. My latest post is up on the Stanford Social Innovation Review blog.

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Connected Citizens Report: The Power, Peril, and Potential of Networks

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The report opens with a look at current practices of using networks for citizen-centered social action that are promising for the future. The opening chapters include many stories about networks and collective action and pull out key themes and strategies. In addition to the stories, you’ll find additional resources related to each theme. Providing handrails for collective action: Giving enough direction for individuals to take effective and coordinated action.

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New on SSIR: Letting Technology Lead

Amy Sample Ward

Because individuals network together online and the biggest influencers are our closest friends in our network. When a friend starts a campaign, supports or fundraises for an organization or cause publicly on a social networking platform, they broadcast that action and encourage their friends to do the same. Yes you can claim that anyone has the power to blog, but that’s really only the people who have access to the tools and the time and the empowerment.

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New on SSIR: Letting Technology Lead

Amy Sample Ward

Because individuals network together online and the biggest influencers are our closest friends in our network. When a friend starts a campaign, supports or fundraises for an organization or cause publicly on a social networking platform, they broadcast that action and encourage their friends to do the same. Yes you can claim that anyone has the power to blog, but that’s really only the people who have access to the tools and the time and the empowerment.

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Bringing Women a Global Voice: Jensine Larsen, World Pulse

Have Fun - Do Good

They broadcast and unite women's voices from around the world into a powerful force for change. Our next phase is really a massive expansion - our vision is to link over five million women within three years into one of the largest action networks for women in the world, and have a communications infrastructure that really unites the women's movement. The most powerful impact we found was actually in the women's leadership and influence locally.

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