10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ask for your raise first, and then ask for a budget for graphic design work (avatar, Twitter background, YouTube Channel background, Facebook banners, etc.), One of the biggest downsides for me personally from being connected to the Social Web 50-70 hours a week is that my brain has a hard time reading for extended periods of time. If your communities are not growing, then something is missing from your social media strategy (good content, right voice, e-newsletter, blogging, etc).

The NMC Symposium for the Future: Prepping for Virtual Keynote about Nonprofits in 2020

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In fact, I'll be arriving in a Jetson like transportation and my avatar will probably look a lot like Jane Jetson. . Last year , I heard Jerry Michalski use the metaphor of the global brain in talk about the future. So, the folks at NMC who build objects on Hakone might be creating a big, huge, global brain that when clicked will open up web links of some of the best crowdsourcing on the future technologies and how they will impact the nonprofit sector.

If we’d had Twitter on 9/11

Connection Cafe

And my Mom says she’ll never forget that her first knowledge of the events of the day came through my voice, whole and well, telling her to turn on the television. Or, more recently, how the native population in Avatar are connected to one another through a planetary-wide nervous system. But now that I’ve thought about it, I add my encouragement to the voices of others (like Beth Kanter - @kanter – whom 350,000 of your peers follow for guidance in this area).

Game Friday: Games that Make You a Better Person (Really!)

Museum 2.0

I have a friend with a GPS-enabled running watch that tracks his path, and then shows a little animation of an avatar representing him on his last run to "race" the same trail. alpha brain waves game I always see at ASTC. Give people voice recorders and hold a contest to see who gives the most compliments over a weekend.