What you need to know BEFORE you start a nonprofit

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Don’t slap your nonprofit’s name on a piece of clipart and call it done. There’s nothing more exciting than making the decision to start a nonprofit! It’s exhilarating and you want to just launch it already!

What's Your Content Gathering and Filtering Workflow?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That's not me, but the somewhat off putting clipart that appears on the top page of the RSS Newsreader, Newsgator. I first learned about this tool from Sonny Cloward's post " Going Back to the Dark Side " a few weeks ago when I was obsessing about RSS readers and finding blogs to read. Now I have found way too many.). Anyway, I noticed that Sonny had his "Read/Write" lists as RSS feeds going down the left side of his blog.

What are your most useful synchronous online facilitation practices?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Fernanda showed me how she prepared a whiteboard screen with clipart of a circle of chairs. Photo by/NC from Matthew Saunders' Flickr Stream. TechSoup holds regular meetings for nonprofits in Second Life and I have been attending regularly and sometimes facilitate like this I did this past week. So, I've been reflecting about effective facilitation of virtual meetings in Second Life Right now the primary method of group interaction is via unmoderated chat interface.