Social Media and Community-Building Tips from Not For Sale's Sarah Potts

Tech Soup Blog

Sarah Potts is the Community Manager at Not For Sale, and that is her challenge. She recently shared her social media and community-building wisdom at an event organized by the SF Tech4Good group and the San Francisco Online Community Meetup Group. Please listen to me.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Tips and examples of simple ways to use the major platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube – to raise money and build community. << Date: February 19, 2019. Time: 1pm EST. Presented by: Julia Campbell , Founder of J Campbell Social Marketing. Sponsored by: TBD.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Tips and examples of simple ways to use the major platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube – to raise money and build community. << Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Julia Campbell of J Campbell Social Marketing.

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

via my nonprofit and online community virtual colleague in the Netherlands, Joitske Hulsebosch , comes word of a new group blog project. m co-facilitating a group of people working in non-profit organizations in the Netherlands, working on what we call ???e-collaboration??? e-collaboration??? Recently the group has decided to start a blog, in addition to our online space and f2f meetings. The blog is called I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate.

Guest Post by Jasper Visser: Storytelling for Social Cohesion at Story House Belvédère

Museum 2.0

This small, startup cultural project in Rotterdam works directly and intimately with community members to share their stories. Story House Belvédère in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, is a magical place. It started as a community project rooted in relationship-building.

5 Key Insights from the 2010 Global State of the Nonprofit.

NonProfit Trends

Responses were received from 2,383 individuals in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, India, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Face-to-face fundraising is mentioned most frequently by respondents from the Netherlands, major donor cultivation is cited by respondents from Canada, India, and the U.K., and community fundraising is cited by Italian respondents.

Launching the First Wave of the OF/BY/FOR ALL Change Network

Museum 2.0

Our goal is to help civic and cultural institutions become more representative OF, co-created BY, and welcoming FOR their diverse communities. We've see this model succeed at the MAH and at other community-centered organizations around the world.

Blueprint Book Club Part 3: The Future of the National Vending Machine

Museum 2.0

This guest post was written by Geert-Jan Davelaar and Anna Tiedink, educators at the Zuiderzee Open Air Museum in the Netherlands, the museum that "adopted" the INNL's National Vending Machine project after INNL's closure.

2013 NTC Round-Up: Your Takeaways


nap and dusted the snow off, we want to share the huge outpouring of blog posts, videos, pictures, and other media from the NTEN community. All of you - the community - are the special sauce that makes the NTC the amazing event it is. 13NTC Community Pictures on Eventifier.

Blueprint Book Club Part 1: How Do You Create a Future-Thinking History Museum?

Museum 2.0

There's barely a peep about the balance between exhibitions and programs, the role and use of public spaces, or the relationship between the institution and its communities. In three years, INNL created a series of fresh, exciting approaches to engaging communities with history.

A Radical, Simple Formula for Pop-Up Museums

Museum 2.0

There was Jaime Kopke's Denver Community Museum , which existed for nine months in a Denver storefront in 2008-9 to celebrate visitors' creations. Pop-Up Museum [n]: a short-term institution existing in a temporary space.

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Upcoming Museum 2.0 Book Club: Blueprint

Museum 2.0

Once there was a project to design a national history museum in the Netherlands. The goal is to make the blog a community space for different viewpoints.Happy reading! There was a location, a budget, and a flurry of planning.

Your Cause Camp 2018 Lineup is Here

NonProfit Hub

Vu is a writer, speaker, vegan, Pisces, and the Executive Director of Rainier Valley Corps, a nonprofit in Seattle that promotes social justice by developing leaders of color, strengthening organizations led by communities of color,= and fostering collaboration between diverse communities.

Anyone Who Says this isn't a Business is Nuts.

Museum 2.0

On our website, we're telling people how much it costs us per day to run the museum (about $2,500) to help everyone understand how essential their donations are to our service to the community. It's a rough week for cultural practitioners.

Invention, Technology and Social Change: What’s driving you?

Amy Sample Ward

I was interviewed recently by Petra Kroon , a blogger focused on social media and entrepreneurship in The Netherlands, in which she asked some really great questions, including what I thought the trend would be for social entrepreneurship in 2010 as well as where we may be in 25 years. I hope that we can actively co-create a global community that is more just and sustainable where innovations aren’t driven by social change needs.

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Six Museum-Related Blogs You Might Not Know About That Are Really Good

Museum 2.0

Across the Atlantic in the Netherlands, Jasper Visser has been chronicling some of the truly exciting experiments he and his colleagues have been doing as they develop the national history museum for their country. Need some new inspiration in your feed reader?

KaBOOM! "Playspace Finder" - Great New Service and Widget


Playspace Finder, currently in beta, allows you to enter, search, and rate playspaces in your community. It is a free, searchable directory that helps parents, community members and kids locate playgrounds, skate parks, sports fields, and even ice rinks across America. It can also be used to alert local communities about recreational areas that need a little help. Our friends at KaBOOM!

Guest Post: Collections Access - Open the Door Wider

Museum 2.0

Without broad access, why should any community or institution go to the trouble and expense of preserving artifacts? The Rijksmuseum of the Netherlands sets an exciting example by providing high quality collection images online and encouraging product creation.

Book Announcement: The Participatory Museum is now available!

Museum 2.0

There are projects from Vietnam to Australia to the Netherlands to the US, from libraries, museums, science centers, zoos, state parks, and art centers. Hey kid! Want to buy a book ?

Guest Post: One Museum's Experiment with Threaded Comment Stations

Museum 2.0

Jasper Visser and his colleagues at the not-yet-physically-open National Historisch Museum of the Netherlands have impressed me with their innovative, thoughtful approach to developing a dynamic national museum. All these objects and stories together we call our ‘community of objects’.

Is Wikipedia Loves Art Getting "Better"?

Museum 2.0

But next month, Britain Loves Wikipedia will commence--the third instance of a strange and fascinating collaborative project between museums and the Wikipedia community (Wikimedians). It's rare that a participatory museum project is more than a one-shot affair.

How to Design from Virtual Metaphor to Real Experience, and an Example

Museum 2.0

The library at the Hague in the Netherlands wanted to do this same thing—to allow patrons to tag the books they’d finished so they could be displayed on shelves and in the database for others to find books they might enjoy.

10 Ways to Change the World Through Social Media

Social Actions

Citizen journalism, open government, status updates, community building, information sharing, crowdsourcing, and the election of a President. You can also join the Social Actions Community , which is powered by Ning.which now boasts more than one million individual social networks.

All for Good and Social Actions conference call transcript and takeaways

Social Actions

We are inviting Google developers to participate in the Social Actions Developers Google group and will encourage innovative and genuine collaborations between our and the All for Good developer communities. • Social Actions will be convening conference calls regularly in the future to explore what genuine collaboration can and should look like in the nonprofit tech community both from the technical perspective (XML feeds, APIs, etc) but also from a mission-focused perspective.

Joitske Hulsebosch: Blogs, NGOs, and Developing Countries

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Joitske Hulsebosch, who lives and works in Netherlands, writes a blog called " Communities of practice for development " where she writes about topics related to her work of facilitating processes at different levels; teams, groups, organizations, networks, and communities of practice. Communities of practice theory. The art of advising communities of practice. For Communities of Practice, it is very nice to subscribe to the CPsquare member???s

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