How Nonprofit CEOs Use Social Media (Enthusiastically) for Personal and Organizational Leadership

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” Udi was not on Twitter before he started tweeting for his organization and was a Twitter novice, but he was opened to sitting down with his communications staff for a half hour tutorial where they showed him the basics of using Twitter and how to do it from his mobile phone.

July NetSquared Think Tank Round-Up: Building a Culture of Accessibility

Tech Soup Blog

Topic: How can we build a culture of accessibility? With 20% of the American population having some form of disability (and 40% of the Baby Boomer generation potentially developing a disability by 2030), being able to create a culture where all can access technology is critical. The website includes many resources including guidelines and tutorials - suggested by Amanda Ward via Linkedin. This post was authored by Claire Sale and originally appeared on the NetSquared Blog.

How Nonprofit Leaders Make Time for Social Media and Other Secrets to Adoption

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Leadership Organizational Culture Last week I was in Chicago to facilitate a session about leadership and social media as part of Knight Digital Media Center’s Digital Strategy for Community Foundations and Nonprofits.

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What is the Open Publishing Edition of NGO-in-a-box? | Open Publishing NGO-in-a-box

AFP Blog

Open Publishing NGO-in-a-box : "he Open Publishing Edition of NGO-in-a-box is a toolkit of Free and Open Source software, tutorials and guides for producing, publishing and distributing content. The Edition, produced by Tactical Tech in collaboration with iCommons, is aimed at small to medium sized non-profits, independent media organisations, free culture creators and grassroots journalists with a particular emphasis on those in developing and transition countries

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Is Your Nonprofit Too Old To Barf Rainbows on Snapchat?

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So, why another social network, especially one where the focus is to create content, not consume and the culture of it is rather secretive? There’s lots of tutorials, but here is a good starter guide with some great suggestions.

Top 20 Tech Sites That SocialFish Follows


Apart from technological news, Wired covers from recognized tech giants to small startups in relation to culture, business, gear, ideas, science, security, and transportation. This tech site also covers best guides for gadgets and tutorial guides in relation to gadgets.

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PostPlanner tells you instantly what time of day to post on your Facebook Page

John Haydon

If you don’t know what PostPlanner is, it’s a way to schedule, manage and measure updates on your Facebook Page ( here’s a video tutorial ). I’ve been recommending PostPlanner to many of my clients (and friends) for months now.

RootCampSL: Machinima Session

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I learned about the Second Life Camera Controls Tutorial and now playing with the camera in SL during meetings is my new form of 3D doodling. It includes pointers to good examples and excellent tutorials. The article describes how the genre is linked to participatory/DIY culture.

Social Media for Nonprofits Starter Guide | Pt. 1

NonProfit Hub

There’s a YouTube tutorial for everything. It’s a great space to highlight your organization’s culture and to tell the stories of the people you’re impacting in a visual way. The World Wide Web has certainly owned up to its name—it’s huge. The Internet and everything in it is constantly growing, and social media is no exception. With so much growth happening online, keeping up with the latest thing can feel like you’re always running to catch up.

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The Networked Professional: Principles of Effective Online Networking

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Especially useful is the tutorial that helps you understand the user agreements for the major social networking platforms. On Friday, I was honored to lead a session for participants in the TechWomen program, an initiative of the U.S.

Boston Media Makers Media

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I'm going to flesh out my notes on the promotion and outreach discussion and put it as tutorial. I wonder how you can intentional community moderation can be or how you establish the culture so appropriate community moderation can happen. Photo by David Tames from his flickr stream.

A few Expat Bloggers in Cambodia

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He writes about Cambodian culture, arts, comics, and many other topics. He had some great insights about the cultural differences. Photo by Mythicaldude. The Cambodian Blog community has many facets, including an active group of "ex-pat" bloggers.

Things We Like (October 2011)


Big Duck's Rebecca Hume wrote up a nice introduction , and SocialBrite's JD Lasica offers a tutorial in 10 easy steps. that our moods are driven in part by a shared underlying biological rhythm that transcends culture and environment." A monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies. Read more posts on our blog. Didn't get enough visual storytelling in our newsletter ?

How a Few Tiny Horses Bucked the Facebook Algorithm

Tech Soup Blog

Holidays, pop culture events, memes (there's a blog post coming early next week about this), or even just plain old Friday are good excuses to post humorous or engaging posts. A tiny black horse, about the size of a large dog, nuzzles a ten-year-old girl named Faith.

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Swept Up in a Google Wave


If it truly winds up as easy as email, which is, after all, the application that enticed our grandparents to use the net, then it has culture-changing potential. Photo by Mrjoro.

nfp 2.0 » Not-for-profit’s have the gift of stories

Rebooting Charity

Now, I’ve always found it difficult to engage with a piece of direct mail , and this will only get more difficult with the trend towards a more visual culture. Lasica’s 10 Easy Steps tutorial.

Vlogging to Cambodia: Eath Chhnon

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s cultural treasures. Ryanne has her tutorials online, so anyone can learn as easily as I did. But the vlog is almost like being face-to-face and great way to connect back to your culture. and tell the world about their ideas, culture, and experience.

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112 Nonprofit Blog Posts, Articles, and Stories from 2013 You Can’t Miss.

Connection Cafe

In Marc Koenig’s most recent contribution to nonprofit hub, he dives into what culture really means and what your organization must do to foster it. Why Designing Your Nonprofit Culture is Do or Die is about sharing values, a defined mission and vision, and valuing your people. Take a gander at The Huntsinger Tutorials and get insight into everything you need to know about direct mail fundraising. It’s been quite the year.

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Writing and Speech Assistance Tools Are Now Available at TechSoup

Tech Soup Blog

For more details on using SpeakQ + WordQ check the many video tutorials available on the goQ website. roundup on building a culture of accessibility.

Notes from Craigslist Foundation Nonprofit Boot Camp

Have Fun - Do Good

A Strategic Communications Planning tutorial is available on their web site that covers the materials from their workshop, but here were some of the highlights for me: The pyramid of steps to creating a communication plan looks something like this: 1. Be aware that culturally, men are expected to be providers and low or non-paying nonprofit jobs don't meet that expectation. Yesterday I went to the San Francisco session of the second annual Craigslist Foundation Nonprofit Boot Camp.