Shoulder-to-Shoulder Instructional Media: My Tagging Screencast at NTEN!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo from my flickr stream View the Tagging Screencast Presented by NTEN. I hope to share some simple and fun ways to create "shoulder-to-shoulder" instructional media for the panel on Screencasting at NTC I'm doing. I personally want to move away from the metaphor of making movies of the computer screen to more shoulder-to-shoulder instructional media and perhaps something that is more participatory or for lack of a better word, social.

7 essentials for your association’s online community strategy

Nimble AMS

Create a calendar that includes a steady stream of new and useful content to entice users to visit the community more often. Instructions and a timeline for early adopter members to post on the day of the rollout and for the next several weeks after the launch. ?.


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Tips for individual giving in uncertain times


A successful nonprofit has diversified funding streams , and individual donors play an important role in sustainability, especially during times of crisis. They provided menus in advance and had live mixologists and chefs instructing us how to make the dishes.

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Using Facebook Timeline to Market your Nonprofit


Multi-channel marketing nerds will note that it’s nearly impossible to capture this stream, and yet re-affirms everything we know about multi-channel marketing warming up a prospect and converting them.). The two step technique was simple to execute, here’s how BeTheMatch did it. BeTheMatch sent this one out along with these instructions.

Playing the Social Media Game with 100 Bay Area Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I don't get an opportunity to do this workshop with a large group, so this was fabulous learning experience to work out some techniques to make it scale. One of the things that is essential to good instruction (or presentation) is knowing your audience. It's a shift from sage on the stage instruction to honoring the learners for what they know. It makes me wonder about the various techniques for getting people to shift attention from small group to large group.

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Creating a Culture of Continuous Learning


This can include advanced sales techniques, introductions to hidden product features, and techniques to hone their craft dependent on their job title and responsibilities. This can be as rigid as convincing employees to go to collegiate courses to as lean as instructing an employee to schedule 30 minutes a quarter of self-guided learning via YouTube videos.

What Improvisation Can Teach Social Change Leaders

Beth Kanter

He had us walk around the room following different instructions and then try to find two people and create a triangle. As we reflected on the exercise, David urged us to bring this simple technique to a staff meeting and see what happens. I was lucky enough to walk the DISH with David last week and he shared a few books and resources about improvisation, plus one that I plucked from his Twitter stream.

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Organizational Social Relationship Models and Strategies

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I asked how she did that and she pointed me over to these simple how-to instructions ). We've gotten to know each other through our respective blogs, I follow her Twitter stream, we retweet each others links, we've met face-to-face and had drinks together. We've placed relationships as an outcome or result using the techniques of listening, learning, reflection, micro-planning, and adapting. Now I'm wondering where the techniques of engagement need to be incorporated.

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Reflections on Mixed Reality Events in Second Life

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The live video feed was being streamed from the Netsquared gathering in San Francisco happening at the same time as the virtual gatherng in Second Life. Pathfinder gave a presentation to a small group in Cambridge , while his audio (some of the time) was streamed into Second Life along with his Powerpoint Slides. I found it more engaging than participating in a hosted chat discussion and watching text stream across the screen.

Lean Impact Series: 10 Changemakers Using Lean Startup Methods For Greater Social Impact

Beth Kanter

The ideas and techniques in Lean Start Up movement also work for nonprofits and what some are calling “ Lean Impact.” The organization delivering services to people at risk and affected by trafficking, and integrates revenue streams into their service model. Through partnerships, Not For Sale also sells the soup commercially in grocery stores and other businesses, creating a revenue stream that funds its operations.

What's Your Content Gathering and Filtering Workflow?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He was very kind enough to send me the instructions which I am posting for myself in case I need them again. Step 1: Use Newsgator to read and clip posts you want to stream Step 2: Grab the URL of the RSS feed for the clip folder (you have to scroll down to the bottem of the page to see it) Step 3: Cut and paste in RSS Digest Step 4: Edit the formatting (assuming you understand it) Step 5: Cut and paste the resulting javascript into a linklist for typepad.

10 Steps to Extension Professional 2.0 Remix

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Personal learning and reflection on and about your instructional topic. Research to incorporate in instructional materials. It lets you tap into a stream of people who care and may be committed to your organization, cause, program, or subject area. Tagging and social bookmarking can be useful techniques to easily share your information resources with colleagues or co-workers. A tag is a label, but it's also a stream.

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