Taking Social Media to Saudi

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A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to travel to Saudi Arabia to teach a course at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology as part of the Winter Enrichment Program. It was an incredible experience and I’m so glad I was able to be part of the KAUST program and meet so many […]

February 18, 2013 3 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

KAUST Winter Enrichment Program 2013: Beginner’s Guide to Social Media

Date: January 23, 2013 Location: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Topic: A Beginner’s Guide to Social Media Description: Social media presents a confusing blur of personal and professional profiles. In a tightly integrated community like ours, social media use requires special consideration. This 3-hour course showcases real-world examples to help you discover how best to protect, […]

January 23, 2013 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Last-Minute Gift Guide for Social Impact

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When budgets are small or time is running out, many people turn to Do-It-Yourself options for holiday gifts. I know I’ve done it: from homemade soap to custom spice mixes, it’s fun to create something for people you love. It makes me feel like I’m giving of myself and still giving “something”. But, one thing […]

December 24, 2012 1 comment CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Book Review: Measuring the Networked Nonprofit

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I recently got my copy of Measuring the Networked Nonprofit by Beth Kanter and Katie Delahaye Paine. In the foreward, Beth and Katie say that “measurement is the secret sauce; we provide the recipe.” And that they do! It doesn’t matter what event I am speaking at, or who the participants are in the room, […]

December 3, 2012 76 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Social Change Anytime Everywhere: Best Practices to Build a Multichannel Campaign Plan – Blackbaud Webinar

Date: November 27, 2012 Location: online with Blackbaud Australia Topic: Social Change Anytime Everywhere: Best Practices to Build a Multichannel Campaign Plan Description: From your website to social media, email to mobile messages, online to offline, multichannel strategies require coordination and creative thinking across teams and departments and a focus on the core of your work beyond […]

November 12, 2012 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Great reads from around the web on November 11th

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I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of November 11th). You can join the conversations in the comments, or click through to the original posts to find what others are saying.

November 11, 2012 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Unlock Fans While Engaging Supporters Beyond Like, Share and Comment

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The mystery of creating real impact using Facebook has eluded many organizations for years now. There are examples of organizations succeeding with a certain campaign but when the campaign is over, they aren’t sure what to do. There are other examples of organizations finding some tricks and functionality that really help them make connections with supporters, and […]

November 5, 2012 8 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

10th Annual Kentucky Nonprofit Network’s Nonprofit Leadership Forum

Date:October 24-25, 2012 Location: Lexington, KY Topic: Community-Driven Planning: Creating a Social Media Strategy Description: This all-day workshop starts with the real foundation of social media engagement: community and content. Understanding who you are working with and the kinds of content you want to create and share, will help you then build engaging and valuable social media […]

October 24, 2012 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

2012 Igniting Innovation Summit

Date: October 6, 2012 Location: Harvard College, Boston, MA Topic: Social Media for Social Good Description: This panel included Arthur Grau, One Economy; Laurent Adamowicz, Bon’App; Amy Sample Ward; and moderated by Kelsey Overby, Account Executive at MRY. Related Links: Igniting Innovation Summit

October 6, 2012 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…