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11NTC: Let’s Talk About Tech, Baby!

In addition to a very fun title, Let’s Talk About Tech, Baby! How to Talk about Technology Horizontally and Vertically in Your Organization, offered simple and practical advice for communicating about technology for audiences with different degrees of tech-literacy and comfort. Key to their advice was their “5 C’s of Change Management:” Credibility: Establishing yourself […]

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SxSWi: The Future of Nonprofits

To promote the upcoming release of their book, The Future of Nonprofits: Innovate and Thrive in the Digital Age, authors David Neff and Randal Moss discussed some of the ways in which nonprofits can best position themselves to anticipate and capitalize on some of the trends that will shape the nonprofit world in the next […]

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SxSW Interactive & the Nonprofit Technology Conference: A Recap

Attending both this year’s SxSW Interactive (SxSWi) and Nonprofit Technology Conferences (NTC) was physically exhausting and mentally stimulating. Attending SxSWi and NTC gave me the opportunity to be exposed to some of the brightest minds in the nonprofit and technology sectors and absorb an incredible amount of knowledge. As much as I would enjoy sharing […]

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A Look at Nonprofit Social Media Use Studies

The following series will look at the results of several reports released during the 2010 year examining nonprofit use of social media. Part 2: Facebook Who is using Facebook? Among the nonprofit sample groups surveyed, between 73-86% reported using Facebook. Idealware found that among the nonprofits they surveyed who reported not using Facebook, 53% planned […]

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Fear Factor

Recently, I had the honor of presenting two workshops on social networking at The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. 2010 Fall Leadership Conference in Portland, Oregon. In planning for my presentations I made sure to include a significant amount of time for questions at end of the session. As volunteer run organizations, Junior Leagues are run […]