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Community & Social Media

Social media – you get it, you really get it! Now what?

On the evening of January 12, 2010, the social media manager at the American Red Cross did a last check of the organization’s Twitter account before she went to bed. What she found was unexpected - several tweets with the word “help” and an unfamiliar address. After putting the addresses into Google Maps, she realized that they were in Haiti - the first of many calls for help via social media from earthquake survivors trapped under collapsed buildings.

Friday Feed - Great resources from the web - September 2, 2011

In order to stay up to date on what's going on in the world of technology - and nonprofit technology in particular - I follow quite a few blogs and twitter feeds. There's a lot of great content out there but if you don't have the time to stay on top of things (and even if you do!) it can be overwhelming. So, for those of you who have less time to do all this "listening" on nonprofit technology, I'm posting a blog each Friday with the top resources I found in the last week.

Friday Feed - Great resources from the web - August 12, 2011

In order to stay up to date on what's going on in the world of technology - and nonprofit technology in particular - I follow quite a few blogs and twitter feeds. There's a lot of great content out there but if you don't have the time to stay on top of things (and even if you do!) it can be overwhelming. So, for those of you who have less time to do all this "listening" on nonprofit technology, I'm posting a blog each Friday with the top resources I found in the last week.

Friday Feed - Great resources from the web - August 5, 2011

In order to stay up to date on what's going on in the world of technology - and nonprofit technology in particular - I follow quite a few blogs and twitter feeds. There's a lot of great content out there but if you don't have the time to stay on top of things (and even if you do!) it can be overwhelming. So, for those of you who have less time to do all this "listening" on nonprofit technology, I'm posting a blog each Friday with the top resources I found in the last week.

Social Media for Volunteer Managing and More

This post originally appeared on TechSoup.org's blog and was written by Chris Edwards.

Friday Feed - Great resources from the web - July 29, 2011

In order to stay up to date on what's going on in the world of technology - and nonprofit technology in particular - I follow quite a few blogs and twitter feeds. There's a lot of great content out there but if you don't have the time to stay on top of things (and even if you do!) it can be overwhelming. So, for those of you who have less time to do all this "listening" on nonprofit technology, I'm posting a blog each Friday with the top resources I found in the last week.

Friday Feed - Great resources from the web - July 15, 2011

In order to stay up to date on what's going on in the world of technology - and nonprofit technology in particular - I follow quite a few blogs and twitter feeds. There's a lot of great content out there but if you don't have the time to stay on top of things (and even if you do!) it can be overwhelming. So, for those of you who have less time to do all this "listening" on nonprofit technology, I'm posting a blog each Friday with the top resources I found in the last week.

How to Write a Social Media Policy

As I discussed in my previous post on social media policy, I think there is a lot of value in taking the time to put some thought into how you want your organization to approach social media and formalize it in a document that everyone can share and understand. In this post I’m going to share some examples of nonprofit social media policies and discuss how you can create your own.

Friday Feed - Great resources from the web - July 8, 2011

In order to stay up to date on what's going on in the world of technology - and nonprofit technology in particular - I follow quite a few blogs and twitter feeds. There's a lot of great content out there but if you don't have the time to stay on top of things (and even if you do!) it can be overwhelming. So, for those of you who have less time to do all this "listening" on nonprofit technology, I'm posting a blog each Friday with the top resources I found in the last week.

Social media policy for busy people - getting to the heart of the matter

Have you been told that you need a social media policy and thought “well that’s great, one more thing to do and to make matters worse the whole topic makes me want to die of boredom”?