Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Art of Tweeting

Deborah Counsman PR, is a guest blogger and has developed instructions on how to get started on social media channels. Resist the temptation to tweet just to remind your followers you are still around. Don’t send out tweets to maintain … Continue reading

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Part 2: How could a nonprofit federation adopt Social Media?

(Recap: In Part 1, we listed requirements nonprofit organizations might incorporate in their business process) The private sector has addressed some of these issues with an expensive smorgasbord of TLA’s (two and three letter acronyms) to make your head spin. … Continue reading

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Part 1: How could a nonprofit federation adopt Social Media?

My preferred definition for Social Media appeared in Wikipedia some time back as “an umbrella term that defines the various activities that integrate technology, social interaction, and the construction of words, pictures, videos and audio.” The current Wikipedia definition is … Continue reading

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Financing Options Needed for Nonprofit Scaling

At the Social Impact Exchange Conference: Taking Innovation to Scale, the panel discussion on Impact Investing (investing for both a financial and a social return) brought to light two interesting problems: 1) Can nonprofits diversify financing opportunities to replicate those … Continue reading

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Scaling – How To Adapt a Business Process to Each Context Successfully

Who could have anticipated that Starbucks would open 50+ stores in France, home of the original cafè crème, but not in Italy, home of the original latte? While Starbucks adopted the Italian model (coffee as a social event) to the … Continue reading

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Financing Options Needed for Nonprofit Scaling

Notes from The Social Impact Conference NYC 6/17 & 6/18. At the Social Impact Exchange Conference: Taking Innovation to Scale, the panel discussion on Impact Investing (investing for both a financial and a social return) brought to light two interesting … Continue reading

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