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Thanks to everyone who came out to the Nonprofit 2.0 Unconference on June 26th. It was an incredible day filled with inspiration from our keynotes Majora Carter, Craig Newmark, and Michael Smith. Equally inspiring were the amazing nonprofit practitioners and strategists who shared their ...
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Liz Ragland, Network for Good – The concerns that many organizations have about privacy is at a more basic level. Orgs are still anxious about using online donation processing and not even thinking about advanced data questions related to targeting and other technologies yet. Lizzie Kendrick, ...
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How to make an unsexy topic sexy and communicate urgency of issue? Create a message of hope, provide something attractive for people to engage Use visuals and keep people focused on change they can realize in their own lives (e.g. the current generation), not distant future (e.g. Mother ...
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Many people do not understand what “working on mobile” means from an organizational perspective:  Ex> BREVITY is a real challenge and when you are trying to reach an organization in a small pixel space, it is challenging.  Rina – helps nonprofit youth and women in India and wants to ...
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In the spirit of capturing this “Open Source” conversation on 6/26/16, I would like to invite you to add your thoughts to the notes below. It would be especially helpful to add additional resource recommendations to the list published near the bottom of the notes. How can open source ethic ...
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Competing Priorities and Not Feeling Focused The Nonprofit 2.0 session on “Dealing with Silos Inside Nonprofit Organizations” was packed with lots of discussion about staff managing competing priorities. “We suffer from initiative-itis,” said one nonprofit campaigner.” For ...
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Jean Case of the Case Foundation’s Townhall: Organizations need to stop being afraid of taking risks and top leaders need to start being more fearless. We don’t talk enough about what doesn’t work. Thought: how can staff guide leaders to stop squashing innovation, to be fearless?  ...
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If you are RT’d, then someone who wants to publicly align with your messaging. Reach out to your constituents.  It’s imperative that you don’t just RT, but ask questions. Don’t talk AT people, have a conversation.  You control the expectation when someone follows you on Twitter. ...
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Blogger Talks About Metrics  Behavior, how many pages does the person go to? Outcomes – for each blog reference, how many converted? How do you tell your board that bloggers own a category or keywords in Google? Branding vs Money or Action. What do you want to learn? This will help you hone ...
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What we’d like to improve upon/learn how to do: Create a community as well as provide info Use social media to source back to webpage Engage older users online Attract new youth Engage current members Help those engaged in social media to move to our page Provide membership association more ...
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