Archive: Events

What the Social Media Success of the ALS #IceBucketChallenge Can Teach Nonprofits

I am sure that you’ve seen it by now – a Facebook friend posting a video as they get doused by a bucket of ice water, all in the name of raising awareness for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. From Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to ...

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Social Media Updates: What’s Hot & What’s Not

My presentation “Social Media Update: What’s Hot and What’s Not“ is going live! Watch Now! Did you know that: —72% of online adults use social networking sites; —27% of online time is now spent on social networking; —6 out of 10 internet users ages 50-64 are on social networks; —43% ...

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How does your nonprofit use storytelling?

This morning I am presenting with HandsOn Tech Boston on the topic of Nonprofit Storytelling in a Digital World. This presentation involves many examples from the field and a lot of research. I hope that you find it helpful! I want to hear from you – How does your nonprofit ...

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Nonprofit Blogging Best Practices: Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Blog and How to Create a Great One

On November 5, I will be presenting a FREE webinar with Nonprofit Webinars (a service of 4Good). I hope you can join me! The topic will be Nonprofit Blogging Best Practices: Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Blog and How to Create a Great One. Webinar Description: Despite the popularity of social ...

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What I learned about social media from a sword swallower, a YouTube sensation and a multi-millionaire

The fantastic Agents of Change Digital Marketing Conference was last week, and I needed a full seven days to process all that I learned in order to impart this wisdom on to you. Here are my top 8 takeaways from AOC2013. Please add yours in the comments section. 1)     Always, ...

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10 Best Takeaways from the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference

Yesterday I attended the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference in Boston (well, Cambridge) and I wasn’t disappointed. This year’s line-up of speakers and variety of content was packed with experts and helpful topics. If you missed it, make sure to sign up at the Social Media for Nonprofits website to get updates ...

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Top 10 Takeaways – Social Media for Nonprofits Conference

Yesterday was the Boston Social Media for Nonprofits Conference at the Microsoft NERD Center at MIT. Despite the rain and the horrific traffic, I am happy that I attended. Ritu Sharma (Co-Founder & Executive Director) and Darian Rodriguez Heyman (Co-Founder & Head of External Partnerships) put on a fantastic event, ...

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