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Gates: Experts Share Top Social Media Advice for Nonprofits

Very nice for CauseWired to be included in this guide from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Written by Jennifer James, founder of Mom Bloggers for Social Good, the post focuses on key strategic imperatives for nonprofits and causes as they consider the social graph. Here is CauseWired’s contribution: It’s very easy to jump into […]

Opening the Conversation: Fiscal Future Daily

The co-chairs of President Obama’s deficit reduction commission released their plan today to trim the Federal red ink by $3.8 trillion through 2020. In releasing the revised report called “The Moment of Truth,” co-chairs Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson capped months of behind-the-scenes meetings and discussions about how to tackle the debt. No doubt, months […]

Why Seth Godin Is Wrong (Updated)

Online marketing guru Seth Godin takes aim at nonprofits in a widely-quoted blog post “The problem with non” today, a diatribe of sorts that repeats a meme that’s been active in American philanthropy circles for at least a decade: nonprofits are afraid of change. And it’s true, of course – at least on the surface. […]

The CauseWired Roundup

Mashable’s Summer of Social Good « A. Fine Blog Mashable has announced a giving campaign that runs from June 1st through August 28th of this year to raise money for four terrific causes; The Humane Society, Oxfam, World Wildlife Fund and LiveStrong. It will be very intersting to see how this effort unfolds. Mashable is […]

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PHILANTHROPY 2173: Moving markets Must-read from Lucy Bernholz: "I've been thinking about philanthropic and social capital markets for several years now. … We are currently in one of the most dynamic periods in this area that I've seen in almost a decade. To better explain what I'm seeing, let me clarify the analog from commercial […]

Following @dipnote: Hillary's CauseWired Diplomacy

She’s been uncharacteristically quiet since her confirmation as Secretary of State, but the Obama Administration’s other rock star seems poised to change all that with her first big overseas trip to Asia – with the help of a Twitter-fueled blog audience that has increased three-fold since Barack Obama’s inauguration. And while she inherits massive foreign […]

Guest Post – Social Actions Round-up No. 24: Government Enters Social Media for Social Change Movement.

Note: The online social activism sector is growing all the time, and sharing information and ideas is crucial to continuing that growth – and the very impact on society. We’re happy to carry the excellent Social Actions Round-up of links and resources here at CauseWired, created by the prolific and plugged-in team of Joe Solomon, […]

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onPhilanthropy.com – The Stimulus and Philanthropy: Meaning Beyond Money An important post by Dr. Susan Raymond: “Estimates vary, but the last 18 months have seen something on the order of $10 trillion in disappeared assets in the American economy, as much as $25 trillion globally. Storied names in finance are no more. Whole industries teeter. […]

Guest Post – Social Actions Round-up No. 23

Note: The online social activism sector is growing all the time, and sharing information and ideas is crucial to continuing that growth – and the very impact on society. We’re happy to carry the excellent Social Actions Round-up of links and resources here at CauseWired, created by the prolific and plugged-in team of Joe Solomon, […]

Guest Post – Social Actions Round-up No. 22

Note: The online social activism sector is growing all the time, and sharing information and ideas is crucial to continuing that growth – and the very impact on society. We’re happy to carry the excellent Social Actions Round-up of links and resources here at CauseWired, created by the prolific and plugged-in team of Joe Solomon, […]

Guest Post – Social Actions Round-up No. 20

Note: The online social activism sector is growing all the time, and sharing information and ideas is crucial to continuing that growth – and the very impact on society. We’re happy to carry the excellent Social Actions Round-up of links and resources here at CauseWired, created by the prolific and plugged-in team of Joe Solomon, […]

Guest Post – Social Actions Roundup #19: Time to vote in USAID's first open source challenge!

Note: The online social activism sector is growing all the time, and sharing information and ideas is crucial to continuing that growth – and the very impact on society. We’re happy to carry the excellent Social Actions Round-up of links and resources here at CauseWired, created by the prolific and plugged-in team of Joe Solomon, […]

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NextGen – A Flawed Concept for our Times? | eJewish Philanthropy: The Jewish Philanthropy Blog Let me begin by saying that I really don’t like the term “nextGen.” … Underlying it is a very patronizing concept. It says: you are not rich enough or not proven enough to really be worth listening to. (tags: millennials […]

Beth's Top Ten

How cool is it to be named to Beth Kanter’s “Top 10 Nonprofit Technology (NPTech) and Social Media for Social Change Blogs” – well, very! Especially for the company: Amy Sample Ward’s Version of NPTech Have Fun Do Good Katya Andresen: Nonprofit Marketing Blog Laura’s Notebook Qui Diaz – Evange.list Social Actions Social Citizens Blog […]

Guest Post: Social Actions Roundup #17

Note: The online social activism sector is growing all the time, and sharing information and ideas is crucial to continuing that growth – and the very impact on society. We’re happy to carry the excellent Social Actions Round-up of links and resources here at CauseWired, created by the prolific and plugged-in Joe Solomon. Enjoy it […]