Category Archives: Non Profit

Baby steps to “social media maturity”


{Editor’s note: Beth Kanter also published this on her own blog. You can read it here.} I first heard about the “stages” of social media implementation from Beth Kanter:  First, you crawl. Once you’re steady, you walk. Once the road … Continue reading

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SocialFresh 2011: Going Beyond the “Kumbaya Effect”


Yesterday, I reported on Day One of the Social Fresh Balitmore conference, where speakers focused on all thing mobile. Today, however, spoke to much broader audience — marketers looking to maximize social media for branding and content distribution. Perhaps my … Continue reading

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SocialFresh 2011: All Things Mobile


A few weeks ago, I won tickets to SocialFresh Baltimore, a 2-day conference hosted by the social media training company, SocialFresh. Day One focused primarily on mobile marketing. Here are a few highlights from the experts, roughly paraphrased: Jeanne Hopkins on … Continue reading

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Seminar Saturday: The Answer to Orphan Sunday


God has designed a litmus test to measure our devotion to him. The test? How we care for orphans. Jason Yost, founder of DC-based New Rhythm Project, explains it this way: …caring for orphans is more than an initiative, it’s a … Continue reading

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charity:water // A Different Kind Of Birthday Celebration


UPDATE 1/24: I have surpassed my goal! Thanks to everyone who contributed, prayed, and offered support in any way. I am truly blessed, and more importantly, we have blessed others. Thank you. UPDATE 1/17: As of 12:00 AM on January … Continue reading

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Get Your Social Justice On


I think January is the ideal month to hold Social Justice Camp. January is a fresh slate for projects, advocacy work and goal-setting. It’s also tied to the MLK Day Of Service, which gets at the very heart of the … Continue reading

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PubCamp10: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?


DC may claim a lot of brainpower, but when it comes to public radio and television, the experts are all over the country. A lot of innovation for the future of journalism exists in the web producers, reporters and audiophiles … Continue reading

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When Pub-Campers Converge


Keep your eyes peeled this weekend: you may spot some totebags around DC, but you’ll more likely see civic-minded web developers. Yup, it’s Public Media Camp again. It’s an annual “un”- conference that brings together innovators from PBS, NPR and … Continue reading

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Soiree Of The Week: PBS Screening Party


Tonight I found myself at a screening event for the new PBS series called “God In America” held at DC’s Newseum. The topic seemed better suited for my Digital Disciple blog, so you can find the scoop over there. One … Continue reading

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Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous


In DC Celebrity News This Week: 1) I met Obama’s Drug Czar, Gil Kerlikowske. He used to be the chairman of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids. Great guy. He gave us a presentation on their media outreach, including a “heat … Continue reading

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