In my brief blogging hiatus, you can catch me on twitter @jenbo1. I'll be back soon though!
Social media has chipped away at the foundation of traditional donor-engagement models. A new study highlights the realities of donor behavior and how organizations can redesign their outreach strategies to be more effective. Fantastic article. Nonprofits and those involved with fundraising, please take the time to read and reflect on how you can reshape strategies… Continue reading The Permanent Disruption of Social Media
Recently, I’ve gotten a few lovely out-of-the-blue emails from people who read this blog. I’m humbled and want to thank everyone for listening to my miscellaneous thoughts and reflections, and together exploring my passions, questions, and ideas. It’s fun for me to write, and it pushes me to think bigger and have conversations I wouldn’t… Continue reading A most sincere thank you.
Social Media Posting Guide for Nonprofits. Pretty solid.
Check out this short but to-the-point look from The Atlantic at #firstworldproblems, which you’re undoubtedly familiar with if you’re on the internet. (If you are not familiar, click on the hashtag and read a few.) A teaser: I don’t like this expression “First World problems.” It is false and it is condescending. Yes, Nigerians struggle… Continue reading What’s Wrong With #FirstWorldProblems
The ancient Greeks ate #bedbugs w/ meat and beans to treat fevers, w/ beans for snake bites and w/ with wine/vinegar to get rid of leeches (@brookeborel) Who’d have ever thunk?! I’ve been following Brooke on Twitter for awhile, and she’s always tweeting fun facts about bedbugs. The scientific name for the common #bedbug is… Continue reading So much to learn about…. bedbugs?
Part of the transcript from the recent millennial chat. I wasn’t able to attend, but the transcript was great and brought up many good, easy to digest points about meeting time, office communications, and challenges. I’m glad these conversations exist! Join in next week!
Official MLA guidelines for citing a tweet.
1. It’s totally stimulating the economy. 2. It’s making people feel like the government is working for them. 3. It’s proving that climate change is real and putting it back on the political map. 4. It’s another reason they can cite Twitter as awesome and get them to work with the government more. OK, in… Continue reading Why the “earthquake” and “hurricane” are just another government conspiracy.
An hour ago, a few tweets had eyewitness accounts and suspicions and questions flying around the Twitter. Was it a jumper? A bomb? A crazy gunman who had fired shots? A husband holding his wife hostage? In the Flatiron building? While I am in full support of receiving news on Twitter (and getting it sooner… Continue reading A game of telephone.