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Advice on social media for nonprofits

Suddenly there’s a feast of advice and support for nonprofits wishing to adopt social tech.  Social media exchange is under way in London, with an excellent social reporting site by Dave Briggs, promising goodies from the sessions and masterclasses. Beth Kanter has posted a detailed roadmap and worksheet on social media strategy, Amy Sample Ward offers a slidedeck from a recent webinar. Paul Webster lets us in to the realities of actually introducing social tech to a national organisation – NAVCA.

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Cultivating communities of practice

Communities of Practice specialist Steve Dale has a terrific slide deck here on setting up and running CoPs. Key point: “The difference between a vibrant and successful CoP and one that meanders aimlessly with little or no contributions is down to the facilitator (or coordinator, moderator, cultivator). Members of the CoP have been sufficiently motivated to join the CoP; it is up to the facilitator to inspire the members to connect, collaborate and co-create”.