nonprofit resources, time management

Curating Nonprofit News

13 Comments 25 October 2013

I find it hard to keep up with all the news. Many of us have our own curation practice, but one of the most efficient I have is to keep an eye on those in our community who are curating the news for us. While I trust the curators I've selected on Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest and other social channels to find and share news and information relevant to me, I love the news roundups most. They are a mix of the personal sensibilities of the curator (sometimes irreverant, sometimes quirky) and the web stories or blog posts that piqued their interests. These are the nonprofit news roundups that I read.

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Getting Started, time management

Trust the Curators

9 Comments 30 March 2012

If you do anything professionally related to online technology, you understand the immense amount of data you need to sort through daily. Daily email roundups blogs to read, Facebook posts and to check, tweets to scroll through, news sites, and that doesn't include whatever else arrives in your inbox. I literally cannot keep up with all that I want to know about social media technology and its use for engagement, fundraising and advocacy. It's really...too much to know. That's when I began trusting the curators.

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blogs, time management

Professional learning goals and blog reading: a framework

12 Comments 06 January 2011

n an attempt to codify why I read professional blogs, I created a paradigm for choosing which blogs to read. However, before creating the paradigm, I had to decide on my professional learning goals for reading blogs. Those goals and related blogs are outlined in this blog post. How do you choose which blogs to read?

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Getting Started, time management

What Gives: Live Conversation with Beth Kanter and Mark Horvath at SXSWi

4 Comments 15 March 2010

Mark Horvath interviews Beth Kanter on social media time management, crowd sourcing, influence and fundraising.

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guest posts, time management

Guest Post: Staying In Control of Social Media

19 Comments 26 February 2010

Social media takes so much time! Why does it always seem to take us away from work tasks, or so hard to manage effectively. Hannah Katzman offers her thoughts on how to stay in control, and why it's so difficult to manage social media in this guest post.

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Debra Askanase is an experienced digital engagement strategist, non-profit executive, and community organizer. She works with mission-driven organizations to develop digital strategies and campaigns that engage, create trust, and move stakeholders to action. Debra speaks at conferences worldwide on the intersection of technology, social media, and nonprofit organizations.

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