Board Source

Conference Session9:45-11:15 am

Governing the Networked Nonprofit In An Age of Social Media: Many nonprofits have dipped their toes into the social media waters over the past few years, taking a peek at Facebook and Twitter to see what the buzz is all about. But we have learned that using social media tools isn’t very difficult, however using it effectively, particularly for social change, is challenging. Social networks and social media has also busted out of the marketing communications and fundraising silos and changing the way nonprofits deliver programs, manage, and even govern. This session will take a look about these trends and how nonprofit board can lead effectively in the an age of networked nonprofits.

Culture Change
Tips for Overcoming Social Media Adoption Issues by Beth Kanter
Should A CEO Remove Burning Man Photos from Facebook?
Social Media Policy: Don't Moon People With Cameras or At Least Hide Your Face While You Do It
Examples of Social Media Policies

Transparency by Beth Kanter
Open Board Meetings by Beth Kanter
Transparency and Criticism by Beth Kanter
Beth's Blog Posts on Transparency

Social Media and The Board Room
Social Media and Governance by Beth Kanter
The Networked Nonprofit Board by Beth Kanter
My 2008 Experiment with Twitter at Board Meeting by Beth Kanter

Simplicity and Understanding Networks
Using Social Media To Do More With Less by Beth Kanter
Follow the Few to Get to the Many by Beth Kanter
Using Social Network Analysis To Improve Strategy by Beth Kanter
Acting Bigger By Activating Networks by Working Wikily

Staff and Capacity
The Networked Nonprofit Board Beth Kanter
Social Media Intern Job Description and Recruitment Strategy for Nonprofit
How to Grow Your Social Media Team Without Hiring New People
Social Media Intern Job Description and Recruitment Strategy for Nonprofit
Tips for Giving Social Media Projects to Interns
How To Use Interns for Social Media Projects
How Much Time Does It take To Do Social Media?
Ten Social Media Tasks for Interns
Networked Nonprofit Manifesto by Devon Smith
Study of staffing for Theatres and orchestras

How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook by Beth Kanter
Facebook Tips
Growing Your Facebook Fans

How Networked Nonprofits Use Twitter by Beth Kanter
Twitter Tips

Listening and Monitoring on Social Media Channels (Wiki)
Listening Tips