Archive for August 2012

Book Review - Making Social Media Tasty for Non-Profits

Book Review - Making Social Media Tasty for Non-Profits
(NOTE: a free  hardbound copy of The Tasti D-Lite Way was provided for purposes of review. My opinions are my own). Once upon a long ago, I had one of my fellow consultant/non-profit types ask me, “Gordon, why do you go to business networking events, and not just stick to non-profits?” The short answer is that... Read more »

The Game's Afoot: A Holmesian Approach to Social Media Measurement

The Game's Afoot: A Holmesian Approach to Social Media Measurement
(Note: originally, this note was posted on a now defunct blog in response to a Netsquared Think Tank request. This post has been updated and modified to stay current, as well as to promote my upcoming September 10th Sherlock Holmes & Social Media class via Dabble). Once upon a long ago, various Net Tuesday groups were asked... Read more »

Meet Your Neighbor: Free Geek Chicago

Meet Your Neighbor: Free Geek Chicago
This week, I’m introducing a new, regular feature on the blog where I’ll be talking about a Chicago non-profit or organization that’s “doing it right”. Whether it’s creating new opportunities for tech, or driving a socially beneficial mission in a unique way, this will be a great way for you, the reader, to “meet your... Read more »
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Avoiding Social Media Mission Creep

Avoiding Social Media Mission Creep
(The following is a slight rewrite of a post from another, now defunct blog from long ago. However, many of the sentiments and ideas still fit.) Currently, I’m working on a presentation entitled Sherlock Holmes & the Social Media Mystery, presented via Dabble, and flashed back to an incident at an earlier Net Tuesday meeting.... Read more »

Welcome!

Welcome!
Some of you may know me as a comics/pop-culture blogger….or as the weekly contributor to Chicago Now’s Job Stalker. But I’m embarking on a new, more appropriate endeavor – writing about non-profits, tech, and social media. But this isn’t just another “non-profits-can-use-these-free-tools” or “here’s-how-non-profits-can-market-more-effectively” blog. I have a great deal of experience working in the... Read more »