March 10, 2014

SourceRise: Connecting nonprofits/NGOs to journalists

by JD Lasica

SourceRise connects journalists and bloggers to sources at international NGOs and nonprofits in an effort to diversify the voices represented in the news and to increase the number of well researched, compelling development and foreign news stories in traditional media. Continue reading

April 16, 2012

A Success Summit for green business entrepreneurs

by Guest

Free series will help you kick-start your social enterprise This is Earth Week, and Green Marketing TV is putting on the first Green Business Entrepreneurs Success Summit, aimed at uniting purpose and profit for a sustainable planet. Socialbrite founder J.D. Lasica is participating Thursday at 11 am ET, 8 am PT. Guest post by Lorna Li Founder, Green Marketing TV … Continue reading

January 13, 2012

Should nonprofits use video for their annual reports?

by Debra Askanase

Target audience: Nonprofits, foundations, social enterprises, cause organizations, NGOs, businesses. There are three things I know about the nonprofit annual report: It takes a ton of time to put together beautifully, few people actually read it, but funders require it. The annual report is one of those pieces of communication and collateral that executive directors and development directors dread putting … Continue reading

November 7, 2011

10 lessons learned on the road to social

by JD Lasica

Before and after: sfgoodwill.org (click through to see new site). SF Goodwill’s big leap forward in outreach to the community Last spring, Goodwill Industries of San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties reached out to Socialbrite to help the venerable nonprofit social enterprise take some big steps forward in becoming a more social organization — one that engages with the … Continue reading

Category: Best practices, Nonprofits, Social enterprise, Social media
October 24, 2011

12 tips for social innovators

by kiwanja

For the past two years I’ve been incredibly fortunate to work with some of the most inspirational, talented social innovators (aka Pop!Tech Social Innovation Fellows). This year, good friend Erik Hersman and I returned to Camden, Maine, to work with the 2011 Class. Sharing our own experiences of 2008 – when we were both fellows – and lessons we’ve learned … Continue reading

August 16, 2011

Social entrepreneurs heading to SF for SOCAP11

by Guest

Guest post by Megan McFadden Social Capital Markets SOCAP11 — the fourth annual Social Capital Markets conference — has announced that more than 50 global social entrepreneurs have been awarded a full scholarship to the event taking place Sept. 6-9 in San Francisco. Among those attending will be: • David Auerbach, founder of Sanergy, who is working for sustainable sanitation in Kenyan slums … Continue reading