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Mobile Friendly Websites are Not Optional

More than 60% of all website traffic comes from mobile devices, and being a mobile responsive website affects your Google ranking. I am quoted in this post on The Fundraising Coach blog about the importance of nonprofit websites being mobile friendly (hint: you don’t want to lose donors because they can’t easily convert from a call to action on social media or an […]

When Twitter Says No More

“You are unable to follow more people at this time.” Huh? Did you get put in Twitter jail for following too many people? For tips on why Twitter sets follow limits and what to do when you see this message, read my post in Ms-tech.

The good, the bad and the ugly of working from home.

Coworking spaces (like our favorite The Shift) are great. But for some entrepreneurs, you just can’t beat the benefits of a good home office and working in your pjs.  We were proud to be mentioned in Built In Chicago‘s blog on the best and worst parts of home office life by Saya Hillman. And yes, Hedwig is key to our […]

Social media on the sidewalks of Edgewater

Fostering your own (online and offline) community can be as easy as chalk. Pastor Rich Gorman and his wife, Dori, of Community Christian Church — Edgewater take their ministry to the streets with #ChalkTheBlock, as described in this Edgeville Buzz post. Read how Gorman and his wife fostered community using a simple hashtag with unique distribution methods.

Ten Commandments for Churches on social media

On Feb. 6th, 2014, I was proud to be featured in Healthier Church‘s “Tips for a Healthier Church” eblast series with a blog on how social media can effect church outreach. UPDATE: On March 25th, 2014, this blog was featured on the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s “Living Lutheran” blog and shared over 1,500 times.  We […]

Why Social Media for Social Good

We all know the power media has in shaping our world.  From combatting the propaganda machine in North Korea to providing U.S. internet access to the citizens of Iran to using Google to showcase gender inequality, change starts with awareness, and awareness used to depend on the news media. Social media turned this paradigm upside down – distance no longer […]



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