Groundswell: Winning in a World Transformed by Social Technologies

While a host of recent publications have focused on social media (and many of them very useful and worth reading, such as Naked Converastions and The Long Tail), the mere fact that Forrest Research has published this book is a major statement not just for big business, but far beyond. According to the authors, Josh
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Social Media Workshops – Coming to a Federation Near You

I’m going on tour. Though I won’t have a tour bus or a back-up band, I am planning to be speaking at many local professional development events in the coming months. These events range from a hour workshop to a full day seminar. The goal is to answer this question: What Is Social Media, and
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Darim @ CAJE 33: Meet Us in Burlington

The 33rd Annual Conference on Alternatives in Jewish is fast approaching! 1500 Jewish educators are convening at the University of Vermont August 10-14 for a week of learning, sharing, connecting, and schmoozing. Will you be there? We will! Look for Darim staff Lisa Colton, President of Darim, Caren Levine, Director of the Learning Network, and
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Tip: Adding a PowerPoint slideshow to your site

Do you have a large PowerPoint presentation you’d like to share with your website visitors? SlideShare makes it easy to do so! Your visitors can easily view the entire slideshow (maximum file size of 50mb) just as you see it on your computer. The presentation on your website looks great; rather than load PDFs that
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How about an FAQ for your site?

Have you considered adding a page or section to your website with a list of the most Frequently Asked Questions you receive? This could make it much easier for your website visitors to find the information they’re looking for, which will increase your site’s value as an important resource. An FAQ page might also reduce
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Launched in August, 2008, JewPoint0 is the blog of Darim Online, a non profit organization dedicated to helping Jewish organizations make the most of available internet technologies. We believe these tools are essential for doing the important work in our community and beyond, including community building, education, fundraising, social action and more, and JewPoint0 is
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Volunteer Engagement — Core Competencies for Establishing a Culture

Organizational support: • Resource allocation for volunteers includes budget, tools, staffing, recognition and space • Volunteer engagement is considered a key component in strategic planning and goal setting • The board has developed a philosophy statement about volunteer engagement that demonstrates commitment to volunteerism • The ability to work effectively with volunteers is a criterion
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