Non-profit Wisdom from Wikipedia

Wikipedia logoWikipedia is ranked the 6th most popular in the world (fifth most popular in the US), so it might come as a surprise that it has only a staff of 10, and the rest of it's enormous success is built on volunteers. Wikipedia is a non-profit. (Cash-strapped non-profits: think about that next time you're wondering how you'll get everything done on your current budget.)

30 Ideas on How Congregations Can Use Twitter

Congregations have been wild to know what Twitter can do for them, proven by the powerful turnout at two presentations I’ve given on the topic. The uses are many, but here’s a quick run-down of what I’ve found in my work with churches and synagogues, divided into clergy members (rabbis, preachers), administrators and youth group leaders. Find more tips by following Talance on Twitter, and of course, send your own. Clergy
  1. Inspirational thoughts – quotes from scripture or elsewhere

June Talance Newsletter: YouTube, Conference, Blog Favorites

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Hi, Friends!

If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words is a video worth? And how much is that video worth if it travels virally, propelled by someone other than you, and saves you effort and boosts awareness of your organization?

In short, a lot.