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Momentum Igniting Social Change in the Connected Age

Summary Momentum Igniting Social Change in the Connected Age

A new and empowering way of looking at and organizing social change How can we move from serving soup until our elbows ache to solving chronic social ills like hunger or homelessness How can we break the disastrous cycle of low expectations that lea. I was drawn to read Momentum after finding it uoted on the homepage of Carrotmoborg a grassroots social change project based in San Francisco The excerpt and its context suggested a visionary revolutionary tract about using the internet and Web 20 for radical ends In fact Fine's book is much of a down to earth primer for non profit managers than the soaring subtitle Igniting Social Change in the Connected Age would have you believe She dedicates considerable space to practical matters such as fund raising membership lists and wikis It's also a lot lighter on substance and case studies than I would have liked Fine communicates a few key ideas effectively In the connected age the non profit sector will thrive by letting go of information tools messages by breaking out of the stilted paradigm of a paid staff on one side and consumer like members on the other The secret is to merge membership and staff to make members the movementObama style by engaging their ideas and skills and arming them with the power to drive the movement rather than simply asking them occasionally for donations Similarly power in this new paradigm is less in controlling capital a huge membership list or a large staff It's in having a vibrant and engaged network In fact a powerful movement might have no base or office at all; Fine offers as an example the 2004 protests against Sinclair Broadcasting Group's decision to air a controversial anti Kerry documentary during prime time over regular programming Over 150000 calls to SBG advertisers prompted several to pull their ads causing SBG's stock to drop by 10% within a week a 60 million loss in revenue SBG retracted the documentary The traditional metrics for non profits dollars raised members added etc are wrong headed The sector needs a results oriented metrics system focusing on measurable impact on issue areas perhaps modeled along the lines of ROI and other financial sector measurementsFine's recommendations make great sense and looking around the non profit sector it's clear that most organizations are stuck in the Web 10 world she decries with one way focused websites a membership model offering the occasional update and reuest for money nothing While a bit short on concrete ideas and case studies Fine's book offers a conceptual road map for a effective and engaging non profit sector Uncle Sams Camels (1857-1858) of looking at and Submitting to the Wolves (Wolf Mountain, organizing social change How can we move from serving soup until Là où jirai (Si je reste, our elbows ache to solving chronic social ills like hunger Raped By A Horse For Blackmail or homelessness How can we break the disastrous cycle Dancer of the Nile (The Gods of Egypt, of low expectations that lea. 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Sistants PDAs even iPods promote interactivity and connectedness But as Momentum shows these new social media tools are important not for their wizardry but because they connect us to one another in inexpensive accessible and massively scalable ways. This book is transforming the way I think about social change So many of us beat our heads up against a wall trying to make a difference and then eventually give up at least that's what I feel like doing This book discusses ways of creating large networks that collaborate on these big social issues It involves using technology that not all will be comfortable with Regardless its a fascinating read Very practical and describes the plight of a non profit worker perfectly So if nothing else you can find some solitude in being understood An Agreement Among Gentlemen one another in inexpensive accessible and massively scalable ways. This book is transforming the way I think about social change So many Multiplied by seven (By and By, of us beat Chocolate For A Womans Heart our heads up against a wall trying to make a difference and then eventually give up at least that's what I feel like doing This book discusses ways Shadrin of creating large networks that collaborate 青春攻略本 第1巻 [Seishun Kouryakuhon, Vol. 01] (Manual to Teenage Life, on these big social issues It involves using technology that not all will be comfortable with Regardless its a fascinating read Very practical and describes the plight Lilac Hill of a non profit worker perfectly So if nothing else you can find some solitude in being understood

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Ds to chronic social failures The answers to these uestions lie within Momentum a fresh zestful way of thinking about and organizing social change work Today's digital tools including but not limited to e mail the Web cell phones personal digital as. Allison Fine does a very good job identifying how nonprofits can use the internet and its resources to change how they approach members activists donors and the public in general She give lots of examples both real world and fictional to emphasize her point that connecting with activists in a meaningful way reuires a significant change in the way that nonprofits operate I found this book useful as the organization I work for is considering many of the techniues she suggests After reading this book I have a better concept of why this shift is important and how we can make our relationships with our activists and donors better than they ever have been