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Government and Philanthropy: Team of Rivals?
By Susan Carey Dempsey on April 27, 2011 | No Comment
Government and Philanthropy: Team of Rivals?

From Egypt to Wisconsin, in the streets and on smart phones, observed Tom Watson, activists are finding their voices and finding their fellow citizens. At a panel discussion on Government and Philanthropy at NYU’s Heyman …

Social Networks for Good: Authenticity Matters
By Susan Carey Dempsey on December 11, 2009 | No Comment

Early communities on the web promoted more of a widespread free-for-all, an anonymous or pseudonymous experience; identities were free-flowing and indeed, much of the early online growth stemmed specifically from a user’s ability to guard …

‘Hey, Santa, How About Some New Tools?’
By Susan Carey Dempsey on December 3, 2009 | No Comment

Thinking you may need some new strategies, or a better understanding of the challenging conditions facing nonprofits as well as other sectors of the economy?
Here’s a selection of new titles that professionals in the world …

CauseWired on Leading Podcast: How Nonprofits Can Use the Web to Create Real Causes
By Tom Watson on January 13, 2009 | No Comment

Corey Pudhorodsky has been producing the excellent 501c3cast, which deals with a wide range of issues in philanthropy and nonprofit management, since 2005 – and this week, I was honored to be his special guest …

Our New Venture: The Story Behind CauseWired Communications
By Tom Watson on December 30, 2008 | One Comment
Our New Venture: The Story Behind CauseWired Communications

Note: Many readers here have followed the progress of my book and reporting on online social activism over the past year. You’ve probably noticed that the blog has evolved into a company over the past …

A CauseWired Vlog: Online Social Activism
By Tom Watson on November 10, 2008 | No Comment

OK, here’s my quickie CauseWired vlog – with a bit about the book and some of the bigger themes. The content won’t surprise (or particularly enlighten) anyone who follows this sector, but it’s a bit …

Free Blogger Copies – Last Chance to Get 'Em!
By Tom Watson on October 21, 2008 | 3 Comments

We’re closing out our program to provide free advance/review copies to bloggers – so get your requests in asap for a copy of CauseWired.
Thanks to my friends at Wiley, the program to get as many …

Blog Action Day: Focus on Poverty
By Tom Watson on October 15, 2008 | 2 Comments
Blog Action Day: Focus on Poverty

Today is the appropriately-named Blog Action Day, an effort to unite thousands of bloggers behind a single issue and create some momentum for policy change and citizen involvement. With partners like Kiva and the …

Big News: Jean Case Writes CauseWired Foreward
By Tom Watson on October 1, 2008 | No Comment

Thought I’d pass along a bit of great news on the book front. Jean Case, the co-founder and CEP of the Case Foundation, has contributed an insightful foreward to CauseWired: Plugging In, Getting Involved, Changing …

CauseWired: Legions of Community Organizers
By Tom Watson on September 28, 2008 | No Comment

I’ve been thinking about this since the Republican convention a month ago: isn’t the CauseWired movement the virtual empowerment of thousands – and potentially millions – of community organizers, that class of do-gooders so derided …

CauseWired: The First Review
By Tom Watson on September 18, 2008 | One Comment

A quick note of thanks to Steve MacLaughlin and his Connections blog over at Blackbaud for posting (a very positive) first-ever review of CauseWired. You never know what the reaction’s going to be after months …

Free Review Copies of CauseWired for Bloggers…Pass It On!
By Tom Watson on September 14, 2008 | 8 Comments

Review copies are here!
And thanks to my friends at Wiley, we’re launching a program to get as many review copies of CauseWired: Plugging In, Getting Involved, Changing the World into the hands of bloggers as …

Cover Art
By Tom Watson on August 2, 2008 | No Comment
Cover Art

Well, the cover art is ready for CauseWired and I thought I’d share it with you. I’ll admit it, seeing a real cover design makes the book itself something of a reality. And yeah, you …

Online Social Action Platforms: A Complete List?
By Tom Watson on June 12, 2008 | 12 Comments

In the back of CauseWired, I’m planning to include some form of resources section and one of the things I’d like to do is public a decent list of online social action platforms, at least …

So What's This Book About?
By Tom Watson on January 12, 2008 | No Comment

The business pages are filled with stories of start-up companies and massive valuations. Google grows ever more rapidly into a global powerhouse. And the reach of social networks like Facebook stretches every day. Americans are …


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