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Link Roundup 12/13

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Social enterprise today: Friday 13 December

Hello and welcome to our daily space on the network to bring you the latest news, advice and analysis from the sector. * Today the Guardian social enterprise team opened Day 13 of our Christmas advent calendar. For the chance to win our Christmas hamper, tell us why you buy social in a comment on our open thread.

Social Business Trust invests in Young Advisors

Youth are typically on the receiving end of feedback and counseling, but in the UK they're the ones advising. Young Advisors (YA) - a group of over 1,300 community consultants between the ages of 15 and 21 - helps organizations and policymakers make evidence-based decisions on new projects for young people.

An Inside Look at WISH: The World Innovation Summit for Health

Rahim Kanani: As the Executive Chair of the World Innovation Summit for Health ( WISH), tell me a little bit about the motivation behind launching a new international convening that focuses specifically on global health and innovation. Why this issue, and why now?

Seven Reasons Why Nonprofits Won't Spend Money on Marketing | Dowser

The nonprofit industry is filled to the brim with efficient, effective, highly impressive organizations that many people have never heard of. It's tragic, but no real surprise; many nonprofits do a poor job marketing themselves, even if they do a great job serving their communities.

Social enterprises are becoming popular travel attractions

Another busy trekking season has come to an end. Among the exodus are visitors who have been lured into Nepal to conquer mountains, practice yoga in one of the country's sacred sites, or find oneself. Yet tucked in between the Himalayas is another admired attraction - social entrepreneurship.

A Year in Review: The Biggest Social Media Updates of 2013

Can you believe 2013 is almost over? Well, it is, meaning it's that time of year again to start planning for the year ahead and thinking about everything you want your marketing to achieve -- more leads, more website traffic, you name it. But it's tough to look forward without understanding what's happened this year.

Planning a better future with partnerships and social innovation

Researchers from five countries - Brazil, Canada, South Africa, Uganda and the United States - met in Rio de Janeiro to plan the Better Futures Network. The meeting was co-sponsored by Carleton University's Centre for Community Innovation (CCCI).

Social enterprise partnerships can reach Olympic heights

At their best, partnerships between social enterprises can be deeply effective, combining organisational strengths and increasing social impact. At their worst, they can be time consuming exercises in cat-herding, where it would have been easier for everyone to go it alone. The idea of partnership comes quite naturally to social enterprises.

How to Optimize Your Emails for Mobile Devices

One of the (true) stereotypes about inbound marketers is that we're an analytical bunch. We like quantifiable data and metrics and benchmarks and statistics. We like concrete evidence to support our conclusions. Well, we've got a number of stats that inbound marketers simply can't ignore.

Branson Commits To Cultivating Tomorrow's Talent: Ashoka Responds

Submitted by: Tsega Belachew on 12/03/13 Editor's Note: Thie post was written by Kathleen Jenkins, Content Editor and Producer with AshokaUS and originally appeared on Forbes.

Business Doing Good: A Resource for (Smaller) Business

I love nonprofits. But they aren't the only ones who do good works. Good is for everyone. I've thought a lot about this, about the nature of good in the world - and specifically the corporate world - as I have traveled on my own professional journey. And guess where I ended up?

5 Ways Lean Nonprofits Should Be Using Landing Pages

If you've been following Inbound Hub for a while, you probably know that a landing page is one of the most versatile and useful tools for online communications. It's even more useful in social good organizations, where having a lack of resources means that each piece of your communications has to work harder.

If You Do Nothing Else, Use An Editorial Calendar and Measurement for Your Digital Strategy

Note from Beth: Last week, I had the pleasure of facilitating two workshops on becoming a Networked Nonprofit: Effective Social Strategy for nonprofits in Santa Barbara hosted by the Fund for Santa Barbara. One of the fun exercises I facilitated is a "Fishbowl" where a small group of

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