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Link Roundup 12/21

Daily roundup of links shared via @giipucsc on Twitter

Focus on Culture

Why strong organizational culture matters-and four practical ways organizations can achieve it. If we want to make innovation and sustainability accessible and commonplace throughout the nonprofit sector, it is time that we get serious and intentional about establishing nonprofit organizational culture. Organizational culture is the amalgamation of an institution's habits and structures over a period of time.

3 Key Characteristics of Great Social Business Entrepreneurs

In November, the international team of Yunus Social Business gathered on the grey shores of Lake Constance for our annual strategy meeting. It was the first time we had Country Directors from all seven countries gather.

How Much Profit Does a Nonprofit Need?

Editors' note: This article is based on chapter 6 of Finance Fundamentals for Nonprofits: Building Capacity and Sustainability (Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011). Nonprofits need profit. Because every nonprofit is unique, the amount depends upon individual circumstances.

Facebook explores adding 'sympathize' button

Stephen Lam | Getty Images The Facebook "Like" sign outside headquarters in Menlo Park, California. Not all news on Facebook is good news, which is why the social media company may eventually add another button to its platform that allows users to do more than just "like" a post.

Google's charity donation app comes to iOS for the holidays

It's the season of giving, and this year, iOS users will be entitled to share the love with Google's One Today app. Each day, users will be shown the

The Resources You Need to Master Twitter [In Under 100 Words]

Ready to master social media marketing on Twitter? There's a few things you'll need. First, you should get introduced to using Twitter for business , and, on that note, some definitions of popular Twitter terms . Next, you're going to want to l earn how to create content for Twitter , but also how Twitter can help juice your own content creation .

The Global Information Internship Program

The Global Information Internship Program (GIIP, pronounced "jeep") is a fabulous program at UCSC, which allows undergraduates to fund and work on projects they are passionate about in the areas of global social justice and sustainability. This video helps to explain more about GIIP, so students can find out how to get more involved.

Trailblazer Dorothy Everett makes history once again

Dorothy Everett, the longtime UC administrator who blazed a trail at the university with her career at the Office of the President, is about to make history again. Everett, whose rise to assistant president in 1975 made her one of UC's highest-ranking women administrators, recently was honored by the creation of an endowed chair in her name.

New Infographic on Best Times to Post on Social Media Released by Internet Marketing Firm,

Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 -- is addressing a current topic with free tips on social media posting in a new article and beautiful infographic.

Definitions for 34 Twitter Terms You Were Too Embarrassed to Ask About

This morning, when I scanned my Twitter feed, I did a few MTs and PRTs, asked a follower to TMB, and was left SMH at some trolls I found, so I said BFN to Twitter. Didn't understand what I just said? Don't worry -- that used to be gobbledygook to me, too.

The Voice of Ghana

The Voice of Ghana - Lucas Healy GIIP Fellow Lucas Healy traveled to Ghana in order to work with The Voice of Ghana, a research and implementation project that focuses on mobile technologies for social advocacy.

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16 Free Tools That Make Content Creation Way Easier

About two years ago, while on vacation from my job prior to HubSpot, a friend sent me an Instagrammed photo captioned, "Meet Content Bot 3000!" The picture showed a cardboard box upside down in my desk chair back at the office, a face drawn crudely on one side with duct tape and marker.

How to get ahead ... as a social entrepreneur

An online directory of support for entrepreneurs, including those who run a social business, has been launched by the charity New Entrepreneurs Foundation. The guide, which is thought to be the first of its kind, lists more than 500 different organisations that can advise young entrepreneurs about where they can get help, including start-up funds, to develop their ideas and mould them into a profit-making business.

Greg Dees, social entrepreneurship education pioneer, dies at age 63

Durham, NC - J. Gregory Dees, a Duke University professor recognized internationally for developing social entrepreneurship as an academic field, died at Duke Hospital Friday. He was 63. Dees was professor of the practice of social entrepreneurship, Rubenstein Senior Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship with Duke's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative (I&E) and the founding faculty director of the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship (CASE) at Duke's Fuqua School of Business.

Clinton Global Initiative is Committed to Action: So Are We

By Dina Buchbinder Last week, the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro hosted a world-class event: the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Latin America, and I was pleased to be part of it.The Rio meeting was the first of hopefully many CGI conferences designed to debate and discuss solutions to the region's challenges.