7 Inspiring Social Media Applications from Oklahoma

How Social Media Has Forever Altered Natural Disaster Response Tragedy has a way of bringing people together; and amongst the chaos it’s the inspiring stories of courage, hope and faith which motivate us to pick up the pieces. The mainstream use of social media has permanently altered the way we share our daily lives and [...]

5 Tips for Successfully Tying Your Business Into Your Foundation

By Joanna Fay Leis (@JoannaFayL) Starting a corporate foundation is a huge undertaking. It’s a responsibility that requires people, money, and a number of other resources. But most importantly it requires a purpose. Any company can start a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative but creating a foundation takes CSR to another level. It is when [...]

Does Your Company Know Who Its Friends Are?

By Jenn Riggle Everyone needs friends – even hospitals. Joanna Pineda writes in her blog that people need five people they can turn to for advice, support, problem-solving, coaching and networking. In the corporate world, these people are your company’s Board of Directors. But Boards typically are a bunch of white guys in suits, who [...]

Goodness Gracious, Great Blogs of Fire!

Heather Mansfield examines how a nonprofit’s Web 2.0 donor is different than traditional donors on Change.org blog. Spending “a minimum of 50 hours a week [on social networks],” Heather explains, “I have been noticing and pondering some distinct characteristics of Web 2.0 donors.” Heather says, once donors go Web 2.0, they don’t go back. They [...]