Tom Watson, the author of the outstanding book CauseWired (THE book for anyone, especially the non-tech savvy, to understand how the web is changing philanthropy), has launched a new blog on the Skoll Foundation's Social Edge website about how social entrepreneurs can use social media tools.
Studies show fundraisers are the most pessimistic they've ever been. Pessimistic people can't be very good at raising money (when you expect "no" your ask won't be as good). This is a vicious cycle. In this post, Nell Edgington lays out how to fundraise in a recession.