Webinar Series 2011-2012
The Synagogue as a Networked Nonprofit
October 26, 2011
Given shifts in society, culture and technology, successful organizations are evolving the ways they work to be more nimble, efficient and social. oin us to learn about the principles outlined in Beth Kanter and Allison Fine’s book The Networked Nonprofit, and to explore case studies of organizations making this shift, from synagogues to local and national nonprofits.
Webinar recording: http://bit.ly/nysyn-netnon
The Skills and Mindset of a Successful Community Weaver
November 17, 2011
Every synagogue seeks to build community among its members and beyond. A rich and successful community leads to achieving all other aspects of a synagogue’s mission and goals, from education to tikkun olam, membership dues and event participation. Join us to learn about the value of community weaving, the attributes of a successful community weaver, why both staff and board members need to be involved, and why your congregation needs to be in the business of weaving.
Webinar recording: http://bit.ly/nysyn-netweave
Staffing Beyond the Accidental Techie
January 11, 2012
Oftentimes, congregations find someone on staff who’s good with technology, or at least likes to play around and can help out others. This is what we call the “accidental techie”. They weren’t hired to do this, but have fallen into it. Join us to discuss staffing needs, how to evolve to the right place, and how everyone should have at least some role.
Webinar recording: http://bit.ly/nysyn-staffing
February 9, 2012
How and why is the rise of social media affecting philanthropic giving? oin us to learn about the tools, strategies, and opportunities of social media based fundraising, and learn from interesting case studies in the field.
Webinar recording: http://bit.ly/nysyn-giving
Social Media for Jewish Learning: The Social Sermon
March 14, 2012
Let’s consider 2 common functions of a synagogue: Jewish learning, and Shabbat services. Join us to learn about The Social Sermon and explore how rabbis and educators can put blogs, Facebook and Twitter to use in some creative ways to discuss the weekly Torah portion and build relationships, participation and engagement in your congregation online and in person.
Webinar recording: http://bit.ly/nysyn-sermon
Return on Engagement: Measure the Impact of Your Socializing
May 17, 2012
ROI ROI ROI. We’re always hearing about the return on investment of time, energy and dollars. How do you measure what something is worth? Reflecting back on our previous 5 topics, we’ll look at how to measure engagement, why it’s essential for your success, and how focusing on it can be the key for evolving your synagogue to thrive in the networked age.
Webinar recording: http://bit.ly/nysyn-roe
Webinar Series 2010-2011
Foundations of Social Media for Synagogues
October 7, 2010
How social media is different than other media, and how the social media age is changing the way people communicate, collaborate, and allocate their time and attention.
Webinar recording: http://bit.ly/nysyn-foundations
Facebook Strategies for Synagogues
November 18, 2010
Learn what Facebook is good for, and how to make the most of it, including case studies from several synagogues that are doing it well.
Webinar recording: http://bit.ly/nysyn-facebook
Tweet Yourself Right: Twitter Strategies for Synagogues
January 13, 2011
Learn why this mobile, succinct tool is changing the media landscape, and how you can best use it in your work.
Webinar recording: http://bit.ly/nysyn-twitter
Leadership in the Digital Age
February 17, 2011
Learn how to implement new approaches - online and offline - for success in today’s networked and bottom-up empowered world.
Webinar recording: http://bit.ly/nysyn-leadership
Foursquare and Geolocation Services
March 24, 2011
How can you use these tools to build relationships and leverage the networks of your community members?
Webinar recording: http://bit.ly/nysyn-geo
Social Media Staffing and Policies
May 12, 2011
Learn how to develop your organization's social media culture and guidelines to increase efficacy, reduce anxiety, and avoid conflict.
Webinar recording: http://bit.ly/nysyn-policy