Beth Kanter\'s Blog

New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening

Listening

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Note from Beth:   In the decade or so that I’ve been doing social media, I’ve always been an advocate of  the “Listen, Learn, Adapt” approach to doing social and a decade later, it is still very important for success.   The first and most important step is for organizations to put on their listening ears and monitor conversations, get feedback, and continuously improve.  

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Make It Rain: Tips and Tricks for Nonprofit Crowdfunding Success

Fundraising

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Two noteworthy free resources to learn more about online fundraising from the UK.

My colleagues at Social Misfits Media launched their latest free guide for charities and nonprofits last week. It is called  ‘Make It Rain: Tips & Tricks for #Crowdfunding Success.’

The guide, which was sponsored by JustGiving and the Institute of Fundraising offers tip and recommendations for planning, implementing, and following up on a crowdfunding campaigns.  … Read More

Happy National Walking Day! #walkatwork

Walking

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Happy National Walking Day!  Every year, the American Heart Association sponsors National Walking Day on the first Wednesday in April. They use this day to remind people about the health and other benefits of taking a walk.Why not celebrate with a walking meeting?… Read More

Is Your Nonprofit Too Old To Barf Rainbows on Snapchat?

Mobile, Strategy, Tips

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SnapChat has been around for a few years, but I have not focused on it because as a babyboomer I’m not the target demographic.   Snapchat is a mobile app that lets users exchange text messages, photos and videos that disappear in 24 hours.  … Read More

Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Changing Organizational Culture One Sneaker at Time

Happy Healthy Nonprofit


At this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I was thrilled to co-facilitate an interactive session called “Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Using Tech for Healthier Work and Life” with Aliza Sherman (who is my co-author for the Happy,Healthy Nonprofit Book), and Gina Schmeling, Director of Individual Giving, Hazon.… Read More