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How and When Should Your Nonprofit Organization Invest in Mobile

Note from Beth: In preparation for my book launch,   I hired Rad Campaign to do a redesign of my blog.    Aside from changing the color scheme to match the new book cover,  I was ready to invest in “going mobile.”    After watching the percentage of mobile and tablet readers grow from 5% in 2010 to 17% in 2012 and receiving more than a few emails from loyal readers telling me that my blog was practically unreadable on their mobile device, I was ready to take the plunge into a mobile strategy.    

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Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: Kindle Version, SF Events, and Dogs Who Love the Book!

Many of you have asked when the Kindle version of  “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” would be available and I’m happy to announce you can get download your copy from Amazon now!

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Raise Your Hand for Girls on October 11, 2012

October 11 has been declared the “International Day of the Girl” and the launch of an international campaign called “Because I am A Girl” by the Plan, one of  oldest and largest children’s development organizations in the world that works in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty.… Read More

Measuring World Hunger Day

Note from Beth: My take away from this guest post is the advice that my co-author, KD Paine, has been saying for years.    “Don’t measure the world, if you don’t have the time and resources to do so.”   It is a key theme in our book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.”     What we talk about is the idea of taking baby steps in measurement to build the practice and you won’t be able to do that if you attempt to measurement too many things and collect too much data.    

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NYC Book Events: Oct. 11 and Oct 12 and A Few Reviews

Earlier this week,   KD Paine and I started our “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit,” book tour with solo and duo events in Boston and Rhode Island.   Next week, we will be in NYC for these book events:

October 11: 10-11:30 am- Foundation Center NYC Meet the Authors Book Talk and Workshop

October 11:  12-1:30 pm – DoSomething Book Party

October 11:  6-8 pm – NYC  501Tech Club Meet the Authors

October 12: 8:30-10:00 am – NYC  Fenton Book, Bagels and Beth

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