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Call for Presenters: Conference on Volunteering and Service

Note from Beth: Whether you are planning to present at a conference or deliver a one-day workshop, the secret to success is in good design.  You just lump a bunch of speakers together and hobble together some content.  You need to shape it and that means thinking through some design questions.    

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Next Generation Evaluation: Embracing Complexity, Connectivity, and Change

Last spring at the “Advancing Social Media Measurement for Foundations” meeting convened by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, practitioners from social media, measurement, evaluation, programs, communication, and philanthropy worked on a synthesis of these disciplines to address measurement.  It struck me, that although we do usually think about measuring and learning to improve campaigns and program that integrate social media and networks, if done correctly it is essential outcome-based evaluation and KD Paine and I briefly touched on this on our book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.”

So, I’m very curious about what is next the generation of evaluation?… Read More

The Best Times To Post To Social Media: Introducing the Burrito Principle

Note From Beth: Next month I’m lucky enough to be doing the keynote at Social Media for Nonprofits Conference in San Francisco to share some ideas from my book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit,” winner of the 2013 Terry McAdam Nonprofit book award.  

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7- Step Non-Profit Plan to Attract and Keep Corporate Partners

Note from Beth: I’ve known Simon Mainwaring for several years and have been a big fan of his social good work with corporations.  He is one of the best teachers to learn howto use brand storytelling and social media to build your organization’s reputation, donor community, and social impact.    

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Please Vote for SXSW 2014 Panel: What Social Media Analytics Can’t Tell You

What Social Media Analytics Can’t Tell You

That’s the title of my proposed panel for SXSW 2014. Please take a minute a vote for it!

Here’s the description:

Social media analytics can help you understand the active members of your social media audience, but what about the people who aren’t posting?… Read More