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Top 10 Spreadsheet Secrets From A Nonprofit Data Nerd

Note from Beth: I made a personal goal for myself to get past my dislike of spreadsheets and become more fluent.  First I had to “Stop Fearing the Spreadsheet” and then started to interview nonprofit data nerds about their Excel secrets.  

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Attention Nonprofit #datanerds: 3 Research Studies and 3 Cool (FREE) Data Tools

March is not only great for basketball, but is also good for nonprofit research studies about digital strategies and  launches of new data tools.    So if you like looking at and thinking about data and love to get your hands dirty with a data jujitsu, here’s a couple of goodies for you.… Read More

Lean Start Up Framework Meets Nonprofit Campaign: The Lifecycle of an Upwell Campaign

Awesome illustrations by Upwell’s  super rad intern, Christine!

Note from Beth: A couple of weeks ago, I reviewed two books about measurement from two different fields – start ups and nonprofit performance assessment.   What they had in common:  the one metric that matters – a method where you focus on key metric to test, experiment, and measure success.    

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Treat Your Social Media Measurement Like A 6th Grader’s Science Fair Project!

Note from Beth: Both my kids have worked on projects for their school’s science fair.   They follow the scientific method which includes coming up with hypothesis question, collecting data, analyzing results, and getting insight to their questions.   My daughter’s project involved testing different potting soils to see one was better for seed germination.  

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Social Media Is About Engagement With A Purpose and How To Measure It

A few days ago, my colleague Suzanne Walsh, shared a tweet with me that pointed to a blog post titled, “Social Media Is Not About Engagement?” from Bundlepost (a social media productivity tool).   I recently heard this same idea from colleague Carie Lewis during our Measurement Workshop at SXSW.  … Read More