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Social Media Benchmarking: Gauging Success for Project and Organizations in Global Health and Development

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Note from Beth: You need a identify a measurable goal for your integrated social media strategy that can be linked to your organization’s overall results and pick a data point  or KPI that you will collect along the way to measure success.  

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Linking Results To Key Performance Indicators Is Like Hooking Up A Big TV

The process of linking results to key performance indicators and associated metrics it is like hooking up a big TV.  You have to do it one component at a time .    The first and most important component is identifying success or the most important result and linking the right “Key Performance Indicator” or data point that you will collect along the way to understand if you are making progress toward your goal.    … Read More

What Gets Measured Gets Better

Note from Beth: As part of my work this year as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, I’m running several peer learning groups based on the ideas in “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” and Crawl, Walk, Run, Fly Maturity of Practice model.  

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Why Data Informed VS Data Driven?

Yesterday,  I had the pleasure of doing a webinar on measurement and nonprofit for Kivi at the Nonprofit Marketing Guide.  One of the questions I was asked,  ”Why Data Informed? Why Not Data-Driven?”

In our book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit“,’ KD Paine and I explain how being data-informed is something very different from a data-driven culture.… Read More

Can You Measure Love?

Happy Generosity Day!    The idea of moving Valentine’s Day away from dinner reservations and singles awareness towards a day of generous acts began in 2011 by Sasha Dichter, Scott Case, Ellen McGirt, and Network for Good’s Katya Andresen. The premise is simple.… Read More