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Does Your Nonprofit Need Some Data Therapy?

Earlier this week, I participated in a  meeting hosted by the Knight Foundation that brought together a small group of  amazing thinkers in Silicon Valley — nonprofits, for-profits, activists, bloggers, and others interested in technology for civic engagement that builds connections between residents and our governments.    … Read More

Using Cartoons To Make Sense of Your Data

Note From Beth: If you’ve picked up a copy of the newly released “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:  Using Data to Change the World” than you no doubt noticed the cartoons, created by Rob Cottingham,  that begin each chapter.  

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5 Infographics About Infographics To Master Basics in Five Minutes

In my forthcoming book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit,” co-authored with KD Paine,  my favorite chapter was about the sense-making process of measurement – called “Measurement and the Aha! Moment—Using your data to tell stories, make decisions, and change the world.”    There’s where I discovered a new passion – data visualization techniques for sense-making.    … Read More

Attention Nonprofit #datanerds: Data-Informed Fundraising!

The September, 2012 Issue of the NTEN Change Journal is pure crack for nonprofit #datanerds (folks who would definitely wear a t-shirt emblazoned with “I Love Data!” in the office).      … Read More

Nature Conservancy Instagram Contest and Other Examples

Last week,  I wrote a post about Nonprofits and Instagram, asking if it was valuable for nonprofit marketing.  The post summarized why it may be important, best practices, and a few nonprofit examples.       One of my blog readers, Sarah Mowry, Outreach Director for the Deschutes Land Trust pointed me to Nature Conservancy’s Instagram contest, an image scavenger hunt.… Read More