Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 101

Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr Today: Inspiration from Pinboard

Content, Visual

 

The newest social media darling is Pinterest, a platform that nonprofits can use to curate compelling visual content.    Pinterest, with its ease of use and the pleasing beautiful sea of visuals, is the perfect place to curate inspiration for Martin Luther King, Jr.… Read More

Are Crowd Funding Platforms the New Patrons of Independent Media?

Crowdsourcing, Guest Post

Note from Beth: Over five years ago, I connected with Sam Mayfield, an independent media maker,  through my blog.  In 2008,  she asked for advice about raising money to go to Africa to help support the first community access television station opening in Ghana.  … Read More

Learning Out Loud – Guest Post by Linda Wood – Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund

Guest Post, Leadership, Transparency

Note from Beth: One of the themes I’ve been exploring over the last few years related to networks is transparency.   We devoted a whole chapter to the topic in the Networked Nonprofit. In my next book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit”  my co-author KD Paine and I take a look at how you measure it.  

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How Facebook Changes Are Impacting Engagement on Brand Pages and What Nonprofits Should Do About It

Content, Engagement

Measure Networked Nonprofit

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As part of my work this year as Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation,  I’ve facilitated many peer learning groups on effective social media, networked nonprofits, and measurement.    Several of groups serves as testers of the various ideas in my forthcoming book, Measuring the Networked Nonprofit, with co-author KD Paine.    … Read More

Pinterest: A Tool To Curate Relevant Visual Content for Your Audience

Content Curation, Visual

Pinterest is a virtual pinboard where you can organize and share images and videos you discover on the web.  Think of it as social network of visuals – where you can find images from other people with the same interest or use it to curate your own visual “interest space.”

The clean interface and simplicity of  its features make it easy to use and gives you a calm feeling which perhaps accounts for its popularity.  … Read More