Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 101

A New Year: A New Learning Journey Begins

Housekeeping

I spent a very quiet holiday with family at Half Moon Bay and taking a New Year’s hike on Ano Nuevo to see the elephant seals.     Nature hikes and down time with family are nourishing and replenishing.

As I watched the last sunset of 2011 fade over the Pacific Ocean,   I wanted to formally say farewell to Zoetica, the company I co-founded with Geoff Livingston and Kami Huyse that we announced in January, 2010 one day after my birthday, and one day before the Haiti Earthquake.    … Read More

Donate To Global Voices and Support Citizen Journalists from Around the World

Fundraising

Global Voices: Who We Are from Global Voices on Vimeo.

I’ve been a member of the Global Voices Community since 2004 where I first connected with Cambodian bloggers like John Weeks, Tharum, and others.  While I’m not active in the community, I continue to support this community – as a donor and a board member of  ”Friends of Global Voices” for the past few years.… Read More

Day 12: Let’s Help Send Some Cambodian Kids To College – #12days of giving

Fundraising

I’ve been participating in the #12DaysofGiving , a 12-day bonanza of giving, sharing, and promoting social good from 12/13 to 12/24.  Each day a different blogger champions a cause.  Today is the last day and it is finally my turn!    I’m fundraising for the Sharing Foundation, that supports children and young people in Cambodia.… Read More

Six Books About Skills You Need To Succeed in A Networked World

Books

Earlier this week,  I wrote a guest post over at  FrogLoop blog about Five Social Media Books, although not everyone liked the post.   I admit that I mostly read non-fiction, but if I only read social media or geeky books that would be too narrow.  … Read More

Facebook Timeline Covers To Spread Your Organization’s Brand? A good idea or not?

Tips

Last week,  Facebook rolled out the Facebook Timeline to all users.   While the timeline has the potential to embarrass some users who might have inappropriate photos buried along their timeline,  the cover image might be an opportunity for nonprofits to engage their champions to help spread the word about the organization.… Read More