Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 101

Best Practices for Content Curation for Nonprofits at Social Media for Nonprofits Conference

Content Curation

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On January 30th, I’m speaking at the Social Media for Nonprofits in New York City. (You can get a discount of $20 off the registration by entering the code “Beth” when you sign up although the discount only works on the more expensive tickets).    … Read More

SOPA Strike: 12 Hour Internet Blackout on Jan. 18th To Call Attention to US Bill That Threatens Open Internet

Movement Building

 

 

United States lawmakers are considering two bills, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA), that post a  threat to the openness of the web around the Globe.  … Read More

Does Your Nonprofit Need Legal Counsel About Using Social Media?

Books, Capacity

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Over the past couple of years as I’ve guided nonprofits in preparing their social media policies or when I speak,  I get asked questions that are more legal issues than about using social media.  … Read More

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