Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 11

How Nonprofits Can Leverage Crowdfunding: Best Practices and Data

Fundraising

I’m at the AFP Conference where I will be on a plenary session about “Social Media for Social Change” moderated by Social Media 4 Nonprofit leaders Darian Rodriguez and Ritu Sharma, along with Carolyn Miles, Save the Children and Ben Rattray, Change.Org.  … Read More

SXSW: What Social Media Analytics and Data Can’t Tell You

Fundraising, Research Studies

I’m just back from the SXSW Interactive Festival where I was on a panel called “What Social Media Analytics Can’t Tell You” moderated by Alexandra Samuel of Vision Critical, Jeremiah Owyang, Crowd Companies, and Colby Flint, Discovery Channel.  … Read More

Ellen’s Oscar Selfie Raises $1.5 Million for Humane Society

Fundraising

If you watched the Academy Awards, you know that Oscars’ host, Ellen DeGeneres, kept pulling out her Samsung Galaxy Note 3 during the show.  … Read More

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Training Design

At this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference, I’m thrilled to be doing a panel on nonprofit technology training and it has a bit of a star wars theme, “Learn You Will.”   I’ll co-teaching the session with colleagues Andrea Berry, John Kenyon, and Cindy Leonard.    … Read More

It’s Not What You Know, It’s How You Learn

Learning

About a year ago, Mario Marino reached out to me and several colleagues with some provocative questions about e-learning in the nonprofit sector.  E-learning is using internet technology and your networks to learn in real-time – either as an individual, within your organization, or a network and learning is applied to get results.    … Read More