Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 122

Pinterest Nonprofit Benchmarking with Pinerly

Content, Research Studies

Last week, I wrote a post that summarized some tips, resources, and tools for using Pinterest.    I took a look at a couple of the measurement tools available for Pinterest and got on the waiting list for Pinerly after reading  this analysis from the Poynter Blog based on stats provided by Pinerly.  … Read More

Good Curation VS Bad Curation

Content Curation

What is good curation versus bad curation?      The image is a remix of a presentation entitled “Link Building by Imitation” and authored by link building expert Ross Hudgens — and explains the skill set pretty well.

The original image used words like “theft” and “steal” and prompted a debate amongst curators like Robin Good who selected the resource and curated it.… Read More

Seven Ways to Make Sure Your Blog Gets Noticed

Guest Post, Tips, Tools and Tactics

Flickr Photo by alshepmcr

Note from Beth: I’m packing my bags for a trip to India to lead a training for NGOs that are Packard Grantees to kick off a peer learning project called “Networked NGO.”    My colleagues at Momsrising, the poster child for Networked Nonprofits, offered this amazing guest post filled with great tips on how to get your blog noticed.  

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How To Get Insight From Data Visualization: SHUT UP and SLOW DOWN!

Visual

From SXSW Session: Shut Up and Draw

I have been interested in visualization techniques, visual facilitation, and visual thinking since 1991 when I read Tony Buzan’s book, “Using Both Sides of the Brain: Mind Mapping Techniques” that started me down a very slow and leisurely learning journey.      … Read More

Have Online Social Networks Become Boring?

Networks

I love this new video from the Case Foundation about the power of social media for social change.    The numbers illustrate how far the field has come in adopting social media, although not 100% adoption.     The video reminded me of the classic video, “The Machine is US/ing Us.”   I often used the video at social media workshops back then to generate discussion about how our world is changing.  … Read More