Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 125

What Can Nonprofits Learn from Robin Good, the Best Content Curator on the Planet?

Content Curation

Content Curation for Nonprofits

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Here are my slides and curated resources materials for a talk called “What Can Nonprofits Learn from Robin Good,  the Best Content Curator on the Planet?” that I will be presenting at the Social Media for Nonprofits.  … Read More

Peeragogy: Self Organized Peer Learning in Networks

Training Design

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My dream is to see more robust informal peer learning networks in the nonprofit sector.

As a trainer,  I’m intensely interested in creating learning experiences that integrate or about how to use the technology for nonprofits that engage and inspire people to put the ideas into practice.    … Read More

What Do Facebook’s New Timeline Apps Mean for Nonprofits?

Fundraising, Networks

Remember last September when Facebook announced all those changes to individual profiles, including the timeline?    One of the changes  was that your friends and fans can do more than “Like” or “Comment”  on Facebook. Three new actions were announced at the time, including:  Read, Watch, Listen to  help people better understand what their friends are doing online.    … Read More

What Comes First, Content Creation or Curation?

Content Curation

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This is definitely not a chicken and egg question!   A debate in content marketing circles is whether or not you should simply focus on creating original content and forget content curation.   Let’s be clear as my fellow content curator, Jan Gordon, says:  There is no curation without original content.… Read More

The Information Diet: Not Just A Book, A Movement For Conscious Consumption of Information


I’ve been curating resources and teaching workshops on the topic of information coping skills for a couple of years.   I first became interested in the topic after reading  David Shenk’s “Data Smog” in 1998 using the metaphor of environmental problems to talk about the dangers of having too much online information, primarily email.  … Read More