Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 128

A Homecoming Trip To Cambodia


By the time you read this post,  I’ll be in Cambodia.   For those of you who have been following my blogging since 2004, you know why Cambodia is in my heart!   For those of you who are new, let me share why.… Read More

Use Social Media to Reel in Big Fish Donors

Guest Post

Flickr Photo by Canolais

Use Social Media to Reel in Big Fish Donors Guest Post By Geri Stengel, Ventureneer

Note from Beth: We know that social media can bring in the small dollar donors, but what about larger gifts?  This is a question that was answered in a study from 2009 and the answer is yes.Read More

Strategic Spontaneity: How the Humane Society Got 21,000 Shares of Campaign Message on Facebook In 48 Hours


It is a nonprofits dream – to have its advocacy campaign messaging go viral on Facebook or social media channels.   And that’s just what happened to the HSUS  Farm Animal Protection campaign,  an effort to call attention to and reduce the suffering of farm animals raised for eggs, meat, pork, and milk.    … Read More

Nonprofit CEOs and the Network Mindset


Goodwill SF Flickr Photo

SF Goodwill's CEO, Debbie Alvarez-Rodriguez Source: Flickr, Goodwill SF

Today, I have the honor of doing a session at The Allstate Foundation‘s 60th Anniversary Executive Summit (hashtag #60summit) where I’ll be talking about leading nonprofits with a network mindset.… Read More

Mindful or Mind Full Social Media?


I am doing the ending key note at the Social Media 4 Nonprofits Conference in Silicon Valley today.    Here’s the description:

How nonprofits can stay focused given all the distractions inherent in today’s attention economy? Social media doesn’t have to be overwhelming– you can take control back.  

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