Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 13

Will the Sharing Economy Catalyze New Forms of Philanthropy?

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After I attended Catalyzing the Sharing Economy conference (the sharing economy is defined as the use of networked, mobile, information technology to share goods and services), I shared a post with some notes and ideas about why I think it is the next generation of networked social change.  … Read More

Project AWARE Dives Deep Into Ocean Data, Turning Scuba Divers into Citizen Scientists

Data, Engagement

Note from Beth: In 2014, digital marketers predicted the rise of  ”niche social networks,” as it becomes increasingly harder to reach your audiences on general social networks like Facebook, these highly targeted online social networks are going to become more valuable.  

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The Next Generation of Networked Social Change: Embracing the Sharing Economy

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Earlier this week, a mixed crowd of entrepreneurs, investors, start ups, nonprofits, social activists, and others came together for the inaugural conference on Catalyzing the Sharing Economy defined as the use of networked, mobile, information technology to share goods and services.    … Read More

Report: Digital Storytelling for Social Impact

Storytelling

Digital Storytelling for Social Impact

 

 

I don’t have to tell anyone who reads Beth’s blog about the value of storytelling.

Few would deny that storytelling is a powerful tool for inspiring action and influencing thought leaders, donors, and decision makers. However, few of us working in the social impact space could admit to utilizing storytelling to its fullest potential.… Read More

5 Tips for Nonprofits To Host Effective Walking Meetings

Walking

Last week, I wrote a blog post called “Walking for Work” about the benefits of incorporating walking into your work day, not as a break, but to help you do your work.… Read More