Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 130

Putting Your Twitter Followers on the Map, Literally

Tools and Tactics, Visual

TweepsMap is an interesting Twitter app that will put your followers on a map of the world, literally.   It analyzes the percentage of total followers from countries, states, and cities. (here’s more about how it works)    While you can check out the profiles of your followers and find out where they’re from (if they filled out the location information), you can’t really get a snapshot.  … Read More

Thank You To the Max: Minnesota Give to Max Day Raised $13.4 Million in 24 Hours

Fundraising, Guest Post

Note from Beth: The 3rd annual Minnesota Give to Max Day took place last month.  The campaign has been profiled on this blog since it started.  And every year, the good folks in Minnesota share their results and lessons learned.  It’s become an annual holiday tradition for Beth’s Blog.

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A Networked Fundraiser: charity:water Waterforward


How WaterForward works. from charity: water on Vimeo.

charity:water continues to break new ground and be an innovator in the online fundraising space.    Its newest online fundraiser,  Waterforward, is based on a simple question:  What if the billion social media users in the world collectively chipped in a few dollars and helped solve the “wicked” problem for the billion people around the world who don’t have clean water?… Read More

E-Mediat: Social Media Capacity Building for NGOs in the Arab World


Flickr Photo by SMEX Beirut

That’s one of my favorite photos from Beirut, taken in March, 2011 during E-Mediat Train-the-Trainers intensive workshop that kicked off the 18-month capacity building project for NGOs in the Arab World about using social media to realize civil society goals.    … Read More

#12DaysOfGiving Charity Project


“One person can make a difference, and every person should try.” ~ John F. Kennedy

It’s been almost five years since my first foray into social fundraising to raise money from my friends and followers to send a young woman, Leng Sopharath to college.  … Read More