Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 132

Content Curation Is Listening and Engaging

Content Curation, Movement Building

Content curation is  the organizing, filtering and “making sense of” information on the web and sharing the very best pieces of content that you’ve cherry picked with your network.    But finding and organizing the information is only half of the task.   … Read More

Living Case Studies: Integrated Social Media Strategy for Sustainable Agriculture

Measurement, Strategy, Training Design

As part of my work this year as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation,  I’m designing and delivering peer training sessions for grantees all around the theme of social media, learning, and measurement.  … Read More

Would You Climb A Mountain for Charity?


Millennials (those young, tech savvy, and passionate younger donors) will – as I learned at last month’s Millennial Donor Summit.  Millennials don’t just want to write a check to your organization – they want to combine their personal passions and interests and engage others in your mission.    … Read More

You Can Stand Up for Health Care on Twitter and Facebook, What About On Google +?

Measurement, Tools and Tactics

With the debt ceiling debate raging in our nation’s capital, health care advocates have kicked into high gear and are using new social media tactics to engage elected officials in the fight to protect health care rights – Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act.… Read More

Taking A Break from Blogging this Week: Ocean View Wins


Taking a break from online this week to stare at the ocean, visit family, and air out the brain.    As someone who spends a lot of time online,  breaks like this can be good for the heart, soul, and brain.    Someone referred me to this excellent post by Danah Boyd about how to take an email sabbatical.  … Read More