Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 132

KONY, Networked Nonprofits, and Transparency

Movement Building

On Tuesday, right before the  KONY video exploded on the mainstreams  and went viral online, my 6th grade son came home from school and announced,  “Did you know that there are more people on Facebook today compared to the number of people on the planet ten years ago?    … Read More

New Facebook Brand Page for Beth’s Blog: With A Little Help from My Friends

Tips

Like many of you, when Facebook unveiled the new brand page guidelines – I was stressed out.     With a big training project in the Middle East less than a week away,  I was short on time.   And, if you’re photoshop  and graphically challenged,  making the switch to the new brand page format could cause  a double whammy of panic.… Read More

Message It: How to Make the Most of Your New Facebook Page

Guest Post, Strategy, Tips

 

Note from Beth: I’ve been working with John Haydon over the past week to get my Facebook Page ready to go (and it’s gonna rock can’t wait to show it off!).    As part of the process, I’ve been looking at what other nonprofits have done to get ideas.  

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Celebrate International Women’s Day

E-Mediat

March 8, International Women’s Day, marks an occasion to celebrate the accomplishments of women worldwide.   I’m honored to be working on some social media capacity projects to assist NGOs that are supporting women’s issues – from a learning exchange for Packard Foundation Grantees in Pakistan to a Women’s Leadership Network in Africa to the e-mediat that is working with many NGOs that support women and girls in the Arab World.… Read More

101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits: A Field Guide

Books

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My colleagues Chad Norman and Melanie Mathos (who have day jobs at Blackbaud) have published a new social media how-to book, 101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits:  A Field Guide.    The book is a collection of time saving tips for using social media organized into the following categories:  set up, communicate, engage, fundraise, and measure.  … Read More