Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 134

Making Facebook Groups Rock for Nonprofits – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau

Guest Post, Networks, Online Community

Note from Beth: While many of us focus our attention on FB pages, Facebook groups can be a good platform for nonprofits to use for informal peer learning groups,  getting feedback from your post passionate fans, or to cultivate and support a brand ambassadors group.  

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Is the New Facebook “People Talking About” Metric Meaningless?

Measurement

Facebook announced its new brand page metric on Sunday night, “People Talking About,” with Mashable breaking the news and analysis from Clickz.    The new  ”people talking about”  metric is designed to measure FB engagement and a raw number of  user-initiated activity related to a Page, including posting to a Page’s Wall, “liking,” commenting, sharing a Page post or content on the Page, answering a Question posed to fans, mentioning a Page, “liking” or sharing a deal or checking in at your Place.    … Read More

Content Curation Primer

Content Curation

What is Content Curation?

Content curation is the process of sorting through the vast amounts of content on the web and presenting it in a meaningful and organized way around a specific theme.  The work  involves  sifting, sorting, arranging, and publishing information.  … Read More

Notes from Mari Smith Facebook Changes Webinar: Privacy Settings and A New Metric – People Talking About

Networks, Privacy

Last Friday,  social media guru Mari Smith offered a free webinar that took a deep dive through the Facebook changes,  and how they work for both individuals and brands.      … Read More

7 Tips To Help You Focus In Age of Distraction: Are You Content Fried!

Content Curation, Mindfulness, Organizational Culture

This morning I learned a new word for information overload – “content fried” from a colleague at the Packard Foundation.    It resonated.    We have so much content in our professional lives.  I’m talking about the stuff we consume daily to keep inform of our professional field.    … Read More