Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 135

TechSoup Global Summit Day 1: Networks


I spent today at day 1 of the TechSoup Global Summit in Mountain View with two hundred and forty people who work in the TechSoup Global Network around the world, plus other stakeholders.   I’ve been involved with TechSoup/Netsquared Network since its inception back six years ago and so it is nice to be part of the narrative arc.  … Read More

Tips for Shooting A Winning Video For Your Nonprofit

Guest Post

Note from Beth: After you read this guest post, you’ll have lots of great tips for your nonprofit’s video.   And don’t forget, The 5th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards is now  open for submissions from members of the YouTube Nonprofit Program until March 2nd.

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Valentine’s Day for Nonprofits Social Media Style

Tools and Tactics

Happy Valentine’s Day!  Over the past few years, there have been a lot of original ways that nonprofits have celebrated Valentine’s Day with social media.     I noticed several creative examples that incorporate social media with the Valentine’s Day theme combined with social good objectives.   … Read More

How To Create and Optimize a Facebook Content Strategy – Advice from Alison Zarrella


Note from Beth: Alison Zarella is the co-author of the recently published “The Facebook Marketing Book.”    I received a review copy from O’Reilly.   The book is not only an excellent reference for many Facebook questions, but also provides tactical recommendations for an effective Facebook content, engagement, and measurement strategy.

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Innogive Conference: Get the Scoop on Mobile Giving

Mobile, Promotions

Trying to figure out mobile giving for your nonprofit?  Headed to Washington, DC for the Nonprofit Technology Conference?   If your answer is yes, then you need to register for the Innogive Conference. This event brings together nonprofit and industry experts in mobile technology, fundraising, and social media to share trends, tips, and strategies to incorporate mobile fundraising.… Read More