Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 235

Reflections on Twitter Chat Facilitation Techniques


Yesterday, I had the pleasure of participating in Twitter chat series #socialmedia.   It’s been a one-hour  weekly chat on Twitter for the past 10 months  organized and hosted by Marc Meyer and Jason Breed.     The way it works is they invite a “host” to ask 3 compelling questions, 20 minutes each, that revolve around a topical subject within the business of social media, but that play to their strengths or backgrounds.… Read More

Vote and Comment for ALL these Awesome Nonprofit Panels at SXSW!

Conferences, Influencer Strategy

Illustration by Jonny Goldstein of my SXSW panel proposal. Jonny will provide live graphic facilitation of the highly interactive and fun panel.

The SXSW Interactive Festival (scheduled March 11-15, 2010 in Austin, Texas) is a mega huge social media industry event. … Read More

What Tools Do You Use for Making Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Use Efficient?

Digital Strategy, Listening, Measurement, Mindfulness

Flickr Photo by Roberto Ferrari – Creative Commons License Some Rights Reserved


Note from Beth: Social media is not a waste a time, but there are ways to waste your time.   On Saturday, I had the honor of presenting at Craigslist Foundation Boot Camp and one of the burning questions was about efficiency.  

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Emergency Social Data Summit: We Can All Participate Remotely


The Red Cross is hosting the Emergency Social Data Summit today Thursday, August 12, 2010 from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (ET).   This is a hybrid event which means you don’t have to be in Washington, DC to participate.

You can participate remotely. … Read More

A Twitter follower is worth $0.24

Experimentation, Fundraising, Influencer Strategy

Flickr Photo by Sugarpond

Note from Beth: Last month I had the pleasure of presenting on a panel at Association of California Orchestras with Marc van Bree, an arts and social media blogger I met in 2007.   After Marc finished reading the Networked Nonprofit, he was curious about crowdfunding and free agents, chapters in  our book. 

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