Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 241

Knitting Together Your Website, Email, and Social Media Content

Books, Digital Strategy, Guest Post

Guest Post by Kivi Leroux Miller

Kivi Leroux Miller has just launched a book, Nonprofit Marketing Guide: High-Impact, Low-Cost Ways to Build Support for Your Good Cause.  To help her celebrate,  I invited to write a post with some steps and tips for integrating web content, email, and social media.

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How can we prepare organizational leaders to work in a networked world?

Guest Post, Leadership, Organizational Culture

Photo by Eugene Eric Kim

Guest post by Patti Anklam

Guest blogger, Patti Anklam, author of  Net Work: A Practical Guide to Creating and Sustaining Networks at Work and in the World, explores the role of organizational leadership in a network world.

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Microsoft’s Networked Approach To Accelerating Social Change Through Technology

Philanthropy

Ed Granger-Happ, Nethope; Claire Bonilla, Disaster Response Microsoft; Daniel Ben-Horin, TechSoup Global, Vida Durant, CARE USA

Earlier this month, I had an opportunity to attend Microsoft’s  “Accelerator Summit,” a day of conversation with Microsoft employees, partners, academics,  journalists, and bloggers about their corporate citizenship program.   … Read More

Actionable Listening: Learning from Watching Other Nonprofits

Listening, Tools and Tactics

Actionable listening on social media channels means transforming a “river of noise” into insights that are actionable.   That is, you gain insight, can make a decision, or do something.   Listening can help your organization craft conversation starters, figure out how to best start engaging,  identify social content that you can incorporate into your content strategy, identify potential brand ambassadors,  or address a potential crisis early in the game.… Read More

What’s the ROI of Online Voting and Fundraising Contests?

Fundraising, Strategy

Source:  Extreme Foods

For the third and final Conversational Case Study on America’s Giving Challenge from Allison Fine and I, we  pose a question rather than answer one: Is there a “special sauce” for successful participation in online fundraising contests?  … Read More