Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 248

How Many Free Agents Does It Take To Change A Nonprofit Fortress?

Fundraising, Networked Nonprofit

 

 

Allison Fine and I are honored to be delivering a conversational keynote at the Personal Democracy Forum today in New York City.   Our session is part of a series brief talks that look at the future in a networked age.  … Read More

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

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. This post is part of a series of articles exploring topics related to network leadership hosted by Leadership for a New Era or LNE, a collaborative research initiative launched by the Leadership Learning Community (http://leadershiplearning.org/) in 2009. 

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Microsoft’s Networked Approach To Accelerating Social Change Through Technology

Philanthropy

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.    Their strategy focuses on technology and partnerships that can accelerate systemic on the ground social change and economic issues.… 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