Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 251

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

Digital Strategy, Listening, Measurement, Mindfulness


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

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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In Case of Emergency, Update Your Facebook Status

Conferences, Experimentation

In January, after the Haiti Earthquake struck, if you were participating on social networks, you couldn’t help but notice the many, many Tweets and Facebook status messages about the Haiti Earthquake.   The messages included pleas for support or retweeting the news, but beyond that the stream included pleas from people on the ground in Haiti asking for emergency assistance or letting loved ones and friends know they’re okay.… Read More

New E-Book: How To Raise More Money Now



It is the sweltering dog days of August, and our attention may turn to building sand castles by the edge of ocean.  But many nonprofits deep into planning for year end campaigns and perhaps looking for ways to raise money now. … Read More