Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 254

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

Conferences, Influencer Strategy

The SXSW Interactive Festival (scheduled March 11-15, 2010 in Austin, Texas) is a mega huge social media industry event.  The final program is done through a combination of an open submission and voting process.   The panel picker process has opened – so you can vote for the panels you think are worthy of being on the program until August 27th.… Read More

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