Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 30

Humor As Part of Nonprofit Social Content and Engagement Strategy: Hilarious Examples

Content

According to a recent survey by OTX, 43% of respondents say they have shared content on social media sites because it is funny.   And the reasons are not a mystery — people remember how you make them feel and making them chuckle, giggle, and laugh reduces stress and makes people feel good.  … Read More

It’s Giving Days Season! No It’s A Giving Days Movement!

Fundraising, Philanthropy

#GivingTuesday is a day of giving where of thousands of organizations and individuals (including me) come together to give and call attention to giving, volunteering, and infecting others.   In its first year, #GivingTuesday,  a national effort initiated by the 92ndY and the U.N.Read More

Hosting a Day of Giving? The Knight Foundation Playbook Answers Your Questions

Fundraising

As a Master Trainer, one of my favorite models of training adults is the Peer Learning Exchange where a group of participants who are working on a similar project or domain of practices interact regularly to learn how to do it better.  … Read More

7- Step Non-Profit Plan to Attract and Keep Corporate Partners

Conferences, Guest Post

Note from Beth: I’ve known Simon Mainwaring for several years and have been a big fan of his social good work with corporations.  He is one of the best teachers to learn howto use brand storytelling and social media to build your organization’s reputation, donor community, and social impact.    

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Nonprofits and Content Strategy: The Wisdom of the Network

Content, Guest Post

Note from Beth: I’ve learned a lot about how to cultivate your professional network so it returns value by reading Porter Gale’s Your Network is Your Networth over the summer.   And, social networks like LinkedIn or Facebook can provide the petri dish for growing a vibrant personal network.    

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