Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 34

2014 SXSW Interactive Scholarship Program: Deadline 7/26

Conferences

What creative ways are people using tech for good? The folks at SXSW Interactive want to know! They are seeking the latest and greatest ideas in the social good / nonprofit space, and will reward you for telling them all about it.… Read More

An Easy Recipe for Making Text Overlay Images

Content, Visual

As part of your organization’s digital strategy, you need to create engaging content for your web site, email newsletter, or blog.    This content can be easily optimized for social channels like Facebook or Twitter – with a focus on making it visual.    … Read More

7 Things I learned About Social Media Powered Online Fundraising and A Big Heartfelt Thank You for #OceanLoveEarl

Fundraising

If you have been following me on Twitter, Facebook, this blog or other social media channels, you know that my father passed away several weeks ago.  I decided to metabolize my grief by doing an online fundraiser in his memory to raise money for Surf Rider Foundation for ocean conservation as well as do a virtual online memorial event where I asked people to tweet with the hashtag #OceanLoveEarl on July 3rd and share their favorite ocean stories.    … Read More

#OceanLoveEarl Share Your Favorite Ocean Story on July 3rd for My Dad’s Online Memorial

Fundraising

Online Memorial: July 3, 2013
In Loving Memory of Earl Kanter MD
Tweet or Facebook your favorite story about the ocean or share an ocean conservation link with #oceanLoveEarl hashtag

My Dad passed away this past week after long and courageous battle with Parkinson’s.  … Read More

Do You Love the Ocean?

Fundraising

Online fundraising for #OceanLoveEarl A Virtual Paddle Out for #Earl Kanter, MD

As many of you may know from following me on social media channels, my father, Earl Kanter MD, passed away this week.   People cope with grief in different ways.  In an age of connectedness and networks, grieving online is a new way of expressing grief and there are different stages  as my colleague, Sarah Granger, who is working on a book in topic points out.… Read More