Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 44

International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Research Studies

I’m teaching a graduate class at the Monterey Institute of International Studies based on my books, The Networked Nonprofit and Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.  The course is  about how to leverage networks and social media for learning and impact.  While the primary goal is for students to learn about strategic use of networks and social media for international organizations,  I will also be covering some practical career skills such as effective networking and self-directed professional learning (also called “Social Learning”).… Read More

7 Practical Tips for Engagement with a Higher Purpose On Social


I am leading a  #Nettalks Webinar on “Leveraging Social Media to Engagement and Inspire Alumni Networks” at 2 PM EST today.       On Monday, I shared a post about some network and strategy concepts.  In this post, I’m sharing my slides, resources, and practical engagement tips with a higher purpose.  … Read More

Free Webinar 1/8: Leveraging Social Media to Engage and Inspire Your Alumni Network


I’m honored to be part of  the Schusterman Philanthropic Network and Jim Joseph Foundation for #NetTalks, a free, five-part webinar series for Jewish professionals who want to tap into the power and potential of alumni networks. The NetTalks series, which includes five sessions, is intended to spark a meaningful conversation around alumni engagement and supporting a broader community practice of effective alumni networks.  … Read More

Share Your Posts on Measurement and Learning from Your Data: January Blog Carnival

Measurement, Networked Nonprofit

Photo by Notemily

As KD Paine and I wrote in “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit,” measuring your social media channels, overall communications or marketing strategy is not a form of voodoo black magic; it is an art and a science.… Read More

Nonprofits Need to Integrate Learning into their Work in 2014

Learning, Self-Directed Learning

Inspired by Charles Jennings 70:20:10

The Chronicle recently published an article with expert advice on what nonprofits should start doing in 2014.    If you look down the list of tactical advice and tips, there is a bigger pattern that emerges.    … Read More