“You Know Your Film is Making a Difference When…” Guest Post by Ellen Schneider
Note from Beth: How often have those of worked in nonprofits asked the question or been asked the question by funders, “What’s the impact?” And that’s a difficult question to answer – whether it is your social or network strategy or a work of art.
For many nonprofits, Google Analytics is the tool of choice for measuring traffic, reach, engagement, and action primarily because it is free. While it is somewhat easy to use, some of the more valuable features may require a little tutoring to understand and use. … Read More
I’m a list maker! I keep to do lists, mega to do lists, grocery shopping lists, lists of restaurants and movies, and you get the picture. There is something zen about making a list – it clears my mind and it is very satisfying to cross things off your list or it saves times because you have a place to start. … Read More
Last spring at the “Advancing Social Media Measurement for Foundations” meeting convened by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, practitioners from social media, measurement, evaluation, programs, communication, and philanthropy worked on a synthesis of these disciplines to address measurement. It struck me, that although we do usually think about measuring and learning to improve campaigns and program that integrate social media and networks, if done correctly it is essential outcome-based evaluation and KD Paine and I briefly touched on this on our book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit.”
So, I’m very curious about what is next the generation of evaluation?… Read More