Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 50

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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Learning Analytics: Big Data Applied to Training, Teaching, and Learning

Measurement, Tools and Tactics, Training Design

Learning Analytics comes from a report about the impact of emerging technologies for practitioners in a field. That sounds like the title of a report that NTEN might produce that surveys the technology landscape and nonprofit usage and provides an overview of what technologies nonprofits should be looking at in the next 1-5 years.  … Read More

Attention #NPdataNerds: Report back from the first-ever Do Good Data Conference

Data, Guest Post

Note from Beth: Over the summer, I got wind of the “Data Analysts for Social Good” conference in Chicago and organized by Andrew Means when colleague Heidi Ketroser Massey tagged me in the above Facebook status asking about capture tools for conferences.    

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Using Social Media Internationally: How Not To Get Lost in Translation

Guest Post, Tips

Flickr Photo by John K

Note from Beth: Social networks allow to connect with people from outside of our community and it is easy to have your conversation get lost in translation.  Here’s some good tips when your network is global.

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Can Memes for Good Work for your Nonprofit’s Content Strategy? Not on Facebook!

Content, Visual

This “Keep Calm and Shine On” t-shirt is a riff on the popular “Keep Calm and Carry On” meme used by Autism Speaks to help promote the annual World Autism Awareness Day.

The California Coverage and Health Initiative used this variation to promote enrolling in health care coverage as of October 1st.… Read More