Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 50

The Failure Bow: How To Stop the Blame and Shame Game and Start Learning

Experimentation, Failure

When you read this post,  I’ll be on a plane to the facilitate the opening plenary at the Legal Services TIG Conference on Wednesday, Jan. 16th.  One of my key themes for the year is to look at failure and learning – and will also have a chance to dive into a conversation at the upcoming COF Conference with colleague Peter Sims, Author of Little Bets and founder of BLKSHP.    … Read More

If You Do Nothing Else, Use An Editorial Calendar and Measurement for Your Content Strategy

Content

 

Note from Beth: By the time you read this post, I will be in the USA from doing a training in Tunisia for NGOs and trainers who will deliver training to women entrepreneurs as part of the WES program and also improve their NGO’s use of social media.  

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How To Use Negative Feedback on Facebook To Improve Your Content Strategy

Measurement

 

Facebook recently made a change to the EdgeRank Algorithm that increased the importance of Negative Feedback.

Negative feedback on Facebook is when a user will hide, hide-all or unlike your content. Hiding content is like deleting an email without reading it or hitting the spam button..… Read More

Infographics: Should Your Nonprofit Hire A Designer or Do It Yourself!

Visual

In 2013,  social media will continue the trend of “going visual.”    More and more nonprofits are adding data visualization to compelling story telling to create amazing infographics as part their marketing tool kits.  For a quick primer on infographics, see “Five Infographics To Master Infographics in Five Minutes.”

If you have decided that your nonprofit going to go visual in 2013, figure out your goal.    … Read More

My Themes for 2013

Housekeeping

I’m writing this post from Tunisia.  I’m here working on an amazing training project for the Women’s Economic Sustainability program where I will train trainers to deliver a curriculum for Women entrepreneurs to use social media as well as deliver a workshop to the partners on the “Networked NGO” based on my book the Networked Nonprofit.    … Read More