Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 60

Facilitating with Sticky Notes

Networks, Training Design

Last week, I had the opportunity to participate in a convening of  “network practitioners”  (consultants and others who are working with or networks of people and organizations on social change goals) at the Packard Foundation and designed and facilitated by consultants Gigi Barsoum and Heather Grant-McLeod.    … Read More

2014 SXSW Interactive Scholarship Program: Deadline 7/26


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

Photo Source: Mlaraevski on Flickr

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


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


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