Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 60

Reflections from Social Good Brasil and a New Word: PhilanthroTeen!

Civil Society 2.0, Conferences, Movement Building, Networks, Reflection

I’ve just returned from keynoting  the first Social Good Brazil conference that took place in Florianapolis,  sometimes referred to the “Silicon Valley” of Brasil and where the nonprofit, social good, innovation, and technology community is leading the social change movement.   Magic happens when social entrepreneurs, nonprofits leaders, technologists,  and young people are brought together for a high energy, creative, and interactive event that exposes everyone to new ideas and stories.… Read More

Why Your Nonprofit Should Be A Big Listener

Listening, Measurement

 

Note from Beth: Last month during one of our book talks for “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:  Using Data to Change the World, ” at TechSoup Global, Rachel Weidinger from Upwell came up to say hello.   Rachel is a long-time “nptech” colleague who is now leading the team at Upwell who is trained to sift through the vast amounts of real-time online conversations and content online to support ocean conservation.    

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Bringing a Network Mindset to Board Development

Networked Nonprofit

I just published a blog post over at the SSIR blog called “Bringing a Network Mindset to Board Development.”    If you thinking about combining a network mindset with social networking tools, you and your board can recruit both the best talent to join your board and the people with the best networks.… Read More

Watching Our Vote Live on Twitter

Movement Building

I am in Brasil to keynote the Social Good Brasil Conference (had to vote early), but I can still watch democracy unfold in real-time through my friends updates on Twitter, Facebook, and other social channels.     I love seeing these photos of polling places where my friends are voting.… Read More

Using a CMS to Make Your Website Social

Guest Post, Tools and Tactics

Note from Beth: Your web site is your home base is the heart and soul of your content strategy.   It is where you can further develop relationships with audiences you connect with through social media channels and a platform for tracking conversions to action.    

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