Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 62

Join Us: Measuring the Networked Nonprofit Book Events in Washington, DC

Books

This week, KD Paine and I, did a whirlwind tour of  ”Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” book talks  in San Francisco and Silicon Valley.      Many thanks to our generous hosts including the Foundation Center/SF,  Zero Divide,  David and Lucile Packard Foundation, TechSoup Global, and Stanford University.… Read More

Using Cartoons To Make Sense of Your Data

Guest Post, Visual

Note From Beth: If you’ve picked up a copy of the newly released “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:  Using Data to Change the World” than you no doubt noticed the cartoons, created by Rob Cottingham,  that begin each chapter.  

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What is the Funder’s Role in Supporting Good Measurement?

Capacity, Measurement

Meet  Bib Filbon and Jeff Bladt who have the job title, “Data Scientist,” and are on staff at DoSomething.Org.     They work in partnership with DoSomething’s program staff to collect, analyze, and make sense of data to improve impact of DoSomething’s programs. … Read More

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change

Tips

Note from Beth: As many of my loyal readers know,  I’ve been on a book tour with the newly released “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: Using Data for Social Change” with co-author KD Paine.    In early October we made the rounds to promote the book in Boston and I had a chance to meet Brooke Freedman and Brian Halligan at Hubspot.    

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How and When Should Your Nonprofit Organization Invest in Mobile

Mobile

Note from Beth: In preparation for my book launch,   I hired Rad Campaign to do a redesign of my blog.    Aside from changing the color scheme to match the new book cover,  I was ready to invest in “going mobile.”    After watching the percentage of mobile and tablet readers grow from 5% in 2010 to 17% in 2012 and receiving more than a few emails from loyal readers telling me that my blog was practically unreadable on their mobile device, I was ready to take the plunge into a mobile strategy.    

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