Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 62

Embrace the Data, Change the World

Measurement

I’m in Boston with Katie Paine as part of our book tour for “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” where we jointly delivered a keynote at the e-metrics conference yesterday.  … Read More

Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: October Book Tour – Events

Books, Promotions

Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:  Using Data for Social Change,” co-authored with KD Paine is getting into people’s hands!

This month KD Paine and I will be celebrating the launch of the book with events in Boston, Providence, NYC, Washington, DC, Palo Alto, San Francisco, and online.    … Read More

To Promote or Not to Promote? (…and Is That The Question?):GlobalGiving’s Experiment With Facebook Promoted Posts

Guest Post, Tools and Tactics

Note from Beth: Almost weekly, there is yet another tool, feature, or tactic that you can you try using as part of your social media tool box.  But how do you know it is effective?    Over the summer, Facebook has enabled you to pay for an individual post to be seen in more of your fans’ newsfeeds.  

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Big Data Without Defining Success First Is A Big Mistake

Measurement

With the release of the “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:  Using Data to Change the World, I’m looking forward to participating in the conversation about how nonprofits can use measurement, data, and learning to for social change.

We are living in a “Big Data” is a theme I’m seeing discussed this past month in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors.  … Read More

Announcing Measuring the Networked Nonprofit Book

Measurement, Networked Nonprofit

I’m thrilled to announce the publication of my second book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:Using Data to Change the World,” with co-author and measurement goddess KD Paine.     The book is about how nonprofits can measure and improve results from leveraging their networks.   … Read More