Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 64

[Research] Data on Nonprofit Cloud Computing: Anywhere, Anytime Technology for Social Change

Research Studies

Note from Beth: Back in 2003 when most people in the nonprofit sector were asking, “What the heck is a blog?,” Marnie Webb, Co-CEO of TechSoup Global was not only writing one, but evangelizing to nonprofit techies about social media (called Web 2.0 back then) and being the one of the visionaries behind the Netsquared project.   

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Community Organizing and Social Justice Measurement in the Connected Age

Movement Building

Note from Beth: Shonali Burke, who we interviewed in “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit, let me know about an exciting project she is working on with the Center for Community Change that is hosting the 8th Annual Change Champion Awards (in DC) today (Sept.

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Six Things Nonprofits Should Know About Facebook Ads

Tips, Tools and Tactics

Note From Beth: Here’s some quick tips on using Facebook Ads.  The most important thing to remember is that being successful, especially with ads, depends on using measurement and metrics to learn as Taryn’s point number for suggests.   If after reading these tips, you want to want some more case studies and indepth resources, please see this post:  ”How A Small Nonprofit Used Facebook Ads Effectively

Six Things Nonprofits Should Know About Facebook Ads – guest post by Taryn Degnan

If you build it, they will come… but what if they don’t? … Read More

5 Infographics About Infographics To Master Basics in Five Minutes

Visual

In my forthcoming book, “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit,” co-authored with KD Paine,  my favorite chapter was about the sense-making process of measurement – called “Measurement and the Aha! Moment—Using your data to tell stories, make decisions, and change the world.”    There’s where I discovered a new passion – data visualization techniques for sense-making.    … Read More

Using A Networked Approach To Build Nonprofit Boards: LinkedIn Board Connect Launches

Networked Nonprofit

LinkedIn announced Board Connect, resources that helps nonprofits transform themselves into networked nonprofits by finding and recruiting board members using a networked approach.  Leveraging their own networks as well as their board members’ networks, nonprofit leaders now have free access to a premium LinkedIn feature that lets them search for and connect with professionals who meet the needs of their organization on LinkedIn.… Read More