Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 7

Two Examples of Nonprofit Social Media That Will Make You Smile (and learn a best practice or two)


Recently, my social media feeds have been anxiety producing, if not downright depressing.   The parade of bad news: gun violence, hurricanes, earthquakes, nuclear war, fake news, and more. Unfortunately, if you work in digital strategy and social media, monitoring social is a daily task and as a result a bad mood has become an occupational hazard. … Read More

Happy Healthy Nonprofit Workplaces: How To Kick the Sit Out It

Happy Healthy Nonprofit, Training Design, Walking

Last week, I was honored to do the keynote workshop at the Peel Leadership Center’s TimeOut Conference in Toronto, Canada. This conference is an opportunity for executive directors to build skills in resilience as part of a day-long seminar. (They gave out a special blend of tea as a Giveaway, something I have never seen before.) I was invited to teach an interactive workshop based on The Happy Healthy Nonprofit on how to link self-care with well being in the workplace.… Read More

Three Ways To Help Support Hurricane Relief in Puerto Rico


It has been ten days since Hurricane Maria has devastated the Island of Puerto Rico. We have read the harrowing news reports about a lack of food, electricity, and water and people dying. We are horrified by the scale of destruction and suffering of our fellow Americans as they wait for aid to reach them.… Read More

Is Influencer Marketing Part of Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Strategy in 2018?


Rob Cottingham, Social Signal – Cartoon for Measuring the Networked Nonprofit

It is not too early to start thinking about your nonprofit’s social media strategy for 2018, including how you want to capitalize on social media trends that will have maximum impact in 2018.Read More

How To Use Microsoft Technology To Supercharge Your Fundraising

Tools and Tactics

SOS Children’s Villages International uses cloud technology to help fundraise for children in need. Photo courtesy of SOS Children’s Villages International.

Note From Beth:  I am thrilled to host this guest post from Microsoft Philanthropies General Manager that showcases examples of  digital transformation and fundraising.

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