Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 70

Strategic Spontaneity: How the Humane Society Got 21,000 Shares of Campaign Message on Facebook In 48 Hours

Movement Building, Strategy

It is a nonprofits dream – to have its advocacy campaign messaging go viral on Facebook or social media channels.   And that’s just what happened to the HSUS  Farm Animal Protection campaign,  an effort to call attention to and reduce the suffering of farm animals raised for eggs, meat, pork, and milk.    … Read More

Nonprofit CEOs and the Network Mindset

Leadership

Today, I have the honor of doing a session at The Allstate Foundation‘s 60th Anniversary Executive Summit (hashtag #60summit) where I’ll be talking about leading nonprofits with a network mindset.

Last week, I gave the ending keynote about Mindful or Mind Full Social Media at the Social Media for Nonprofits Silicon Valley Conference.    … Read More

Mindful or Mind Full Social Media?

Mindfulness

I am doing the ending key note at the Social Media 4 Nonprofits Conference in Silicon Valley today.    Here’s the description:

How nonprofits can stay focused given all the distractions inherent in today’s attention economy? Social media doesn’t have to be overwhelming– you can take control back.  

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Who is Behind the Nonprofit Hulk Twitter Account?

Tools and Tactics

That’s the tweet that showed up in my Twitter stream last week and yes, it caught my attention.  Hulk (fill in the blank) Twitter accounts are popping up all over Twitter, the latest Twitter meme.  … Read More

Using Peer Learning Strategies To Build A Network

Networked Nonprofit, Networks, Training Design

As part of my work plan as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation,  I have the pleasure of working with  networks of grantees to design and facilitate peer learning exchanges on networked nonprofit practices and using social media effectively.    … Read More