Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 78

Using Facebook Groups for Deeper Engagement with Audience or Your Peers

Books, Engagement

Note from Beth: Facebook Groups can be used to help build communities and for deeper engagement and learning with your audience or peers.   I’ve been using Facebook groups to projects that are focused on peer learning and I have set up groups of colleagues to provide just in time support.    

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Webinar Notes: Social Media Measurement Standards: Progress and Roadmap

Guest Post, Measurement

Flickr Photo by Joel Goodman

Note From Beth: I’ve had the pleasure of working closely with KD Paine, the Goddess of Measurement,  on my next book,  ”Measuring the Networked Nonprofit” which not talks about what to measure, but how nonprofits can do it.    

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Using Pinterest To Raise Awareness About Violence Against Women and Girls in Nigeria

Civil Society 2.0

Happy Fourth of  July!   I was going to write something patriotic about social media, but I got an email from Mari Tikkanen with story about her recent experience working with maternal/reproductive health organizations and human rights NGOs in Nigeria for the MacArthur Foundation.… Read More

Balance the Spontaneous and Strategic of Social Media: Newsjacking and Obamacare

Content, Movement Building

 

As part of my work at the Packard Foundation this year,  I’m honored to be working on a project called “Friending the Finishline,” a group of children’s health advocates who are working together on a peer learning exchange to discover how to best use Facebook and other social networking tools to advance their work in children’s health.    … Read More

The Triple Bottom Line in India: Software, Quality Education, and Early Learning

Civil Society 2.0, CSR

After I finished teaching an intensive Networked NGO workshop for Packard family planning grantees in Delhi,  I headed to Bangalore to visit my friend and colleague, Rufina Fernandes where I conducted a social media workshop for staff and teachers and got see a start up education  company and its CSR program, close up.  … Read More