Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 80

Building Capacity for Social Change 2.0

Networks

Photo by Beth Kanter

Note From Beth: A few weeks ago,  I was lucky enough to participate in a meeting with other capacity builders who work with networks.    I wrote a quick reflection on some of the techniques used to facilitate the meeting.  

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7 Fantastic Free or Low Cost Sources To Get Images for Your Content Strategy

Content, Visual

Flickr Image by Sam Howzit

Images, visuals, videos, and infographics are being staples of nonprofit’s content strategy, especially for social channels.   While Facebook recently launched a huge free stock photo archive for use in Facebook ads,  finding compelling, high quality images that are low cost or free for image overlays, blog post and other channels can be difficult.    … Read More

Knight Foundation Launches The Giving Day Play Book

Capacity, Free Agent, Training Design

Note from Beth: Most of my work over the last twenty years in nonprofit technology has been focused on designing and facilitating capacity building projects, specifically training and peer learning projects that help participants successfully learn and apply skills using online technology, social media, networks, measurement, training design or other topic.  

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7 Fabulous Nonprofit Videos on Vine and Instagram

Guest Post, Storytelling

Note from Beth: Like many colleagues who are nonprofit technology capacity builders, we often get asked the question, “What’s hot? What’s not?  What’s the new cool thing?”    Or a variation – What’s the cutting edge on social mediamobile, or data?   

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Context Is Everything: Online Communities

Housekeeping

Flickr Photo BirkgetKing Original Source: http://xkcd.com/802/

 

Note from Beth: Mitch Arnowitz and I recently participated in an online discussion atVenture Philanthropy Partners/Leap of Reason about creating a community of practice for continuous improvement and high performance in the nonprofit sector.  

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