Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 80

Attention Data Nerds: The Mobile Mindset Study and More

Mobile

Two excellent sources for stats on how mobile use in the US has become more pervasive.    American’s are no longer tethered to their desktops to use the Internet, especially social media.   The Mobile Mindset Study, a new survey from mobile security developers Lookout using data commissioned from Harris Interactive, has found that three out of five smartphone owners in the U.S.… Read More

4 Lessons on Building Games for Change

Guest Post

 

Note from Beth: While I’m facilitating “Networked NGO Workshops” in Delhi for Packard grantees in India,  I’ve lined up a few guest posts.  I’ve been following the Games for Change Festival since 2005 and now that more nonprofits are incorporating gaming strategies in their marketing approaches,  this article share some valuable insights.  

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What To Do When There Is An Emergency? Red Cross has an App for that!

Mobile

Go check out the new American Red Cross First Aid App, available free for both iPhone and Android.  The Red Cross is releasing the app this morning and it’s the first in a series of Red Cross preparedness apps that will be unveiled this year.… Read More

Giving Away Four Free Passes To Millennial Donor Summit 2012

Conferences, Research Studies

MCON 2012,  a virtual summit to help nonprofit leaders learn how to engage the Millennial generation as donors, takes place online on July 19.   The schedule features an impressive list of Millennials and others who are experts on this topic.   The conference registration is $99-$125, but I have four passes to give away to the four best answers to this question:   Why do you think it is important for nonprofits to engage Millennials both inside and outside of their organizations?… Read More

Seven Ways Your Organization can Put Privacy Into Practice – and Why

Guest Post, Privacy

Photo by Sean MacEntee

Note from Beth: My colleague, Taryn Degnan, from CommonSense Media, shared this wonderful poster about privacy for elementary school kids.  We got into a little side conversation about privacy and nonprofits and she offered to write up this post that includes some tips for nonprofits.

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