Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 82

5 Ways to Make LinkedIn Board Connect Work for Your Nonprofit

Guest Post, Leadership, Networked Nonprofit, Networks, Tips

Note from Beth: Last week, I wrote about the launch of LinkedIn’s Board Connect tool that helps nonprofit identify potential board candidates through searching the networks of their board members on LinkedIn.  In the comments, there was some thoughtful discussion about best practices for identifying, screening, and cultivating board members.  

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#GivingTuesday: Why I Am Participating in the National Day of Giving on November 27, 2012

Fundraising

Giving  Tuesday hopes to spark a movement of people and organizations who want  to celebrate giving and encourage more and smarter giving during the holiday season.    The intent is to create an annual national day of giving on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving or this year on  November 27, 2012.    … Read More

[Research] Data on Nonprofit Cloud Computing: Anywhere, Anytime Technology for Social Change

Research Studies

Note from Beth: Back in 2003 when most people in the nonprofit sector were asking, “What the heck is a blog?,” Marnie Webb, Co-CEO of TechSoup Global was not only writing one, but evangelizing to nonprofit techies about social media (called Web 2.0 back then) and being the one of the visionaries behind the Netsquared project.   

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Community Organizing and Social Justice Measurement in the Connected Age

Movement Building

Note from Beth: Shonali Burke, who we interviewed in “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit, let me know about an exciting project she is working on with the Center for Community Change that is hosting the 8th Annual Change Champion Awards (in DC) today (Sept.

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Six Things Nonprofits Should Know About Facebook Ads

Tips, Tools and Tactics

Note From Beth: Here’s some quick tips on using Facebook Ads.  The most important thing to remember is that being successful, especially with ads, depends on using measurement and metrics to learn as Taryn’s point number for suggests.   If after reading these tips, you want to want some more case studies and indepth resources, please see this post:  ”How A Small Nonprofit Used Facebook Ads Effectively

Six Things Nonprofits Should Know About Facebook Ads – guest post by Taryn Degnan

If you build it, they will come… but what if they don’t? … Read More