Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 86

Facebook Brand Pages: How To Be Ready

Tips, Tools and Tactics

Two weeks ago, social media blogs were buzzing with the news that Facebook would unveil the long anticipated new format for Facebook brand pages that would include the timeline and cover image.    Mari Smith, in this informative post,  gave us a sneak peek at what it might look like for a big brand like Coke.    … Read More

Wisdom 2.0: Balance in A Hyper Connected World

Mindfulness

Yesterday, I spent most of the day offline at the Wisdom 2.0 Conference where I gave my full attention to the presentations and conversation.    The Wisdom 2.0 Conference is a one-of-a-kind event in Silicon Valley that brings together an unusual mix of technology leaders, Zen teachers, neuroscientists, and academics, to explore how we can live with deeper meaning and wisdom in our technology-rich age.  … Read More

Are You Content Creation Impaired? Here’s Some Tips and Resources

Content

Compelling content (and a good measurement process) is the heart and soul of a successful integrated strategy.     But, for many nonprofits, creating a consistent stream of high quality content isn’t easy.       This excellent infographic, “22 Ways to Create Compelling Content When You Don’t Have A Clue” and accompanying post is a lifesaver for people like me who are “content creation impaired.”       Occasionally, like today, I find myself stuck or lack inspiration for what to blog about or there is a hole in my editorial calendar.      … Read More

Reporting Social To Stakeholders

Guest Post

 

Note from Beth: This past year has been a deep exploration into how nonprofits can use measurement and reflection to improve their practices as a networked nonprofit and using social media.    As part of my work at the Packard Foundation,  I designed and facilitated several peer learning groups and exchanges.  

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How To Use Facebook Metrics To Give Your Audience the Content They Want Most

Content, Engagement, Measurement

This post covers some simple techniques to give your fans the content they want most and inspire more engagement.     Many times we’re on the hunt for the tips of what to do and when we find them, we just implement them.  … Read More