Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 86

Integrated Social Media for Sustainable Agriculture

Capacity, Training Design

Ag Grantees Twitter Webinar  

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As Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation,  my work plan includes delivering many different peer learning opportunities, coaching, and training with grantees.    Yesterday,  I had the pleasure of doing a Webinar for grantees of the Agriculture Sub-Program.    … Read More

Supporting NGOs in underserved countries, and recommending consultants

Capacity, Civil Society 2.0, Guest Post

Note from Beth: I’ve just returned from leading an intense “Networked NGO” training for Packard Foundation PRH grantees from Pakistan.    The four-day workshop covered effective practices of networked ngos, including culture change, integrated social media strategy, and tactics.    I worked with a group of eight organizations with two staff people from each.    

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Everyday Technology: Innovative Ways To Do More With Less

Guest Post

Flickr Photo by Nielio

 

Note from Beth: Innovation was the buzzword at the Nonprofit Technology Conference!   I ran into the good folks at Idealware who offered to do a guest post on the topic – looking at small ways to be innovative.

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Data Nerd Alert: Donors Who Give Through Multiple Channels Give the Most

Fundraising, Research Studies

Guest Post By Dennis McCarthy

We’ve known for some time that an integrated multi-channel approach to constituent engagement is key for nonprofits to be successful; however there’s been limited understanding of optimizing integrated marketing or its impact. Convio, along with CAREUSA, recently completed Insights into Integrated Marketing Constituent Behavior to further the thinking and dialog around integrated marketing

With the study’s findings, we can now more confidently say that nonprofits need to adapt to in the way they both engage externally with their supporters as well as organize their efforts internally.… Read More

Scrappy VS Strategic: Is there a generational divide in nonprofits around how to innovate using new technology?

Capacity, Guest Post

Note from Beth: I’m working in Dubai this week and have lined up some guest posts from some colleagues.    Daniel Ben-Horin from TechSoup Global wrote a thought provoking post over at the SSIR about generational differences in nonprofits when it comes to trying to scale social change strategies using social technologies.  

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