Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 88

SXSW 2013 – Social by Global: Failure Is Not An F-Word!


This week I was in Austin, TX for SXSW Interactive Festival where I presented or facilitated at several social good sessions or events.   I started presenting at SXSW in 2008 and have gone annually (except last year I took a year off).    … Read More

Happy International Women’s Day!

Civil Society 2.0, Fundraising

Today is International Women’s Day which has been observed since the early 1900s (here’s a good history).  On March 8th every year, thousands of events are held throughout the world to inspire and celebrate women.   The UN highlights a different theme for International Women’s Day.  … Read More

DoGooder Awards Recognize Awesome Nonprofit Videos


See3 Communications and YouTube, along with the Nonprofit Technology Network, announced today the launch of the 2013 DoGooder Video Awards.  The DoGooder Awards recognize the creative and effective use of video in promoting social good. Cisco  is generously contributing $3500 to four contest winners.  … Read More

PhilanthroTech: How Nonprofits Are Using Crowdfunding

Crowdsourcing, Fundraising, Guest Post

Flickr Photo by Toddy

Note from Beth: I’m headed down to Austin, TX for SXSW where I will have the pleasure of facilitating a workshop on measuring social media with KD Paine with case studies by David Neff and Carie Lewis.  

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What is your organization’s “One Metric That Matters”?


Two new books on measurement and analytics came to my attention this week.  One is about nonprofit performance assessment and written for an audience of nonprofits, especially those that manage social service programs.  The other is about using data to make decisions, but for the start up audience.    … Read More