Beth Kanter\'s Blog - Part 93

Five Steps to Successful Crisis Communications

Strategy, Tips

Flickr Photo by Rob Howells

 

Note From Beth: I remember back when Hurricane Katrina struck,  I saw a post to the Museum ListServ that said “Chuck Patch Is Not Dead.”   At the time, Chuck was a staff member for Historic New Orleans.    

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Reflections from Social Good Brasil and a New Word: PhilanthroTeen!

Civil Society 2.0, Conferences, Movement Building, Networks, Reflection

I’ve just returned from keynoting  the first Social Good Brazil conference that took place in Florianapolis,  sometimes referred to the “Silicon Valley” of Brasil and where the nonprofit, social good, innovation, and technology community is leading the social change movement.   Magic happens when social entrepreneurs, nonprofits leaders, technologists,  and young people are brought together for a high energy, creative, and interactive event that exposes everyone to new ideas and stories.… Read More

Why Your Nonprofit Should Be A Big Listener

Listening, Measurement

 

Note from Beth: Last month during one of our book talks for “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit:  Using Data to Change the World, ” at TechSoup Global, Rachel Weidinger from Upwell came up to say hello.   Rachel is a long-time “nptech” colleague who is now leading the team at Upwell who is trained to sift through the vast amounts of real-time online conversations and content online to support ocean conservation.    

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Bringing a Network Mindset to Board Development

Networked Nonprofit

I just published a blog post over at the SSIR blog called “Bringing a Network Mindset to Board Development.”    If you thinking about combining a network mindset with social networking tools, you and your board can recruit both the best talent to join your board and the people with the best networks.… Read More

Watching Our Vote Live on Twitter

Movement Building

I am in Brasil to keynote the Social Good Brasil Conference (had to vote early), but I can still watch democracy unfold in real-time through my friends updates on Twitter, Facebook, and other social channels.     I love seeing these photos of polling places where my friends are voting.… Read More