Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 95

Tips and Cheat Sheets To Help Your Nonprofit Plan and Implement FB Brand Page Changes

Tips, Tools and Tactics

Facebook made it official today on the Today Show no less.  The long anticipated changes to Facebook brand pages – switching to the timeline format – is now available to all brand pages.   But Facebook hasn’t played god with us and flipped the switch – they’re actually giving us a month to absorb the change  - and create a plan, design, and test it.… Read More

Bridging Social Technologies and Sustainable Development: Social Squared

Civil Society 2.0

Note from Beth: Earlier this month,  the Stanford Center for Social Innovation, hosted the USRIO 2.0 Preparation Conference where policy-makers, practitioners, and innovators discussed how to use connection technologies to advance sustainable development in advance of the June USRIO2.o conference.    

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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