My friend and colleague, June Holley, has written a much anticipated book, The Network Weaver Handbook. If you are interested in building networks or working as Networked Nonprofit, you need this book right now! The Network Weaver Handbook is designed to give you skills and resources you need to build effective and innovative networks. The handbook offers advice and resources for those who just starting out to those involved in well-established networks. The book gives you the basics of … [Read more...] about Book: The Network Weaver Handbook
Archives for April 2012
This year a lot of my work as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation is working with grantees outside of the US. Last week, I had the pleasure of working with a group of Population and Reproductive Health grantees from Pakistan on a peer learning group called "The Networked NGO," based on the ideas in my book, The Networked Nonprofit. The four-day intensive face-to-face training was for senior level staff and their social media staffers. It marked the start of a six … [Read more...] about The Networked NGO in Pakistan
Ag Grantees Twitter Webinar View more presentations from Beth Kanter 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. This blog post summarizes some of the knowledge shared about effective social media strategy, tactics, and practices. In the many years that I've been … [Read more...] about Integrated Social Media for Sustainable Agriculture
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 … [Read more...] about Data Nerd Alert: Donors Who Give Through Multiple Channels Give the Most
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. It prompted some great discussion and I hope you'll participate. Scrappy VS Strategic - Guest Post by Daniel Ben-Horin I loathe the cloying mock humility of the twitterverse … [Read more...] about Scrappy VS Strategic: Is there a generational divide in nonprofits around how to innovate using new technology?