[slideshare id=20268748&doc=curation13ntc-final-130430113112-phpapp02] This year at the Nonprofit Technology Conference, I had the pleasure of designing and facilitating a session on "Content Curation for Nonprofits" with Will Coley. This blog post offers reflections and resources from the session. I've been a content curator for many years, using the techniques to help me develop curriculum materials for workshops and blog posts - as a form of professional development. Will Coley, comes … [Read more...] about Content Curation for Nonprofits – Notes from #13ntccur8
Archives for April 2013
[slideshare id=19958007&doc=rwjf-sm-re-meeting-beth-kanter-slides-130425083953-phpapp01] Last week, I was lucky enough to be invited to participate in a meeting organized by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation called "Advancing Social Media Measurement for Foundations." The participants were a cross-disciplinary group and included people who work at different foundations in the areas of evaluation, communication, social media, and programs as well as people who work for nonprofits and as … [Read more...] about Advancing Social Media Measurement for Foundations – Reflections & Notes
In the sequel movie Crocodile Dundee 2, there is a great line when Mick Dundee visits the US and two guys try to rob him at knife point. He pulls out his outback knife, which is three times larger and says, "Now, that's a knife!" When Alison Carlman, unmarketing manager for Global Giving, shared her social media measurement spreadsheet during a peer learning session I'm facilitating for Packard Foundation grantees based on "Measuring the Networked Nonprofit," I couldn't help but … [Read more...] about Now That's A Spreadsheet!
How do you measure your network to learn how to improve outcomes? That was one of many questions raised at during a Twitter Chat last week around the #sm_re hashtag. The chat was a prelude to a convening on April 25th at the Robert Wood Johnston Foundation of 40 thinkers and practitioners, bringing diverse perspectives and expertise into discussions to develop measures for evaluating the impact of social media on philanthropic outcomes. I'll be participating in the session, as part of … [Read more...] about Advancing Social Media Measurement for Philanthropic Outcomes #sm_re
Place a little bet & or share your #failure story... you could win a Surface! #13ntcbets ow.ly/k24ok — Case Foundation (@CaseFoundation) April 13, 2013 You've heard the mantra: Learn from failure. But no one likes to screw up and you can't learn when you're beating your chest in frustration or pointing fingers at each other. Some smart organizations are helping their people make failure not only productive, but also fun. That's the summary of a post I wrote last week for the Harvard … [Read more...] about #npfail Share Your Nonprofit Fail Story and Win A Microsoft Surface!