The Colbert Report Tags: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video Archive Last week at the TechSoup Global Summit, I had an opportunity to meet Annie Leonard and do a quick interview about their lessons learned working as a networked. As I listened to her speak about their experience, I knew this would be a terrific case study to share in Beirut as an example of working in a networked way. Annie was kind enough to give me her notes so I could … [Read more...] about The Story of Stuff: An Inspiring Example of A Network in Action
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The Story Last week, my adventure in Alaska started with a meeting with representatives from community foundations around the state of Alaska hosted by the Alaska Community Foundation. That's where I met Joe Page from the Jessica Stevens Foundation who told me the amazing story about the Talkeetna Bachelor Society. The Talkeetna Bachelor Society is a program of the Denali Arts Council, a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation. The Society's fundraising activities benefit the Talkeetna Bachelor … [Read more...] about In Search of Bachelors and Philanthropy in Rural Alaska and Video Story Capture Tips
[slideshare id=41539057&doc=measuringandmanagingasocialmediapresence-141113205730-conversion-gate02] Note from Beth: Last week I was in New Orleans for the National Assembly of State Arts Councils meeting. I facilitated a peer session with Public Information Officers and a Mini-Workshop on managing and measuring a social media presence. We covered strategy, especially identifying audiences through personas and key objectives. Most importantly, participants began to think through their … [Read more...] about The Ultimate Tool for Managing Your Organization's Social Strategy: LightBox Collaborative Editorial Calendar 2015 Edition
The Story of Stuff Project made this video to inspire more people to choose family over frenzy the day after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday. I'm spending the day with family in Atlantic City, NJ. Please join me in signing the pledge on the site to confirm that you'll spend that day investing in community and family, rather than stuff. And, on the following Tuesday, I will participate, support, and enjoy "Giving Tuesday." There is just a week until November 27th, the first … [Read more...] about I'm Doing Giving Tuesday Not Black Friday: One Week To Go!
Note from Beth: "Measuring the Networked Nonprofit" is getting a lot of good feedback as people read and apply the ideas in the book. One of the key messages in the book is that nonprofits should not start with the tools and data, but start to clearly define success and their audience. By doing so, they will understand the few data points and the tools needed to collect that data to figure out if they have been successful! In the book, we avoid talking about specific tools because they … [Read more...] about Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience’s Pulse