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10 Nonprofit Books from 2010

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During 2010, I been able to read, blurb, write reviews, do blog giveaways, or author guest posts and interviews for a lot of terrific books that would be useful to nonprofit professionals in the social media, marketing, and ICT areas.

Zoetica Salon Insights: Social Media Measurement for Nonprofits

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Flickr Photo by Jek in the Box. We launched the Zoetica Salon this week. One thing we’re trying to do is model abundant behavior.

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Tech@State – Civil Society 2.0: Reflections on Networked Nonprofits and Free Agents

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Graphic Recording by OTH Consulting. Last week, I was honored to lead a “networked discussion&# about the Networked Nonprofit and working with free agents in Washington, DC at the State Department’s “ Tech@State Civil Society 2.0 &# Event. Photo by Mark Horvath.

What I Learned About Unpresenting from Heather Gold

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I first met Heather Gold when she did stand up comedy at the first Blogher conference in 2005. In addition to comedy, Heather is a keynote speaker and teaches her unique style of interactive performance in “ unpresenting &# workshops.

Zoetica Salon Summary: A Few Good Social Media Measurement Insights

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Holly Ross, NTEN, Four Lessons Learned About Social Media in 2010. Photo by M. Schenekenberg. The Zoetica Salon is a free online space for informal peer learning about nonprofits and social media. It is a place to share resources and ask and answer questions.

Can Social Network Analysis Improve Your Social Media Strategy?

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Networked Nonprofit: Care2 Webinar. View more presentations from womenwhotech. You are invited to a virtual book launch party ! Join Allison Fine and me on June 21st at 1-2 PM PST/4-5 PM EST for the launch of The Networked Nonprofit published by Jossey-Bass.

Crowdsourcing: Measuring the Impact of the Crowd in Funding and Doing

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Crowdsourcing 101. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

Zoetica Salon Summary: Feeding America’s Social Media Measurement Strategy

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Dan Michel, Digital Marketing Manager, Feeding America Twitter: @dpmichel. Social Media Measurement is this month’s theme on the Zoetica Salon hosted on my blog Facebook page.

6 Fundraising Platforms That Have Disrupted Charitable Giving Forever

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Disrupting Fundraising Since: 2010. Image courtesy Tsahi Levent-Levi via Flickr. Note from Beth: I hope you are enjoying summer break as much as I am!

A Reflection on Networked Professional Learning

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Black-Crowned Night Heron. Many years ago before the digital cameras and children, my husband used to spend many hours combining two past times: birding and photography.

How can we prepare organizational leaders to work in a networked world?

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Photo by Eric Eugene Kim. Guest post by Patti Anklam. Guest blogger, Patti Anklam , author of Net Work: A Practical Guide to Creating and Sustaining Networks at Work and in the World , explores the role of organizational leadership in a network world.

How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels?

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Sometimes there’s no getting around a staff increase: since 2010, the U.S. Flickr Photo by Yung Tsai. Note from Beth: Many nonprofits do not have dedicated teams for social media and social media strategy and implementation is typically only a part of a someone’s job.

How Your Nonprofit Can Make the Most of Its LinkedIn Profile

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As most of you probably know, LinkedIn—the networking site for professionals—expanded its scope to include company pages back in 2010.

Nine Digital Marketing Lessons Nonprofits Can Learn from charity: water

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The video from their 2010 September Campaign is a great example of how the nonprofit uses storytelling to communicate its message and inspire donors. Image from Flickr by Xurble.

How Many Free Agents Does It Take To Change A Nonprofit Fortress?

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Personal Democracy Forum: Rethinking Nonprofits. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. Allison Fine and I are honored to be delivering a conversational keynote at the Personal Democracy Forum today in New York City.

Using Salesforce to Cultivate Donor Relationships

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Tal was chosen in 2010 to be one of the first Salesforce MVP Program members, an exclusive club representing the top 1% of the Salesforce community, and has maintained that status to date. Note From Beth: Last month, I did a webinar for the SalesForce Foundation on measuring social media.

Video Can Help Boost Donations in End-Of-The-Year Fundraising

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In 2010 much of their focus was on responding to the earthquake in Haiti. This personalization technique can be used to insert the donor’s name, asking them by name to step up an increase their gift in 2010. Make a video that answers these questions: What did we do in 2010?

Should CEOs and Executive Directors Use Social Media?

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The NASSCOM India Leadership Forum has multiple tracks based on theme. It also has a track that takes place in a large room with roundtables and a designated discussion topic and facilitator. These sessions are not for presentations, but for disscussion and sharing of ideas.

9 Ways Nonprofits Can Excel Using Social Media

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TechSoup Microsoft NGO Connection Day. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. I was honored to be the keynote speaker for the Bay Area Microsoft/TechSoup Global Connection Day on Monday.

How Minnesota’s ‘Networked Nonprofits’ Raised over $10M in 1 Day!

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Note From Beth: Last year I covered Give to the Max Day and the impressive results. This year before the event Jeff Achen write a post sharing their strategy for 2010. This guest post discusses the results.

#ThankYouWednesday After A Successful #GivingTuesday

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In 2010, Gates and Warren Buffett publicly launched the Giving Pledge to encourage billionaires to donate the bulk of their wealth to charity, which includes one from Zuckerberg, although it does not describe the scale of his gift.

Welcome to Beth’s Blog for the Next Decade

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Dawn Near the Bay of Bengal by Joisey Showaa. Welcome to the new and improved Beth’s Blog ! After almost a decade of blogging and most of it at the same place, I’m starting over with a new platform and look thanks to Allyson Kapin and Jared Seltzer of Rad Campaign.

Don’t Merge Your Nonprofit Facebook Page With Places Page

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Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

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Users can share them on Instagram while also choosing to share them to Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Foursquare. It was created in 2010 and purchased by Facebook in 2012 (more history here ).

WomenWhoTech: Social Media ROI Panel

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Social Media Roi Slidesbk. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. I am honored to be a part today’s WomenWhoTech online summit. I’m doing a panel titled “Social Media ROI&# with Lauren Vargas from Radian 6 and moderated by Roz Lemieux from Fission Strategy.

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#1MilliForJadudi: A Crowdfunding Campaign in Kenya to help Cancer Patient

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In 2010, I had an opportunity to do a Networked Nonprofit workshop in Kenya. That’s where I met Zawadi Nyong’o , a young Kenyan woman and social change activist. After the workshop, I hung out with participants providing some coaching.

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Pioneers in Justice: Building Networks and Movements for Social Justice

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In 2010, eager to address these changes, the Levi Strauss Foundation (LSF) launched a program called Pioneers in Justice , offering intense support to a cohort of Bay Area Gen X leaders who had recently become executive directors of legacy social justice organizations.

How and When Should Your Nonprofit Organization Invest in Mobile

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Note from Beth: In preparation for my book launch, I hired Rad Campaign to do a redesign of my blog. Aside from changing the color scheme to match the new book cover , I was ready to invest in “going mobile.”

My Three Words for 2011: Seek, Sense, and Share

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In 2010, my three words were Networked, Generosity, and Full of Life. My Three Words for 2011 inspired by Harold Jarche's Networked Learning Model.

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Nine Ways Networked Nonprofits Use Slideshare

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NTEN set up an event area on Slideshare for the NTC 2010. Some events have set up branded channels, like the Bar Camp Channel. (5) Slideshare. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. Please join me on June 21st from 1-2 PM PST for the virtual launch of The Networked Nonprofit.

A New Book, A New Look for Beth’s Blog!

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In May, 2010. The New Beth's Blog. The Old Beth's Blog. My blog was way over do for a fresh and new look! I thought the launch of my new book would be the perfect time to make a few changes!

Get Your Social Media Strategy in Shape With Spreadsheet Aerobics

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Flickr Photo by Metro Transportation Library and Archive. Successful social media is like going to the gym because the discipline of a good routine gets results much like working out on a daily basis.

Closing the Loop Between Social Media and Offline Action

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I was in Oakland, CA and discovered Fenton's Creamery , famous for its ice cream. The line was out the door. Lines are good because you can contemplate that important decision: What flavor?

How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook

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How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. Introduction.

What type of Tweets get retweeted most? Bites of Wisdom

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. Screen capture here : I've been running small experiments on the art of retweeting for a couple of weeks and it's time for a reflection. .

Wisdom 2.0: Balance in A Hyper Connected World

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The conference was created by Soren Gordhamer in 2010, author of the book, Wisdom 2.0. I attended the first conference in May, 2010 was filled with gratitude to Soren for the amazing experience and opportunity to reflect life and balance in age of social networks.

Have Online Social Networks Become Boring?

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” This was one of the reasons why I wanted to write the book, “ The Networked Nonprofit ,” with co-author Alison Fine back in 2008-09. I noticed a big change in 2010, the year the book was published.

‘Give 10? Every Day: An Inspiring Story of Giving Back

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When I was looking at the end of the year (2010), what my goals were, I felt a little bit discouraged. Note from Beth: My colleague, John Weeks, is an expat nonprofit techie living and working in Cambodia.

Blogging to Support Policy Goals: MomsRising Shares Lessons Learned

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MomsRising Health Reform Blog Carnival – September 2010. Flickr Photo by Vox Photo.

RIP: del.icio.us

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According to PC World , Yahoo will shut down several of its Web properties, including Delicious, according to a leaked Yahoo presentation slide that was posted on Twitter. I was hoping this was just a rumor.