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Book Review: “Charity Case”

Connection Cafe

Since then he has authored several books and has become a voice for change in the nonprofit sector. Pallotta’s latest book, Charity Case: How the Nonprofit Community Can Stand Up For Itself and Really Change the World , was released in late 2012 to very positive reviews.

Book Review: Measuring the Networked Nonprofit

Amy Sample Ward

In the book, Beth and Katie identify a number of themes. I am giving away a copy of Beth and Katie’s book to be sure that I do my part to spread the knowledge and share the insights. bookreview resources beth kanter book review measurement netnon

8 Books for Nonprofits To Read and Book Giveaway

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Every year around this time, I write a post about some books that should be valuable to those who work in the nonprofit and social good sector. If you are interested in any of these titles, please leave a comment about why you want to read the book. Books

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New Book: Social Movements for Good

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My colleague, Derrick Feldman, has just published a new book, “ Social Movements for Good ,” a guidebook for driving change, by taking advantage of the social “currency” that makes movements go viral. The book includes: Case studies of the most successful social good movements.

Book Review: Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She has packed all that into her new book, “ Joan Garry’s Guide to Nonprofit Leadership.” First, let me say this now – this is a MUST-READ book for nonprofit leaders and board members. Go buy the book now because it is going to be a huge hit. Books

Four Business Books To Read In 2017

Eric Jacobsen Blog

To find the best business, communications and leadership books to add to my "to read" list for 2017, I reached out to some of the best experts in the field. I'd recommend this book to anyone faced with a critical job or project that will require 100% commitment," says Nathan.

Book Review: Mindful Social Marketing by @jfouts

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The holiday break is a great time to read books, both for work and just plan fun. Earlier this week, I read the recently published “ Mindful Social Marketing ” by colleague Janet Fouts. If you are doing social media for a nonprofit, this book is a must read. Books

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Book Review: Connecting to Change the World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” This books updates their experiences and provides easily understandable, field-tested information on how to form and manage social-impact networks. Here’s a few ideas, concepts, and insights from the book that resonated. Books

Announcing My Next Book: The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I am excited to announce that I am working on my next book, tentatively titled “The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout.” I’m honored to be co-authoring this book with Aliza Sherman to be published in 2017 by Wiley. Books

New book: “Advancement Services: Enhancing Fundraising Success”

Robert Weiner

The book was a labor of love for over 2 years by 25 of advancement services professionals, led and edited by the esteemed John Taylor. CASE has just published the third edition of its guide to Advancement Services.

Book Review: When Millennials Take Over and the Fluid Workplace

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The book discusses how management traditional approaches need to change due to three trends that are coming together in a perfect storm. The trends are analyzed from a historical perspective, backed by research, and illustrated with lots of anecdotes and stories in the book.

Book: The Network Weaver Handbook

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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! Books Networked Nonprofit Networks

Book: Nonprofit Management 101

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The best how-to books out there combine them. A book that is all concepts and theory, makes it hard to apply the information in the real world. But, if the book is just a collection of disconnected tips, then you run the risk of implementing with out strategy. Books

Book Review: The Nonprofit Business Plan

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Reflection: What struck me about the talk was the importance of having a good measurement practice or system within the organization to be able to answer the impact questions (as you may know I just finished writing a book with KD Paine about this topic). Books

Five Social Media Books you Should Read

Frogloop

I love to read non-fiction books and try to review them regularly on my blog ! A couple of nonprofit and social media books that I reviewed on my blog include Twitter for Good by Claire Diaz Ortiz and Welcome to the Fifth Estate by Geoff Livingston. This book did not disappoint.

Civility in the Digital Age: Book Giveaway

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here’s a brief book review. Andrea’s book is filled with practical information on how deal with the situation. The books is filled with techniques and best practices for getting people to be more civil online and how to handle the people that just can’t be civilized.

Free Comic Book Day – May 3

SocialFish

Free Comic Book Day is Saturday May 3 rd , 2014 . The biggest event in the comic book industry, Free Comic Book Day (FCBD), is taking place on Saturday May 3 rd , at participating comic book specialty shops across the U.S., Free Comic Book Day 2014.

Best New Leadership Book Of 2014

Eric Jacobsen Blog

After reading nearly 40 books about leadership released this year, my pick for the very best is the book, The Font-Line Leader: Building a High-PerformanceOrganization from the Groumd Up , by Chris Van Gorder. You’ll find the 200-page book easy to read.

Nonprofit Podcast and Blogger @joangarry Profiles Healthy Happy Nonprofit Book

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This summer I was lucky enough to be a guest to talk about the Happy Healthy Nonprofit Book on her podcast. Her insights resonated with what we were hearing in our interviews, so of course, Joan is one of many experts we interviewed for the book.

Book Giveaway: Marketing in the Round: How To Develop An Integrated Marketing Campaign

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Book Giveaway: I’ll buy a copy of Marketing in the Round for the commentor who answers this question: ”How could Marketing in the Round help your nonprofit get more out of its marketing efforts?” Books

Announcing the Launch of Book #3:The Happy Healthy Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I am thrilled to announce the official launch of my third book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout with co-author Aliza Sherman.

New E-Book: Measurement 101 for Nonprofits by KD Paine @queenofmetrics

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was honored enough to co-author a book with Katie, “ Measuring the Networked Nonprofit ,” a book about measuring social media and networks. So, I know first-hand how incredibly brilliant she is! Katie’s e-books also come with a “Lifetime Content Warranty.”

New Book: The Future of Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My colleagues David Neff and Randal C Moss have written a book called The Future of Nonprofits that launches next month. As Zoetica colleague Geoff Livingston notes , writing a book is no small feat. (I As Zoetica colleague Geoff Livingston notes, writing a book is no small feat. (I

Book Review: Cause for Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m getting a jump on my summer reading! Colleagues Kari Dunn Saratovsky and Derrick Feldmann have published a new book called Cause for Change: The Why and How of Nonprofit Millennial Engagement. The book is a great read for nonprofit leaders of all generations. Books

E-books for Social Strategy

Connection Cafe

E-books and e-readers are a growing part of the attention ecosystem. Nonprofits struggling to communicate complex issues in 140 characters can benefit from deploying e-books and other long-form content as part of a thoughtful mobile and social media strategy. 29% of Americans age 18 and older own at least one specialized device for e-book reading – either a tablet or an e-book reader. The audience for an e-book may be larger than you thought.

Book(s) Giveaway: Nonprofit Social Media Road Map

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Using the metaphor of a road tip, this book takes you through the basics plotting a strategy and executing it. I love “road rage” for how to deal with negative comments. UPDATE: The free copies were snatched up quickly, but you can use the discount code “BETH” to purchase the book at a discount - [link]. BooksSource: Noland Hoshino - Pinterest Board.

Two Free E-Books for Nonprofits on Fundraising, Marketing, and Content Strategies

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

E-Book #1: Fundraising and Marketing Tips for Nonprofits. But most of all, within this e-book resides the wisdom of a group of individuals who have dedicated their lives to making the world a better place by using their talents to make a real difference. Books

Free E-Book: NetworkforGood Giving Day Planning Guide

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They’ve just published this terrific, free e-book with lots of tips and planning templates to help your organization decide whether to participate. The e-book is written by Jamie McDonald , the Chief Giving Officer of Network for Good and the Founder of GiveCorps.

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The Top 20 Leadership Books For A New Manager

Eric Jacobsen Blog

A couple years ago, I posted the question “ What’s The First Leadership Book You Would Give To A New Manager ?” Some people suggested more than one book. The book suggestions remain important recommendations even today.

No time to read books?

SocialFish

If you are like me, you likely have a pile of new business books on your desk waiting to be read. I was a little skeptical at first when I heard about the site, but then I checked out a few of the books I’ve already read just to see how good these folks are, and I talked to their founder, Steve Cunningham, and I am very very impressed. If one of your new years resolutions for 2012 is to get through that pile of unread books… this is the solution.

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Book Review and Giveaway: The Eight Principles of Sustainable Fundraising

Amy Sample Ward

Johnson’s new book, The Eight Principles of Sustainable Fundraising. In this book, Larry starts at the beginning (that’s even how he describes it!) resources book fundraising giveaway review tips

Six Books About Skills You Need To Succeed in A Networked World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Earlier this week, I wrote a guest post over at FrogLoop blog about Five Social Media Books , although not everyone liked the post. I admit that I mostly read non-fiction, but if I only read social media or geeky books that would be too narrow. This book will help. Books

A Conversation with Allison Fine About Her New Book #Matterness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today is the official launch of Allison Fine’s new book, Matterness. We recently had a delightful email interview about some of the ideas and themes from the book. BK: Hi, Allison, I hear you’ve written another book. BK: What do you hope happens with this book?

Book: Cause Marketing for Dummies

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Joe Waters, who writes the Selfish Giving Blog , has published a book, Cause Marketing for Dummies and was kind enough to send me a copy. I have not finished reading the whole book cover to cover, word for word but I did have a chance to read a couple of chapters. Books

Nonprofit Technology Training: Book List

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But I also regularly read books as part of my ongoing self-directed learning. When I’m training other trainers, I often get asked “What books should I read?” This book provides some great tips and recipes for incorporating social media into your training practice.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I thought the launch of my new book would be the perfect time to make a few changes! I moved from my old typepad blog to a word press blog that was designed to match the cover colors of my book, The Networked Nonprofit , co-authored with Alison Fine. The New Beth's Blog.

New Book: How To Implement Multichannel Online Campaigns

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Colleagues Allyson Kapin who founded a web agency called Rad Campaign (they designed my blog) and Amy Sample Ward, who the NTEN Membership Director (and I’ve known since 2007 ) have published a new how to book called “ Social Change Any Time Every Where.” Books

The Happy Healthy Nonprofit Book Tour: You Are Invited To Join Us

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Aliza Sherman and I never dreamed that our book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout , would be such a needed resource in the nonprofit field when we started writing it last year. Copies of our book available courtesy of Box.org. Hack the Hood Book Party.

Best New Leadership Book Of 2015

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Greg Friedman, Ms, CFP You'll also learn from the book the most common culture killers , which are: Focusing too much on a hierarchical organization. Thanks to the book publisher for sending me an advance copy of the book.

Come celebrate Jamie’s recovery and the book launch with us!

SocialFish

We got our heads together with our friends at Epic PR to put together a strategic workshop, a book launch party, and a cancer fundraiser all rolled into one! It’s also a book launch! Both books are included in the workshop fee. Books included).