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"A powerful and entertaining book on how to use measurement and social media to kick butt and change the world."
Guy Kawasaki, author, Enchantment; former chief evangelist of Apple
Measuring the Nonprofit World
"Read Measuring the Networked Nonprofit to help you figure out what kind of results you're getting, and then figure out to get even more effective."
Craig Newmark, founder, craigslist, craigconnects.org
"Measuring the Networked Nonprofit is essential reading for any nonprofit leader trying to figure out what social media can do for her organizationand what pitfalls to avoid. Kanter and Paine demystify social media strategies, tools, and metrics, and make them accessible to techies and technophobes alike."
Kathy Reich, Director of Organizational Effectiveness Grantmaking, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation
"This book is the cutting edge of evaluating the effectiveness of social media and goes beyond methods to show that measurement is about strategic thinking and evidence-informed action."
Michael Quinn Patton, author, Developmental Evaluation: Applying Complexity Concepts to Enhance Innovation and Use
"The authors brilliantly teach nonprofit leaders how to transform their organizations by embracing measurement. The writing style is lively, which makes the book accessible, inviting to read, and fun to implement!"
Kim Meredith, executive director, Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society
"The authors provide an invaluable guide to philanthropists and their beneficiaries and answer the question: 'How do we measure the effectiveness of our nonprofit's networked social media efforts?' This is a readable, practical book!"
Howard Rheingold, author, Net Smart: How to Thrive Online
"Measuring the Networked Nonprofit is a must-read for anyone in the social good sector. The authors are both funny and talented storytellers. Stop reading this stupid blurb and go read the book."
Shel Israel, coauthor, Naked Conversations and Forbes contributor
"In a new world of social media and big data, the authors cut through the noise to help you design and measure campaigns."
Brian Solis, bestselling author, The End of Business as Usual and Engage!
Named one of the most influential women in technology by Fast Company and one of BusinessWeek's "Voices of Innovation for Social Media," Beth Kanter is the author of Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media; a visiting scholar, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation; and a speaker and trainer.
Katie Delahaye Paine is the founder of KDPaine & Partners LLC and publisher of the first blog and the first newsletter for marketing and communications professionals dedicated entirely to measurement and accountability.
What I've really liked about the book so far is it has a ton of case studies.
It is chock full of great examples from organizations large and small and ends every chapter with reflective questions that will keep you on track.
Beth and Katie have done a terrific job outlining the techniques for and importance of measuring networking efforts in the nonprofit setting.
This is one of those books that you will find yourself highlighting and putting sticky notes all over the place. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Neesha Mirchandani
Great case studies reinforcing the author's premise that success in the Networked Non-Profit area requires adopting appropriate measures of organizational health and keeping track... Read morePublished 8 months ago by M. R. Smith
this book is THE complete guide to an integrated information driven advocacy strategy. the book is entertaining, engaging, full of practical ideas/tips/templates, approachable, and... Read morePublished 16 months ago by m.r.
Well worth buying! a great read by two major authors in this space
many books focus on measurement and the corporate organisation
this one hits the spot and fills a real... Read more