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How To Humanize Your Business


and Jamie and me! How To Humanize Your Business. Are you frustrated when your own social media efforts are thwarted by inter-departmental competition?

11 Excellent Examples of Nonprofit Avatars

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Absolutely not. Not have text that is too small to read. Be square. The eleven nonprofits below are good examples to model your avatar design upon.

Need Answers: LinkedIn Has Them

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Need Answers:  LinkedIn Has Them – guest post by Geri Stengel. Yet, it is not one of the top five reasons nonprofits use social media.

Seven Deadly Mobile Myths

Connection Cafe

Author: Lacey Kruger. While that’s probably the case with a lot of your mobile audience, it’s not always true.

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Going beyond counting likes and followers

John Haydon

An archer doesn’t aim at the point halfway between the arrow tip and the target. If she/he did, they would never hit the bullseye.

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A Recipe for $uccess: Tracking & Converting for Maximum Results


So you've acquired them. Now what?! Converting new subscribers to donors of course depends on the RIGHT communication strategy; but maximizing the return on your online constituency growth investment depends on the RIGHT data and the RIGHT interpretation. Do you have a plan? Do you know what to look for? and what it all means? Care2 Webinars

Have You Hired Your Interns Yet?


I would like to challenge our customers and our suppliers to make this the summer to get serious about hiring interns. Dr. W.

Blackbaud, Constant Contact, and TechSoup Team Up to Help You Raise More Money in 2012!

Tech Soup Blog

Have you ever wondered if you were saying the right things to your. supporters at the right times? Are you targeting your constituents and donors by. demographics, giving level and seasons, or simply treating them like they are. all the same? If you answered yes to any of the above or are simply interested in. Together. more about the series.

National Cancer Institute’s SmokefreeTXT Helps Smokers Countdown to Quitting

Mobile Commons

We’ve been seeing a lot recently how tremendously successful text messages are as a tool for helping smokers quit. Text message campaigns are used in cities like  New York  and Louisville, and  research shows  how effective it is – sometimes even  doubling quit rates. Smoking Cessation Messages over Mobile.

Seattle Initiative 103: Limiting Corporate Rights and Elevating Peoples' Rights

Network-Centric Advocacy

Initiative 103 will change the law in Seattle to: Ban corporate spending on elections, reversing Citizens United. Ban corporate lobbying except in public forums. Strip  Corporate Personhood  and judge-made corporate "Constitutional" rights. Learn more. via Is this the next evolution of the occupy movement?

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Effective Internet Searching | BLACKBAUD'S Prospect Research Blog for Non-Profit Fund Raising

AFP Blog

Effective Internet Searching | BLACKBAUD'S Prospect Research Blog for Non-Profit Fund Raising : Late last year, I presented a session for my local AFP chapter entitled Prospect Research for the Non-Researcher. My intent was to focus on the basics: What is Prospect Research? NPProspectResearch

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Texts Healthy Eating Tips

Mobile Commons

Being a parent doesn’t come with instructions for how to get your kid to eat healthy. But now your cell phone does! The  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation  and the  Time at the Table  campaign are bringing their healthy eating platform right into every family’s dining room via text message. Reply STOP to quit. All Posts Blog health Use Cases

The Agitator Recap on Mobile 2012

Network-Centric Advocacy

Check out the recap and overview of the Neilsen and Pew findings on Mobile over at the Agitator. To apply mobile strategy to social change, I  also recommend following the ongoing great work of the team at . Decide whether to visit a business, such as a restaurant — 30% have used their phone to do this in the past 30 days.

Louisville Uses Texts to Help Smokers Quit

Mobile Commons

Health departments all across the country are trying to help people quit smoking. And the Louisville Metro Department of Health and Wellness is doing it by offering help wherever and whenever smokers need it – via text message. The best thing about the text messages? They’re individually timed. All Posts Blog government health Use Cases