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What Makes People Like, Comment, and Share?

John Haydon

The post What Makes People Like, Comment, and Share? Why aren’t they sharing this important information? appeared first on John Haydon.

Why You Need to Respond Quickly to Social Media Comments


Answering questions and responding to comments is an opportunity to keep them thinking about you and about the value you provide. credit ).

Unlock Fans While Engaging Supporters Beyond Like, Share and Comment

Amy Sample Ward

The mystery of creating real impact using Facebook has eluded many organizations for years now. Grab the trial code at the bottom of the post!

16 Ways To Get More Comments On Your Facebook Page

John Haydon

Getting fans to comment on your Facebook Page can take a lot of time and effort. Specificity will get more comment s. Point given.

What’s the Difference Between Likes, Comments and Shares?

John Haydon

And when you think about your own behavior, likes, comments and shares each have different meaning or intention. “ or “I like that.”

Facebook Comments - Boon or Bane to Nonprofits?


It’s been two weeks since Facebook launched a refresh to it’s blog Comments Box Plugin and the reviews have been mixed. The new Facebook Comments are no exception and nonprofits should think carefully before jumping to implement the system on their blog or website. Will you be shifting your blog to Facebook Comments?

Nonprofits: Leave A Comment to Win A Free Dell Color Laser Printer

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, if you work for nonprofit that is looking for a laser printer, leave me a comment. Why does your nonprofit need a new color laser printer?

“Social Media Road Map” Book Give Away – 20 Best Comments Win!

John Haydon

Best 20 comments win a free copy! They’ve agreed to give away 20 free copies to the top 20 commenters on this post!

That's Not Nice! Top 10 Tips for Responding to Negative Comments


Here’s what some social media pros -- and our own Facebook fans -- have to say about responding to negative comments on blogs, forums and Facebook.

Vote and Comment for ALL these Awesome Nonprofit Panels at SXSW!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Share the link, title, and names in the comments. 2008 SXSW Panel: Pimp Your Nonprofit Cause photo by Ed Schipul. Devon Smith. Epic Fail!

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Bookshare Members Enthusiastic Comments

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Another Member, Diane Fazackarley also commented on our new downloadable audio formats. Thanks to Annette, Diane, Judy and Dornetta for agreeing to share your comments with the world. Every week our Bookshare team hears from our Members. I am thrilled to get copied on these emails: it reminds me of why we do here at Benetech!

Last Chance on Net Neutrality: FCC Public Comment Period Ends Tomorrow!

Tech Soup Blog

You can also check out the guide at Consumerist for more information on Net Neutrality. Please visit the site to view this video).

Pipe Up: How to Get More Comments on Your WordPress Posts

Byte Technology

And while WordPress has some terrific plugins available that can help you create and manage a comment section on your site, too often unforeseen problems and lapses exist that stymie the commenting process. Regardless of why a site doesn’t foster an active comment board, there are some quick and easy ways to change the issue.

Nine Teddy Bear-Approved Tips for Getting Comments On Your Blog


Read comments carefully and be sure to have the author/poster/someone from your organization answer questions. Leave a comment—but of course!—and

How to Add Threaded Commenting to Your Facebook Page (VIDEO)

John Haydon

Facebook just added threaded comments to Page updates , which now lets people reply to specific comments within a Page update.

More Likes, More Comments, More Shares: Using Psychology to Get the Most from Your Facebook Page

Byte Technology

Why aren’t they commenting on our content and mission and becoming a part of the conversation? Why aren’t followers liking our pictures?

Lame spam as blog comments

Robert Weiner

I wrote recently about spam in the form of blog comments. The first sentence in the above comment yields over 400 million hits! There's been a deluge recently, and I want to call out some that look like they could be legit. Fortunately, my anti-spam filters (Akismet and Bad Behavior) caught them. Thank you and looking for more posts.

More than Clicking the "Like" Button: Social Media Integration & Nonprofit Websites


In the end, the site cataloged and accepted YouTube videos, plus allowed users to share and comment. USMHM employed Facebook Comments to insure maximum exposure for each individual photograph in the hope that people might recognize an old friend or family member and let them know. It Gets Better. Remember Me. It worked. Most Jewish.

Haters Gonna Hate: Dealing with Negative Feedback in the Social World


I look at number of retweets, comments, etc. Sometimes, we have no alternative but to delete a comment. We only delete violations, which are clearly laid out ( see commenting policy ). We also go back to the community and say, “we deleted x’s comment because it violated x rule on our commenting policy. Influence.

What’s the best way to post as a Facebook Page?

John Haydon

And comment on other Pages. Now that you can post as a Page, how can you comment on another Pages without coming across as spam?

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Study Reveals How to Rein in Rude Online Commenters: Associations Now

AFP Blog

Study Reveals How to Rein in Rude Online Commenters: Associations Now : It can be tempting to ignore rude comments made in online spaces, but a new study found that interacting with commenters may decrease the chances for incivility.

More lame spam as blog comments

Robert Weiner

Most of these lame spams were posted as comments on my blog posts about lame spam. Weiner: Nonprofit Fundraising Technology Consulting » Lame spam as blog comments. Weiner: Nonprofit Fundraising Technology Consulting » Lame spam as blog comments I have understand your stuff previous to and you are just too wonderful. Robert L.

Drupal security, and other CMS Report comments

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Drupal security, and other CMS Report comments April 3, 2009 Now that the Idealware CMS report is out, I get to have my say about it. Here’s the first post, there might be more to come. “[.]

Drupal security, and other CMS Report comments

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Now that the Idealware CMS report is out, I get to have my say about it. Here’s the first post, there might be more to come. The thing that is prompting this post is the little storm about the security metric that we used to try and get a handle on the security of the 4 different systems we reviewed. More on that in a bit.

Does your org have a Facebook Page comment escalation flow-chart?

John Haydon

On Monday, we had a great discussion about managing comments on your Facebook Page. Tags: Strategy comments facebook page policy

Barriers to Comments

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was not able to comment because I could not read the screen. The downside of getting older is reading glasses. magnification to 2.00


Five Ways To Deal with Losers On Your Facebook Page

John Haydon

A common concern / challenge that many Facebook Page managers have is dealing with disrespectful and hateful commenters.

Lame spam of the day: weight loss blog comment

Robert Weiner

Some of the lamest spam I see comes in the form of comments on my blog posts. Some sounds convincing, but my spam filters (Akismet and Bad Behavior) are incredibly good at catching them. It's particularly entertaining when the spam is trying to link to one of my spam of the day posts.). Here's an example.

TechSoup Blog Comments Temporarily Not Working

Tech Soup Blog

We're sorry to report that we're having some technical difficulties with comments here on the TechSoup blog.

Dealing with bad commenters

Beaconfire Wire

In the worst case, you might block someone who’s being extremely inappropriate, and delete their comments. On The Atlantic last week, Rob Lyman shared some ways of dealing with trouble-making commenters more actively. He explains how to disarm bad commenters, or make them reveal their ignorance without stooping to their level.

When should you delete a comment on your Facebook Page?

John Haydon

When the comment is hurtful. They need to feel that you will stand up against a commenter whose only intention is to hurt them.

How to make a comments policy for your nonprofit’s blog

John Haydon

If you’re launching a blog for your nonprofit, one thing you’ll have to think about is how to deal with comments.

World Comment Day: What did I comment about? Twitter Conversation Metrics

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Chris Brogan reminded us that he declared today as World Comment Day. Well, off to comment on some blogs examples. What are the gains?

Why Doesn't Anyone Comment on Your Blog?

Museum 2.0

When people ask about blogging, the question of comments comes up more frequently than any other. If my dad blogged, I'd comment all the time.

Reply Comments on the Proposed Treaty for Access to Copyrighted Works

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We filed the following comments to the Copyright Office's request for comments on issues about access for people with print disabilities. Many of the comments critical of the proposed treaty come from parties that object in principle to copyright exceptions, rather than having a direct stake in the issue at hand.

How I save time commenting, tweeting and promoting others

John Haydon

In this video, I talk about how I save time commenting, tweeting and promoting others. How do you save time commenting and tweeting?

Book Giveaway: Causewired - Leave A Comment By November 17th

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

All you have to do is leave a comment saying why you want the book by November 17th and on November 21st, I'll pick a winner using

Guest Post: One Museum's Experiment with Threaded Comment Stations

Museum 2.0

In this post, Jasper shares some lessons learned from a recent experiment to design a more social comment station.

Multimedia Editing Software (for your comments!)


As part of our guerrilla research process for this, I thought I’d put some of them up here for your comments. We’re taking on 39 different types of software for that, including a few areas that we have little prior research about. Did we get it right? Are we missing important things? I’d love to hear your thoughts.

Nonprofit Software Solutions to Cut Costs and Overcome Budget Cuts.

Vertex Systems

Posted on December 27, 2010 by vertex | 1 Comment You may be facing severe budget cuts. Is there a solution to this problem? And time is money.