Is Content Really King?

Connection Cafe

Whatever tools we use, however technology evolves, our task (to raise awareness and funds to enact the change we want to see) is to tell the story of the problem as we see it and what we’ve done, are doing and are going to do to solve it.

11 Content Marketing Tools To Promote Your Blog

SocialFish

You know how I love posts about content curation tools. —————— Effectively promoting content is often the most challenging variable in the content marketing craze. This is a topic like content marketing, social media management etc.

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8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media

SocialFish

Content curation describes the act of searching the web for awesome topics, blogs, quotes, news articles, videos, images, or other forms of content to share with your audience. The “art” of content curation, as I like to call it, is a lot more challenging than it may seem.

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How to Promote Your Blog: 5 Tools to Improve Rankings of Your Old Content

SocialFish

To keep your blog growing, you add more and more content doing your best to market everything you write. But while doing that, you may be missing a low-hanging fruit, something that may boost your blog traffic considerably over time, that is go back and optimize your old content.

Why Content Marketing is the Key to Your Nonprofits Online Success

NetWits

It got me thinking about how content is used by nonprofits to help them connect with the right audience online. In essence, Joe points out the fact that great content is the tool that moves hearts and inspire action online. What’s content marketing?

9 Visual Content Tools to Make You Look Like a Ninja

John Haydon

If you manage social media for a nonprofit, you realize that creating visual content is becoming a bigger part of your job. You’re creating more visual content than ever before, and it has to look exceptional! Fortunately, there are several tools and […].

6 Problems Solved By a Written Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

Starting from 1999, FusionSpark Media has produced a wide range of content initiatives for nonprofit and government agencies in the topic areas of environment, sustainability and health. That’s also the bad news, if there isn’t a written content strategy in place.

Top 5 Content Management Systems Drive 62% of Nonprofit Websites [INFOGRAPHIC]

Connection Cafe

Recently, I dug under the web’s couch cushions to understand which content management tools nonprofits are currently using to manage their websites. We found over 90 different content management systems being used by the nonprofits of our study.

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Why is your content strategy failing?

SocialFish

It is important to understand that it is not enough to just have a content marketing strategy in place. There is a spectrum of factors that contribute towards making your content marketing strategy a success instead of a complete flop. Taking your content marketing team too lightly.

Pinterest: A Tool To Curate Relevant Visual Content for Your Audience

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But if you want to be successful, you must curate and share relevant content. I am visual learner and I’ve been a content curator for years. There is so much content being created and shared, that making sense of it is getting harder and harder unless you have context.

Successful Social Media Content Strategy Is A Continuous Improvement for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Not only do you need to pre-plan your content using an editorial calendar but coordinate and assign tasks and organize your content assets and curation. And, then there is the task of putting fingers to keyboard and creating the content as well as curating.

8 Tools to Make You a Visual Content Ninja

John Haydon

If you manage social media for a nonprofit, you realize that creating visual content is becoming a bigger part of your job. You’re creating more visual content than ever before, and it has to look exceptional! I left out many other great tools.

10 Tools for More Productive Online Marketing

SocialFish

The average marketer has to balance social, content, email, and other inbound marketing tactics. The right tools are crucial, so you can automate as much of the process as possible, and cut down on the time spent doing the rest. Well, yes, and this tool is that way.

5 Tips for Building a Content Marketing Strategy for Nonprofits

SocialFish

Content Planning Beyond Just Website Design and SEO. Because of this, there can be more of a struggle to produce engaging content on a regular basis. Content marketing is the peas to your website design carrots. 92 percent of nonprofits utilize content marketing.

Cool Social Tools: Wizeo

SocialFish

This is a new series of posts from software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. They donate interesting live content, like speeches, musical performances, lectures, or book readings, and take questions from the “audience”. Cool Social Tools

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9 Tools to Address Various Aspects of Visual Marketing

SocialFish

These days readers expect to see visual content when they land on a blog post. Content marketing will not work unless you engage in visual marketing. Here are a few tools to help you! Visuals are a very important part of any content. Viral Content Bee.

6 Chrome Extensions That Are Perfect for Content Marketers

SocialFish

Content marketers usually have a lot on their hands. They are responsible for content discovery, content curation and audience engagement for multiple accounts. To help them stay organized and in control, a multitude of tools and apps have been introduced.

The Art of Less As More: Micro Content

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

has published this really useful and free e-book on Micro Content. ” The e-book, which at 32 pages, is definitely long-form content provides context, best practices, examples, tools, and resources. What is micro content anyway? Tools. Visual.ly

Social Media Tools and Resources for Social Learning

SocialFish

Here’s a link to the list, which includes articles on social learning and the difference between social media and social learning, then a list of social media tools and platforms that I think go hand-in-hand with social learning. Social Media Platforms and Tools for Social Learning.

Cool Social Tools: EventKloud

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. The result of these three tools working together is a massive revolution in the event marketing workflow. EventKloud is a powerful suite of tools for marketing events.

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Content Curation: The Art and Science of Spotting Awesome

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Content curation – the process of finding, organizing, and sharing topical, relevant content for your audience that supports your nonprofit’s engagement or campaign goals (or your professional learning) begins with “ Spotting the Awesome.” Content Curation

36 Useful Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Provided you set aside the time to explore and experiment, your nonprofit can use the apps and tools listed below to significantly improve your web, email, social media, and visual content.

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Content Curation Is Listening and Engaging

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Any individual or nonprofit organization can curate information using these tools. What do the experts say? I found this video interview of Robert Scoble with Howard Rheingold about Scoble’s curation techniques and tools. What tools do you use?

How To Get More Online Donations With Content Marketing

Nonprofits Source

It’s no secret that content is king when it comes to engaging and delighting donors and members alike. But did you know that writing content for donor intent can be used to target people ready to donate online content can also be used to target donor intent?

How To Create More Content, Faster, Without Sacrificing on Quality

SocialFish

I have improved over the years, but I am nowhere near the level of those prolific content producers who seem to have a novel’s worth of content in them at all times. But if your aim is to write more productively and create varied content, then read on.

7 Tips for Using Quotes for Your Nonprofit’s Content Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the case studies was about from the Monterrey Bay Aquarium’s content strategy and it featured a cute otter. Someone in the audience asked, “But what if your nonprofit doesn’t have cute animals for its content?” Content

6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”

SocialFish

You have invested in that content. All of those fancy auto-post social tools can lull us into a false sense of confidence. To follow up on this, here are essential tools that will help you get more exposure to your content. Scheduling Tools. Viral Content Buzz.

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Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management

SocialFish

So without further ado, here are eight social media management tools and apps that will help you enhance productivity while cutting down time: 1. HootSuite is hands down the most commonly used tool for social media management by profits and non-profits alike. Have content to post?

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[Cool Social Tools] The Power of Breezio

SocialFish

Startups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps! Easily Navigate through Content. Cool Social Tools Featured

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Cool Social Tools: Noosfeer

SocialFish

This is a new series of posts from software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. How does noosfeer plan to beat the content discovery gap? Therefore noosfeer cares to provide content based on the relevance and not on its web popularity.

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How To Easily Repurpose Your Content for Social Channels

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Your organization uses an editorial calendar to plan out content for different channels, but there is still need the need to optimize it for different channels and do that efficiently. Optimizing your content for social channels does not have to be labor intensive. Content Visual

10 Essential Social Media Tools For Nonprofits

John Haydon

In the fast and highly competitive world of digital marketing, social media tools are essential if you want to stay ahead of the game. The problem is these tools can also be expensive, especially for nonprofits. Content Marketing

Teem’d: The New Collaboration Tool

SocialFish

This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. It transforms how organizations create, collaborate, and publish social media content at the national and local levels. Localize the message with relevant content.

Top Rated Social Media Management Tools [INFOGRAPHIC]

John Haydon

G2Crowd, a company that reviews business software, collected customer ratings on four different social media management tools: Hootsuite AgoraPulse SproutSocial Sendible The infographic below summarizes user satisfaction, ease of use, and customer support for each tool.

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How to Create Visual Content for Social Media on the Fly

SocialFish

tools for non-designers. You can no longer get away with simple text and links to blog posts and call it content. Photos, graphics, and other visual content are ruling nearly every popular social media platform. Desktop tools and apps. Mobile tools and apps.

Don’t automate your content, humanize it

SocialFish

The answer to this would be a social media management (SMM) tool, which allows you to schedule and queue posts without having to visit each platform to share content with your audience. And if your social media marketing team consists of just you, the SMM tool is your best friend.

Four tools to revamp your marketing efficiency on Twitter

SocialFish

Here’s a list of really cool tools that can ease your Twitter management and upgrade your results. DrmUp is essentially a content curation app that works on intelligent machine learning algorithms. While posting content, you also options. Cool Social Tools

59 Useful Mobile Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. It’s analytics tools will also evaluate your posts to deduce the best possible times to share your content. Web & Email Content.

How to Use Content Curation To Grow Your Online Presence

SocialFish

However, Google did not have to create all of this content but rather just curate it for others. Content curation surrounding plumbing topics will help you spread the word about your store, get more calls and maybe even improve your search engine ranking. The Tools You Need.

The Essentials to Writing a Content Marketing Strategy | Every Nonprofit Communicator Needs to See This.

Connection Cafe

In the Nonprofit Content Marketing Benchmarks, Tools and Trends Report of 2014, nonprofit marketing and communications professionals who rank themselves as “Most Effective” at content marketing have a written content strategy. content curation. Content Marketing