Fri.Feb 22, 2019

What the Growth in the Nonprofit Sector Means for You

NonProfit Hub

Good news, folks—the nonprofit sector is looking more lively, vital and resilient than ever.

How to deal with Gmail’s new Promotions Tab

SocialFish

Early this week, Gmail announced they were trialing a new functionality for their promotions tab for desktop. From the get-go, our entire Dev team signed up to kick the tires.

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A New Landing Page, Just for Fundraisers

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Fundraising professionals often have enormous workloads, so it's critical that they're able to quickly access top-line data about their various fundraising channels and easily accomplish related tasks.

Burn your social media strategy

SocialFish

I recently came across an amazing post that I urge everyone to read about the current state of social media. Burn It Down, Start From Scratch And Build a Social Media Strategy That Works. Here is just an excerpt – this is towards the end of the long post.

Top 15 Best Justin TV Alternatives in 2019

Find the free stuff

For those who really love streaming movies and TV shows online, you must have come across or heard of Justin TV. If not, then just know that this used to be an online sensation for streaming HD videos.

How to Motivate Young Employees to Volunteer

SocialFish

From elementary through high school, many students participate in community volunteer projects through their school or extracurricular activities. Generally someone coordinates these activities and students simply show up, are told what to do, and have fun while serving their community.

Meet Face-To-Face

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The power of meeting with your team members face-to-face cannot be overstated.

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Is your board asking these 5 questions about digital? They should be.

SocialFish

Just came across a good post by David Edelman that I thought was worth reposting, Five Digital Issues Every Board Should Be Focusing On.

Top 5 Reasons Your Social Media Marketing Campaign is Failing (and How to Fix Them)

SocialFish

This last 2-3 years saw businesses flocking to social media in droves. Thanks to the push from the media and success stories of a few top businesses, everyone came looking for their own pot of gold. Yet not many found it.

Breaking: Demographic Analysis of Your Instagram Audiences Is Now Possible

SocialFish

Demographics Pro has just launched their new Instagram analytics tool. Unlike other analytics tools, this one provides deep demographics (see my bold below) – not just number of followers and basic engagement metrics.

[ALMOST SOLD OUT] Don’t Miss AMS Fest! Sept 17 in DC

SocialFish

* ONLY A FEW SEATS REMAINING! *. Association exec in need of financial assistance? SocialFish will sponsor two free seats!! Just contact Teri Carden (teri@reviewmyams.com) with a short comment about your needs. if you would like to be considered for one!). Don’t Miss AMS Fest! Register Here!

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AWESOME WEBINAR ALERT: How to Make Money from Social Media

SocialFish

Frustrated with trying to figure out how to make money from all that time and effort you spend on social media? What if you knew 10 influencers to multiply your conversions to one million?

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Strategic Framing of the Red “Equality” Square

SocialFish

This awesome post is by Joe Brewer of Cognitive Policy Works. I thought it was so good I asked to repost it in its entirety for you. The post originally appeared here. Thank you, Joe. . ——————.

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A Little Privacy, Please! Your Rights and Social Media Policies

SocialFish

This post is reprinted by permission from Console and Hollawell Attorneys and originally appeared on their blog here. Thank you for the submission! Got something related to B2B, association or nonprofit social media you think would interest SocialFish readers? Send it our way!

Does Your Technology Match Your Culture?

SocialFish

It seems like an odd question, but it’s actually really important. Let’s say you discover this cool new technology that you think is going to make a big difference in the performance of your organization. Maybe it’s an internal intranet, or maybe it’s an online community for your members.

Great Ideas: Autonomy, Mastery and Purpose

SocialFish

I’m back from ASAE’s Great Ideas Conference and have a lot of thoughts swirling around my head about what to include in a recap for you. Here’s a few quick links of the obvious stuff. Check out the full Twitter transcript in chronological order.

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Why Joe won’t renew with ASAE in 2011

SocialFish

Joe Flowers of the National Association of Dental Plans has a MUST READ post up: Why I won’t renew with ASAE in 2011. I was going to excerpt from some of the many comments – both pro- and con- association membership – but I think it’s worth reading the whole conversation.

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Five models of content curation

SocialFish

I’d love you to take a look at this post by Rohit Bhargava: Five Models of Content Curation. I think he is spot on with his five models, which I’ll list below.

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How Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

SocialFish

————. Purpose. people’s identification of, and intention to pursue, particular highly valued, overarching life goals.” Steger & Dik, 2010). a.k.a. Your reason for getting up in the morning.”. Bryan Dik PhD – Professor of Psychology at Colorado State & Cofounder of Jobzology.

How to Leverage Social Media to Maximize Your CSR Efforts

SocialFish

Social media has become the primary hub for marketing among brands of every size. Open platforms for engagement are an enticing and powerful tool, and the focus has really shifted from traditional media to digital advertising campaigns.

How to Use Snapchat for Lobbying and Public Affairs

SocialFish

This post by Mike Panetta originally appeared on the Beekeeper Group blog here and is reposted here with permission. By the way if you have ANY grassroots social media needs, Beekeeper is who to call. Seriously. They are awesome. ————–.

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

The world of mobile marketing has been in development for several years now and businesses of all stripes have “gone mobile”. And that includes nonprofits, membership associations and organizations.

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How to use storytelling to fundraise online

SocialFish

As the Internet continues to grow, it is becoming harder and harder for nonprofits, and especially associations, to fundraise online. The number of scam fundraisers on the Internet that aim to steal people’s money has grown tremendously, making it more difficult for those with a good cause to preserve credibility unless they’re already established as a big brand. Donators are wary of giving to causes ever since scandals have rocked the web.

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

SocialFish

You’re invited to a very unusual event! It’s a strategic workshop! 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! Sponsored by Higher Logic at their brand new HQ in Virginia, the theme of the event is defining and communicating your organization’s culture in tangible, actionable ways that garner results.

The Impact of Millennials on Software Adoption

SocialFish

Maddie Grant, co-founder of Culture That Works , was a recent guest on the TechnologyAdvice Expert Interview Series to share her insight on the intersection of sales, marketing, and technology. The series, which is hosted by TechnologyAdvice’s Josh Bland, explores a variety of business and technology landscapes through conversations with industry leaders. In this episode we discuss why millennials are so optimistic (are they?), nonprofit CRM, and marketing automation deployment.

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Marketing: Don’t Put All Your Eggs in One Basket

SocialFish

The proliferation of electronics and personal devices has opened up a whole new world for marketing. No longer are you limited to costly television commercials or billboards. Now you can advertise your product on websites, in email, in text messaging, on social media, through in-phone apps, and much, much more. The possibilities for getting your brand in front of your customers are nearly endless. Learning the digital marketing basics will give you a good idea of where to start.

Realignment #6: Relationship-Driven Leadership

SocialFish

Excerpt from the new book : The Demand Perspective: Leading From the Outside In. ————-. Associations, like bureaucratic organizations in other sectors, are at a critical juncture. The market around them has changed much faster and far more drastically than they have. The fundamental challenge facing association leaders is the same facing the leaders of all types of organizations today: hierarchical, product-driven, and process-driven models dominate mature businesses in all sectors.

Best Linkedin Company Pages

SocialFish

Lots of good tips here for amping up your company page. The post Best Linkedin Company Pages appeared first on Social Fish

Does your organization need a social media policy?

SocialFish

Well, maybe, maybe not. Tip o’the hat to Liam Barrington Bush aka @hackofalltrades. The flowchart is funny, but the reasoning behind it is pretty serious. Do you trust your staff? If not, why are they your staff? The post Does your organization need a social media policy? appeared first on Social Fish

How One “Wishie”, A $25 Loan, and a Whole Lot of Community Gives Hope to Formerly Trafficked Women in India

SocialFish

Guest post from Sourabh Sharma, co-founder & CEO of Milaap Social Ventures. ———–. What would you say if you knew that with a simple good wish , you could literally and completely change a working mom’s life? And that many of these moms are former Indian Devadasis , forced into the sex trade because of an ancient and outlawed cultural tradition? And that when you make the wish, you also help these women secure a $25 loan from generous corporate funds. I suspect you’d make that wish.

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Link Love Monthly: December

SocialFish

Here’s my monthly selection of links to some of the most interesting posts that I’ve read and shared over the last 30 days – about social media in general, of course, but also about associations, systems thinking, community building, good case studies, tool tips, social media in other industries, whatever. Like all good bloggers, we read waaaaay more than we write and these kinds of posts are what inform our own writing here at SocialFishing.

Holy Moly! The #Untech10 Story…

SocialFish

Here’s the story of #Untech10 as it unfolded through press and blog posts. To read the Twitter transcript, go here. [My My blog post: From #Tech10 to #UnTech10! Snow causes ASAE to cancel Tech Show (Meetings.net). ASAE’s Technology Conference: How to handle a crisis admirably (Splash!). untech10 – Learning 2.0 in Action (Tagoras blog). ASAE cancels 2010 Technology Conference (ConnectYourMeetings.com). Friday Top Five: #UnTech10 and more (Splash!).

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How to find your people on the social web – fast!

SocialFish

OK so you MUST check this out. We’ve stumbled across something new and very exciting (hat tip to Jay Baer )! This could be HUGE for associations. We’re always talking to organizations about how listening on the social web will tell you where your members and stakeholders are.

Link Love Monthly: Best of January 2010

SocialFish

Here’s my monthly selection of links to some of the most interesting posts that I’ve read and shared over the last 30 days – about social media in general, of course, but also about associations, systems thinking, community building, good case studies, tool tips, social media in other industries, whatever. These kinds of posts are what inform our own writing here at SocialFishing; hope you’ll dip in an out at your leisure! This month, I’m going to try and list these in some kind of tag order.

Make No Mistake. Facebook Will Own You.

SocialFish

So Chirp , the Twitter conference, was last week, with their big announcements about the future of the platform. This past week, not to be outdone, Facebook’s F8 conference has been going on. Here’s the latest. Now, I will fully admit (and you know this already) that I detest Facebook and all this stuff makes my brain hurt – so I won’t try and summarize – but better to hear it all from the peeps who were there, anyway. Dig into these at your leisure.

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Case Study: MPI and the “Social Media Guru†program for #WEC10

SocialFish

Just wanted to point everyone to a very interesting discussion that played out on Engage365 around the issue of an organization inviting people to feed their social media channels during a conference in exchange for discounted registration. MPI (Meeting Professionals International) created a Social Media Guru program, asking their members to apply to help lead their social media efforts around the World Education Congress this past weekend in Vancouver.

[MUST READ] The Story Behind Red Cross’s Twitter Faux Pas

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Wendy Harman, Director of Social Media for the American Red Cross. We’ve all heard the story of the unfortunate (though hilarious) tweet sent out through the Red Cross’ main Twitter account – here’s a nice recap by Shannon Otto you’ve probably seen – and how they made lemonade from lemons (so to speak).