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Group Texting: Useful or Hype?

Frogloop

During conference season, the tech and social media community gets really excited about “break out&# products and apps. In 2010 it was location based apps like Foursquare and Gowalla. This year the buzz is about group texting , which allows users to text up to about 25 people at a time via a mobile phone. TextPlus , a group texting vendor says they ha ve 7.7 million monthly users. For comparison sake, Foursquare, recently hit 7 million users, according to TechCrunch.

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How to Hype Up Your Next Fundraising Event

NonProfit Hub

Now is the time to build the hype for next year. Any way you can, start building hype. The post How to Hype Up Your Next Fundraising Event appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. As with anything in life, if you want to see results you have to make time for it.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] Agile In a Nutshell

SocialFish

Cool Infographic Friday Debunking the HypeCame across this nice explanation of agile. Here’s the PDF file. photo credit ).

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The Art of Social Media Listening

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Implementation Risk and Social Media A good refresher by Jason Falls. The Art of Listening from Jason Falls. ————– ( photo credit ).

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How Social Media Is Disrupting America’s Political System

SocialFish

Featured Debunking the Hype Social, In TheoryAn essay in 50 tweets by the insightful Clay Shirky. ——— ( photo credit ).

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Do You Know the Value of Your Website?

SocialFish

Content Strategy Debunking the Hype Industry InsiderThis post originally appeared on the Tanzen Blog. —— Recently I had a short Twitter conversation about whether valuable and important are equivalent when it comes to websites. carriehd value=importance, surely?

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[Cool Infographic Friday] Content for SEO

SocialFish

Content Strategy Debunking the Hype Implementation Potluck Quoth this post : “The power of content for SEO is clear, as 92 percent of marketers cite content creation as effective for search engine optimization.

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Leveraging Social Identity

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Featured Industry Insider Watched this over the weekend. It’s really good.

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Calling All #Millennials! Help Us Change The Conversation

SocialFish

Culture That Works Debunking the Hype Featured Mark Your CalendarsWill you join us for #MillennialChat on Thursday 5/28 at 11 am EST? Jamie Notter and I have been invited to join #MillennialChat, a Twitter chat which brings together young folks to discuss millennial issues.

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Bookmark This: How To Find Out What Google Knows about You

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Featured Found this fascinating article on Medium by someone at a company called Cloud Fender. Here’s the first three of six tips for how to find out everything Google knows about you. Want to find out all the things Google knows about you?

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Are The Signs Pointing to the Demise of Google+ ?

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Social, In Theory This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. —————-. As much as I liked the concept of Google+ (or is it Google Plus? There still seems to be no consensus), I can’t say I’ve used it a ton.

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How to Leverage Social Media to Maximize Your CSR Efforts

SocialFish

Culture That Works Debunking the Hype FeaturedSocial 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.

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How to Bring Your Business Blog to the Next Level

SocialFish

Content Strategy Debunking the Hype Featured Guest post by the awesome Ann Smarty. —————-. Your business blog is a failure. You get your team publish something there once in a while but you still have hard time justifying the cost of maintaining it.

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We Are Still Doing It That Way 10 Years Later – WTF

SocialFish

Culture That Works Debunking the Hype FeaturedSo I am finding this hard to believe, but it has been 10 years since we published We Have Always Done It That Way: 101 Things About Associations We Must Change.

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You Don’t Define Engagement; They Do

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Featured Implementation There is a lot of talk about engagement in the association and nonprofit world.

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The Secret to Better Web Writing

SocialFish

Content Strategy Debunking the Hype Industry InsiderIt might not be what you expect. Last week I had the pleasure of teaching the Principles of Digital Writing to a group of content creators at a scientific society. And now you get to learn the secret I revealed to them.

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How Smart Nonprofits Do Blogger Outreach Right

SocialFish

Content Strategy Debunking the Hype Featured From the Trenches Nimble Nonprofit Here’s my presentation from the GroupHigh Outreach Marketing Summit. Enjoy. —————-. photo credit ).

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[MUST READ] The Future Of Content Marketing

SocialFish

—— Content Strategy Debunking the Hype Industry Insider Potluck Remember the Content Marketing Crap Deluge ? Here’s the followup. MUST READ. The Future of Content Marketing: 5 Beyonds from Velocity Partners.

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Do NOT Make this Mistake Around Member Engagement

SocialFish

Culture That Works Debunking the Hype Featured From the TrenchesEngagement has a LOT of attention in the association world today.

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It’s official – marketing will destroy everything good about social media.

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Humanize Social, In Theory Jay Baer posted a provocative post titled Why It Might Be Time to Completely Change Your Social Media Strategy.

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To blog or not to blog in the age of Medium

SocialFish

Don’t believe the hype. From the Trenches Featured Debunking the HypeThis post originally appeared on Mizz Information. —————– More and more, blogging feels like speaking into an unplugged mic.

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Rethink Your Website Redesign Process

SocialFish

Content Strategy Debunking the Hype Featured Implementation Industry InsiderThis is the first in a new series of posts about rethinking how you approach your website. ————– Where to start? Some of us like to jump right in and starting fixing something.

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Three Engagement Myths, Busted.

SocialFish

Culture That Works Debunking the HypeNo Feeds Found. ICMYI – in case you missed them, here’s a selection of Jamie’s posts on Association Success from August, each “busting a myth” about engagement. The Employee Engagement Trap.

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How Social Is YOUR organization?

SocialFish

Content Strategy Cool Social Tools Culture That Works Debunking the Hype Demand Perspective Featured Industry Insider Nimble NonprofitIt’s official – we’re launching ! Big things are happening!! But before we get into that, let’s think about a use case.

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Science-ing the Sh*t out of Influencer Marketing

SocialFish

Useful Data Featured Debunking the HypeInterested in the science behind influencer marketing and social networking theory? Check this baby out.

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Is your organizational culture ready for the Millennial Era?

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Humanize Got a spare hour? You might want to bookmark this. Jamie and I were invited to be the first interview for their new #SitrionTalks series.

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Why Your CEO’s Voice Matters in Social Media

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype From the Trenches Industry Insider This is a video I recorded last year for Moery/LAI , but for some reason I don’t think I posted it before. Some good stuff in here. Like that? Watch this one with Jamie in it !

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[Cool Infographic Friday] Facebook’s Privacy Policy Changes

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype This infographic is a little hard to read, but has some interesting food for thought nonetheless. Infographic by WebpageFX.

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LinkedIn Groups Have Changed. Do They Still Make Sense for your Org?

SocialFish

Content Strategy Debunking the Hype From the Trenches Implementation Risk and Social MediaA few weeks ago, LinkedIn announced that they were going to be rolling out some pretty big changes to their Groups feature.

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What is no longer working in social media: 2014 edition

SocialFish

Content Strategy Debunking the Hype Featured Implementation Social, In Theory This post by Tinu Abayomi-Paul originally appeared on AGBeat and is reprinted here by permission. ———-. What’s new in social media, and what is broken.

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Why Skipping LinkedIn is a Mistake For Association CEOs

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Featured From the TrenchesThis post originally appeared on Mizz Information. ———-. So my husband subscribes to CEO Update , the most expensive old-school publication ever, which I find entertaining specifically for its old-schoolness.

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You’re Never Going to Sell Content Strategy

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Featured Industry InsiderThis article is by awesome content strategist Carrie Hane ; originally published on Medium , it’s reposted here for SocialFish with permission.

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Create the Right Goals for Your Website

SocialFish

Content Strategy Debunking the Hype Featured Implementation Industry InsiderThis is part of a new series of posts by Carrie Hane about rethinking how you approach your website. ———-. Pageviews aren’t the goal. Your goal is the goal. Mike Powers.

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Starting an Association Online Community? Five Tips for Building a Strong Foundation

SocialFish

Content Strategy Debunking the Hype Featured Industry Insider Open CommunityThis post originally appeared on the Online Community Results blog. ———– Recently, Ernie Smith wrote a good piece about starting online communities in Associations Now.

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Treat Digital Like Real Property

SocialFish

Content Strategy Debunking the Hype Industry InsiderThis post originally appeared on the Tanzen Consulting Blog. —— I am planning to sell a house soon.

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That Time the Godfather of Content Laughed at Me

SocialFish

Content Strategy Debunking the Hype Featured From the TrenchesThis post originally appeared on Mizz Information. ——– Nobody likes to be laughed at–much less, publicly. Amirite?

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Lessons from Failed Startups

SocialFish

Culture That Works Debunking the Hype Featured From the TrenchesI am totally fascinated by Autopsy.io. It’s a simple spreadsheet of startups that failed, with reasons why. Remember Formspring ? Gowalla ? Secret ? Plancast ? Springpad ? Flud ? Sonar ?

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Don’t Go Overboard on Millennials

SocialFish

Culture That Works Debunking the HypeThis post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community.

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5 Reasons Your Social Media ROI Sucks

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Featured This post by Brian Carter is so awesome, I’m reposting it here in its entirety with permission. It originally appeared here at the Brian Carter Group blog. ————-. There are several failure points you need to watch out for: 1.

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An Introduction to Social Media For Strategic Communication

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Featured Social, In Theory There are three truths to social media. People are more important than platforms. Experiences are easier to remember than content. Social media doesn’t exist in a vacuum but as part of an integrated communication campaign.

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