Is Crowdfunding for Social Change More Than Hype? | Social Velocity

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Is Crowdfunding for Social Change More Than Hype? Social Velocity : Crowdfunding is quickly becoming the new shiny object in the world of social change. From Giving Days, to new giving platforms, to lots of articles and studies (here and here to start), it seems that crowdfunding is everywhere lately

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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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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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Technology Hype Cycle from Gartner

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

cc "BY" license Photo by Cosmic Spanner What we're witnessing with the hype and anti-hype or schmype swirling around Web2.0

Nonprofit Blogging Panel: Myths from Hype

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Jake hiding from the blizzard Originally uploaded by joebakerdc. Myth #1: Blogs are just for people who write about their cats. We got around 18 inches of snow from the blizzard this past weekend. I didn't get any good shots, but looks like Joe Baker of N-TEN did.

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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 ).

How To Avoid Being Seduced by Web2.0 Hype: The UK NpTech Perspective

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" or what we call "hype" - how does a small nonprofit avoid getting seduced by the hype? As I sit here avoiding the completion of the rest of the powerpoint slides for next week's Circuit Rider Conference in UK session I'm leading with David Wilcox called " Demystifying Web 2.0

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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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What to do about the new Facebook changes

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype From the TrenchesJust read this on Associations Now: How Associations Can Respond to Facebook’s Changes. The social-media giant is diminishing the role of brands, including associations, in its News Feed.

[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.

Charities in the Cloud: Why the Hype Might Not Be Quite Hypey Enough

NTEN

David Geilhufe, NetSuite, Inc. Simply put, the cloud by its very nature offers you better, more effective software solutions while saving your organization time, money and effort. Cloud solutions increase the probability of success and reduce the costs of failure.

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The best nuggets from AMS FEST

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype From the Trenches Industry Insider Social CRM and ROII’m planning on live blogging some good nuggets from AMS FEST MIDWEST today. Watch this space! In the meantime, follow along remotely by watching the Twitter stream below! AMSFest Tweets. photo credit ).

Charities in the Cloud: Why the Hype Might Not Be Quite Hypey Enough

NTEN

David Geilhufe, NetSuite, Inc. Simply put, the cloud by its very nature offers you better, more effective software solutions while saving your organization time, money and effort. Cloud solutions increase the probability of success and reduce the costs of failure.

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In Facebook We Trust. Why?

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Risk and Social MediaThis post originally appeared on Mizz Information. As baffling and rage/fear/frustration-inducing as the 24/7 political news cycle is, another–admittedly, much lower key– narrative has been snagging my attention lately: Facebook.

The Great AMS Shakeup and what to do about it

SocialFish

Culture That Works Debunking the Hype Featured From the Trenches Industry Insider Risk and Social Media

What Associations Need to Know About Facebook’s API Changes

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype From the TrenchesAh, Facebook–that social network I love to hate , even though my career kind of depends on using it.

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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.

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.

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?

The new content economy

SocialFish

Content Strategy Debunking the Hype From the Trenches Mobile Social, In Theory Are you ready? Content strategy in a content economy from Rahel Anne Bailie. Contact us for help with your content strategy.

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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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?

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.

5 reasons nonprofits have an advantage when it comes to social media

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Featured From the TrenchesThis post originally appeared on Mizz Information. ———-. If you read [Mizz Information], you already know I have a tendency to skew kind of negative on things.

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Social Media Stress is Real

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype From the Trenches Risk and Social MediaThis post originally appeared on Mizz Information.

Leveraging Social Identity

SocialFish

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

Leveraging Social Identity

SocialFish

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

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 ).

[Cool Infographic Friday] Messaging on Social

SocialFish

Content Strategy Debunking the Hype From the Trenches ImplementationCheck this one out, courtesy Otherwise. Here’s an exercise for you – think about your private online community. How would you describe it if it was part of this list?

[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.

Digital Strategy 101

SocialFish

Content Strategy Debunking the Hype From the Trenches This deck is a great primer by Bud Caddell on Digital Strategy and what a digital strategist (like me!) Check it out. Digital Strategy 101 from Bud Caddell.

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.

[MUST WATCH] Dan Pallotta on the problem with nonprofits today

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Featured PotluckI’m going to post this without initial comment, except that this reminds me of our mantra that “nonprofit” is (read should be) a tax status, not a business model. Dan Pallotta talks about a deep problem we face in the nonprofit community.

All you need to know about Real Time Marketing

SocialFish

Content Strategy Debunking the Hype … from my bud David Jone s. Behold the awesome. Dx3 Canada – 5 Things You Need to Know About Real-Time Marketing from David Jones. ——— ( photo credit ).

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.

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.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Is the Book Dead?

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Potluck I love books – and I read just as many on paper as I do electronically. But interesting to see some data about whether paper books are going away (sorry, trees, the answer is no.). ————-. photo credit ).

[Cool Infographic Friday] Big Data Big Profits

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Mobile Potluck Useful Data If you look carefully at this McKinsey infographic, you’ll see it actually says SMALL data sells better. by grantstewart. Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.

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Privacy vs Progress – Who Will Win?

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Potluck I know you will love this as much as I do. By the fabulous Amy Vernon. Privacy vs Progress from Amy Vernon. ———— ( photo credit ). More like this.

Trends for 2015

SocialFish

Debunking the Hype Featured Industry Insider Potluck I don’t know about you, but I haven’t seen as many “trends” an “predictions” slide decks (or blog posts) this year as in years past. Wonder why.

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