Marketing with Memes – How to use them to gain traction

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Memes are an omnipresent part of the online experience, particularly on social channels. Memes are meant to be humorous or mocking, but as they grab the attention, The post Marketing with Memes – How to use them to gain traction appeared first on PhreeSite.com.

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Top 10 Free Meme Creator App To Make Your Own Memes

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Look no further, we here, are great fans of memes, and all of us enjoy making our own from time to time. Everything you need about Best Meme Maker Apps is right here! Here’s To All Of The Memes Out There That Make Us Smile! Meme is a social idea of the 21st century. The post Top 10 Free Meme Creator App To Make Your Own Memes appeared first on PhreeSite.com.

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Top 12 Internet Memes for Nonprofits

sgEngage

Who doesn’t love a good Internet meme? Those clever little images and captions … Research & Trends

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Facebook Bra Color Meme: So, Did It Work?

Wild Apricot

Many women (and, apparently, some men) flooded Facebook with unusual status updates over the past two days in a meme calling on “girls” to post the colors of the bras they were wearing, ostensibly to raise awareness of breast cancer. Tags: Non-profit technology General non-profit interest nptech memes Social networking Facebook Non-profit Communications social media

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Are Memes Really Just Slacktivism?

Care2

New memes get started everyday. Remember the FB meme challenge that asked women to post what color bra they were wearing that day? Many thought the meme was connected to raising breast cancer awareness, but that was not the intention behind it. After some research, it turns out that this meme was started in December of 2009 in Canada. Here’s the original meme: “Right girls let’s have some fun. Can You Build a Base of Supporters with Memes?

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12 More Internet Memes for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

The original “Top 12 Internet Memes for Nonprofits” received such a positive response, that a few more have been created. Look for more nonprofit memes in the future. Don’t recognize one of them? Then check out knowyourmeme.com. Research & Trends

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How Memes Can Help Your Nonprofit Blog

Wild Apricot

When the venerable Fieldstone Alliance surprised its readers this week with 25 Random Things that Make the Nonprofit Sector Great , picking up on a popular fad that’s been making the rounds of Facebook, it was a strong hint to take a closer look at that odd phenomenon of online culture, the meme. What’s a meme? An internet meme (pronounced meem ), at its most basic, is any idea or scrap of content that spreads voluntarily from person to person across the Web.

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The NpTech Mashup Meme

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, let's unleash the NpTech Mashup Meme. Click through to see larger diagram. I've had this post about a mashup between Idealware , TechSoup , and Social Source Commons in draft and was going over to Deborah Finn's Blog to grab the URL for her excellent post last week about Social Source Commons. I also stumbled across her more recent post about NpTech Mashups.

Tracking the Currion Meme

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He started the meme about asking for NGO related resources by pushing it out to Nancy White , Hell's Dire Agent , Jennine , Taran , and Declan. Note to self: This is all needs an inspiration map to show the relationships and how the content of the meme has morphed.and some reflection on memes.) That could be the title of a thriller movie or mystery novel. Blame Paul Currion who blogs at humanitarian.info.

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Snack Meme: I Got Tagged

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Jane Quigley , who I met at Podcamp, tagged me for the Media Snack Meme. As Jane notes, this meme was started by Jeremiah Owyang and has included amazing viewpoints from Connie Reece , Connie Benson , Chris Brogan , among others. Photo by KellyK. He asks: What are you doing well, and what do you need to improve on. First, I have issues with the snacking in terms of food consumption. Snacking, particularly junk food, can make you fat!

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A Meaningful Book Meme

Have Fun - Do Good

I was invited by Matt of the Empathy blog to participate in a Book Meme earlier this month and am just getting around to it: Total number of books I own: About 350. I never counted my books before. Last book I read: Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World by Bill Clinton. I'm almost done with a review copy of We Make Change by Kristin Layng Szakos and Joe Szakos, which you'll be hearing more about later. Last book I bought: What is the What by Dave Eggers, for a friend's birthday.

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Media Consumption Meme

Have Fun - Do Good

A couple weeks ago Tara Hunt of HorsePigCow tagged me to be a part of the media consumption meme that has been flying around. media memeIt's been a pretty busy couple weeks, so I'm just now getting to it: Books: My favorite category! I don't get to read as much now that I work from home--one of the advantages of commuting by bus or BART is lots of reading time! I keep track of what I read each year and have posted lists of my favorite books in 2006 and 2005.

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New on SSIR: You can has memesez?

Amy Sample Ward

That song, “Call Me Maybe” by Carly Rae Jepsen, quickly also became the soundtrack to an Internet meme —that is, an idea that spreads online (“ I Can Has Cheezburger? That’s right, a widely recognized nonprofit organization has created a parody so that it can propagate a meme. Why meme at all? But beyond that, contributing to a popular meme can help make your brand and even your staff more visible.

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Changeblogger Meme: Pass it on

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Qui Diaz posted a 3-question Changeblogging Meme , which I'd like to participate in, and I hope you'll pass it on: What is one change - big or small, local or global - you want to see in your lifetime? The Changeblogger movement is growing! SocialButterfly took the bloggers listed on my post, Changebloggers List + Wanna Meetup Up? and set up the Changeblogger Wiki , Changeblogger Twitter feed, and the first Washington D.C. Changeblogger meetup.

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Another Meme. foot level girl geekery

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And if I was till in Cambodia, I would translated the meme. Photo by Gina Trapani. The photo from one of my flickr contacts, Gina Trapani , caught my eye and I thought, this looks familiar but couldn't place it. Then I read the attribution, "photo concept shamelessly stolen " and realized that I had taken a similar photo at Blogher! And, not only that, Gina graciously gave me some of her BlogHer swag to take to Cambodia and this is a perfect way to say Thanks!

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8 Facts About Me Meme

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Soha El-Borno of Wild Apricot tagged me to participate in the 8 Random Facts About Me Meme. I'm tagging: Vale of Evening Fog Playing Hooky Into the Studio HappyKatie Minkgirl Muses Waiting for a Train ext337 Fake Plastic Fish memeI think I've done this before so if you've been reading here for awhile, I'm probably repeating myself.

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Wild Apricot Blog : 8 Facts About Myself Meme

Wild Apricot

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Changeblogger Ning Group, Meetup, Meme and Wiki

Have Fun - Do Good

Qui Diaz of Livingston Communications has started a 3-question Changeblogging Meme, which you can join: What is one change - big or small, local or global - you want to see in your lifetime? In early May, I wrote a post asking all of you for suggestions for "changebloggers," people who are using their blog, podcast or vlog to raise awareness, to build community, and/or to facilitate readers/listeners/viewers' taking action to make the world a better place.

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Let The Change Blogging Meme Hit The Road.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The meme isn't necessarily limited to individuals as David Neff at Fispace mentions - corporate bloggers like Tyson Foods will donate 100 pounds of food for every comment made here. Qui Diaz at LivingstonBuzz has kicked off a Change Blogging Meme which includes an offline/online integrated event to support Alex Steed as well as a blogging meme. She ends her post with change blogging meme -- asking and answering three questions and tagging other bloggers

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Participatory Campaigns: The Hold A Sign Meme

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This is a fun meme for user=generated content -- Take a photo of yourself with sign or message related to our campaign or cause. The youtube video is from Star Bucks Campaign. There was also a flickr component that I learned about this from the wonderful Heather Gardner-Madras , who like me, is a flickr fan. She posted a pointer on the NTEN Nonprofit Flickr Affinity Group list today. Here is a. great example of the innovative new things we can do with Flickr in terms of.

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Spotted: Another Hold The Sign Meme on Flickr

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've been collecting examples of the "hold a sign" meme in flickr and by way of Erin Stojan of RE-AMP I found this example from the American Rights at Work. American Rights At Work Flickr Stream. The Flickr stream is here. Unfortunately, most of the photos are under an "All Rights Reserved" copyright which can be a barrier to spreading them because you have to ask permission. I asked permission and also suggested they switch the license.

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NGO/NPO Meme - tagged by Nancy White

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So, the meme goes something like this -- What are the five resources that you would recommend to anybody working in an NGO who wanted to know about information management and technology but didn't know where to start. Even though Nancy's meme post mentions these blogs, I have to mention them again because I also find them very valuable reading: Britt , Joistke , and Marshall ).

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I got tagged with that meme by three people.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I got tagged by three different people for the same blogger meme that swirling around the blogosphere. Here's the meme: Publish five little known facts about yourself, and then tag five of your blogger pals to participate. Argh! The culprits are: Matthew Saunders , Nedra Weinreich , and Dina Mehta. Here's why I started blogging (Thanks Britt).

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Infographic: How To Create An Awesome Meme

Care2

Memes are a great way to talk about your issue and use humor to get your message shared. For example, if your nonprofit is going to experiment with creating a meme, it's worth noting the following data, according to this infographic How to Cook Up A Winning Meme that examimed over 100 sucessful memes from 1980 to today. 42% of meme's are pictures. 41% of memes are video and 29% orginated on YouTube.

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Four Lessons Learned: Social Media and Nonprofits Meme

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the past two weeks, I have been mulling around what type of New Year's post to write. Should I do best of, predictions, resolutions , or something else. I'm not as creative as Chris Brogan who wrote about 2008 needs or CogDog Blog's Top Zero List. The day after Christmas, I stumbled upon Chris Penn's list of reflection tips and it gave some ideas. During the holidays, one tradition in this house is to try to get things organized.

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The Flickr Hold A Sign Meme: Protesting Wendy's Frosty Attitude Towards Animals

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This technique is the " hold a sign meme " where you ask your community to send photos to flickr of you (or your animal) holding a protest sign. I love the Flickr Hold A Sign Meme - but so far haven't found a great application in Facebook that allows for easy cross posting. I'm a sucker for black dogs that look like my old dog Sadie. This photo is from the Humane Society's recent "Wendy That's Not Right" campaign.

CharityBlog, A French N-TEN (Oui ou Non?), and NGO Meme

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I tagged John Howes of CharityBlog for Nancy White's NGO meme. This leads me to why I tried to tag beyond my borders with the ngo meme. Sometimes seemingly unrelated events start to suggest a pattern. I'm not quite sure what this pattern is or if it exists. So, ramble along with me as I think outloud.and blog it. Here's my response to her tagging me). I came across CharityBlog while lurking on the UK Riders listserv. (I

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A Deeper Look at Pokemon Fusion and Its Origin

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Earlier this year, the internet was awash with memes created through Pokemon Fusion. Read on to discover what it is and where it originated from.

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8 random facts about myself

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

The lovely Soha El-Borno of the Wild Apricot blog tagged me to play the eight-random facts about myself meme. First the rules : 1 ) Post these rules before you give your facts 2) List 8 random facts about yourself 3) At the end of your post, choose (tag) 8 people and list their names, linking to them 4) Leave a comment on their blog, letting them know they've been tagged Then the facts: 1) One of my great passions is playing old-time fiddle.

Memejacking: Does Your Nonprofit Dare?

Tech Soup Blog

The Dress became one of the most quickly viral memes that the Internet has ever seen. Meme Me Up, Scotty. Memejacking is simply a type of newsjacking that connects your communications to a meme — that is, a pop culture trend. As communications tactics go, memes are cheap and easy to make. And, if you're thinking that only teens like memes, look at the range of people who drenched themselves for the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Economy 2.0 and “consumer philanthropy” = my startup | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

and+%22consumer+philanthropy%22+%3D+my+startup 2006-12-06+07%3A58%3A35 Allan+Benamer These are heady times, lots of memes in the air and the two I’m going to talk about are actually facets of Yochai Benkler’s Wealth of Networks. Now there’s another meme coming from the philanthropy sector, I learned about it from Susan Herr’s blog, Philanthromedia.

Facebook Group vs Facebook Page: Which One Should You Use?

CauseVox

They share products that are sold on their website, memes, and influencer blogs/videos. There are fan pages for media, joke groups, and groups for memes.

I've been tagged!

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Still catching up on reading all my blogging chums last month's posts after my big trip, and I just noticed that I've been tagged by Michelle Murraine of Zen and the Art of Non-Profit Technology in a game of revealing five things most people don't know about me / and then I've got to tag five others - who hopefully have not been already caught up in this excercise. Well. 1) I've been practicing zazen (zen meditation) since I was in my twenties.

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Government 2.0 and Citizen Superheros - from Tara Hunt

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Superheros seems to be a nonprofit fundraising meme these days | View | Upload your own. Really enjoyed this slideshow from Tara Hunt.

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More On Edupunk: Changing Expectations (Must Watch Video)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Video by Tony Hirst Full context from Stephen Downes, who I hope, continues to report on the EduPunk meme The following works best on full screen view and with the volume turned up LOUD!

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Has the Ice Bucket Challenge Spawned Charity Jacking?

Beth Kanter

Charity Jacking goes one step beyond “Social Media Meme Morphing.” ” A social media meme is an activity, concept, catchphrase or piece of media which spreads, often as mimicry, from person to person via the Internet. The meme was entertaining and challenged peers — and in the process learn about ALS and donate. Phase 2: The Ice Bucket Challenge: From Fundraiser to Social Media Meme.

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Link Love: Food, Do-Gooding, Tech, Politics and Big Vision

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New on SSIR: Are we addicted to Slacktivism?

Amy Sample Ward

According to ABC news : According to the trend-tracking website Know Your Meme , the cartoon fad started with Facebook users in Greece and Cyprus in mid-November. But, what still really stands out for me, is the addition of the cause-advocacy appeal once the meme hit the English translation. My latest contribution to the Stanford Social Innovation Review is now up – it’s reposted below, but you can find the original post and conversation on SSIR.

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10 Facebook Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Perhaps they can not get a Facebook ad budget approved or they are simply stuck in the outdated “social media is free” meme.

Bring a Question: Creative Commons Hosts TechSoup Social Channels on September 17, 2014

Tech Soup Blog

Memes are a fun, easy way to create engaging content, especially for social media. How can we use memes while still respecting copyright and making sure content creators get appropriate credit? Sharing is an essential part of storytelling, and our friends at Creative Commons are devoted to expanding the number of creative works that are available to (legally!) use, build on, and share. That's why Creative Commons offers a handy standardized list of licenses for creative works.

You Can' t Has My Cheezburger

AFP Blog

Not per se nonprofit but still interesting readYou Can' t Has My Cheezburger: "Is anyone else going meme crazy these days? Maybe it’s just some strange conflation of meme-talk here at the Utne Reader office, but if I hear (or read or sniff) one more reference to a meme, I’m going to drink everyone’s milkshakes, and then make all the straws into my new bicycle

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Non-Fungible Fundraising: NFTs for Good

Whole Whale

This example shows how a nonprofit can be a fun partner to meme NFT and benefit from the sale. Non-fungible tokens or NFTs are reaching an all-time high in public interest and dollars spent.

Lessons from the Left Shark To Keep Your Marketing from Jumping the Shark

NonProfit Hub

In the weeks that followed the big game, Left Shark has been a hit of internet memes , t-shirts and even a This is SportsCenter commercial. Here are a few points to keep in mind when diving into the shark-infested meme waters. Does the meme you want to recreate fit with the overall mission and marketing persona of your nonprofit? NeighborWorks Home Partners customized the meme to fit with their mission by including a person dancing with a house on his head.

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