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. Research & Trends

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Top 12 Internet Memes for Nonprofits

NonProfit Trends

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

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Are Memes Really Just Slacktivism?


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.

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4 Tech Trend Predictions for Nonprofits for 2016

Connection Cafe

This week, I was fortunate to get a sneak peek at two of the nonprofit sector’s leading tech experts musing on their technology trend predictions for 2016. A great trend for all of us.

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Meme time! How are you going to change the world in 2012?


I don’t know if Craig Newmark intended this post to be a meme, but what the hey, I’m taking that ball and running with it. First, read the post and all the great things several nonprofiteers are going to be working on in 2012.

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4 Tech Trend Predictions for Nonprofits for 2016

Connection Cafe

This week, I was fortunate to get a sneak peek at two of the nonprofit sector’s leading tech experts musing on their technology trend predictions for 2016. A great trend for all of us.

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Tagged in the Changeblogging meme


Beautiful Qui Diaz tagged me in her Changeblogging meme on the Buzz Bin. But then I read this in her post: The unofficial and growing network of Changebloggers is another testament to the trend toward good. Qui's meme goes like this: * What is one change - big or small, local or global - you want to see in your lifetime? I'll be honest, I read her post and thought to myself, what can I do? I mean, I care about certain issues, sure. I care about the environment.

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Are You Keeping Up With Social Media Trends?


We know that social media is discussed at every tech conference, in every workshop, and within nonprofit organizations, but no matter how much we talk about it, the trends are always shifting, changing, and growing. Please do not cat memes just because you know they are popular.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Binders Full of Women


Within seconds the hashtag #Bindersfullofwomen and meme was brought to Internet life. This meme is a terrific opportunity for women’s advocacy groups to do some creative campaigns. Online Organizing Social Networking Trends Web 2.0

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Upworthy Type Headlines: To Like or Dislike?


And what does this trend mean for nonprofits? Should your organization adopt a similar model and share popular memes and videos with your audience on Facebook to generate more engagement? However, memes and videos should not be your only source of content.

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. Memes travel within all age groups.

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Facebook’s Latest News Feed Algorithm Update – Three Things You Need to Know

John Haydon

Facebook’s News Feed algorithm will soon put a damper on external links to memes, suggest related articles, and resurface updates with new comments. Links to memes will take a back seat to high-quality content.

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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. As you plan your nonprofit’s next marketing endeavor, be careful about including popular cultural trends.

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Will Social Media Pick the Next President of the United States?


It's where the hashtag and meme Binders Full of Women erupted. Social Networking Trends Web 2.0

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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Social Media Police: The Nonprofit Edition

Connection Cafe

s Fashion Police, nonprofit social media authors Amy Sample Ward, Allyson Kapin, and Melanie Mathos shared the latest trends, campaigns and faux pas in the nonprofit social media world during bbcon 2013, Blackbaud’s Conference for Nonprofits in National Harbor, Md.

How Nonprofit Pros Use Twitter


————— According to the most recent Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , 76% percent of nonprofits are now using Twitter. Don’t be so quick to jump onto trends and memes — they usually *aren’t* the right way to engage your community.

3 Ways Social Media Changed This World for the Better


It’s somewhat in trend these days to keep talking about how social media actually made us lonely. We keep sharing examples and funny memes on how people used to meet each other in person and these days everyone just keeps staring into their phones.

7 Keys to an Effective Social Media Ambassador Program

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Some supporters may jump at the chance to be a social media ambassador for an organization they care about, but do you really want messages about your initiatives intermingling with political rants or drinking memes?

The problem with Facebook


Now the incentives are misaligned: - individuals want to see great content, but they are now seeing more paid content and organically shared content which appeals to the lowest common denominator (babies, weddings, and banal memes). WATCH THIS VIDEO.

Association Social Media: American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)


We have an enterprising member who started the OT Memes Facebook page , which is hilarious. We partnered with him to develop some memes for OT Month , which is in April. I am SO excited to present the first post in an ongoing series of interviews of Association Social Media Managers.

8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media


This tool won the “trend setter” products award and many others. Type a keyword in their search engine and find stories (relevant news, live events, popular campaigns, conversations, and even memes) worth sharing on the topic.

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[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: The Humane Society of the United States

Nonprofit Tech for Good

I identified a trend forming with social networking, and set up our very first profile. We still use Twitter a bit to talk about our programs, we participate and create our own memes like “ #felinefriday ”, but we focus on listening and responding to what people are already talking about.

Two Key Questions for Every Community Manager


Online Community Management is a profession that has seen a huge boom and evolved over these last couple of years. For Community Managers, this has happened fast; we’re still trying to develop key concepts that will help current and future Community Managers do the job.

Best Craigslist Personals Alternatives In 2019


OkCupid has the “OK trends blog,” which users can follow. Reddit has all of its contents on the site such as memes, world news, sections dedicated to cities and countries, etc. What is Craigslist personals?

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits


Share fresh, trending content consistently. You could use visuals in a number of formats such as images, charts, infographics, memes and videos, to name a few. Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms.

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits


Share fresh, trending content consistently. You could use visuals in a number of formats such as images, charts, infographics, memes and videos, to name a few. Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms.

What I Learned In London at the Future of Social Conference

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The first half of the conference featured talks from three platforms that discussed future trends for social good. The account inspired many to copy the concept or become an internet meme. Photo by Social Misfits.

Tips to Beat Declining Facebook Reach

Tech Soup Blog

Facebook has admitted to this trend, and it has also been supported by data. We decided to intersperse tech-related memes, comics, and other jokes within our educational content. Humor/funny memes.

The Impact of Your Donation: Laura Baum, 14NTC Scholarship Recipient, Shares


I enjoyed learning about new trends in the field of nonprofit tech and felt that I left with some concrete tools to use to enhance the work of my organization.

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I Bet You’d Never Guess Which Topics Were Most Popular on npEngage in 2013.or would you?

Connection Cafe

What would happen if we combined some commonly *overheard* phrases from the nonprofit sector with the most popular Internet memes? Steve MacLaughin showed us when he created the Top 12 Internet Memes for Nonprofits. The result: Fundraising Ideas to Reverse the Trend of Declining Email Response Rates.

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Top 8 Social Media Tracking Tools - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the next few weeks I’ll be making recommendations of which tools and trends in technology nonprofits should prioritize in 2013, but for this year’s post on New Year’s resolutions I wanted to get back to basics. Despite popular memes that social media is “Free!”

7 Practical Tips for Engagement with a Higher Purpose On Social

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

With old class photos, you can leverage memes like “ Throw Back Thursday , like in this example from Reshet Ramah , a network of alumni from across the globe. Make up your own nostalgia meme.

Guest Post: Hashtags Are Like #Snowflakes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Trending Topics: At anytime on [link] , several of the most active topics on Twitter are also #hashtags. Source: David J.

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Best of Web: September 2014


Ice Bucket Social Media Trend Causes 1,000% Spike in ALS Donations (Nonprofit Quarterly) Pull quote: “There are certainly critics of the trend who believe ''a lot of the participants are probably spending more money on bagged ice than on ALS research,'' but apparently the goofy stunt has caught on like wildfire and has increased donations to the ALS Association by 1,000 percent.”.

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Facebook Success: Tips for Boosting Organic Reach


Photos – Photos don’t have to be memes or infographics to catch people’s eyes as they scroll down their news feed. News and Timely Posts – You may have noticed a “trending topics” feed on the side of your Facebook page lately. Many organizations have noticed that their Facebook engagement is declining.

How “Give Local America” Raised Over $51 Million In 24 Hours

John Haydon

Image posts with photos of community foundations and nonprofits working away and celebrating key milestones, posts about fundraising progress, and posts with funny or goofy memes. We’re also utilizing a relatively new tool, Thunderclap to increase social reach and to help us trend nationally throughout the day. Give Local America (Tuesday, May 6, 2014) raised over $51,641,978.98 from 31,0944 gifts. Can you freaking believe it? How did they do it?

How Nonprofits can Use Analytics with Advocacy

Connection Cafe

A Twitter trending hashtag or viral video can put a topic on the media agenda, creating a spiral of attention that spreads your message far beyond its traditional audience. Analytic Activism is a book about how advocacy organizations can make better decisions in the digital age.

I am humbled and Honored…

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Fund for UNICEF; * Lisa Chernick, Executive Director, American Marketing Association Foundation; * Cynthia Currence, President and CEO, Currence & Associates; * Meme Drumwright, Associate Professor, Advertising, University of Texas at Austin; and. American Marketing Association offers highly acclaimed Training Series, professional conferences and Hot Topic events focused on the immediate needs of marketers, as well as trends shaping the future.

NetCentric Advocacy: Local Communications Grid

Network-Centric Advocacy

www.innerpurpleline.org) the media creates local memes. www.innerpurpleline.org) the media creates local memes. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Street Hive: Shame on Us if it is not a part of Campaigns | Main | Organizational Culture can be Infected » January 26, 2007 Local Communications Grid All politics is local.

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How to Use Facebook to Get More Donors [INFOGRAPHIC]

John Haydon

Photos (memes, caption contests, etc.). Finally, here are some great resources about finding & sharing awesome 3rd-party links: How to Find Awesome Trending Content in Your Niche (to post on Facebook).

More on Burma - Protests in Real Life and Online

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The post gives us a screen capture from Google Trends , but it doesn't mention what has been happening in Second Life - for example virtual red t-shirts , and human chain protests ). The red t-shirt show your support meme didn't originate online - it started offline in countries from that region showing support.

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