Join the Trend: Six Ways to Discover Hot Topics for Your WordPress Blog

Byte Technology

One of the biggest obstacles bloggers encounter—whether they’re on the WordPress platform or not—is how to create content that is based on currently trending topics. But it’s important nonetheless: when you generate content based on trending topics you can be assured that said topics are already on reader’s minds, and speaking to these topics can really help you build a loyal following and assist you in honing in on your target audience. Google Trends. Reddit.

Notes About Mobile, Digital Trends, and Social Media Leadership from Knight Digital Media Center Workshop

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The workshop topics included trends in digital media consumption, social media, engagement on mobile devices and a variety of community foundation projects funded by the Knight Community Information Challenge. Digital Trends. Lots of chatter beyond the Reddit community.

Bookmark Your Browsers! The Official Blogs of the World’s Most Popular Social Media Sites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The nonprofit sector has a large community of technology bloggers committed to helping nonprofits stay current on emerging trends in social media, online fundraising, and mobile technology. Reddit Blog :: reddit.com/r/blog. Reddit.

Infographic: How To Create An Awesome Meme

Frogloop

About 27% of memes orginated on websites and 14% on Reddit. Online Advocacy Online Marketing Trends Video Web 2.0Telling a good story is important to moving people into action.

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Digg is Dying. Who are the Players Now?

Frogloop

Between Digg’s redesign, Founder Kevin Rose leaving the company, and other dud product launches like Newswire , Digg just can’t compete with other social networks where people go to share news these days – Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Google+, Care2, etc.

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Our Favorite Articles from Nonprofit Hub in 2015

NonProfit Hub

During the past year, we’ve written articles about fundraising, how to start a nonprofit, the latest social media trends and much more. Wasting Time While Doing Good: Nonprofits and the World of reddit. One of the best outlets for that is reddit.

Can “Viral” Videos Really Create Social Change?

Frogloop

It quickly made the front page of Reddit, and people have been re-pinning “Kony 2012” images on Pintrest. Online Fundraising Online Marketing Online Organizing Social Networking Technology Trends Video Web 2.0

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Getting on The List

NetWits

A trending topic on Twitter. The latest on Reddit. Seth Godin came out with a list where he essentially asked the question “How do you prioritize life?&# It’s well worth the read as it makes you think personally about how you go about filtering (aka prioritizing).

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Maddie’s Must Reads for July – Social Media Edition

SocialFish

Also, part 2 – What Teens Really Think about YouTube, Google+, Reddit and Other Social Media. Also check out the Association Trends Social Media Report.

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The Ultimate Guide to Social Marketing for an Ecommerce Business

SocialFish

In addition, Reddit is the fastest growing social site in terms of orders. Trends and news from the industry. The rest of your social efforts should be spent on sharing useful information such as industry trends, funny pictures, videos and more.

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More Stats Than You Can Shake a Stick At

SocialFish

Reddit: 46.8 via Reddit. Just a few statistics and links to some of the latest data around social media for you. For the latest stats on social site user growth, always check the RealTime Report.

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4 Step by Step Engagement Strategies for Nonprofit Websites

Connection Cafe

Keep up with trending topics and conversations that happen in other communities. Facebook groups and websites such as Quora, Buzzsumo and Reddit can provide some good content ideas around any topic. Search for relevant and trending hashtags to jump into a discussion.

7 Best Practices to Create a High-Traffic Campaign Website

NonProfit Hub

However, many campaigns are organized under an extremely tight timeline and it’s difficult to know ahead of time exactly how big of a splash one will make online, and it only takes one post on Reddit or one retweet from George Takei for a website to experience the Slashdot effect.

Using Social Media to Speak *With* Your Audience.

SocialFish

Whether it’s Starbucks using customers to improve drink options , Pepsi letting the democratic process define entirely new products , or President Obama’s recent foray into a Reddit AMA the trend of tapping into your audience for guidance is already upon us.

The End of the Beginning of Online Giving

Connection Cafe

That might seem low, but it’s actually on track with other online trends. 2019 marks 20 years since online giving first began in any significant way. In 1999, Blackbaud pioneered the nonprofit technology market by introducing reliable, secure, and donor-friendly online donation forms.

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The Pillars of Online Marketing Success in 2014 & Beyond

SocialFish

Therefore, as you set your sight on crushing it online, keep studying the audiences and trends to determine your path. For example, Pinterest consists primarily of women while reddit seems to have vastly more men using the network.

How Much Time Should Your Nonprofit Invest In Different Social Media Channels?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofits nowadays invest serious resources to keep pace with the latest social media trends. According to this Mashable study , Pinterest actually drives more traffic to publishers than Twitter, LinkedIn and Reddit combined. Flickr Photo by Yung Tsai.

Give a shirt: Changing slacktivists into activists

ASU Lodestar Center

These conceptions are facetious, of course, but according to a current trend sweeping the nonprofit scene, all that’s necessary to support a cause you’re passionate about is clicking “like” on a Facebook page. Now you can return to perusing Reddit with a smug smile plastered across your face.

Memejacking: Does Your Nonprofit Dare?

Tech Soup Blog

Memejacking is simply a type of newsjacking that connects your communications to a meme — that is, a pop culture trend. In particular, Reddit , Twitter, and the media ate it up, and tens of thousands of social shares made the Salvation Army's ad a meme unto itself.

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Nonprofit Technology Rockstars: Jason Shim

Tech Soup Blog

Here's where Jason learns about the latest trends and news in technology: In nonprofit marketing, I enjoy Beth Kanter's Blog , as well as Kivi Leroux Miller’s Nonprofit Marketing Blog. I look at the /r/nonprofit subreddit of Reddit.

Nonprofit Technology Rockstars: Jason Shim

Tech Soup Blog

Here's where Jason learns about the latest trends and news in technology: In nonprofit marketing, I enjoy Beth Kanter's Blog , as well as Kivi Leroux Miller’s Nonprofit Marketing Blog. I look at the /r/nonprofit subreddit of Reddit.

Earned Media: How to Stay Relevant and Track It - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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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Why Your Nonprofit Should Be A Big Listener

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Last month during one of our book talks for “ Measuring the Networked Nonprofit: Using Data to Change the World , ” at TechSoup Global, Rachel Weidinger from Upwell came up to say hello.

Nonprofit Technology News: 2013 Year in Review

Tech Soup Blog

The big nonprofit tech trends this past year seemed to be in the areas of the emergence of mobile devices, social media stratification, the launch of Office 365 for Nonprofits, some huge digital inclusion initiatives, and lots of other things. Reddit. It’s a longer-term trend.

Three Tips: How to Harness the Power of Video for Nonprofits - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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)

Generating Buzz: Using Social Media to Drive Website Traffic

NTEN

I set her on the path to join all of the major and up-and-coming social media sites like StumbleUpon , Digg , Reddit , Delicious and Mixx. Track Referrals and Traffic Trends. Danielle Brigida, National Wildlife Federation. As social media grows in popularity, one fact cannot be ignored: if used well, it can generate impressive amounts of traffic and increase engagement around your cause or organization.