Note from Beth: In the decade or so that I've been doing social media, I've always been an advocate of the "Listen, Learn, Adapt" approach to doing social and a decade later, it is still very important for success. The first and most important step is for organizations to put on their listening ears and monitor conversations, get feedback, and continuously improve. I invited Roz Lemieux is CEO of Attentively and founding partner at Fission Strategy to write a guest post sharing the best … [Read more...] about New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening
Archives for April 2016
Two noteworthy free resources to learn more about online fundraising from the UK. My colleagues at Social Misfits Media launched their latest free guide for charities and nonprofits last week. It is called ‘Make It Rain: Tips & Tricks for #Crowdfunding Success.’ The guide, which was sponsored by JustGiving and the Institute of Fundraising offers tip and recommendations for planning, implementing, and following up on a crowdfunding campaigns. The guide offers case studies and interviews … [Read more...] about Make It Rain: Tips and Tricks for Nonprofit Crowdfunding Success
Happy National Walking Day! Every year, the American Heart Association sponsors National Walking Day on the first Wednesday in April. They use this day to remind people about the health and other benefits of taking a walk.Why not celebrate with a walking meeting? To inspire us to keep up the pace,AmericaWalks reminds us that it is also #walkatwork month. Ever since I strapped a Fitbit on my wrist three years ago, every day has been a walking day for me. My daily goal is 15,000K steps. Here's … [Read more...] about Happy National Walking Day! #walkatwork
SnapChat has been around for a few years, but I have not focused on it because as a babyboomer I'm not the target demographic. Snapchat is a mobile app that lets users exchange text messages, photos and videos that disappear in 24 hours. This is called disposable media. Snapchat users share "snaps" or micro moments of their lives privately with a their friends, or as "stories" with their followers. The app gained traction as a sexting app, a communications platform for teens to exchange … [Read more...] about Is Your Nonprofit Too Old To Barf Rainbows on Snapchat?