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What Tools Are You Using for Listening, Engaging, and Social Media Management?

Based on the discussion threads in my Facebook page,  I’ve updated my mega list of tools in my social media listening and engaging instructional wiki.   In reflecting over the past three years,  the definition of listening tools has broadened beyond “monitoring” or “research” to include several categories:   social media engagement management,  analytics, influencer identification, and social network analysis.… Read More

Reflections from Networked Nonprofit Workshop for 300 People

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Chip Conley was the keynote speaker at last week’s Craigslist Foundation Bootcamp and one thing that he said that has been stuck in my head is:  “You can have a job, a career, or calling”    The latter, a calling,  is when you can tap into an internal motivation that fuels and inspires you.   

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Facebook Place: Time To Check Into Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Earlier this week, Facebook added  “where” to the list of personal information members share with the world.  There was much speculation what this feature might mean for FourSquare and the subsequent riddles, “What happens when you add Foursquare to Facebook? (Answer:  Facebook).… Read More

Reflections on Twitter Chat Facilitation Techniques

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of participating in Twitter chat series #socialmedia.   It’s been a one-hour  weekly chat on Twitter for the past 10 months  organized and hosted by Marc Meyer and Jason Breed.     The way it works is they invite a “host” to ask 3 compelling questions, 20 minutes each, that revolve around a topical subject within the business of social media, but that play to their strengths or backgrounds.… Read More

What Tools Do You Use for Making Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Use Efficient?

 

Note from Beth: Social media is not a waste a time, but there are ways to waste your time.   On Saturday, I had the honor of presenting at Craigslist Foundation Boot Camp and one of the burning questions was about efficiency.  

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