2011 June | Beth’s Blog - Part 3

Archive for June, 2011

Does Your Nonprofit Organization Have Measurement Malaise?

Malaise  is a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness, of being “out of sorts.”   Lately, I’ve been hearing about  “measurement malaise” infecting nonprofits and not just social media measurement.   Maybe it is the feeling that measurement requires data collection and that will cause even more information overload  and why we put the task on the organizational back burner.… Read More

What is your nonprofit supporter’s decision journey in age of information overload?

 

Yesterday,  I blogged about the  ”Valid Metrics Framework” from the AMEC that provides a suggested guide post for selecting the right metrics to measure social media in the context of an integrated communications campaign.   The framework uses actions and results across a continuum that based on the marketing funnel or AIDA framework.  … Read More

How To Standardize Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Measurement: Use This Grid

 

Last week public relations and measurement professionals met in Lisbon for a  Summit hosted by AMEC (The International Association for Measurement and Evaluation of Communications).   Of interest, was an workshop that was designed to begin setting the standards in social media measurement co-facilitated by KD Paine, an expert in communications and social media measurement.  … Read More

Is Measuring Your Facebook Edgerank Useful?

Over on my Facebook Page and during recent Leveraging Social Media Peer Group discussions, there have been questions about Edgerank and colleague Devon Smith has been experimenting.   What is it and what it means to use it as a measurement for improving Facebook engagement on your Facebook Page?    … Read More

Orchestras, Musicians, The Concert Experience, and Social Media

I’ve been at the League of American Orchestras Conference.  Yesterday, I had the pleasure of co-facilitating a half-day “Digital Strategies” seminar with Vince Ford, Director of Digital Media from the New York Philharmonic and leading a peer session for major orchestra marketing staff and youth orchestra executive directors with Makala Johnson who does Social Media for the Mayo Clinic.… Read More