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Three Tips To Improve Social Media Results

Infographic by RAD Campaign - click to see full graphic

 

Note from Beth: In this post, Craig offers a few tips on using social media for nonprofits.   I’m happy to see the first recommendation to encourage social media in the board room a topic I first wrote about almost two years ago and devoted a whole chapter to it in my book, “The Networked Nonprofit”    On Friday,  Craig Newmark is one of the speakers at  The San Francisco Social Media for Nonprofits takes place on November 4 at the Marine’s Memorial Theatre.  

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Trick or Tweet? Seven Twitter Tools To Help You Measure, Learn, and Improve

Last week, I celebrated my 5th birthday of joining Twitter!    As far as I can tell, the first arrivals on Twitter from the NpTech sector were Ruby Sinreich and Brian Reich who signed up two weeks before me.     So, in honor our collective Twitter birthdays in October and Halloween, I thought I’d share a few Twitter tools for tracking and learning that are real treats and a few that make your work flow on Twitter efficient for documenting events.… Read More

Idealware’s Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide, Updated for 2011

Guest post by Laura Quinn

Idealware created the Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide to help organizations like yours determine what results and benefits you can reasonably expect from social media, and to guide you through the process of identifying the right channels for different goals.… Read More

Are You Using the Best Ever Social Media Analytics Tool?

A simple online survey.

There are so  social media analytic tools to measure social media and other emerging technologies, that we’ve created a new genre of Shiny Objective Syndrome — Data Puking disorder.   We’ve become addicted to generating pretty charts and graphs, while taking any opportunity to play with any new (and especially free) social media measurement tool that we  read about on blogs.… Read More

How Networked Nonprofit Use Facebook SMARTly

My Facebook page is a focus group or channel for research.   It helps me to understand the questions, concerns, and everyday context of many nonprofits that want to embrace emerging media like social or mobile and to design and build peer exchange programs or Train-the-Trainers programs.… Read More