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Instagram Video and Vine: A Quick Breakdown

Video has come to Instagram and that’s got many people wondering what that means for Vine. It’s probably too soon to tell but in the meantime here’s how the two stack up against one another: Features Max Length (seconds) 6 15 Stabilization No Yes Looping Yes No Extras? None as yet Filters (13 total) Users […]

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Five Social Media Tips from #13NTC

If you missed all the #13NTC, NTEN‘s Nonprofit Technology Conference, action in snowy Minneapolis, never fear, here are five social media tips you can use. Learn who your social media audience is to maximize your chances of getting the responses you want from them: Knowing who your audience is on social media is key to […]

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3 Lessons for Nonprofits from SXSW

To mark my third year attending the South by Southwest Interactive Conference, I thought I’d share my top three lessons for nonprofits. Your videos may never go viral but you can make them likely to go viral: Trying to create a viral sensation is like trying to catch lightening in a bottle. Instead create content […]

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Picking the Right Photos for Your Nonprofit Website

If it’s true that a picture is worth a thousand words, are the photos on your website saying the right things about your organization? For many the answer isn’t a clear yes. While the photos may speak to a organization’s staff and supporters the message might be muddled to an outsider. If like most nonprofits, […]

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SXSWi: Top Three Takeaways for Nonprofits

Now that I’ve had a chance to travel back home and decompress, I thought I’d take a moment to look back at my week at the SXSW Interactive Conference. There were several topics that kept appearing on the schedule in one form or another and I had the fortune to attend sessions that delved into […]