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#QOTW: Social Media Takes Time

The latest quote of the week is from Brian E. Boyd Sr., author of Social Media for the Executive.

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Monday Mix: Social Media News You May Have Missed

The summer’s weekends are ending soon. If you’ve been enjoying the weekends before the summer season ends, you might have missed the following social media updates: Twitter Launches Promoted Video: Twitter announced the expansion of advertising options by launching promoted video. Advertisers who use Promoted Videos will only be charged when a user begins playing […]

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Notes from the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference

The Social Media for Nonprofits conference recently kicked off its 7-city tour in San Francisco. The conference is designed to connect nonprofit leaders with leading experts in social media to give them the tools and strategies to use social media for their organizations’ fundraising, advocacy and marketing goals. I could probably write several pages on […]

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Putting the “Social” into Social Media

By now it is common knowledge that for our social media efforts to be successful we have to be social. Numerous articles remind us about the importance of engaging our volunteers, donors and advocates. Fewer, however, focus on another aspect of our social media engagement…engaging our staff (whether volunteer or paid) and our board members. […]

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Restoring Sanity

While I was unable to make it to Washington, DC to attend the Restore Sanity and/or Fear Rally with Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert (Full Disclosure: I have a big nerd-crush on Colbert), I did make a point to read and watch coverage of the rally.  Toward the end of the rally, Stewart gave a […]