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Social Media Strategy Is Not…

This past year I had the opportunity to write an article for the Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values (AFLV) Connections Magazine regarding social media strategy. I recently stumbled back upon the issue of that magazine and the image that accompanied my … Continue reading

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The Impact Of Google Plus On Blog Traffic

It is safe to say we’re enjoying the shiny new social media object that is Google Plus. Mashable’s Ben Parr has reported that Google+ has built a user base of 18 million users with 25-34 year olds making up 38% of the … Continue reading

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Google+ Hangouts Will Reinvent Communication In Organizations

Google+ is what’s hot in the social media world. As we continue to use this new social network, we’re continuing to see the new opportunities that it has for organizations. This post explores the opportunities for organizations to use the … Continue reading

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How Evernote Helps Create Compelling Content

Evernote is a great application that I use on the Web, PC, and as an App. This service saves, stores and synchronizes notes, images, photos and webclips on the cloud. Easily accessible anytime, anywhere on the web, PC or my … Continue reading

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10 Ways Organizations Can Maximize Foursquare Tips

Foursquare is my favorite social network because it intersects with location. Nonprofits, associations, and social organizations can extend the reach of their organization by using foursquare’s tips that are left at venues. When a user checks in to a venue, a … Continue reading

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What Does The Thank You Economy Means For Associations?

When I was traveling to speak at the Kappa Delta Convention, I had a decent layover at in the O’Hare Airport, so I picked up a copy of Gary Vaynerchuk’s Thank You Economy. What is a Thank You Economy? If … Continue reading

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Collecting Money Just Got Easier and Less Expensive

Organizations are fun to be a part of. You and your friends get to do some pretty amazing things together. And those experiences cost something. What’s no fun about being involved in a group? Collecting money. It’s a necessary evil, … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Keep Your Nonprofit’s Social Status Fresh

It is important to keep an active social media presence for your organization. It keeps your presence active, it keeps your mission front of mind, it helps you feed & grow your fan base, and it makes you more likely … Continue reading

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Nonprofit Branding: Start with Stories

Is your organization trying worried about branding? This article shares some great wisdom about the difference between branding and storytelling. For Your Company To Last, The "Brand" Must Die. But Stories Should Survive http://t.co/VInCAft — Andy Huston (@hust0058) May 31, … Continue reading

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Follow Friday: Twitter Love For Your Association Membership

Happy Friday! On Twitter, today is a good day to point out interesting and relevant “tweeps” to follow. Simply note their Twitter handles and the hashtag: “#followfriday” or #FF”. This can be a good way to recognize: Your newest followers … Continue reading

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