#Social Networking: Netflix Losing Control of Social-Network Goodwill

Non Profit Marketing 360

The draw of the story about the media-streaming service raising its rates by over 60% earlier this week (a raise that will not have an impact on current subscribers until the fall) is how Netflix’s subscribers jumped all over the service via their social networks and Facebook.

#SM4NP: Are Pinterest & Scoop.it Part Of Your Social-Network Arsenal?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Staying up-to-date with developments in the social-networking world is no easy task. Facebook engages most of our oxygen/eyeballs, but plenty of other services are available.

#DEVELOPMENT: Social-Networking Is Good, But Conversation-Building Is Better

Non Profit Marketing 360

Difficult to say that social networks have already grown to be mature means of communication. Moreover, some platforms shoot wide and far ( vis Facebook for everyone), while others target a specific subset of the social-media community ( vis Epernicus for the scientific community).

#SOCIALMEDIA: It’s OK To Say ‘No’ To Your Social Networks

Non Profit Marketing 360

You know you want to… We are often extolling the virtues of particular social-networking platforms or encouraging specific strategies to reach out to your audience(s) across these platforms. The term used since 2004 is “ social networking fatigue.

#Public Media: Netflix Losing Control of Social-Network Goodwill

Non Profit Marketing 360

The draw of the story about the media-streaming service raising its rates by over 60% earlier this week (a raise that will not have an impact on current subscribers until the fall) is how Netflix’s subscribers jumped all over the service via their social networks and Facebook.

#Development: Listening To Social Networks An Important Investment Too

Non Profit Marketing 360

The technological side of blogging is not like programming anymore, thanks to all the great platforms (think: WordPress, Blogger , Tumblr , TypePad …), but it takes some time to get comfortable with the features and quirks of your chosen platform. When your blog reaches out to those beyond your office, you need to budget for unscheduled delays or time to allow your subject to review the interview. The field got built only after Ray listened.

Social Networks and Blogging More Popular than Email

Search Marketing for Nonprofits

For all of you still trying to convince your bosses that social networking is something you should be involved in, feel free to reference the latest research from Neilsen Online which shows that people are now spending more time checking social networking sites and blogs than reading email. Tagged: "email marketing", facebook, nonprofit marketing, Social media, social networking, tips to optimize YouTube channel, twitter.

Mapping the Social Networking world – handy country-by-country data

Giving in a Digital World

One of the regular topics that comes-up when I’m discussing the potential of online social networks with fundraisers from outside the UK is just which social networks are dominant in their particular country.

Mapping the Social Networking world – handy country-by-country data

Giving in a Digital World

One of the regular topics that comes-up when I’m discussing the potential of online social networks with fundraisers from outside the UK is just which social networks are dominant in their particular country.

Guides to Sharing Content via Social Networks

Search Marketing for Nonprofits

I’ve been working on putting together a training session for our in house bloggers on how to share their blog posts on various social networking sites as a way to create a process for regularly sharing our content. Our blogs already have ShareThis embedded on each post, and in putting the training together, I found a bunch of well written guides to some of the major social sites that I wanted to share.

#HOWTO: Set Up Your Tumblr Blog’s Settings & Connect To Twitter/Facebook

Non Profit Marketing 360

We continue our video series on setting up your nonprofit’s Tumblr blog account with a look at the two Dashboards within your account. We also explore the blog’s settings and what distinguishes them from your account’s preferences.

#HOWTO: Set Up Your Tumblr Blog’s Settings & Connect To Twitter/Facebook

Non Profit Marketing 360

We continue our video series on setting up your nonprofit’s Tumblr blog account with a look at the two Dashboards within your account. We also explore the blog’s settings and what distinguishes them from your account’s preferences.

Email: the original social network

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

There was a great post in ClickZ this week that points out that email is “social.&# The post was a reaction to all the debate about email vs. social networking. Done right, email is just as personal, conversational and bond-building as social networking. In fact, as the article points out, you could say that email was the original social network: Philosophically, there is no difference. I was so touched, I blogged about it.

Should You Feed Your Blog to Facebook?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I use Hootsuite to automatically send new blog posts to both Twitter and Facebook. It’s been almost three months since the blog posts appeared automatically on our Facebook page. This creates a few interesting questions: What’s been the impact on traffic to the blog?

Social Models for Marketing: Social Networks

Social Marketing and Social Change

Over the past decade there has been a dramatic shift in the emphasis of determinants of health and social behaviors from individuals to networks and communities. Developing interventions to address the network effects of sexual activity are only just beginning. However, it is clear that simply focusing on individual and/or environmental determinants of these conditions can no longer be a singular pursuit for social marketing or any other type of risk reduction programs.

#SOCIALMEDIA: Facebook & WordPress Join Forces To Connect Blogging With Timeline

Non Profit Marketing 360

If your organization had a blog running the WordPress platform (as does MKCREATIVEmedia), you could install a plugin that auto-tweets your posts. You also get the ubiquitous ‘Like’ button on your WP blog posts. Click to enlarge.

#HOWTO: Get Your Nonprofit’s Tumblr Blog Up, Published, & Read

Non Profit Marketing 360

As we introduced last week, Tumblr offers the opportunity to have a fabulous and well-connected online presence without needing to learn the tricky coding behind a traditional blog or website. We’ll look at Tumblr’s connections to other social networks next week.

#HOWTO: Connect Your Facebook Page & Your WordPress Blog For Seamless Outreach

Non Profit Marketing 360

One of the great things about the WordPress blogging platform is indeed the plugin feature: most are free and open source. and encourage people on your organization’s Facebook page to subscribe to the blog with a click of a single button.

#Communication: Six Tips To Expand Readership On Your Nonprofit’s Blog

Non Profit Marketing 360

We thank you for reading our blog, and we hope to provide relevant, timely, and interesting material for you for 2012. Producing a timely and engaging blog (at least we hope so!) If your nonprofit organization has a blog, you want to ensure regular production of high-quality.

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Facebook’s Latest News Feed Changes: What Nonprofits Can Do

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This one actually may make a big difference in how nonprofits use the networking site though. Start a Social Media Ambassador Program. Nonprofit Communications Social NetworkingAnother week, another change to Facebook. (

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#Interview: Nedra Kline Weinreich, Social Marketer, Author, and Owner of the “Spare Change” Blog

Non Profit Marketing 360

Nedra Kline Weinreich is a widely recognized expert on social marketing (not to be confused with social media marketing). Her book Hands-On Social Marketing: A Step-by-Step Guide is considered a classic, and she blogs about social marketing issues at the Spare Change blog.

#Interview: Toby Bloomberg, Owner of the Diva Marketing Blog, Speaker, and Nonprofit Marketer

Non Profit Marketing 360

Toby Bloomberg’s Diva Marketing Blog , begun in 2004, is among the oldest sustained business blogs. An experienced marketer for businesses and nonprofits, Toby has an active consulting practice and is a frequent speaker on social marketing and other marketing topics.

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How We Curate Content for Social Media (and Added More Followers)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Former Mentoring Program participant and current Help-Us-with-Whatever-Crazy-Thing-We-Need participant, Maggie Siemer is going to share today how she has helped us curate content to publish on social media and how you can do it too. Social NetworkingMaggie Siemer.

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As Facebook hits 150m users, Social Networking sites get 1 in 10 UK Christmas Internet visits

Giving in a Digital World

Earlier this week Robin Goad, Research Director at Internet research company Hitwise , released data that revealed a new high in terms of online social media usage in the UK over Christmas. Naturally enough, Christmas is typically the busiest time of year for social networks, but Christmas 2008 saw several new highs which reaffirm (were it needed) the scale of online social networking amongst UK internet users.

Are Blogs the Walking Dead?

Social Media Bird Brain

Many of us still write blog posts, though at least one study says that only 22% of the social networking population read blogs regularly. I’ve seen more than one article on blogs as a passing fad – an idea whose time has come and gone. Few these days trust blogs or even most mainstream media as a reliable place to gather news. Tags: social communications social media nonprofit blogging

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Thinking About Starting a Social Network for Your Stakeholders? Part 2

Marketing for Nonprofits

Here is the second half of a great list of social networking sites courtesy of Everything Blog Magazine. My point again, determine where your stakeholders already "live online" before creating your own social network. Tags: social networking Missed A - I ? Cheers!

How to Create a Facebook Group from Your Facebook Page

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

approaching, many of you are scrambling to figure out how to continue to reach your supporters on the biggest social network of them all. The post How to Create a Facebook Group from Your Facebook Page appeared first on Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog.

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8 Benefits of Having a Nonprofit Blog

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Should all nonprofits have a blog? Can having a blog benefit your organization? Below are eight benefits of having a nonprofit blog. Blogs help provide quick, up to the minute news about your organization and cause. Blog posts, on the other hand, can be written in 15-30 minutes. Tip: If you're going to use your blog as a regular communication tool, please allow readers to subscribe by email as well as rss. Blogs can help you work faster.

How to Reduce the Bounce Rate on Your Nonprofit Blog

EveryAction

Imagine you’ve written a great post for your nonprofit blog -- we’re talking awesome title and everything. And after sharing it with your subscribers + across your social networks, you’ve finally got visitors coming to your post + reading it. bounce rates nonprofit blog Great! Then what? Are visitors perusing your other posts, navigating your landing pages, or checking out the amazing content offers on your site? Or do they just bounce?

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3 Easy Ways Nonprofits Can Use Content Curation to Cure an Ailing Blog

J Campbell Social Marketing

Blogging is a vital piece of the online fundraising and digital marketing puzzle for nonprofit organizations, yet so many do it poorly. But I don’t have the time keep up with the blog!”. So what is the cure for an ailing nonprofit blog? photo credit: Claus Rebler via photopin cc.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Blogging Content Marketing Copywriting Mixed Links Nonprofit Blog Carnival Nonprofit Communications Online Tools Social Networking We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now.

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A Sample Government Blogging Policy

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Due to the Treasury Board’s current focus on internal social media initiatives, I have recently received an influx of requests to help public servants develop external social media engagement guidelines, particularly ones to do with blogging. There is a growing effort on part of certain “social media activists&# (internal to government) to standardize these guidelines/policies. Find out who else is blogging or publishing on the topic, and cite them.

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Writer’s Block Giving You Nightmares? Fight Back With Our Monthly Prompts

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We blog everyday. At the start of each month, we’ll send you an email with at least 10 prompts to get you thinking about articles, stories, press releases, blog posts, Facebook updates, letters, and other content that you could write for the following month.

How Does Your Nonprofit Compare In the Blogging Economy?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Ignitespot, a small business accounting firm, has put together a fantastic infographic on the “blogconomy” – the international obsession with blogging that has spurred the economy. million people blog on blogging sites.

#SOCIALNETWORKS: Can Niche Online Networks Outperform Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Our participation in online social networks seems well beyond the status of a ‘fad.’ These social networks are the current heavy hitters, of course. The hard fact is, the best-known social platforms might just be too big for that kind of conversation.

Mixed Link for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Creative Ideas Mixed Links Nonprofit Blog Carnival nptech Social Networking We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. We''ve Moved! Update your Reader Now.

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Charity: Water versus Water.org and the Tide of Social Media Storytelling (#npcomm Showdown)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Contributing writer Antionette Kerr is back with another edition, this time on social media storytelling and some bonus tips on Snapchat. Most of the images were previously shared on some other form of social media. . Here are a few blogs about who is using Snapchat, why and how.

#HOWTO: Establish A Tumblr Account & Why You Should Do So

Non Profit Marketing 360

A couple of months ago we talked about the free blogging platform Tumblr , and the series got a great deal of response from you our audience, and we really appreciate your interest and feedback! We want to step up that earlier discussion with a series of video how-tos that will show you a Tumblr account, what can be set within that account, and why we think Tumblr is a great platform to develop a social-networking presence if your organization has not yet done so.

YOU Can Make These Dreams Come True (Nonprofit Blog Carnival)

Getting Attention

Martin Luther King inspired me to ask fellow bloggers to join me in the January Nonprofit Blog Carnival , to “pick any dream you have—for your cause, organization or the nonprofit sector—and share it and how you plan to make it real.”

#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Aplos has started a funny new blog series on creative approaches to fundraising. Did you miss September’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival? The topic was Social Media for Good Causes. October’s Nonprofit Blog Carnival is hosted by Claire Axelrad.