#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.

#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. Indeed, catch the attention of a person or peer group with some real social-media clout, and you could see a sudden amplification of interest.

Who's Using Social Networking and How?

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If you haven’t perused the Nonprofit Social Network Survey Report by NTEN, ThePort and Common Knowledge, here’s what you’ve missed: Social Networking Presence Facebook is still used by more nonprofits than any other commercial social network with 86% of nonprofits indicating that they have a presence on this network. Tags: Social Networking Research

#SOCIALNETWORKS: StumbleUpon An Early & Still Independent Social Network Web Searcher

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Creating social networks before anyone knew what they were. Like any network of peers, colleagues, browsers… you tend to get out what you put in. All of this is social, of course, so you can establish a presence on SU via your Twitter, Facebook, Google+… accounts.

#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.

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

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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.

#HOWTO: Efficiently Monitor Your Organization’s Busy Social Networks

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True, social media is considered by some researchers to be more addictive than sex , so we might be temped to carry our work home with us – or do it in the car when no one is looking. Need help taming those updates and retweets?

#HOWTO: Efficiently Monitor Your Organization’s Busy Social Networks

Non Profit Marketing 360

True, social media is considered by some researchers to be more addictive than sex , so we might be temped to carry our work home with us – or do it in the car when no one is looking. Need help taming those updates and retweets?

#SOCIALMEDIA: How Can We Efficiently Use Our Time On Social Networks?

Non Profit Marketing 360

A definition of irony: using social media to encourage you to find ways to trim your time on social media. Here are some recommendations to rethink how you are using your time and mental energies on social networks. Social media tools your startup should be using.

#CIVICS: Nonprofits Should Watch Their Politics On Their Social Networks

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Guidelines for any staff members participating in your nonprofit’s social networking outreach should also include policies on these sorts of issues. Drafting a Nonprofit Organization’s Social Media Policy (thelegalintelligencer.typepad.com).

Learn from AARP’s Social Networking Strategy

The Agitator

As Boomers begin to enter the life stage of maximum giving, it’s probably smart to watch how AARP is communicating with its huge 37 million member constituency. But perhaps most striking is the growth in use of social networking sites by this group, with 34% of online seniors now using. AARP has also worked to ensure that customer service is offered via its social channels … not simply using them to push out information.

Demographics of Social Network Site Users - 2013

Social Marketing and Social Change

The rise in the use of social network sites (SNS) among internet users over the past 7 years has been dramatic. Social network sites: Definition, history and scholarship. Journal of Computer Mediated Communication , 13(1). Audience Research Social Media

#Social Networks: Google+ vs. Facebook – Let The Debates Begin!

Non Profit Marketing 360

If you’re a social-networks maven, you’ve probably heard a lot, perhaps even too much, about the exclusive/VIP/by-invite-only launch of Google+. My goal is simply to introduce some of the issues they raise, offer some resources for you to read about the features of each, and provide a bit of context about the mother-of-all-social-media-battles. Will a new unity beat out a combination of already wildly communications platforms? Were you invited?

Membership 2.0: A Socially Networked Museum Membership

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Membership organizations looking for ways to entice constituents who have demonstrated an interest in their organization but haven't made the commitment to join are sure to find inspiration from the Brooklyn Museum , which recently launched a socially networked museum membership called 1stfans. William Cary: 1stfans is the first socially networked museum membership. They communicate with us constantly, and vice versa.

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Televised Social Networks

Social Marketing and Social Change

Your social network strategy? There are still those access charges that have to come down though to prevent further widening of communication inequalities. More about The Widget Channel at cnet and MySpace becoming the first TV social network.

#Development: Listening To Social Networks An Important Investment Too

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Noted social-networking guru Beth Kanter stresses the need for an organization to try to launch a conversation , not a speech: Effective listening through social media channels means that individuals and organizations need to identify why they are listening and how they will apply what they hear. It was launched by the Air Force to steer servicepeople as they dealt with social media in their work. The field got built only after Ray listened.

Data on the Safety of Health Social Network Sites

Social Marketing and Social Change

Everyone has an opinion about the veracity, safety and privacy of health information on social network sites (SNS); now we have some data. eHealth Health Care Social Media

#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

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The topic was Social Media for Good Causes. Hubspot has a new free download – Visual Social Media Updates that includes 60 customizable image templates.

Demographics of Social Network Users (and Other Audience Research)

Social Marketing and Social Change

Some new data about adults and digital social network use in the US and around the world: Adults are much less likely than teens to have a profile on a social network website. Back in February of 2005, just 8% of adult internet users had used a social network site.

The Intimacy Of Social Networks

The Agitator

Today I’m forwarding two quite different articles about online social networks — both have relevance to online fundraising. The first, from Center for Research , is your typical report on social network usage — who does it, what they do, etc. What the data seem to show consistently these days is that usage of social nets is indeed increasing amongst older cohorts, making it more and more important for cause groups to experiment in the medium.

Social Media Crisis Communications for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last Tuesday, I presented a workshop on social media crisis communications for the Virginia Association of Fund Raising Executives and I’m sharing the deck with you here. Crisis Communications in Social Media for Nonprofits from Kivi Leroux Miller.

Nonprofit Communicators Photo-A-Day Challenge! #NPCommPix

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I thought it would be fun to create one especially for our community, so I teamed up with Dawn Crawford from BC/DC Ideas , a friend, Instagram junkie, and fellow geek and transplant to North Carolina, to create the Nonprofit Communicators Photo-A-Day Challenge, or #NPCommPix.

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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.

Social Networking Sucking in Adults Big Time: May be Right Channel for Your Nonprofit

Getting Attention

Once again, the folks at the Pew Internet & American Life Project have opened our eyes to groundbreaking research: The share of adult internet users who have a profile on an online social network site has more than quadrupled in the past four years -- from 8% in 2005 to 35% now. Social networks are becoming a more important part of fundraising and advocacy campaigns, but mainly through individuals sharing their passions and interests with their friends.

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.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators – March 22, 2019

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Top Rank Marketing has put together their annual list of 50 influential leaders who are engaging on social networks around the topic of social media marketing. Venkman’s. Atlanta, GA Happy, happy Friday, friends!

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Join Me & Two Branding Experts Tues, 6/2 -- Free Online Chat on Promoting Causes on Social Networks

Getting Attention

Many groups want to use online social networks to get their messages out, but don't know how to build their brands and get attention on these networks. If you can't make it, download the cliff notes version for must dos, don't dos and what we dids from Danielle and Felicia and Red Cross social media maven Wendy Harman. Tags: Branding and Messages Case Studies Nonprofit Communications Social Media Social Networking Here's the deal.In

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Are you having trouble Making Sense of Social Media Advocacy in 2018 ? Which social network is right for you to tell your stories? See The Rise of the Story Format on Social Media [Infographic] from Laura Forer to find out. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Network for Good has set up a Hurricane Sandy disaster relief donation page. Yesterday we opened the annual Nonprofit Communications Trends Survey for 2013 and we already have about 200 responses. John Haydon answers Which is Better: Social Media or Email Marketing in a brief video.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Britt Bravo has prepared a colorful spread of juicy tips about using Pinterest in your nonprofit social media mix. You can find some interesting stats on social media metrics, including when to post, in Dan Zarella’s post How to Get More Likes, Comments and Shares on Facebook.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators and Fundraisers

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We’ve got some great social media and communications posts today. When I released my 2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report , I found that creating and sharing videos gained more in importance for nonprofits from 2011 to 2012 than other social media channels.

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#COMMUNICATIONS: Keep Storytelling In Forefront, Whatever Platforms You Use

Non Profit Marketing 360

but they use the same social networks that the Oprahs and the Biebers of the world use. And in fact, social media savants say nonprofits worry that social media can be like playing with fire.” Oprah Winfrey likes a book. It’s a best-seller and a big movie.

Most Important Social Media Sites to Nonprofits in 2015

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

More than 800 nonprofits have completed our 2015 Nonprofit Communications Trends Report Survey (please take it now if you are not one of those 800+). We asked you to put eight social networks in “order of importance to your nonprofit’s communications strategy in 2015.”

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#MixedLinks for Nonprofit Communicators

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Nancy Schwartz continues to list the hottest nonprofit communications job openings around the country. March 2: HOLY HASHTAGS: How to Use Hashtags to Promote Your Cause on Social Networks and Beyond. Mixed Links Nonprofit Communications Happy Friday!

#COMMUNICATIONS: Visualizing The Impact Of Social Media, Especially Email

Non Profit Marketing 360

Social media and the internet love visuals too, because visual communication can travel quickly through networks and beyond the original linguistic group. Your nonprofit should be keeping up the emails, even as you develop your presence on the other social media platforms.

Time Saving Tips for Email Newsletters and Facebook

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E-Newsletters Nonprofit Communications nptech Professional Development Publication Management Social Networking timeWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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CauseVox has put together a new resource for communication and fundraising directors that is a guide, template, and worksheet to help craft fundraising goals and a plan for the year. Blogging is not dead according to Why You Still Need A Blog In The Age Of Social Networking.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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But sorry, Snapchat, Facebook is still the most popular social network even among millennials according to this survey. Nonprofit CommunicationsIt’s almost the weekend!

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

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Let’s just get right to the Mixed Links, shall we… For those of you who are Not Sure What to Post on Social Media? And to keep on track with your social networks, here is Your Complete Social Media Checklist.

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Making Quirky Communications Work at DC Central Kitchen

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

So I smiled ear to ear when William Neuheisel , communications manager at DC Central Kitchen , talked about how their communications personality is a little quirky.

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#COMMUNICATIONS: Pinterest Goes Public Though Gender Gap Remains

Non Profit Marketing 360

The big but unheralded news in social networks this past week was the fact that Pinterest went public ? And others have wanted to stress the oecumenical opportunities any social-media site offers. All aboard!(?).

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

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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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