Two Free Twitter Network Visualization Tools

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Lately, my associates and I have been doing quite a bit of social network visualization research for clients, typically using raw social data and comprehensive, fee-based custom tools. Use this tool to quickly visualize a network based on a Twitter username.

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What are the best and worst times to post on social media networks?

J Campbell Social Marketing

Fannit.com created a helpful infographic listing the best and worst times to post on each of the main social networks. The post What are the best and worst times to post on social media networks?

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Cold Calling or Networking

A Small Change

And how else do you find these relationships without networking or cold calling? Networking can work extremely well if you have active volunteers or you have a lot of personal connections. But sometimes it can be worth it to grow your organizations networks.

5 Steps to Building Your Generosity Network

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

In The Generosity Network , authors Jennifer McCrea and Jeffrey C. Build your Generosity Network by taking action in these 5 areas: 1. This is an amazing opportunity to learn how to build your own Generosity Network, plus you’ll have a chance to win a free copy of the book!

“Networked Individualism”

The Agitator

Lee Rainie and Barry Wellman have written an important new book called Networked: The New Social Operating System. Networked explores the convergence of three technologies — broadband, mobile connectivity, and social networking — and consumer adaptation to them.

A word from The Networked Nonprofit: People are partners, not ATMs!

Wild Woman Fundraising

The Networked Nonprofit is a book by Allison Fine and Beth Kanter , which you should really go buy, okay? This story is from the Networked Nonprofit. Want social proof that your nonprofit should have an online presence? I submit this case study for your consideration.

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#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.

Friday fun: Find your social networking personality

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

This is a fun Friday flowchart to determine your social networking personality via Mashable. It’s extreme. But that’s what I like about it. It forces us to own up to our own foibles. Or at least call out the typical ones, like humble-bragging. What are you?

Facebook Turns 12 – What’s In Store for the World’s Most Popular Social Media Network

J Campbell Social Marketing

Love it or hate it, the world’s most popular social network turns 12 today! The post Facebook Turns 12 – What’s In Store for the World’s Most Popular Social Media Network appeared first on JCSM.

Which social network to use, when

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Here’s a nifty infographic with some ideas, courtesy of Mashable. View the original here ). Handy for nonprofit marketing, online engagement and time management

Learn from AARP’s Social Networking Strategy

The Agitator

But perhaps most striking is the growth in use of social networking sites by this group, with 34% of online seniors now using. AARP, the ‘skunk works’ of social networking with seniors. Boomers communications Don't Miss these Posts media usage online advocacy online publishing online video social networking

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Partner with Program Staff & Your Network for More Marketing Impact

Getting Attention

They “Get&# It from Communications Network on Vimeo. Kids Count leverages its network of grantees — who have the knowledge and experience to communicate most effectively at the local level, including with policymakers — as messengers.

A dozen free ebooks from Network for Good

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

At Network for Good , we generate lots of great, free content. For today’s post, I wanted to highlight a great resource: our library of free ebooks for fundraisers. You can view and download the guides here. Learn about everything from mobile to social media to fundraising to behavior economics. Enjoy

New Social Media Network Road Map

Diva Marketing Blog

Much of our learning about social media/networking is derived from experience and experimentation. Although most social networking platforms include some sort of engagement and sharing features, each new category tool is slightly different. New Social Media Network Road Map.

Which social network to use, when

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Here’s a nifty infographic with some ideas, courtesy of Mashable. View the original here ). Handy for nonprofit marketing, online engagement and time management

Social Media Networking: Gone Is The Luxury of Privacy

Diva Marketing Blog

Author and strategist Brian Solis' answer was an ah ha oh yes moment. -- "We’re forming incredibly vibrant and extensive networks around relationships and interests. We are building relationships and networks in very public forums.

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6 Ways to Tame the Social Media Monster — Communications Network Report

Getting Attention

I recently returned from Boston, where I co-presented a session titled “How to Tame the Social Media Monster” at the Communications Network conference. The greatest fear Communications Network members (staff and consultants who communicate for grantmakers) have is being talked about in a negative way (via comments, forwarding, message kidnapping) and/or overwhelmed by comments.

Email: the original social network

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

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. There was a great post in ClickZ this week that points out that email is “social.&#

Dabblers vs. diehards: How engaged are visitors from social networks?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

If you’re using social media as a key strategy to drive traffic to your site, this analysis from Outbrain (via eMarketer) is a dose of needed perspective.

The current state of social networks

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

From Mashable , a wonderful bird’s eye infographic of social media

9 Tips to Improve Your Small-places Writing: How to Compose Better Microcontent and Social Network Updates

Fundraising 123

For more detailed information and examples on microcontent, check out Kivi's e-book from Network for Good - Big Impact in Small Spaces: 9 Ways to Write Better Email Subject Lines, Headlines, Tweets and Facebook Updates. Also, you can listen to the full webinar recording from " 9 Tips to Improve Your Small-places Writing: How to Compose Better Microcontent and Social Network Updates."

Digital Social Networks and Health: Reviewing the Research and Evidence

Social Marketing and Social Change

A review of the research and evidence for the use of social network sites (SNS) to improve cardiovascular health, “Digital social networks and health," was published in the 30 April 2013 issue of Circulation , a journal of the American Heart Association.

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.

#SOCIALMEDIA: Rise Of Micro-Networks Might Reconfigure Social Outreach

Non Profit Marketing 360

Online social networking is all about the sharing, even sharing stuff you wished the rest of the world didn’t see. The opportunities for outreach are expanded exponentially through a social network like Twitter or a blogging site like Tumblr.

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.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

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.

Starfish Televison Network, 1 Year Later

Cause Related Marketing

Every couple of months it seems I hear of another television ‘network’ that is devoted to airing programming from and on behalf of nonprofits.Inevitably the network delivers its signal entirely online. Tags: Marshall McLuhan Starfish Television Network HDTV Dish 1000

#Development: Jumo And Good.is Join To Create Largest Nonprofit Network

Non Profit Marketing 360

We have followed the development of the Jumo website and network over the last year or so, and that organization has recently announced a development ‘merger’ with Good.is that will make it/them arguably the largest nonprofit socially-conscious network around.

Flint as a Network Problem

A. Fine Blog

The people of Flint lack the “bridging” power of social networks. Rich neighborhoods get better services than low-income ones because of their social networks. The post Flint as a Network Problem appeared first on Allison Fine

Blocking Access to Social Media is now “Against Policy”

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

PANDU stands for Policy on Acceptable Network and Device Use. It was developed by the Treasury Board Secretariat to replace the outdated Policy on The Use of Electronic Networks. Consequences for unacceptable use of such networks and devices.

Book Review: Measuring the Networked Nonprofit

Selfish Giving

Beth Kanter’s first book, The Networked Nonprofit , taught us how to use social media tools. Her latest book, Measuring the Networked Nonprofit , which is co-authored by Katie Delahaye Paine , teaches us how to measure what we’ve done.

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Social Media Impacts The Trust of People Not In Our Digital Networks

Diva Marketing Blog

Sometimes the smart people can be the most naive when it comes to social media and social networks. Employers it is critical to teach your employees good social media/networking etiquette and periodically remind them of your corporate guidelines.

From Print to Email: Take Your Newsletter on an Epic Journey – My New E-Book from Network for Good

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

To help you answer that question, I have partnered with Network for Good to publish a new e-book From Print to Email: Take Your Newsletter on an Epic Journey. Print newsletter or email? “To switch or not to switch?”

Social lipstick on a network pig: 4 ways your online efforts can go awry

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

If you decide that it’s finally time to take the social networking plunge (and if your audience includes people younger than 50 that’s probably the right answer ), there a few caveats you’ll want to keep in mind.

Natural Helper Networks in Community Social Marketing Programs

Social Marketing and Social Change

"The notion of using volunteers or, more generally, natural helper networks, is a popular method in advocacy and social cause campaigns but seems woefully neglected by many social marketers.

Network Weaving Personalities

A. Fine Blog

My friend, Lisa Colton , wrote fascinating post on the personality of network weavers. Meyer-Briggs for network weavers, she called it. We know there is a function called network weaving, originally defined by Valdis Krebs and June Holley. This design will shape the network.

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. Tags: Case Studies & White Papers Fundraising Social Networking

13 Secrets of Holiday Fundraising Online | Online Fundraising & Nonprofit Marketing Resources & Tips | Network for Good Learning Center - Learn how to raise money online for your nonprofit

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Fundraising Social Networking Web Site 101 Email 101 Donor Databases Nonprofit Marketing Training Network for Good provides easy and affordable online fundraising services. Tis the season for email marketing. We can help.

Wired Workforce, Networked CSR: Employee Involvement in the Age of Social Media

A. Fine Blog

Howard Greenstein of NYU’s Heyman Center on Philanthropy and Tom Watson of CauseWired have written a white paper on the state of corporate philanthropy in a wired world. Wired Workforce is a terrific snapshot on the state of corporate philanthropy right now.

Bridging The Advocacy Gap: Audubon’s Mississippi Flyway Action Network

Sea Change Strategies

What they did: They reached out to chapters to identify potential recruits and encouraged them to apply to become lead volunteers with the Mississippi Flyway Action Network. Online actions have become synonymous with advocacy. But do they work to win policy debates?