The bots are coming! Are you ready?

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

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Should Nonprofits Use Video for Internal Communications?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

These forms included email, weekly newsletters, skype, and even an attempt at Yammer. Damien Johnson. Distributing information to your entire organization can be difficult, especially in a time of transition.

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A list of mobile apps that I use regularly

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Skype: I use the Skype app primarily for calling long distance either Skype to Skype or Skype to land line (using my paid subscription). I received a few emails recently asking me about my favourite mobile apps.

7 Reasons Why This Gen X Nonprofit Marketer Has Fallen In Love With Slack

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Skype and Google Hangouts and Facebook Messenger. As an independent marketing and communications consultant, I work with a wide variety of clients, from nonprofits of all sizes, to agencies, to training companies.

Stop Bashing ‘Donor-Centricity’

The Agitator

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#ProAging: Spending Time With Grandparents This Holiday

Non Profit Marketing 360

The folks at DoSomething.org are launching a new program for this holiday season: ‘ Grandparents Gone Wired ‘ The program is designed to encourage (grand)children to spend time with their elder family members by helping their (grand)parents get settled into a Facebook account or by setting up video chat via Skype. Looking for a way to spend time with your (grand)parents this holiday season, whether you are seated in the same room or across the continent?

New Facebook Features and Why They Matter

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Instead of video-skyping, you decide to meet your cousin (who lives out of town) in a VR environment of your choosing (e.g. Last week, Facebook held its annual F8 conference where Mark Zuckerberg and team typically set the direction for global digital technology.

Don’t Forget About Engagement!

iMarketSmart

Google Hangouts (or Skype chats). Recently I heard a podcast featuring Tom Ahern. He’s a brilliant, experienced direct marketer/fundraiser. On the podcast he said that nonprofits simply need to do just three things: Ask for a donation. Thank the donor. Report results back to the donor.

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5 Ways to Thank and Recognize Your Donors Using Digital Tools and Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

There are tons of free and low-cost tools to host a virtual party: Google Hangouts on Air, Zoom, Crowdcast, Skype. Donor attrition continues at a startling rate. Some nonprofits are losing as many as 90% of their first-time donors on an annual basis!

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

But Facebook quickly countered that particular move with a deal to tie its parts still closer to Microsoft and to bring Skype into the mix. Communications Events Facebook Media Review News and Current Affairs Opinion Reviews Social Media Software Review Technology Web and Print communication Google Greece LinkedIn Microsoft Skype Social networkWere you invited?

Social media definitions, categories, and top tools of 2016

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Skype*. I was recently asked by a client to update an informational section on their website that dealt with the basics of the current social media landscape. While reviewing some of the existing definitions and beginner resources on the web, I noticed that quite a few could use an update based on how rapidly the social space has evolved over the last few years alone. The following post is a slightly modified version of what I came up with. Overview.

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How to Work With a Social Media Consultant

J Campbell Social Marketing

These days meetings and full conferences can be conducted via Google Hangout, Skype and GoToMeeting. If you are a nonprofit professional at a small organization, chances are you are resource-constrained.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If Skype isn’t doing it for you, try these 6 Outstanding Skype Alternatives for Aspiring Communication Rock Stars by Rachel Burger. Good Friday to you! Join me for some Mixed Links… Kivi and I will be at NTC in DC next week. Will you?

Interview With N.E.D. - The Rock N Roll Docs

Diva Marketing Blog

Diva Marketing/Toby : Are any of the practices held virtually e.g. on Skype of Google+? Nimesh : Yes, many times 2 or 3 of the band members may work on parts vis Skype. Doctors heal patients in many ways. some even through rock n roll! N.E.D. , an innovative rock band of 6 U.S.

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Case Study: How to negotiate your nonprofit salary?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Have you been looking for a job a long time and just feel like giving up? Are you getting to the age when you are not interested in accepting $28,000 a year anymore? Yeah, me neither.

Getting started on Google+ for nonprofits

Fundraising Coach

It was much more personal than email discussion lists or even Skype calls. Last week, I wrote a post for About.com explaining why I was checking out Google+. A week later, I love it!

We Regret To Inform You …

The Agitator

Tom, on a purely personal note, given our many years of working together, don’t even think about sneaking out and setting your Skype status at “Online” while fishing or otherwise shirking your duties. INTER-OFFICE MEMORANDUM. To: Belford Sunday evening. FR: Craver. RE: Your Request for Day Off. The Agitator’s Human Relations Advisory Board has given careful consideration to your request for a one-day leave on 18 February.

Moms adopt African village in 3 hours 10 minutes, online

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

But I did that so we could have live Skype conversations between villages and the people who support them—to build the relationship. The title of this post was the subject line of an email I received this week from Jeff Power at the Global Hope Network. Naturally, I was curious. What was he talking about? It turns out that Jeff met a “ mommy blogger &# named Jennifer McKinney last year, and she traveled to a one of his organization’s projects in Kenya.

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July Fourth. Live the Life Of Your Choice

Diva Marketing Blog

I find it amazing that with a click I can be Skyping with friends in India or tweeting with cousins in Virgina or Facebook-ing with clients across town.

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Diva Marketing Turns 7!

Diva Marketing Blog

who I skyped & emailed long into the night and who changed my sleep habits for life! . I was thinking of calling this post " The 7 Year (Blog) Itch." Although a blog is not a marriage, in a funny sort of a way, it is a commitment. And relationships are built through posts and comments.

Why I Write - Blog Hop "Old Fashion" Meme

Diva Marketing Blog

Although Des is based on the other side of my world, through Skype, G+ Hangouts and social media his coaching, LinkIn mentoring and social media business has no geographical boundaries.

Thank You Wayne Hurlbert

Diva Marketing Blog

Perhaps there were phone calls, Skypes and emails. My mind is still a jumble of thoughts. My heart wounded and broken. I''ve written this post a dozen times in my head but nothing seemed quite right. So, I decided to go in a direction that he would have liked.

How Do You Take The "Fear Factor" Out Of Social Media?

Diva Marketing Blog

We met in late night Skype chats exchanged emails and posted our thoughts and questions on blogs. You learn more quickly under the guidance of experienced teachers. You waste a lot of time going down alleys if you have no one to lead you. Somerset Maugham. Just One Crowd Sourced Question.

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A Gen Y Strategy Director in Crisis: The Cell Phone Went Dark

GenerationYGive

We also know I can't install Skype on my work laptop. %#%! 2) Why, oh why, does our IT department not let us install Skype?? Plan B: should this method of communicating with the world fail, I will log into my other computer, sign on to Skype, and Skype out for all emergency calls.

Are you fundraising for Africa? Read this!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Invest in an Internet dongle, a decent laptop, a Skype headset and a digital camera. I am so excited to present to you my interview with Charlotte Beauvoisin, who writes Diary of a Munzungu , a UK citizen working in Uganda. Her blog has been featured on Lonely Planet since 2009.

Pro Tips on Getting the Most Out of a Pay-Per-Click Campaign

Fundraising Coach

Always meet these people in person or at the very least telecommunicate with them, ideally with something like Skype. If you’re like me, you haven’t engaged an agency to conduct a pay-per-click campaign. I wouldn’t know where to start, so I’m pleased to have this guest post from Dwayne Ricketts. Dwayne attended University of Missouri where he received a BA in Business. He currently works for an SEO firm in Kansas City. by Dwayne Ricketts.

Is your nonprofit board socializing enough?

Fundraising Coach

Try holding a Goolge= Hangout or using Skype or some other video conferencing tool. In the last 24 hours, I’ve heard 6 different commentators talk about the polarization of our US government being exacerbated by the fact that no one socializes anymore. I was one of the people. And I was talking to my aunt and uncle in a restaurant in Hanover, NH. But then on NHPR , I heard a person talking about how our US government was designed to run on compromise.

Day Off

The Agitator

Roger and I are making our first joint public appearance in the history of The Agitator on Wednesday, although I’m cheating a bit … I’ll be there via Skype from New Zealand! Well, not exactly. We’ll be doing a rant of some sort on ‘Harnessing Change’, the theme of the 2012 Bridge Conference in Washington, DC.

#Aging: Touchscreen Ease Available For Those Who Don’t Want An iPad

Non Profit Marketing 360

As it turns out, a niche market of this market includes younger users who simply want a friendly interface to get to the few staples of their online experience: email, Facebook, Skype, etc. Click to enlarge.

Are We Seeing Pushback on Google+?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Yes, Facebook has already made a deal with Skype/Microsoft and will bring it into Facebook, but already FB looks like the straggler in the social-networking race. The launch of Google+ (G+) remains an ongoing, by invitation only, event.

Easy Fundraising: Teach a Social Media and Social Networking Class for Parents

Fundraiser Ideas

Some would also like to understand how to: Use Skype. This is great high school fundraiser and a creative fundraising idea. You can easily teach a social media class for adults who would like to become more familiar with these technologies. Lots of parents simply don’t understand Facebook, MySpace, Twitter or other mainstream web technologies.

#Tech: The Net Is Not Quite Dead, But It’s Not Your Mom’s Web Anymore

Non Profit Marketing 360

First of all, an adjustment/correction to yesterday’s story: Facebook pushed back its rollout of Timeline across all accounts until tomorrow, the 31st.

#Tech: Net Neutrality Supported in Europe – Not Unsupported in US

Non Profit Marketing 360

and Skype. The European Parliament voted last week to continue to encourage net neutrality as a means to foster innovation and to encourage the dissemination of information.

My mistakes of 2015

Wild Woman Fundraising

We’ve networked over Skype and it was super fun. It’s a tradition for me to tell you all of my mistakes at the end of the year. Catharsis? Confession? Just simply TMI? You tell me! Here are some of my biggest mistakes of 2015.

Universal Problems

Mission Paradox Blog

So with the miracle of Skype I spoke with the event coordinators and asked the sort of questions I always ask before I get to work: What's going on? If all goes as planned, four weeks from now I'll be flying to Portugal to do two marketing workshops with artists in Lisbon and Porto.

#SocialNetworks: Is Google+ Ready For Nonprofit Big Time? (Part 2)

Non Profit Marketing 360

Moreover, Google+ was built with video-linking in mind, whereas Facebook integrated Skype as an apparent afterthought. Let us begin by respectfully noting the tenth anniversary of the attacks in New York City, on the Pentagon, and on the thwarted attack in Shanksville PA on September 11th. We hope those directly touched by the terrorists’ attacks have been able to find some modicum of peace over the decade.

Let's work together in 2013 - A Paradox Coaching Offer

Mission Paradox Blog

 Via Skype, I worked with Nathalie, Boshko and Sebastein to bring some clarity and focus to their marketing materials.  This gets you 5-6 sessions that happen over the phone or via the magic of Skype.

Dress Code Required: Slippers & PJs – How to Leverage Social Media Supporters for Your Next Event

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Then the night of the event, connect your virtual partiers together through Skype into a giant video party with other virtual parties across your supporter network. Dawn Crawford. This week, four guest bloggers are teaching us a thing or two about event marketing.

Who do you think you’re talking to? Managing Gen Y

Wild Woman Fundraising

They might be texting, emailing, forum poster, or skype-ing person. Gen Y sees things from a different perspective! Gen Y has been accused of a lot of things. Ego-centricity. Being not able to finish things. Needing a trophy for everything. I disagree with labeling people Gen Y.

#INTERVIEW: Michael Hoffman, CEO of See3 Communications, Discusses Why Nonprofits Need to Embrace Video

Non Profit Marketing 360

When you have broadband web, the web will become a platform for video, just as it is with us talking over Skype now on this interview.