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Create a social media policy for your nonprofit | Socialbrite

Create a social media policy for your nonprofit | Socialbrite | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

How to draft a comprehensive set of guidlines to cover all of your social media bases

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How to manage social media on the cheap | Ragan.com

How to manage social media on the cheap | Ragan.com | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it
Stop throwing money at expensive social media management tools. These options do a good job at little cost.
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More free and low-cost social media tools

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29 Nonprofit Resources to Follow on Twitter | Nonprofit Tech 2.0

29 Nonprofit Resources to Follow on Twitter  | Nonprofit Tech 2.0 | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

29 nonprofit resources that tweet regularly on subjects ranging from fundraising to social media to mobile communications

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Nonprofit resources on Twitter

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, January 21, 2013 5:46 PM

Here's a helpful list of nonprofit influencers to follow on Twitter...

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5 Ways Nonprofit Work Will Change in 2013 | The Chronicle of Philanthropy

5 Ways Nonprofit Work Will Change in 2013 | The Chronicle of Philanthropy | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it
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Predictions from the Chronicle of Philanthropy

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Social Media Tips to Humanize Your Brand | CountMeIn

Social Media Tips to Humanize Your Brand | CountMeIn | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"How transcending humanity, human traits and a personality can help you become more successful in social media."

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Customers want to talk with a person, not a logo.

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The Ultimate Complete Final Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet | LunaMetrics

The Ultimate Complete Final Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet  | LunaMetrics | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"Need pixel dimensions and sizing information for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, Pinterest, or LinkedIn? We put it all in one handy graphic."

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Save this cheat sheet. It includes all updated sizes and dimensions for key social media.

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10 Best Social Media for Nonprofit Fundraising & Engagement Posts from 2012 | miratelinc.com

10 Best Social Media for Nonprofit Fundraising & Engagement Posts from 2012 | miratelinc.com | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"We are continuing with our “Best of 2012” series that we started yesterday with the 10 Best Nonprofit Fundraising Posts from 2012 by ranking our best social media related posts."

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, December 30, 2012 4:01 PM

Really useful resources for nonprofit PR...

Kimberly Flaherty's comment, December 31, 2012 5:31 PM
Agree, Jeff, this is one of the year-end lists worth keeping for reference.
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What are 10 Addictive Types of Content? | Jeffbullas's Blog

What are 10 Addictive Types of Content? | Jeffbullas's Blog | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"Are you having problems getting traffic to your blog? Are you finding that no one is retweeting your content or sharing it on Facebook?"

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You'll never be at a loss for content with these insights from Jeff Bullas.

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Request Every Tweet You’ve Ever Made In One File | TechCrunch

Request Every Tweet You’ve Ever Made In One File | TechCrunch | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

It looks like Twitter has started rolling out the option to let users download all their tweets -- with some Twitter users reporting they are seeing an option to 'request your archive' appearing in their settings.

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You Must Blog and Blog Smart in 2013 | Search Engine Journal

You Must Blog and Blog Smart in 2013  | Search Engine Journal | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"While blogging has taken a back seat lately, there’s no doubt whatsoever that blogging will be crucial to marketers, PR, and ad agencies for 2013."

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Resolve to be a smarter blogger in 2013.

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Looking back on the year in mobile marketing: A Q-and-A with Vibes' CEO Jack Philbin | SmartBlogs

As 2012 winds to a close, MMA SmartBrief  reached out to Jack Philbin, co-founder, president and CEO of Vibes, for his take on the stories and ideas that mattered most.
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5 Social Media Trends for 2013 | Social Media Explorer

Stephanie Schwab shares five social media trends that social media and digital marketers should give some brain space to in 2013.

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Trend spotting

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Bringing in 2012: How Your Nonprofit Can Capture December's Giving Trend | Software Advice

Bringing in 2012: How Your Nonprofit Can Capture December's Giving Trend | Software Advice | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

With 33% of yearly donations given in December and stats showing these donors give more, here's how your NPO can capitalize on year-end giving.

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Make the most of year-end appeals.

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11 Reasons People Aren’t Responding to Your Facebook Posts | Constant Contact Blogs

11 Reasons People Aren’t Responding to Your Facebook Posts | Constant Contact Blogs | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"You know that silence during a dinner when, suddenly, no one has anything to say? That uncomfortable silence is being recreated on Facebook pages everywhere."

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Good tips for engaging friends and fans

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What the new Facebook search means for nonprofits and supporters | Nonprofit Nate

What the new Facebook search means for nonprofits and supporters  | Nonprofit Nate | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"Facebook’s latest development, called ‘Graph Search’, may really change things. Here’s why."

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The Permanent Disruption of Social Media | Stanford Social Innovation Review

The Permanent Disruption of Social Media  | Stanford Social Innovation Review | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it
A new study highlights the realities of donor behavior and how organizations can redesign their outreach strategies to be more effective.
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To be successful, nonprofits must move beyond traditional ways of engaging donors.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, January 8, 2013 4:27 PM

This is really valuable research for nonprofits as well as any organization. Highly recommended reading and thanks to Kimberly Flaherty for sharing it.

Kimberly Flaherty's comment, January 8, 2013 7:59 PM
Thanks, Jeff. It's an excellent post and I'm happy to have found it.
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Top 5 Non-Profit YouTube Videos of 2012 | Mashable

Top 5 Non-Profit YouTube Videos of 2012 | Mashable | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"Here are the five most-viewed non-profit made YouTube videos of 2012."

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Video is a powerful tool. What made these videos go viral, and what can you learn from them?

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How Organizations Structure Social Media Teams [Infographic] | Go-Gulf

How Organizations Structure Social Media Teams [Infographic] | Go-Gulf | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

A detailed infographic on How Organizations Structure their social media teams.

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Good infographic; would be helpful to know size of companies surveyed.

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6 Twitter Analytics Tools to Improve Your Marketing | Social Media Examiner

"With the right metrics, you can improve and tailor your Twitter campaigns for better results."

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If it's worth doing, it's worth measuring.

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5 Social Media Resolutions Worth Keeping in 2013 | My Social Game Plan

5 Social Media Resolutions Worth Keeping in 2013 | My Social Game Plan | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"What social media resolutions should you have on the table to guarantee a hefty payoff for your commitment?"

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Spend time on what matters.

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5 pitfalls to avoid when responding to rogue employees | Ragan.com

5 pitfalls to avoid when responding to rogue employees | Ragan.com | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"With just about everyone carrying a smartphone, the risk of rogue employees creating a reputation crisis is quite high. As technology evolves, it will only get worse."

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Another scenario to address when updating crisis communication plans.

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26 Social Media Marketing Trends for 2013 | Dreamgrow

26 Social Media Marketing Trends for 2013 | Dreamgrow | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it
Every year I have compiled a list of trends that marketers have to follow closely in the following year to beat the competition. Social media marketing trends for 2013 is all about mobile, personalization and location.
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One take on social media trends for the coming year.

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YouTube in 2012: A Year of Expansion and Experiments | Mashable

YouTube in 2012: A Year of Expansion and Experiments | Mashable | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

"In 2012, YouTube adapted and anticipated trends in online video, seeking to become a major influencer of the future of how we watch, well, everything."

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At seven years young, YouTube reinvents itself. One new offering in the past year: live-streaming for all members of its nonprofit program.

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Twitter Gives Back With #Tweet4Good, Here’s The Behind The Scenes Look | TechCrunch

Twitter Gives Back With #Tweet4Good, Here’s The Behind The Scenes Look | TechCrunch | The Good Scoop | Scoop.it

There are good things going on in the world, and it’s important to highlight those things. Twitter is doing something really awesome, called #Tweet4Good.

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Worth noting

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5 Traits of Leaders Who Are Ready for Social Good | Forbes

‘Tis the season to do good. You might not believe it if you’ve just come from the mall, but the spirit of good is out there. 

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Attributes of socially-responsible leaders

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