Are you leveraging social media? While the social mediums aren’t entirely new anymore, opportunity for business are only just beginning to surface. Ongoing research and social media statistics are showing us that the way in which people are using social media to communicate and more importantly, make buying decisions is evolving.
This Infographic opens your eyes to some interesting facts about social media, with information from socialnomics.com.
The vast majority of nonprofits have yet to utilize the new Twitter profile design that was launched on September 18. The good news is that upgrading to the new design is extremely easy – it can be done in just a few clicks by following these four simple steps.
It all started on Monday, when I read an article on TechCrunch with a rather disturbing headline: “Facebook Users Report Seeing Old Private Messages Showing Up On Timelines As ‘Posted By Friends’”. (TechCrunch has since updated the article and changed the headline.)
Note From Beth: Here's some quick tips on using Facebook Ads. The most important thing to remember is that being successful, especially with ads, depends on using measurement and metrics to learn as Taryn's point number for suggests.
Logan Harper, the community manager for UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Government’s new online Masters in Public Administration program (MPA@UNC), reached out to me to post his new infographic on Social Media for Social Good.
If your nonprofit is just getting started on Pinterest or struggling to use it effectively check out this infographic that offers some great tips or what the creator of this infographic calls the “Ten Commandments.”
Now that nonprofits are officially in the throes of peak fundraising season, upgrading to the new Twitter profile design launched on September 18 is likely low on the priority lists of many nonprofit communications and fundraising staff. It’s their busiest time of year and they may not even know that there is a new Twitter profile design.
On the eve of the start of my third semester teaching SFSU’s Social Media Marketing Tools course, I thought it would be appropriate to share this Social Media Checklist. The Whole Brain Group did a great job of pulling this together.
The average budget spent on social media and company blogging increased from 9% in 2009 to 21% in 2012. Businesses are clearly finding value in social media.
Monitoring different channels, however, can take a lot of time. Where do you start?
Watch HubSpot's 10-minute video on how you can streamline your social media monitoring while saving time!
This video will teach you the most important elements you should be monitoring across relevant social media networks. Rebecca Corliss, HubSpot's social media lead generation expert, suggests a few practical habits you can adopt to maintain a powerful social media presence.
After viewing this 10-minute video, you'll know:
- How to best spend your time monitoring social media - How other marketers are spending time on social media - What tools consolidate your social media information - What you should be monitoring on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+
Today I am giving a talk on how to raise more money using social media tools. (Spoiler – It takes some time and commitment, but it is doable!) If you are free, and near Lexington, MA, come check it out! More details at The Nonprofit Net website.