6 tactics to boost your social media reach among members.

YourMembership Blog

How many times have you scrolled through your social media feeds today? Here’s an astonishing statistic to give insight on how much time you might be spending on them every day: The average person will spend more than five years of his or her life using social media. Considering how much time you might be spending on your mobile device checking your social media, it’s worth incorporating social.

How Associations Can Leverage Social Media - Moery Company

Moery Company

One area we have been doubling down on in the past couple of years has been the use of social media. Let me tell you a few things we do as a company: – Every single employee is expected to write a blog on a quarterly basis, just like the one you are reading now. – These blogs are then recorded as Facebook live videos and podcasts. By doing all of these things, it has enormously increased our social media footprint.

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Increase Engagement and Improve Your Social Media Reach

GrowthZone

Membership expert Frank Kenny recently shared an idea to boost social media engagement and proved it worked. That’s huge for improving your social media algorithm and ensuring social posts reach more followers. Looking for more social media tips?

3 Ways to (Better) Showcase Members in Social Media

YourMembership Blog

Social media gurus tell member organizations again and again – don’t make it about you, make it about them. Turning over your social media platform to them is like a nice introduction from a mic. They can finally be heard over the noise of the social sphere. Approach them to write a guest blog post. Creating stronger connections in social media is not that much different than how you accomplish it in real life.

What If Don Draper Ran Social Media for Your Association?

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. YourMembership.com Blog. What If Don Draper Ran Social Media for Your Association? March 27th, 2012 | Posted in Social Media and Business Trends. how would your association’s social media plan be different if Don Draper (the infamous ad exec from AMC’s Mad Men) ran the show? That’s how social media feels a lot of the time. ” What would Don say social media is based on?

Social Media Round-up

Wild Apricot

Through our Wild Apricot Blog Reader Survey and comments to recent posts, we're hearing that our blog followers want more information on social media for membership and non-profit organizations. So we thought we'd offer a "Round-up" of Wild Apricot blog posts that might be helpful for organizations just getting started with social media.(

October Social Media Post Ideas for Associations

GrowthZone

Coming up with ideas for social media posts can be stressful and time-consuming. The social media success formula indicates that only 10% of posts should be about your organization. blog article people will actually read ». Here are several holiday and event ideas for your October social media posts: Monthly Holidays and Observances. your association’s social media posts ». Social Media Member Engagement

Win with Social Media at ACCE2012

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. YourMembership.com Blog. Win with Social Media at ACCE2012. Check out the following video for details: Social Media Contest at ACCE . Blog Home. Social Media and Business Trends. Corporate + Social. Tags: ACCE Convention , chambers , social media , video. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Education + Alumni.

How to Manage Social Media with Hootsuite and Buffer

Reid All About it

Social media is a great way to connect with others, find and share resources, and build a community. At a recent AENC Technology Roundtable , I told my fellow attendees about two time-saving social media tools I couldn’t live without: Hootsuite and Buffer. Like you, I have limited time to spend on social media, unless I’m procrastinating, but my social media ROI is worth the effort. I can’t imagine using social media without these two tools.

A Day at the Tour: Social Media Failure, Outrage & Frustration

Reid All About it

She also recognized Smith’s behavior as a social media failure for ESPN. My earlier screen captures can be seen on Danielle’s blog: “For real, am I wrong for laughing at that Tour de France crash? Nancy Toby was the first to rally the troops via her blog and Twitter. Your ambassadors are anyone on staff who blogs, tweets, comments or communicates on a public platform. Tagged: Twitter , Web and Social Media. Web and Social Media Twitter

4 Ways Your Non-profit’s Social Media Habits Are Like A Carnival

Wild Apricot

Here are some thoughts on non-profit or membership social media habits. social media nonprofit blog carnival

September Social Media Ideas for Associations

GrowthZone

Holiday observances are a great way to keep your association’s social media feeds active. 30 More Ideas for Your Association’s Social Media Posts ». How to Use Social Media to Promote Your Association’s Events ». SEE ALSO: Frank Kenny’s Guest Blog on Social Media Relationship Building for Associations. The post September Social Media Ideas for Associations appeared first on GrowthZone.

Handling Social Media Strife & Other Unpleasantries

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. YourMembership.com Blog. 3 Simple Steps to Extinguishing a Social Media Firestorm. May 17th, 2012 | Posted in Social Media and Business Trends. Don't be aggressive in your approach to social media attacks. The words of the brilliant philosopher, Mike Tyson, ring true for those working in social media. Most social media crisis can be handled simply in three steps (notice I wrote simply and not easily.

I Miss Social Media

Jamie Notter

So in that vein, I want to lament about something I miss about the old days: social media. It’s funny to think of social media as a component of the “old days,” but honestly that’s what it feels like to me today. I miss social media when it was new, when conversations were alive, community was being built, and new relationships with smart people across the country and the world were forming on a weekly basis. Social Media

June Social Media Ideas for Associations

GrowthZone

Holiday observances are a great way to keep your association’s social media feeds active. 30 More Ideas for Association Social Media Posts ». How to Use Social Media to Promote Your Association’s Events ». SEE ALSO: Frank Kenny’s Guest Blog on Social Media Relationship Building for Associations. The post June Social Media Ideas for Associations appeared first on GrowthZone. Social Media Member Engagement Growth

October Social Media Themes for Associations

GrowthZone

Coming up with ideas for social media posts can be stressful and time consuming. The social media success formula indicates that only 10% of posts should be about your organization. Here are several holiday and event ideas for your October social media posts: HEALTH. For even more ideas, check out this blog post: For Associations, Posting Content is Not Enough. Source: Social Sidekick / Meltwater. Social Media Member Engagement

Social Media ROI in Dollars & Cents – Your Questions Answered

YourMembership Blog

Last week we held YourMembership’s November Thought Leadership webinar Social Media ROI in Dollars & Cents , with Ben Martin, CAE, noted speaker and Chief Engagement Officer for Online Community Results. In conjunction with the upcoming release of the second edition of Online Community Results’ Online Community Software Selection Guide , Ben joined us to tackle the interesting topic of how to build and identify the ROI on an association’s social media efforts.

How to Drive Traffic to Your Community Using Social Media

Higher Logic

Get the best part of your community in front of members on their favorite social media channels, and bring them back to your online community with valuable, relevant content. Chances are if it is a popular topic in your community, it will also be engaging on your social media pages as well. Aim for a “discussion of the week” to promote on social media and your members will start to watch for it! Blogs. Member spotlights make great public blogs.

Search Engines and Social Media. Your questions answered.

YourMembership Blog

Last week we held our monthly Thought Leadership webinar, Search Engines and Social Media. We had many association professionals attend who are still working to come up with a winning strategy regarding search engine optimization (SEO) and social media. Despite the complexity, Joey Baird, YourMembership’s Director of Marketing, took a back to basics look at SEO and social marketing and shared strategies and best practices you can implement today.

Search Engines and Social Media. Your questions answered.

YourMembership Blog

Last week we held our monthly Thought Leadership webinar, Search Engines and Social Media. We had many association professionals attend who are still working to come up with a winning strategy regarding search engine optimization (SEO) and social media. Despite the complexity, Joey Baird, YourMembership’s Director of Marketing, took a back to basics look at SEO and social marketing and shared strategies and best practices you can implement today.

Take your association’s career center to the next level using social media

YourMembership Blog

Here’s how to give your job board a boost using social media. The post Take your association’s career center to the next level using social media appeared first on YourMembership. Job opportunities are among the most important benefits to your members. The Member Engagement and Loyalty Study by Community Brands highlights a trend seen across multiple Community Brands studies: Job opportunities are important for acquisition as well as retention – especially among those.

Association Social Media Themes for December

GrowthZone

As the year winds down, generating ideas for social media posts can be a challenge. Keep your social media fresh by posting about holidays and events. For more ideas, check out this blog post: How to Increase Facebook Page Followers for Free. SEE ALSO: A Simple Social Media Tip for Association Pros. The post Association Social Media Themes for December appeared first on GrowthZone. Social Media Member Engagement

Stop Wasting Time with Social Media

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. YourMembership.com Blog. Put an End to Your Social Media Efforts. September 18th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Give up on social. Then you haven’t really tried social. Blog Home. Social Media and Business Trends. Corporate + Social. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations.

Frank Kenny: Selling Memberships with Social Media

GrowthZone

sell memberships) maximizing your organization’s social media and digital marketing efforts. Social media is no different. The social media activities you have completed so far are similar to a single person going to a church social, nightclub, or community festival. Again, social media is no different. It seems a little fuzzier, for some reason, when it comes to using social media and digital marketing to actually get sales.

Easy Social Media Posts for Associations

GrowthZone

Managing social media for an association can be monotonous. It includes two full pages of strategically-selected motivational quotes that can be used in blog articles, newsletters, and across all social media platforms. We’ve included a handful of inspirational quotes in this blog post to jumpstart the process for you: “Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.” – F. association social media posts.

6 Social Media Lessons for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

Wild Apricot Blog welcomes a special guest today: Carol Buckheit of NonprofitMediaWorks. Carol’s been studying Idealware’s Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide – the latest in a line of Idealware’s terrific research-based publications – and she’s kindly agreed to share her top “take-aways” from this new publication.( Tags: General non-profit interest nptech Social networking Facebook Twitter research social media

Looking for Your Best Social Media Stories!

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

I just signed a contract to start writing regular articles for a popular blog in the events industry in 2016. My posts are primarily going to cover stories about social media for associations, which is a natural area for me to write about and share. Even if it's just a few ideas on whom I should reach out to for interviews or some new social media tools you think are working particularly well for your organization, I'd love to hear from you. I am thrilled!

Daily Buzz: A Social Media Security Guide

Associations Now

And keeping social media accounts safe is as important as protecting other arms of your organization. Social media security risks for businesses and organizations can’t be taken lightly,” says John Colburn of Sprout Social. “A

August Social Media Ideas for Associations

GrowthZone

Holiday observances are a great way to keep your association’s social media feeds active. 30 More Ideas for Your Association’s Social Media Posts ». How to Use Social Media to Promote Your Association’s Events ». SEE ALSO: Frank Kenny’s Guest Blog on Social Media Relationship Building for Associations. The post August Social Media Ideas for Associations appeared first on GrowthZone. Social Media Member Engagement Growt

July Social Media Ideas for Associations

GrowthZone

Holiday observances are a great way to keep your association’s social media feeds active. 30 More Ideas for Association Social Media Posts ». How to Use Social Media to Promote Your Association’s Events » . SEE ALSO: Frank Kenny’s Guest Blog on Social Media Relationship Building for Associations. The post July Social Media Ideas for Associations appeared first on GrowthZone. Social Media Member Engagement Growth

May Social Media Ideas for Associations

GrowthZone

Holiday observances are a great way to keep your association’s social media feeds active. 30 More Ideas for Association Social Media Posts ». How to Use Social Media to Promote Your Association’s Events ». SEE ALSO: Frank Kenny’s Guest Blog on Social Media Relationship Building for Associations. The post May Social Media Ideas for Associations appeared first on GrowthZone. Productivity Social Media Growth

Thanks For Playing: A Recipe for Social Media ROI

Thanks For Playing

A Recipe for Social Media ROI. Return on Investment for social media is something all our organizations continue to struggle with. The Altimeter Group has heard your cries, and produced The Social Media ROI Cookbook as a result. The Social Media ROI Cookbook from Altimeter Group Network on SlideShare. Labels: Altimeter Group , presentations , ROI , social media. Top association management Blogs. Blog Archive.

How to Use Social Media to Humanize Your Brand in 2019

Higher Logic

My guess would be little to none, but you’ll still run into it, whether it’s in your inbox or your social feeds. Let’s talk about how leveraging social media to humanize your brand can help you foster more engaging connections with your audience. Is Your Brand a ‘People Person’ on Social Media? For your brand to be a ‘people person’ on social media, it has to achieve a reputation for being particularly good at interacting (read: engaging) with others.

The Recipe for Social Media Success – Friday Fix

YourMembership Blog

Categories: Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends Tags: jamie notter , marketing , social media , social media strategy , twitter , webinar When I run into people just starting out in social media for their organizations I’m frequently asked for magic recipes to success. The post The Recipe for Social Media Success – Friday Fix appeared first on YourMembership.com.

Content Ideas for Associations Who Blog

GrowthZone

There are simple things to keep in mind that can make all the difference in whether a blog post gains traction. Utilizing these three concepts will help increase your association’s blog followers. When blogging: Be Helpful, Instructional, Compelling, Interesting, and Entertaining.

Social Media Not Working For Your Nonprofit?

Wild Apricot

The same goes for social media. Blogs dry up. Tags: Non-profit technology General non-profit interest nptech Social networking Non-profit Communications social media Sometimes life doesn't work out the way you want it. Sometimes all the planning and preparation in the world amounts to absolutely nothing. A lot of times we hit a wall. Things stop working. Twitterers aren't banging down doors trying to follow you. Facebook pages go limp. It happens.

How can RebelMouse help membership organisations with their social media?

Optimist Consulting

There is so much content being produced and shared across social media channels. Most organisations have separate social media channels and therefore separate audiences; however, there is a platform that aims to bring them all together – RebelMouse. Created in 2012 by former Huffington Post Chief Technology Officer Paul Berry, RebelMouse, a social media aggregator, aims to bring all of an organisation’s content into one place from across all its social media channels.

Why branded images are a must for your social media channels

Optimist Consulting

I was looking at the issue of branded images for a client and I realised that many membership organisations are not utilising these sorts of graphics for their social media channels – which I think is a mistake. Don’t just take my word for why images matter on social media: Research shows that photos on company Facebook pages receive 87% more interaction than other types of content and that photos generate 35% more RTs on Twitter than text-only Tweets. Social media

Revamping Your Conference Social Media Strategy

Velvet Chainsaw

Are you bald yet from pulling your hair out dealing with recent social medial platform changes? Or perhaps you’ve spent all afternoon biting your nails wondering how to adapt your conference social media strategy to the platform changes. Social Media Platform Changes Yet Again. Let’s face it, things won’t be the same now that these behemoth social platforms are public companies. Four Social Media Conference Strategy Tips.

Advice for Implementing Social Media from Star Wars

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. YourMembership.com Blog. Advice for Implementing Social Media from Star Wars. February 14th, 2012 | Posted in Social Media and Business Trends. My mind began to wander to blog posts. I wondered what Yoda and the crew would suggest for those of us trying to implement social in our organizations. They had lots of sage advice for member-based organizations embracing social and a more human side of business: 1.