TSAE Rallies to Hold First Meeting in Houston After Hurricane Harvey

Association Adviser

For TSAE, holding its annual conference in Houston after Harvey was a way to show support and solidarity with their members and friends in the area. W hen the Texas Society of Association Executives gathered in Houston earlier this month for the New Ideas Annual Conference , it was the first major event to take place in the city after Hurricane Harvey devastated Southern Texas with historic flooding. Houston did a great job in support of the event, and it felt great to be there.

Social Media Is Dead! Long Live Social Media!


Great deck from my friend Julie Pippert of Artful Media Group. Social Media is Dead! Long Live Social Media! at PRSA Houston #PRDay2013 from Julie Pippert. Have people begun to turn off and tune out social media marketing? • Can we successfully run a campaign on social media? Here’s the key change I think we’re all experiencing in social media: this is the year of Paid Integrated MultiMedia Tools.

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Social Media Optimization 2014: Twitter or Facebook?


But wise companies, organizations and businesses have no problem with utilizing the differing strengths of both Twitter and Facebook to round out their social media marketing strategy while appealing to users of either one or both. But which of the two vastly different but equally dominating social media giants takes the cake when it comes to presiding over the social scene of 2014? She is a Houston based freelance writer and blogger.

Don’t Manage Social Media Like the NFL

Associations Now

The National Football League in recent weeks has arguably earned more attention for its unusually tight social media policy than anything happening on the field. The league is starting to reverse course, but it nonetheless remains a great example of how not to manage a social strategy. The league, as part of its social media policy, decided to limit the ability for teams to share videos, animated GIFs, or livestreams of games currently in play.

What’s the Big Deal About Content Curation for Associations?

Portage Group

That giant toolbox we call social media is getting fuller every day with different types of tools to help associations and nonprofits. Storify: As I write this, the biggest trending topic on storify is a stream of live tweets, photos and video of an open heart surgery in Memorial Hermann hospital in Houston, TX. Social Media Well, there’s a new-ish kid on the block in this arena and its called Content Curation.

14 Blogs and Podcasts that Will Keep You Current on Online Community and Marketing Automation

Higher Logic

The M+R Lab blog combines a smattering of digital marketing and online community topics, including public relations, social media, and non-profit fundraising. Social Pros. This podcast’s focus is social media, and they interview experts who work in social media on a weekly basis.

It’s a Great Time to Be a Young Association Professional: Erin Sevitz on Working Hard, Being Agile and Leaving Your Mark

Association Adviser

Erin guides IFMA’s voice and messaging, leads the association’s social media presence and oversees IFMA’s web properties, magazine and online Knowledge Library. When I worked for Naylor I was based in Florida, but eventually I wanted to return to Houston. While I wasn’t necessarily looking to work at an association, through the PRSA Houston Chapter job board, I found a posting for an editorial manager role with IFMA.

Disability Groups Press Get-Out-the-Vote Effort in 2016 Campaign

Associations Now

The kickoff event at TIRR Memorial Hermann, a Houston rehabilitation hospital, highlighted the power of the disability vote, with voter-registration booths a common sight at the event. Other disability-rights advocates are harnessing social media to spread their message.

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New Campaign Celebrates the People, Experiences of Texas

Associations Now

Throughout the summer, TTIA will share videos and testimonials from well-known Texans on its website and social media channels and is inviting the public to share their own Texas experiences online using #WhatILikeAboutTexas to highlight local activities, destinations, and cultures for visitors. It is sponsored by partner companies and members Visit Houston, Visit San Antonio, Discover Denton, Port Royal Resort, and the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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What to Do When Disaster Strikes Your Members

Associations Now

The trade association, which represents more than 2,000 retailers, identified six members in Houston, and a key lifeline for these members, George says, was the Shop! Many of these resources can be made especially visible when shared on social media platforms.

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Monday Buzz: Why Business Principles Still Apply to Nonprofits

Associations Now

And there’s no better opportunity to launch this new campaign than during today’s Super Bowl in the energy capital of Houston, and in front of the largest audience possible.” Reaching the right people: Association Marketer tells us how to target qualified leads on social media. Don’t forget that associations are still corporations despite their nonprofit status. Also: How a major oil trade group used a Super Bowl ad to generate buzz.

SCD Group: Best of the Week: 3 key topics for Association CEOs.

SCD Group

Issue 2: Should your association have a social media policy? Only about 40% of employers have formal social-media policies, according to a survey of 470 companies released this year by the Society for Human Resource Management. FRAN -3.37% The Houston-based company fired him because he "improperly communicated company information through social media," the company said. 8 Reasons Social Media Policies Backfire by Heather Bussing.

How to Become a Bookkeeper from Home


Bateman & Co : This is an accounting firm that is based in Houston, and it hires work-at-home bookkeepers and accountants on a full-time and part-time basis. You can also opt to use other forms of advertisement that have proved to be extremely popular such as: Use of social media sites. Social media is one of the most effective marketing tools in the world today because it exposes you to a very big market.

Civil Rights Groups Welcome FCC Ruling On Prison Phone Fees

Associations Now

In recent months, the EFF has challenged the South Carolina Department of Corrections for its harsh punishments of inmates caught using social media. “It makes me want to cry, I’m so happy,” TIFA Executive Director Jennifer Erschabek told the Houston Chronicle. Solitary Confinement for a Viral Video Meanwhile, a separate controversy around inmate rights surfaced this week thanks to research by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF).

Your Next Software Platform Could Be Lurking in the Shadows

Associations Now

“With Dropbox, [pitching the service to IT administrators is] like, ‘Hey, as you know, thousands of people are already using Dropbox in your company, and we have all these awesome ways for you to manage that the way you manage all the other infrastructure in your company,'” Dropbox CEO Drew Houston said last week, according to InfoWorld. But Yammer, which translates the social functionality of Facebook to the office, has faced a pretty steep climb.

Conferences Aren't Serious About Networking Unless

Idea Architects

Include space on name badges for Twitter handles and in participant listings for other social media connections (LinkedIn, Facebook, et al) that individuals may wish to share. 19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community.

Seven Ways to Make Sure Your Blog Gets Noticed

Beth Kanter

The good news is this is completely avoidable in the Age of Social Media. Over the last six years since our founding, MomsRising has worked with hundreds of bloggers and has learned how to strategically use social media to ensure that key audiences don’t miss compelling posts. Recently, MomsRising conducted a blog carnival on school food , which serves as a useful case study about how social media can ensure that target audiences see compelling blog posts.

Introduction to Search Engine Optimization : Off Stage

Off Stage

Put a consumer property search on the website like the Houston Association of REALTORs. Social Media. Off Stage. 22, 2011 - Introduction to Search Engine Optimization. Normal 0. false false false. EN-US X-NONE X-NONE. Recently it seems that several of my association clients are involved in rebuilding their organization’s websites. They know the sites need a change: the appearance is no longer fresh, the information is outdated, and nobody really visits there anymore.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: The Importance of Being Part of the.

Idea Architects

For some they might be a bit cheesy, but I was touched that the hundreds of media reps attending the Super Bowl received scrawled and colored notes from local schoolchildren welcoming them to Indy and talking about what they like about our city. One of the best parts of mobile technology and social media is how they enable individuals to share stories in real-time with their communities. 19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference.

Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects: Five Lessons from the Road

Idea Architects

At the California and Nevada Credit Union Leagues Annual Meeting , Charlene Li reminded participants that social media is about relationships. 19, Houston, Assof of Fundraising Profs Conference. Jeffrey Cufaude, Idea Architects. Jeffrey Cufaude is an architect of ideas. custom-designing keynotes, workshops, and leadership conferences that promote innovation, learning, and community. He also teaches presentation design and facilitation to subject matter experts.