The Top 5 Social Media Fails You’re Still Committing (and how to #win instead!)

Wild Apricot

Stop committing these social media fails and learn how to boost your followers and engagement from the pros. social media

How to Drive Traffic to Your Community Using Social Media

Higher Logic

Some people tend to spend their time on Facebook and others on Instagram. Our communities are in constant competition with these other platforms, so why not use them to our advantage? 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. Here’s how it works: Discussions. This is a great (and easy) way to create user-generated content.

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How to Get Millennial Donors from Social Media

Wild Apricot

If you're struggling to get millennials to donate, follow these tried and tested ways nonprofits these days are successfully getting new millennial donors off social media. Millennials

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. But how do you find time to manage it? 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.

How to Use Social Media to Humanize Your Brand in 2019

Higher Logic

Now, as a consumer in 2019, how much generic and lifeless content are you hoping to, well…consume? My guess would be little to none, but you’ll still run into it, whether it’s in your inbox or your social feeds. Don’t be afraid to take risks. The modern day consumer values intense personalization and engagement, and humanizing your brand is one great way to get their attention. Is Your Brand a ‘People Person’ on Social Media?

COVID-19 Social Media Posts for Associations

GrowthZone

Created to help associations and their members, we’ve provided social media post ideas from the CDC as well as a number of social media graphics for use on social media and websites. If you think you’re sick, follow guidance about when to call your doctor and taking appropriate precautions. If you have symptoms of #COVID19 and want to get tested, call your doctor first. COVID PHASES SOCIAL MEDIA GALLERY.

The Ultimate Guide to Live Video Streaming on Social Media for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

In-person events have been suspended indefinitely and it’s never been a better time to reach your followers through livestreaming on social media. Here's how to do it on all the platforms that offer it

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The Ultimate Guide to Live Video Streaming on Social Media for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

In-person events have been suspended indefinitely and it’s never been a better time to reach your followers through livestreaming on social media. Here's how to do it on all the platforms that offer it

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JP Moery’s Association Playbook – Episode 189: What Value Are You Providing Through Social Media?

Moery Company

“I’ve talked a good deal about social media and how these platforms better enable you to communicate with members and prospects – and I still have plenty to say on the subject,” shares Host JP Moery. JP offers his top tips on how to take full advantage of the power of social to showcase the value of your organization in the eyes of your members.

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. A simple technique for keeping on pace with your content calendar is to post about holidays and events. Here’s how to write an association. Here are several holiday and event ideas for your October social media posts: Monthly Holidays and Observances.

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

Reid All About it

You probably also noticed how angry I am about ESPN’s Michael Smith laughing online and during his show, Around the Horn , about two cyclists being hit hard by a car on Sunday during stage 9 of the Tour. You can see how hard in the video shown on Dutch TV. No Dutch is required to know what the commentators are saying. She also recognized Smith’s behavior as a social media failure for ESPN. How it all began. How could Smith be so insensitive?

24 Ideas: April Social Media Posts for Associations

GrowthZone

Easily fill your organization’s social media feed with these themes: April Monthly Holidays and Observances. 16 th Wear Your PJs to Work Day. The How-To Guide to Successful Event Promotions has budget-friendly tips to help maximize your association’s event registrations and increase attendance. >> SEE ALSO: Here’s How LinkedIn is a Powerful Association Tool. Social Media Member Engagement Events and Conferences

September Social Media Ideas for Associations

GrowthZone

Holiday observances are a great way to keep your association’s social media feeds active. Here are several more September holidays to inspire you: Monthly Observances. 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.

How to Maximize Social Media at Conferences

Associations Now

Used wisely, it can be a benefit to attendees. In just a few years, many businesses have gone from viewing social media as a distraction to an essential tool for learning and communication. Here’s how meeting planners, attendees, and convention and visitor bureaus are maximizing social media at conferences. “We actually created three custom ‘n-d-y’ sculptures where we ask people to stand and be the ‘I’ in Indy,” Zetzl said. “We

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

YourMembership Blog

Job opportunities are among the most important benefits to your members. 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.

June Social Media Ideas for Associations

GrowthZone

Holiday observances are a great way to keep your association’s social media feeds active. Check out these June themes to spark ideas: MONTHLY OBSERVANCES. 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. Social Media Member Engagement Growth

AWESOME WEBINAR ALERT: How to Make Money from Social Media

SocialFish

Frustrated with trying to figure out how to make money from all that time and effort you spend on social media? What if you knew 10 influencers to multiply your conversions to one million? . If you’re trying to accelerate your business growth or make a viral impact, check out this FREE webinar from my good friend and social media maven Melinda Wittstock. Featured Implementation Industry Insider Social CRM and ROI

Association Social Media: ASAE

SocialFish

In this series of interviews of Association Social Media Managers, you’ll be able to compare notes on what all of these fab organizations are doing with their social media management – from how they organize the roles and responsibilities, to how they manage content flow through the organization and out to social, to what campaigns they tried, to how they see the future of association social media. .

3 Organizations Using Creative Social Media in Light of COVID-19

Association Success

Not letting this tough time control or ruin their spirits, these organizations took to social media to entertain, engage and connect with their audiences. . Affectionately nicknamed The Cowboy, The National Cowboy & Western Heritage museum in Oklahoma City shut its doors when social distancing began. Although The Cowboy is closed to visitors, Tim, their head of security, continued to come into work to guard the exhibits.

How to Pitch Existing Partners a Webinar Sponsorship

Moery Company

The other day, a good friend asked me, “Hey, we’re struggling a bit when it comes to converting existing sponsors – ones that we’re having great engagement with – into webinar sponsorships. Ask your top sponsors if they want to be involved first. Start with them to see if they want to participate and how. They’ve been active with you before and know what to expect. Then move on to second tier organizations.

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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.

March Social Media Ideas for Associations

GrowthZone

Holiday observances are a great way to keep your association’s social media feeds active. Check out these March themes to get you started: Monthly Observances. 30 More Ideas for Chamber Social Media Posts. How to Use Social Media to Promote Your Association Events. SEE ALSO: A Perfect Social Media Audience. The post March Social Media Ideas for Associations appeared first on GrowthZone.

Can Social Media Get Me a Job?

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

Is it important to have a professional profile to be on social media? Better yet, can social media get you the job you want most? Last week I spoke to the South Carolina Speech Language Hearing Association (SCSHA) about ways to amplify their professional presence online. Many people are used to hearing the horror stories of employers looking at their employees' personal social media accounts and finding inappropriate content.

Social Media and Hiring

Association Adviser

Like many employers, you may be mining social network sites (which, for simplicity’s sake, we’ll refer to collectively as “Facebook”) for personal information about individuals applying for jobs with your organization. While it enables you to unearth information that no resume or job interview would reveal, using Facebook to check up on job applicants feels, well, kinda’ dirty. Here are the limits and how to stay within them. Glenn Demby.

20 Ideas: June Social Media Posts for Associations

GrowthZone

Easily schedule your organization’s social media feed with these themes: June Monthly Holidays and Observances. The How-To Guide to Successful Event Promotions has budget-friendly tips to help maximize your association’s event registrations and increase attendance. >> SEE ALSO: Here’s How LinkedIn is a Powerful Association Tool. The post 20 Ideas: June Social Media Posts for Associations appeared first on GrowthZone. Tweet.

[Webinar] Social Media and Your Perfect Audience

GrowthZone

Learn how to revitalize your association’s social media relationship with prospective members! Join membership expert and social media pro, Frank Kenny, on Wednesday, December 13 th at 1 PM CST for our live, FREE webinar, “Social Media and Your Perfect Audience.”. Frank will share techniques for associations that will help them can attract (and retain) members through social media. Social Media Growth

August Social Media Ideas for Associations

GrowthZone

Holiday observances are a great way to keep your association’s social media feeds active. Here are several more August holidays to give you inspiration: Monthly Observances. 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.

How to Launch Your Virtual Event Sponsorship Program

Moery Company

One of the things that we’ve hear about from our clients is the desire to move some of their live event programming to virtual ones: webinars or live streaming sessions, to name a few. I know it is very easy right now to jump into online events for the purpose of replacing traditional meeting sponsorship revenue, however, I urge you to pause and think about the long game. Are they going to introduce the speaker?

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July Social Media Ideas for Associations

GrowthZone

Holiday observances are a great way to keep your association’s social media feeds active. Check out these July themes to spark ideas: Monthly Observances. 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. Social Media Member Engagement Growth

AWESOME WEBINAR ALERT: How to Make Money from Social Media

SocialFish

Frustrated with trying to figure out how to make money from all that time and effort you spend on social media? What if you knew 10 influencers to multiply your conversions to one million? If you’re trying to accelerate your business growth or make a viral impact, check out this FREE webinar from my good friend and social media maven Melinda Wittstock.

Social Media Tips for Busy Association Professionals

GrowthZone

Frank Kenny explains how to post to social media even when you’re too busy. Are you sometimes so crunched for time that you fail to post to social media when you meant to? But that doesn’t mean your social media content shouldn’t get posted. When social media was just taking off, the advice of the day was to post and engage several times each day. But don’t forget to engage in real time.

February Social Media Tips for Associations

GrowthZone

From pistachios to polar bears, February is full of random (and not-so-random) holidays. Holiday observances are a great way to keep your association’s social media feeds active. We’ve shared several February themes to get you started: Monthly Observances. 30 More Ideas for Chamber Social Media Posts ». How to Use Social Media to Promote Your Association Events>> . Social Media Growth

FREE: “Shop Local” Social Media Cover Image

GrowthZone

We’re also including a “Top 10 Reasons to Shop Local First” list. Use it for social media posts for a “Small Business Saturday Countdown” or for talking points when promoting the “Shop Local First” message. Top 10 Reasons to Shop Local First. To shape and preserve our distinctive community character. Local competition and diversity leads to more product choices. To ensure that tax dollars stay local.

Social Media Crisis Management for B2B

SocialFish

This remains true in the world of social media. A social media risk strategy should be created and in place well before your company experiences any sort of crisis that may affect its relationships with its industry partners and contracts. That’s because the real-time nature of social media can greatly help troubleshoot the crisis or issue your company is facing before it affects the business’s bottom-line. Develop a Social Media Presence.

May Social Media Ideas for Associations

GrowthZone

Holiday observances are a great way to keep your association’s social media feeds active. Check out these May themes to spark ideas: Monthly Observances. 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. Productivity Social Media Growth

How to Win at Instagram

Association Adviser

When associations marry the art and strategy of posting on Instagram, they open a new pathway to reach potential members. The post How to Win at Instagram appeared first on Association Adviser. Features Marketing & Communications Instagram social media

The 3 Most Engaging Photo Spotlights for Social Media

MembersClicks

With the rise of advertising on varying social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc), it can be hard to know how to get your profile to stand out from the crowd. You need to be considerate of the varying relationships your followers have with your organization, ranging from those considering joining your organization, wanting to engage further as a member, or maybe thinking of leaving altogether.

Daily Buzz: A Social Media Security Guide

Associations Now

How to protect your organization and its brand image from cyberattacks. As cyberthreats evolve, it’s important to stay on top of security best practices. 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 To protect your accounts, start with the basics.

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. Here are several themes to get you rolling: Monthly Observances. 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. Social Media Member Engagement

Association Social Media: ASCD

SocialFish

In this series of interviews of Association Social Media Managers, you’ll be able to compare notes on what all of these fab organizations are doing with their social media management – from how they organize the roles and responsibilities, to how they manage content flow through the organization and out to social, to what campaigns they tried, to how they see the future of association social media. .