Innovation in Healthcare Social Media

SocialFish

ICF is doing a lot of great work around innovation in healthcare IT, as well as exploring how social media can help push the healthcare industry forward. Here are some awesome free resources for you to check out: Innovation from Within [WHITE PAPER].

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.

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Using Psychology to Attract Social Media Donations for Your Nonprofit

SocialFish

Are you a nonprofit that’s watching technology advance and wondering how it can benefit your organization? The human mind will always be triggered by the same things, no matter how fast technology changes. With technology, the human mind isn’t much different.

Who Owns Social Media? Risk Management?

SocialFish

First, I penned Community, Social Media and Risk Perceptions and then Risk Management and Open Community: More Similar than You Think. My basic premise is that both social media and risk management are association-wide activities. Risk and Social Media

Daily Buzz: Are You Maximizing Social Media at Events?

Associations Now

More than 95 percent of planners use social media for marketing purposes, according to a recent survey, but underutilize other areas where the technology could shine. As a meeting planner, you know the potential that social media holds for events.

Why You Need to Respond Quickly to Social Media Comments

SocialFish

The growing trend of support-based interactions taking place on social media represents major challenges for brands seeking to maintain positive reputations online, but the trend also makes for major opportunities. Guest post by Daniel Kushner, CEO of Oktopost.com. ————–.

Change is good…right?

Aaron Wolowiec

Most of us realize innovation is key to driving a business forward. Nearly 350 associations participated in the Association Innovation Benchmarking Report , which found most associations are at least moderately innovative. Leaves change. People change. And yes, businesses change.

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Change is good…right?

Aaron Wolowiec

Most of us realize innovation is key to driving a business forward. Nearly 350 associations participated in the Association Innovation Benchmarking Report , which found most associations are at least moderately innovative. Leaves change. People change. And yes, businesses change.

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What I’m Reading

Spark Consulting

MIT’s Technology Review has some good (and less rah-rah) information on the Gmail changes as well. New data proves that diversity promotes innovation. Google has made some changes to Gmail, and they WILL affect you. Hubspot has the details.

Goodbye e-learning

Aaron Wolowiec

So when I came across “Association Learning + Technology 2014,” a recent report by Jeff Cobb and Celisa Steele , founders of consulting firm Tagoras , imagine my delight! Young or old, technology has redefined the way we learn and work. The point is: Don’t be afraid to taste technology.

Association/Nonprofit Social Media Jobs

SocialFish

Communications Manager, Multimedia/Social Media – American Heart Association (Dallas, TX): “The Communications Manager, Multimedia/Social Media performs external AHA news communications via the AHA homepage, online newsroom and AHA social media outlets. This position plans, develops and produces multimedia news materials, such as video, audio, podcasts, and photography, for posting on the AHA newsrooms and on AHA social media outlets.

On Social Media, Your Brand Is a Second-Class Citizen

Associations Now

Facebook’s recent controversy involving its trending topics is yet another sign that brands aren’t in the driver’s seat on social networks. Last week was a weird one for Facebook users—and those trying to read the tea leaves of social media.

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Social Media Can Be the Opposite of a Time-Suck

SocialFish

They released a study in July that suggests use of social media internally can actually improve the productivity of knowledge workers by 25%. And to think, many people discourage social media because they don’t want their employees “wasting time.”

Social Media Roundup: Ensure Positive Board Dynamics

Associations Now

How to figure that out and more in today’s Social Media Roundup: Build an Effective Board. The post Social Media Roundup: Ensure Positive Board Dynamics appeared first on Associations Now Improving board performance only takes a few easy steps.

5 reasons everyone at your association needs to go to #Xperience17.

YourMembership Blog

#leadership #inspiration #learning #innovation #technology – all in one place. It’s a sure way of learning new ideas to make stronger connections with your members, adapt new technologies and grow your membership […].

What I’m Reading

Spark Consulting

Maddie Grant’s session at MMCC on tech tools for the socially savvy got a ton of good word of mouth last week. From that, you should definitely take that, if you’re in any way responsible for your association’s social platforms, you need to be following John Haydon. Social Media Examiner can help you out. Is counting members the right measure of success? (My My whitepaper co-author Peter Houstle talks about this a lot, too.).

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Social Media Roundup: Build Your Own Road

Associations Now

Also: why efficiency is an easier hurdle than innovation—and why that shouldn’t stop you from being innovative. Two takes on that mindset in today’s Social Media Roundup: Start Me Up. Innovation Over Efficiency.

Are You an Innovator or a Producer?

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. Technology. Are Innovation and Production at Odds? May 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Membership Management , Social Media and Business Trends. The same can be said of innovation. Social Media and Business Trends.

How Can You Plan for Innovation?

Association Adviser

The iPhone spent seven years in production by some of the world’s best innovators before it became a product that has changed how we go about our daily routines. It’s the one of the biggest – if not the biggest – innovations of our generation.

Social Media Roundup: Trello, a Tool Worth Trying

Associations Now

Perhaps this meetings pro might be able to get you on the right track with this tip in today’s Social Media Roundup: Set Up Your Board. BREAKING: [link] acquires social LMS Digital Ignite #assnchat [link].

What I’m Reading

Spark Consulting

Eric Lanke gets real: you are not innovative. Reasons why innovation programs fail ? Social media: are you speaking Spanish in Iceland ? blog roundup cool technology curation innovation social media volunteering Associations Now Eric Lanke Gary Vaynerchuk Innovation Excellence Mariner Management Technology Review Want a good answer? Ask a good question (now with proof). Want to knock your gala out of the park?

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Extreme trends or the new normal?

Aaron Wolowiec

Even my dentist has climbed aboard the social media bandwagon. In a 24/7 plugged-in society, businesses need to embrace change and welcome technology. Are you embracing social media? An online engagement center at the 2012 ASAE Annual Meeting.

There’s an app for that

Aaron Wolowiec

Next year promises to deliver exciting new mobile technology, so when planning digital strategies, associations should consider mobile apps and websites, said Kim Harwood, president of Results at Hand Software. And users can easily integrate apps into their social media platforms.

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What I’m Reading

Spark Consulting

Eight tips to fight back (one of which is “quit relying on Facebook for your social media interaction” to which I say TRUTH). Associations Now highlights some great recent events and studies that all point out: social media should not be used as just another broadcast mechanism where you (or your association) can shout about how great you are.

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Social Media Roundup: Recapture Your Audience’s Attention

Associations Now

Plus: A technology-based scavenger hunt could give your next big meeting a dash of pizzazz. Hints on insightful input you can provide, and more, in today’s Social Media Roundup: “Now What Was the Point of That?”.

Can associations keep pace in the tech race?

Aaron Wolowiec

About 60 percent of respondents to our latest unscientific reader poll said they’ve encountered more surprises in technology over the past 12 months than in any other area of association management. That includes membership growth, non-dues revenue, social media and Big Data.

Social Media Roundup: Real-Time Analytics, in the Flesh

Associations Now

Read all about it in today’s Social Media Roundup: Check the Pulse. Innovated Digital Wristband Can Gauge How Your Audience is Feeling – Genius Idea @_Lightwave [link] #eventprofs. A SXSW event pumped up the crowd—literally—with the help of some digital wristbands.

5 Ways Technology Can Push Your Fundraising Strategy Forward

Higher Logic

We all know it’s true: technology is becoming more vital with each passing day. As useful (and addictive ) as technology can be, many nonprofits still don’t know how to reap the full benefits of their various software platforms. Social media integration.

Friday Top 5

Spark Consulting

Susan Etlinger of Altimeter Group presented a great keynote on the concept of measuring social media results. My favorite thing she said is that there are MANY ROIs of social media. Social Media Examiner has a great post that explains this concept in detail.

Lunchtime Links: The Secret To Networking Via Social Media

Associations Now

How one 20-something became one of the most trusted voices in social media. Callie Schweitzer, director of marketing and communications for Vox Media, used social media to commandeer her web presence and build business connections.

Associations and Social Media in 2014: An Interview with Amy Sample Ward of NTEN

Association Mavens

Amy Sample Ward is the thought-leading CEO of NTEN , where the nonprofit technology community meets. The post Associations and Social Media in 2014: An Interview with Amy Sample Ward of NTEN appeared first on Association Strategies, Association Videos | Association Mavens.

What I’m Reading

Spark Consulting

The 2013 Social Media Marketing Report is out. People still think Facebook is the most important social media marketing platform, even though the overwhelming majority have no idea if it’s working. Social steganography (using coded language and images), teens and Facebook advertising, or your ads might not be reaching the people you mean them to reach (I wonder if that has any bearing on the above points).

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Social Media Roundup: Time-Shift Your Twitter Feeds

Associations Now

Twitter’s CEO reveals that the social network is experimenting with a live-events platform that would work much like a DVR. That, and more, in today’s Social Media Roundup: Like Tivo, But for Twitter.

What I’m Reading

Spark Consulting

Social media, IP, and the awesome that is Creative Commons. Social media ROI: you may be looking for the wrong things. Also, social media use is shifting – so should your approach. blog roundup conferences cool technology innovation marketing productivity social media ASAE Associations Now Creative Commons Innovation Excellence Intellectual property Internet privacy Jeff Hurt John Haydon NTEN professional development Technology Review

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Social Media Roundup: Clips for Thought

Associations Now

Also in today’s Social Media Roundup, why IT officers need to reignite dialogue with clients. The post Social Media Roundup: Clips for Thought appeared first on Associations Now Not at Annual?

What I’m Reading

Spark Consulting

If “real innovation is always the outcome of ongoing discourse among a small group of innovators who truly understand the importance of what they’re working on,” what does that mean for open innovation projects ? Does the existence of language stifle innovation? (as Tips for using social media as part of your crisis communications plan from the SocialFish blog.

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Building community with a click

Aaron Wolowiec

One of the best benefits of attending professional events is networking – whether face to face or via social media. Nearly all event marketers – 88 percent – use social media to create event hype.

Social Media Roundup: Lessons From a Wooden Spoon

Associations Now

An example of one exec’s experience with a wooden spoon in today’s Social Media Roundup: Get the Sauce Just Right. Industry resources are readily available, often free, from universities, industry vendors and consultants, and media conglomerates.”

What I’m Reading

Spark Consulting

Want more innovation? blog roundup cool technology fundraising innovation marketing membership social media young professionals Associations Now Avectra Big Data creativity Deirdre Reid Innovation Excellence professional development Technology Review Twitter One of the biggest problems in “big data” is: what is it, exactly? Here’s one attempt to answer that. MIT responds publicly to the Aaron Swartz tragedy.

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Working Across Generations to Encourage Innovation

Associations Now

To start, ASHA delved into what members needed and were interested in—regarding resources, content, and technology—as well as the staff’s understanding of these things. “We In some cases, this has taken the form of younger staff helping familiarize older staff with certain technologies.