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.

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.

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

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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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.

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: 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.

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].

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.

Social Media, Networks, and Data in Patient Healthcare Networks

Beth Kanter

The session included an update of Celgene’s work in patient advocacy and an announcement of their Innovation Impact Awards Program , focused on incorporating the patient voice into pharmaceutical and biotech research and development. ” CSR Data Fundraising Google Innovation

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?”.

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.

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

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.

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.”

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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Want Innovation? Look at Management

Jamie Notter

Want Innovation? There was a time in the not-too-distant past when the people who were advocating for innovation in organizations were considered a bit on the fringe. It’s more mainstream to be focused on innovation. We also need to pay attention to WHAT we are innovating.

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.

How #GivingTuesday is using Social Media Ambassadors

Beth Kanter

I also wanted to learn what their techniques would be for using social media ambassadors and experience it as a social media ambassador first-hand so it could help me advise nonprofits. What is a social media ambassador?

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.

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?

Is “Social Media” the New “Witches’ Knickers?”

DelCor Connection

  Will the term “social media” also disappear this year? Will society look to social media as simply "media," allowing for less clutter in the interwebs and a cleaner more streamlined vernacular? Tweeps* are bemoaning the flagrant overuse of these two words and are happy to offer up reasons for banning “social media” in 2010.           emerging media. "Who said this is media?

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.

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.

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.

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 […].

Social Media Roundup: The Potency of Expert Reviews

Associations Now

Find out in today’s Social Media Roundup. So for every bit of effort put into e-newsletters and social outreach, remember that an endorsement from an opinion leader or a write-up in the traditional press could yield even greater rewards. (ht

Want Social Media to Work? Change Your Organization

Jamie Notter

Want Social Media to Work? That is the topic of a session I will be delivering at ASAE’s Technology Conference next week. The session will go over the major points in the book, starting very briefly with a conversation about the real power of social media (hint, it’s not just about followers or friends) and a challenging conversation about some very deep problems we have in our organizations (hint, yes strategic planning is really dead). Consulting.

Social Media Roundup: Put Your Social Presence In Focus

Associations Now

Instead of keeping a presence on every social network, you should instead stick to what you’re best at. With all the buzz about social media, it’s easy to fall into the trap of wanting—and trying—to get your message out using every available channel.

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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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: An Overlooked Arsenal in the War for Talent

Associations Now

Chamber Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation, in a blog post on the need for more women in technology leadership positions. The post Social Media Roundup: An Overlooked Arsenal in the War for Talent appeared first on Associations Now