Why Komen Was Destined to Clash with Social Media

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Kami Watson Huyse, CEO of Zoetica Media and editor of the Communications Overtones blog. The considerable political and media prowess of Planned Parenthood, and some past concerns with Komen sealed the deal. One is the concept of Founder’s Syndrome, which was outlined elegantly in this post by Nell Edgington on Social Velocity. The leadership has been increasingly entrenched and cut off from the base, leaving them open to a strong backlash.

Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies

SocialFish

Social Media Metrics for Federal Agencies – new toolkit for federal agencies, which could be useful for associations and nonprofits as well. Social media is transforming how government engages with citizens and how it delivers service. Agencies are using social media to share information and deliver service more quickly and effectively than ever before. Part 1: Social Media Metrics and Social Data: Why They Matter.

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Humanize in Action: great social media is possible even in a regulated industry

SocialFish

Can a bank be a social business? TD Bank Group: Becoming a Social Business: Connecting TD Customers & Employees — presented by Wendy Arnott from SocialMedia.org on Vimeo. In her BlogWell New York presentation, TD Bank Group’s Vice President of Social Media & Digital Communications, Wendy Arnott, talks about how they are becoming a social business by engaging employees and connecting customers with experts.

Social Media Roundup: A Glaring Example of Leadership Disparity

Associations Now

This issue, and more, in today’s Social Media Roundup: Missing in Action. "The The conference, which focuses on the future of the media, notoriously sees a small number of women attendees year after year. Specific requests for certain kinds of assistance are more actionable,” Chris Fralic, partner at First Round Capital in New York, writes for Forbes. The Sun Valley Conference highlights the lack of women leaders at Fortune 500 companies.

Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies

SocialFish

Social Media Metrics for Federal Agencies - new toolkit for federal agencies, which could be useful for associations and nonprofits as well. “Social media is transforming how government engages with citizens and how it delivers service. Agencies are using social media to share information and deliver service more quickly and effectively than ever before. Part 1: Social Media Metrics and Social Data: Why They Matter.

Social Media for the C-Suite: Avoid Saying Stupid Things

Associations Now

Mashable writer Todd Wasserman , in a smart piece on how not to make that sort of mistake, points out Canon’s classy way of avoiding the same fate —it turned its social updates off that day. Every time you turn around, it seems someone is saying something stupid on social media. Dickinson (until last week) was the chief technical officer at Business Insider , an online publication known for its social media savvy.

Social Media Roundup: Team-Building for Oenophiles

Associations Now

Also: leadership lessons for meeting professionals from J. Business retreats perfectly designed for wine lovers, and more, in today’s Social Media Roundup: Retreating At A Winery. This New York Times article explains how some wineries organize retreats. Those are a few of the leadership tips that Fast Company recently gleaned from J. The post Social Media Roundup: Team-Building for Oenophiles appeared first on Associations Now

Failure is good: it's about learning. Mistakes are bad execution

Jamie Notter

Leadership insight.right when you need it. On Tuesday, Maddie and I presented at the Blogworld New York conference, along with Amy Sample Ward from NTEN. Failure is when you are trying something new, and you don’t know ahead of time how to make it successful. This is what leadership looks like in the 21st century. You could try an event blog for an association that hasn’t done much social media. Leadership. Social Media.

How the Pope Is Connecting with Younger Generations on Social Media: Pope Emojis

Beth Kanter

As you probably know, the Pope is visiting the United States this week in Washington, DC; Philadelphia; and New York City. By creating the #GoodIsWinning hashtag and launching PopeIsHope accounts across many social media platforms that especially target Millennials and Gen Z , the Pope’s visit will amplify social change messages around climate change, refugees, and more.

Social Media Roundup: Starting an Event Planning Company? Read This First

Associations Now

Some thoughts in today’s Social Media Roundup: For Budding Entrepreneurs. Not necessarily, argues the Event Leadership Institute’s Howard Givner, writing for the Event Manager Blog. The list has something for globetrotters (the Alila Jabal Akhdar in Oman might catch your eye) and those looking to stay closer to home (Ace Hotel’s new Los Angeles location , opening in the city’s historic United Artists building this month).

Humanizing Business and Helping CFOs with Change

Jamie Notter

Leadership insight.right when you need it. The first is a session that I’ll be doing at BlogWorld Expo in New York City , along with my coauthor Maddie Grant and Amy Ward, who is the Membership Director at the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN). Leadership. Social Media. Consulting. Speaking. About. Contact. Generations. Humanize. Books: Jamie Notter. Humanizing Business and Helping CFOs with Change. Posted June 1, 2012.

Social Media Roundup: What the Newspaper Shake-up Means for Associations

Associations Now

When Amazon founder Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post , it sent a shock wave through the media industry. The details, and more, in today’s Social Media Roundup: NEWS FLASH. Red Sox owner John Henry bought The Boston Globe for a fraction of the amount the New York Times Co. Then, in a move that shocked media watchers, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos purchased The Washington Post. — On Leadership (@post_lead) August 6, 2013.

How to Get People to Share Your Content

Reid All About it

David Carr at the New York Times knows that perfect world: “Hit the right note, and your readers become like bees, stopping by your site to grab links and heading back out on the Web to pollinate other platforms.”. The online community is likely very different than the volunteer leadership culture you’re used to. Tagged: Association , Basics , Content Marketing , Web and Social Media , Writing & Blogging. Close your eyes and imagine a perfect world.

A Nonprofit’s Legal Counsel Is The Social Media Manager’s Best Friend!

Beth Kanter

And let me say upfront, I respect lawyers and legal issues that nonprofits and foundations have to navigate around social media. As a social media nonprofit professional mentioned in a Facebook thread recently, “I’ve observed interesting dynamics with legal counsel over social media with the result of increased paranoia among employees or a blanket ban. Legal Issues and Social Media. Social Media and Employees.

Associations Live: A Simple Swipe on a Phone, and You're Paid

Associations Live

By DAVID POGUE - New York Times. Leadership. (11). Social Media. (24). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Friday, October 1, 2010. A Simple Swipe on a Phone, and Youre Paid. The Square device snaps into an iPhone and allows you to become a credit card authorizing entrepreneur. No setup fees, no two-year contract - youre in business. Read more. Posted by Kathy Johnson. at 10:00 AM.

Associations Live: Techno-tyranny

Associations Live

FYI, from a New York Times article: "A friend of mine told me about an engagement party that she had attended. Leadership. (11). Social Media. (24). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Associations Live. Connecting MSAE members and a world of ideas! Monday, July 26, 2010. Techno-tyranny. She said it was lovely: a delicious lunch and plenty of Champagne toasts.

The Hourglass Blog: Generational Herd Mentalities

The Hourglass Blog

A little while ago, Neil Howe called attention on his blog to a New York Times feature story about a 24-year-old Millennial who, even amidst the Great Recession, is living at home and turning down $40K job offers until just the right opportunity comes along. Leadership. Leadership Potential of GenX. Social Media. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thursday, September 9, 2010. Generational Herd Mentalities.

The Intersection of Systems and Network Leadership

Beth Kanter

I’m facilitating a peer learning course on practical networked leadership skills with a group of community foundation leaders for the Knight Digital Media Center and part of the “practice” is having conversations and sharing thought provoking ideas with our professional networks via social media. Network leadership is about helping many people identify and grapple with systems collaboratively. Found when researching systems thinking.

Socialnomics

Elipsis Partners

The book was Erik Qualman’s Socialnomics , about the economic impact of social media. Written in 2009 and updated in 2012, it was still surprisingly relevant in such a fast changing world as social media. He was prescient about the use of social media in presidential elections, though I don’t think he foresaw just how crucial Twitter would be (Yuck). And we have thought leadership discussions to bring new thinking into our work.

3 Topics for Medical Society Execs to Watch

Web Courseworks Associations

2017 marks the first performance measurement period under Medicare’s new Quality Payment Program (QPP), created by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA). Professional Development: Focus on Leadership. Leadership Strategies to Enhance Your Performance.

Romancing Customers with Compelling Content

Slice-Works

I ticked off the attributes that were most attractive: central location, salary, interesting projects, and office subscription to the New York Times (the basics for this 20-something). I wanted my new best friend to be excited and validate my decision. I ended up taking the job, but with a much clearer understanding of the value of my new position. For e.g. Jane, new professional, would benefit most from program A, service B because of X, Y, and Z.

What Does the Sale of The Washington Post Mean to Your Association?

Association Navigator

Yesterday’s New York Times article, “He’s Going to Break Some Eggs” is certainly worth reading. Key areas where associations used to hold an advantage – information sharing, professional networking and education are now served by lots of new competitors. Information comes from the Internet, networking is done best via social media, and workshops are hosted by just about everyone. Uncategorized Association competition Association Leadership Innovation

Growth Hacking Your Community with Vanessa DiMauro

Higher Logic

Community builders are expected to be the shepherds, content creators, marketers and social media experts, help people advance their thinking, answer any tech questions and think up new features – sometimes all in the same day. It should attract new members, offer smooth onboarding and persistent attention, and ultimately embrace marketing tactics like great content, campaigns and social media outreach. Leverage social media outreach.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.9.16

Reid All About it

– The Power of Blogging & Thought Leadership for Nonprofits. Hosts: Firespring and Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York. Learn how “word of mouth” plays such a large role in attracting volunteers to your organization and how social media makes this even more important. Creating Your Membership Social Graph: Build Member Value and Get Buy-in (Virtual Lunch). Wayne Turmel, cofounder and product line manager, Remote Leadership Institute.

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Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.1.20

Reid All About it

This helps foster a sense of shared culture and brings back ‘water cooler’ opportunities and unplanned social collisions that just don’t happen on a conference call.”. WBT Systems describes some of what they’ve learned as an LMS provider over the years about online teaching in their tips for new virtual presenters and instructors. Gabrielle Hamilton, New York Times ). Fri 5/1 at 9 a.m.* – Exec Connect: Navigating the New Normal. Seating & social distancing?

Association Brain Food Weekly: 12.9.16

Reid All About it

– The Power of Blogging & Thought Leadership for Nonprofits. Hosts: Firespring and Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York. Learn how “word of mouth” plays such a large role in attracting volunteers to your organization and how social media makes this even more important. Creating Your Membership Social Graph: Build Member Value and Get Buy-in (Virtual Lunch). Wayne Turmel, cofounder and product line manager, Remote Leadership Institute.

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Back to The Future: Associations in 2010

Portage Group

New Revenue Models Increased competition from sources such as the internet and social media are allowing people to access networks and resources without having to pay a membership fee. Social media will be a great tool for the innovative association looking to recruit, retain and engage. Transparency Will No Longer Be An Option As social media moves more into the foreground, non-transparency just won’t be an option anymore.

From the Corner Office: Carol Khoury, NYSSA

Association Adviser

This month’s Corner Office spotlight shines on Carol Khoury, managing director of membership & marketing, for the 10,000-member New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA). It’s a “new world order” out there, and they have to adapt. Another example: Our members are always asking for new networking opportunities. We have educational events and social events like wine tastings, harbor cruises, etc. Carol Khoury.

26 ways association professionals find problem-solving inspiration

Association Success

I don’t necessarily look to associations for new ideas. You have to keep your eyes open across all industries, not just your own, and continue professional development to stay aware of new technologies.”. Local leadership organizations: For association leaders looking to make connections locally or regionally, local or regional chambers of commerce and societies of association executives offer accessible networking. .

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.24.20

Reid All About it

The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… Is social media about paying attention … or getting it? That’s the problem with social media today. A new episode is posted every Monday by 1 p.m.

Best of the Web – March 2013

Association Adviser

link] Blogs Outrank Social Networks for Consumer Influence. Social Media Examiner. 12 Most Out of This World Leadership Lessons from Star Wars. R2D2, Princess Leia and Han Solo can teach us a thing or two about leadership. Check out this blog post from Michelle Mazur featuring the 12 most out-of-this-world leadership lessons from Star Wars, and may the force be with you. The New York Times. Best of the Web.

Lunchtime Links: The Rise of Vine

Associations Now

What could it add to your association’s social media strategy? Short, snappy videos are the new social media fad on the block. That, and more on mobile apps, in today’s Lunchtime Links: A Vine new world: Twitter’s mobile video app, Vine, has reached a whopping 13 million users in about four months, and it’s not stopping there. Has your association integrated Vine or another video tool into its social media outreach?

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Shameless plug. but could be of interest

SocialFish

I will be leading a round table discussion (at 2:45, under "Build a Practice" Round Table in the agenda) on putting social media into practice next Friday at the Business and Professional Women's Foundation National Employer Summit. Weisberg, a Director in Talent at Deloitte, on how Mass Career Customization™, a new model for how careers are built, creates a customized career experience that enhances individual as well as organizational success.

Monday Buzz: What Community Managers Can Learn From George R.R. Martin

Associations Now

The author is far more old-school techie than your average social media user, but his online community of choice has fully embraced that fact. Also: deep lessons from a leaked New York Times memo. Martin created a minor media frenzy when he revealed to Conan O’Brien that he still uses DOS and writes his stories on WordStar 4.0, The leaked New York Times innovation report is one of the key documents of this media age.

Latest Association & Nonprofit Jobs – April 12

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. The majority of the organization’s senior leadership team originate from corporate backgrounds and are relentlessly focused on improving the organization’s impact and constantly looking at new ways to bring more supporters to the mission. This position serves as a member of the ASC’s senior leadership team.

Could a Student-Run Session or Event Benefit Your Association?

Associations Now

Last weekend, a few hundred hospitality industry leaders from around the world made their way to Ithaca, New York, for a three-day educational conference called Hotel Ezra Cornell (HEC). Called a “leadership development experience grounded in experiential learning,” HEC, which has been around for 89 years, allows students to practice the skills they’ve learned in the classroom and showcase their talents to leaders in the hospitality field over the course of the weekend.

Monday Buzz: Lessons From the Fall of Grantland

Associations Now

Plus: Nonprofits may need to step up their social media game. Sometimes, though, it comes down to the financials, and ESPN, having recently laid off a huge chunk of its staff , was more focused on those than ever, according to Grantland interim Editor-in-Chief Chris Connelly, who replaced Simmons after the company opted not to renew his contract, as The New York Times reported. A new study shows why nonprofits have struggled to drive donations through social media.

Monday Buzz: Fixing Customer Service Failures

Associations Now

Organizations go through great pains to expand their memberships by reaching out to new audiences , often at the expense of existing communities. ” Making adjustments to maximize your service starts with a strong leadership and proper training. — The New York Times (@nytimes) March 21, 2016. Ten years ago today, the first tweet was posted online, changing the face of social media and global engagement.

Mind The Gap

Association Success

Millennials became the majority of the workforce in 2015, and ever since then many leaders have treated their arrival into the workforce much like they would if aliens had landed in New York City – with fear and skepticism and often taking a defensive stance. I’m telling you this because until we can accept that we’ve transitioned into a new era, and rebuild our organizations accordingly, we will continue to experience gaps in employee engagement and membership engagement.

5 Lessons from Regis

ChatterBachs

In this era of social media, however, organizations need to have quicker responses, they need to move as a living organism and not hide behind official statements. He took a circuitous route through local television in California and back to New York to become a fixture on national TV in his late 50′s. Uncategorized association Cardinal Hayes High School corporation leadership Live with Regis and Kelly members Regis volunteers