Report: Social Media Gaining Ground as Talent Recruitment Tool

Associations Now

A new report from the B2B firm Clutch found that nearly 15 percent of recent hires in a survey got their jobs via a social platform. This may point to inequities in other forms of recruitment, Clutch suggests.

8 Tips for Recruiting High-Quality Webinar Speakers

Blue Sky eLearn

Many associations , that I speak with , are concern ed about their ability to recruit high-quality webinar speakers, or even forget high quality, recruiting anyone to teach a webinar! Social Networks. I call this a two-for-one deal, at least in regard to recruiting! .

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Using Social Media to Recruit, Engage and Grow Your Membership

Wild Apricot

Check out the seven key insights for using social media to recruit, engage and grow your membership – shared during one of our Small Membership Advisory sessions

How Associations Can Leverage Social Media - Moery Company

Moery Company

Here at the Moery Company, we are always looking for an edge in how we can recruit new members and sell more sponsorships for our association partners. The formula we often use is similar to what we use to recruit new association partners.

Associations’ Social Media Confidence Grows

Associations Now

A new report on social media use among associations shows they have grown increasingly more comfortable in using social media over the last couple of years. Overall, organizations are becoming not only smarter in their use of social media but braver.

Study: Shoe Leather Moves the Advocacy Needle More Than Social Media

Associations Now

While it’s easier to send a tweet or a social media message than to have a face-to-face meeting, legislators tend to react more strongly to advocacy efforts focused on in-person meetings, a new report finds. Social media seems to be where all the political discussion is these days.

Making Sense of Social Media Analytics

SocialFish

At the beginning of October, I had the pleasure of finally going to (or at least *near*) Boston for the first time in my (long) life to present about social media analytics at NESAE’s Technology Conference. Associations face several challenges when it comes to social media measurement.

3 Ways to Use Social Media to Grow Membership

SocialFish

Now you may have a growth strategy in place (as part of your association’s strategic plan), but does that growth strategy incorporate social media? If not, you may want to consider adding that in, as social media is typically a fairly cheap and easy way to reach new eyes. Not sure how to grow your organization’s membership using social media? Real time + relevancy = social media GOLD! This post originally appeared on MC Talks.

5 quick member recruitment wins

Optimist Consulting

So here are five quick membership recruitment wins: 1. I have found in the past that a focused effort on trying to recruit key potential members can be a good way to grow membership. Host a recruitment event. Membership Membership Recruitment

Making Sense of Social Media Analytics

SocialFish

At the beginning of October, I had the pleasure of finally going to (or at least *near*) Boston for the first time in my (long) life to present about social media analytics at NESAE’s Technology Conference. Making Sense of Social Media Analytics from Maggie McGary.

3 Ways Social Media Changed This World for the Better

SocialFish

It’s somewhat in trend these days to keep talking about how social media actually made us lonely. On a large scale social media sites have made the world better bringing positive change to many areas of our life. Recruiting and Career Building.

3 Strategies to Recruit Members Through Association Software

Blue Sky eLearn

When it comes to recruitment for your association, you have to walk a thin line. Ready to recruit a fresh pool of members for your program? One time-tested way to boost recruitment is through members-only benefits.

How to Leverage Social Media for Successful Marketing and Membership Recruitment

SocialFish

Here are the slides for a webinar I’m conducting today for Springer ; where I’ll be talking to 100 scientific and heathcare societies about their social media marketing efforts. Social CRM is the way that you will get to ROI.

Association CEOs on social media

SocialFish

Just wanted to say thank you to Deirdre Reid, a great friend and colleague and occasional writer for SocialFish, who, inspired by our posts about CEOs on Twitter , has started her own series over on the Avectra blog showcasing CEO’s using social media.

Social Media Strategy for Associations 101: An Eight-Step Program

Portage Group

The more association folks I talk to about social media, the more evident the knowledge-gap between those that ‘do’ social media and those that ‘don’t.’ What do you want to do with social media? Social media requires staff time.

Market Your Donation Page With 6 Stellar Social Media Strategies

SocialFish

If there’s one place your nonprofit’s marketing team wants to be online, it’s social media! Not only is social media a huge part of our day-to-day lives, but it’s also a great platform for causes to get the word out about their mission and their latest fundraising campaigns.

Test-Drive Your Next Member Recruitment Campaign

Associations Now

Digital marketing tools make it easier to test out a member recruitment campaign in real time. When it comes to new-member recruitment, a little bit of testing and tinkering can go a long way to a successful outcome. Social media advertising.

Social Media Measurement Resources for Associations

Mizz Information

A few months ago I did a presentation about social media analytics for associations. The important thing to remember, IMO, when it comes to social media analytics for associations is that social media for associations is different than social media for brands.

Wednesday Buzz: Engage Social Media Followers With These Prompts

Associations Now

Social Media Today shares a bunch of content ideas to activate your social media feeds. The creative well can run dry for even the best social media managers. Also consider sharing media coverage that your group has received.

Hot Association Social Media Jobs This Week – January 13

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. The Social Media Associate champions the creation and execution of communal online programs to increase SGIA’s engagement, visibility and activity.

Sweet Association Social Media & Marketing Jobs – June 21

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. . Coordinator of New Media & Marketing , Intercollegiate Tennis Association – Coordinator of New Media & Marketing responsibilities to include: 1.

Speakers Required To Promote Your Conference In Social Media Must Follow FTC Endorsement Guidelines

Velvet Chainsaw

Jenise Fryatt , co-owner/marketing director for Icon Presentations AV for events, recently wrote about speaking on social media for a large industry conference. Regardless, she signed a contract that she would speak and also promote the conference and her presentation in social media.

Turn Your Social Media Goals Upside Down

Association Adviser

It shows all too clearly that social media is still considered a broadcast medium by many associations. Too many associations still treat social media as a one-way broadcast medium and are missing great engagement and intelligence-gathering opportunities from members. Social media strategy is much greater than merely nudging or bribing your members to share, tweet or follow your content and calling that engagement. percent agree); member recruitment (10.8

5 Colleges Using Social Media to Boost Student-Alumni Relations

SocialFish

————— Many college students are willingly without a landline, but few are without their social media in the palm of their hand. Colleges recognize social media has become one of the most powerful ways to both convey and aggregate information.

Social Media Management From the Trenches

SocialFish

Here are three great examples of social media management in the trenches from the last couple of months. Dow knew that if it wanted to compete for recruits with some of the more glamorous scientific companies such as Google, Apple and Microsoft, it needed to reframe its brand.

My 8-point checklist for making an impact on social media on a budget

Optimist Consulting

I recently spoke at MemCom with CharityComms on making an impact on social media on a budget. The great thing about social is that it is generally free and the potential reach is huge, which makes it a good channel to use when you’re looking to communicate effectively on a budget.

Top Association Social Media Jobs This Week – February 9

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. We are a nonprofit organization that believes that technology is a powerful enabler for social change.

Making Sense of Social Media Analytics

Mizz Information

At the beginning of October, I had the pleasure of finally going to (or at least *near*) Boston for the first time in my (long) life to present about social media analytics at NESAE''s Technology Conference. Whereas a few years ago in the association community, social media was a topic that dominated almost every event agenda, the topic has all but fallen off the radar in favor of this year''s hot topics, content marketing, big data and the like.

Wednesday Buzz: Social Media Mistakes of 2015

Associations Now

It’s been another banner year for social media: Associations gained more confidence with new platforms and revealed their thoughts about how they use them, and the platforms themselves evolved and grew.

New Statistics on Internet, Social Media Use

Wild Apricot

A number of findings in a newly released study by Pew Internat on Social Media and Young Adults will be of interest to nonprofits who seek to connect with or recruit members and donors online.( Social networking research social media read more ).

Membership Hack: Instagram Recruitment

Associations Now

It only makes sense that the American Society of Interior Designers would use Instagram, a social media platform that’s visually inclined, to recruit new members. This is a campaign geared toward recruiting our young, emerging professionals,” she says. “We

Wednesday Buzz: Connecting with Millennials on Social Media

Associations Now

Social media platforms introduce and update features seemingly almost daily. Social Media Examiner reveals how to leverage the latest in Facebook and Instagram features to connect and engage with millennials.

5 More Questions to Ask About Your Association Social Media Strategy

Cvent Association Tips

Associations have their own unique challenges when it comes to social media marketing. Member recruitment, member engagement, resource sharing, and advocacy may all be among the stated objectives. Are you prepared for a social media crisis?

It’s a Personnel Issue! – NLRB and Social Media

SocialFish

While attending a meeting of association finance and administration professionals (not ASAE) last month, I eavesdropped on a discussion about using social media for employee recruitment (I was there to talk about insurance). Risk and Social Media

Three awesome social media campaigns by CVBs and hotels

SocialFish

Whether you work for a Convention and Visitors Bureau or for a hotel and eager to expand customer base and boost business, these three collaborative social media campaigns below provide brilliant examples of what can be achieved when CVBs and hoteliers work together.

How to Get Current Attendees to Recruit New Ones

Associations Now

Here are three ideas for how you can encourage your current attendees to recruit new ones: Get social. Once the previous meeting wraps up, scour social media to see who your most active and engaged attendees were.

Social Media Roundup: Let’s Talk Fundamentals

Associations Now

Today’s Social Media Roundup is all about the fundamentals that have to come first, particularly when you’re looking to build affinity programs. In a piece on Recruitment Advisor , Mary Hiers looks at the pros and cons of making the big move.

Social Media Roundup: How to Evaluate a Constituent Management System

Associations Now

Also: A social media celebration of our second birthday. So in today’s Social Media Roundup, we highlight a new white paper geared specifically to explaining membership software.

Social Media Roundup: The Personal Approach to Member Engagement

Associations Now

Plus: how mobile technology can benefit your recruiting efforts. These tips, and more, in today’s Social Media Roundup: Keeping Tabs. RT @blogging4jobs Mobile Recruiting is a Form of Employee Age Discrimination [link] #culture #asae.

4 Questions to Ask About Your Association Social Media Strategy

Cvent Association Tips

Whether you want to build awareness of a cause; increase conference attendance or recruit new members, creating a social media strategy for your association is much easier when you are clear about where you are and where you want to go.