New Research on Social Media Use

Wild Apricot

Social media can be a great tool to reach out to potential members and engage current ones. Here''s a summary of the Social Media Update 2014 report by the Pew Research Internet Project that looks into social media habits and demographics of users. research social media

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. The fundamentals of staff recruiting aren’t exactly on their way out, but HR departments should take note: Social media is gaining ground as a talent prospecting tool. In the current tight job market, candidates face better odds than usual of finding a gig, the report notes.

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Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management

SocialFish

Social media helps you boost traffic to your website (and your physical office!), Appropriate, effective management is the key to ensuring you get the returns for your social media marketing investments. The management of social media initiatives will help you align your people, time, budget and expenses together with your goals for successful completion of campaigns. If you have five or less social media profiles, you can use HootSuite for free.

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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. . Who do you report to?

Social Media Tools and Resources for Social Learning

SocialFish

This past week I, together with my friend Shari Rager from American Medical Writers Association, did a session at Tagoras’s Learning*Technology*Design conference on designing for social learning. This was the session description: While social learning and social media are different things, the two go hand in hand. Articles about social learning and the difference between social media and social learning.

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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. Information from social network sites like Facebook is only marginally relevant for pre-employment background checking. Features Technology applicants Facebook hiring new job social media technology Twitter Glenn Demby.

Social Media Risk Manager: What?

SocialFish

Maddie Grant of SocialFish sent me the link to Altimeter Group’s Guarding the Social Gates: The Imperative for Social Media Risk Management. Social Media Risk Management Staff? Altimeter Group “ surveyed 92 professionals from various industries and backgrounds who, in their current professional roles, said that social media risk management was their primary job function or a significant part of their professional responsibilities.”

[Cool Social Tools] Amplifr takes your social media management to the next level

SocialFish

Startups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps! ———— If you’re a social media manager for a brand or an agency, or an influencer or a solopreneur juggling multiple profiles on a daily basis, you probably know that sometimes it becomes messy to look after them. Collect all social media metrics in one place.

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Association Social Media: Philanthropy Ohio

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. . Who do you report to? .

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Frank Kenny Part 1: Social Media Relationship-Building

GrowthZone

Well, in the age of social media, how do you develop and maintain that know, like, and trust that is so crucial? With social media, of course. Social media is the tool that allows you to build and nurture relationships at scale. Here are 7 easy ways for your organization to generate relationship-building conversations on social media: Ask questions. Your organization is a media company now.

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. 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.

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. 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.

Social Media and Disaster: Hospitals On Facebook

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

They were reporting if they had made it through the storm and trying to locate others. They were reporting on damage and area landmarks that were gone. They were reporting that phone calls weren't getting through, but that they were still able to access social media using their phones. As a social media consultant, there was a lot I learned about social media during the days following the tornado in Joplin.

Social Media for Associations: Challenges and Opportunities

Association Navigator

Associations and non-profits are very busy trying to figure out social media. How can we use them to enhance our communications and how can we prepare for attacks launched using these new tools? The opportunities for enhanced sharing and collaboration presented by social media are mind-blowing. But these new tools also come with incredible disruptive potential. Social media allow your members to quickly and easily communicate directly among themselves.

Latest Association-Nonprofit Social Media Jobs

SocialFish

Holy moly there are a LOT of social media positions out there! Didn’t we tell you the trend is UP for social media hiring? Here’s just a sampling that have come across our radar recently: New Media Manager , California Medical Association (Sacramento) – “The New Media Manager is responsible for engaging members and the broader community using new media tools, enhancing the CMA brand and growing awareness of the Association’s activities.&#.

Latest Social Media Tool Tips You Need To Know

SocialFish

There has been so much going on lately in the social media blogosphere that it seems the most efficient way to let you know the most important stuff is in a quick round-up post. Dirty little secrets: The trouble with Google’s social search (CNN). Pinterest: A Tool To Curate Relevant Visual Content for Your Audience (Beth Kanter). Cause Marketing: Using Pinterest to Tell the Story (RealTime Report). Add any must read tool tips links in the comments

Association Social Media: The CFA Institute

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. . Who do you report to? .

Behind China's Great Firewall ? A Social Media Platform Primer.

GlowGlobally

Behind China’s Great Firewall – A Social Media Platform Primer. FaceBook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube are the most recognized social media tools used in the world today. These tools have been embraced by businesses, associations, sports organizations, foundations and even the Vatican jumped on board last fall using FaceBook to promote Pope Benedict XVI’s September trip to the United Kingdom. Here is a chart with an overview: Social Networks.

Association Social Media: International Reading Association

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. . ————. Who do you report to? .

NEW! Artomatic Diaries, A Living Social Media Case Study

SocialFish

As some of you may know, a couple of weeks ago I was engaged to run social media for Artomatic , an amazing all volunteer-led nonprofit arts festival in the DC area (and newly licensed globally a la TEDx.). More than 25,000 people visited the first Artomatic during its six-week lifespan and the event was widely reviewed and discussed in the regional media.

How to Maximize Social Media at Conferences

Associations Now

In just a few years, many businesses have gone from viewing social media as a distraction to an essential tool for learning and communication. It’s a great tool for meetings, too. Here’s how meeting planners, attendees, and convention and visitor bureaus are maximizing social media at conferences. We have seen incredible traction on social media. The post How to Maximize Social Media at Conferences appeared first on Associations Now

Social Media And Events Continue To Grow: 2012 Research

Velvet Chainsaw

Marketers still place a high value on social media. 83% of marketers surveyed by Social Media Examiner indicate that social media is important to their business. 73% of event organizers surveyed by Amiando indicate that social media is important to their conferences, events and meetings. Clearly social media is a fad that’s gone rad and part of the norm. 2012 Interesting Social Media Stats For Marketing And Events.

Association Social Media: International Reading Association

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. . Who do you report to? .

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.

48 No-Brainer Tools Every Marketer Needs

Higher Logic

Tools, technology, and coffee keep us running. Since there are so many tools out there, our marketing team came together to compile a list of our favorites to share with you. OneNote is a digital notebook with nice organization tools, making it easy to cleanly jot down meeting notes or brainstorming ideas. Trello and Airtable are two good project management software tools you can use to help keep those plates in the air. Did we miss any marketing tools you rely on?

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Social Media and Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: 5 Predictions

SocialFish

It seems like there’s something new every day — and in the world of peer-to-peer fundraising, that “something new” is almost always social media-related. But we can get an idea if we look backward at the trends from the past year and the big announcements that will change the landscape of social media. Social influencers will influence peer-to-peer fundraising trends. But now, you can be your own social media analyst.

A Strategic Guide to Social Media for Nonprofits

SocialFish

Reposted from Sprout Social with permission. GET THEIR COOL STRATEGIC GUIDE TO SOCIAL MEDIA FOR NONPROFITS here. ———– Nonprofit organizations have become increasingly social over the past decade, whether they are cultivating a dedicated Facebook following or blazing a trail on new networks such as Snapchat. Define Social’s Role in Your Communications Strategy. Similarly, your social goals should be clear.

Association Social Media: Kelli Windsor, Food Marketing Institute

SocialFish

I had the great pleasure of moderating a panel of fabulous association social media managers at an Association Trends breakfast last month, where results were shared (and we opined on them) from the Association Social Media Benchmark Survey. Here’s a snippet of my conversation with just one of several great association social media folks. I oversee our digital communications strategy including social media, our blog , newsletter and website content.

Awesome Nonprofit Social Media Decks from #14NTC

SocialFish

Tips, Tools, and How-tos for Visualizing Your Data from Ann K. 50 Shades of Social Media: Navigating Policies, Laws, and Ethics from Farra Trompeter, Big Duck. NonprofitOrgs to Report Live from #14NTC. Related Posts How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization Community Management Fundamentals Get Open Community on Audible Tools for Digital Storytelling Social Media for Alumni Networks Best Practices for Nonprofit Video.

Social Media Measurement Resources for Associations

Mizz Information

A few months ago I did a presentation about social media analytics for associations. I also know that social media platforms are constantly evolving, so measuring what''s working on an ongoing basis is essential to making sure you''re getting the most out of your efforts and can adjust your tactics accordingly as something that used to work well no longer does, or as new platforms come on the scene.

Association Social Media: American Land Title Association

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. . Who do you report to? .

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. billion users—about 42 percent of the world’s population—social can engage attendees, market to new audiences, and more. Another area where planners could improve how they use social: crisis communications.

A Little Privacy, Please! Your Rights and Social Media Policies

SocialFish

Got something related to B2B, association or nonprofit social media you think would interest SocialFish readers? We’ll consider reporting it here. —————–. If social media websites really did respect your privacy, would policies be so littered with jargon that the entire document reads like fine print? One of the social media privacy (or “data use”) policies to capture the most heated attention is Facebook’s. “A

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.

Time for a Social Media Assessment?

SocialFish

Budget $3,500 for this social media assessment. Whether you are just beginning to integrate social media tools to your members, or you’ve been experimenting with social media for a while and want to evaluate your progress, this social media assessment will be worth the small investment. Clarity and collaboration –finally, you’ll get a sense for how your organizational dynamics are impacting your social media efforts.

Social Media is Changing Leadership [DATA]

SocialFish

We surveyed 505 individuals about social media and leadership, as part of ongoing research related to the concepts in our book Humanize: How People-centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World. The survey questions gathered data on their perspectives about social media implementation in organizations, particularly related to leadership and how leaders are leveraging social media for organizational results. GET THE SURVEY RESULTS REPORT HERE.

Social Media Risk Manager: What?

SocialFish

Maddie Grant of SocialFish sent me the link to Altimeter Group’s Guarding the Social Gates: The Imperative for Social Media Risk Management. Social Media Risk Management Staff? Altimeter Group “ surveyed 92 professionals from various industries and backgrounds who, in their current professional roles, said that social media risk management was their primary job function or a significant part of their professional responsibilities.”

Association/Nonprofit Social Media Jobs

SocialFish

Here are two of the latest association social media job postings I’ve heard of recently. He/she acts as a hands-on manager and consultant to help members leverage online collaboration tools in the course of their work. Social media coordinator – National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (Alexandria, VA): “Support association staff with “service center&# approach. Monitor/listen to the social media environment for relevant activity.

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. While the “ real time social media war room ” model might not be a possibility for every business, a social media support coverage schedule is pivotal. A brand’s reputation can go south extremely quickly on social media.

Hot Association Social Media Jobs This Week – January 13

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. Social Media Associate , The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) – The keystone of SGIA’s future is the development of a comprehensive anytime, anywhere, anyway, always applicable total communications platform. The Social Media Associate champions the creation and execution of communal online programs to increase SGIA’s engagement, visibility and activity.