The C-Suite's Role in Social Media

Higher Logic

Social media has undoubtedly gained an increasing role in the business community. For any organization, the importance of social media is right up there with any other marketing strategy. If your organization is on social media, you should be too.

Social Media for Associations 101

Association Management

Before your association starts a social media account on every existing medium, you need to know what you’re trying to accomplish. Simply having a social media account won’t add value to your association, and if not done correctly, social media can actually inhibit progress.

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I Miss Social Media

Jamie Notter

So in that vein, I want to lament about something I miss about the old days: social media. It’s funny to think of social media as a component of the “old days,” but honestly that’s what it feels like to me today. Social Media

The Secret Sauce to Social Media Success


There are ample social media best practices out there. Engage with other accounts, just as you’d like people to engage with yours (Social media is a two-way street). For example…. Respond to any and all comments. Never delete a comment (unless it’s clearly spam).

How to Drive Traffic to Your Community Using Social Media

Higher Logic

Get the best part of your community in front of members on their favorite social media channels, and bring them back to your online community with valuable, relevant content. Aim for a “discussion of the week” to promote on social media and your members will start to watch for it!

What Are You Providing Your Members Through Social Media?

Moery Company

I’ve talked a good deal about social media and how these platforms better enable you to communicate with members and prospects. Conference photos on social are fantastic but take it to the next level. The post What Are You Providing Your Members Through Social Media?

The 10 Best Social Media Tools for Nonprofits That Save Time and Money (2018 Update)

Wild Apricot

Here are the 10 best social media tools for nonprofits to save time (and money) scheduling, managing, and optimizing their social networks. social media

Association Social Media Jobs


We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , digital and technology. No Feeds Found. TIME IS RUNNING OUT! We have a special 20% discount for employers for a very limited time: Please use SOCIALFISHVIP at checkout. The SocialFish job board is live!

6 tactics to boost your social media reach among members.

YourMembership Blog

How many times have you scrolled through your social media feeds today? Here’s an astonishing statistic to give insight on how much time you might be spending on them every day: The average person will spend more than five years of his or her life using social media. Considering how much time you might be spending on your mobile device checking your social media, it’s worth incorporating social.

Passing The Social Media Baton

Wild Apricot

Do you have a process in place to manage transitions of staff or volunteers responsible for your social media? social media

Social Media Has Changed the Advocacy Landscape Forever

Association Adviser

Associations should be aware that as social media platforms evolve, they'll need to continuously evaluate their social media advocacy plans to ensure maximum reach and meaningful engagement.

5 Examples Of Nonprofit Social Media Strategies (And What You Can Learn From Them)

Wild Apricot

Trying to develop a social media strategy for your nonprofit? Here are 5 great examples that you can use to get inspired

Burn your social media strategy


I recently came across an amazing post that I urge everyone to read about the current state of social media. Burn It Down, Start From Scratch And Build a Social Media Strategy That Works. DOING SOCIAL MEDIA RIGHT.

Five Social Media Marketing Trends for 2017

Higher Logic

In social media marketing, whenever a door closes, another one has opened. The quicker your association adapts, the better you will be at using social media to your advantage. Most social media content is permanent once it has been posted.

Social Media Stress is Real


Today, APA released the second part of their annual Stress in America™ report , which focuses on something that’s super real for me and, according to the report, 86% of US adults: social media stress. Debunking the Hype From the Trenches Risk and Social Media

How to Use Social Media to Humanize Your Brand in 2019

Higher Logic

My guess would be little to none, but you’ll still run into it, whether it’s in your inbox or your social feeds. Let’s talk about how leveraging social media to humanize your brand can help you foster more engaging connections with your audience.

The Top 5 Social Media Fails You’re Still Committing (and how to #win instead!)

Wild Apricot

Stop committing these social media fails and learn how to boost your followers and engagement from the pros. social media

October Social Media Post Ideas for Associations


Coming up with ideas for social media posts can be stressful and time-consuming. The social media success formula indicates that only 10% of posts should be about your organization. your association’s social media posts ». Social Media Member Engagement

How taking members “behind-the-scenes” can benefit your association’s social media presence


Many associations think their social media presence needs to focus solely on looking professional, so they lean toward an all-business… The post How taking members “behind-the-scenes” can benefit your association’s social media presence appeared first on MultiView.

Association Social Media: ASAE


——————— Let’s welcome Lauren Precker, Social Media Manager for ASAE to the SocialFish stage! 2) Describe your social/digital “ecosystem” – what social media sites do you (or the org as a whole) manage?

A Simple Approach to Social Media Policy


If your organization is using social media or just starting to get serious about its management of social media, you should spend some time developing a social media policy as part of your. Procedure for setting up an official social media account.

Social Media for Nonprofits: 4 Questions to Answer Before You Start Posting

Wild Apricot

Many nonprofits find that they spend hours writing social media posts in the hopes of attracting new members, but only get just a handful of responses. We have the secret ingredient to social media success — and it might surprise you. social media nonprofit

Make the Most of Your Social Media

Associations Now

From using video on your website to Snapchat at your meetings, some associations are trying new ways of integrating social media into their communications and marketing. Videos do well on social,” Waldman said. This year, the Big Dig ramped up its use of social media.

3 Ways to (Better) Showcase Members in Social Media

YourMembership Blog

Social media gurus tell member organizations again and again – don’t make it about you, make it about them. Turning over your social media platform to them is like a nice introduction from a mic. They can finally be heard over the noise of the social sphere.

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

Book Review: Social Media ROI

Jamie Notter

Social Media ROI: Managing and Measuring Social Media Efforts in Your Organization. Understanding the calculations of ROI must be preceded by a better understanding of how social media fits into the overall business. Books and Reading Social Media

What If Don Draper Ran Social Media for Your Association?

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. What If Don Draper Ran Social Media for Your Association? March 27th, 2012 | Posted in Social Media and Business Trends. That’s how social media feels a lot of the time. ” What would Don say social media is based on?

Can Social Media Get Me a Job?

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

Is it important to have a professional profile to be on social media? Better yet, can social media get you the job you want most? Some are adequately frightened enough to avoid most social media all together.

January Social Media Post Ideas for Associations


January is the perfect time to hit the ground running with new association social media tactics. The post January Social Media Post Ideas for Associations appeared first on GrowthZone. Social Media Member Engagement

3 Social Media Take-Aways From #pcmapower

Velvet Chainsaw

The PCMA Power chapter hosted industry veterans and Hospitality majors from Kent State University last week in social media roundtable discussions. The mix of ages and experiences brought interesting insight to the role social media can play in attendee acquisition and engagement.

How Associations Can Leverage Social Media - Moery Company

Moery Company

One area we have been doubling down on in the past couple of years has been the use of social media. By doing all of these things, it has enormously increased our social media footprint. – Use social media to promote membership, events, and sponsorships.

September Social Media Ideas for Associations


Holiday observances are a great way to keep your association’s social media feeds active. 30 More Ideas for Your Association’s Social Media Posts ». How to Use Social Media to Promote Your Association’s Events ». Social Media Member Engagement Growth

December Social Media Post Ideas for Associations


December is an ideal time for associations to post regularly on social media. Social feeds will be crowded with consumer-targeted advertising, so member-based organizations have the opportunity to stand out with useful and meaningful content. Social Media Member Engagement

Nonprofit Social Media Policy Workbook

Wild Apricot

If you need to develop a social media policy, here's an overview of a great workbook and social media policy template from Idealware. social media

Who Should "Own" Social Media at Your Association or Chamber?


By now, you know your organization needs to be active on social media, but there’s a problem: You don’t have anyone on staff to actually manage it. Here are a few recommendations: social media for associations Small Staff Chatter

Healthy Social Media Use While Practicing Social Distancing

Associations Now

While government calls for social distancing have led some people to think they should use social media more, using these tools the wrong way can increase loneliness. A communications expert offers tips on using social media to improve connections.

Social Media Crisis Management for B2B


This remains true in the world of social media. A social media risk strategy should be created and in place well before your company experiences any sort of crisis that may affect its relationships with its industry partners and contracts. Develop a Social Media Presence.

3 Ways to (Better) Showcase Members in Social Media

YourMembership Blog

Turning over your social media platform to them is like a nice introduction from a mic. The post 3 Ways to (Better) Showcase Members in Social Media appeared first on

How to Manage Social Media with Hootsuite and Buffer

Reid All About it

Social media is a great way to connect with others, find and share resources, and build a community. At a recent AENC Technology Roundtable , I told my fellow attendees about two time-saving social media tools I couldn’t live without: Hootsuite and Buffer.

Association Social Media: ASCD


Meet Tina Byland, ASCD’s Social Media Specialist! My role as social media specialist sits on the communications team here at ASCD. Describe your social/digital “ecosystem” – what social media sites do you (or the org as a whole) manage?