What If Don Draper Ran Social Media for Your Association?

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. Technology. Management Team. 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.

Five Social Media Marketing Trends for 2017

Higher Logic

In social media marketing, whenever a door closes, another one has opened. Changes in technology constantly give marketers new opportunities while making old options obsolete. The quicker your association adapts, the better you will be at using social media to your advantage.

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Handling Social Media Strife & Other Unpleasantries

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. Technology. Management Team. 3 Simple Steps to Extinguishing a Social Media Firestorm. May 17th, 2012 | Posted in Social Media and Business Trends. Don't be aggressive in your approach to social media attacks.

Association Social Media: ASAE

SocialFish

——————— 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?

Win with Social Media at ACCE2012

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. Technology. Management Team. Win with Social Media at ACCE2012. Check out the following video for details: Social Media Contest at ACCE . Social Media and Business Trends. Corporate + Social. Tags: ACCE Convention , chambers , social media , video. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations. Chambers + EDCs. Education + Alumni.

Managing Social Media Campaigns

SocialFish

Social media marketing has become the third most popular form marketing as of 2013. Needless to say, it will only gain more popularity as social media marketing campaigns are far less expensive to create and maintain than traditional advertising campaigns.

Stop Wasting Time with Social Media

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. Technology. Management Team. Put an End to Your Social Media Efforts. September 18th, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Give up on social. Then you haven’t really tried social. Social Media and Business Trends. Corporate + Social. Membership Software Association Management Software. Solutions. Associations. Nonprofits + Foundations.

A YP-Friendly Social Media Strategy

Associations Now

Young professionals can serve your association well in that these digital natives will help you keep up on the social media front. And by having a solid social media strategy, your association will also appeal to young professional member prospects.

Advice for Implementing Social Media from Star Wars

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. Technology. Management Team. Advice for Implementing Social Media from Star Wars. February 14th, 2012 | Posted in Social Media and Business Trends. Social Media and Business Trends. Corporate + Social.

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? If so, the Manager, Communications/Social Media position might be a perfect fit for you.&#.

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.

Five Tips for a Stellar Social Media Contest

Association Adviser

When it comes to social media interaction, gamifaction is the new norm. Promote your contest on third party media. While your target audience will most likely be fans of your social media, don’t rely on these platforms to reach your entire potential audience.

Nonprofits Are Adding Bots to their Social Media Teams

Beth Kanter

person social media team could not keep up with requests for aid during Hurricane Harvey two years ago. Chatbots or “conversational artificial intelligence,” are one way that nonprofits are embracing the next wave of emerging technology, artificial intelligence.

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.

Attending ASAE Next Week? Don't Miss Our Social Media Contest!

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. Technology. Management Team. Don’t Miss Our Social Media Contest! August 6th, 2012 | Posted in Social Media and Business Trends , YourMembership.com News. Social Media and Business Trends. Corporate + Social.

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. ————–.

Association Social Media: National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

SocialFish

In today’s interview, we’re talking to Chad Davis, Senior Director, Digital Media, at NAHB. I’m in the Information Technology department and report to the VP of IT. NAHB has a pretty broad social media portfolio.

How Your Association Can Succeed in Social Media

Association Management

Done well, using social media makes all your other objectives easier. Social media offers a wealth of marketing opportunities , but they aren’t all relevant to your group. Most organizations already know which social channels their audiences prefer. Social Media

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.

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. Social Media in China – an opportunity for associations. GrowGlobally.org.

Social Media Roundup: Build a Creative Team That Works

Associations Now

A mixture of creative personalities might seem like a challenge to manage, but with the right tactics you can build a collaborative team that plays well together. Also: Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags could make your event more social.

Our Vision of the Future of Membership Software Technology

YourMembership Blog

When it comes to technology, understanding and investing in the right areas is critical to an organization’s health and future success. The post Our Vision of the Future of Membership Software Technology appeared first on YourMembership. There is no question that change is inevitable.

Making friends…not just a sale

Aaron Wolowiec

Well, some of you may still be doing those…but technology has revolutionized the meetings industry – on both sides. According to a new Social Tables report , technological advances and social media have changed the way hotel sales teams network with meeting planners.

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. Charas says that, beyond optimizing the makeup of the board itself, team coaching may help. The post Social Media Roundup: Ensure Positive Board Dynamics appeared first on Associations No

Advice from the front line: Social technology, engagement and events

Aaron Wolowiec

I was recently asked by Maddie Grant of SocialFish to answer a handful of questions about social learning. What advice do you have for someone trying to incorporate social technology and engagement into: - the formal online learning programs they manage? For a face-to-face program, it’s important to complement and enhance the learning with social technology while not allowing the technology to detract from the overall goals and objectives of the event in any way.

Thanks For Playing: Always the Last to Know: Archive Team

Thanks For Playing

Always the Last to Know: Archive Team. Archive Team to the rescue. To quote from their website: Formed in 2009, the Archive Team (not to be confused with the archive.org Archive-It Team) is a rogue archivist collective dedicated to saving copies of rapidly dying or deleted websites for the sake of history and digital heritage. To find out more about what they do - and why its so important - check out this recent piece in MITs Technology Review.

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Destinations: Create a Social Media Strategy Just for Meeting Planners

Associations Now

A new whitepaper looks at how destinations and CVBs can benefit from expanding their social media efforts beyond the traditional leisure travel market and into the meetings and convention space. One way to do this is to include a social media feed on your website. .

Hot Association and Nonprofit Social Media Jobs This Week – April 5

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. Under new leadership and a growing team, we have been thriving, increasing our membership by more than 240 percent over the last four years.

Alumni Associations Use Social Media to Reinvent Donation Drives

Associations Now

In both the United States and Europe, college alumni associations are using their social channels to help boost engagement with—and donations from—former students. stalwart, a victory it trumpeted on its social channels (obviously).

Association Social Media: Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC)

SocialFish

2) Describe your social/digital “ecosystem” – what social media sites do you (or the org as a whole) manage? are you part of a team that meets on a regular basis)? 6) Have you done any social media campaigns?

Gamification: Before You Implement the Technology.

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. Technology. Management Team. April 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Member Engagement + Retention , Social Media and Business Trends. Gamifiying your organization is not about technology. Social Media and Business Trends.

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. If you do get your team on board, there’s a version for businesses for a nominal cost.).

Fun and games for associations

Aaron Wolowiec

Its gamification genius has taken social media by storm. According to Clickipedia , “Gamification is used by brands to motivate employees, create healthy competition among teams, generate buzz or social proof and encourage customer loyalty, among other benefits.

The Anatomy of an Effective Customer Community Team

Higher Logic

The list goes on, which is why customer communities function best with diverse teams that bring together experts from different departments. Putting together this kind of team isn’t easy. Creating written, video, and social media content. Leadership Team.

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How to Tame Technology

Association Adviser

” But, according to the association technology experts we consulted, if you don’t get some more features soon, you ain’t going to have more members. Technology is no longer a siloed department. Common association technology mistakes. Technology success stories.

Social Media Roundup: At the Center of a Storm

Associations Now

Also: Are virtual teams better than office mates? Large-scale protests organized and fueled by social media have helped shape politics in countries such as Egypt and Ukraine. In today’s Social Media Roundup, read about one group that’s rising to it.

New Year, New Technology?

YourMembership Blog

Corporate + Social. Technology. Management Team. New Year, New Technology? January 5th, 2012 | Posted in Social Media and Business Trends. It’s an excellent time to reevaluate the technology you’re using. The goal behind technology, as I’ve written in past posts, is to simplify your daily tasks. January is technology month here at the YourMembership.com blog. (Of One Comment to “New Year, New Technology?”

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.

Association Social Media: National Business Officers Association (NBOA)

SocialFish

——————— In today’s interview, we’re talking to Melissa Zinder, Manager, Social Media & Online Initiatives at the National Business Officers Association! are you part of a team that meets on a regular basis)?

Social Media Roundup: Could Crowdfunding Work for Events?

Associations Now

More in today’s Social Media Roundup: Paid for by the Crowd. It’s possible, event technology pro Cathy Key writes on the Event Manager Blog , but watch out for pitfalls. The post Social Media Roundup: Could Crowdfunding Work for Events?