Social Media

Social media is a tough and competitive environment, but if your constituents are there, you want to be there too.

Are you stuck “doing” your organization’s social media?

By |October 2nd, 2015|

Social media, like any communications channel, can quickly shift from being a means to being an end. We can start to take on an attitude that a particular form of media is a task for us to conquer, versus using it […]

Why I started using Cyfe as my regular analytics dashboard

By |September 18th, 2015|

If you’re quite busy changing the world, it’s tempting to look at data about the effectiveness of your communications “later.” Next week, next month… then you realize you have no idea how people are using your website, or how they’re getting […]

You, your pictures and a helpful monkey

By |January 3rd, 2014|

Not all photos are ready to be posted straight from a camera to your organization’s website or social media account. They might be the wrong proportion or have too much detail. Taking three minutes with some image editing software can […]

Ten useful and/or fun social media for nonprofit links

By |November 5th, 2013|

There are so many websites about social media — and not all of them are useful if what you’re looking for is social media for nonprofits or social justice work. Here are ten sites to start with:
Three websites to get […]

10 things to ask your WordPress developer for

By |March 22nd, 2013|

I was just on the phone with a developer and we were lamenting “who could’ve guessed five years ago how great WordPress would be for nonprofit websites now?” It’s reliable, flexible and yet easy to learn and use —  even […]

My Bookshelf: The Zen of Social Media Marketing

By |March 8th, 2013|

I get so many questions from clients on social media that are a mix of the “how” to do things with “why should I? Will this really be worth it?”  The Zen of Social Media Marketing by Shama Kabani has […]

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