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3 11, 2016

Anyone Can Be a Philanthropist on #GivingTuesday

By |November 3rd, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on Anyone Can Be a Philanthropist on #GivingTuesday

The biggest global fundraising day of the year is fast approaching. #GivingTuesday is the dedicated fundraising day for the world. There are a number of ways that practically anyone can get involved making a difference. The core driver for this day is social media. On #GivingTuesday, everyone is encouraged to demonstrate via social media how [...]

25 10, 2016

Smart Tips to Help You Master Facebook

By |October 25th, 2016|blog, leadership, news|Comments Off on Smart Tips to Help You Master Facebook

For the time being Facebook is the 1000-pound gorilla in social media. There are 7.1 billion in the world and over 1.7 billion people are on Facebook. By far, Facebook has the largest market share of any social media platform. Although Mark Zuckerberg describes his company as a tech company, many are now arguing it’s [...]

6 10, 2016

Use Social Media to Advance Your Career

By |October 6th, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on Use Social Media to Advance Your Career

The job market has changed, and social media has become a part of it. I will say that Millennials are at an advantage because they grew up using social media. Other generations may not be so warm to the idea about social media and careers. As many more people move into the “gig economy,” it’s [...]

29 09, 2016

The 10 Best Digital Free Marketing Tools You’re Not Using

By |September 29th, 2016|blog, branding, personal|Comments Off on The 10 Best Digital Free Marketing Tools You’re Not Using

Nonprofits or start-up social enterprises need all the resources they can use to get ahead and stay competitive. Although “free” is not always a good thing, in the digital world, it certainly can be. Did you realize there are a lot of awesome tools you can use to help you automate and manage the digital [...]

27 09, 2016

7 Must-Knows About Social Media Fundraising

By |September 27th, 2016|blog, development, news|Comments Off on 7 Must-Knows About Social Media Fundraising

I speak to nonprofits every week. I have to admit, some executive directors and fundraisers love social media and others hate it. Love it or hate it, social media is here to stay so you better get used to it. And, more importantly, you should try to work it into your overall planning. I’ve had [...]

15 09, 2016

3 Ways Nonprofits Can Stop Wasting Time on Social Media

By |September 15th, 2016|blog, leadership, news|Comments Off on 3 Ways Nonprofits Can Stop Wasting Time on Social Media

Social media is important, but many nonprofits are not using tools effectively. That means they’re not having the results they should be seeing. Facebook for nonprofits can be a boon for organizations, but charities have to understand the opportunities, as well as limitations. Facebook is Still King, But… Facebooks is by far the leading social media [...]

13 09, 2016

Answers to Your Nonprofit Social Media Questions

By |September 13th, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on Answers to Your Nonprofit Social Media Questions

By far, one of the biggest topics is related to social media. Social media has become an essential aspect of marketing for nonprofits and businesses alike. And, with the rapid pace of change happening because of technology, there’s always something new to learn. What would you say are the key social media platforms nonprofits should [...]

16 08, 2016

3 Strategies to Convert Donor Passion to Action in Social Media

By |August 16th, 2016|blog, leadership, personal|Comments Off on 3 Strategies to Convert Donor Passion to Action in Social Media

Don’t take your donors for granted! A lot of nonprofits get donations from their donors only to say thanks and then not think about them again until next year. That’s always been a mistake and it’s an even bigger mistake now. Why? Because there’s so much more at stake. In the old days, your donor’s [...]

21 07, 2016

Stop Hiding Behind Your Phone Texts and Social Media Posts

By |July 21st, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on Stop Hiding Behind Your Phone Texts and Social Media Posts

What’s wrong with people these days? It seems like many people are hiding behind their phones. They send texts and post passive aggressive diatribes on social media. When did social media and text messages become the only form of communication? Here’s the deal, texts and social media posts or tweets are fine. There’s a purpose [...]

30 06, 2016

Social Media Begins with the CEO

By |June 30th, 2016|blog, leadership, personal|Comments Off on Social Media Begins with the CEO

Social media is not something you can simply hand off to the young gun looking to blow past everyone. Social networking is not something that can rise to its full potential unless it’s integrated fully into a nonprofit, business or social enterprise. Not too long ago, we hired an amazing young man named, Joe Coad. [...]