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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. [...]

28 06, 2016

5 Tips on How to Get Ahead of the Rest Using Facebook Live

By |June 28th, 2016|blog, development, news|Comments Off on 5 Tips on How to Get Ahead of the Rest Using Facebook Live

Facebook has changed everything, again, for schools and nonprofits looking to dominate on social media. I’m sure you’ve noticed by now people live streaming anything on your Facebook newsfeed. Have you seen them? Your friends doing a live stream at the beach? Your local business talking to you about safety tips for the summer as [...]

19 05, 2016

What Schools and Nonprofits Should Know About Facebook and Messenger

By |May 19th, 2016|blog, branding, news|Comments Off on What Schools and Nonprofits Should Know About Facebook and Messenger

Every time I check the number of users on Facebook, it increases. The last time I saw it, it was around 1.2 billion active monthly users. As of this article, it’s now over 1.3 billion. Let’s face it. Facebook is the king of social media. Sure it’s mature as far as social media goes, and [...]

28 04, 2016

Some Basics for Nonprofits to Understand About Social Media

By |April 28th, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on Some Basics for Nonprofits to Understand About Social Media

We all know that technology and social media are changing at warp speed. For example, Facebook is now introducing bots (artificial intelligence, also known as AI) to help you make online travel bookings or dinner reservations. Not a month is passing now without there being significant advances by one company or another in the news. [...]

7 04, 2016

Get Your Marketing Up To Speed So You Can Compete

By |April 7th, 2016|blog, leadership|Comments Off on Get Your Marketing Up To Speed So You Can Compete

I’ve been writing a lot about the massive changes happening in philanthropy. Competition is no longer a dirty word for nonprofits. Frankly, it should never have been. If you’re paying attention, nonprofits are going to be experiencing even more massive changes. Here are some of the reasons why, but they by no means encompass everything [...]

17 03, 2016

My Answer To Social Media Trolls And Why I Will Always Double Down

By |March 17th, 2016|blog, branding, news|Comments Off on My Answer To Social Media Trolls And Why I Will Always Double Down

  “Calling all Facebook trolls! Hey - I'm maxed out on friends! If you are just being nosy, critical or just a troll stalking me - please Unfriend me! There are 33 people waiting to connect. All trolls follow me after Unfriending or switch to my fan page…” – Wayne Elsey That was a message [...]

25 02, 2016

Facebook’s New Nonprofit Website Should Be A Stop For You

By |February 25th, 2016|blog, development, news|Comments Off on Facebook’s New Nonprofit Website Should Be A Stop For You

This month, Facebook launched its new website for nonprofits. If you haven’t seen it yet, click here. Granted, Facebook should have done this years ago, but better late than never. It has received mixed reviews, but I think it’s worth your time to check out. There are approximately 1.5 million nonprofits in the United States [...]

19 01, 2016

How To Do Social Good With A Photo

By |January 19th, 2016|blog, development, news|Comments Off on How To Do Social Good With A Photo

We live in a digital and visual world. If you’re a donor, volunteer, activist or supporter for social good, you may be interested in something that I recently came across. Johnson & Johnson has created an app called “Donate a Photo.” You can click here to see what it’s about. Johnson & Johnson is taking [...]