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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 [...]

15 12, 2015

Looking to do Some Social Good for the Holidays?

By |December 15th, 2015|blog, development, news|Comments Off on Looking to do Some Social Good for the Holidays?

On #GivingTuesday, I listed five organizations you can support. If you want to see that list, click here. We’re still in the holiday season! There are countless organizations out there that can use some of your assistance. There’s still time to give someone a gift to a social enterprise or nonprofit in their name. I’m [...]

8 12, 2015

How to Amplify Your Brand’s Message to Your Supporters and Beyond

By |December 8th, 2015|blog, branding, news|Comments Off on How to Amplify Your Brand’s Message to Your Supporters and Beyond

You want your social enterprise, small business or nonprofit to succeed. One of the key ingredients to have that happen is marketing. We live in exciting times because of social media. Social media allows any brand to amplify their brand and messaging to countless others. Remember when you were a kid and you took two [...]

27 10, 2015

How to Get Your Company Involved In #GivingTuesday And Raise Your Brand Awareness

By |October 27th, 2015|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on How to Get Your Company Involved In #GivingTuesday And Raise Your Brand Awareness

Business and corporate social responsibility (CSR) are no longer catch phrases. Smart businesses are aligning their planning with CSR goals. The reasons are simple: The majority of consumers increasingly seek to be customers of companies that are socially responsible. Social media has been a game-changer. Companies’ reputations can rise and fall with social media and [...]