Archive: Strategy

One Fundamental Thing Nonprofits Need To Know About Social Media

One of my favorite nonprofit technology evangelists is Amy Sample Ward, the innovative and creative CEO of the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN). Association Mavens has an insightful interview with Amy, and her perspective about social media, nonprofits and the future of nonprofit technology. The most important point Amy makes is ...

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What #SaveMarketBasket Can Teach Nonprofits About Social Media & Inspiring Passion

Born and raised north of Boston, MA, I am acutely familiar with the regional discount grocery store chain Market Basket. It’s where everyone I know shops for their food. Until recently. Market Basket has about 25,000 employees (non-unionized) and 71 locations in 3 New England states. I won’t go into ...

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Are You Totally Missing the Point of Social Media?

I know a lot of nonprofit professionals and marketing professionals. They have two things in common. Both groups want to know the most surefire and fastest way to grow their fans and followers on social media channels. (I mean, who doesn’t?) I think they are missing the point. To illustrate: ...

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My Big Fat Problem With Social Media Measurement

Don’t get me wrong. I think it’s fantastic when nonprofits want to measure their social media efforts. In fact, it’s vital – consistent measurement is something I strongly recommend (a.k.a. require) of all my clients. Without measurement and analysis: How will you know what to improve upon? If you don’t ...

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10 Ways to Build Loyalty Among Your Online Community Members

It seems to me that nonprofit social media campaigns are still focused on the numbers game – collecting the most Likes on Facebook, the most Twitter and Pinterest followers and the most views on YouTube. Building up sheer numbers of Likes and views, without motivating people to take action, is ...

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Julia’s Nonprofit Social Media Checklist

I’m speaking at the Essex County Community Foundation’s Institute for Trustees on March 22, and the topic is “Online Marketing & Social Media: What a Board Member Needs to Know”. If you’ve seen me speak, you know I cram in a ton of information into my sessions, and this one ...

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Multichannel Marketing for the Small Nonprofit {PRESENTATION}

I was fortunate this morning to give a workshop with the Foundation for MetroWest on “Multichannel Marketing for the Small Nonprofit“. There were many requests for the slides, so here they are! Please do not hesitate to contact me with questions. Multichannel Marketing for the Small Nonprofit from Julia Campbell @JuliaCSocial ...

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