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How to use storytelling to fundraise online

As the Internet continues to grow, it is becoming harder and harder for nonprofits, and especially associations, to fundraise online. The number of scam fundraisers on the Internet that aim to steal people’s money has grown tremendously, making it more difficult for those with a good cause to preserve credibility unless they’re already established as […]

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A Little Privacy, Please! Your Rights and Social Media Policies

This post is reprinted by permission from Console and Hollawell Attorneys and originally appeared on their blog here. Thank you for the submission! Got something related to B2B, association or nonprofit social media you think would interest SocialFish readers? Send it our way! We’ll consider reporting it here. —————– Your privacy is important to us. How many times […]

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Strategic Framing of the Red “Equality” Square

This awesome post is by Joe Brewer of Cognitive Policy Works. I thought it was so good I asked to repost it in its entirety for you. The post originally appeared here. Thank you, Joe.    —————— This week the Supreme Court is considering a case about the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and legal protections […]

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BREAKING: Google is shutting down Google Reader on July 1

From the Official Google Blog: We launched Google Reader in 2005 in an effort to make it easy for people to discover and keep tabs on their favorite websites. While the product has a loyal following, over the years usage has declined. So, on July 1, 2013, we will retire Google Reader. Users and developers interested […]

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New Year, New Trends Roundup For Ya!

It’s that time of year where everyone is talking about trends. Here is a roundup for you of those I consider to be most interesting, most accurate, or most data-driven – and read down to the bottom, where I list my five trends for the association industry. Starting with the data, here’s Mary Meeker’s State […]

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FB Graph Search – Implications for Brand Pages

Timely slide deck from my friend David Jones at Blast Radius. “On January 15, 2013 Facebook launched Graph Search, an enhanced search functionality aimed at Facebook users. With very little said about the impact of this feature on Brand Pages, this POV outlines the new feature and the things Brand Page admins should be taking into […]

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Is your strategic plan on a page?

This is a guest post by Tom Hood, the awesome and social CEO of the Maryland Association of CPAs.  We love this great example of Humanize thinking in action.  Thanks Tom for sharing your thoughts on strategic thinking with us! ——————– Getting everyone on the same page. Touchstone – a stone used to identify precious metals, a […]

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Association CEOs on social media

Just wanted to say thank you to Deirdre Reid, a great friend and colleague and occasional writer for SocialFish, who, inspired by our posts about CEOs on Twitter, has started her own series over on the Avectra blog showcasing CEO’s using social media. These are so awesome, I’m reposting the first few here – check ‘em […]

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Social CRM Fuels Engagement and Growth [Infographic]

INDUSTRY INSIDER | USEFUL DATA

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What freedom in a humanized culture looks like [case study]

Jamie posted about this last week, and I think we’re both just at the beginning of a whole series of possible posts about the human attributes we see in this Netflix slide deck about their corporate culture. In his post, Jamie talked specifically about part 1 of the deck, how they handle company values – as […]

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