February 18, 2015

Seven FAQ’s on Social PR Strategy

by Guest

When I teach workshops, there are certain stumbling blocks to smart social PR strategy that come up frequently. As the workshop facilitator, it’s my job to help participants understand how to overcome these challenges or, at the very least, find a way to deal with them that’s not quite as painful. Here are the seven most frequently asked questions in … Continue reading

Category: Facebook, LinkedIn, Nonprofits, Pinterest, PR
March 3, 2014

How to entice your board into the social media waters

by Caroline Avakian

Find inducements & show them the payoff This is the second part of a two-part series on making the case for your social media plan and initiatives. Also see: • Getting your board on board with social media Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, social media managers. Getting your board engaged and on board with social media can … Continue reading

June 12, 2012

4 reasons why cross-posting is a bad idea

by John Haydon

We live in an age and place where technology allows us to increasingly automate countless daily tasks. But just because we can automate something, doesn’t mean it’s a good idea to do so. Especially if those tasks require tact. For example, scheduling an update on Facebook to go live at an optimal time doesn’t require tact. But what that update says does. … Continue reading

May 31, 2012

Exploring how to strengthen tools to engage citizens

by JD Lasica

By BC Gov Photos on Flickr Gathering at MIT seeks to inspire & enable community action It’s been a crazy month of travel, with my giving talks at the Women’s funding Network Summit and the California State PTA convention in LA, a Google conference on Internet freedom in D.C., and now I’m in Boston for the next two days participating … Continue reading

May 24, 2012

7 ways to create a fiercely loyal nonprofit community

by Guest

Photo by laubarnes on Flickr Guest post by Sarah Robinson Fierce Loyalty The strategies and approaches for community building are changing. And gaining fierce loyalty from your community is becoming increasingly difficult. There is just so much out there competing for the attention and heart of your members that doing things the same way you’ve always done them will no … Continue reading

Category: LinkedIn, Nonprofits, Social media
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May 23, 2012

10 top tools for cause campaigns

by JD Lasica

A visualization from Bigthink.com. Target audience: Cause organizations, NGOs, nonprofits, foundations, social enterprises, political reformers, educators, journalists, general public. Over the past three years, as regular readers know, Socialbrite has put together dozens of guides and compilations of resources and tools for social change advocates. See the bottom of this article for a few, and our Sharing Center is all … Continue reading