That mobile communications devices like smart phones and tablets are the platform-of-choice for most people around the globe is a truism. Ever more business is being conducted over such devices as well, especially over tablets − and by ‘business’ we mean logistics, orders, and purchases, not just business calls. Nonprofits have appreciated the impact of […]
Mazarine Treyz writes the Wild Woman’s Fundraising blog and is the author of The Wild Woman’s Guide to Fundraising. A nonprofit fundraising consultant and trainer, she is also a social media trainer for the City of Austin, Texas.
The energies of advertisers, politicians, and fundraisers have been focussed on social media for the last five to seven years. And largely for good reason. According to ComScore.com, computer users have doubled their time on social media sites since the summer of 2007, now spending some 16% of their online time in social media. Facebook […]
The influences of social media on our language, our reading and writing habits, and our communications expectations have been phenomenal. Our blog has tried to help our readers traverse the SM landscape. And today we turn to a peer, Chad Norman, Internet marketing manager for Blackbaud, who has a wonderful presentation and how-to concerning setting […]
Image via CrunchBase After yesterday’s announcement about the National Aphasia Association’s evening gala with Second Stage Theater in New York, we return to our week’s topic of social media and outreach. Streaming video (Think: YouTube or Vimeo) has really come-of-age in the last few years, and many not-for-profit organizations take advantage of it. We have […]
Just before Apple‘s iPad first launched in early April, the MKCREATIVE blog presented a two-part discussion of how the device specifically and the advent of a truly functioning tablet market/community generally should be taken seriously by the nonprofit community. The iPad’s convenience as a communications tool, we argued, meant that nonprofits and mission-based companies could, […]