Relationship Advice: Your Nonprofit Organization and Building Community Organization Partnerships

Waxing UnLyrical

Our culture used to have a clear line between “business only” and the “good feeling” of nonprofit organizations. Now, in our culture, we are seeing the mutually beneficial advantages of establishing and maintaining a relationship between a nonprofit organization and corporate business.

How Companies Like Bored Panda, REI, and Vox Are Growing Their Organic Reach on Social Media

Buffer Social

That means for every 100 fans of a Page, an organic post will reach, on average, only five or fewer people 1 These data are from a research by Social@Ogilvy. Is it the end of organic reach on social media? Yes, the (average) organic reach on social media has been falling over the years.

Search Engine Optimisation Benefits For Small Organizations

SocialFish

As search engine rankings increase, organic visitors come in. When you fortify brand image, people will be much more likely to buy something from a specific company. Make sure that you learn everything that you can about the professional SEO companies that you think about hiring.

Can Social Business Reshape the Organization?

SocialFish

This is a great slide deck by Rawn Shah, social business strategist at IBM, one of the most social organizations we know of – from his presentation at the Social Business Forum in Milan last week.

How to Monitor Your Organization Online

SocialFish

It’s not always pleasant to hear what your partners and competitors are saying about your organization online. Try some of the tips and services below to ensure you can keep tabs on your organization in a way that’s beneficial and not distracting, without going over budget.

Best Linkedin Company Pages

SocialFish

Lots of good tips here for amping up your company page. Best LinkedIn Company Pages 2013 from LinkedIn. ————– ( photo credit ).

Do Social Referrals Affect Organic Traffic?

Convince & Convert

Jay’s podcast got me thinking of another area where social media doesn’t get enough credit: the organic traffic that comes to a website as the result of an initial social referral. Optimize your social content to get more organic traffic. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

[MUST WATCH] The Connected Company

SocialFish

Here is a 30 minute video of Dave Gray talking about “the connected company”, a theme with which you will be very familiar from Humanize. Dave is founder of XPLANE, a visual thinking company, and a partner in the Dachis Group, a social business consultancy. A recent analysis of S&P 500 companies shows that when you triple the number of employees in an organization, its productivity drops by half. And companies are made of people, not levers and gears.

3 Easy Steps to Organize Your Content Digital Assets Like a Pro

Pam Moore

The purpose of this post is not to educate you on what content marketing is, but instead to help you organize it, prioritize it and maximize the investment you have already made in content marketing to date. What products and services does it align to within your company?

3 Easy Steps to Organize Your Content Marketing and Assets Today

Pam Moore

The purpose of this post is not to educate you on what content marketing is, but instead to help you organize it, prioritize it and maximize the investment you have already made in content marketing to date. What products and services does it align to within your company?

Innovation, Agility, and Social Organizations

SocialFish

It was earlier in the year that I made the connection between agility and social organizations. Agility is one of the big problems that can be solved when organizations become more human (the other big one is engagement). But social organizations are trying some new things.

How Small Organizations Can Put the Environment First

SocialFish

We are in the midst of an environmental revolution, and today, organizations are at the forefront, faced with the responsibility of leading by example and conducting business with the environment in mind. Choose to do business with other companies who have adopted green practices as well.

Annual Social Media Budget Planning For Companies And Bloggers

SocMed Sean

If your or your organization is actively engaging in the social media space, you need to analyze your current budget allocation and either confirm or increase that commitment to social media in your budget planning activities.

Is your Organization Capable of Unorthodox Thinking?

SocialFish

Unless you can get your organization to challenge assumptions and think outside formulaic patterns and solutions, you cannot expect different results or steer it into a different future. Think about the product development process in most associations and other bureaucratic organizations.

Does Organic or Paid Social Media Work Better for Small Businesses?

The Realtime Report

Does Organic or Paid Social Media Work Better for Small Businesses? Or does relying on authentic and organic engagement have the most impact? How your small business combine paid and organic efforts on social media depends on your budget, audience, and goals for growth.

How Social Referrals Impact Your Organic Traffic

Convince & Convert

Social Media’s Role in Organic Traffic. Jay’s podcast got me thinking of another area where social media doesn’t get enough credit: the organic traffic that comes to a website as the result of an initial social referral.

How Small Organizations Can Put the Environment First

SocialFish

We are in the midst of an environmental revolution, and today, organizations are at the forefront, faced with the responsibility of leading by example and conducting business with the environment in mind. Choose to do business with other companies who have adopted green practices as well.

How to Make Your Organization Seem More Human

SocialFish

You’d think in an era of social media, where we’re all so aware of what everyone else is doing, that it’d be simple to give your organization a human face. It encourages awareness of your organization on social media and addresses any potential disconnect.

Change Management Is the Foundation of a Social Organization

SocialFish

He writes frequently in his social media blog and just finished writing his first social business book, Smart Business, Social Business: A Playbook for Social Media in Your Organization which will be released in July 2011. The Social Organization

Command Attention by Telling Your Company’s Story

Waxing UnLyrical

Every Organization Needs a Story. Every company, every organization, every person, needs to do a better job telling their story. That goes for agencies and companies, big brands and boutiques, nonprofits and associations — even government entities. The company itself?

Why Every Organization Needs a Story Strategy

Convince & Convert

Every organization and any business of any size (including entrepreneurs!) These stories must also be shared across the organization in order to bring product, engineering, customer service, marketing and HR into alignment to better act on the company’s core purpose.

Can Social Business Reshape the Organization?

SocialFish

This is a great slide deck by Rawn Shah, social business strategist at IBM, one of the most social organizations we know of – from his presentation at the Social Business Forum in Milan last week. Can Social Business Reshape the Organization.

What 2,957 Facebook Pages Told Me About Organic Reach

agora pulse

How do you get more organic reach on Facebook? This free Facebook tool takes your fan page and measures it against other pages with similar page likes to determine how well you’re doing in terms of engagement, CTR, and yes — organic reach. Industry: Nonprofit Organization.

[MUST WATCH] The Connected Company

SocialFish

Here is a 30 minute video of Dave Gray talking about “the connected company”, a theme with which you will be very familiar from Humanize. Dave is founder of XPLANE, a visual thinking company, and a partner in the Dachis Group, a social business consultancy.

[New!!] How aligned is your organization with the Millennial generation?

SocialFish

How aligned is your organization with the Millennial generation? Sign up today and start building an organization that makes sense in the Millennial era. Take the Millennial Alignment Scan to find out!

Monitoring What Others Are Saying About Your Organization

SocialFish

Part of managing your organization’s brand is being consistently aware of what others are saying about it. You can’t engage your audience or your market base if you can’t see your organization through their eyes. However, unless you monitor your organization, you won’t be able to react.

How Small Organizations Can Put the Environment First

SocialFish

We are in the midst of an environmental revolution, and today, organizations are at the forefront, faced with the responsibility of leading by example and conducting business with the environment in mind. Choose to do business with other companies who have adopted green practices as well. By doing so, you’re strengthening their sustainable efforts while sending a strong message to companies still using outdated wasteful practices.

All you need to know about organic reach on Facebook

SocialFish

Long version: Also known as the spin: Organic Reach on Facebook: Your Questions Answered – Facebook thinks there’s too much content so they are trimming it for us. Sample laugh out loud quote: “Is organic reach dropping because Facebook is trying to make more money?

When Service Design Meets the Connected Company

SocialFish

You know how I love anything by Dave Gray , author of the Connected Company. When service design meets the connected company from Dave Gray. Leap: Dave Gray Wants to Help You Connect with His New Book, The Connected Company. MUST WATCH] The Connected Company.

Social Media at Scale: Organizing Global Social Media Teams

Dave Fleet

One of the most fundamental questions in running a social media program at scale is, “how do I organize it”? More recently, he released a more focused look at the tensions facing companies who are looking at scaling their social media. Enterprise Deployment vs Organic social growth.

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How could your organization use Instagram?

SocialFish

Even more of interest to me, General Electric (who is turning into an awesome company to watch ) has been pushing their Instagram pictures to a Tumblr blog. Does the work that your organization does lend itself to photos?

Building Social Proficiency Across the Organization [Slides]

SocialFish

Start thinking like a media company. Building Social Proficiency Across The Organization from Michael Brito. Here’s a nice, short and sweet slide deck from my friend Michael Brito, speaking at Dreamforce a few days ago (oh how I wish I was there!

Why You Need to Build Your Email List Organically

Convince & Convert

One of the most important lessons I have learned is to build organic email lists as opposed to borrowed, scraped, or purchased lists. Forgetting the importance of organic lists can harm you more than you think. Organic Lists Give You Better Delivery and Open Rates.

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Why B2B Companies Need to Get Started with Facebook Live

Convince & Convert

However, while people are increasingly familiar with live video—particularly thanks to Facebook Live—there is still hesitation from companies in adopting this strategy to grow their business. Live video is nothing new. In fact, live broadcasting has been around since the 1950s.

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4 Tips for Selling Your B2B Company on a More Innovative Social Media Presence

Social Media Today

Are you having trouble convincing your organization to adopt new social media marketing strategies? These tips might help

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Is it curiosity or apathy that drives your organization?

SocialFish

From company’s website ). The “ability to gain insight into customer needs” is cited in Forbes’ article, “The World’s 10 Most Innovative Companies, And How They Do It,” as the first of 4 factors in these companies’ success and innovation.

Why You Need a Social Media Policy in Your Organization

Mindjumpers

In a previous post called Implement a Social Media Policy: Make Your Employees Brand Ambassadors , Marina introduced what a Social Media Policy is and briefly described why it is important for your organization.

22 Simple Tips to Grow Your Email List Organically

yMarketingMatters

You must grow your list organically and you must do it by offering value, that’s it. Create a Sign-Up Form on Your Facebook Page: It’s super easy and there are a few companies that you can use to do this: Woobox , Lujure , ShortStack , WildFire.

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Companies Embrace Social Media

Mindjumpers

According to the people behind the Bees Awards, the general trends to be observed among the entries is the fact that brands and companies are embracing the use of social media in their marketing approach.

Propel Your Organization Forward Through Collaboration

The Realtime Report

Propel Your Organization Forward Through Collaboration. Any organization that is attempting to become better needs to consider the idea of tying up loose ends and reviewing current operations before moving forward.