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What You Need to Know About Facebook’s News Feed Changes

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Facebook page admins take note: just when you thought you’d figured out Facebook’s EdgeRank algorithm, they’ve changed the game and the way News Feed works. Here’s what you need to know about the News Feed changes: Story Bumping.

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Introducing an Awesome New Podcast About Workplace Culture

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NTEN grew out of the community that birthed it and community feeds and is integral to the maintenance, protection and evolution of their culture.

6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”

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After all, Twitter is a live updating feed that is shifting too frequently for everyone to see it. I know you can automate this part to send an email blast every time there is a new entry in your blog RSS feed. You have invested in that content. Your awesome team was involved.

8 Tips for Social Video Storytelling

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If you’re planning to use Facebook’s new video tool, you’ll want a silent hook—meaning, a striking image, sequence of images or words that really grab people, since videos play in the Facebook feed without sound until someone clicks.

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How You Can Use Twitter As a Visual Marketing Platform

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Allowing gifs to play in feed, Twitter Video, full sized images that take up less space and still allow you to type in characters… these are improvements we can all appreciate. Look at how images display in your Twitter feed.

How to Use Snapchat for Lobbying and Public Affairs

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The story feed is a great place to post a series of snaps related to a particular event as they only visible for 24 hours. This post by Mike Panetta originally appeared on the Beekeeper Group blog here and is reposted here with permission.

The Importance of Testimonials and Social Media

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Your existing audience will be able to see these new testimonials in their feeds, and if they aren’t customers already, they might become more interested after reading the reviews. Buyers in today’s age are more educated than ever, conducting vast amounts of research before making a purchase.

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Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 23

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Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital.

Industry Buzz: 4 reasons why rasa.io is the up and coming community platform

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s content source tool leverages the power of the entire internet to bring content that is relevant to your members straight to them in one integrated feed. Users can grow alongside their customized feed.

How You Can Use Promotional Products to Boost Your Social Media Campaign

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Offer Facebook and Twitter users a simple giveaway for liking your page or following your feed when they provide you with their email and mailing address. It’s no mystery why more and more businesses are turning to social media to help bolster their marketing campaigns.

8 Tools to Curate Content for Social Media

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Feedly: With the help of Feedly, you can manage all your RSS feeds in one place. Feedly is basically an RSS aggregator. Tell feedly to curate content from your favorite publications, blogs, Youtube channels, alerts, podcasts etc.

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits

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Using content curation and scheduling tools like DrumUp and Feedly is a smart solution to this problem. Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms.

Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management

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For $50 a month you can manage 25 different accounts along with 15 RSS feeds. Social media helps you boost traffic to your website (and your physical office!), increase exposure, build awareness, drive engagement and create a community around your cause. But only when it’s done right.

Four tools to revamp your marketing efficiency on Twitter

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The search results are sorted into feeds across your Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts. Additionally, you can integrate RSS feeds from your favourite blogs and sites into your DrmUp accounts essentially putting all content valuable to you in one place!

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Three Engagement Myths, Busted.

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No Feeds Found. ICMYI – in case you missed them, here’s a selection of Jamie’s posts on Association Success from August, each “busting a myth” about engagement. The Employee Engagement Trap.

3 Tips For Nonprofits To Boost Their Social Media Presence

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The key is to keep your feeds informative and engaging to grow your followers and find new donors in the process. The primary goal of Sec. 501 organizations is not profit.

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11 Content Marketing Tools To Promote Your Blog

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Users are able to create topics on anything they are interested in and scoop articles to that feed. Sulia is a website that prioritizes topics and then aggregates stories into your news feed. You know how I love posts about content curation tools.

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The Ultimate Guide to Social Marketing for an Ecommerce Business

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Embed a Twitter or Facebook feed on your site. Think about how many social media accounts you currently have for your online store. Is it zero? Online business owners consistently make the same mistakes when it comes to integrating social media with ecommerce.

Why You Need to Respond Quickly to Social Media Comments

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Today, more and more people are posting on their own feeds and on the social media channels of said brands. Guest post by Daniel Kushner, CEO of Oktopost.com. ————–.

Three ways to stretch your marketing budget

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User-generated content can help stakeholders become and stay engaged, especially younger supporters who are more accustomed to fast and furious feeding schedules. This is a guest post by Liz Scherer. Hire her for your content marketing! ———-.

Association Social Media Jobs

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No Feeds Found. TIME IS RUNNING OUT! We have a special 20% discount for employers for a very limited time: Please use SOCIALFISHVIP at checkout. The SocialFish job board is live!

3 Ways to Get Members to Read Your Marketing Communications

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There’s a constant feed of social media posts flooding your accounts. Of all the emails that come into your inbox every day how many do you actually read? How much of your junk mail do you actually read? How many do you think you catch? Probably just a fraction.

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How To Create More Content, Faster, Without Sacrificing on Quality

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It can aggregate content from Twitter, Google Plus, Google Trends, any RSS feeds and many other. Every time I come across a blogger who is able to write every day, or who produces a new ebook once or twice a month, I feel an overwhelming jealousy.

The Marketing of Marketing is not Telling Us The Whole Story About Member Research

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Qualitative research can give us insights to feed the future. The marketing of marketing is big business. Billions of dollars of marketing products are sold each year: CMS’s, marketing automation, advertising, customer data analysis and more.

How Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

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Your feed is overflowing with tricks, hacks and best practices to “drive engagement”. This post by the super smart Bill Johnston originally appeared on his structure3c blog and is reposted here with permission. ———— Purpose.

Overhaul Your Social Media Marketing Strategy with These Basic Approaches

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If you were to login to your Twitter account right now, I know I can safely assume that 90% of the messages you’re seeing in your feed are irrelevant to you as everyone is chaotically trying to tell their own story, promoting their own opinions, ideas, newest blog post, etc.

Your Brand Is Not A Logo

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Since there are so many touch points that feed into a brand’s overall impression how do you even start? Your brand is not advertising. Your brand is not a clever name for a product.

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Bringing the Awesome at #AMSFest

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Watch the Twitter feed here! I’m here at #AMSFest to bring you some of the tidbits and takeaways from this great event which brought together a big crowd of association executives and AMS vendors, as well as tech consultants working with AMS. AMSfest Tweets. Potluck

On Paid Social Amplification

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Both are examples of direct social advertising which integrates your ad directly into the feed of a user, drawing their attention. Guest post by Jennifer Landry. ————— You have web presence on several platforms, with consistent, creative content.

All you need to know about organic reach on Facebook

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If people are more active and engaged with stories that appear in News Feed, they are also more likely to be active and engaged with content from businesses.” Short version: Sigh. This situation only hurts nonprofits.

Five Steps for a B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy

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Make More Than One Twitter Feed. Its taken a while, but the business-to-business community is finally jumping onto the social media bandwagon.

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You Finally Have a Google Plus Business Page… Now What?

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On Facebook, Edgerank determines if your content is seen in news feeds. Tuesday night I had the awesome privilege of hanging out with Marc Pitman and Nathan Hand on Google Plus.

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How to Make Your Organization Seem More Human

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You already know better than to set your social media feeds on autopilot and walk away, but another great way to monitor consumer involvement with your organization is to run contests and challenges.

Teem’d: The New Collaboration Tool

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generate ideas for social media together, adapt them to their local needs and then feed those ideas to post on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and LinkedIn. This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about.

6 cool curation sites you may not have heard of

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By the way – I am currently using Feedly, but only reluctantly, and I’ve discovered I was tired of reading what I was reading, so culled it down to around 30 blogs. So my new thing is curated news sites. Or curated stories, as they are not all “news” per se.

Association Social Media: National Society of Accountants

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I would say as far as content and scheduling, I feed Google+ and LinkedIn with articles and posts designed to encourage a discussion of the accounting/tax profession and industry issues.

How to Write a Great Business Blog Post

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We often get stuck staring at that blank page, thinking “I need to write something about x” – but your blog feeds (the sources you read) are FULL of industry content you might be able to report on, refer to, disagree with, or otherwise mention for some useful reason.

Perfecting Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: 10 Social Media Best Practices

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Social media is huge, and one of the most common methods of accessing Facebook and Twitter is pulling that handy smart phone out of your pocket and checking your feed on-the-go. Peer-to-peer fundraising relies on your supporters as they connect with their networks organically.

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Eleven Ways Facebook Page Timelines Change Your Content Strategy

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The News Feed – The the content strategy for the newsfeed focused on engaging Facebook fans in the hopes that greater awareness would be spread through virality. The new Facebook page timeline layout changes the way your organization needs to think about content.

How to Use Content Curation To Grow Your Online Presence

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You can do that by keeping a bookmark file, by setting up an Excel spreadsheet, using an RSS feed or any other way that suits you. Guest post by Don Sturgill. ————-. In the not-too-distant past, information could be difficult to come by.