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.

Your Facebook Page Organic Reach is Dropping (But Not Really)

Jon Loomer

Today, Facebook announced an update to Facebook page organic reach reporting that will result in numbers that will be up to 20-percent lower than what is normally reported. Organic Reach Reporting Change. The way Facebook reports organic reach will change.

Facebook Account Optimization and Organization Techniques

Jon Loomer

To get clear answers moving forward, you need to institute a tried-and-true system of optimization and organization. Most Facebook advertisers have their own system of optimization and organization, but in my experience, “system” is a loosely defined term.

Google Keep will get you organized

Sherrilynne Starkie

Each New Year’s Day, people resolve to get organized once and for all, and for content marketers being organized can make the difference between being ‘good enough’ and ‘top notch’. For content marketers, how could getting organized for 2014 be any simpler?

Search Engine Optimisation Benefits For Small Organizations

SocialFish

As search engine rankings increase, organic visitors come in. Small business owners that do not use professional SEO services do not actually make the most of their online presence. They basically miss out on huge possible profits.

Social Organizations Are Patient

SocialFish

Social organizations are patient. They know that true courage in organizations has great power, but to develop courage you need time for experimentation, risk, and learning. Social organizations will run circles around the traditional organization. The Social Organizatio

How to Increase Organic Traffic and Conversions from Twitter

Social Media Today

Generating more leads on Twitter is not only possible, but something we should all be striving for as a primary goal in social media marketing

Social Organizations Make Mistakes

SocialFish

Back in February I talked about the role of learning in social organizations , which is critical. It still amazes me how few organizations have cultures that can accomplish that seemingly simple task of translating new information into new action. The Social Organization learning

Top 5 Twitter Management Tips for Non-Profit Organizations to Increase Followers Organically

SocialFish

The social media network isn’t just limited to commercial entities, but is also beneficial to a wide range of not-for-profit organizations who support various causes. The challenge for most organizations on Twitter lies in getting a good number of followers, and growing followers.

How to humanize your organization

SocialFish

Pssst… A little bird might have told me that my book with Jamie Notter, Humanize: How People Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World is available for pre-order on Amazon. Humanize The Social Organization

How Social Is YOUR organization?

SocialFish

Some trivia for you: our first book, Humanize , was originally set to be titled “The Social Organization.” So take a look at your organization today. But are you a social organization? This will tell you if you really have a social organization.

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.

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.

On humanizing your organization

SocialFish

Just a quick post to let you know I have been curating all kinds of articles related to the topic of my forthcoming book with Jamie Notter, Humanize: How People-Centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World (due out in September!

What’s Going on with Facebook’s Organic Reach?

Ignite Social Media

Social media marketers have been battling against the downward trend of organic reach since 2013 when Facebook began limiting the visibility of content in the news feed. These days, you are lucky if you get above 3% reach on your organic content. Is Organic Reach Still Alive?

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”? Enterprise Deployment vs Organic social growth. These can improve programs, reduce risk, and drive efficiencies through a large social organization. Tweet.

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How Human is Your Organization?

SocialFish

Click on the image below to take a test assessing your organization based on the four human elements we describe in Humanize as defining (for us) a human organization.

19 Tips to Help Leverage Organic and Paid Social Media Throughout the Customer Journey

Social Media Today

Social media marketing can help at every stage of the purchase funnel - here are some tips on how to utilize social within each phase

Social Organizations Are Serious about Learning

SocialFish

We’re writing about elements of a social organization (or human organization, as we say in the book) that have been covered in the blogosphere already: transparency, openness, trust, ownership, inclusion, learning…the list goes on. Humanize The Social Organization

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.

Social Organizations Get There by Changing

SocialFish

We really do have a lot in there talking about what it means, as an organization, to become more open, trustworthy, generative, and courageous. We just keep doing our work, plodding forward, assuming that the organizations we have will perpetually be the right ones to support us in our work.

Social Organizations Care About Personal Development

SocialFish

I’ve been writing the Social Organization column here for a year and a half. So in case the obvious has escaped you, let me make an important point here: Social organizations are hard work. I said in my very first post on this blog that social organizations need to be more human.

Applying Design Thinking to Your Organization: New CEO Workshop

SocialFish

For many years now, I have focused my consulting work, research and writing on how organizations can shift from inside-out to outside-in—from products to customers and relationships; from efficiency to engagement and innovation.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

10 Reasons Your Organization Needs an Internal Newsletter

Meltwater

Most communications pros are focused on getting the word out, not in. But, as we've… Read More.

Organic Reach Shows Signs of Life | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Although we all thought Facebook organic reach to be near dead, we’re starting to see the first signs of improvement in years. Is Organic Reach Improving? Our analysts here have studied organic Facebook reach since we opened our doors here nearly 10 years ago.

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.

Facebook Expands Test of A/B Testing Tool for Organic Page Posts

Social Media Today

Facebook's expanded its experiment with a new A/B test option for organic page posts

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

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.

Does your organization need a social media policy?

SocialFish

Well, maybe, maybe not. Tip o’the hat to Liam Barrington Bush aka @hackofalltrades. The flowchart is funny, but the reasoning behind it is pretty serious. Do you trust your staff? If not, why are they your staff?

How to Lead Your Social Organization

SocialFish

As a leader in your organization, it’s up to you to untangle the threads and help everyone make sense of this new way of working. Leading your organization’s transformation into social will be one of the most rewarding times in your career.

Being a social organization means being open.

SocialFish

Jamie Notter and I explain how organizations can be more OPEN in our book, Humanize: How People-centric Organizations Succeed in a Social World. Open organizations have more decentralized cultures. In open organizations, individual behavior is marked by ownership.

Humanizing your organization creates amazing results. This is how.

SocialFish

Fitness Australia, an association based in Sydney, is an organization that has taken the principles we laid out in Humanize and is now showing amazing results in their revenue growth, employee engagement and retention, and other success metrics.

12 Tips to Organize and Run a Tweetathon

Waxing UnLyrical

Now, following the first tweetathon, I started getting a lot of pitches from PR agencies and organizations to participate in similar events. 12 Tips to Organize and Run a Tweetathon.

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.

On collaboration and learning organizations

SocialFish

Ignoring the cheesy Pachelbel soundtrack for a moment, what do you think about what he posits about the opportunity for our organizations to become learning organizations through the creation and development of “the network&# ?

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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How To Create Strong Workplace Culture and Improve Mental Health At Your Organization (Webinar)

SocialFish

We also realize that the life that people lead when working for a nonprofit organization is so much more, which is why we’re proud to be partners with amazing and forward thinking firms like Human Workplaces to address any need as part of our Neon One ecosystem.