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The Great AMS Shakeup and what to do about it

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Only association insiders have the existing relationships to understand the true implications of such a big corporate buy-out – and this is a small pond and word travels fast.

Cool Nonprofit Jobs This Week – May 24

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Travel within the U.S. 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.

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Help Us Promote Community Manager Appreciation Day January 23

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A Community Manager of the Year award, with a HUGE prize valued at over $1,000 including a complimentary registration to the CMX Summit, roundtrip airfare on Southwest Airlines, and a $500 travel stipend. Can you help us promote Community Manager Appreciation Day?

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

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I recall a travel agency that gave promotional rubber duckies with the agency name and a hashtag printed on them to everyone who booked a trip. Travelers then shared a picture of their rubber ducky in various vacation spots with the hashtag attached.

How Snapchat is Revolutionizing Modern Day Advertising for Nonprofits

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She enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors. Social media in general has had a profound impact on the way that people interact and do business, but many people have overlooked its effects on nonprofits.

Change Happens. Are you ready?

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The direction of travel of an organization is set by its senior executives and is overseen by a board. Guest post by Stuart Easton. —————-. Change Readiness Challenge. So are you ready for change?

How to Monitor Your Organization Online

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Because news travels fast across social media, it has been the setting for many public relations disasters. It’s not always pleasant to hear what your partners and competitors are saying about your organization online.

Hot Association Jobs This Week – April 19

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Fulbright Scholars travel to 165 countries to teach, research, and engage in ways that promote peace and understanding. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

Is Your Online Community Changing with the Times?

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The days of traveling along the volunteer “ladder” for a period of 15 years in order to get to the Board are disappearing. This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community.

Eleven Ways Facebook Page Timelines Change Your Content Strategy

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You don’t need to include the name of your organization in your main avatar because the name of your Facebook page travels with your avatar everywhere on Facebook. 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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One might need to travel to a large library, special collections or the headquarters of an association to get technical data. Guest post by Don Sturgill. ————-. In the not-too-distant past, information could be difficult to come by.

Would you join a Community Manager Association?

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Maggie McGary posits the question on her blog [my bold]: How many associations pay not only ASAE dues, but also registration and travel for multiple staff to attend one or more ASAE conferences a year–easily more than $1,500 a year per person?

The Chicken and Egg Problem of Nonprofit Social Media Measurement

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And if I’ve been “doing” social media for associations for five years now and know a lot of these resources just through osmosis or the nerd circles I travel in, what about someone totally new to nonprofit social media management/measurement?

5 Social Media Tips for Social Good Companies That Will Get Your Message Heard (In Less Than 10 Minutes Per Day)

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Meg is a high-energy girl living in Portland, OR that loves traveling, being active, spending time outdoors, and eating (A LOT)! Guest post by Meg Rulli, Co-founder, ModMark Group. ———— “I don’t have time for social media.”. “I

The #FutureOfBusiness Is Social: Adapt Or Die

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The speed at which information travels external to the organization effects the company internally. I spoke to someone the other day, who, like me, was trying to sell nascent technology/solutions to businesses who were less inclined to buy, let alone understand these new products and services.

Pinterest demographic data

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Online habits include domestic travel planning. Ignite Social Media has an interesting post showing some demographic data on Pinterest (which, unsurprisingly, skews heavily towards women aged 25-54).

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Conference Season: Learning for More than Members

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Since I was going to have to travel all day anyway, I cleared my schedule and figured I would walk the floor looking for ideas we could turn into new campaigns (and more billable work). You’ve made the investment in time and travel to speak with people.

The #FutureOfBusiness WILL Radically Change Everything As We Know It

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The strength of the collective voice and the speed at which this information travels has squarely transferred power from the business to the hands of the consumer. I had the pleasure of taking part in GoToMeeting in Canada’s #FutureOfWork debate on Twitter recently.

The flow, the stream and the firehose: social is at the end of the beginning

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“…our level of social connection has grown to the point where new ideas can travel much more quickly and economically: this includes all ideas, not just those involved in tech blogging, but tech blogging too.

#CMAD is coming up soon!!!

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A Community Manager of the Year award , with a HUGE prize valued at over $1,000 including a complimentary registration to the CMX Summit, roundtrip airfare on Southwest Airlines, and a $500 travel stipend. REMINDER.

Cool Social Tools: BigMarker

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Don’t have time to travel to headquarters half way across the country? This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about.

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Association Social Media: ASCD

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Our team travels to the ASCD Annual Conference and Exhibit Show each year.

Understanding Meetings Cost in the New Reality [HYBRID EVENT 5/23]

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Participate in a “hot-button topic” with engaging content that is fresh, relevant and applicable to the meetings, events, travel and hospitality industries.

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Is the Financial Services Industry Poised for Market Disruption?

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The segmentation opportunities outside of transaction can be broadened to include interests, motivations, and purchase influence, travel preferences, creating a more holistic view of the customer and enabling greater opportunities for predictability.

Digital media etiquette: Where do you stand?

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With more and more people working from home and traveling for work purposes, conference call services have become a major hit for businesses. Modern technology has made of us less formal when it comes to communication.

What freedom in a humanized culture looks like [case study]

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Netflix’s policy for expensing, entertainment, gifts, and travel: “Act in Netflix’s Best Interest” That’s it.

Digital disruptor: How Bitcoin is driving innovation in entertainment, media and communications

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Read PwC’s report to learn about the evolution and impact of Bitcoin, and its adoption in sectors such as entertainment, media video games, casino gaming, travel & tourism, telecom and internet. My friend David Neff has written an excellent white paper about Bitcoin for PwC.

Defining Human-Centric IT

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The current model of government is not longer sustainable, and a road that government simply cannot afford to travel. Love this infographic from GovLoop. “The emerging human-centric IT model is the next evolution for government agencies.

Crowd Empowered Microfinance

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For individuals in developing nations, crowdfunding is a viable option insofar as the internet and mobile phones allow entrepreneurs to communicate with potential investors without the cost of travel.

Book Review: The Crowdfunding Revolution

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For individuals in developing nations, crowdfunding is a viable option insofar as the internet and mobile phones allow entrepreneurs to communicate with potential investors without the cost of travel. This is a guest post from Dan Marom, co-author of The Crowdfunding Revolution.

The evolution of social tools

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And coming out at the same time, a story on Techcrunch about the geolocation app Gowalla being reborn as a “travel and storytelling app&# : Several months ago, the team sat down to dream it all up again. Just out: a couple of articles about familiar social tools reinventing themselves.

It’s the Season of Giving!

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Tim , Creative Director : My wife and I travel to New Jersey to spend Christmas with my family and a few days after the holiday with her family. It’s the Season of Giving, and here at CommPartners , we want to give you the inside scoop on some of our favorite things about the holiday season.

Book Review: iPhone Millionaire

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In partnership with Lisa Lambden, he founded The Travel Channel Academy ( www.travelchannelacademy.com ) and New York Video School ( www.nyvs.com ). This is a guest post from Michael Rosenblum , author of iPhone Millionaire.

Virtual Conferences: Advantages That You Should Know

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You are able to interact with people all around the world, without having to travel to them. Would you plan your 5 year olds birthday party at a night club? Of course not. Planning is crucial for any event.

Not So Lonesome Expats: How New Technology Helps Workers Connect

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Business traveling used to mean time away from family and friends without any real communication. It has never been easier for social expats to find other travelers from back home or connect with foreign workers away from their homeland as well.

Check us out on Pinterest!

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Just be warned, there’s no need to follow either me or Lindy unless you want to see her housewares, fashion and cats boards and my travel, ink, beach and soccer boards. Did you know we have a “SocialFishy Stuff” board on Pinterest ?

What Will Success Look Like?

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They cannot afford the time and expense required to travel to distant locations for CE courses, offered only once or twice a year.

Tell us what you think about Open Community.

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Here’s where we traveled last week. Get this badge. We know lots of you have now bought the book.

Latest from the Open Community Virtual Book Tour

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Here’s where we traveled last week. Don’t have the book yet? Buy it now. We want to hear your thoughts on it! Get this badge. Here’s the schedule for our Open Community Virtual Book Tour for next week.

Who does social media for your association?

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Since then: - a lot more associations have started staffing their social media efforts, based on the totally unscientific evidence of what I’ve seen in my travels, plus the fact that we get asked for help on the question on a weekly – and growing – basis). - Whoa.