"Actual conversations with my 2 year old daughter, as re-enacted by me and another full grown man."
That's how the new "Convos With My 2-Year-Old - Episode 1" video is described. The video is a viral hit, racking up over 93,000 views in just a couple of days.
Why does it resonate so well? Read More
There have been a lot of quality, interesting posts dealing with nonprofits and tech this week, so I thought I'd pull together the best of the best and share them with you! Read More
I've written before about the importance of engaging key supporters (heck, we wrote a white paper with Blackbaud and the National Wildlife Federation on that very subject last year). Yesterday, I got to experience a fantastic event geared toward doing just that.
Let's face it: Without regular updates and overhauls in content and design every few years, websites slowly lose their usefulness.
The awesome folks at Big Duck put together this fantastic flowchart to help you determine if it's time to rethink your website. Even if you're website is relatively new, the improvements suggested in the flowchart will boost its effectiveness. Read More
In Small Act's work with social data, we've noticed a trend among nonprofit donors on LinkedIn: Generally, they tend to give more than donors without a presence on LinkedIn. And we're starting to learn why: Compared with people on other social networks, people on LinkedIn tend to have higher salaries and more disposable income. Read More
Even when you've been doing social media work awhile, it's good to be reminded of the basics. I've employed the help of some cute animals today to aid in that task. Read More
It seems like all the “experts” tell us is to post photos on our Facebook Page to get more likes, comments and shares. Text updates aren’t as sexy, but they can be equally as effective.
Why bother posting text updates on your Facebook Page?
The following is a guest post by the amazing Debra Askanase, who runs the fantastic blog Community Organizer 2.0. This post originally appeared on her blog and is being reposted with permission.
Tumblr, the visual blogging platform, is a hidden gem of the blogging world. For organizations with visual content, a younger demographic (though not a requirement), and a commitment to regular blogging, Tumblr may be the perfect blogging channel. Read More
At the 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference, our CEO, Casey Golden, served on a panel with Mark Davis of Blackbaud, Danielle Brigida of the National Wildlife Federation, and Ken Bess of CARE. Brigida and Bess spoke about how their organizations were using social data. Read More
Today, I'm presenting a session on how nonprofits can use Pinterest at the Foundation Center in Washington, D.C. In case you can't make it, I've embedded the presentation below! Read More