ICYMI: Top 10 posts of the Small Act blog, 2013 edition

It's been a heck of a year in social media, and we've had fun noting various tips and trends throughout. Here are our top ten most popular posts in 2013. Enjoy!

10. How the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum uses exclusive Tweetups to engage supporters

May 17, 2013
The Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum does a great job connecting with supporters through exclusive Tweetups. In this post, we analyze their "secret sauce."

9. The ultimate social media marketing event checklist [INFOGRAPHIC]

Feb. 6, 2013
This infographic is actually a handy worksheet for planning social media communications for events.

8. The value of Facebook "Likes" for nonprofits in 2013

Jan. 28, 2013
This guest post by Cody Damon sums it up well: "Let's Agree To Stop Trying To Value Facebook Likes in 2013."

7. Is Facebook good or bad for nonprofits? 

Dec. 16, 2013
On the heels of Facebook's new "donate button" announcement, I wondered if this new effort could possibly make up for all the damage Facebook has done to nonprofits with their News Feed algorithm changes this fall.
 

6. 13 nonprofit Pinterest board ideas

Feb. 11, 2013
Pinterest rocked more than a few nonprofiteer socks this year, and they, in turn, rocked our socks with these awesome boards.

5. On fear of risk and failure

Aug. 21, 2013
"...comfort is the enemy of innovation. Risk is necessary, and therefore, occasional failure is an inevitable part of the path to success."

4. 6 things "Rocky Horror" can teach us about social media

Sept. 6, 2013
This post was seriously fun to write, and it gained a lot of traction in the community. There are actually some fairly apt comparisons here!

3. 11 nonprofit Pinterest board ideas you can steal

Aug. 7, 2013
People were really into Pinterest this year, judging by the fact that both posts on Pinterest ideas made it into the top 10 blog posts of the year!

2. 18 awesome nonprofit Facebook Timeline cover photos

Feb. 13, 2013
Wondering how to rock Facebook's Timeline layout? Peep these examples for some ideas.

1. 5 nonprofits using Instagram Video

June 25, 2013
Instagram Video launched in late June, with a handful of nonprofit partners posting videos on launch day. Check out the variety of videos nonprofits posted with the launch (and then learn how few jumped on the bandwagon after launch in this post).