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Twitter tips you need to know – now

Some juicy tidbits which will increase your Twitter followers, now.

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Who’s using social media? It’s not who you think…

Who’s using social media these Days? It’s not what you think!

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Mentoring, blog & baby – oh my!

I just wanted to write a quick post to let our loyal readers know that I’ll be on maternity leave starting tomorrow. While I’m caring for my own little activist-in-training, Liza Pike and Mary Rickles will be taking good care of this blog, so please keep reading!

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How to get the most out of a training, conference or webinar

Have you ever attended a totally inspiring and energizing training, webinar, or conference, only to return to “business as usual” once you get back to your desk? If so, you’re not alone!

This post features a few tips for getting the most out of trainings, conferences and webinars, using a learning-by-doing mentality.

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How to Win the Internet

Over the years New Media Mentors has had the opportunity to mentor a diverse set of organizations that aspire to take their new media work to the next level. Based on that experience we’ve put together “How to Win the Internet” which can be used as a framework for setting nonprofit organizations up for success online.

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Why the red HRC marriage equality campaign was a hit on Facebook

If you logged onto Facebook yesterday, odds are you saw a red version of the Human Rights Campaign’s logo in your feed, in support of marriage equality while the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments for and against DOMA and California’s Proposition 8.

According to CNN, about 10 million people saw the image on Facebook. So, how the heck did HRC get millions of people to share their logo (of all things)? This post breaks down what made the campaign a success, and what we can learn from it.

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