Tag Archives: Social Media

Influencing public policy in the digital age: Legal rules for using social media

Can a c3 lose its tax status over a careless Tweet? What happens when a politician likes your organization’s Facebook page? In this interview Isaiah Castilla talks about the rules you need to follow when using social media, blogs and email as part of your advocacy toolkit – the topic of his upcoming Netroots Nation training.

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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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What to Know about Social Media

Check out this juicy information on the real value of social media for non profits.

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5 Things to Try in 2013 to Boost Online Performance

Happy 2013! It’s a new year and the possibilities for effective online organizing are endless. In the spirit of new beginnings, resolutions, and all of that, here are 5 things you should consider trying this year to boost your online organizing work.

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Steal this idea: Expert “rules” for social media

Fast Company recently released a set of social media “rules” authored by experts and crowdsourced via Twitter. The list is easy to scan and maybe even worth printing and hanging above your desk if your organization uses social media.

Here are a few of my favorite tips.

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Social Media Toolkits: all the cool kids have them (but most won’t share)

Many nonprofits and small organizations have jumped on the social media bandwagon because ‘everyone else is there’ or because their competition is doing it. But those aren’t good reasons to go at it without a plan and you owe it to yourself to put some structure in place. This post walks you through developing a social media toolkit for your organization.

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