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Monthly archives for July, 2012

How to Write a Boring Blog Post

How to Write a Boring Blog Post

Good content isn’t always easy to write.  There are plenty of ways to be inspired, but if you’re looking to go boring you might have an easier time at it!  People aren’t going to nitpick if your blog is awful, because fewer people will be reading it.  Here’s a few quick tips on how to […]

5 Social Media Tips for NonProfits

5 Social Media Tips for NonProfits

Successful social media takes time.  Some people like to tell themselves that social media is free marketing.  Signing up for Twitter, Pinterest, and Facebook is free – but unless you don’t value the time it takes to make it work, it’s not.  When you’re working for a nonprofit, you’ve normally got a small budget to […]

Variety is the Spice of … Conte...

Variety is the Spice of … Content?

Remember how in school some kids learned by watching while others learned by doing?  There are a variety of different ways to learn something, to read and digest – so why would you post the same type of content over and over? So what kind of variety can you really put out there?  Content is […]

Learning From Others (Part 2)

Learning From Others (Part 2)

It’s been said that social media is “flawsome” – that it is beautiful because it’s real and as imperfect as we are.  Sure you don’t want to see grammar mistakes or a company that doesn’t know how to use “their, there, or they’re” right – but if a typo occurs it’s not a life or […]

Social Good: RIF Web

Social Good: RIF Web

Social Good will be a series about the social good that I see out there and want to support.  This first post will be about RIF (Reading is Fundamental) which is an organization near and dear to my book loving heart. I grew up as an only child with my nose in a book.  Not […]

5 Tips for Influencer Outreach

5 Tips for Influencer Outreach

No matter who you are, or what you do, you’ve got information to share.  Unless you have a background in PR, reaching out to people might not come naturally to you – it sure doesn’t to me!  I might like to gab all day, but learning how to pitch a topic is not second nature. […]