May, 2012

How to Help a Tiny Torah Scroll Kickstart An Article of Hope

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What could a group of astronauts and the Holocaust possibly have in common? More than you think. And before you read further, there is an ask involved, to help get a very moving documentary to American television screens via PBS and Kickstarter.

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How to Avoid a Yahoo Moment

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Ignominious is how one might describe the latest Yahoo mishap , one of a long line of failures and foibles the company has endured over the last few years. The experience is rife with teaching moments for managements of traditional companies and soon-to-launch startups.

Toon Time: IPO Madness

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Erin Feldman is the marketing communications manager at TouchSystems , a touch screen company based in Hutto, Texas. Her background is in marketing and creative writing, and she riffs about writing right at her blog, Write Right (so write right, don’t make her use her red pen).

Social Media Stock Talk: Five Reasons to Buy Facebook

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It’s official. The biggest news in the history of social media took place Friday when Facebook had its IPO, becoming the biggest social name ever to join the public market.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

Learn how to find and use influencers and advocates to gain buyer's trust on your behalf.

Public Relations is Everyone’s Business

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If you’ve ever stayed at any Ritz-Carlton hotel, you know just how terrific they are. I was reminded of this when I did just that this past week in New Orleans ( that’s where PRSA’s Counselors Academy took place ), and oh…. The room! The bathroom! They had Q-tips (most hotels don’t)!

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Why Gamifying Giving is the New Thing

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Guest post by Ifdy Perez. Nonprofits are constantly trying to develop dynamic ways to engage their supporters and, more and more, are leveraging social media as the quick-and-easy way to issue a call-to-action and get an immediate response. However, this takes planning a strategy.

Manwich: A Case Study on Social Media Listening

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You knew this day would come. The day there’d be a post about the Manwich here at WUL. Image: keysi via Flickr, CC 2.0. You have probably eaten a Sloppy Joe sometime in your life. Maybe a Manwich. When you were 12. So how did we get to this point?

7 Tips For Getting More Donors

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Guest post by Rob Wu. Would you like to know how to attract more donors? Do you want to learn professional fundraisers’ secrets? Of course you do! . Fundraising is your nonprofit’s lifeblood; funds fuel the impact you make.

Toon Time: All Hands on [Tweet]Deck

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Erin Feldman is the marketing communications manager at TouchSystems , a touch screen company based in Hutto, Texas. Her background is in marketing and creative writing, and she riffs about writing right at her blog, Write Right (so write right, don’t make her use her red pen).

Top 15 Free PR Ideas to Grow Your Online Business

You've got a great idea, you've built your killer team, and you've maybe even gone through the first round or two of funding.

Toon Time: Pinterest to the Rescue

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Erin Feldman is the marketing communications manager at TouchSystems , a touch screen company based in Hutto, Texas. Her background is in marketing and creative writing, and she riffs about writing right at her blog, Write Right (so write right, don’t make her use her red pen).

Passion, People, and Professionalism

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I had an amazing experience recently while in Dallas for a PRSA Board of Directors meeting.

When Opportunity Knocks

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If you’ve ever had an opportunity to attend a conference come your way and turned it down, thinking, “This isn’t directly related to what I do, what will I gain from it?”… read on. I’ve been out for the last few days, attending (and speaking at) the 2012 PRSA Counselors Academy in New Orleans.

Rick Henry: How a Small Business Owner Defines Mobility and Social Media

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Remember how I traveled to Orlando, Fla., a couple of months ago? Well, if you don’t remember… I did. And I had a blast, talking about measurement.

The Importance of Now

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Although I was too young to write cursive, I can recall the first time music had a profound impact on my life. I was in my San Antonio living room on a Saturday afternoon, probably wearing my Speed Buggy or Roger Staubach t-shirt – those details are a little fuzzy right now, for obvious reasons.

A May Day Balancing Act

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Happy May Day! Anyone gearing up to dance around the Maypole? Hey, I’m not crazy. In fact, you’re lucky I’m not wishing you for “Labour Day,” and no, that’s not a typo. It took me years of living in the U.S.