Tag Archives: Social Media

Social media tracking for non-profits

10 Oct

Interestingly many not-for-profit organisations are finding it challenging to value social media for their organisations according to research. Which is kind of puzzling since they revolve around community and social networks so one would think that blogs, Twitter and Facebook would provide a sound buinesscase. Potentially these organisation lack the metrics to analyse the benefits social media can provide and this article provides 10 very useful tool to do just that.

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10 best practices of online engagement

9 Oct

A great article that has one distinct message: step away from using new social channels with old media mentality.

Social media requires a different approach, its hard work and it takes time. New technology may be instantaneous but we as marketers still need to listen, measure effects and adjust our messages accordingly. For the first time we can effectively manage individual conversations but don’t be tempted to cut and paste or edit replies. These actions will undermine your credibility regardless if you are a business, not for profit organisation or a private blogger.

Source: Best practice for online engagement

A blog is not a business plan

3 Oct

Bamboozled by social media opportunities? Apparently you are not alone. The results of Optus’s first Annual Business Social Media Index showed Small & Medium Business Players (SMPs) were tentative about entering social media with only 28% using any form of social media for enterprise purposes. In total 56% were not using it at all and had no future plans to start. 25% believed that there was no clear way to build a business case for investment in the area.

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Digital people

27 Sep

Read on for an engagingĀ Q & A session with Digital Intelligence Director Fi Bendall on a diverse range of topics such as digital sceptics, ROI on social media programs and social media in the political realm.

Digital People – Q & A with Fi Bendall

Social media is not a campaign

25 Sep

Keith Haring

A short but interesting article about the commonly made mistake that social media can serve as a campaign in itself. Guess what, social media still requires – just as any strategy or channel – value propositions, objectives and evaluation.

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Getting ahead in Social Media

11 Sep

This is an interesting article about the question “quality versus quantity” in social media. For example should one aim for thousands of facebook fans or twitter followers or be selective and look for quality.

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Welcome to my Blog!

31 Aug

Mazi Star

I wish to be an energetic blogger.