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Hot association jobs this week – March 23

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board!  We focus on jobs in social media,  marketing,  communications,  PR,  advocacy, and digital. Vice President of Communications, Chesapeake Bay Foundation – CBF seeks a new Vice President of Communications. Communications is one of CBF’s four operating programs. The others are Environmental Education, Environmental Protection and…

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You can’t fix politics, but you can fix this

These are turbulent times, and I think many of us feel pretty powerless (no matter which side of the fence we’re on).  So while we can’t fix politics (or maybe we can, but that’s a topic for a different kind of blog), we CAN focus on the things that matter to us directly.  Our communities, our…


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9 Tools to Address Various Aspects of Visual Marketing

Visual marketing has been growing steadily throughout the years now. These days readers expect to see visual content when they land on a blog post. Few people enjoy reading a wall of text. Content marketing will not work unless you engage in visual marketing. Here are a few tools to help you! Create Images Canva…

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[Cool Infographic Friday] How Online Reviews Can Either Make or Break Your Business

Tip o’ the hat to Megan Arevalo for this good one! By the way since were on the topic – Are you using an association management system or online community platform? Help your peers by adding a review of your technology for the former or the latter!     (photo credit)


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This Week’s Awesome Association PR and Communications Jobs – March 16

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board!  We focus on jobs in social media,  marketing,  communications,  PR,  advocacy, and digital. Public Relations Coordinator, American Staffing Association – This public relations coordinator supports the director of public relations and the chief operating officer of the association. Principal duties are: Assisting with the coordination…

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The Secret to Better Web Writing

It might not be what you expect Last week I had the pleasure of teaching the Principles of Digital Writing to a group of content creators at a scientific society. And now you get to learn the secret I revealed to them. Yes. If you put text on a website or send emails as a…


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Social Media Stress is Real

This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. Today, APA released the second part of their annual Stress in America™ report, which focuses on something that’s super real for me and, according to the report, 86% of US adults: social media stress. Apparently, I’m not the only one who is a “constant checker”–someone who constantly or frequently…

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Awesome Association Jobs this Week – March 9

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board!  We focus on jobs in social media,  marketing,  communications,  PR,  advocacy, and digital. Communications Associate, National Association of Area Agencies on Aging – The Communications Associate helps to develop and implement communications strategies and tactics that align with organizational goals and objectives, including strengthening n4a’s…


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Capital Campaign Marketing Strategies for the Tech-Savvy

If you’re starting a capital campaign, then you know how much work and effort goes into planning a fundraiser of this magnitude. You want all your hard work to result in a successful outcome: reaching your goal. For that to happen, you need to have the right capital campaign marketing plan in place, which should…

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Do You Know the Value of Your Website?

This post originally appeared on the Tanzen Blog. —— Recently I had a short Twitter conversation about whether valuable and important are equivalent when it comes to websites. @carriehd value=importance, surely? — Tracy Playle (@tracyplayle) February 15, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js I do not think that they are. Of course most organizations know it is important to have a…