AddThis, ShareThat, Bought the T-shirt: Great Advice for Choosing & Using Social Sharing Tools

Social Media Sharing
Social media sharing functionality has grown from basic link-sharing (way back in the 90’s) into a rich set of options for easy content sharing around the web. Let’s be clear about how important getting this right can be – content sharing is akin to a personal recommendation. Social sharing can also affect your website traffic. Some sources report that up to 33% of website visits come from links shared by other visitors. Personal recommendations drive traffic…who knew?
Many savvy nonprofits are finding that social sharing buttons are key to conversion and list growth. The team at Firefly has compiled some great advice to help your organization understand how to approach these cute little buttons as a strategic communications tactic and super-duper source of visitor data.

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Responsive Websites in Plain English: Whatchoo Talkin’ Bout, Willis?

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I don’t know about you – but I am getting a little sick and tired of amazing technology advances around here.  Phones, mobile operating systems, tablets, phablets.  Just when you get a great looking, user-friendly website launched it seems there’s another device that makes it look crappy.   Read on and learn how to decide what type of mobile/responsive option will work best for your needs and budget.

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Can’t Get No Content Management Satisfaction? Think WordPress!

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The good news?  There are a lot of awesome Content Management Systems (CMS) out there.

The really good news? WordPress can do almost anything, it’s free to use and it’s awesome.  It’s not just for blogs…that was so 2003.  And yes, the Rolling Stones site runs on WordPress.  Read on for more name dropping below!

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5 Tips To Ensure Internal Project Management Success

Five Tips To Ensure Internal Project Management Success

If you’ve been tapped to be the point person working with a partner (or partners) on a project for your organization, congrats!  Welcome to the wonderful world of being a project manager.  Whether you know it or not, you have a huge role to play in the success of your project.  We’ve polled our team of project manager superstars to get their take on some fundamental keys to success. 

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