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- As it turns out, Old Spice Guy (who took the social media world by storm last week) is both hilarious and instructive. On NTEN’s blog, Holly Ross uses the campaign as an example of why it’s important for nonprofits to strive for immediacy in a world of increasingly instant gratification.
- QR codes are popping up everywhere, from store fronts to billboards to nonprofit marketing strategies. On Selfish Giving, Joe Waters shares some ways nonprofits can tap the potential of QR codes to share information and build relationships.
- Are your action alerts effective as they could be? Join the discussion started by Jake Brewer on the Sunlight Foundation Blog about whether best practices for advocacy emails are really best, and what the alternatives might look like.
- From Julie Katz on Socialbrite, a handy list of online petition tools, as well as tips to help you rally online supporters to your cause.
- Facebook crossed the 500-million user mark this week. Distract yourself from your growing fear that Facebook really is poised to take over the world with these fun Facebook facts, courtesy of Mashable.