It’s all happening now | Weekly Roundup
- Live tweeting can be a great way to share your next event with supporters who can’t be there in person. Get started with some live-tweeting tips from Susannah Vila on Socialbrite. Afterward, head on over to M+R Research Labs for some suggestions on how to stay in touch with your online community when the tweeting’s done.
- Speaking of real time, Google Analytics is rolling out some updates that will allow you to monitor real-time traffic to your website–especially useful if your organization is active in social media.
- A heads-up to nonprofits that currently use the “Discussions” feature on your Facebook Page: Discussions will be discontinued in the coming weeks, so now’s the time to start looking for alternatives and saving any important content.
- Show your emails that you care–conduct an email marketing makeover with the help of these handy guidelines from Megan Feltes on Social Media Explorer.
- And finally, from Joanne Fritz, “Nonprofit words that make my teeth itch.” It’s a good list to keep handy the next time you write a proposal or an appeal.
Visit the Duck Call every Monday for our weekly roundup of interesting reads from the online world of nonprofit communications. Liz (@elizabethricca) and Maddy (@maddymilan) take turns sharing useful links and other nonprofit fun.