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We are Lindy Dreyer and Maddie Grant, CAE, digital strategists for ICF Interactive. We are authors and speakers on social media strategy, and our SocialFish blog is the biggest industry social media blog for associations and nonprofits. We have a whole team of regular guest bloggers writing for us on social strategy, social media and community management and implementation, social theory, social business and lots of other topics that interest us and push our industry forward.

Social Fish

 •  January 17

Have your social media accounts been driving massive exposure to your brand? I imagine most of us would agree that we’d like to see our social media channels perform better than they are now. Let’s up our social media game this year! Here are a few ideas: 1. Find Out What People Are Asking Online Asking a question on social media is one of the most...

Social Fish

 •  January 15

How badly would you want a crystal ball to see into the future of fundraising trends? It seems like there’s something new every day — and in the world of peer-to-peer fundraising, that “something new” is almost always social media-related. It’s hard to know what’s coming next. But we can get an idea if we look backward at the trends from the past...

Social Fish

 •  December 29, 2017

It’s been a few months since I’ve sounded my regular alarm that LinkedIn Groups’ days are numbered based on the steady deprecation of the product’s functionality over the past few years…which doesn’t mean I’ve stopped thinking about this topic obsessively. So, where are we with LinkedIn’s boiled frog approach to the eventual demise of the Groups...

Social Fish

 •  December 21, 2017

There is somewhere around 58 million tweets posted every single day, which breaks down to about 9,100 per second. While this is good news for those who use Twitter, because it means that they’re getting up-to-date engagement, it’s not so good for companies looking to grow their presence on this platform amidst all of the competition. When you have...

Social Fish

 •  November 6, 2017

WHOO HOO! I am super excited to share with you our brand new Generations on-demand course. This is based on a really popular 4-hour in-person training that Jamie has been facilitating for a couple of years, and we’ve been wanting to figure out how to make it accessible to more people. So ta-daa! Here it is. This course consists of 6 lessons (not...

Social Fish

 •  October 20, 2017

The SocialFish blog is the longest established industry social/digital blog for associations and nonprofits. We have been thinking and writing--and inviting guests to share their thoughts too--about the effect of the digital revolution on how we work since we started this blog in 2007. Needless to say, every author's opinions are their own. Follow...

Social Fish

 •  October 9, 2017

SURGE 2017 is an experiment in collaborative innovation. It is a free virtual summit running on November 7th-9th, was inspired by the association community, envisioned in conversations with people throughout the industry, and planned and created through teamwork and cooperation. The event itself will continue this commitment to collaboration. The...

Social Fish

 •  October 5, 2017

It would be impossible to know what the most shared blog post of all time would be, given the sheer volume of posts (including viral ones) that are released every single day. But if there is one website that embodies popular posts as a concept, it has to be Buzzfeed. Not only has Buzzfeed managed to release a steady stream of heavily shared content...

Social Fish

 •  August 30, 2017

Digital business isn’t a sideline anymore. CEOs tell us that their #1 priority is growth and they are looking at digital as the source. .orgCommunity’s Solutions Day is a one-day conference providing solutions that enable executives to create, communicate and deliver on strategies that will drive growth. Join us at Solutions Day where you’ll gain...

Social Fish

 •  August 30, 2017

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. Senior Vice President of Communications, 340B Health – 340B Health has an opening for a SVP of Communications at our growing non-profit health care trade association. The...