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Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media: Social Me. Me and Carie Lewis, HSUS at Mashable Conference At the Mashable Conference, I enjoyed hearing the latest update from Carie Lewis about her organization's experience in social media crisis mode and the recent controversy with Michael Vick.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media: Social Me

She was able to clearly demonstrate the value of listening and engaging. Carie has proposed a panel at SXSW called "Let the Haters Hate" (and while you are voting for Carie's panel, consider casting votes for these nonprofit panels). I caught up with her to get some tips on managing angry people. Given that you are on the front lines, what do you when people say bad things about your issues? I fight the urge to argue right back. How do you know when to respond and when to brush it off?

I step back and assess the situation. 1 - tone. How do I leverage the people who are saying good things about my brand? I have set up extensive monitoring tools for my organization and brand. How can do you turn a negative experience into a positive one? Pipe - social media firehose. Pipe - latest blog mentions. 15 Fresh High-Quality Free Fonts. Advertisement Every now and again we take a look around, select “fresh” high-quality free fonts and present them to you in a brief overview.

15 Fresh High-Quality Free Fonts

The choice is enormous, so the time you need to find them is usually the time you should be investing in your current projects. We search for them and we find them, so you don’t have to. In this selection we’re glad to present you Junction, Nadia Serif, Nilland, CartoGothic Std, Bergamo Std, Comic Serif, Birra Stout, Vegur and a couple of other high-quality free fonts.

Please read the license agreements carefully before using the fonts — the license can change from time to time. 15 Fresh High-Quality Free Fonts Junction4 [ Download the .zip-package ] Designed by Caroline Hadilaksono, Junction is a humanist sans-serif typeface. “Inspired by my favorite humanist sans serif typefaces, such as Meta, Myriad, and Scala, Junction is where the best qualities of serif and sans serif typefaces come together. Bonus: Eco Font and Flaminia Type System It's done. Finding Your Social Media Purple Cow. Darren Barefoot is the co-founder of Capulet Communications, a web marketing firm specializing in high-tech and sustainability clients.

Finding Your Social Media Purple Cow

Co-author of a forthcoming book about social media marketing, "Friends with Benefits," Darren writes a blog at Every potential client I've ever met with thinks their product is extraordinary. They emphasize the unique selling points, the bleeding-edge technology and the frothing delight of their early adopters. But the fact is, even in the technology sector, everything old is new again, and our world overflows with the ordinary. And yet, marketers must promote what companies sell. It would be great if we worked for Apple or Volkswagen. But what do you do if it's your job promote toilet paper or minivans on the web? Find a gimmick. So what makes a great gimmick in social media? 1. Humor drives much of what's popular on the web. About a decade ago, I made a strange little web services satire site. 2. 3. Brevity is the soul of, er, Twit.