Weekly Roundup for March 28
Everyone gets busy from time to time – but no one should be too busy to check out some of our favorite articles from this past week. Don’t forget to check out Tumblr for additional inspiration.
- Craigconnects presents an interesting infographic that attempts to crack the crowdfunding code. Beth Kanter provides great commentary and opinion on the infographic.
- Facebook’s algorithm continues to provide headaches for communication professionals. This week Social Media Explorer discusses how Facebook is blackmailing brands into paying for Ads. For those that are paying for ads, Mashable outlines three strategies for better performance.
- Exciting new for data nerds – Twitter is testing a way to show how many views a tweet has received underneath each post. Social News Daily provides the details.
- Millennials continue to be a hot topic. Two articles this week shared thoughts on potential millennial impact. The NonProfit Times comments on a recent poll by the Clinton Global Initiative University, while NPQ shares an article that outlines the impact this group can have.
- Is your newsletter struggling? Ragan shares 10 ways to freshen up your newsletters.
- Mashable wrote an in-depth review of Facebook’s Paper and the impact it might have. It’s a great read if you’re trying to learn more about the app.
- Finally, we like showing a few examples of successful events or campaigns in this space. Amplify Austin raised $5.7m in 24 hours. Community-based fundraising pushes can be challenging for some nonprofits as they absorb can a lot of energy with inconsistent results, so we’re happy to see the success of this campaign.