Social media has changed the game when it comes to communicating about your organization. Not only can supporters talk about your nonprofit on their own, but your employees also have free reign to these social networks.
Your staff can be the most passionate spokespeople for your organization and each staff person can be a brand ambassador, according to Danielle Brigida and Farra Trompeter.
Brigida, senior manager of social strategy and integration for National Wildlife Federation in Reston, Va., and Trompeter, vice president at Big Duck, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based communications consulting firm, presented a session titled, “How to empower staff to be the voice for the organization through social media” during the recent Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference at the Gaylord National Conference Center in National Harbor, Md.
The duo offered some suggestions on how nonprofits get started when it comes to staff using social media:
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