Elaina Buzzell

Tag: social media

Social Media and the Job Search

As the big move is coming up very quickly, I’ve had job searching on the mind a lot this week. Maybe it’s confirmation bias, but there’s also been a few stories that bubbled up in my networks recently about using social media and online communication to help job seekers. So for this week’s Favorite Finds Friday collection, I’m rounding up the best of those posts for you: Read the rest of this entry »

Communications Lessons from Major League Soccer

Those who know me or follow me on Twitter know that I am a huge fan of soccer and the Seattle Sounders. I played a bit of extracurricular soccer as a child, but it wasn’t until I found the supporter community here in Seattle that I became a passionate fan of “the beautiful game”.

I’ve had soccer on my mind since watching the Sounders’ fantastic home opener last weekend. In reading up a bit on the history of Major League Soccer (MLS) in the US, I found some insights that I would like to share with you on nonprofit communications strategies and getting started in social media. Read the rest of this entry »

Twitter Communities

This week’s theme for Favorite Finds Friday is Twitter Communities. Many nonprofits and businesses (and individuals) are using Twitter more as a broadcast tool, and missing out on the great conversations that happen there every day. To help you get started having conversations, here are a few great Twitter chats that you can start joining this week. They are great conversations where you can learn tips to improve your communications strategy. As always, these ideas won’t do your nonprofit or business much good unless you first put together a social media strategy that includes concrete goals and target audiences. Read the rest of this entry »