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Live-Tweeting: Tools, Tricks, and Tips

Last week, we had a blog post which explained that the phenomenon of live-tweeting is a challenging and rewarding new way to use Twitter. 

Again, it is a mentally fatiguing and physically draining ordeal, but, when done correctly, you not only fulfill the role of real-time reporting, you initiate engagement and provide your followers with unique (and salient) information. 

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 1:44 pm

OPUSfidelis Develops One-Stop Shop Nonprofit Multi-Channel Fundraising Practice

RESTON, VA—David G. Lejeune, CEO of OPUSfidelis, announced the further development of a nonprofit multi-channel fundraising practice with a singular focus: help nonprofits accelerate growth and increase overall fundraising through innovative solutions and leading-edge new-media techniques.

"Eric Streiff is significantly expanding his role with OPUSfidelis, in addition to actively serving existing clientele, " Lejeune stated. "Innovation is at the heart of OPUSfidelis’ ethos, and Eric will help integrate traditional and new media fundraising techniques."

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 12:00 pm

And Now for Something New

The dominant social media giants on the planet have some competition.  With start-ups entering the fray left and right, there are plenty of options if you find yourself wanting a change from your normal networks.  

Take a look after the break for some social media sites (and interesting apps) offering a little bit of variety:

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 11:21 am

Live-Tweeting: A Challenging Opportunity

A somewhat new phenomenon, live-tweeting is growing to be a major part of modern events.  In essence, live-tweeting is a newer form of real-time journalism.  Live-tweeting is built around an event as it is happening (yes, that is where the “live comes from”) and from either participating in or offering a play-by-play commentary of the action.  Some neophytes might consider it to be simply tweeting whatever strikes your fancy while an event is playing out; however this is not the case.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 10:46 am