Social TrendSpotter is a weekly blog and 24/7 social media platform, which features bite-size posts that provide you with the latest trends and ideas within the social sector. Social TrendSpotter merges the current thinking with the edge of innovation to inspire, to encourage, to educate and – ultimately – to create a better sector. Social TrendSpotter includes original analysis, but also highlights the latest sector-wide thinking into a user-friendly resource where the interested can visit and draw inspiration, cross-pollinate, and provoke their own new thinking.
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Starbucks has gotten in some hot water recently for its #RaceTogether campaign. While our team is a big fan of proactive corporate social responsibility (see our latest Forbes article), we agree that this is another good example of marketing tactics … Continue reading
This week, we embrace wishes for good luck as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. Those of us who work in the nonprofit sector feel lucky beyond St. Patrick’s Day because of the many intangible rewards that come with our line … Continue reading
Share with us why you feel lucky to work in the social sector and why others should work for the social sector and we will cover your ideas.
We have all experienced bad customer service. Now with Twitter, we witness our friends’ bad customer service experiences, too. Frustrating and infuriating for the customer, bad customer service can also ruin a brand. And, unfortunately, it isn’t unique to the … Continue reading
The media was abuzz this past week over #TheDress that nearly broke the Internet with 16 million views in six hours. Whether you see #TheDress as black and blue or white and gold, it was a great reminder of how … Continue reading