The Weekly Marketing Roundup – February 2, 2013

A rundown of 10 marketing, communications or leadership stories you may have missed this week.

Digital Marketing & Design

  1. 10 Awesome Infographics for Web Designers

    From Daily Inspiration

    As a graphic designer, you’ve probably designed at least a few infographics for your clients – or even for fun. You can create (and sell) infographics for any topic or industry, which means infographics can be a lucrative source of…

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  2. Twitter Attacked: Quarter-Million Accounts May Be Compromised

    From Mashable

    Twitter issued a blog post late Friday announcing a possible security breach and live attack that may have given hackers access to 250,000 users’ information…

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  3. Facebook Turns Photo Tag Suggestions Back On In The US — Will Users Like It This Time?

    From TechCrunch

    With a simple post on its privacy page, Facebook yesterday announced it had re-enabled its photo Tag Suggestions feature in the US after the feature was temporarily suspended last year, supposedly to allow for some “technical improvements”. The feature means users can use the facial recognition capability…

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  4. Web font design app Typecast launches

    From .net Magazine

    Web service Typecast has announced its commercial launch. The service hit public beta in October and was subsequently bought by Monotype.

    According to a press release, the browser-based design app will provide designers with a “tool that helps to save time and create better quality web typography”…

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  5. Colin Kaepernick: 49ers Quarterback Set to Re-Design Website With Help From Design Contest

    From 99 Designs

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick may be gearing up for his first Super Bowl appearance this weekend, but behind the scenes another new venture of his is taking place here at 99designs. Colin will soon have a new design for his website Kaepernick7.com courtesy of the winning designer in a contest run on his behalf by custom web development and sports internet marketing firm…

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Nonprofit Marketing

  1. 7 National Nonprofit Conferences Worth Attending in 2013 (Under $500)

    From Rosetta Thurman

    For the last few years, I’ve been compiling lists of affordable nonprofit conferences worth attending here on the blog. I still get all happy-dance excited whenever I see associations hosting learning opportunities for nonprofit professionals that don’t cost an arm, a leg and a kidney. …

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  2. 7 Ways to Involve Staff in Your Nonprofit’s Social Media

    From Razoo

    Involving staff in your nonprofit’s social media strategy may be the extra boost you org needs to improve your its online presence.

    See, sometimes when an organization decides to become more social online, it’s often done in a bit of a vacuum. One of two things usually happen…

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  3. Blackbaud highlights key nonprofit sector trends to watch in 2013

    From Philanthropy Journal

    - Blackbaud, a leading provider of nonprofit software and services, has shared trends that will have the biggest impact on the nonprofit sector in 2013: charitable giving is not likely to grow much; a revaluing of the nonprofit sector will occur; technology will play an increasingly important role for both organizations and supporters; and the world will continue to shrink as philanthropic borders broaden…

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  4. When And Why Your Nonprofit Should Re-Brand

    From Take Two

    Re-branding is expensive. It’s time-consuming. And it comes with risks. So why do it?
    Here’s why…

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  5. Building Community through Twitter Chats

    From NTEN

    Interested in learning how to build community through Twitter chats? We welcome you to join us for a three part webinar series on what Twitter chats (and building community) can accomplish for your organization, for the participants, and for the community you wish to impact…

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