The Vanguard View: Insight for Association Websites

Site of the Week: Foursquare

Posted by Chris Bonney on Fri, Jan 22, 2010

Foursquare is the next big thing in social networking. We know mobile is growing as a platform of choice for many association members, so foursquare is a logical progression.

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Topics: web 2.0, Site of the Week, foursquare, siteoftheweek, social media

2009 Site Of The Week Recap

Posted by Chris Bonney on Fri, Jan 08, 2010

We launched this blog in January 2009, so happy birthday to you, blog. One of the many theme post ideas we took on was Site of the Week. The vision was that every Friday we would post a new and helpful (or even bizarre) site that associations would find compelling, if not useful.

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Topics: vanguard technology, Site of the Week, siteoftheweek

Site of the Week: MediaFire

Posted by Chris Bonney on Fri, Sep 18, 2009

Are you forever trying to figure out the best way to send large files? Will email work? Should we set up an FTP account? SharePoint? VPN?

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Topics: Site of the Week, siteoftheweek, share, file, mediafire, storage

Site of the Week: SNAMA

Posted by Chris Bonney on Fri, Jun 26, 2009

This week's site is a must see: SNAMA.

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Topics: web 2.0, Site of the Week, siteoftheweek, association technology, social media

Site of the Week: SNAP

Posted by Chris Bonney on Fri, May 29, 2009

Kudos to Lynn Morton who not only started but, more importantly, nurtures the Social Networking for Association Professionals website: SNAP.

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Topics: Site of the Week, siteoftheweek, SNAP, association technology, social media, associations

Site of the Week: The Blogoclump

Posted by Chris Bonney on Sat, May 09, 2009

Okay, everyone. We have another aggregator for ya. And as Bryan Beaumont our ace developer here at Vanguard always says, "May the best aggregator win!"

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Topics: web 2.0, blogs, Site of the Week, siteoftheweek, association technology, social media, associations

Site of the Week: Beth's Blog

Posted by Chris Bonney on Fri, Apr 17, 2009

This week's blog should be an instant add to your Google Reader. Beth's blog is an absolutely brilliant blog about social media in the non-profit realm. Advanced or beginner, this blog will up your social media game overnight. Set aside a good couple of hours to take it all in. You won't be able to stop reading.

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Topics: web 2.0, blogs, Site of the Week, siteoftheweek, beths blog, association technology, social media, associations

Site of the Week: WeFollow

Posted by Chris Bonney on Fri, Mar 27, 2009

It's a user powered twitter directory started by the founder of Digg.com. You'll need to be somewhat competent on twitter to understand how cool WeFollow is. But it is more than worth getting listed. Check it out.

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Topics: web 2.0, facebook, Site of the Week, siteoftheweek, WeFollow, association technology, social media

Site of the Week: Mashable

Posted by Chris Bonney on Fri, Mar 20, 2009

So, by now you know the world of social networking, right? You know the latest on Facebook and twitter. You know how important blogs are and you understand the power of YouTube.

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Topics: web 2.0, facebook, blogs, Site of the Week, siteoftheweek, mashable, social media

Site of the Week: FriendFeed

Posted by Chris Bonney on Fri, Mar 13, 2009

May the best aggregator win!

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Topics: web 2.0, Site of the Week, siteoftheweek, FriendFeed, association technology, social media

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