UNICEF campaign: “Like this post and nothing will happen” : Social Media for Good by @timolue

UNICEF campaign: “Like this post and nothing will happen” : Social Media for Good by @timolue.

A great post (by Timo Luge) to wrap up the semester.  We’ve been working hard to learn how social media can be effective for organizations, but at the end of the day (and the semester), if an organization only gathers “likes” and “follows” and not supporters (financial, material, volunteer), social media has not been effective.

6 Ways Social Media Helps People – HootSuite Social Media Management – HootSuite Social Media Management

6 Ways Social Media Helps People – HootSuite Social Media Management – HootSuite Social Media Management.

Not tips, but concepts.  Definitely what I love about social media.  Social media has made projects like African Soul, American Heart possible and Giving Hearts Day possible.

Week 13 video: walking through a sample report. #ec457

‘Pictivism’: Does Changing Your Facebook Pic for a Cause Really Matter? | Impatient Optimists

‘Pictivism’: Does Changing Your Facebook Pic for a Cause Really Matter? | Impatient Optimists.

The Marriage Equality profile pic and all its creative variations now dominates my Facebook feed; I’ve never seen a profile pic make such an impact.  Also  says a lot about my feed.

 

Integrating Ideas of Integration

I hadn’t posted about theory/philosophy in far too long, so I took advantage of the considerably technical article Dr. Brooks recommended and posted about it. Embrace the big words 🙂

Experimenting while Implementing (scaaaary)

While Jade is at the Board Meeting (he is the only member in the group who owns a suit), I decided to surf the TechSoup blogs and begin playing with our nonprofit’s WordPress. Here’s what I’ve discovered!

Nonprofit Networking

Read my reflection on this week’s readings! And let me know about all your ideas for nonprofit work!