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    • NGO & Social Media DRUPAL a match made in haven
    • What is NGO
      • Has a mission
      • Few like minded people
      • Needs …
        • some noble idea to voice
        • to promote the idea
        • funds to sustain operational cost
        • volunteers to expand the idea
        • to connect people socially
    • THE IDEA
      • IDEA is noble and you are confident about it’s nobleness.
      • Have few people convinced about and around the idea
      • Without community convinced about idea, idea will look gloomy
      • So, Need to promote the idea
    • IDEA Promotion
      • Objective
        • Build community around the idea/cause
      • Promotion
        • Limited fund
        • Greater reach required
        • Short time
      • Way-out /Solution
        • Web is the way
        • Social Media
    • WEB is the way
      • Build a web site
        • Objective: Define objective of the website
        • Plan : Draw a plan to achieve the objective
        • Platform: Choose the platform wisely
        • Cost :Needs to be optimum
        • Review: Review it, fine tune it and adjust according to your needs, the AGILE way
    • Web Presence: Objective
        • Start with the base objective
          • IDEA Promotion
          • Fund raising
          • Social Media
          • Web2.0
          • Community Building
    • Web Presence: Plan
      • Agility is the ‘MANTRA’
      • Do not plan for longer term
      • Plan in phases and preferably for 1-2 weeks
      • Revisit daily and adjust it mercilessly
      • Apply this for all your activities
    • Web Presence: Platform
      • Cost is KING
      • LAMP aka Linux, Apache, MySql and PHP is lowest possible option
      • Do not get trapped with long term commitments
      • Choose vendors wisely with best offers to start with
    • Web Presence: Cost
      • Try to restricts the recurring cost for platform within $ 10/month
      • Look out for hidden costs before sign-up
      • Look out for extra bandwidth costs
      • Look out for client reviews and ratings for ‘value for money’ factors
    • Web Presence: Features
      • Start with minimum Features
        • Home Page
        • About Page
        • Blog
        • News/Events
        • Videos/Images
        • Donation
        • Volunteers
        • Social Media Sharing
    • The Framework
      • Do not go for static web site
      • Framework provides you
        • Scalability
        • Maintainability
        • Portability
      • CMS aka Content Management System, that’s your need but which one?
        • Drupal: Powerful CMS with high extendibility
        • Wordpress: Ideal for blog but extendable as CMS
        • Joomla: Highly extendable CMS but commercial plugins
    • Why DRUPAL
      • Open Source
      • Zero licensing cost
      • No vendor locking
      • Runs on low cost web infrastructure
      • Scale as you go
      • Easy to manage content (WHYSWYG/RICH Editor)
      • SEO friendly
      • E-commerce ready
    • DRUPAL Architecture
    • DRUPAL Advantage
      • Open source CMS
        • Proven track records
        • Huge developer base and community
      • Drupal is scalable
        • 0ver 4000 contributed pluggable modules
        • Extendable to fulfill specific needs
      • High Performance
        • Built-in cacheing
        • Cloud ready
    • DRUPAL Advantage .. more
      • Social Networking ready
        • SEO Ready
        • Out-of-the-box modules for Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin etc.
      • Rich Documentation
      • Major features out-of-the-box
        • Taxonomy
        • User registration and profiles
        • Role based Work-flow management
        • Content Syndication via RSS
        • Browser based administration
        • Google Analytics, Apps etc..
    • THANK YOU Piyalee D. Twitter:gdzinenet Skype:gdzinenet