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Change by Us NYC 2.0Best Practices & New Features
AGENDA I. Change by Us NYC Overview & Review of Basic Features II. Project Pages in 2.0 III. Search & Social Media Upgrades in 2.0 IV. Tips for Using 2.0 V. CBU Social Media VI. More Changes Ahead
CBU OVERVIEW 2488 Users 286 Projects 2998 Ideas 120 Resources and counting…
CBU BASICS Recent News Blog: -Great resource for updates on CBU 2.0, available grants, events and more -Updated frequently Map: -Searchable by keyword and neighborhood -Helpful for finding areas with a lot of activity and those with high need -Pop-ups show number of Ideas, Resources, and Projects in each neighborhood
2.0 PROJECTS Goals replaced by Needs/Events/Discussion module Needs allows you to specify exactly what help you need, how much of it, and when. The I can help button makes it easy for others to participate. Events helps you promote special events and recruit attendees. Discussion features a new user timeline and allows you to post pictures and documents to your page.
2.0 PROJECTS Follow the link below to watch an instructional video on how to start a project on Change by Us. http://vimeo.com/28648130 Follow the link below to watch an instructional video on how to add an event for your Change by Us project. http://vimeo.com/29929264 These videos are also available through the Change by Us NYC website in the FAQs section.
2.0 SEARCH & SOCIAL MEDIA Social media widgets for Projects Like This allows users to browse users to easily share your other projects with similar areas of focus project on Facebook, and helps create networking opportunities Twitter or Google+ Homepage Search box now lets you see the top 10 keywords in order of popularity to give you an idea of what to search for and what you will find on the site. You can click on a specific keyword or click on projects, ideas and resources below the search box to simply browse the site.
2.0 SEARCH & SOCIAL MEDIA Follow the link below to watch an instructional video on how to use the social media features to promote your project. http://vimeo.com/30394752 This video is also available through the Change by Us NYC website in the FAQs section.
TIPS FOR 2.0 • Select an image for your project • Choose the right keywords • Fill out all fields on your project page and provide detail • Conduct outreach through the CBU site • Tag Resources • Provide updates on your progress
CBU SOCIAL MEDIA @ChangeByUs_NYC nycchangebyus.tubmlr.com
WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT • More Features! Multiple project admins Ability for users to specify skills and interests in their personal profile Ability for project admins to search for other users/experts by skill Print a flier option for projects Improved location search • More Mini-Grants! 2nd Round of CBU mini-grants in the Spring • More Topics! Expand CBU beyond greening efforts to include other areas of focus • More Events! Targeted networking events Annual Grassroots summit