Harnessing your volunteer power through sm


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A presentation on gaining and maintaining volunteers using web 2.0

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Harnessing your volunteer power through sm

  1. 1. Harnessing your volunteer power through social media Gain and maintain volunteers using web 2.0
  2. 2. Facebook, the Almighty <ul><li>Pages v. Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome Page </li></ul><ul><li>Email Capture </li></ul><ul><li>Best Practices </li></ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul>
  3. 3. Case Study: Autism Speaks <ul><li>In Their Own Words: What is Autism? </li></ul><ul><li>The landing page: e-newsletter sign-ups </li></ul>
  4. 4. Twitter, the Unexpected <ul><li>Twitter tops all for Biz </li></ul><ul><li>Maximizing your time (Hootsuite) </li></ul><ul><li>Be a content curator, not a commercial </li></ul><ul><li>Tweet about upcoming events </li></ul>
  5. 5. Case Study: #WeAreVisible “ If it wasn’t for Twitter, I’d be homeless” – Mark Horvath (@HardlyNormal)
  6. 6. Flickr, Oh so Fascinating <ul><li>There’s more to Flickr than you think. </li></ul><ul><li>Integration on Blogs and Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr Groups and Contests </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr Slideshows on Vodpod </li></ul>
  7. 7. Case Study: One Campaign Carolina believes that education is the way to eradicate poverty. &quot;Poverty is not a job for one person. It should be a group effort. We need to inspire people and remind them about this issue,&quot; she says.
  8. 8. YouTube, The Popular One . <ul><li>Branding the Buzz (Channels) </li></ul><ul><li>Easy & free tools </li></ul><ul><li>How Campus Kitchens have lured in volunteers… </li></ul><ul><li>and you can too. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Presenting: CK Video Montage
  10. 10. WordPress, Not so Serious <ul><li>Blogging – some rules to type by </li></ul><ul><li>Thought-leader magnetism </li></ul><ul><li>Telling a story: how to engage your readers </li></ul>A disturbingly high number of journalists and others patrol blogs everyday looking for their next story. Make yours one of them.
  11. 11. Case Study:Crop Mobs <ul><li>Crop mob is primarily a group of young, landless, and wannabe farmers who come together to build and empower communities by working side by side. </li></ul>
  12. 12. If You’re Hungry for More <ul><li>Google Applications – Free tools that streamline your online work. </li></ul><ul><li>The Kitchen Table (Ning) – Branded Networks give volunteers a space of their own. </li></ul><ul><li>Foursquare – Why check-ins are earning customers and cash. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Q&A