September 28, 2009

Social media for social action

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And a day of workshops devoted to blogging best practices

JD LasicaI‘ll be among the trainers on hand on Oct. 23 for Social Media for Social Action, a day of training and workshops geared especially for Oakland nonprofits and community organizations.

Interested in blogging, Twitter, Facebook & other social media tools for your organization, but not sure how to measure results, plan a campaign, or whether you have the time? Start here: Join us for a day of high-quality, low-cost workshops tailored to your needs.

Look for a full day of workshops led by a team of social media and multimedia experts from Public Media Collaborative, Spot.us, Oakland Local, Socialbrite.org, The Center for IndyMedia and Newsdesk.org.

When: Oct. 23 (a Friday), all day

Where: Tech Liminal, 268 14th St., Oakland (510) 832-3401

Cost: $10; no one turned away for lack of funds

Register: On Eventbrite or purchase your ticket on the Techliminal site

Volunteer: [email protected]

East Bay blogging workshop

The following day, it’s the Return of East Bay Bloggers.

Get together with other East Bay bloggers for a day of workshops, meetups and talk. Learn hands-on skills with multimedia, talk about growing your community, and ponder making money. Join us in knitting our communities together and celebrating individual voices in the East Bay!

A similar group of volunteer trainers will be on hand. This day-long meet-up for new and experienced bloggers will feature time to mingle and hang out, but also offer practical, hands-on workshops including:

  • Investigative reporting basics
  • Using a Flip cam and adding more video to your site
  • Making more money from your blog (case studies/strategies that work)
  • Getting started with blogging
  • Adding photography to your site through other social media outlets (e.g. Flickr)
  • Local blogger directory and discovery (share what your neighbors are doing)
  • Drupal vs. WordPress technology discussion

Meet the friends you made at July’s Beast Camp, or make some new connections!

When: Oct. 24 (a Saturday)

Cost: $10; no one turned away for lack of funds

Register: On Eventbrite or purchase your ticket on the Techliminal siteJD Lasica, founder and former editor of Socialbrite, is co-founder of Cruiseable. Contact JD or follow him on Twitter or Google Plus.

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  • http://twitter.com/tiffanyvonemmel @tiffanyvonemmel

    JD, This looks like it is going to be a terrific workshop, and what a gift to the community. I will see you there!