[author]You may have heard of Tweetsgiving, the 48-hour event created by nonprofit Epic Change that encourages participants to express our thanks using online tools and at live events. Launched last year, this year's event ends in a few hours but has already made an impact. The video above shows how EpicChange, with a recent grant from IdeaBlob, has been making a difference … [Read more...] about Tweetsgiving: Bring your grateful heart
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Learn about social media, PHP & WordPress on the Web Guest post by Katrina Heppler envisionGood.tv We met up with Jon Bischke, founder of eduFire, in San Francisco to learn about the launch of eduFire’s new Tech Channel, an online video learning platform that provides live, interactive video classes in social media, PHP, WordPress and other tech areas. In … [Read more...] about eduFire expands its tech curriculum
[author]Lately I've been noticing a social media spin on making charitable donations in your community, region or state. Here are three recent examples. I Live Here, I Give Here The site I Live Here, I Give Here is designed to draw attention to giving to local nonprofits in Austin, Texas. According to the site: "Austin is no doubt a caring community. But we … [Read more...] about Giving to charity goes local
[author]When most businesses and non-profits start using social media, they start with small talk with their communities. They politely reply to tweets, express appreciation to donors, respond as quickly as possible to customer support issues, and generally try to add value to their network. But all too often, they fail to move beyond the small talk and create meaningful … [Read more...] about Do you have a conversation strategy?
[author]There are just six days to go before TweetsGiving! Next week, participants will share what they are grateful for through Twitter and other online media and attend gratitude parties around the world. People will donate to a shared cause in honor of that for which they are most grateful. Funds raised will go to support the work of Mama Lucy Kampton (@MamaLucy), a … [Read more...] about TweetsGiving: Ways to show your gratitude