Pittsburgh Non-Profits

Social Media Revolution Video
October 6, 2009, 12:20 pm
Filed under: Campaign Management, Facebook, Twitter | Tags: , , , ,

Below is the opening video showed during the opening of our presentation. Some general facts about social media…


Non-Profit Summit Presentation

Below is the Non-Profit Summit presentation, as promised. Sorry for the delay in getting this up. Hope you find it helpful. If any of us can help in anyway, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

PowerPoint 2007:  091001 NPS Facebook Twitter & Blogs

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Building a Successful Strategy for Non-Profit Social Media
September 28, 2009, 3:01 am
Filed under: Campaign Management, Non-Profit | Tags: , ,

John Haydon provides a great overview and five easy steps for building your non-profit social media strategy. Read More

Written by Amy Sample Ward

What is Social Media?
September 28, 2009, 2:11 am
Filed under: Campaign Management, Resource | Tags: , ,

Common Craft provides great plain English videos on a variety of internet topics. Here’s one focusing on Social Media. It’s a great resource for non-profits, or any professional needing a high-level overview of such topics.

To check out all of these great videos, visit Common Craft on YouTube.

How to Sell Social Media to Cynics, Skeptics & Luddites

Need help selling social media to skeptics who are higher up on the corporate ladder? The interactive insights group posted a list of resources for helping you determine ROI and prove that the Web 2.0 is here to stay.

United Way Seeks Donors on Facebook
September 21, 2009, 2:39 am
Filed under: Facebook, Non-Profit | Tags: , , , ,

The United Way is using Facebook as a way to reach donors to collect $10 million for its latest campaign. The organization became interested in social media after a member asked her Facebook friends to donate to United Way as a birthday gift to her. Read more
Dayton Daily News

Connecting with Donors for a Vital Purpose
September 21, 2009, 2:35 am
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The Puget Sound Blood Center has held its second blood drive that relies solely on social media for attracting donors. “Social media is not about people being cooped up inside,” said Sean DeButts, the center’s social-media coordinator. “It facilitates real-life action, and that includes blood donation.” Read more