Tech4Good: May – Social media


In This Issue…
Nonprofits are continually exploring new ways to engage with donors, volunteers and board members through social media channels. With the ever-changing landscape and the move towards mobility devices such as phones and tablets, communications and fundraising strategies need to be constantly revisited and refined. This month, we feature: Part 2 of an interview series with Heather Mansfield, Principal Blogger at Nonprofit Tech for Good; best practices about how to get the most out of Twitter; and examples of nonprofits that are using social media effectively. Read on and get social!


Insights into the Social Media Landscape
Nonprofits in Asia Pacific can avoid some of the mistakes that US-based nonprofits have made. Watch Heather’s interview for more insights, and take a look at the research that’s been published about the move to mobile.

Nonprofits’ Use of Social Media in Asia Pacific: Interview with Heather Mansfield, Part 2 of 3
Online Charitable Donations Increased 14% in 2013
Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Must Prioritize the Mobile Web in 2014

Tips & Tricks
Useful tips to help your nonprofit get the most out of social media.

How’d You Do That? Staying Productive While Using Twitter
How To: Add Text to Images Using Windows 8 App Fotor
The Math and Science of Social and Mobile Media: A Spreadsheet to Track Your Fundraising Success

Nonprofits on Social Media
Hear stories about how nonprofits are using social media channels and the outcomes they’ve seen as a result.

Ex-Domestic Worker Creates Social Network to Help Abused Workers
UNICEF raises $18K via SMS for Philippines Typhoon Relief
11 Responsively Designed Nonprofit Websites to Study and Learn From

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Microsoft Tech4Good Events

NGO Connection Day
Thailand
Date: 28 May, 2014
Location: Bangkok
Contact: Supahrat Juramongkol

Malayisa
Date: 4 June, 2014
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Contact: Mandeep Kaur

Webinar Series
15 Useful Social Media Tips and Tricks for Nonprofits
Date: 26 June, 2014
Time: 10.00am SGT
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