Restart Romania Social Justice Challenge Spotlights User-Generated Content

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To get diverse perspectives from TechSoup Global staff about user-generated content, we asked Marc Manashil, Community Evangelist for NetSquared, to share how challenges like Restart Romania enable users to get engaged at all levels. Restart Romania: A Spectrum of Engagement.

Live Blogging ONG Web 2.0 Conference in Romania sponsored by the Soros Foundation in Bucharest

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I am here in Romania for a conference hosted by the Soros Foundation as part of their pilot advocacy through blogging program. Social Media, NGOs, and Romania View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. A rating of 100 or more is considered good in Romania.

Activate Your Community with Contests and Challenges: CommBuild Chat Recap

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The chat participants drew on experiences from notable nonprofit challenges such as the TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge , Restart Romania , and Twive and Receive , among others.

Personal Democracy Forum 2012 Discount for TechSoup Community

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We’re especially proud that TechSoup’s own Chris Worman , Director of Communications and Special Projects, TechSoup Europe, will be speaking about his experience organizing the successful Restart Romania social justice technology challenge project.

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Nonprofit Technology News for April 2013

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This is similar to the success of projects like Restart Romania in which social activists got help to develop online tools to address corruption in high places, and also a national website for tracking medication shortages in Romania.

Nonprofit Technology News for May 2013: Free WiFi in Forbes Magazine and Braille Phones

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This is similar to the success of projects like Restart Romania in which social activists got help to develop online tools to address corruption in high places, and also a national website for tracking medication shortages in Romania.

Community-Building Tweet Chat on July 17: Contests and Challenges

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Our annual Digital Storytelling Challenge , Restart Romania , and NetSquared challenges are just a few examples of how we get our community members engaged at multiple levels. Interested in learning how to best use contests and challenges to activate your own community?

Content Curation Tweet Chat Recap

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Last month, TechSoup and TechSoup Romania's hourlong tweet chat explored content curation and the best tools for it. And getting the most out of any tool requires actively using the tools at your disposal - defining the subject and making adjustments along the way, such as adding new keywords and identifying new sources. Susan Chavez is a blogger for TechSoup's Online Community team.

NCVO and TAG Conference Presentations and Reflections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The week before I went from Boston to Miami to Romania and flew back to Boston via Miami to present at the TAG Conference. The day before I had come in from Romania and attended the plenary session which provided an excellent primer and audience research.

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Birthday Campaign Reflection: Will Your Nonprofit Embrace Free Agent Fundraisers?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For example, some of new Romanian friends wanted to contribute, but couldn't because Romania wasn't on the list of accepted credit cards. This means that any one of the half million daily active users of Causes could celebrate their birthday by raising money for your organization's Cause. .