Facebook Campaigning in Romania

Amy Sample Ward

Earlier this summer, I had the huge privilege to visit Romania and help with the Local Philanthropy Workshop. The social impact landscape in Romania is complex and exciting – you can see struggle and hope, fear and enthusiasm mixed in every conversation and every presentation.

Content Curation Tweet Chat with TechSoup Romania on December 21st

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With so many people creating content and an overwhelming amount of information available, how do you know what's important or from trusted sources? Pacific time as we co-host a live tweet chat with our partner TechSoup Romania on the up-and-coming topic of curation. What type of information are you looking for? Tweet Chat: Content Curation Wednesday, December 21st at 9 a.m. Pacific time ( check your time zone ) Hashtag: # tschat Hosts: @ TechSoup , @ TechSoupRo.

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.

So, You’re Thinking About Blogging? How To: Create a Blog for your Organization

Amy Sample Ward

Last year, I had the unique privilege to help facilitate The Local Philanthropy Workshop with the TechSoup Romania team. The social media/technology landscape in Romania is very interesting – with a diverse set of issues, struggles and opportunities.

Great reads from around the web on October 25th

Amy Sample Ward

This blog seeks to capture the information gathered at the workshop, keep the discussion alive and build momentum." " Tags: roundup bookmarks cee facebook fundraising future giving internet list net2-recommends nptech philanthropy postalicious resources romania technology trends video women I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of October 25th).

Taking Social Media to Saudi

Amy Sample Ward

As I reflect on the trip, the course specifically, and the conversations students and staff had with me, I am reminded in many ways of the event I helped with a few years ago in Romania.

Harnessing Office 365 to Send Every Child to Preschool

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OvidiuRo's story began in 2001, when Maria Gheorghiu and Leslie Hawke were helping poor women from the ghettos of Bacau, a small city in Romania. They connect the team in Bucharest to this information in real time with the mobile app.

Scrappy VS Strategic: Is there a generational divide in nonprofits around how to innovate using new technology?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As of this writing, there are 13 responses (ok, two are from me) from people who work (in some cases lead) the Morino Institute, Random Hacks of Kindness, TechSoup Romania, CROS, Meedan, the Gates Foundation, Beth Kanter, Campus Party USA, Vulcan Labs, and Fundacja TechSoup/Warsaw Social Hackathon.

The Social Web is Not Flat

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've played the game outside of the US - bringing it to Cambodia, UK, Australia, and Romania. So, using the information in his post, I was able to create a translation of the people cards for India!

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.

Social Media and Community-Building Tips from Not For Sale's Sarah Potts

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Not For Sale operates in Peru, the Netherlands, India, South Africa, and Romania. They offer training, education, and employment opportunities, as well as working to inform companies and consumers of the social impact of their supply chains and purchasing decisions.

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.

Content Curation Tweet Chat Recap

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Technology has made it easier than ever to access a wide range of information, but what’s the best way to sort through it all? The best advice is to take a tip from libraries and museums and curate all that information. Last month, TechSoup and TechSoup Romania's hourlong tweet chat explored content curation and the best tools for it. Audience matters, and being mindful of what your community is interested in should inform the curation process.

Turning City Data into Apps with Apps4Warsaw

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Because of TechSoup Europe's involvement in other app challenges, such as Restart Romania and Community Boost_r , the organization has experience in this work. This data is usually "real time," meaning the information is delivered immediately after it is collected.

NCVO and TAG Conference Presentations and Reflections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

tags: information socialmedia ). On November 24th, I got up at 5:00 AM to skype into the NCVO Information Conference , focused on how organizations can make best use of recent developments in social media to meet the changing needs and expectations of their audiences.

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Bridging the Digital Divide? Tell Us About It!

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Whether you are teaching a community about sustainable agriculture in Colorado or organizing a hack-a-thon in Romania, we want to help you tell your story. Complete the challenge submission form with all required information. Think you could make good use of a shiny new tablet?

Bridging the Digital Divide? Tell Us About It!

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Whether you are teaching a community about sustainable agriculture in Colorado or organizing a hack-a-thon in Romania, we want to help you tell your story. Complete the challenge submission form with all required information.

TechSoup Global: Springing into Action

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Here's peek into what we've been up to: TechSoup Global has two new posts on the Markets for Good blog, an effort by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the William & Flora Hewlett Foundation, and Liquidnet to improve the system for generating, sharing, and acting upon data and information in the social sector. The ReStart Romania. TechSoup Global has had a busy year so far with new ventures, exciting contests, and global recognition.

Reflections: Social Media and NGO/CSR Workshop in India

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For example, I include information about Forrester's Social TechnoGraphics profiles as part of the social media game which is based on US data. Using that information, I was able to customize. Workshop Ngo Feb 13 View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

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