While national issues can dominate the airwaves, it's dialog at the grassroots level that impacts you and your local communities the most. All politics might be local, but what tools can you use to change your community and communicate more effectively with your neighbors? How can we use social media to strengthen a community and effect change? Philly Net Tuesday featured organizations that use social media to do just that.
The NFN4Good Tech Club in Naples Florida led a session in the Social Media September global tweet chat. This Storify collects Tips and Tricks on how to conduct a photo contest on the most used mobile photography posting and sharing site.
2 things you should know about: Social Media Week and Datafest.
Social media week Toronto is on now! There are a variety of events, loosely tied together, on topics related to social media (not just social good/nonprofits, though there are sessions on that too). Some of the events are already full but many are also still open.
Les rencontres WiserLocal ont recommencé la semaine dernière à la Ruche avec le premier “Social Media Surgery” – il s’agissait d’une soirée de partage et d’entraide en petit groupe avec une vraie étude de cas 'en live' pour mieux apprendre comment créer une stratégie de medias sociaux.
This month’s Netsquared Nonprofit + Technology Houston Meetup was a great discussion on social media. They started with the simple problem that may marketers face – so many social media platforms to engage on, but what to write and how to organize it all?