While the rest of you have been enjoying the summer partying on the beach, TechSoup’s NetSquared organizers have been plotting and scheming in front of their computers. The sacrifice has been worth it. Now, we’re now ready to launch our biggest event series yet: Social Media September.
On August 13, 2013 SFTech4Good had an event with Black Girls Code! You can find the event listing here. We screened the Black Girls Code documentary; had the pleasure of listening to their founder, Kimberly Bryant, speak; and had a problem-solving session with the BGC staff.
Recently I had the pleasure of giving a presentation at NetTuesday Vancouver on Content Marketing for Non-Profits. It was a really fun evening and I had a great time teaching what I know and answering some really smart questions!
Your NetSquared organizers are gearing up for Social Media September, a month of social media for social good-themed events. We’ll be hosting social media surgeries for local nonprofits and community activists. Social media surgeries are informal drop-in sessions where anyone from the voluntary and community sector can come and pick the brains of our ‘surgeons’ (helpful volunteers who understand the world of Twitter, Facebook and the rest).
Name badges are remarkable inventions. They save us from the social awkwardness of forgotten names! Name badges also make our events more social by serving as ice breakers. Check our template for a combination name tag and participant survey that will make holding events and collecting feedback much easier.
Philadelphia’s longtime organizer, Seth Horwitz, uses “Tag tags” at his events, where they serve three purposes: