268 14th Street
Oakland, California 94612

This day of high-quality, low-cost, hands-on training workshops is focused on teaching nonprofit organizations and community groups a chance to learn and improve their skills in using social media and blogging.

The focus will be on practical and quick strategies that help non-profits use social media effectively to increase their visibility & presence on search engines, reach new audiences, deepen engagement with current audiences, and fund micro-donation. Hands-on workshops will help participants to use social media, plan and execute campaigns and programs and measure and evaluate results.
Experienced facilitators will offer workshops; sessions will include

• Effective Blogging for Non-Profits
• Building a social media strategy with Twitter, Facebook & Your Blog
• Using Multimedia & Video to get our your message (on a budget)
• Micro-donations: Online Best Practices

Who this is for: Members of non-profits and community organizations who have thought about using blogging and social media, but have not, and organizers who use social media but would like to sharpen their skills and learn how to plan and measure a campaign. Beginners welcome!

Cost for the day per staffer: $10.00, pre-registration and organizational affiliation required. http://socialmedia4socialaction.eventbrite.com/

Convening organizations include Independent Arts & Media, Spot.us, Oakland Local, Newsdesk,org.

Official Website: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#/event.php?eid=255710230084

Added by susanmernit on September 10, 2009