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Social Media Best Practices for Non-Profit & Public Sector Organizations

Lori Halley 03 November 2009 3 comments

As part of The Canadian Institute’s recent “Managing Social Media” conference, Jay Moonah (our own “Noisy Apricot”) gave a presentation on Social Media Best Practices for Non-Profit & Public Sector Organizations.The presentation was streamed live online at the time — but if you missed it, no worries!  We’ve got the next best thing, right here.

You can view a 10-minute video clip of Jay in action on the Institute's website — or catch the full hour-long presentation, right here, below! — as well as share his slides and notes, and check out the links mentioned in this presentation:

Thanks to The Canadian Institute for making this full-length video of Jay's presentation available to us. You can also view a 10-minute excerpt at http://econtext.ca/2009/ManagingSocialMedia/ with other highlights of the Managing Social Media conference.



Notes for these slides are available at http://www.slideshare.net/wildapricot, along with code to embed this slideshow on your website or blog, or share with other by email or social media.



Want to follow up and learn more? Here are links for specific resources Jay mentioned in Social Media Best Practices for Non-Profit & Public Sector Organizations:

Nonprofits Still Far from Connecting Twitter to Tangible Activism - ClickZ

Nonprofit Twitter Users - WeFollow

WWF (World Wildlife Fund) on Twitter

Define a Social Media System for Yourself - Chris Brogan

Managing Social Media with a system - Duct Tape Marketing

Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - frogloop

How Much Time Does It Take To Do Social Media? - Beth’s Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social Media Strategy: ChildFund International -  netwitsthinktank.com

GoodWorks - Advertising Age

How we grew our membership by 85% in 18 months - Frank Kenny’s Blog

Non-Profit Event Marketing: Blog Action Day 2008 - Visionary Blogging

How a Small Nonprofit Used Social Media & Crowd-Sourcing to Win the 2009 Global Giving Challenge - frogloop

NpTech Summary: Best (free) Sources To Get Social Media Audience Usage Research -  NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org

Wild Apricot Blog

Association Jam | Association Management News

Beth’s Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

frogloop~Care2’s blog for nonprofits

News | NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network

TechSoup Blog | Daily bytes of nonprofit technology

Blogs | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org

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Lori Halley [Engaging Apricot] Lori Halley [Engaging Apricot]

Posted by Lori Halley [Engaging Apricot]

Published Tuesday, 03 November 2009 at 4:10 PM


  • Twitter Trackbacks for Wild Apricot Blog : Social Media Best Practices for Non-Profit & Public Sector Organizations [wildapricot.com] on Topsy.com  said:

    Wednesday, 04 November 2009 at 8:54 AM
  • Timo Luege said:

    Wednesday, 04 November 2009 at 10:52 AM

    The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies approved its Social Media Staff Guidelines last week. You can find them here: http://sm4good.com/2009/11/04/social-media-staff-guidelines-international-red-cross-red-crescent-ifrc/

  • James G. Leventhal said:

    Thursday, 05 November 2009 at 7:34 PM

    this is just great.  very amazed at how, as a company, you have invested so much in distributing educational content around your product.  amazing.

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