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Carebnb – 4 lessons learned from the Airbnb ebola spoof

Ebola treatment tent in Liberia with Carebnb

[dc]I[/dc]n a very strange move this is my second blog post in as many days about a non-profit spoof Airbnb website. My post yesterday looked at lessons learned from Barnardo’s interesting #Carebandb campaign. Their campaign highlights the often squalid living conditions many care leavers face. One of my major concerns with the campaign was the fact…

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5 lessons learned from Barnardo’s #carebandb spoof website

#Carebnb screenshot

[dropcap]B[/dropcap]arnardo’s have just launched their fantastic #carebandb campaign to highlight the state of housing provision that care leavers face across the UK. Mimicking Airbnb, the campaign was devised in-house and is brilliantly executed. This type of campaign could be delivered relatively cheaply by most charities – what are the lessons learned? [mark]1. Provide a rich…

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10 Halloween social media, fundraising and content gems for non-profits

[dropcap]H[/dropcap]alloween is coming but how do you make the most of it? I’ve rounded up the most spooktacular (sorry, really sorry) social media and fundraising resources for charities. 1. 28 Halloween ideas to make your social media rock 2. 3 great examples of brand generated spooky content 3. Fundraising Tricks and Treats: Raise more than…

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Obama v Romney – Social Media Election 2012 [Infographic]

Social media will play a key role in the outcome of the 2012 US Presidential Election. Who will come out on top – Mitt Romney or Barack Obama? Our infographic highlights the key stats from the campaign, showing who wins the major social media battle grounds. You might be surprised! VIEW FULL SIZE. Feel free…

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Like Minds 2010 – Calling all social media savvy charities

If you’re even remotely interested in social media then a trip to Like Minds 2010 should be in your diary. It’s worth the £50 entry fee just to hear Steve Bridger speak. Despite the general awesomeness of the Like Minds event, one element leaves a rather sour taste in the mouth – The Like Minds…

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Five with coffee

If you’re interested in all things non-profit and social media then grab a coffee and have a gander at these five ludicrously useful and interesting blog posts… 50 Social Media Tactics for Non-Profits Chad Norman provides 50 easy-peasy tactics which will help your charity meet the objectives of its social media strategy. If you’ve not…

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Glasgow Twestival

I’ve not posted on here for almost a month as most of my spare time has been taken up organising Glasgow Twestival Local 2009. All the hours the volunteer team have ploughed in to planning the event are definitely going to be worthwhile. If you have plans for 10th September 2009 scrap them now. Whatever…

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What the f*ck is social media?

The full title of Marta Kagan’s presentation (below) is actually ‘What the f*ck is social media? One Year Later’. However that doesnt make for nearly as snappy a post-title. If you work for a business or non-profit who currently think social media is a waste of time you need to show them this. Marta’s follow…

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