Vancouver Net Tuesday

Social Media and Web Innovators come together with Social Change Makers and Nonprofits to mix, swap stories and ideas, and build new relationships.

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Past events

  • Maps and data and other fun stuff [TBD]

    Wed, 6 Feb 2013, 01:30 - 03:30 in Vancouver, Canada

    Probably with Affinity Bridge's Mack Hardy.

  • Online tool speed dating

    Wed, 4 Apr 2012, 01:00 - 03:00 in Vancouver, Canada

    With your host Darian KovacsDetails TBD

  • Redesigning Your Website? What You Need to Know - with Lauren Bacon

    Wed, 5 Oct 2011, 01:00 - 03:00 in Vancouver, Canada

    I'm thrilled to have Lauren Bacon of Raised Eyebrow web studio presenting the October 2011 Net Tuesday.==========DOORS AT 5:30 PM EVENT STARTS AT 6:00 PMWhen it’s time to overhaul your website, the task at hand can feel overwhelming. Where do you start? Content, functionality, and design are all vying for first place, and everyone in your organization probably has a different idea of what’s top priority.

  • How nonprofits win with word of mouth marketing - Darren Barefoot

    Wed, 7 Sep 2011, 00:30 - 02:30 in Vancouver, Canada

    If you only engage in ordinary outreach activities – petition asks, email marketing and Google AdWord buys – you won't get noticed in a busy landscape where every nonprofit is vying for attention and support. Why? When everyone does the same thing, no one organization shines.Truly remarkable organizations get their marketing done for them – for free – by their most excited, committed, passionate and devoted fans.

  • #NETCulture: Stories of Culture and Diversity in Social Media

    Wed, 6 Apr 2011, 01:30 - 03:30 in Vancouver, Canada

    Stories connect us to each other, our cultures, and the world. Come and hear from inspiring speakers reflecting our culturally diverse communities who will show how social media has helped them strengthen their identities, roots and friendships. How can Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other tools help you do the same? Ask the speakers in this interactive session. Afterwards, meet community leaders and social media activists at the after-party in the VPL plaza!

  • Net Tuesday March: Applications of Location-Based Services

    Wed, 2 Mar 2011, 01:15 - 03:15 in Vancouver, Canada

    Have you recently "checked-in" or fought for "mayor-ship" at your favourite restaurant or retail location? With Yelp Mobile, Foursquare, Gowalla, Facebook Places and more, there has been a surge of Location-Based Services (LBS) applications in the last couple of years. In a survey by Microsoft, over 51% of the respondents said that they have used LBS, and industry experts have predicted that the space will garner over $14 billion by 2014. However, everyone always asks – Why should we use LBS?

  • Net Tuesday February: Should your nonprofit be selling merchandise?

    Wed, 2 Feb 2011, 02:00 - 04:00 in Vancouver, Canada

    Full details at your favourite nonprofit group send you an email over the winter holidays inviting you to buy a calendar, a t-shirt, or some other form of merchandise?As nonprofits struggle to adapt to changing donation patterns many of us are diversifying our revenue streams by selling merchandise to our supporters.

  • Net Tuesday June: How to turn your party into an EVENT

    Wed, 2 Jun 2010, 00:30 - 02:30 in Vancouver, Canada

    Events are hard.Make the planning of your next event (or your first!) less hard by following these steps, courtesy of Marc Smith and Amuse Consulting:How to turn your party into an EVENT!1. Create a mission statement for your event.2. What’s the buzz? What do you want people to say when they leave...?3. Venue, Venue, Venue. Choose the right venue based on tip #1 and #2.4. Know what your target audience is.5.

  • Net Tuesday May 4: Event-based fundraising

    Wed, 5 May 2010, 00:30 - 02:30 in Vancouver, Canada

    Full event details at: Net Tuesday has been scheduled, with a focus on event-based and friend-asking-friend fundraising.The event will be anchored by Sarah Hall, Online Giving Specialist at the Canadian Cancer Society. She'll share some case studies and best practices.But wait, there's more:* a quick survey of entry-level online tools for friend-asking-friend fundraising* /... - a Facebook application that helps you manage events* http//mobioid.

  • Net Tuesday April 2010: Fundraising for nonprofits

    Wed, 7 Apr 2010, 00:30 - 02:30 in Vancouver, Canada

    This month Net Tuesday will feature a number of case studies highlighting nonprofit fundraising strategies. *Friends-asking-friends events *Ecards, merchandise sales, and other "value-added" donation strategies *Advocacy and fundraising *The final list of presenters is still being confirmed, but it should be a good time and we'll learn all about cash-money!

  • Net Tuesday - November 3

    Wed, 4 Nov 2009, 01:30 - 03:30 in Vancouver, Canada

    It'll be the Twitter mentorship report-backs. Plus more to be scheduled!

  • Net Tuesday - October

    Wed, 7 Oct 2009, 00:30 - 02:30 in Vancouver, Canada

    Hi Net Tuesday-ers! We've planned an event for Tuesday, Oct. 6. We hope to see you there! This month we're going do some deeper demonstrations and tutorials on Google Adwords (did you know that Canadian charities are eligible for $10,000 in free adwords/month?) and Google Website Optimizer (simplified A/B testing to make your webpage more successful.) Each session will be 25 minutes, and there will be time for people to attend each, since we'll do both sessions twice!

  • Net Tuesday - September

    Wed, 2 Sep 2009, 00:30 - 02:30 in Vancouver, Canada

    Hi Net Tuesday-ers!I'm thrilled to announced the next Net Tuesday event. But we can't pull the event off without you! Did you participate in a cool project this summer? Are you about to launch an awesome new endeavor this September?Share your story/project/awesomeness @ the intersection of tech & social change and be showered in love and praise! :-)Please send your proposals (you get 5 minutes!) to [email protected] When : Tuesday, September 1, 5:30pm Where : Workspace, 21 Water St.

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