Monday, September 22, 2008

Social Media for Social Change

Baobab (Adansonia digitata) and elephant, TanzaniaImage via WikipediaIf you are a part of a non-profit organisation looking to go digital, then this is the site for you. Social Media for Social Change believes that Social Media is a powerful tool to help non-profit organisations make a difference. Check out their article 'Seven Reasons Social Media Tools is a Pertfect Fit for Non-Profits' by Meg Fowler.

And for an example of a not for profit organisation that has used social media to do great things visit Epic Change. Epic Change has raised some $50,000 to build a school in Tanzania, using primarily social media and e-mail. They are definately an organisation worth emulating when it comes to using these tools effectively.

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