Social Media for Social Good [Infographic] | Social Media and the economy | Scoop.it
The Advice for Good blog gives tips, analysis, ideas and lots of other things related to fundraising for charities and non-profits. We help charities develop strategies to fund their good work.

Social media—through which users create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages, and other content—is a powerful and accessible tool. With free online tools such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, governments, nonprofits, corporations, and individuals have the ability to communicate messages and participate in conversations with a global audience. Social media allows nonprofits and groups promoting social causes, even those with limited budgets, the opportunity to magnify their voices. In our hyper-connected world, individuals have the tools to effect change, raise millions of dollars, find volunteers, and make a global impact.

In our new infographic, Social Media for Social Good, we profile several successful grassroots and nonprofit campaigns, explain tactics that increase the impact of a message, and explore emerging trends in charitable giving and volunteering...


Via Lauren Moss