Later this morning, I’m speaking to the regional Association of Fundraising Professionals. Of course, the topic is Social Media.

This entry will grow after the program. I’ll add information I consider relevant to the questions they have during and after.

You can follow me on Twitter @chuckwelch or email me any questions


Tapping Into Social Networks—Raise Funds, Build Community (AFP)
10 Ways to Support Charity Through Social Media (Mashable)

Twitter Specific:

Mashable’s Guide to Twitter
Finding Locals on Twitter (Mashable)
10 Twitter Best Practices for Brands (Michael Brito)

Facebook Specific:

Facebook Users are Getting Older (Mashable)

Tools: – Send from multiple accounts, use multiple authors, schedule Tweets
TweetDeck – Desktop and iPhone tool – Easily group followers or send from multiple accounts

Social Media Information Sites:



Nielsen: Consumers Trust Online Opinions (Adweek)


Status Updates: LinkedIn, Facebook, & Twitter. What’s the difference? (Youtube)

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