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Share This! How Social Media and Relationships Can Drive Action

BY Anthony Russomano | Tuesday, October 26 2010

You know how to navigate social networking sites -- but do you know "why it’s good for your activism to talk about the World Cup on Twitter?"

If measuring the impact of your social networking strategy can have value beyond counting numbers of friends and followers, how do you get to the next step: leveraging the right audiences to lead to action?

Join the PdF Network on Thursday, October 28 as Deanna Zandt, media technologist, consultant, and author of Share This! How You Will Change the World with Social Networking, shows us how social media strategy and relationships come together to drive maximum impact in a networked world.

Thursday, October 28th at the PdF Network
"Share This!" How Social Media and Relationships Can Drive Action
1-2 p.m. EST

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Check out our upcoming PdF Network calls...

Nov. 11 | How to Lead "The Networked Nonprofit" | Allison Fine
Dec. 2 | Overcoming Apathy through Participation: How Smart Campaigns Use Social Media | Ethan Zuckerman
Dec. 16 | Culture Change: How DC's Office of the Chief Technology Officer is Driving Internal Change | Bryan Sivak

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Missed a call? Listen to a podcast of any one of our previous calls and learn about how to Google for votes, fundraising and organizing through Twitter, evaluating returns on investment in social media, how to pitch (and not pitch) a political blogger, building a social network, longtail nanotargeting, and more.

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