Media Maven

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Description

Co-hosted by Common Good Vermont and the Center for Media & Democracy and colleagues from partner organizations. These timely web casts, tv shows and lunches provide a solid overview of key issues and useful tools to help nonprofits expand online and off-line activities that support your mission. Media Maven Lunches are on the 3dThursday of most months and special Mavens take place throughout the year.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2019-08-21
Format: 2019-08-21
Find your "Zag": Branding Fundamentals/ Brandthropology - 06/17/2010
Successful nonprofits are successful brands. The United Way, American Red Cross, and the Salvation Army for example are so well branded that just their very names bring up positive feelings and confidence within communities. Brandthropology's...
Digital Story Telling - 05/20/2010
Stories are a powerful tool for sharing your mission, vision and successes. Stories mobilize community involvement in your cause. Join veteran story tellers Charlie Nardozzi, Eva Sollberger and Sona Iyengar to learn the basics, develop your own...
Nonprofit Media Looks Ahead: NTEN Conference Report - 04/22/2010
CCTV travels to Atlanta for the 2010 NTEN Conference and brings you the full report on the latest in nonprofit technology and social media. Also, Anna Rosenblum Palmer of WinWin Apps presents her innovative new tool for nonprofits. Join us for the...
Accidental Techies: What Every Nonprofit Needs to Know to Protect and Manage their IT Assets - 03/18/2010
This workshop is for those special members of the nonprofit and small busines team, who we rely on to answer our questions and make our "stuff" and systems work. These "accidental techies" are great problem solvers--but may lack the support they...
Social Networking + Advocacy = Social Mobilizing - 02/18/2010
 Vermont nonprofits exist to change a small or large part of the world condition. Whatever the cause, your members and clients are your greatest asset and people most likely to respond to your calls for action. At February's Media Maven event...
Tag it! Taming the Firehose with Tags, Filters & Aggregators - 01/21/2010
Our experience of the internet is accelerating at a rapid pace. The "stream" of emails, web hits, ad impressions, multi-media narratives and range of devices is a challenge for most of us to manage. In the next decade, it will be essential to filter...
Mapping for Nonprofits: Advancing Your Mission with Maps (GIS Tools) - 12/10/2009
Geographic information systems (GIS) and online mapping applications continue to become more powerful and easier to use every year.  Nonprofit and community organizations around the globe are harnessing these tools to mobilize supporters and...
Strategies for Reaching Women (and Men) - 11/19/2009
Andrea Learned, co-author of Don’t Think Pink: What Really Makes Women Buy – and How to Increase Your Share of This Crucial Market (AMACOM, 2004), will give some marketing tips. Andrea is an internationally respected gender marketing expert,...
Who's Knocking at the Door? Google Analytics for Nonprofits - 11/10/2009
EpikOne's Paul Skarvinko runs a Media Maven Google Analytics for Nonprofits lesson at Vermont Interactive Television.   Towns all over Vermont participated via Interactive television for this Maven event.  Presented by Common Good...
Google for Nonprofits: What’s in the Toolshed? - 10/15/2009
From spreadsheets to maps, email, blogs and, video and websites, widgets, web analytics and (even) 3 D Modeling, a Google account gives your nonprofit tremendous capacity to collaborate and manage its work flow. Join us for a scenic tour and to...
4th Annual Media Maven Fall Luncheon "The Mobile Matrix of Social Change: What’s Next" - 09/17/2009
Part of the continuing series of Media Maven Lunches. No nonprofit leader has failed to notice the accelerated nature of their work! From significant trends to day-to-day realities, nonprofits contend with ground shifting technology, finance and...
Fundraising in a Downturn - 06/18/2009
Lauren-Glenn Davitian invites experienced fundraisers and online marketers to brief nonprofit and community members on ways to expand their online reach and impact to make change happen. Part of the continuing series of Media Maven Lunches.
Leverage Community Media to Serve Your Cause! - 04/16/2009
Nonprofits and activists look for cost-effective (and free) ways to tell their stories and spread their news. Community media makers uses broadcast and new media tools to reach general and specific audiences. Meghan O'Rourke (Channel 17), Seth...
Web Analytics Revisited - 03/19/2009
Michael Nedell returns to brief nonprofit and community members on ways to expand their online reach and impact. Part of the continuing series of Media Maven Lunches.
Communications Strategies for Tough Times - 02/12/2009
Experienced marketers will present some of the most effective and affordable ways to reach your constituents and the general public in order to increase the impact of your work and organization! Presenters: Rachel Carter/ Rachel Carter PR, Liz...

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