New Media Training Institute at Creating Change 2012 #NMTI

We invite organizations, individuals, bloggers, advocates, and media to spend the day learning about the latest social media and digital tools you can incorporate in your work.

Morning and Early Afternoon Sessions (9:00am-3:30pm)

Take your social media skills to the next level with expert Heather Mansfield (@nonprofitorgs), author of Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits:

  • Introduction :: The Importance Integrating Web 1.0 and Web 2.0
  • Top Five Facebook Best Practices
  • Top Five Twitter Best Practices
  • Top Five Google+ Best Practices
  • YouTube , Flickr, and Pinterest: Storytelling through Video and Photos
  • The Importance of Blogging on the Social Web
  • Social Media and the Mobile Web

Afternoon Sessions (3:30pm-6:00pm)

Q&A sessions with LGBT bloggers and nonprofit staff members. Bring questions!

How Nonprofits and Bloggers Can Work Together to Win Campaigns - 3:30pm
Bil Browning, The Bilerico Project (@bilerico)
Michael Crawford, Freedom to Marry (@dmcrawford)
Vincent Paolo Villano, National Center for Transgender Equality (@VincentPaolo_)
Moderator: Daryl Hannah, GLAAD (@MediaPolitico)

Creating Great Content for Your Blog or Website - 4:30pm
Jeremy Hooper, Good As You (@goodasyou)
Daniel Villarreal, Poliglot (@hispanicpanic79)
Phil Reese, Washington Blade (@ReallyPhilReese)
Leone Kraus, Blue State Digital (@LeoneKraus)
Moderator: Allison Palmer, GLAAD (@allisonpalmer)