Edinburgh 2011 – all the videos

Here’s all the videos from Be Good Be Social – Edinburgh 2011, featuring Ross McCulloch, Ed Henderson, Conrad Rossouw and Lesley Pinder. All the photos are now live and we’ll have the slides up soon. Enjoy!  Read More

Do you need surgery?

Be Good Be Social returns to Scotland in November 2011, with sister events planned in Toronto, Manchester and Amsterdam. We’ll have more info on that on the site very soon. Before things go all global Be Good Be Social is back for special one-off social media surgery as part of Social Media Week Glasgow. Be Good Be Social – The Surgery is a chance for charities, social entrepreneurs, community groups and other third sector orgs to discuss... Read More

Be Good Be Social Toronto is coming…

A special guest blog post from Clare McDowall, lead organiser of Be Good Be Social Toronto. I first got involved with Be Go Be Social back in the summer of 2010 when I was working at Oxfam in Scotland.  I knew Ross McCulloch on Twitter and through Third Sector Lab, and working with his wife Rosie.  When Ross asked me to help with planning the first event in Edinburgh in October 2010 I was delighted to help.  Unfortunately Oxfam had other plans... Read More

Watch all the Be Good Be Social April 2011 videos

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Presentations, videos, photos and more from #BeGoodBeSocial April 2011

Below are the presentations from Be Good Be Social April 2011. We’ll be updating this page with new content as it comes in. You can also watch the videos of the livestream online now too – thanks to @beyongolia for these. We’ll be updating this page with links to hi-res videos shortly. We also have images from Be Good Be Social up on Flickr too thanks to @rich_dyson. We’ll have social reporting goodies up soon too.  So if... Read More

#BeGoodBeSocial April 2011 photos

Big thanks to Rich Dyson of Trixta Photography for these amazing shots.  Read More


          We’re very pleased to announce that Blackbaud will be the main sponsor for #BeGoodBeSocial April 2011. You’ve probably all heard of Raiser’s Edge but there’s a whole lot more to Blackbaud. As the leading global provider of software and related services designed specifically for not-for-profit organisations, Blackbaud has achieved success by providing innovative technology that includes enabling... Read More

Looking to the future

It feels like yesterday that I sat down with Ross to discuss speaking at the very first Be Good Be Social, now as we approach (only) the second event it truly feels like it has been a mainstay of the calendar for a long time. I reckon that has much to do with the people involved. All the individuals involved do good things every single day, but it helps that we have such a talented bunch of good people moving forward together. I truly believe that... Read More

Rob Dyson confirmed as headline speaker

  I’m really excited to announce that Rob Dyson will be the headline speaker for Be Good Be Social April 2o11. Rob Dyson is PR manager at young people’s charity Whizz-Kidz, a trustee at CharityComms, and runs the Third Sector PR & Comms Network. Rob also writes for The Guardian’s Voluntary Sector Network, CivilSociety.co.uk, AskCharity, and regularly comments in trade press such as PR Week. He tweets at @robmdyson and blogs... Read More

Big Lottery Scotland

            You might not have been able to figure out the next Be Good Be Social venue from the photograph on the homepage slider but the logo above is a less subtle hint. I spent a while looking at suitable venues – as well as being an inspiring space I was keen that whoever hosted the next #BeGoodBeSocial really go it, they had to be part of the Scottish third sector social media conversation; which is why The... Read More