Social Media for Social Good – watch the livestream

From 9.30am GMT on Thursday 26th April 2012 we’ll be live streaming Social Media for Social Good – Scotland’s first third sector social media conference. Simply click the ‘live’ button at the top of our website or go straight to the livestream player. Remember to join in with all the chat on the day via our hashtag: #begoodbesocial Here’s the talks and workshops we’ll be streaming: 9.30am – 9.45am Speaker: Ross... Read More

Five fundraising tools for mobile

Special guest blog post from Robert McAllen, Blackbaud Europe. Rob will be hosting a workshop on mobile giving at our upcoming Social Media for Social Good conference (26th April 2012). Conference tickets are now sold out but we’ll be releasing free tickets for #BeGoodBeSocial Glasgow (17th May 2012) this week. There are many ways to fundraise via a mobile phone and more and more we are turning to a system that is easily accessible as well... Read More

Social Media for Social Good – book now

Bookings can now be made for Scotland’s first full-day third sector social media conference via the  Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector (GCVS) website. Taking place on 26th April, Social Media for Social Good is a day long event packed with expert talks and workshops to help third sector organisations get the most out of social media. Programme 9.00am Registration & Tea/Coffee 9.30am Speaker: Ross McCulloch – Third Sector Lab &... Read More

Social Media for Social Good: all-day event – Glasgow – 26th April 2012

Be Good Be Social as you know it returns on 17th May 2012 6-9pm at Big Lottery Scotland HQ in Glasgow. We’ve got three great speakers lined up and, for the first time, a panel Q&A session. We’ve always taken on board feedback from Be Good Be Social attendees – we crowdsource all the speakers and we ask your opinions on how we should structure the evening.  We had tons of feedback asking for more practical hands-on social media... Read More

Checking in with Shelter Scotland

A special guest blog post from Be Good Be Social Edinburgh speaker Conrad Rossouw, Digital Manager, Shelter Scotland. Check in and check out our shops – Shelter Scotland and Foursquare Shelter Scotland wanted to ensure Foursquare users are actively exploring and talking about our stores and the charity’s work online. We realised that this was something that a few people are doing through Foursquare already, even without our input and we wanted... Read More

#BeGoodBeSocial Edinburgh Thu Nov 3rd 6-9pm

It’s been an exciting time for Be Good Be Social lately – we ran an official Social Media Week surgery in Glasgow , we’re having an event in Toronto and there’s plans afoot for events in Amsterdam and the North of England. We’re also back in the birthplace of Be Good Be Social this November – Edinburgh. The venue for our event on Thu Nov 3rd 6-9pm is the wonderful Informatics Forum at The University of Edinburgh.... Read More

Helping your staff to be good and be social

Marc Bowker, Quarriers Communications Officer, will join us at Be Good Be Social April 2011 for a discussion on engaging your internal audience, giving them a voice with social media. Quarriers is a large Scottish charity and is possibly one of the most diverse organisations around in terms of the different types of support we offer people. For over two years I’ve been blogging, tweeting and sharing on Facebook news from across the organisation,... Read More

he’s really tall and he really likes social media

I’ve just been asked to write about myself and what excites me about Be Good Be Social. Hmmm…well I’m very tall for a start! I’m responsible for putting the charity Quarriers on the social media map, establishing their presence on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Bebo and more recently Flickr. Oh and did I forget to mention the blog?! Be Good Be Social is quite simply a great idea and I hope it will be repeated in the future. Together, we have... Read More