“Social Media for Social Good” complimentary webinar to feature online trends, simple tips and examples of how nonprofits can use new media to reach more people in the new year

Convio announced today it will host a complimentary webinar focused on the latest new media trends, strategies and tips for nonprofit professionals to better reach, inspire and move people using social media. The special event will guide interested nonprofit professionals on how to spread their messages using new media and social networking. Featured during the event will be the latest social media and marketing data from JupiterResearch, a Forrester Research company, simple tips on how to get started and better plan a social media strategy from as well as real world examples and constituent empowerment success stories. The Web event takes place on December 17.

WHO: • Emily Riley, Senior Analyst from JupiterResearch
• Beth Kanter, social media blogger extraordinaire on Beth’s Blog and nonprofit consultant and 
• James Young, Convio Senior Marketing Manager for Constituent Empowerment tools, who has sent out a video invitation for the event via the Convio YouTube Channel.

WHAT: A free webinar to provide nonprofit professionals interested in using Web 2.0 and social media with the latest social media trends, simple tips and online best practices for using new media in the new year to spread social good and build a stronger community of supporters.

In only 75 minutes, attendees will learn about the latest findings on the use of social media, real-world examples of effective social media campaigns and how nonprofits can leverage “word of mouth” marketing techniques on 2009.

Registration and additional event information can be found at www.convio.com/social and on the webinar’s Facebook event page.

To join the discussion and tweet the event live on Twitter, use the hashtag #socialgood.

WHEN: Wednesday, December 17, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern/11:00 a.m. Pacific.

WHERE: Live via WebEx conferencing on the Internet.

Register for the event at www.convio.com/social.

About Convio

Convio is the leading provider of on-demand constituent relationship management (CRM) software and services that give nonprofit organizations a better way to inspire and mobilize people to support their organization. The company’s online marketing suite offers integrated software for fundraising, advocacy, events, email marketing and web content management, and its CRM system, Convio Common Ground™, helps organizations efficiently track and manage all interactions with supporters. All Convio products are delivered through the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model and are backed by a portfolio of best-in-class consulting and support services and a network of partners who provide value-added services and applications focused on the unique needs of nonprofit organizations.  

Convio clients include nonprofit organizations, Institutions of Higher Education, Associations and Faith-based organizations around the world such as American Red Cross, American Diabetes Association, American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Humane Society of the United States, Easter Seals, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, Sierra Club, and National Public Radio. For more information, please visit www.convio.com

Press Contact:
Karoline McLaughlin
Director, Corporate Communications
Convio, Inc.

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