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Facebook 101 for health and care organisations | Claireot’s Blog

Originally posted on Claireot's Blog:
Health and care organisations often ask about the differences between a Page and a Profile, so here is my usual response. (TW: I use…

August 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Games for Change – Catalyzing Social Impact Through Digital Games

Games for Change – a nonprofit corporation founded in 2004 – … … facilitates the creation and distribution of social impact games that serve as critical tools in humanitarian and … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

How to recruit donors and volunteers to your nonprofit using social media

Alec Stern – Vice President of Strategic Market Development for Constant Contact – recently shared his ideas on how nonprofits can use social media to recruit donors and volunteers at … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Women and mobiles in rural areas: an impact pathway | e-Agriculture [VIDEO]

Reblogged from Women and mobiles in rural areas: an impact pathway | e-Agriculture Women and mobiles in rural areas: an impact pathway Submitted by Andrea_Jimenez on Thu, 11/07/2013 – 10:03 […] … Continue reading

July 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Check These 20 Tips To Improve Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page [INFOGRAPHIC]

The following infographic by with 20 tips for your facebook page aims at business but should be handy for nonprofits too. Thanks at my dear colleague Elizabeth Torres-Russel for … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

7 tips on Facebook hashtags for nonprofits [#VIDEO]

John Haydon – blogger and author of „Facebook Marketing for Dummies“ – recently shared his thoughts on how nonprofits can benefit from Facebook’s new hashtag function. Here are his ideas … Continue reading

July 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

What A Mobile Phone Means When You Are Homeless

Here are some quotes taken from a great article by Kat Ascharya (Mobileidea) that was published at  The article shows the importance that mobile phones have for homeless: […] His … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · 2 Comments

Share files with anyone, anywhere…off the Internet, even off the power grid…with LibraryBox [VIDEO]

Recently we had a look at BRCK – a device that serves as a kind of backup for the internet in rural areas like Africa. After a successful Kickstarter campaign … Continue reading

July 5, 2013 · Leave a comment
Lutz Siemer

Lutz Siemer

Education, Research & Development in Social Work & IT After working as an alternative practitioner and psychotherapist in private practice for nearly ten years I stepped over to higher education in 2005. At Saxion University of Applied Sciences I lecture and do research and development in the area of Social Work, Psychology and IT. Currently I'm focussing on merging mobile technology and social work.

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