ideas, innovations and apps for social work in the age of smartphones and social media 

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

App Development And Marketing For Youth Gang Members – Catch22 & App Entrepreneur Programme

Catch22 – a British social business – offers several programmes to young people „to steer clear of crime or substance misuse, do the best they can in school or college … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

How can non-profit organisations use Facebook for fundraising?

Sally Chambers, Head of Charity Marketing at JustGiving, posted an article about how small charities can make the most of social media like Facebook. JustGiving is a platform that is currently used … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Real Psychological Motivation Behind Social Networking |

It’s one of the simplest of words in the English language; four letters, one syllable. It comes with a nifty blue icon too, a thumbs up. I’m referring to the … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

We Are Now a Society of Multi-taskers and Multi-screeners | Social Media Today [INFOGRAPHIC]

by Brian Solis, We are a nation of multi-taskers. As you read this, you’re either doing something else, or this is the “something else” you’re doing while your work on … Continue reading

February 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Nonprofit Social Media Policy Workbook | Idealware

From Facebook to Twitter to LinkedIn, nonprofits are flocking to social media, but not everyone is prepared for the challenges and ramifications of what you post–or how to manage the … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

11 Outstanding Nonprofit Reports You Should Read – Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media –

by Avi Kaplan, Senior Strategist at Rad Campaign,via There are a ton of smart people writing about nonprofit technology and communications to help nonprofit communicators keep up on the … Continue reading

July 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Social Media Posting Guide – Top Nonprofits – INFOGRAPHIC

by Craig Van Korlaar | June 21, 2012 | I knew that a lot of organizations don’t know where to start in terms of a social media posting strategy. … Continue reading

July 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Forget Apps: Young Donors View Web Sites on Smartphones – Marketing and Communications – The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

By Cody Switzer, The Chronicle of Philanthropy To reach people in their 20s and early 30s, the most important thing nonprofits can do is to make sure their Web sites are … Continue reading

June 24, 2012 · 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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