Drum Roll Please…final crowdfunding campaign totals

The final amounts raised by the crowdfunding campaigns!   Nick Dowhaniuk (Geography / Environmental & Global Health): working with communities to improve health in northern Uganda. $3235 from 78 donors (goal = $3000).  Simon Parsons (Latin American Studies: bringing the Amazon to America’s kids with her art $600 from 12…

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Some final social media and branding resources

Some things to think about for your individual and group projects… What’s more important…followers or interaction? Listen to (or Read) this NPR Story: How Do You Measure Passion? Figuring The Value Of Social Media Followers Also from  NPR (from their training page): A review of basic analytics terms for understanding…

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More on social media & philanthropy

Here are some of the things that came up in class, I just post the links in case you want to follow-up: Ice Bucket Challenge: Time Magazine and Wikipedia Kony 2012: Slate & Wikipedia Three big problems with facebook activism Slacktivism for everyone: How keyboard activism is affecting social movements…

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Readings: Week 6: Social Media and Marketing

Hello all, here are some quick readings for class on Tuesday. We will be discussing all of them but especially 4-6, so please look these over carefully. Bik HM, Goldstein MC (2013) An Introduction to Social Media for Scientists. PLoS Biol 11(4): e1001535. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001535 Beth Kenkel. Social media as a…

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Free Music for your Campaign Video

Want a soundtrack? DON’T VIOLATE COPYRIGHT! Get music that is royalty-free or lisenced under creative Commons.  Remember….ROYALTY-FREE MUSIC does not necessarily = completely free – you may have to pay to download the track.  Thanks to Megan O’Neill and Devon Glenn for the blog posts with these lists Incompetech. All…

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Storyboarding websites, apps, and videos

Plan your video by storyboarding it! Here are some resources ranging in price from free to not-free. ACMI Storyboard generator List if 11 storyboard apps Print-ready storyboard template and blog post written for people making a music video (we’re getting’ the band back together!). Video – why storyboard?  Geared for…

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