April 17 Nonprofit Development Professional’s Guide to Creating a Social Media Plan

wspn-logoOn April 17, West Suburban Philanthropic Network [WSPN] presents “The Nonprofit Development Professionals Guide to Creating a Social Media Plan.”

I am honored to be the presenter. If you’re in nonprofit development and you work in the Chicago area, it would be great to have your voice in our community presentation. And, if you’re looking for speakers on this topic, let’s talk!

“Social media as a development tool is one of the hottest topics around. It has proven immensely successful for some nonprofits. How do you harness its potential for your nonprofit while avoiding the pitfalls? Learn from an expert how to develop an effective social media plan that will build your nonprofit’s online community, attract new donors, and increase giving.” – WSPN program description

Registration and coffee begin at 8:00am. The presentation, with plenty of time for Q&A, runs from 8:30-10:00am. The program takes place at Northern Illinois Food Bank in Geneva, Illinois. Register here.

About West Suburban Philanthropic Network [WSPN]

In 1986, a group of fund development professionals began meeting in the western suburbs of Chicago. Seven years later, this group was invited by the Chicago Chapter of the National Society of Fund Raising Executives (better known today as the Association of Fundraising Professionals) to participate in a special interest group. By the fall of 2002, the group had grown so large it was no longer simply a special interest group, its new name was the West Suburban Philanthropic Network. Today, WSPN serves over 200 members and is an independent 501(c)(3) organization. For more information, visit http://wspnonline.org.

About Barbara Rozgonyi and CoryWest Media

The founder of CoryWest Media and Chicago’s Social Media Club, Barbara is the creator of the WIRED PR system. An innovative online marketer since 1996, Barbara won Nokia’s contest to represent the U.S. at Social Media Week Berlin in 2013, which led Glancer Magazine to select Barbara as one of 2013’s most fascinating faces.

Headquartered in DuPage County since 1996, CoryWest Media is a strategic consultancy that creates business for business and motivates action for nonprofits and communities.

Barbara works with, colleges, universities, governments and small businesses to help them quickly increase visibility, attract leads, grow business, and click with crowds using social media, content marketing, and PR. CoryWest Media’s services include 360 marketing audits, scalable content marketing plans, personal and company-wide LinkedIn makeovers, event marketing strategies and production, and customized live or online social media trainings.

In January 2014, Crain’s featured CoryWest Media as one of only four Chicago area small businesses in the 2014 Small Biz Big Trends focus. In late 2013, Barbara launched her first online course for high school and college students called “Get Linked Into College Success and Beyond.” The course covers personal branding, networking and LinkedIn success skills. For more information visit https://www.udemy.com/get-linked-into-college-success-and-beyond/

A keynote speaker and best-selling coauthor, Barbara is @wiredprworks on twitter.com, one of PRWeb’s top 12 twitter accounts to follow. For more ideas, courses, and resources, visit Barbara’s top 50 marketing and PR blog at http://wiredPRworks.com or call 630.207.7530.


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