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Many nonprofits and libraries are using Facebook to interact with their constituencies and reach out to new audiences – but what’s the best way to get your organization started on this hugely popular social networking site?

In this webinar Kami Griffiths will interview social media consultant John Haydon, who will walk through the essential steps to establishing and managing a successful Facebook presence for a nonprofit or library.  We will also hear from Gabe O'Neill of Kids Are Heroes, who will share lessons learned from developing their own Facebook page.  Get practical how-to information, learn best practices, ask questions, and leave with action items that will help you create an engaging Facebook presence for your organization.

This webinar is for people who are beginning to explore Facebook and have questions on how to get started.

Date: Thu, Mar 11, 2010
Time: 10:00 AM PST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Kami Griffiths
 Presenter Information
John Haydon
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John Haydon is a social media strategist and a co-founder of the consultancy Inbound Zombie in Boston. He also offers advice on social media and marketing to non-profit groups on his blog at

Gabe O'Neill
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Gabe O'Neill is cofounder of Kids are Heroes with his eleven-year-old daughter, MaryMargaret. This site gets kids involved in philanthropy at an early age to boost self confidence and sharpen leadership skills. They do this by showcasing kids who are doing amazing things for others. In April of 2009 they won a contest organized by Sir Richard Branson, owner of the Virgin companies, which promoted their video pitch on all Virgin Atlantic planes for the month of June.  In early 2010 they forged a relationship with ex-NFL star Levar Fisher, who tours the county motivating and inspiring youth.