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Tuesday
Sep 21, 2010
Facebook for Nonprofit Organizations
Lucky Labrador Brew Pub

Maybe your organization has already taken the Facebook plunge. Or, perhaps it's about to. Either way, building a Facebook presence for your nonprofit requires a whole lot more than the simple "build it and they will come" approach.

Join us for this month's PDXTech4Good meetup where we'll delve into the details of cultivating, managing and growing your organization's Facebook presence. Together, we'll explore topics ranging from engagement strategies and metrics to page administration and policies.

Barbara Baugnon, with the Oregon Humane Society, will open the discussion with a case study of the Oregon Human Society's Facebook page and their engagement strategies.

Agenda: 5:30 - Networking 6:00 - Facebook Page Case Study by Barbara Baugnon 6:30 - 7:15 Group Discussion 7:15-7:30 Networking

About Barbara: After working in advertising agencies in Los Angles, New York and Portland for 15 years, Barbara took a job as a Marketing Communications Director at the Oregon Humane Society (OHS). For the last nine years she has overseen the Volunteer, Education and Public Relations programs of OHS as well as executed all advertising efforts for the pets of OHS.

Thursday
Sep 23, 2010
Leveraging Linked In, Facebook and Twitter
MacForce

Ways to capitalize on feeds from one Social Media Platform to another

Where: MacForce, 100 SE Salmon, Portland, OR When: Thursday, September 23, 2010 Cost: $125.00

Prerequisite: Must already have established Linked In, Facebook and Twitter Accounts. This is an Intermediate course for people already familiar with Social Media.

Social Media has become a very important piece of the Internet Marketing puzzle. In this five-hour class, Colleen Wright of Search Engine Academy Northwest will walk you through some critical components needed to create a successful Social Media campaign for your business.

You will:

*Understand what social media is and how it can help you grow your business

*Develop Goals and Strategies for your Social Media Campaign

*Work hands on with the big three platforms: Linked In, FaceBook and Twitter

Join Colleen Wright and let her help you demystify social media with strategies and tactics that will help you streamline and leverage social media for your business.

Register: http://www.regonline.com/register/checkin.aspx?EventId=885171

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Wednesday
Oct 13, 2010
Tweet, Tag, Post, & Friend: New Research on Nonprofit Use of Social Media
Mercy Corps NW

Are social media channels working to help nonprofits engage their current audience? Recruit new supporters? Raise money? Idealware’s Andrea Berry will talk through the results of six months of social media research. She will cover what tools nonprofits are using, how well they think they work, and what specific goals each can help nonprofits accomplish. Talking through tools including Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn, blogs, photo sharing, and video sharing sites, Andrea will discuss ways to help nonprofits decide which channels are right for them.

Agenda: 5:30 - Networking 6:00 - Presentation by Andrea Berry 6:30 - 7:15 Group Discussion 7:15-7:30 Networking

Andrea Berry, Idealware’s Director of Partnership and Learning, oversees Idealware’s fundraising and training activities, including the Field Guide to Nonprofit Software, training and online seminars. Prior to joining Idealware, Andrea held fundraising positions in education, health research and at museums, and has taught math, performing arts and history in traditional and non-traditional educational settings.

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Thursday
Aug 18, 2011
PDXPUG: Lessons from managing way too many databases at Facebook
Free Geek

Rob Wultsch, a recent addition to Facebook's Database Operations team, will compare and contrast the Facebook deployment with his previous work with another large deployment of open source databases. In this db-agnostic talk, he'll go over: the bizarre becoming ordinary, the many types of infrastructure that do not scale and what does and does not work when building a DBA team.

Before joining Facebook, Rob worked for a very large hosting company as a database administrator and a newspaper as a web developer. In his free time he enjoys riding his motorcycle and bicycle and fantasizes about moving to Portland.

As always, beer afterwards at the Lucky Lab. See you there!

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Tuesday
Sep 27, 2011
Oregon Computer Consultantss Assn. (OCCA) September Meeting Notice
Red Lion Hotel Portland - Convention Center

Title: Social Media Marketing

How to get new customers and increase revenue with smart use of social media marketing sites, including: LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Podcasts, Flickr, Blogs, Biznik, and other social media sites. Presentor: Tom Howe of www.controlcenter.com.

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Friday
Mar 23, 2012
Ji Lee, Creative Director at Facebook and founder of “The Bubble Project”
Cloudability

Please join merrickhanna ventures in welcoming Ji Lee to Portland, Ore. on Friday, March 23, 2012.

Ji will be visiting Portland to learn more about the thriving start-up community, as well as sharing his work experiences and stories from years at Facebook, Google Creative Labs, Droga5, and multiple personal projects.

At 5:00 p.m., doors will open to the public for a hosted adult happy hour with a dialogue and presentation regarding the transformative power of personal projects. Following the presentation will be a Q&A session between attendees and Ji – guests will have the opportunity to inquire about anything related to his career, life at Facebook, his newest project and anything of interest!

A graduate of Parsons School of Design, Ji’s work includes award-winning brand campaigns, including the famed Bubble Project (http://thebubbleproject.com/). For more information on Ji and to connect with him, please visit http://pleeseenjoy.com/.

Special thanks go to Aresh Irajpanah, and Scott Kveton/Urban Airship for hosting the event.

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Tuesday
Aug 21, 2012
Portland Facebook Developers Group
Shopigniter Office

During the meet up the topics in the outline below will be demonstrated while building an example Facebook application that helps local PDX store owners connect with local consumers.

Pizza and beverages will be provided.

Open Graph Deep Dive

  • OG Action and object implementation
    • The Basics 
      • Creating the OG actions and objects in Facebook's application administration interface
      • Wiring up the objects at the view tier of the application/website
      • Testing
      • Action submission
    • Beyond the basic
      • Aggregations
      • Custom Object properties
      • "Overriding" Like using an OG action
  • Dynamic Facebook application content based on context
    • Canvas context
    • Page tab context
    • Derived from user permissions given to the app
      • Additional functionality present for those users who have added the app to a business page. In this case the ability to add stores and locations to the applications database.
  • Run down of Facebook app store and the submission process.
  • Open discussion of various topics brought up by the meet up group.
    • potential starter topics include discussions of:
      • Ads API action spec
      • Facebook tools (Debugger, Graph Explorer)
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Thursday
Oct 11, 2012
Operations Forum: Creating & Promoting a Culture of Innovation
Portland Development Commission

CREATING AND PROMOTING A CULTURE OF INNOVATION: With Facebook's Former VP of HR: Beth Steinberg

Beth will talk about her experience at Facebook as VP of HR and the strategies and tactics she used to build an attractive culture and retain the talent that helped fuel Facebook’s explosive growth. She will share some stories about her time at Facebook and other leading technology companies and will talk about some roles that a CEO/Founder can play in helping to build a great team and market corporate culture in support of recruitment efforts.

  • Learn strategies and tactics used to attract and retain the talent that helped fuel Facebook’s explosive growth
  • Learn what roles a CEO/Founder can play in helping to build a great team and market corporate culture in support of recruitment efforts
  • Gain strategies that local companies can use to attract C-level talent as well as top-notch developers in a market that is growing more competitive by the day
  • Gain helpful insight for Tech leaders and companies with complex organizational and growth issues

Agenda 5:30pm Doors Open, Cocktails and Networking 6:00pm Program Begins 8:00pm Program Ends

Click Here for information and to Register.

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Tuesday
Oct 21, 2014
Creating Great Visual Media Content on a Shoestring Budget
Alberta Main Street

Seminar Presented by: Jennie Day-Burget & Jessica Williams, Prichard Communications

Social media is changing and if you are like most small business owners, it’s hard to keep up! This training is for anyone in need of the latest trends for visual media platforms like Instagram, Pinterest and Vine.

Learn how to use these tools on a shoestring budget and examine how leaders in the field are successfully using these visual media platforms.

Key takeaways will include: • Three new things you can do immediately to enhance your visual media platforms • Practical help in setting up these channels in a strategic way • How to create content using visual media tools that support your goals

When: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Where: Alberta Main Street (1722 NE Alberta Street) Time: 9:30-11AM RSVP online: http://tinyurl.com/osgp5rt (Preference given to Alberta Street businesses) Free! Refreshments provided.

2014-15 Seminar Series Sponsor: Umpqua Bank

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Monday
Oct 16, 2017
Controlling Your Online Privacy
Northwest Academy

Join us this month for two awesome presentations about online privacy!

First, Gizmodo's Kashmir Hill will join us remotely and share some Internet of Things stories, like the time she was able to control the lights in a stranger's house in another state, and how Amazon includes all Echo owners into a random social network.

Then IT consultant and technical author Russell Mickler will walk us through the various privacy settings in Facebook so we can better control what we share with our contacts and only share the things we actually want to share.

Program:

6:00 PM - Doors

6:30 PM - Kashmir Hill

7:00 PM - Russell Mickler

7:30 PM - Wrap up / networking

We'll have snacks, and there will be an opportunity for networking following the talks. We hope to see you there!

Speaker bios:

Kashmir Hill is a senior reporter for the Special Projects Desk, which produces investigative work across all of Gizmodo Media Group's web sites. She writes about privacy and technology.

Russell Mickler, Principal Consultant, has been leading IT organizations since 1996; he has helped hundreds of small businesses use technology better as a private consultant since 2003. During the 1990's, Mickler earned certifications in the Microsoft NT, Windows, and Novell Netware platforms. After earning his Master’s Degree in Technology in 2000, Mickler earned his Computer Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification in 2004. As a published technical author, Mickler teaches for universities across the country.

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