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Doing Good at SxSW Interactive 2013

, Monday, August 13th, 2012

It’s that time of year again, cats and kittens. SxSW Interactive 2013 content programming is up for grabs!

Last year were thrilled & honored to have four Beaconfire ideas selected for sxsw Interactive 2012, as well as to be involved with two other well received sessions. This year, we’re hoping lighting strikes again and that some of our sessions will be part of SxSW 2013, along with those from our friends and partners in the NPtech world.

So without further ado, please vote for all these great ideas by August 31st, and leave comments if you feel inspired since SxSW places a more weight on community narrative than vote totals alone.

Beaconfire Sessions:

Choosing a CMS for Your Non-Profit
Lynn Labieniec & Jeff Herron

FYI, Nonprofits: Making Money Isn’t Selling Out
Lisa Kaneff along with Jan Kaderly from WCS and Eric Asche from American Legacy Foundation

Moving Past Pixels: Claiming Your Strategic Voice
Eve Simon

The Cultural Gaps Between Designers & Developers
Scott Lenger

Hiring UX Consultants: Don’t Believe the Hype
Jeff Herron

Our Partner & Client Sessions:

Web Design for Fun and Non-profits
Eve Simon, Beaconfire and Jason Cranford Teague, Forum One

Engaging Visitors to Drive Repeat Traffic
Kesah Schmitt, Beaconfire and Aaron Mushro, American Legacy Foundation

Saving Lives through Social Media
Eric Asche, American Legacy Foundation

We Build a Community, They Come, What Next?
Sharon Carothers, American Legacy Foundation

Techsecret for Nonprofits
Chris Lundberg, Salsa Labs

We <3 Social Data! But What Do We Do With It?
Casey Golden, Small Act

Improv for Creative Collaboration
Jordan Hirsch, Beaconfire and Amanda Hirsch, Good Things Consulting

Don’t Bring Me Down! Empowering Stories Win
Jonah Sachs, Free Range

Other Great NPtech Sessions:

Social Media Police: The Nonprofit Edition

Hey Nonprofits, You Better Innovate or Die!

Seeing change: Non Profit results that aren’t BS

7 Things Nonprofits Can Learn From Food Trucks

Why are Foundations so behind nonprofits in social

Measuring Social Change & Media: Beyond BS

The Non-Profit Narrative

Social Good Smackdown: Online vs. Offline Impact

What’s Up, DOC? Social Engagement in Disasters

Collaborative Consumption & Fostering the Upcycle

Leveraging the New Radical Online Community

Measuring the Impact of Social Games for Good

How to fight a douchebag using grizzly bears

Under the Social Good Hood: Staying Power to Last

How to make the Internet care

Connective Consciousness: Influencer Back Channels

50 Shades of Social Media

If there are other Nonprofit/Social Good session ideas we missed on this list, add your link to the comments or tweet me @naieve and we will update!

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