eCampaigning Forum 2014

Presentations from the 2014 eCampaigning Forum (ECF) in Oxford, UK.
Social Labs Revolution: A new approach to solving complex challenges

Social Labs Revolution: A new approach to solving complex challenges

by Duane Raymond — last modified Apr 15, 2014 11:50 AM

Zaid Hassan outlines how social labs - constant experimentation for problem solving - can help deal with the inadequacy of planning for dealing with complex problems.

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Achieving the Arms Trade Treaty

Achieving the Arms Trade Treaty

by Duane Raymond — last modified May 22, 2014 09:27 PM

The UN Arms Trade Treaty was approved in 2013. But it was over a decade of work that made it possible. Anna Macdonald, the Head of the Arms Control Campaign, shares 10 lessons from 10 years.

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Going mobile: How MSF increased digital giving by 91%

Going mobile: How MSF increased digital giving by 91%

by Duane Raymond — last modified May 13, 2014 11:18 AM

How not moving to a new database helped MSF to increase their income

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From consumers to citizens: reclaiming identity

From consumers to citizens: reclaiming identity

by Duane Raymond — last modified May 16, 2014 11:47 AM

Jon Alexander outlines the importance of appealing to people as Citizens not just as Consumers and supporting evidence and trials.

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Snowden 101: spying and civil society

Snowden 101: spying and civil society

by Duane Raymond — last modified May 22, 2014 12:11 PM

The breadth of government Internet and phone on all citizens has shocked the world and jolted citizens, companies and countries to take digital security more seriously. Here is an institution to the issues and what citizens and NGOs can do about it.

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Winning YouTube: Learning from highly shared videos

Winning YouTube: Learning from highly shared videos

by Duane Raymond — last modified May 12, 2014 09:54 AM

There might not be a magic formula for virality, but Richard presents on a growing body of research that is providing valuable insights into creating shareable videos.

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Welcoming new supporters: how and why

Welcoming new supporters: how and why

by Duane Raymond — last modified May 12, 2014 09:23 AM

Make best use of welcome emails to warm up and retain your newly-acquired online leads.

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Craftivism: A spoonful of craft helps the activism go down

Craftivism: A spoonful of craft helps the activism go down

by Duane Raymond — last modified May 12, 2014 09:29 AM

We need to adopt some new activism tactics: craft such as hand embroidery can address some of the problems in traditional activism and should become a valued tool in the activism toolbox.

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Why we should all love forms

Why we should all love forms

by Duane Raymond — last modified May 12, 2014 09:53 AM

It's time for forms everywhere to be transformed from their beige filing cabinet mediocrity to entities that are more fun, more appealing and generally not a pain for people to fill in.

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Mobile app campaigns inspired by 'citizen science'

Mobile app campaigns inspired by 'citizen science'

by Duane Raymond — last modified May 12, 2014 10:15 AM

Inspiring examples of mobile crowdsourced data and research, and how the incentives and technology used can relate to non-profit campaigns.

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Content isn't king, promotion is...

Content isn't king, promotion is...

by Duane Raymond — last modified Aug 24, 2014 11:18 AM

Rob Salmon (Torchbox) shares case studies for why promotion is essential even if you have great content.

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Social media for organisational change

Social media for organisational change

by Duane Raymond — last modified May 12, 2014 03:43 PM

We hear a lot about how our organisations can use social media to influence causes, but how can it help us change our own organisations?

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Digital fundraising via campaigning

Digital fundraising via campaigning

by Duane Raymond — last modified May 14, 2014 08:44 PM

Glyn Thomas shares case study of the range of methods and results for digital fundraising at the World Development Movement (WDM).

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Digital risks and security for activists

Digital risks and security for activists

by Duane Raymond — last modified May 12, 2014 07:41 PM

Cases, tips, risks and a framework for when it’s safe to share information online

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Crowdsourcing for NGOs: case studies

Crowdsourcing for NGOs: case studies

by Duane Raymond — last modified Dec 16, 2015 03:01 PM

Ed Maklouf shows how crowdsourcing mobile platform Gather is being use for advocacy and citizen science case studies, including in Guadalajara, Mexico for urban improvement.

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Crowdsourcing for NGOs: research findings

Crowdsourcing for NGOs: research findings

by Duane Raymond — last modified Sep 04, 2014 03:17 PM

How lightweight digital volunteering can support NGO campaigning and service delivery. General principles to consider and case studies.

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Infographics for Campaigning and Fundraising

Infographics for Campaigning and Fundraising

by Duane Raymond — last modified May 13, 2014 11:01 AM

Graphic designer Lindsay Noble examines the current horizon of visualised data and storytelling, and focusses on what factors contribute to successful campaigning and fundraising infographics.

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Challenges for digital leaders: perceptions and politics

Challenges for digital leaders: perceptions and politics

by Duane Raymond — last modified May 16, 2014 08:17 AM

Established organisations in all sectors are struggling with the integration of digital. Matt Wright (Shelter) explains the culture clash from both sides and offers suggestions for overcoming it.

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#NonAuMur Campaign Against Coastline Privatization in Senegal

#NonAuMur Campaign Against Coastline Privatization in Senegal

by Duane Raymond — last modified May 23, 2014 08:25 AM

How the youth in Dakar are mobilising to protect the capital city's coastline against privatization and land grabs

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by Duane Raymond published Mar 12, 2013,
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