TakePart: Spurring people to take action from JD Lasica on Vimeo. [author]The single most difficult issue that those of us in the social change movement confront is: figuring out how to get people to take action. So I've been paying close attention over the months to the successful efforts of TakePart, an initiative of Participant Media. I recently ran into Adriana Dunn, … [Read more...] about TakePart: Spurring people to take action
Archives for April 2010
Take charge of social & mobile media for your cause or campaign [author]At the Personal Democracy Forum in New York on June 2, Katrin Verclas -- founder of MobileActive and a partner in Socialbrite -- and I will be presenting the first Mobilize Your Cause Bootcamp. I've been giving social media bootcamps for some time, and Katrin jets off to another continent every other … [Read more...] about Attend the Mobilize Your Cause Bootcamp in NYC
Facebook's new moves demonstrate the power of personalization Target audience: Nonprofits, social change organizations, community publications [author]I've been sharing with you my initial thoughts on how Facebook will change how we all experience and use the Internet – and how this change will impact your nonprofit. Right now, when people visit your website, they see … [Read more...] about 8 new Facebook plug-ins to socialize your site
[author]At lunch yesterday in San Francisco, eight folks in the social change sector gathered at Samovar Tea Lounge to compare notes, discuss partnerships and answer a question posed by convener Christine Egger of SocialActions.com: What is the problem you see in your sector, and how would you solve it? The conversation quickly turned to silos and the need not to break … [Read more...] about Collaboration: The next phase of social change?
Lulu, Author Solutions, CreateSpace, Blurb make publishing your book a breeze Target audience: Nonprofits, NGOs, educators, small businesses, journalists, photographers By Kim Bale Socialbrite staff Updated Sept. 20, 2010, with new stats and services With more people turning to ebooks or digital readers like the Kindle or iPad rather than turning the pages of … [Read more...] about Self-publishing: Tell your story in print