Topic Tuesday on our Facebook Page: To self-promote, or not to self-promote.

18 August 2009

We’re having the second in our Topic Tuesday discussion on our Facebook page. This week’s discussion is: Promoting your organization in the social media space. What are some best-practice for promoting your business? Promotion etiquette? How far is too far? Is there a risk of promoting too little? What are good ways to balance between [...]


Guide: Quick 'n Easy Guide to Online Advocacy

9 February 2009

I just posted up over at DigiActive about the new Quick ‘n Easy Guide to Online Advocacy that was put together by Tactical Technology Collective. It offers ways to use social networking and web 2.0 tools to improve advocacy campaigns.  It aims to expose advocates to online services that are quick to use and easy [...]


Using Social Media for Social Good: Announcing the results of our charity drive

10 January 2009

Firstly, thank you everyone for participating in our holiday charity drive.  We really appreciate it! We received a total of 70 comments.  I’m going to up the donation by a little bit and consider it to be 100.  So, in addition to $100 going to Kiva, we randomly picked from the comments to give another [...]


Women in Tech: Pledge for Ada Lovelace

8 January 2009

We’ve signed a pact to blog about Women in Tech on 24 March of this year. According to PledgeBank: “Ada Lovelace Day is an international day of blogging to draw attention to women excelling in technology. Women’s contributions often go unacknowledged, their innovations seldom mentioned, their faces rarely recognised. We want you to tell the [...]


DigiActive Post: Bangladesh elections and microblogging

2 January 2009

Image by Getty Images via Daylife I just completed a post at DigiActive about the microblogging initiative that took place earlier this week for Bangladesh’s 9th Parliamentary elections.  You can read the post here. Bangladesh holds a soft spot in my heart.  I spent a summer doing personal research for the Jebsen Center for Counterterrorism [...]


Using Social Media for Social Good: Other Side's contribution to charity

15 December 2008

[Update: We have ended our charity run! Thank you for everyone who participated.  To see which charity will receive a donation, please go here] WE NEED YOUR HELP! 1 Thoughtful Comment from You = 1 Other Side Dollar to Charity Image via WikipediaWe As I mentioned last week, we’re going to be doing our own [...]