Blog Action Day - Using Social Media To Charge The Conversation

10/15/2008

Blog_action_day We talk, some times ad nauseam, about the community of the blogosphere. Well today, October 15, 2008 thousands and thousands of bloggers across the global are joining together to support Blog Action Day - a non-profit event. Blog Action Day was launched last year when two bloggers asked, “What would happen if all the bloggers of the world united for a single cause?”

  • Blog Action Day 2008 focuses on raising awareness and initiating action to combat Poverty.

Act Locally. Think Globally.  Change The Conversation

Blog_for_food_blog Act Locally

Grayson Daughters interviews Bill Bolling, Founder and Exec. Director of the Atlanta Community Food Bank. A few snippets from their inspirational talk. Facebook Blog For Food

Having bloggers and networks is going to make this like nothing we've seen in the past."

We can't say now these are not people like us.

We are all called to do the best of what we have.

Anybody can do something from where they are.

These kinda sessions tells me we're going to use a new technology, a new kind of people ..

Think Globally

Digital Photography School - 17 images of poverty

Twitter Blog Action Day

Fund Raising on Kiva

Change The Conversation

IBMNA post by Easton Ellsworth

12-hour marathon BlogTalk internet radio show - Time: 12p - 12a

Act Locally Think Globally Change The Conversation

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HI all.
KivaB4B is contributing $10,000 to support Blog Action Day. KivaB4B is a new partnership between Kiva and Advanta Bank that lets you double the loans you make through Kiva, up to $200/month. It's a very cool program. Check it out at KivaB4B.org. There's also a very unique affiliate program they offer to blogs and other sites. There's a description on the blog, http://b4bcommunity.org/2008/08/the-kiva-affiliate-program-hel.html

KivaB4B Team

Posted by: KivaB4B Team on Oct 15, 2008 3:18:08 PM

Great post, I myself wrote one at: http://www.guruofsales.com/general/427/fight-poverty-its-blog-action-day-today and the action has not stopped. Would you share your thoughts by a comment there as well?

Posted by: Alex on Oct 15, 2008 4:29:53 PM

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