Monday, October 13, 2008

Blog Action Day 08

From the BlogActionDay08 page: "On October 15th bloggers everywhere will publish posts that discuss poverty in some way. By all posting on the same day we aim to change the conversation that day, to raise awareness, start a global discussion and add momentum to an important cause."

"The best thing a blog can do is to keep their post on topic. Audiences visit our blogs because they enjoy the style, personality and topic of the site. So it makes sense that the best way to get through to these audiences is to use that same style, personality and topic to talk about Poverty. For example:
A Design Blog might analyse a set of charity posters and how they convey their message.
A Tech Blog might look at pro-poor technologies and projects.
A Political Blog might examine the relevant agendas of leading candidates.
A Sports Blog might look at recent charity activities of a major sports franchise.

"Poverty is not only a pressing issue, it is a complex one. It's easy to think that there isn’t much an individual can do. Fortunately this isn’t the case at all. With activities ranging from advocacy and professional contribution to charity and financing, there is in fact many ways that we can act..."

Learn more about this movement at BlogActionDay 08.


Calling all BlogAsheville Bloggers, please consider participating in this wonderful, important blog event!


Uptown Ruler said...

You can sign up your Blog at their website!

mygothlaundry said...

Very cool; I'm in.