Startup Weekend (India): Social Entrepreneurship in Action

Waxing UnLyrical

Startup Weekend is a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate, and empower individuals, teams and communities. When one of my friends introduced me to this community, I thought it would be a great event to participate in, while also getting to meet new people and entrepreneurs-to-be. Second, I learned yet again how social media can engage participants as well as the outside world with what’s happening around you.

Here are 10 Utah Entrepreneurs You Need to Know

Stay N' Alive

Allan is now in his own startup, I believe as co-founder, this time starting a new, up-and-coming social commerce company called Piick. Some results of his leadership include the new LDS.org design, the new Mormon.org , and he is the reason for me working for the Church and some of the Church's turn towards social (not to discredit others that have also been involved in that effort, of course). Brad's not just a marketer or typical community guy though.

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5 Blogging Tips From A Social Entrepreneur

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While the modern social entrepreneur may be heavily focused on ideals — whether they be ideological, concrete, or hopefully a mixture of both — it is necessary to use all of the relevant tools and technologies available to help your dream become a professionally sustainable reality. Here is a look at 5 blogging tips from one social entrepreneur to the next: Listen to your audience. The post 5 Blogging Tips From A Social Entrepreneur appeared first on ProBlogger.

17 Tweetchats for Social Media, Marketing and PR folks

Direct Marketing Observations

I thought I might condense it a bit and focus not only on Tweetchats that I was familiar with, but also those that would benefit the Social Media, Marketing and PR folks out there, and which also had solid participation as well. 1) Hashtagsocialmedia -#socialmedia Of course I’m partial to the one I co-founded with Jason Breed Advancing the Business of Social Media every Tues noon EST. New topics & new industry thought leaders and A-listers host the tweetchats.

How Chocolate Saved Shawn Askinosie

Buffer Social

Shawn Askinosie and Lawren Askinosie inspecting cocoa beans with their farmer partners in Mababu, Tanzania (2019) Honoring family, supporting farmers, and building community Shawn set out to turn his passion for chocolate into a company so he could sustain himself and his family.

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Stories From Smaller Nonprofits: VolunteenNation

Diva Marketing Blog

As The Fates would have it, just as I was feeling sad that I didn't have a nonprofit to share with you, once again social media came to the rescue. She has spoken at numerous conferences throughout the nation, has a column at the Huffington Post, was honored in 2010 as a L’Oreal Paris Woman of Worth , and was recently listed on the 2012 Forbes 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneurship list. Engaging youth in volunteer service heals divisions within communities.