Startup Weekend (India): Social Entrepreneurship in Action

Waxing UnLyrical

Second, I learned yet again how social media can engage participants as well as the outside world with what’s happening around you. With a keen interest in social media, she blogs regularly at In My Humble Opinion… ; other passions include singing (professionally trained for over a decade!), reading and travelling. You just read Startup Weekend (India): Social Entrepreneurship in Action , originally posted on Waxing UnLyrical , published by Shonali Burke.

The Power of Starting Something Stupid [Book Review]

Stay N' Alive

Technology social entrepreneurship risk stupid book reviews bookIn my life, I have a rich dad and a poor dad ( see Robert Kiyosaki ). My poor dad is always keen to tell me that going out on my own and running my own business is "stupid", risky, and a bad decision. My rich dad tells me it's the most secure and rewarding decision I can make. Which one is it?


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Entrepreneurship With a Family is for Crazy People

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If you want to see how crazy entrepreneurship actually is go follow my friend Dave McClure and listen to a few of his presentations (warning - lots of language). Entrepreneurship, without a family, isn''t for the faint of heart. Entrepreneurship alone is tough - really tough. If you''ve gotten this far after being scared out of your mind you''re ready for entrepreneurship with a family. Entrepreneurship is the happiest I''ve ever been.

Here are 10 Utah Entrepreneurs You Need to Know

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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 design, the new , 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). Their site calls themselves "The Social Deal Platform".

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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

It’s a belief he thinks all companies should adopt as they think about corporate social responsibility (CSR). Underneath the corporatocracy, though, is the future Shawn sees: responsibility for the social good.

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5 Blogging Tips From A Social Entrepreneur


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.

StartupNation Blog " Blog Archive " Learn how to draw out your vision

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Home > Blog > Running a Business > Blog article: Learn how to draw out your vision. StartupNation Blogs. Previous: I Will Choke One-out-of-Ten Advice-Givers. Learn how to draw out your vision. Written by: Rich Sloan. July 8th, 2008. 0 votes. The older we get, and the more responsibilities we take on, there’s a tendancy for life to become increasingly “routine.&# This can lead to boredom and a loss of spirit.

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. Traditionally, December has been Diva Marketing's Holiday For Small Nonprofits Series.

Climate Change, Poverty and The Great Horse Poo Debate of 1898

Laurel Papworth

My social enterprise, Selco India has provided 112,000 solar home systems to low income households and institutions. Or will new technologies, social entrepreneurship, microfinancing (peer to peer loans) from unexpected quarters save our skins? blogs social media cars climate change horse poo manureHorse manure was a global problem until cars came along. Fossil fuels and climate issues are a huge problem until… renewable energy? Solar power? Wind farms?

StartupNation Blog " Blog Archive " I drew pictures at a sales meeting, and it worked

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The “pitch&# was to offer a quick solution to increase their content and social networking offerings in a very rapid and inexpensive manner with minimal risk and resources required. Home > Blog > Business Financing > Bank Financing > Blog article: I drew pictures at a sales meeting, and it worked. StartupNation Blogs. Previous: Thank God It’s… What Day Again? I drew pictures at a sales meeting, and it worked. Written by: Rich Sloan. July 11th, 2008. 0 votes.