Tag Archive: twitter

Apr 28

Twitter made me a better writer

I have been writing professionally since college…over a decade ago. My best opportunities for honing my writing came from limiting word or character count – whether on grant applications, articles, or even forms. So it is not surprising to me that the character count on twitter helped improve my writing. If it hasn’t already done …

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Dec 03

Social Media Fundraising Success

Epic Change ran a fundraising campaign over twitter this thanksgiving – #tweetsgiving! They raised over their target of $10,000 in 48 hours. The money is intended for building a classroom in Tanzania. While the lure of social media promise for fundraising continues to elude many, there are a few hopeful and stellar examples of success.

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Permanent link to this article: http://thrivable.net/2008/12/smfundraisingsuccess/

Sep 17

Entering Social Spaces Online

Seems like each week there are new social media spaces to join and participate in. And lots of people help others learn and adopt online social practices. Each space has its own nuance on social practices. There are general rules of thumb, sure. But each site – even a cluster within a site – is …

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