I don’t know about you but my family opens up presents at midnight Christmas Eve. That always confused me because on TV, on posters and on every corner THAT was the night that Santa came
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How Social Media Allow You to Sell, Grow & Revolt
Ever thought you can enter to win a daily giveaway from Dunkin Donuts by uploading your photo to their facebook page or a bunch of strangers would donate money to turning your Brownsville, Brooklyn vacant lot into an urban farm or millions of people uniting to revolt against their government via twitter.
The world of social media is creating avenues of opportunity for everyone. Truly leveling the playing field even if it is creating carpal tunnel syndrome for all us social media addicts.
Facebook is definitely leading the way in social media where you can run your business from your Facebook profile. Conference calls, virtual office, collaboration utilities, finance apps, document creation and sharing apps, as well as separate tabs for your business contacts and activities. For example My Office is a virtual office that will help get everyone on the same page by sharing documents, tasks and more. With SocialFly you can create notes about your online contacts, setup reminders to talk to them, and manage your contacts. Great app for keeping up with business contacts.
If growing is more on your mind, Kickstarter helps aspiring creatives fund small scale projects, usually between $500 – $20,000 thru random people donations. If you in need to network with investors and entrepreneurs GrowVC creates a social platform to find and communicate on a business level. But if you lean towards raising money and organize volunteer efforts, Crowdrise, is a personal foundation platform that concentrates on the non-profit side of financial growth.
“The best way to get people away from their computer is through the computer; you can’t organize thousands of people in New York City [the way Occupy Wall Street has] without the web,” Change.org founder Ben Rattray said. Change.org is revolutionary in its own right by assisting every day people start online petitions to produce change in their lives and communities. To date, more than 450,000 Facebook users have joined Occupy Wall Street pages. Along with the creation of additional Occupy movement pages from Puerto Rico to Italy. If you have not heard about Occupy Wall Street, you will soon on every social network in every language. Just a quick look on Trendistic, you can see how occupy wall streets trending on twitter.
No matter what is on your mind, I can bet you will find a online network, app, tweet or petition that will get you to where you want via social media.