What is it about Facebook that makes it such an easy target for social media bashing? While Facebook use has skyrocketed over the last few years (1+ billion users and counting) so have its criticisms: the most popular diss being, “I hate Facebook. But I’m so addicted! I’m seriously deleting my account next week.” Uh [...]
I’m positively giddy about this week’s Awesomepreneur(s) We Love because it’s a TWO FOR ONE! Erin and Alicia are the photo poets behind F/Stop Poetry: my favorite spot to surf and swoon over creative, heartfelt, so-good-it-makes-me-want-to-frame-pictures-of-complete-strangers photography. Read about why they chose the name F/Stop Poetry here. For a quick taste, visit their wedding portfolio: [...]
Haterz gonna hate, but I love Facebook. I’m not going to justify or apologize for it–I want to shout it from the rooftops! Facebook is my news channel dedicated to the people I love–albeit with a few commercial breaks. Thanks to Facebook, I watched my cousins turn from babies into boys, virtually attended my sister’s [...]
Today’s tip is a testament to the positive power of social media: shared by my social media muse (and yesterday’s guest awesomepreneur!) Kim Leamer Maleski on Facebook chat, inspired by a mutual strengths enthusiast and Gallup Facebook groupie Gavin Cargill, founder of Value the Person International. Over the last year, Facebook has become one of [...]
For the next two weeks, 365 Tips For Working With Heart is going on a social media safari in honor of our Facebook Business Page giveaway on facebook.com/RKAink (click “Contest!” to enter). Today we’re thrilled to introduce our guest awesomepreneur and social media muse, Kim Leamer Maleski with Tip #31 for working with heart – [...]
Chris Larsen should teach Awesomepreneurship 101. Chris and his partner Patrick Groft built their blossoming Fair Trade company Pocket Disc from scratch–four years in, they’ve surpassed a million in sales and are improving the lives of over 400 families in Guatemala and Mexico. Chris and I share a San Cris connection. Last year, Chris set [...]
365 Tips For Working With Heart has returned from winter vacation and we’re asking you to help us spread the awesomepreneurial love! For the rest of the month, we’re running a contest on www.facebook.com/RKAink. The prize? A free custom-designed Facebook business page! ($400 value, folks. We love spreading the love.) All you have to do [...]
When you’re operating on the love frequency, the world begins to vibrate with you–or at least is sure feels that way. Take last week: a friend introduced me to the work of Tramaine Brathwaite, founder of MaineDrama Productions and the filmmaker behind Unheard–a new film about sexual abuse–and I swear, the earth moved under my feet.
Awesomepreneur has partnered with the inspiring young women of Girls Shift Africa to raise funds for our 2013 Ruby Cup pilot project: an initiative that will provide a task force of young women in Mombasa, Kenya with sustainable, locally-made menstrual hygiene supplies. Thanks to our generous donors, we’re nearly halfway to our goal. Will you [...]
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