7 Wonders In 7 Days Launch


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Presented at the 7 Wonders in 7 Days launch event:
Social Media Cafe Manchester #smc_mcr
Futuresonic Festival 2009 #futr09

~7.30pm, Thursday 14th May 2009

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7 Wonders In 7 Days Launch

  1. 1. www.7wondersin7days.com
  2. 2. www.7wondersin7days.com
  3. 3. www.7wondersin7days.com A rough map:
  4. 4. www.7wondersin7days.com On 9 th September, I will visit all 7 New Wonders of the world in 7 days, raising £777,000 for 7 charities. The plan:
  5. 5. www.7wondersin7days.com <ul><li>Gran’s funeral in Nigeria in Feb </li></ul><ul><li>Secret Millionaire show on Channel 4 </li></ul><ul><li>The Scene Magazine published by </li></ul><ul><li>Concept Publishing </li></ul>The inspiration:
  6. 6. www.7wondersin7days.com Alzheimer’s Research Trust Diabetes UK Open Doors Young Minds Feed The Minds British Red Cross Jessie Ekweozor Memorial Foundation The 7 Charities:
  7. 7. www.7wondersin7days.com <ul><li>9 th September 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter hashtag: #90909 </li></ul>When?
  8. 8. www.7wondersin7days.com But…. why?
  9. 9. www.7wondersin7days.com Twitchhiker – twitchhiker.com One Red Paperclip – oneredpaperclip.com Where The Hell Is Matt? – wherethehellismatt.com Great crowd sourced travel tales:
  10. 10. www.7wondersin7days.com As the founder of Real Fresh TV, a social media consultancy, that got me thinking...
  11. 11. www.7wondersin7days.com What if Sir Edmund Hilary used Twitter to climb Everest?
  12. 12. www.7wondersin7days.com
  13. 13. www.7wondersin7days.com
  14. 14. www.7wondersin7days.com So... I thought....
  15. 15. www.7wondersin7days.com ...whilst embarking on an adventure of a lifetime....
  16. 16. www.7wondersin7days.com ...why not use social media to re-write the rules of charity fundraising online...
  17. 17. www.7wondersin7days.com ...and re-invent the coming of age ‘ Round the World’ trip!
  18. 18. www.7wondersin7days.com Or something!
  19. 19. www.7wondersin7days.com <ul><li>Facebook Connect: login/share on FB </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter #90909 Search in blog sidebar </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr, YouTube feeds into blog </li></ul><ul><li>More to come... </li></ul>Social Media Integration on website:
  20. 20. www.7wondersin7days.com <ul><li>Donate via Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce Itinerary from 10 days to 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Support the 7W7D UK Tour </li></ul>How to get involved:
  21. 21. www.7wondersin7days.com 7 Wonders In 7 Days UK Tour To raise money for the trip, I will be touring the country playing gigs organised through Twitter.
  22. 22. www.7wondersin7days.com 7W7D UK Tour Starts In June More details will be posted on 7wondersin7days.com
  23. 23. www.7wondersin7days.com Just Giving Donations go directly to the Charities. TipJoy Donations go to me to raise funds for the trip. Two ways to donate:
  24. 24. www.7wondersin7days.com Phase I Raise funds for trip. Ends 30/06/09. Phase II Fundraise for charities. Ends 10/10/10. Two phases to donations:
  25. 25. www.7wondersin7days.com The Trip Budget £7000 – according to Thomas Cook Includes flights and accommodation Could be reduced? Funding the trip:
  26. 26. www.7wondersin7days.com Phase I Trip Fund - £7000. Due 30/06/09 Phase II Charity Fund- £777k. Due 10/10/10 Two Fund Raising Targets:
  27. 27. www.7wondersin7days.com JustGiving.com 5 Charities already on JustGiving . Details for donating posted on website when all 7 are. TipJoy Page now active Tweet and Give ! How To Give:
  28. 28. www.7wondersin7days.com Look out for competitions to create limited edition merchandise with profits split between 50/50 between the artists and the Charities. Other ways to get involved:
  29. 29. www.7wondersin7days.com <ul><li>Reduce Itinerary from 10 days to 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Visit 7wondersin7days.com for more </li></ul><ul><li>details </li></ul>I Need Your Help!
  30. 30. www.7wondersin7days.com I am @7wondersin7days on Twitter. Please use the #90909 hashtag in tweets! Thanks for listening!
  31. 31. www.7wondersin7days.com Questions?
  32. 32. www.7wondersin7days.com Image Credits and References New 7 Wonders of the World http://www.new7wonders.com/file/inline/id/110/art/600x/ New 7 Wonders of the World locations http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Seven_Wonders_of_the_World Sir Edmund Hilary on Everest http://img.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2008/01_02/015edmundDM_468x534.jpg Twitter Logo http://i.zdnet.com/blogs/twitter-logo.png I was the first to conquer Everest http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/hillary/navart/evertop7.jpg
  33. 33. www.7wondersin7days.com Presented at the launch event: Social Media Cafe Manchester #smc_mcr Futuresonic Festival 2009 #futr09 ~7.30pm, Thursday 14 th May 2009