Inspired Blogging for Social Good
Britt Bravo, Big Vision Consulting
www.brittbravo.com
@bbravo
#TMLSkills
Blogging since 2005…
…and 2011
Podcasting since 2006
Your mission as an inspiring blogger for
social change is threefold…
Educate
Inspire
Activate
To engage readers
& keep them coming back . . .
Share your story
Share your story
Share your story
Share your story
Help others share their stories
Ask questions & share your struggles
Ask questions & share your struggles
Share resources & how-tos
Use powerful images
& Inspiring images
& Sweet images
& Images that make us go, “Aww”
Image Sources
• Your photos!
• Flickr: Creative Commons: Attribution
• Wikimedia Commons
• Google Image Search Advanced wi...
Create catchy titles
Create catchy titles
Be fun & creative
& Delicious!
Create, share & join
do-good challenges
Create, share & join
do-good challenges
Create, share & join
do-good challenges
Be the change
Spread hope
Share your thoughts, social good
blogging stories & questions!
www.brittbravo.com
britt@brittbravo.com
@bbravo • #TMLSkills
Blog Examples
• http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/stories/trash-
that-litters-ocean-floor-is-mostly-re...
Blog Examples
• http://laughingsquid.com/national-mall-covered-in-handmade-bones-for-
one-million-bones-genocide-awareness...
Blog Examples
• http://calliscrossing.blogspot.com/2013/06/i-did-it-i-donated-my-
hair.html
• http://www.huffingtonpost.co...
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Tons of tips and examples for individual bloggers who want to have fun, do good, and share stories to realize their big vision for a better world.

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  • Source: http://havefundogood.blogspot.com/
  • http://vegcookbookclub.com/
  • Source: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/big-vision-podcast/id178474271
  • Source: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/stories/trash-that-litters-ocean-floor-is-mostly-recyclables
  • Source: http://gawker.com/humans-remove-10-million-pounds-of-trash-other-humans-p-506705444
  • Source: http://www.aoos.org/coastal-clean-up-day-june-23/
  • Source: http://blog.kimberlywilson.com/p/i-heart-pigs.html
  • Source: http://marianne-elliott.com/2006/12/sunday-scribblings-change/
  • Source: http://plannedparenthoodsavedme.tumblr.com/post/17297010848/planned-parenthood-found-my-cancer
  • Source: http://scrambled-eggs.org/2013/06/18/managing-shit/
  • Source: http://dailymothering.com/the-best-newborn-cloth-diapers-an-extensive-review-comparison/
  • Source: http://laughingsquid.com/national-mall-covered-in-handmade-bones-for-one-million-bones-genocide-awareness-project/
  • Source: http://mashable.com/2012/11/01/acts-of-kindness-sandy/
  • Source: http://redcrosschat.org/2013/06/05/top-6-reasons-to-volunteer-at-a-va-or-military-hospital-2/
  • Source: http://redcrosschat.org/2013/06/05/top-6-reasons-to-volunteer-at-a-va-or-military-hospital-2/
  • Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/green/
  • Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/impact/
  • Source: http://blog.linkedin.com/2012/12/06/linkedin-movember-2012/
  • Source: http://thevegancookieconnoisseur.com/2011/04/23/chicago-vegan-bake-sale-for-japan-and-mke-bake-sales-coming-up-in-may/
  • Source: http://www.operationnice.com/2009/01/nice-campaign-29-day-giving-challenge.html
  • Source: http://www.taramohr.com/girleffectposts/
  • Source: http://www.secretagentl.com/missionideas/
  • Source: http://calliscrossing.blogspot.com/2013/06/i-did-it-i-donated-my-hair.html
  • Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/15/westboro-baptist-church-lemonade_n_3444490.html
  • Inspired blogging for social change

    1. 1. Inspired Blogging for Social Good Britt Bravo, Big Vision Consulting www.brittbravo.com @bbravo #TMLSkills
    2. 2. Blogging since 2005…
    3. 3. …and 2011
    4. 4. Podcasting since 2006
    5. 5. Your mission as an inspiring blogger for social change is threefold…
    6. 6. Educate
    7. 7. Inspire
    8. 8. Activate
    9. 9. To engage readers & keep them coming back . . .
    10. 10. Share your story
    11. 11. Share your story
    12. 12. Share your story
    13. 13. Share your story
    14. 14. Help others share their stories
    15. 15. Ask questions & share your struggles
    16. 16. Ask questions & share your struggles
    17. 17. Share resources & how-tos
    18. 18. Use powerful images
    19. 19. & Inspiring images
    20. 20. & Sweet images
    21. 21. & Images that make us go, “Aww”
    22. 22. Image Sources • Your photos! • Flickr: Creative Commons: Attribution • Wikimedia Commons • Google Image Search Advanced with usage rights to “use, share, modify, even commercially” • MorgueFile
    23. 23. Create catchy titles
    24. 24. Create catchy titles
    25. 25. Be fun & creative
    26. 26. & Delicious!
    27. 27. Create, share & join do-good challenges
    28. 28. Create, share & join do-good challenges
    29. 29. Create, share & join do-good challenges
    30. 30. Be the change
    31. 31. Spread hope
    32. 32. Share your thoughts, social good blogging stories & questions! www.brittbravo.com britt@brittbravo.com @bbravo • #TMLSkills
    33. 33. Blog Examples • http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/stories/trash- that-litters-ocean-floor-is-mostly-recyclables • http://gawker.com/humans-remove-10-million-pounds-of-trash-other- humans-p-506705444 • http://www.aoos.org/coastal-clean-up-day-june-23 • http://blog.kimberlywilson.com/p/i-heart-pigs.html • http://marianne-elliott.com/2006/12/sunday-scribblings-change • http://plannedparenthoodsavedme.tumblr.com/post/17297010848/plann ed-parenthood-found-my-cancer • http://scrambled-eggs.org/2013/06/18/managing-shit/ • http://dailymothering.com/the-best-newborn-cloth-diapers-an-extensive- review-comparison
    34. 34. Blog Examples • http://laughingsquid.com/national-mall-covered-in-handmade-bones-for- one-million-bones-genocide-awareness-project • http://mashable.com/2012/11/01/acts-of-kindness-sandy/ • http://redcrosschat.org/2013/06/05/top-6-reasons-to-volunteer-at-a-va- or-military-hospital-2/ • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/green • http://blog.linkedin.com/2012/12/06/linkedin-movember-2012/ • http://thevegancookieconnoisseur.com/2011/04/23/chicago-vegan-bake- sale-for-japan-and-mke-bake-sales-coming-up-in-may/ • http://www.operationnice.com/2009/01/nice-campaign-29-day-giving- challenge.html • http://www.taramohr.com/girleffectposts/ • http://www.secretagentl.com/missionid
    35. 35. Blog Examples • http://calliscrossing.blogspot.com/2013/06/i-did-it-i-donated-my- hair.html • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/15/westboro-baptist-church- lemonade_n_3444490.html
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