Creating Your Generosity Plan: Kathy LeMay, Raising Change

Have Fun - Do Good

You can listen and subscribe to the Big Vision Podcast via iTunes , or on the player above. August 5: I'll be at BlogHer '11 in San Diego and co-presenting The Write Brain – Essential Blog Content Development Workshop. Big Vision Podcast

Connecting Homeless Youth and Shelter Animals: 20-Year-Old Rachel Cohen, Hand2Paw

Have Fun - Do Good

You can listen and subscribe to the Big Vision Podcast via iTunes , or on the player above. August 5: I'll be at BlogHer '11 in San Diego and leading the idea generation portion of The Write Brain – Essential Blog Content Development Workshop. Big Vision Podcast interview

Trending Sources

Blogher Reflections from others

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Wee Hours ' analysis of gender differences between the visual stream out of flickr for Blogher versus Gnomedex. Words from the three organizers: Elisa 's post on the conference content and a blogher story. Jory 's inside the blogher conference post. Bonus content: JD Lasica's Interview with Lisa Stone and his flickr set Susan Mernit and Julia Leung's Blogging 101 Presentation Advanced Tool Session Blog Lisa Williams Podcast Excellent summary posts.

Ponzi's Podcasting Protest

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Ponzi will be posting her audio interviews she did during blogher hopefully soon. Technorati Tags: blogherShe did about 30-40 of them! Wow, I'm impressed. She rocks as an interviewer! Read about her experiences doing audio during a conference session here.

Some Vlog Posts from Blogher Meetup

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The nonprofit technology social calendar was packed full this evening with events happening all over Harvard Square, from the Symposium on Social Architecture co-sponsored by Corante and the Berkman Center to the 501 C3Tech Club gathering to a Blogher Meetup ! Technorati Tags: blogher

Myth Busting: Women Don't Podcast

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Lisa Stone's recent post on the Blogher Blog, " True or False: Do "women warm the podcast bench? " responds to Steve Friess' report for Wired News on the lack of a presence of women at the Portable Media Expo and Podcasting Conference. Lisa writes: What worries me is that just because women didn't show up on that radar at podcasting's inaugural conference doesn't mean we aren't podcasting. Technorati Tags: web2.0justice , blogher , nptech , net2

Lisa Williams Gives Kick Ass Podcasting Presentation!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I only knew a handful of blogher participants, so I was delighted to see fellow Berkman Thursday night blogger , Lisa Williams. Here is Lisa's opml blog with blogher coverage , including her presentation. Technorati Tags: blogher bloghercon

Meet Beth Kanter and I at BlogHer and Making Media Connections

Have Fun - Do Good

For the past two days I've gotten to spend time at the NetSquared Conference with my Co-Editor of BlogHer's Social Change, Nonprofit and NGO section, and fellow NetSquared blogger , Beth Kanter of Beth's Blog.

My personal Blogher To Do List and Reflections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How to keep plugged into and contribute this blogher community? Do Audio - Thanks to some inspiration from Lisa Williams , I'm over my audiophobia and relieved to know that I don't have shell out the bucks for Ipod to podcast. Volunteer for next year's blogher. Link to Women Bloggers - I've done quite a bit of that in my live reports, but I need to add the blogher blogroll. Now I have the blogher blogroll as a pool to start exploring.

One Way to Create a Podcast

Have Fun - Do Good

I don't have as much experience with podcasting considering I just put my first one up this week, but I thought I would share how I did it for anyone who was interested in producing their own. One of the podcasters at NetSquared , where I work, uses the Olympus DM-20 digital recorder , which isn't cheap, but is more affordable than the options above, and I think it comes with a microphone. I chose Gcast because you can easily embed your podcast into your blog or webpage.

Samin Nosrat: Cook, Teacher, Writer, Accidental Activist

Have Fun - Do Good

You can listen and subscribe to the Big Vision Podcast via iTunes , or on the player above. August 5: I'll be at BlogHer '11 in San Diego and co-presenting The Write Brain – Essential Blog Content Development Workshop. Big Vision Podcast interview

Jamie Ridler, Creative Living: How I Have Fun, Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

She is the host of the popular podcast Creative Living with Jamie and will soon launch Sparkles , an e-course designed to bring your creativity to life in 5 minutes (or less!) The seventh guest blogger in my Have Fun, Do Good series is Jamie Ridler.

Fun 13

Submit Your Questions for Governor Christine Todd Whitman About the U.S. and Climate Change

Have Fun - Do Good

On behalf of BlogHer, I will be conducting a podcast interview with Governor Whitman on Friday morning, while she is at the Conference, as part BlogHer's ongoing Earth Day is Every Day coverage this month. The interview will be available afterwards as a podcast on BlogHer.

Britt Bravo and I will be at Making Media Connections in Chicago June 11-12th

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For the past three years, I've had the pleasure of working closely with Britt Bravo at BlogHer and Netsquared. Britt will be teaching a "Nonprofit Blogging 101," and a "Nonprofit Podcasting 101" session.

Out of the Blue and Girls Club Worldwide Blog

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dave's sig line gave me an instant flash of what's he up to lately: Technology Director, Lower Eastside Girls Club Ex-Television hack, podcaster, Maya maniac Blog for girls cheerleader. There is a long-running blog on the site too, with girls podcasting coming soon.

First Mommy Bloggers, Now Mommy Casters!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I met some of the "Mommybloggers" at blogher. " I just read an article in Wired about Mommy podcasters and a new site called, what else, Mommycast and more recently they launched a site called, what else, Mommybloggers. The goal "is to expose the diversity of the writers who commonly fall under the label "mommyblogger.

Looking for Fun Blogging Gig

Have Fun - Do Good

As many of you know, in addition to writing for Have Fun * Do Good, I am also a Contributing Editor, with Beth Kanter , for the Social Change and Nonprofit section of BlogHer. Hello Have Fun * Do Gooders!

Join Beth & I at Craigslist Foundation's Nonprofit Boot Camp

Have Fun - Do Good

Beth Kanter , my co-Contributing Editor for BlogHer's Social Change and Nonprofit section , and I will both be speaking about how nonprofits can use social media. Full disclosure: I spoke at Boot Camp last year and have worked on their podcast in years past.

Friendship, 5-Minutes, Appreciation, Action, Integration, Things: More Reverb 10

Have Fun - Do Good

Going to NYC with the hubs to see friends, family, and to go to the BlogHer Conference. Meeting amazing people while doing interviews for the Big Vision Podcast.

Have Fun Do Good Link Love: Echoing Green, Jobs for Change, Julia Cameron and 29 Gifts

Have Fun - Do Good

NEWS This week, Echoing Green partnered with Jobs for Change on a new Be Bold Podcast. 10 Tips for an Effective Nonprofit or Do-Good Facebook Fan Page by Beth Kanter on BlogHer.

Kimberly Wilson, Tranquility du Jour: How I Have Fun, Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

She blogs and podcasts at Tranquility du Jour and tweets at @kimberlywilson. As a blog and podcast hostess, I'm constantly searching for ways to offer up ongoing inspiration by featuring fellow do-gooders, sharing daily struggles, and encouraging ongoing exploration.

Birthday Blog

Have Fun - Do Good

On August 19th, this blog turned 1 and I turned 37. Wahoo!

How Can Changebloggers Make a Greater Impact Online and Offline?

Have Fun - Do Good

October 15th was Blog Action Day , a day for bloggers, podcasters and vloggers to write about and raise awareness about an issue. Check out the projects some BlogHers are raising money for.

(No NTEN chat 8/19/08)

SocialFish

Paul told us all about how it was conceived as a trade association, and its mission is "to provide research, information, education and advocacy to bloggers, podcasters, social media consultants and others". Last week, we were lucky enough to have Paul Chaney , President of IBNMA stop by the NTEN Office, to tell us all about the relaunch of the IBNMA (International Blogging and New Media Association). It's only $25 to join, and it's open to all bloggers, whether corporate or personal.

Foko Madagascar: It Takes A Village To Raise An Idea

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The project will also include training these rural women to create podcasts, videos, and blog posts. You can support the effort here ) Cross posted at BlogHer

How Can You Make An Impact?

Have Fun - Do Good

BlogHer co-founder Lisa Stone asks us to make our own "transition plan," and ask ourselves how are we are each going to help create change in America. I'll be posting a transcript this week, or next week from my Big Vision Podcast interview with Marianne Manilov of The Engage Network.

Back From the Net2 Conference

Have Fun - Do Good

I'd seen Tara wow the audience when we were on a Blogging for Business panel together, but I'd never seen Elisa (or Lisa) from Blogher speak before, and I was super impressed. Now I'm really excited to go to the Blogher Conference !

A few Expat Bloggers in Cambodia

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She also has the definitive list of Cambodian BlogHers here. He did a presentation on podcasting - his first in English! Photo by Mythicaldude. The Cambodian Blog community has many facets, including an active group of "ex-pat" bloggers.

Ask Britt: How Do I Promote My Do-Good Book Online?

Have Fun - Do Good

Basically, a couple months before your book's release you contact bloggers, podcasters and vloggers whose audiences are a good fit for your book and ask them if they would like to interview you, review your book, have you guest post, or host an interactive event with you using a service like Gabbly.

Stop Cyberbullying Day: Some Inspiration from the Blogosphere

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Hats off to Lisa, Jory, and Elisa (as well as to my fellow BlogHer CE editors) for posting such brilliant thoughts about this topic. Listen to Wes Fryer's podcast (or read his wiki ) about Cyberbullying. I did this using Innertoob -- a great way to grade podcasts, by the way.).

Changebloggers List + Wanna Meetup?

Have Fun - Do Good

A couple weeks ago I asked you and the Have Fun * Do Good Facebook group for suggestions for Changebloggers, people who are using their blog, podcast or vlog to raise awareness, build community, and/or facilitate readers/listeners/viewers' taking action to make the world a better place.

Basic Blogging for Women-REVISED

Have Fun - Do Good

Britt Bravo, MA, write for three blogs: her personal blog, Have Fun * Do Good , the NetSquared blog , where she is the Community Builder, and for BlogHer , where she is a Nonprofit and NGO Contributing Editor. She also produces her own Big Vision podcast and the NetSquared This Week in NetSquared News podcast. Rose Aguilar from Bay Area Business Woman interviewed me recently for an article entitled, "Women's Voices Boom in the Blogosphere."

Get Involved in Gustav Online Volunteer Efforts

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Christine As you know by now, Hurricane Gustav looks even more destructive than Katrina (see this round up from Lisa Stone, BlogHer , of the news reports and links). Gustav podcasts from NOAA.

The Last Blogpotomac: A New Community Rises from the Ashes

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You don't necessarily see women keynote at technology conferences (well accept for women focused technology conferences like blogher ), but Geoff was trying hard ensure a gender balanced program and succeeded. Flickr Photo by Ghbrett.

Basic Blogging for Women Workshop

Have Fun - Do Good

Britt Bravo writes for three blogs: her personal blog, Have Fun • Do Good , NetSquared , and for BlogHer , where she is a Nonprofit and NGO Contributing Editor. She also produces her own Big Vision Podcast.

Notes, Reflections, and People I Met at Podcamp Boston

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Naming of your blog or podcast - make it generic to your field. Millie Garfield (who I've had the pleasure of meeting at BlogHer) and I had a great talk about our "virtual blogging" friends. Melanie Van Orden is the Executive Director of Podcasters Against Genocide.

What's Your Moment of Obligation?

Have Fun - Do Good

In 2005, I started my business, Big Vision Consulting, with the idea of inspiring people and giving them the tools and resources to support their big vision for a better world through coaching, consulting, my blog and my podcast. Full disclosure: I'm the host of Echoing Green's Be Bold podcast. Cross-posted from BlogHer.

How Are Your 2008 Activist Resolutions Going?

Have Fun - Do Good

Interview more activists/visionaries of color for the Big Vision Podcast. Here are what some people wrote in the comments of the original post on Have Fun * Do Good and BlogHer that they were going to do : Green LA Girl said she would pack her own chopsticks.

A Look at Nonprofits and Vlogging

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Shortly before the Blogher July 2005 conference, I got a new digital camera that came with a video feature. There has been online conversation during the past couple of weeks on vlog list , Netsquared , TechSoup and Blogher. It's a smaller list compared to list of libraries that have embraced podcasting. At the conference, I attended a session on video blogging with Ryanne Hodson and was inspired to go play in a vlog sandbox.

Six Steps to Everyday Activism

Have Fun - Do Good

That’s why I started interviewing women (and men) for the Big Vision Podcast , and my Solutionary Women series on BlogHer who get up in the morning and have a big vision for a better world as their alarm clock. Global Warming. Election Fraud. Genetically-Modified Food. Cancer. Poverty.