Recently, we’ve had a number of clients ask us how they can create Pinterest pages that engage their followers and allow them to put their best foot forward. Pinterest, now the 16th most popular website in the U.S., is a growing social media power, especially among women between 25 and 54. For us, the key to a successful Pinterest page is to think visually and to be prepared. Before your organization launches a page, read these handy tips to figure out how you can make the most of this platform:
FCP Friend Taz Ahmed launches Beats for Bangladesh: A Benefit Album in Solidarity with the Garment Workers of Rana Plaza.
Imagine you wake up one day to news that low-wage, exploited garment workers are literally burning alive while major US clothing companies watch and do nothing from afar. With a death toll of over 1,100 and another 2,500 injured…what would you do?
If you are FCP friend and political activist Tanzila “Taz” Ahmed, you do the same thing you always do…run towards the fire. We’ve known Taz as a fighter for API voter engagement, a powerful artist, and super networker/connector. She has never shied away from asking tough questions of those in power, and demanding not just answers, but an on-going engagement on the issues that matter.
Public policy can sometimes feel remote and complicated. In the past week we’ve helped two organizations put a human face on public policy and civic engagement.
Twitter, while only seven years old, is a complex social media universe with its own language. An early step in many social media campaigns is choosing your hashtags. Adopting a hashtag already in use will help you enter ongoing conversations, while creating a new hashtag will help you frame and present your issue to your audience.