3 Horrible Lies You Tell Yourself about Why You’re not Ready to Grow Your Online Audience.

Elephant Journal

I’m not ready to share my message with a big online audience! I don’t even know what exactly my message is yet.

Know Your Audience: A Ring-necked Duck in Germany

10,000 Birds

One of the most important topics – apart from grammar lessons and coffee breaks – rotated around knowing your audience. and so I figured that a profound analysis of my audience might also help me in my blogging career here on your favourite blog. So, who then is my audience?

Morrissey Talks Animal Abuse, Shocks Concert Audience

Eccorazzi

So seriously he is willing to walk away from conversations with new people he finds out are meat eaters and slam everyone from the president Read More The post Morrissey Talks Animal Abuse, Shocks Concert Audience appeared first on Ecorazzi. Morrissey takes his veganism seriously.

We should be targeting the audience, not the advertisement

Eccorazzi

Another day goes by, and another Facebook post begs me to focus on a single issue campaign that is ineffective. Today, someone shared a petition being passed around that is begging Loblaw’s, one of Canada’s largest grocery retailers, to remove a deceptive advertisement immediately.

"The workshop is open to a limited and selected audience"

Environmental Economics

The workshop is open to a limited and selected audience.

Lebanon’s Trash Gets an Audience With The (B)IM Project Play

Green Prophet

Judging by the reaction of audience members (“it brought tears to my eyes,” “we’re watching a horror film”), 10453 has done well to plant a seed. We’ve often wondered: do people in the Middle East just not see the trash that has taken over their lives ?

PETA Urges “Contagion” Audience to Learn about Real Contagions from Factory Farms

Eccorazzi

PETA will be distributing leaflets to audiences viewing the movie, “Contagion,” in a new campaign to keep people informed about real pandemics they believe are coming from factory farms and the meat industry. The movie, filled with some fabulous celebrities including presidential hopeful Matt Damon, follows the events of a deadly virus outbreak in humanity. [.]. Animals Causes Film/TV People gwyneth paltrow matt damon

A Hot Tip for (More) Mindful Communication.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) audience editing elephant journal listening mindful communication reading writing We can’t make another take our bread all we can do is offer sustenance.

H2.O: Announcing a New Platform for Water Activists

Conservancy Talk

to engage new audiences in our freshwater work and to create an online community of water activists. is an effort to engage a new audience that is actively online, engaged in social issues, and contributing to philanthropic causes, but largely unaware of our work.

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Why we need Ahimsa more than ever for our Modern-Day Conflicts.

Elephant Journal

This dispute had brought up extremely strong emotions from the audience and followers of the case, and at first glance, it would seem like a typical case of corporate giants crushing an independent, helpless yoga teacher.

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Take Our 2010 Survey!

Sightline Daily

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Why the Language of #MeToo & #TimesUp has to Change, or Society (and our boys) Won’t.

Elephant Journal

While it may not have been her intention, Oprah’s semantics bear implications that are being inferred by a much larger audience than those she. Enlightened Society Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. metoo #timesup equal rights feminism Golden Globes Oprah raising children sexual assault teaching our daughters women's code

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Can we All be Psychic?

Elephant Journal

We are all given our own audience and attract our own clients. Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) astrology astrology industry astrology jobs Aura Soma clairsentient psychic ability sun signs

How Assad Plays the Left & Why It so Often Works.

Elephant Journal

Audience members shouted at the Pakistani intellectual, standing alone on the stage, as he discussed the paralysis pervading discourse on the Syrian Civil War. It was his first trip to America and the anger of audience members was palpable. But it was not Republican businessmen in Dallas doing the attacking, but rather Left-wing progressives and […].

Green Living Resources

Living Green & Saving Energy

I thought it would be best to simply share those that seem useful for a broad audience. I receive suggestions from readers from time to time. Many are quite good, sometimes for blog posts and infographics, other times for sites with information. Here are a couple from recent reader email. The first covers tips on driving […]. green living how to go green Green Living Resources

What Star Wars, The Notebook & The Big Bang Theory all have in common when it comes to Sexual Harassment.

Elephant Journal

He’s the main character, so he’s endeared to the audience. He’s an older man with seniority in this company. He has clearly worked here a long time. He’s funny and a little pathetic, but heroic at the end of the day. Arts Enlightened Society Equal Rights Inspiring (Wow) #metoo #timesup advice Evil Dead geek inspiration media movies politics rape culture sexual assault sexual harassment sexual predator star wars The Big Bang Theory The Notebook Time's Up

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Kenneth Arrow 1921-2017

Environmental Economics

 In the audience, center of the front row, was Ken Arrow. Here is my obligatory Ken Arrow story upon hearing the news of his passing. Arrow was foundational in the field of welfare economics, a field on which most of environmental valuation (my field) is based.  A while back--I want to say a decade or so, but really I have no idea--I had the opportunity to present a paper at a workshop at Stanford.  He fell asleep.

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Hate to Meditate? Try Tapping into Jizo. ~ Valerie Johns

Elephant Journal

Tapping, aka EFT, is all over the web, in dozens of YouTube videos, pain clinics, international conferences full of audiences ranging from Princeton academics to self-appointed life coaches. Health & Wellness Yoga buddhism Jizo meditation practice tapping

Nissan introduces Leaf EV to South Africa with candid camera stunt

Blue Earth

Nissan introduces Leaf EV to South Africa with candid camera stunt : To introduce the all-electric Leaf to the new South African audience, Nissan decided to use a bit of humor by pranking gas station attendants. Combustion oriented cars now have some real competition around the world. The part I like best? No smell

And, But, Therefore (SEA meeting mini-debrief)

Environmental Economics

I attended X of these and each one had an audience between 15 and 25 (with one exception).   Here is what may have been the biggest session audience during the conference:  Once again, IMHO , the AERE sessions at the SEA meetings were a big success.

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Baby Bird Likes Bluegrass

10,000 Birds

No worries – it was adopted and cared for by a veterinarian in the audience. It’s tough to make out what species the baby bird is but it sure likes bluegrass.

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Simon Cowell Hopes to Announce Project That Will Help Captive Dolphins

Eccorazzi

Simon Cowell has announced he''s hoping to bring the issue of dolphins and whales in captivity to a "mass audience" following a recent "X Factor UK" controversy.

Ergo, no discussants

Environmental Economics

Over the years I've only received positive feedback from paper presenters and audience members. This is wonderful for the presenter and the audience.   Audience members are often frustrated because they don't have time for Q&A.  Of course, not having discussants requires attendance at sessions by an engaged audience. The SEA meetings are just around the corner.

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I found a way to highlight the gender problem in economics on this blog

Environmental Economics

Jacobson, an environmental economist at Williams College, recounted an experience during graduate school that she said was indicative: A well-respected female economist delivering a talk at her department was repeatedly interrupted by male economists when trying to answer questions from the audience. “In In the middle of the seminar, a male economist I respect turned around — they’re in the audience — and they were explaining the answer for her, on her behalf,” Ms.

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David Bowie & the Art of Connected Creation.

Elephant Journal

For here is the thing that art does at its best: it forges a bond between artist and audience. It taps into the parts of our soul with which we may. Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems art connection connection creatin David Bowie eternal music Starman

PETA Files Complaint Calling for SeaWorld Cruelty Charges

Eccorazzi

As “Blackfish” continues to reach a wider and wider audience, the bad news just keeps on coming for SeaWorld. Their stocks have begun to drop and even their chairman has Read More The post PETA Files Complaint Calling for SeaWorld Cruelty Charges appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Cargo bikes continue to spread, now in UK department stores

Green (Living) Review

When mainstream retail locations like John Lewis get on the bandwagon, it''s exposing a whole new audience to these powerful transportation tools.

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Thank You!

10,000 Birds

We here at 10,000 Birds are regularly amazed and astounded at the sheer size of our audience. We sometimes feel like don’t know what exactly it is that we are doing but it seems to be working. November of 2012 was especially surprising as we had our most visitors ever! Sitemeter logged 112,747 visitors last month to 10,000 Birds and 187,335 page views. All of us at 10,000 Birds say Thank You! Asides

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Everyone keeps asking me: What should I do if I haven't been following the EPA Climate Rules?*

Environmental Economics

It starts at the beginning of the story and is aimed at a more-or-less general audience, so if you haven’t been following the issue it’s a good place to start. Now I have an answer.

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A Tom Petty Playlist for Every Life Chapter. 

Elephant Journal

They understand the deep connection between a musician and his audience, how he speaks from his soul directly to yours. He wasn’t a friend or a family member, he was an American rock star—a stranger. And yet, I feel loss. And I appreciate their concern. How, no matter your situation, there is always a song that was written solely for you, in that moment. Arts Enlightened Society Non New-Agey Spirituality WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

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Matt's C-SPAN Video

Environmental Economics

 If you watch the hour video, you will see that the skeptical audience comes around and eventually cheers on free market economics.  With friends in the audience, I felt a responsibility to sober up and crack some funny jokes for once. Here  are all of the details about my recent appearance on C-SPAN.  I tried my best to do a good job.  My old friend and co-author  Joe Tracy  showed up for my talk and he brought his daughter as well.

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Washington Candidates, Meet Democracy Credits

Sightline Daily

At a recent town hall-style meeting about money in politics, a speaker asked the audience how many of them thought they themselves could run for political office. How I-1464 could help you run for office. | Absolutely no one raised their hand. Then the speaker asked, what if a campaign funding system made it possible for you to raise money from regular people, even if you don’t have a rolodex of big check writers? Hands popped up. People-empowering campaign

Feather Brained: My Bumbling Quest to Become a Birder & Find a Rare Bird on My Own

10,000 Birds

That said, I suspect that the primary audience for Tarte’s book is not birders. He blithely breezes past mentions of outdoor cats, pet parrots, and rehabilitating invasive species without so much as an eyelid flicker to indicate that these might be hot-button topics with his audience.

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Emily Deschanel: Farm Animals have Souls and Personalities

Eccorazzi

We love her even more when she shares her passion for animal rights with a big audience. We love Emily Deschanel and her non wool wearing, vegan cooking ways. The Read More The post Emily Deschanel: Farm Animals have Souls and Personalities appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Eats News Top News Vegan emily deschanel

THat's all well and good, but what is the incentive for sustainability?

Environmental Economics

After my compelling presentation to an audience of hundreds (I even had a teleprompter--which I promptly ignored), an audience member stopped me and said "I don't know why this whole sustainability thing is such a big deal. Generally speaking, people are getting better and better all the time at managing their own environmental footprints, and the effect that they have on the planet.

2015 122

Jodi Beggs* is blogging at About.com?

Environmental Economics

Seems so: Jodi Beggs is an economist and writer whose focus is on making economics accessible and interesting to a general audience. She aims to bring economics out of the traditional classroom and utilize technology in order to provide a more compelling learning experience. via economics.about.com. AKA, Economists do it with models

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Cleanse your Heart out & Meet your Parasites.

Elephant Journal

But the thought of being in a clinic—watching my poop flush down a sink, alongside an audience—was just too out of my comfort zone. To be blunt, I have no objections to things up my bum. I am not an “exit only” kind of girl. Also, I did not want to "meet my parasites." No thank you.

2017 61

"Quick tips on giving research presentations"

Environmental Economics

As always, think ahead of time about your goals and your audience. It’s not about bragging rights, it’s about making it clear to the audience why they should be listening to you on this topic. If instead you stand somewhere else (for example, wherever your computer happens to be), the trouble is that people in the audience won’t know whether to look at you (where the sound is coming from) or at the slides. –

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DiCaprio’s Anti-Poaching Films Move into Pre-Production

Eccorazzi

Leonardo DiCaprio is making not one but two movies about animal poaching in an effort to raise awareness of the issue to a mainstream audience. After years in development, they Read More The post DiCaprio’s Anti-Poaching Films Move into Pre-Production appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Entertainment Film/TV News Top News leonardo dicaprio tobey maguire tom hardy

Stupid GoPro Faces

Wend Magazine

Wearable cameras like GoPro have changed the way people share their adventures by allowing the audience to get a first-hand view of the action. Most people have the courtesy to edit the unnecessary production-related bits out of their videos. When they don’t, you are subject to…stupid GoPro faces. Related Posts. GoPro Captures Ridiculous Kayak Drops. Pogo Sticks Have Never Been So Cool. Time Stops in Awesome Surf Video.

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