Can bloggers change the world? Maybe. We’ll only know if we make an effort. To that end, I’ll be participating in Blog Action Day 08.
Last year bloggers created conversations about the environment. This year the topic is POVERTY.
So far over 900 bloggers have signed on to write about poverty on
October 15, 2008. I will be writing from my perspective over on BizTipsBlog.
If you’re a blogger, about any subject, you can join Blog Action Day
and create the conversation from your perspective. You have an audience
and you can help bring awareness to a critical issue affecting our
The organizers of the the nonprofit site also suggest you donate
your earnings from that day to one of several organizations that work
to end poverty. One of the organization is Kiva.org, a micro-lending site that I currently support by making micro loans to entrepreneurs in developing countries.
$25 in Togo can go a long way in helping a business person build a
better, stronger more successful business. That, in turn can help a
person get themselves and their family out of poverty. That’s my
passion and what I’ll be supporting with my blogging efforts on October
15. Check out my lender page to see my current lending activity.
If you’re on Twitter, follow Blog Action Day’s activities.