2009 Twestival presentation

Just sharing this Twestival presentation on here which I did for a Media Trust “Twitter for Charities” event last year. It was an introduction to the idea of Twestival, how we fundraised, set the tone, spread the word etc. Mainly it demonstrates the same social media good practice that you read anywhere – keep it […]

Bright One – Refugee Week

Following the Bright One first brithday party last week, celebrating a successful year at the not-for-profit communications agency, here’s the case study from the project I’ve volunteered on for Refugee Week: Bright One Case Study: Refugee Week 2009 The Bright One team I worked with – Luica Mak and Irina Stanescu were fantastic, as were […]

Twestival Raises Over $250K and Counting

Amanda has put great posts on Mashable and Beth Kanter about Twestival,  like I said we learnt a lot, and raised a lot! This is what the $250K looks like so far – $83K in Uganda 33 projects, average cost $2,500 8,250 people served $83K in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia 15 projects, average cost $5,500 Average […]

Things I learnt from Twestival

There’s a lot of posts maybe to be written about Twestival – including a big proper thank you post – but this is the first one that springs to mind… 1 in 6 people in the world don’t have clean drinking water – not trying to be all worthy at you in the first point, but […]

Londonist: Twestival is a storming success

The flagship London event in the first global 24 hour charity Twestival was held last night in Shoreditch, and by all accounts – snow permitting – was a great night. As we reported yesterday, Twestival is a fundraising event born of micro-blogging site Twitter.com, which was the brainchild of a group of Londoners in late 2008. After the […]

Londonist: Twestival hits London tonight

Tonight sees the London chapter of a new kind of volunteer, charity event which hopes to raise $1million in 24 hours. Twestival is a fundraising event born of micro-blogging site Twitter.com, which has captured the imagination of 185 cities around the world, after being dreamt up by enterprising Londoners in late 2008. The event will be like all […]

Busy with #Twestival – BRB

Just to say, being a busy girl with fabulous Twestival activity and Londonist blogger interviews, so going to be a little quiet on here for a few weeks I suspect. Both projects are really exciting, having kicked off a series of weekly interviews with London bloggers for Londonist – Annie Mole and The Blackheath Bugle so […]

Twestival goes global for 2009!

I’m going to be helping out with the PR for the super-dooper global Twestival this February, so thought I’d pop up this video which Ben Matthews tweeted today and I hadn’t seen before. It was a great night last year, but with sixty plus global cities signed up already, all raising money for the brilliant […]