I love two things: cause marketing -- a partnership between a non-profit and for-profit for mutual profit -- and iced tea. So it's no surprise that I'm boiling over for Tēvolution, a new brand of iced tea from Purpose Beverages, Inc.
The more I learn about text and the more I sober up to the reality of adoption rates on things like smartphone apps, location-based services, QR codes and other mobile gadgetry, the more I appreciate the simple text message.
We are the first of our kind. We are interconnected collaborative creatures, and we like to share. We link and like, comment, post and poke. We Yelp when we're hungry, Skype when we're lonely and G-chat throughout the day.
This Saturday, Colombia will start a new chapter in their history as they peacefully transition from the outgoing Uribe Administration to the new Santos Administration. With a new president they will be addressing new issues.
The impact of social networks and new media on fundraising for emergency relief efforts in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake is a truly inspiring sign that philanthropy has entered the 21st century.