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What You Can Do on Blog Action Day – Join the Age of Conversation Bum Rush

Posted By Gavin Heaton On October 9, 2010 @ 12:13 am In AoC3,Other Stuff | Comments Disabled

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I know some of you will have already purchased a copy of Age of Conversation 3: It’s Time to Get Busy [2] – and I do thank you for that. But I have new news for you, and an idea I’d like you to action. And for those of you who work for agencies or who clients you need year-end gifts for, listen up!

The Age of Conversation Official Charity – charity: water

The first piece of news is to confirm that the charity that benefits from each and every sale of each and every book, is charity: water. charity: water [3] is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. 100% of public donations directly fund water projects.

Amazingly, just $20 can give one person clean water for 20 years. An average water project costs $5,000 and can serve 250 people with clean, safe water – so purchasing a copy of the Age of Conversation 3 really can make a difference to someone’s life!

An AoC3 Bum Rush for Blog Action Day, October 15

As you probably know, the upcoming Blog Action Day [4] is October 15 – and this year’s focus for Blog Action Day is water. To participate in Blog Action Day [4], you simply register your blog and then write a post. BUT what can you write about? Here’s where Age of Conversation comes in!

Charity Water is one of the participating partners for Blog Action Day. So what I’d like you to do is to help us with a Bum Rush on the Amazon charts – generate sales for AoC3 and raise money for charity: water.

The step-by-step is as follows:

  1. Buy the Book and send others to buy the book. If you work in an agency, get your agency to purchase multiple copies and give them out as year end gifts. This is the #1 call to action, because this is where we want to see the most impact. NOTE: Please buy 1 copy at a time because Amazon counts bulk orders once, and please use these affiliate links, which will help us in tracking sales. Remember, all the proceeds from the book sales and referrals will go to charity water:
  2. Register with Blog Action Day – Help raise the profile and participate in a huge global effort around water by registering for Blog Action Day [7].
  3. Blog About Blog Action Day, focusing on AoC3 - Make sure you have a prominent link to the Amazon listing so that readers can easily purchase the book. (Remember to use the affiliate link above. All of these earnings will go to charity as well.)
  4. Twitter Commentary - Join the other authors as we give a Bum Rush play-by-play on Twitter. We also ask that everyone saying anything about the Bum Rush to use the code #aoc3 so that it can be picked up by What The Hashtag [8].
  5. Trackback or Comment on the post that I will leave here [9] on October 15, so that everyone can follow the conversation and help promote exposure on social sites (Digg, StumbleUpon, Del.icio.us, etc.)
  6. Digg the posts listed here and send emails and shouts to friends requesting Diggs.
  7. Stumble the posts listed and tell friends to do the same.
  8. Bookmark your posts on Del.icio.us
  9. Don’t forget Facebook – Make sure to become a Fan of AoC3 [10] and to contribute to our wall
  10. Send an Old Fashioned email to your friends about the Bum Rush for AoC.

Oh, and if you have any others ideas, I’d love to hear them. Feel free to leave a comment below or over on the Age of Conversation fan page [10].


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[2] Age of Conversation 3: It’s Time to Get Busy: http://www.amazon.com/Age-Conversation-Its-Time-Busy/dp/098247394X?&camp=212361&linkCode=wey&tag=drewmclellan-20&creative=380733

[3] charity: water: http://www.charitywater.org/

[4] Blog Action Day: http://blogactionday.change.org/

[5] Kindle Version: http://www.amazon.com/Age-Conversation-Time-Busy-ebook/dp/B003KGBMWQ?&camp=212361&linkCode=wey&tag=drewmclellan-20&creative=380733

[6] Paperback Version: http://www.amazon.com/Age-Conversation-Its-Time-Busy/dp/0982473974?&camp=212361&linkCode=wey&tag=drewmclellan-20&creative=380733

[7] Blog Action Day: http://blogactionday.change.org/register

[8] What The Hashtag: http://wthashtag.com/Aoc3

[9] here: http://ageofconversation.com

[10] Fan of AoC3: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Age-of-Conversation/5931476307

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