Blog Action Day in review

I got an e-mail from the organizers of Blog Action Day this afternoon, and they described the event as “a HUGE success.”  Yay!

The numbers:

     * 12,800 bloggers
     * 14,053 posts
     * 13,498,280 readers
     * 17 Top-100 blogs

Meanwhile, I feel incredibly honored to be included in this list of “Just a FEW Very Worthwhile Reads”:

1.    How $70,000 Delivered 5,000 Families from Drought and Hunger – BiggSuccess
2.    8 Simple Ways to Save Money & Help Stop Poverty – Stepcase LifeHack
3.    Why I Think the Internet Is Key to Combating Poverty – DailyBlogTips
4.    How To Make Yourself Happier During the Economic Crisis – Huffington Post
5.    15 Volunteers with 200 Lunches hit the streets of San Antonio – On Vimeo
6.    Putting the ACTION into Blog Action Day 2008 – Train For Humanity
7.    “The Working Poor.” Resources for you to help – Business Casual Blog
8.    88 Ways to DO something to fight poverty today – BlogActionDay
9.    Blog Action Day: Fighting Poverty in the U.S. – CivilRights.org
10.  Prayers at the Close of Blog Action Day – Faith and AIDS
11.  After 42 hrs of Blogging for Blog Action Day! – United Way
12.  Interview of City Council Member Mike Martinez – United Way
13.  17 Images of Poverty – Digital Photography School
14.  Teach a Child, Save a Generation – One Caveman’s Financial Journey

Be sure to check out the Blog Action Day sight to find links to more poverty-related posts and learn more about the days events and initiatives.  I can’t wait to see what happens next year!

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~ by h.e.g. on October 22, 2008.

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