“Metta Foot Spa by the visually impaired was born out of anger and not as a well-planned social enterprise start up”, says Joanita Figueiredo, the founder director of the Mumbai based social enterprise in a free-wheeling chat with Somma Banerjjee. Take a read.
6 Qualities Of Successful Social Entrepreneurs: A Takeaway From ‘How To Change The World’ by David Bornstein
Being a social entrepreneur needs you to think beyond self aspirations. It needs a set of traits that are distinct from commercial entrepreneurs. Here, I list 6 qualities of a social entrepreneur as mentioned in David Bornstein’s epic book and provide my take on each.
For Social good brands, LinkedIn is a great platform to attract the right talent, to promote themselves as thought leaders in their domains and tap prospective donors & customers. But LinkedIn is niche. This is simply because its audiences are different and have a different purpose. It’s time social good brands thought of LinkedIn seriously.
Storytelling is a very useful craft to have when building your brand or conveying its vision to its followers. However the million dollar question is what kind of story you need to craft for your brand, one that will tell its audience what they want to hear and see.
Pinterest is widely known to be used by commercial brands. Social enterprises on the other hand ignore Pinterest. Here’s an icebreaker to get social good brands more acquainted with this portal.
Both Online and Offline media are necessary for a holistic brand success of your social enterprise. Here’s a roundup of 4 interesting ways of offline brand promotion.
Ron Sela is a Full Stack Marketer. He was recently named one of Top 100 Influencers in Social Media Marketing by Onalytica. Learn how to apply email marketing to social good brands from him.
In this free-wheeling chat whilst walking through the wholesale market, Bryan shares his view on why the future of social entrepreneurship is sanguine.
Social entrepreneurs are passionate problem solvers and innovators. Products they make stem from a mindset of making a positive difference in the lives of the people who have hitherto been out of the mainstream. Surely, stories behind them are as interesting as products themselves.
Featured Guest Blogger: Koushik Yanamandram, Co-Founder SustainEarth Energy Solutions On How Visual Storytelling Helped Him
One day Koushik called to thank me. He said the video co-created by us was appreciated by investors and helped him secure funding. I felt a sense of satisfaction and vindication. In this article Koushik talks about how visual storytelling helped him.