Americans across the nation today will honor the sacrifices our armed forces have made in protecting our country and our freedoms. Advances in technology have made showing your support and appreciation for our veterans easier than ever before.
Whether it's turning your old phone into free minutes soldiers can use to call home or clicking a button to send a cup of joe to a Joe, here are a few ways technology can help you, help a soldier.
· 1 TroopTree
TroopTree is a free private video messaging platform for military families to stay in touch with their loved ones overseas.
KeepTree provides the free service which allows soldiers or their family members to leave messages for each other to be viewed at any time.
The videos can be stored and saved … [Continue reading...]
I recently interviewed Kevin Dando, senior director of digital marketing & communications at PBS about how brands can increase their reach on Facebook. --Richard Brownell, content manager, PR News Events
Recent changes to Facebook's news feed, while optimizing the individual user experience, have made it harder for brands to communicate directly with users without resorting to paid advertising.Kevin Dando, senior director of digital marketing & communications at PBS and speaker at PR News’ Social Media Summit on June 3 in New York City, offers some tips that brands can use to increase their reach on Facebook.
Geo-targeted Facebook posts. PBS has had particular success with this tactic. Most brand Facebook pages have the ability to post content that can only be seen by … [Continue reading...]
With the holiday season quickly approaching, children are inundated with advertising and talk of toys and gifts, creating a seemingly endless stream of “I want’s.” It’s easy for children to forget about all the things, both material and immaterial, that they already have in their lives.
According to Empowerment Expert Jen Groover, it’s important to teach children to express gratitude at a young age, as gratitude is a powerful emotion that will help them find peace in trying times as they get older. Gratitude also teaches kids resiliency, which is one of the key components needed for success and happiness. Your viewers can help their kids appreciate all that they have with Jen Groover’s 5 Ways to Give Your Kid an Attitude of Gratitude:
Give your child a gratitude journal. Encourage … [Continue reading...]
East meets West---ONE KISS shakes a 2000 year-old castle! Zhen Joy Lin
hosts the event at 866 UN Plaza to celebrate this film, Forbidden Kiss,
which got 9 nominations of NYIFF on August 19, 2012 and next day the award
ceremony at Angelika Film Theater which Forbidden Kiss got Best upcoming
Director Fen Tian and Best Costume and Best Support Actress
90 min -- China -- Romance
In the ancient mountain village of Quiang Minority, a young American architect comes to work on his thesis. Jake accidentally poisoned himself, while taking a hike on the mountain. However, he is miraculously saved and returned to the village by an unknown person. When he awakes, he doesn't know what happened and who saved him. Not … [Continue reading...]