More of a record to self than something to overly concern you, but nonetheless potentially useful. As People First continues to further establish itself, we are ‘upping the ante’ on our online presence.
First, we are moving the site away from the blog centric feel it has had for a while now to more of a functional site. Most content not in place, yet, but there are plenty of pointers and ‘eye candy’ in the galleries.
There has been a Google Groups in place for years, but it fell into disuse, so it is being killed and replaced with a new group on Groups.io Emails have gone out to the old membership to test the appetite before I spend too much time building it all up. I can say that I have good experience of it, since a ‘sister’ organization – Me2B – is using Groups.io very effectively.
We have agreed to our first Sponsorship, more details about it in the not too distant future.
Tomorrow being Tuesday, will see our seventh newsletter hitting the streets (if you’ll pardon the mixed metaphor), really wanting to grow that readership.
The Instagram and Twitter accounts are in full flow and a presence on a few third-party publishers is beginning to happen, with plans for more. Any of the links below will allow you to engage with People First in your way and on your terms.
Some are large far-reaching initiatives some are small ideas. Some I am just interested in, others I am helping get established. I believe all are designed to help ‘move the can down the road’ in different ways. (The can being that which we each need to move forward to create a better world where people and their humanity are not afterthoughts but at the center of thinking, decisions and action.
And that human-centered perspective got me to thinking about people – and their stories.
So, in parallel with these initiatives, we are also pivoting the site, including moving the blog front and center and dropping the ‘WhoWhatWhenWhereWhyHow’ pages to a supporting role on the site.
We are also announcing the introduction of a new theme of posts categorized as ‘Travels Without Charley’ – tipping cap, doffing hat, nodding head vigorously towards one John Steinbeck. Continue reading →