Blog Action Day

  • Blog Action Day 2013: Human Rights…and Human Responsibilities

    In this age of globalization and worldwide online communities, it’s hard to believe that in many corners of the world, things like basic human rights are still at risk. While we here in the first world live surrounded by advanced technology, people in third world countries still struggle to find clean water to drink. Even with the current debate raging over health care in this country, we are still lucky enough to have hospitals that will help those who can’t pay. Many people in developing countries have no way of getting any health care at all, even if they could afford it. To shine the spotlight on this disparity, the people behind Blog Action Day have decided that this year’s global blog topic should be that of human rights. Blog Action Day was founded in 2007. This annual event unites bloggers from all around the world, asking them all to blog about one single important topic on the same day. Today, October 16, 2013, is Blog Action Day 2013. In honor of this year’s theme, it’s appropriate to take a look at the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This declaration was created in 1948, at the end of World…

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  • Celebrating “The Power of We” on Blog Action Day 2012

    At The Marketing Zen Group, we’re passionate about everything we do. But our passion isn’t just limited to helping our clients – it’s also about helping make our world and community a better place to live. That’s why when we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to participate in Blog Action Day 2012. Blog Action Day was founded in 2007 with the goal of uniting bloggers from around the world to dedicate the same designated day to discussing and spreading awareness of a single important topic. Each year’s topic has tackled an issue that impacts all of us in significant ways; past topics have included climate change, poverty, hunger, and clean water. This year’s topic is one that speaks to all of us, in every sense: “The Power of We”. What is The Power of We? Blog Action Day explains: “The Power of We is a celebration of people working together to make a positive difference in the world, either for their own communities or for people they will never meet half way around the world.” With this in mind, we wanted to take today, October 15th – Blog Action Day – to talk about an annual event put on by…

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