How (and why) To Use Your Event Location Blog Page

Your Event Location Blog Page is an overall essential part of the 100 Thousand Poets for Change global initiative. Posting and sharing on the Event Location Blog Pages helps create community, a global community. And although the 100 TPC Facebook Event Page does a great job to create community and is easy to use as a hub for communication, it can’t (and won’t) become an archive or a permanent document of the entire process and outcome of this event. This is what the 100TPC.org site is for. Feel free to copy and paste chat threads or comments from Facebook to your Event Location Blog Page that you feel should be preserved.

Stanford University, historically known as a world leader in research, and known for its excellence in academics here in the United States has recognized 100 Thousand Poets for Change as a historical event and has decided to archive all of your event pages at www.100TPC.org as part of their LOCKSS program.

Your Event Location Blog Page at the 100TPC site and all its content will be preserved forever.

Learn more about LOCKSS at: http://www.lockss.org/lockss/Home

After September 24th, all the Event Location Blog Pages together will become not only a huge document of the entire initiative, and all its parts, and your participation in this global initiative, but also an important archive of contemporary world poetry.

 

HOW TO POST ON YOUR EVENT LOCATION BLOG PAGE

★ Go to The 100 TPC Blog

★ On the right side of the home page is the sidebar with the Event Locations

menu, find your COUNTRY’S name.

★ After you find your country, for example India, you will notice the dropdown

menu showing all the cities with events.

★ You will need to click on the country to expand

that dropdown menu of cities.

★ Once you see your city, select it. This will take you to the main index of Event

Blog Pages for that city. If there is more than one event in your city, you

should click on your specific event post on the page. (for example: Tsunami

Books, Paris, France).

★ Once you select specific city event, it will take you to that Event

Location Blog Page. You have arrived!

★ Now, scroll down to the Leave a Reply box.

★ Inside the WHITE BOX is where you want to type your message, and/or if you

are more advanced you can enter some HTML as described below the box.

★ You can also “embed” code for a video. This option is available on YouTube

when you choose “share” under the video you want to put on your page.

Other sites also offer “embed” codes. Copy and paste that code into the

comment box on your Event Location Blog Page. This will make the video

viewable right there your page!

★ And/or you can also upload a file from your computer by clicking the “choose

file” button below the box. This will upload an image, like a jpg., directly onto

the page, or make a file (for example a pdf. or doc.) a link on your page, which

will then open that file, according to type, on the users computers.

★ Once you have added all your stuff, you’re ready to “Post Comment”, but

wait…

.…before you “Post Comment” to publish your post,

★ make sure to check the little white box below the comment area to subscribe

to your Event Location Blog Page and ensure you receive email notices when

people reply/comment/ask questions on your page.

★ It also gives the option to “subscribe” without commenting for those who wish

to get notices but might not be ready to post or comment on anything just yet.

Organizers should encourage participants to “subscribe” to their Event Location Blog Page to stay in the loop and be aware of the activity going on there.

★ Okay, now you can “Post Comment” and view what you just added to your

page. Check to make sure images are viewable and links are linkable and that

everything is in place after you have finished.

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