Final Punishment: Sandwich Board Shame at the White House

Finally, it’s time for the third punishment from The Punish Geoff Fundraiser for Mark Horvath’s InvisiblePeople.tv. Yes, the sandwich board was donned saying, “I’ve written two social media books. Please hire me.” But instead of a walk of shame in front of Congress social media savoir faire was mocked in front of the White House. Enjoy the fun. And do support Mark Horvath’s InvisiblePeople.tv. Mark’s journey across the continent has finished in Canada and now enters the U.S. leg as he drives back to the West Coast highlighting the hidden faces of homelessness across America. Thanks to all of you who donated and supported the Punish Geoff Fundraiser. Geoff Livingston on Google+

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Mark Horvath on Punish Geoff Fundraiser Impact

Mark Horvath sent this video last night to thank all of the people who donated to and shared The Punish Geoff Fundraiser. Thank you to the 30 donors who have made $2055, and a significant impact on InvisiblePeople‘s drive across the country. Every dollar counts against a matching grant offered by the Pierce Family Foundation. BUT WAIT. We’re not done yet. There’s still two days left, and one punishment left to accomplish… Making me walk in front of Congress wearing a sandwich board that says “I wrote two social media books, PLEASE hire me!” We’re roughly $1100 away, less than what you collectively contributed Thursday and Friday of last week. There are three things you can do: 1) Please Donate […]

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Explaining the Fundraiser Punishments

Thank you to the 22 donors who have already raised almost $1600 to “punish” me and help InvisiblePeople.tv. All donors are listed below. Thank you so much! Mark Horvath has already told us how much this means to him, lifting the sails of his journey across the continent to help the homeless. The Punish Geoff Fundraiser is not over yet! The above video explains the punishments. To recap: 1) $18 – I will receive a shaving cream pie in the face (56 donations at this amount needed, 12 received) 2) $47 – Dress in drag for a Google Hang Out or U-Stream on the Fifth Estate (43 needed, 11 received) 3) $79 – You or a designee can throw me […]

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Case Study: InvisiblePeople.tv

This case study will be included in my next book, Welcome to the Fifth Estate (the follow up to Now Is Gone). The case study is a little more special than most, because it involves a friend, Mark Horvath. Connecting with Mark, a kindred spirit in many ways, has been one of the best results of my online career over the past two years. I wish Mark well with new his We Are Visible initiative (see the following video). Mark Horvath is a free agent, a one man army who has taken social media tools to fight homeless ness as a video blogger, and now because of his efforts as a veritable charity. What started and continues as InvisiblePeople.tv has […]

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