July 07 2011
As much as I enjoy commuting to work and school on my bicycle, oftentimes I dislike riding it for regular errands. Incomplete streets, limited bicycle trails, and routes are one problem, but a lack of bicycle facilities are another. When you’re hopping out of your car to patronize stores at strip malls, do you ever […]
June 03 2011
Foodies, like myself, love to discover through social media any eat-on-the-street, inexpensive made-to-order food. Independent-minded cooks find a food truck an appealing alternative to owning a stationary restaurant which carries high overhead costs. You can find anything from Sudhi burritos, Korean tacos, empanadas and soul food.
May 20 2011
One organization that is using new tools offered by companies like Global Site Plans to grow and build its advocacy campaigns is Next Aide.
April 25 2011
Do you tweet and use Facebook every day, all day? Is building social community so ingrained you just can’t stop? We seek a highly a motivated individual with experience and fanatical passion for blogging, micro-blogging and community participation leadership. If you are a student with a passion for social media, have top-notch writing and communication […]
April 12 2011
In the wake of last month’s horrific natural disaster in Japan, the world has shown nothing but an outpouring of support and relief for the badly battered nation. The digital response to such a devastating tragedy has been equally impressive and far-reaching, if not more. The earthquake and aftermath in Japan has proved that the power of […]
March 13 2011
Global Site Plans is offering a six-month internship opportunity for contributing bloggers for topics related to architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, urban planning, urban design, sustainable design, and sustainability. If you are a student with a passion and talent for writing about any of the aforementioned topics, then Global Site Plans wants you as a contributing […]
March 03 2011
On a rainy day in the district of Arnavutköy in Istanbul, Turkey, I met with Alexis Şanal of Şanal Architecture to discuss her architecture firms’ uses, successes, and failures in implementing and utilizing social media platforms. Through discovering their niche and their social media uses, you too can develop successful social media platforms, while charting […]
March 01 2011
It’s no secret that social media has a strong foothold in public participation. From influencing national revolutions in the Middle East to helping re-launch careers, major social networks like Twitter and Facebook have the ability to spread information and connect users faster than ever before. With regards to planning, social media is used as a […]