Spread the word online

GMB town crierIf we want to build this event as large as possible, we’ll need to work really hard to reach every friend, colleague, family member, to let them know what’s happening and how they can get involved.

The mainstream media certainly aren’t going to do this for us!

Here are 5 things you can do right now that will make a real difference.

1: Share it everywhere

Help spread the word by sharing this website on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn or by email. You can use these buttons to tell hundreds of people about the site with just a couple of clicks:

If you’ve already added a message about why you’re marching to our online pledge, why not share that as a message on social media too? On Twitter, we’re using the hashtag #Oct20 to link up people supporting the march.

2: RSVP on social media

Let your friends see that you’re coming on the march by joining the event page on Facebook or Google plus. That way when they come to look at the page, they’ll see that they know someone who’s already committed to go, which will make a big difference to their confidence in signing up themselves.

Join the event on Facebook | Join the event on Google Plus

3: Show your face

If you’re supporting the march, let others see it on every Facebook or Twitter post you make by adding a Twibbon to your profile image. This is a little image that you overlay onto your current photo, to show your support. Following these links only takes a minute to add the badge to your photo, and can be seen by loads of people.

Add the Twibbon for Twitter | Add the Twibbon for Facebook

We’ve also got a Facebook image that you might like to use as a header on your timeline, if you’d like to make a rather bigger statement! Download the image.

4: Blog all about it

Have you got a blog or Tumblr site? Write a quick post about why you’re coming on the march, or why you support it. It doesn’t need to be long or complicated. Link it to the march site so people can get more information about the day. Getting hundreds of pages all over the web, talking about why people feel this is important, will be a huge shot in the arm for the event as people start to become more aware of it.

5. Get creative

Have you got an idea for something that could help raise awareness for the march or for our aim of A Future That Works for everyone? If you can make a video, record a song, create an infographic or a funny image, then make it, upload it and share it around as much as you can. Be sure to contact us with a link too – we’d love to see it!

Thanks for all you’re doing to help build the march!


Follow us
Watch the rally online tonight at 6pm
LIVE blog from #Oct20