UPDATE! I was wrong on the time. It’s 6:30 to 7:30 PM EST.

Hey there! I’m writing this from the Mom 2.o conference in Miami. (Are you here, too? I hope you say hello!) And I want to tell you about the awesome thing that’s happening tonight, that you can totally get in on.

Dove + The Guinness Book of World Records have come up with a fun plan. If we beat the record for “Most Widespread Social Network Message in One Hour”, then Girls Inc. gets $15,000! How many time do we need to tweet/facebook/instagram in one hour to beat the record? 11,001. What message will we be spreading? A really good one: You Inspire Me.

So, at 6:30 pm EST tonight, I plan on spending an hour tweeting something like this to tons of people who inspire me:

@lmayes You inspire me. Getting to work with you is a delight. #DoveInspired

I hope you will join me! Let’s take the time to tell the people in our lives how inspiring they are — and raise $15,00o for Girls Inc. at the same time.


Here’s how it will work:

From 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm EST on Friday, May 4th, we will all Tweet, Facebook Share, and Instagram messages of goodness. We’ll ask our friends, followers, and favorite people to do the same. We will spread the goodness far and wide and hope to make a difference. As long as we use the phrase “You Inspire Me” and the hashtag #DoveInspired, it counts.

So get ready. Tell your people. (Blog about it. Send emails. Call people. Whatever it takes.) Together, we can do cool things. You can read more about the effort here.

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P.S. — I’ll be back with my A Few Things post later today.