Building your reputation
Be proud of what you are doing and use the positive energy of
people who ‘get’ timebanking. Don’t waste your energy trying
to persuade the few negative people to join in. Positive press
publicity is a fantastic way to share the activities of the
Collect stories and take photos and videos of things as they
happen. Keep records of the news articles, publicity and any
positive comments from people and organisations to share
widely across social media.
Measure your achievements by keeping in touch with how
timebanking is changing people’s lives. Check out with people
how their opportunities and life experiences are expanding and
how their social networks are growing. Record the projects
that you take on together.
Amplify the voices that need to be heard. You will come across
unmet social needs that you cannot tackle alone. There will be
people who have shifted from being dependent on others to
taking more control of their lives.
People need to know about these things.