How to help your show succeed

exorcisingemily:

I’ve recently fallen in love with the show Dominion, on SyFy, and was asked what viewers both in and out of US can do to help the show build social media buzz, and generally how fans keep the show on the air. While this (overly-long) primer is directly aimed at that show, it holds true for any other television show you want to support. Hope it helps!

How to help Dominion succeed:

TWITTER:

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Whether you’re in the United States or abroad, tweet during the Nielsen Window if you can at all! For three hours before, during the episode, and for three hours after the episode (local time) anything on the Dominion hashtag will help the show’s Nielsen SocialGuide ranking. SocialGuide covers four units of measure:

  • Number of Tweets: Obvious. How MANY tweets we put out during the episode. Tweet, fans, tweet like the wind!
  •  Unique Authors: How many individual Twitter accounts use the tag. (So even if you can just pop in once to tweet the tag on the go during the ep, you’re really helping out more than it seems!)
  • Impressions: How many times each tweet was seen. This is why RTs help so much!
  • Unique Audience: How many different people see each tweet. This is why it helps a lot when accounts with larger followings pop into the discussion, because it broadens the audience for the tweets (and retweets).

There are two brackets of this on SocialGuide: Live + Same Day (they measure Impressions/Unique Audience all the way until 5AM the next morning!) and Live + 7 Day (all the episode-timeframe tweets Impressions/Audience through a week). The ranking takes ALL OF THESE MEASURES into account. So it’s important we push this from all angles, not JUST the number of tweets, though that’s easiest for us to track!

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AROUND THE WEB:

Twitter is IMPORTANT, but it is NOT the only measure of social media activity. The image above tells you another VERY significant way that you can help the show.

IMDB: 
Rate the show, and EVERY EPISODE of the show, on IMDB! It’s easy, and you can use your Facebook Account to log in. IMDB is an Alexa Top 50 rated website—one of the 50 MOST USED, MOST INFLUENTIAL sites on the entire internet. It is, quite simply, the number one resource for all things TV and movies. Rotten Tomatoes? It’s not even Top 500! When you rate an episode on IMDB, you are effecting how potential viewers see the show and whether they’re likely to check it out. You’re telling advertisers how popular a show is by how many clicks it’s getting, you’re telling networks how it’s being received, and you’re even helping actors/creators because IMDB often stands as their digital resume to the world. I can’t stress how important this site is enough. Do Dominion a favor and rate it whenever you get the chance, wherever you get the chance (TV.com, Show Ratings, Rotten Tomatoes, wherever!) but never skip the IMDB. You don’t have to write a long review on it (though you’re welcome to!) just use the star system and grade the episodes.

PLAY IT AGAIN!
Didn’t get the chance to watch the episode Live? Watch it within 7 days (within 3 if possible!). Nielsen tracks Live +3 and Live +7 as very important measures of show success. People tuning in on the DVR, as well as legal streams and downloads, are all VERY helpful to the show. You may not see the measure unless you go looking for it deliberately, but you’re still helping out even if it feels a bit late to. You’re ALSO helping out if you watch the show AGAIN through a different method. So, you see it on the TV? Go watch it on SyFy too! (Pro-Tip. If you DO have the patience to sit through the commercials, do so? They also measure how many times the commercials are watched, to report back to advertisers. So, mute it, wander off, get a drink, use the restroom, but if you can let those commercials run you’re helping. If you can’t, you’re still helping, but you can feel righteous in watching those ridiculous little ads and judging them if you do).

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VIEW AND COMMENT ON ALL ARTICLES:
This is going to seem self-serving, because I WRITE some of those articles, but bear with me okay? Online news sites write news based upon what will get them viewers on the site. The reporters are often paid based on the traffic they get, and the site as well. If a topic isn’t drawing readers, it’s not going to keep being written about. I come from the Supernatural fandom, and we’re a loud, contentious, pain in the butt fandom more often than not (I say this with love, and full understanding that I am myself loud and contentious), but boy do we get ink because we voraciously read anything related to the show. Readers = Articles. Articles = Publicity. Publicity = Greater Reach. Greater Reach = More Audience. More Audience = Show Longevity. It’s a continuing chain, and it ultimately depends on you, the fans. When news sites send reporters to something like Dominion at Comic Con, what they’re doing is placing a bet on what will get them some audience — they picked THAT panel over others, they wrote the article, they put it online, and they wait to see if it’s going to get any readership. If it doesn’t, they’re probably going to bet on a different panel next time. It can be a really great thing for the show when we’re active and checking things out, or it can really make something wither away no matter HOW good it is.
(That said, I’m going to write about it either way because I write a lot, and write what I love. But go hit up all those news sites that gave some love to Dominion at ComicCon, and show them some love in return. Link to their articles, spread the word, get other people on there, have discussions in the comments or just leave an attaboy for the writer. You’ll see, it can go far!)

CHECK IN TO WATCH THE SHOW:
Not a TVTag person? Me neither. But I’ll still check in when Dominion is on! Everything like that raises buzz just a bit more, and it feeds into the same cycle above as the news articles.

CREATE! HAVE FUN!
The show can be amazing (and it is), but I pretty loudly advocate for fandoms because fandoms are extraordinary. YOU GUYS are extraordinary. You’re already proving it by being here! So, write fics, make art, be brave and make friends! You’ll be helping the show by building community, by piquing people’s interest, but also you’ll be making the Dominion fandom even more awesome. It’s more important that you go out there and you have fun with it than you do any aggressive campaigning to pull people in—fun can entice people all on its own, and will create a sustainable online community from a bunch of people with obviously excellent taste in TV.

<3 to you all! – ExorcisingEmily

If you watch Dominion, you know what a really cool new show it is. 

If you follow the cast and crew on Twitter, you can see what an amazing group that they are. They are incredibly kind and generous to their fans and take lots of time away from their own schedules to talk to fans. 

So let’s do all that we can to support this amazing show and the wonderful people that work on it! 

angel-watch:

JOIN US FOR A TWITTER WATCH-PARTY UP TO AND DURING THIS THURSDAY’S EPISODE, AND TWEET TO BOOST DOMINION’S NEILSEN TWITTER RATINGS. 
There are only three episodes of Dominion left and there’s still no word on the show coming back for a second season. This just won’t do! It’s time to give Syfy a little push in the right direction!  This Thursday,  our usual tweeting will include TWO hashtags - #Dominion and #RenewDominion - instead of one! 
The goal behind the use of a secondary tag is to create more social media buzz around the show, via trending. While inclusion of the #Dominion tag is very important to ratings, it’s frequent use makes it nearly impossible to trend.  Twitter’s trending system takes note of sudden increases, therefore a new, unused tag will have a higher chance of getting onto that that list!
Compare #Dominion with #DominionSDCC. 
#DominionSDCC  trended, despite having less tweets overall.

REMEMBER!
Tweet the episode using the #Dominion and #RenewDominion hashtags. Per this article, Nielsen starts counting tweets for an episode 3 hours before airtime, and continues counting for 3 hours after the episode ends, so that gives you 7 hours to hop on twitter and give the show your support by using the #Dominion hashtag. In addition,  Nielsen continues counting views of tweets until 5AM EST the following morning, so if you’re awake all night, keep on retweeting those #Dominion tweets!  
Only U.S.-based tweets count, BUT retweets hold the same weight as original tweets, so if you have international friends watching and tweeting with the #Dominion hashtag, retweet them so they’ll count too. If you are watching from outside of the U.S., use the hashtag so we can retweet you! Add OUSA to your tweets to make it even easier, that way your U.S. friends will know just what to do! REMEMBER… tweets with more than two hashtags can be flagged as spam, so stick with just #Dominion and #RenewDominion!
Other ways to support DOMINION…1) If you are in a Nielsen houshold, watch live on your television. This is how U.S. television ratings are measured. If you’re not sure if you’re a Nielsen household, you’re not. But there are still ways to make your watching count towards ratings!2) Record the episode on your DVR even if you do watch live. DVR viewings are counted into Nielsen numbers. Make sure to watch the recording as soon as possible, the earlier you watch the more it counts for the Live +3 and Live +7 Nielsen numbers. 3) If you don’t have a DVR and can’t watch live, instead of watching an unofficial stream or download, watch (or rewatch) the episode on The Official Syfy Site. Those viewings count towards ratings too. The episode is normally posted to the website at or shortly after midnight EST. HELP US HELP DOMINION!
SIGNAL BOOST!


Dominion is an AMAZING show with quite possibly the most warm, welcoming, and terrific cast ever! 
If you&#8217;re already watching, please help tweet and support Dominion as much as you can. 
If you&#8217;re not already watching, get caught up now! Full episodes are available to watch on the SyFy website. Just go here to see the awesome stuff you&#8217;ve missed. 
Once you catch  up, be sure to follow the wonderful show creator @VaunWilmott and all the cast and crew on Twitter! You won&#8217;t be sorry for it&#8230;they are just wonderful to their fans! 

angel-watch:

JOIN US FOR A TWITTER WATCH-PARTY UP TO AND DURING THIS THURSDAY’S EPISODE, AND TWEET TO BOOST DOMINION’S NEILSEN TWITTER RATINGS.

There are only three episodes of Dominion left and there’s still no word on the show coming back for a second season. This just won’t do! It’s time to give Syfy a little push in the right direction!  This Thursday,  our usual tweeting will include TWO hashtags - #Dominion and #RenewDominion - instead of one!

The goal behind the use of a secondary tag is to create more social media buzz around the show, via trending. While inclusion of the #Dominion tag is very important to ratings, it’s frequent use makes it nearly impossible to trend.  Twitter’s trending system takes note of sudden increases, therefore a new, unused tag will have a higher chance of getting onto that that list!

Compare #Dominion with #DominionSDCC.

#DominionSDCC  trended, despite having less tweets overall.

REMEMBER!

Tweet the episode using the #Dominion and #RenewDominion hashtagsPer this article, Nielsen starts counting tweets for an episode 3 hours before airtime, and continues counting for 3 hours after the episode ends, so that gives you 7 hours to hop on twitter and give the show your support by using the #Dominion hashtag. In addition,  Nielsen continues counting views of tweets until 5AM EST the following morning, so if you’re awake all night, keep on retweeting those #Dominion tweets!  

Only U.S.-based tweets count, BUT retweets hold the same weight as original tweets, so if you have international friends watching and tweeting with the #Dominion hashtag, retweet them so they’ll count too. If you are watching from outside of the U.S., use the hashtag so we can retweet you! Add OUSA to your tweets to make it even easier, that way your U.S. friends will know just what to do! 

REMEMBER… tweets with more than two hashtags can be flagged as spam, so stick with just #Dominion and #RenewDominion!

Other ways to support DOMINION…

1) If you are in a Nielsen houshold, watch live on your television. This is how U.S. television ratings are measured. If you’re not sure if you’re a Nielsen household, you’re not. But there are still ways to make your watching count towards ratings!

2) Record the episode on your DVR even if you do watch live. DVR viewings are counted into Nielsen numbers. Make sure to watch the recording as soon as possible, the earlier you watch the more it counts for the Live +3 and Live +7 Nielsen numbers. 

3) If you don’t have a DVR and can’t watch live, instead of watching an unofficial stream or download, watch (or rewatch) the episode on 
The Official Syfy Site. Those viewings count towards ratings too. The episode is normally posted to the website at or shortly after midnight EST. 

HELP US HELP DOMINION!

SIGNAL BOOST!

Dominion is an AMAZING show with quite possibly the most warm, welcoming, and terrific cast ever! 

If you’re already watching, please help tweet and support Dominion as much as you can. 

If you’re not already watching, get caught up now! Full episodes are available to watch on the SyFy website. Just go here to see the awesome stuff you’ve missed. 

Once you catch  up, be sure to follow the wonderful show creator @VaunWilmott and all the cast and crew on Twitter! You won’t be sorry for it…they are just wonderful to their fans! 

themishaproject:

Hello and welcome to The Misha Project, the first ever three-in-one Misha Collins Birthday collaboration. This year, since it will be his 40th, we decided to do a bigger birthday event to celebrate how it must be a conspiracy since he doesn’t even look 40…
What is The Misha Collin's Project?
The Misha Project is a mission to add a little bit more joy to Misha Collins’ 40th birthday through the combined creations of a birthday message video, a site to publish and share well-wishing birthday messages, and a fundraising charity event for Random Acts, the very organization he co-founded.
Ooh, what is this video thing you speak of?
This “video thing” will be a Happy Birthday message created from footage all of you submit! The content of the videos sent in will be such things as you telling Misha how he has positively affected your life, what you admire most about him, or just a simple “Happy Birthday Misha”! All of these will be edited into one video, which will then be sent to Misha on his birthday. For more details about making your video, how to submit it, and what the final product will look like, please visit the Video Guidelines page.
ALL VIDEOS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY JULY 31st 2014, 11:59 PM (US PST)
Well, I wanna know more about this Birthday Message site!
The “Happy Day of Birth Misha!” site is a place where you can write a birthday message to Misha on a website whose link will be included in the video sent to him. You can post anything from a simple Happy Birthday, to adding a picture and writing a long post to go with it! Anything goes, as long as the content is appropriate and pertains to Misha Collins’ birthday in some shape or form. A more detailed Terms of Posting will be displayed when you click “Submit”. To visit the site, please click here.
THERE IS NO DUE DATE, BUT PLEASE NOTE THAT MISHA’S BIRTHDAY IS AUGUST 20th, SO ANY MESSAGES LEFT AFTER THAT DATE WILL HAVE A LOWER CHANCE OF BEING SEEN BY HIM.
Ok, I just really want to support Misha through his charity. How are you doing that?
An event titled “The Misha Birthday Project 2014” is posted on CrowdRise. CrowdRise is a website which allows people to host events to fund-raise for a specifically chosen charity. Random Acts has an account with this service, so all money raised from this event will go directly to the organization. The final goal has been set to $1,000 USD . The event is located here.
Feel free to participate in any or all of these events, or if you are unable to participate in any, please signal boost via reblogging or sending a link to The Misha Project to any of your friends who may be interested!
Please feel free to send an ask if you have any inquiries at all, and read through the information on the official site as it goes into more detail than here. 
Thank you so much, and please do have fun with this! I would so love to have this do well so Misha sees just how much we truly do care about him, and what better way would that be done than with this style of project?
Thank you all once more!
-Miranda (waywardangel.co.vu)

Signal boost! 
Send in your videos before tomorrow night! 
Leave Happy Birthday Messages for Misha! 
Donate to Random Acts in honor of Misha&#8217;s Birthday! 
This man makes us all smile so often, let&#8217;s do something to make him smile on his 40th birthday this year! 

themishaproject:

Hello and welcome to The Misha Project, the first ever three-in-one Misha Collins Birthday collaboration. This year, since it will be his 40th, we decided to do a bigger birthday event to celebrate how it must be a conspiracy since he doesn’t even look 40…

What is The Misha Collin's Project?

The Misha Project is a mission to add a little bit more joy to Misha Collins’ 40th birthday through the combined creations of a birthday message video, a site to publish and share well-wishing birthday messages, and a fundraising charity event for Random Acts, the very organization he co-founded.

Ooh, what is this video thing you speak of?

This “video thing” will be a Happy Birthday message created from footage all of you submit! The content of the videos sent in will be such things as you telling Misha how he has positively affected your life, what you admire most about him, or just a simple “Happy Birthday Misha”! All of these will be edited into one video, which will then be sent to Misha on his birthday. For more details about making your video, how to submit it, and what the final product will look like, please visit the Video Guidelines page.

ALL VIDEOS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY JULY 31st 2014, 11:59 PM (US PST)

Well, I wanna know more about this Birthday Message site!

The “Happy Day of Birth Misha!” site is a place where you can write a birthday message to Misha on a website whose link will be included in the video sent to him. You can post anything from a simple Happy Birthday, to adding a picture and writing a long post to go with it! Anything goes, as long as the content is appropriate and pertains to Misha Collins’ birthday in some shape or form. A more detailed Terms of Posting will be displayed when you click “Submit”. To visit the site, please click here.

THERE IS NO DUE DATE, BUT PLEASE NOTE THAT MISHA’S BIRTHDAY IS AUGUST 20th, SO ANY MESSAGES LEFT AFTER THAT DATE WILL HAVE A LOWER CHANCE OF BEING SEEN BY HIM.

Ok, I just really want to support Misha through his charity. How are you doing that?

An event titled “The Misha Birthday Project 2014” is posted on CrowdRise. CrowdRise is a website which allows people to host events to fund-raise for a specifically chosen charity. Random Acts has an account with this service, so all money raised from this event will go directly to the organization. The final goal has been set to $1,000 USD . The event is located here.

Feel free to participate in any or all of these events, or if you are unable to participate in any, please signal boost via reblogging or sending a link to The Misha Project to any of your friends who may be interested!

Please feel free to send an ask if you have any inquiries at all, and read through the information on the official site as it goes into more detail than here. 

Thank you so much, and please do have fun with this! I would so love to have this do well so Misha sees just how much we truly do care about him, and what better way would that be done than with this style of project?

Thank you all once more!

-Miranda (waywardangel.co.vu)

Signal boost! 

Send in your videos before tomorrow night! 

Leave Happy Birthday Messages for Misha! 

Donate to Random Acts in honor of Misha’s Birthday! 

This man makes us all smile so often, let’s do something to make him smile on his 40th birthday this year! 

themishaproject:

2 days until your video is due for The Misha Project!
What is The Misha Project?
The Misha Project is a mission to add a little bit more joy to Misha Collins’ 40th birthday through the combined creations of a birthday message video, a site to publish and share well-wishing birthday messages, and a fundraising charity event for Random Acts, the very organization he co-founded.
Links to Video Project/Donation/Birthday Messages

More info on The Misha Project → [x]
Video Guidelines → [x]
Submit Here → [x]
Donate to Random Acts → [x]
Post message to Birthday Page → [x]
Reblog to Signal Boost → [x]

Thank you to all who are participating and/or signal boosting!
Miranda
waywardangel.co.vu

Time is running out if you want to do a video to say Happy Birthday to Misha! Hurry and get it done and sent it! Let&#8217;s let Misha know how much we love him and wish him a big, big happy b-day! 

themishaproject:

2 days until your video is due for The Misha Project!

What is The Misha Project?

The Misha Project is a mission to add a little bit more joy to Misha Collins’ 40th birthday through the combined creations of a birthday message videoa site to publish and share well-wishing birthday messages, and a fundraising charity event for Random Acts, the very organization he co-founded.

Links to Video Project/Donation/Birthday Messages

More info on The Misha Project → [x]

Video Guidelines → [x]

Submit Here → [x]

Donate to Random Acts → [x]

Post message to Birthday Page → [x]

Reblog to Signal Boost → [x]

Thank you to all who are participating and/or signal boosting!

Miranda

waywardangel.co.vu

Time is running out if you want to do a video to say Happy Birthday to Misha! Hurry and get it done and sent it! Let’s let Misha know how much we love him and wish him a big, big happy b-day! 

Chloe Bennet being adorable while arriving at San Diego Comic Con.

eksterteran:

Hatred: “You were supposed to write a college-level essay, but everything here is gibberish. How did you even make it through high school?”

Criticism: “You’ve done a very good job in this paper with word usage and grammar. But there is some work to be done on laying out your arguments in a logical order. Let’s see if I can’t give you some tips to fix that.”

Crit Shaming: “Oh my god, you think their paper is illogical?! That’s such a horrible thing to say! It’s like you took their paper and just told them it all was gibberish! Why do you hate them so much?!”

There’s a difference, people. Know it.

Re: The romance aspect of Supernatural, I’ll say this again. It is completely untrue to say that Supernatural doesn’t deal with romance. 

  • Dean and Robin
  • Dean and Cassie
  • Dean and Lisa
  • Dean and Lydia
  • Sam and Jess 
  • Sam and Ruby
  • Sam and Amelia
  • Sam and Madison and Amy and Sarah and all the others
  • Cas and Daphne
  • Cas and Meg 
  • Cas and April
  • Cas and Nora
  • Garth and Bess
  • Bobby and Karen
  • John and Mary

That’s a lot of girls that they got attached to emotionally, for this show to not be about romance. And you can’t argue that even the more obscure women weren’t “important enough to count” because every single one of those women had at least one episode devoted to them, and they shaped the male character, or several characters, in some way. Some of them were serious cogs in the plot machine and the show would be completely different without them. Mary’s expendable? Ruby’s expendable? Jess is expendable? If you were to take those women out, or turn them male, there would have to be some SERIOUS re-writing happen. They, and the ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS they had with their male character, are fundamentally important to the show’s plot.

There was so much more wrong with this panel, but I’m very tired so I’m going to bed and I’ll just leave you with some quotes:

  1. “He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help.” ― Abraham Lincoln
  2. “Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body; it calls attention to the development of an unhealthy state of things. If it is heeded in time, danger may be averted; if it is suppressed, a fatal distemper may develop.” ― Winston Churchill
  3. “Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson
  4. “An acquaintance merely enjoys your company, a fair-weather companion flatters when all is well, a true friend has your best interests at heart and the pluck to tell you what you need to hear.” ― E.A. Bucchianeri
  5. “The trouble with most of us is that we’d rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism.” ― Norman Vincent Peale
  6. “A creative life cannot be sustained by approval any more than it can be destroyed by criticism.” ― Will Self
  7. “The aim of language…is to communicate…to impart to others the results one has obtained…As I talk, I reveal the situation…I reveal it to myself and to others in order to change it.” ― Jean-Paul Sartre
  8. “You need a high degree of corruption or a very big heart to love absolutely everything.” ― Gustave Flaubert
  9. “Honest and earnest criticism from those whose interests are most nearly touched,- criticism of writers by readers, of government by those governed, of leaders by those led, - this is the soul of democracy and the safeguard of modern society.” ― W.E.B. Du Bois
  10. “Writers shouldn’t fear criticism. Instead, they should fear silence. Criticism is healthy. It gets people thinking about your work and, even better, it gets them talking and arguing. But as for silence — it is the greatest killer of writers. So if you hate a book and want to hurt it — don’t talk about it. And if you hate my books — please, for God’s sake, shout it from the hills!” ― Robert Fanney
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themishaproject:

3 days until your video is due for The Misha Project!
What is The Misha Project?
The Misha Project is a mission to add a little bit more joy to Misha Collins’ 40th birthday through the combined creations of a birthday message video, a site to publish and share well-wishing birthday messages, and a fundraising charity event for Random Acts, the very organization he co-founded.
Links to Video Project/Donation/Birthday Messages

More info on The Misha Project → [x]
Video Guidelines → [x]
Submit Here → [x]
Donate to Random Acts → [x]
Post message to Birthday Page → [x]
Reblog to Signal Boost → [x]

Thank you to all who are participating and/or signal boosting!
Miranda
waywardangel.co.vu

Only 3 days to get your video sent in! 

themishaproject:

3 days until your video is due for The Misha Project!

What is The Misha Project?

The Misha Project is a mission to add a little bit more joy to Misha Collins’ 40th birthday through the combined creations of a birthday message video, a site to publish and share well-wishing birthday messages, and a fundraising charity event for Random Acts, the very organization he co-founded.

Links to Video Project/Donation/Birthday Messages

More info on The Misha Project → [x]

Video Guidelines → [x]

Submit Here → [x]

Donate to Random Acts → [x]

Post message to Birthday Page → [x]

Reblog to Signal Boost → [x]

Thank you to all who are participating and/or signal boosting!

Miranda

waywardangel.co.vu

Only 3 days to get your video sent in! 

themishaproject:

Hello and welcome to The Misha Project, the first ever three-in-one Misha Collins Birthday collaboration. This year, since it will be his 40th, we decided to do a bigger birthday event to celebrate how it must be a conspiracy since he doesn’t even look 40…
What is The Misha Collin's Project?
The Misha Project is a mission to add a little bit more joy to Misha Collins’ 40th birthday through the combined creations of a birthday message video, a site to publish and share well-wishing birthday messages, and a fundraising charity event for Random Acts, the very organization he co-founded.
Ooh, what is this video thing you speak of?
This “video thing” will be a Happy Birthday message created from footage all of you submit! The content of the videos sent in will be such things as you telling Misha how he has positively affected your life, what you admire most about him, or just a simple “Happy Birthday Misha”! All of these will be edited into one video, which will then be sent to Misha on his birthday. For more details about making your video, how to submit it, and what the final product will look like, please visit the Video Guidelines page.
ALL VIDEOS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY JULY 31st 2014, 11:59 PM (US PST)
Well, I wanna know more about this Birthday Message site!
The “Happy Day of Birth Misha!” site is a place where you can write a birthday message to Misha on a website whose link will be included in the video sent to him. You can post anything from a simple Happy Birthday, to adding a picture and writing a long post to go with it! Anything goes, as long as the content is appropriate and pertains to Misha Collins’ birthday in some shape or form. A more detailed Terms of Posting will be displayed when you click “Submit”. To visit the site, please click here.
THERE IS NO DUE DATE, BUT PLEASE NOTE THAT MISHA’S BIRTHDAY IS AUGUST 20th, SO ANY MESSAGES LEFT AFTER THAT DATE WILL HAVE A LOWER CHANCE OF BEING SEEN BY HIM.
Ok, I just really want to support Misha through his charity. How are you doing that?
An event titled “The Misha Birthday Project 2014” is posted on CrowdRise. CrowdRise is a website which allows people to host events to fund-raise for a specifically chosen charity. Random Acts has an account with this service, so all money raised from this event will go directly to the organization. The final goal has been set to $1,000 USD . The event is located here.
Feel free to participate in any or all of these events, or if you are unable to participate in any, please signal boost via reblogging or sending a link to The Misha Project to any of your friends who may be interested!
Please feel free to send an ask if you have any inquiries at all, and read through the information on the official site as it goes into more detail than here. 
Thank you so much, and please do have fun with this! I would so love to have this do well so Misha sees just how much we truly do care about him, and what better way would that be done than with this style of project?
Thank you all once more!
-Miranda (waywardangel.co.vu)

SIGNAL BOOST! 
There is less than 1 month to Misha&#8217;s birthday and only $360 dollars has been raised for Random Acts here! I know we can do better than that! 
Donate if you can, if not please just signal boost for others! 
And don&#8217;t forget to send in your messages and videos wishing Misha a Happy Birthday! 
Let&#8217;s help make this man&#8217;s 40th birthday extra special! 

themishaproject:

Hello and welcome to The Misha Project, the first ever three-in-one Misha Collins Birthday collaboration. This year, since it will be his 40th, we decided to do a bigger birthday event to celebrate how it must be a conspiracy since he doesn’t even look 40…

What is The Misha Collin's Project?

The Misha Project is a mission to add a little bit more joy to Misha Collins’ 40th birthday through the combined creations of a birthday message video, a site to publish and share well-wishing birthday messages, and a fundraising charity event for Random Acts, the very organization he co-founded.

Ooh, what is this video thing you speak of?

This “video thing” will be a Happy Birthday message created from footage all of you submit! The content of the videos sent in will be such things as you telling Misha how he has positively affected your life, what you admire most about him, or just a simple “Happy Birthday Misha”! All of these will be edited into one video, which will then be sent to Misha on his birthday. For more details about making your video, how to submit it, and what the final product will look like, please visit the Video Guidelines page.

ALL VIDEOS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY JULY 31st 2014, 11:59 PM (US PST)

Well, I wanna know more about this Birthday Message site!

The “Happy Day of Birth Misha!” site is a place where you can write a birthday message to Misha on a website whose link will be included in the video sent to him. You can post anything from a simple Happy Birthday, to adding a picture and writing a long post to go with it! Anything goes, as long as the content is appropriate and pertains to Misha Collins’ birthday in some shape or form. A more detailed Terms of Posting will be displayed when you click “Submit”. To visit the site, please click here.

THERE IS NO DUE DATE, BUT PLEASE NOTE THAT MISHA’S BIRTHDAY IS AUGUST 20th, SO ANY MESSAGES LEFT AFTER THAT DATE WILL HAVE A LOWER CHANCE OF BEING SEEN BY HIM.

Ok, I just really want to support Misha through his charity. How are you doing that?

An event titled “The Misha Birthday Project 2014” is posted on CrowdRise. CrowdRise is a website which allows people to host events to fund-raise for a specifically chosen charity. Random Acts has an account with this service, so all money raised from this event will go directly to the organization. The final goal has been set to $1,000 USD . The event is located here.

Feel free to participate in any or all of these events, or if you are unable to participate in any, please signal boost via reblogging or sending a link to The Misha Project to any of your friends who may be interested!

Please feel free to send an ask if you have any inquiries at all, and read through the information on the official site as it goes into more detail than here. 

Thank you so much, and please do have fun with this! I would so love to have this do well so Misha sees just how much we truly do care about him, and what better way would that be done than with this style of project?

Thank you all once more!

-Miranda (waywardangel.co.vu)

SIGNAL BOOST! 

There is less than 1 month to Misha’s birthday and only $360 dollars has been raised for Random Acts here! I know we can do better than that! 

Donate if you can, if not please just signal boost for others! 

And don’t forget to send in your messages and videos wishing Misha a Happy Birthday! 

Let’s help make this man’s 40th birthday extra special! 

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