The Flaming Vegan

A Vegan and Vegetarian Blogging Extravaganza

5 Tips for Animal Rights and Vegan Online Activism
Facebook Tweet Google+ Pinterest Email More Sharing Options

5 Tips for Animal Rights and Vegan Online Activism

The rise of internet access and social media have enabled more people to become animal rights activists and advocates for veganism, without even needing to leave their own homes. However, sometimes the sheer amount of information available online means that good intentions can get lost in cyberspace. Here, I offer five tips for spreading the digital word efficiently:

  1. Choose Your Audience. It can be tempting to forward multiple links to "Meet Your Meat" and expose slaughterhouse footage to everyone in your contact list, but while some recipients will take an interest, others may write you off as a crazy extremist despite actually being open to other forms of information. Taking the extra minute to hand-pick recipients rather than select all can be more effective in the long-run.
  2. Don‘t Spam. However relevant a topic is, getting the same e-mail six times can be very frustrating. One reminder to sign a petition can be helpful, but many more times can seem like an attack and reduce sympathy for the cause in question.
  3. Use Professional Language. Many of us, myself included, don‘t hold ourselves to high standards online with regards to spelling and grammar. However, if calling out a business via e-mail or by leaving a review on its social media pages, a well-written text may be taken more seriously than a message in text-speak.
  4. Remember the Positives. It‘s easy to find the motivation to complain about an animal abuser or a company that misleads its consumers about which products are cruelty-free, but don‘t forget to post positive reviews and feedback too. A widely-shared Facebook post praising a shoe shop for introducing a vegan line not only reinforces the demand for such products but helps draw other vegans‘ attention to the firm. Likewise, a 5* review on HappyCow both rewards quality vegan restaurants and encourages them to keep up the good work.
  5. Assume Short Attention Spans. Twenty years ago there were a limited number of magazines and newspapers to choose from, but today‘s readers have an uncountable number of social media posts, e-mails and website news feeds competing for their attention. When writing a post to highlight an animal rights issue or promote a new vegan restaurant, a short and snappy title and text will maintain attention to a degree that a slower-paced introduction may not. Twitter is a good way to practice writing concise titles!

I hope you are all having a lovely start to 2018 :)

Photo courtesy of Giuseppe of the Creative Commons license

Healthy Snacks Delivered Monthly

Leave a Comment

  1. devonrob221
    This is not just the ordinary reviews about spell casters that floods the web everyday, mine is written out of a personal experience & observation. I count it a privilege to judiciously use this life time opportunity given to me by a genius (Dr. Wakina) that possess a high level of spiritual potential to make infeasible feasible. Idk if it is right to call him an angel because he is exceptional in incomparable for making life, finance, breakup and divorce easier to resolve with a perfect and lasting solution. After the experience & observation I obtained within 7 years my Husband left me, I decided to settle comfortable with the benefit of appreciating Dr. Wakina for doing what 11 persons cannot do. The difference was clear from the moment I sent “can you help me get back my husband?” to his email: ( I am happy for not being the depressed & lost woman I used to be before I met a great healer. Words cannot express my appreciation to Dr. Wakina Love Temple.
    Log in to reply.
  2. fred1
    GOOD NEWS!!! Are you a business man? musicians? Business woman ? Artist? Politicians? Student? Do you need to Control your Family, Marriage or Love? Etc...Call Fred mathins +2348146888015 Illuminati agent to change your life with in a day!!!! And you want to become big, Powerful and famous in the world, join us to become one of our official member today. you shall be given a ideal chance to visit the illuminati and his representative after registrations is completed by you, no sacrifice or human life needed, Illuminati brotherhood brings along wealth and famous in life, you have a full access to eradicate poverty away from your life now.It only a member who is been initiated into the church of illuminati have the authority to bring any member to the church, so before you contact anybody you must be link by who is already a member, Join us today and realize your dreams. We also help out member in protection of drugs pushing, Don't failed to see the light. Money, powers, fame, and wealth become your title in just three days. If interested to join the Illuminati brotherhood contact us today via BENEFITS GIVEN TO NEW MEMBERS WHO JOIN ILLUMINATI. A Cash Reward of USD $300,000 A New Sleek Dream CAR valued at USD $120,000 A Dream House bought in the country of your own choice One Month holiday (fully paid) to your dream tourist destination. One year Golf Membership package A V.I.P treatment in all Airports in the World A total Lifestyle change Access to Bohemian Grove One Month booked Appointment with Top 5 world Leaders and Top 5 Celebrities in the World. If you are interested whatsapp or call now+ 2348146888015 or send your e-mail to for immediately initiation.New members registration is now open online, whatsapp him on +2348146888015.
    Log in to reply.
  3. stephaniejackson
    Your phrases resonate with me on a deep stage. I feel re-stimulated and hopeful that others will wake up to compassion for different beings. this text is jamb filled with great data. thanks.
    Log in to reply.
  4. natalia
    Simply discuss how they're mishandled and what rights as a living thing they ought to have. Drop the part with the creature protect.
    Log in to reply.
  5. amandlaoen
    Discuss briefly how they are handled improperly and what rights they should have as life . Put this part together with biological protection
    Log in to reply.
  6. maitrishah1
    Wow! Great article, I am just searching and found your blog. I would like to thank you for the informative post also it will help the reader || ||
    Log in to reply.
  7. james968
    That is great that you have shared 5 top tips for animal rights we have to focus on the life to make the things right that is not good that someone is making trouble and they do not know what is wrong it that ib this way you can make them do right things Assignment writing service for the help of students
    Log in to reply.
  8. rachellemarie
    Activism is fairly objective captivating deed to result social alteration; this can happen in a ways and in a diversity of forms. Visit Our Website:
    Log in to reply.
  9. nehawaliya
    The rule segment post I will state and a commitment of appreciation are everything experienced as together for the information.
    Log in to reply.
  10. dwarkaescortgirls
    I was taking a look at some of your content on this site and I conceive this web site is actually instructive! Keep adding.
    Log in to reply.
  11. Taniyakhan
    It is really a great and useful piece of info. I’m glad that you shared this helpful info with us. Please keep us informed like this. Thank you for sharing.
    Log in to reply.
  12. Alberta
    Nice article. I was searching for something like that for quite a long time and at last I have found it here.
    Log in to reply.
  13. couponstechie1
    I am glad to found this website and reading this brilliant post, this is very useful information you share, thanks and keep it up!
    Log in to reply.
  14. lizabajaj
    It is the best information I ever read because it is very useful and informative. Keep doing the great work up. Thanks for sharing with us.
    Log in to reply.
  15. nicolejohn
    Wonderful goods from you, man. I’ve understand your stuff previous to and you’re just extremely magnificent.
    Log in to reply.
  16. Alison Paul
    Log in to reply.
  17. suzengoaescorts
    Great article it was outstanding, I like to read such kind of articles, there I came across lots of information and it was very helpful and informative for me personally this site ideal for my knowledge I want.
    Log in to reply.
  18. priyanshi4u
    Be that as it may, the most delicate inquiry that strikes in the brain of the individual is, that whom to choose for dating?
    Log in to reply.
    1. sonalmitra4u
      Its good to see you here. Nice sharings I like it so much.
      Log in to reply.
  19. lizabajaj
    I would like to say thanks for share that, its more informative post.
    Log in to reply.
  20. sonalkaur
    This is a great post. Thanks for the tips. I love the “take a stand” comment. I worry though that “taking a stand” will cause a stir and create controversy. Wish you all the best in all of your endeavors.
    Log in to reply.


Connect with The Flaming Vegan

Sign Up to Vote!

10 second sign-up with Facebook or Google

Already a member? Log in to vote.