Just getting my new business off the ground, I thought I could benefit from all the advice I could get. Lasse Rouhiainen’s book, Smart Social Media: Your Guide To Becoming A Highly Paid Social Media Manager*, proved to have some gems hidden in it. I will capitalize on his advice as I develop a business to help others figure out how to leverage social media. Read the rest of this entry →
A couple of days ago, I attended a great presentation that will change how I support conferences and other large events. Stephen Judd, IT Manager and web developer at the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension and Bob Bertsch, Web Technology Specialist for NDSU Agriculture Communication presented on Lanyrd. Here is how they described it in their learn.extension.org course description:
The National eXtension Conference, being held in Sacramento from March 24th to 27th is rapidly approaching and features over 100 sessions and speakers. Organizing the schedule for this many sessions, with up to six concurrent sessions occurring in different rooms, is no small feat. The conference planning committee decided to use Lanyrd (http://lanyrd.com/2014/nexconf/) a site that bills itself as “the social conference directory.”
This webinar will focus on some of the key features of Lanyrd and how you can use it to enhance your conference experience. People who organize conferences may also want to attend to see how they could use Lanyrd for their own events. Read the rest of this entry →
My morning began as usual, I was reviewing and updating my various social media feeds when I came across this article by Gina Schreck called “My Daily Schedule for Social Media Management.” I enjoyed the article and it gave me pause to think about my social media routine. I certainly have one because that is how I ran across her article. Let me share my routine with you. Read the rest of this entry →
Repeatedly, I have stressed the importance of reading to your lifelong learning. In a blog post, I quoted the U.S. Labor Department, ”According to the U.S. Labor Department, business people who read at least seven business books per year earn over 230 percent more than people who read just one book per year.“ I have taken this to heart and increased the reading have done. In 2012, I wrote 12 book reviews; this year I am pleased to report that I wrote 21 book reviews.