Learning via the Social Media Game

Tomorrow I am working with an esteemed group of coral reef scientists here in Hawaii to illustrate various ways to use social media. I will be using a version of The Social Media Game, an interactive learning process originally developed by my darling colleague Beth Kantor a few years ago. I’ve updated it and added 12 more “tools” – and am still…

The Quiet Unsung Opportunities of Building Your Social Media Platforms

photo of President Obama's security team receiving updates on the death of Osama Bin Laden.

In case your business is suffering from Missouri (“Show Me”) syndrome, here’s yet another example of why you build your social networks online when times are easy, when times are good. There is no price that can be put on being ready with a track record, the experience on how to implement, and an established fan base for when “something big” happens….

LIVE: PodCamp+WordCamp Hawaii 2008

Aloha and E komo mai (welcome) to PodCamp+WordCamp Hawaii 2008! Read more about what’s going on here under the chat window below. In addition to being the founder and main organizer for PodCamp+WordCamp Hawaii, Roxanne will be speaking both days in several sessions. I also have 2-3 sessions currently scheduled that will be covering WordPress and Video Podcasting. When I’m not speaking…

Using Social Media to Promote Your Event: Step 1

We are the lead organizers for Podcamp Hawaii, coming this fall to Honolulu on October 24 & 25th. I’ll be using our company blog to share the behind-the-scenes planning process. Since it is an “unconference” there are several things that we do differently. First off, we are making this happen over a very short time span. Part of this is my insanity…

Site ReLaunch: Coffee Kids

Coffee Kids has been our client for almost a decade. As a nonprofit, they help coffee-growing families learn new skills and develop sustainable lifestyles, as the coffee industry suffers from a glut of over-production that keeps income low to the first line of coffee workers – those who cultivate and pick the beans. It’s not an easy story to tell when you…