Non-Techie Guide to Social Media

School still life with copyspace on chalkboard

Here are links and handouts for two of my recent speaking opportunities. I used the same bones of the presentation though one is geared to businesses and the other is geared to volunteers and nonprofit organizations. Both are targeted to the newbies who are thinking about social media use. I am offering them both in this one post. Please enjoy all the…

Keynote: The Social Web Is More Than Tweets the Eye

I wanted to push the limits of the garden-variety talk on Social Media last week when I presented the keynote address at the Hawaii Social Media Summit. First let me thank Quincy Solano and team from Technology News Bytes and our own Social Media Club Hawaii for creating a high energy event! (You were awesome Tara and Rob – I loved having…

Nonprofits Getting Started with Social Media

I participated in a panel on social media for nonprofits today, hosted by the Hawaii Community Foundation. It was held at the beautiful Hawaii Convention Center, and I was joined by colleagues Christine Lu, Chris Noble, and Olin Lagon. Local newscaster Dan Cooke was our social media-savvy moderator. We made a last minute decision to live-stream the presentations, which were held in…

Thinking About Having Your Own TV Show?

I sometimes chide my business audiences when I am speaking from the podium with this question: “Now, why don’t you have your own internet TV show/channel?” When you consider that only a few years ago it was impossible for anyone except the big media outlets to broadcast video content, and now you and I can do it for almost nothing, it is…

Blog World Expo ’08: Finding Your New Media Voice

Roxanne is in Las Vegas, Nevada this weekend speaking at Blog World Expo ’08. She’ll be presenting: “Finding Your New Media Voice: Getting the Right Mix of Tech & Talent (link has expired)” during the Executive Track, today, Friday September 19th, 2008. Click on the image above to view her presentation online. Here are a list of sites she’ll be covering during…

Dave Evans on Twitter & the Metrics Panel at SXSW

I am posting a short video below that I took over dinner at Truluck’s in Austin with Dave Evans’ version of the Metrics Panel at SXSW (link has expired). Apparently, the panel members were taking a little too long to get to the point for many audience members, who were communicating via Twitter. Read some actual quotes from the back channel audience…