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Archive for June, 2009

Monitor your brand

06.15.2009 · Posted in Free Tools, Reputation, Social Tools

Carie Lewis has a great guide to monitoring your brand using iGoogle, it's easy, free and most of us already have a Google account, plus it pulls all the information into one place. She includes 5 different categories: Brand - mentions of your name, including acronyms, misspellings, etc Current - issues that people are talking ...

Why I’m over people Twittering Conferences, Meetings

06.11.2009 · Posted in Conferences, Twitter

and anywhere else two Twitter users happen to run into each other. Its seems like a day doesn't go by without signing into my Twitter account to see a stream of tweets from someone going by with a #hashtag I don't recognize. I'm not talking about a couple of tweets, I mean the full-on stream. ...

“Go be secretly awesome. Then tell someone.”

06.04.2009 · Posted in Librarianship, Technology, Training

I've never been fortunate enough to hear Jessamyn West speak and based on Jenica's notes from last week, I'm really missing out.  Some of my favorite bits The digital divide is real, and our system for technology education scales very badly.  There are economies of scale in most library work – processing 30 books does ...