Yes you need to. Everyone does. Even if you’re just on Twitter, even if you’re not. You need to pay attention to what others are saying to and about you online. I know many of you do this for your library but it is important to do it for yourself too. Why? Carie Lewis lists 5 different categories or reasons Brand – mentions of your name, including … Continue reading How to Monitor Your Personal Brand (For Free)
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 about that involve you right now Detractors – people you … Continue reading Monitor your brand
Webworker Daily has a great post on the 10 Golden Rules of Social Media Read the full post to get defitions of each Respect the Spirit of the ‘Net Listen Add Value Respond Do Good Things Share the Wealth Give Kudos Don’t Spam Be Real Collaborate Social media tools are only that — tools. The real energy, spirit and power of social media is people. … Continue reading 10 Golden Rules of Social Media
Last week I read this post on Seth Godin’s blog and loved it. I tweeted it hoping other people would pick it up. After reading Stephen Abrams post – What is Cloud Computing where he states I’ve given a few talks lately and I was surprised to get a few questions about “what is cloud computing?” I guess I really do live in the bubble. … Continue reading Eternal September: Be Ready to Repeat Yourself. Again.
and online reputations in general. I have a profile on LinkedIn (as I do on many social websites) because many people and blogs I think highly of have recommended it. Now I’ll be the first to admit I’m probably not using it right and therefore not taking advantage of it properly. Here is something I noticed recently while updating my profile. This is a section of my … Continue reading My Problem with LinkedIn
Check this out – I would seriously love to see someone with more talent than me make a just for libraryland version! See the lists of blogs & people that are included. Here are what some of the appreviations stand for you, you can see the rest at on Eye Cube Social Media Practices: (Do these to maximize your Social Media experience) Fl = … Continue reading Social Media Periodic Table
Less than two weeks ago I blogged about an exciting new idea – Akoha. I was enthusiastic about the idea, in fact I love it. I love the idea of doing good and passing it forward, call me optimistic, call me naive, but I think this idea has merit. So I blogged about it, I was a little surprised when I was contacted, asking for … Continue reading Akoha Starter packs – I have 19 decks to give away!