Top Ten Links – Week 2

My hand selected best links I shared on Twitter from 1/8/2010 through 1/14/2010 in no particular oder: Just call me Tenzing Norbook, I guess. Toby Greenwalt’s response to Seth Godin’s post about libraries and the discussion that takes place in the comments. 2010: The Only Year of the E-Reader great article from Fast Company on why, despite the awesomeness of many of the new ereaders, they wont … Continue reading Top Ten Links – Week 2

Market yourself market your library – Lori Reed

Notes from the 2009 COMO conference in Columbus GA Market yourself market your library – Lori Reed PTA group has a facebook page that is very successful Traditional marketing vs 2.0 marketing – 2 way exchange, ppl are talking about your library, whether you’re listening or not Traditional market 4 Ps – Product pricing placement promotion Marketing 2.0 4 Cs – consumer collaboration Mistake ppl … Continue reading Market yourself market your library – Lori Reed

Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy Warns of “Second Class Citizens” in the Digital Age

The Knight Foundation has released a new report Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy. A good deal of the content either is or could be applies to libraries.  The entire report is 148  pages, you can also download a 2 page summary that includes recommendations like these 2: Increase support for public service media aimed at meeting community information needs.  Read more … 6: Integrate digital and … Continue reading Knight Commission on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy Warns of “Second Class Citizens” in the Digital Age

My Problem with LinkedIn

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