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Social Media Tools and your Scouting Unit
Social Media Tools and your Scouting Unit
Social Media Tools and your Scouting Unit
Social Media Tools and your Scouting Unit
Social Media Tools and your Scouting Unit
Social Media Tools and your Scouting Unit
Social Media Tools and your Scouting Unit
Social Media Tools and your Scouting Unit
Social Media Tools and your Scouting Unit
Social Media Tools and your Scouting Unit
Social Media Tools and your Scouting Unit
Social Media Tools and your Scouting Unit
Social Media Tools and your Scouting Unit
Social Media Tools and your Scouting Unit
Social Media Tools and your Scouting Unit
Social Media Tools and your Scouting Unit
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Social Media Tools and your Scouting Unit

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A Baden-Powell Institute 2011 presentation for the Greater Cleveland Council providing an introduction to using Social Media with your Scouting Unit.

A Baden-Powell Institute 2011 presentation for the Greater Cleveland Council providing an introduction to using Social Media with your Scouting Unit.

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  • 1. 2011 - Greater Cleveland Council Baden-Powell Institute #CPT501 #gccBPI @JeffreyGifford <ul></ul>Social Media Tools & Your Unit
  • 2. <ul>Topics </ul><ul>What is Social Media? <li>What does the Guide to Safe Scouting say?
  • 3. Trends
  • 4. Social Media Platforms </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blogging: Wordpress, Blogger, etc.
  • 5. Twitter
  • 6. Facebook
  • 7. Linkedin
  • 8. YouTube & Vimeo
  • 9. FourSquare & Gowalla
  • 10. Flicker & Picassa </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Scout-specific things to think about </li></ul>#gccBPI @JeffreyGifford <ul></ul>
  • 11. <ul>What is Social Media? </ul><ul>“ Social Media is an umbrella term that defines the various activities that integrate technology, social interaction, and the construction of words, pictures, videos, and audio.” </ul>Wikipedia <ul>www.wikipedia.org </ul>#gccBPI @JeffreyGifford <ul></ul>
  • 12. <ul>What is Social Media? </ul><ul>How I define it: <li>Any media (usually digital, frequently mobile) that enables, encourages, facilitates, utilizes, expects and thrives on two-way (or more) conversation. </li></ul>#gccBPI @JeffreyGifford <ul></ul>
  • 13. <ul><li>The Guide to Safe Scouting: what does it say? </li></ul><ul>Unfortunately, not much about Social Media </ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Privacy http://bit.ly/hjmbxd </li></ul></ul>Mostly about “sexting” - directed to Scouts <ul><ul><li>Internet Safety http://bit.ly/eak7Md </li></ul></ul>“ Personal protection rules” - directed to Scouts <ul><li>To think about as we move on:
  • 14. How to practice two-deep leadership in online (Social Media) situations? </li></ul>#gccBPI @JeffreyGifford <ul></ul>
  • 15. <ul>Trends in Media (why SM matters to your Unit) </ul>Radio Television Web iPod Facebook iPhone apps Twitter 38 years 13 years 4 years 3 years 9 months 9 months 100 days The number of years it took for a medium to reach 50 million users . . . 100 million in . . . 1 billion in . . . #gccBPI @JeffreyGifford 50 million every . . .
  • 16. <ul>Social Media Platforms </ul><ul><li>Blogging: Wordpress, Blogger, etc. </li></ul>Twitter Facebook Linkedin YouTube & Vimeo FourSquare & Gowalla Flicker & Picassa #gccBPI @JeffreyGifford <ul></ul>
  • 17. <ul>Blogging </ul><ul>A “ we b log ” for your Unit/District/Council <ul><li>Campout reports
  • 18. Blue & Gold, Pinewood Derby pictures
  • 19. Event announcements
  • 20. Outing updates </li></ul><li>Platforms </li><ul><li>WordPress.com and WordPress.org (self-hosted)
  • 21. Blogger.com
  • 22. Sites.Google.com </li></ul><li>Analytics (Google's is free)
  • 23. Shameless plug for CPT601 </li><ul><li>Designing and maintaining a Unit Website </li></ul></ul>#gccBPI @JeffreyGifford <ul></ul>
  • 24. <ul>Twitter.com </ul>#gccBPI @JeffreyGifford <ul>Twitter is a micro-blog (140 characters) <li>Who would use </li><ul><li>Scouts
  • 25. Leaders
  • 26. Unit: @Troop123gcc or @P4CleHeights (example)
  • 27. District: @GlacierRidgeGCC & @CCDistrictTweet
  • 28. Council: (not yet) </li></ul><li>Mechanics </li></ul>@ = @JeffreyGifford people # = #gccBPI topics DM = DM JeffreyGifford Direct Message RT = RT @JeffreyGifford . . . ReTweet <ul></ul>
  • 29. <ul>Facebook </ul>#gccBPI @JeffreyGifford <ul>Groups & Pages </ul><ul><ul><li>Greater Cleveland Council, BSA
  • 30. Tinnerman Canoe Base
  • 31. Beaumont Scout Reservation </li><ul><li>Cancellations, events, forms </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cuyahoga Lodge 17 </li><ul><li>All Events (Ordeals, Fellowships, Meetings) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boys' Life magazine
  • 32. etc, etc, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Events </li><ul><li>BPI
  • 33. Eagle Courts of Honor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater Cleveland Council's Banquet </li></ul></ul><ul></ul>
  • 34. <ul>Linkedin </ul>#gccBPI @JeffreyGifford <ul>Like Facebook for work <ul><li>Colleagues, coworkers, etc. rather than “friends”
  • 35. More professional </li></ul><li>More for the Leaders </li></ul><ul></ul>
  • 36. <ul>Video: YouTube & Vimeo </ul>#gccBPI @JeffreyGifford <ul>User-content video <li>YouTube is 2nd-largest search engine </li><ul><li>13 hours of video uploaded every minute
  • 37. 412 years to view every YouTube video </li></ul><li>GCC on YouTube </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/user/GCCBSA440
  • 38. Tinnerman: http://youtu.be/eO6fgth-Km8?a
  • 39. Glacier Ridge Daycamp: http://youtu.be/TOb20unm8gI
  • 40. Jamboree Storm: http://youtu.be/NksaHMxXmWg </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Vimeo </li><ul><li>More polished (?) than YouTube </li></ul></ul><ul></ul>
  • 41. <ul>Location: FourSquare & Gowalla </ul>#gccBPI @JeffreyGifford <ul>foursquare.com <ul><li>Location-specific social-media
  • 42. Uses mobile device (phone)
  • 43. Social “points” for checking in </li></ul><li>Places </li><ul><li>Your Charter Organization
  • 44. Beaumont
  • 45. GCC Service Center </li></ul><li>Mechanics </li><ul><li>Where you are, what doing and when </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tweet to world?
  • 46. Just your 4square friends? </li></ul></ul><ul></ul>
  • 47. <ul>Photos: Flicker & Picassa </ul>#gccBPI @JeffreyGifford <ul>Platforms <ul><li>flicker.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>picasaweb.com
  • 48. shutterfly.com, Facebook.com, blog, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Image/Photo sharing </li><ul><li>Photo albums
  • 49. Event records
  • 50. Face tagging
  • 51. Location/Geo tagging </li></ul><li>Annual Health and Medical Record </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Talent Release Agreement/Statement
  • 52. Get one of these signed before posting photos of Scouts </li></ul></ul><ul></ul>
  • 53. <ul><li>Scout-specific things to think about </li></ul><ul>The Guide to Safe Scouting is pretty quiet <li>My thoughts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don't be too private </li></ul></ul>maintain two-deep leadership <ul><ul><li>Don't be too personal
  • 54. Don't share too much publicly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Names
  • 55. Places
  • 56. Dates
  • 57. Plans </li></ul></ul></ul>#gccBPI @JeffreyGifford <ul></ul>
  • 58. Slides will be posted to: http://www.slideshare.net/JeffreyGifford 2011 - Greater Cleveland Council Baden-Powell Institute #CPT501 #gccBPI @JeffreyGifford <ul></ul>Social Media Tools & Your Unit

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