Feeding that Inner Geek


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Deb Franke and Jim Cahill review eight favorite ways to feed our inner geeks. We will share with you our personal stories not to impress you but to impress upon you what is possible.

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  • Feeding that Inner Geek

    1. 1. Feeding That Inner Geek While Sharing Your Expertise and Interests Jim Cahill – Chief Blogger Deb Franke – Social Media Evangelist
    2. 2. Presenters Jim Cahill Deb Franke
    3. 3. Introduction
    4. 4. Geeks come in various flavors
    5. 5. They have an attitude of curiosity, interest in discovery and a willingness to share
    6. 6. The rise of the geeks – you won’t be alone
    7. 7. Google Reader
    8. 8. You don’t need a blog to share your thoughts and interests—Google Reader
    9. 9. A Google Reader example
    10. 10. You can share your Google Reader Shared Items page with others www.google.com/reader/shared/06690453844856516695
    11. 11. A toolbar bookmarklet lets you easily comment on any page you’re on
    12. 12. Delicious.com
    13. 13. Easily tag, save and share what interests you — Delicious.com example http://delicious.com
    14. 14. Be more productive and effective in your presentation development
    15. 15. LinkedIn
    16. 16. Keep your professional accomplishments and network up-to-date with LinkedIn
    17. 17. Ask your network questions, answer them, keep up as changes occur
    18. 18. Your LinkedIn profile can become highly visible in the search engines.
    19. 19. Mobile Broadband
    20. 20. New Generation Broadband keeps you connected to Your Network – Always!
    21. 21. Twitter
    22. 22. Twitter extends your instant messages to your network of “followers”
    23. 23. We’re growing a DeltaV Twitter community—come join us! Wiki at: sites.google.com/site/deltav-twitterers
    24. 24. The intent is a public place to ask questions, get answers, link to things 140 characters means brief Q&A and TinyURL links for more info Question Answers
    25. 25. Examples of how you can use Twitter this week at Emerson Exchange Tag Twitter “tweets” with #EmEx and use search.twitter.com to see what others are saying and doing Announce impromptu meet ups Provide session feedback in real time with phone text messaging
    26. 26. Flickr
    27. 27. Share “How To” examples with Flickr photo sharing http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevewall/1095860966/
    28. 28. Share tutorials with Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/larajade/353212395/
    29. 29. You can create and use of private groups
    30. 30. Join the fun with Duncan@Play
    31. 31. YouTube
    32. 32. YouTube offers more than entertainment
    33. 33. Businesses are creating educational videos Video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwXMa8MAgFA
    34. 34. Professors share their classroom lectures Video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnunzdvezto
    35. 35. Step-by-step tutorials created by user communities help others learn Video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MWYi4_COZMU
    36. 36. Guitar hero to guitar lessons – personal development for free Video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=flk8BpFIOSs&feature=related
    37. 37. FriendFeed
    38. 38. Pulling together and sharing your external presence—FriendFeed.com Friendfeed.com/JimCahill
    39. 39. Some examples of what’s possible when you share your interests and expertise
    40. 40. Where you can get more information <ul><li>See http://delicious.com/DeborahFranke/EmEx2008 and http://delicious.com/JimCahillDotNet/EmEx2008 </li></ul>
    41. 41. About the Presenters <ul><li>Jim Cahill, Chief Blogger, Emerson Process Management </li></ul><ul><li>Authors Emerson Process Experts blog and manages marketing communications for the PSS. </li></ul><ul><li>Received BSEE from the University of Texas at Austin and MBA from the University of New Orleans. Worked 5 years in the offshore oil and gas business as systems engineer for Conoco before joining Fisher Controls. An original member of the DeltaV technology and marketing team. </li></ul><ul><li>Full bio available at: www.linkedin.com/in/JimCahill </li></ul>
    42. 42. About the Presenters <ul><li>Deborah Franke, Social Media Evangelist, Emerson Process Management in beautiful Austin, Texas. </li></ul><ul><li>Authors the JustWhatWeNeed blog </li></ul><ul><li>Received BA from the University of Texas at Austin. Worked at Dun & Bradstreet and Robert Half International prior to joining the DeltaV Marketing team in 1999. </li></ul><ul><li>Full bio available at: www.linkedin.com/in/DeborahFranke </li></ul>
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