Feed the Web: Writing
& being social online
Emma Woolley
What started it: Music
• City-based music forums
• Album reviews
• Columns
Social use
• Forums -> Meetups
• Myspace -> Meetups
• Livejournal
• And eventually in university: Facebook,
LinkedIn
Web publishing
• Quarto Communications/Q on Q Media/
Explore Media
• @CottageLifeMag, @OutdoorCanada,
@exploremag
• Other ...
Twitter
• @emmamwoolley
• How much to care about audience, voice, &
followers
• Twitter -> Meetups
• Just like any other n...
Blog management
• emmamwoolley.com - WordPress
• shewasdisarming -Tumblr
• Very different systems.WordPress is a
strong pu...
Struggles
• The personal versus the professional
• Privacy (or lack there of)
• Branding, themes, ideas
• Am I adding valu...
Tools
• Twitter for iPhone - Twitter
• Tweetdeck -Twitter
• Boxcar - Notifications
• Workflowy -Task/mind organizing
• sli...
Where I am
• http://emmamwoolley.com
• http://twitter.com/emmamwoolley
• http://ca.linkedin.com/in/emmawoolley
Some favourite
posts/blogs
• Jon Crowley on weaponized transparency
• Online Magazines– blog by Kat Tancock
• Mathew Ingra...
Questions?
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  1. 1. Feed the Web: Writing & being social online Emma Woolley
  2. 2. What started it: Music • City-based music forums • Album reviews • Columns
  3. 3. Social use • Forums -> Meetups • Myspace -> Meetups • Livejournal • And eventually in university: Facebook, LinkedIn
  4. 4. Web publishing • Quarto Communications/Q on Q Media/ Explore Media • @CottageLifeMag, @OutdoorCanada, @exploremag • Other writing
  5. 5. Twitter • @emmamwoolley • How much to care about audience, voice, & followers • Twitter -> Meetups • Just like any other network, useful for seeking out one’s own
  6. 6. Blog management • emmamwoolley.com - WordPress • shewasdisarming -Tumblr • Very different systems.WordPress is a strong publishing tool for writers & bloggers.Tumblr more visual and easier to interact; larger sense of community.
  7. 7. Struggles • The personal versus the professional • Privacy (or lack there of) • Branding, themes, ideas • Am I adding value or noise? • Time management
  8. 8. Tools • Twitter for iPhone - Twitter • Tweetdeck -Twitter • Boxcar - Notifications • Workflowy -Task/mind organizing • slideshare.net – Sharing slideshows
  9. 9. Where I am • http://emmamwoolley.com • http://twitter.com/emmamwoolley • http://ca.linkedin.com/in/emmawoolley
  10. 10. Some favourite posts/blogs • Jon Crowley on weaponized transparency • Online Magazines– blog by Kat Tancock • Mathew Ingram - blog • The DailyWhat– fun aggregate site
  11. 11. Questions?

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