Utilizing micro blogging in an organization. Guy Mason LIS student at DU gampgamp at gmail.com Twitter.com/gampgamp
What is twitter? <ul><li>140 character micro-blog </li></ul><ul><li>Share links </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions </li></ul>...
Subscribe <ul><li>From a mobile phone: text “follow gampgamp” to 40404 </li></ul><ul><li>From the web: twitter.com </li></...
Integrating Twitter Search <ul><li>Terms can be searched and the results added to a website in real time </li></ul><ul><li...
Brightkite <ul><li>Local company </li></ul><ul><li>Location based micro-blogging service </li></ul><ul><li>Brightkite Wall...
Twitter in the news <ul><li>Mumbai </li></ul><ul><li>Flight 1549 </li></ul><ul><li>2009 Victorian Bushfires </li></ul><ul>...
DU twitter accounts <ul><li>http://twitter.com/dupenrose </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/uofdenver </li></ul>
Commercial twitter accounts <ul><li>http://twitter.com/comcastcares </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.zappos.com/employee_t...
Library / KM related tweeters <ul><li>http://twitter.com/snowded </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/desertlibrarian </li...
Tips <ul><li>Instead of answering the question, “What are you doing?”, answer the question, “What has your attention?” </l...
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Utilizing twitter in the organization.
- What is twitter
- Tips on twitter usage
- Integrating twitter into a website / intranet
- Competitive Intelligence
- Customer Feedback / Customer service
- hash tags
- Who is using twitter well
- Twitter in the library

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    1. 1. Utilizing micro blogging in an organization. Guy Mason LIS student at DU gampgamp at gmail.com Twitter.com/gampgamp
    2. 2. What is twitter? <ul><li>140 character micro-blog </li></ul><ul><li>Share links </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions </li></ul><ul><li>Update status (what you’re working on, doing) </li></ul><ul><li>Make observations </li></ul><ul><li>Replies and direct messages “@” and “d” </li></ul>
    3. 3. Subscribe <ul><li>From a mobile phone: text “follow gampgamp” to 40404 </li></ul><ul><li>From the web: twitter.com </li></ul><ul><li>Various twitter applications and tools </li></ul>
    4. 4. Integrating Twitter Search <ul><li>Terms can be searched and the results added to a website in real time </li></ul><ul><li>Search for phrases or custom tags “#tag” </li></ul><ul><li>Add the feed from twitter search to your site </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive Intelligence, Feedback, intranet </li></ul><ul><li>See what people are saying about you or your organization </li></ul><ul><li>Search.twitter.com </li></ul><ul><li>akTwitter </li></ul>
    5. 5. Brightkite <ul><li>Local company </li></ul><ul><li>Location based micro-blogging service </li></ul><ul><li>Brightkite Wall integrates twitter </li></ul><ul><li>DU Wall </li></ul>
    6. 6. Twitter in the news <ul><li>Mumbai </li></ul><ul><li>Flight 1549 </li></ul><ul><li>2009 Victorian Bushfires </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/BreakingNewsOn </li></ul>
    7. 7. DU twitter accounts <ul><li>http://twitter.com/dupenrose </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/uofdenver </li></ul>
    8. 8. Commercial twitter accounts <ul><li>http://twitter.com/comcastcares </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.zappos.com/employee_tweets </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/southwestair </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/wholefoods </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/wsferries </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/jetblue </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/thehomedepot </li></ul>
    9. 9. Library / KM related tweeters <ul><li>http://twitter.com/snowded </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/desertlibrarian </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/DavidGurteen </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/GurteenQuotes </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/sabram </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/libraryman </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/marcyjr </li></ul>
    10. 10. Tips <ul><li>Instead of answering the question, “What are you doing?”, answer the question, “What has your attention?” </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions. Twitter is GREAT for getting opinions. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow interesting people. If you find someone who tweets interesting things, see who she follows, and follow her. </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Chris Brogan’s Blog </li></ul>

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