BBKA Spring Convention - Useful Beekeeping Links

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I was asked to do a presentation at the BBKA Spring Convention about Beekeeping in the 21st Centure; a look at beekeeping online and in the social media environment.

Here is the presentation should you be interested.

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BBKA Spring Convention - Useful Beekeeping Links

  1. 1. Beekeeping in the 21st Century;resources in an online and socialworldJames DearsleyMarketing Manager Beecraft MagazineBBKA Spring Convention 2013
  2. 2. Websites• http://www.bee-craft.com• http://www.bbka.org.uk• http://beekeepingforum.co.uk• http://biobees.com/• http://www.dave-cushman.net/• http://www.beesource.com/• http://www.surreybeekeeper.co.uk/great-links/beekeeping-websites/ - a blog site with links toother blogs
  3. 3. Facebook• Over 1 Billion accounts and 2nd most visited site on the Internet• https://www.facebook.com/beginnerbeekeepers nearly 6,400 likes• https://www.facebook.com/BeeCraftMagazine nearly 1,500 likes• https://www.facebook.com/keepingbeebee?fref=ts Nearly 10,000 likes• https://www.facebook.com/Solitary.bees?fref=ts Nearly 1,800 likes• https://www.facebook.com/ApiculturaSantaFe?fref=ts Nearly 1,200 likes• https://www.facebook.com/groups/BritishBeekeepers/?fref=ts 180members• https://www.facebook.com/BeeFriendly?fref=pb Over 3,500 likes• https://www.facebook.com/beesource Over 7,000 likes
  4. 4. Twitter• Over 500 million accounts• 140 Characters• https://twitter.com/Matt_Bailey2/beekeeping/members• https://twitter.com/KerryPayne/bee-tweeples/members• https://twitter.com/FromBeesToHoney/bee-keeping-groups/members• https://twitter.com/BeesinArt/the-bee-people/members• https://twitter.com/beekeeping/beekeepers/members• https://twitter.com/shunkydave/bees/members• https://twitter.com/puckamok/bee/members• https://twitter.com/Loiscarter/buzzybeetweeps/members• https://twitter.com/FromBeesToHoney/bee-organisations/members• https://twitter.com/GatewayGreening/beekeeping/members• https://twitter.com/PollinatorPlate/bees-all-over-the-place/members• https://twitter.com/PollinatorPlate/bees-all-over-the-place/members• https://twitter.com/sabrown714/beekeeping/members• https://twitter.com/Emily_Heath/beekeeping/members• https://twitter.com/inthegaragetv/bees/members
  5. 5. YouTube• 3rd most visited website but 2nd largest search engine• http://www.youtube.com/outofabluesky - 4,500 subscribers - USorientated• http://www.youtube.com/user/workwithnature - over 7,000subscribers - Irish orientated• http://www.youtube.com/user/beethinking - Top Bar Hives andWarre Hive• http://www.youtube.com/user/MegaStaratel - Over 2,000subscribers and 200 videos – Russian• http://www.youtube.com/user/creekroad1 - beekeeping andsawmills…..• http://www.youtube.com/user/mundoapicola - over 150 videos -Argentina• http://www.youtube.com/user/biobee - natural focus
  6. 6. Apps….• There are currently 13available for iphone and 7 foripads• To pick a few– Biobees (educational)– Beetight (Online Record Cards)– Bee Sounds (9 differentsounds!)– Beecraft and ABJ
  7. 7. iBooks• Download it free on you AppStore but you can downloadbooks on here.– Some paid for and some free• Langstroth’s Hive and the HoneyBee – FREE• An Introduction to NaturalBeekeeping - FREE• Mysteries of BeekeepingExplained - FREE
  8. 8. • Thank you for your time.

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