March 2009 What Are You Doing Building Heads

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A short presentation to library building heads introducing Twitter and Yammer.

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March 2009 What Are You Doing Building Heads

  1. 1. WHAT ARE YOU DOING? Twitter and Yammer demystified Jim McCluskey
  2. 2. Photo by m5olly a couple of my favorite tweets
  3. 3. King County News Blog Changing our speed March 13, 2009 · “The results were received in about an hour and are a validation of what we thought: we need to be working at new speed to give you the information you need and want.” a couple of my favorite tweets
  4. 4. What is Twitter?
  5. 5. Twitter is ..one of the fastest growing phenomena on the Internet New York Times 4/22/2007
  6. 6. Twitter is a complete waste of time. Darren Rowse ProBlogger 6/6/2008
  7. 7. Twitter basics  Brief messages 140 characters or less  Twitter is not a chat  It’s about people (followers and following)  Don’t protect your tweets* *you can change your mind later
  8. 8. There are many ways to tweet web, desktop, or smart phone
  9. 9. Twitter tips Who’s on  Make a good first impression Twitter?  Icons, backgrounds, biographies Movers & shakers in your community  Have a plan even if it’s a sketchy one Corporations  Look for people to follow Government  Bloggers, WeFollow, your tweeps officials & agencies  Don’t follow spammers Early adopters  Use a Twitter client on your desktop Basically  Twhirl, Tweetdeck, Twuffer many others everyone
  10. 10. Power tips Twitter is the  Get more from conferences world’s largest social mixer.  Go backstage with hashtags #sxsw  Tweetups  Use Twitter as a monitoring tool  RSS feed
  11. 11. Yammer in less than a minute  Sno-Isle employees only  No message length limits  Groups  You can attach files  Good way to build connections, share information & stay in touch
  12. 12. http://twitter.com /jpmccluskey

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