Social Media + WordPress - SoCal WP Meetup
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Social Media + WordPress - SoCal WP Meetup Presentation Transcript

  • 1. SoCal WordPress Social Media + WordPress February 23rd, 2012 Presenter: Noel Saw
  • 2. Tonight’s Sponsors Thank you for your generosity! Drawing for one free license of Dashter at end of presentation.Catering provided by:
  • 3. Agenda Who am I? Why are we here and What are we sharing? Simple ways to hook up WordPress to social media through sharing plugins including MoShare Ways to embed Twitter, Facebook fan page, and Google to your site Updating EVERYTHING through one service Using Klout & Crowdbooster Dashter Presentation
  • 4. Who am I? Serial Entrepreneur since 1992 Co-run SoCal WordPress along with Natalie MacLees Over 7,000 Twitter followers @WPverse Over 2,500 Google+ followers I write  Over 3k unique visitors a month  Over 150 articles on WordPress
  • 5. Why and What? We use social networks to attract new clients/customers and keep them informed + remind them we’re here. How do we do this?  Broadcasting of new content ourselves  Facilitate public sharing of content (posts, pages, ideas, etc.) through various networks like FB, Twitter, and now mobile  Create fan pages or brand identities (Twitter handles)
  • 6. Easy social sharing plugins Other than Twitter, FB make sure it supports Google+, Linkedin Sharedaddy version of Jetpack My current favorite: “Twitter Facebook Social Share” Examples including more obscure services:  EasySocial includes Pintrest support  SocialSharing Toolkit includes Tumblr
  • 7. Improving your social profile Dashter Klout CrowdBooster Postling
  • 8. Different ways to post to WordPress and Social Networks …at the same time!  Automatically scan your site via RSS and post to FB and Twitter Posterous – post via email with auto update to services PixelPipe – pushes many, many, many services
  • 9. Next Month’s Meetup Microsoft Los Angeles office Covering Microsoft’s Matrix allowing WP to run on Windows Server WordPress PerformanceWeekly WordPress Hackathons starting next week Developer focus – Themes, plugins, PHP Here at Blankspaces Stay Tuned!
  • 10. Thanks again to our sponsors Drawing for one free license of Dashter!Catering provided by: