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Word Camp Victoria - Integrated Social Media Building
Word Camp Victoria - Integrated Social Media Building
Word Camp Victoria - Integrated Social Media Building
Word Camp Victoria - Integrated Social Media Building
Word Camp Victoria - Integrated Social Media Building
Word Camp Victoria - Integrated Social Media Building
Word Camp Victoria - Integrated Social Media Building
Word Camp Victoria - Integrated Social Media Building
Word Camp Victoria - Integrated Social Media Building
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Word Camp Victoria - Integrated Social Media Building

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My talk at WordCamp Victoria (November 14th, 2009) was built around how to use social networking sites (SNS) to build a better WordPress site.

My talk at WordCamp Victoria (November 14th, 2009) was built around how to use social networking sites (SNS) to build a better WordPress site.

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  • 1. Integrated social media site building (aka using SNS to enhance your WordPress blog) Dr. Raul Pacheco-Vega http://www.raulpacheco.org (research) http://hummingbird604.com (personal/social media)
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  • 3. This talk isn't about social media It's about how you can use social media to make your WordPress site/blog better
  • 4. Credit and source: http://www.fredcavazza.net/2008/06/09/social-media-landscape/
  • 5. Of the Social Networking Sites (SNS) ... I normally live here.... <ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/drpachecovega </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.twitter.com/hummingbird604 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.twitter.com/raulpacheco </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/rolexpv </li></ul></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.youtube.com/drhummingbird604 </li></ul></ul>
  • 6. Social media is an enabling agent <ul><li>Finding information </li></ul><ul><li>Learning from other’s stories </li></ul><ul><li>Building trust and strengthening relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing your story ( storytelling ) </li></ul>
  • 7. How can you use SNS to make your blog more attractive/usable? <ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>iFrames &amp; ScribbleLive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sidebar widget for cross-promotion </li></ul></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Embeddable videos </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Embedding photos/re-sizing </li></ul></ul>
  • 8. Live Demos <ul><li>Let&apos;s go into WordPress so that I can show you live how to use each one. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember, most of what I&apos;m going to show you is possible on a self-hosted install of WordPress (.org) </li></ul><ul><li>I will try show some stuff that can be done with WordPress.com, though. </li></ul>
  • 9. List of live demos <ul><li>Integrating Twitter into a WordPress site </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Capture live tweets related to a particular topic/hashtag </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Liveblog and integrate tweets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CoverItLive vs. ScribbleLive </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Integrating Flickr into your WordPress site </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Making the insertion of photos easier and faster </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I use the HTML editor, not the visual one </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I use a modified version of PhotoDropper (WP plugin), WP-Flickr and Flickr Photo (3 plugins) </li></ul></ul>
  • 10. In conclusion <ul><li>Social media (social networking sites) can be used both inbound (to feed into a blog) or outbound (to feed your blog to broadcasting channels) </li></ul><ul><li>Your WordPress site should be integrated with all social networking sites you have a link with. </li></ul><ul><li>Your WordPress blog is your home base. Everything should point out back at it. </li></ul>
  • 11. Thanks for listening! <ul><li>Raul Pacheco-Vega, PhD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How to contact me: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Via email </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] for social media matters </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] for my enviro research </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Via contact form on my blogs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://hummingbird604.com social medial/personal </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.raulpacheco.org research </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Via Twitter </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.twitter.com/hummingbird604 social media </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.twitter.com/raulpacheco research </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>

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