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Mini Tech Tools Session at Akirachix Meetup
Mini Tech Tools Session at Akirachix Meetup
Mini Tech Tools Session at Akirachix Meetup
Mini Tech Tools Session at Akirachix Meetup
Mini Tech Tools Session at Akirachix Meetup
Mini Tech Tools Session at Akirachix Meetup
Mini Tech Tools Session at Akirachix Meetup
Mini Tech Tools Session at Akirachix Meetup
Mini Tech Tools Session at Akirachix Meetup
Mini Tech Tools Session at Akirachix Meetup
Mini Tech Tools Session at Akirachix Meetup
Mini Tech Tools Session at Akirachix Meetup
Mini Tech Tools Session at Akirachix Meetup
Mini Tech Tools Session at Akirachix Meetup
Mini Tech Tools Session at Akirachix Meetup
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Mini Tech Tools Session at Akirachix Meetup

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  • 1. Melissa Tully Twitter: @tullyme www.melissatully.net
  • 2.
    • Introductions
      • Who’s here?
    • Social Media Tools
      • Why?
      • How?
    • Q&A/Discussion
  • 3.
    • Lots of potential partners on these sites
    • Tips for getting started with social media
      • Have an “expert” help you
      • Extend your reach
      • Make good first impression & post your best content
      • Communicate regularly
      • Dedicate time to it
    • Online Fundraising
      • Global Giving
      • Other sites
  • 4.
    • Why should you use multiple online social networking sites?
      • Improve networking or building a network
      • Building your “brand”
      • Audience segmentation and targeting
      • Ease of cross-posting and syncing
      • “Free” marketing and self promotion
      • Improve your search results in Google because…
  • 5.  
  • 6.
    • DO:
      • Research ‘best practices’ through social media
      • Find and use new tools
      • Talk to people with common interests
    • DON’T:
      • Set up accounts that you never use
      • Take without giving back
    • Some places to start
      • Social Source Commons
      • Slideshare (keywords or “popular on…”)
      • ICT Works
      • Mobile Active
      • Tactical Tech
      • Beth’s Blog
  • 7.
    • Most popular social networking site
      • Very popular in Kenya among Internet users
    • Can be used to promote your organisation/cause & to link with potential supporters
      • Example: Global Giving connecting with donors
    • Profiles, Pages and Groups
    • Linking with other social media: Twitter, Blogs, YouTube, Blib.tv
    • Having a strategy for your Facebook use
  • 8.
    • What is Twitter ?
      • Social Networking and Micro-blogging Site
      • Hashtags: #nairobi #kenyansontwitter #ICT
    • How can you use Twitter?
      • Start conversations
      • Info gathering and Research
    • Tweet Deck
      • Platform for managing Twitter and Other Social Networking sites
  • 9.
    • YouTube
      • Most popular
      • Limits on video length (10 minutes per clips)
    • Vimeo
      • No limits on video length
      • Limit on number MB you can upload in a month
    • Blip.tv
      • No limits on length but geared towards online TV
      • Can sync with social networking sites, blogs, and other video channels and iTunes podcasts
    • Animoto & Dotsub
  • 10.
    • Blogger
      • Simple but not so customizable
    • Wordpress
      • Wordpress hosted blogs on wordpress.com
      • Self-hosted downloaded from wordpress.org
    • Maneno
      • Geared toward Sub-Saharan African bloggers
      • Supports multiple languages
    • Kabissa
      • African content
  • 11.  
  • 12.  
  • 13.
    • Open Office
      • Free and open source productivity suite
      • http://www.openoffice.org/
      • Similar to Microsoft Office
    • Firefox
      • Open-source web browser
      • http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/
    • Del.icio.us
      • Social bookmarking tool
      • http://delicious.com/
  • 14.
    • Flikr
      • Photo sharing
      • http://flikr.com/
    • Slideshare
      • Sharing presentations and documents
      • http://www.slideshare.net/
    • Event Wax
      • Creating and organising events (it’s what I used for this event!)
      • http://www.eventwax.com/
  • 15.
    • Download.com
      • Find software for different operating systems
      • Reviews on products
      • http://download.cnet.com/webware-apps/
    • When in doubt, Google it.

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