Getting Social: Using Social Media to Connect, Communicate, and Network Regardless of Ability/Disability   September 29, 2...
Topics: <ul><li>Why Did Imagine! Embrace Social Media? </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Social Media Use At Imagine! </li></u...
Why Did Imagine! Embrace Social Media? Dwindling resources
Why Did Imagine! Embrace Social Media? Regulatory changes squeezing the life out of our services
Why Did Imagine! Embrace Social Media? Increasing demand
What Social Media Isn’t (Really)
What Social Media Is
What Social Media Is January 2010:  Twitter had 75 million user accounts, averaged 27 million Tweets per day March 2011:  ...
What Social Media Is According to a recent Wireless RERC (Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center) survey, 63% of peopl...
What Social Media Is? “ Web 2.0 tools, practices, and philosophies are now being used by a wide range of organizations, ma...
Examples of Social Media Use at Imagine!: Awareness
Examples of Social Media Use at Imagine!: Fundraising
Examples of Social Media Use at Imagine!: Enhancing Services
Examples of Social Media Use at Imagine!: Consumer Community Involvement
Examples of Social Media Use at Imagine!: Consumer Community Involvement
Examples of Social Media Use at Imagine!: Consumer Community Involvement
Consumer  Social Media  Use At Imagine!
Consumer  Social Media  Use At Imagine!
Addressing Concerns <ul><ul><li>Using Social Media will make our employees less productive – they’ll spend all day talking...
Addressing Concerns <ul><ul><ul><li>b. What about consumer privacy? How do we protect that? </li></ul></ul></ul>
Addressing Concerns a.  I miss my mom very muchhhhhhhhh b.  megan fox's birthday is one day after mine!! pretty awesome c....
Addressing Concerns <ul><ul><ul><li>c. What about consumer internet access?  </li></ul></ul></ul>
Addressing Concerns
Getting Started <ul><li>Four Strategies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty! </li></ul></ul><ul...
Questions? Contact: Fred Hobbs [email_address] 720-274-2249
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Oregon Disability MegaConference: Getting Social: Using Social Media to Connect, Communicate, and Network Regardless of Ability/Disability

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  • More than 1100 people with disabilities responded to the survey. The age range was 18-91, with the average age 52. The survey sample included people with all types of disabilities, including sensory, physical, and cognitive disabilities.
  • Oregon Disability MegaConference: Getting Social: Using Social Media to Connect, Communicate, and Network Regardless of Ability/Disability

    1. 1. Getting Social: Using Social Media to Connect, Communicate, and Network Regardless of Ability/Disability September 29, 2011
    2. 2. Topics: <ul><li>Why Did Imagine! Embrace Social Media? </li></ul><ul><li>Examples of Social Media Use At Imagine! </li></ul><ul><li>Addressing Concerns </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started </li></ul>
    3. 3. Why Did Imagine! Embrace Social Media? Dwindling resources
    4. 4. Why Did Imagine! Embrace Social Media? Regulatory changes squeezing the life out of our services
    5. 5. Why Did Imagine! Embrace Social Media? Increasing demand
    6. 6. What Social Media Isn’t (Really)
    7. 7. What Social Media Is
    8. 8. What Social Media Is January 2010: Twitter had 75 million user accounts, averaged 27 million Tweets per day March 2011: Twitter had 175 million user accounts, averaged 95 million Tweets per day January 2010: Facebook had 350 million active users March 2011: Facebook had 640 million active users (half of which login daily) Source: Econsultancy
    9. 9. What Social Media Is According to a recent Wireless RERC (Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center) survey, 63% of people with disabilities use social media Source: Wireless RERC
    10. 10. What Social Media Is? “ Web 2.0 tools, practices, and philosophies are now being used by a wide range of organizations, making them more agile, productive, and innovative.” - Andrew McAfee, Enterprise 2.0
    11. 11. Examples of Social Media Use at Imagine!: Awareness
    12. 12. Examples of Social Media Use at Imagine!: Fundraising
    13. 13. Examples of Social Media Use at Imagine!: Enhancing Services
    14. 14. Examples of Social Media Use at Imagine!: Consumer Community Involvement
    15. 15. Examples of Social Media Use at Imagine!: Consumer Community Involvement
    16. 16. Examples of Social Media Use at Imagine!: Consumer Community Involvement
    17. 17. Consumer Social Media Use At Imagine!
    18. 18. Consumer Social Media Use At Imagine!
    19. 19. Addressing Concerns <ul><ul><li>Using Social Media will make our employees less productive – they’ll spend all day talking to their friends! </li></ul></ul>
    20. 20. Addressing Concerns <ul><ul><ul><li>b. What about consumer privacy? How do we protect that? </li></ul></ul></ul>
    21. 21. Addressing Concerns a. I miss my mom very muchhhhhhhhh b. megan fox's birthday is one day after mine!! pretty awesome c. go yankees knock the dogsox down!! d. we should have like a robot that brings food haha :D
    22. 22. Addressing Concerns <ul><ul><ul><li>c. What about consumer internet access? </li></ul></ul></ul>
    23. 23. Addressing Concerns
    24. 24. Getting Started <ul><li>Four Strategies: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare for the long haul </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicate, educate, evangelize </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Move tools “into the flow” </li></ul></ul>
    25. 25. Questions? Contact: Fred Hobbs [email_address] 720-274-2249

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