How to Use Facebook and LinkedIn.com

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From the SACNAS Conference Wednesday night session: How to Use Facebook & LinkedIn.com.

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How to Use Facebook and LinkedIn.com

  1. 2. Social Media & SACNAS Using Facebook and LinkedIn to Expand your Online Community Nancy Rocha, SACNAS Program Coordinator [email_address] Tanya Beat, SACNAS Program Manager [email_address] http://www.facebook.com/SACNAS http://www.linkedin.com
  2. 3. Let’s take a closer look
  3. 4. You’re only getting wiser <ul><ul><ul><li>Privacy Settings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Who can contact you? </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contact lists (What people see) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.facebook.com </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Think before posting </li></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Finding your element <ul><li>Participate, engage and connect! </li></ul><ul><li>Join Facebook Groups and Pages for Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Page </li></ul><ul><li>Group </li></ul>
  5. 6. Become a Fan! <ul><li>Join the SACNAS movement, help us reach 2,000 fans by November 1! </li></ul>www.facebook.com/SACNAS
  6. 7. Social Media & SACNAS Using Facebook and LinkedIn to Expand your Online Community Wireless information: User ID: SACNAS09 Password: Nbvu8832
  7. 8. Social Media & SACNAS Using Facebook and LinkedIn to Expand your Online Community Nancy Rocha, SACNAS Program Coordinator [email_address] Tanya Beat, SACNAS Program Manager [email_address] http://www.facebook.com/SACNAS http://www.linkedin.com
  8. 9. <ul><li>Started in 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Presently has over 48 million members </li></ul><ul><li>The largest professional network </li></ul>LinkedIn.com
  9. 10. Creating Your Profile <ul><li>Want more information before you create a profile? http://learn.linkedin.com/profiles/ </li></ul><ul><li>Current Position and Past Positions </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Profile Photo </li></ul><ul><li>Summary “Introduction” </li></ul>
  10. 11. Accessing Contacts <ul><li>Webmail: access your personal or work addresses to learn who else is on LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>“ Add to Network” invitation </li></ul><ul><li>Accept invitations that you have received </li></ul><ul><li>Create “Interested In” fields </li></ul>
  11. 12. Joining Groups <ul><li>Groups open your network to specific disciplines, geographic areas, or professional organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Groups may “authorize” your request to join </li></ul><ul><li>Create Groups for your organization </li></ul><ul><li>Groups send weekly updates and you are allowed to post information to Group </li></ul>
  12. 13. Recommendations <ul><li>Ask for recommendations from your contacts </li></ul><ul><li>Provide recommendations for others </li></ul><ul><li>Search for individuals with recommendations </li></ul>
  13. 14. Questions? <ul><li>LinkedIn.com Blog </li></ul><ul><li>SACNAS – Advancing Hispanics/Chicanos & Native Americans in Science group site </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking for Minority Scientists Friday, 8:00-9:30pm, Seminar Theater </li></ul>
  14. 15. Social Networking Sites Specific to Science <ul><li>Labscout.com (life sciences, 50,000 professionals) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.labscout.com/help/about </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Researchgate.net (150,000 scientists) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>https://www.researchgate.net/aboutus.AboutUs.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Epernicus.com (research scientists) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.epernicus.com/about </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Academia.edu (who’s researching what? non-science disciplines included) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.academia.edu/about </li></ul></ul>

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