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Networking in the Digital Age

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Networking in the digital age has changed the traditional rules. Figuring how people like to be connected and learning non-traditional networking on social media to keep up has become required back of life. Here are just a few tips and ideas around this topic.

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Networking in the Digital Age

  1. 1. Josh Murdock @PROFESSORJOSH
  2. 2. “Networking in the 21st Century is all about understanding who your networking with and the mediums they prefer.” – Josh Murdock
  3. 3. 1. Find a Person’s Preferred Communication Channel 2. Say Just Enough 3. Don’t Expect a Response 4. Clarify Early 5. What You Want is Not the Point 6. Be Open Without Needing 7. Give Space
  4. 4. “Social Media provides the opportunity to connect yourself to content and people in an amazing way” – Josh Murdock
  5. 5. #SocialGood
  6. 6. Sharing a cause Tagging Donors & Linking Connections Sharing Content Making Personal Connections
  7. 7. Facebook Pages vs. Groups ”We don’t have to be friends to connect” Pages – act as a brand Groups – act as a person
  8. 8. Facebook Groups ”We don’t have to be friends to connect” Create a space to share, question, poll, chat, update a variety of people with similar interest. Secret: Only members see the group, who's in it, and what members post. Closed: Anyone can see the group and who's in it. Only members see posts. Open (public): Anyone can see the group, who's in it, and what members post. Groups for Schools: Requires mail.valenciacollege.edu or valenciacollege.edu address
  9. 9. “The qualities that make Twitter seem insane and half-baked are what makes it so powerful.” - Jonathan Zittrain –Harvard Law Professor & Internet Expert
  10. 10. 5 Reasons to Use Twitter 1. Personal Connections 2. Keeping up with the News 3. Networking 4. Advice 5. Marketing
  11. 11. Tweepsmap.com Your Global Network
  12. 12. Twitter Hashtags The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. It was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize messages. Example: #edtech #highered #SXSWedu #elearning
  13. 13. Twitter Chat
  14. 14. vizualize.me: infographic resume
  15. 15. Strikingly.com: personal website
  16. 16. Evernote App is easy way to turn business cards into contacts with just a quick snap. Evernote
  17. 17. LinkedIn Groups Increase your exposure and be known as expert in a field
  18. 18. FREE Blog Host: Wordpress: http://wordpress.com Blogger: http://blogger.com Weebly: http://weebly.com LiveJournal: http://livejournal.com Why Blog? • Show Knowledge of Subject • Become Content Expert • You Enjoy Blogging • Meet Fellow Bloggers • Internet Search Traffic
  19. 19. http://www.meetup.com/
  20. 20. You can access your bookmarks everywhere you go You can share your bookmarks with others You can organize by stacks and tags You can subscribe to favorite users You can search and explore http://www.delicious.com/professorjosh Social Bookmarking
  21. 21. QR Code: Barcode to a link
  22. 22. Top 10 QR Code Generators: http://freenuts.com/top-10-free-online-qr-code-generators/ Types of Codes: URL (web links) Email Phone Number Text Contact Info Google Maps App Store
  23. 23. #SocialGood
  24. 24. @professorjosh Facebook.com/professorjosh josh@professorjosh.com jmurdock3@valenciacollege.edu
  25. 25. Facebook www.facebook.com • Mashable’s The Facebook Guide Book http://mashable.com/guidebook/facebook/ • Facebook Privacy: 10 Settings Every User Needs to Know http://mashable.com/2011/02/07/facebook-privacy-guide/ • How to protect your Facebook Timeline privacy - http://cnet.co/n4aL73 • Facebook Privacy Help Topic http://www.facebook.com/help/privacy • Facebook Pages vs. Groups http://mashable.com/2009/05/27/facebook- page-vs-group/ • Professor Josh http://facebook.com/professorjosh Twitter www.twitter.com • Mashable’s The Twitter Guide Book http://mashable.com/guidebook/twitter/ • What’s a Twitter Chat? http://professorjosh.wordpress.com/2011/04/18/whats-a-twitter-chat/ • How to Run a Successful Twitter Chat http://mashable.com/2009/12/08/twitter-chat/ • AFC Twitter http://twitter.com/myafchome • Professor Josh http://twitter.com/professorjosh
  26. 26. Delicious www.delicious.com • 7 Things You Should Know About Social Bookmarking http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7001.pdf • Social Bookmarking in Plain English http://www.commoncraft.com/video/social- bookmarking • Professor Josh http://delicious.com/professorjosh Blogs www.wordpress.com • Wordpress.com Support http://en.support.wordpress.com/ • 19 Reasons You Should Blog http://thefuturebuzz.com/2009/05/10/reasons- you-should-blog-and-not-just-tweet/ • Professor Josh http://professorjosh.com Various Social Media Tools • Hootsuite: http://hootsuite.com/ (Social Media Dashboard, great for multiple accounts) • Google+: https://plus.google.com/ (Latest Social Networking via Google) • SlideShare: http://slideshare.net/jmurdock3 • YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/ (who doesn’t know about this?) • LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/ (resume, jobs, professional network) • Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/ (photo sharing & exploring galore) • The Shy Connector: http://bit.ly/shyconnector

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