Blogging and Twitter Seminars

Friends of this blog, Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer, have put together several seminars on social networking that they are making available. They look really good. You can contact them directly to find out more at: Social Fish.

Here are a couple of the upcoming topics that are available.

Introduction to Personal Blogging (101 level)

  • How to listen like a blogger before you ever write your first post
  • Blog set-up basics, from configuring a free blogging platform to optimizing RSS feeds and social bookmarking tools
  • Secrets behind great blog writing
  • Getting comments and building community
  • Personal branding through your blog

Introduction to Association Blogging (101 level)

  • Secrets behind great blog writing
  • Different types of posts that can add spice to association blogs
  • Technology tricks, from optimizing RSS feeds and using social bookmarking tools to syndicating your blog content all over the web
  • Getting comments and building community
  • How to be authentic and good alternatives to ghostwriting
  • Developing voice and personality in single or multi-author association blogs

Getting Started on Twitter (101 level)

Learn how to sign up, how to follow the most relevant people, what is Twitter etiquette, how to use Twitter Search, and some of the different applications to choose from for viewing your Twitter stream online or on the go.

By the way, I am on Twitter now. You can connect to me at with this link.

1 comment:

Lindy Dreyer said...

Thank you so much for spreading the word about our new series of workshops. We're keeping these very small--8 participants at the most--so that we can facilitate intensive, hands-on learning.

BTW, the Twitter link wasn't working for me. Luckily, I already follow you. For other folks who want to follow, try this...