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Talking about social media

The Adelaide City Council has invited me to present a couple of training sessions at the new Adelaide City Digital Hub.

On Saturday 19 January and Thursday 31 January I’ll be running classes on Social Media Explained and an Introduction to Facebook.

The Digital Hub is located at the Grote Street Library. If you’re interested in coming along, bookings are being taken online.

Walled Garden Sketches

What’s your twitter character?

Just made a gorgeous discovery today via Prakky.

Discover your twitter character is a lovely little infographic that comes from Visual.ly*. I think it seems pretty spot on! Food, books and a bit of a geeky cheeky grin. What do you think?

 

* If you’re looking to communicate complex ideas in a beautiful way then you might want to have a look at some of the infographics or data visualisations that you can create using visual.ly.

 

Reclaiming my social media space

I was one of the early bloggers, writing a blog called “post it notes” back in the early 2000s. In 2007 I switched over to the more private medium of keeping a journal. This was mainly due to the fact that I was working as an AYAD volunteer in Vanuatu and didn’t have regular access to electricity, let alone the internet.

Times have changed, and I’m now online via my laptop, work computer or smart phone almost every day. I’m creating content, images, blogging for work, tweeting for work, and for fun.

Last year I presented at an ALIA InfoScience forum on managing your online presence: