Twitter can help you gather news, find good sources, strengthen your site and share your work with a global audience. Learning how to unleash its power is the trick.
As part of our popular
Startup to Success series,
SF Bay Area Journalists is proud to present a comprehensive look into social media and reporting on two consecutive nights.
(Please see related posting for
Part 1 – Facebook and Beyond with Stacy Bond
SOCIAL REPORTING, PART 2: DEEP DIVE INTO TWITTER
New Media Strategist Adriel Hampton offers a deeper look into Twitter, showing how to create better tweets, increase your audience, create an automated Twitter newspaper, organize your feeds and find the most useful features.
Hampton has a strong background in traditional print and broadcast news and is a leading expert in new media tools, community building and political use of social media. He counts 11,000 Twitter followers, is chief organizer for NationBuilder, and manages the Gov 2.0 LinkedIn group with 5,000 members.
Sign up for your twitter account now to make sure that you lock in your twitter name. You may be surprised how many @(input your name here)’s are out there.
You can start by following the following folks! @sfbaj, @adrielhampton, @RedwoodTom @erinpalmquist, and
5:45-8 p.m., on Wednesday, August 24
Cost: $5, paid in advance. $7 at the door (pre-registration required).
Host: SFBAJ Co-organizer and indepdendent filmmaker
Attend both social media sessions for $7. Just pre-pay $5 for each session and get a three-dollar rebate at the second session – that’s
50% off the at-the-door price!
(Pre-paid discounts available through Monday. After that, remaining seats will be sold at the door at full price.)