About the Speaker:
As the President of Media Cats, Inc., A.J. Wood has been ranked the #1 Adobe Instructor WORLDWIDE more than once. In 2009, he was selected to join the ranks of recognized Adobe Community Experts. A.J. is best known for his straightforward teaching style, and ability to communicate ideas in the simplest of terms. A creative generalist, he has worked as a musician, studio engineer, and network mercenary. One day A.J. woke to the realization he was smack in the middle of the wrong career. He reinvented himself, patiently building his craft as a digital artisan while discovering his passion for teaching.
A.J. gives back to the community by leading the Acrobat & InDesign user groups, and actively promotes the arts & technology throughout the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex. A.J. has published video tutorials on LayerMagazine.com, and was recognized by Collin College’s Instructor Spotlight. He travels throughout the USA delivering seminars on Adobe products, and has appeared as a guest speaker for the AIGA, Westwood College, the University of Texas Arlington, and the Art Institute of Dallas.
Connect to A.J. through his Retaggr page which lists all his networks. You can follow A.J. on Twitter, view A.J.’s Flickr photostream, NAPP (Nation Association of Photoshop Professionals) portfolio and checkout A.J.’s LinkedIn & Naymz References.
•7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Introductions, Networking & Dinner (Dinner is at your own expense & is expected)
•7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Presentation (see below)
•8:30 PM - 9:00 PM Wrap-up and Networking
The past few meetings at DFW Social Media Marketing have covered subjects such Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin. This is barely the tip of the iceberg in dealing with Social Media Marketing and it can be overwhelming. A.J. will offer some welcome tips on how to make this process not only more personal (such as creating your own Twitter background)but some tips and tricks in streamlining your Social Media.
This is not a meeting you want to miss!! RSVP now!! Here's just a few of the times that will be covered!
1. Tips for creating a Twitter background.
2. URL shortening services, so many choices, what to choose? (Why not use your own domain name as a URL shortener?)
3. Are you using the same brand across all social media platforms? Check to see WHERE your name is available.
4. Using services such as TweetLater, CoTweet & Ping.fm to manage & automate your social media network.