March, 2011 | Beth's Blog - Part 4

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National Day of Unplugging

I’m about to hop on a plane and fly from Beirut back home in a few hours.   That’s precisely when the  National Day of Unplugging (NDU) starts.  The purpose is to encourage young, hyper-connected, and frequently frantic people of all backgrounds to re-embrace the ancient beauty of a day of solitude and unplug their smart phones.… Read More

Notes From A Brain Tweetup

Note from Beth: Hosting events for your network – where they can meet offline – can be a terrific away to build your network.   Jay Geneske, a social media professional, shares his experience from a recent Tweetup.

Notes from a Tweetup by Jay Geneske

In early January, the American Museum of Natural History announced that it would hold a Brain Tweetup for 75 of its Twitter followers. … Read More

E-Mediat Day 4: What does it mean to be a social media trainer?

Beirut Diary: I’m in Beirut for the week as part of The E-Mediat project, a capacity building project that leverages a networked approach. I’m the lead for Zoetica where my role is to deliver training, advise on the curriculum and coaching methods, model transparency, and serve as meta network weaver.

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Win These Two Books: Measure What Matters or Social Media ROI

Please join Zoetica in celebrating the release of two books, Katie Delahaye Paine‘s Measure What Matters and Olivier Blanchard‘s Social Media ROI. Zoetica is giving away five free copies of each book today to the first 10 people who answer the question, “Why will ROI never die?” If you want to win a copy, please leave your answer in the comments section (responses that do not address the questions seriously will not win).… Read More

E-Mediat Day 3: Digital Activism

Mary Joyce leads a session on digital activism using the Story of Electronics

Beirut Diary: I’m in Beirut for the week as part of The E-Mediat project, a capacity building project that leverages a networked approach. I’m the lead for Zoetica where my role is to deliver training, advise on the curriculum and coaching methods, model transparency, and serve as meta network weaver.

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