Links from Blogging 101 Class – General Social Media Links

As part of the Blogging 101 class I just finished up teaching for Bellevue College, I organized a bunch of my links into a handout. Here is the General Social Media Resources section.

Mentioned in class:
(We didn’t actually get to this, but it’s a good way to track which of your links are getting shared.)Way to shorten URLs and monitor which are being reshared:
(Also didn’t get a chance to hit in class, but is a good way to see if your name is available on various social networks as well as a pretty comprehensive listing of such networks.) Way to check your name on social networks:
Way to look at your social media presence:
Cartoon History of Twitter and Social Networking:

10 Social Media Mistakes We Bet You’re Making:
10 Things Social media Marketers Should Know about Millennials:
Best Free Social Media Tracking Tools:
Five Myths About Pushing Social Media Marketing Content:
How to Actually Become Friends with Social Network Connections:
How to Crack the New York Times Popularity Code:
What Social Network is Right For You? (2010):
Winners and Losers of Social Networking:

Food For Thought:
Fantabulous Lists of Social Media Case Studies:
Google+ discussion of Wal-mart’s use of social media data:
How governments are using social media:
Innovative Uses of Social Media:
On Social Media, Most People Don’t Want to Be Heard:
Six Verbs You Need to Understand for the New Web:
What Social Commerce Can Learn From Social Gaming:
Why Social Accountability Will Be the New Currency of the Web:
3 C’s of Social Networking: Consumption, Curation, Creation:
5 Social Good Sites Aimed at Youth:
How 3 Cities Are Crowdsourcing for Revitalization:
5 Innovative Food Truck Social Media Marketing Campaigns:
25 Terrific Social Media Infographics:

I’m glad to discuss any of these links in comments here.

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Cat Rambo lives, writes, and teaches by the shores of an eagle-haunted lake in the Pacific Northwest. Her 200+ fiction publications include stories in Asimov's, Clarkesworld Magazine, and the magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. Her story, "Five Ways to Fall in Love on Planet Porcelain," from her collection Near + Far (Hydra House Books), was a 2012 Nebula nominee. Her editorship of Fantasy Magazine earned her a World Fantasy Award nomination in 2012. She is the current President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA). She is currently working on Exiles of Tabat, the third book of the Tabat Quartet. A new story collection, Neither Here Nor There, appears from Hydra House this fall.
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