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How to use New Media Tools for your Event or Business. In this podcast Mike discusses web presence, SEO, organic search, foundation of a good website, integrating Social Media into your business plan, why you should consider taking a dip in Social Media, strategy, targeting your audience, content syndication and much more. Little change which happened today as I post this show…. Friend Feed was bought by Facebook today which is an interesting development.
Mike McAllen of Grass Shack Events & Media [Read more...]
So the landscape is changing for learning, especially for the youth of the world. The generations coming up are now using more collaboration for learning. Instead of the old preach to teach such things as Wikipedia, and online intelligent discussions in large classes are being utilized. This helps so everyone even the shy kids can be part of the conversation. The new way of learning is not just regurgitating information through test taking but thinking, solving problems through searching and researching.
Dr. Monica Rankin has been using Twitter discussions in her class and even follows from a distance when she is not in class and comments back though Twitter.
Could this be incorporated into the three life bloods of corporate meeting content? Training, education and of course networking?
What do you think?
This little video camera player, Flip Video Mino is a great way to document, get event attendee reactions, and testimonials. You will be amazed by how easy this camera can be used. The top of the camera has a USB connector that just pops out and you can plug it straight into your camera. The software that comes with the camera gives you simple “Tom Hillmer proof” ways of capturing pictures from your videos and making simple movies with or without music. Check out theflp.com? Check out theflp.com
:45 Mike screws up intro of show.
1:13 Sponsors Hilton Hotels eEvents, BlueSkyFactory and BrandCreative
2:00 More talk about the AIG incentive meeting that has gotten so much media attention. Wachovia Greek isle cruise and other perceptions and realizations about meetings and incentive trips. [Read more...]