I’ve recently completed a temporary 10-month stint as sole tweeter and community manager for Hennepin County Library (@hclib). About a month in, I wrote a guest post for Tame The Web exploring what I’d learned about tweeting for public libraries at that point (http://tametheweb.com/2012/04/20/tweeting-for-public-libraries/). “Follow Your Patrons” is a follow-up, a slide deck with lots [...]
I’ve been thinking a lot about public libraries/organizations and social media lately, especially on the differences between Twitter and Facebook. I wanted to jot down some notes about what I think works and what doesn’t, & figured I’d share them publicly so that folks can do anything from heartily disagreeing with them in the comments [...]
Also: Send all tweets with a SMiLE!
-Post by Justin Hoenke,Tame the Web Contributor
Just like last year there will be a #followalibrary day on October First :-). This year we added a subject: #myfavoritebook. Libraries give access to many great books that people love to read and we want to know what your favorite one is.
What do I have to do on October first? Make a tweet [...]
How to write a paper in 140 characters or less: social media for professional development on Prezi
Disclaimer: Cooper and I appear in this presentation!
Erin Logsdon (@taxonomylady) wrote a blogpost with some great tips how to give your library a twitter makeover for follow a library day.
Having a complete profile (Location, Web, Bio) is important for two reasons. One, the text in these fields in keyword searchable, so it will help people find you [...]
What I appreciate the most about this project is their main goal is educating people about the benefits of following a library on Twitter. The group is aiming beyond our little online world of librarians and library folk and I think we should help them. What better way to do your own promotion [...]