There are a wide range of social media tools organizations can use to get more interactive and communicate or exchange information with customers. The Social Media Tools webinar is the third of the series and will include information and resources to help organizations use social media tools effectively to include step-by-step instruction on: How to get started & Tool to Know About.
Illinois workNet 2: Please use the help pod for questions
Illinois workNet (privately): Michelle do you have a question?
Bob Levy (presenters): How do I clear the note 7 so I can view the screen. I hear the voice fine
Illinois workNet (privately): Well move it in a second
Sue Hunyady: how to mute my phone?
Illinois workNet (privately): We have muted so nobody can hear your background noise.
Illinois workNet 3: all participant calling in are muted
Illinois workNet (privately): Kimberely, if you have a question type it here.
Sue Hunyady: Thank You
Illinois workNet 3: This helps everyone hear the presentation and reduce background noise.
Illinois workNet (privately): Katheryn, if you have a question, type it here.
Illinois workNet (privately): Susan, if you have a question, type it here.
TPM: somehow there is a doublel sound broadcast on the computer
Eileen Hardy (presenters): I had heard that it's not good to post a picture, because of EEOC concerns.
Illinois workNet 3 (privately): do you hear an echo?
Illinois workNet (presenters): Nope
David Limon: there is now now audio online
Eileen Hardy (presenters): Would you add technology or computer skills or technical skills such as cody editing?
Illinois workNet 3 (privately): Audio options: You can listen via your computer speakers OR call into the conference call 1-866-803-3878.
Illinois workNet 2: Dee is just addressing this now
Illinois workNet 3: Audio options: You can listen via your computer speakers OR call into the conference call 1-866-803-3878.
Eileen Hardy (presenters): Should job description be one paragraph or less?
Eileen Hardy (presenters): Ok, thanks!
lynden schuyler (presenters): How do you know what the keywords are? Where do you find these?
lynden schuyler (presenters): Thank you - and thank you for pronouncing my name correctly - excellent!
Eileen Hardy (presenters): Is it good to link to your Twitter account?
Illinois workNet 2: yes! Dee will mention that soon when we get to the twitter part of the webinar
Susan Fralick (presenters): I understand that LinkedIn is to build a personal brand, but what type of info is considered too personal? I.e. where is the ''line''?
lynden schuyler (presenters): Do you thik a blog is better than a weekly newsletter/eletter? Or would you do both?
Eileen Hardy (presenters): How many groups is too many?
Illinois workNet 3: This groups is asking great questions!!! Go ahead and show your questions to everyone and the presenters will answer them. Thanks and keep the questions coming!
Eileen Hardy: When and where?
Sue Hunyady: Where and when is the LinkedIn workshop?
Illinois workNet 3 (privately): They switched back to the other screen. Do you see the PowerPoint?
Dee Reinhardt: Elgin and N. Aurora, sign up for our facebook fan page or newsletter for the when and where.
Eileen Hardy: What is the URL for the newsletter?
Dee Reinhardt: http://www.kcdee.org/
and the sign up is in the upper right hand corner
kristen: can you provide an example of something personal a company would use in their profile
Dee Reinhardt: companies wouldn't as much as an individual would
guest 3: Is having a personal blog a good idea for a job search?
Dee Reinhardt: personal blog is a good idea as long as you clean it up if you are in a job search mode. It is ideally geared to show your expertise in a field.
Merry (presenters): I came in late...on Linkdin, the ''occupation'' section did not have my occupation, but insisted I put one in.
Merry (presenters): Is there a way around it?
Dee Reinhardt: Merry, let me look into that after the webinar and get back to you. Send me an email, contact info is at the end of the ppt presentation.
Maria a. Martinez: Im on the KCDEE site and could not find the linkd to register for the hands on workshop mentioned?
Merry (presenters): Thanks. :)
kristen (presenters): could fb group be used as a quasi-intranet - allowing for discussion among employees. are they only visible to group members?
Dee Reinhardt: Maria, it is a sign up for the newsletter.
guest 3: I tried to join some groups on Facebook but was consistently asked for a business email address. Has anyone else had that problem?
Dee Reinhardt: kristen, that would be a good idea. You can also tweet and lock the people who can follow or answer.
Susan Fralick: Do you have any other resources for understanding Facebook, how it works, how to use it effectively, etc?
Illinois workNet 2: Absolutely, go through the guide provided for facebook
Illinois workNet 2: it will walk you through each option
Brenda Nowinski (presenters): One of our challenges is to teach our customers how to use this medium. so our tweets are even read. Many are still becoming comfortable with turning on a computer & setting up & using an email acct. The files you've offered are going to be so helpful. Thank you! (We are currently offering computer labs to teach Social Media & how to find our worknetncc sites.)
Eileen Hardy: What do you mean by status?
Dee Reinhardt: in LinkedIn there is a line that says ''what are you doing'' that is the status update.
Brenda Nowinski (presenters): Blogs in Plain English is over 2 years old. Is the info still current?
Dee Reinhardt: the overal premise hasn't changed, but you can always go to Mashable.com to find if there is something more current
Brenda Nowinski (presenters): TY
David Limon: Is there a way for us to gain access to the videos at a later time?
Tim Somers (presenters): Am trying to get behond the page with the questions and Dee Reinhardt's name. How?
Tim Somers (presenters): Also, there is not sound on this hotel computer, what is dial in #?
Tim Somers (presenters): to respond if you need an email addres I can see now use: Q&A Pod
David Limon (presenters): should the screen have just gone blank?
Illinois workNet 3 (privately): Are you seeing a computer desktop to the left or just gray?
David Limon (presenters): it just came back, but it was a gray screen
Illinois workNet (privately): When we change screens, it is normal to see gray for a moment.
Dee Reinhardt: static fbml
kristen: realistically, what is the time commitment for maintaining these sites?
David Limon: did you mention that facebook only allows a single profile?
Bob Levy (presenters): WOW - THANKS, this has been great All I keed is 48 hours per day
Illinois workNet 2: yes we did david
Susan Fralick: Regarding Twitter: I notice little or no punctuation. Is this acceptable for business tweets?
Illinois workNet 3: If you are on the phone and you would like to ask a question, press *# to get into queue.
guest 3: I am overwhelmed. What is most important item to focus on?
guest 2: I have one suggestion for Facebook accounts. Create a separate professional facebook account and keep this identity away from family and friends!
Brenda Nowinski: You are cutting out. I'm now hearing only part of Oana's comments.
Bob Levy (presenters): I have been on Linkedin FREE for years, should I pay and upgrade?
Susan Fralick: What is the minimum requirements for a start-up Facebook page? I.e. What is a 'must have'?
Bob Levy (presenters): thanks
guest 2: Mohammed Faheem - You can get around that by having a different email address when you create a separate facebook account
Ryan VanKampen: What is a vanity name?
David Limon: in Facebook; will hiding friends who tend to have what could be deemed as inappropriate posts be an effective method to clean up a page while looking for work?
Ryan VanKampen: Wow, that seems like it would really help
Corey: Does Facebook change your fanpage to a vanity name automatically or do you need to do it?
Bob Levy (presenters): stay away from Farmville/Mafiawar on Facebook - My daughter is adicted...
john Moore: Can you comment on using social media for job clubs
kristen (presenters): thanks!!
Illinois workNet 3: Everyone, thank you for great questions!!
Bob Levy (presenters): What is the best technique to help promote what you both have don so greatly! More [people need to know where our tax dollars are doing great work
Bob Levy (presenters): will do
David Limon: what is the question?
Eileen Hardy: Great program!
Ryan VanKampen: Thank you for giving us a great update! I'm going to set up a twitter and then tweet about this webinar!
Illinois workNet 3: The question was... What is the best technique to help promote what you both have don so greatly! More [people need to know where our tax dollars are doing great work
Brenda Nowinski: Really helpful! Thank you.