Vancouver Social Media Scene: Third Tuesday and WordCamp Fraser Valley

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s that time of the month again, the one that we actually all look forward to: Third Tuesday is back at the Network Hub with guest speaker Joe Solomon.

Nonprofits have been using social networks to get the word out since long before the Internet existed. So what happens when nonprofits combine the power of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc. to engage and expand their already-existent social networks? It’s kind of like a supernova of social change that’s addictive, fun, and often unexpected!

Joe will discuss amazing case studies of how nonprofits and social change makers are using Web 2.0 tools to get the word out and inspire action. [Meetup.com Event]

I will once again be a media sponsor providing a liveblog and offering up an Energizer Energi To Go iPod charger. Simply show up or follow the live blog and anyone who a) drops their business card into the draw or b) leaves a comment on the live blog will be entered to win.

Also of note, coming up next month (I believe July 16th) Gary is organizing a meetup for WordPress enthusiasts, users and developers in the Fraser Valley (yes folks, that means you have to cross a bridge to get there from downtown).

I’ve been asked to be a speaker but since I’ve already covered some neat photo blogging and photo plugins, I was wondering what my readers would like to learn about. Leave a comment with your WordPress questions that you’d like me to answer or if you think I should do my photo blogging talk again.

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  1. RaulThursday, June 12th, 2008 — 3:53pm PST

    Gary invited me to speak too, and I think I’m going to speak about my experience transitioning from Blogger to WordPress and what I’ve learned/gained from it 🙂 Whatcha think?

  2. Miss604Thursday, June 12th, 2008 — 3:56pm PST

    I think that would be perfect Raul. I think a lot of people are afraid to ‘take the plunge’ to WP (like I was a few years ago) that, and I think you’re a great speaker anyway so you’d add a lot 🙂

  3. RaulThursday, June 12th, 2008 — 4:32pm PST

    Aww thanks 🙂 *blush* Ok, done and done 🙂 Sent the email to Gary!

  4. Tyler IngramThursday, June 12th, 2008 — 6:05pm PST

    Raul that is a great idea!

    Miss604 what about live blogging? Or Vlogging?

  5. WordCamp Fraser Valley 2008 « Random Thoughts of a Student of the EnvironmentThursday, June 12th, 2008 — 6:29pm PST

    […] talk I’m going to give, hoping that it will be useful. I know for a fact that John Chow and Rebecca Bollwitt (aka Miss604) will be speaking too. This will be SO MUCH […]

  6. JoeSolomonThursday, June 12th, 2008 — 6:50pm PST

    Rebecca – Thank you so much for getting the word out and live-blogging the event! – Joe

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