@Twitter has become a great tool for me for #connecting and #communicating. Most of the time I just read tweets and if you are reading to the right conversations, you can really learn a lot. At first Twitter was a way to keep in touch with friends and family.
Keystone Facebook Experience By Jennifer Shipp I created a Facebook page specifically for the PAT program in my school district. It is a great way to connect and share information with parents of young children. With every mailing that is sent out to families, I include a note inviting them to come and "like" our page.
Maize PAT Facebook Use Julie Rains Maize PAT is currently using Facebook as a fun, effective way to communicate with our parents in our program. Along with offering a “Free Tip” each week, we also add photos from playgroups and big events. We invite/encourage parents to share their own ideas and pictures there as well!
Social Media Aggregators --Hootsuite: quick start guide --TweetDeck Other Social Media Tools --You Tube --Slide Share --Google Plus --Pinterest --Blogs, ie Word Press --File Sharing, ie Box, Drop Box Other Resources --Types of Content
Linked In Resources Linked In has a great help section including a LinkedIn 101 webinar, check it out. LinkedIn Blog KPATA LinkedIn Page Boolean Searches Blog Post: How to Tell Your Story in 30 Seconds
Twitter Resources Twitter Account Set-Up Instructions Twitter Help Twitter 101 Twitter Statistics Other Resources Video: Commoncraft Twitter Video Overview Article: Social Media Examiner: How to use Twitter for Business & Marketing Article: Social Caffeine: The Only Hashtag Guide You'll Ever Need Website: Hashtags.org Social Media Aggregators: Tweetdeck: Hootsuite:
Facebook Resources Account Set-Up Instructions Facebook Help (see pic to right, help is on settings tab) KPATA Facebook Page Mashable: Beginner's Guide to Facebook; How to Create a Top Secret Group