@SREE’S SOCIAL MEDIA GUIDE - a work in progress

==> SHORTCUT TO THIS PAGE: http://bit.ly/sreesoc <==

I am constantly updating, editing, adding to this list. Your feedback, suggestions and tips welcome, sree[at]sree.net or via @sree - mention this page.

-> MY WRITING GIG: SreeTips, a blog about social and digital media, on CNET News. Your tips, story ideas, interview suggestions, critiques all welcome. 

SAMPLE TWEET: Newish @CNETNews blog by @sree - all social, all the time: http://cnet.co/sreetips #sreetips

-> MY PRESENTATIONS:

-> EMARRASSINGLY NICE NYT ARTICLE BY @NYT_JenPreston: "When Twitter is a Work Necessity"

-> WELCOME, READWRITE READERS: Think Before You Tweet, and Other Good Advice From the Experts, by @CopeWrites

FIVE LATEST ADDITIONS BELOW: 

BELOW: Handouts, tip sheets & reading material | My technology columns | Change your media diet | Social media and job hunting | LinkedIn guides | Facebook guides | Foursquare guides | Google+ guides | Pinterest guides | Twitter guides and articles

==> Be sure to checkout my workshops - in-person and via webcast, including archived recordings: http://bit.ly/sreeworkshops

including: 

  • SOCIAL MEDIA WEEKEND: Feb 15-17, at Columbia Journalism School - three days of panels, workshops, social-media doctors, social media headshots and more. http://bit.ly/smwknd #smwknd
  • NYC: Smarter Social Media, four-night course over two months, March 14-May 2, 2013 - all levels welcome. http://bit.ly/cjsm2013a #cjsm
  • NYC & ONLINE: Social Media One-night Stand - advanced social media workshop, Thursday, May 16, 2013. http://bit.ly/cjsm2013b #cjsm
  • email me to get on the mailing list: sree@sree.net

Testimonials from two Pulitzer Prize winners, @NickKristof of NYT & @MorinToon of MiamiHerald - follow ‘em!

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==> SOCIAL MEDIA SUCCESS FORMULA: Make sure every one of your tweets, FB postings, etc, has at least one of these attributes (it you can do more, even better; if you can do seven or more in a single posting, let me know and I’ll tell the world!)…

  • helpful 
  • useful 
  • informative 
  • relevant
  • practical
  • actionable 
  • timely 
  • generous 
  • credible 
  • brief 
  • entertaining 
  • fun 
  • occasionally funny

==>What social media can do for media pros and others:

  • find new ideas, trends and sources
  • connect with readers and viewers in new ways
  • bring eyeballs, traffic and attention to their work 
  • help them create, craft and enhance their brands

If you’d like to be on my monthly e-mail with new tips, workshop listings, etc: sree[at]sree.net

Prof. Sree Sreenivasan
NEW: Chief Digital Officer, Columbia University
Professor, Columbia Journalism School
Twitter: @sree | Twitter.com/sree
Facebook: Facebook.com/sreetips | Facebook.com/sreenet
LinkedIn: Linkedin.com/in/sreenivasan
Google+: bit.ly/sreeg
SoundCloud: SoundCloud.com/sree
Tout: Tout.com/sree
Site: Sree.net 
Email: sree[at]sree.net 

==> Hope you will connect with me on Twitter at http://twitter.com/sree and on my new Facebook page at http://facebook.com/SreeTips (I post only tech tips and job leads there) and on LinkedIn page at http://linkedin.com/in/sreenivasan (I accept invitations from people I know; people I should know; people I’d like to know). 

HANDOUTS, TIP SHEETS & READING MATERIAL:

MY THOUGHTS ON THE CHANGING MEDIA LANDSCAPE:
In February 2012, I became a freelance blogger for CNET News, writing SreeTips, a blog on social media. You can see the full collection here
Four lessons from a single successful tweet * 20 biggest tech innovations of my lifetime that I actually use * 8 social-media changes since the 2008 elections *
Hashtags on TV: A right way and a wrong way * 3 Lessons from Linsanity * How to profit from the Storyteller Uprising 

From 2009-11, I helped put together DNAinfo.com, a Manhattan hyperlocal site I helped create with Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts (whose family recently bought the Cubs and Wrigley Field). Here are some of the 100+ columns I wrote for the site.

Six ways journalists (and others) can use Twitter better Twitter Myths & Misconceptions * Five Things I’ve Learned from Japan Quake | Egypt, Libya, etc * The Geolocation WarsWhat a Non-journo Can Teach Journos About Social Media * Twitter Comes of Age. Again * Much Ado About Tweeting * Facebook’s Coming Privacy ChangesPlease Stop Oversharing *  Identity in the Age of Facebook * Why Profile Photos Matter * Lessons from a Week without Newspapers * Thoughts About Personal Branding * Thoughts About the iPad * Thoughts about Google TV * Thoughts on Six Months of DNAinfo.com | COLUMN EDITOR, @MPVdna

CHANGE YOUR MEDIA DIET (sites you should be reading):

SOCIAL MEDIA & JOB HUNTING/CAREER MANAGEMENT (also see LinkedIn guides below):

LINKEDIN GUIDES (see social media and career management info above):

FACEBOOK GUIDES:

FOURSQUARE/GEO-LOCATION GUIDES:

GOOGLE+ GUIDES & ARTICLES:

PINTEREST GUIDES & ARTICLES:

TWITTER GUIDES & ARTICLES:

BUSINESS & TWITTER:

TWITTER TOOLS/SERVICES TO KNOW:

GUIDES/RATINGS FOR TWITTER TOOLS

SOCIAL-MEDIA GRAPHICS & VIDEOS


World Map of Social Networks

World Map of Social Networks

love and hate on twitter

More to come. Your feedback and tips welcome, sree[at]sree.net or @sree.