Social Media Sessions at the Library: Q+A with Lisa Richardson
It’s always dangerous when Shannon Ellis and I get together – we’re 2 idea-dervishes with solid over-commitment issues and are easily spun into each other’s brainstorming vortices, only to find ourselves in a Kansas of busy-ness. So it’s probably a good thing that we only manage to sit down for lunch twice a year. Last time, over burgers at Mile One, Shannon’s brainwave was to offer a series of free social media workshops at the library – one of the myriad of awesome community programs the Pemberton and District Library offers, and has been recognised for for 3 years running with a Winds of Change Wellness Recognition Award.
She cajoled me into playing Sensei to any aspiring social media Ninjas. The first of the Social Media Sessions was held on Wednesday, November 14 – a speed-of-light- tour of 6 SoMe platforms you oughta know about. We covered the pros and cons of instagram, pinterest, LinkedIn, facebook, tumblr, twitter, and blogging, depending on what you want to achieve.