A Taste of the Tools that are Changing the World

This is my presentation today at the Rochester, Minn. Thursday Noon Rotary Club.

I was asked to provide a 101 course in Social Media in 20 minutes. It’s a nice opportunity to develop an overview presentation that is a more concise version of what I typically do. And I’ve got a little surprise in store that doesn’t show up in the slides. I’ll update with that later.

My aim for the presentation is to help the participants see the power and potential of social media, but also to remove some of the mystery so they will be encouraged to try these tools personally.

How did I do?

Update: Here’s a photo someone sent me during the presentation (click photo to enlarge):

Rotary talk photo

And the little surprise was a live Skype video conference with my daughter, Rachel, and granddaughter, Evelyn. Instead of just talking about how Skype offers Jetsons-like functionality, I decided to demonstrate.

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Author: Lee Aase

Married father of six and grandfather of nine, and the Chancellor of SMUG - Social Media University, Global. By day I'm the Director of the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network. Whatever I say here is my personal opinion, and doesn't reflect the positions of my employer.

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