Tag: social media

Linkedin group for biodiversity professionals

Linkedin group for biodiversity professionals

Biodiversity has been in the news recently (yay!). And thousands of people are actively engaged in various aspects of biodiversity (also yay!). But there are not a lot of professional networking resources specifically for folks in biodiversity careers (boo!). A lot of the social networking resources revolve around Facebook and Twitter. These are great, but [...]

By November 3, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Don’t “get” Twitter? Catch up on biodiversity news with our Biodiversity Daily online newspaper

Don’t “get” Twitter? Catch up on biodiversity news with our Biodiversity Daily online newspaper

Unless you live in a cave, you will have heard of Twitter. And many reading this will have tried out the microblog’s service. Trouble is, many who try it give up after a few “tweets.” They just don’t “get” Twitter. While Twitter has its die-hard fans (I’m one of them) it can be hard to [...]

By September 17, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Engaging conservationists through social media

Engaging conservationists through social media

The Neotropical Conservation Foundation provides a great example of how a conservation organization can use social media to engage its audience while at the same time meeting its own needs. The NCF wants a new logo. Rather than roll out a new logo fait accomplis, it posted ideas on its Facebook page and asked “Fans” [...]

By March 4, 2010 0 Comments Read More →