2010 Making Media Connections Conference

Community Media Workshop presents
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Book Review- Share This! How You Will Change The World With Social Networking”

“It’s time to bring fresh life into the conversations that we’re having about social change, and social networks are our strong bets for doing so.”

Deanna Zandt’s “Share This! How You Will Change the World with Social Networking” provides an enduring foundation for anyone yearning to enhance his or her network or agenda using social media.  This book is for individuals and organizations that seek to influence and deepen the connections with their social networks.

“We can transform our new connections with social change.”

Deanna stresses the importance of sharing and storytelling and how one can use sharing to connect with others to drive action for a cause.

Deanna explains a brief history of the Internet and influence and “A Brief State of the Internet Union”, crucial to understanding where change needs to happen and why inclusively in social networks are critical. Then, she gets right into why “your presence is required”, what to post, “how sharing inspires social change”, online trust, online authority, “how to be a useful agent of change” and maintaining a private and public online presence. This book is an ample resource with examples of what not to do, real-life success stories, specific guides for individuals and tactics for organizations. Any activist or agent of change using social media would benefit from having Share This! as a resource! Deanna will be doing a book signing on Wed. June 9 at Making Media Connections. – Book Review by Deanndra Bunch. Sign up today!

Announcing this year’s keynote speakers!

Deanna Zandt
Author: Share This! How You Will Change the World with Social Networking forthcoming: Berrett-Koehler, May 2010

Deanna’s work on the power of social media for social change is insightful and practical. Read More

Tony Martinez
News Director, Telemundo Chicago
Tony recently won an Emmy award for his station’s community involvement. He will discuss how nonprofits can work with ethnic media and how they use social media to engage audiences.

Watch a short video of Tony about how to reach him to pitch stories at Telemundo Chicago. http://vimeo.com/7677423. Read More


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    WHEN: June 9th & 10th, 2010
    WHERE: Columbia College Chicago Film Row Cinema.
    1104 S. Wabash, 8th Floor Chicago, Illinois (click for map)

    Call us at 312-369-6400
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