Tumblr—How Blogs Connect You with Citizens
|Date:||Thursday, November 17, 2011|
Jed Sundwall, Measured Voice
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- Webinar recording: Tumblr—How Blogs Connect You with Citizens (WMV, 79 MB, 1 hour, November 2011)
- Presentation slides: Measured Voice (PDF, 2445 KB, 23 pages, November 2011)
- Presentation slides: Peace Corps on Tumblr (PDF, 195 KB, 8 pages, November 2011)
- Presentation slides: Tumblr (PDF, 4.72 MB, 38 pages, November 2011)
- Transcript: Tumblr—How Blogs Connect You with Citizens (PDF, 38 KB, 10 pages, November 2011)
To blog or not to blog…is that your question? With social media constantly changing the way agencies and organizations communicate with their customers, it's important to have a platform where you can post, respond, and provide efficient, effective, and timely customer service. Join our free webinar on Tumblr!
Learn why this blog platform has an estimated 80 million visitors a month, and how to create a blog for your agency. Discover how easy it is to set up a blog, and how agencies like the Peace Corps are using Tumblr. You'll also have an opportunity to hear from Mark Coatney, Media Evangelist for Tumblr, on best practices using Tumblr.
About the Presenters
Jed Sundwall is the president of Measured Voice. At Measured Voice, he has developed social media strategies for USA.gov, GobiernoUSA.gov, The World Bank, PayPal, and Unilever. His work at Measured Voice has been mentioned in The New York Times, LA Times, Fast Company, TechCrunch, Talking Points Memo, and O’Reilly Radar.
Prior to Measured Voice, Jed worked at Eventful, where he developed and managed social media outreach initiatives for Barack Obama for President, John Edwards for President, Mike Huckabee for President, and Ron Paul for President. His work at Eventful yielded coverage in CNN, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Politico, Wired.com, Slate.com, and the Associated Press.
He has also worked as a researcher and consultant for NetSquared, an organization that helps non-profit organizations use social media tools to enhance their operations. At NetSquared, he works with executives from Creative Commons, Flickr, Mozilla Foundation, and Wikipedia to identify and codify best practices for non-profits seeking to use social media.
Amber Smigiel does social media “magic” for the Peace Corps, according to her bosses. The 3 hours a day she is not on the web, she can usually be found attending or watching a Washington Capitals game. She has a degree in public relations from Northern Michigan University and has more than 10 years of experience communicating and marketing on the Web.
Mark Coatney is the media ambassador for Tumblr. Previously he worked 15 years as a journalist for Newsweek and Time and their websites. He currently lives in New York City, is a graduate of the University of Kansas, and does indeed believe there's no place like home.