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Sweet Gov Conference Tweets – Blog Potomac Part 2 (#blogpotomac)

6:46 am nathanbetz: Usability idea for folks at #blogpotomac: if you RT, then DONT include the #blogpotomac hastag. Will really help the feed.
6:46 am sradick: Changed my avatar back to my face so peeps at #blogpotomac can identify me – should have done this earlier! Sorry everyone!
6:46 am creativeblogs: @digitalsista social media allows smaller voices to be heard. Yes!!! #blogpotomac
6:46 am PamelaMartin: “Social media allows for smaller voices to be heard in the space that wouldn’t normally be heard” @digitalsista #blogpotomac
6:46 am twittor_groups: RT @MiriamKagan #blogpotomac three key political activist groups on Twitter: liberetarians, progressives, conservatives
6:46 am RobbyDC: Social media allows small voices to be heard #blogpotomac
6:46 am bethjbates: @PamelaMartin Just realized that you are HERE….as in HERE. Yes!! Must meet! #blogpotomac
6:46 am amberportercox: Love this from @digitalsista “I have conversations w/ EVERYONE on all sides of a political topic” #blogpotomac “use mediums to give voice!
6:46 am nichSteffan: Social media allows small voices to be heard #blogpotomac http://bit.ly/pgx4U
6:46 am techchix: I love how much @digitalsista is highlighting the importance of women in socmed. (lets acknowledge the “sausage fest”, ladies) #blogpotomac
6:46 am Jillfoster: Engaging #blogpotomac preso by @digitalsista — talking community, conversation, hashtags + soc med allows smaller voices be heard #smwoc
6:46 am GloriaBell: @digitalsista “social media allows smaller voices to be heard” in a larger space (1 of the best things about it!) #blogpotomac
6:46 am bethjbates: RT @PamelaMartin: “Social media allows 4 smaller voices to be heard in the space that wouldn’t normally be heard” @digitalsista #blogpotomac
6:47 am msimps01: I prefer ‘fair and balanced’ conversations over ‘fair and balanced media coverage…much more realistic! #blogpotomac @digitalsista
6:47 am creativeblogs: @digitalsista @BarackObama changed the landscape of social media #blogpotomac
6:47 am frankmartin: #blogpotomac – SM should be used to allow for neg and pos discussion @digitalsista
6:47 am sbosm: @digitalsista making good points re: hashtags. Use them to have conversations with diff groups–beyond just your world. #blogpotomac
6:47 am ScottHepburn: Just bunped into @katedickman at #BlogPotomac
6:47 am jackoggen: http://bit.ly/Ak3ib #blogpotomac
6:47 am maddiegrant: says intrsting to watch bloggers move from being critical to taking part in making change, running for office #blogpotomac [soc influence!]
6:48 am AnnikaStensson: Speaker explains how Twitter hashtags are excellent for political convos and communities. Gotta start using them more… #blogpotomac
6:48 am bethjbates: @digitalsista rocked the HOUSE at #blogpotomac …time for Q&A
6:48 am acarvin: Sorry I can’t be at #blogpotomac today.
6:48 am amberportercox: Something to note for you political chicks: #pvow (political voices of women) #blogpotomac
6:48 am SodexoCareers: RT @ASCD: Shel Holtz: Every org should have at least 1 blog – provide ability 4 rapid response in authoritative, archived way #blogpotomac
6:48 am cjuon: Enjoying following @SNCR and others today via #blogpotomac tags – lots about how blogs, twitter, etc. have changed politics
6:49 am techchix: Anyone else getting errors from twitter due to increased traffic and refreshing? Tweetdeck told me I exceeded my limit. #blogpotomac
6:49 am BrrLeia: Something to note for you political chicks: #pvow (political voices of women) #blogpotomac http://bit.ly/InNQp
6:49 am shel: Wow. Nice recap of my #blogpotomac presentation from @storyassistant: http://bit.ly/g5spQ
6:49 am jwatrel: loved hearing @shel at #blogpotomac!
6:49 am henrim: @Jillmz gets a shout out from @digitalsista as a blogger who is trying to become political and is running for office in OH #blogpotomac
6:49 am pin_pon_papas: Something to note for you political chicks: #pvow (political voices of women) #blogpotomac http://bit.ly/InNQp http://bit.ly/MMXtC
6:49 am clairethomey: Petitions via CD – changing political atmosphere because of social media & digital life. @digitalsista #blogpotomac
6:49 am JediLance: RT @GloriaBell @digitalsista “social media allows smaller voices to be heard” in a larger space(1 of the best things about it!) #blogpotomac
6:49 am ScottHepburn: @acarvin We’ll miss you, Andy. Hope all’s going well over at NPR. #BlogPotomac
6:49 am lisahoffmann: @swoodruff Wish you were here too Steve 🙂 #BlogPotomac
6:50 am techchix: LOL – twitter error message: “You have been rate limited. Enhance your calm.” #blogpotomac
6:50 am jcberk: “The way [the Obama campaign] used the database was a little amazing.” Texts for rally turnout by zip, etc. [email protected] #blogpotomac
6:50 am _sarakate_: Wondering how much social media world spends praising selves on back 4 being groundbreaking’ trend vs actually breaking ground #blogpotomac
6:50 am CMcGurn: Interesting Slate article relating to @digitalsista’s pres. at #blogpotomac: tinyurl.com/nod7bk
6:50 am Jillfoster: What r ways soc med is being used for social action? Asks @technosailor to @digitalsista (a WomenGrowBusiness contributor too!) #blogpotomac
6:50 am asomyak: The mad rush for the power strips are about to break out in the back at #blogpotomac
6:50 am SNCR: #digitalsista says other important tools for organizing around political causes are text messaging, facebook, ning, socialcast #blogpotomac
6:50 am lizstrauss: @digitalsista is rocking #blogpotomac.
6:50 am maddiegrant: RT @techchix: LOL – twitter error message: “You have been rate limited. Enhance your calm.” #blogpotomac
6:50 am iHapa: Using Ning to organize around causes, etc. #blogpotomac
6:51 am meganmcq: critique: realistically, I don’t think that political conversations are typically fair or balanced–too opinionated…thoughts? #blogpotomac
6:51 am imarriage: RT @newmediajim: wish i could be at #blogpotomac today!! alas, it’s off to the State Department for a photo op with Secretary Clinton
6:51 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac question: how are blogs affecting local politics with so many local newspapers goig out if business?
6:51 am lalamax: RT @PamelaMartin: “Social media allows 4 smaller voices to be heard in the space that wouldn’t normally be heard” @digitalsista #blogpotomac
6:51 am MackCollier: @BethHarte I’ve already noticed ppl complaining about ‘how’ ppl are tweeting from #blogpotomac, cause it’s not best for THEM.
6:52 am sheriewinston: #blogpotomac off to a great start. learned lots from @shel
6:52 am meganmcq: We just broke out the power cords back here behind the sound system. Way sexier than #beatlesporn #blogpotomac
6:52 am shashib: #blogpotomac poll Do u have a PC or mac ? ( Definitely use hashtag)
6:52 am immunity: Yes, the upperdeck in the back now has power for our lappys! #blogpotomac thank you sound board guy!
6:52 am SarahWurrey: RT @brrleia Something to note for you political chicks: #pvow (political voices of women) #blogpotomac http://bit.ly/InNQp
6:52 am jonnew: PC #blogpotomac
6:52 am maddiegrant: Sweet recap of Shel Holtz’s preso http://tr.im/ogYV #blogpotomac
6:52 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac: answer- dual challenge: blogs taking on role of reporti g local political news but who will serve the still reading hard c …
6:52 am frankmartin: @MackCollier #blogpotomac dude, you should BE here! We missed you last night!
6:52 am storyassistant: @shel Thanks for your contribution & glad you enjoyed the notes…sure I missed many key points – would love u’re comments #blogpotomac
6:52 am MikeToner: @riggrl did you @KBu and @scottdavila make it to #blogpotomac ?
6:53 am immunity: @shashib pc #blogpotomac
6:53 am lisahoffmann: RT @shel: Wow. Nice recap of my #blogpotomac presentation from @storyassistant: http://bit.ly/g5spQ
6:53 am zerostrategist: Here is a “Bird’s Eye View” http://bit.ly/3pSZyK #photoblog of #blogpotomac for those of you who could not make it out today #socialmedia
6:53 am ScottHepburn: RT @maddiegrant: Sweet recap of Shel Holtz’s preso http://tr.im/ogYV #blogpotomac
6:53 am julieminevich: @shashib My Dell PC rose from the dead this morning! #blogpotomac
6:53 am amberportercox: Blogs vs Newspapers: New Haven Independent is mentioned as a positive example. #blogpotomac @digitalsista
6:53 am clairethomey: @shashib #Mac all the way! #blogpotomac
6:53 am bethjbates: Excellent presentation so far at #blogpotomac and finally meeting some of my tweeps in person. So psyched!
6:53 am SukiFuller: Q. concerning Harvard Twitter study to @digitalsista from @jillfoster #blogpotomac
6:53 am imarriage: RT @gloriabell: @digitalsista “social media allows smaller voices to be heard” in a larger space (1 of the best things abt it!) #blogpotomac
6:53 am kevinjcobb: RT @maddiegrant: Sweet recap of Shel Holtz’s preso http://tr.im/ogYV #blogpotomac
6:53 am mammaloves: re: politics & soc media: @digitalista “I’m a little hesitant with FB. It’s a walled garden. You have to be a member.” #blogpotomac
6:53 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac harvard study on Twitter: boys club! Anyone have a link to this?
6:54 am barbjump: #blogpotomac Harvard Twitter Study http://bit.ly/dplnn
6:54 am LRHoffman: PC for me RT @shashib: #blogpotomac poll Do u have a PC or mac ? ( Definitely use hashtag)
6:54 am frankmartin: #blogpotomac Twitter a “boy’s club”? As are blogs? Heh…sounds like PR folks grousing…
6:54 am technosailor: While I love @digitalsista she’s using this platform as a political soapbox. Not necessary. #blogpotomac
6:54 am bethjbates: @jillfoster asked @digitalsista to comment on http://bit.ly/UIwNA #blogpotomac
6:54 am riggrl: Hearing how political groups are using SM to organize #blogpotomac
6:54 am annagabbert: PC for work (have with me now), Mac for personal use. RT @shashib: #blogpotomac poll Do u have a PC or mac ? ( Definitely use hashtag)
6:54 am Jillfoster: Seeing more and more bloggers cover state politics – watch Progress Now. Discussing Harvard Twitter study now per @digitalsista #blogpotomac
6:55 am amymengel: Methodology of Harvard Twitter gender study was *severely* questionable: http://bit.ly/DAqys (h/t @stephstad) #blogpotomac
6:55 am KeithTrivitt: Reading this right now & it’s very goodRT: @ScottHepburn: RT @maddiegrant: Sweet recap of Shel Holtz’s preso http://tr.im/ogYV #blogpotomac
6:55 am imarriage: RT @BarbJump: #blogpotomac Harvard Twitter Study http://bit.ly/dplnn
6:55 am storyassistant: Talking about Harvard study – http://bit.ly/JO9zj – interesting perspective from @digitalsista – “not a good representation” #blogpotomac
6:55 am ewengel: @digitalsista giving the smackdown to Harvard Twitter study – wOOt! #blogpotomac
6:55 am Marc_Meyer: @MackCollier Not complaining, but if you’re going to tweet, I’d like YOUR opinion as well. In addition to context. I value it. #blogpotomac
6:55 am _sarakate_: @shashib Hi, I’m a #Mac. #blogpotomac
6:55 am retheauditors: RT @CMEGroup: If you’re interested in learning more about social media we suggest you follow #blogpotomac today. We’re here and good topics.
6:55 am bethjbates: @shashib Mac shmack…I’m PC all the way. Yes, I embrace being overly complicated. #blogpotomac
6:55 am allanschoenberg: RT @shel Wow. Nice recap of my #blogpotomac presentation from @storyassistant: http://bit.ly/g5spQ
6:55 am EmilyDeck: Oops. @digitalsista grew up n a family where political voices could be heard. Social media today allows this to occur. #blogpotomac
6:55 am ScottHepburn: @MackCollier @bethharte Complaints about the nature of #BlogPotomac tweets? Why?
6:55 am amberportercox: @LRHoffman @shashib #blogpotomac MAC USER 🙂 but I do have a PC at home: Dell
6:55 am JustinHerman: #FollowFriday #blogpotomac friends @geoffliving @asomyak @digitalsista @julieminevich @technosailor @annagabbert @jillfoster @technosailor
6:55 am LDpodcast: Anybody have a link for the Harvard twitter study? #blogpotomac
6:55 am techchix: @digitalsista talks about how women twitters follow for content and men follow for numbers – interesting. #blogpotomac
6:55 am MikeToner: can you see yourself? http://bit.ly/3pSZyK #blogpotomac
6:55 am jamie_hoffman: #blogpotomac I thought we were two places behind #beatlesporn. What happened?
6:56 am maddiegrant: Harvard study – http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8089508.stm #blogpotomac
6:56 am SukiFuller: Societal challenges have not changed just b/c of social media – @digitalsista #blogpotomac
6:56 am stephstad: RT @amymengel: Methodology of Harvard Twitter gender study was *severely* questionable: http://bit.ly/DAqys (h/t @stephstad) #blogpotomac
6:56 am sheriewinston: interesting take on who follows who; male vs. female from @digitalsista at #blogpotomac
6:56 am JustinHerman: Henri speaks the truth often unspoken RT @henrim: @GeoffLiving We are in NOVA so technically DC is out of town… just saying. #blogpotomac
6:56 am techchix: Is Geoff’s talk later today his announcement about the company who just bought them? Anyone know the name of company? #blogpotomac
6:56 am mammaloves: “The numbers game is when we start losing the battle on why we’re using social media in the first place.” @digitalista #blogpotomac
6:56 am A_Scarpino: Thanks! RT @SodexoCareers: @A_Scarpino U can read live blogging of #blogpotomac here http://bit.ly/spAj or here http://bit.ly/14Rhgr
6:56 am sweetsue: RT @jillfoster: Engaging #blogpotomac preso by @digitalsista — soc med allows smaller voices be heard #smwoc #followfriday
6:56 am technosailor: Numbers games is when we start losing the battle on why we use social media in the first place. (via @digitalsista) #blogpotomac
6:56 am msimps01: Twitter is just a tool…people are interacting the way they normally do in person: I agree http://bit.ly/7S2q7 #blogpotomac
6:57 am ewengel: RT @techchix: Is Geoff’s talk later today his announcement about co. who just bought them? Anyone know the name of company? #blogpotomac
6:57 am MikeToner: @shashib I’m a mac #blogpotomac
6:57 am rupertmike: @shashib Mac w/giant screen lighting up room. #mac #blogpotomac
6:57 am DJLein: Wishing I was at #blogpotomac today. Watching the tweetstream just isn’t the same. 🙁
6:57 am LRHoffman: found myself RT @MikeToner: can you see yourself? http://bit.ly/3pSZyK #blogpotomac
6:57 am meganmcq: @StoryAssistant looking fwd to meeting you too– nice post abt @Shel’s presentation. #blogpotomac
6:57 am mattspencer1969: @techchix It’s like CRT/Tanaka #blogpotomac
6:57 am AlbrightDC: Can also use #topprog but #p2 is shorter (per @digitalsista) #blogpotomac
6:58 am MaiaKG: spurred in part by obama campaign, @digitalsista sees more widespread use of txt msgs as vehicle 2 organize pol disc #blogpotomac
6:58 am thinklynsen: #Mac at home, PC at work, Linux for travel. I like variety! (RT @shashib: #blogpotomac poll Do u have a PC or mac?)
6:58 am storyassistant: #followfriday – I’m going w/ the easy route – my table here @allanschoenberg @arikhanson @geoffliving @amberportercox here at #blogpotomac
6:58 am BethHarte: @digitalsista just rocked the house w/her session…A lot of interesting insights on politics, community and social media usage #blogpotomac
6:58 am Jillfoster: Thanks @bethjbates for citing the link per my asking @digitalsista to comment on http://bit.ly/UIwNA #blogpotomac
6:58 am kristendwesley: Dang interwebs. Why can’t we be friends? #blogpotomac
6:58 am frankmartin: #blogpotomac excellent preso by @digitalsista; Twitter allows smaller (and alternative) voices to be heard, AND joined.
6:58 am lisahoffmann: @ScottHepburn Just nuggets, not enough analysis and original thought. Just trying to keep up w/ brilliant minds! #BlogPotomac
6:58 am SNCR: #digitalsista – “I use twitter hashtags a lot because those are communities that you can actually engage with” – #blogpotomac
6:59 am chrisabraham: http://ping.fm/p/lwbBf – @digitalsista on the state at #blogpotomac
6:59 am lalamax: #FollowFriday #ff #blogpotomac
6:59 am lindsaymallen: @shashib #Mac #blogpotomac
6:59 am PRSA_NCC: Interesting Harvard Twitter study brought up at #blogpotomac – lots of controversy and discussion surrounding it http://bit.ly/dplnn
6:59 am JustinHerman: #followfriday more #blogpotomac friends who actually could get off from work to go: @henrim @immunity @sradick
6:59 am chrisabraham: @digitalsista on the state at #blogpotomac – Photo: http://bkite.com/08qBC
6:59 am EmilyDeck: To follow government conversations, follow #gov2.0 #blogpotomac
6:59 am xtopher1974: For those that can’t be there @robbydc is live tweeting #blogpotomac
6:59 am GabrielMKey: @amberportercox #blogpotomac MAC at home and for ind work, @ client – PC
6:59 am ewengel: any tech prediction 5 yrs from now is ALWAYS wrong @digitialsista #blogpotomac
7:00 am SarahWurrey: Twitter 5 yrs from now? @digitalsista – Projections are always wrong. But Twitter will likely have a different name. #blogpotomac
7:00 am frankmartin: #blogpotomac – no way to project 5 years in tech @digitalsista – but maybe Twitter will have a diff name!
7:00 am techchix: RT @mattspencer1969: @techchix It’s like CRT/Tanaka #blogpotomac – << Thanks for sharing! >>
7:00 am againer: Linux. Keeping the laptop in my bag for now. #blogpotomac
7:00 am meganmcq: @EmilyDeck is it #gov2pt0 ? or #gov2.0 ? #blogpotomac
7:00 am creativeblogs: Question for @digitalsista “What will happen to Twitter in 5 years? A: Twitter will have a different name #blogpotomac
7:00 am declutteryou: Question of the day to @digitalsista “Where do you see Twitter in 5 years?” #blogpotomac What do you think tweeple?
7:00 am unfunn: Definitely like #blogpotomac!
7:00 am PamelaMartin: Someone asked the question, “5 years from now what do you think will happen to Twitter?” PLEASE don’t use the word MONETIZE! #blogpotomac
7:00 am bethjbates: #blogpotomac peeps 2 #followfriday @shel @digitalsista @scottmonty @lizstrauss @ambercadabra @technosailor @shashib @geoffliving @SNCR @barn
7:00 am MikeToner: @chrisabraham that’s me in the glow of screens! http://bkite.com/08qBC #blogpotomac
7:00 am bubblebreaker: Madlibs: In the future we will Tweet from _____ using ______ for the purpose of _______. #blogpotomac
7:01 am PRSA_NCC: Twitter in 3 years – another form of chat with a different name @digitalsista says at #blogpotomac
7:01 am MackCollier: @Marc_Meyer All that’s a lot to ask from someone that’s also trying 2 pay attn 2 a session If its a good one, they cant do both #blogpotomac
7:01 am maddiegrant: n 3 years – Twitter is current version of chat rooms – so will have a different name and be even more open chat #blogpotomac
7:01 am zerostrategist: “When we play the numbers game (gaming twitter) is when we start losing the battle & the whole point of using #socialmedia ” #blogpotomac
7:01 am henrim: RT @barbjump: #blogpotomac Harvard Twitter Study http://bit.ly/dplnn
7:01 am sonnygill: Great talk by @digitalsista on politics and how social media has played a role in helping build gov. community. #blogpotomac
7:01 am bethjbates: RT @frankmartin: #blogpotomac excellent preso by @digitalsista; Twitter allows smaller (and alternative) voices to be heard, AND joined.
7:01 am asomyak: “Twitter is another chat client much like aim is” [email protected] I agree 100% #blogpotomac
7:02 am PamelaMartin: “The minute anyone tries to control how people use Twitter- it will go away.” per @digitalsista #blogpotomac
7:02 am immunity: @emilydeck @meganmcq FYI its #gov20 to follow the Government 2.0 conversations #blogpotomac
7:02 am maddiegrant: “social media will turn into whatever the community decides to make it”. Yes! watch and learn. #blogpotomac
7:02 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac main advantage of social media is allowing it to turn into whatever people want to use it for
7:02 am chrisabraham: @digitalsista at #blogpotomac talking about Twitter http://yfrog.us/14zh9z
7:02 am clairethomey: RT @bethjbates: #blogpotomac peeps 2 #followfriday @shel @digitalsista @scottmonty @lizstrauss @ambercadabra @technosailor @shashib
7:02 am amberportercox: “The minute Twitter tries to control the medium – they will lose it.” @digitalsista #blogpotomac
7:02 am PRSoapbox: @StoryAssistant Still looking for it. I hope you enjoy #blogpotomac! My colleague @CMcGurn is there. I hope you two have the op to meet!
7:02 am miss_mery: “social media will turn into whatever the community decides to make it”. Yes! watch and learn. #blogpotomac http://bit.ly/10ica7
7:03 am clairethomey: RT @bethjbates: cont… @geoffliving @SNCR @barn #followfriday #blogpotomac
7:03 am technosailor: Liked “@digitalsista at #blogpotomac talking about Twitter http://yfrog.us/14zh9z” http://ff.im/3Tqn0
7:03 am PunditMom: RT @lizstrauss: @digitalsista is rocking #blogpotomac.// Had no doubt she would! #p2
7:03 am frankmartin: #blogpotomac – Twitter may go away or change – but game has been forever changed by it. Concept is here forever…
7:03 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac we are still a long way off from government 2.0
7:03 am CMcGurn: Q: Where will TW be in 5 years. My anser: Flutter! 26 char. limit : http://tinyurl.com/abogcw #blogpotomac
7:03 am inspiremetoday: @shashib #Blogpotomac I have two macs and love them both! Definitely a Mac family.
7:03 am SNCR: #digitalsista predicts (reluctantly) that in 3 years Twitter will have a different name & will continue to change and evolve #blogpotomac
7:03 am JustinHerman: This hashtag is music to my ears RT @asomyak: “Twitter is another chat client much like aim is” [email protected] I agree 100% #blogpotomac
7:03 am GabrielMKey: #blogpotomac @digitalsista ” if twitter decides it will control how it is used vs allowing users decide how to use it, twitter will go away”
7:03 am lindsaymallen: RT @amberportercox: “The minute Twitter tries to control the medium – they will lose it.” @digitalsista #blogpotomac
7:03 am ewengel: if you aren’t following anyone, is it really a conversation? #blogpotomac
7:04 am mitcharno: missing #blogpotomac fun but client team meetings call! looking 4ward to catching tweets though
7:04 am maddiegrant: nice little glimpse at us here at #blogpotomac http://img40.yfrog.com/i/zh9.mp4/
7:04 am ScottHepburn: Classic. @LisaHoffmann says people upset b/c #BlogPotomac Tweets are just “nuggets” of info, so Denver Nuggets RT her.
7:04 am Jillfoster: RE #blogpotomac coverage — Check out feed per @creativeblogs ie www.CreativeBlogSolutions.com who is aggregating some feeds
7:04 am maddiegrant: > @ewengel: if you aren’t following anyone, is it really a conversation? #blogpotomac
7:04 am meganmcq: @immunity ty! #blogpotomac
7:04 am janevanryan: Mitchell: Social media must be allowed to morph into how people want to use it to be successful.. #blogpotomac #energy
7:04 am PunditMom: RT @acarvin: Sorry I can’t be at #blogpotomac today.// Me 2. Gave ticket to @mammaloves! *waving*
7:04 am clairethomey: Amen!!! Keep your authentic voice! @digitalsista #blogpotomac
7:04 am SNCR: #digitalsista says that Twitter will only survive in the future if the user community is allowed to control how it evolves #blogpotomac
7:04 am amyPBS: “know what your voice is and stay true to that” – be authentic. #blogpotomac
7:04 am joegerstandt: RT @maddiegrant > @ewengel: if you aren’t following anyone, is it really a conversation? #blogpotomac
7:05 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac most politicians on Twitter balance authenticity with towing a certain political line
7:05 am AlbrightDC: RT @JustinHerman Twitter is another chat client much like aim is @digitalsista #blogpotomac [See, Twitter is just a tool.]
7:05 am rupertmike: re: Harvard study. Sitting next to a woman @julieminevich at #blogpotomac against my will.
7:05 am bethjbates: People want folks to be authentic @digitalsista #blogpotomac (Glad to hear someone else say it!!)
7:05 am K_Kanyon: HUH? Follow Friday OR Its Friday TGIF #beatlesporn #11thcommandment #blogpotomac Father’s Day Lakers Pedamundo DT – www.KelliKanyon.com
7:05 am zerostrategist: RT @frankmartin: #blogpotomac excellent preso by @digitalsista; Twitter allows smaller (and alternative) voices to be heard, AND joined.
7:05 am msimps01: RT @amberportercox “The minute Twitter tries to control the medium – they will lose it.” @digitalsista #blogpotomac
7:05 am MackCollier: @PamelaMartin @LisaHoffmann @frankmartin #blogpotomac It’s killing me to be missing you guys. Let’s try again at the Digital M Mixer?
7:06 am Marc_Meyer: @MackCollier You’re right Mack. #blogpotomac
7:06 am immunity: @technosailor thanks for telling me 2x #gov20 #govloop #blogpotomac
7:06 am KateDickman: is working on a loaner laptop while mine gets fixed. So weird not to have my normal apps and documents available. Enjoying #blogpotomac
7:06 am lizscherer: Stay authentic @digitalsista. This does transcend pols IMHO #blogpotomac
7:06 am StephenKurtz: What the hashtag and blog potomac – http://tinyurl.com/mxmj6t #blogpotomac
7:06 am Illig: Track along with @Jillfoster for #blogpotomac updates and going ons.
7:06 am jonnew: @MackCollier Hoped you would be here to talk football. Sitting next to @lisahoffman #blogpotomac
7:06 am MackCollier: @LindsayLebresco Unfortunately I am not at #blogpotomac but YOU are at the top of the list of ppl I need to meet. Let’s take of that soon!
7:06 am techchix: RT @maddiegrant: nice little glimpse at us here at #blogpotomac http://img40.yfrog.com/i/zh…
7:07 am MackCollier: RT @PamelaMartin: “The minute anyone tries to control how people use Twitter- it will go away.” per @digitalsista #blogpotomac
7:07 am JenHarris09: RT @frankmartin #blogpotomac – Twitter may go away or change – but game has been forever changed by it. Concept is here forever…
7:07 am henrim: @digitalsista says @jillmz has kept her voice while running for office, says it should b the trend for both orgs & politicians #blogpotomac
7:07 am pjkerley: @Jillfoster is having a photo shoot here at #blogpotomac
7:07 am thinklynsen: Yay! @digitalsista gave @kaboomplay a shoutout! @arisso there is much love for FUNdamentals here – applause to you! #blogpotomac
7:07 am EmilyDeck: @digitalsistal is highlighting political figures who use Twitter. #blogpotomac
7:07 am storyassistant: @lisahoffmann Way too kind…thanks for the love:) Working on my second blog post since let me know if u want to add 2 cents:) #blogpotomac
7:07 am allanschoenberg: RT @amberportercox: “The minute Twitter tries to control the medium – they will lose it.” @digitalsista #blogpotomac
7:07 am mammaloves: RT @lizscherer: Stay authentic @digitalsista. This does transcend pols IMHO #blogpotomac Completely agree!!
7:08 am Jillfoster: Maintain authentic voice as political candidate — soc med can be good medium to convey your honest intent #blogpotomac @digitalsista
7:08 am davidchow: @KateDickman glad you got a loaner sorted out before flying out to #blogpotomac
7:08 am MackCollier: @PamelaMartin Love that last point, the minute you try to make the community do something they dont want to is when you lose it #blogpotomac
7:08 am amberportercox: Every Employee=owner of the brand, they should be educated which allows them to engage in authentic conversation. #blogpotomac
7:08 am ScottHepburn: “Social media should allow us to have those conversations that are uncomfortable” (via @digitalsista) #BlogPotomac
7:08 am storyassistant: @digitalsista – really enjoyed your session today! I’d love to talk further about Govt & SM – BTW did u work with Kevin Flynn? #blogpotomac
7:08 am maddiegrant: “social media should allow us to have those conversations that are sometimes uncomfortable”. #blogpotomac
7:08 am bethjbates: Social media should sometimes allow us to have uncomfortable conversations @digitalsista #blogpotomac
7:08 am sradick: @anniechae Go through the #blogpotomac tweets from today for some really good social media reading
7:09 am creativeblogs: @digitalsista social media should be used to have conversations that are sometimes uncomfortable #blogpotomac
7:09 am frankmartin: #blogpotomac @digilalsista: SM allows us to have “uncomfortable” conversations we may otherwise attempt to avoid (and be informed)
7:09 am NewC1ty: “Social media should let us have those conversations that just aren’t comfortable” What do YOU think? #blogpotomac
7:09 am MaiaKG: Diff btwn running campaign & office:white house has less than 10 FT new media staff down frm 170 on trail (Cntr4AmProg) #blogpotomac
7:09 am GloriaBell: RT @shashib #blogpotomac poll Do u have a PC or mac ? ( Definitely use hashtag) – I’m a Mac girl!
7:10 am theredstapler: RT @shashib #blogpotomac poll Do u have a PC or mac ? ( Definitely use hashtag) – I’m a Mac girl!
7:10 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac hash tags engage people across different groups directly rather than blast entire group
7:10 am KateDickman: @DigitalSista will have a debate with anyone at anytime on Twitter… challenge her! 😉 Great mind. #blogpotomac
7:10 am sliqviq: Anyone need a debate anything… hit up @digitalsista #blogpotomac
7:10 am fab_fabiana: #blogpotomac hash tags engage people across different groups directly rather than blast entire group http://bit.ly/17SvuE
7:10 am maddiegrant: Use hashtags to converse with a group up people – not to blast them! #blogpotomac
7:10 am SukiFuller: @SimonHeseltine Missing ya here at #blogpotomac Simon, but got to meet some of your former peers. Congrats on the move, btw
7:10 am LRHoffman: RT @amberportercox: Every Employee=owner of the brand, they should be educated which allows them to engage in authentic convo #blogpotomac
7:10 am mammaloves: “I make up hashtags…a lot.” @digitalista #blogpotomac
7:10 am againer: @ScottHepburn nice quote ! #blogpotomac
7:10 am arikhanson: RT @frankmartin SM allows us to have uncomfortable conversations we may otherwise attempt to avoid (Me: Even internally) #blogpotomac
7:10 am MackCollier: @Marc_Meyer And my orig tweet wasn’t aimed specifically at you cause others were commenting as well #blogpotomac
7:10 am KelseyProud: @StoryAssistant Nice to finally meet you and some of your cohorts last night! Look for @pbsengage ‘s own @jdcoffman @ #blogpotomac today!
7:10 am BeeRealty: RT @ScottHepburn: “Social media should allow us to have those conversations that are uncomfortable” (via @digitalsista) #BlogPotomac
7:10 am PRSA_NCC: RT @creativeblogs: @digitalsista social media should be used to have conversations that are sometimes uncomfortable #blogpotomac
7:11 am amberportercox: @digitalsista just opened a can a whoop-ass “I’ll engage in debate with anyone on any topic” good stuff: bring it sista! 😉 #blogpotomac
7:11 am nextgenweb: Sad to be missing #blogpotomac today, but we had a great happy hour kick-off last night! Congrats @geoffliving on sold-out crowd & trending!
7:11 am GabrielMKey: #blogpotomac @digitalsista SM allows us to have conversations tht r somewhat uncomfortable [in society}
7:11 am lisahoffmann: Using hashtags broadens conversations – then you can grab conv. later and write a post. (via @digitalsista) #BlogPotomac
7:11 am SarahWurrey: It’s only 10, but being at #blogpotomac has already whet my appetite for more unconferences. This seals it–I’m coming to Podcamp Boston. 🙂
7:11 am yoyofellow: #blogpotomac BlogPotomac is this year’s premiere social media marketing event for greater Washington DC. Attendees… http://foxyurl.com/5R9
7:11 am henrim: RT @sliqviq: Anyone need a debate anything… hit up @digitalsista #blogpotomac
7:11 am julieminevich: @digitalsista loves to come up with hashtags. when I think made up hashtags, I think @cheeky_geeky. #blogpotomac
7:11 am Jillfoster: Soc med helps difficult conversations in political communities/communities in general 2 occur #blogpotomac @digitalsista (hashtags!) #smwoc
7:11 am creativeblogs: @digitalsista is indeed the hashtag queen-creates many to start conversations #blogpotomac
7:11 am maddiegrant: You can use hashtags to “corral”a conversation so you can then summarize in a blog post later and then cross pollinate again! #blogpotomac
7:12 am jessicaknows: Leaarning so much about social media & politics from @digitalsista at #blogpotomac
7:12 am matterhornpat: “cross pollinate” communities #blogpotomac
7:12 am zerostrategist: RT @maddiegrant: ” #socialmedia should allow us to have those conversations that are sometimes uncomfortable” – @digitalsista #blogpotomac
7:12 am jorayne: PC…I will use anything that will get me online tho…so do I really count? LMAO #blogpotomac
7:12 am meganmcq: really like the use of #tags to crosspolinate conversation.influencers have the opp to foster greater ‘fair and balanced’ convo #blogpotomac
7:13 am maddiegrant: > @mikesteadman: @maddiegrant you’re on fire today! [call it the #blogpotomac effect” 😉 ]
7:13 am _nikimurray_: RT @ScottHepburn: “Social media should allow us to have those conversations that are uncomfortable” (via @digitalsista) #BlogPotomac
7:13 am BridgeConf: Who’s at @blogpotomac today? A lot of folks tweeting a lot on social networking/ http://www.blogpotomac.com #blogpotomac
7:13 am lisahoffmann: @shashib I’m a PC #BlogPotomac
7:13 am julieminevich: . Cartoon @digitalsista just referenced can be found here: http://bit.ly/VHCgI #blogpotomac
7:13 am henrim: RT @julieminevich: Cartoon @digitalsista just referenced can be found here: http://bit.ly/VHCgI #blogpotomac
7:14 am DougMeacham: Yeaaa. Got on the earlier standby flight from Chicago to DC. #BlogPotomac here I come
7:14 am NetWeave: RT @declutteryou Every employee is a front line PR rep for your company. Train them, trust them. They create cust relationships #blogpotomac
7:14 am frankmartin: #blogpotomac imagine if we could use hashtags at a party and then read the summaries later; very cool tool for SM
7:14 am meganmcq: clearly can’t spell… ‘cross pollinate’ not ‘crosspolinate’. my apologies. #blogpotomac
7:14 am sliqviq: Here it is #followfriday @StevenAsher @henrim @jillfoster @smohanz @rmoede @lovisatalk @thinklynsen @crisiscamp #blogpotomac
7:14 am maddiegrant: Congress on Twitter – http://tr.im/oh8W – #blogpotomac
7:14 am lindsaymallen: RT @arikhanson: RT @frankmartin SM allows us to have uncomfortable conversations we may otherwise attempt to avoid. #blogpotomac
7:14 am julieminevich: I don’t think @rupertmike realized just how lucky he is that I sat down next to him. 😉 #blogpotomac
7:16 am NancyCawleyJean: RT @LisaHoffmann: Using hashtags broadens conversations – then you can grab conv. later and write a post. (via @digitalsista) #BlogPotomac
7:16 am miss_mery: clearly can’t spell… ‘cross pollinate’ not ‘crosspolinate’. my apologies. #blogpotomac
7:16 am dougkushin: Listening to @digitalsista talking about politicians using twitter at #blogpotomac.
7:16 am ewengel: RT @maddiegrant: use hashtags to “corral” conversation so you can then summarize in blog post later & cross pollinate again! #blogpotomac
7:16 am maddiegrant: Claire McCaskill on Twitter – @clairecmc – does not follow anyone. [It’s ok for people to do their own thing, btw.] #blogpotomac
7:17 am govwiki: @technosailor thanks for telling me 2x #gov20 #govloop #blogpotomac http://tinyurl.com/lzegys
7:17 am Jillfoster: She’s one of best speakers I’ve observed; her drive radiates for advocacy and engaged convo w/ diverse views @digitalsista #blogpotomac
7:17 am jatisch: BlogPotomac: #blogpotomac – Premiere social media marketing event for greater Washington DC.
7:17 am yoyofellow: #blogpotomac BlogPotomac is this year’s premiere social media marketing event for greater Washington DC. Attendees… http://foxyurl.com/5R9
7:17 am ewengel: RT @maddiegrant: Congress on Twitter [is a little scary :)]- http://tr.im/oh8W – #blogpotomac
7:17 am rupertmike: Bloggers make setup/fake political hype ‘events’ nearly impossible. It must be real, must be organic or you will be called out. #blogpotomac
7:17 am _sarakate_: Wondering how much time social media world spends praising selves 4being groundbreaking’ vs actually breaking ground. Thoughts? #blogpotomac
7:17 am henrim: RT @Jillfoster: Maintain authentic voice as candidate – soc med can b good medium to convey honest intent #blogpotomac @digitalsista
7:18 am lindsaymallen: #FAIL RT @ScottHepburn: Classic. @LisaHoffmann says people upset b/c #BlogPotomac Tweets are just “nuggets” of info…Denver Nuggets RT her.
7:18 am immunity: Anyone in the area want to come to #blogpotomac but couldn’t cuz it was sold out. LMK, you can take one of @navstar’s spots.
7:18 am iHapa: great talks, but need coffee #blogpotomac 🙂
7:18 am amymengel: Wow – took until 10:18 for someone to say “Echo Chamber” at #blogpotomac
7:18 am SukiFuller: Rocking the mic this morning @digitalsista #blogpotomac
7:19 am SukiFuller: @immunity You here? #blogpotomac
7:19 am thorpus: doesn’t think anyone is paying attention at #blogpotomac. Everyone is looking at their laptop.
7:19 am BethHarte: RT @amymengel Wow – took until 10:18 for someone to say “Echo Chamber” at #blogpotomac
7:19 am ewengel: how do we reach those without computers? [who would that be, exactly? – public library, y’all!] #blogpotomac
7:19 am AlbrightDC: Gov 2.0 How pols use SM @digitalsista positive but re: McCaskill but I still think Twitter and politics don’t mix. #blogpotomac
7:19 am henrim: great question: how do we make sure that social media does not become an echo chamber? #blogpotomac
7:19 am meganmcq: @StoryAssistant… that wasn’t me. I swear. #blogpotomac.
7:19 am allanschoenberg: RT @frankmartin SM allows us to have uncomfortable conversations we may otherwise attempt to avoid. #blogpotomac
7:19 am jwatrel: listening to @digitalsista at #blogpotomac who seems to have a problem with free speech and thinks that blogs have no spin
7:19 am MikeToner: RT @amymengel Wow – took until 10:18 for someone to say “Echo Chamber” at #blogpotomac yup.
7:19 am KelseyProud: #FollowFriday #blogpotomac edition! @amypbs @jdcoffman @storyassistant @allanschoenberg @amymengel @arikhanson @stephstad @AmberCadabra
7:20 am drupalfreak: great question: how do we make sure that social media does not become an echo chamber? #blogpotomac http://bit.ly/cE8Hw
7:20 am meganmcq: @StoryAssistant in re: the mic #blogpotomac
7:20 am jcberk: Great answer from @digitalsista to my question, based on http://bit.ly/uLESb – advocacy use depends on how Congress responds. #blogpotomac
7:20 am AlbrightDC: Gov 2.0 How pols use SM @digitalsista positive but re: McCaskill. I still advise that Twitter and politics don’t mix. #blogpotomac
7:20 am immunity: @SukiFuller I am here at #blogpotomac. I am sitting at a high table behind the soundboard on the right.
7:20 am lifeatmcgladrey: Good question for @digitalsista, “how do you get the message out beyond those who are on social media?” #blogpotomac
7:20 am againer: They started playing “wrap it up” music for (@digitalsista) I’ve found everything she’s said rather interesting. #blogpotomac
7:20 am pbsengage: For DC local tweeple, be sure to look out for @amypbs and @jdcoffman who are at #blogpotomac today sharing how PBS does social media.
7:20 am BrrLeia: great question: how do we make sure that social media does not become an echo chamber? #blogpotomac http://bit.ly/uVwlO
7:21 am frankmartin: #blogpotomac – morning of exceedingly bright commentary on the power of SM; the energy emitting from the brains in this room could power DC
7:21 am NextTweetTopics: Be The First twitter #blogpotomac: Sponsored by Livingston Communications, Viget Labs, and W.. http://tinyurl.com/kwtjq4
7:21 am yoyofellow: #blogpotomac BlogPotomac is this year’s premiere social media marketing event for greater Washington DC. Attendees… http://foxyurl.com/5R9
7:21 am ScottHepburn: LOL! RT @amymengel: Wow – took until 10:18 for someone to say “Echo Chamber” at #blogpotomac
7:21 am amberportercox: (Traditional media?) RT @ewengel hw do we reach those without computers? [who would that be, exactly? – public library, y’all!] #blogpotomac
7:22 am pjkerley: RT @thorpus: doesn’t think anyone is paying attention at #blogpotomac. Everyone is looking at their laptop.
7:22 am maddiegrant: RT @pbsengage: For DC local tweeple, ook out for @amypbs and @jdcoffman who are at #blogpotomac today sharing how PBS does social media.
7:22 am jcberk: Wow. RT @lindsaymallen @ScottHepburn: @LisaHoffmann says people upset b/c #BlogPotomac Tweets just “nuggets” of info…Denver Nuggets RT her
7:22 am organicmania: Listening to @digitalsista on twitter & policy at #blogpotomac
7:22 am SukiFuller: @immunity Alright I am standing at the beverage bar in yellow jacket #blogpotomac
7:22 am jatisch: RT @maddiegrant: Congress on Twitter – http://tr.im/oh8W – #blogpotomac
7:22 am Jillfoster: How is soc med including new voices (or is all this an echo chamber?) -ques to @digitalsista (WomenGrowBusiness.com voice 2! 🙂 #blogpotomac
7:22 am ScottHepburn: @amymengel We need to get outside the #BlogPotomac fishbowl before we jump the shark. #BlogPotomac
7:22 am LRHoffman: @digitalsista: twitter doesn’t reach everybody that we want to reach, this is the challenge #blogpotomac
7:22 am sonnygill: RT @amymengel: Wow – took until 10:18 for someone to say “Echo Chamber” at #blogpotomac (lol)
7:23 am shimmies: @thorpus I don’t think so, they are probably twittering about it #blogpotomac
7:23 am immunity: @SukiFuller I see you. You are in my line of site. #blogpotomac I purposefully wore flip flops and a hippie braid today. #dressingdown
7:24 am ewengel: “homeless not helpless” – WaPo recent story on use of mobile tech (& critical importance)by homeless http://bit.ly/HzXGg #blogpotomac
7:24 am joelogon: I should probably post that I’m here at #blogpotomac
7:24 am EmilyDeck: Now on break. Interesting to attend #BlogPotomac at The State Theatre. Usually am here for Legwarmers concerts.
7:24 am SukiFuller: 10 mins break – going to meet bunches of cool peeps. #blogpotomac
7:24 am sweetsue: RT @bethjbates #blogpotomac #followfriday @shel @digitalsista @scottmonty @lizstrauss @ambercadabra @technosailor @shashib @geoffliving
7:24 am declutteryou: next up at #blogpotomac Scott Monty of Ford Motor Co. @scottmonty
7:24 am sheriewinston: RT @JWatrel listening 2 @digitalsista – seems to have a problem w/ free speech and thinks blogs have no spin (isn’t that spin?) #blogpotomac
7:25 am Haribo_Joe: Live fast…live FREE – http://linkbee.com/SpareMoney #jobs #blogpotomac
7:25 am RobbyDC: man i was kind of hoping for an open bar here #blogpotomac
7:25 am BryanPerson: Would love to have you join #CmtyChat today, starting at 2:00pm Eastern. @SonnyGill’s at #BlogPotomac, but I’ll hold down the fort!
7:26 am MaryMerys: man i was kind of hoping for an open bar here #blogpotomac http://bit.ly/phj6y
7:26 am lindsaymallen: RT @rt_nuggets: RT @lindsaymallen #FAIL RT @ScottHepburn: Classic. @LisaHoffmann says people upset b/c #BlogPotomac Tweets are just “nugg…
7:27 am nichSteffan: man i was kind of hoping for an open bar here #blogpotomac http://bit.ly/phj6y http://bit.ly/cJLwO
7:27 am zerostrategist: 4 those of U at #blogpotomac who were wondering about the Politics Online Conference 09 @digitalsista mentioned http://bit.ly/2agF7 #POLC09
7:28 am againer: I think the best part of #blogpotomac (besides the people ) is no powerpoints.
7:28 am KeithBurtis: @BryanPerson not sure if I have that time slot open, but I will join in if I can #CmtyChat #BlogPotomac
7:28 am nathanbetz: RT @amymengel: Wow – took until 10:18 for someone to say “Echo Chamber” at #blogpotomac
7:29 am NahumG: @LRHoffman #blogpotomac Inherent trouble w/social media- there’s lot of it. Will have 2 resort 2 some centralized distribution…
7:29 am philipzorn: whoa #blogpotomac no. 5 on the trending list. maybe i can be there, without actually being there. keep those tweets coming!
7:29 am tlockemy: @kbu is a cool new tweep I met at #blogpotomac
7:29 am ewengel: RT @techchix: (lets acknowledge the “sausage fest”, ladies) #blogpotomac TOOOO TRUE!
7:29 am sbosm: RT @maddiegrant Congress on Twitter – http://tr.im/oh8W – #blogpotomac
7:30 am ShaePatrick: What is #blogpotomac
7:30 am BlackTwitterati: is happy to see @digitalsista is making her mark at #blogpotomac !
7:31 am geekD: Hey #blogpotomac!
7:31 am Jessica_LXY: I was wondering bt it too 🙂 @ShaePatrick What is #blogpotomac
7:32 am JitteryGoat: #blogpotomac: Humorous satire, good short stories, and good poetry. www.lehmancafe.com
7:32 am JanisHall: RT @zerostrategist: 4 those at #blogpotomac wondering about the Politics Online Conf 09 @digitalsista mentioned http://bit.ly/2agF7 #POLC09
7:32 am pbrantner: abnormally excited that #blogpotomac has a cheese sponsor for the break, which makes my lack of breakfast palatable.
7:33 am SarahWurrey: Being antisocial to check in on work email during #blogpotomac break. Oh well, I’m sure I’ll have plenty of time to chat with people!
7:33 am drupalfreak: abnormally excited that #blogpotomac has a cheese sponsor for the break, which makes my lack of breakfast palatable.
7:33 am maddiegrant: I’ve been rate limited! doh! #blogpotomac
7:33 am rvabusiness: How many people attend #blogpotomac, anyways? Sounds like quite a crowd up there!
7:33 am drbexl: RT @MackCollier: RT @PamelaMartin: “The minute anyone tries 2 control how people use Twitter- it will go away.” @digitalsista #blogpotomac
7:34 am copelandcasati: @rvabusiness Agreed- #blogpotomac sounds like valuable voices gathering.
7:35 am julieminevich: #blogpotomac: the only place I don’t fear leaving my computer, phone, camera unattended. (Others have better technology. No need to steal.)
7:35 am tagdef: We got a new definition of #blogpotomac , check it out at http://tagdef.com/blogpotomac
7:35 am govloop: look for @pbroviak ‘s govloop blog summary of #blogpotomac comments for a twitter recap
7:35 am mgharavi: Posted summary of Shireen Mitchell (@digitalsista)’s talk at #blogpotomac. Lotsa stuff! Fingers tired. Keep up at http://tinyurl.com/n5vkf4
7:37 am labanjohnson: @eunice007 I wish #blogpotomac existed when I lived on the Potomac!
7:37 am maddiegrant: Nice recap http://blog.metrostarsystems.com/ #blogpotomac
7:37 am caseysoftware: Impressed that #blogpotomac moved into the trending topics.. did we make it there for #tek? I suspect mis/multiple tags made it difficult..
7:37 am Dr_Manhattan: @govloop rt look for @pbroviak ‘s govloop blog summary of #blogpotomac comments for a twitter recap
7:38 am sweetsue: RT @maddiegrant: Nice recap http://blog.metrostarsystems.com/ #blogpotomac
7:38 am ScottHepburn: Nice to chat with @she’ll in person at #BlogPotomac. One of my favorite PR people and a sage to learn from.
7:39 am thebigblogger: TGIF Follow Friday #blogpotomac
7:39 am sradick: RT @maddiegrant: Nice recap http://blog.metrostarsystems.com/ #blogpotomac
7:39 am thebigblogger: TGIF Follow Friday #blogpotomac http://tinyurl.com/kw266w. thoughts on fridays and their wonderful meaning!
7:39 am TbroOnline: For DC local tweeple, look out for @amypbs and @jdcoffman who are at #blogpotomac today sharing how PBS does social media./@smylie
7:40 am xlifegames: Check out MetroStar’s LiveBlog from the #blogpotomac event today: http://blog.metrostarsystems.com/
7:41 am mixtmedia: If you are enjoying #blogpotomac, attend @OGIConference (Open Gov & Innovations) 7/21 & 22 for more enlightening presentations & discussion
7:41 am FRSuccess: RT @BridgeConf: Who’s at @blogpotomac today? A lot of folks tweeting a lot on social networking/ http://www.blogpotomac.com #blogpotomac
7:43 am jterrill8: If you’re interested in #blogpotomac, check out @stephstad – she’s live tweeting from the event all morning
7:43 am steve_dodd: RT @PamelaMartin: “The minute anyone tries to control how people use Twitter- it will go away.” per @digitalsista #blogpotomac
7:43 am miss_mery: TGIF Follow Friday #blogpotomac http://bit.ly/aNhTC
7:44 am MetrostarSystem: MetroStar Systems is LiveBlogging from the #blogpotomac event today! http://blog.metrostarsystems.com/
7:44 am MiriamKagan: During break at #blogpotomac spending a few mins microvolunteering thru @extraordinaries iPhone app
7:45 am pjkerley: Alright, #blogpotomac resumes with @scottmonty of Ford
7:45 am JustinHerman: Can someone at #blogpotomac please show @julieminevich how to not exceed for Tweetdeck limit? This is an ongoing challenge
7:46 am caseysoftware: #blogpotomac is an “uncon”? Fixed schedule set 2+ mo’s in adv, $95 (no meals), and all panels/presentations? Where’s the un in this con?
7:46 am bethjbates: @scottmonty up next at #blogpotomac.. So psyched to hear him speak.
7:47 am mgharavi: So far, 2 talks at #blogpotomac: Shel Holtz @shel: “People should engage” Shireen Mitchel @digitalsista: “People are engaging” #yam
7:47 am LoweeKir: TGIF Follow Friday #blogpotomac http://bit.ly/aNhTC http://bit.ly/oOQhI
7:47 am drupalfreak: TGIF Follow Friday #blogpotomac http://bit.ly/aNhTC http://bit.ly/oOQhI http://bit.ly/trRSB
7:47 am miss_mery: TGIF Follow Friday #blogpotomac http://bit.ly/aNhTC http://bit.ly/oOQhI http://bit.ly/24XQDm
7:47 am technotheory: Congrats to @geoffliving @barn @SNCR for putting on what everyone online has already called a success! Sad to miss you all at #blogpotomac
7:48 am RealtyLee: Mac. Definitely. RT @shashib: #blogpotomac poll Do u have a PC or mac ? (Definitely use hashtag)
7:48 am againer: Just met @sashib and briefly with @lisahoffman at #blogpotomac
7:48 am scottstead: @jdcoffman i will be so pissed im missing it for work if that happens! #blogpotomac
7:48 am thinklynsen: Happy to chat w/@thorpus, @lizstrauss, @rachellelacroix, and many other awesome people at #blogpotomac during break.
7:48 am ewengel: benchmarking study – nonprofits leading the way in adoption of social media 70% adoption #blogpotomac
7:48 am _sarakate_: Non-profits lead the way in adoption of social media, says study by @SNCR #blogpotomac
7:48 am bethjbates: @SNCR Nonprofits leading the way in social media adoption. #blogpotomac
7:48 am julieminevich: Non-profits are leading the way in adopting #socialmedia tools. Higher than corporates or education. #blogpotomac
7:49 am SarahWurrey: 56% of top charities in U.S. adopting social media tools. Great info from @SNCR at #blogpotomac. Philanthropy online is growing by leaps.
7:49 am SodexoCareers: “non-profits are leading the way in the adoption of social media tools” #blogpotomac
7:49 am jonnew: Got my hugs from @ambercadabra and @bethharte. I can die and go to heaven now. #blogpotomac
7:49 am againer: 70 % of non-profits embraced social media last year. #blogpotomac
7:49 am immunity: @sradick RT @maddiegrant: Nice recap http://blog.metrostarsystems.com/ #blogpotomac (guessing @zerostrategist is behind teh awesome)
7:49 am LDpodcast: #Blogpotomac is like summer camp-seeing lots of friends- @bethharte, @scottmonty, @shashi, @technosailor, @geofflivingston and more!!!
7:49 am meganmcq: So nice chatting with @lizstrauss and @annagabbert during the break. Very excited for the 2nd half of the morning. #blogpotomac
7:49 am CMcGurn: Wow. Lots of people in the #nonprofit sector are at #blogpotomac this year
7:49 am ASCD: Jen McClure: Nonprofits are leading the other sectors in adoption of social media. #blogpotomac
7:50 am henrim: Absolutely ecstatic to hear about all the studies being done about social media. #blogpotomac.
7:50 am SarahWurrey: Glad I got to spend some time catching up with my old Boston social media buddy @scottmonty, who is set to go on at #blogpotomac.
7:50 am sradick: Excited for @scottmonty’s talk on crisis comms here at #blogpotomac
7:50 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac next speaker: crisis communications and social media
7:50 am sonnygill: RT @BryanPerson: Would love to have you join #CmtyChat today, starting at 1:00pm Eastern. (I’m at #blogpotomac but Bryan will hold it down!)
7:50 am lisahoffmann: Eager to hear @ScottMonty’s presentation on crisis comm in social media #BlogPotomac
7:50 am pjkerley: RT @CMcGurn: Wow. Lots of people in the #nonprofit sector are at #blogpotomac this year
7:50 am organicmania: Learning that 70% of nonprofits are using social media! Higher adoption rate than corporations or education (but we knew that!) #blogpotomac
7:50 am BBYOInsider: RT: @julieminevich Non-profits are leading the way in adopting #socialmedia tools. Higher than corporates or education. #blogpotomac
7:50 am RobbyDC: Scott Monty to talk about social media in crisis #blogpotomac
7:50 am AmberCadabra: @jonnew I can’t tell you how happy I am that we finally got to say hello for real. 🙂 #blogpotomac
7:50 am annagabbert: Awesome! Didn’t realize @scottmonty was the one behind the Diet Coke & Mentos phenomenon. #blogpotomac
7:51 am sarahmarchetti: 52% of the top 200 charities are using social media tools as of last year. This years study looks like that # will jump to 70% #blogpotomac
7:51 am technosailor: @scottmonty from Ford takes the stage at #blogpotomac “Social Media in Crisis”
7:51 am GloriaBell: Excited to hear from @scottmonty at #blogpotomac
7:51 am jessicaknows: @scottmonty taking the stage! #blogpotomac
7:51 am lifeatmcgladrey: #followfriday #blogpotomac @arikhanson @SodexoCareers @MNHeadhunter @tracytran @TalentSynch @byosko @BobCorlett
7:51 am storyassistant: @digitalsista – You should definitely connect with Kevin Flynn @kevfly – he was a blogger for Obama – thanks again! #blogpotomac
7:51 am SarahWurrey: During the break, @scottmonty compared social media to cocaine, complete w/a spot-on Bill Cosby impression. Don’t ask. 😉 #blogpotomac
7:51 am lizscherer: #blogpotomac @scottmonty loooking for 100% awareness.
7:51 am Pistachio: Waving hi to @ldpodcast &friends at #Blogpotomac RT “summer camp-seeing lots of friends @scottmonty @shashi @technosailor @geofflivingston
7:51 am GlobalGiving: RT @julieminevich: Non-profits are leading the way in adopting #socialmedia tools. Higher than corporates or education. #blogpotomac
7:51 am barbjump: #blogpotomac Scott Monty is a god!!!
7:51 am maddiegrant: @scottmonty takes the stage #blogpotomac.
7:51 am jonnew: @AmberCadabra Smoooch… #blogpotomac
7:52 am amymengel: Going to actually *listen* to @scottmonty for the next half hour instead of tweeting it. #blogpotomac
7:52 am LRHoffman: @scottmonty from Ford is speaking on stage at #blogpotomac now
7:52 am KateDickman: #crayon Alumni @ScottMonty speaking – looking forward to it! #blogpotomac
7:52 am meganmcq: @scottmonty “How many people have heard of Ford Motor Company?” …Classic, @scottmonty. Classic. #blogpotomac
7:52 am frankmartin: #blogpotomac the dynamic @scottmonty on the stage – Ford could not have a nicer, smarter advocate doing its SM
7:52 am SukiFuller: @immunity flip flops myself also #blogpotomac #dressingdown
7:52 am ewengel: “How many would consider a Ford as next vehicle purchase?” Seriously? FAIL #blogpotomac
7:52 am organicmania: @scottmonty onstage at #blogpotomac What a dynamic speaker! He is such a huge asset for @ford Talking abt crisis comms.
7:52 am PRSA_NCC: RT @organicmania: Learning that 70% of nonprofits are using social media! Higher adoption rate than corporations or education #blogpotomac
7:52 am fab_fabiana: #blogpotomac Scott Monty is a god!!! http://bit.ly/Y9Unu
7:52 am EmilyDeck: Ford’s Scott Monty just took the stage at #BlogPotomac.
7:52 am ScottHepburn: Follow the #BlogPotomac hashtag for live updates. Me? I may focus more on post-event blogging, but I’ll toss in a few Tweets.
7:52 am lizscherer: Thx to @cabotcoop for mid morning cheese #blogpotomac
7:52 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac Chinese symbol for crisis: a characters: danger and opportunity
7:52 am JennyLaplace: #blogpotomac Scott Monty is a god!!! http://bit.ly/Y9Unu http://bit.ly/12jBsu
7:52 am GloriaBell: RT @LDpodcast: #Blogpotomac like summer camp-seeing friends- @bethharte, @scottmonty, @shashi, @technosailor, @geofflivingston & more! (YEP!
7:52 am csratliff: RT @ASCD: Jen McClure: Nonprofits are leading the other sectors in adoption of social media. #blogpotomac
7:53 am RobbyDC: no @scottmonty, I have never driven a Ford before #blogpotomac
7:53 am maddiegrant: Crisis = danger + opportunity #blogpotomac
7:53 am amberportercox: @BethHarte thanks for being so outgoing, glad you came over to say “hi” at #blogpotomac 🙂 Nice to meet you too!
7:53 am sonnygill: Mr @scottmonty takes the stage to talk about social media in a crisis. #blogpotomac
7:53 am KaitlynConboy: @scottmonty from Ford talks about social media and crisis communication at #blogpotomac
7:53 am bethjbates: Crisis is the opportunity to turn a negative into a positive (couldn’t agree more) @scottmonty #blogpotomac
7:53 am lalamax: should be interesting. ford’s global digital & multimedia comm mg talks. #blogpotomac
7:53 am 09NTC: RT @GlobalGiving: Non-profits are leading the way in adopting #socialmedia tools. Higher than corporates or education. #blogpotomac
7:53 am againer: Crises are opportunities according to scott monty. #blogpotomac
7:53 am 4GreenPs: At #blogpotomac listening to @scottmonty of @ford on crisis comms. He says Crisis = danger + opportunity
7:53 am arikhanson: Crisis is an opportunity to turn a negative into a positive–@scottmonty. How has Domino’s done given that axiom? #blogpotomac
7:53 am ewengel: old Chinese character chestnut actually not true – http://bit.ly/V49o8 #blogpotomac
7:53 am NewC1ty: Settling down to listen to @scottmonty, Ford’s social media ninja, talk about crisis management. Going to be fantastic #blogpotomac
7:54 am annagabbert: @scottmonty I like your snazzy shoes & socks (light & dark blue stripes) combo – kudos to you. #blogpotomac
7:54 am GeoffLiving: #blogpotomac @scottmonty is talking social media in a crisis using Ford as an example.
7:54 am mattspencer1969: rt @bethjbates Crisis is the opportunity to turn a negative into a positive (couldn’t agree more) @scottmonty #blogpotomac
7:54 am SukiFuller: RT @jaywalk1: Scott Monty – Crisis – 1 part danger, 1 part opportunity #blogpotomac
7:54 am thinklynsen: RT @sarahmarchetti 52% of top 200 charities using social media tools as of 2008. This year, looks like that # will jump to 70% #blogpotomac
7:54 am henrim: @ ScottMonty is now on stage talking about social media and Corp. world (more specifically Ford). #blogpotomac.
7:54 am nextgenweb: RT @julieminevich Non-profits are leading the way in adopting #socialmedia tools. Higher than corporates or education. #blogpotomac
7:54 am rdempsey: @thorpus perhaps they’re blogging 😛 #blogpotomac
7:54 am bethjbates: I’m biased. I own a Ford Excursion. My first car was a Ford LTD. And I’m buying a 1975 Ford PU. @scottmonty #blogpotomac
7:54 am technosailor: @scottmonty describing “digital hand to hand combat” that he engaged in as Ford’s social media guy during the auto bailout #blogpotomac
7:54 am CMcGurn: @scottmonty mentioned the Chinese symbol is the same for crisis and opportunity. As #Homer Simpson calls it, crisatunity. #blogpotomac
7:54 am chrisabraham: @scottmonty speaking on Ford at #blogpotomac http://yfrog.us/11qz9z
7:55 am bethjbates: RT @bethjbates: I’m biased. I own a Ford Excursion. My first car was an LTD. I’m buying a 1975 Ford PU. (my words not scotts) #blogpotomac
7:55 am KaggyRatbags: What the hell is #blogpotomac???
7:55 am MeghanButler: RT @arikhanson: Crisis is an opportunity to turn a negative into a positive–@scottmonty. #blogpotomac
7:55 am bethjbates: Twitter is the first response system for any crisis. @scottmonty #blogpotomac
7:55 am declutteryou: Scott Monty is talking about social media in crisis @ #blogpotomac & thinks twitter is the first response system for any online crisis.
7:55 am amberportercox: RT @technosailor @scottmonty describing “digital hand to hand combat” that he engaged Ford’s SM guy during the auto bailout #blogpotomac
7:55 am PRSA_NCC: @scottmonty of Ford says Twitter is first response system for crisis #blogpotomac
7:55 am rachelrule: Twitter – 1st response tool in crisis: #BlogPotomac
7:56 am ewengel: Like @scottmonty’s shoes – STYLIN’ #blogpotomac
7:56 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac Twitter first response system for any crisis
7:56 am againer: Twitter is the first response when a crisis hits. #blogpotomac
7:56 am jonnew: Twitter is first response platform for crisis (Via @scottmonty) #blogpotomac
7:56 am iangertler: Absolutely – defines the true leaders! RT @arikhanson Crisis is an opportunity to turn a negative into a positive–@scottmonty. #blogpotomac
7:56 am sradick: “Twitter is first response system for any crisis at this point” – @scottmonty says. Only if you’ve already built up a community #blogpotomac
7:56 am 4GreenPs: @scottmonty from @ford “Twitter is first response for crisis communications.” #blogpotomac
7:56 am miss_mery: Twitter is the first response when a crisis hits. #blogpotomac http://bit.ly/Pqkez
7:56 am lifeatmcgladrey: RT @bethjbates: I’m biased. Me 2, currently own an Escape, 1st car was a Falcon, also owned 2 Escorts @scottmonty #blogpotomac
7:56 am NewPR: Twitter is the first response system for any crisis moment says Scott Monty, Social Media Director, Ford #blogpotomac
7:56 am maddiegrant: Or not… http://www.pinyin.info/chinese/crisis.html #blogpotomac
7:56 am KaitlynConboy: “Twitter is the first response system for any crisis” @scottmonty #BlogPotomac
7:56 am frankmartin: #blogpotomac Twitter “first response” system – because it’s the first indication that there’s a problem…
7:56 am SarahWurrey: I love being surrounded by soc med geeks. Nowhere else would 90% of a room full of 150 people have heard of Motrin Moms crisis. #blogpotomac
7:56 am scottstead: @technosailor anybody streaming? #blogpotomac
7:56 am mattspencer1969: Giving people a view into the process is a key benefit of using social networking #blogpotomac
7:56 am jessicaknows: So excited to have met @organicmania. In person #blogpotomac
7:57 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac during corporate crisis when consumers are pissed, let people know what you ate trying to do about it, even if no solution yet
7:57 am clp1917: RT @GeoffLiving: #blogpotomac @scottmonty is talking social media in a crisis using Ford as an example.
7:57 am SocialBttrfly: Watching the #blogpotomac convos stream through. Great stuff. That’s my #followfriday rec for today!
7:57 am EmilyDeck: Twitter is first response system to a crisis situation. #BlogPotomac
7:57 am JennL: Looking fwd to hearing Ford’s @scottmonty talk about crisis comm #blogpotomac
7:57 am RachelleLacroix: @scottmonty – turning crisis into opportunity … Giving the Ranger story play-by-play #blogpotomac
7:57 am pjkerley: @scottmonty is discussing a possible crisis at Ford. Interesting to have a first-hand account. #blogpotomac
7:57 am jbell99: RT @NewPR: Twitter is the first response system for any crisis moment says Scott Monty, Social Media Director, Ford #blogpotomac
7:57 am SNCR: #scottmonty is onstage at #blogpotomac discussing social media and crisis communications
7:57 am clairethomey: @TweetDeck, why are you refreshing every column EXCEPT my #blogpotomac column?
7:57 am tlockemy: @scottmonty talking from Ford- twitter first response in crisis communication. #blogpotomac
7:57 am amberportercox: (YES!!) RT @arikhanson Crisis is an opportunity to turn a negative into a positive–@scottmonty. #blogpotomac
7:57 am kristendwesley: @scottmonty is talking about ford crisis example… feeling smart cause we studied this at Gtown in MPPR #blogpotomac
7:58 am maddiegrant: RT @sradick: “Twitter is first response system for any crisis at this point” -Only if you’ve already built up a community #blogpotomac [YES]
7:58 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac ask folks to retweet whatever info you do have in crisis so word spreads that you’re doing something
7:58 am creativeblogs: Scotty Monty, social media guru at Ford Company speaking now at #blogpotomac
7:58 am GeniusRocket: @GeniusRocket is at #blogpotomac listening to @digitalsista @geoffliving @scottmonty and others!
7:58 am KoreyMuy: #blogpotomac ask folks to retweet whatever info you do have in crisis so word spreads that you’re doing something http://bit.ly/EHsNN
7:59 am PamelaMartin: USE the Low hanging fruit… Twitter is immediate, wide-spread and should be the first response in PR crisis management. #blogpotomac
7:59 am amberportercox: I’m getting real-time search results at TweetGrid http://tweetgrid.com/ #blogpotomac
7:59 am Jillfoster: Offering response mechanisms as apart of crisis communications+involving Twitter users to reach out to commties #blogpotomac per @scottmonty
7:59 am chrisabraham: @scottmonty frames the Ford Ranger case study crisis management experience at #blogpotomac http://yfrog.us/0vvr4z
7:59 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac sometimes a key to crisis management is actually calling someone. Gasp!
7:59 am EcommerceDiva: @SocialBttrfly I’m with ya on that! I’m also watching the #blogpotomac convo. Great #followfriday recommendation!
7:59 am ewengel: @scottmonty pointing out that socmed supplements actual voice conversation for crisis communications #blogpotomac
7:59 am SodexoCareers: Scott Monty @scottmonty is on #blogpotomac talking about social media & crisis – the opportunity 2 take a negative & turn it into a positive
7:59 am penelope009: #blogpotomac sometimes a key to crisis management is actually calling someone. Gasp! http://bit.ly/U3veT
8:00 am SarahWurrey: RT @technosailor: @scottmonty describing “digital hand to hand combat” that he engaged in as Ford’s social media guy. #blogpotomac
8:00 am sradick: @scottmonty combined online (twitter/blogs/forums) methods with offline (personal phone calls) to combat Ranger Station crisis #blogpotomac
8:00 am jonnew: #blogpotomac
8:00 am annagabbert: @scottmonty: Twitter is first response system for any crisis at this point. Only if you already have a community #blogpotomac RT @sradick
8:00 am sonnygill: Is @scottmonty cheating @geoffliving’s rule of no powerpoints? 😉 #blogpotomac
8:00 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac key to crisis idetification: monitor, engage community, respond+ be transparent, invite into process
8:00 am bethjbates: Monitoring your brand is critical – then respond. Invite ppl into the crisis mgnt process. @scottmonty #blogpotomac
8:00 am arikhanson: Getting my money’s (or @sonnygill & @scotthepburn ‘s;) worth listening to @scottmonty talk crisis. Compelling stories. #blogpotomac
8:00 am allanschoenberg: Via @scottmonty “You have to monitor” (free and paid). I agree and use and have a few favorites myself. #blogpotomac
8:00 am ScottHepburn: From @scottmonty “Here’s a free social media monitoring tool: Your community. ” (paraphrase) #BlogPotomac
8:01 am bawdyjane: @MiriamKagan look forward to hearing the branding discussions from #blogpotomac I’ll live through you.
8:01 am mammaloves: “Ask your community for help. Your circles online and offline are broad. Have a digital hub.” @scottmonty #blogpotomac
8:01 am arikhanson: Ask your believers for help in times of need. So says @scottmonty. (Me: Galvanize your champions, arm them w/accurate info) #blogpotomac
8:01 am thinklynsen: @scottmonty values a “digital hub” where you can quickly post updates, comments, videos, etc. #blogpotomac
8:01 am amberportercox: Important: Monitoring – respond – invite them into the process – and ask for help-mulipresense online: @scottmonty #blogpotomac
8:01 am sonnygill: @MackCollier That’s the beauty of #blogpotomac. 20% presentaiton, 80# questions/conversation.
8:02 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac have a digital hub- one central place to refer people to for info and updates
8:02 am sradick: You gotta have a digital hub that has spokes out to all of the other social networks, but you have to have a home base #blogpotomac
8:02 am Jillfoster: Monitoring is key — Google Alerts/Twitter search + cites value of his community who inform him of useful info #blogpotomac @scottmonty
8:02 am CZ: RT @sradick @scottmonty: “Twitter is 1st response system 4 any crisis” Only if you’ve already built up a community #blogpotomac
8:02 am bethjbates: Have a digital hub where your community can gather to support u during a crisis. @scottmonty #blogpotomac
8:02 am RobbyDC: 1st step in crisis: monitor and respond. Make sure you have a digital presence #blogpotomac
8:02 am BethHarte: @amberportercox It was great to finally meet you! 🙂 #blogpotomac
8:02 am CharlsieTheo: #blogpotomac have a digital hub- one central place to refer people to for info and updates…crazy!
8:02 am CharlsieTheo: You gotta have a digital hub that has spokes out to all of the other social networks, but you have to have a home base #blogpotomac awesome!
8:02 am CharlsieTheo: #blogpotomac key to crisis idetification: monitor, engage community, respond+ be transparent, invite into process LOL
8:02 am CharlsieTheo: You gotta have a digital hub that has spokes out to all of the other social networks, but you have to have a home base #blogpotomac awesome!
8:02 am EmilyDeck: Monitoring what is said, responding and getting customers involved in process is impt says @scottmonty. #BlogPotomac
8:02 am SNCR: #scottmonty recommends asking for the help of your community – “they have greater reach than I do” #blogpotomac
8:02 am GloriaBell: “you need to stay actively engaged to be considered authentic and a part of the community” @scottmonty #blogpotomac (YES!!!!)
8:02 am ewengel: need to have presence/stay actively engaged to create authenticity – how many of your org outposts have you abandoned? #blogpotomac
8:02 am lifeatmcgladrey: RT @sradick: U gotta have a digital hub that has spokes out 2 all of the other social networks, but U have 2 have a home base #blogpotomac
8:02 am SukiFuller: Digital outposts should not be flybys but used for consistent engagement says @scottymonty #blogpotomac
8:03 am SarahWurrey: It is vital to have a “digital hub” to stay engaged in socmed, not just outposts on soc networks. Agreed. @scottmonty #blogpotomac
8:03 am mammaloves: RT @MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac key to crisis idetification: monitor, engage community, respond+ be transparent, invite into process
8:03 am thinklynsen: RT @amberportercox: Important: Monitoring – respond – invite them into the process – and ask for help-mulipresense online: #blogpotomac
8:03 am phillymarketing: Wish I was at #blogpotomac today. *sigh* Have fun, y’all.
8:03 am mattspencer1969: thefordstory.com is an awesome site! Great product, environmental and policy site! #blogpotomac
8:03 am NewC1ty: Per @scottmonty “reach out to the people who want you to succeed and ask for their help” Smart thinking! #blogpotomac
8:03 am lisahoffmann: What I’m taking from @ScottMonty Reach out to ppl you connect w/ online – especially your critics #BlogPotomac
8:03 am bethjbates: Ford Story http://bit.ly/9zAmM – Ford’s social media hub @scottmonty #blogpotomac
8:03 am RachelleLacroix: @scottmonty – key reason to know + participate in the community: it has greater reach than your own #blogpotomac
8:03 am chrisabraham: @scottmonty on #ford about monitoring and responding at #blogpotomac http://yfrog.us/5h7gcz
8:03 am fab_fabiana: Wish I was at #blogpotomac today. *sigh* Have fun, y’all. http://bit.ly/usbxI
8:03 am organicmania: @scottmonty on value of asking community 4 help.Reminds me of job hunters who’ve used Twitter @jessicaknows & @technosailor #blogpotomac
8:03 am ShayneTran: Wish I was at #blogpotomac today. *sigh* Have fun, y’all. lol
8:03 am amberportercox: RT @thinklynsen @scottmonty values a “digital hub” where you can quickly post updates, comments, videos, etc. #blogpotomac
8:03 am ShayneTran: thefordstory.com is an awesome site! Great product, environmental and policy site! #blogpotomac lol
8:03 am shashib: #blogpotomac Have you visited FordStory.com @scottmonty
8:03 am ShayneTran: need to have presence/stay actively engaged to create authenticity – how many of your org outposts have you abandoned? #blogpotomac haha
8:03 am ShayneTran: thefordstory.com is an awesome site! Great product, environmental and policy site! #blogpotomac lol
8:04 am henrim: RT @maddiegrant: not sure @scottmonty really gets that he’s not talking to a 101 crowd. #blogpotomac
8:04 am ewengel: RT @maddiegrant: not sure @scottmonty really gets that he’s not talking to a 101 crowd. #blogpotomac
8:04 am GeoffLiving: @CaseySoftware and pays for some speaker travel (no fees for actually speaking, only expensed)… #blogpotomac
8:04 am disruptivethink: RT @JessicaKnows: Who owns social media? IT? Corporate affairs? Marketing? Or the employees who are most adept? #blogpotomac
8:04 am hjfox: Listening to @scottmonty 3 keys to mging crisis with socmedia: 1) monitor 2) leverage networks 3) have a digital anchor/hub #blogpotomac
8:04 am chrisabraham: Do you have a social media hub? Do you have an aggregation of your brand -nternet-wide? You should, says @scottmonty at #blogpotomac
8:04 am MelWebster: Wake me up when the first enlightening or interesting tweet is posted from blog potomac — thanks #blogpotomac
8:04 am JosephTMedina: Follow Friday, TGIF, #Beatlesporn, #11thcommandment, DTV, iPhone, Pedamundo, Letterman, #blogpotomac HAHA!
8:04 am frankmartin: #blogpotomac @scottmonty has tremendous support from his community because he understands the importance of adding value.
8:04 am thinklynsen: @scottmonty has a fantastic radio voice. #blogpotomac #randomobservations
8:04 am shashib: @SweetSue @bethjbates Thank you very much for #followfriday shout out #blogpotomac
8:04 am ScottHepburn: The idea that people talk about your brand is key to auto biz. Everyone has a car story. (via @ScottMonty) #BlogPotomac
8:04 am LRHoffman: hear this is hilarious, esp. if you live in Arlington, VA http://tinyurl.com/arlrap, will have to listen later today after #blogpotomac
8:04 am Jillfoster: U need to stay actively involved w/ chosen online commty (vs post 1-way)-talking now on Ford Story, soc med hub #blogpotomac @scottmonty
8:04 am SNCR: #scottmonty says that the notion that people are talking about your brand online is key to the future of the auto industry #blogpotomac
8:05 am 4GreenPs: @scottmonty talking abt how conversations abt cars have moved from the backyard fence to the net..thefordstory enables it …#blogpotomac
8:05 am amberportercox: “Google is the defaulty method to research products” – um yeah, SEARCH rules! @scottmonty #blogpotomac
8:05 am budgetsaresexy: Any PF Bloggers at #blogpotomac ? Was sold out by the time i hit it up 🙁
8:05 am henrim: @GeoffLiving are we going to have video archives of this talk? #blogpotomac
8:05 am SarahWurrey: Ford’s social media hub – http://thefordstory.com @scottmonty: “Everyone has a car story.” True. #blogpotomac
8:05 am wendyscherer: Monitoring is key — Google Alerts/Twitter search + cites value of his community who inform him.. #blogpotomac @scottmonty (via @Jillfoster)
8:05 am technosailor: @CaseySoftware IOW #tek was a very tight niche with guarateed value for PHPers. Moving target for #blogpotomac with PR, bloggers, etc
8:05 am HannahLakenya: Follow Friday, TGIF, #Beatlesporn, #11thcommandment, DTV, iPhone, Pedamundo, Letterman, #blogpotomac HAHA! haha http://twurl.nl/zwbxod
8:05 am Chalyyyoo: Any PF Bloggers at #blogpotomac ? Was sold out by the time i hit it up 🙁 http://bit.ly/zJM22
8:05 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac ford fiesta movement- 100 bloggers test driving these for free for 6 months
8:05 am sbosm: Lessons learned from @scottmonty on rangerstation.com story: monitor, respond, invite others in, create a communications hub. #blogpotomac
8:05 am MackCollier: @sonnygill I would expect such from @goeffliving 😉 Glad you are having a blast at #blogpotomac
8:06 am thinklynsen: @SliqViq Awww – thanks for the #followfriday shoutout! Good to see you again & chat during break! #blogpotomac
8:06 am mammaloves: @jharveyrocks #blogpotomac is great! I love the laid back atmosphere and great speakers. Next year!
8:06 am shel: Ford Story website brings ongoing conversations/stories about cars onto Ford site, says @scottmonty at #blogpotomac
8:06 am RobbyDC: @scottmonty plugs in a pretty good case study: Ford Fiesta. Checked it out myself some time ago; well done. #blogpotomac
8:06 am _sarakate_: ‘Ask your believers 4 help in times of need’ says @scottmonty. @arikhanson ‘Galvanize your champions, arm them w/accurate info’ #blogpotomac
8:06 am amberportercox: “Google is the default method to research products” – um yeah, SEARCH rules! @scottmonty #blogpotomac .. now talking FiestaMovement.com
8:06 am declutteryou: 1. monitor your social media msgs 2. respond & be transparent 3. invite ppl into the process to leverage your community #blogpotomac
8:06 am J60Q6w: #blogpotomac trend? its really sad that APPLE’S new tablet cost’s $1,299.. so sad http://xrl.us/beuvob
8:06 am 4GreenPs: #fordfiesta case study from @scottmonty – pre-production cars given to 100 people…gives @ford feedback – talk about a Beta! #blogpotomac
8:06 am amyPBS: RT @shel: Ford Story website brings ongoing conversations/stories about cars onto Ford site, says @scottmonty at #blogpotomac
8:06 am disruptivethink: RT @shel: Wow. Nice recap of my #blogpotomac presentation from @storyassistant: http://bit.ly/g5spQ
8:06 am jcberk: RT @PRYouReady “commander is no longer the smartest guy in the room”- argument for military web 2.0 #googledc – Interesting for #blogpotomac
8:06 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac monitoring ford fiesta for “crisis” like bad reviews, etc
8:06 am AnastaciaClare: 1. monitor your social media msgs 2. respond & be transparent 3. invite ppl into the process to leverage your community #blogpotomac ohhh..
8:06 am Stanm: preso by Ford’ social media manager. Plugging TheFordStory.com. More impressed tho by the Jeep community site http://is.gd/ZSWa #blogpotomac
8:06 am AnastaciaClare: #blogpotomac ford fiesta movement- 100 bloggers test driving these for free for 6 months ohhhh yea!
8:06 am storyassistant: Working on LIVE blog post for @scottmonty session at BlogPotomac – coming soon…#blogpotomac
8:06 am AnastaciaClare: 1. monitor your social media msgs 2. respond & be transparent 3. invite ppl into the process to leverage your community #blogpotomac ohhh..
8:07 am AnastaciaClare: #blogpotomac ford fiesta movement- 100 bloggers test driving these for free for 6 months ohhhh yea!
8:07 am pjkerley: Ford’s Fiesta Movement lets 100 people say how they feel about a new product – the Ford Fiesta – all online. @scottmonty #blogpotomac
8:07 am jaywalk1: @scottmonty Talking about the Fiesta Movement right now. Someone needs to pick me for something like this! http://ow.ly/dJ4E #blogpotomac
8:07 am matterhornpat: RT @jillfoster Monitoring is key + cites value of his community who inform him of useful info #blogpotomac @scottmonty
8:07 am jonnew: Go @storyassistant, go! #blogpotomac
8:07 am KateDickman: Hilarious #Ford Fiesta story from @ScottMonty – love it! #blogpotomac
8:07 am mWuvCa: #blogpotomac trend? RIHANNA SEX TAPE released .. so sad http://xrl.us/beuvob
8:08 am sweetsue: @SmallActGuy @creatvemergence see #blogpotomac for today’s conf. summary: http://bit.ly/dcblog2: live: http://bit.ly/dcblog1
8:08 am dbcotton: RT @ScottHepburn: From @scottmonty “Here’s a free social media monitoring tool: Your community. ” (paraphrase) #BlogPotomac
8:08 am csread61: RT @frankmartin #blogpotomac @scottmonty has tremendous support from his community because he understands the importance of adding value
8:08 am henrim: I really like what @ScottMonty is saying for my clients but still not sure if it’s apropos for the crowd here. #blogpotomac
8:08 am janevanryan: Scott Monty, Ford Motors, explains effort to give people cars for 6 months and encourage them to comment online. #blogpotomac #energy
8:08 am storyassistant: Working on LIVE blog post for @scottmonty session at BlogPotomac – coming soon… #blogpotomac
8:08 am mammaloves: RT @Jillfoster: U need to stay actively involved w/ chosen online commty (vs post 1-way)-talking @ScottMonty Ford, soc med hub #blogpotomac
8:08 am clairethomey: Democratize and distribute social media throughout the company… @scottmonty #blogpotomac
8:08 am planetrussell: @sradick Yes, Tw’s value as ad-hoc emergency resp. system in direct proportion to capacity for collective action by community. #blogpotomac
8:08 am SarahWurrey: Interesting that @scottmonty is the only social media guy at Ford. Get this guy some help, stat! #blogpotomac
8:08 am melanie_pizza: #blogpotomac ford fiesta movement- 100 bloggers test driving these for free for 6 months ohhhh yea! http://bit.ly/THOQc
8:08 am matterhornpat: Seriously??? @scottmonty “I’m the only social media person at ford” – wow, and they are killing it in social, major kudos #blogpotomac
8:09 am declutteryou: Thinks Audi should do something similar to Ford’s The Fiesta Mvmt. with their new A3 model coming out this fall. I’d drive one! #blogpotomac
8:09 am Jillfoster: ? Pretty good case study: Ford Fiesta. Checked it out myself some time ago; well done. #blogpotomac via @RobbyDC (per @scottmonty’s preso)
8:09 am LFphGl: #blogpotomac trend? LATEST Bing HAS JUST crashed . omg http://xrl.us/beuvob
8:09 am ScottHepburn: RT @SarahWurrey: Interesting that @scottmonty is the only social media guy at Ford. Get this guy some help, stat! #blogpotomac
8:09 am chrisabraham: @scottmonty talks about #fiestamovement at #blogpotomac http://yfrog.us/0v5ptz
8:09 am SNCR: #scottmonty says the goal is to democratize and spread social media across Ford globally – Ford had 200k employees WW #blogpotomac
8:09 am Vexli: FollowFriday TGIF #Beatlesporn #11thcommandment iPhone DTV Lakers Letterman Pedamundo #blogpotomac — I win
8:09 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac goal to democratize and distribute social media across ford- help get monitoring out to all digital outposts
8:09 am bethjbates: RT @Jillfoster: U need to stay actively involved w/ chosen online commty (vs post 1-way)-talking @ScottMonty Ford, soc med hub #blogpotomac
8:09 am allanschoenberg: “the notion that people are talking about your brand online is key to future of the autos” @scottmonty – it’s true for us all #blogpotomac
8:09 am organicmania: Amazing. i had no idea @scottmonty was the only social media person @ford Talk about impact! #blogpotomac
8:09 am pjkerley: @scottmonty – hopes to get 1% of employees – 2,000 people – involved in brand protection online. #blogpotomac
8:09 am amyPBS: The goal at Ford is to democratize the process per @scottmonty #blogpotomac. More corporations should do this – that means you GM.
8:09 am lisahoffmann: Amazing! @ScottMonty is the only social media person at Ford. What a leader. #BlogPotomac
8:10 am sradick: “The tools are irrelevant – they will always change” says @scottmonty. I’ve always said this – it’s about HOW you use the tools #blogpotomac
8:10 am GloriaBell: Ford is creating a culture which allows their employees to be their best representatives @scottmonty #blogpotomac (Yay Ford!)
8:10 am svenburg: There is only 1 socmed person at Ford (@scottmonty), out of 200K employees. Wondering why they are having a hard time… #blogpotomac
8:10 am matterhornpat: prophetic “tools are irrelevant, they will always change. give guidlines and process, create culture of open communication” #blogpotomac
8:10 am shashib: @KaggyRatbags #blogpotomac is a conference on the DC area for /by/ of media practitioners and other like minded folks – its a unconfere …
8:10 am MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac tools are irrelevant, key is organizational culture of openess and digital code of ethics for online communication
8:10 am lizscherer: The tools are irrelevant. Its abt creating a culture of creative communication. Have a code of ethics tho @scottmonty. #blogpotomac
8:10 am annagabbert: YES! @scottmonty sees the importance of employees as key stakeholders – they can be your best advocates, include them w/ SM! #blogpotomac
8:10 am EmilyDeck: Ford is looking to create an open culture of communication. #BlogPotomac
8:10 am techchix: The tool is irrelevant in social media. Tools and trends change. The conversation and community is crucial. @scottmonty at #blogpotomac
8:10 am Sue_Anne: RT @maddiegrant: if you don’t know what your strategy is you can’t figure out measurable objectives #blogpotomac http://myloc.me/3xq0
8:10 am allanschoenberg: From @scottmonty “the tools are irrelevant” — key point! #blogpotomac
8:10 am JulietSalena: FollowFriday TGIF #Beatlesporn #11thcommandment iPhone DTV Lakers Letterman Pedamundo #blogpotomac — I win haha http://tinyurl.com/nal9zy
8:10 am 6vUoK7: #blogpotomac trend? A Flight has been Attacked over LONDON. . pictures have been leaked http://xrl.us/beuvob
8:11 am mammaloves: See this great resource for social media policies… http://bit.ly/y12D I like Ford’s hope it is added. @scottmonty #blogpotomac
8:11 am rickdassler: #blogpotomac @scottmonty says The Tools for social media are irrelevant; they will always change
8:11 am thinklynsen: SOCMED ethics: Tell truth, write deliberately & accurately, acknowledge mistakes, never delete post or comment, stay on topic #blogpotomac
8:11 am sradick: If you give people the right guidelines and tools, we don’t have to worry as much about “losing control” #blogpotomac
8:11 am amberportercox: Tools are irrelevant ? always changing ? guidelines and process allow people a way to communicate @scottmonty #blogpotomac
8:11 am clairethomey: @scottmonty is reading the Ford Motor Co social media company policy/guidelines Helps eliminated digital hand-to-hand combat. #blogpotomac
8:11 am bethjbates: RT @MiriamKagan: #blogpotomac tools are irrelevant, key is organizational culture of openess & digital code of ethics 4 online communication
8:11 am SukiFuller: Just as @cshirky states “newspapers need to earn readers” companies like Ford need to earn consumers w/better product #blogpotomac
8:11 am RobbyDC: code of ethics for digital comm: tell the truth, write deliberately and with accuracy, be inclusive to all opinions, (cont’t) #blogpotomac
8:11 am barbjump: #blogpotomac Humanize the brand. (Scott Monty’s best sentence! IMO)
8:11 am mammaloves: Ford moving to open culture of communication. Have developed honest and transparent social media policies. #blogpotomac @scottmonty
8:11 am BobWoods: Retweeting @rickdassler: #blogpotomac @scottmonty says The Tools for social media are irrelevant; they will always change
8:12 am RobbyDC: state facts, stay on topic, disclose conflicts of interests, respect privacy, etc. #blogpotomac
8:12 am CMcGurn: @ScottMonty is the only SM person at Ford w/ 200k employees worldwide! Think of the impact you can make at your org by using SM #blogpotomac
8:12 am mammaloves: RT @GloriaBell: Ford is creating a culture which allows their employees to be their best representatives @scottmonty #blogpotomac
8:12 am 4GreenPs: @ford social media ethics policy: tell the truth, write deliberately & w/accuracy, inclusive, acknowledge & correct mistakes #blogpotomac
8:12 am NewPR: Ford’s social media is to “HUMANIZE” the brand @scottmonty. #blogpotomac
8:12 am clairethomey: It’s very interesting to hear how a large corporation is handling social media throughout. @scottmonty #blogpotomac
8:12 am NahumG: #blogpotomac Liked what Scott Monty said- Ford try to humanize its brand by using social media
8:12 am matterhornpat: @scottmonty outstanding insight thank you! #blogpotomac
8:12 am lifeatmcgladrey: if U give the right people the rightt tools/guidelines, U can have a number of employees representing your brand. @scottmonty #blogpotomac
8:12 am mattspencer1969: Challenge for ford: in the past blue oval=product + dealer. Dealership closings are a big hit to car brands. #blogpotomac
8:12 am iHapa: I agree @scottmonty tools are irrelevant b/c they always change. Transforming culture of org to be open to change is crucial #blogpotomac
8:12 am GloriaBell: humanize your brand @scottmonty #blogpotomac – What a wonderful idea – can we Please get everyone to do this!
8:12 am KaitlynConboy: @scottmonty: goal is to humanize Ford. Connect people with Ford employees, put faces to name. #BlogPotomac
8:12 am RachelleLacroix: @scottmonty Ford’s socmed policy: Truth, inclusivess, correct mistakes, no deleting, disclosure, keep private things private. #blogpotomac
8:12 am ZRedTech: Ford’s social media rules of engagement being covered by Scott Monty at #blogpotomac
8:12 am againer: Scott monty’s presentation is really amazing. Certainly my favorite thus far. #blogpotomac
8:13 am mammaloves: RT @CMcGurn: @ScottMonty is the only SM person at Ford w/200k employees ww! Think of the impact U can make at your org using SM #blogpotomac
8:13 am amyPBS: Ford is more than just a blue oval-we’re putting faces behind that blue oval to transform one American car company/@scottmonty #blogpotomac
8:13 am BrrLeia: Ford’s social media rules of engagement being covered by Scott Monty at #blogpotomac http://bit.ly/12bFFl
8:13 am frankmartin: #blogpotomac – @scottmonty creating a culture at Ford for “open communication” = “We will get there”. They will.
8:13 am bethjbates: RT @mammaloves: Great resource 4 soc media policies…http://bit.ly/y12D I like Ford’s. Hope it is added. @scottmonty #blogpotomac (Thanks!)
8:13 am iM5yCv: #blogpotomac trend? its really sad that APPLE’S new tablet cost’s $1,299.. so sad http://xrl.us/beuvob
8:13 am kristendwesley: @scottmonty can we send you resumes? we would love to be the right hand man. #blogpotomac
8:13 am wiredprworks: RT @storyteller Working on LIVE blog post for @scottmonty session at BlogPotomac – coming soon… #blogpotomac
8:13 am arikhanson: Our goal is to “humanize” the Ford brand–so says @scottmonty. (Me: Can SM humanize orgs that are already human? I say yes) #blogpotomac
8:13 am tesDeLois: Ford’s social media rules of engagement being covered by Scott Monty at #blogpotomac http://bit.ly/12bFFl http://bit.ly/1azHDO
8:13 am McTeags: Ford wants to put faces to the “blue oval” by transforming corp culture thru democratizing use of socmed across corp #blogpotomac
8:14 am 4GreenPs: More @ford policy: never delete a post, never delete comments, disclose conflicts of interest, keep issues that are private #blogpotomac
8:14 am Jillfoster: @mammaloves awesome! Great meeting u and brainstorming at #blogpotomac
8:14 am sliqviq: Leadership has to support openness and social media, at Ford GrassRoots could only take you so far @scottmonty #blogpotomac
8:14 am amyPBS: If you don’t have senior level leadership support – this type of social interaction will fail/@scottmonty #blogpotomac
8:14 am SocialBttrfly: RT @maddiegrant: Stop protecting your brand!! – make it better. Change it. Release it into the wild. #blogpotomac.
8:14 am CMcGurn: RT @RobbyDC state facts, stay on topic, disclose conflicts of interests, respect privacy, etc. #blogpotomac
8:14 am meganmcq: would like to hear more about Ford’s internal notification plan for crisis.what steps are taken by whom when crisis strikes? #blogpotomac
8:14 am Marc_Meyer: @arikhanson @arikhanson #blogpotomacI’d say that are already at an advantage right? #blogpotomac
8:14 am kVcpDd: #blogpotomac trend? RIHANNA SEX TAPE released .. so sad http://xrl.us/beuvob
8:14 am GeoffLiving: @henrim no video that i am aware of. Sorry! #blogpotomac
8:14 am shashib: #blogpotomac lettting out @GabrielMKey ‘s secret – he is a trained chef- Now my secret – I am a trained chef too 🙂 Cheers !

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