What Nuns, Yes Nuns, Can Teach You About Social Media:
The Sisters Are Tweeting, and Using Social Media for Social Good
OK, it's not just nuns here. But in a city where religious organizations and charities are such a dominant part of the local workforce you are bound to get men and women of the cloth who happen to code and tweet and do quite a bit of outreach through social networks peppering you with tough questions about proper social media editorial strategy.
I found it a refreshing change to deal with professionals whose mission had less to do with profit and loss, but rather life and death. In the course of the questioning I learned a few things, which I thought I'd jot down here in no particular order. (I am resisting here the urge to add yet another top five/seven/ten list to the world of social media how-to journalism. I think the nuns would want me to avoid the easy cliché.) Here goes:
Thursday, February 10, 2011
Nuns and Social Media
An interesting article (which gave me another reason to re-post my "brown tooth" pic):