January 11, 2009

My 2009 WordCamp Las Vegas Presentation

published this at 11:16 am

My Presentation at WordCamp Today


Presentation Is Not Conversation

Seven sentences from blog to community.

  1. Show up
  2. Be in with both feet
  3. Be a friend first
  4. Blog your experience
  5. Don’t tie things up in a bow
  6. Be trustworthy
  7. Start small … think BIG

with lots of stories and links in between.

Here are the slides with the hyperlinks. It’s one of the features I love about yudu.

From Blog to Community -- WordCamp Las Vegas Notes
From Blog to Community — WordCamp Las Vegas Notes

When the video is ready, I’ll add it here too.

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–ME “Liz” Strauss
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12 Comments to “My 2009 WordCamp Las Vegas Presentation”

  1. January 11th, 2009 at 1:04 pm
    Kathy @ Virtual Impax said

    Liz – this is profound work and a perfect illustration of #5! BRAVO!

  2. January 11th, 2009 at 3:24 pm
    WP Cult said

    Hey Liz,
    I am enjoying your presentation while your up on stage.

  3. January 11th, 2009 at 3:47 pm
    Gerard said

    great talk! thanks for sharing your thoughts!

  4. January 11th, 2009 at 4:45 pm
    Richard Reeve said

    Great job Liz…my learning detail was to put the “you” in there when saying thanks…

    I loved how you spoke out of your recent blog post about your one best friend and the back yard performances. Great to hear you tell the story.

  5. January 11th, 2009 at 11:12 pm
    LisaNewton said

    Great job, and I love looking at all the links. Plus, I’ve never really understood how I could use yudu, but now I have a better idea.

    Oh, and the link to your post, “10 Reasons Readers don’t leave Comments” isn’t working in the presentation.

  6. January 12th, 2009 at 12:16 am
    Zoe said

    Thanks so much for sharing the presentation with us! Those old posts you linked to have so many simple reminders I needed to hear. Distilling your point to one sentence before writing — what an effective way to center your mind.

  7. January 12th, 2009 at 2:40 am
    Soultravelers3 said

    Wow, this is fabulous! Thanks so much for sharing this, which is a real gift for those of us who can not be there.

  8. January 12th, 2009 at 7:48 am
    Joanna Young said

    I can hear so much of your message in these short lines – bet it’ll be a stellar presentation. Hope you’re having a fab time

  9. January 13th, 2009 at 4:58 am
    Ricardo Bueno said

    I like #7. “Start small…think BIG!” There’s a lot of truth in this one, little statement.

    Chris Brogan said once, “you can’t take large social media jumps.” In other words, you have to start small and build from there. At the same time, you have to think BIG! Then, you gotta think bigger! With enough hard work, you’ll get there :-)

  10. January 13th, 2009 at 7:08 am
    Muppet Metaphors of Social Media - Liz Strauss at Successful Blog - Thinking, writing, business ideas . . . You’re only a stranger once. said

    [...] when Liz asked me, “While I’m at WordCamp Las Vegas, will you hijack my blog? Maybe you could write five things people don’t know about me, like I [...]

  11. January 14th, 2009 at 1:05 pm
    Lorelle said

    I was just scrolling through the Twitter hashtags and found your entire presentation twittered – all the key points. It was like I was watching you all over again. Very cool!

  12. January 20th, 2009 at 5:20 am
    WordCamp Las Vegas 2009 Summary « Lorelle on WordPress said

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