Social Media Basics
This list of resources was prepared for a Continuing Education lecture at Capilano University taught by Screen World Media for Instructor Lou Villalba:
Thanks again for having me in your class today, I had a lot of fun and really hope that you got some value out of the information that I shared with you. There was a lot to take in, and we talked about a lot of topics, so I’ve compiled a quick list of resources to help you along the way. I hope that these are useful to you. If you have any more questions, feel free to e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org any time, I love talking about what I do.
Social Media can feel overwhelming. There are dozens of tools and platforms and dashboards to make an already confusing topic feel impossible. Below are some of my favorite basic resources that, when viewed together, give the reader a solid background in the world of social media:
Basic conceptual explanation
Metaphorical example to help simplify the question What is Social Media?
An inspiring speaker talking about the opportunities online.
Basic Twitter Terms & Definitions The vernacular of Twitter.
Pick Your Battles How to make the most of your time online.
7 Habits of Highly Effective Social Media Engagement Solid, straightforward tips for what to do and how to do it.
How To Build Your International Business Network Online A Mashable article about all of the ways to use the online world to grow your personal network.
Good luck and I hope to talk to you again!