Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Annual Conference Social Media Guide

  • Serves as the hub for all social media during the conference in Orlando.
  • NACADA members can find links for Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr from the blog; all updates from social media sources can be found on this blog.
  • Be sure to follow along with the blog during the conference for quick recaps, highlights for major events, updated pictures, and links for additional information and happenings.
  • NACADA members are encouraged to comment on each post to share their experience/opinion (try it now and comment on this post!).
  • Find frequent 140 character updates via the Twitter account: twitter.com/nacada.
  • Tweeting about conference cancellations, schedule changes, and reminders.
  • This is another opportunity to digitally interact with other NACADA members. Just use hashtag #nacada10 and share a message, picture or more on Twitter.
  • You do NOT need a Twitter account to view the NACADA Twitter account, but we highly encourage you to get involved – it’s simple:

    • Step 1: Sign up for a Twitter account and learn Twitter 101.
      Step 2: Take your laptop, smartphone or Twitter-ready mobile to Orlando.
      Step 3: Post updates or retweet on Twitter about the conference: session pointers, take-aways, best practices, key issues, and any Tweetups (advisor happenings).
      Step 4: In every 140 character post, include #nacada10.

      Virtual followers:

      Step 1: Follow the virtual conference action via a Twitter search for #nacada10.
      Step 2: Repeat step 1.
  • Take a second to find NACADA on Facebook.
  • Be sure to give us the thumbs up by clicking “Like.”
  • Periodic updates will be posted to the NACADA Facebook page during the conference and after you leave Orlando.

During registration in Orlando, NACADA members will receive a Social Media Guide with this information as well. Start today and get involved in social media with NACADA - tweet, comment, upload, post, like! These opportunities will further connect you to the global community for academic advising.

Special thanks to Laura Pasquini from the University of North Texas for all of her contributions to NACADA's social media, be sure to check out her blog.


  1. Wow! There are so many ways to stay connected! Thanks for all of the instruction; now I just need to extend my comfort zone and try some of this.

  2. I like the way you are thinking. Why do I smell a #nacada10 tweetup coming on?

  3. @Anonymous - pick and choose one. Don't feel overwhelmed. Play & explore now. :)

    @Jason - A #nacada10 Tweetup is definitely a MUST.

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