March 6-8, 2018 - Sonoma, CA
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Tuesday, March 6 • 2:50pm - 3:20pm
Promoting Your Open Source Project. Social Media and Communications - Tips, Tricks, and Being Effective - Kim McMahon, {code}

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Communicating in open source is about sharing information, engaging, and building community. How to reach our audience is something we all think about!

In this interactive and audience participation talk, Kim will talk about the social media techniques she uses as well as the specific activities you can do to build community and have conversations. She will cover content types, approaches for engagement, and tips for collaborating, and building community - key for social media in open source. Kim will discuss the activities she uses in her role at {code} and do a live demo of the open source social media dashboard which is used to track metrics, get learnings from social activities, and make adjustments to the social media plan.

There will also be time for audience engagement in an interactive conversation on best practices we all use in our communications activities.

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Kim McMahon

Outbound Communications Manager, {code}
The technology bug hit when in 1999 Kim took a job with Silicon Graphics and high performance computing was THE place to be. Fast forward to 2017 and Kim is now part of the {code} team where she STILL has the opportunity to work with open source, community, and cool cutting edge... Read More →

Tuesday March 6, 2018 2:50pm - 3:20pm
Kenwood 1