Spokane Regional Networking, Social Media, Professional and Business Development
Everything I do involves believing passionately in something, advocating for it, and trying to move you to action as a result of my efforts.
As Director of Communications and Public Affairs at WSU Spokane, I represent the university and work on economic development, government relations, and community initiatives and priorities. I lead an outstanding team of professional communicators to communicate what WSU is doing to build America's next great health science center at our growing campus on the east end of downtown, in the heart of the University District.
I founded Bike Style Spokane, a blog and associated shopping events aimed at helping women in particular overcome the obstacles to riding a bike for everyday transportation and for fun while still looking good and riding comfortably. The quest for the intersection of style and comfort lives at bikestylespokane.com.
I serve on a variety of boards and work to make Spokane an even better place to live than it already is. My service currently includes Empire Health Foundation, Spokane Regional Transportation Council, Spokane Bikes (founding chair; formerly Bike to Work Spokane), and Citizens for Spokane Schools.
I wrote some tips for a friend who's new to Twitter and figured they might be worth sharing with others.
This isn't the "why" of Twitter"--it's the "how" of getting started.
Twitter really is a great tool that will reward some effort with information and relationships, but not if you charge out there being spammy and obnoxious. Twitter is a place for meeting strangers and turning them into friends, or at least friendly acquaintances, through your efforts and theirs as you…Continue
This post is a follow-up to yesterday's alarm bell, BEWARE the Facebook Comment Plug-in. If you don't want your employer name showing up next to your posts on blogs that enable the new Facebook comment plug-in code, here's what you do.
Log onto Facebook.
Choose the Account tab in the upper righthand corner.
Choose Privacy Settings.
I suggest you check your settings in three…Continue