Wanted to share this great idea from the Maryland Zoo. Their fundraising event “Brew at the Zoo” is this weekend. They sent out a tweet today that said “To win Brew at the Zoo tickets for Saturday – retweet this message. At 4:30pm today we will announce a winner.”
So in the past few weeks, this Twitter thing has really exploded. News anchors twitter. Obama twitters. Your niece and nephew twitter. I’ve been conked over the head with it everywhere I turn. And so I started Twittering.
I admit that, until a month ago, I resisted joining Facebook or MySpace on the principle that I was too old. But I finally broke down and joined Facebook and was pleasantly surprised. I reconnected with old friends I had lost touch with, and I was able to join
Thought I would re-purpose a post I just posted in the AASLH forum, for those who aren’t members. Here are some ideas on how to market to young professionals and college students:
The National Trust blog points to an interesting article on CNET News about appealing to school-aged kids through the technology they already love. Kids already spend a good deal of free time creating podcasts, filming YouTube videos, creating websites, and chatting with friends via MySpace or Facebook.
I am one of the organizers of a History Buffs Meet-Up Group in the Baltimore area. These meet up groups are a ready-made audience for your organization – you just have to invite them!
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