If You Oracle Then You Should Twitter Too

thatjeffsmith Personal Tech 3 Comments

Kellyn PotVin-Gorman and I have delivered a social media talk at the RMOUG Training Days Conference two years running now. We have fun doing the presentation, because we have fun being active on social media. We want you to not miss out on what we get out of it every day. This morning I saw a tweet/blog post from Oracle …

Why I Don’t Follow You

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A quick disclaimer: I was inspired to write this post after reading AmberIsMe‘s take on why she doesn’t read your blog. It’s not personal. Actually, it is a little personal. That is the point of social media after all, right? Building personal relationships with folks you admire that you wouldn’t otherwise be able to in ‘real life’ Don’t let me …

A Year on Twitter

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After a year of tweeting my brains out for the past year, I have some data I could talk about Boring stuff, even meaningless one could argue. Number of followers, number of Re-Tweets, number of lists, my Klout (link) score – ALL BORING. When I try to convince someone to join Twitter, I never reference these slightly less than meaningless …

My Oracle Twitter List

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Are you new to Twitter, and need people to follow to get the conversation started? If you work with Oracle, then please continue reading. Don’t forget to check out @BrentO’s Twitter Book! I harangued (definition) my colleague and close friend this morning until he relented in joining Twitter. He specializes in Oracle, so I thought I would send him a …