Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Need to catch up on social networking skills? Press Club classes Dec. 6 & 7

Lots of readers confide that they want to get up to speed with the basics of social networks -- in general and in particular -- but don't have the time or want some help doing it. Here in Washington, DC, the National Press Club comes to your rescue with bargain-priced classes on December 6 and 7 to get you started in social networking.  Each class is $20 for Club members, $30 for non-members. You can choose one or all from this menu of classes:

Dec. 6:
9:30 to 10:30 a.m. - Web 2.0 Tools
11 a.m. to Noon - Advanced Google Search Techniques
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. - Twittering Away
3 to 4 p.m. - Reporting from Facebook

Dec. 7:
9:30 to 10:30 am - Basics of Blogging
11 to Noon - Foursquare and Location-based Tools

Go here for more detail on what's covered -- the "Web 2.0 Tools" class, for example, covers  Delicious, Flickr, wikis, Chrome, Meebo, Firefox plugins, iCal, YouTube, Skype, and Digg. You can bring your own laptop and computers also will be available. A great way to catch up quickly, communicators--jump on it if you need these skills.

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