Scott Monty - Strategic Communications & Leadership Advisor

Scott Monty - Strategic Communications & Leadership Advisor

This morning, I had the opportunity to give a presentation at PodCamp Boston 2. It was a full house, despite being the first session of the morning on a foggy, damp and grey morning in Boston.

Thank you to everyone who attended, asked questions - and most importantly, contributed to the conversation. I admitted that I clearly don't know everything about this field and that I rely on my communities to fill in my knowledge gaps. That's the beauty of the social media space.

My talk, Web 2.0 Tools You Can Use, focused on four web apps that can help you be more productive and get your life in order. I recommended four basic tools - certainly not a comprehensive list, but a basic set of productivity-enhancing apps that can help you keep sane amidst the clutter.

And the Web is cluttered. Some basic facts:
  • Facebook gets over 54 billion page views a month
  • Facebook accounts for 1% of all Web traffic
  • 25% of people's free time is spent online
  • Technorati tracks 70 million blogs
  • Not to mention that every day, I have to check email, Twitter, Skype, and a boatload of RSS feeds
The question is, how productive can you possibly be amidst all of this? There has to be a way.

My suggestions:
And crayon's latest client, the groundbreaking video chat client, ooVoo - which you can see at the end of the deck, embedded above and hosted on SlideShare.

And then I opened it up to the audience. Some of their suggestions included:
If you'd like a comprehensive list of the tools that I track, you can see it at: http://del.icio.us/socialmediamarketing/tools

Special thanks to Mark Blevis for taking notes during the session and forwarding on the audience suggestions.

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