Today’s Don Quixote post:credit your sources, please.
A long time ago, most of us had at least one class (probably English) where our teachers tried to instill in us a respect for the ideas of others. One way to illustrate that respect: cite those ideas, provide a list of sources. (Failure to do so, you might remember, could result in charges of plagiarism.)
What happens when Hubspot pulls together representatives of Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter with the goal of holding the world’s largest webinar?
For the answer, see the Storify below. But I have three points for webinar organizations/presenters:
Acknowledge where you’re providing basic info for level-setting or background. Let us know that you know the info is basic, which implies that momentarily your info will be worth hanging around to hear.
Put data points on the visuals being shared with the live and future audience, so you can avoid having “39” reported as “45.”
Learn how to set up two-step verification on your Facebook account. Important for anyone, the higher your public profile, the more important.
This means journalists, professors engaged in public scholarship (especially when controversial), celebrities (authors, musicians, actors, directors, models, athletes ….), politicians (of all stripes, elected or candidate), political appointees, judges and high profile lawyers … anyone who manages a Facebook page for someone else … the list goes on. Continue reading