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Around the Twitter World in 60 Minutes 

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Webinar Description 

Twitter has claimed its place on the short list of communications tools for nonprofits and libraries to consider when designing online strategies. This webinar surveys the Twitter landscape, explaining core concepts, enumerating best practices, and describing the tools and tactics that exist to leverage Twitter's strengths.

Kami Griffiths interviews Allen Gunn, Executive Director of Aspiration, who offers a balanced perspective, assessing both the pros and cons of Twitter and helping you understand how best to use it.

This webinar is ideal for anyone interested in getting started using Twitter. It's especially relevant if you're unsure about the terminology or where to begin.

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Speaker Information 

Allen Gunn (Gunner) is the Executive Director of Aspiration and has over twenty years of software development, senior management, and capacity building expertise, and has spent the last fifteen years exploring how technology can most effectively empower and support social justice causes. Drawing on engineering, teaching, and volunteer experiences, Gunner is a skilled communicator and facilitator in both the nonprofit and corporate sectors who is passionate about helping nonprofits and NGOs make better use of software technology. He has been closely involved with the US and international technology activist communities; the Silicon Valley engineering and venture funding world; social justice organizations, and academic communities, and currently sits on the boards of The Ruckus Society, Global Exchange, and Idealware. He is a firm believer in melding hard work with serious fun.