How to Amplify Your Voice

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October 02, 2015

How to Amplify Your Voice

Presentation to Echoing Green fellows, October 2015.

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October 02, 2015
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  1. HOW TO AMPLIFY YOUR VOICE Use the power of community

    to spread your ideas Vanessa Gennarelli @mozzadrella mozzadrella.me
  2. Vanessa, your Educator.

  3. Design communities of practice on the web.

  4. People usually hire me when they have this problem….

  5. Or this problem…

  6. Or this problem.

  7. ENGAGEMENT
 STRATEGIES Op-Ed Writing Public Speaking The continuum of activities

    to spread your idea. Community
  8. ENGAGEMENT
 STRATEGIES Op-Ed Writing Public Speaking The continuum of activities

    to spread your idea. Community Guerilla tactics
  9. PARTICIPATION

  10. PARTICIPATION OPEN - PEER LEARNING - DISTRIBUTED - REMIX -

    SHARE
  11. Letting go is hard.

  12. You. Your idea. Letting go is hard.

  13. By inviting people to participate ideas can take flight. Just

    ask Wikipedia.
  14. AGENDA: LESSON 1: FIND YOUR TIGER TEAM LESSON 2: INVITE

    PEOPLE INTO YOUR IDEA LESSON 3: TEACH IT TO SOMEONE ELSE LESSON 4: JOIN FORCES WITH OTHER NETWORKS CAPSTONE: YOUR OWN COMMUNITY PLAN
  15. LESSON 1: FIND YOUR TIGER TEAM

  16. ACTIVATE YOUR FIRST 10 MOZILLA WEBMAKER TRAINING

  17. FIND YOUR 
 CREW NYU + P2PU, PLAY WITH YOUR

    MUSIC
  18. None
  19. ACTIVITY 1: WRITE DOWN THE FIRST 5 TIGER TEAMERS WHO

    COME TO MIND
  20. LESSON 2: INVITE PEOPLE INTO YOUR IDEA

  21. WORK IN PUBLIC NATHAN BARRY, 72 HOUR CHALLENGE

  22. WORK IN PUBLIC Want to build a following? The simplest

    way is to work in public. Just share what you’re building, why you made certain decisions, and the results from building it. Every hour or two I’ll be posting an update in this post to share the process and let you know where I’m at in the process. From planning the product, to designing the sales page, to the actual launch—you’ll find it all here. — Nathan Barry, http://nathanbarry.com/24hours/
  23. BUILD IT TOGETHER DAVE CORMIER, #RHIZO14: THE COMMUNITY IS THE

    CURRICULUM
  24. 400 participants + 3000 tweets later… the community is still

    going.
  25. ACTIVITY 2: IDENTIFY AN IDEA TO INVITE PEOPLE INTO

  26. LESSON 3: TEACH IT
 TO SOMEONE ELSE

  27. SOCIAL LEARNING littleBits #INVENTANYTHING

  28. 2,800 signups, small groups met weekly online.

  29. Result: a community bought into littleBits’s ideas

  30. DISCUSSION GROUPS STELLAR.ORG COMMUNITY CHAT

  31. 4-5 Discussion questions over 60 minutes. Synchronous chat on Slack.

    Results: 37 new members that day, 13.5% growth
  32. ACTIVITY 3: WHAT IS AN EXERCISE OR 
 DISCUSSION PROMPT

    PEOPLE COULD DO TO MASTER YOUR IDEA?
  33. LESSON 4: JOIN FORCES WITH OTHER NETWORKS

  34. RADIOTOPIA UNITES PODCAST PRODUCERS

  35. MAJOR LEAGUE HACKING UNITES COLLEGE HACKATHONS

  36. NETWORKS NTEN, NON-PROFIT TECHNOLOGY NETWORK

  37. NETWORKS FORBES.COM

  38. ACTIVITY 4: LIST THE UMBRELLA NETWORKS IN YOUR DOMAIN

  39. ADDING IT UP TAKE ONE OF YOUR THOUGHT-LEADERSHIP PIECES… CHOOSE

    FROM THE SALAD BAR OF OPTIONS TO AMPLIFY YOUR VOICE
  40. TIGER TEAM: - LIST YOUR MEMBERS - HOW WILL YOU

    ACTIVATE YOUR FIRST 10? - BETA-TESTING - GET THE WORD OUT INVITE PEOPLE IN: - WORK IN PUBLIC - BUILD IT TOGETHER TEACH IT TO SOMEONE ELSE - ONLINE WORKSHOPS - HANDS-ON PROJECT - DISCUSSION GROUP JOIN FORCES - THOUGHT LEADERSHIP NETWORKS - UMBRELLA NETWORKS
  41. SHARE OUT!!!!!

  42. HOW TO AMPLIFY YOUR VOICE Use the power of community

    to spread your ideas Vanessa Gennarelli @mozzadrella mozzadrella.me