The Web 2.0 Media Group is a Seattle group dedicated to spreading the word about the Web 2.0 movement through education and participation. Learn how social media and collaboration technologies can empower you by joining the conversation.

Education (Attend our classes and seminars on social media technologies)

Seminar – Introduction to Web 2.0: Social Media Marketing and Your Business
You have probably heard all the “Web 2.0″ buzzwords: social media, social networking, blogging, micro-blogging, podcasting, wikis, RSS feeds, mashups, citizen journalism. You may already use some of the services: LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Delicious, WordPress, Blogger, Technorati, Digg. But what does Web 2.0 mean for your business?

This 90-minute, jargon-free presentation will bring you up to speed quickly on the latest social media technology and show you how it applies to marketing your business. In addition, attendees will receive a prioritized “to-do” list for getting started with social media marketing, a list of authoritative resources and links for further investigation, and access to annotated presentation slides.

Plus, not only will you learn about Web 2.0 and meet others interested in the topic, your attendance fee is a 100% tax-deductible, charitable donation to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Learn about social media for business while helping to save the lives of those suffering from blood cancer! It’s a winning proposition for everyone involved. [Learn more…]

Seminar – Introducing Web 2.0
This free introductory in-person workshop is designed for business owners, marketing communications and IT professionals, independent consultants, designers and project managers who are interested in learning the basics of social networking and other forms of online interaction and collaboration. [Learn more…]

Seminar – Introducing Twitter
Interested in learning why everyone’s talking about Twitter? This two-hour seminar will give you a comprehensive introduction to Twitter, one of today’s hottest Web 2.0 social media technologies. You’ll learn:

  • How to get started with Twitter
  • How it works, who is using it and how it’s being used
  • Twitter’s advantages over other types of communication
  • Current trends and what it means for business
  • Using Twitter to make an impact

Tutorial – An Introduction To WordPress and Business Blogging 101
Learn about WordPress, state-of-the-art blogging and content management software. The Business Blogging 101 website is a collection of more than 30 video tutorials for beginners, intermediate and advanced users.

Tutorial – What’s Your Status?
Learn how to use Twitter as a project management tool.

Featured Blogs (Track the latest Web 2.0 strategies including social media)

Joint Contact Official Blog
The Joint Contact Official Blog provides tips, tricks and guidelines for better team collaboration.
McBuzz Communications
Useful strategies for implementing social media tools such as SEO, social networking, blogging and internet marketing.
eMarketing Strategist
The eMarketing Strategist works with service based business to use the internet to attract clients and establish themselves as industry experts.

Featured Tools (Web 2.0 tools that promote sharing and collaboration)

Joint Contact
Joint Contact is a state-of-the art project collaboration tool for sharing and managing information that is used by business owners, project managers, freelancers and independent professionals. The perfect resource for small and large groups alike, use Joint Contact to manage tasks, documents, images, contact lists, online discussions and team announcements.

The Web 2.0 Media Group provides a voice to emerging technology companies in the Seattle Area. If you provide instruction, tools or industry analysis related to social media and would like to showcase your work in the Seattle community contact us on becoming a presenter.