Our first meeting was very well attended by staff, faculty and management; which was very encouraging!! Thank you everyone that was able to come…and to those that expressed an interest but had conflicting appointments. My goal was to bring everyone together that might be interested in sustainability issues here at ARC and to share with them how they might stay connected to continue the discussion in between the normal face to face meetings. We talked about the various means of getting the message out and so I wanted to write up a post here to give a roadmap of where one might subscribe to stay informed.
If you take a look at the upper right hand corner you’ll find buttons that will take you to each of our social networks.
- This website will be the main area to spread ARC news, but every post here will generate a Facebook post with links to bring people back to this site.
- Facebook will also be where related ideas can be shared and discussed. Think of it as link sharing and related news feed.
- Each Facebook post will generate a Twitter post with links back to it’s original story. Twitter is more like the as it’s happening feed.
- YouTube will be where videos will be posted and shared from.
Those are the easy ones you can decide which ones you are familiar with using and subscribe accordingly. However, the RSS feed (orange one on the end) is worth a little more discussion. I use Google Reader to make sense of RSS feeds. The good thing here is that if you already have a Gmail account, then you already have a Google Reader account. Here is a simplified video that Google put together on RSS feeds and how they are used:
You can also add an RSS feed to Microsoft Outlook if you’d like… Continue reading Get connected–how, you ask?