Twitter? Who Has Time for Twitter?

An Introduction to Social Media and How to Manage it Effectively

ABOUT THIS SESSION

Do you feel overwhelmed at the thought of yet more communication tools, like Twitter, FaceBook, LinkedIn, etc? Welcome to the Information Age. Keeping up with friends, contacts, prospects, and colleagues can be a full-time job. The result is that what was supposed to be convenient communication has become an endless source of unlimited distractions. Attend this presentation and learn:
•a common-sense explanation of social media and how it applies to you
•manageable ways to consider incorporating social media into your life
•the truth about multi-tasking
•the most important skill for the future
•techniques to maintain focus, even amid all the distractions
•ideas to control information and technology, so it doesn’t control you

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Chief Productivity Trainer
ABOUT THE HOST
Maura Thomas founded RegainYourTime.com in 2003 out of a passion to help entrepreneurs and small business owners.  Maura’s expertise in organization and efficiency comes from 15 years in the productivity training industry. During that time, she developed a process for getting things done with low stress and increased efficiency, called the Empowered Productivity System (TM). She has been invited to speak and train at business groups, conferences, events, and corporations, large and small, all over Texas and North America. Maura enjoys helping busy people and successful companies use her specific methodology, plus technology, to be more efficient and productive. She is a native Bostonian, earning an M.B.A. from the University of Massachusetts. However she has called Austin, TX home since 2002. Throughout her career she has worked with clients in a variety of industries, from solopreneurs to Fortune 500 and every size in between. She also publishes a widely-read blog on productivity issues and has a strong social media presence. Maura's business endeavors keep her very active in the business community and she holds leadership positions in a variety of different community organizations and non-profits. And RegainYourTime.com donates a minimum of 2% of all training fees received to the local charity of her clients' choosing.