By Kerry Powell
Mack asked for suggestions for the next MediaCamp. Here’s what you said:
- More content about doing journalism with video and audio
- More on curating content
- Expand word of mediacamp beyond the tech and journo field, says someone from the training industry
- More success stories and case studies
- More on what’s happening with Facebook and how to use it.
- Tell us what’s new and what’s next, says Graham Hicks.
- Stay with the conference format versus the unconference format, or I won’t come, says resident smartass Adam Rozenhart.
- Bring in great speakers regardless of their profile.
- Have a social element, ie. boozing.
- Make it paid, not free. But not much higher than this time, which was $40.
- Weekend not weekday.
- Get more students involved.
- Entice people from yyc to come, since there maybe isn’t something like this there.
- Have a session on blogging platforms.
- Do a session on getting audiences to engage with your content, esp. on smaller sites.
- Have panels / Don’t have panels
- Yeglive.ca asked for feedback on the registration process. Rick Harp says it would have been neat to see who was coming in advance.
- Would be good to see bigwigs from big media here. So, @KarenUnland says, Tell your boss what’s in it for them.
- JasDarrah would like more about making money, making a business.
- BlogWest on March 8-10
- Whitespark, a local SEO firm, is sponsoring Local University on May 1.
- yegtweetup on March 10 at Earls Tin Palace
- Guru Digital Arts Gala, May 11