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Beyond Social Media 101: Answers to Real Aviation Problems

Headed to AirVenture 2010? – Where will you be on Tuesday afternoon?

Don’t miss the only program of the week focused on your aviation social media questions … you know, the ones your boss keeps bugging you with, like “I know how to use Facebook, but now what?” or “How do I convince anyone that our Twitter account isn’t just a huge waste of time,” or the ever popular,”We’re too busy trying to sell real things to fool with social media.”

This is a chance for social media pros and those wearing the social media hat in their organizations to gather together and share best practices, lessons learned and talk about using these new tools to tackle the specific challenges of the business of aviation.

It all begins on Tuesday afternoon July 27 from 4 to 5:15 PM in pavilion 6 just north of the control tower.

Our influencers include …

  • Rob Mark, CEO of CommAvia and editor of the award-winning blog
  • Scott Spangler, deputy editor
  • Rod Rakic, Founder of MyTransponder Inc, a start-up focused on aviation social media
  • Jon Ostrower, Flightblogger from Flight Global magazine
  • Dan Webb  from the Airplane Geeks podcast
  • And ideas from our favorite social media goddess, AvWeek’s Benet Wilson

For more information, contact Rob Mark at 847-644-1575 or @jetwhine on Twitter during the show.

Not Even a Cincinnati Blackout can Stop Airplane Geeks…

…Well, kinda.

Max and I had this great episode lined up for this week…Then Ike hit.  Actually it took more than Ike to produce the 80mph winds that hit Cincinnati Sunday.  Apparently a cold front, combined with the remnants of Ike are the culprits of my lack of electricity for the past 3 days and counting.

So, after a 1.5 hour drive to electricity and internet this morning, all I can offer to all of you loyal airplane geeks is a self portrait of myself during the blackout (above), and a list of news we would have covered if I’d have had power.  I promise we’ll be back next week (assuming my power will be back up by then), and Max and I will bring you great aviation discussion with another great guest.  Until then, here’s the news:

See you next week!