This is part of a weekly blog series that highlights a session or event happening at New Media Expo - hopefully enticing you to come join us online video content creators in Las Vegas August 14-16, 2008.
Veronica Belmont of Tekzilla and Tom Merritt of CNET know what they are doing when it comes to building an engaging community and if you want to let how to get yourself some engaged fans I suggest you get your ticket to the NME.
Developing an Engaged Community (a.k.a. Don't Feed the Trolls)Oh, you might also want to Book your hotel now and get your free Expo Hall Pass before the price increase.
Track 2: Attracting and Growing Your Audience
Instructor: Veronica Belmont of Tekzilla and Tom Merritt of CNET
Description: You want an engaged community. You want your audience to interact with your show and help spread the word. Then you get flamed. Then your feedback is filled with trolls. What do you do? Veronica Belmont and Tom Merritt have dealt with the best and worst of the online community and share their experiences and specific tips and tricks for dealing with a passionate audience. They'll tell you how to reward the good convert the bad and avoid the purely evil. You'll come away from this workshop armed with knowledge on how to make your community a better place for you and your listeners to grow your show.