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Twitter takes center stage once again at VMworld 2013.  With global audiences tuning into VMworld, Twitter can provide realtime information for announcements, show highlights, trending conversations and insights.  Be aware of how to connect with VMworld information on Twitter for quick access to knowledge, resources and networking with other Twitter users.
Conference Hashtags
#vmworld > add to your tweets for max reach
#vmworld3word > add to creative 3-word tweets
Session & Lab Hashtags
This year, you can tweet about specific VMworld Sessions & Labs, using individual hashtags.  Just add a # in from of any SessionID or LabID and add it to your tweets.  Or search Twitter for these same hashtags.  These hashtags will also be listed within Sessions & Labs abstracts in the Content Catalog and Schedule Builder.  View Session & Lab hashtags by track/topic.
Signup to be a Twitter Contributor
If you plan to provide VMworld 2013 coverage on Twitter, you can signup for the San Francisco Contributors List or the Barcelona Contributors List.
Live Twitter Streams
You can watch live VMworld Twitter streams online or visit the Hang Space at VMworld and watch live streams on the Digital Big Screens.  We are pulling VMworld hashtags into all of our streams, so you can tweet content and see it displayed (usually realtime, depending on traffic load and activity at that time).
Twitter Name on Attendee Badges
If you want your Twitter name printed on your badge, be sure you have added this in your registration w/ opt-in checked.  If you missed this, you can go back into registration to edit.

To view realtime VMworld Twitter activity and all details above, visit: http://vmworld.com/community/twitter
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Are you a Social Media influencer/follower, a VMware community member, a virtualization/cloud expert, or just a VMworld conference fan?  For all of these and all others attending or following the VMworld 2011 Conference, here is the guide you must view or download.

 

VMworld 2011 Social Media
"Survival Guide"

http://vmware.com/go/vmworld-socialmedia

 

Enough said... see you there or online!

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#VMworld 2011 Twitter Hashtags

Posted by tdunn Aug 23, 2011
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VMworld 2011 will be rocking the Twitter social streams over the next couple weeks.  If you are not on Twitter already, be sure to tune in during VMworld to observe how viral and explosive Twitter can be.  You can literally follow the entire show through tweets from attendees.

Main hashtag to use and search for is... #vmworld

View a feed of ALL VMworld mentions OR tweets from Twitter contributors
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VMworld 2011 is only days away -- are you connected?

Contributor Lists/Schedules (Las Vegas only)
- Twitter Contributors (add yourself if covering VMworld)
- Bloggers (add yourself if providing VMworld blog coverage)
- Community Lounge Meetups (propose a #vMeetup)
- VMware Community TV & Podcasting (propose a video or podcast)
- Gatherings, Tweetups & Parties (add your events)
- Solution Exchange/Booth Presentations (add your presentations)
- Promotions, Games & Contests (add your offerings)

Twitter
- Use the #vmworld Twitter hashtag in all your tweets
- Search #vmworld in your own client/browser/device for coverage
- VMworld 2011 Las Vegas Twitter Contributors (add yourself if covering VMworld)
- Official list on Twitter for VMworld 2011 U.S. (follow this Twitter list)
- VMworld Twitter feeds page on VMworld.com (follow tweets on VMworld, contributors and sessions)
- View all VMware accounts on Twitter (follow these accounts for year-round highlights)
Note: Twitter @handles will be on VMworld attendee badges this year (field from registration form)

Blogs
- VMworld Blog (subscribe to the RSS feed)
- VMworld 2011 Las Vegas Blogger List (add yourself if covering VMworld)
- VMworld Bloggers page on VMworld.com (provides feed of contributor blog posts + other blogs)
- View all VMware Blogs (subscribe to the RSS feed for each blog for year-round highlights)

Discussion Forums
- VMworld 2011 Discussion Forum and Documents/Wikis (subscribe to the RSS feed)
- VMware Community Discussion Forums (VMTN)

YouTube
- VMworld.com videos page (YouTube, VMworld Live Streaming, TheCUBE reporting)
- VMworld TV (subscribe to our channel for the latest videos)
- View all VMware playlists on YouTube

Facebook
- VMworld.com Facebook page (follow the VMworld feed)
- VMworld Facebook Wall (post questions, comments, photos -- or respond to other postings)
- View all VMware pages on Facebook ("Like" these accounts for year-round highlights)

Photos
- Post photos on our Facebook wall
- Post your photos into a Flickr account or group (be sure to tag all photos with "vmworld")
- Twitpic, Yfrog or Instagram (be sure to tag w/ "vmworld" or include #vmworld in all postings)
- VMworld.com Photos page (sign-in and post photos from the conference)

To be launched next week: "Experience VMworld 2011 Online" -- an online shared experience for the show following a daily agenda covering many of the events and activity via Twitter, Blogs, Video, Photos and more (no session access).  This is offered to provide an online show experience for anyone who can not attend the conference. It is also a great way for attendees to view more of the show content online that they miss in person.

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VMworld 2011 (Las Vegas) is fast approaching and VMworld tweets and blog postings are building momentum. To help collaboration and exposure for these social media efforts at the conference, we have created wiki documents on VMworld.com for Twitter and Blogger contributor lists.

 

VMworld attendees and non-attendees who will be contributing tweets or blog postings for can add themselves to these lists.  These lists are available for the community to view and share or to use for meet-ups and attendance checks at the conference.  We will also use this list of contributors to enable feeds of VMworld content on VMworld.com and at the conference.

 

Please share this blog and/or these links directly out to others using your social media channels:

 

Twitter Contributors: http://vmware.com/go/vmworld-twitter

Bloggers: http://vmware.com/go/vmworld-bloggers

 

Questions? Follow or send a tweet to @tony_dunn

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Social Media @ VMworld 2010

Posted by tdunn Aug 4, 2010
Whether you are attending VMworld 2010 or following the conference from afar, social media will thrive at VMworld 2010.  Be sure you get connected, know the key URLs, follow the VMworld channels and watch for daily announcements, highlights and activities.

The VMware Social Media team will be collaborating with social media teams from various sponsors, partners and attendees to bring everyone the best expereince possible and expand the messages and experiences from the conference - both in San Francisco and Copenhagen.

We have created a social media overview to highlight the following:
- Contacts & Key URLs
- Collaboration tools for contributors & gatherings
- Details of the Social Media & Blogger Lounge
- Blog, Twitter, Facebook and Video/Photo resources
- Discussion Forums
- Other social media options

View the Social Media overview at http://vmware.com/go/vmworld-socialmedia
And share this URL with others!

If you will be contributing to VMworld 2010 coverage, add your details at: http://vmware.com/go/vmworld-contributors.

If you would like to share any VMworld 2010 gatherings, please add those details at: http://vmware.com/go/vmworld-gatherings.

Please contact vmworld-socialmedia@vmware.com if you have any questions.

Looking forward to connecting with everyone at VMworld 2010!
~ Tony Dunn, VMware Social Media & Communities
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