WordCast Conversations 9 – WordCamp and social media

WordCast is a blog and podcasts about blogging, social media and WordPress. Every week Dave Moyer (@davemoyer) and Kym Huynh (@kymhuynh) interview experts for WordCast Conversations. It is broadcasted live and published as a podcast for about an hour.

Via Lorelle Vanfossen (@lorelleonwp) I was invited to join WordCast Conversations. Lorelle is the founder of Bitwire Media, the company that hosts podcasts like WordCast conversations.

In the interview I answer questions on how I started as an independent professional, my work, WordCamp Netherlands and more.

This week on WordCast Conversations, we’re heading to the Netherlands one more time, to chat with Erno Hannink, an independent social media consultant and the lead organizer of WordCamp Netherlands.

It was a lot of fun to do, although I feel that I was talking a lot…

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  • Independent social media consultant, dedicated to “helping independent professionals to use Social Media to get more clients.”
  • Organizer of Social Media Event
  • Organizer of WordCamp Netherlands
  • Author of Let the Customer Come to You

Erno recommended Darren Rowse’s Problogger as inspiration for those aspiring to a career in social media.

As a WordCamp organizer, Kym discussed the WordCamp format with Erno, who also shared many of his own experiences and tips for up-and-coming WordCamps.

By Erno Hannink

Sparring and accountability partner for entrepreneurs who create sustainable positive impact. Explores decision-making. Shares his insights on this in, articles, books (Dutch), podcast, newsletters, and tools. Has a life mission to reduce social and ecological inequality. Father of two children, husband of M., runs, referee for the national soccer league, and uses stoicism for calm. Lives in the Netherlands. Speaks Dutch, English, and German.