Promoting your Open Source Project and Building Online Communities with TWITTER!

Promoting your Open Source Project and Building Online Communities with TWITTER!

This March, I had the amazing opportunity to present at UpSCALE during the Socal Linux Expo  SCaLE16x in Pasadena. If you don’t know SCaLE, it is the largest community-run open-source and free software conference in North America, held annually in the Los Angeles area. This conference was a great conference! It had the usual suspects of exhibitors (150 of them!), sessions (130 and they were so informative!), and special events – such as inviting and welcoming kids! UpSCALE was a set of lightening talks held at SCaLE in partnership with Opensource.com. “Open source deliciousness” to quote Opensource.com. I was invited to speak and had 5 minutes and 9 slides. You …