Internet Uncut: Bug Girl on Entomology and Social Media

Posted on December 3, 2011


Bug Girl

Bug Girl

Bug Girl is an old friend of the raincoaster empire, and we’re very happy to have found this video interview of her by Laura Burns. Done at Entomology 2011 conference.

And here’s the transcript of Bug Girl’s presentation at the conference:

The Adventures of Bug Girl
OR: Everything you wanted to know about entomological social media but were afraid to ask

In a 12 minute talk, I tried to address these topics:

  • Why do this social media stuff, anyway?
  • Why was Bug Girl successful?
  • How can you measure your success?  (An overview; I’ll leave the question of tools you can use to measure and assess online success for a separate post/presentation.)
  • How can YOU become an online entomology goddess?

The first big question is WHY would you want to participate in social media?  It takes a lot of time and effort, and sometimes people are rude to you. So, why the hell would you want to do this, anyway?

If you want to know, you’ll have to click over to her blog to find out!