Go Crazy with Gowalla at Mass Comm Week

During Mass Comm Week, use Gowalla to check in to the panels you attend and share photos, and you could win fabulous prizes. Look for the Mass Comm Week custom stamp below! Be sure to Post to Twitter (that’s one of the ways we’ll be contacting you if you win).

Check in to five selected panels and complete the Mass Comm Week trip!

If you’re not already using Gowalla, here are some simple instructions:
1. Download Gowalla on your smartphone. It’s free and easy.
2. Attend panels. Look for the Mass Comm Week stamp and the title of the panel you are attending. The Gowalla app will search for panels going on in your area.
3. Check in. Use the big button.
4. Make a comment.
5. Make sure you also turn on the option to Post to Twitter, we will be looking at the Twitter feed for the giveaways. You can also Post to Facebook (see the image below). You’ll be asked for your username and password to link Gowalla to these accounts. You can also setup those options by logging in at gowalla.com and clicking on Settings at the top of the page.
6. Use the Confirm Check-in button.
7. Once you have checked in, you can share photos from the panel. Use the Add Photo button and take a picture. Make sure you Post to Twitter. We’ll be choosing from the people who post photos for the giveaways.
8. If you check in to 5 selected panels (see below), you complete the Mass Comm Week trip and get a pin for your passport!

If your phone doesn’t have a Gowalla app, try m.gowalla.com on your smartphone’s browser.

Have fun with this. It’s great to use digital tools while we are learning about them!

Gowalla Texas State Mass Comm Week Trip

Check in at 5 of these selected panels and get a pin for your Gowalla passport!

MONDAY OCTOBER 25
Trends in Location-Based Social Networking; 12:30-1:50pm, Hines 204

Social Media Myths: Debunked! Developing Your Social Media Strategy; 2-3:20pm, OM 320

The Texas Tribune: Why We Need Public-Supported Media – Evan Smith; 3:30-4:45pm, ALK 250

TUESDAY OCTOBER 26
Trends in Entertainment Public Relations; 9:30-10:50am, OM 320

Social Graces: Understanding and communicating with clients, co-workers, audiences and the media; 9:30-10:50am, Hines 204

Starting and Branding a TV Network; 11am-12:20pm, Hines 204

Tourism PR for Costa Rica and Beyond; 2-3:20pm, OM 320

Going Digital: Changes in the Advertising and PR Industry; 3:30-4:45pm, OM 320

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 27
Social Media Concepts and Policies in Texas State University Marketing; 9:30-10:50am, OM 320

The Voice of the Spurs; 11am-12:20pm, OM 320

Trends in Online News; 12:30-1:50pm, HINES 204

Creating Advertising with Impact; 2-3:20pm, LBJSC 4-16.1

Fashion Journalism; 2-3:20pm, OM 320

Dealing with the Media- Rich Oppel of Public Strategies; 3:30-4:50pm, ALK 250

THURSDAY OCTOBER 28
New Rules of PR: Game Changing Tips and Tools from the Trenches; 9:30-10:50am, HINES 204

How We Survived Economic Uncertainty; 9:30-10:50am, OM 320

Socially Conscious Jobs; 11:00am-12:20pm, OM 320

The Future of Television; 11:00am – 12:20pm, HINES 204

Shark Diver Magazine; 2:00-3:20pm, OM 320

Social Media Club Texas State Tweet Up, 5:30pm – , Sean Patrick’s

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