The crowd was mixed between private sector as Ekkanoo, Zain Bahrain, MenaTelecom & Batelco and Public sector of maybe around 15 ministries.
I talked about What Social Media fuss is all about, made sure to highlight the importance of knowing your keywords. Brands can be you, your company or a government entity.
I also explained how to strategies Brand online presence, how to create Content & Follow Strategies.
What to measure, how to measure, what reports can help us measure our online progress. Then talked about Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, WordPress & Youtube and best practices
News sites have sent out some stats, and I found there are some errors, so here they are:
There are 341,260 Facebook users in Bahrain Source
Facebook Arab users: it is 36,016,664 (as of Nov, 2011) almost double from 2010 Source
61K Active twitter users in Bahrain, which is a high number compared to population. Source
(Active Twitter user in this report means anyone who tweet at least once a month)
652,333 Estimated Active Tweeps in Arab region as of November 2011 Source
Here are some of the local news articles in Bahrain about the workshop: