The world as we know it continues to experience change  <br />
 <br />
2000 years ago, <br />mainstream society didn't know that the earth was round... <br />
It wasn't that long ago<br />that the "year 2000" was some kind of Science fiction material <br />
Since the dawn of the new millennium, its become obvious that our lives are increasingly integrated with technology... <br />
What is "virtual" & "reality" are now becoming difficult to distinguish <br />
"SOCIAL MEDIA" represents the latest of these changes which is rapidly demonstrating its significance for societies global...
now common in the headlines...<br />
You already have the power to change the world, without even leaving your bedroom <br />
Knowledge is now instantly accessible to everyone at the click of a button <br />
Anyone can be an expert in anything, and fact and fiction are now harder to distinguish<br />
Since 2007, Facebook posts have been searchable on Google <br />
Notions of what is private and public information have started to become redefined... <br />
You can be held responsible for what you say online in a much broader context & <br />
http://internet.cytalk.com/2010/09/how-to-get-stupidly-fired-because-of-facebook/<br />
You no longer exclusively control your personal image or business brand   <br />
Openness and transparency cannot now be avoided - if you lie or exaggerate you will eventually be snapped out<br />
 <br />
No one can escape the influence & effect that social media continues to have on our lives... <br />
From “Trying to Sell” to “Making Connections”<br />From “Large Campaigns” to “Small Acts”<br />From “Controlling Our Image...
We Appreciate that our employees represent both our business and brand <br />Even online....<br />And out of work hours......
I M P O R T A N T<br />This reasoning is at the core of the service and advice that AssistNZoffer & provide to Kiwi busine...
54%<br /> of companies still have an outright ban on social media in the work place <br />despite overwhelming evidence th...
What are we about??<br />We believe Social Media encompasses the positive opportunities resulting from this “New World Ord...
OUR AIMS<br />•Empower and inspire Kiwis to strive towards reach their dreams & objectives <br /><ul><li>Encouraging “self...
What we want to do... <br /><ul><li>Social Media Planning & Policy for Kiwi businesses
Community course regarding the real issues, rights & responsibilities of social media
Community Co-working Office Concept... </li></li></ul><li>AssistNZ sees social media as an integral element within many bu...
What we need... <br /><ul><li>To build up our “tribe” and online knowledge base
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  1. 1. The world as we know it continues to experience change  <br />
  2. 2.  <br />
  3. 3. 2000 years ago, <br />mainstream society didn't know that the earth was round... <br />
  4. 4. It wasn't that long ago<br />that the "year 2000" was some kind of Science fiction material <br />
  5. 5. Since the dawn of the new millennium, its become obvious that our lives are increasingly integrated with technology... <br />
  6. 6. What is "virtual" & "reality" are now becoming difficult to distinguish <br />
  7. 7. "SOCIAL MEDIA" represents the latest of these changes which is rapidly demonstrating its significance for societies globally... <br />
  8. 8.
  9. 9. now common in the headlines...<br />
  10. 10. You already have the power to change the world, without even leaving your bedroom <br />
  11. 11. Knowledge is now instantly accessible to everyone at the click of a button <br />
  12. 12. Anyone can be an expert in anything, and fact and fiction are now harder to distinguish<br />
  13. 13.
  14. 14. Since 2007, Facebook posts have been searchable on Google <br />
  15. 15.
  16. 16. Notions of what is private and public information have started to become redefined... <br />
  17. 17.
  18. 18. You can be held responsible for what you say online in a much broader context & <br />
  19. 19.
  20. 20. http://internet.cytalk.com/2010/09/how-to-get-stupidly-fired-because-of-facebook/<br />
  21. 21. You no longer exclusively control your personal image or business brand   <br />
  22. 22.
  23. 23.
  24. 24. Openness and transparency cannot now be avoided - if you lie or exaggerate you will eventually be snapped out<br />
  25. 25.
  26. 26.
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  28. 28.  <br />
  29. 29. No one can escape the influence & effect that social media continues to have on our lives... <br />
  30. 30. From “Trying to Sell” to “Making Connections”<br />From “Large Campaigns” to “Small Acts”<br />From “Controlling Our Image” to “Being Ourselves”<br />From “Hard to Reach” to “Available Everywhere”<br />
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  37. 37. We Appreciate that our employees represent both our business and brand <br />Even online....<br />And out of work hours... <br />
  38. 38.
  39. 39. I M P O R T A N T<br />This reasoning is at the core of the service and advice that AssistNZoffer & provide to Kiwi businesses <br />creates cause and need for the development & implementation for<br />SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY <br />(SMP)<br />
  40. 40. 54%<br /> of companies still have an outright ban on social media in the work place <br />despite overwhelming evidence that it this approach is <br />not only ineffective but often backfires in many contexts <br />
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  43. 43. What are we about??<br />We believe Social Media encompasses the positive opportunities resulting from this “New World Order” we have seen in recent years...<br />and <br />We don’t think its a phase or an issue/trend we will see disappear anytime soon <br />
  44. 44. OUR AIMS<br />•Empower and inspire Kiwis to strive towards reach their dreams & objectives <br /><ul><li>Encouraging “self sustainability”</li></ul>•Seeking social reform, we recognize the old systems & processes will not work<br />•Organic & holistic solutions attempt to minimise the segregation & disparity of the various aspect of society <br />•Minimise divides <br />
  45. 45. What we want to do... <br /><ul><li>Social Media Planning & Policy for Kiwi businesses
  46. 46. Community course regarding the real issues, rights & responsibilities of social media
  47. 47. Community Co-working Office Concept... </li></li></ul><li>AssistNZ sees social media as an integral element within many businesses <br />Regardless of the approach, many businesses will find their customers are using it, employees are using it and now regulatory bodies are embracing it. <br />
  48. 48. What we need... <br /><ul><li>To build up our “tribe” and online knowledge base
  49. 49. Others to help us create content and spread the concept through the community
  50. 50. Varied perspectives and input from others to test and voice our ideas </li></li></ul><li>Additional Links & References <br />http://www.time.com/time/business/article/0,8599,1895694,00.html<br />http://socialmediarockstar.com/history-of-social-media<br />http://lifehack.org/articles/management/how-to-avoid-getting-fired-by-facebook.html<br />

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