Newest & Futuristic Ways of Giving/Receiving Information World News & Entertainment Let’s forecast there’s no Google Search in 2 Years Article Publishing RSS Feed Videos Blog & Website Social Networking Twitter/Facebook/GoogleWave Linkedin Followers Or Fans, Patients, Clients Your Business
How Does it Work? Using the technology and ability to access large groups of social media users locally has become a proven small business marketing tactic and is a great way to further enhance the face-to-face relationship building you already do . John Jantsch- Duct Tape Marketing .
TweetUps , a gathering of people in a community using Twitter, have become very popular.
Additional ways to meet others locally that believe in the power of social media.
Great common ground to network on. Search locally for the term TweetUp and don’t be surprised to find one schedule in your community. Sponser it!!!
Find and Network with Local Bloggers A great way to create additional local exposure.
Using tools such as Placeblogger , outside.in , Bloglines you can locate bloggers in your community that might have an interest in writing about your business or industry or actively linking to your blog.
Networking with relevant bloggers locally
Commenting on their blog posts
Contributing a post-If they like you and your Voice
Don’t forget to seek out and add blogs from traditional media publications locally as well.
Most radio, TV and news journalists have been asked to write a blog as part of their job, these can be great local social media contacts if you take the time to build relationships though their blogs.
John Jantsch is a marketing and digital technology coach, award winning social media publisher and author of Duct Tape Marketing .
You can have 500, 1000,3000,50,000; it does not matter. You cannot know these people and communicate with them. So do not be impressed by a big list person, it is not the most important thing.
For example: You get 2000 Followers of which 200 you really can feel you know some, enough to ask a favor. It is a bilateral feeling about these people. If you shout out for them,(do them a favor), first you are in a better place.
So you want to publisize an offer; tire sale, food, bowling healthcare/doctors, professionals etc.
You announce it nicely to your whole group
But you ask your 200 to shout this out to their followers. Which means contact their 200, etc, etc.
200 of your followers push to 200 of their and 200 of theirs. This goes on and on. That is the value of the 200 or so good followers. So in this simple example you can count on