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Social Media
How to Build the Biggest
Bang for your Business
Wednesday 6th
July 2011
twitter.com/chloeatindium
twitter.com/indiumonline
indiumonline.co.uk/blog
uk.linkedin.com/in/indiumchloethomas
facebook.c...
1. Know your audience
2. Choose your tools:
– LinkedIn
– Twitter
– Facebook
1. Plan & Prepare – create great content
2. Av...
Know Your Audience
• Who are they?
• Where do they hang-out?
• Traffic to your website
01865 980 630indiumonline.co.uk
• Complements and amplifies what you’re already
doing
• It’s another one-to-one contact channel
• Publicise events
• Group...
Choose Your Tools
• Plaxo
• MySpace
• You Tube
• Slideshare
• Flickr
• Wikipedia
• Forums
• Scribd
• Digg
• Delicious
• Re...
Facebook
• Is it stalling? Lost market share of visits for 3rd
consecutive month in
May (Hitwise)
• There are more than 3....
Twitter
• Fastest growing social network in May (Hitwise)
• Towards the end of 2010:
o the average number of tweets per da...
LinkedIn
• Focused audience
• There are now 11m LinkedIn users across Europe
Plan & Prepare
• Numbers game
• Great content is at the heart of success
– Grow followers
– Grow sales / leads / traffic
•...
Twitter Tool Mindmap
Avoid The Pitfalls
• Employers Watching Workers Online Spurs Privacy Debate (Wall St Journal)
• Divorce Case Evidence: Fac...
Maximise the Benefits, Minimise the Pitfalls
• Think first
• Define what each tool will be used for
• Set up a Social Medi...
indiumonline
Phone: 01865 339 470
Email: info@indiumonline.co.uk
indiumonline.co.uk/blog
twitter.com/indiumonline
twitter....
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  1. 1. Social Media How to Build the Biggest Bang for your Business Wednesday 6th July 2011
  2. 2. twitter.com/chloeatindium twitter.com/indiumonline indiumonline.co.uk/blog uk.linkedin.com/in/indiumchloethomas facebook.com/xxxx (sorry – not for business) indiumonline training indiumonline social media Chloё Thomas • Barclays Bank » Online and Direct Marketing for Retail • Past Times » Direct Communications Manager • Ardington » Head of E-Commerce • Indium Web Management » Managing Director & Chief Consultant 01865 980 630indiumonline.co.uk
  3. 3. 1. Know your audience 2. Choose your tools: – LinkedIn – Twitter – Facebook 1. Plan & Prepare – create great content 2. Avoid the Pitfalls
  4. 4. Know Your Audience • Who are they? • Where do they hang-out? • Traffic to your website
  5. 5. 01865 980 630indiumonline.co.uk
  6. 6. • Complements and amplifies what you’re already doing • It’s another one-to-one contact channel • Publicise events • Group mailings • Another way for people to find you • Find like minded people – support for you • Lead Generation • Soft Marketing Why should you be using it? 01865 980 630indiumonline.co.uk
  7. 7. Choose Your Tools • Plaxo • MySpace • You Tube • Slideshare • Flickr • Wikipedia • Forums • Scribd • Digg • Delicious • Reddit • Second Life LinkedInTwitter Facebook Blogs
  8. 8. Facebook • Is it stalling? Lost market share of visits for 3rd consecutive month in May (Hitwise) • There are more than 3.5bn pieces of content shared each week on Facebook • Purpose-built Facebook pages have created more than 5.3bn fans • More than 700,000 local businesses have active Pages on Facebook
  9. 9. Twitter • Fastest growing social network in May (Hitwise) • Towards the end of 2010: o the average number of tweets per day was > 27.3 m o The average number of tweets per hour was around 1.3m • At the current rate, Twitter will process almost 10bn tweets in a single year • The power of twitter lies outside twitter.com
  10. 10. LinkedIn • Focused audience • There are now 11m LinkedIn users across Europe
  11. 11. Plan & Prepare • Numbers game • Great content is at the heart of success – Grow followers – Grow sales / leads / traffic • Cross promote • Optimise
  12. 12. Twitter Tool Mindmap
  13. 13. Avoid The Pitfalls • Employers Watching Workers Online Spurs Privacy Debate (Wall St Journal) • Divorce Case Evidence: Facebook profile used in court • Courtney Love's tweets lead to groundbreaking suit • Court orders ex-employee to hand over LinkedIn contacts • Getting the skinny on Twitter's ‘Cisco Fatty’ • A Twitterati Calls Out Whirlpool • Social Media Lawsuit from Flash Mob Incident? • The Pizza Kitchen faces social media libel lawsuit • Vodafone’s homophobic tweet • Habitat sorry for Iran Tweeting • Facebook Party House Trashed • Why Your Company Needs a Social Media Policy and 14 Corporate Social Media Policy Exampl • 5 tips to avoid a social media law suit
  14. 14. Maximise the Benefits, Minimise the Pitfalls • Think first • Define what each tool will be used for • Set up a Social Media Policy
  15. 15. indiumonline Phone: 01865 339 470 Email: info@indiumonline.co.uk indiumonline.co.uk/blog twitter.com/indiumonline twitter.com/chloeatindium uk.linkedin.com/in/indiumchloethomas Our Services • Email • Affiliates • Search (PPC/SEO) • Search – Local • Social Media - Set Up - Management
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