Social Media for Business: 3 Winning Lessons www.mzinga.com l February 2009
Barry Libert, author of Barack, Inc.
Board Member at Innocentive and Wharton’s SEI Center
Don Tapscott, author Grown Up Digital & Wikinomics
Thought leader on IT, Business Strategy, Management,
Adjunct professor at University of Toronto’s School of Business
Moderator & Supporting Cast Dave Wilkins Senior Director, Product Strategy at Mzinga [email_address] Twitter: @dwilkinsnh Facebook, AIM, LinkedIn: dwilkinsnh Alexa Scordato Social Media Marketing at Mzinga [email_address] Twitter: @alexa alexascordato.com Alexa will be monitoring the Twitter conversations. If you want to discuss there, please tag your tweets with #mzinga.
Let’s go over a few logistics…
The World Is Changing Observations from the Authors
The Future of Business is Social Important Lessons
What You Can Do How to Get Started
… and the three big ideas we’ll be discussing
Idea #1 The World Is Changing
Cool, social, and embraced change
The results: $750M raised + 69,456,897 votes
How can businesses win too?
The NetGen is:
Driven by eight norms: freedom, customization, scrutiny, integrity, collaboration, entertainment, speed, and innovation
They’re entering the work force
What does this mean for business?
Businesses are thinking about social technologies. Is there a digital divide? ?????? Net Gens already use them.
There are new ways to lead…
“ No Drama Obama”
69% positive PR coverage
Millions of YouTube views
2008 Marketer of the Year
There are new ways to manage… "Don't just use Millennials as foot soldiers. Treat them as peers. Listen to their suggestions. Let them collaborate with you. Don't run our group like a liberation hierarchy. Give them real power and they'll surprise you positively."
Idea #2 The Future of Business is Social
Connect with others
Connect with people on 17 social networks and my.barackobama.com
Result: 13M person database, 20M YouTube views, 4.6M Facebook friends
Obama used social technologies to…
NetGeners do too.
Use social technologies to connect and empower each other
By 2015, they will make up 47% of professionals.
Result: A smart, innovative and social workforce.
Idea #3 Getting Started
Let’s consider think through some options…
Start experimenting with new technologies in your personal life
Delicious, Twitter, Blogger, Facebook, etc.
Or start investing in:
Collaborating, listening, and empowering
Improve communication, drive deeper sharing, and capture expertise
Social technologies for to change the way you do business
“ It’s about all of us.” -Barack Obama It’s not about you.
Other Resources www.mzinga.com l February 2009 wearesmarter.org barackinc.com amazon.com amazon.com Ngenera,com
Thank You! Barry Libert Twitter: blibert www.barackinc.com www.mzinga.com Don Tapscott Twitter: @dtapscott www.grownupdigital.com www.ngenera.com
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Thank You! www.mzinga.com l February 2009 Dave Wilkins Mzinga Sr. Director of Product Strategy [email_address] Twitter: @dwilkinsnh Facebook, AIM, LinkedIn: dwilkinsnh