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  • Joining the Conversation: Strategies for Sharing and Commenting in Social Media Frank Days Director, New and Social Media @tangyslice
  • Agenda
    • Why participate
    • Community members
    • Content and sharing
    • 7 ways to join
    • 7 things before you hit send
    • Resources
  • Benefits of social media participation
    • Because they are “social” media
    • Meet new people with common interests
    • Build your personal brand
    • Opportunity to share
    • Learn from others
  • Types of social media participants
      Forrester's social technographics ladder
  • Building a community: Forrester Groundswell model Social media is about:
    • Listening
    • Talking
    • Energizing
    • Supporting
    • Embracing
  • Start by “listening”
    • Blogs
    • Facebook and LinkedIn groups
    • Twitter
    • Google Alerts
    • Podcasts
    • Trade press
    • GroupWise or Google reader for aggregation
  • Then “talking”
    • When sharing consider
      • Will anyone care?
      • Will anyone read this?
      • Is this interesting?
      • Is this original?
      • Does this add value?
  • Advice when leaving comments
    • Stay on topic
    • Contribute new information to the discussion
    • Don’t comment for the sake of commenting
    • Make the tone of your message clear
    • Be succinct
    • Cite your sources with links or inline quoting
    • Be courteous
    • Don’t post when you’re angry, upset, or emotional
    • Do not feed or tease the trolls
        • Source: Steve Rubel, Micro Persuasion blog via the Lifehacker blog
  • Don't feed the trolls...
      “ A troll is someone who posts inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community ... with the primary intent of provoking other users into a desired emotional response or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion.”
        • Wikipedia via PCMagazine.com
      Image source: Wikipedia
  • Seven ways to join the conversation...
  • 1. Connect with people you know
    • Talk with people you know
      • Prospects
      • Customers
      • Vendors
      • Peers
      • Neighbors
  • 2. Start a conversation
    • Questions work better than statements
      • What do you think about … ?
      • Does anyone know ... ?
      • How do you ... ?
    • These are two way media
  • 3. Leave a comment
    • Find some place you feel confident
    • Novell properties/blogs
    • People you know
  • 4. Share Novell stuff
    • Marketing is creating new content
    • “Like” on Facebook
    • Retweet on Twitter
  • 5. Ask or answer questions
    • Join groups
    • Answer questions
    • Demonstrate your knowledge
    • 6. Post content to bookmarking sites
    • Help spread the word
    • Make it easier for people to find
    • Amplify our messages
  • 7. Write a guest blog post
    • Blogs are looking for content
    • We have experts
    • Often you just have to ask
    • Targets:
      • Syndicated blogs
      • Partner blogs
      • Novell blogs
    Example blog: Cloud Computing Journal
  • 7 things to consider before hitting send...
  • 1. Is it consistent with our Internet usage policy?
  • 2. Does it represent our company values?
  • 3. How do people behave in the specific community?
  • 4. Does it add value to the conversation?
  • 5. Is it authentic and credible?
  • 6. Is it appropriate for general consumption?
  • 7. Will anyone care about what you have to say?
  • When in doubt...
    • Don't
    • Pause
    • Ask for advice
      • Your manager
      • Corporate communications
      • Social media (me)
  • Novell social media guidelines
    • Review Code of Business Ethics
    • Attend training
    • Get familiar with Novell policies
    • Protect your own privacy
    • Treat others with respect
    • Use common sense with controversial topics
  • NOISE
  • Think Value
  • Where to learn more...
    • Online resources
      • Mashable.com
      • Techcrunch.com
      • Marketingprofs.com
      • MPDailyfix.com
      • Copyblogger.com
    • Articles
      • http://www.delicious.com/novell_novl/socialmedia
  •