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Why Your Voice
 Really Matters....or

The Rio Grande Valley Disrupts



           Social Media Boot
          Camp - McAl...
About

• PR guy for 25 years
• Social Media for the last 5 years
• Blogger with.... 4 blogs
• Story Teller
• Content produ...
I eat my own dog food

• working directly clients
• working with Agencies
• I am my own client
• I’m on Twitter, FaceBook,...
The #140conf events provide a platform for
the worldwide twitter community to: listen,
connect, share and engage with each...
Celebs, Media Personalities, Business
 and Gov’t Leaders, the Homeless,
Ex-Cons, School Children, Educators,
       Writer...
NY, LA, London, Tel Aviv,
Barcelona, Austin, NY (take
II), SFO,Boston Detroit and
           now...
140Conf Road Trip

http://roadtrip.140conf.com
Connecting with voices from all over the Mid-West




                      Text




              follow - @jeffpulver
Big Brands Are Listening and want to connect
           deep into your market!



                        Buick
  Glaceau
...
Meet: Becky McCray-
owns a liquor store and
cattle ranch in Alva, OK




    @BeckyMcCray
http://smalltown.140conf.com/
Words of Wisdom from Becky....
1. People in small towns have access to the same technology,
the same real time tools, that...
How does RGV Disrupt?
• Reflects the future demographic of our
  nation
• Great place to live
 • weather
 • Texas Coast & B...
How does RGV Disrupt?

• No more than one hour away to get to an
  airport that will take you anywhere in
  the world
• Bo...
Mindset:

• The world is yours
• Your reach is world wide
• Find like minded people to connect with
• Leverage your locati...
Consider

• Your geo-location on the Texas / Mexico
  border region creates a new type of
  virtual trading community
• Mo...
Copy of presentation

• online today: www.alanweinkrantz.com
• copy and share with others
• this is just what I believe an...
Contact
• Alan Weinkrantz
• 210-820-3070
• alan@weinkrantz.com
• @alanweinkrantz - Twitter
• google.com/profiles/alanweinkr...
Thank You




©               2010
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  1. 1. Why Your Voice Really Matters....or The Rio Grande Valley Disrupts Social Media Boot Camp - McAllen, Tex Aug 14, 2010
  2. 2. About • PR guy for 25 years • Social Media for the last 5 years • Blogger with.... 4 blogs • Story Teller • Content producer
  3. 3. I eat my own dog food • working directly clients • working with Agencies • I am my own client • I’m on Twitter, FaceBook, LinkedIn, etc.
  4. 4. The #140conf events provide a platform for the worldwide twitter community to: listen, connect, share and engage with each other, while collectively exploring the effects of the emerging real-time internet on business.
  5. 5. Celebs, Media Personalities, Business and Gov’t Leaders, the Homeless, Ex-Cons, School Children, Educators, Writers, Musicians, etc
  6. 6. NY, LA, London, Tel Aviv, Barcelona, Austin, NY (take II), SFO,Boston Detroit and now...
  7. 7. 140Conf Road Trip http://roadtrip.140conf.com
  8. 8. Connecting with voices from all over the Mid-West Text follow - @jeffpulver
  9. 9. Big Brands Are Listening and want to connect deep into your market! Buick Glaceau Doubltree Kodak
  10. 10. Meet: Becky McCray- owns a liquor store and cattle ranch in Alva, OK @BeckyMcCray
  11. 11. http://smalltown.140conf.com/
  12. 12. Words of Wisdom from Becky.... 1. People in small towns have access to the same technology, the same real time tools, that people in big cities do. 2. Most small towns in the US have broadband access, though many rural areas still are stuck on dial up. 3. And rural people worldwide are creative, using mobile web access and smart phones to access Twitter and all the real time tools you're used to. 4. The State of Now is reshaping small towns just as much as it’s reshaping big cities. 5. Real time connections through Twitter and other services have given small town people new ways to interact and share ideas. 6. Through the live stream you can be involved in the world of the discussion, real time to watch, connect and engage.
  13. 13. How does RGV Disrupt? • Reflects the future demographic of our nation • Great place to live • weather • Texas Coast & Beach • borders with Mexico • cont’d
  14. 14. How does RGV Disrupt? • No more than one hour away to get to an airport that will take you anywhere in the world • Border Region in Texas / Mexico is 2,000,000 + people - larger than San Antonio :)
  15. 15. Mindset: • The world is yours • Your reach is world wide • Find like minded people to connect with • Leverage your location
  16. 16. Consider • Your geo-location on the Texas / Mexico border region creates a new type of virtual trading community • Monterrey, and not San Antonio is the Big City.... with a population of 3.5 million people
  17. 17. Copy of presentation • online today: www.alanweinkrantz.com • copy and share with others • this is just what I believe and seems to work • your mileage may vary
  18. 18. Contact • Alan Weinkrantz • 210-820-3070 • alan@weinkrantz.com • @alanweinkrantz - Twitter • google.com/profiles/alanweinkrantz • FaceBook, LinkedIn too!
  19. 19. Thank You © 2010
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