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Social Media and Toastmasters Clubs


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Presentation on what social media is and how to use it within your Toastmasters club.

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  • 1. Social Media & Toastmasters Presented by Andrew Pallant CC / CL
  • 2. Agenda1. What is Social Media2. How to use Social Media for Toastmasters3. Tools for Social Media4. Getting your club involved
  • 3. What is Social MediaMethod of Communication Platform for NetworkingSharing of Information Daily Time Waster?
  • 4. How to Use Social Media Recruiting  Advertise your weekly meetings  Share learning experiences  Talk about upcoming events ( open houses )  Share benefits of the club – engage in conversations
  • 5. How to Use Social Media Community Building  Engage in conversations  Share speaking tips  Share evaluation tips  Ask questions  Learn about other clubs  Invite other clubs to join the conversations
  • 6. How to Use Social Media Sharing Ideas  Find/share ideas for Table Topics  Find/share ideas for speeches  Share ideas for club growth  Share experiences
  • 7. Social Media Tools Twitter  URL:  Each message has a limit of 140 characters  Follow other Toastmasters Clubs  Categorize your tweets (message) by using hashtags(#) example: #toastmasters  Share links and engage in conversations  Keep It Simple!  Toastmasters Internation:
  • 8. Social Media Tools Facebook  URL:  Build Facebook group/page for your club  Share your club news  Share your club agenda  Photos and Video easily shared  Engage your club on a social level
  • 9. Social Media Tools LinkedIn  URL:  Business and Professional Networks  Less Social, more business  Create a club group ( LinkedIn Group )  Toastmasters International:
  • 10. Social Media Tools YouTube  URL: ( Google company )  Privately or publicly share videos  Get permission first from people in the video  Great place to see speech examples from other Toastmasters
  • 11. Social Media Tools Blogging  Many services ( Tumbler, Blogger, Wordpress )  Think of it like an electronic magazine  Research topics, share ideas  Great way to do newsletters
  • 12. Involve Your Club Write articles for a club blog Share ideas and experiences Volunteer to have speeches recorded Practice writing skills
  • 13. Pros & ConsPros Cons Helps with search  Need some writing engine optimization skills Builds a community  Takes time Free Advertising  Takes time Helps keep everyone  Takes time informed
  • 14. Take Aways Technology such as Social Media helps recruit younger generations Don’t have to be young to use it Easy and Free Lots of options, pick what is best for your club You do not have to do it all yourself, ask for help! Do not be afraid
  • 15. Questions Any TimeAndrew PallantEmail: andrewpallant@gmail.comTwitter: