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    My New Personal Brand Plan: Carmen+ My New Personal Brand Plan: Carmen+ Presentation Transcript

    • I’m bigger than what my body gives me credit for (Carmen Chau: A Personal Brand Plan)
      • ABOUT ME
      • Born in Hong Kong. Raised in Toronto.
      • Undergraduate degree in anthropology and semiotics & communication theory
      • I wear glasses most of the time
      • I’m 5’2” and weigh not enough. What does that have to do with anything?
      • I may be small in stature. But I have a lot to say. My ideas and opinions will make me bigger than what my body gives me credit for. Hence, Carmen+.
      • I am completely open to using multiple social media platforms to cultivate relationships and to remain relevant.
      • GOALS
      • To establish myself as a public relations practitioner who is completely open to using social media to create relationships.
      • To leverage multiple social media platforms to add value to conversations about social media, pop culture, fashion, public relations, and other subjects that people can relate to.
      • To dedicate 50% of blog posts on social media and/or public relations
      • To write with passion and opinions. Not here to just report what is happening.
      • To create a hub for my online presence in order to showcase the multiple social media platforms that I will be using.
      • SWOT
      • Completely open to social media
      • Have experience in public relations
      • Critical thinking – always ask who,
      • what, where, when, why and how
      • Soft-spoken. Prefer to work behind the scene
      • Not well-versed in any particular subjects
      • Not sure where I can find my niche online
      OPPORTUNITIES Social media allows me: -To develop my voice -To have a chance to listen to conversations & be an observant before I become a participant
      • THREATS
      • Am only 1 voice out of many on the Internet (difficult to stand out)
      • Everyone is using social media to cultivate relationships
      • Others who have found their niches online
      • CHANNELS
      • Blog: http://carmenplus.wordpress.com
      • Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/carmenchau
      • LinkedIn: http://ca.linkedin.com/in/carmenchau
      • Humber PR Ning: http://humberpr.ning.com/profile/CarmenChau
      • YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/carmchau
      • Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/carmenchau/
      • Find out what people are talking about
      • Observe from the sideline
      • Pay attention to what they are saying
      • Add value to their conversations
      • Connect with these individuals – network learning
      • TACTICS
      • Keep up to date with news and trending topics
      • - Go the extra mile to find information that would add new insight to news and trending topics
      • Blog:
      • - Always add my own opinions to subjects
      • - Avoid just reporting what is happening
      • Start a video blog
      • - to demonstrate what my body does not give me credit for
      • - to demonstrate my openness to using social media
      • Comment on blogs
      • Reply to comments
      • Blog once a week: Ongoing
      • Update Twitter daily: Ongoing
      • Connect with other bloggers: Ongoing
      • (comments & links)
      • Increase Twitter followers to 200 April 30, 2010
      • Update LinkedIn profile Ongoing
      • Attend networking events Ongoing
      • Volunteer May 2010 – ongoing
    • Connections Relationships Public Relations Social Media Open Conversations Talk Small Experienced Values Opinions Vlog Critical thinking