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  • Social Media ForThe Valley Of Plenty www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentyDennis J. Smith  Lives in Caldwell, Idaho  Self-Published Author  Amazon Bestseller  Talk Show Host  Public Speaker and Webinar Presenter  Social Media and WordPress Trainer  Winner of Top 50 Authors in Idaho Award 2011  On Facebook and Twitter since 2007 Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of Plenty Why Social Media? Can be less expensive than traditional marketing (i.e. TV, Newspaper) Connect with your customers and build relationships with them Meet other business owners (Chamber of Commerce Fan Page) Business groups and Fan Pages on Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn Run Highly Targeted Ads Reach millions outside your local area Because others are doing it! Don’t get left out! Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of Plenty Social Media By The Numbers Studies show that nearly 80 percent of US internet users spend time on blogs and sites like Facebook and Twitter. Facebook has more than 1 billion active users. More than 50 percent are logged on to Facebook in any given day. 163, 071, 460 million US Facebook users.  Idaho – 789,720  Boise – 353,180 within 50 miles  Emmett – 363,300 within 50 miles, 277,560 within 25 miles, 5,900 within 10 miles. Population of Emmett - 6,537 - Jul 2011 488 million users regularly use Facebook mobile.  Leveraging location-based applications and social media platforms can be a great way to engage with and capture a mobile audience of prospects.• There are 175 million tweets sent from Twitter every day in 2012.• Pinterest is now ranked #3 for top social networking sites.• The USAs 141.8 million accounts represents 27.4 percent of all Twitter users. Sources: Facebook Stats, Facebook Ads, Hubspot.com, Nielsen.com,, SocialBakers.com, All Facebook, All Twitter, Infographics Labs Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentyTop Social Media Sites Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google+ LinkedIn WordPress YouTube Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentyFacebookWhy Facebook? Free – It doesn’t cost you a dime to be on Facebook Connect with your customers Create Business or Product Fan Pages Let your customers leave reviews Let customers discuss your products Build a relationship with your customers Research your competitors Sell your merchandise right from Facebook with Ecwid, StoreYa or other Facebook ecommerce apps Highlight employees, best sales person, customers, product Share product video and other promo materials with your customers Announce new product or sales to your Facebook followers first Announce job openings – your best customers could make great employees Facebook Ads – Target your audience, over 1 billion users on Facebook! Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentyFacebook Fan Page Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentyTwitterWhy Twitter? Promote your business in 140 characters or less Follow your suppliers Research local and national competitors Search for positive or negative Tweets Connect with others in your industry Promote your upcoming sales or new product Promote special offers to Twitter followers Send out links where to purchase your product 500 million registered users as of 2012 Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentyPinterestWhy Pinterest? Fastest growing social networking site Popular with females Pinterest is most popular with women aged between 25 and 35 Create Promotional campaigns to get others to “Pin” and share your product Driving lots of traffic to websites Very visual – Users “Pin” items to a board(s) that looks like a checkerboard of photos. Simple to learn Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentyPinterest Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentyGoogle+Why use Google+? Been around almost 2 years It’s ran by the world’s largest search engine company Hangout with customers via video chat Control who you share information with Business Pages with focus on local business 150 million monthly active usersThings to keep in mind with Google+:  No Ads to deal with  Not as many users as Facebook, Twitter so your friends, family and customers might not be on Google+ yet  Have to learn how Google+ works Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentyGoogle+ Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentyLinkedInWhy use LinkedIn? Connect with other business owners Hire new employees Business groups on LinkedIn Create a Company Page LinkedIn Ads to promote your business 34 million users Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentyWordPressWhy use WordPress? Inexpensive website solution. Less than $20 dollars a month! Your own domain name I.E. http://www.mybusiness.com Easier to set-up and maintain than a standard website Optimizes well with Google to get better search results Great way to promote your businesses products Sell your product right from your website without expensive software Set-up newsletter to maintain contact with your customers and notify them when you have new product or sale. Blog post can automatically post to Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and many other social media sites. Over 57 million sites are using WordPress around the world! Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentyWordPress Website Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentyWordPress Website Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentyYouTubeWhy YouTube? Video ranks high in Google Searches Create and upload product video or even short commercials Great way to promote your business Videos can be shared to Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and other social media sitesTools  Any Video Camera or Flip Cam  Windows Live Movie Maker – From Microsoft or any other video editing software will do. Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentySocial Media Tips Post on a regular schedule(1-3 times a day) Post during peak times  Best time to post is 10am to 4pm with concentrations from 8am to 11am  Thursday, Friday and holidays are the best days to post Post relevant information Post photos and video Post as your Fan Page Share! Share! Share! Encourage others to Share! Respond to your customers Be genuine and be yourself! Don’t use all CAP! Don’t make spelling or grammar errors Have fun with it! Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentyReminders Keep same look and feel across all platforms Keep your content fresh Use social media management tools like HootSuite, RSS feeds sparingly or not at all Monitor your pages for comments Check your Facebook Insights (Fan Page Statistics) Keep up on social media. It’s always changing! Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentyResources GreenHostUSA.com – WordPress and Website Hosting Problogger.net – Blogging resources Copyblogger.com – Online marketing advice MariSmith.com – Social Media Expert DennisJSmith.com – Social Media News, Advice and Information SocialMediaExaminer.com – Social Media News Mashable.com/social-media – Social Media News Google and Bing – Search Engines http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/social/ The Social Media Report - Q3 2011 https://www.facebook.com/advertising/ - Facebook Ads Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of PlentyService Offered Custom Facebook Fan Page for local businesses Custom Facebook Fan Pages for multi-level marketers Squeeze Pages Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Social Media Tutoring Online Tutoring via Google+ Social Media Consulting WordPress Website Set-Up and Hosting Public Speaking Talk Show Thursdays at 1 PM MT on Blog Talk Radio Monthly Newsletter Dennis J. Smith http://www.dennisjsmith.com
  • Social Media For The Valley Of Plenty Contact Dennis dennisjsmith.com greenhostusa.com djsmith@ignitehost.net  Find Dennis and up-to-date information on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/SocialMediaBook https://www.facebook.com/socialmediawriter https://www.facebook.com/SMTalk  Twitter http://www.tweet.ignitehost.net  LinkedIn http://www.in.ignitehost.net  Pinterest http://pinterest.com/dennisjsmith/  Blog http://www.dennisjsmith.com  YouTube http://www.youtube.com/djsmithidaho  Mobile Phone 208-440-2678© 2013 Dennis J. SmithSlides, PDF or any other training material may not be distributed without written Dennis J. Smithor electronic permission of Dennis J. Smith . http://www.dennisjsmith.com