Secrets of Social Media How to Send Out Your Online Message Loud and Clear
Who are we? Lee Schneider and Richard Neill are documentary filmmakers with a strong belief in the power of storytelling to change the world. They are making a film called Shelter, a chronicle of thedesign for good movement, telling the stories of architects and designers who are using good design to provide shelter to the homeless and survivors of natural disasters.
Why are we here? We have used social media to promote our films online and successfully raise production funds. We want to provide you relevant social media case studies and examples. Shelter is about architecture and design, so our case studies will be relevant and interesting to you.
What do we want? We want to share our successes with you and our lessons learned so that you can reach a your most relevant audience using social media. If you think what we offer in our talk is of value to you, we ask that you spread the word about our film Shelter and the design for good movement.
Why Care about Online Media? Unlimited freemarketing without geographic boundaries Twitter, Facebook, and Google – they’re all free. Free is a good marketing budget to have. A trusted source Before deciding to purchase, 4 outof5 consumers will go online to learn more and help make their decision. Why is this? When we want to make a decision, weturn to friends, family, colleagues and acquaintances for input, and increasingly we are connecting with those people online.
How to Choose your Channel Do you need regional or national reach? Do you need to make new friends or draw on the strength of existing relationships? Who has the microphone? You? Or your clients and customers? Answer these questions and determine your best channel.
Got numbers? Measure results with online tracking. Google Analytics tracks visits and engagement If you have a blog, wordpress stats track who reads your stuff. If you use video, Vimeo.com tracks your visitors and comments.
Video We’ll show you some examples from our work People-oriented storytelling is most effective Develop a narrative and engage Create a series of videos Short videos work best
Video Examples At this point in the Presentation we will play some examples from our work.
Best Practices in Online Media Research your audience Select your best channel Measure your results Experimentwith different kinds of media
Shelter www.thesheltermovie.com Shelter is a documentary about the design for good movement, chronicling the efforts of architects and designers who are using good design to shelter the homeless and survivors of natural disasters.
Shelter www.thesheltermovie.com Lee Schneider email@example.com t: 424-265-6047 888-907-7046 Richard Neill firstname.lastname@example.org t: 415-431-1122