Social Networking One Year later


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Social Networking One Year later

  1. 1. Presented to <br />Motown Chapter HDI<br />March 12, 2010<br />Social Networking 1 year later What’s Your plan?<br />
  2. 2. So What’s Happened since last year<br />I met Rose…<br />Through Facebook <br />I got my 2004 E320<br />Through Craig's List <br />Found Brian a new job…<br />Through LinkedIn<br />Sold my 300SD<br />Through Craig's List <br />
  3. 3. What’s Going On?<br />I’d like to connect to your LinkedIn network<br />Hey! Tweet Me<br />I’d like to recommend you add Rich A as a friend<br />
  4. 4. Facebook recently overtook Yahoo as the second most visited site in the United States. And in doing so, Facebook along with other social networks set the stage for a confluence of social and search that fundamentally changes who we, as a society, discover and share information, and in turn, where our attention is directed and driven.<br />
  5. 5. If the socialization of search and commerce is driven by any one behavior, it is that of sharing<br />
  6. 6. It’s All About Differentiation and Sharing<br />Can S-nets help?<br />
  7. 7. Are you using Social Networks for career, business, or personal?<br />What’s’ your strategy<br />
  8. 8. Strategy Guidelines<br />Understand Social Networks – how they help<br />Have the Killer resume Profile<br />Exposing Yourself – blogs, forums, groups<br />Understand what social network organizations can help you.<br />See how the Motown HDI chapter can help you<br />
  9. 9. Your Resume…<br />So how many people are reading your resume right now?<br />
  10. 10. …or visiting your<br />Social network<br />profile<br />
  11. 11. Career wise,<br />E-mailing resumes<br />Job boards<br />Are dead.<br />
  12. 12. My Profile!<br />Toot your own horn about yourself just do it<br />responsibly, honestly<br />Create Tagged words for search optimization<br />
  13. 13. Get creative – write for Web 2.0<br />Blog<br />Toot your own horn some more.<br />Write about your specific views<br />Create Tagged words for search optimization<br />
  14. 14. Get creative – write for Web 2.0<br />Forum<br />Respond to others<br />With your views<br />Take a pulse of what’s<br />Happening real time<br />
  15. 15. All S-nets have Groups<br />Groups<br />A blend of Forums and <br />Blogs, but adds event <br />Notification<br />And powerful association with others like you <br />
  16. 16. All S-nets have Groups (cont.) <br />Groups<br />Groups are searchable for people, companies, jobs, content.<br />
  17. 17. Where are S-nets going?<br />Discern the social networks that will most benefit you for<br />Your Career & Business<br />Real Time Information<br />Personal Entertainment<br />
  18. 18. So what’s all the fuss over Twitter?<br />Real-time Content<br />The latest scoop<br />People<br />Jobs<br />What’re you feeling right now<br />
  19. 19. Exactly who and what I want – Now!<br />
  20. 20. Exposure – Resources<br />Professional Networks – HDI , ITA, ITsmf<br />Social Networks<br />LinkedIn – 700%<br />Facebook – 77%<br />Twitter – 4000%<br />MySpace<br />Tech Republic<br />Job Boards<br />Monster<br />CareerBuilder<br />Dice<br />ComputerJobs<br />HotJobs<br />Networking<br />Cold Calling<br />
  21. 21. Exposure - Resources<br /><ul><li>
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  26. 26.</li></li></ul><li>Exposure - Resources<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
  27. 27. Ongoing Career Investment<br />Keep Networking<br />Get involved with professional associations<br />Invest in your self improvement<br />
  28. 28. Ongoing Personal Investment in others<br />
  29. 29. Ongoing Personal Investment<br />Remember to find that healthy balance of Family or self and Career<br />“It’s pretty hard to find someone say on their death bed they would have spend more time at work if they could do it all over”<br />
  30. 30. Questions?<br />*the links included in this presentation are “live” - use responsibly!<br />
  31. 31. Thank You!<br />