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  • Catch Me On Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace: On-line Social Networking for Business and Marketing
  • 6 Degrees of Separation
  • 2 Degrees to the Queen
  • 2 Degrees to the Queen
  • 2 Degrees to the Queen
  • 2 Degrees to the Queen
  • 4 Degrees of R2D2
  • 4 Degrees of R2D2
  • 4 Degrees of R2D2
  • 4 Degrees of R2D2
  • 4 Degrees of R2D2
  • Need for Connection
  • Myspace: 110 million users
  • Facebook: 60 million active users
  • What is a social network?
  • Profiles
  • Ways to establish visible “friendship” connections with other users
  • Methods to share information one-to-one and one-to-many
  • Shared Activities
  • What is a Social Network? Profiles Visible Connections One-to-One and One-to-Many communication Shared Activities
  • Tons of Social Networks
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  • Let’s Get Nerdy!
  • Sarnoff’s Law Network Value = n
  • Watch my show!
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  • Metcalfe’s Law Network Value = n(n-1)
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  • Reed’s Law Network Value = 2 n –n-1
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  • Exponential Growth in a Network by Applying Mechanics that allow Reed’s Law
    • Sarnoff’s Law
    Based on an N of 100 100 Total value of Network =100
    • Sarnoff’s Law
    • Metcalf’s Law
    • N(N-1)/2
    • Number of possible connections = 4,950
    Based on an N of 100 100 Total value of Network =100 Exponential Growth in a Network by Applying Mechanics that allow Reed’s Law
    • Sarnoff’s Law
    • Metcalf’s Law
    • N(N-1)/2
    • Number of possible connections = 4,950
    • Reed’s Law
    • 2 n -n-1
    • Number of possible connections =1,267,650,600,228,229,401,496,703,205,376
    Based on an N of 100 100 Total value of Network =100 Exponential Growth in a Network by Applying Mechanics that allow Reed’s Law
  • Let’s look at this another way Blatant use of clip art ahead! ! WARNING
  • Social Networks Are Just Like Parties
  • Hey Yal! Listen up!
  • No one talks To the squid 
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  • The Power of Weak Ties!
  • This is a really weak tie!
  • Weak Ties Mark Granovetter (1973) “The Strength of the Weak Ties” H O O
  • A B C
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  • Quality of Connections
  • Types of Social Networks
  • Massive
  • Valid email only requirement
  • Affinity Based
  • Common interest
  • Custom features dedicated to the interest
  • Geographic
  • Place Related
  • Mobile location based networks
  • Walled Gardens
  • Invitation only
  • Internal or special purpose
  • Activity Based
  • Formed around a purposeful activity
  • Social network is secondary to the task
  • Now you know… Types of SNS Why SNS work Examples of SNS Mechanics of SNS
  • After the break… 5 for 5 Tips What’s your SNS strategy? Joining a SNS or Creating one? What to do today
  • ? Join Create OR
  • ? Individual Company OR
  • ? Networking Reputation OR
  • ? Internal External OR
  • 5 Tips!! SNS Strategy
  • New Opportunities
  • Join Linked In get recommendations from previous employers
  • Start a blog push links to a local SNS or one dedicated to your field
  • Connect w/Companies find current employees of the companies you’re interested in
  • Clean up your online image
  • Connect with alumni for internships, advice
  • Entrepreneur
  • Find new employees
  • Network you never know where your next opportunity will come from
  • Link to other entrepreneurs
  • Clean up your online image
  • Make your small company look big create a community
  • Internal Communication
  • Encourage corporate culture
  • Virtual water cooler
  • Connect distant employees
  • Give your company a “face” employee profiles add humanity
  • Invite collaboration on company issues
  • Marketing to Customers
  • Create SNS Apps to your target demographic
  • Coolness factor don’t sell the product, sell a community around the product
  • Build an army of evangelists
  • Access to experts leverage your resources
  • Collect data about customers, feedback
  • Marketing B-B
  • Create a network of customers
  • Reputation and authority
  • Create a niche through conversation
  • Clean up your online image
  • Track opinion of your product by facilitating the conversation
  • SNS Etiquette
  • “ advertise” Don’t
  • be a troll Don’t
  • Forget who is watching Don’t
  • Be a stalker Don’t
  • Spam your network with app invites Don’t
  • participate Do
  • Be yourself Do
  • Choose quality over quantity Do
  • Reconnect Do
  • Contribute Do
  • Be a Person, Not a Product Do
  • What You Can Do Today
  • Start discussing your company’s social strategy
  • Join Linkedin.com Facebook.com SmallerIndiana.com Become my friend!
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