• More than 500 million
• 50% of its active users log
on to Facebook in any given
• Average user has 130
• People spend over 500
billion minutes per month
Where to begin?
• Google – get a G-mail account to access
all the free Google applications and
then subscribe to Google’s RSS reader
to subscribe to blogs.
• Technorati - type in your organization’s
name and subscribe to all the blogs that
• You also need Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn
• Flickr account for photo sharing.
• Youtube account for video.
• Register at Digg and Stumbleupon for promoting
• Get a Plancast account to promote events
• Get a Del.icio.us account for bookmarking
Build Your Online Community
• Engage with your audience
• Listen to them
• Ask for help: Crowdsource to
create new content