Richard Frieman from CMS social media presentation at n4a conference

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  • Richard Frieman from CMS social media presentation at n4a conference

    1. 1. SOCIAL MEDIA in CMS How CMS Is Using Social Media Where are we now? What is the future of social media at CMS?
    2. 2. What is Social Media? <ul><li>Social Media is publishing technologies that bring people together, share information and build communities. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t try and create a community… try to connect communities. </li></ul><ul><li>Seek and you shall find. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Common Misconceptions About Social Media <ul><li>All are FALSE: </li></ul><ul><li>#1: Social Media is just for teenagers and college kids. </li></ul><ul><li>#2: Blogs and Social Media sites are not for professional use. </li></ul><ul><li>#3 The minute I create a Blog, Facebook page or Twitter account, the world will know who I am </li></ul><ul><li>#4 Social Media is too expensive. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Interesting Facebook Stats
    5. 5. Interesting Facebook Stats
    6. 6. Interesting Facebook Stats
    7. 7. More Proof? Social Media in the 2008 Election <ul><li>Blogs: 500 million blog postings mentioned Obama. Only about 150 million blog posts mentioned McCain. </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace: Obama had 844,927 MySpace friends VS McCain's 219,404. </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: At election time, Obama had a total of 118,107 followers. John McCain had 4,942 followers. </li></ul>
    8. 8. WhiteHouse.gov Social Media Sites
    9. 9. Balancing the Weight of your Social Media Profile <ul><li>Be picky about who you associate with. You never know if that person IS who they SAY they are. </li></ul><ul><li>Scammers are out there and they are looking for an opportunity. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Social Media Sites CMS Is Currently Using <ul><li>There are three major social media sites that we are utilizing today: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter (2 accounts) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Twitter <ul><li>Twitter.com/CMSGov </li></ul><ul><li>Our ID: @CMSGov </li></ul>
    12. 12. Twitter <ul><li>Twitter.com/IKNGov </li></ul><ul><li>Our ID: @IKNGov </li></ul>
    13. 13. Why is Twitter good for your business? <ul><li>As of January 2010, Twitter was attracting 190 million visitors per month and generating 65 million Tweets a day! </li></ul><ul><li>It only takes seconds to post a message. </li></ul>
    14. 14. LinkedIn <ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul>
    15. 15. Flickr <ul><li>Flickr.com/photos/cmsgov </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr’s Own Goals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We want to help people make their photos available to the people who matter to them. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We want to enable new ways of organizing photos and video. </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. The CMS YouTube Channel <ul><li>www.YouTube.com/CMSHHSGov </li></ul>
    17. 17. Working with National Associations, Regions and n4a <ul><li>Starting from scratch can be very beneficial. </li></ul><ul><li>Be the expert. </li></ul><ul><li>Reach out to your community. </li></ul>
    18. 18. Get Connected NOW!
    19. 19. What did you think? <ul><li>Questions/Comments? </li></ul>
    20. 20. Contact me any time! <ul><li>Richard Frieman </li></ul><ul><li>Centers for Medicare & </li></ul><ul><li>Medicaid Services (CMS) </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Services Group (CSG) </li></ul><ul><li>Office of External Affairs (OEA) </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 410.786.2308 </li></ul><ul><li>Email:Richard.Frieman@cms.hhs.gov </li></ul>

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