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Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
Social media for business training course
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Social media for business training course

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A three hour training event on how to use social media for business. It covered setting up profiles, key learning points and gaining internal acceptance to start social media.

A three hour training event on how to use social media for business. It covered setting up profiles, key learning points and gaining internal acceptance to start social media.

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  • Brian Solis
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    • 1. Social Media Training<br />
    • 2. Social Media Training<br />What are social media?<br />The main social media tools<br />How to use the tools for business (and pleasure)<br />Integrating Social Media into your marketing, sales, business development and customer care teams<br />
    • 3. What are Social Media <br />Social media are media for social interaction, using highly accessible and scalable publishing techniques. Social media use web-based technologies to turn communication into interactive dialogue. <br />A group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0, which allows the creation and exchange of user-generated content.<br />Businesses also refer to social media as consumer-generated media (CGM). A common thread running through all definitions of social media is a blending of technology and social interaction for the co-creation of value.<br />
    • 4. Which means...<br />People who know people talk about things to each other and share interesting gossip.<br />What’s new is..<br />The overlapping circles<br />Expanding networks of networks<br />Discovering niches<br />Easy access from web, email, phone<br />It’s free<br />
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    • 6. The main social media sites<br />For business you need to consider:<br />Linked In www.linkedin.com<br />Twitter www.twitter.com<br />Facebook www.facebook.com<br />Niche sites for your industry<br />Not all are suitable or appropriate<br />
    • 7. Quick Test<br />Visit one of the major sites and search for:<br />Your company<br />Your top two competitors’ <br />The most famous person in your industry<br />Discuss<br />
    • 8. Key engagement concepts<br />Social Actions<br />Like<br />Follow<br />Retweet<br />Blog post<br />Post a comment<br />Rate this<br />Bookmark<br />Recommend<br />Business Actions<br />Click<br />Visit<br />Subscribe<br />Join<br />Register<br />Take a survey<br />Qualify a lead<br />Purchase<br />
    • 9. What to use Social Media for<br />Business development<br />Lead generation, Webinars, <br />Public Relations and Brand Awareness<br />Webinars, virals, product launch<br />Product Development<br />Ideas for new products, research<br />Talent Acquisition<br />reduced agency fees, advertising, pre-selection of candidates, references<br />Employee Communications<br />Fewer emails, group discussions, disaster/recovery planning<br />Shareholder Communications<br />
    • 10. Social Media supports business goals<br />Listen<br />Participate<br />Share Story<br />Generate Buzz<br />Build a community and social network<br />
    • 11. Let’s set up a company page<br />Directory information<br />Personnel <br />Services<br />Recommendations<br />Advanced tools<br />Audiences<br />Ad campaigns / offers<br />Analytics <br />
    • 12. Let’s set up a page<br />Info (directory)<br />Wall<br />Fans<br />Status updates<br />RSS feeds<br />Link back to your website<br />Syndicate<br />
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    • 14. Let’s set up an account<br />Choose a name<br />Info (directory)<br />Followers<br />Following<br />Status updates<br />RSS feeds<br />Widget on your website<br />
    • 15. What to remember<br />The social media platforms you choose to use must <br />be used by your business’ target audience <br />be a meaningful place for your brand to connect<br />Remember slide 10<br />
    • 16. Now what?<br />Discussion<br />What should I say<br />How should I say it<br />Rules for ‘engaging’ online<br />Pushy users<br />Trolls<br />
    • 17. Inflexion Sensitive<br />I never said she stole my money – Someone else said it<br />I never said she stole my money – I didn’t ever say it<br />I never said she stole my money – I might have implied it<br />I never said she stole my money – I said someone took it<br />I never said she stole my money – She may have borrowed it<br />I never said she stole my money – It was someone else’s money<br />I never said she stole my money – she didn’t steal money<br />Jim Sterne, Target Marketing<br />
    • 18. Implementing Social Media<br />Some areas to consider before roll-out<br />How will social media impact corporate communications? Sales?<br />What software installations will IT allow?<br />Who will monitor activity? How?<br />Set standards and procedures – what can be said, by whom, when<br />How will you educate / recruit colleagues?<br />
    • 19. Tools for monitoring<br />Everything<br />Postlingwww.postling.com<br />SyncApsehttp://syncapse.com<br />Hubspotwww.hubspot.com<br />Twitter<br />Hootsuitewww.hootsuite.com<br />TweetDeckwww.tweetdeck.com<br />CoTweetwww.cotweet.com<br />Seesmichttp://seesmic.com<br />
    • 20. Other things you can do<br />Measure engagement<br />Advertise using social rules <br />Complaints handling<br />Ask advice<br />Apologise<br />Publish your annual results<br />#b2bchat Thursdays http://twitter.com/b2b_chat<br />
    • 21. Sources of ‘stories’<br />Social news / aggregators: Friendfeed, Digg, diigo<br />Social Networks: Facebook, Linked In, Twitter<br />User-generated content: Flickr, YouTube, slideshare, blogs<br />RSS = really simple syndication- Feedblitz<br />Learn how to use an RSS reader<br />
    • 22. Questions<br />Feedback<br />Poll<br />Meetup<br />What next?<br />

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