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Introducing Manchester Social Media Surgery
Presented at  Social Media Cafe Manchester  #smc_mcr  by  @realfreshtv on Tues 1 st  December 2009 Venue: BBC Cafe, Manche...
 
Why the need for  Social Media Surgery events in Manchester?
Making sense of it all
“ Social media are media designed to be disseminated through social interaction, created using highly accessible and scala...
What #%!$!...?
“ I Want Me Mum!”
What is it? <ul><li>Social Media Surgery events are: </li></ul><ul><li>Informal afternoon meet ups </li></ul><ul><li>Socia...
Why? <ul><li>The inspiration: </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of people not sure where to start  </li></ul><ul><li>Agencies and con...
Doing Something <ul><li>Social Media Surgery events are: </li></ul><ul><li>Backed by Manchester Digital, MDDA and Creative...
At the event we agreed that <ul><li>Social Media Surgery events can be a gentle introduction to Social Media Cafe Manchest...
When <ul><li>2 nd  Tuesday of the month,  </li></ul><ul><li>starting next Tuesday, 8 th  Dec 09! </li></ul>
When exactly? <ul><li>Which time is best? </li></ul><ul><li>12:30 – 2:30pm </li></ul><ul><li>vs. </li></ul><ul><li>2pm –  ...
<ul><li>2pm – 4pm  works best as it allows people coming in from out of town to attend an afternoon event, work needs perm...
Where <ul><li>Venue </li></ul><ul><li>MMU’s Business Incubator </li></ul><ul><li>Innospace on Chorlton Street </li></ul><u...
How it works <ul><li>Sign up via Social Media Cafe Ning </li></ul><ul><li>Post a social media ‘problem’ </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>We will begin with an hour long ‘open surgery’ session where a case study is presented and audience input invited....
<ul><li>8 th  December event is a soft launch. </li></ul><ul><li>We are trying out the venue and the concept. </li></ul><u...
Who’s Involved <ul><li>Anyone can be! </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up on the Social Media Manchester Ning </li></ul><ul><li>Pane...
When is it on? <ul><li>Dates </li></ul><ul><li>Tues 8 th  December 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Tues 12 th  January 2010 </li></...
Questions? <ul><li>Sign up on the Ning and share: </li></ul><ul><li>http://socialmediamanchester.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><...
...a lot simpler...
Social media is...
 
Thank You
Credits Social Media Bandwagon http://ictkm.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/social-media-bandwagon1.jpg Social networking site...
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  1. 1. Introducing Manchester Social Media Surgery
  2. 2. Presented at Social Media Cafe Manchester #smc_mcr by @realfreshtv on Tues 1 st December 2009 Venue: BBC Cafe, Manchester
  3. 4. Why the need for Social Media Surgery events in Manchester?
  4. 5. Making sense of it all
  5. 6. “ Social media are media designed to be disseminated through social interaction, created using highly accessible and scalable publishing techniques”.
  6. 7. What #%!$!...?
  7. 8. “ I Want Me Mum!”
  8. 9. What is it? <ul><li>Social Media Surgery events are: </li></ul><ul><li>Informal afternoon meet ups </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media ‘clinics’ </li></ul><ul><li>Panellists discuss problems </li></ul><ul><li>presented by audience </li></ul>
  9. 10. Why? <ul><li>The inspiration: </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of people not sure where to start </li></ul><ul><li>Agencies and consultants in the region cannot service this need </li></ul><ul><li>on their own </li></ul>
  10. 11. Doing Something <ul><li>Social Media Surgery events are: </li></ul><ul><li>Backed by Manchester Digital, MDDA and Creative TIMES </li></ul><ul><li>Informal, collaborative business development for the sector </li></ul>
  11. 12. At the event we agreed that <ul><li>Social Media Surgery events can be a gentle introduction to Social Media Cafe Manchester </li></ul><ul><li>The target audience is people who have little experience of social media but need to know more for their work/business/organisation. </li></ul>
  12. 13. When <ul><li>2 nd Tuesday of the month, </li></ul><ul><li>starting next Tuesday, 8 th Dec 09! </li></ul>
  13. 14. When exactly? <ul><li>Which time is best? </li></ul><ul><li>12:30 – 2:30pm </li></ul><ul><li>vs. </li></ul><ul><li>2pm – 4pm </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>2pm – 4pm works best as it allows people coming in from out of town to attend an afternoon event, work needs permitting. </li></ul><ul><li>12:30pm – 2:30pm implies it’s a working lunch event. </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch is *not* provided! </li></ul>At the event we agreed that
  15. 16. Where <ul><li>Venue </li></ul><ul><li>MMU’s Business Incubator </li></ul><ul><li>Innospace on Chorlton Street </li></ul><ul><li>www.innospace.co.uk </li></ul>
  16. 17. How it works <ul><li>Sign up via Social Media Cafe Ning </li></ul><ul><li>Post a social media ‘problem’ </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Doctors’ discuss this at the surgery </li></ul>
  17. 18. <ul><li>We will begin with an hour long ‘open surgery’ session where a case study is presented and audience input invited. </li></ul><ul><li>After this we will have an hour long ‘clinic’ of one-to-one meetings with the ‘doctors’. </li></ul>At the event we agreed that
  18. 19. <ul><li>8 th December event is a soft launch. </li></ul><ul><li>We are trying out the venue and the concept. </li></ul><ul><li>Will invite @sweetmandarin to be video interviewed for the first case study (action for @realfreshtv). </li></ul>At the event we agreed that
  19. 20. Who’s Involved <ul><li>Anyone can be! </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up on the Social Media Manchester Ning </li></ul><ul><li>Panellists and audience members </li></ul><ul><li>wanted </li></ul><ul><li>http://socialmediamanchester.ning.com/ </li></ul>
  20. 21. When is it on? <ul><li>Dates </li></ul><ul><li>Tues 8 th December 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Tues 12 th January 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Tues 9 th February 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Tues 9 th March 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Tues 13 th April 2010 </li></ul>
  21. 22. Questions? <ul><li>Sign up on the Ning and share: </li></ul><ul><li>http://socialmediamanchester.ning.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Ask on Twitter using the Manchester Social Media Surgery hash tag: #mansms </li></ul><ul><li>Get involved! </li></ul>
  22. 23. ...a lot simpler...
  23. 24. Social media is...
  24. 26. Thank You
  25. 27. Credits Social Media Bandwagon http://ictkm.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/social-media-bandwagon1.jpg Social networking sites http://www.icis.com/blogs/icis-chemicals-confidential/teens-social-networking.jpg Social networking http://forum.belmont.edu/business/Social%20Networking%20Image.jpg Question Mark http://www.intersectcommunity.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2007/07/question%20mark.jpg
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