Building Awareness through Social Media

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Slide deck from the breakout session "Building Awareness through Social Media" presented by Adriana Delgado and Stephen Murphey on January 22nd, 2011 at the Innovation Challenges Summit-ASU SkySong

Slide deck from the breakout session "Building Awareness through Social Media" presented by Adriana Delgado and Stephen Murphey on January 22nd, 2011 at the Innovation Challenges Summit-ASU SkySong

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  • 1. Breakout Session
    Building Awareness through Social Media
    Adriana Delgado
    Stephen Murphey
    1/22/11
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  • 2. Social Media
    The democratization of information, transforming people from content readers into publishers. It is focused on conversations between authors, people, and peers.
    ~Brian Solis
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  • 3. Costs
    Many of the tools are free but all have a cost- your TIME. Choose your actions carefully, as startup your time is your most important asset.
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  • 4. Goals
    If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there. First, you need to know what you want to accomplish.
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  • 5. Content
    Create content that fits your business, industry and style. Your job is to create content that engages your potential customers. It is not just a marketing channel.
    Stephenmurphey.com/socialexamples
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  • 6. Types of Content
    Video can be used to share ideas, images can help promote events. Use podcasts to create a talk show. People love to read, write a blog to reach them.
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  • 7. Strategy
    With all the distractions, standingout can be a real challenge. What ever you do, be authentic.
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  • 8. Strategy
    Pick a focus and frequency. Once you start you cannot stop, plan accordingly. Change your content so it’s not stale. Reach out to others in your space.
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  • 9. Strategy
    Use a Creative Commons license to help spread your message. You choose the rights you retain and can also use Creative Commons material for your own purposes.
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    Creativecommons.org
  • 10. Tools
    Hundreds of tools and social networks exist. Choose a few that fit your content, style and demographic. Ignore the rest.
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  • 11. Facebook
    500 million active users spend 700 billion minutes each month on the site. Facebook pages created by local businesses 1.5 million.
    Stephenmurphey.com/facebook
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  • 12. Twitter
    8% of adults on the internet use Twitter. 69% of users who’ve provided a bio and 73% provided a location. Only 20% have created more than 500 tweets.
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  • 13. YouTube
    2nd largest search engine, accounts for 25% of Google searches. Videos can be optimized for SEO.
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  • 14. WordPress
    Over 12,000 plugins and 1,300 themes make it easy to build a custom website. 17 million sites including TechCrunch and New York Times.
    Wordpress.org
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  • 15. MailChimp
    Free email marketing. Up to 1,000 emails stored and 6,000 emails sent each month for free. Easily integrate with WordPress via plugins.
    Mailchimp.com
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