Use tools to work efficiently toward your goal.
Social Media DON’TS Don’t Expect! Don’t be elusive. Don’t over use self-promotion. 9 Notequal to Networking Notworking
Social Media DO’s. Tammie Drake IRES, LLC Sales & Marketing Jump in today. Be consistent Listen, Learn, Respond, Share and Give Freshen up your business card Teach someone else Continue to set new goals 10 firstname.lastname@example.org 800-596-4901 Web: www.ires-net.com Blog: email@example.com Twitter.com/tammiedrake Facebook: IRESLLC Skype: tammie.drake
Smartphone: A must in Real Estate today. Creates mobile office Business in REAL TIME Saves Time & $$$ Window to Social Media Applications Text Messaging – Etiquette. Ask for permission. Learn the lingo. LOL, BRB, BTW, QQ THX. Be considerate. Time and place rule. 25
Meetup.com & Tweetup.com @tammiedrake Started after 9/11 Social networking medium designed to join people together Extension from relationship made virtually. Register and Join at MEETUP.COM Enter your zip code Search for your interests 27
Weblogs “Blogs” What is a Blog? A website maintained by an individual or company Ongoing entries of commentary, news updates, events and other news on a specific subject Blogs based on text, photos, links, music, podcasts, videos and virtual tours. 28
Why should I Blog?
Blogging for business – Rewarding & Effective marketing. FREE!
Allows public to find your website, view you as an expert, increases awareness & customer relationships
PR Dream! Most blogs allow comments or questions where potential clients feel comfortable interacting. Creates dialogue.
Post relevant content with high probability of becoming viral
30 VISIT: www.bloggerschoiceawards.com www.wordpress.com www.multiply.com www.blogspot.com www.activerain.com www.bloggingsystems.com www.blogger.com www.thoughts.com Blog Options Types: Personal Blogs Corporate Blogs Micro-blog (twitter) Video Blog (vlogs) Audio Blog (podcast) Photo blogs (photoblog) Music (MP3) Mobile blogs (moblog)
News comes to you! Automatically! 2 Easy Steps: Choose Foundation. - www.google.com/reader - Browser Subscribe. - Set up feed connection between reader and your favorite sites. Resource:
RSS in Plain English
By Lee Lefever
Not for me? Think again! 5 reasons why you Social Media IS for you. Gain knowledge, Be current, Stay connected. Create your own stage. Changes thoughts, reactions and performance. The news comes to you. You create the news. Don’t stay behind alone. 33
More Social Media Sites & Tools Skype: Allows voice calls over Internet. Now on iPhone! Amazon.com: Ratings, Reviews & SEO Jott.com: Transcription assistant Ping.fm: Simultaneous site updates Eyejot.com: Video emailing Etherpad.com: Simultaneous document editing in real-time. Namechk.com: Check names on popular sites 37
Social Networking & Online Connections Presented By: Tammie DrakeIRES, LLC. Tammie@IRES-net.com @tammiedrake 38 Thank you for attending today