Transcript of "Social Media Workshop - April 21, 2010"
SOCIAL MEDIA FOR BUSINESS SUCCESS
In Victoria, businesses and their clients use social media every day. Their strategic use of internet tools
such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook brings a landslide of leads, great client relations, and a distinct
How about you?
Get in the game by registering for the Social Media for Business Success course, presented by Sector
Learning Solutions and IdeaZone. In completing this ½ day seminar, you will be exposed to the basics of
using Social Media to build your business, actively connecting with clients and the local business
community using Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and more.
Doubles in Size Every
90 Days (soon to be
40 Million Experienced
75,000,000 video views
(more than ABC, CBS, NBC
and FOX combined!)
355,000,000 users and
adding 350,000 a day
18-34 year olds spend
40% of their free time
in social media Average person reads
6 blogs per day
Social Media for Business Success - Seminar Outline
1. Twitter: This social networking site has the world’s
media buzzing, and businesses, organizations and even
governments jumping on the social media bandwagon. It’s great for
research, marketing, networking both locally and internationally and even
just socializing… and it’s the perfect starting point for learning the etiquette
of social media. Starting with your fellow course participants, you’ll build a
Twitter community and learn tips that will transfer to other social
networking sites, and benefit your business practice in general.
2. LinkedIn: A combination of on-line resumes,
company research, knowledge base, discussion forums,
networking, and introduction service, LinkedIn is a
powerful tool for businesses and non-profits alike. What’s more, it is
increasingly being used by employers to find the right people for their
teams, and by businesses and organizations looking for suppliers, joint
venture partners, industry colleagues and more. Are you linked in to
3. Facebook: The world’s most popular social
networking site passed 250 million profiles in 2009 – if it
were a country, it would be the 4th most populous in the
world. Why is it growing, and why should you be there? Is it best reserved
for your social life, or is there more going on as people write on walls and
invite each other to applications? Speaking of applications, why are so
many of them such timewasters? This session will show you how to take
charge of Facebook so it doesn’t take charge of you.
For registration and information call Sector Learning Solutions at
250-727-2266 or register online at www.sectorlearning.com.