You Don't Have to be a Techie to Benefit from Social Media

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Introduction to all forms of Social Media. This presentation provides the basic social media groups and some examples within each.

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You Don't Have to be a Techie to Benefit from Social Media

  1. 1. You Don’t Have to be a Techie <ul><li>to Benefit from Social Media! </li></ul><ul><li>Kim Albritton </li></ul><ul><li>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com </li></ul>
  2. 2. What Will Today Cover? <ul><li>Social Media Background </li></ul><ul><li>Why Social Media is Important </li></ul><ul><li>Different Types of Social Media </li></ul><ul><li>How to Get Started </li></ul><ul><li>Setup Social Media Site </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  3. 3. Why Do You Care About Social Media? BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  4. 4. What is Social Media? BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  5. 5. Why is Social Media Important? BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  6. 6. Step 1 <ul><li>Understand the Maze of Social Media Platforms </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com Social Media Blogs network bookmarking videos photos wikis RSS Podcasts
  7. 7. Blogging BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  8. 8. Blogging Sites <ul><li>www.BlogLines.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.WordPress.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.TypePad.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.Blogger.com </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  9. 9. Blog Directories <ul><li>Technorati Blog Directory </li></ul><ul><li>Google Blog Search </li></ul><ul><li>Blog Pulse </li></ul><ul><li>Blogarama </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  10. 10. Micro-Blogging <ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Tumblr </li></ul><ul><li>Jaiku </li></ul><ul><li>Plurk </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  11. 11. How Does Twitter Work? BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  12. 12. Have you seen this? BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  13. 13. RSS Readers <ul><li>Bloglines </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Newsgator </li></ul><ul><li>Live Bookmarks </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  14. 14. Photo Sharing <ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Shutterfly </li></ul><ul><li>Webshots </li></ul><ul><li>Photobucket </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  15. 15. Podcasts <ul><li>Podcast Alley </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Podcast </li></ul><ul><li>iTunes </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  16. 16. What is Bookmarking? BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  17. 17. Social News <ul><li>Digg </li></ul><ul><li>Stumbleupon </li></ul><ul><li>Reddit </li></ul><ul><li>CiteULike </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  18. 18. Social Networking <ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Myspace </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  19. 19. Video Sharing <ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Vimeo </li></ul><ul><li>Viddler </li></ul><ul><li>Blip.tv </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  20. 20. Wikis <ul><li>Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><li>Wetpaint </li></ul><ul><li>Wikia </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  21. 21. Article/Story Submission <ul><li>ezinearticles </li></ul><ul><li>e-articles </li></ul><ul><li>articlePR </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  22. 22. How Article Marketing Works BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  23. 23. Events BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  24. 24. How it all Works Together BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  25. 25. Step 2 <ul><li>Determine what media will work for you. </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  26. 26. Step 3 <ul><li>Get Started on 2-3 Sites. </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  27. 27. Step 4 <ul><li>Complete your Profile - COMPLETELY </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  28. 28. Step 5 <ul><li>Get Involved </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  29. 29. Step 6 <ul><li>Link Sites Together </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  30. 30. Step 7 <ul><li>Update Weekly </li></ul><ul><li>at a minimum </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  31. 31. Step 8 <ul><li>Invite Friends or Business Colleagues </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  32. 32. Step 9 <ul><li>Find other people/companies to follow </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  33. 33. Step 10 <ul><li>Provide Meaningful Content </li></ul>BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  34. 34. Helpful Tips <ul><li>Mobile Interface </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-Updates </li></ul>SMS E-Mail BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  35. 35. Let’s Get Started BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  36. 36. Let’s Try LinkedIn BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  37. 37. Finally, Facebook BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com
  38. 38. What are your Questions? BlackBeltBusinessProfits.com

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