How to Harness Social Media for Your Small Business


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I created this presentation for the Manhattan Referral Network to go in conjunction with the video I uploaded on YouTube here: Yes, I realize that Topsy now is all confused and whatnot after Apple acquired it not too long ago, but it's still relevant.

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How to Harness Social Media for Your Small Business

  1. 1. How to: Harness Social Media for your Small Business Brandon Painter, Owner of JubeoSocial
  2. 2. Who is online?
  3. 3. How many of you are “social?”
  4. 4. By the Numbers, Social is Growing ❏ Facebook has passed 1.1 billion users ❏ Twitter now has over 500 million registered accounts -- and grew 44% from 6/12 to 3/13 ❏ 6 billion hours of video are watched on YouTube per month ❏ YouTube now reaches the 18-34 age demographic more aggressively than cable television ❏ Google+ is now the second largest platform
  5. 5. “We don’t need wide exposure.”
  6. 6. Hints & Tips: (1) You need social.
  7. 7. Hints & Tips: (2) Strategy is a must.
  8. 8. Hints & Tips: (3) Don’t worry about the numbers. They will come. “If you build it, they will come.” Field of Dreams (1989)
  9. 9. Hints & Tips: (4) Be human.
  10. 10. Hints & Tips: (5) Handling your brand online is not a 9 to 5 gig.
  11. 11. The Toolbox: Services to Aid
  12. 12. Shameless Plug - We can handle it. - Social media strategy - Graphic design - Social media maintenance - Web development - Video production Visit for more information or email me at or call Blair, our Director of New Business at 240.5062758.