Get Social! Live and Virtual Networking <ul><li>Amani Channel & Selah Abrams </li></ul>
What is Social Networking? <ul><li>so·cial  [soh-shuhl] adjective </li></ul><ul><li>seeking or enjoying the companionship ...
Why Network? <ul><li>Keep in touch with people </li></ul><ul><li>Re-connect  </li></ul><ul><li>Make new connections </li><...
How Do We Connect? <ul><li>Social Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Events </li></ul><...
Building your Online Network <ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter ...
Blog/Website <ul><li>The home of your brand/service </li></ul><ul><li>Updatable in chronological order </li></ul><ul><li>P...
LinkedIn <ul><li>Network for professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Complete your profile w. recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Jo...
Facebook <ul><li>Personal/Business </li></ul><ul><li>Pages </li></ul><ul><li>Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Status Updates...
Twitter <ul><li>140 charater conversations </li></ul><ul><li>Follow people of interest </li></ul><ul><li>Share content rel...
YouTube <ul><li>#2 Search Engine </li></ul><ul><li>Post regularly </li></ul><ul><li>Title, and tag all videos </li></ul><u...
Google+ <ul><li>Google’s new network </li></ul><ul><li>Just went public </li></ul><ul><li>Create circles based on relation...
Best Practices <ul><li>Have goals and objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Listen (Google Ale...
Links <ul><li>www.socialmediaexaminer.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.socialmediaexplorer.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.mashable.com...
Get Social! Real and Virtual Networking <ul><li>Amani Channel & Selah Abrams </li></ul>[email_address] (404) 213-2121 [ema...
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GEM Get Social - Social Media

  1. 1. Get Social! Live and Virtual Networking <ul><li>Amani Channel & Selah Abrams </li></ul>
  2. 2. What is Social Networking? <ul><li>so·cial [soh-shuhl] adjective </li></ul><ul><li>seeking or enjoying the companionship of others; friendly; sociable; gregarious. </li></ul><ul><li>net·work·ing [net-wur-king] noun </li></ul><ul><li>a supportive system of sharing information and services among individuals and groups having a common interest. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why Network? <ul><li>Keep in touch with people </li></ul><ul><li>Re-connect </li></ul><ul><li>Make new connections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Casual </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. How Do We Connect? <ul><li>Social Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Events </li></ul><ul><li>Conferences </li></ul><ul><li>ONLINE! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Building your Online Network <ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>G+ </li></ul><ul><li>Niche Communities </li></ul>
  6. 6. Blog/Website <ul><li>The home of your brand/service </li></ul><ul><li>Updatable in chronological order </li></ul><ul><li>Provide regular updates </li></ul><ul><li>Link to others </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger/WordPress/Self-Host </li></ul>
  7. 7. LinkedIn <ul><li>Network for professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Complete your profile w. recommendations </li></ul><ul><li>Join groups </li></ul><ul><li>Engage in conversations </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions </li></ul><ul><li>Share content </li></ul>
  8. 8. Facebook <ul><li>Personal/Business </li></ul><ul><li>Pages </li></ul><ul><li>Applications </li></ul><ul><li>Status Updates </li></ul><ul><li>Share photos/video </li></ul>
  9. 9. Twitter <ul><li>140 charater conversations </li></ul><ul><li>Follow people of interest </li></ul><ul><li>Share content relevant to your brand </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to people </li></ul><ul><li>ReTweet </li></ul>
  10. 10. YouTube <ul><li>#2 Search Engine </li></ul><ul><li>Post regularly </li></ul><ul><li>Title, and tag all videos </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage conversations </li></ul><ul><li>Keep videos short </li></ul><ul><li>Link to main website/blog </li></ul>
  11. 11. Google+ <ul><li>Google’s new network </li></ul><ul><li>Just went public </li></ul><ul><li>Create circles based on relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Comment and talk to people </li></ul><ul><li>Share links, pictures, videos </li></ul><ul><li>New and growing </li></ul>
  12. 12. Best Practices <ul><li>Have goals and objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a strategy </li></ul><ul><li>Listen (Google Alert) </li></ul><ul><li>Be patient </li></ul><ul><li>Be yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Share knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>It’s not about me. It’s about we. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Links <ul><li>www.socialmediaexaminer.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.socialmediaexplorer.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.mashable.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.techcrunch.com </li></ul><ul><li>Books: Crush It: Gary Vaynerchuk </li></ul><ul><li>Social Media 101: Chris Brogan </li></ul>
  14. 14. Get Social! Real and Virtual Networking <ul><li>Amani Channel & Selah Abrams </li></ul>[email_address] (404) 213-2121 [email_address] (404) 660-4561

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