14 December 2012HR Chamber of Commerce Business SmartsNetworking via the New Social Media – Carpe Manana!Charles Hendricks, AIA, CSI, CDT, LEED APThe Gaines Group, PLC540-437-0012Cbhendricks@thegainesgroup.comhttp://twitter.com/thegainesgrouphttp://harrisonburgarchitect.comhttp://www.linkedin.com/in/cbhendrickshttp://www.facebook.com/virginiaarchitect
Who am I?• Partner at The Gaines Group, PLC, Architecture + Design• Member of Central Virginia Chapter of CSI• SVBA Secretary and Chairman of the Education Committee• Member of the HR Chamber Aging in Place Round Table• Member of the Creation Care Committee at Parkview• Member JRGBC (Founding member of JRGBC-CV)• Adjunct Faculty at Blue Ridge Community College• Member of the BRHBA Green Committee• Member of the HR Green Network• President of the EMES PTF• Member AIA-CV• Member VSBN• Father of Hannah and Sophia
• Common sense sustainable architectural solutions• 25 years of service in the Central Virginia Region with offices in Charlottesville and Harrisonburg• Named “Best Green Designers” by VSBN in 2008• LEED accredited professionals on staff with an extensive resume of certified projects.
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Leading the Tweetchat from Albequerque!Joy Davis, CSI, CCPRCSI Communications & Web CommunitySr. Managerjdavis@csinet.orgwww.twitter.com/CSIConstructionwww.facebook.com/CSIJoywww.LinkedIn.com/in/JoySDavis
Review from Last MonthFace to Face Networking1. Marketing = Building Trust2. Goal = Introductions3. When to do it = Always4. Rules 1. Meet everyone in the room 2. Promote others to build relationships 3. Volunteer with Non-profits 4. Follow up with contacts 5. Don’t talk over someone’s head 6. Be clear 7. Practice to get better 8. The conversation is the start, not the end 9. Dress professionally
Quick Survey – Understanding where to start1. Do you have a Facebook account?2. LinkedIn3. Twitter4. Google +5. YouTube6. Wordpress7. Blogger8. Do you read and comment on blogs?9. Do you do social media marketing?10. Who do you want to ‘talk’ to out there?
What is Social Media?Social media describes the online technologies andpractices that people use to share content, opinions,insights, experiences, perspectives, and mediathemselves.Social Media is about Relationships.
Why do it? You do not make money with Social Media, you build relationships 1. To meet everyone in the room 2. To promote others and to build relationships 3. To help Non-profits 4. To follow up with contacts 5. To engage others in conversation 6. To be clear 7. To practice and to get better 8. Because the conversation is the start, not the end• Warning! Provide content not commercials!