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Online Social @Networking


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Navigating the social media superhighway is tough work. Learn more about these popular social media platforms, how to be successful, and find your social media balance.

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Online Social @Networking

  1. 1. Online Social @Networking
  2. 2. Online Social Networking
  3. 3. Just the Facts. . .
  4. 4. Uses for SM <ul><li>Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Brand Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Reputation Management </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiting </li></ul><ul><li>Latest Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Competition </li></ul><ul><li>Lead Gen Tool </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Business-oriented SMP </li></ul><ul><li>Launched in May 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Networking </li></ul><ul><li>40 Million users </li></ul><ul><li>170 industries </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Contacts acquired </li></ul><ul><li>Degrees of separation </li></ul><ul><li>Useful for: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Job Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expanding Network/Exposure </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Founded in 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Invented by Harvard students </li></ul><ul><li>Available to 13 yo & older </li></ul><ul><li>Banned in Syria & Iran </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Concept Created in 2006 by Obvious Corp. </li></ul><ul><li>Called Twttr </li></ul><ul><li>25 Million users </li></ul><ul><li>$57 million in secured funding </li></ul> witter
  9. 9. witter <ul><li>A microblogging community where members post answers to a question, “What are you doing?” in 140 characters or less. </li></ul><ul><li>66% of users are 25-54 </li></ul><ul><li>Source for information, marketing, networking, & business </li></ul>
  10. 10. Social Media Balance <ul><li>Keep it Simple </li></ul><ul><li>Use Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SM Tutorials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Jump in! </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t be afraid to make mistakes </li></ul>
  11. 11. Questions? <ul><li>Jessica Miller-Merrell, SPHR </li></ul><ul><li>Follow me on Twitter @blogging4jobs </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>