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Going beyond Facebook:  Social Collaboration Tools to Kickstart your first job David Strom [email_address] http://stromina...
 
How to setup your own Internet domain name
It  is  the brave new world <ul><li>New technologies and tools </li></ul><ul><li>Not just about having a Web site  </li></...
You still need to start with a blog <ul><li>No programming required </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to make frequent updates  </li>...
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Key Twitter To-dos  <ul><li>Follow the right people in your industry </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t get too caught up in tweeting...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
How not to use Twitter!
How to identify yourself vs. your company
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Yammer
Ping.fm
 
 
 
Set up a mailing list to send out regular information to your clients <ul><li>Free: Yahoo Groups  </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap:...
Yahoo
 
 
 
Mailman
 
Constant Contact
 
 
 
Remember: you are your own brand! <ul><li>Get your name out there </li></ul><ul><li>Be a continual source of content </li>...
Questions? David Strom [email_address] http://webinformant.tv (310) 857-6867
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AITP: Going beyond Facebook: Social Collaboration Tools to Kickstart your first job

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This was given at the national student AITP conference in St. Louis in March 2010, and shows how you can use collaboration tools, social networks, and even good ol' email to help you spread the word and get your first job.

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AITP: Going beyond Facebook: Social Collaboration Tools to Kickstart your first job

  1. 1. Going beyond Facebook: Social Collaboration Tools to Kickstart your first job David Strom [email_address] http://strominator.com (310) 857-6867 St. Louis, MO
  2. 3. How to setup your own Internet domain name
  3. 4. It is the brave new world <ul><li>New technologies and tools </li></ul><ul><li>Not just about having a Web site </li></ul><ul><li>Or an email list </li></ul><ul><li>Or a FaceTwitLinkSpace account </li></ul>
  4. 5. You still need to start with a blog <ul><li>No programming required </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to make frequent updates </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to quickly change the appearance of your pages </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic posting of your content to Google’s search index </li></ul>
  5. 6. Blog choices Wordpress.com
  6. 7. Linking your social networks together
  7. 18. Key Twitter To-dos <ul><li>Follow the right people in your industry </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t get too caught up in tweeting your every movement </li></ul><ul><li>Look at what businesses are doing with it </li></ul><ul><li>Use it to start conversations with people you want to get to know </li></ul>
  8. 26. How not to use Twitter!
  9. 27. How to identify yourself vs. your company
  10. 28. New tools to complement Twitter <ul><li>Slideshare </li></ul><ul><li>Yammer </li></ul><ul><li>Ping.fm </li></ul><ul><li>Buzzable </li></ul><ul><li>Twhirl </li></ul><ul><li>Twitterific for iPhone </li></ul>
  11. 31. Yammer
  12. 32. Ping.fm
  13. 36. Set up a mailing list to send out regular information to your clients <ul><li>Free: Yahoo Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap: Mailman on EMWD.com ($4/mo) </li></ul><ul><li>Expensive: ConstantContact.com ($30/mo and up) </li></ul>
  14. 37. Yahoo
  15. 41. Mailman
  16. 43. Constant Contact
  17. 47. Remember: you are your own brand! <ul><li>Get your name out there </li></ul><ul><li>Be a continual source of content </li></ul><ul><li>Become an authority in some narrow niche </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t just send resumes into the beyond </li></ul><ul><li>Create opportunities for conversations </li></ul>
  18. 48. Questions? David Strom [email_address] http://webinformant.tv (310) 857-6867

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