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Marketing Yourself as a Freelancer in an Online Community at indieconf 2010

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These slides are from a solo presentation I delivered at indieconf on November 13, 2010 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

I shared the power of online communities and how they can be tapped into to grow your business and your client list.

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Marketing Yourself as a Freelancer in an Online Community at indieconf 2010

  1. 1. Marketing Yourself as a Freelancer in an Online Community
  2. 2. About Me Patrick O’Keefe (@iFroggy) Owner - iFroggy Network (ifroggy.com) Author - “Managing Online Forums” (managingonlineforums.com) Blogger - ManagingCommunities.com Administrator - phpBBHacks.com, PhotoshopForums.com, CommunityAdmins.com and KarateForums.com Slides: slideshare.net/iFroggy
  3. 3. Marketing Yourself as a Freelancer in an Online Community
  4. 4. ORGANIZER
  5. 5. “No one man should have all that power!” - Kanye West-- “Power”--
  6. 6. The Power of Online Community
  7. 7. Source: Forrester Research, Inc., care of Jackie Rousseau-Anderson (blogs.forrester.com/jackie_rousseau_anderson/10-09-28-latest_global_social_media_trends_may_surprise_you)
  8. 8. Source: Forrester Research, Inc. and the book “Empowered” by Josh Bernoff and Ted Schadler (forrester.com/empowered) Estimated 1.64 Billion Influence Posts in the United States in One Year, Generating 250 Billion Impressions
  9. 9. Source: Forrester Research, Inc. and the book “Empowered” by Josh Bernoff and Ted Schadler (forrester.com/empowered) Estimated 1.64 Billion Influence Posts in the United States in One Year, Generating 250 Billion Impressions
  10. 10. Source: PostRelease.com/Synovate
  11. 11. Finding the Right Community
  12. 12. Becoming a Member of Society
  13. 13. Build a Rep
  14. 14. “No one ever asked “What’s the ROI of talking?” which is what Twitter is.” - Scott Stratten-- @unmarketing--
  15. 15. Return on Investment
  16. 16. Questions?
  17. 17. Find Me Online Patrick O’Keefe Owner - iFroggy Network (ifroggy.com) Author - “Managing Online Forums” (managingonlineforums.com) Blog: ManagingCommunities.com Twitter: @iFroggy E-Mail: patrick@ifroggy.com Slides: slideshare.net/iFroggy

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