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  1. 1. Breaking Into Tech From Corporate America: Developing an Online Presence By Justin Reitman + Courtney Ronan + Suits to Silicon Alley Thursday, May 30, 13
  2. 2. Four Questions to Introduce Ourselves Who are you? What do you do? Which one of Social Media Platforms do you prefer? Where would you like to be in 6 months? Thursday, May 30, 13
  3. 3. Four Questions to Introduce Ourselves Who are you? What do you do? Which one of Social Media Platforms do you prefer? Where would you like to be in 6 months? I’m Justin Co-Founder of Suits to Silicon Alley I’m a lawyer by training and currently Head of Content for Equitally a Fin-Tech Startup I prefer Linkedin and Twitter for professional use - Facebook and Instagram for social. At Equitally in charge of Business Development Thursday, May 30, 13
  4. 4. My Story Tried to break in for over 6 months Went to Meetups, Networking events, took classes Attended Startup Weekend - Worked on project and team came in second Kept in touch with Mentors, asked them how I could help After getting coffee and meeting every other week with my boss, he asked me to join company. Thursday, May 30, 13
  5. 5. Our Roadmap Lots of Noise Focus Consolidate Engage Strategy Thursday, May 30, 13
  6. 6. Lots of Noise Twitter Quora Linkedin Facebook Blog Meetup AngelList Google+ SkillShare Thursday, May 30, 13
  7. 7. Focus Twitter LinkedIn Blog Thursday, May 30, 13
  8. 8. Consolidate Consolidate your Message Short summary describes who you are (background, interests, current role) Connect your Networks - Personal Landing page Twitter - LinkedIn - Blog Thursday, May 30, 13
  9. 9. Twitter Bottom-Up Networking Fill your stream with relevant content Discover Relevant People Start small, who do they follow Interact with individuals Feedback, questions (make them feel important) Thursday, May 30, 13
  10. 10. Relevant People fill their feed with Relevant Information and Powerful People Ask People Questions: They will Respond Give Feedback! Thursday, May 30, 13
  11. 11. LinkedIn Make Every Connection Count Tell them why you are connecting; ask a question Don’t reach out unannounced Follow the Companies and groups you want to be apart of Have a relevant Summary Thursday, May 30, 13
  12. 12. Blogging Opportunity To show world who you are Develop an expertise Become a Thought Leader Reach out for an interview Lets Make it Easy Tumblr Thursday, May 30, 13
  13. 13. Strategy Do you want to start a company? Which Industry? Edu-tech, eCommerce, Enterprise, Social Web Crunch Base has a complete list Use Social Media to solve your weaknesses and promote your strengths Do you want to work at a startup? What Industry? What Position? Biz Dev, Product, User Acquisition, Marketing Follow people in those positions Thursday, May 30, 13
  14. 14. Anything Else Other Networks Quora - Answer and Ask Questions (Become an expert) Skill Share - Work on Projects Make Something Meetup - Find People with like minded interests Other Resources Startup Institute General Assembly Flipboard Business Insider Thursday, May 30, 13
  15. 15. Four Final Takeaways Life-Long Learning DevelopingYourVoice Curating Content and Network (Top-Down) Engaging withYour Network + Feedback Thursday, May 30, 13