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Social Media for Startups


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Originally presented June 7th, 2012 for Metabridge:

Lessons and tips for Startups to use Social Media.

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Social Media for Startups

  1. 1. Social Media for Startups By: Kemp Edmonds For: MetaBridge 2012 Available Now:
  2. 2. Choose your own adventure:• Pakistan’s First Social Media Company• Chief Technology Officer, NASA• Expert Witness Facebook Firing
  3. 3. The Plan• Before The Start• Social Assets• Funding• HootSuite Hands-on
  4. 4. Learn from Others
  5. 5. Learn from Others• Quora• Hackers News• GitHub• Twitter Search• HootSuite
  6. 6. The BusinessDevelopment Blog
  7. 7. The Business Development Blog• Begin your story• Get the attention of the right people• Chronicle your struggles• Build an audience before a product
  8. 8. Social Media Assets
  9. 9. Social Media Assets• Tomorrow is too late• Discover human assets• Invest then reap the rewards• Are you in tech? They are too• Well developed assets mean value
  10. 10. Social Media Endgame
  11. 11. Social Media Endgame• Connect• Engage• Create Community• Amplification• Brandgelists
  12. 12. BootStrap Funding
  13. 13. BootStrap Funding• Find Partners• Get what you need not what you can• Don’t dilute your equity• Credit - The ‘GOT JUNK’ Story
  14. 14. Crowd Funding
  15. 15. Crowd Funding• How and how much• What’s the right environment• Primary Angels
  16. 16. Thank you!@kempedmondskempedmonds.comThis presentation is available fordownload now:
  17. 17. HootSuite Tactics• Learning through Search