Strengthening Relationships through Social Media<br />Colorado Conference on VolunteerismTuesday, March 24, 2011<br />Kim ...
Is Social Media a Fad?<br />
Social Media has completely changed the way we communicate with our colleagues & supporters<br />
<ul><li>Build a Community
Let Your Volunteers Do the Talking
Promote and Align Values
Create Awareness</li></ul>Why Social Media?<br />
Facts about Facebook<br /><ul><li>500 + million users
Facebook is now used by 1 in every 13 people on earth
The fastest growing demographic     on Facebook is women 45+ years</li></li></ul><li>FacebookResources<br />
Recruit | Build Community<br />
Engage…<br />
Let Your Volunteers Do the Talking<br />
AlignValues<br />
Linkedin:  Your Virtual Rolodex<br />
Recruit | Build Community<br />
Linkedin = Professional Development<br />
Linkedin Events<br />
Linkedin For Research<br />
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Presented to the Colorado Conference on Volunteerism on Tuesday, May 14th, 2011 at Johnson and Wales University.

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Colorado Conference on Volunteerism 2011

  1. 1. Strengthening Relationships through Social Media<br />Colorado Conference on VolunteerismTuesday, March 24, 2011<br />Kim Mears<br />mears:CONSULTING<br />{digital marketing agency}<br />
  2. 2. Is Social Media a Fad?<br />
  3. 3. Social Media has completely changed the way we communicate with our colleagues & supporters<br />
  4. 4. <ul><li>Build a Community
  5. 5. Let Your Volunteers Do the Talking
  6. 6. Promote and Align Values
  7. 7. Create Awareness</li></ul>Why Social Media?<br />
  8. 8. Facts about Facebook<br /><ul><li>500 + million users
  9. 9. Facebook is now used by 1 in every 13 people on earth
  10. 10. The fastest growing demographic on Facebook is women 45+ years</li></li></ul><li>FacebookResources<br />
  11. 11. Recruit | Build Community<br />
  12. 12. Engage…<br />
  13. 13. Let Your Volunteers Do the Talking<br />
  14. 14. AlignValues<br />
  15. 15. Linkedin: Your Virtual Rolodex<br />
  16. 16. Recruit | Build Community<br />
  17. 17. Linkedin = Professional Development<br />
  18. 18. Linkedin Events<br />
  19. 19. Linkedin For Research<br />
  20. 20. Create Awareness<br />
  21. 21. Create Awareness<br />
  22. 22. Questions?<br />
  23. 23. Thank You!<br />Kim MearsMears Consulting, LLC<br />303.564.0494kim@mearsconsulting.comwww.mearsconsulting.com<br />

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