Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Theodora Blanchfield, Cynthia Crowsen and Ashley Diamond Utilizing Social Media to Network and Make Friends in Your Area
BLOG DIRECTORIES
HealthyLivingBlogs.com
Healthy Living Blogs  @ Healthy Living Summit Julie & Heather are taking photos for  the HLB Facebook page...FIND THEM!
Foodbuzz Foodies www.foodbuzz.com/foodies
BlogHer Network www.blogher.com/network
DailyMile www.dailymile.com/events
Tumblr Tumblr.com/meetup
Tumblr Directory Tumblr.com/directory
Facebook Groups
Twitter Chats <ul><ul><li>#fitblog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>#runchat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>#fitbliss </li></ul></ul...
Your Blogger First Date <ul><ul><li>Find something low-key: manicures?  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality v. quantity: at...
How to Keep the Relationship Hot <ul><ul><li>Create e-mail list/spreadsheet on Google Docs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>...
#cdny - Capital District New York <ul><ul><li>Started with a simple tweet. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use email/twitter/gc...
Long Distance Relationships <ul><ul><li>Don’t be afraid to make bloggers outside of your city. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

How to Use Social Media to Make Friends

2,347 views

Published on

Making friends as an adult can be difficult, but social media makes it easier. Find out how to use communities like Twitter, Tumblr and DailyMile to make lifelong friends and training buddies from three friends who met online!

Published in: Technology
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

How to Use Social Media to Make Friends

  1. 1. Theodora Blanchfield, Cynthia Crowsen and Ashley Diamond Utilizing Social Media to Network and Make Friends in Your Area
  2. 2. BLOG DIRECTORIES
  3. 3. HealthyLivingBlogs.com
  4. 4. Healthy Living Blogs  @ Healthy Living Summit Julie & Heather are taking photos for  the HLB Facebook page...FIND THEM!
  5. 5. Foodbuzz Foodies www.foodbuzz.com/foodies
  6. 6. BlogHer Network www.blogher.com/network
  7. 7. DailyMile www.dailymile.com/events
  8. 8. Tumblr Tumblr.com/meetup
  9. 9. Tumblr Directory Tumblr.com/directory
  10. 10. Facebook Groups
  11. 11. Twitter Chats <ul><ul><li>#fitblog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>#runchat </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>#fitbliss </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>#wwchat </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Your Blogger First Date <ul><ul><li>Find something low-key: manicures? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quality v. quantity: at big meetups, find just a few people to talk to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find the people you do connect with, and have smaller meetups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get out of your comfort zone. Try something you wouldn’t otherwise try. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. How to Keep the Relationship Hot <ul><ul><li>Create e-mail list/spreadsheet on Google Docs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Real Names </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blog Name & URL </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter Handle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Location  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create Facebook group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plan for the future! </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. #cdny - Capital District New York <ul><ul><li>Started with a simple tweet. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use email/twitter/gchat to make plans. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large group events: cookie swap, apple picking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smaller events: movies, blogger help sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Combined events: Race followed by brunch/picnic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>#hashtag we all follow.  Anyone in the area can follow and join. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Long Distance Relationships <ul><ul><li>Don’t be afraid to make bloggers outside of your city. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You’ll have friends to visit on work trips or couches to crash on for vacations. </li></ul></ul>

×