Social Media For Companies, Causes, and Kin

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Learn how the top four social media applications help you promote your business, cause, or family events.

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Social Media for Companies, Causes & Kin:

learn how the top four social media applications help you promote your business, cause, or family events Social Media for Companies, Causes & Kin By Robin A Holstein BS, CPS/CAP Business Owner @RobinsDesktop www.robinsdesktop.com

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Social Media

Social Media:

Presented by Robin’s Desktop, LLC www.robinsdesktop.com Social Media Social media: Participatory online media where news, photos, videos, and podcasts are made public via social media websites through submission. Usually accompanied with a rating process to illustrate popularity.

The Top Four Social Media Applications:

Presented by Robin’s Desktop, LLC www.robinsdesktop.com The Top Four Social Media Applications Facebook Twitter LinkedIn YouTube

The Basics of Creating Accounts:

Presented by Robin’s Desktop, LLC www.robinsdesktop.com The Basics of Creating Accounts You will provide: Name (Full or User) Email (Use alternate) Password (Creative with symbols and caps) May provide: Birth date, Location

Marketing Strategies for Success:

Presented by Robin’s Desktop, LLC www.robinsdesktop.com Marketing Strategies for Success Social media should be incorporated as part of an overall, well rounded marketing plan. Use a great avatar. Make sure it is clear and appropriate. Identify your target market/customer. Update regularly.

Marketing Strategies for Success:

Presented by Robin’s Desktop, LLC www.robinsdesktop.com Marketing Strategies for Success There is a growing number of applications that help you maintain your social media presence effectively and efficiently.

Safeguards Using Social Media.:

Presented by Robin’s Desktop, LLC www.robinsdesktop.com Safeguards Using Social Media. Think carefully before posting your location. So here we are; on one end we're leaving lights on when we're going on a holiday , and on the other we're telling everybody on the internet we're not home . It gets even worse if you have "friends" who want to colonize your house. That means they have to enter your address, to tell everyone where they are. Your address.. on the internet.

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Connect With Me:

Presented by Robin’s Desktop, LLC www.robinsdesktop.com Connect With Me Facebook Robin.A.Holstein Robins-Desktop-Administrative-Consulting-Services Twitter RobinHolstein RobinsDesktop LinkedIn robinsdesktop YouTube RobinsDesktop Robin’s Desktop www.robinsdesktop.com

About Robin Holstein:

Presented by Robin’s Desktop, LLC www.robinsdesktop.com About Robin Holstein Robin A. Holstein is a local small business owner and author. Her clients include a business incubator; a consultant specializing in chemical, petrochemical, catalyst and materials; economic development corporations; an HVAC/Technical company; politicians; and others. Robin uses social media daily, to promote her business, her book, and her message. Her book Think Outside the Office was written to help others understand the basics of being a virtual assistant. She has shared her experience with professionals across the country with personal and Web based presentations. She worked as a freelance writer with the Kanawha-Putnam Ad-Mailer. Her commentaries have appeared in The State Journal and Inc.  Her writings have appeared in "Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Silas House Volume II", and “Holler” a publication of the Princeton Poetry Project. Robin won Honorable Mention for her non-fiction work “The Long Road Home” at the 2004 West Virginia Writers Conference. Robin graduated from Mountain State University with a BS in Organizational Leadership, and WV State Community and Technical College with an AS in Office Administration. She has two sons, Douglas and Bryan Confere. She married Wayne P. Holstein in 2001. They reside in Diamond, WV.

Other Workshops Available:

Presented by Robin’s Desktop, LLC www.robinsdesktop.com Other Workshops Available These workshops are designed to help the small business owner, association member, and organization to provide quality, basic skills in crucial areas. Participants will take away relevant tips and techniques that provide a solid foundation to build upon. Attendees receive a complimentary companion workbook designed to serve as a guide and reference as they implement new strategies. Marketing for Small Organizations Whether you are just starting out or simply are a small organization, you need to understand the basics about marketing. This workshop will help you identify and find options for a marketing plan. Speaking Like A Pro In this workshop, you learn tips and tricks to giving quality presentations to your boss, colleagues, and associates Leadership for Non-Managers You don't have to be the boss to be a leader. Learn how you can fulfill this role even when your authority is limited. Stress Management: Identify and manage stressors Learning to identify your stressors is crucial to managing them. This workshop will help you recognize stressors and provide options to deal with them.

Resources:

Presented by Robin’s Desktop, LLC www.robinsdesktop.com Resources twitter means business: how microblogging can help or hurt your company – Julio Ojeda-Zapata, 2008, HappyAboutInfo, Silicon Valley, California. Groundswell – winning in a world transformed by social technologies – Charlene Li and Josh Bernoff, 2008, Harvard Business Press, Boston, Massachusetts. Causedwired – Tom Watson, 2009, John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey. Social Media Marketing An Hour A Day – Dave Evans, 2008, Wiley Publishing, Indianapolis, Indiana. Digital Buzz Blog - http://www.digitalbuzzblog.com/facebook-statistics-facts-figures-for-2010/ Crunch base - http://www.crunchbase.com/company/linkedin ReadWriteWEb - http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/whats_hot_on_youtube_and_who_is_embedding_those_vi.php