An exploration of the whys of social media with a focus on the practical rules that govern the decisions you make. Learn how to create a sustainable strategy for expanding your influence through social media. What success factors help some companies build large and loyal followings? What are the key properties shared by many of the promotions that turn viral?
Building Identity and Trust will guide you through the foundations of social media and provide you with understandings you can use to be more effective and responsive. If you are new to social media, provide social media consulting, or run a social media program this fun and interesting presentation will provide use tools and knowledge to help you be more effective.
For those of you who attended the first meeting - you know what to expect!
For those of you who didn't get to come to our kickoff meeting - you are in for a treat (or at least we think so!)
First, we've created a SlideShare account (http://www.slideshare.net/BaltSocMedia) to house the presentations from our meetings.
Get the slides from our first meeting here: http://bit.ly/bsmgslides1016
Second, we now have a LinkedIn Group where you can participate in discussion, promote and share job openings: http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Baltimore-Social-Media-Group-4675992/about
At our meeting you can expect:
Free food! Prizes Time for hands-on help and collaboration with the organizers and other attendees Speaker lead discussion Free food! Opportunity to make announcements, advertise job openings, share social media success stories, promote, and look for opportunities for collaboration Networking Free food! We encourage you to tweet what you learn during our meetings! Our Twitter is http://twitter.com/baltsocmedia and we are using hashtag, #baltsocmedia.
Our host, El Rodeo, will be providing free appetizers & WiFi. In exchange we ask that you check-in on Foursquare/Facebook and or mention them in a tweet or on Facebook (maybe plan on purchasing a drink or two, too!) Their Facebook Page is https://www.facebook.com/ElRodeo.Maryland .
Please feel free to invite others to join the group and attend our meetings.
We look forward to meeting with you, networking with you, and helping you expand your businesses via social media.
See you on the 15th!
AK (@akstout18) & Jim (@fitterweb)