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How to Tweet your innovation to the world

Successful entrepreneur Eric Slater, who uses Twitter to get clients, will share practical strategies.  Learn how to find prospects for your innovations and business without a budget.

Learn the Basics:  What is Twitter? 
Optimize your Activity: 
Case Studies 
Resources and Widgets 

Marketers: Promoted Tweets, Accounts & Trends 

Small Business: Promoted Tweets & Accounts 

Software Tools: HootSuite , TwitPic, Automate 

Twitter searches: How to find customers with twitter. (more content below)
About the Speaker:
Former on air personality at KS95, KDWB and Mix 104.1 your Twin Cities 80's station. Founder of three success magazines with no backing and no investors
Founder of Slater Entertainment where he produced over twenty fashion shows, booked over 500 bands in twenty four months nation wide and also created one of the largest modeling and talent agencies in twelve months. 
In the mean time of all of this Eric became a google adwords and social networking expert where he now inspires and instructs others on how to improve their lives and achieve their goals.
More Content:
Understand Twitter:Create your twitter account
Public VS Private Accounts
Customize your profile
Begin tweeting- 140 characters (Same as a text message on your phone. Your used to it all ready! )
Use  url shortenersInclude photographs AND video in  your tweets
Understand what followers are
Find people to follow
Reply to followers
RetweetDirect messaging
Mark favoritesUse twitter search (Geo search, dates, tweets that are positive or negative in nature! )
Create Alerts for your searches! (Always know right away when someone says something about you)
Create lists
LEVERAGING Twitting:Find and track popular hash tags
Place hash tags in your tweets
Tweet your company blog post
Publicize your account
Use real time to your advantage
Tweet stats

About the Meet-Up Group

Meet other entrepreneurs and independent product developers.   Bring your questions and "group-source" the answers.  Hear from specialized experts willing to share their insights.  Get energized and stay motivated to pursue your goals.  Relax and have a beer and interesting conversations.  Participants have found clients and collaborators through this Meetup.

Software, electronics, life sciences, med tech, services, products, materials, designs--innovators of a wide variety of value propositions participate. Both for-profit and non-profit entrepreneurs participate.  Many are starting their second or third business.  A partner in McKinsey & Company (NYC) turned up one evening. We have enjoyed meeting people from China, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Italy, India, Bangladesh and other countries.  Many are newcomers to Minneapolis/St. Paul.  Multi-generational, our age range has been 20 to 70+.  Several investors make periodic visits for those of you looking for capital.

RSVPs on the Meetup website don't include participants from our hosts personal email list and LinkedIn groups.  Many regulars just show up.  We don't cancel a meeting due to low RSVPs on Meetup.  Our largest attendance was about 20 people, but I've enjoyed smaller groups where I get to hear more from each person.

Let the host know what kind of expert you would like to have at a future meeting and feel free to refer speakers.  We look for speakers who have a message that is broader than, "buy my product or service".


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  • Irene

    Eric, thank you so very much for this link. And thank you again for your excellent presentation. I look forward to your follow up session.

    March 31, 2013

  • Irene

    Eric's presentation on marketing uses of Tweeting was excellent and very helpful for the many of us who attended. Eric is very knowledgeable. Moreover, he made marketing use of Twitter "available" (understandable) to those of us less conversant in social media. And he kept the presentation lively. Great job!

    March 22, 2013

  • Joy

    Out of town

    March 16, 2013

  • Quincy S.

    Looking forward to connecting with some cool people.

    March 15, 2013

  • Kristen Moraal removed the location. It was Dunn Bros.-Loring Park

    March 6, 2013

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