Presentation on theme: "Oh, You Mean ? Social Media Demystified Presented By: Mike Rynchek President, SpyderTrap"— Presentation transcript:
Oh, You Mean ? Social Media Demystified Presented By: Mike Rynchek President, SpyderTrap
Bigger Than Just Facebook
Social Media Marketing (SMM) Utilizing Social Media platforms to engage and interact with a prospective audience. (Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, Blogs etc.)
What’s With The Buzz? Facebook –150,000,000 - active users worldwide Growing at about 450,000/day –872,000 active users Minnesota –229,000 active users Minneapolis, MN MySpace –61,300,000 unique page views Sept 0 Twitter –1.1 billion tweets and growing!
What’s With The Buzz?
So? What CAN SM Do For Me? Connect to new demographics Online Public Relations Customer service Support Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Plus…
So? What CAN SM Do For Me? Brand monitoring Brand building Create a groundswell (Viral) Connect! –You tell me, any ideas?
What CAN’T SM Do For Me? CAN’T control the conversation CAN’T control when and where CAN’T always forecast success CAN’T act as a silver bullet Save you 15% on your car insurance
Social Media Successes
How Social Media Changed Public Policy in Minnesota
Social Media Success: Vote Yes Vote Yes Minnesota –Inform voters and potential voters –Connect with local supporters –Online Public Relations
Social Media Success: Vote Yes Goal –Pass constitutional amendment –Reach 18-30yr using new media tactics –Inform drop off and swing voters –Develop the Vote Yes brand
Vote Yes: How Did We Do It? Research Brand/voice development Deployed SM tactics –Created and fueled the groundswell –Update basecamp or website Paid media Traditional media
Groundswell Plan VoteYes family Partners & supporters Users & superusers Minnesota social media critical mass
Vote Yes Base Camp Vote Yes info Blogs (RSS) Pictures Video Press Viral content Much more
Vote Yes Facebook 3,637 Fans About the amendment & links Videos Facebook applications (viral) More viral content 116 wall posts or comments VY blog feed Pictures Events Amendment facts
Viral Facebook Applications
Vote Yes Viral Reminder
Vote Yes Viral & Banner
Vote Yes Paid
Vote Yes Twitter
5 Places To Start 1.Post a video to YouTube 2.Join Facebook, Twitter, MySpace 3.Post a picture on Flickr 4.Start a blog or comment on a blog 5.Just try!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Vote Yes YouTube
4 B’s To Social Media 1.Be creative 2.Be buzzworthy! 3.Be positive 4.Be a pioneer
Social Etiquette Produce the best content possible! –Don’t be too self promoting Be responsive! Don’t be a social snob Create a common voice Spread the wealth Don’t mess it up!
Social Media Resources Groundswell –By Charlene Li & Josh Bernoff Chris Brogan –www.ChrisBrogan.comwww.ChrisBrogan.com Gary Vaynerchuk –www.TV.Winelibrary.comwww.TV.Winelibrary.com SpyderTrap –www.SpyderTrap.com
Questions? Presented By: Mike Rynchek President, SpyderTrap