Tuesday, November 13, 2012

5 Tips To Get You Started In Social Media

Greetings Dear Readers

So you have heard about Social Media and want to get on the Bus.   It's a bit late
but I'm sure there is a spot for you.

Here are 5 simple tips to get you started on the Social Media Highway:

1.  Open a Twitter Account

Pop on over to www.twitter.com and open a account for yourself.
It's a very easy to use site where you have 140 characters to express yourself.
Settle in and scope out the environment.  It's full of wonderful people and a great place
to network, find idea's and meet new people.

2.  Open a Facebook Account

Yes you have heard of it and it works, really it does.  Pop by www.facebook.com
and open an account for yourself.  Examine the network and add new friends, old friends
and even school buddies and work mates.  If you have a business this is the perfect spot
to open a Facebook Page for your business and network to get more work.  

3.  Open a Linkedin Account

Pop by www.linkedin.com and open an account for yourself.  This is the place for business
people.  Perfect for entrepreneurs, people looking for jobs, business people looking for
connections.  If you are into networking this is the place for you.  You can also set up
a page for your company here as well.

4.  Open a Youtube account

Hey if it works for Psy, it will work for you.  If you can make fun, viral video's this place is
for you. Set up a simple page on www.youtube.com  add to your profile and start
publishing a video or two.  Who knows you might end up on MTV.

5.  Start a blog 

If you like writing, set up a blog for yourself.  Now this is a powerful vehicle for you
or your business and you can do so much with a blog.  Tell people about what you do,
vent, inspire people, you decide, it's a great way to get your name out there.
Pop by www.blogger.com to set one up.

Well there are 5 simple steps to get you on the Social Media Highway.  Hope to see
you passing by.

Yours in social

Fred Felton
Digital & Social Media Strategist & Trainer
A Digital Media Agency
email - falconscove@gmail.com

email to book Fred for a talk or strategy session.

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