Twitter & Facebook 101

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  • 1. Social Media 101:Facebook & Twitter

2. Facebook
3. Facebook
What is it?
Largest social network on the planet with over 300 million active users (or the 5th largest country in the world).
A place to connect with and share your life with friends, family, organizations or complete strangers.
4. Facebook
Why should I use Facebook?
Facebook has become the global social networking standard
Not just for college students & 20-somthings anymore
Connect to friends, family or organizations
Share comments, photos, videos, games, recommendations
Fastest growing segment: Women over 55
- InsideFacebook.com
5. Facebook
Profile Features
Applications
Photo Galleries
Events
Discussions
Links
Notes
Privacy Settings
6. Facebook
Facebook Features
Fan Page
Group Page
7. Twitter
8. Twitter
What is it?
Twitter is a free social-messaging tool for staying connected in real-time. It is sometimes called a "micro-blogging service" that enables its users to send and read other users' short (140-character) updates, known as tweets.
- Beth Harte, Ann Handley - MarketingProfs
9. Twitter
Why should I use Twitter?
Connect to people with similar interests
Communicate your opinions, thoughts or expertise
Find out what other people are saying
Research
10. Twitter
Twitter Lingo
@ - Public message to anyone on Twitter. Use the "@" symbol:
D Private (direct) message to someone who follows you. Use the "D" symbol followed by a space:
11. Twitter
Twitter Lingo
RT - To repeat or repost a tweet that someone else posted use "RT
# - Hashtags are used to keep track of conversations that are happening within Twitter (#azcardinals, #idol, #cat09)
http://twittonary.com/
12. Twitter
Getting Started
Write a good personal bio
Add your photo
Customize the background
13. Twitter
Following People & Businesses
Do a topical search on subjects you are interested in (Suns, @cschandler, Lost) at search.twitter.com & follow those profiles
Look at the people that are your connections are following
Twitter directories
WeFollow.com
Twellow.com
14. Twitter
Tools
Twitter management
Tweetdeck
Hootsuite
UberTwitter (BlackBerry)
URL shorteners
TinyURL.com
Bit.ly
TwitScoop.com
Exhaustive list of Twitter applications:
http://www.squidoo.com/twitterapps
15. Connecting Twitter & Facebook
16. Connecting Twitter & Facebook
17. Thank You!
Kory Kredit
kory@ConnectionPnt.com
480.463.4711
Twitter: @korykredit
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/koryk
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