Published on November 6, 2008
Social Media 101 Quick & Easy Ways to Get Your Bearings
Who am I?
What is “social media”?
Yes, but what is it?
Why should I? The most prevalent question for the uninitiated
It’s not going away.
President-elect Obama used social media to his advantage.
Good news? It’s still early.
You could be the next garyvee.
Or the next President.
Start to participate.
Some things to keep in mind Getting yourself ready to jump in
It’s not as scary as it seems.
Take a deep breath.
Let go of your fear.
“ Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate ” leads to suffering. - Yoda, Jedi (and Social Media) Master
You’ve already started.
You’re soaking in it.
That wasn’t so hard, was it?
Rules of the road. Ms. Manners guide to being social
1. Jump in.
2. Be polite.
3. Have fun.
4. Listen more than you talk.
5. Give more than you get.
Universal social media truths One last thing before we get into it
You’re not half as interesting as you think you are. (Sorry.)
Other people are actually more interesting than you think they are.
Ready? Let’s go. We’re ﬁnally getting to why you showed up.
Pick any one of the following
Relax. I’m not going to tell you to start blogging.
First step: Say it.
Now, you’re participating online, but you’re not terribly social.
Second step: Learn to share.
Now we start getting social.
Add friends. Follow friends.
Now you’re learning to share, but there’s still not much of “you.”
Third step: Be yourself.
Now you’re out there. Let’s ﬁnd a way to get you into active conversation.
Fourth step: Get involved.
Go try something. Jump in.
Be thoughtful. Not spammy.
That’s all you need to know.
Oopie. Links might help.
I’m looking forward to seeing you in all your newfound social glory.
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Now, let’s turn this broadcast into a conversation.
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