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Basics: Start Here

Social Media in Plain English, by CommonCraft

Social Networking in Plain English, by CommonCraft

We Are Visible (Why Social Media), by Mark Horvath, invisiblepeople.tv

Social Media Glossary,Socialbrite.org
Web 2.0 Toolbox, SocialBrite.org

Starting Out: How Much Time

Tweeting 9 to 5: The Social Media Work Routine, by Beth Kanter

Interview & Advice from Chrystie Corns, Social Media Marketing Manager @ Where.com
  • Minimum: Start with 1-2 hours/day

    • Research your industry
    • Find target market
    • Set up profiles
    • Begin to engage
  • First 3 months (On 5-10 hours/week)

    1. Research, goal planning and strategy. Where does your target market 'hang out' online?
    2. Set up profiles across the various social networks. Then listen, and find way to participate in conversation.
    3. Content creation. Blogs, articles, press releases, e-books, etc.

  • Social media is neat in the way that the more you give the more you get. -Chrystie Corns

How Much Time Does It Take To Do Social MediaBeth Kanter
  1. Listening [5 hrs/week]
  2. Participate [10 hrs/week]
  3. Generate Buzz [10-15 hrs/week]
  4. Share Your Story [15-20 hrs/week]
  5. Community Building and Social Networking [20+ hrs/week]

Does this make sense? Version 1

12 Awesome Social Media Videos, HubSpot

Twitter Search In Plain English | How to Use Twitter for Business | How to Use TweetDeck | One Sneaky Trick to Get more Twitter Followers | How to Setup a Facebook Fan Page | How to Add a Facebook "Like" Button to Your Site | How to Import a Blog or RSS Feed into Facebook | How to Create a Facebook Ad | How to Create a 100% Complete LinkedIn Profile | How to Use LinkedIn Answers | How to Send Twitter Updates through LinkedIn | How to Get LinkedIn Recommendations

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