Social networking online is the current wave. Believe it will be a wave in the future, too.
Peggy McColl talks about the power of these online networks in her book, "Viral Explosions." A message can spread like wild fire through these online systems. It had worked wonders in the area of book marketing.
As you probably already know, I'm the author of Discover Hidden Secret Wisdom. It is a self-improvement book on the importance of reading more books. I used tons of social networks to promote the book.
I have all of the major accounts: blogspot, facebook, myspace, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, Photobucket, Tumblr, my own web-site, DannyPettry.com, an email list that people can subscribe to. Of course all of my networks are geared towards recreational therapists and people seeking to improve their life.
--> Click Here to see a list of my Social Networks.
Please note that 95% of the profits made from my book were from online sales. Five percent came from direct mail marketing, which was expensive. It required print costs, postage, and more time. Online social networks are easier. People who enjoy your topic can re-post it for FREE. Amazing.
If you want to learn how to use social networks online to promote your business then you might want to take a training course.
Here is information on a course in Huntington, W.Va. that you may wan to take:
"Let's Connect - Social Media Boot Camp"
This boot camp is a one day, how-to workshop that will demonstrate the use and effectiveness of social media tools to build relationships with colleagues, clients and their communities. This workshop is designed to show individuals how to properly use each tool or application. The all day session will be offered by Julie Hewett of JulNet Solutions, LLC in partnership with Unlimited Future, Inc. of Huntington, WV.
The workshop will include the following topic areas:
What is Social Networking? - An Overview
Blogs and RSS Feeds - Let's Get Started
Facebook - Finding Friends and Fans
LinkedIn - Building your Professional Community
Twitter - What's a Tweet?
Bringing it all Together - Nings, Video, Wikis and Waves
Saturday, May 8, 2010
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
$199 for the Workshop
To register - Call 304 697 3007
Additional information: http://www.letsconnectnow.org/
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