Understanding and Proper Business Use of Micro-Blogs, like Twitter

10Nov08

Fundamentals of business applications of Twitter and micro-blogging
by Wayne Sutton and Martin Brossman

-Understanding the role of Micro-Blogs in relationship to Social Media, on-line reputation management and business networking tools like Linkedin and Facebook.
-How to set up and use all core components of Twitter-Proper etiquette on Micro-Blogs
-Using Twitter and Micro-Blogs with your marketing plan
-Tools for searching and researching on Twitter

When: Nov. 17th – 11:30AM-1:30PM
Where: BNC of Cary with Lunch included
Cost: $25.00 in advance with registration ($30.00) at the door.
How to register go to: http://smallbiz.meetup.com/483/calendar/9053655/ or email: Martin@CoachingSupport.com

Wayne on Twitter: http://twitter.com/waynesutton
Martin on Twitter: http://twitter.com/martinbrossman
Micro-Blogs are another way to stay closely connected to your customers, friends and fans. It has been extensively use in political campaigns and provides a tool to give real time data about how people think. Its interactive quality gives it growing importance in the new world where traditional “interruption advertising” is gaining less and less attention. Applications of Twitter have included: learning about real time weather disasters with newer information than the news; finding the right people and being able to understand more about them than their own website; gaining real time answers from a larger number of people; enhancing viral marketing; and learning about small problems related to a business before become bigger ones. Many creative uses can be found daily. Join us to understand this important component of the Social Media / Web 2.0 world explained in plain English, including the new terms related to this topic.

About the developers:
About Wayne Sutton
Wayne is a Social Media Strategist and Technology Evangelist based out of Raleigh, NC and currently works for WNCN – MyNC as a community content manger. Wayne was #847 user to sign-up for Twitter a few years ago and currently ranks as #84 on The Twitterholic.com Top 100 Twitterholics based on Followers list. He is the founder of Tweet Shops tweetshops.com . Tweets Shops are twitter workshops for the everyday twitter user also known as tweeple. TweeShops are educate individuals and companies how to get the most value out of twitter. Learn more about Wayne Sutton at: http://twitter.com/waynesutton

About Martin Brossman
Martin, a success coach, speaker, trainer and author, has been mastering the art of networking in the Triangle since 1982 ( www.coachingsupport.com ). He has been offering linkedin training in the triangle community since 2006 with linkedin network of some of the most seasoned business networkers in Raleigh NC and Washington DC ( www.linkedin.com ) He has originated numerous successful in-person and on-line networking groups, which have facilitated meaningful business connections among members. Martin’s computer skills have powered his keen ability to create and teach crucial new Internet communications, such as blogging, podcasting and on-line networking. His own podcast show can be heard at http://www.InquireOnLine.info. He offers consulting on how to generate profitable alliances by maximizing face-to-face and on-line presence and managing “the conversation of you” on the Web. For more information, contact Martin Brossman at (919) 847-4757 or Martin@CoachingSupport.com

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