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Social Media And FREE Hacks For Startups

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This presentation will cover topics like
- Why should startups care about social media
- How to create a simple & effective social media plan that does not break the bank
- Simple growth hacking for startups (no cost hacks)

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Social Media And FREE Hacks For Startups

  1. 1. Social Media Marketing For Startups @alimirza2k
  2. 2. Social Media For Startups 1. Why use social media? 2. The ultimate challenge (Why do we fail) 3. ABC system for social media 4. How to create a basic social media plan 5. Simple $0 hacks for startups  @alimirza2k
  3. 3. @alimirza2k 1 – Why use social media ?
  4. 4. @alimirza2k 1 – Why use social media ?
  5. 5. 1 – Why use social media? @alimirza2k
  6. 6. 2 – The ultimate challenge (why do we FAIL?) @alimirza2k
  7. 7. Quick Social media Survey @alimirza2k
  8. 8. Why do people use social media anyways ? @alimirza2k
  9. 9. Social media Is making us lazy …… Do you think this TREND will stop ? @alimirza2k
  10. 10. @alimirza2k The Ultimate Challenge
  11. 11. @alimirza2k 3 - The Solution – ABC System
  12. 12. @alimirza2k BUT HOW …………………….. ?
  13. 13. @alimirza2k Attract Build Convert Create a plan Pick 1 – 2 channels Post consistently Attract Phase
  14. 14. @alimirza2k Attract Build Convert Use images/videos 80/20 rule Benefits NOT features Consistency START EARLY Build (relationship) Phase
  15. 15. @alimirza2k Attract Build Convert Ask Engaged fans will convert Incentives Convert Phase
  16. 16. @alimirza2k 4 - How to create a Social Media Plan ? WHAT – is your business about ? WHO – is your target audience ? WHERE– is your target audience on social media ? HOW - to connect / engage with the target audience ? OR (What to post / tweet / share)
  17. 17. 7 Content Ideas For Startups (What to post) 1. Share your WHY 2. Talk about your team 3. Show off your product / MVP 4. Post about relevant events 5. Share your milestones 6. Talk about the community 7. Share industry news
  18. 18. @alimirza2k 5 – Simple $0 hacks for startups  a) Add to startup directories: www.submit.co b) Twitter: follow & engage with the fans of competitors c) Use your email signature d) Answer questions on QUORA e) OVER USE Google analytics f) Build relationships with news journalists g) Find emails addresses easily > www.emailhunter.co
  19. 19. @alimirza2k Google Analytics (Data is GOD) …............ Where should I spend most of my time?
  20. 20. @alimirza2k Building relationships with news journalists 1 – Local events • “RUN” into them and exchange business card • Only pitch after they remember your name/startup 2 – Set up Google Alerts • See who is talking about your niche • Get daily updates & comment on their articles 3 – Use Twitter lists • Add journalists & bloggers in a twitter list
  21. 21. Example – Google alert WIN Step 1 – Google alerts on right keywrods Step 2 – Email the blogger / Journalist Step 3 – WIN  @alimirza2k
  22. 22. @alimirza2k Dark Truths About Social Media - Pay to play - FREE ONLY to start - Requires hard work & time - No short cuts - ABT (Always be testing) Social media is NOT optional
  23. 23. @alimirza2k Ali Mirza ali@iSocialYou.com www.iSocialYou.com

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