Wrap up your Business Networking Plan with the 12 Days of Christmas Social Networking
By Heidi Richards
The official 12 Days of Christmas begins on December 26th thru January 6th (Epiphany) but you can start your 12 day plan anytime! Using the 12 Days of Christmas Social Networking formula, share your expertise on your new social networking sites and make sure you have links from your website to your new SN pages.
Here are the latest 12 Days of Social Networking for the Holiday Season:
On the first day of Christmas Social Networking create your social networking plan of action for 2011.
On the second day of Christmas Social Networking join two new social networking site that would be good for business (find them on www.go2web20.net/)
On the third day of Christmas Social Networking find 3 new friends who share the same interests or interest you are trying to promote and invite them to join your network and join theres.
On the fourth day of Christmas Social Networking participate in Geo-location based social networks such as Merchant Circle , Gowalla, Yelp or Foursquare . Do 4 things on each one or one thing on each of the four networks and see what happens. Maybe today is YOUR day to become Mayor! Be sure to “claim” your site on Google Maps too.
On the fifth day of Christmas Social Networking comment on 5 blogs in your niche or topic expertise.
On the sixth day of Christmas Social Networking find six fun, interesting and or industry-related videos on YouTube and share them on each of your social networks.
On the seventh day of Christmas Social Networking reach out to seven new Tweeple on Twitter , follow them, retweet their posts, direct message them and start building new connections.
On the ninth day of Christmas Social Networking create your own promotional video using Flixtime (Go ahead, it’s free!) and post it to YouTube , Google Video , Metacafe , daily motion , Blip.tv, Vimeo, viddler , revver, and Yahoo Video (check out the Flixtime video I created for Women in Ecommerce here: http://bit.ly/FixtimeVideo1).
On the tenth day of Christmas Social Networking create a social coupon campaign and start promoting on Groupon , Crazy Good Deals , eWinWin , BuyWithMe, LivingSocial , SocialBuy, PriceBunch , Facebook , Myzerr.com, Tenka and HomeRun.
On the eleventh day of Christmas Social Networking create your own group on LinkedIn and ask your 11 most active friends to join. Then ask them to ask 11 of their friends to join and so on… by the end of the day you could have hundreds of new people who share the same interests with which to network!
On the twelfth day of Christmas Social Networking start all over again!
Happy Networking and Happy Holidays!
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