Social media is rapidly transitioning from being a playground for individuals to an important tool for business. Some tools like blogging have been around for awhile, while others like Twitter are still emerging. Regardless of the current start of the art, many hundreds of savvy analysts and AR professionals are using these and other tools to improve relationships, generate intelligence, and enhance conversations.
There are many questions for AR about social media
Unfortunately questions for AR abound: Should AR teams blog and tweet? Does AR have to track bloggers and Twitterers who are not traditional analysts? How can you pick up responsibility for blogging and Twittering when resources are already stretched thin? When and how do you incorporate analyst blogs and Tweets into analyst opinion monitoring programs. And most important: How to get started?
To help AR professionals and teams take a strategic approach to dealing with the rapidly changing social media usage by members of the analyst ecosystem, SageCircle is announcing a new public half-day workshop focused on how to incorporate social media into AR’s daily routine and toolbox.
Key Issues to be addressed in this workshop include:
- What are the roles of social media in the analyst ecosystem?
- How should social media be incorporated into AR’s strategic and tactical plan?
- What are the policy implications of adopting blogging and Twitter?
- How do social media get incorporated into AR measurement and reporting programs?
Get Up to Speed Quickly
In this SageCircle AR Workshop, we provide AR professionals with information, tools, and insights to make sense of the fast evolving social media scene. The goal is to help you get up-to-speed on the implications of social media for AR so that you can make the important decision whether and how to add social media to your mix of interactions. We have done the research and have extensively experimented with social media. By distilling our research and experience into succinct, actionable recommendations and tools we can help you launch the appropriate social media strategy efficiently and effectively.
Agenda. High level, please click here for more agenda detail
- Key Concepts
- Roles For Social Media
- Incorporating Into The AR Strategic And Tactical Plan
- Policy Implications
- Measurement, Metrics And Reporting
- What’s Next – Trends And Directions
- Additional Resource Information in the Workbook includes samples, checklists and tools
Who Should Attend
The “Launching a Social Media Strategy” Workshop is an appropriate education opportunity for the full range of AR programs from single person shops to the largest AR teams. It can provide insights to AR staff members at any level of experience from those new to AR to the most knowledgeable veterans.
Workshops vs. Seminars vs. Webinars
Based on requests from clients, SageCircle is launching this new type of training event, the half-day workshop. It focuses on a single topic to provide depth versus the breadth of a seminar. By being a half day we can go into more detail with exercises, policy examples, tools, plan outlines and more
- When: Wednesday, May 13th, from 1 pm to 5 pm
- Where: Cupertino, CA in the Silicon Valley
- How: Click here for more information and to register
- Price: $495 for this information and toolspacked half-day learning event
If you have any questions about the workshop or wish to arrange a private session for your company, please call SageCircle at 503-636-1500 or send an email to “info [at] sagecircle.com”
Bottom Line: If there is a conversation happening online, can you afford not to be part of it?