Social Media Day, an annual event spearheaded by Mashable is on its third year. The idea, according to Mashable is to recognize the digital revolution happening right before our eyes. This year, Cebu is joining the said event for the very first time. As an online freelancer and a blogger as well, this kind of event is a must-join as this will be a venue where top social media practitioners gather.
I don’t want to be left behind as this will also be a perfect time to know and learn their secrets on how they manage to get on the top. Here are some of the key points I learned from the recently concluded Social Media Day in Cebu
4 Things I Learn at The Social Media Day
I am an online freelancer for quite a while and I can say that I have been very effective with most of my work but I can’t say that it is good enough. During the event, Orville Tadle, a reputable and award-winning SEO Practitioner discussed about how to be effective in working online, how to win your first online job and everything you need to know about do’s and don’t in working as an online freelancer.
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Although, I wasn’t able to catch up as I was late (too bad) but the very crucial points he discussed were on the latter part of his speech so I still managed to absorbed the whole thought (lucky for me ).
Good Online and Offline Ethics
Miss Jean Mondonedo of Sunnex Exchange tackled about the advantages of good and bad writing habits online. Although bloggers uses the internet as their medium, it doesn’t mean that he/she can write anything she wants. Just like in print media where editors and columnist are very careful with what they are writing, we online writers and bloggers should have these ethics too as there are corresponding laws that applies with what we are publishing online. We should be very responsible on everything we do as this will reflect not just on our respective blogs but in our personalities as well.
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How to Write Killer Content
Writing a content online seems to be easy but the big question is will this catches the readers attention? Will your content last for long and people will keep coming back to read it every now and then? Creating content is a tough battle if you are not well-prepared for it. A lot of writers miss this part as they tend just to publish articles on their blogs or website just for the sake that they have something for that day. Most people now are choosy not like before, people nowadays always prefer things from the most trusted and reliable sources. If you want to be in the game, you must be prepared all the time.
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As what Max Limpag emphasizes on his speech, we must organize everything as what we are writing is not just mainly for us, it’s not about us for our readers and to give them the satisfaction they need. As we all know, it is not us who gives life to our websites but it is our readers that fuels our blog to keep it running and moving ahead.
How To Grow Your Online Presence
We often wonder why there are bloggers who manage to get their stuff on the top? We often think how did they do that and at the back of our minds we think that we are just doing exactly what they did. Fleire Castro,a certified blog entrepreneur discusses on how to get on the with the proper use of social media. As what we all know, there are a lot of online metrics to gauge on how effective we are with our online presence. But the big question is “How” and “What” did they exactly do to easily snatch the top spot and gain massive influence.
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As what I have learned, it’s not that hard at all, in order for us to be like them (in some ways), first thing is we ,must to know where to market our product. It’s like if we are selling photography gadgets, should we sell and introduce them to fishing enthusiasts? Of course not, right? In order for us to effectively sell them, we must see to it that we are showcasing our product to the right place. Just like in growing your online presence, we must first establish ourselves to our chosen field and rest assured, you will be earning your readers trust.
Although I came late, I still manage to catch up with the things being tackled at the recently concluded Social Media Day in Cebu. The event was not that long yet the ideas and thoughts shared were mouth-watering and brain-filling. I am very sure that its not just me who enjoyed while gaining and learning new stuffs from the experts who shared and showcased their knowledge.
Here are some snapshots from the event. Hope you like it
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Kudos to all speakers for sharing their thoughts and the organizers as well for giving their best in making the Social Media Day a success.