MUNDU Media and Ellevate Austin Chapter

Networking is one of the most powerful tools for professional women, and Ellevate Austin Chapter offers a global community of smart, savvy women with an eye to success. When members join, they become part of this vibrant network and can connect with, learn from and invest in amazing women worldwide. Ellevate connects the women in Austin. Through  chapter events, the organization strives to help members “ellevate” their careers. Members are groundbreakers, thought leaders, CEOs, entrepreneurs, board members, and visionaries. They are alumnae and students of some of the world’s leading academic institutions. Some are at the top of their fields, and others are on their way. With 34,000 members in 130 countries, the Ellevate community is large and growing by the day.

On February 24th, attendees of the next Ellevate Austin Chapter event have the opportunity to learn from Social Media expert, Monica Peña with MUNDU Media, LLC, on how to create a brand via social media, whether getting started as a professional or an entrepreneur trying to get to the next level. Explore the avenues to consider to create the image of how professionals and entrepreneurs are gaining traction using social media. Learn the do’s and don’ts in this high-tech world we live in and how important creating an effective brand is to success.  Monica Peña is a proud Board Member as Marketing Director of Ellevate Austin Chapter. For more information on this event and/or to register, click here.

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Standing out in Professional Networks through Social Media

By: Monica Peña   (@MUNDUmedia)

Are you using social media to get the most out of the networks you belong to? As we all know, it is not enough to simply pay membership dues and wish for the best. To get true value from membership we must get involved and attend events. Same is true for those same groups’ social media outlets including LinkedIn, newsletters, Facebook fan page, etc.

Here are some considerations when tapping into these social media outlets while allowing your professionalism and knowledge to shine:

Be aware of criteria. If not sure ask.

No spamming. Be a useful contributor.

Don’t need to reinvent the wheel. If attending one of the organizations events write about the speaker and point out items learned. Members that were not able to attend will appreciate the information and start seeing you as a resource.

Interaction is key. A lot is learned from other’s thoughts and is a good way to get noticed.

Post events and attend new ones. Events are a useful ways to see people again and build those long lasting relationships.

Be consistent. As you are continuously seen virtually and beyond your visibility will grow.

Maximizing Professional networks through Social Media Photo via Be Transported

Maximizing Professional networks through Social Media
Photo via Be Transported