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Fourteen Social Media Policy Must Haves

Spin Sucks

But I am a communications professional who spends a lot of time online and I can tell you, without a shadow of a doubt, you need a social media policy. spend a significant amount of time on the road, speaking to business owners, entrepreneurs, and leaders and what I’ve discovered is a very small minority have policies. ” The Social Media Policy. Employees can’t lie.

A 12 Word Social Media Policy

SocialFish

Continuing my “awesome finds on the interwebs” series this week, here is the Mayo Clinic Center for Social Media’s 12-word social media policy. That’s why you must develop a social media policy and provide orientation and training, and when you or others in your organization make mistakes, view them as learning opportunities. You heard that right. 12 words.

How to Create An Effective Social Media Policy (Before It’s Too Late)

agora pulse

If there is more than one person involved in your social media accounts, then it is essential to have an effective and clear social media policy. When most articles talk about creating a social media policy, they focus on preventing major social media fails that can hurt a company image in drastic (and sometime irreparable) ways. Who Are the Stakeholders in Your Social Media Policy?

12 Most Common Elements of Effective Social Media Policies

Unspoken

The answer is very simple: implementation of social media polices. I was shocked to learn that only 20% of companies worldwide have implemented a social media policy. The policy should be in tandem with the technology use policy, but its main focus should be to appropriate the use of social media platforms, tools and websites and also to clearly describe the consequences of inappropriate use. Consistent enforcement of the policy, once implemented, is absolutely essential to maximize the policy’s effectiveness. Set out the purpose of the policy. 2.

Why You Need a Social Media Policy in Your Organization

Mindjumpers

In a previous post called Implement a Social Media Policy: Make Your Employees Brand Ambassadors , Marina introduced what a Social Media Policy is and briefly described why it is important for your organization. Having a clear policy on when and how social media should be used will have a positive impact on the productivity in the workplace. Protecting your brand and business.

Implement a Social Media Policy: Make Your Employees Brand Ambassadors

Mindjumpers

In order to ensure effective stakeholder communication and avoid any unfortunate situations, it is a good idea to create a social media policy for your employees. In the following, we are going to outline what exactly a social media policy is, what the benefits are from implementing one in your organization and which elements it can include. What is a social media policy?

57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

One of the key elements of this work, in my opinion, is creating a social media policy that fits well with the organization’s goals, culture and risk tolerance. Here are 57 61 great social media policy templates and resources to use when building your own. Social Media Policies and Guidelines. Great Social Media Policies to Steal From (Kodak, Intel, IBM). Policy on Staff Use of Social Media. Social Media Policy. Internet Postings Policy. Online Communications Policy. Blog Policy. Corporate Blogging Policy. Blogging Policy.

100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies

Koka Sexton

The following table contains the names of over 100 companies and organization that have published their Employee Social Media Policies or Guidelines online… The left side column is the name of the organization, and it is linked to their organizational or corporate home page. Policy Title. Template: Blogging and Social Media Policy. Template: Internet and Email Policy.

How are you training your staff about your social media policy?

SocialFish

How are you training your staff about your social media policy? Risk and Social Media social media policiesCheck out this awesome training video from the Victoria (Australia) Department of Justice for their employees. The good part starts about a minute into it). Thanks to Leslie White for the find. Anyone have any creative training tips that are working well?

Google’s new privacy policy

Sherrilynne Starkie

Most Gmail users will have received at least one message from Google this week (I received ten) explaining the company’s new privacy policy.  The company has more than 60 privacy policies tied to its various products and services and so, in March 2012, it will be streamlining this all down into one policy. New Google Privacy Policy (takeovathasouth.wordpress.com).

Does your organization need a social media policy?

SocialFish

Well, maybe, maybe not. Tip o’the hat to Liam Barrington Bush aka @hackofalltrades. The flowchart is funny, but the reasoning behind it is pretty serious. Do you trust your staff? If not, why are they your staff? Potluck

Does Twitter Have a New Spam Policy?

Spin Sucks

While I can’t find anything about this on the Twitter blog , rumor around the blogosphere is that they  have a new spam policy to prevent you from tweeting a bunch of @ names and a link. Does Twitter Have a New Spam Policy? We’ve all received those tweets. The ones from an egg like the one below. Finally. Is that spam? So what to do?! Stop doing #FollowFriday that way!

The New Facebook Policy Can Get Your Existing Facebook Page 'UnPublished ' - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

The New Facebook Policy Can Get Your Existing Facebook Page ''UnPublished '' Facebook has recently updated its Policy, Terms and Conditions. work as Freelance Social Media Network Online Professional. My Business Page is on Facebook at: [link] Do join me

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Why Do We Need a Social Media Policy?

SocialFish

While giving a webinar, Managing the Risks of Social Media , for Higher Logic , I got an unexpected question:  “Why do we need a social media policy?” My first thought was Duh! Of course you need a social media policy. The structure and need for social media policies or guidelines have gotten a lot of press and more is written every day. Clarification. Expectations. Education.

Google Drops Real Name Policy

Bill Hartzer

Google just dropped their real name policy. As you might recall, Google+ had revised their real name policy back in 2012 , saying that only.1 We know that our names policy has been unclear, and this has led to some unnecessarily difficult experiences for some of our users. But now, they’ve changed all that. You can use any name you want. For example, “Larry P.”

“Facebook Terms and Policies Hub” Has Been Launched

Mindjumpers

Tweet We’ve all experienced at some point how frustrating and confusing the ever changing policies and terms of the mother of social networks, Facebook, can be. This week, they’ve launched a new site that tries to help all of their users navigate in the jungle that is Facebook’s terms and policies. Have a look at the website: Facebook Terms and Policies.

Is Your Social Media Policy Against the Law?

Convince & Convert

Social Media Policy photo from Flickr user: cambodia4kidsorg. Social media policies can be unlawful. In 1935, Congress enacted the National Labor Relations Act to protect the rights of employees, encourage collective bargaining and curtail dangerous workplace policies.  Over the past 18 months, the NLRB has released a series of memos.

What Pinterest’s Updated Policies Mean for Marketers

SocialFish

———— With the changes to Pinterest’s Acceptable Use Policy, marketers may have to rethink the way they use the social site. The policy update includes modifications to the rules on compensation, accessing data, and contests. Brands need to be careful moving forward and ensure they are in compliance with the Pinterest policies. 2. Paying Pinners.

3 Blogger Monetisation Lessons from Facebook’s Branded Content Policy Update

ProBlogger

So apparently the (Facebook blue) sky fell and then picked itself back up again, but not before everyone went completely bananas over yet another policy update. It doesn’t really matter what the policy update is this time (although we’ll get to that, and key lessons, soon). What was the situation before the Facebook branded content policy update? Breaking the rules.

Most Employees Have No Idea if Their Company Has a Social Media Policy

Conversionation

A company is a legal entity. It does not produce anything. It does not communicate, and it has no activities. Production, communication and all other activities are done by the people within the company and within businesses that collaborate with it. That’s obvious, right? The people in the company operate within a market environment. A [.]. Social media marketing

[Cool Infographic Friday] Facebook’s Privacy Policy Changes

SocialFish

This infographic is a little hard to read, but has some interesting food for thought nonetheless. Infographic by WebpageFX. Debunking the Hype

No social media policy for half of businesses | Sherrilynne Starkie

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Blog comment policy | Sherrilynne Starkie

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Employees Have No Clue if Their Company Has a Social Media Policy

Social Marketing Forum

Furthermore, 70% has no idea whether or not their company has a policy on the subject. But a company should have a social media policy, even when it’s not actively practicing social media marketing itself. That policy shouldn’t merely be a list of things which are and aren’t allowed. It’s much better as a manager to put together a social media policy that encourages your employees to be the face of your company, and to make this policy publicly known as well. Tags: Research social media policy It’s recommended for companies to undertake necessary steps.

PayPal Policy Encourages Deceit, Fraud, and Theft by Buyers

Bill Hartzer

Here’s an interesting case of fraud, deceit, and outright theft by a PayPal buyer against the seller. By siding with the buyer in this particular case, PayPal is encouraging fraud and deceit, allowing buyers to steal merchandise from honest sellers. I am usually a fan of using PayPal, but this case makes me not want to sell any merchandise: ever, using PayPal. Receipt attached. personal blo

How do you train staff on your social media policies?

SocialFish

We are working with many organizations on their social media policies, including training staff on how to apply them. Check out our policies white paper , which includes a template which has been used by dozens of associations, and contact us if you’d like help writing (or rolling out) your policies. Watch this great video introducing social media guidelines. Featured

Top 5 Tenets Of An Effective Community Management Policy

Blue Focus Marketing

To achieve that Zen-like balance, let’s explore some of the key elements of community management. #1: Post your policy and be clear on responsibilities. What other policies have you or your brand adopted to better roll with the punches? But effective community management can sometimes be a tricky thing. Your responses, however, need to keep everyone in mind.

Social Media Policy Should Not Be Driven by Corporate Counsel

Socialized

Subhead: Don't kill all the lawyers. Just leave them out of the social media review process. Todd Defren writes about the role of lawyers in enabling social media in the corporation. His headline, Kill All The Lawyers, takes the position "the bigger a brand is, the more it can and should

The ProBlogger Podcast How-To: Conduct a Policy Review

ProBlogger

What blogger has a policy review and why would you even need one? Of course, for some of you it’s a legal requirement in your jurisdiction to have a privacy policy if you’re collecting emails, or a disclosure policy if you’re working with brands. You can also use today to create these policies if you don’t have any to review. DisclosurePolicy.org.

How to Improve Your Internal Communications Using Social Media

Spin Sucks

Communication Internal company newsletter Dedicated Social Media System Develop a Stronger Open Door Policy Improve Your Internal Communications Integrate Video Content internal communications internal communications strategies Melcrum survey Remote Communication Social MediaSocial media is already a part of your employees daily lives. Here is why it's important.

Did you write any social media policies or guidelines in 2011?

SocialFish

Idealware is working on creating a Social Media Policy Workbook to be released in April at NTEN’s 2012  Nonprofit Technology Conference.  To support the Workbook content (and to highlight in an upcoming NTEN:Change article) they are hoping to profile a number of different organizations who are dealing with tough social media policy issues. They need examples of orgs who have: Created a privacy policy, especially for an organization that needs to be HIPAA compliant. Laid out a monitoring and responding policy. Can you help? Thanks

Should You Rely On Google Alone for Online Visibility?

Spin Sucks

Marketing SEO adwords affiliates bing Bing's AdCenter black hat SEO diversify your business visibility DuckDuckGo Email Marketing Google Google organic results Google policies Google rules keywords offline promotion online visibility ppc advertising search engines social media following traditional advertising yahooCould you be relying on Google too much for online visibility?

Who Should Write Your Corporate Social Media Policy?

Webbiquity SMM

When it comes to writing a social media policy , who should decide what goes into it? A) Marketing. B) Public Relations. C) Human Resources. D) Information Technology. E) Customer Support. F) Product Management. G) Legal. H) All of the above. The policy could end up looking very different, depending on the answer. well-crafted social media policy helps channel the efforts of all toward common goals while avoiding missteps. After all, various functional groups each likely have very different views of what it should say. Marketing. Nothing more. Do what we say. Legal.

Simplicity is the Best Policy: 6 Essentials for the Successful Blogger

Writtent Blog

The post Simplicity is the Best Policy: 6 Essentials for the Successful Blogger appeared first on Writtent Blog. In an age where blockbuster movie scripts could fit in a pamphlet and thoughts must be expressed in 140 characters or less, blogging has become a square peg trying to fit into a round hole scenario when competing for the minimized attention span of most people. Branch Out.

New Guest Post Policy – Join the Discussion or No Link

Kikolani

Hence, I am going to implement a new policy for guest bloggers. Why the New No Engagement, No Link Policy. I see this as a good thing for three reasons. How Will This Policy Be Enforced. Your Guest Post Policy. What are your policies when it comes to guest bloggers writing on your site? Do you think my new policy is a good idea? As a blogger and an internet marketer, I sympathize with the efforts made to get guest posts on blogs in order to increase exposure, traffic, and rankings to your website. Increasing Discussion. Interested in a Guest Post?

What’s Your Company’s Social Media Policy?

The Social Media Incubator

Do you have a social media policy in place for your business? FERF) has provided a few statistics that might make business owners consider putting a policy in place. press release from Grant Thornton LLP finds that “executives of public and private companies see social media as a growing set of marketing tools, but have not yet developed the necessary compliance and risk policies and procedures.” ” Why have a policy for social media? Therefore any policy surrounding it should be the result of a multidisciplinary approach,” said Thompson.

Solve the Pay Gap By Hiring Only Women

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entrepreneur Women Empowerment charles arment Christina Hoff Summers Department of Labor study gender pay gap how much men earn how much women earn Patricia Arquette pay gap PR firm PRWeek Salary Review 2016 salary chasm between genders speaking engagement gig the 78 cents on the dollar pay gap is a myth The National Organization of for Woman Women workplace policiesUnacceptable.

Non-Facebook Users to Start Seeing Audience Network-Powered Ads

SocialTimes Facebook

Cookies Policy (updated). Platform Policy (updated). Advertising/Marketing Facebook Ad Preferences adchoices Andrew Bosworth Applications apps Conversions cookies Facebook Audience Network Facebook for Business Instagram Interest-Based Advertising Lewis Tse Pui Lung MAUs measurement mobile Monthly active users Newsroom Opt Out Platform Policy privacy safety security

The 2012 Social Networking Privacy Policy

Webbiquity SMM

Guest post by Athena Newton. If you were to do a Google search for some of the top social networking sites , you’ll almost certainly stumble across a news story concerning privacy issues with user data. Instagram is a recent target with changes to its terms of service, essentially allowing the company to sell its users pictures to third party vendors without any permission whatsoever.

The Pan Am Games Won’t Let You Link to Them

Spin Sucks

Policy Social Media #to2015 domain authority glassdoor indeed Lead Generation primates of park avenue robots.txt search engine optimization YelpBy Gini Dietrich. On Sunday morning, I was reading my book (almost finished with Primates of Park Avenue )  or scrolling through Facebook, or pinning images, or I don’t know…I was doing something on my iPad. Mr. D. during work hours.

Social Media in the Workplace

Pamorama

Many companies either don’t have a policy about how workers should handle their online interactions while they’re at the office or, if they do have one, it’s so dense and convoluted that it’s impossible to plow through. It also give examples of companies with good social media policies, and how to deal with some blunders. The conclusion? Chen and Vivien K.G.

23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

How can you make sure your company’s social media policy doesn’t run afoul of employment law? Writing Social Media Policies. Eight Ways Your Employee Social-Media Policy May Violate Federal Law by Ad Age Digital. Every marketing manager knows that his/her company needs a social media policy for employees, right? Social Media Marketing Guides and Tips.

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