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. 3 Great Social Media Policies to Steal From (Kodak, Intel, IBM). Policy on Staff Use of Social Media. Social Media Policy. Internet Postings Policy.

“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. Have a look at the website: Facebook Terms and Policies.

Community Un-Managing: Cheat Sheet for Community Managers and Tips for Companies

SocialFish

I recently left my position managing social media and online community for a large professional association. Companies need to have procedures for terminating employees who manage company social media accounts. . I managed the org’s Linkedin group and company page.

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.

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.

How to Write a Social Media Policy for Your Business

Socialmedia.biz

However, the precise nature of the ever-evolving social media usage by a company’s employees is not only rife with uncertainty, but also poses significant risk assessment challenges. What is a Social Media Policy?

Calling all online community managers!

SocialFish

Guest post by Ted McEnroe, The Community Roundtable. ———— A few months ago, I made a switch moving from the nonprofit sector to The Community Roundtable , a leading provider of community research and support for business, association and nonprofit communities.

Coca-Cola Adopts New Social Media Policies | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Coca-Cola Adopts New Social Media Policies Written on January 12, 2010 by Justin Levy in business , social media , social media strategy , video 28 Comments - Leave a comment!

The Social Media Policy – not just for the big players

Mindjumpers

Building on my last blog post the Social Media Policy – not just for the big players I felt it was worth sharing some pointers on what should be included if you are drafting this document on behalf of your business or client. Do your employees blog on behalf of your company?

Relationship Advice: Your Nonprofit Organization and Building Community Organization Partnerships

Waxing UnLyrical

Fink, founder and chief executive of the investment firm BlackRock, states in a New York Times article , “Society is demanding that companies, both public and private, serve a social purpose. To encourage social responsibility, create a culture of giving back to the larger community.

How Social Media Strengthens Companies [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Socialcast has compiled this nice infographic that explains how social media strengthen the relationships inside the company to engage employees and consumers when creating customer relations. When building a community, you built trust and as a result the value of a brand is enhanced.

Social Media Marketing Policies and Education: The Employee.

Mindjumpers

You can connect with him on Twitter @Conversionation A seemingly minor aspect of the social media marketing plan is drafting a social media policy and training your employees. First, why do you draft such a policy?

Setting Facebook Community Expectations

Firebelly

Setting expectations is the corner stone of any successful Facebook community. It’s interesting that so few companies aren’t taking the time or don’t even know that expectations would not only protect the brand, but maximize the fan’s overall experience.

How can using social media as an employee help my company?

Janet Fouts

You’re happy in your company, so why build a personal brand through social media? Here are just a few reasons building your personal brand can support the goals of your company in any industry. What industry is your company in? Make your company look good.

A Tale of Two Communities Part II – Salesforce.com

SocialFish

This post is the second in a two-part series where guest blogger Garry Polmateer , former association executive currently working at NimbleUser helping organizations with Salesforce, looks at two online brands through the lens of the concepts in our book, Open Community.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Every time I tell someone I’m a Community Manager , I get a varied response. Really, many people trying to describe Online Community Managers, end up sounding like this: Others may know what Community Manager is, but don’t know exactly how much it entails.

7 Skill Sets for Nurturing Open Community

Convince & Convert

Tweet Guest post as part of the virtual book tour by Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer to explore concepts from their new book Open Community : a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. You Don’t Have to Own A Community to Build Community.

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Why Most Companies Can’t Yet Handle Great Marketing Technology

Convince & Convert

Liberal return policies. Come find us at Booth #761 in the Community Pavilion to talk #DigitalInnovation https://t.co/qQgklKVVPK. Image via Unsplash. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

The Many Roles of an Internal Community Manager

Social Media Strategery

When someone in the communications industry refers to a “ community manager ,&# they are usually referring to someone that can manage the online relationships for a particular brand, using tools like Facebook, Twitter, and blogs. The Internal Community Manager wears many hats.

Book Review Wednesday: Wikibrands: Reinventing your company in.

Akamai Marketing

By encouraging businesses to start out with their focus and strategy and then move through to the other elements, the authors Dover and Moffit support what so many marketers know, but what so many companies ignore in their rush to create a program.

5 Rules for Your Social Voice During A Crisis

SocialFish

Do your part to ensure that they are receiving truthful information, keep away from fraud accounts, and pay attention to some private investigator companies networks like Wymoo who can help identify these frauds.

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. Your Social Media Policies by iMedia Connection.

Another Word on Social Media Guidelines

SocialFish

The employer’s extremely broad social media policy was the source of its undoing. or defamatory comments when discussing the Company or the employee’s superiors.”. The New York Times first reported the NLRB case in October 2010, Company Accused of Firing Over Facebook Post.

Weekly Reads: Facebook, Marketing Trends and Social Media’s Effect on Stereotypes

Dave Fleet

Fast Company: UFC and Its Gang of 4.6 Fast Company notes that “Experimenting with new web integration is a natural fit for the UFC, a business built on the strapping backs of its early, Internet-savvy fans.&#. Mashable: HOW TO: Create A Facebook Engagement Policy.

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A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The New Community Rules talks about the important role social media has begun playing in our lives. It’s incredibly easy for someone to put up a web page and show how much they like or dislike a company. You’ll get exposure to case studies of companies that do this well and review cases of companies where listening severe impacted the effectiveness of marketing campaigns. Fortunately, we have social media communities to inspire us.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

9 Ways B2B Companies Can Use Location Based Services by Social Media B2B. He lists nine steps its imperative for companies to take in order to “build enough social karma (yes, I said karma) to facilitate things like guest posting opportunities, retweets, likes, etc.&#.

Train Wreck! The 3 Types of Self-Destructive Corporate Tweets

Convince & Convert

As more and more companies ramp up their Twitter presence, the likelihood that something off-message will slip by the digital goalie goes up considerably. The question is not whether your company will have to deal with a self-destructive Tweet, but what kind of tweet it will be, and by whom.

Getting to the bottom of community management

Jeff Esposito

This post originally ran on the Community Roundtable. . If you read business publications, blogs or websites to any extent, you have probably heard about community management. Social/community team size – we all want more help, but how large are most community/social teams?

Taking the Next Step: Going From a Grassroots Enterprise 2.0 Community to an Official One

Social Media Strategery

As your grassroots community takes the next step to becoming an official one, what challenges will you face? Official communities that began with large budgets are struggling to maintain their success with diminished resources.

Social Media and The Cone of Silence – Victoria Department of Justice

Laurel Papworth

If the person I am employing (through taxes) to do work for my community is on my communication channel, I expect to be able to speak to them. So onwards with the story: the Victorian Department of Justice put up a video on their social media policy.

Clearstep Business Community : Clearspace: Clearstep

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Online Communities Build, manage and measure your community successfully. Clearstep is a gathering place for Online Community and Internal Collaboration practitioners to interact, share best practices, and gain access to a much wider range of perspectives on common community and collaboration issues. Re: Question About "Acceptable Use Policies" for Internal Collaboration. Please check out the communities and join the conversations. Community Guidelines.

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Social Media Strategy? Think Like a Reporter

Webbiquity SMM

In all but the smallest companies, there are often multiple individuals tweeting, networking and even contributing to the company blog. Update your company’s Facebook page? What is your company aiming to accomplish through social media?

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Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work by Tamar Weinberg on August 14, 2009 Share In the spirit of featuring case studies like the ones in Chapter 4 of The New Community Rules , I am going to highlight other companies that have excelled in their social media achievements.

5 Tips on How to Communicate to Your Customers Online

Mindjumpers

Tweet When thinking about establishing a presence online – or improving the already established presence of your company – your social media voice is one of the most important elements to keep in mind. 3) Be personal and show what your company stands for.

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Your CEO Hired a New Social Media Agency? Here’s How to Partner With them and Not Get Fired

Pam Moore

If you work in any size organization as a social media manager, community manager, content manager, digital marketing manager or any type of role and have been shocked to find your superior(s) have hired an agency without you knowing, this podcast is for you. It's Monday morning.

From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories

Buzz Marketing for Technology

From shared databases to communities of practice: A taxonomy of collaboratories. From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories. The types are: Distributed Research Centers, Shared Instruments, Community Data Systems, Open Community Contribution Systems, Virtual Communities of Practice, Virtual Learning Communities, and Community Infrastructure Projects. Community Data Systems. Virtual Community of Practice.

5 Tips for Making a Consistent Social Media Marketing Effort

Mindjumpers

Each of these profiles gives us a chance to connect with new communities in different ways, but each network needs to be managed and updated. Furthermore, it is also a vital step that your name is memorable and representative of your company.

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How To Create A Know-It-All Company - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Legislation & Public Policy. Are you involved in setting the direction for your companys IT budget or strategy? How To Create A Know-It-All Company. Heres how some companies convinced individuals to share best practices. To drive KM at Russell Reynolds, the company circulates a document every afternoon throughout its 32 offices worldwide that shows all outstanding proposals and projects. That gave us fertile ground to kick off the community.

3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Many companies partake in this “shiny toy syndrome&# and do it all without a plan or strategy in place. Just do it while giving back to the community as well. They don’t follow guidelines on contact form policies on what will be covered and what won’t be.

Brands Tapping Into Election Season: The Big Debate

Ignite Social Media

So, we interviewed Ashlie Lanning, our Vice President of Community Management, to get the Dos and Don’ts on election content and conversation for brands targeting consumers in the US. No candidate or policy talk. Take our own company for example, Ignite Social Media.

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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. If you are officially representing your company, you’d want to create an Official Page.

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

However, that figure rises if you work for a company generating at least $10 million in annual revenue, or you’re in management (in which case it’s $109,000). Roundup of the Top Internet and Social Media Statistics by Awareness Community. Social Media Use in Big Companies.

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I’ve done a number of workshops the past few months with clients designed to do two primary things: Land a common understanding across the teams involved around what social media, communities and influencer programs really are and more importantly why it matters to a business. The answer is NOT always social media/community - that would be another warning sign if it was. 4) None of the following are community platforms: Wikis, Blogs or Forums. Best Engaging Communities.

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