12 Guidelines for Corporate Social Media Policies

Harp Interactive

Welcome to the era of Socialism in Communication. While wide social media participation offers innumerous advantages to companies and brands it also requires constant monitoring and the need to provide clear guidelines to all participants to protect both the employees and the company.

Guidelines for Successful Targeting Through Social Media

Mindjumpers

Tweet Most businesses however big or small, now have a presence on different social media channels as suggested by their strategists and they also run campaigns to gain traction on their profiles. And in every step your media strategy plays a very important role.

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Another Word on Social Media Guidelines

SocialFish

The popularity and wide spread use of social media is creating opportunities and challenges for associations. People are still getting fired (or not hired) for their postings on social sites, but employment law is starting to catch up with the actions of both employers and employees.

How to Create Effective Social Media Guidelines for Your Business

Hootsuite

Every business should have social media guidelines. That’s true even if your company is not on social media (psst: here’s how to get started ). Your employees are on social media. Social media guidelines lay down some rules.

Semantics: Social Media Policy, or Guidelines?

SocialFish

As associations continue to embrace social media, there have been extensive conversations about the need for an organizational social media policy. Almost all of these discussions support the development of a social media policy. Guidelines.

How to Create Facebook House Rules or Community Guidelines

Harp Interactive

Blog Facebook How To Policy Social Media Marketing Facebook community guidelines Facebook house rules how to set up Facebook Community Guidelines How to set up Facebook House RulesDoes your Facebook Page have Rules or is it a free-for-all? A Facebook Page is an excellent venue for community building among brand advocates and customers (or potential customers) seeking more information, discounts, insight or customer assistance.

Best Business Social Media and Blogging Guidelines

The Way of the Web

Social Media policies and guidelines are vital for every business and employee. Not only are they helpful in ensuring that everyone in a company understands what is expected of them, they can also be a way to empower your employees to feel comfortable and confident in engaging with customers or clients via social media. Even with a small business, it’s good practice to instill the right guidelines and policies early on.

Download the Ultimate Facebook Image Size Guide Cheat Sheet

Pam Moore

One very important factor for success on any social network including Facebook, is visual marketing. The only guarantee we have in the social media world of today is change! Download the Facebook Social Image Size Reference Guide and Adobe Photoshop Templates Now! . Social Media Image Sizing Reference Guide and Templates (includes all top social networks – Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube & more!). With more than 1.23

57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

Over time I’ve found myself doing more and more foundational work for organizations looking to dip their toes into social media. 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. As it happens, lots of organizations publish their social media guidelines online, ready for you to review and use yourself. Social Media Policies and Guidelines.

How to Write a Social Media Policy

Webbiquity SMM

Why is having a social media policy in place so critical? Because virtually 100% of companies are now involved in social media—whether they acknowledge it or not. Essential Topics for an Organizational Social Media Policy. Social sharing sites (e.g.

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. Social media is great – it gives you great potential of reaching many people at lower cost. Chances that legal cases connected with dismissal from work stemming from social media use will be significantly decreased.

Influencers! Must read > New Facebook guidelines for branded content

Janet Fouts

Facebook Social Media Networks Social Media Tips and Tricks Content Marketing Facebook ads influencer outreachAn influencer must have a verified Facebook page and tag the marketer's page in any post that mentions a third party brand, product, or sponsor.

How Do You Measure Social Media Success?

agora pulse

Social media success means different things to different people. Yet everyone wants to know the answer to the ultimate question: Am I successful on social media? The first step is to understand what your social media goals are and measure against them.

IBM Social Computing Guidelines

Buzz Marketing for Technology

IBM Social Computing Guidelines. Blogs, wikis, social networks, virtual worlds and social media. In the spring of 2005, IBMers used a wiki to create a set of guidelines for all IBMers who wanted to blog. These guidelines aimed to provide helpful, practical advice—and also to protect both IBM bloggers and IBM itself, as the company sought to embrace the blogosphere. Since then, many new forms of social media have emerged.

7 Tips for #SocialMedia guidelines and Government

Laurel Papworth

Five years ago I wrote a list of social media guidelines for the Enterprise which has been read 100,000+ times. And even today creating social media guidelines for staff are a challenge. I often ask my students to get into teams and come up with some guidelines. Public, Acknowledged Guidelines. Secret InHouse Guidelines. For your education and amusement … [link] Telstra guidelines complete with music circa last decade?

List of Rules to Remember When Engaging in Social Media

Mindjumpers

Tweet Many organizations are starting to get involved in social media. But do your employees know how to act in new media on behalf of your business? Do you have any guidelines to make them acquainted with a social media presence?

How to Comply with FTC Guidelines

Convince & Convert

To expand on yesterday’s post on how brands are balancing good marketing with lawful compliance , I interviewed a brand who emphasizes ethical marketing and double checks that all of their blogger outreach complies with FTC Guidelines. This also applies to social posts ! According to the FTC, the brand is the responsible party for ensuring that the FTC Guidelines are followed.

The Ideal Image Sizes for Your Social Media Posts: Guidelines for All 6 Major Social Networks

Buffer Social

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest ideal image sizes for the various social media platforms, as of August 2017. You’ve got all the great tools to create engaging images for social media. There’s so much to consider in creating great images for social media —for me, the size and shape tend to get locked in before I even realize what’s happened. Ideal image sizes for social media.

Social Media Marketing Checklist: What to Include in Every Post

agora pulse

Social media marketing has a ton of moving parts, from developing a winning social media strategy to engaging with followers. Use this social media marketing checklist to remind you of what to include in every post your team publishes.

Social Media Metrics That Matter Based On Your Goals

Firebelly

We’re going back to the basics when it comes to understanding social media metrics. This is why it’s so important to have clearly defined goals going into your social media marketing strategy. Use these social media metrics as a guideline […]. The post Social Media Metrics That Matter Based On Your Goals appeared first on Social Media Marketing Agency | Firebelly Marketing. Social Media Marketing

Social Media Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in India

Mindjumpers

Our ever-growing global network of Local Social Media Managers around the world helps us ensure contextually relevant content through social listening, content production and response management. It’s a network of very talented people who possess great knowledge of social media in their local context – one of them being Nishanth Krish from India who shares his insights into the social media trends, prospects and challenges in India right now.

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TikTok Finally Bans Disinformation Campaigns in Updated Community Guidelines

Forbes Social Media

TikTok on Wednesday issued new community guidelines explicitly prohibiting “disinformation campaigns" in the wake of rising concern over how social media companies are handling misinformation

Where to Find Free Social Media Icons and How to Use Them Without Worries

agora pulse

Social media icons are everywhere online. Read on to find free social media icons that you can use worry-free. The social media logos that you often see at the bottom of websites, business cards, and social media graphics are best known as social media icons.

Influencer Branded Content Disclaimers on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

If you work on influencer marketing you should know all about branded content disclaimers on social media and the FTC. If you don’t, here’s a brief overview of their guidelines. The FTC endorsement guidelines were put into effect in order to protect consumers from deceptive marketing (false advertising) and have been adjusted over time as they’ve seen the need. Due to this rise in FTC involvement, some of the social networks have adjusted their platforms.

Social Media Marketing 101: What Every Smart Social Media Manager Needs to Know

agora pulse

New to the world of social media marketing or just need to ensure you’ve got the basics down? Here’s your informative walk-through of social media marketing. Social media can be overwhelming at times. Create your social media strategy.

How to Manage Issues on Social Media

Mindjumpers

Everything is closer and goes faster in the world of social media. Community Management Content Marketing EdgeRank Facebook Guidelines Social Media Social Media Strategy Tips content how to Issue management social media crisis management People on Greenland can respond to a thread written in Madagascar within seconds.

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Social Media for Nonprofits: 5 Key Questions

Ignite Social Media

Looking for your nonprofit to get social? Social media is a great way to tell the story of your organization, engage with your audience, and drive the results that you’re looking for. Your nonprofit team has a mission, so your social goals should also be clear.

Your Digital Tattoo: Guidelines On What (And What Not) To Tweet

Firebelly

Social media has become a digital tattoo. Here’s the three basic guidelines. Probably better to take the high road and not put it out on social media if you’re unsure on whether you should do it or not. Blog Social Media Twitter Editorial Note: this is neither a condemnation or an endorsement of the @veevee example used here. What kind of tattoo do you have? Are you concerned about what people are seeing and can find?

Top 5 Social Media Password Security Mistakes

Ignite Social Media

Social media password security can sometimes be an oversight and sharing these passwords with multiple people across several departments can get tricky. Below are five key guidelines to help ensure that your social media passwords are properly secured. The post Top 5 Social Media Password Security Mistakes appeared first on Ignite Social Media Agency. source. Keeping online accounts secured is a major priority in the digital world.

February 17: This week in social media

Sherrilynne Starkie

February 17: this week in social media. 17 essential social media guidelines to follow. Headline Social Media Facebook LinkedIn Ottawa Social network TwitterView more lists from Sherrilynne Starkie. Related posts: Five Ottawa Facebook pages worth checking out. Ottawa’s Twitter top 20 for 2012. October’s most popular posts. Click here to start to receive my newsletter. PLEASE LIKE MY FACEBOOK PAGE. Related articles.

What the heck are social media consultants and what do they do all day?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Social media consultants are not masters of the dark arts. Companies often call a consultant in because social media is not working. A social media consultant’s number one job is to set a strategy that aligns with the organizational goals and objectives. A lot of people think of social media as marketing, and it’s an important part. Using social media to attract customers is often where a business starts.

Is Today Tonight Breaking Facebook Competition Guidelines?

Laurel Papworth

Facebook Page Competition Guidelines T&Cs. These Promotion Guidelines, along with the Statement of Rights and Responsibilities , the Ad Guidelines , the Platform Policies and all other applicable Facebook policies, govern your communication about or administration of any contest , competition, sweepstakes or other similar offering (each, a promotion) using Facebook. The rest are on the other guideline pages.

The Essential Guide to Social Media Icons for Marketers

Keyhole.co

Have you ever come across a website that doesn’t have any social media icons? These social media icons point website visitors to the brand’s social media pages so they can connect with them through multiple channels. Brand Guidelines on Social Media Icons.

Social Media Best Practices to Help Guide You During Any Crisis

agora pulse

Most of us social media managers operate and plan for businesses to continue to succeed, and everything to be good in the world. What Social Media Managers Need to Do First in a Crisis. ” Social media messaging during a crisis. Social Media Management

Being on Brand or Being Real: Which Is Better for Social Media?

Meltwater

What makes for an effective brand positioning strategy on social media? Many brands would say that it's "following strict brand guidelines" while other brands would say it's all about "being real"… Read More >>>. Enterprise Marketing Branding Social Media

Social Media Marketing During COVID-19: March 30 Update

Ignite Social Media

Please see prior posts: Social Media Marketing in the Midst of COVID-19 (Mar 16); and Social Media Marketing During COVID-19: March 23 Update. Federal distancing guidelines were extended until at least the end of April, meaning we’re going to be in the midst of this for a while longer. Like most things in social media, the answer is, “It depends.” on Social Media Right? How Should We Respond to Sensitive Comments on Social Media?

Social Media Terminology: Social Media Words You Need to Know

agora pulse

Brush up on your social media terminology, and even learn some new lingo via our helpful social media glossary. New to the world of social media? This glossary can help you better understand all the different social media terms. Or maybe you’re a seasoned social media manager … but you still come across new words now and then in your workday. In social media, an algorithm varies by platform. Dark social.

The Essential Guide to Social Media Icons for Marketers

Keyhole.co

Have you ever come across a website that doesn’t have any social media icons? These social media icons point website visitors to the brand’s social media pages so they can connect with them through multiple channels. Brand Guidelines on Social Media Icons.

Social Media Compliance: Everything You Need to Know to Stay Compliant

Hootsuite

Social media compliance simply means following the rules when using social media to engage with the public. But the truth is that social media compliance is hardly ever that simple. Common social media compliance risks. Social SafeGuard.

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

agora pulse

If your business or agency or doesn’t yet have a social media policy, it’s time to build one. Creating an official social media policy is always a good idea. If there is more than one person on your team involved in your social media accounts, such a policy is essential. Discussions about creating a social media policy often focus on preventing major social media fails. Related Post : Social Media Marketing 101.

Mind Your Manners: Etiquette Tips for Your Social Media

agora pulse

Are you using your best manners on social media? Or do you need a little brushing up on your social media etiquette? And just like we sometimes need reminders about good etiquette at the dinner table, we may need reminders of the basic rules of etiquette in social media.

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11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing is rapidly advancing in terms of adoption and sophistication, many marketers and business executives still struggle with it. This confusion is partly due to some still-common misconceptions about social media marketing. Social media is free.

Ad Age Lists 2011?s Biggest Mistakes in Social Media

The Social Media Incubator

From the offensive tweets of a spokesperson impersonating a duck, to the ‘Qwik’ fail of a new name and site for a DVD rental service, 2011 definitely saw its fair share of social media blunders. Do you have a social media policy in place in case you or your business made a social media mistake? Oh, what the click of one button can do.

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