Now that business and Social Media are getting closer, we need to find ways to introduce Social Media policies so that employees understand what is expected of them when working on sites like Facebook and Twitter. 4 Social Media Policy guidelines To get your Social Media guidelines in place, follow these steps: Define your company philosophy – you […]
If you’re writing Social Media Policy Documents for LinkedIn, then you need to include guidelines that show staff how to interact with others so that they do not, by accident, cause any damage to the company. Social Media and LinkedIn LinkedIn is different than Facebook. It’s a professional network. People come here to do business […]
Here are seven more Social Media policy guidelines that help clarify what is Social Media and how it can be used correctly. These guidelines work when they are practical, useful and easy to apply. Here are twelve ways to get started. Social Media policies must define what “social networking” or “social media,” means as the term means […]
Struggling to write your first social media policy? Twitter Usage Policy Learn more about these social media policies here Let’s look at how to get started. The first step is to identify its purpose. The second is how it relates to other policies. Once you have defined the purpose, the rest of the Corporate Social Media […]
Social media policies create a dilemma for HR. Should it be part of the Employee Handbook or created as a standalone document? As someone who writes social media policies for a living, I’m inclined to recommend the latter. Cross-reference it from the Employee Handbook, so it’s easier to manage as a separate document. Of course, […]
The Society for New Communications Research Best Practices committee has spent a year researching corporate social media policies. The project included gathering case studies on companies’ blogging policy development and implementation for companies managing internal and external corporate blogs and other forms of social media. From this research, the committee developed a set of SNCR-endorsed best practices. We now present these 27 best practices and policies for developing and implementing corporate blogging policies and guidelines.