As part of your social media strategy, a social media policy is invaluable. This makes sure you have guidelines to work within for your posts – rules about what you can and what you can’t write about in your posts, how to deal with comments on your posts etc.
Here are some great ideas and help for you to get you on your way…
- Should Your Company Have a Social Media Policy? – Good article on Mashable on WHY you need a policy.
- 10 Must-Haves for Your Social Media Policy – Another nice short article from Mashable on what you need to include in your policy document
- Why does my library use social media? – Article from the Ubiquitous Librarian on research on the WHY??
- 10 Guidelines to Include in your Social Media Policy – Ideas of things you need to include in your policy
Some examples to be inspired by…
*remember you can have go online and find other library’s social media policy to be inspired by!