2| FIRST, THE WHY? Look at all thoseYou’re PASSIONATE friends you have!You’re POPULARYou’re friends and family CARE ABOUT YOUand want to hear more about what you’re doingPeople LISTEN to their friends-- In fact, 90% of people trust peerrecommendations, while only 14% trust advertisementsand messaging from companies You get to be the TRUE VOICE of Project UNIFY youth in action!
3| PROMOTING PU ON FACEBOOKUse your personal Facebook page to post about Project UNIFYand things you’re doing with Special Olympics in your school.You can share: • Photos from recent events • Relevant news articles relating to Project UNIFY, Special Olympics or youth leadership Good • Anecdotal experiences that inspire you to be share, Kaitlyn! involved (luckily, they happen all the time!) • A Special Olympics or PU Facebook status • Videos, experiences and much, much more! Don’t keep it a secret! Tell people about your involvement with PU!
4| PROMOTING PU ON FACEBOOKAre you hosting a Partner’s Club, SO College or Special Olympicsevent at your school? Create a Facebook Event and invite all ofyour friends! Even if they can’t come, they’ll learn more about youand your passion for Special Olympics! Invite your friends to join you for the amazing Special Olympics experience!
5| PROMOTING PU ON FACEBOOKThe Special Olympics Project UNIFY Facebook page is a greatplace for people who ♥ PU (wait, isn’t that everyone?!) totalk, share ideas and more!As the leaders of this movement, we need your help to get theconversation started!• Post an interesting news article• Ask a question• Share your passion It’s pretty boring, when we’re the only ones sharing! We need your voices!
6| NOW FOR SOME TIPSShare RELEVANT and VALUABLE information• Don’t bombard your friends (they’ll block you) - share stories and experiences that are valuable to you and your friends!PROOFREAD and be PROFESSIONAL• Even though your on your personal account, it’s still important to remember, when you’re posting about Project UNIFY, you’re representing Project UNIFY – so be a good example! TAG US• Tag @Special Olympics Project UNIFY in your posts and then the content you share on your wall will show up on ours too!