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Borders between private and professional in social media. How can they co-exist? Mistakes to avoid, suggestions for privacy settings in Facebook.

Borders between private and professional in social media. How can they co-exist? Mistakes to avoid, suggestions for privacy settings in Facebook.

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    • SOCIAL MEDIA – PRIVATE VS PROFESSIONAL? BORDERS AND PRIVACY ISSUES
      • Raimo Matvere
      • ADM Interactive
      • Strategist
      • [email_address]
      • www.adm.ee
    • Topics
      • What is social media? Facts, numbers, characteristics!
      • Corporate view
      • Social media – work vs private
      • What to keep in mind as private social media user?
      • Facebook – some tips
      • LinkedIN – some tips
      • Other channels?
      • Important Facebook rules
    • Social media – why and what?
      • Social media is based on relationships and self expression. Social media sites enable to start, build and grow relationships through self expression and social interactions.
      • Some characteristics:
        • Social – relationships matter
        • Interactive, permanent change
        • Many-way messages
        • Considerable
        • It tells the stories
      • How big is social media?
        • http://youtu.be/uxzQPmrkCyM
        • http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=x0EnhXn5boM
    • Social media – corporate view
      • The most important questions you should ask:
      • What is the problem that you are solving?
      • What is the value you offer to your client through social media?
      • What are the client’s expectations?
      • Does activity in social media help to fulfill company’s targets?
      • Would you like to do that? Or you have to? Or „ everybody does “?
    • What to keep in mind as a company or group/page holder?
      • You should have real and understandable expectations!
      • If you don’t have a problem, what are you solving?
        • „ like’s“ is not a decent goal!
      • Social media is not „total, free promotion channel“!
      • Quick success?
        • Possible, but usually long-term activity!
      • You control only a small piece of all the messages connected with your company!
      • Stay always personal, avoid sending press releases and „official stuff“!
    • Work vs private – is there any difference?
      • Important questions to ask from yourself in terms of social media usage:
        • Is it possible to totally separate work and private life? Is it necessary?
        • Are your values and ethical standards similar in work/private life?
        • Do you have something to lose in your worklife because of the texts, pictures, statements, videos etc on your accounts?
        • Are your differents social media accounts connected? The target group – is it the same or different on different channels?
        • Does your employer have social media rules? Do I act according to them?
    • Social media guidelines – should you have them?
      • In most cases – rather „yes“!
        • Especially consultation business
      • The reasons:
        • Trustworthyness is the key!
        • Consultation business have „faces“ that are under observation!
      • Examples of social media policies and guidelines:
        • Hill and Knowlton – simple;
        • Greteman Group – thorough and advising;
        • UK Civil Service – short and concrete;
        • Kodak – advising, marketing point of view.
    • 6 key factors in social media!
      • You are a storyteller!
      • Once you say something out – it is out and out of your control!
      • You can trust your friends, but… There is always a „but“.
        • Even though, only very small group of people sees your profiles.
      • Social media is like a cafe – act in the same way!
        • You can make it midnight pub as well, but then the rules are different!
      • You can be very explicit, if you want to!
        • You just have to be responsible for every bite of information you give out!
      • Think as online reporter – is there something that may have „news value“!
    • No rules, just common sense?
      • Be a person you actually are!
      • If possible, keep social media for private use and social media for professional purposes separated!
        • Facebooks vs LinkedIN
      • Your employer can’t force you to:
        • show the connection
        • to promote the company
        • to say things that you do not want to say!
      • Your employer can ask you to:
        • not to cover some specific topics
        • act in a way that is more appropriate to company’s values, policies
        • to share the important information, if you find it valuable
    • Double check!
      • Be sure that you don’t mix up public and private (neither substantially nor technically)!
    • Don’t offend!
      • Never embarass yourself and your employer, clients (or persons that are following you)!
    • Too much information?
      • You may have a problem, but be sure you don’t give out too much private information!
    • Think about the background!
      • Be careful, if you comment something. Don’t try to be witty if you don’t know the background!
    • Facebook: everything and everyone are there?
      • Rather do:
        • Consider your network’s interests, mindset when posting information
        • Share positive information, critize constructively
        • Post information that is interesting, valuable
        • Find „your topics“
        • Accept that everyone is different – it someone’s activity disturbs you, let him/her know PRIVATELY
      • Rather don’t:
        • „ Like“ and „share“ every campaign;
        • post updates about Farmville and other games
        • Try to sell something through FB all the time
        • Hope that smiley will turn every spicy comment to joke
    • Facebook – privacy setting
      • Find Privacy Settings:
        • Account > Privacy Settings
      • Overview about the privacy settings
    • How „findable“ are you?
      • Connecting on Facebook – you can change, how is it possible to find you on FB.
    • Is your profile visible in search engines?
      • How to hide your profile from search engines?
    • LinkedIN – find and look professional!
      • Connect to people with the same interest
      • Perfect self-promotion tool
      • There is fun as well… but be more reasonable and businesslike than in FB
      • Possible goals in LinkedIN:
        • Collecting your business contacts together to one enviroment
        • Recruitment – build your CV, update it
        • Professional discussions, know-how
        • Promoting your services as company, finding employees
    • Possibilities for LinkedIN user
      • Exact overview about your career, professional achievements, education!
      • Link other social media account that show your professionalism:
        • Slideshare
        • Twitter
        • Blog
      • When seeking a job – ask a recommendation
    • Show your professionalism: Twitter, Slideshare
      • Twitter – possibility to show the professionalism:
        • Find the topic you know
        • Add value by generating the content or gathering it
        • Twitter is more public than FB – retweets
        • Good source for media channels – keep in mind!
        • Environment for opinion leaders
      • Slideshare – gather and share the presentations!
        • You control the downloading possibilities and access
        • You can educate your clients, friends, co-workers
        • Remove all the private data before uploading
    • Video and photo sharing
      • It is fun – do it, people like to view and listen beautiful, interesting, strange things!
      • Three things to keep in mind:
        • Don’t violate copywrite!
        • Respect the viewers – don’t upload content with very low quality!
        • What if your wife/husband, boss, children will see these pictures, videos? Do they accept it?
    • My honest advices to you!
      • Google yourself!
      • Be yourself, don’t pretend!
      • If you hesitate, don’t post it!
      • You can’t control the social media, you can control yourself!
      • It’s fun until you don’t feel the pressure!
      • You and employer can co-exist in social media – know each others!
      • Social media never replaces real life!
    • Facebook rules you should know!
      • In promoting something in Facebook you are not allowed:
        • To spam
        • To gather the information by using bots, robots etc technical possibilities
        • To spread pyramid marketing schemes in FB
        • To publish user data and contacts in promotional materials
        • Hand on the data that is gathered from Facebook to ad networks, media companies and to other marketing service providers
        • Show third party ads on Facebook pages
    • 4 rules for marketing activities in Facebook
      • It is not allowed to ask users to like wall post, comment it or share the video-photo in order to participate in games!
      • It is not allowed to involve automatically users to games, lotterys who like pages, checks in or starts using application.
      • It is not allowed to announce the game/lottery winners through FB wall, message or chat!
      • It is not allowed to suggest users to register FB account to participate in games, lotterys, competitions.
    • Have a social summer!
      • Raimo Matvere
      • ADM Interactive
      • Strategist
      • [email_address]
      • www.adm.ee