Be careful of location based services. It is not always appropriate for you to tell everyone where you are.
BloggerFacebookRSSFlickrLinked InGooglePicasaTumblrMySpaceBranchoutStumble uponTwitterWordpressYelpYahoo You Tube
Pick one or two platforms- Facebook, TwitterAssign the responsibility, even if it is youBe careful of photos, potentially private info, especially with students. Put buttons on the webpage, the flyers, your email signature.Once you get people paying attention, be sure to keep them by posting regularly.
Have a plan, make rules, and stick to them.We are all dealing with Information glut. Know when to draw the line.
S OCIAL M EDIA FOR PTA S
D EFINITIONSocial media includes web- based and mobile technologies used to turn communication into interactive dialogue.
T YPES Social Networks (Facebook) Microblogs (Twitter) Blogs (WordPress) Video- (You Tube) Photo Sharing (Flickr, Picasa) Location Based Service Discussion Forums (Mailing Lists, Groups)
A PPLICATIONS Communication Engagement Collaboration/authority building Brand monitoring Entertainment Multimedia Reviews and opinions(Comments)