What does this mean for me?
Way to communicate directly with constituents
Promote your activities
Promote your communities
Saying something stupid
Establish social media policy
Identify objective- who are you trying to reach?
What message are you trying to impart?
What platforms will best reach your target group?
How often should you be posting?
Who is responsible?
Managing your Footprint
Choose your platforms
Set up Google Alerts
Top 4 Platforms
Used with twitter based platforms
Start with # symbol
Reference a specific conversation topic online
Can follow the conversation as well as the people
#winnipeg #bdnmb #brandonmanitoba #westman #mbpoli
Think about strategies you use when networking in a
Virtual networking example
*Remember 80/20 rule*
What to Post?
Find content by listening to what others are saying
Use apps to find complementary information
Google trends, IFTTT, Trendsmapp
Don’t forget to talk about what you are doing too!
*Remember: If you wouldn’t post it on a billboard in an
international airport... Don’t post it online!
There is no privacy online
Maximizing time and resources
Strategically plan your online presence.
Use dashboard applications- hootsuite, tweetdeck
Analytics like Google trends, trendsmapp (Winnipeg
and Brandon), and tags on your website