How to Get the Best from Social Media
“We get the best out of it by sharing stories, gathering information, asking for advice, giving advice, looking for individuals to talk to, pointing to our websites, advertising our Events …
Making people feel as though they have a real connection”
Social Media feels ethereal and intangible to folks who don’t use it, however it is an enormous engine driving business, shifting goods both solid for e.g. Ebay and Amazon and invisible for e.g. money and shares by pointing to companies websites, Apps and advertising campaigns.
Social Media, also helps small businesses, Charities and Interest Groups ,of which we are one, by giving us a presence to a far reaching audience for free, Gratis. On Twitter we talk to Australia, New Zealand, America and all over the UK. Our recent ‘Firsts Fortnight ‘ Initiative was known all over and has inspired other Guilds to try it out and there has even been whispers of making it a national event. This is one of the best ways of using Social Media and would be of huge use to our community by promoting Bellringing, giving us a focus for events and driving news content to the Media and our own websites.
Our Social Media consists of Facebook and Twitter and that is quite enough for the average age of our members.
How we make use of Social Media is by connecting to all our friends in the Bell-ringing world by ‘liking’ and ‘following’ them.
Then we get the best out of it by sharing stories, gathering information, asking for advice, giving advice, looking for individuals to talk to, pointing to our websites, advertising our Events and making people feel as though they have a real connection with the hierarchy which makes them feel involved which in turn creates loyalty. The ‘Shang ri la’ of all groups, bodies and organisations.
It’s a sort of multi coloured, multi sense engaging email that can whip up support for your event. Twitter can hook you directly into your local radio stations and local /regional TV and newspapers.
And it’s free!
Our Guild’s Facebook Group is a safe closed environment for information, discussions and comment watched over by the admin team. The rules of be nice and think twice before you post are well observed and a credit to us and that is how you always get the best out of Social Media.
For Details Visit Wpbells.org/guild-communications