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Top 10 Guidelines for Social Media Participation

This handy template can ensure that your employees are making the most of their time on social media networks while not exposing your enterprise to liability or too much wasted productivity.

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Rather than devising policy documents from scratch, IT managers can use this handy template provided by Parry Headrick at SHIFT Communications to create customized social media rules.

This template minimizes confusion by clearly addressing its intended audience:

These guidelines apply to company employees or contractors who create or contribute to blogs, wikis, social networks, virtual worlds, or any other kind of Social Media. Whether you log into Twitter, Yelp, Wikipedia, MySpace or Facebook pages, or comment on online media stories — these guidelines are for you.

Create strong, clear policies for your work environment so your organization reaps benefits from social networking tools while avoiding common problems.

The attached Zip file includes:

  • Intro Page.doc
  • Cover Sheet and Terms.pdf
  • Top 10 Guidelines for Social Media Participation.pdf


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