Tips for Writing Your First Social Media Policy

Submitted by Brett on Wed, 02/17/2010 - 7:17am

Maddie Grant & Lindy Dreyer, SocialFish, LLC and Leslie T. White, Croydon Consulting LLC

Ready to adopt a social media policy for your organization staff? Awesome. You probably have some ideas about the risks you want to avoid and how you'd like your staff to interact on the interwebs. Easy peasy, right?

Until you end up staring at a blank page.

It's easy to get caught up in all the different audiences and guidelines you want to include. Here are a few tips to get you past the writer's block and get something down on paper.

Check out our whitepaper, Social Media, Risk, and Policies for Associations for an annotated social media policy, complete with alternate language for important policy points.