Every minute of the day hundreds of thousands of pieces of content are posted to Facebook, tens of thousands of tweets are exchanged on Twitter; thousands of photos are shared on Instagram, and countless hours of YouTube videos are uploaded. Has your club taken the leap into the world of social media?

 

  • Social media examples

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    Sport and recreation organisations are becoming increasingly aware of the need to capitalise on the benefits of social media. They are also aware of the need to have sound social media policy and strategies to manage social media. See here some examples of sports that have developed sound policy and practice around social media.

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  • Social Media - what can you do?

    Social Media

    Before you get started, think about how your club wants to use social media, the resources you need and what you want to achieve. Also consider which social media will give you the most value, which social media sites are the most popular with your members and who has the skills to manage it? And remember, with opportunity comes risk.

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  • Social media - what is it?

    Social Media

    Social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr. online forums and blogs are accessible, instantaneous, cost-effective and user-friendly. They offer sporting clubs a fantastic opportunity to communicate more effectively with members and supporters.

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