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Advice on how to use Social Media

Starting promoting your group or charity on Social Media is not always as easy and as straightforward as one might think. While large charities with dedicated social-media teams are puzzling over the merits of Instagram and instameets, smaller charities are working out the best way to harness online communications to their benefit. Below is a list of useful articles on:

Facts you need to know about social media (opens in new window)

Communications guide to social media  (opens in new window)

How to create your social media profile  (opens in new window)

Campaign tips  (opens in new window)

Top social media tips  (opens in new window)

Also, visit the Small Charities UK  (opens in new window) website for more useful tips and toolkits on how to use social media to your advantage.

And don’t forget. If you post something on Facebook  (opens in new window) or Twitter  (opens in new window), tag us using @TheSouthernCoop, #TSC or #LoveYourNeighbourhood and we will spread the word.