Want to have a clear social media policy?

Use our guidelines to avoid mistakes and mishaps.

These guidelines are designed to make your business' social media policy easy to understand. Staff members will know the process of your business' social media and what they can and can't post online by using this guideline.

We have a step-by-step guide for confidentiality and accountability when posting online for blogs, networking sites, and other social platforms for your business. If you have any questions about the guide, contact our pit crew.

Download your free Social Media Guidelines here!

What is a social media policy?

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Your manual for social media

Think of a social media policy as your trusty car manual, providing you with a detailed roadmap for navigating the digital world. Much like instructions on operating a car, it offers step-by-step guidance on how to handle any hiccups along the way. This comprehensive set of guidelines and regulations enables organisations to govern their employees' or members' use of social media platforms. By promoting proper conduct and online etiquette, it ensures that the organisation is represented positively and professionally in the digital realm.


Why do I need to have guidelines?

If I don't have social media guidelines, will it affect my company?

In today's digital age, social media guidelines are an absolute necessity for any company. These guidelines set clear expectations for employees regarding the use of the company's platforms. They not only prevent the posting of inappropriate content but also maintain proper etiquette, protect confidentiality, establish boundaries for personal use, and ensure accountability. By implementing these guidelines, the company ensures that all staff members understand their responsibilities when representing the brand online, thus avoiding any potential issues that may arise from the misuse of social media. Without these guidelines in place, your company may face negative consequences that can impede its success in the digital world.

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To safeguard a brand's reputation and enhance their brand image they need a social media policy. It acts as a roadmap, ensuring employees adherence to brand values and preventing PR disasters. The policy also provides guidelines for handling negative feedback, resolving issues professionally, and showcasing exceptional customer service. Additionally, it helps protect against legal consequences by outlining social media dos and don'ts. 

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Maintaining a consistent brand voice and image on social media is crucial for businesses. The policy serves as a comprehensive guide for brand communication, ensuring consistency across platforms and cohesive brand image. It also helps build brand recognition and trust among the target audience.

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Limits risks

A well-crafted social media policy reduces risks and prevents PR disasters. It establishes clear guidelines, ensuring employees understand online boundaries and expectations. It promotes responsible and professional behaviour, reducing the chances of inappropriate content. The policy also outlines procedures for safeguarding sensitive information of employees and company information. By addressing risks and best practices, limits the potential for PR disasters and maintains a positive online presence.