10 tips for dealing with negativity on social media

2017-10-17T13:48:18+00:00Monday, 30 November, 2015|Categories: Advice & Tips, Best practice sharing, MemberWise Recognised Supplier, MemberWise seminar|Tags: , |

I was delighted to sponsor and chair the recent MemberWise ‘Lunch and Learn’ focusing on negativity on social media. It was a full house at the Association of Optometrists (AOP), who kindly hosted the event. Over 50 delegates registered to listen to the fantastic speakers: Ruth Richards, Head of Marketing and Communications at Mind, the [...]

Engaging members in 140 characters or less

2018-05-26T21:38:33+00:00Friday, 6 November, 2015|Categories: Best practice sharing|Tags: , , |

As social media matures and finds an acceptable place in our everyday lives, I am struck by the number of Membership Associations that are not using social media, whatever the platform, effectively. I am not alone – 50% of the respondents to the Harnessing The Web 2015 survey rated their organisation’s social media presence as [...]

5 essential tools for social media management

2019-03-21T21:34:49+00:00Friday, 30 October, 2015|Categories: Advice & Tips, MemberWise Recognised Supplier|Tags: , |

MemberWise is all about digital in November. With the Harnessing the Web conference at the start of the month and a free Lunch & Learn on ‘Dealing with negativity on social media’ on the 19th, I thought I’d share my favourite social media management tools. Feedly Content is King but having the right content tools [...]

Managing regional social media accounts: is it worth it?

2017-10-17T13:46:44+00:00Friday, 23 October, 2015|Categories: Best practice sharing|Tags: , |

Author: Rob Yeldham, Director of Strategy, Policy & Engagement at The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP). Social media provides membership bodies with a great way to have two way conversations with our members. It can be harnessed for campaigning, fundraising or advice sharing. However, for associations with regional structures the medium poses some interesting challenges. [...]