Tag Archives: social media

Copyright and Fair Use. Part one – images

The internet has made things easy to find, and easy to take and use without permission.  As a matter of legal right, and Quakerly integrity, it’s important to think about copyright and fair use concerns when creating media for your … Continue reading

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Learning from Others: Where to find inspirations and advice

I had a good teacher friend tell me once, “The best teachers are the best thieves”.  He didn’t recommend formally “stealing” ideas without credit or attribution – but he did realize that sometimes the best practitioners of any craft have … Continue reading

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Facebook posts: suggestions for content

Congratulations – your Meeting has a Facebook page!  Now what should you post? Reminder:  Facebook is social media.  Be prepared to post 2-3 times a day, sharing various content, asking questions and engaging with people that comment on your page.  … Continue reading

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The Social Media Gospel

  This book, while to written in a specifically Quaker context, has been HUGELY helpful to me in areas of social media.  Gould looks at the options for social media engagement from the “Church” perspective – how we are called … Continue reading

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The opposite of “digital” is…

In a class I took recently, Jim Keat shared a helpful perspective that had not formally occurred to me before.  He said we often get stuck in a strange error of perspective – and that the opposite of digital ministry … Continue reading

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Creating a Facebook Event

So your meeting has a Facebook page.  Congratulations!  There are a number of basic things you can do to help the page help you.  One wonderful aspect of Facebook pages is their ability to share Facebook “Events”.  Here’s a bit … Continue reading

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Creating a Social Media Policy for your Meeting

So your meeting has decided to have a presence on social media.  Now what? In developing our own policies for both the New England Yearly Meeting, and my own monthly meeting, a few key concerns rose around this.  How we … Continue reading

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Should my Quaker Meeting/Church have a Facebook presence?

The short answer: yes! I hear from meetings grappling with this question a lot.  Here’s a few things to consider when discerning a social media presence (primarily Facebook). Please note this is about a public Facebook PAGE, not a Facebook … Continue reading

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