Facebook: Hands On Jim Crowley
Quiz • Who’s library has a website? • Maintained internally or externally? • Who’s personally got a Facebook page? • Why? • Who’s library has a Facebook page?
Why should your library be on Facebook? • Marketing • Resources • Reach out • Low investment
But our website… • See Facebook as a compliment • Quick and timely updates • Easy interaction with customers
If you don’t maintain your own site this can be a timely and cheap method to get more information on the web.
Types of pages • Community Pages • Official Pages • Groups
Creating your library’s page • You must have a personal Facebook account. • Your privacy • Permission?
Evolution of Privacy on Facebook • http://mattmckeon.com/facebook-privacy/index.html#
Create a Group K.I.S.S.
Group Info • Notice required items
Customize • Image • Basic info • Status • Promote • Mobile phone • Twitter
Website linking • Like Box • Links from your website (or others) to Facebook. • Brings Facebook posts to your website. • Counts who likes you.