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#KentState Social Media Connection

Posted Mar. 10, 2014
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The Kent State University Web Team provides guidance
and resources for social media administrators across
Kent State's campuses.

Social media can effectively be used for information sharing, relationship and support building, marketing, listening and engaging in online conversations and much more. The Kent State University Web Team provides guidance and resources for social media administrators, as they are building content, strategies, monitoring conversations and measuring success.

To serve as a guide in this online landscape, a social media policy has been approved and is now available online. This policy applies to all Kent State employees who manage and/or participate in maintenance of university social media account activity for the purpose of managing the institutional brand and sharing institutional and departmental information.

Social Media Administrator Next Steps

As we the university's Web team works to solidify its 2014-2015 social media strategy and identify collaborative opportunities with departments, social media administrators are encouraged to:

  • Complete this survey, which will help Nicole Carlone, Kent State’s social media community manager, gain a better understanding of current social media use throughout the university, individual needs and more.
  • Review the list of social media administrators and email any corrections and additions to ncarlone@kent.edu.
  • Review the social media policy.
    -- Adjust administrative permissions to your department’s social media properties as dictated by the policy.
    -- Need assistance? Email ncarlone@kent.edu to schedule a meeting.

Additional Resources
Visit social.kent.edu to view the Guide to Social Media (resources, guidelines, best practices, required elements, cross-training), a full list of Kent State social media accounts, live feeds and more. If you have questions, need assistance or would like to schedule a time to meet with Carlone for guidance, email ncarlone@kent.edu.