Management Guide: Social Media

Expert Kate Tyler guides you through creating a social presence online, starting with why you should bother to drafting a strategy, communicating with parents and digital safeguarding issues

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Social media - Joining the conversation

In the first part of a new series on social media, expert Kate Tyler explains why you should make the leap into online networks.

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Social media - Deciding on a direction

In the second instalment of her series on social media, expert Kate Tyler offers some pointers on how to begin creating a strategy.

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Social media - Online etiquette

In the third part of our series on social media, expert Kate Tyler sets out a best practice guide for once your accounts are up and running.

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Social media - In safe hands

A safeguarding strategy for your online activity is vital for protecting the children in your care. Expert Kate Tyler runs through the key areas you should be thinking about.

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Social media - Plan for success

Achieving your online goals is much easier if you take time to map out your content first, says expert Kate Tyler.

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Social media - Using online networks for PR

Sites such as Twitter and Facebook are valuable sources of information for journalists. Kate Tyler offers some advice for getting noticed.

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Social media - Getting parents involved

Your online strategy can be incredibly useful for engaging your children's carers. Kate Tyler explains how to go about it

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Social media - Recruitment drive

Your online networks can play a key part in attracting the right staff. Kate Tyler explains how to make yourself stand out

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Social Media: Race to the top

Most settings now have websites, but do they stand out in the Google rankings? Kate Tyler demystifies the world of search engine optimisation.

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Social Media - Planning for Christmas

The festive season is fast approaching. But this is no time to let your social media use slip, says expert Kate Tyler – in fact, it presents opportunites for easy, morale-boosting public...

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Social Media - Don’t let Twitter ruin Xmas

Having a social media presence doesn’t mean you have to be online constantly. Our resident expert Kate Tyler tells you how to take a break