The Buttry Diary- Engage on community Facebook pages, not just your page

February 8, 2012

In order to harness the power of social media to better engage with users, journalists must take initiative to reach out to Facebook community pages. Steve Buttry shares tips to aid journalists with proper Facebook community engagement. They are:

  • Identify community Facebook pages that are worth following
  • Ask questions on community pages, be receptive towards feedback
  • Monitor community Facebook pages
  • Post stories and comments on community pages to spark reader interest
  • Respond to criticism
  • Pay attention to rumors or shared interests circulating on social media
  • Post and share images to draw attention

Read The Buttry Diary: Engage on community Facebook pages, not just your page.


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