Want a Fan Page for Your Area?
Call us and we'll make it for you!
We'll go over some best practices, ways to enhance the fan page and get you up and running.
Social media channels such as Facebook are an opportunity to create a closer sense of community with students, potential students, alumni, employees and interested community members using a method of their choosing to hear the latest news and other information about Shoreline Community College.
Before We Make Your Fanpage
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Know the critical differences between creating a PROFILE page a FAN page or GROUP page. People have profile pages, companies, groups or institutions have fan or group pages (See below for a comparison.)
Don’t Start Something You Can’t Finish
College Fan Pages
This old adage can be applied to social media. If you plan to use a Facebook as an extension of an official department or unit of Shoreline Community College, please be prepared to maintain it and be responsive to those who engage with it.
The purpose of using social media is to facilitate an open, sharing community. Failure to respond within a social media environment is like holding up an “Ask Me” sign but refusing to take questions. This would be harmful to the College and to your program, department or group. In this case, doing it badly is worse than doing nothing.
Please contact Communications and Marketing (CM). We will make the page for you and then add you as an administrator. With CM as the hub of college communication, this process generates multiple benefits for your area's fan page and the college:
Differences between Fan and Group Pages