Social Media is becoming increasingly important to the Third Sector as a way of promoting and supporting projects and services. In addition to using Social Media ourselves (we have a presence on Facebook and Twitter. MVA has received funding from Midlothian Council's Fairer Scotland Fund to continue to develop the use of Social Media in the Midlothian Third Sector. There is also some information about Social Media on the Community Toolkit.
Our Social Media consultant is available for FREE 1-2-1 support on a variety of topics including Facebook, Twitter, other social networking sites, web design/development and developing strong social media strategies, policies and guidance documents.
If you are interested in taking advantage of some of the support that the project can offer, please get in touch by contacting MVA on 0131 663 9471.
Details on the Social Media courses we are running are available on our Training page.
Craig Turner, our Social Media Consultant, has done a blog for Voluntary Action Scotland (VAS) on Using Images in Social Media http://www.vascotland.org/news/guest-blog-using-images-in-social-media