Social Media: Making sure your Historical Society gets its share of the limelight


Written and prepared by Suzanne Holohan, General Manager, Royal Australian Historical Society.

This handout is from a presentation given at the 2019 RAHS Conference, and addresses the following questions:

  • Whare are the current statistics and trends in social media that historical societies should be across so they can best promote the goals of their organisations?
  • Given that volunteers have so much to do, why should historical societies invest time is social media and what can they do to the get the most out of this investment
  • What is the best way to deal with some of the pitfalls of social media, including online trolls?

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