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How to create an emergency services page for facebook


Written by Laurel Papworth  in BushSocial,Uncategorised
Did you know you can create ANOTHER newsfeed in Facebook, of just information from a smaller list of Fire Brigade Pages, Bureau of Meteorology, LiveTraffic and other Emergency Services?

Of course you can also create another list (maybe the school, the Chamber of Commerce, the Council, the local pub) but I focussed my Facebook tutorial on how to supplement Fires Near Me, ARCGIS, NASA satellites etc, with local emergency services news. The link to CREATE A FACEBOOK LIST FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES is here  

Unfortunately, Facebook decided to turn off the ability for us to make our lists public – don’t ask me, I suspect they don’t want people getting timely relevant information, as it disrupts their ads – but if you are Australian, need access to the local fire brigade updates as well as FNM, you might find this video useful. More in the playlist #BushSocial. xxxx Laurel

Background: I’ve put together a playlist of social media tips for Rural and Country Australia called #BushSocial. I live (and work) in the Blue Mountains of NSW, Australia and have seen first hand the devastation to our beautiful land. The only way I can think of to help is to offer my knowledge as a social media manager, consultant and lecturer to small businesses in the area that are fighting their way back in a difficult situation. If you are not a small business you may or may not find these social media tutorials interesting. If you are a small business pick and choose what you implement: it is NOT my intention to make your job harder, you have enough to do to get up and running again with your services to the Australian bush and rural community.

Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

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