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Here is an overview of channels and how to use them for making your MUN Media team stand out:
Whilst delegate should at all times refrain from using Facebook during session, it remains a tool to reach out to many delegates. Use it prior to the conference to promote your Website. Make announcements every evening summarizing the newest content and enter links accordingly.
Use your Facebook channel also to engage with other MUN Media bodies online, see what they have done. It is all a learning experience, after all.
Twitter might be dying a slow death, but until then - let's use those hashtags to our advantage. Come up with conference hashtags e.g. #XYMun or #xyMUN_HRC
Use the tags in the posts when you want to just shoot a short quote from an intriguing speech or give a quick update - especially relevant for reporting in Crisis Committees! And as always - promote you are doing this? Get the delegates on Twitter and share with you! So set up that conferences' Twitter channel and in the end, your microblog creates itself.
Extra: Discuss with your organizers whether it is possible to display a Tweetdeck during the session on the screen - that way, delegates are not on their own computers and well, should they want to make a comment but do not get the floor from the chair - the Committee Hashtag, the Conference Hashtag and their 140 signs will be finding their way on the Deck for sure! And if its on the column of "@mentions" - you have a perfect and up-to-date display of all the tweets directed to your committee/conference
You have access to a camera and a video-processing software? Use it! Create conference videos, e.g. of a Press Conference. Or of interviews. Or maybe introduce the crisis with an exciting, slightly scary video? Thats what they did here for a crisis on North Korea. Your imagination and creativity knows no limits. Youtube videos are a great way also to capture the conference in the end, see for this what KULMUN, Leuven did for its 2012 edition.And this video was done entirely with snippets filmed with phones! If you want to, you can do it! And trust me, it is not that hard! Or work together with the organizers and introduce them with an inspiring video for the opening ceremony as they did here.
Just keep in mind: Delegates are in session all day - so they do not have a lot of time to watch videos. So rather make the one or two good ones, than shooting off one after the other with little response!
The Millenials are the generation of visual marketing. And which Social Media platform is more visual than Instagram? Share your photos there, and make sure, your delegates know your account so they can direct their pics straight to @_yourMUNchannel. Great way for MUN-Selfies and dishes from the Committee Dinner! Instagram is used by so many delegates already so tag your photos and once your delegates start sending you theirs - off you go with a constantly updated feed. Be it for fun or be it for session - Instagram is your way to get the visuals from your conference!