FamilySearch Communities: Administrator Best Practices

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Responding to questions and posts

  • Facilitate the asking of questions by asking questions that spark conversation. Be creative. This may include:
    • Welcoming new members to the community
    • Themed questions near special holidays or events (Christmas e.g.: Christmas is getting ever nearer and we're thinking of our families. What were some of your ancestors' Christmas traditions? Please share your favorite old Christmas photo and tell us about it.)
  • Pay attention to who is helping to answer questions on the page. Recognize them for their efforts by thanking them and making them feel welcome. Identify people in your community who want to reach out and share information. As you notice these people, feel free to ask them to be an administrator. Make sure you give them the information they need to decide. It could be as simple as giving them this link: https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Facebook_and_Skype_Community_Administrators

Sharing resources

Building community