Getting started

This guide has been put together using a traffic light system so it’s easier for you to navigate. Depending on your experience in social media already, different sections of this guide will be more relevant to you. The sections are described below.

Red – I need help starting

Amber – I am getting there

Green – I’m there but would like tips

Red – If you need help setting up your social media accounts start with the Red section. Including setting up an athlete Facebook page instead of a personal one.


Amber – Will give you guidance on how to grow your following on social media and how to speak to your audience. Along with some best practice examples for you to get a feel for how to do it right.


Green – Skip to the Green section if you are already set up and posting regularly on your athlete social media accounts. This will give tips from the experts on how to engage more with your audience and grow your channels even more.

Getting started | FIH Social Media Guidines