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LSCU Social Advocacy Center

This page is intended to give you and your credit union a resource when delivering content through social media channels. Tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, blogs and many more require focused approach with regards to how your credit union is represented. The resources listed on this page are strategy and content ideas, your credit union has the responsibility of tailoring social media messaging and campaigns to your institution's brand.

Social Media Channels

Facebook

A Smarter Choice National Credit Union Administration CUs For Kids
Credit Unions for Small Business Lending Credit Unions CU Journal Magazine
Credit Unions on Interchange CU Move Your Money CU Times
CU Insight National Credit Union Foundation  

Twitter

Accounts to Follow:    
@CUNAadvocacy @cumagazine @asmarterchoice
@cusoninterchang - For Interchange Legislation @CUDiscovery @CUrevolution
@coopkristen - Kristen Christian @BankTransferDay @CUinsight
@NewsNowLiveWire @TheCULoop @TheNCUA

Key Senators on Twitter:
Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO)
Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL)
Sen. Marco Rubio (D-FL)
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL)
Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL)
Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT)
Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL)

Key Representatives on Twitter

Alabama
Rep. Bradley Byrne (R)
Rep. Martha Roby (R)
Rep. Robert Aderholt (R)
Rep. Mo Brooks (R)
Rep. Mike Rogers (R)
Rep. Spencer Bachus (R)
Rep. Terri Sewell (D)

Florida
Rep. Steve Southerland (R)
Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D)
Rep. Frederica Wilson (D)
Rep. Jeff Miller (R)
Rep. Ted Yoho (R)
Rep. Ander Crenshaw (R)
Rep. Corrine Brown (D)
Rep. Ron DeSantis (R)
Rep. John Mica (R)
Rep. Bill Posey (R)
Rep. Alan Grayson (D)
Rep. Daniel Webster (R)
Rep. Rich Nugent (R)
Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R)
Rep. Dennis Ross (R)
Rep. Vern Buchanan (R)
Rep. Tom Rooney (R)
Rep. Patrick Murphy (D)
Rep. Ted Deutch (D)
Rep. Lois Frankel (D)
Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R)
Rep. Joe Garcia (D)
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R)

Hashtags to use/follow:
#donttaxmycreditunion
#creditunions
#asmarterchoice
#raisemblcap - For MBL

*Use tweetcongress.org to find U.S. Representatives and Senators on Twitter (and Facebook)

Blog Inspiration

Topics:
Credit Union Blog Sample
"How Consumers Benefit from Member Business Lending"
"The Value of Competition"
"Why Credit Unions Matter"
"The Truth About Banks"
"Reasons Credit Unions are the Better Option"
"The Importance of Credit Union Advocacy"
"How Grassroots Involvement Effect Change for Credit Unions"
"Interchange Legislation Spelled-Out"

Credit Union-Focused Blogs
That Credit Union Blog

YouTube
League of Southeastern Credit Unions YouTube Channel

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