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Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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As a result, publishers and bloggers of all sizes are constantly bleeding site content to social channels in order to encourage crucial engagement and interaction outside of their homepages. As publishers continue to rely on the outside social web to foster their communities, they often witness dire consequences. more social and real-time community will self-perpetuate content.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

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Edwards and Telligent CTO Rob Howard are releasing a white paper today that delineates what these standard-setting communities of the future will look like. According to their research, here are nine steps businesses must take in order to make their online communities world-class. 1. the article in full to learn more about building world-class communities. Have an account?

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What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

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Commonly referred to as the “Community Manager,&# these brand ambassadors are a company’s direct link to its customers, owning the critical responsibility to grow, shape and respond to online conversations happening around that brand. Do You Need A Community Manager? Determining whether your brand needs a community manager comes down to efficiencies, trust and skill.

7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog

ProBlogger

This week on ProBlogger we’ve been looking at the topic of building community on a blog. We started by identifying 9 benefits and 3 costs of community on a blog and then looked at 5 stages of building community on a blog. Today I want to dig deeper into some specific things to DO to build community on your blog. 1. Consider a Dedicated Community Area.

15 Bloggers to Watch in 2013

ProBlogger

Welcome to the 2013 edition of Bloggers To Watch. My work has changed a lot over the past year – I’ve been focused a lot on the Australian blogger community, and on curators – so this post is very centered on those communities. believe her archives have a lot to offer beginner bloggers. 15 Bloggers to Watch in 2013. Tina Roth Eisenberg.

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Facebook Intensive Class – Computer Class, 1 Day

Laurel Papworth

All your questions will be answered as your facilitator has been managing Facebook Pages with 1 million plus fans for several years and growing online communities in general for 20 years. Laurel is the CEO of The Community Crew managing massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef. Course Agenda.

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Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

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Sun Guidelines on Public Discourse  [link] (original from 2005 elsewhere) Also  [link]  . Hill and Knowlton’s Public Relations Pledge for Bloggers  [link]  . For example, if I trashtalk Widget company, a community member might point out I am a competitor and then send me to my own companies public guidelines. Managing staff who participate in social networks. AUSTRALIAN.

Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth

Laurel is the CEO of The Community Crew managing massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef. Since 2005, Laurel has been teaching online community management at the University of Sydney, Australian Film and TV School, Metro Film School  and she has been managing virtual communities since 1989. AdAge named in the Top 150 Media Bloggers, and she is on Google’s Plus Recommended List. Students will develop strategies on how to monetize their customer communities. Please enquire.

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Blog Smarter: Don’t Just End Up Trading Hours for Dollars

ProBlogger

Blogging is no different for most bloggers. Many bloggers who enter the blogosphere with the intention of making money online and someday freeing themselves up from time commitments such as a 9 to 5 job often end up getting tied up to their blogs and don’t realize it until often it’s too late. Most bloggers produce content, guest post, market their blogs, find advertising partners, then rinse and repeat the cycle. Others take up freelance gigs to help other bloggers out. Blogging for Dollars blog strategy blogger productivity profitable blogsEnough times.

How to Blog In the Moment (or What Acting School Taught Me About Being a Better Blogger)

ProBlogger

In the Summer of 2005 I graduated from The New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts with a certificate in Film Acting. Normally mentioning my training would be of no consequence, and to this point it’s been a loosely guarded secret; fearing you might confuse my degree with some glorified week long camp at your local community theater that said I was “certified” to act on camera, hurrr hurr. Of course, as a blogger, and more specifically a blogger who talks about marketing, it can not be stated enough how relevant the “If we catch you acting, you suck.” Vulnerable.

Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth

Social Networks and Online Communities – maybe Twitter? Even coins don’t actually cost $2 to make, they “represent&# a collective, community value of what is worth $2. Now there are a number of bloggers around – won’t mention any names – that think money and “virtual currency&# and revenue are not important in social media. Foursquare?

The 23 Blogger Breeds—Which Are You?

ProBlogger

This guest post was written by Stephen Guise of Deep Existence. A new blogger is born today! This baby blogger does not know the perils of comment moderation, stalkers, low traffic, and spam that await her. wonder what type of blogger she’ll be. With millions of bloggers out there, there are a certain number of very identifiable qualities that are seen. This blogger aims to cover as many of those qualities, or “breeds,&# as possible. Blogger machines know how to pump out content … like a machine. The Copy Blogger. Enjoy! 1.

Six Sources for Nonprofit News

SocialFish

Guest post by Debra Askanase, reprinted by permission from Community Organizer 2.0. Many of us have our own curation practice, but one of the most efficient I have is to keep an eye on those in our community who are curating the news for us. These news roundups usually include a brief summary of each selected article, and sometimes the blogger’s reasons for including an article.

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3 Day Social Media Intensive – Hands on! Sydney 2014

Laurel Papworth

Social Media Press Releases & Media Rooms for Bloggers and Twitterers, Social Media Campaign vs Strategy vs Tactics: Facebook Pages and Google Plus for Business and Twitter Tools including Measurement and Monitoring. Laurel is the CEO of The Community Crew managing massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef. Since 2005, Laurel has been teaching online community management at the University of Sydney and she has been managing virtual communities since 1989. More About Laurel.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

These women are executives, thought leaders, bloggers, authors and role models for younger women with an interest in technology. Not only leaders in their professional lives, nearly all these women use their social profiles to express their passions outside the workplace, which range from NASCAR, art, travel, billiards, wine and music to community service, politics and, of course, family.

How Young is Too Young?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Today, there are young bloggers who have their own websites and blogs. Some even boast high rankings and good sized communities. contacted a handful of young bloggers, all under the age of 17, to get an idea of whether they see their age as a hurdle and what advice they would give to new bloggers. Also pictured (center) is mom Ciaran Blumenfeld, who is also a blogger.

Sydney Social Media Course – 3 Days with Laptop

Laurel Papworth

Social Media Press Releases & Media Rooms for Bloggers and Twitterers, Social Media Campaign vs Strategy vs Tactics: Facebook Pages and Google Plus for Business and Twitter Tools including Measurement and Monitoring. Laurel manages massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef. Sydney social media course 2013.

Apologies and #Socialmedia in Crisis Comms PR

Laurel Papworth

“I had done and said some stupid things, including threatening to kidnap and kill, but in 2005 I was acquitted of those terrorism charges. Community Manager Note : This case triggers other issues rife with all sorts of moral and ethically challenges for the community to debate: should a young  Australian man be stripped of citizenship for joining or attempting to join an overseas army?

Social Media Course – $176 – 13 June 2012 Sydney with @InforumGroup

Laurel Papworth

Did you know you can measure the influence of a blogger or Twitter? Laurel is the CEO of The Community Crew, managing massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef. AdAge named in the Top 150 Media Bloggers, and she is on Google Plus’ Recommended List. Book social media course. BOOK NOW. Learn here!

100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media | chrisbrogan.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Track things like audience/community sentiment (positive/negative) if you want to map effort to results. Use social networks respectfully to share the best of your content, in a community-appropriate setting. Community. Remember that community and marketplace are two different things. Make it easy for your community to reach you. Contribute to your community’s blogs and projects. Celebrate important information in your community (like birthdays). Your community knows more than you. Treat your community like gold. October 2005.

“Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook

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Not that there’s anything wrong with that, of course, but… Recently I had (non-online) conversations with two seminal, veteran bloggers, Doc Searls and Anil Dash. Suddenly it got a lot easier for the bloggers to be lazy. Literally, as in, bloggers-for-hire getting paid $10/ post. feel like a veteran blogger sometimes and I’ve only been doing it since 2007.

IBM Social Computing Guidelines

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In the spring of 2005, IBMers used a wiki to create a set of guidelines for all IBMers who wanted to blog. These guidelines aimed to provide helpful, practical advice—and also to protect both IBM bloggers and IBM itself, as the company sought to embrace the blogosphere. In 2005, the company made a strategic decision to embrace the blogosphere and to encourage IBMers to participate. However, IBM believes in dialogue among IBMers and with our partners, clients, members of the many communities in which we participate and the general public. Skip to main content.

Good Writing Remains a Core PR Skill

Proactive Report

The purpose of a press release has changed; that I am the first  to acknowledge.  I started telling PR people that back in 2005.  We know that very few journalists or bloggers get their news from the news wire anymore.  So we have to expand our media relations activity – agreed.   Join our Digital  PR community on Facebook. Now we have the Internet and social media.

No More Gurus! 10 Great Online Keynotes

Geoff Livingston

Amra’s Allvoices is the largest global community offering local to global news and perspectives in one place. Andrew Rasiej is the Founder of Personal Democracy Forum , an annual conference and community website about the intersection of politics and technology. He is also an active blogger as well as a field correspondent to the vlog Rocketboom. Twice. Sonal R.

What Is Productivity?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

October 19th, 2005 by Steve Pavlina Email this article to a friend. Yourself, your boss, your coworkers, your friends, your family, your company, your customers, your team, certain investors, your community, your country, the world, your family, God, all conscious beings, etc? For example, let’s consider the productivity of a blogger. The impact of a blogger’s value would be related to the blog’s traffic levels and overall influence among its readers. How many people are reading the blog, and how much do they value what the blogger writes?

5 Tips for Great Content Curation

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That means you should consider posting short bursts on Tumblr , images on Pinterest , video on YouTube , and community conversations on Facebook. Make sure you’re giving back by reading others and commenting on their posts. A re-tweet is one of the easiest ways to help build relationships with fellow bloggers and curators. Blogger Lists. Blogger. Trending Stories.

Seth Godin on Steroids: Here’s My Evernote Password

Viper Chill

So Pinterest started to have meet-ups at local boutiques, and to take fun pictures of people who attended them, and to engage with bloggers to do invitation campaigns like “Pin It Forward,” where bloggers got more invites to the site by spreading the world. 2005 was our roughest year. It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Seth. million. ” – Jimmy Wales.

Social Media "Pioneers" Tell Why

Diva Marketing Blog

Once I shared a restaurant review with some colleagues and saw that review spread across my network and encourage dozens of people to try that restaurant I had what I call my "peanut butter chocolate" moment about how blogging and online community was a natural communications and marketing channel. Jane Genova - JaneGenova.com   Law and More   Over 50  Began blogging 2005 (USA).

How to Become a Niche Rockstar: The Guide

Viper Chill

Even though there are thousands upon thousands of micro-niches and active communities discussing the most peculiar topics, there’s still only room for a handful of ‘rockstars’ to emerge from each of them. It happened to me in 2007 and it’s just happened to tech blogger Louis Gray who, this week, announced he is now managing the social team for Google+.

Six Steps to a Remarkably Powerful, Personal Network - Liz Strauss at Successful Blog - Thinking, writing, business ideas. You're only a stranger once.

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Community Newsletter. NEW BLOGGER PAGE. Blogger? Blogger (55). Community (785). December 2005. November 2005. October 2005. July 2005. June 2005. December 10, 2007. Six Steps to a Remarkably Powerful, Personal Network. ME Liz Strauss wrote this at 11:30 am. It’s NOT Who You Know. My recent trip to the UK has me thinking about networking. I’ve never really liked the term, it makes pictures of strangers and stress in my head. So I think in terms of meeting people instead. We live and interact with people. Related.

HOW TO: Properly Use Badges to Engage Customers

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With more than 50 million monthly pageviews and 4 million followers across social media, Mashable has one of the most engaged online news communities. Founded in 2005, Mashable is headquartered in New York City with an office in San Francisco. Join the conversation by adding Mashables Pete Cashmore to your Circles on Google+ Close Welcome to Mashable! Have an account? “Badges?

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Interview With American Marketing Association CEO Russ Klein

Diva Marketing Blog

felt I had a bit of a vested interest sincemy AMA affliation has a deep and long history from chapter president, to serving as facilitator of interactive and social media workshops and managing AMA''s first virtual communities. One might even say, AMA set me on the road to social media when I chaired its first conferene on blogs in 2004 into 2005. . There''s a new dude in town.

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Bloggers Flash Back to 2006 and Flash Forward to 2009

Diva Marketing Blog

As December 2005 drew to a close, I asked a few bloggers what their wish list was for the new year. Twitter found its way into the 2009 blogger wishes as did more ways to collaborate. What makes this list interesting is that all of the bloggers have been around in the social media space from at least 2005 which provides some additional perspective. More humor.

Google+ Tactics of the Blogging Pros

ProBlogger

Over the next couple of days on ProBlogger, we’ll be taking a look at key marketing tactics bloggers are using on Twitter and Facebook. Since we covered Pinterest recently , I thought I’d explore Google+ today, and check out the approaches some of the A-list bloggers are using on this network. Gary Vaynerchuck might have become famous for his books, but he’s been vlogging since 2005, so its no surprise that his Google+ page is dominated by video posts. Tactic 1: Cross-promote a particular offering. Tactic 2: Day-in-the-life reportage.

Making Data Relevant: The New Metrics for Social Marketing

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aggregate sentiment, conversation heatmaps), Metrics to spot influencers in a community (e.g. Crowd Behavior Businesses have tried to artificially stimulate a conversation by meddling in their own communities or creating artificial hype. link] Why Webcasts Are Perfect for Tapping Into Emerging Markets | iuvo Shopper & Community Newspaper News [.] Have an account? link] [.]

5 Essential Spreadsheets for Social Media Analytics

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Her newest project, My Blog Guest , is a free platform for guest bloggers and blog owners. Blogger Lists. Blogger. With more than 20 million unique monthly visitors, Mashable has one of the most engaged online news communities. Founded in 2005, Mashable is headquartered in New York City with an office in San Francisco. Top Stories Photo & Video Galleries Top Lists Trending Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video More Topics. People Recommended Mashable Staff More people. Jobs Join Mashable on Google+ Welcome to Mashable! Trending Stories. “).

BABSONKNOWLEDGE.ORG: 6 Common Attributes of Knowledge Work and Knowledge Workers

Buzz Marketing for Technology

» October 14, 2005. Posted by Tom Davenport on October 14, 2005 04:09 PM | Permalink. Elliott | October 20, 2005 04:50 PM. Communities. December 2005. November 2005. October 2005. September 2005. Attention Bloggers! BABSONKNOWLEDGE.ORG. Knowledge Work, Management & Productivity. « Analyze This | Main. Knowledge Management Lives! Common Attributes of Knowledge Work and Knowledge Workers. These arent terribly surprising, and they all follow from a few basic principles and observations, but they need to be stated. Comments.

The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

In a room full of 100 people there will statistically be at least two active bloggers. We are closing in on having 200 million active bloggers online, so I want my advice to be relevant and useful for people in the majority of industries. Now, bloggers have access to trending analytics data so they can predict which hot topics they should be writing about next. 5,000? Ready?

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Should You Outsource Your Social Media Efforts?

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At the same time, we want to make sure that we’re building a thriving community, engaging customers and broadening awareness of our products,&# says Trisha Layton, marketing coordinator at PROBAR. Have an account? According to a recent MerchantCircle survey of 8,500 small businesses across the U.S., Can effective social media drive your business growth? How do you measure ROI?

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Social Media Intensive Course – August 2016 – Sydney Training

Laurel Papworth

Beyond the basics of Facebook and Twitter, this social media course takes you through writing a social media strategy, developing online community campaigns, running Facebook competitions, key influencer strategies for Bloggers and Twitterati, setting up social media monitoring dashboards, understanding the various algorithms on Facebook and LinkedIn and so on. See you there!