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Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! As publishers continue to rely on the outside social web to foster their communities, they often witness dire consequences. Sites have experienced a dramatic decrease in core metrics and a dispersion of their most passionate community members. more social and real-time community will self-perpetuate content. Used it?

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

Mashable | The Social Media Guide Viral Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video About Mashable Company About Us Advertise Submit News Contact Us Announcements Resources Guidebooks Lists How To Trending Twitter List Directory Mashable Awards Subscriptions Partners W3 EDGE Rackspace Concentric Sky DynDNS Intridea Welcome to Mashable! link] Your Business’ Online Community [.]

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What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

Mashable | The Social Media Guide Viral Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video About Mashable Company About Us Advertise Submit News Contact Us Announcements Resources Guidebooks Lists How To Trending Twitter List Directory Mashable Awards Subscriptions Partners W3 EDGE Rackspace Concentric Sky DynDNS Intridea Welcome to Mashable! Do You Need A Community Manager?

Facebook Intensive Class – Computer Class, 1 Day

Laurel Papworth

Looking for a very indepth Facebook class? Not just building “likes” and “shares” but also competitions, coupons, adding shopping baskets and tickets, analysing FBO (Facebook Optimisation and  so on? COMPUTER COURSE: Facebook has one billion members – are you ready? Are you customers on Facebook? Course Agenda. Session Details.

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7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog


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.

Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth

Facebook has just announced it’s plans to expand it’s Facebook currency. Called Facebook “Credit&# it includes a real world component named, rather fetchingly, “App2User&# , which aims to encourage merchants and loyalty programs like Qantas Frequent Flyer points and Flybuys and whatnot to use the Facebook points social media system. Foursquare?

How to Manage Facebook Relationships: Reciprocal Friends and 1-Way Subscriptions

Ari Herzog

I write this sentence with 653 Facebook friends, 183 subscribers, and 38 people to whom I subscribe. While my definition of a friend has changed since joining the social networking site in 2005, the core remains the same: Friends are people who I know in the flesh, share an interest or two, and consider socially compatible. also want to justify my Facebook friends as real people.

Five Ways You Can Help the People of Joplin, Mo.

Spin Sucks

no Facebook question of the week). The tornado completely wiped out the entire town and rivals the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The Facebook. Share information about the fundraiser by posting this blog post on Facebook. Community Social Media #BWECares blogworld expo joplin tornado missouri tornado Red CrossThe people in Joplin have nothing. Tweet. Help

iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth

I teach classes on social media monitoring – computer classes – and the students set up iGoogle to find and monitor Media, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, images, key influencers, keywords, CEO and brand mentions and so on. Online Communities social media exit strategy iGoogle online community shutting down social media monitoringReally grumpy !

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Why More Members, Money, and Ads Don’t Always Mean More Success: A B2B Marketer’s Survival Guide

Webbiquity SMM

There is an old adage that says “those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” So the question is–are there things that today’s B2B marketers can learn from history, specifically, the tremendous success of Facebook and the rise, fall and possible resurrection of Myspace? In contrast, Facebook was founded in February 2004 and only took in its first outside funding of 12.7

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Blog Design for ROI Rule #3: Shower Attention and Appreciation On Your Community


Today we’ll talk about integrating your community into your design. One of the great benefits is that an engaged community promotes your blog, providing word of mouth marketing. This includes social bookmarking and sharing, as well as regular links from your community members’ own sites. How do you show that you care about your community?

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

Sun Guidelines on Public Discourse  [link] (original from 2005 elsewhere) Also  [link]  . Is the policy positive teaching engagement in a satisfying way between staff and customers or is it negative with a bunch of Thou Shalt Not Post Pictures on Facebook During Your LunchBreak?  Managing staff who participate in social networks. No-one got reinstated until we had “the talk&#.

3 Day Social Media Intensive – Hands on! Sydney 2014

Laurel Papworth

very practical course with small group (about 10 people) – bring your laptop to set up tools for improving Facebook, Twitter, blogs, social media press releases, measurement, strategy, campaigns and so on. Are you looking for an intensive social media strategy and campaign course with hands on practical setting up of blogs, Facebook, Twitter and other social media tools? Facebook personal profile and other social media profiles such as Twitter are assumed. Understanding Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn optimisation. See Day by Day Schedule below to learn more.

Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth

Facebook personal profile and a LinkedIn or Twitter account is assumed. 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. Understanding Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn optimisation. SEE MORE on ABOUT PAGE. Please enquire. DAY ONE.

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9 TED Talks That Will Stretch Your Business Mind

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don't think you can have a healthy business without understanding the value of education and creativity in our community. It's easy to look online and find every social media pundit blogging or tweeting about community management and building a strong brand evangelist platform, but many get it wrong. He gave this talk in 2005. facebook. " I hate that line. It isn't.

Sydney Social Media Course – 3 Days with Laptop

Laurel Papworth

Facebook, Twitter, Social Media Dashboards, Google Plus, Social Media Measurement. Are you looking for an intensive social media strategy and campaign course with hands on practical setting up of blogs, Facebook, Twitter and other social media tools? Facebook personal profile and a LinkedIn or Twitter account is assumed. Understanding Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn optimisation.

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?

Four theories on the declining trust in Canadian social media

Dave Fleet

The last year has seen Facebook – as the dominant social network – continue to monetize its platform. This aggressive push led Facebook to become less and less about communities of ‘people like me’ and more replete with brands advertising to users. While the personalized 1:1 experience is there, the ability to stay in touch with communities of interest is much diminished, and there’s a saturation of brands pushing content “at” people, with a focus on sales vs helpful, interesting information. Edelman Trust Barometer – Canadian Results from Edelman.

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

Laurel Papworth

Workshop training on social media strategy and campaigns – I’m teaching (doing a practical session, showing how to set up Facebook, Twitter, blog etc) an afternoon course with Inforum Group. Facebook, Twitter, blogs will be covered (we set up a blog live) as well as how to build audiences. social media 2012 Course Education Facebook June Sydney Training Twitter workshop

How to Turn Traffic into Revenue

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

learned about this the hard way starting in 2005 when I was a freelance marketing consultant. How many people are interested in talking about septic tank repair on Facebook, or root canal procedures on Twitter? Give referrers a process — a submit form on your Facebook page, a submit form on your site tweeted periodically, etc. Keep your social communities relevant.

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How to Utilize Social to Manage Customer Expectations

Convince & Convert

million Facebook fans. They not only monitor the social platforms (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) but also create digital content for the park. He joined social media toward the beginning, in 2005, and so learned along with everyone else the ins and outs. Tony Clark, Cedar Point @TonyClarkCP. Please Support Our Sponsors. Listen Now . The RSS feed is:  [link]. Holy Social.

Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You |

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Here’s the first paragraph of my summary: I show businesses how to use social media technologies for external community building and outreach, and for internal collaboration. For the bonus round, I recommend staying up to date via LinkedIn’s community superhero, Mario Sundar. And I get some really great insight from the community on LinkedIn. made a choice of Linkedin over Facebook preferring it for its business perspective and it is paying off in terms of job contacts. December 2005. October 2005. September 2005. August 2005.

103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

Social media isn’t quite as ubiquitous as it sometimes seems. 7% of the American population has never heard of Facebook, and 41% say they haven’t heard of LinkedIn. are now active on at least one social network, up from 67% in 2012 and just 8% in 2005. 70% of the Fortune 500 companies have Facebook pages, including nine of the top 10 companies. Relevanza ). 2.

How to Fix a “Broken Brand” with Social

Convince & Convert

Next year the video wall will include Vine, Facebook, and Instagram videos, as well. ” A promotion on Valentine’s Day last year gave a Lightning cupcake to anyone who checked in on Foursquare or Facebook. million viewers this week, making it the most-watched Emmy show since Ellen Degeneres hosted back in 2005. James Royer, Tampa Bay Lightning @jamesroyer.

Forget About SEO and Do This Instead for Traffic: Much More Effective and Quick Results

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You can actively market a freebie giveaway on Facebook and Twitter, providing readers an incentive to either “Like” or “Tweet” your website or message. Social media is free and readily available platforms like Twitter and Facebook make it relatively easy for anyone to join and utilize. This is a guest post from Sunil Sajnani. Traffic Alternatives to SEO. What should you look out for?

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As TED 2013 Takes Place, Here Are 10 TED Talks To Help You Re-imagine Your Business

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Pushing the brand further, TED is now a global community of people with the same interests as the foundation's tagline: "ideas worth spreading." Think about the power of gamification in some of the world's biggest brands - from Twitter and Facebook to Google and Apple. In this 2005 TED Talk, Shirky uncovers what we have since come to know as truth: that the more the Internet opens up and connect us all, the more powerful we become. facebook. global community. It's happening right now. Julie Burstein: 4 lessons in creativity. Like to read? brand.

When You Need a Social Media Manager

Ari Herzog

When you need someone to analyze, recommend, implement, monitor, or otherwise manage your internet presence, from being the voice of your Facebook page to steering tweets to evaluating whether the next best tool is a surefire way to outmaneuver your competition, I want to talk to you. created my Facebook account in 2005 and joined Twitter by 2008. live and breathe the social web and I’m aching to be your outspoken brand advocate and spokesperson, managing your online communities and suggesting the latest tools to give you an edge over the competition. Thoughts?

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Robin Fray Carey

Social Media Citizens

Social Media Today LCC also helps global organizations create purpose-built, B2B social communities designed to achieve specific, measurable corporate goals by engaging exactly the customers and prospects they most want to reach. My sons were teenagers when Facebook came out, and they turned me on to social networking. NRDC: Blogging syndication and bird lovers page on Facebook. 3.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

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. Carrie is also active in community work, including work with tornado relief and local sports charities. Stacey Acevero.

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > An Open Letter to Facebook An Open Letter to Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on April 28, 2010 Share I started this letter before f8, so for the record, it’s not about anything new. like you, Facebook, I do. Neither does Facebook, apparently. link].

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.

100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media |

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Track things like audience/community sentiment (positive/negative) if you want to map effort to results. Facebook and/or MySpace are useful social networks where you can build outposts (see next list). Build RSS outposts on Facebook. 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. December 2005.

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. Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook. Who would be left to discuss online media? Christopher Barger ( image by C.C.

Delicious Acquired by YouTube Founders


Tweet Yesterday it was announced that Youtube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen has acquired the social bookmarking platform Delicious, which has been owned by Yahoo since 2005. Google’s +1 Button vs. Facebook’s Like Button. The new owners are committed running and improving Delicious going forward. Yahoo will continue running Delicious for a transition period until July 2011.

Entrepreneurs: Software and Apps I Use

Jon Loomer

While my focus has and will continue to be on Facebook ads, I have plenty to share about what I’ve learned while building my business.]. I’ve spent more than five years building my business. You can tell I was even a little proud of how thrifty I was ( I spent only $750 on Facebook ads — what was I doing?? ). hated it, and I moved my community swiftly. So I get it.

How to Create Content for Sports Fans

Convince & Convert

According to Statista, in 2005  the global sports market made $46.5 By using this tool, they can feel like they’re part of the game in some fashion, as well as build a community by interacting with their friends and other players. Make sure that your quiz can be shared on Facebook and Twitter, and that you congratulate your best quiz takers at the end of it. billion. billion.

5 Tips for Great Content Curation

Top Stories Photo & Video Galleries Top Lists Trending Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video More Topics. World Featured in US & World Videos Featured: Pinterest Apple Facebook. That means you should consider posting short bursts on Tumblr , images on Pinterest , video on YouTube , and community conversations on Facebook. Facebook Lists. Facebook.

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.  Join our Digital  PR community on Facebook. I read a post in today about 5 trends for 2012 that will  affect your PR resume. There’s tremendous value in press releases today – it is just different value. Yahoo! tweets.

How to Use Social Media to Market Your Business Like a PRO

Rebekah Radice

Just consider the fact that 93% of small businesses are using Facebook. recently had the honor of joining Ann Smarty and her community on #VCBuzz. A1) In 2005 I began to play around with #socialmedia for my own business and then quickly saw an opportunity to teach others. Your message, voice and vision should create a connection with you & your community? Honored!

Boo! What Is Your Scariest Thought About Social Media?

Diva Marketing Blog

Just Once Crowd Sourced Question is a Diva Marketing series where the community shares their insights on a specific social media issue. Entire industries are being disrupted and organizations are still hiring people to be in charge of Twitter and Facebook -- this is what is truly scary. And that they think how they did business in 2005 is the same as 2011. Lovecraft, Author.