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    [Communities, Digg] How to Get Traffic from Web 2.0 Sites like Digg, Reddit & StumbleUpon
    Sites like Digg, Reddit & StumbleUpon March 8th, 2007 by Mike Reining Read more about Articles , Popular Web 2.0 sites like Digg, StumbleUpon and Reddit are relatively new. Digg, launched in early 2005 is already one of the top 100 sites on Alexa. The brainstorming was slow going, but on a whim I came up with an idea I thought could possibly be popular on a site like Digg or Reddit. He also submitted it to Digg and saw the same result. As you can see, being on the top of Digg and Reddit gets you some serious traffic, but not just from those two sources.
    [Communities, Digg] My new job as Social Media Manager at Capstrat « Online Community.
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed My new job as Social Media Manager at Capstrat January 21, 2010 in Community Building | Tags: capstrat , social media , social media manager It started out as an innocent tweet from my soon-to-be employer, Capstrat and turned into a full-blown twitter event that made me feel like Elvis. You’re the community guru! And this one is. But don’t you think for a minute that this blog is done.
  • UNSPOKEN  |  THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012
    [Communities, Digg] Who Are The Influencers and How DO We Find Them?
    The Leadership Learning Community published an article, “ Applying Social Network Analysis to Online Communications Networks.” Digg Digg. Blog Influence Klout Kred Social Media algorithm appinions belief business community influence klout offline influence social media traackrThat naturally raises the question, “Who are these influencers and how DO we find them?” ” Is there some way of identifying those people who are connected to a critical mass of easily influenced people? Related posts: Influence Met Transparency with @Kred.
    [Communities, Digg] Influencers vs Advocates in B2B Marketing
    But the group that excites me the most is the Advocates – I want to grow that budding community – I want to offer them special access to news and previews of our latest product. Digg this! Tags: Blogging Buzz Marketing Communications Communities Inbound Marketing Interactive Marketing Media PR Social Media Twitter It identifies the individuals that have influence over potential buyers, and orients marketing activities around these influencers. They are non partial and therefore they write about many firms. draw a hard line between Influencers and Advocates.
    [Communities, Digg] Pfizer will recruit patients through online community « Online.
    It is always nice to read about companies developing online communities because for me, it validates the power they possess and the importance I just mentioned. firmly believe that we have yet to tap into the potential of online communities and see the results that a well-nurtured community with a purpose can provide. The pharmaceutical company is hoping to &# unlock the power of online communities to help it recruit more people for clinical trials,’ according to this press release. Pfizer will recruit patients through online community [.]
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Collaborative Communities Work
    Jeff Korhan - New Media and Small Business Marketing Home About Me Working With Me Speaking Favorites Trends Subscribe « 10 Advantages of a Blog as Your Social Media Hub | Main | Social Media Observations » June 22, 2010 Collaborative Communities Work When you allow a community to work together to solve problems, you get a better result because they are self-motivated to develop collaborative solutions. And that's where we learn a great deal about the power of community.     The Community System The system at the local pool is very simple. 
    [Communities, Digg] The New Social Media Democracy
    Like good politicians, bloggers need to master the process of building a following and becoming nominated to stand in the daily social media elections (my own best performance has been a miserable 50 diggs, and about 15 stumbles – pretty poor), but what are the further implications of the social media phenomenon? Knowing that this revolution is coming, which strategies can be employed to fully exploit the opportunities that social media presents beyond simply becoming a top social media community member? Digg this! How will social media continue to be influenced?
    [Communities, Digg] Do you need to be an Extrovert to be in Social Media Marketing?
    The 1-9-90 theory that says out of every hundred people who join a community or network – 1% actively contribute – 9% contribute from time to time – and 90% are lurkers. Digg this! Tags: Blogging Communities Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0 Great question which I found myself asking last night after I reviewed my recent Myers Briggs score. found it interesting that my score came in as ENTJ. But focusing on the Extrovert angle for a second, I began to wonder if you need to be an extrovert to be in social media. Tweet This! Share this on Facebook. Share this on Linkedin.
    [Communities, Digg] Lessons in Community Marketing From the Ice Cream Truck
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Lessons in Community Marketing From the Ice Cream Truck June 20, 2009 in Community Building | Tags: Community Building , marketing The minute the  ice cream truck was in my neighborhood today, my children knew it. Does your community have the goods? Our communities should speak for themselves. Lessons in Community Marketing From the Ice Cream Truck [.] It starts with a jingle.
    [Communities, Digg] 18 Rules of Community Engagement turns one
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed 18 Rules of Community Engagement turns one May 30, 2010 in Community Building It’s been a full year since my book, “18 Rules of Community Engagement,&# was published and I feel like sharing my excitement here on the blog that inspired it. StatCounter Blog Stats 66,103 hits Recent Readers View Entire Community Provided by MyBlogLog Pages About Angela Book Reviews Who is @Communitygirl?
    [Communities, Digg] B2B Marketers Fate Rests in the Hands of a Few
    Digg this! Tags: Advertising Branding Communications Communities Customer Lead Generation Loyalty Marketing Strategy At the recent ITSMA Marketing Leadership forum I was stunned by a presentation given by Sean Geehan CEO of the Geehan Group author of the upcoming book the B2B Executive Playbook. The big eye opener for me was – B2B marketers are always tasked with getting net new customers when in reality their existing customer base is their most important source of revenue and referrals. Therefore our spending patterns are typically reversed. Hear me out …. 20%, 50%, 80%?
    [Communities, Digg] Creating Engagement in B2B Marketing
    Digg this! Tags: Blogging Branding Buzz Marketing Communities Content Marketing Conversational Marketing Inbound Marketing Interactive Marketing Social Media Twitter A recent Cone Inc.’s Social Media in Business study found that 60 percent of consumers believe they are already interacting with companies on the social Web. Nearly all participants — 93 percent — believe all companies should have a presence in social media. And 85 percent believe companies should not just present information via social media, but use it to interact and become more engaged with them. Tweet This!
    [Communities, Digg] Free Social Media and SEO eBook Stash
    How to get the best possible community response. Featured automotive business Digg ebooks Facebook landing pages marketing Social Media TwitterWe always loved reading free eBooks when we were learning the trade, and this year we made it a point to start releasing our own. We did the research, pulled from our own experience, grabbed  a designer, and put together some eBooks we’re really proud of. We never released them in a single place before though, so here is the list of free eBooks from Wikimotive, covering everything from social media to small business SEO services.
  • EXTANZ  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 23, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Should Everyone Be on Facebook? #B2B #apps
    and Inbound Marketing Harnessing social & new media to amplify your brand, sustain your community and make you stand out from the rest! B2B #apps 23 08 2010 Fostering strong and vibrant online communities is a key goal in any social media program. Here are some points I would like discuss with the social media marketing community and the Altimeter Group when answering this question: Is Facebook marketing right for everyone? So, I’d propose we add a criterion: Be a resource for your community and activate around the community interests, not just your brand.
    [Communities, Digg] HARO: A big-time community-building success story
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed HARO: A big-time community-building success story August 18, 2009 in HARO | Tags: HARO , Peter Shankman How does one guy come up with an idea to help others and turn that into an insane empire that continues to grow exponentially and receives rave reviews and word of mouth that most of us would die for? The man builds community every time he sends an email. Don’t ask me, ask Peter Shankman.
    [Communities, Digg] Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised
    summary of social media responses including Citizen Journalism is Process Journalism, Why Governments Fear Social Media and online communities – the Demise of Representational Democracy, Why Traditional Media Ignores or Reviles Social Media, Move over Government, There’s a new Governing Body in Town (Social Network Hosts such as Twitter and Facebook) and The Crowd Feels It’s Power. Every fact is checked, story arc is edited, mostly reported after the event even if only a few seconds, e.g. in a live cross, as one journalist filters what will be said to the community.
    [Communities, Digg] Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010
    As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations. Community Management/Engagement. You might want to be a community builder, beehive, or friend. Ever see a press release become popular on Digg?! C’mon. Of course, then, today is my birthday, but it’s a big one. Today, I turn 30. Enjoy! Social Media: General. Video.
    [Communities, Digg] Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #108
    "When the news broke this week that DIgg would be sold for about $500,000 , it kind of depressed me. For years, I saw Digg as one of the most modern ways for Infovores to consume, comment and share the news. In trying to figure out how Reddit beat Digg in terms of building a viable community, look no further than this piece as an example. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? " (Alistair for Hugh). Watermelon Collisions - ouch - Dot Psychics. And this is a great example. amazon.
    [Communities, Digg] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & CommentLuv Benefits
    comprehensive new Digg guide – a complete how to from customizing your profile to submitting new stories, plus what is new and what is missing Digg now. ways I compose posts to drive millions of pageviews through Digg – a look at the kind of content that does well on Digg. Digg vs. Reddit : interesting numbers after the new version of Digg goes live. What Digg must do to survive ? How Digg got where it is today, and what they can do to save themselves. The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. Facebook. Link Building. Twitter.
    [Communities, Digg] How Counterfeit Coach Purses Could Build Community
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed How Counterfeit Coach Purses Could Build Community September 13, 2009 in Community Building , social media | Tags: "COACH handbags" , "COACH Leatherware" , "COACH purses" Counterfeit purses are a real problem for COACH Leatherware. P.S. Since you didn’t have an obvious place for me to talk about my COACH-aholic tendencies, I posted a blog in the online community I manage. know it exists.
    [Communities, Digg] Social Media – is it really mainstream in B2B Marketing?
    Digg this! Tags: Blogging Buzz Marketing Communities Facebook Innovation Social Media Social Networking Twitter So I ran across some interesting stats last week when I picked up a tweet from Jeff Bullas on the 15 essential social media facts and figures for B2B Marketing. Seems as if more B2B Marketers are engaged in Social Media then B2C marketers (actually data point from the article – 81 % of B2B companies have accounts on social media sites compared to 67% of B2C) which leads me to think Social Media has gone mainstream in B2B. So where do we go from here? Tweet This!
  • DANNY BROWN  |  FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] 17 WordPress Plug-Ins To Help Improve Your Blog Experience - Danny.
    Because WordPress is an open source community, anyone can develop themes and tools for it. Plug-ins are community-built applications that add extra features to any WordPress blog, from back-end resources to enhancing the reader experience. Digg Digg. Digg Digg is perfect for this, and allows readers to share your post with the most popular networks. That floating share box on the left of this post is an example of how Digg Digg works. It also has threaded comments which is great for a community. couple of things. Akismet. Apture.
  • EXTANZ  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Under the Influence?? The 25 Most Influential Wine Bloggers going.
    and Inbound Marketing Harnessing social & new media to amplify your brand, sustain your community and make you stand out from the rest! The 25 Most Influential Wine Bloggers going to Walla Walla #WBC10 23 06 2010 Around Extanz, we follow the wine blogging community with enthusiasm; both as amateur connoisseurs and with an interest in how wineries themselves are utilizing blogging and social media to build their brands. As we saw in the cycling community , Twitter is the social network of choice for wine bloggers as well. The community points to you we only study it.
    [Communities, Digg] 7 Truths About Social Media Marketing
    Thanks to books like The New Community Rules , written by yours truly, Engage , Social Media 101 , and others, social media marketing is, for the time being, going to still be on people’s minds as they discover this bright and sunny marketing opportunity. And at the very least, claim your identity on the applicable (and at the minimum, popular) social media communities before someone else does whose presence — under your name — could be detrimental to your marketing efforts. But let’s be honest here. It’s really not that new. month? Three? Thanks!
    [Communities, Digg] Top Five Rules for Running an Online Community « Online Community.
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Top Five Rules for Running an Online Community June 19, 2009 in 18 rules of community engagement | Tags: "community management" "online communites" This is a cross post from the blog, Newspaprgirl. Author Janet Thaeler asked me to share my top five rules of community engagement and I was happy to oblige. It is what I consider one of the top five rules of community engagement.
    [Communities, Digg] Video Review of 18 Rules of Community Engagement by Jason Falls
    StatCounter Blog Stats 66,103 hits Recent Readers View Entire Community Provided by MyBlogLog Pages About Angela Book Reviews Who is @Communitygirl? In the event that you have not read my book, perhaps this video will convince you. You’ll also hear about three other social media books Jason is recommending including Connection Generation by Iggy Pintado, Six Pixels of Separation by Mitch Joel and Andy Sernovitz’s upcoming new addition to Word of Mouth Marketing, which has not yet been released. So take a few minutes and listen to what Jason has to say about the book.
  • LOUIS GRAY  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Future US Shuts Down DailyRadar, Ballhype, 'Blips Sites
    The promise was to make a Digg-like site focused on specific topics, and tap into real communities. Tags: Ballhype ShowHype Digg FutureUS As Andy Beal from Marketing Pilgrim discovered earlier this week , a once-promising news and social networking family of sites, owned by FutureUS , including ones dedicated to sports, Hollywood, politics, and much more, was snuffed out with little warning. In its wake, sites I often visited in the last three years, including BallHype, MacBlips and many others, are gone, and aren't coming back. For a while, it worked.
    [Communities, Digg] 4 Ways To Answer Your Shopping Questions via Social Media
    Join Online Shopping Communities. Digg this! Tags: Digital Mom Online Shopping Communities customer expectations social shopping iPhone coupons save money shopping social media social media tools [The guest post is by Jessy Troy, a blogger collecting DIY Gadgets and health writer.]. People make purchases via the Internet, through catalogs and in stores, but if there’s one way of buying that brings us all together its the way we ask advice. Chances are, if you have a question or need a recommendation about a potential purchase, you’ll ask your friends and family. – 2.
    [Communities, Digg] Are you taking your community for granted?
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Are you taking your community for granted? September 9, 2009 in Community Building | Tags: community , social media The bigger they are the harder they fall. And if you have gotten so big and built a community that you believe is fail-proof because of your largess, your fall will resonate across the universe. I  can hear it already. Your community can shrink, the same way it grew.
  • SOSHABLE  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] How I Studied Digital Networks to Drive over 36 Million Pageviews
    The Social Trinity is the foundation of a social media policy that allows you to use communication tools on digital networks for the purpose of building your own community. Once you gain an understanding of the true value of each contact feature on a digital network, you can adapt the use of social platforms, formulate your social media strategy , and communicate with your target communities and to make them part of your own community. Some platforms have popular sections such as the Digg front page and Twitter trending topics. Blast. The Social Trinity. Blast.
    [Communities, Digg] Top 10 Social Media, PR and Marketing Links of the Month
    Here are the top 10 links most popular with our Twitter community during July. We can also chat there if you like Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit from → Copywriting , Linked In , Social Media , Top 10 Links of the Month ← The importance of taking a break. Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Top 10 Social Media, PR and Marketing Links of the Month: July 10/08/2010 tags: top 10 social media marketing pr links by Gemma Went Ok, so I’m back and this is a little late … apologies dear readers.  Im off.
    [Communities, Digg] Are your most active members suffering from depression?
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Are your most active members suffering from depression? February 2, 2010 in Internet study , social networking | Tags: "online depression" , Psychopathology , social networking Have you ever wondered how some members of your online community (or any community for that matter) can get so overwhelmingly caught up in online drama with people they hardly know?  I know I have. This is a really interesting study.
    [Communities, Digg] My Top Three Social Media Marketing Predictions for 2011: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
    So, instead of trying to spread inside-out brand-first positioning messages, they will search for an outside-in community-first “social heartbeat&# that connects the brand values with the passions shared by the community members. Digg this! Ideas Brands China Community Enterprise Collaboration Influencer Influencer Endorsements Paid Placements Pepsi Refresh Project Predictions Social Heartbeat Social Media social-media-marketingSocial media marketing in China is almost 100% commercial. What about you? What are your perspectives on these three predictions?
    [Communities, Digg] How Young is Too Young?
    Some even boast high rankings and good sized communities. It took me 6 months to acquire a good amount of traffic and cultivate a community on my blog and the same goes for any new blogger. Glen amazes me with his blogging and web design skill and also his ability to make money and still bind the community. 12484 SUBSCRIBERS FOLLOWERS Lijit Search Read more about The New Community Rules Get Techipedia on your iPhone or iPod touch! Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader How Young is Too Young? Marly : Nine! Tamar.
  • EXTANZ  |  THURSDAY, JULY 1, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] A Baker's Dozen of the Best Food Blogs « Extanz – PR 2.0 and.
    and Inbound Marketing Harnessing social & new media to amplify your brand, sustain your community and make you stand out from the rest! Home What We Do Awe-inspiring Clients About Contact Us A Baker’s Dozen of the Best Food Blogs 1 07 2010 The blogosphere has communities for just about every interest group: golf aficionados, animal lovers, wine enthusiasts….if Even understanding that there is an online place for everyone, there is one community so massive that it has garnered books , a movie and thousands of blogs.  Extanz – PR 2.0 Well, I have a theory. 
    [Communities, Digg] If You Want People to Talk About You, Become Remarkable
    Apple is remarkable because it represents the creative community’s revolt against the boring, bean-counting corporate culture (remember the Mac vs PC ads?). Apple is remarkable because it’s intentional in its focus, because it represents a community, and because it has a compelling story. So, if you want people to talk about you, become remarkable — be intentional in who you are and what you do, represent the dreams and desires of a community, live and tell a compelling story. Digg this! If you want people to talk about you, become remarkable.
    [Communities, Digg] Excerpt of 18 Rules of Community Engagement Published in econtent.
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Excerpt of 18 Rules of Community Engagement Published in EContent Magazine September 13, 2009 in 18 rules of community engagement , social media | Tags: 18 rules of community engagement , EContent Magazine , social media book If you’d like to read the first chapter of my book, “If you build it will they come?&# Check out the September issue of EContent magazine. Enjoy. Serious swagger!
    [Communities, Digg] Why Customer Service is the Future of Social Marketing
    With the rise of Facebook’s popularity, the launch of Twitter, and the surge of influence from social news sites like Digg, social media looked to be a great breeding ground for marketers to make their mark. Digg was an incredibly powerful platform to drive traffic and pageviews to reasonably good content. Initially, the network really had the cream of the Internet crop on its frontpage, and the “Digg effect” would take websites down just like that. Without the true community that helped build Digg, it died. Digg peaked and then fell.
  • FEVER BEE  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 2014
    [Communities, Digg] Pay More Attention To What Members Do, Not What They Say
    Every time we make a big change to a client's community, people get upset. Large scale Digg-like desertions are fortunately rare.  They don't look at the big picture, the future of the community platform, the threads and opportunities in the environment. Don't worry about making members happy when you revamp a community platform. Branded Online Communities Managing Online Communities The reaction is always the same. Every single time.    You can make the best changes ever and members will get upset.
    [Communities, Digg] 3 Ways to Analyze Facebook Fan Page Traffic «
    Home About In the Media Building a People Centric Organization A Study on How Business Entities in India are Using Facebook September 7, 2010.5:43 pm 3 Ways to Analyze Facebook Fan Page Traffic Jump to Comments NOTE : I had recently scribbled my thoughts on Facebook Insights for India’s growing B2B marketing community Here is the version that is live on the website. If your brand has a website, you would definitely want to analyze its performance in terms of visitor traffic, its navigation patterns, where the visitors are coming from etc. visit me. Thanks!
    [Communities, Digg] What social media guidelines say about your company
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed What social media guidelines say about your company February 22, 2010 in social media | Tags: "social media guidelines" "social policy" BBC , CNN. On this blog, I throw it in from time to time but focus more on online communities. Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit Possibly related posts: (automatically generated) Five Ineffective Social Media Guidelines for 2010 and Beyond Is social media holding you hostage?
    [Communities, Digg] Influence Met Transparency with @Kred
    The simplest way to describe Kred is Transparency , Relevancy & Community. We all have influence – Community Influence. Kred identifies communities within the greater networks. Communities are determined based on your bio, filters of lists, follow lists, and your shared content. You are able to narrow down your Kred by each of the communities that you represent in Social Media. The insight gives you a deeper look into how you perform in your communities. Example of Top Community Members: There is no influence without transparency.
    [Communities, Digg] 12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program.
    Own your brand’s social presence: If you don’t create official channels online, it’s only a matter of time before your customers/clients do it for you and create their own profiles and communities around your brand. Be sure to build trust by adding value to the community consistently over time. 5. SEO benefits: Many social media bookmarking sites use NOFOLLOW tags that limit the outbound link value of posts made on their sites, but there are still many leading sites that allow DOFOLLOW tags — including Friendfeed, Digg, and Mixx. Please share your experiences!
    [Communities, Digg] Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work
    Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work by Tamar Weinberg on August 14, 2009 Share In the spirit of featuring case studies like the ones in Chapter 4 of The New Community Rules , I am going to highlight other companies that have excelled in their social media achievements. The organization wanted to build connections in open and transparent communities. Answers Yahoo!
    [Communities, Digg] When members lash out at you
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed When members lash out at you December 1, 2009 in Community Building , Community management , abuse | Tags: community abuse I’ve shared stories with you about some of the ups and downs I experience as a community manager and that is one way for me to cope with it without going stir crazy. Here is his latest: All this goes to show that you are indeed not competent to manage the community.
  • ENGAGE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2011
    [Communities, Digg] This Blog Post May Not Be For You
    This is the lure of making the homepage of Digg. Content Strategy Brand branding Building Community Business Content Marketing Customer Service relationshipsW e spend a lot of time wooing people to like us. Follow us on Twitter!” Like us on Facebook!” “Get our email updates!” “Share us with your friends!&# “Please hang out with us Friday night!” (OK, so that’s from my personal life, but you get the drift) And it makes sense that we do, kind of. We’re supposed to market our content to as many people as possible, right? Maybe. The media was outraged. Don’t like the idea?
    [Communities, Digg] Kevin Rose’s “Bigg Day”
    When Digg CEO mentions a “bigg day&# people watch and wait to see what exactly he means by that. Of course, the question that many in the Digg community will be asking is whether or not his Tweet means that Digg V4.0 is rolling out today. We will know whether the New Digg is rolling out today or not by the end of the day. Read more about Digg on this Social Media Blog. Tags: Digg People announce that they’re having a special day on Twitter all the time. They mention birthdays, travel days, and special events. It’s Twitter.
    [Communities, Digg] Engagement in Action
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Engagement in Action December 8, 2009 in Community Engagement | Tags: "growing community" , "online engagmeent" , Community management I’ve received quite a few emails over the last year about some of the nuances of community engagement. People wonder how much time they should put into their communities and what it really takes to keep people interested, engaged and coming back for more.
    [Communities, Digg] Is social media holding you hostage?
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Is social media holding you hostage? October 3, 2009 in social media | Tags: social media , social media guid Crafting a social media mission statement is crucial if you want to avoid mindlessly spinning your wheels. I’ve found that every time I speak about online communities and social media there is a large group of people in the audience who are simply overwhelmed by all of the options. Big money.
    [Communities, Digg] Think Twice About Automating Your Social Media Efforts
    digests, Foursquare updates, and auto-retweeting of certain “trusted resources”   In the end, there was a strong consensus that while some automation is valuable, over-automating your social media activities actually defeats the purpose of building individual relationships with your customers or community members. Digg this! I recently participate in an Twitter chat where the conversation turned to whether or not it’s a good idea to automate social media activities. These are just my preferences, though. Do you automate your social media activities? Cheers!
    [Communities, Digg] Using Social Media as a Support Group
    The Definition of an Online Community. Online Community – A group of people online who share a common interest. An online community and support group are on the same type of idea. Social Media and online communities can be so helpful when it comes to support. have shared issues of mine on my blog and the community has lent their support. What to look for in an Online Support Group / Community. This Online Support Group / Community is The Virtual Wellness Community. Digg this! Image by gem fountain. Could that happen?
    [Communities, Digg] Social Media is not a campaign it’s a commitment!
    Its a commitment to your organization to be more open and transparent, its a commitment to your customer to listen and respond, its a commitment to your community to always be there when you need them, its a commitment to be open to developing new products and services that take input from your community,  its a commitment to take the high road when issues arise (as they always do) and most of all its a commitment that tells everyone in your company that this is the way things are going to be and we are going to be part of this – good bad or indifferent. Digg this!
    [Communities, Digg] Top Six Tweetworthy Tips From the Social Media in B2B Panel at the IndiaSocial Summit 2010
    gauravonomics: B2B companies should host communities of practice to connect (with) professionals in their industry. Digg this! Speaking B2B Communities of Practice Enterprise Collaboration IndiaSocial Lead Generation LinkedIn SCRM SlideShare Social CRM Social Media social-media-marketing Thought LeadershipI had fun moderating the ‘Social Media in B2B’ panel at the IndiaSocial Summit 2010. Here are some of the key takeaways from the panel, in a tweet-friendly format: 1. harivk: Context and relevance are the key to social media marketing for B2B players. 2.
    [Communities, Digg] Which are the top tools and apps: The results « The Cube
    Cheers to you for sharing your results with your community, and for including Radian6 in your survey. Best, Teresa —- Teresa Basich Community Manager, Radian6 Reply Gemma Went permalink * 28/09/2010 10:46 pm Hi Teresa, thanks for that. Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Which are the top tools and apps: The results 27/09/2010 by Gemma Went A couple of weeks ago I started a survey to find out which business tools and apps you guys can’t live without. I’m delighted with the results. And now onto the survey. clout.
    [Communities, Digg] Poll: Teens expect access to social networks at work « Online.
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Poll: Teens expect access to social networks at work December 10, 2009 in social networking , teens and tweens | Tags: facebook , social media guidelines A new survey conducted by Junior Achievement and Deloitte finds that teens fully expect to access social networking sites on-the-job. Will they get a rude awakening, or will this be the status quo by the time they enter the workforce? Ainar D. total of 1,000 U.S. percent.
    [Communities, Digg] 4 Social Media Trends for Business in 2010
    pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 4 Social Media Trends for Business in 2010 by Pam Dyer on January 22, 2010 Share StumbleUpon, Twitter, FriendFeed, Facebook, Digg, Xing… The list keeps growing as social media becomes intertwined in the daily lives of brands and consumers. As a result, provide customers with a holistic experience Start to investigate how brand monitoring, community tools, and CRM systems are merging. We’re in the midst of a fundamental shift in communication. Live the 80% rule. Real time is *not* fast enough.
    [Communities, Digg] 10 Questions You Should Ask Your Social Media “Expert”, “Guru” or “Wizard”
    Hopefully, these 1o questions can help you in the process of finding someone who really understands your business and can help formulate and execute a plan to engage with your community online. 1) How long have you been engaged in social networking and/or social media channels? The reality is that most organizations can take full advantage of the networks out there, but if there are limitations, you want your social media professional to be aware of them. 5) What does “community management” mean to you? Do you include community management in your social media services?
    [Communities, Digg] Breathe new life into old features
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Breathe new life into old features October 5, 2009 in Community management | Tags: Community management , new features , online communities Remember that cool new feature you launched in your online community six months ago? How much do you want to bet that the members who joined the community in the last month or so may have no idea that those features exist? It’s true.
    [Communities, Digg] Social Share Buttons: Just Pick Three
    Social buttons are the welcome mats for communities where you actively participate.  The same applies to Facebook, Linkedin, Pinterest, Stumbleupon, Digg, Friendster, Reddit, HackerNews, Ning…Um wait.  Installing Buffer’s Digg Digg plugin ins the easiest way to get a floating share button on your blog.  In the movie Office Space , Stan the manager of Chotchkie’s badgers Joanna (Jennifer Aniston) to wear more flair, cheesy aluminum buttons usually handed out by political candidates.  At Chotchkie’s flair was proof of enthusiasm and team spirit. Pick Three.
    [Communities, Digg] Social Share Buttons: Just Pick Three
    Social buttons are the welcome mats for communities where you actively participate.  The same applies to Facebook, Linkedin, Pinterest, Stumbleupon, Digg, Friendster, Reddit, HackerNews, Ning…Um wait.  Installing Buffer’s Digg Digg plugin ins the easiest way to get a floating share button on your blog.  In the movie Office Space , Stan the manager of Chotchkie’s badgers Joanna (Jennifer Aniston) to wear more flair, cheesy aluminum buttons usually handed out by political candidates.  At Chotchkie’s flair was proof of enthusiasm and team spirit. Pick Three.
    [Communities, Digg] How Twitter Reminds Me Of “Vanilla Sky”
    Digg Digg There are three types of people who have seen Vanilla Sky : people who loved the movie, people who hated the movie, and people who say they hated the movie because they don’t understand what happened in it. Disclaimer: I’m not one of those movie snobs that thinks just because I like a movie and you don’t, you didn’t understand it. This observation comes from multiple personal interactions about this particular movie. Having said that… Dazed and Confused. If you haven’t seen the movie, this post will NOT be full of spoilers. Thoughts?
    [Communities, Digg] Get the 7-Step Extreme Blog Makeover [Infographic]
    There are great plugins that can do this for you in a jiffy.  My favorites are Digg Digg and Really Simple Share. #5: Share Your Best Post First. Your best post should show your community at its finest. Every now and then, it helps to take a step back from your blog and review it with a critical eye. Blogs tend to gather “stuff&# and knick-knacks that hurt their ability to attract new readers and get posts shared. Even blogs that have been around for years can start to look a little stale. Often, little tweaks to these areas dramatically improve the blog.
  • UNSPOKEN  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012
    [Communities, Digg] You Matter Manifesto
    In fact, I’m sure you will agree that it is of the utmost importance to tell our families, our customers, clients, and community – they matter. Digg Digg. By Angela Maiers. My friend and mentor Seth Godin says, “only reason to give a speech is to change the world”, so that is the context and the inspiration I share this message and manifesto with you : 2 Words Changing The World. YOU MATTER. I am not telling you something that you don’t already know – Mattering Matters. But who tells you? YOU ARE ENOUGH. YOU HAVE INFLUENCE. ” 6.
  • SOCMED SEAN  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2012
    [Communities, Digg] Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument
    As the site owner/community manager, I even had someone threaten to come to my house in person so he could discuss the fact that I edited one of his posts for racist comments. ” Sometimes it’s just a good idea to walk away from the argument, especially before it gets personal. 2) Don’t argue just to argue – Community managers can spot them a mile away. Sure, frequent contributors to a site often get to know each other personally, but do you really need to bring off-topic arguments to a forum where they aren’t of benefit to the community?
  • UNSPOKEN  |  MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012
    [Communities, Digg] Will Celebrities Ever GET Social?
    And a Few Who do “Get It” Ricki Lake : Your engagement in Social Media Girlfriends has inspired you to create your own online community. Congratulations on creating your social community, Friends of Ricki. You raised $92,568 to help bring clean water to 4,628 people and 928 families in 19 communities. definitely call you a social influencer because of your ability to effect change for those nineteen communities. Digg Digg. It ‘s a given – Celebrities are social. People matter, YOU matter , but brands don’t. My advice?
    [Communities, Digg] How Sharing is Redefining Business and Marketing - Jeff Korhan
    Just as social media is conditioning us to think of customers and markets as communities , it is becoming more apparent that we should not overlook this emerging trend that is further defining them as sharing communities.  Value Resides in Communities The value that resides in your communities is much greater than you realize. And thanks to the power of social media technology, these little pieces of shared wisdom can be aggregated, accumulated, and applied for the benefit of that community - benefitting both the community and your small business!
    [Communities, Digg] An Introduction to Integrated Influencer Marketing
    How to build strong relationships with influencers by integrating online communities and offline events? My present hypothesis is that the solution lies in identifying evangelists on the social web, engaging them in conversations in real-time, organizing and energizing them by hosting them on an online community, and then spending face-time with them on a regular basis –. 1. By organizing regular offline events for them, as an extension of the online community. 2. Digg this! Instead, they need Integrated Influencer Marketing. Share this on Tweet This!
  • EXTANZ  |  FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Cloud #fail and be funny if you can… for us living in the cloud
    and Inbound Marketing Harnessing social & new media to amplify your brand, sustain your community and make you stand out from the rest! LinkedIn Flickr : The Funny ones: Google Wave : YouTube Plancast: Could do better one (or I haven’t run into better ones): Digg : Facebook: that’s it… send me yours via commenting below and I’ll add them here. Extanz – PR 2.0 want to extend some kudos to those good ones. If you have others, please submit them in the comment section and I’ll link back to you. Subscribe by email Subscribe to Extanz Blog.
    [Communities, Digg] The Secret Formula To Social Media Success (shhh…don’t tell)
    They should also be passionate about social media, as well, since the role of a social media community manager can be a tough one. S = Strategy – Note: S DOES NOT EQUAL Sales (more on that later).  Digg this! There is no doubt that 2012 is going to be THE year of social media. Put their product commercials and training videos on YouTube. Start a Facebook page just so “we can have a Facebook page. Fail to put any measurement plan in place. Hand social media activities over to a junior staff member or intern with no communications experience. They aren’t. Cheers!
    [Communities, Digg] How to Choose a Social Media Listening Platform for B2B Marketing
    On the other hand, if you seek alternatives to traditional market research, then you need a vendor that specializes in sentiment capture and community analysis. But some specialize in social media sources like Twitter, review sites, and even communities; others have the ability to cover offline media such as print, television, and radio. Digg this! In the last post we covered how to create a Social Media Lead Flow. But what if you don’t have a listening platform? Because listening platforms have so many uses, you must match their objectives to a vendor’s strengths.
    [Communities, Digg] Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg
    Blogging helps you build community (especially via comments), establish thought leadership, bring links to your website (both internally, perhaps to products or to other articles on your blog, and externally, when people like what you say and opt to link to you), and get you some nice traffic. The letter “C&# could be a lot of things, like “content,&# “consistency,&# and “community,&# but customer service is a big part of the evolution of social media. Give to your community. Join the Community. Understanding Your Community. Blogging.
    [Communities, Digg] How WordPress Can Make Your Website More Manageable
    Call it ignorance if you will — although in many ways it’s not — but the lack of WordPress love amongst some marketing communities is just downright difficult to understand. How many content management systems can design a blog, a newsletter, a sales page, a community website, and an eCommerce store without any extra paid software or development time? With a skilled operator behind the keyboard, WordPress can do all that and more. 4) WordPress is backed up by a huge user community. Digg this! Luckily, it’s very possible to turn things around.
    [Communities, Digg] 25 Ways to Use the Web to Find Content for Your Blog
    While not as popular as it used to be, Digg still has some great shared posts and news on its site. 12. A mix of social bookmarking and community, Blog Engage is similar to Digg and BizSugar with its voting system, but it focuses a lot on just bloggers and is a great starting point for ideas. One of my favourite blog communities is Scribnia. This post originally appeared over at our blog resource centre, For Bloggers By Bloggers. wanted to share it here as I thought you might find it useful, as well as share some of the free resources we offer over at FBBB.
    [Communities, Digg] The Power Of Being Everywhere Illusion
    Beside being loyal, consistent, truthful, etc, etc, there is one proven technique to gain power within social media and your targeted community – that is “ be everywhere at the same time.&#. Most power social networkers tend to actively ’socialize’ at several communities – so go ahead, find them there and befriend. With that and by consistently adding quality to the community you will soon see your social media power growing fast and your brand establishing and getting popular. Digg this! Image credit – understanding tjsize.
    [Communities, Digg] 6 cool curation sites you may not have heard of
    Digg  - 40% – for random headlines about cool stuff the internet is talking about. The new Digg is really awesome. love the Daily Digg email, but while I skim every one, I don’t necessarily click more than a few per week. But the real crux of the site is that it’s a storyteller community , where people can build off of each others’ stories.  It’s a very immersive experience, hard to describe – just check it out if you like storytelling. 7.  Anyway. It was a breaking point. ” Read more. ” 2.  So to speak. What about you?
    [Communities, Digg] Reddit Traffic has Exploded in 12 Months
    Then, Digg V4 happened. Digg V4 Helped. If Digg users had not heard of Reddit before V4 was launched last August, they certainly heard of it shortly after the launch. During a 4-day period at the end of August, 2010, Reddit stories owned Digg. Please forgive the long screenshot below, but it’s important to understand exactly how Reddit blasted the Digg front page at this time: While Digg’s switch to V4 had an affect, it was nothing more than a catalyst. The community is the most passionate out there. Will the community stay strong?
    [Communities, Digg] 5 Big Fat Social Media Trends
    and Inbound Marketing Harnessing social & new media to amplify your brand, sustain your community and make you stand out from the rest! Communities are the new News-Outlets: Like my physics teacher in high-school said, “nothing is lost, everything transforms&#. Communities, organized or informal, will dictate trends like old media used to. If your company doesn’t have or belong to a community, your influence is vanishing. They now need more than ever their community to innovate. Extanz – PR 2.0 Now there are way too many people here.
    [Communities, Digg] 120 Marketing Tactics for Blogs
    It is a way of creating relationships and community so people feel loyal to your brand, and it helps you become recognized as a thought leader in your industry. Would you like to create a community and foster engagement with your customers and prospects? Examples include making it easy for your readers to share your content via social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and LinkedIn; using social bookmarking sites such as StumbleUpon and Digg; and syndicating your content through RSS (Real Simple Syndication). steps for creating a successful blog.
    [Communities, Digg] Closed Loop Marketing – still a long way to go
    How about your partner community and the leads you have given over to them. Digg this! Ok I know we all talk a good game about Closed Loop Marketing and I don’t want to burst anyone’s bubble here but frankly we aren’t there yet. Yes we forced the loop to close with some great technologies over the last few years. CRM systems, MRM systems, Lead Nurturing systems and the list goes on. But do we really have an all in one Closed Loop market system that does it all? In my last post I talked about the shadow pipeline created by sales teams who don’t act in real time. Doubt it.
    [Communities, Digg] Innovators, Entrepreneurs, and Developers: Use Your Skills In The Fight Against Diabetes!
    Bring together a group of smart, talented individuals to help the diabetes community in their fight against this disease. Digg this! I am a sucker for a challenge…almost to a fault. just can’t walk away from a good opportunity to wrap my brain around a problem. Photo courtesy of RRix on Flickr via Creative Commons. The funny thing is, while I love to pick apart a problem I’m not usually the person that actually identifies the solution. You see, I’m a connector. like to bring people together as a team to solve problems. It’s a rush. Intrigued? Excited?
    [Communities, Digg] How To Connect On Social Media Tip from @RickiLake
    Find a Fun Community! Following a hashtag community on Twitter or joining a group or community on Facebook is a great way to connect with people who are like you and who are usually looking for the same type of connection you are looking for. Communities are simply small groups within. Think of communities on social media as you would small break-out sessions at a very, very large conference. The name on the door is the community. Digg Digg. Social media has changed the world forever. In an instant, Friendships are being formed.
    [Communities, Digg] From Hanmer MSL Social Konnect: 360 Degree Marketing Redux
    The new 360 degree marketing is designed around an outside-in-social object, realized in an online community. Each community- centric 360 degree marketing campaign not only attracts attention from brand evangelists, but also retains their attention over the long-term to grow the community. From TVC-centric to community- centric. From TVC-centric to Community- centric. In January 2010, PepsiCo launched the Pepsi Refresh Project with a budget of $20m to support ideas that refresh local communities. Digg this! Part 1: 360 Degree Marketing Redux.
    [Communities, Digg] Welcome, Mashable Readers
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Welcome, Mashable Readers December 17, 2009 in Community Building | Tags: leah betancourt , mashable , user engagement I’ve noticed a spike in traffic that has likely stemmed from this Mashable article on Community Engagement, where I am quoted heavily throughout. My regular readers know how passionate I am about growing online communities and engaging users online but you may not.
  • UNSPOKEN  |  MONDAY, APRIL 16, 2012
    [Communities, Digg] The Most Remarkable People on Social Media Today
    ANGELA MAIERS her introduction in 140 characters tells us all: “I believe these 2 words can change the world – # YouMatter – I'm an Educator, Author, Speaker passionate about literacy, learning, and power of social media” ELLEN BREMEN is an award-winning educator at Highline Community College in Seattle, WA. BRITT MICHAELIAN Community builder, radio host, author, entrepreneur & mom who loves to help you succeed in business & life. Digg Digg. And that brought me back to an idea I’ve been tossing around for a few months. Green.
    [Communities, Digg] What the Winter Olympics Teaches on Social Engagement during Events
    engaged communities prior and during the Super Bowl with a client microsite and had fantastic results. Digg this! The Olympic television viewing activity, recorded by Nielsen , finds people are online while global events are broadcasted. Marketers may find it lucrative to engage their user base on social media networks during event broadcasts. You could see Neal interview some of the brightest minds on cyberspace including thought-leaders in social media marketing and search engine optimization on where he offers his own social media and blog training program.
  • EXTANZ  |  TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Where is our industry going? #SocialMedia
    and Inbound Marketing Harnessing social & new media to amplify your brand, sustain your community and make you stand out from the rest! YannR @Extanz Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit Possibly related posts: (automatically generated) The Badger starts to burrow First Post! Promote Your Page Too Tags barack obama Blog blogging branding cnn community conversation digital footprint engagement extanz facebook filtrbox flickr friendfeed google hi5 influence internet marketing online lead generation linkedin micro blogging myspace new media ning online marketing plaxo PR PR 2.0
    [Communities, Digg] Top 3 Tips To Make Your E-Newsletter A Success
    Showcase Community Spirit. Make sure you readers understand how your nonprofit helps the community and how they can join you, whether it is through volunteering or a donation. Digg this! If you want people to actually read your e-newsletter instead of deleting it from their inbox, you need to make it worth their time. You need to provide a valuable and useful gift.  That means NO “free&# white papers on “how to make make your Twitter account reach 10,000 followers&#. What kind of rewards can you give? Short and Sweet. Showcase People. Email this to a friend?
    [Communities, Digg] Pay Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain: an Interview with Colonel Tribune
    where I work on ways to build local and national communities around our content. Example – when looking at the Colonel on Digg, 9 of the last 10 submissions were Chicago Tribune articles. We’ve seen in many cases that if a Digg user only submitted stories from a single source to which they are clearly connected, they would be flagged as a spammer, even if it was Techcrunch, Cracked or Ars Technica. Digg this! Tags: Interviews Bill Adee Chicago Tribune Colonel Tribune Dan Honigman Daniel Honigman digg journalism Social Media Tribune twitter Period.
    [Communities, Digg] Why Social Media Is So Important for Your Business in 2014
    StumbleUpon  and  Digg  social bookmarking. Build a community. Social media networks were a novelty 5 years ago, but today their importance is no longer debated.  Yes, businesses have definitely realized the power of social media and accepted that social media marketing has to be part of their marketing and PR mix. In  Social Media Examiner’s  2013 End of Year Report, marketers now place  very high value  on social media marketing: 86% of marketers stated that social media is important for their business. Increased traffic. Developed loyal fans. Generated leads. Twitter.
    [Communities, Digg] Wow, Social Media is a lot like High School!!
    Social Media has Clubs too… Digg , Reddit , Sphinn , StumbleUpon. The pressure surrounding the Social Media community is a bit different, but the pressure feels the same. Digg this! Tags: Social Media digg facebook social networking sphinn stumbleupon Anyone who knows me knows that I love Social Media. Love, Love, Love, Obsessed, Love Social Media. I’ve been very serious about Social Media and the amount of time I’ve spent doing it daily for the past 6+ months. Popular Crowds. Clubs. Some clubs are more popular than others. The Bad Boys. Parties.
  • VIPER CHILL  |  MONDAY, APRIL 26, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Social Media Strategy: 10 Experts Reveal Their Secrets
    For example, you might not know that I helped one newspaper go from a limited social media presence to helping them hit the Digg homepage over 40 times. That means setting aside time to answer community questions, point people to resources, and find ways to be useful to your audience – whether that’s educating or simply entertaining them. The great thing about Twitter is that anyone can sign up and easily find his “community.&# It shouldn’t take too long to monitor the streams via a search tool to find the people who talk about things that are interesting to you.
  • EXTANZ  |  THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] FlipBoard: Just a tipping point or a real game changer?
    and Inbound Marketing Harnessing social & new media to amplify your brand, sustain your community and make you stand out from the rest! YannR @Extanz EAVB_BBAPCSVFSB Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit Possibly related posts: (automatically generated) Flipboard is a game changer Went to Fencetech today and sa… « Blue or Red pill? Extanz – PR 2.0 Home What We Do Awe-inspiring Clients About Contact Us FlipBoard: Just a tipping point or a real game changer? 22 07 2010 The writing is on the wall…We’re moving closer to Social what? Blue or Red pill?
    [Communities, Digg] For Bloggers, By Bloggers
    Digg Digg I’ve recently become part of something I consider very exciting and I wanted to share it with you. love to write and I love building and marketing personal brands online and this gives me an opportunity to reach outside of my awesome community and help more people.  If you like the stuff I write here, I would definitely suggest checking out For Bloggers, By Bloggers because it’ll be the same voice and the same me over there. Introducing For Bloggers, By Bloggers. For Bloggers, By Bloggers is an online center for everything that is blogging.
    [Communities, Digg] Using Content to Build Trust in B2B Marketing
    Digg this! Related posts: B2B Marketing: Trust + Community = ROI Trust is not a new thing when it comes to. In the recent Edelman Trust Barometer report they detail out how trust is rebounding in a handful of Western countries especially in the United States where trust in business jumped 18 points to 54 percent. Which was an interesting statistic no doubt for many of us in business today. But for me – the real story was buried on page 7 of the report (see graphic) which talks about the number of times your message needs to hit target in order for it to resonate! Tweet This!
    [Communities, Digg] 10 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Killer Social Media Strategy
    You can search for related groups and Fan Pages through Facebook, start accounts on social bookmarking sites such as Digg or StumbleUpon, and check on who is linking to your site to find out who’s interested. Through social media, you can find out what online communities your existing customers belong to. And don’t forget that your customers can spread the word for you to these communities. 12484 SUBSCRIBERS FOLLOWERS Lijit Search Read more about The New Community Rules Get Techipedia on your iPhone or iPod touch! Why do businesses need social media?
    [Communities, Digg] The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook
    Social News (Digg, Sphinn, Mixx, Reddit, Tip’d, and a whole load of related sites) Submitting only your own articles and posts to social media sites. Even if the people you are asking votes of will never actually ask you for votes, a random IM that pops up that says “Digg this for me&# is far more obtrusive than saying “hey, how’s it going?&# and having a real conversation first. It’s important to understand the communities you contribute to and to understand the rules of the sites that you target. It’s about building community.
  • PAMORAMA  |  SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2013
    [Communities, Digg] 50 Top Tools for Social Media Monitoring, Analytics, and Management 2013
    To succeed in today’s connected world, you need to build a community around your company, brand, and products. Shoutlet ($) | A community management and moderation platform for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare, and YouTube. Social Mention (Free) | A real-time social media search and analysis platform that aggregates user-generated content from Twitter, Facebook, FriendFeed, YouTube, Digg, Google,  etc. Use these platforms to manage, measure, and analyze your social media marketing initiatives. Includes detailed analytics for all your posts. based on your queries.
    [Communities, Digg] The Klout Story – Part 1 – Are You Reading Between The Lines?
    Klout – One word that has created a very big buzz in online communities. But to many members of online and offline communities, Klout matters because they simply believe it increases the power of their influence. To be continued… Digg Digg. Klout – A measurement of online influence? Klout – A Marketing company or a measurement company? Klout. Klout. Klout. Since Klout indicates that I am influential on the very topic of Klout, I thought it would be appropriate to share some concerns and opinions I have on the topic. And here Klout fails.
    [Communities, Digg] What Are Social Media Users Looking For?
    According to an analysis of social sites by online advertising network Chikita published by Mashable, people go to Twitter for news, MySpace for games and entertainment, Facebook for news and community and digg has a mixed bag. Digg came in second place with slightly over 16%. As with traditional media, it’s different strokes for different folks on social media sites.  And knowing your audience’s needs and preferences is just as valid in PR today as it ever was.
    [Communities, Digg] 45 Ways to Get New Facebook Likers (formerly known as Fans)
    What is your favorite method to get more people to your Facebook community? 1. Ask your community to suggest it to their friends. 3. Share tips that will help your community. Ask people to Stumble, Digg and Bookmark your Facebook Page. How to get more Fans or Likers, let me count the ways.  Here’s a list and you may or may not like all of them.  Suggest your Page to your personal Facebook Friends. 2. Put a Like Box on your Website. 4. Add your Facebook Page URL to your signature. 5. Put a Facebook button on your website. 6. Run a Facebook ad campaign. 8. Never.
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