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  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2009
    [Communities, Digg] A community's importance in life, and death
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed A community’s importance in life, and death October 21, 2009 in Community Building | Tags: death policy in social networks , online communities You may recall the first time I experienced the death of community member.  This member was young, vibrant and very well-liked in the community and believe me…the mourning was real. It was a lot tougher than I’d ever imagined.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  FRIDAY, MAY 21, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Your community your way? Not on Facebook
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Your community your way? Not on Facebook May 21, 2010 in Community Building , facebook | Tags: "Facebook fan page" , facebook Have you heard about Facebook’s newest blow to Fan page administrators? But it also says a lot about building your community in a space other than your own. Just found your blog from The Community Roundtable Twitter account. Simply put, I think this is quite lame.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Merging Your Social Media Communities - Jeff Korhan
    Jeff Korhan - New Media and Small Business Marketing Home About Me Working With Me Speaking Favorites Trends Subscribe « A Social Networking Theory | Main | A Social Media Friendly Small Business File Tagging System » August 16, 2010 Merging Your Social Media Communities One reason associations and other organizations hire speakers and consultants like me is for our unique perspective - one that presumably will help to create new perspectives for their members. An association is a community, just like those that you interact with on the social networks.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  SUNDAY, JULY 5, 2009
    [Communities, Digg] Guidelines are important, but interpretation is key « Online.
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Guidelines are important, but interpretation is key July 5, 2009 in social media | Tags: "community guidelines" , #cmtychat , online communities , social media guidelines It is important to have community guidelines. They are imperative for any online community. Members need to know what is expected of them and what types of behaviors are frowned upon or prohibited within the community.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 24, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] When members go rogue and other community frustrations
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed When members go rogue and other community frustrations January 24, 2010 in Community management | Tags: community manager , online communities I have a rogue group of members in my community. You see,  my online community registration is tied to a news organization and IP banning isn’t the answer because I can’t ban people from the news. But I know it all too well.
  • UNSPOKEN  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2011
    [Communities, Digg] Have you been put in Klout timeout?
    Has Klout ever heard of the word Community? Digg Digg. Blog Influence Klout Social Media community generosity influence klout klout score klout timeout online influence social mediaI asked Klout why my Network Influence Score was dropping down every Wednesday for 3 – 4 points. The answer I received from Klout is shocking. If you are still under the spell of Klout, be sure that you don't spend much time engaging and supporting your friends who are new to Social Media. It's seems Klout doesn't assign influence to true Social Media relationships.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2009
    [Communities, Digg] Community manager as babysitter, referee and therapist
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Community manager as babysitter, referee and therapist October 11, 2009 in Community management | Tags: Community management , community manager , online communities This is another rant from the trenches. probably received 25 emails last week from members of my community about the most petty issues. And depending on the makeup of your community, you may never feel this way.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] You're too fat for this community
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed You’re too fat for this community January 13, 2010 in online communities | Tags: beautifulpeople.com , online community , social media This is exactly what nearly 5,000 members (or should I say “former&# members) of the website BeautifulPeople.com were told after packing on the pounds during the holidays, according to a story on CNN.com. manage a community devoted to an online videogame.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5, 2011
    [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?! Of course, then, today is my birthday, but it’s a big one. Today, I turn 30. Enjoy! Social Media (and Beyond): Small Business.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2010
    [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. The Ugly: Social media marketing will become more commercial, as brands chase the illusion of scale with paid social advertising, paid co-branded contests on niche communities, and paid influencer endorsements. Digg this! Here are my predictions for the top three social media marketing trends for 2011: the good, the bad and the ugly.
  • WISDOM LONDON  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Building A Rock-Solid Community Offline
    Experiments in Social Media Number 2, Part 1: Conversations with Power » Building A Rock-Solid Community Offline By Kate Spiers Flat White is a Mecca for caffeine-obsessed Soho types. Share this: Reddit Share Facebook Email Print StumbleUpon Digg This entry was posted on September 5, 2010 at 9:50 pm and is filed under brand , marketing strategy with tags loyalty , Flat White , offline engagement , brand experience. Wisdom London Creative Communications is our world… « Ever Wondered About…Diaspora? It has an authentic vibe. So how’d they do it?
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2009
    [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.
  • KIKOLANI  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] 5 Reasons You Should Become Part of the SERPd Community
    In this new community, you can submit your quality content related to SEO, social media, and blogging, as well as discuss and vote on other quality content. Here are 5 reasons you should join the SERPd community today. It’s no secret that sites like Digg , Reddit and StumbleUpon have always had an inherent hostility towards the search marketing industry. We want everyone, from seasoned professionals to SEO newbies, to feel welcome in our community. We aren’t just a voting site, we’re a real community. Inside the New Digg, Including New Auto Submit Feature.
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] From Products to Purpose, Ads to Acts, Commercials to Communities
    It also seems to me that the shift from “products to purpose&# that Mario talks about is similar to the shift from “ads to acts&# that Leo Burnett talks about in its ‘Humankind’ book and the shift from “commercials to communities&# that I talk about in Social Squared and 360 Redux. Digg this! Tags: Ideas 360 Redux Acts Ads Brand Ideal Commercials Communities Humankind Leo Burnett Products Purpose Social Object Social Squared Mario also argues that: 1 Brand ideals work for both big and small brands. Share this on del.icio.us. Tweet This!
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Bidding your community farewell
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Bidding your community farewell February 2, 2010 in Community management , online communities | Tags: "leaving your community" I have two days left as the community manager of a site that has been at the core of my professional existence for nearly three years. Perhaps you launched a community and moved on and you  understand what I’m going through.  And that says a lot.
  • 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.
  • IDACONCPTS  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2010
    [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.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2009
    [Communities, Digg] Are Facebook accounts being hacked for $100? « Online Community.
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Are Facebook accounts being hacked for $100? StatCounter Blog Stats 66,103 hits Recent Readers View Entire Community Provided by MyBlogLog Pages About Angela Book Reviews Who is @Communitygirl? The creators of the service, based in the  Ukraine, confirm the cost and say the fee is payable through Western Union. I’ll leave you to digest this information on your own. Here is the release: GLENDALE, Calif.,
  • KIKOLANI  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & New Search Engine Community
    This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup and a new search engine news community on kikolani.com. Created by Chris Burns and Gerald Weber , this new and quickly growing community is like the Digg (but better) for stories on SEO, PPC, SEM, Social Media, Link Building, Analytics, and much more. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing. Facebook. Is marketing your business on Facebook effective ? Link Building.
  • TWIST IMAGE  |  SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2012
    [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.
  • SOSHABLE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2012
    [Communities, Digg] There is no Immunity if you Lose the Trust of Your Community
    After the whole Digg incident when its original founders disregarded its users and changed its platform to highlight businesses, one would think that other social networks would learn how to treat its users, especially since it was the downfall of the original Digg (which has since been bought and taken over). Some sites think that catering to other businesses would help make them more money (which we saw the demise of the original Digg over that decision) and like Instagram, others try and make money off of their users.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2009
    [Communities, Digg] Here's why you're not a community manager
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Here’s why you’re not a community manager October 23, 2009 in Community Building | Tags: "social media business forum" , Community management , community manager If you follow me on Twitter you know that I spent most of the day at the Social Media Business Forum. Yes, you are reaching out and even communicating with the community but that is not enough. Actually I am still here. del.icio.us
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Building community through contests: Boar's Head gets it right.
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Building community through contests: Boar’s Head gets it right May 19, 2010 in Community Building | Tags: "Boars Head" , "EverRoast Dare 2 Prepare" , "facebook contest" , "online contests" Creating contests using social media oftentimes seems like the easy way out. hope to see more of these multi-faceted community-building contests. That’s right,  they actually have to cook it. del.icio.us
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2010
    [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. am proud of the community I launched and grew from 0 to 15,000 members. You’re the community guru! del.icio.us
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2009
    [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 [.] del.icio.us
  • 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.
  • BLOG.MINDVALLEYLABS.COM  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
    [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.
  • COLLECTIVE THOUGHTS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2009
    [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?
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2009
    [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. del.icio.us
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  SUNDAY, MAY 30, 2010
    [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?
  • COLLECTIVE THOUGHTS  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2007
    [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.
  • SIMON MAINWARING  |  MONDAY, AUGUST 31, 2009
    [Communities, Digg] What I lost when I found you: Life after social media.
    If you liked the post, please tweet, Digg or Stumble it. Tags: Social media Values Online communities A Face Book. Last week’s post about digital intimacy generated some great debate about how our lives have been changed by social media. It seems appropriate to look back and have some fun with what we might have lost on the way: I miss losing touch with you. miss the challenge of trying to distil the last six years of my life into a thirty-second soundbite. miss redundant phrases like, “What have you been up to?&# , “What’s been going on?&# blue bird.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 24, 2008
    [Communities, Digg] Why Nobody Should Buy Digg ?» Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg
    Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Why Nobody Should Buy Digg Why Nobody Should Buy Digg by Tamar Weinberg on December 20, 2007 Share It hasn’t even been a week and my once positive outlook of Digg has come to a sour end. Yesterday, Brian Clark over at Copyblogger wrote that Digg is dead. You know, for awhile, I was giving Digg the benefit of the doubt. However, when he apologized and vowed not to commit the crime again, Digg reinstated his account. yor(mu)?
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2010
    [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.
  • SAYING IT SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2010
    [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. 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!
  • 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. This is the promise we hope is kept by StumbleUpon.
  • 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. 
  • PAMORAMA  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2010
    [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.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2009
    [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. del.icio.us
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2010
    [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. do this because I enjoy the community and I enjoy intelligent conversations.
  • COLLECTIVE THOUGHTS  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2008
    [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. 3) Promote blogs/threads where you actively participate : sphinn/digg/stumble your guest posts or articles where you comment. Digg this! Image credit – understanding tjsize. Besides, use the same image. Tweet This!
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2009
    [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.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2009
    [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. del.icio.us
  • GEMMA WENT  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2010
    [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.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 2010
    [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 Identi.ca How Young is Too Young? Marly : Nine! Tamar.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2009
    [Communities, Digg] Video Review of 18 Rules of Community Engagement by Jason Falls
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Video Review of 18 Rules of Community Engagement by Jason Falls September 18, 2009 in 18 rules of community engagement | Tags: 18 rules of community engagement , book review , Jason Falls , social media book I am both humbled and honored to receive the first video review of my book, “18 Rules of Community Engagement&# by Jason Falls of Social Media Explorer and wanted to share it here for my readers. 
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2010
    [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.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2009
    [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!
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2009
    [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.
  • COLLECTIVE THOUGHTS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2008
    [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.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2009
    [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. Your community can shrink, the same way it grew. I  can hear it already.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2009
    [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!
  • THE WAY OF THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2011
    [Communities, Digg] My thoughts on Facebook’s commenting system
    Blog comments have long been one way of creating community between bloggers, whether or not those comments are seo-friendly ‘do follow’ links or ‘no follow’ If someone posts a great comment on my site, I’d like them to get the small reward of a direct link to their site, if anyone wants to find out more. Look at the difference between similar sites in terms of technology e.g. Digg vs Reddit vs Hacker News, for example. community Digital Culture social networks culture facebook comments management moderationNot reward Facebook for doing nothing.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 14, 2009
    [Communities, Digg] Don't discount the lurkers in your community
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Don’t discount the lurkers in your community June 14, 2009 in Community Building , social media | Tags: #cmtychat , lurkers , online communities Last Friday brought another interesting hour of #Cmtychat , created by Bryan Person and Sonny Gill. One community manager on the chat mentioned that her community had so many new people joining that they don’t really focus on lurkers.
  • UNSPOKEN  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2011
    [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.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2008
    [Communities, Digg] Every Social Network is Different: Here's What You Need to Know
    and obviously more recently sites such as Digg. Digg: Newsworthy, Informational, and Funny Chris also mentions that he has used Digg as a news source. Twenty-two minutes after it hit the front page, it sat at 2099 Diggs. Seven minutes after that, it had 2661 Diggs. day later, it had over nineteen-thousand Diggs. A regular Digg user would consider this a record of some sort.) The right news will hit the front page of Digg quickly. Digg provides the kinds of news I seek: technology related news, celebrity gossip, and more. He was 28.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2010
    [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?
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2010
    [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. WOW, THAT EXPLAINS A LOT. del.icio.us
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] My 27 Favorite Blogging Tips - Jeff Korhan
    Jeff Korhan - New Media and Small Business Marketing Home About Me Working With Me Speaking Favorites Trends Subscribe « Unconventional Measures Give You An Edge | Main | How To Attract the Right Customers with Social Media » February 17, 2010 My 27 Favorite Blogging Tips Ideas, Organization, and Writing (1-13) Links and Tags (14-19) Comments and Community (20-27) Don't force an idea.    It builds community and a greater depth of understanding.   More community building!   It builds community and a greater depth of understanding.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
    [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!
  • SOCMED SEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2011
    [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!
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Five Critical Shifts That Are Changing Business
    Digg this! If you liked this post, you might also like: 18 Social Media Use Cases: Conversation, Campaign and Community I Am Really Excited About My New Asia Regional Role With MS&LGroup Trend: From Status Symbols to Status Skills and Status Stories Universal McCann: Social Networking for Making New Friends, Blogging for Socializing with Friends The Ultimate List of Social Media Surveys, Research Reports and Scoring Methodologies Disruptive Skills, Gifts and IdeaSlivers. Through a series of serendipitous events (including birth!), Share this on del.icio.us. Tweet This!
  • 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?
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010
    [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 –. By organizing regular offline events for them, as an extension of the online community. Digg this! Instead, they need Integrated Influencer Marketing. Share this on del.icio.us. Post on Google Buzz.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2009
    [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? 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. StatCounter Blog Stats 66,103 hits Recent Readers View Entire Community Provided by MyBlogLog Pages About Angela Book Reviews Who is @Communitygirl? Online Community Strategist [.]
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2008
    [Communities, Digg] YouTube - Diigo V3: Highlight & Share the Web! Social Bookmarking 2.0
    Community. Diigo ~ more than a research tool - a knowledge sharing community. community. Community Guidelines. Close. Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Site: Home. Videos. Channels. Upload. Videos. Channels. advanced. Loading. Diigo V3: Highlight & Share the Web! Social Bookmarking 2.0. Rate: 47 ratings Sign in to rate. Views: 31,977. watch in standard quality. watch in high quality. Share. Favorite. Playlists. MySpace. Facebook. more share options ). fewer share options ). This video will appear on your blog shortly. Loading. Loading. Loading. Loading. Saving.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
    [Communities, Digg] Get the 7-Step Extreme Blog Makeover [Infographic]
    My favorites are Digg Digg and Really Simple Share. 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. When I do a blog review, I focus on 7 areas that are critical to the performance of a blog. Often, little tweaks to these areas dramatically improve the blog.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  FRIDAY, MAY 28, 2010
    [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.
  • PAMORAMA  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] 16 Free Must-Read eBooks About Social Media
    However, in the era of social media, there are new tools and philosophies to more effectively listen and engage with customers and cultivate a more significant community, enhance your brand, build relationships, and hopefully create evangelists along the way. Brogan offers some thoughts based on a question he received about guidelines, a toolbox, and how to grow a community. The Art of Community , Jono Bacon. PDF) Bacon is the Community Manager for Ubuntu, one of the largest open source software projects. And it’s getting harder to keep up. Content , Cory Doctorow.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  MONDAY, JUNE 29, 2009
    [Communities, Digg] Can You Build Community Around Life Streams?
    Online Community Strategist Angela Connor on Growing Successful Online Communities Home About Angela Contact Popular Speaking Media Press Tips Subscribe to feed Can You Build Community Around Life Streams? June 29, 2009 in Community Building | Tags: "life stream" , blogging , jeremiah owyang , robert scoble Jeremiah Owyang has a thought-provoking post today about whether or not blogging is evolving into life streams. What I want to focus on for a bit is the concept of building community through these life streams, or through an aggregation of life streams.
  • DANNY BROWN  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2010
    [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. 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. Here they are.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2009
    [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.
  • SOCMED SEAN  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 1, 2012
    [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. 5) What does “community management” mean to you? Do you include community management in your social media services? The community engagement/management process that follows is the more difficult (and more expensive) element. Digg this! Finding a social media professional to help you with your online activities can sometimes be a tough process. Probably not.
  • SOCMED SEAN  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 2012
    [Communities, Digg] Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument
    Having been involved in social media for the last 20 years and having run my own large, web-based community, I have seen a LOT of flame wars, bullying, and online arguments that didn’t help the community in any way and, often, ended up with both sides losing the argument because they either got banned from the community or let their personal emotions get in the way of making a coherent 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.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, JULY 24, 2008
    [Communities, Digg] Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Tetherless World Constellation Launch Event - June 11, 2008
    Rensselaer and the Tetherless World Research Constellation are partnering with one of the most widely read technology blogs in the world, ReadWriteWeb , to help engage the entire Web community in this interactive event. Ranked among Technorati’s Top 10 blogs in the world, ReadWriteWeb is the lead blog in a growing network of blogs devoted to Web technology, and is an ideal partner to link the community of the Web to Rensselaer. The questions for discussion will be shaped and selected by the collective wisdom of Web users from around the world. Submit Your Questions Now.
  • PUSHING SOCIAL  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2012
    [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.
  • 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.&# More than any other social site on the web, with Digg you have to participate in all aspects of the site. Home What the F ? Twice.
  • 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. am not telling you something that you don’t already know – Mattering Matters. But who tells you? YOU ARE ENOUGH. YOU HAVE INFLUENCE. ” 6.
  • PAMORAMA  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary
    Atom : Web feeds are used by the blogging community to share recent entries’ headlines, full text, and even attached multimedia files. Crowdsourcing : A combination of the words crowd and outsourcing, it refers to asking a question via social media and collecting answers from your various communities and users. Digg : Digg is a social news Web site that allows members to submit and vote for articles. It enables  next-gen community management and social Web integrations to any site on any platform. But never fear! An example of this is the Twitter API.
  • SOCMED SEAN  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012
    [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. Digg this! There is no doubt that 2012 is going to be THE year of social media. Even old-school marketers and brand managers are starting to wake up and figure out that social media isn’t a passing fad, it isn’t just about “cats on skateboards” and “people eating oatmeal” and that ignoring the conversation is only going to leave them further behind their competition. Fail to put any measurement plan in place. Cheers!
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  TUESDAY, MAY 18, 2010
    [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?
  • GAURAVONOMICS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 2011
    [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.
  • PAMORAMA  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] 12 Reasons to Use Social Media to Grow Your Business
    Own your brand’s social presence: If you don’t create official channels online, it’s only a matter of time before your fans 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. 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! Good stuff!
  • SOCMED SEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, 2011
    [Communities, Digg] Social Media Comic: Your Customers Are Not The Enemy!
    Don’t treat your customers like the enemy, look at them as members of your community who have a vested interested in your success. Digg this! When you think of your customers, how do you picture them? Are they friendly, appreciative, and happy to be using your products and services? Or are they angry, complaining, and ready to hang you out to dry publicly every time one of your products doesn’t perform properly? If your perception is of happy people, great. Are your customers really just whining? Or are they pointing out actual flaws in your products? Think about it.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2008
    [Communities, Digg] YouTube - Education Today and Tomorrow
    Community. Community Help Forums. Community Guidelines. Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Worldwide. English. Close. Set Your Country Content Preference. Close. Set Your Language Preference. Videos. Channels. Upload. Videos. Channels. advanced. Loading. Education Today and Tomorrow. Rate: 182 ratings Sign in to rate. Views: 171,510. Share. Favorite. Playlists. MySpace. Facebook. more share options. fewer share options. This video will appear on your blog shortly. Loading. Loading. Loading. Loading. Thank you for sharing this video! Saving. close. Remove from Favorites.
  • 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.
  • SOCIALFISH  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2013
    [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. 'So my new thing is curated news sites. Or curated stories, as they are not all “news” per se. Anyway. It was a breaking point. ” Read more. We call these phenomena our “obsessions”.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2008
    [Communities, Digg] Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League
    After using both Plurk and Twitter pretty heavily, I’ve come to the conclusion that Plurk is best at its features for community-building, whereas Twitter succeeds more with its interface that bolsters information-sharing. July 3, 2008 at 8:19 pm let’s talk plurk « ian cheung’s community & social media July 11, 2008 at 1:05 pm Rama Mamuaya / Media Sosial dan Internet » Pilih Twitter atau Plurk? After all, the full disclosure is that I am the community and marketing director of Mashable. Plurk and Twitter are two entirely different beasts.
  • WWW.READWRITEWEB.COM  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Build Your Own Reddit With Reddit
    We are proud and excited that were finally giving back to the community that has given us so much." It makes sense for Reddit, which has grown because of very passionate and technically savvy community, might go this route. Open sourcing Reddits code will very likely lead to a stronger product and tighter community, and not to the birth of strong competitors. Its going to be interesting to see how Digg, Mixx, and the other social news sites respond, if at all-- Posted by: Devindra Hardawar | June 18, 2008 8:26 AM Very interesting approach.
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2008
    [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?&# It’s important to understand the communities you contribute to and to understand the rules of the sites that you target. FriendFeed is a service but it’s also a community. Many call this spam.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2010
    [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!
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content for Social Media.
    I’ve already stated that I love apps built on the Digg API , and anyone with some programing know-how can build an excellent web-based or standalone utility. Examples include: Instant Domain Search (with its AJAX glory) Website Monitoring Tests Think about it this way: MyBlogLog has a widget , statistics, and a 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 Identi.ca Viral content can spark memes.
  • GEMMA WENT  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] Which are the top tools and apps: The results « The Cube
    Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit Possibly related posts: (automatically generated) Which are the best Twitter apps … The Results Dexigner embraces new communication tools with launch of iPhone app How to use Twitter as a marketing tool MY TOP 10 TOOLS FOR LEARNING – 2009 from → Tools and Apps ← Retuning your Twitter dials Survey results: The top Twitter tools and apps → 7 Comments leave one → Teresa Basich permalink 28/09/2010 12:23 am Hi Gemma, First, amen to you for running this survey. I’m delighted with the results. And now onto the survey. clout.
  • ONLINE COMMUNITY STRATEGIST  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2009
    [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. del.icio.us
  • TECHIPEDIA: TAMAR WEINBERG  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding
    For example, Tamar Weinberg is the community manager for Mashable, and she has written for Lifehacker.com and other mega blogs. Join other communities When you’re first starting off, or even if you already have a large platform, you should participate in communities that already exist. Reply Zainul Franciscus April 2, 2010 at 9:18 am My friend Sarah joins several community. 12484 SUBSCRIBERS FOLLOWERS Lijit Search Read more about The New Community Rules Get Techipedia on your iPhone or iPod touch! Follow him on Twitter. Photos by Shutterstock. Good post.
  • JEFF KORHAN  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] QR Codes LIKE Your Facebook Page - Jeff Korhan
    In a previous post, I covered in detail how QR Codes are being used now , along with some ideas for using them to connect with your communities - and for providing them with valuable information that will engage them more with you and your small business. The Facebook LIKE button link to your community just happens to be one of them. The Facebook LIKE button link to your community just happens to be one of them.  The concept is very simple: these graphic representations of digital links instantly connect mobile devices to your social media marketing.
  • PAMORAMA  |  MONDAY, JULY 12, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] How Women Use Social Media [Infographic] | pamorama
    It just seems like there are so many networks (online communities, blogs, microblogs, forums) and tools out there, that it can be extremely overwhelming for the end user (and to the PR/mktg person for a small company for that matter) to decipher which ones are the most crucial to be a part of and monitor on a regular basis, etc. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact How Women Use Social Media [Infographic] by Pam Dyer on July 12, 2010 Share Social media sites are having a powerful effect on our lives. Fashion/beauty/shopping comes in fifth. Corey J.
  • SIMON MAINWARING  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2010
    [Communities, Digg] The death of corporate websites: Top 10 ways they will change
    As community becomes more mobile, consumers will increasingly be defined by where they are. If you liked the post, please tweet, Digg or Stumble it. Cartoon Credit: Dave Coverly @ Creators.com. In the not too distant future static corporate websites will be replaced by their social equivalents. This will happen because more and more consumers are engaged in daily conversations, often involving brands, across multiple applications, platforms and networks, wholly independent of these sites. Corporate sites will change in many ways: 1. Corporate sites will have no beginning or end.
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