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YouTube Subscriber Strategies for Nonprofits

SocialFish

All three will succeed or fail at video marketing based on their ability to get YouTube subscribers. Subscribers on YouTube are like fans on Facebook and followers on Twitter. YouTube subscribers for nonprofit companies. The very first thing that you need to be aware of as a nonprofit is a tool that YouTube has made just for you. By Matthew Yeoman.

22 PR Tools From the #PRstack Community

Spin Sucks

In the past 12 months, the #PRstack community has  created an app that has characterized more than 250 third-party tools. It has published 48 how-to guides written by more than 35 community members covering different areas of the public relations workflow. lively community has developed and grown on  Facebook  and  Twitter. The 22 PR Tools From the #PRstack Community.

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Five Tips to Grow Your Facebook Community

Spin Sucks

Someone recently told me they are the admin for their company’s Facebook page but didn’t know what to post about in order to help grow their community. In fact, after looking through a variety of other Facebook company pages, it seems this is something that should be open for discussion. We get this question all the time, “H ow can I grow my Facebook community ?”  The answer? 

You Can Be the Next YouTube Star

Spin Sucks

You know…the comments, viewers, followers, fans, community kind. We talked about Facebook and mobile payments and the right time of day and week to update your social networks. But the portion of the podcast I found most enlightening was when we talked about fame from YouTube. It seemed like a good idea, but no one knew who it would benefit: YouTube or the “star.”

Eight Years of YouTube and What it Means to Brands [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

It’s also YouTube’s birthday. etc.  We’ve witnessed so many stories that got enormously popular incredibly quickly thanks to a brilliant platform that allows every user to share their video with the rest of the world: YouTube. Brands on YouTube. From a brand perspective, YouTube is still one of the bigger platforms whose potential has not yet been fully explored.

Open Community Case Study – Food Bank

SocialFish

Community: Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. She’s done a great job using social media to create a very supportive community of donors and fans, so I immediately thought of them when planning the first case study for Open Community. Jen and her Wilmington-based colleague, Jen Caslin, have been adopted by their local “plugged in” social media communities.

Interview with Community Manager: Emma Gannon

Social Media Citizens

Emma Gannon is currently a global  community manager of Dove Facebook. Emma has experience of community managing blogs, Twitter and Facebook pages for international brands. The best resources can be found by looking simply around online and seeing what other brands are doing with their communities. It should always be organic).

YouTube, Gmail, Google Places are Dead, Long Live Google Plus

Laurel Papworth

Will Google fold YouTube, Gmail and Places into Google Plus? The images show the eery similarity between the rebranding of YouTube into OneChannel and Google Plus. AdBreak:I’ve set up a little social media community on Google Plus. Merge YouTube, Gmail and Google Plus. In comparison Facebook has 1 billion MAUs. Suddenly 1.5 Good or no? My Precioussesss. .

YouTube - Informal Learning in 10 minutes

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Community. Facebook. Sign in to YouTube now! Sign in to YouTube now! Sign in to YouTube now! Im trying to post this video on my blog, but it looks like YouTube doesnt support TypePad yet, so Im just going to have to link to it. Loved the myface metaphor, driving home your themes of human community. Join YouTube for a free account, or sign in if you are already a member. Sign in to YouTube now! YouTube. YouTube Handbook. Community Guidelines. YouTube On Your Site. Community Help Forums. Close.

Optimize Your Posts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and More

Pamorama

There are many tricks of the trade, such as including a shortened URL in your LinkedIn posts, using mobile-friendly images on Facebook, and applying the rule of thirds on Instagram. Optimize your Facebook posts. Provide a link: If you include a link, use a URL shortener such as Bit.ly so you can track how many people are clicking through from Facebook. Shorten URLs: Bit.ly

The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. SocialFish and OCR partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. We’re seeing some interesting things going on in the association industry at the intersection of online communities and learning management systems (LMS). percent), Facebook (28.8

Evolving Social Landscape – Social Media Channel Updates in 2016

Ignite Social Media

Facebook. Facebook Live – Live streaming becomes available to everyone through Facebook Live. Facebook Reactions – For many years, users only had the ability to “like” a post. Messenger ChatBots – The launch of a new chatbot store will allow businesses to use bots to help manage messages on Facebook. YouTube. Twitter. Instagram.

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Community Manager: To Be Or Not To Be!

Mindjumpers

Tweet Community Managers are the voice of the brand, but their role varies across companies. There are no set list of rules or guidelines which can a make a successful community, but all successful communities have a common ingredient – a good Community Manager. With a boom in social media presence of brands, the role of a Community Manager is growing.

YouTube, Rhetoric, Yusuf Al Khattab and Me

Waxing UnLyrical

At night, I watch YouTube. With great curiosity, I looked him up on YouTube and, as often happens, got lost in the rabbit hole of YouTube videos related to the searched subject. But what struck me more than any of the speeches was the ad YouTube decided to show me at the top of the screen: The most innocent looking Muslim singles dating ad you could ever see. Daniel J.

8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities

Laurel Papworth

How do you respond to a negative comment in an online community,  on Facebook? Unless they go off and create an anti-community such as Dell Hell, alert the Press and continue to pursue their point of view. Something bad that had only a few views suddenly jumps to millions when you tell the online community Digg to remove information ( The Hole That Digg Dug ). Lawyer Up!

Facebook Removal of Fanpages. Community Pages.

Laurel Papworth

You may only administer a Facebook Page if you are an authorized representative of the subject of the Page. teach a hub and spoke approach to social media connectivity – create a hub that YOU control, use the Facebook/Twitters/Youtubes to distribute to spokes. Want to set up a Facebook Page for “Pillow Fighting” or “Tatoos”? The new Fan page is Community page.

Engaging Through YouTube – Charity Inspiration

SocialFish

While most of us are quick to think of Facebook and Twitter when we evoke the term social media, in fact, social media encompasses a vast range of online platforms. YouTube is actually one of the most powerful and often overlooked of these, which can be leveraged to help marketers, fundraisers and charity organisations achieve stunning success and here is how. We Share What Moves Us.

A Tale of Two Communities Part II – Salesforce.com

SocialFish

This post is the second in a two-part series where guest blogger  Garry Polmateer , former association executive currently working at  NimbleUser helping organizations with Salesforce, looks at two online brands through the lens of the concepts in our book,  Open Community. Salesforce is actively running their communities with fervent involvement.  Read Part 1 here. Productive? 

YouTube - Diigo V3: Highlight & Share the Web! Social Bookmarking 2.0

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Community. Facebook. Sign in to YouTube now! Sign in to YouTube now! Sign in to YouTube now! Join YouTube for a free account, or sign in if you are already a member. Sign in to YouTube now! Diigo ~ more than a research tool - a knowledge sharing community. community. YouTube. YouTube Handbook. Community Guidelines. YouTube On Your Site. © 2008 YouTube, LLC Close. Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Site: Home. Videos. Channels. Upload. Videos. Channels. advanced. Loading. Views: 31,977. Share.

Branded Content: 6 Things To Remember before Publishing

Mindjumpers

It doesn’t need to address your entire customer database or Facebook fans at once. Similar Posts: How to advertise and optimise posts on Facebook. We all know that tight deadlines and a busy everyday life at the office can make you compromise or perhaps skip double-checking. Therefore, as a little help to content marketeers, we have made a small checklist. There – we said it!

Interview with Community Manager: Ida Vega Santana from Sony Iberia

Social Media Citizens

Ida Vega Santana is a community manager at Sony Iberia. For the last 5 years she have been exploring online communication world and developing her community management skills at companies like Heineken , BBDO and the likes. You can follow Ida on Facebook , Linkedin or Twitter. G: How did you build your experience as a community manager? I: I think it’s essential to have previous experience in marketing and communication departments. Behind the communities to maintain and invigorate them, never forget that we must have a plan for initial communication.

The problem with Facebook

SocialFish

Science filmmaker Derek Muller: “Facebook is a complex ecosystem of individuals, creators, brands and advertisers, but I don’t think it serves any of these groups particularly well because its top priority is to make money. The problem is the only way Facebook has found to make money is by treating all entities on the site as advertisers and charging them to share their content.

A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook reported strong second-quarter-2016 financial results Wednesday, with revenue up 59 percent year-over year and net income soaring 186 percent compared with the second quarter of 2015. Facebook reported net income of $2.055 billion, or $0.71 per share, up 186 percent from $719 million ($0.25) in the second quarter of 2015. Facebook reported an average of 1.13 billion.

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[Comic] Why Are We On Facebook?

SocMed Sean

Before launching new social media channels and campaigns, you should be thinking through the specifics of what you want to accomplish with channels like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. Featured best practices budget cartoon comic facebook resources social social media social networking strategy Twitter YouTube And they are right to ask the question! Cheers! –Sean.

Get Paid To Watch YouTube, Play on Facebook And Follow Twitter

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Beyond that, it gets even more challenging when you start looking at real engagement and community/loyalty building initiatives. community. facebook. youtube. blog brand community computerscience creativity digitalmarketing earlyadopter education engagement facebook google hr humanresources lawschool loyalty marketer marketing marketingprofession marketingprofessional mbaprogram messaging mobile personaldevelopment socialmedia technology traditionalmedia twistimage twitter webanalytics youtubeIt's too bad. love Marketing. right now. brand.

Mary Poppins Online Community – Social Media Manager Leah Howard

Laurel Papworth

I loved interviewing Leah Howard who plays Mrs Corry in Mary Poppins and is Disney’s online community manager slash social media manager for the show. We grabbed a drink, Vashti held the camera and we chatted on about Facebook, Twitter, audiences, story lines and the future of social entertainment. Facebook: Facebook.com/MaryPoppins. Disney.com.au.

13 Ways to Use Facebook Events for Your Brand

Sprout Social

The last few years have been tough for Facebook marketers. Despite all of this, we’re here to tell you that Facebook is far from dead. In order to get more out of Facebook, you have to go beyond publishing a handful of posts per day. Now you have to dive into other features like Facebook ads to comply with their algorithm, but what about Facebook events?

YouTube - What is LinkedIn? Part 2

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Community. Facebook. Sign in to YouTube now! Sign in to YouTube now! Sign in to YouTube now! Join YouTube for a free account, or sign in if you are already a member. Sign in to YouTube now! Facebook Vs. MySpace (and LinkedIn). YouTube. YouTube Handbook. Community Guidelines. YouTube On Your Site. © 2008 YouTube, LLC Close. Sign Up. QuickList ( 0 ). Sign In. Site: Home. Videos. Channels. Upload. Videos. Channels. advanced. Loading. What is LinkedIn? Part 2. Rate: 1 ratings Sign in to rate. Views: 288.

Live Streaming and the Demand for Now

Mindjumpers

It seems all the giants have joined the party now – YouTube is the latest to jump on board by adding the ability to live stream directly from your phone. You can now also broadcast live to Facebook from MSQRD, which is extremely Snapchat-like. This is all changing now as social media gives the power to the people and makes it easier than ever to broadcast without a TV deal.

4 Ways To Fix Your Facebook Problem

Convince & Convert

There has been a ton of conversation around Facebook’s declining organic reach for businesses. Continuing the conversation, my brilliant friend and collaborator Robert Rose from Content Marketing Institute wanted to get some thinking about Facebook from a few colleagues, so he asked me what I thought was really going on. Where does Facebook’s growth come from?

Delicious Acquired by YouTube Founders

Mindjumpers

Tweet Yesterday it was announced that Youtube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen has acquired the social bookmarking platform Delicious, which has been owned by Yahoo since 2005. And this is something they have experience with, transforming YouTube into one the most powerful sites in the world. Google’s +1 Button vs. Facebook’s Like Button. Transfer your bookmarks.

Facebook’s little secret…

Sherrilynne Starkie

Here’s one I wrote in January 2011 that continues to attract readers.  It’s based on how I helped one company start its journey into social media by creating a Facebook secret group.  Still we can all learn from the experiment… Facebook’s secret groups. Related older posts: YouTube introduces trends. PLEASE LIKE  MY FACEBOOK PAGE.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

mashable.com

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

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

The FutureOfMedia Discussion site The New Fourth Estate is Social Media The Function of News in Community Commercialization of Human Stories De-Commercialization of Human Stories Problem Journalism vs Solution Journalism Product vs Process Journalism What is a Newspaper’s Product Anyway? And the use of YouTube etc to distribute the news about the Paywall. Facebook reaches 1.1

Social Media Marketing Tips and Tricks for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and More

Pamorama

The team at Vocus has researched the latest and greatest trends in marketing on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Flickr, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Here’s what they found: Facebook. Facebook users like photos. Chobani uses hashtags created by the community, not the company. YouTube. The world of social media is ever-changing.

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A Tale of Two Communities Part 1 – Volkswagen

SocialFish

This post is the first in a two-part series where guest blogger Garry Polmateer , former association executive currently working at NimbleUser helping organizations with Salesforce, looks at two online brands through the lens of the concepts in our book, Open Community. This post will focus on the Volkswagen community. Open Community Means Collaborating with a Purpose.

The Other Side Of Comments And Community

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What can someone new to the Social Media world do to find and attract readers while building their own community? She answered today on her Spin Sucks Blog with a post titled, Building Your Online Community. Her answer was: "I always say social media, and building a community in general, is all about stroking other people's egos and scratching their backs. It seems like everyone with an opinion assumes that the goal is to grow an audience that has a lot of engagement, maybe some conversation and a semblance of community. facebook. online community.