Best Webinars of 2014
DECEMBER 8, 2014
By Gini Dietrich On the fourth day of Christmas, Spin Sucks gave to you… four free webinars, three strategy games , two Crazies secrets , and the PR win of 2014. We stopped charging for webinars this year and we hope the content you’ve received has been valuable, executable, and fun. Melissa Agnes , of Agnes + Day , killed it with this webinar on crisis communications.
Join Our Free Webinar: Battle of the Chatbots
Ignite Social Media
JULY 7, 2016
Join us Wednesday, July 20 th at 1pm EST for this webinar as Jim Tobin, President, Ashlie Lanning, VP of Community Management, and Derek Roessler, Community Manager will discuss chatbot use cases, trends as we see them, and why chatbots are being talked about. In this webinar, you’ll learn: What are chatbots and how are they evolving? Chatbots. Either way, they’re here.
7 Surprising Differences Between Male and Female Millennials: Webinar Recap
Ignite Social Media
MAY 31, 2016
If you missed our webinar last week on the 7 surprising differences between millennial men and women and their social media usage, we’re here to give you a debrief. To check out the full webinar click here. Using data from Global Web Index , we were able to uncover several ways in which millennials use social media differently and how that impacts brands in the space.
Why the Future of Social Community is Omni-Social
Convince & Convert
MAY 10, 2016
The online community pendulum is swinging back. It’s no longer enough to rely on social networks for community infrastructure. Smart companies are now combining owned and rented community functions into a 1+1=3 scenario I call Omni-Social. Click for the replay of the Omni-Social Webinar. commitment to moving beyond the hegemony of rented social community.
The State of Community Management 2015
JUNE 18, 2015
The 2015 State of Community Management Report is out!! You know I look forward to this research every year and I’m excited to see communities definitely maturing this year. Strategy: Community-minded organizations must invest in people and systems, not just platforms. Operations: Community advocacy programs are more than just a checkbox. GET THE FULL REPORT HERE.
From Community to Commerce: Making the ROI Connection
Buzz Marketing for Technology
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar series, this time on the topic of From Community to Commerce: Making the ROI Connection. Here are three key takeaways from the webinar: Social Media has gone mainstream ow so you should be measuring social media in the same way that you measure any other marketing investment.
How’s your community manager doing?
MAY 1, 2012
Rachel spells it out perfectly: The same group of senior community leaders is increasingly frustrated, over-worked and emotionally deflated in their current roles. To train the entire organization on social media, internal social software, social business, social processes and workflows and community management. Give your community manager a membership to the Community Roundtable.
The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems
MAY 6, 2015
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). live) Webinars or Webcasts.
Building Community with MarketMeSuite
OCTOBER 19, 2011
spent some time getting to know some of the features and experimenting with it for Spin Sucks Pro as a tool to help build community. If we break it down in terms of building community, it would look something like this: Listen. From my perspective, what really differentiates MarketMeSuite, is their community. What are you using to build and manage your community? Engage.
Five Tips to Grow Your Facebook Community
MAY 11, 2011
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. We get this question all the time, “H ow can I grow my Facebook community ?” The answer? Community news. This helps build our community and also helps build some of our friends and clients pages. Post engaging stuff.
Calling all online community software vendors
OCTOBER 6, 2015
Is your community software company serious about the association market? Well, here’s the perfect opportunity to raise awareness about your community platform among association executives. Online Community Results is currently accepting sponsors for the 2016 Online Community Software Selection Guide. Download the 2015 guide to get a sense for what it’s all about.
Three Lessons On Staying Sane As a Community Manager
AUGUST 18, 2011
Part cat-herder, part social butterfly, part psychotherapist, and part janitor, the online community manager has a unique and rapidly evolving job. How can a person navigate the choppy, uncharted waters of online community management without losing her cool? Rituals Create Community Culture. All communities depend upon rituals to instill and sustain group culture.
Why PR Professionals Need to Pay Attention to Crowdfunding
JUNE 28, 2016
Communication Crowdfunding awareness tool for businesses community engagement content development create awareness through crowdfunding create consumer awareness crowdfunding crowdfunding campaign free webinar Funding for startups GoFundMe IndieGogo Kickstarter campaigns Patreon PR PR Professionals Public Relations relationship building storytelling Tilt validate ideas through proof of concept Why PR People Need to Know About CrowdfundingAs PR continues to evolve, crowdfunding will only continue to grow as an awareness tool for businesses. Eden Spodek has more.
Creating and Selling Ebooks Webinar
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
This webinar (available in full for ProBlogger.com members) features ProBlogger Marketing Ninja Shayne Tilley outlining the strategy for getting the best return on your efforts creating and selling eBooks. Creating and Selling Ebooks Webinar. It covers: Sell Sheets: Do you need one? What is it? How to make a good one. An effective book outline. Thinking about your audience. General
$100 Off First-Ever Master Class on Community Management Best Practices
Ignite Social Media
MAY 25, 2016
For the first time ever, Ignite Social Media is offering a detailed, 3-hour Master Class on Community Management Best Practices for 2016. As the job of community manager evolves (yet again), keeping up is increasingly challenging. We’ll cover: The evolution of the Community Manager. Reactive community management. Proactive community building. Join us on Tuesday, June 14th at 1:00pm EST for this Master Class led by some of Ignite Social Media’s Community Management experts, Ashlie Lanning, Meghan Hardy and Azad Abbasi. REGISTER NOW. Optimizing content.
The Most Profitable Year of My Life, Thanks to Google [Webinar Replay]
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
A few weeks ago I did my first ever Webinar in the marketing world after being asked to speak to members of a community called Link Club. This is 80% of what I spoke about on that live webinar, replayed for you here in a new video. If the reaction is good, Diggy is going to share his ‘Future of SEO’ webinar in the next few weeks. Social Media
Free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – PIL Microsoft Teachers
MAY 21, 2013
I’m teaching a free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – it’s on the PIL network for teachers and sponsored by Microsoft. **. blogs Education Online Communities social media Social Media Australia social networks australian Course Microsoft pil teachers Twitter workshop But how do you master it? Information about the courses. Your Voice Vs Organisation Voice.
How to Write Blog Posts that Get Read and Shared
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
We had such great success with Andy Crestodina’s webinar last month on influencer relations , we hope to keep the professional development and engagement level at the same high pace. And, let’s be real, I know a lot of you attend our webinars live just for the chat. Webinar Details. Register for the webinar on that page and you’ll be good to go! CT, 10 a.m.
The New Competition: For-Profit Communities With Deep Pockets (Part 2)
MAY 28, 2014
Check out Part 1 of this series for an introduction to the new, for-profit, online communities like Doximity and ResearchGate that are changing the way their members work. These new communities focus first on providing indispensable tools to their members – tools that save time, money and, in the case of doctors, lives. Part 1 is here (and here on Avectra ). Member services.
Open Community Case Study – GoPlow
MARCH 9, 2011
Community: GoPlow. GoPlow is the Snow & Ice Management Association ‘s (SIMA) online community. Brian believed they couldn’t do that until they had a open community website generating solid content. GoPlow is not only the center of their online community-building efforts, but an already profitable revenue center too. Check them out: GoPlow Community.
Webinars in 2012 ? Where are They Going?
MARCH 15, 2012
————————— Webinars gained popularity in the early 1990’s when their primary purpose was to provide access to subject matter experts, hear a lecture, and have opportunities to ask questions. However, with such rapid progression in social media and collaborative learning, the webinar curriculum is in transition. Webinar Structure.
How to Get Results with Facebook Ads
SEPTEMBER 13, 2012
Webinars : Promote your webinar using a Facebook ad. Increasing likes isn’t always enough; there should be a call to action be it to visit you at a conference, register for a webinar, download content, or buy a product or service. How are you keeping your brand name top of mind for your Facebook community? Today’s guest post is written by Jennifer MacDonald. End result?
Six Steps to Creating Content that Generate Leads
JUNE 26, 2012
It takes a lot of time, a lot of determination, and some know-how about SEO, community building, and writing shareable pieces. Instead, I’d like you to think about using webinars to build awareness, create thought leadership, and generate leads. Radian6 does a nice job with this with monthly webinars. Do this three weeks before your webinar. How Do I Find the Time?
The Best Way to Build Community and Content
Convince & Convert
OCTOBER 15, 2015
User Conferences: Like Planning 100 Webinars in 3 Days! Spiceworks provides IT professionals with a community as well as tools to do their job, making it the world’s most trusted IT marketplace. Now, the community is giving back. The power of a tight-knit community. But one of the types of content you guys are powering for a lot of brands is the community.”—@randyfrisch.
10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
MARCH 17, 2010
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on March 17, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Itamar Kestenbaum. Check it out!
Build an Online Course: Lesson #1
NOVEMBER 17, 2015
Having done webinars every month for years now, I know exactly what you want out of your free online professional development. Showing students how to do something on the screen via a webinar software does not work. private community is a very, very good thing and people will begin to help one another. This is not a monthly free webinar. By Gini Dietrich.
Build an Online Course: Lesson #2
DECEMBER 1, 2015
Having done webinars every month for years now, I know exactly what you want out of your free online professional development. You’ll use a private community to get help and to ask questions. Communication Online Course clickwebinar lessons learned online classes the modern blogging masterclass webinar softwareBy Gini Dietrich. What You Think vs. What is Real. Be patient.
Guerilla Community-Building Group Provides Insight to Modernizing Your Organization
OCTOBER 13, 2012
recently discovered an emerging New York City community/organization called The Office Hero League that seems to be providing the same value to the members of their community that an association would provide. Their push and call for community is starting out as a digital campaign, and then bringing people together in person in order to strengthen the community. Cater2.me
NEW: 3rd Edition of the ProBlogger Book Available [Free Webinar for Early Birds]
MARCH 12, 2012
There is also a new chapter on building community and deepening reader engagement on your blog. Bonus Webinar for Early Bird Buyers. The webinar will take place on Tuesday March 20 at 7pm US Eastern time and will last an hour. It will feature myself and Chris Garrett and the topic will be ‘the Pillars of ProBlogging’ In the webinar Chris and I will walk through 4 key areas of successful profitable blogging and will give some practical tips. To Register for the Webinar. Looking forward to seeing you on the webinar! ProBlogger Site News
Most webinars stink. What can we do about it?
JANUARY 21, 2011
Most webinars stink. I can count the good ones I’ve experienced on one hand”. Given our business is producing online events, it got me thinking, are the webinars we are producing today similar to the ones we produced years ago? So this begs the question, how can we make the webinar a more valuable educational option? Several webinar platforms now support this feature. 5.
7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog
MARCH 27, 2013
This week on ProBlogger we’ve been looking at the topic of building community on a blog. We started by identifying 9 benefits and 3 costs of community on a blog and then looked at 5 stages of building community on a blog. Today I want to dig deeper into some specific things to DO to build community on your blog. 1. Consider a Dedicated Community Area.
Eight Practices for Developing a PR Hybrid Professional
FEBRUARY 21, 2012
We’re trying something new with the Spin Sucks Pro webinars. Because of this new practice, I get to see the videos ahead of time (there are some advantages to founding a company) and I watched tomorrow’s webinar last night. Throughout the webinar, she discusses what she calls the hybrid PR professional. The best part of the entire webinar, though? ” 2.
[WEBINAR] Start a Fire in Your Social Network
MAY 7, 2013
In this session, you’ll: Learn community management strategies that make your community a productive and comfortable place for members to participate. Get a better idea of what success looks like for association communities, and what metrics are worth benchmarking and tracking. Interested in learning much more about community management? Get on the waiting list here !
The Secrets to Becoming Part of the Spin Sucks Crazies
DECEMBER 3, 2014
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How to Create a Call-to-Action for All of Your Content
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
Let’s look at three different examples of how to build a call-to-action through building community, generating leads, and driving sales. Let’s say you want to have a free monthly webinar, but people have to register to attend. They are paying you with their email address, which means they have given you permission to market to them, and they’re getting an informative, free webinar.
Eight PR Trends for 2016
DECEMBER 16, 2015
On the eighth day of Christmas, Spin Sucks gave to you…eight PR trends, seven PR blogs , six must-watch PR webinars , five PR books , four PR podcasts , three productivity tools , two Spin Sucks Crazy secrets , and the one PR tool you need for 2016. Private communities. In it, he showed the decline of the comments on Spin Sucks because we have such a vibrant community.
How to Staff for Social Success
Ignite Social Media
AUGUST 18, 2016
Social media provides an unrivaled capability to reach millions of people instantly and to build that loyal community around your brand. This structure has a greater amount in-house, with whole teams devoted to various functions of social like community management, customer service, content creation, and media buying. But how do you structure the way social runs inside your company?