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Best Webinars of 2014

Spin Sucks

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

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

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

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.

How to Use Google Hangouts On Air to Run Your Next Webinar

Convince & Convert

Which brings me to webinars. love speaking and presenting, but I don’t love the costs associated with doing webinars. Yet, when I look at the activities in 2013 that brought the biggest boost to my email list, webinars were hands-down the most successful. Webinars allow you to share your expertise and further build the know/like/trust factor with your community.

From Community to Commerce: Making the ROI Connection

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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.

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Building Community with MarketMeSuite

Spin Sucks

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.

How’s your community manager doing?

SocialFish

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

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). live) Webinars or Webcasts.

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. 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

SocialFish

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

Spin Sucks

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.

Free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – PIL Microsoft Teachers

Laurel Papworth

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.

The Most Profitable Year of My Life, Thanks to Google [Webinar Replay]

Viper Chill

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

Creating and Selling Ebooks Webinar

ProBlogger

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

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How to Write Blog Posts that Get Read and Shared

Spin Sucks

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.

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Open Community Case Study – GoPlow

SocialFish

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.

Why PR Professionals Need to Pay Attention to Crowdfunding

Spin Sucks

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.

The New Competition: For-Profit Communities With Deep Pockets (Part 2)

SocialFish

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.

$100 Off First-Ever Master Class on Community Management Best Practices

Ignite Social Media

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.

Six Steps to Creating Content that Generate Leads

Spin Sucks

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?

Social Media Efficiency for Nonprofits

Janet Fouts

By and large people get the value of building community around their cause. How to set up listening tools to do a lot of the work for you. I’m doing a free webinar on May 30,2012 at 1 PM PST. Fill in the form now to register for the one-hour webinar. Social Media Tips and Tricks efficiency webinarThey WANT to use social media effectively.

How to Get Results with Facebook Ads

Spin Sucks

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?

The Best Way to Build Community and Content

Convince & Convert

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.

Build an Online Course: Lesson #1

Spin Sucks

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.

Webinars in 2012 ? Where are They Going?

SocialFish

————————— 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.

Build an Online Course: Lesson #2

Spin Sucks

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

SocialFish

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]

ProBlogger

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

[WEBINAR] Start a Fire in Your Social Network

SocialFish

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 !

Eight Practices for Developing a PR Hybrid Professional

Spin Sucks

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.

7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog

ProBlogger

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.

How to Staff for Social Success

Ignite Social Media

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?

Around the Web in 59 Days

Waxing UnLyrical

26 , I’ll host a webinar for PRSA on how to really integrate social PR into your work… because that, really, is the true promise of social for our industry. area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™. Around the Web Events Shonali Burke colorcomm prsa webinar thought leadership panel wwpr

How to Create a Call-to-Action for All of Your Content

Spin Sucks

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.

The Secrets to Becoming Part of the Spin Sucks Crazies

Spin Sucks

Related Stories AMA: The Spin Sucks December Webinar Ring in December with Spin Sucks The PR Win of 2014. Communication Spin Sucks 24 days of christmas brand ambassadors community management how to become a spin sucks crazy how to develop a dedicated community spin sucks crazies spin sucks holiday edition Those are way too boring for our Crazies. Rob is the secret.

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10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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!

Grow Your Sales with Inbound Marketing

Spin Sucks

Take our webinars/ buy our ebooks. To attract a fierce and loyal community by providing informative and entertaining content. We’ve asked Marcus Sheridan , aka The Sales Lion , aka Mufasa to join Gini Dietrich in our upcoming webinar to show you how. Inbound Marketing Marketing Blog content marketing gini dietrich marcus sheridan webinarWell, here’s your chance!

Eight PR Trends for 2016

Spin Sucks

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.

The 5 Stages of Building a Culture of Community on a Blog [Case Study]

ProBlogger

Yesterday we looked at some of the benefits and costs of building community on a blog – today I’d like to move onto some of the ‘how to’ by examining the stages of building community that I went through on Digital Photography School. Build a CULTURE of Community – Not Just Engagement. The Stages of Building Community on a Blog. Stage 1: You.