The Future of Community Management

Ignite Social Media

So, when I was asked to share what the future of community management would be like, at first it felt like an impossible task. This is a pivotal time in the discipline of community management, and many brands are asking these very questions.

Etsy.com: Online Community Revenue

Laurel Papworth

Etsy is a funky boutique of an online community, an independent online marketplace for handmade products and vintage goods where hand made jewellry, with tailor made skirts and vintage jackets live side by side with chocolates and photography. 2005 – $166,000 in sales.

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6 Common Mistakes in Online Community Development

Convince & Convert

Many of the myths surrounding online community development are proliferated by common sense conclusions. Creating an online community has a basis in science—but best practices that seem clear-cut on the surface become much more complicated when you dig deeper.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

mashable.com

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. socialmedia longtailseo communities

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

mashable.com

Edwards and Telligent CTO Rob Howard are releasing a white paper today that delineates what these standard-setting communities of the future will look like. According to their research, here are nine steps businesses must take in order to make their online communities world-class.

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From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories

Buzz Marketing for Technology

From shared databases to communities of practice: A taxonomy of collaboratories. From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories. The types are: Distributed Research Centers, Shared Instruments, Community Data Systems, Open Community Contribution Systems, Virtual Communities of Practice, Virtual Learning Communities, and Community Infrastructure Projects. 2003; Stokols, Harvey, Gress, Fuqua, & Phillips, 2005).

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. Consider a Dedicated Community Area.

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9 Benefits [and 3 Costs] Of Building Community On Your Blog

ProBlogger

But first – today I’d like to talk about WHY community and interaction on a blog is so important. There is no one way to build a successful blog but in my experience a blog really comes alive when there is at least some level of community on… or around… the the blog.

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iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth

We originally launched iGoogle in 2005 before anyone could fully imagine the ways that today’s web and mobile apps would put personalized, real-time information at your fingertips.

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Facebook Intensive Class – Computer Class, 1 Day

Laurel Papworth

All your questions will be answered as your facilitator has been managing Facebook Pages with 1 million plus fans for several years and growing online communities in general for 20 years. Looking for a very indepth Facebook class?

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Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

laurelpapworth.com

This list also includes policies called; Staff blogging policies, enterprise social network guidelines, Employee Blogging Policies, Staff engagement in online communities, and so on. Sun Guidelines on Public Discourse [link] (original from 2005 elsewhere) Also [link] .

Facebook: Iceland Constitution and Gov 2.0

Laurel Papworth

The main online community Facebook – and other social networks such as Twitter, YouTube, Flickr and Livestreaming – have been appropriated for the Icelandic Government’s communications channels to it’s own people. iceland metagovernment online community social network

Blog Design for ROI Rule #3: Shower Attention and Appreciation On Your Community

ProBlogger

Today we’ll talk about integrating your community into your design. One of the great benefits is that an engaged community promotes your blog, providing word of mouth marketing. How do you show that you care about your community? How to shower attention on your community.

Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth

Laurel is the CEO of The Community Crew managing massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef. Since 2005, Laurel has been teaching online community management at the University of Sydney, Australian Film and TV School, Metro Film School and she has been managing virtual communities since 1989. Students will develop strategies on how to monetize their customer communities.

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Hot Nonprofit Marketing Jobs This Week – February 16

SocialFish

Cornelius Arts and Community Center makes art accessible through professional art exhibitions, art classes for all ages and a flexible performance space that may include independent film screenings as well as performing arts events.

How to Utilize Social to Manage Customer Expectations

Convince & Convert

He joined social media toward the beginning, in 2005, and so learned along with everyone else the ins and outs. Tony Clark, Cedar Point @TonyClarkCP.

Four theories on the declining trust in Canadian social media

Dave Fleet

This aggressive push led Facebook to become less and less about communities of ‘people like me’ and more replete with brands advertising to users. While the personalized 1:1 experience is there, the ability to stay in touch with communities of interest is much diminished, and there’s a saturation of brands pushing content “at” people, with a focus on sales vs helpful, interesting information.

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Network Mapping – are you doing it?

SocialFish

2005 – that was eons ago. Or they can be maps of networks of organizations and communities. Found a fascinating deck by the always fab Beth Kanter. Remember this Flickrverse poster? Have we progressed any with the idea of network mapping ?

How to Turn Traffic into Revenue

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I learned about this the hard way starting in 2005 when I was a freelance marketing consultant. Keep your social communities relevant. This is a guest post by Brad Shorr. Traffic is a poor measurement of Internet marketing success, although many firms focus on it.

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Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth

Social Networks and Online Communities – maybe Twitter? Even coins don’t actually cost $2 to make, they “represent&# a collective, community value of what is worth $2. Facebook has just announced it’s plans to expand it’s Facebook currency.

Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You | chrisbrogan.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Here’s the first paragraph of my summary: I show businesses how to use social media technologies for external community building and outreach, and for internal collaboration. For the bonus round, I recommend staying up to date via LinkedIn’s community superhero, Mario Sundar. And I get some really great insight from the community on LinkedIn. December 2005. October 2005. September 2005. August 2005. July 2005. June 2005.

How to Fix a “Broken Brand” with Social

Convince & Convert

million viewers this week, making it the most-watched Emmy show since Ellen Degeneres hosted back in 2005. James Royer, Tampa Bay Lightning @jamesroyer.

Things That Go Tweet in the Night

Waxing UnLyrical

… from 2005.” Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke helps smart businesses make bank by taking their communications from corporate codswallop to community cool™. This has been a CRAZY week if you work in the digital/social media space.

Forget About SEO and Do This Instead for Traffic: Much More Effective and Quick Results

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

However, when I started my -ecommerce business back in 2005, I paid for traffic by launching an extensive Google Adwords (PPC) campaign. Get my Internet Marketing newsletter , buy my book, The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web , and subscribe to the Techipedia RSS feed.

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Why More Members, Money, and Ads Don’t Always Mean More Success: A B2B Marketer’s Survival Guide

Webbiquity SMM

The two companies were created six months apart; Myspace was founded in August 2003 and by July 2005 was bought by News Corp for 580 million dollars. million dollars from Accel Partners in May 2005. Guest post by Ariel Applbaum. Historical Lessons.

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103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

are now active on at least one social network, up from 67% in 2012 and just 8% in 2005. More than 80% of B2B decision makers say they visit vendor-independent communities or forums, vendor-sponsored communities or forums, and LinkedIn at least monthly for business purposes.

Personal knowledge management - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Personal Toolkit: Three thousand communities of practice , article by Steve Barth in KMWorld. 2005) â??Personal Knowledge Management, Research and Practice, (2005) 3, 156â??165. ECKM 2005: 34-41. 2005) " Understanding personal knowledge management: A weblog case ". Community portal. Personal knowledge management. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to: navigation , search. This article or section appears to contain a large number of buzzwords.

When You Need a Social Media Manager

Ari Herzog

I created my Facebook account in 2005 and joined Twitter by 2008. Over subsequent years, I worked as an online community manager, led workshops in multiple cities helping business and government managers understand the benefits of the web, and advised nonprofit organizations with case studies on implementing social media marketing. When you need a social media manager, think of me?

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Not only leaders in their professional lives, nearly all these women use their social profiles to express their passions outside the workplace, which range from NASCAR, art, travel, billiards, wine and music to community service, politics and, of course, family.

3 Day Social Media Intensive – Hands on! Sydney 2014

Laurel Papworth

Laurel is the CEO of The Community Crew managing massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef. Since 2005, Laurel has been teaching online community management at the University of Sydney and she has been managing virtual communities since 1989. Shares Hiya, I’m running my last 3 Day social media intensive for this year, in December.

100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media | chrisbrogan.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Track things like audience/community sentiment (positive/negative) if you want to map effort to results. Use social networks respectfully to share the best of your content, in a community-appropriate setting. Community. Remember that community and marketplace are two different things. Make it easy for your community to reach you. Contribute to your community’s blogs and projects. Celebrate important information in your community (like birthdays).

Apologies and #Socialmedia in Crisis Comms PR

Laurel Papworth

“I had done and said some stupid things, including threatening to kidnap and kill, but in 2005 I was acquitted of those terrorism charges. Shares Badly Handled Crisis Comms in Social Media by @ABCAustralia – Don’t Apologise!

Interview with Social Media Influencer: Robin Fray Carey

Social Media Citizens

Social Media Today LCC also helps global organizations create purpose-built, B2B social communities designed to achieve specific, measurable corporate goals by engaging exactly the customers and prospects they most want to reach.

Sydney Social Media Course – 3 Days with Laptop

Laurel Papworth

Laurel manages massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef. Since 2005, Laurel has been teaching online community management at the University of Sydney and she has been managing virtual communities since 1989.

Social Media Course – $176 – 13 June 2012 Sydney with @InforumGroup

Laurel Papworth

Laurel is the CEO of The Community Crew, managing massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef.

Why I Started Social Selling

Koka Sexton

I joined LinkedIn in May of 2005 and like most people at the time it was my online resume, my online identity to headhunters and hiring managers.

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Social Media Intensive Course – August 2016 – Sydney Training

Laurel Papworth

Laurel is the CEO of The Community Crew managing massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef. Are you looking for an intensive social media course for advanced or professionals?

Six Sources for Nonprofit News

SocialFish

Guest post by Debra Askanase, reprinted by permission from Community Organizer 2.0. Many of us have our own curation practice, but one of the most efficient I have is to keep an eye on those in our community who are curating the news for us.

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No More Gurus! 10 Great Online Keynotes

Geoff Livingston

Amra’s Allvoices is the largest global community offering local to global news and perspectives in one place. Andrew Rasiej is the Founder of Personal Democracy Forum , an annual conference and community website about the intersection of politics and technology.

9 TED Talks That Will Stretch Your Business Mind

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I don't think you can have a healthy business without understanding the value of education and creativity in our community. He gave this talk in 2005. It doesn't take long to find inspiration. It takes forever to figure out how to do something meaningful with it.