Should your online community be open or closed?

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. We partner with OCR on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. Open spaces have the power to attract users and draw them deeper into the community.

Open Community Case Study – American Library Association

SocialFish

Community: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. Using its online community ALA Connect and social media, ALA has reached out to members and nonmembers, actively soliciting their feedback, ideas and participation.

Open Community Case Study – Empowering the Periphery

SocialFish

Community: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. Using its online community ALA Connect and social media, ALA has reached out to members and nonmembers, actively soliciting their feedback, ideas and participation.

Why the Reddit Situation Really Matters to Associations

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. Pao: “We have surprised moderators and the community with big changes.”

Reddit 212

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. Community Data Systems. Virtual Community of Practice.

Charitable giving on a global scale: Sprout Social Philanthropy Week 2019

Sprout Social

During this week, we leverage our privilege and resources to support, engage with and improve the communities in which we live. Each day was centered around a theme and included activities such as candy grams, a silent auction, a lunch buy-back and a Sprout swag and service day.

NGO 104

Learning from Millennials (Yes, Really)

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. And don’t forget that Higher Logic clients can have access to our Essentials of Online Community Management program at a special discount.

Free Comic Book Day – May 3

SocialFish

The Free Comic Book Day Committee picked a listing of Gold and Silver sponsors whose comic books include titles that are great for kids and adults. Free Comic Book Day is Saturday May 3 rd , 2014 .

Digital grassroots: the Internet fights back

Sherrilynne Starkie

It started in 2004 when a legislative committee held a series of hearings on digital copyright reform. Hundreds of Facebook groups started cropping up indicating the issue was finding space in local communities. Activity can be undisciplined.

Mashup 334

Association Social Media: National Association for Women Business Owners Phoenix Chapter (NAWBOPHX)

SocialFish

The communications team meets monthly to report out on progress, share metrics, receive updates and consider requests from the other committees. 5) Is community management (group moderation) part of your responsibilities? Please describe those activities.

The Marketing Industry

Twist Image

You can't have a strong business without a strong community. I knew that if I wanted to have real "game" in the business, I would need to not only join the largest association of marketers in my home country, but that I would need to be active in it as well. Prior to joining the association, I sat down with the head of membership and made it clear that I had no interest in joining the association unless it was possible - from day one - to volunteer and become active.

An Introduction to Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

SocialFish

David Blyer has been active in the nonprofit space for over 20 years. He is active in community affairs, serving as a member of the Young Entrepreneur’s Council at Nova Southeastern University since Sept.

How to Train 80,000 People to Use Social Video Effectively

Convince & Convert

At the same time, she has created a community within the brand that encourages fellow agents to grow and evolved their online presence. How having a social media plan extends beyond the computer and means more than maintaining active accounts online. Virtual Reality.

Social CRM Use Case 7: Member Services

SocialFish

In ALL cases, you should be building your community on social media sites before you even think about ROI. The average age of members inside the volunteer structure–including the board and various committees–is 55. We’re calling this use case “basic” because monitoring the social web for brand mentions is the most elementary of social media activities.

New Study Finds You Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

Both the campus and the blog are less active than normal. It was great to have such a supportive administration behind the work – suggestions were always very minor and approvals took place over the phone or in person, not in committee.

Study 198

Hot association jobs this week – March 23

SocialFish

He or she will also seek opportunities to partner and to engage in revenue-generating activities. ALSC is dedicated to the support and enhancement of library service to children and assists its members in engaging communities to build healthy, successful, futures for all children.

Hot Association Jobs This Week – April 19

SocialFish

Returning scholars and other alumni join the FA to magnify the impact of the Fulbright experience by advocating for the program to Congress and by offering international educational programs: community outreach, events sponsored by 50 chapters nationwide, a national conference, and “impact” travel.

How To Apply Social to Membership Retention and Renewal

SocialFish

These are short, checklist-style handy guides that take you step-by-step through the steps to rock your social media activities for your particular department. . Recruit members who are active in social networks into a new online membership committee. Do you work in Membership?

How To 242

Teamwork makes the dream work: Sprout Social Philanthropy Week 2018

Sprout Social

At Sprout, our company values include championing diversity, equity and inclusion, and an important piece of this is using our resources and our privilege to support the communities where we live and work. With our global growth over the past year, we wanted to expand our usual winter initiatives to support a variety of nonprofits, engage our team and give back to a broader range of community efforts.

Diversity in associations is not easy!

SocialFish

Q3) How might we launch sustainable diversity and inclusion initiatives throughout the association community? (Q4) sepler : The need 2 reflect the larger community & the solid research suggesting diversity promotes innovation, creativity & engagement # assnchat. ElizabethB : RT @ sepler : Need 2 reflect larger community & the solid research suggesting diversity promotes innovation, creativity & engagement # assnchat. Relegated to committees.

Association Social Media: National Society of Accountants

SocialFish

Our most active sites are Facebook and LinkedIn with Twitter coming in close second. 5) Is community management (group moderation) part of your responsibilities? Please describe those activities.

Don’t Fear the Peer: 6 Tips for Nonprofits Exploring Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

SocialFish

David Blyer has been active in the nonprofit space for over 20 years. He is active in community affairs, serving as a member of the Young Entrepreneur’s Council at Nova Southeastern University since Sept. 2006 and on the university’s Blue Ribbon Scholarship Committee.

Tips 186

2011 Q2 Review: SocialFish Clients and Work

SocialFish

IEEE –We’ve been working with an ad-hoc social media committee, composed of both staff and member volunteers, which was created to review key components of IEEE’s social media policy and strategy. It’s time for our quarterly recap of what we’ve been working on.

Review 200

5 Hashtag Campaigns that Crushed It in 2017 

Pixlee

Airbnb also pledged to provide short-term housing over the next 5 years for 100,00 people in need and $4 million over the next 4 years to the International Rescue Committee. This campaign served to promote Tarte products, reward Tarte digital influencers, and build community. The beer company paired people with opposite political and social views for team building activities and revealed their political viewpoints at the end.

The Only 4 Reasons Agencies Should Care About Their Own Content Marketing

Convince & Convert

Other agencies have a blog, and Webinars, and an active Twitter feed, so we need some of that too! Surprise, surprise, those posts will be found and read by the selection committee. Mimicry is not a strategy. Compulsion is not a strategy.

B2B Social Media Gets Intimate

Social Media Marketing

Strategic planning, competitive analysis and product development are just a few activities most companies prefer to keep confidential. These B2B conversations will only be open to small stakeholder committees, no matter how trusted or influential those outside the circle may be.

B2B 143

[Interview] The Story Of The World’s First Global Flight Without Fuel, And How Social Media Helped

Audiense

We also had no way of organising or analysing our existing follower base and wider community. It will be an international committee for clean technologies, and will look to promote the technologies that allowed us to complete this flight.

[Interview] The Story Of The World’s First Global Flight Without Fuel, And How Social Media Helped

Audiense

We also had no way of organising or analysing our existing follower base and wider community. It will be an international committee for clean technologies, and will look to promote the technologies that allowed us to complete this flight.

Joomla! Surpasses 15 Million Downloads

Bill Hartzer

In addition, the Community Oversight Committee has elected several new board members including Steve Burge, Javier Gomez, Marko Milenovic, Jacques Rentzke, Robert Deutz and Akarawuth Tamrareang. In 2010 we look forward to helping the community tackle some major agenda items, such as a new release of Joomla! and a thriving third-party developer community.&#. community. Open Source Matters , Inc. OSM), the not-for-profit organization that supports the Joomla!

Who Owns Social Media? Everyone and No One | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

PR, Marketing, HR, IR, Corp Communications all have a vested interest in effective social media activities, while IT and graphic design can be an important allies in seamless execution. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

Complete Guide to Social Media for Banks & Financial Institutions

Sprout Social

The State Liaison Committee. But even when you’re not actively collecting it, financial brands still need to be aware of how they’re interacting with user data. Don’t let compliance issues scare you away from being active on social media.

Stories From Smaller Nonprofits: Isipho

Diva Marketing Blog

Our Isipho, or our gift, is to help the people of Nzinga create a better, self-sustaining community.  Provide fencing, tools and starter seeds for more than 500 square yards of community vegetable gardens ~Provide fencing, tools and starter seeds for 40 smaller, individual family garden ~Deliver over $3,000 worth of books, mathematics tools (calculators, protractors, etc.), More than half of the committee is comprised of women. Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus.

Will I See You at the Gov 2.0 Expo?

Social Media Strategery

Booz Allen is proud to be one of the Platinum Sponsors and I’m one of the members of the Program Committee – needless to say, everyone here at my firm believes very strongly in the principles of Gov 2.0 Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

Social Pros Podcast – Super Bowl Social Media Command Center

Convince & Convert

They’ve been encroaching a little bit on their developer community’s turf. We had the benefit of being involved very early on with the Host Committee. This is Episode 1 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media.

Government 2.0 Camp - What I Loved and What I'd Like to See Next Year

Social Media Strategery

When good people get motivated to become active in their government(s), and to explore whole new approaches to governance itself, I say that’s a very good thing. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

Wired Campus: Computer Literacy Doesn't Mean Information Literacy, Report Says - Chronicle.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Community Colleges. Community Colleges. A new report from the Joint Information Systems Committee, a British higher-education research institute, says the “Google Generation&# (those born after 1993, who can’t remember a time when the Internet wasn’t widely available) may be computer literate. The tools of active participation are more nuanced than the tools of search. Search The Site. More options |. Back issues. Subscribe Day pass. Todays news.

Report 120

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With 350 million+ users, a self-promoting and natural way to have people promote your product, and a very active audience full of close friends and family, what’s not to like?

Connecting 2 the World

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Give students a time limit to complete the exercise that forces them to skim (tell them the assignment is to develop their skimming skills) Change the font and format so key words stick out (including the last sentence) Have students work in groups to do the activity (someone should catch the last line) Does anyone have other suggestions? This actually brought back a debate I had with my dissertation committee while writing my prospectus. and community building.

Skills 156

A reading list for aspiring knowledge workers. Future Tense:

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Workflow Community. Teaching As a Subversive Activity Postman, Neil Still available and in print, I got my hands on this book just as I was starting college. › Community Development (1) [xml]. About Us | RSS | Advertise | Contact Us.

List 159

6 Required Competencies for Social Organizations | Conferences and.

Convince & Convert

Active Listening Social media doesn’t create negativity about your brand, it puts a magnifying glass to it. Speed kills in this environment, and you can’t succumb to endless committee meetings, planning and spreadsheets, when you can win or lose customers every minute of every day. Discover Opportunities If you’re actively listening, you’ll find natural opportunities to market your company contextually.