New Structure of Global Facebook Pages: Focus on Local Activation
OCTOBER 18, 2012
Yesterday, Facebook announced that a new structure of Global Pages is available for all brands working with Facebook. Facebook users will be directed to the best version of a page based on the country those users in which they are situated, creating a better localized experience for your customers while remaining a part of the global brand community. Mindjumpers Network.
How to Build a Community that Thrives
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
We talked a lot about engagement and networking and building community. In the early days of social media, everyone talked about community. Build a community. Talk to your community. Community is the bee’s knees. Everyone should have a community. What is Community? But let’s back up and talk, first, about what it means to build a community.
135 Million Users Are Active in Google+ Stream
The Realtime Report
DECEMBER 11, 2012
Out of the 500 million users that have signed up for Google+, 235 million are “active across Google” (aka +1′ing apps in Google Play, hanging out in Gmail, connecting with friends in Search), and 135 million are active just in the Google+ stream. What do you think? Is 135 million the only real important number – and will it continue to grow?
Monitor Your Brand’s Instagram Activity with New Reporting Tool
AUGUST 27, 2012
In my blog post How to Boost Your Number of Followers on Instagram , I wrote about the importance of monitoring your activity on photo-sharing application Instagram at the same level as you monitor your other social media presences. Instagram is a growing mobile-only social media platform that shouldn’t be ignored by brands in their social media activities.
How to Actively Use Facebook Post Insights to Improve Your Community Management
APRIL 26, 2012
Facebook Insights is a treasure box of information for community managers who want to see the effect of their brands’ wall posts, and optimize on future content. In this blog post I will look into the post level data that community managers can export to Excel sheets via Facebook Insights. Step 3 – Optimise on future community management. Tweet. Photo views.
Social Media Needs Local Activation!
OCTOBER 5, 2012
Mindjumpers Network is a global network of local country community managers enabling international companies to execute and maintain brand communities in a structured, quality assured and cost effective way across markets with the aim of creating effect and value. This post is written by Fredrik Olimb, Local Community Manager from Norway and part of Mindjumpers Network.
Social Networking Stats: Instagram Has 90 Million Active Monthly Users, #RLTM Scoreboard
The Realtime Report
JANUARY 18, 2013
Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. LinkedIn: 200 million active users. Google Plus: 135 million monthly active users. Instagram Has 90 Million Active Monthly Users. According to AllThingsD , this is the first time that Instagram has released data on monthly active users. via Twopcharts.
5 Community Management Tips on Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD
JANUARY 28, 2013
In addition to being Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD for all you hashtag fiends), today is also the day: Henry VIII died (1547, and women all over England breathed a sigh of relief). Now, definitions aside, I think community building (and, therefore, the management thereof) is one of the biggest differences between “old” and “new” PR. That’s ok.
Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation
APRIL 17, 2015
Then you started distributing said content through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest… maybe other platforms as well. You may have created great content, and you may have a good distribution plan, but shares and engagement are unlikely to come unless you have also focused on community building. Smart, active engagement. Content Marketing: a scenario. So you put it together.
Having a Community Means Having a Brand: Listen to Feedback!
AUGUST 21, 2012
Having a community such as a Facebook brand page equals engagement! The key element is not only to promote your brand or a new product launch, because if you had no community, where would your business actually be? A community is an indispensable part of your product placed within the user engagement cycle, which it would not be if it was not for people seeing a value in it.
Are you a community manager?
DECEMBER 14, 2012
Are you an association/nonprofit community manager (or association exec with community management newly thrust upon you?). Join us for an 8-week online certificate program , providing 15 hours of CAE credit , where you will: learn from experienced community managers about the fundamentals of community management strategy. WEEK 2: Launching your new community.
How To Grow Your Facebook Community
DECEMBER 20, 2012
This post will depress all the Facebook Ninjas who’ve drunk the Facebook Koolaid. One that could have a vibrant Facebook community, if they could just get to that point. But their Facebook Page has just 23 fans so far. Three of those are my two Facebook accounts, and the third is that of my partner. Image via niallkennedy on Flickr, CC 2.0.
How Instagram Makes Communities Better
JULY 3, 2012
Jarvis writes: Please, the publisher beseeched him, how can my publication start a community like yours? We should own a community, shouldn’t we? You don’t start communities, he said. Communities already exist. Instagram is thriving because their service makes existing communities better. In this example, Instagram has improved a facet of the Facebook platform.
Facebook Forms Partnership to Create Affordable Housing in Silicon Valley
DECEMBER 2, 2016
Facebook is doing its part to help create affordable housing in communities near its headquarters in Menlo Park , Calif. Vice president for public policy and communications Elliot Schrage announced in a Newsroom post Friday that Facebook formed a partnership with community groups, philanthropies and other companies, and the social network made an initial $20 million contribution to that partnership. In addition, we’re establishing a dedicated local community liaison, who will help connect community members with open positions at Facebook.
The Value of Matching Your Brand with a Local Community Manager
NOVEMBER 21, 2012
Mindjumpers Network is a global platform of local country Community Managers, enabling international companies to execute and maintain brand communities in a structured, quality assured and cost effective way across markets with the aim of creating effect and value. Being a global brand wanting to practice local community management, might seem like quite an unmanageable challenge.
How to Use #PRStack to Create a Community of Action
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
Here I lay out five significant steps #PRStack took that blog post rant into a positive community of action that is helping to change the modern workflow for the public relations industry. Define Your Community. So, you’re thinking about forming a community. What sort of community will it become? It became a community dedicated to change…a community of action.
The Five Reasons Why Most Facebook Brand Pages Aren’t True Communities
Convince & Convert
MAY 8, 2012
What are the defining characteristics of a community? To get to this point, it becomes necessary to define what a community is. According to dictionary.com, a community is. As community managers, it’s our job to manage a brand’s online (and offline) presence. It’s fairly natural to assume that as the leader, you are building and growing a “community.”
The Importance of Local Activation on Social Media: India
DECEMBER 4, 2015
India has the 2nd largest audience on Facebook, with a 9% user base (USA being no. Here in India, Facebook is the most commonly used social media platform followed by Whatsapp, Google+ and Twitter. Facebook are investing Rs 50 million per annum in 100 Wi-Fi hotspots across the country. The Importance of Local Activation on Social Media: West Africa/Nigeria. Brand Advice.
Activation, Comfort, and Other Secrets of Online Community Management
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
It is Jay Baer joined today by a very special guest, my friend who is the Director of Community and all things fabulous at BlogWorld and also the author of Online Community Management For Dummies , Ms. It really is a treasure trove of advice and best practices around community management. They weren’t sure people would want to buy a book about community management.
Open Community Case Study – Food Bank
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
We’re very excited to be kicking off a regular series of Open Community case studies, in which intrepid association blogger and freelance writer Deirdre Reid will be digging into associations (and other kinds of organizations when relevant) who are living and breathing their open communities in the ways we describe in the book. Facebook. Nurture small niche groups.
A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q3 2016 Financial Results, Earnings Call
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
Beat the Street, indeed: Facebook’s third-quarter-2016 financial results exceeded Wall Street’s projections across the board, and the social network now boasts 1.79 billion monthly active users as of Sept. billion in the prior-year quarter, and Facebook said ad revenue grew by more than 50 percent in all regions of the globe. Facebook reported 1.79 billion. from $0.57
Social Media Calls For Pro-Active And Re-Active Actions
Social Media Network Marketing
JANUARY 6, 2011
What this goes to say is that you need a plan that is pro-active along with a plan that is re-active. Allow me to explain this: Just creating a Facebook Business / Fan Pages is not enough. Developing a community is time consuming job. The community is to be nurtured and fed with information. As Facebook rightly calls posts as feeds! For instance suppose you are administrating the Facebook Fan / Business Page of consumer goods. Who will you approach if one day your community member on Facebook mentions that the goods bought are defective.
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). percent), Facebook (28.8
Industry Buzz: 4 reasons why rasa.io is the up and coming community platform
DECEMBER 7, 2015
———– If you’re actively planning (or dreaming) how an engagement platform could breathe new life into your nonprofit or association, there are a daunting amount of options to choose from. For many associations, engagement happens exclusively online, and getting an online community to an effective place is a long-term, detailed task. Individually, rasa.io
The Performance of 100 Icon Brands on Facebook [report]
JUNE 13, 2012
Mindjumpers Network is a global network of local country community managers enabling international companies to execute and maintain brand communities in a structured, quality assured and cost effective way across markets with the aim of creating effect and value. Local activation for global brands is on the rise. Facebook Private Messaging for Brands. Probably not.
HOW TO: Activate Your Brand's Super Influencers
NOVEMBER 12, 2010
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Facebook by the Numbers [infographic]
OCTOBER 27, 2011
Tweet The online social media news site, Mashable , has put together a very nice infographic giving an overview of the current state of the social platform Facebook. We all probably know that more than 800 million active users are currently on Facebook, but what we should especially notice is that more than 50% of these log into Facebook every day.
How to Convert Facebook Fans into ‘Superfans’
NOVEMBER 5, 2012
The recent cry-out following the changes in Facebook’s Edgerank algorithm has helped social media managers focus on what really will make brands gain value from social media: To value your existing Facebook fans by providing them with relevant content and thereby making them grow into becoming Superfans over time. times more comments than less active Superfans. Know your fans.
How H&R Block Activated 90,000 Seasonal Tax Pros in Social Media
Convince & Convert
MAY 10, 2013
This week: From ExactTarget , a free white paper called “ 3 Truths Every CMO Needs to Know About Social Media and the Customer Experience “ From Expion , a case study about how H&R Block mobilized 90,000 tax professionals in social media using Expion to guide their activity. The Social Activator. Social Media Stat of the Week: 665 million daily Facebook users.
Get Ready for the Bots – on Facebook Messenger
JUNE 14, 2016
Facebook Messenger was released 5 years ago and now has over 900 million users. Originally receiving a flood of negativity towards a standalone messaging app , compared to one simple Facebook app, users seem to be warming to it. Facebook is now venturing into their next Messenger-based project: bots. Facebook Reactions – Three Months On. Open for Business.
Understanding Facebook EdgeRank [Infographics]
MAY 5, 2013
The News Feed — in the center column of your home page — is a list of stories from the people and pages you follow on Facebook. News Feed stories include likes, status updates, app activity, photos, videos, and links. According to comScore, 40% of time on Facebook is spent on the News Feed. Weight is a system that increases or decreases the value of actions within Facebook.
12 Secret Facebook Features Every Marketer Should Use
AUGUST 29, 2015
Mastering hidden Facebook features will help you get ahead of your competition. Managing an active and successful Facebook page with a thriving community can be a daunting experience. The team at Post Planner created the great infographic at the bottom of this post that highlights some secret Facebook features that you can leverage to avoid being overwhelmed.
A Tale of Two Communities Part II – Salesforce.com
MARCH 3, 2011
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?
Meet Joseph Mwakima, the Ultimate Community Manager
JULY 27, 2015
In online circles we believe a community manager is someone who cultivates and activates a group or a brand following on a social network. But unlike his American counterparts, Joseph doesn’t use a Facebook Group, Instagram or Twitter as primary tools of his job (though he is on those networks ). His community needs him, as does the overall Wildlife Works effort.
Facebook Announces Crisis Response, Charitable Giving Tools at Social Good Forum
NOVEMBER 17, 2016
Facebook used its Social Good Forum in New York Thursday to introduce several tools for its users in the areas of crisis response and charitable giving. Facebook introduced Safety Check in October 2014 as a way for users in areas experiencing natural disasters or other crisis situations to let their friends and families know they are safe. Community Help. Fundraisers.
Open Community Case Study – GoPlow
MARCH 9, 2011
This post is part of our regular series of Open Community case studies, in which intrepid association blogger and freelance writer Deirdre Reid will be digging into associations (and other kinds of organizations when relevant) who are living and breathing their open communities in the ways we describe in the book. Community: GoPlow. Check them out: GoPlow Community.
A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call
JULY 28, 2016
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 Facebook reported an average of 1.13 billion daily active users as of June 30, up 17 percent from the second quarter of 2015.
The Many Roles of an Internal Community Manager
Social Media Strategery
MARCH 8, 2011
When someone in the communications industry refers to a “ community manager , they are usually referring to someone that can manage the online relationships for a particular brand, using tools like Facebook, Twitter, and blogs. software , vendors and clients alike have come to realize that these communities don’t just magically appear. Good luck! It’s you.
Interview with Community Manager: Emma Gannon
Social Media Citizens
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
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. You can follow Emma on Twitter , Facebook or Linkedin. G: How did you build your experience as community manager? . G: What platforms are you most active on? . It really is 24/7.
7 Facebook Marketing Case Studies
MAY 19, 2013
Learn some inventive ways to integrate Facebook into your social media marketing strategy. Every day, businesses are inspired to bring creative marketing ideas to life on Facebook in ways that have a real impact on their bottom line. Many have discovered how to leverage their Facebook communities to strengthen brand loyalty and communicate directly with customers.