13 YouTube Community Building Hacks You Never Knew About

agora pulse

So, if you’re still saying your brand doesn’t need YouTube community building, you might need to rethink. So, with that in mind, I’m going to tell you 13 YouTube community building hacks you never knew about. This is key for YouTube community building.

Using Livestreaming to Grow Your Brand, Community, & Influence

Waxing UnLyrical

Over the past two years, I have significantly grown my online community through the power of livestreaming and video content. In this article, I will share three specific ways that livestreaming has helped me grow my community. How is your video content serving your community?

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Tips on Measuring Community [April #measurePR Recap]

Waxing UnLyrical

At the heart of social PR lies community. So that’s what we focused on for the April #measurePR Twitter chat; how to measure community, how to tell when community-building initiatives are working (and when they’re not), and how community-focused metrics might change over time. Experts in measuring community. A1: Building a community around a product or service is just part of our jobs in #PR today (which is great, because it’s fun!).

How to Build a Successful Social Media Community (Presentation)


Tweet An important part of your social media strategy is to start and manage your community. Community building is an important exercise since this makes your target customers stick to the brand and makes them come back to see the latest happenings on your brand.

How Human is Your Brand? Here are 13 Characteristics of Human Brands

Pam Moore

Yes, you can use data, analytics, research and more as inputs to develop your brand, your brand promise, core messages, vision and mission. They don’t think like a cash register or corporate building. They know their Google Analytics and other website data and analytics is a gold mine.

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10 Social Media & Digital Marketing Inspiration Metrics You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Pam Moore

Being a data and ROI junkie I often find myself buried deep in analytics, spreadsheets and conversion funnels. When is the last time you did a reality check on how the people in your community are doing?

How to Be the Architect of a Passionate Community

Convince & Convert

Recently, I was lucky enough to give a talk at Syracuse University during their #140cuse conference on building cause-passionate armies. Since that talk though, I’ve started thinking about rooting that back to general community/social media management. From there, I’ve realized that we continuously read articles with tips for community management, rather than community building. Facebook Analytics documents the actions taken on your page as “Stories.”

15 Top Digital Marketing & Branding Trends for 2020 [podcast]

Pam Moore

They have influencers excited to work with them to amplify their brand, expand their reach and build new relationships. Building your business on rented land has never been a safe bet. The best marketers know that data and analytics are their best friend.

#SocialPowWow: A meeting ground for Communicators & Marketers

Waxing UnLyrical

Before I tell you more about it, I’d like to give a BIG shout out to the hosts of chats and the respective communities who helped me learn and increase knowledge over the years and yes, I have built strong relationships with them over time! I enjoyed interacting with the community and learning more about the PR ecosystem and the importance of measurement in PR. Regularly interacting with these communities helped me gain immense knowledge.

Complete Guide to Hashtag Analytics

Sprout Social

One study showed 39% of businesses don’t measure their social media ROI due to a lack of analytics, resources or expertise. By using hashtag analytics, you’ll be able to run organized campaigns, get details on your target audience and optimize your social media posts for more exposure. Hashtag Analytics Tools. Give these tools a try for hashtag analytics: 1. Tactics like this are great for community building. Analytics

12 Tips to Organize and Run a Tweetathon

Waxing UnLyrical

There are so many things I’ve learned during the course of this campaign – about blogger outreach, about measurement and analytics, about Facebook Groups, about community building – there are probably a ton of posts waiting to be written.

5 Free Hashtag Analytics Tools That Every Brand Needs


If you’re a brand, hashtags can help you to build brand awareness, connect with your target audience, and start and participate in conversations related to your products. Pixlee’s Free Instagram Analytics .

Top Five Takeaways from Open Community


This post originally appeared on Thanks For Playing as part of our Open Community virtual book tour; in it, we were asked by Elizabeth Engel to do a “Monday top five&# post. Here are Lindy’s top five takeaways from Open Community ( buy your copy today !). Failure is a big part of the process of community building. My analytical side loves this takeaway. Your open community is a living, growing, dynamic online ecosystem.

5 Free Hashtag Analytics Tools That Every Brand Needs


If you're a brand, hashtags can help you to build brand awareness, connect with your target audience, and start and participate in conversations related to your products. They're also essential for community building, as well as for the creation and curation of user-generated content

Being Loud About 3M’s Quiet but Powerful Innovations

Convince & Convert

“I find that analytics and technology plays such a large important part of my role,” he says. “I am not a community manager.” There, he’ll move away from a focus on social and instead “really focus on leadership, technology, data, and analytics.”

The importance of experiencing your community

The Way of the Web

Google Me – quick thoughts for and against… → The importance of experiencing your community June 28th, 2010 · View Comments When talking about community-building or social media, it’s easy to suggest you should be part of it.

What Is This “Free Time” Of Which You Speak?

Waxing UnLyrical

”) without actually having invested in relationship building first. And relationship building begins with consistent communications that puts community building at its core , well before an organization is in crisis mode.

The Complete Guide to Facebook Groups: How to Create a Group, Build a Community and Increase Your Organic Reach

Buffer Social

Facebook has recently launched Groups for Pages, enabling the 70 million+ Pages on Facebook to create their own unique communities and feeds. And more importantly, how do you build an engaged community in your Facebook Group? Built-in analytics (Page Insights).

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How a Social Media Audit with Agorapulse Can Keep You on Track

agora pulse

It’s not prone to human errors, and it will literally save you hours of time for every social media audit in addition to speeding up your metrics evaluations and analytics throughout the year. Community management. Review Google Analytics.

How The World’s Top Fitness Brands Are Building Social Community To Grow Their Business


Intensely passionate communities have formed around types of exercise and activities, and members share details of every training session and achievement across all forms of social media. Community is a competitive advantage because members encourage, motivate, and help one another. I spoke to executives from several top fitness brands to get an understanding of how they are maximizing the potential of social community. Community Needs To Be Part Of The Company’s DNA.

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Do Social Referrals Affect Organic Traffic?

Convince & Convert

If the bag manufacturer were to look at that transaction in Google Analytics, it would have shown up as a direct conversion, leaving no credit to social. Segmenting This Audience in Google Analytics. Another Tool: Heap Analytics. Community Building.

How Social Referrals Impact Your Organic Traffic

Convince & Convert

If the bag manufacturer were to look at that transaction in Google Analytics, it would have shown up as a direct conversion, leaving no credit to social. How to Segment This Audience in Google Analytics. How to Segement This Audience in Heap Analytics.

New Study Finds You Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

Its goals are entrenched in reputation and community-building. Measurement Public Relations Shanan Sorochynski Social Media analytics blogging higher ed metrics performance metric program management statistics

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One week until Social Capital Ottawa

Sherrilynne Starkie

There is just one more week until the third annual Social Capital Ottawa, a one-day conference for O-city’s active social media community. I’m also moderating a round table discussion on analytics and digging deep to gain real insight.

The Art Of Marketing

Twist Image

What's a way for marketers and brands to jump into data analytics without getting lost? We come from a place where we have looked at analytics in the rearview mirror (after it's all said and done). Building a loyal community base is very important. I've argued for years that I'm not so sure that brands can truly build community. Real community is tough to do. that real, genuine community. My recommendation is, don't try to build community.

How to define an actionable social media ROI for your business

Sprout Social

You also have brands who are primarily concerned with customer service and community building. In our guide to building a better social media presence , we discuss the need to set measurable, realistic goals. Through analytics the answer is fairly straightforward. Beyond the likes of Bitly , you can set up campaign-specific links through Google’s URL builder so the information will be included in your Google Analytics reporting. Analytics

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The 7 Deadly Sins Of Digital Marketing In 2014

Twist Image

In all of those years (and even as I type this), I have never bothered to build a database, to collect emails and to better understand my community. Not truly using and understanding analytics. There are people who are much smarter than me on the topic of web analytics (I''m looking at Avinash Kaushik right now). Most brands are not measuring or leveraging the right analytics. We don''t use analytics to drive better insights and performance.

#SproutChat Recap: How to Analyze Your Competitors

Sprout Social

Tools like BuzzSumo and Sprout Social can provide analytics and help provide benchmarks for your own social communities. When running any competitive analysis, go beyond vanity metrics to get a better grasp on how engaged your competitor’s customers and community really are.

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October Marketing Updates: losing likes, a less creepy ‘gram and an awesome acquisition… mazel!


The platform is a big piece of marketing plans for brand awareness, community building and lead generation, with ads providing much of the fuel for the Facebook engine. There is just over a week left in October, and the kickoff month to Q4 has been a good one so far.

How We Set and Measure Ambitious Social Media Goals at Buffer [2017 Version]

Buffer Social

In fact, this is our vision for Q1: Establish Buffer as the premier social media tool for businesses and teams via a focus on branding, content, and community. Build Buffer’s community. A look at the graph section of our Buffer Facebook Analytics dashboard).

10 Social Posts to Save and Share

Direct Marketing Observations

2) It’s funny, but I was talking to someone the other day about the difference between communities and social media, and lo and behold I came across this article, Is social networking community building? 5) Wanna see a cool video about the power of Google analytics ?

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Ultimate Guide to User-Generated Content


Building a loyal fan base and community around your brand. So if you’re looking to grow your business (especially within younger demographics) user-generated content can seriously help skyrocket your sales and build true brand loyalty. . Curate a Community Pinterest Board .

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9 Social Media Goals You Can Set for Your Business (and How to Track Them)

Buffer Social

How to track brand awareness: While most social media platforms provide native analytics, third-party management tools make tracking and reporting brand awareness metrics much easier. Again, you could track revenue in Google Analytics by setting up a new goal conversion.

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16 Social Media Podcasts to Take Your Marketing Skills to the Next Level Today

Buffer Social

3 Community Building & Customer Support podcasts. How Priceline Uses Instagram to Build Fan Engagement. Recent episodes you might like: Twitter Analytics: How to Know if Your Twitter Marketing Works. Using Pinterest To Learn About Your Customers & Community.

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Five models of content curation


Encompassing much of what many trend-focused websites do, this can be one of the hardest forms of content curation because it requires more expertise and analytical ability on the part of the person or organization during the curating. Curation for community building, I suppose.

25 Free Digital Marketing Tools for Nonprofits

Waxing UnLyrical

Answer the Public : Answer the Public is another great tool (ignore the creepy guy on the homepage) to help you build content around question people are asking. Community Building and Social Media Hacks. Google Analytics : Your time and money is low and fleeting.

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Instagram marketing: how to establish an effective strategy

Sprout Social

From social selling to community-building and beyond, there’s a reason why Instagram is booming right now among businesses and consumers alike. Building a community? That’s where tools like Sprout are a game-changer versus Instagram’s native analytics.

Why Marketers Need to Rethink Influencer Targeting

Convince & Convert

It’s no longer simply about brand awareness, or even community building, though those elements remain foundationally important. The most common analytics on social are merely indicators that need to be tied to something bigger.

25 Random Observations about #MozCon Speakers

Adam Sherk

Dharmesh Shah – I really like how if he gets curious about something he goes and builds some kind of tool or script to find out more. Brittan Bright – I wasn’t sure what to expect from a presentation on relationship building and soft skills, but Brittan nailed it.

Social Media Terminology: Social Media Words You Need to Know

agora pulse

Analytics. Analytics is all the data (and the study of the patterns in the data) found in websites and social media platforms. Analytics include when users begin their visits to a site, what pages they visit, how long they stay on the page, what they interact with on the stage, when they leave, etc. More info about analytics: Social Reporting Metrics That Really Matter. How to Build a Brand on Twitter in 11 Easy Steps. Community management.

7 Advanced Social Media Marketing Strategies


Social media gives businesses large and small an unprecedented opportunity to build community around their business. Your voice should reflect your mission and your SMM philosophy, and build rapport with your audience. Because social media is all about community.

Influencer Marketing for Small Business: 7 Steps to Finding the Right Influencers (+ Free Templates!)


And it’s not just for the mega brands — influencer marketing for small businesses can seriously level-up a campaign, build brand awareness and reach new audiences, without blowing the budget. .

Five models of content curation


Encompassing much of what many trend-focused websites do, this can be one of the hardest forms of content curation because it requires more expertise and analytical ability on the part of the person or organization during the curating. Curation for community building, I suppose.