How Do You Like Them (Infographic) Apples?

Waxing UnLyrical

What isn’t reflected in those numbers is that I am part of the Triberr community, which allows bloggers to cross-promote each others’ posts on Twitter. What it says is: what’s true for my apples isn’t true for Erin’s oranges. How do you like those apples?

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More Proof Apple Moving to.Apple TLD Soon?

Bill Hartzer

Is Apple going to finally move to their new TLD (Top Level Domain).Apple Apple soon? Apple recently registered 10 new domain names that all end in their brand name, Apple. – Register.Apple would be a site where you can register your Apple product.

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Trending Sources

5 Ways to Grow Your Instagram Following and Build Community

Convince & Convert

What’s the secret to building a thriving community on Instagram? And today, I’m going to show you some of my favorite strategies for creating an engaged and growing community on Instagram using some advanced tricks of the trade.

Social Media News Ticker: Twitter Ad Retargeting, Google ‘+Post Ads,’ Apple Buys Topsy

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Tumblr and Apple: Facebook. and… Apple?! Apple buys Topsy, a social media analytics firm – last week Apple acquired Topsy Labs, a research company that analyzes tweets; Apple would not disclose the “purpose or plans” behind the acquisition (The New York Times).

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Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Regular WUL readers know that Shonali (a friend and former colleague at Socialmedia.biz ) showcases guest posts about how to build, engage and sustain an online community, among other things. so that others might gain insights for their own community efforts. We hired a world-class design firm to create a simple, elegant UX (user experience), borrowing the Google ethos of less is more and the Apple aesthetic of restraint and simplicity. Guest Post by J.D. Lasica.

3 Secrets To Having A Two-Way Conversation With Your Brand’s Customers Online

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Branding Communities eCommerce Interactive Marketing Mobile Optimization. Branding Communities eCommerce Interactive Marketing Mobile Optimization Age of the Customer Apple CMO CMOs Customer Experience Forrester Google Mobile Commerce

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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What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

mashable.com

Commonly referred to as the “Community Manager,&# these brand ambassadors are a company’s direct link to its customers, owning the critical responsibility to grow, shape and respond to online conversations happening around that brand. Do You Need A Community Manager?

Apple Gets More Serious About Using Twitter, but Why it Doesn't Matter

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

First, I’m going to say kudos to Apple for trying involve themselves in the world of social media. Let’s envision this scenario: a user has a support issue about an Apple product. Apple has no such protocol in place, and at this point, there is no engagement.

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Taking the Next Step: Going From a Grassroots Enterprise 2.0 Community to an Official One

Social Media Strategery

As your grassroots community takes the next step to becoming an official one, what challenges will you face? Official communities that began with large budgets are struggling to maintain their success with diminished resources.

The difference between an audience and a community in new media

Akamai Marketing

Two of those words are “audience&# and “community.&# The maestro directs, he coaxes, he makes the orchestra the best it can be, that’s what a good community manager’s job as well. Why should you care if you have community vs. audiences?

Social Media ROI and CEOs – Affecting the $$$ Bottom Line

Laurel Papworth

Tell your CEO to get a basic understanding of ROI in online community discussions and activities or pay the price. Add this case study to the other one about Apple losing 4.6 Apple’s stock promptly tanked on massive selling, going from $107.89

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It's A Small (And Strange) World After All, Brands

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A place where anyone - in text, images, audio and video - can create content, applications and communities about anything and everything. yes, an apple that tastes like a grape). Steve Jobs from Apple once famously said: "people don''t know what they want until you show it to them." apple. brand community. community. online community. How much control does a company really have over their brand?

Do Shopping Centers Have A Future?

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while retail has continued to evolve their physical experiences in an attempt to make them more engaging to the consumer (think Apple LEGO , Lululemon , etc.). Apple has the Genius Bar and Lululemon gives yoga classes. A gathering place for our community that transcends the former single-function of buying stuff.And this is just the beginning. They are places for us - as individuals - to be a community. apple. community.

If You Want a Culture of Collaboration, You Need to Accept the LOLCats Too

Social Media Strategery

Before wikis were used by the Intelligence Community to develop reports on IEDs , people were creating user badges to show off their favorite NFL teams. Accept and embrace this fact now and your communities have a much better chance at succeeding.

mizz information: List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers

www.mizzinformation.com

skip to main | skip to sidebar mizz information Monday, February 1, 2010 List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers Every time I see Jeremiah Owyangs list of corporate social media strategists and community managers I wonder when hell do a similar list for companies with fewer than 1,000 employees--or nonprofits, for that matter.

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Community Managers, Be Wary Of The Phrase “Super Bowl”

Firebelly

The Super Bowl is as American as apple pie. However for community managers, using the words “Super Bowl” to push out brand messages is a big no-no. And despite its ties to being an integral part of American culture, it is still an event heavily trademarked by the NFL.

How to Write a Social Media Strategy in 9 Steps

Laurel Papworth

Community management is moving people through from Visitor to Lead to Customer to Engaged Customer through a series of Call to Actions. Without this, there is no re-engagement back to the community. Is a competition relevant to a health community?

“Growth Hacking” – Ignore the Hype

Waxing UnLyrical

There is a dangerous idea being shared in marketing, community management, and start-up circles in San Francisco – “Growth Hacking.”. Believing that “growth hacking” is the way to build your user base, community, or marketing program is a very dangerous idea.

Get Ready for the Bots – on Facebook Messenger

Mindjumpers

You may immediately compare this to Apple Siri, Microsoft Cortana, Google Now and Amazon Echo, but what sets bots on Messenger apart is the fact that businesses can develop them, which in turn gives them another way to develop customer service.

SEO vs SMO and how to TURN OFF Google Social Media Optimization

Laurel Papworth

e.g. apple &pws=0. q=apple&pws=0. FIRST SEARCH Search Term: online communities (SMO – my friends’ sharing history). Search Term online communities &pws=0 (straight SEO search, no SMO).

The Value Of Focus

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I don't care if it's loosing weight, doing community service, getting a promotion, Blogging more often or starting that business that you have been dreaming about. In the Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson , there is a section about the time that Apple started making serious money. Steve Jobs laments about some of his peers at Apple for becoming virtually unrecognizable to him. Tags: apple. "When do you have time for all of the things that you do?"

What Makes Social Content Great?

Mindjumpers

I recently came across an article on Digiday discussing how 5 dumb brand posts on Facebook received huge community engagement despite the fact that the updates were… well, dumb. Obviously, this is a Snapple-humoristic spin off of the old kiss-up of bringing the teacher an apple.

It’s Time to Stop Focusing on New Technologies

Unspoken

When Apple introduces a product, thousands line up outside stores at midnight to be the first to get their hands on the latest toy. What I mean is that we should stop focusing on the tools, and focus instead on what the internet and social media universe were meant to accomplish – building relationships and harnessing communities. I strongly believe that you can have the best technology, but if you have no relationship and no community, you will never be successful.

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It’s Time to Stop Focusing on New Technologies

Unspoken

When Apple introduces a product, thousands line up outside stores at midnight to be the first to get their hands on the latest toy. What I mean is that we should stop focusing on the tools, and focus instead on what the internet and social media universe were meant to accomplish – building relationships and harnessing communities. I strongly believe that you can have the best technology, but if you have no relationship and no community, you will never be successful.

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The Secret Life Of Social Media

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The private online social network continues to grow, as brands like McDonald''s , Taco Bell , Acura and others have been jumping on board to figure out if Snapchat''s community of 30 million-plus users (and growing) cares to get this type of micro-disposable content from brands. apple. Shhhh, don''t tell anybody anything (even though I just posted this secret online for anyone to see).

The Internet Could Be Closed For Business

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People were publishing online journals and creating communities around very obscure areas of interest. " It would be well-worth arguing that the newer channels (look to Facebook, Google or Apple for more clues) make the Internet portals of yesteryear seems like open source, when you start scratching beneath the surface to realize just how closed these environments truly are. For years, Apple has been mastering a "cradle to the grave" business strategy. apple.

As TED 2013 Takes Place, Here Are 10 TED Talks To Help You Re-imagine Your Business

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Pushing the brand further, TED is now a global community of people with the same interests as the foundation's tagline: "ideas worth spreading." Steve Jobs at Apple may have been one of a few who did understand the merits of being so insanely occupied with strong design. Think about the power of gamification in some of the world's biggest brands - from Twitter and Facebook to Google and Apple. global community. Tags: apple. It's happening right now.

How to Choose the Right Social Channels to Reach Your Customers

Convince & Convert

We intentionally did not add Coke (classic) or Pepsi, as Coca-Cola does not separate its massive corporate presence on social networks from its Coke product presence, so we would not be comparing apples to apples (or in this case bubbles to bubbles).

Is Google+ the Next Big Social Media Site for Business?

The Social Media Incubator

Shorter term, Microsoft (Office, Windows), Apple ( App store ), companies like YouSendIt , and cloud back-up/storage companies like Carbonite , DropBox , etc. expect Google+ use to explode, just like hosted gmail premium has exploded in the business community already. Google+ is getting a lot of attention right now due to the “rivalry&# between Google and Facebook, which is heavily partnered with Microsoft.

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Loving Your Boss

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This isn''t Apple. Most businesses are a part of local community. community. apple community disney facebook google job localbusiness management minimumwage miserablebosses obituary professionaldevelopment salary vocation work Tags: apple. Everyone hates their boss. or do they? This isn''t Facebook. This isn''t Google. This isn''t Disney. Think about the vast majority of the jobs that everyone has. It''s not glamorous work. It''s hard work. Long hours.

Expect Big Changes At Facebook

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What about Apple ? When you have over 800 million users (and closely approaching one billion users), any move (big or small) will ruffle feathers and create backlash within the user community. apple. apple television. user community. Most companies change dramatically after their initial public offering. There is a reason that Facebook is going public.

The Inferior Brand

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Not everyone works for Apple. We live in a globally connected community, there is no doubt about it. apple. connected community. Not everyone has a brand like Google. In fact, the vast majority of us probably don''t work for the superstar brand in our industry.

List of 12 Top Social Media Podcasts in 2012

Laurel Papworth

Do you want to know the best social media podcasts for you or just want to increase your podcast listening around Facebook, Twitter, social media, online communities and so on? Go to Social Media Business page on Apple iTunes website then click View in iTunes to launch the iTunes app.

Strategy Lessons: The Water Book

Geoff Livingston

From its original online reputation turnaround campaign Dell Listens to its current social command center efforts in Austin, the company constantly reads its community to anticipate response and direction. 2) Direct Community Interaction with Stakeholders.

Opt In To Your Work

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Like Apple in Cupertino, when you pull off of the highway, you start seeing the signs on the buildings and it feels like everybody there works for the company. Self-reflecting on my personal life, my community work and professional development, I decided to make a list of things and people that I have a relationship with and I''ve started to ask myself: "have I truly opted in for this experience?" community work. Tags: apple.

2015 Macbook Review

Jason Yormark

If you’ve read my blog for any period of time, it’s no secret I’m a fan of Apple. Despite my love for the majority of their products, I’m not without an ability to point out when they fail (Apple Music…eck). Apple Technology

How Popularity Ends

Geoff Livingston

Experimentation remains the rule, but community activation and interest is an empirical must. You may be tired of iPhones, but you have to admit Apple does keep evolving the product. Popular things can begin to grate on you.

Has Social Media Killed Off Privacy?

Laurel Papworth

I wonder if Apple will do the same with the iPhone navigation systems? EDIT: Customers Sue Apple Over iPhone Location-Data Collection so there goes that! Online Communities social media social networks facial recognition online community privacy real world social network tom tom

Counting Screens. Counting Dollars. Connecting Consumers.

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There is proof in this, if you look at the Google Glass program (regardless of how that eventually played out) or if you look at what's happening with the Apple Watch. Furthermore, if you want your brand to be more relevant, look at how these digital videos are being consumed and how your brand can best become a part of that community, instead of selling to it. apple. apple watch. Are consumers watching more video content online or on the TV?