Become the Pied Piper of Community Building

Waxing UnLyrical

Communities have been around for centuries, however online communities have only been around for a few decades. According to Computerworld the first “online community” came about in 1973 when Talkomatic for the PLATO time-sharing system released a text-based group chat.

Brand Strategy in a Nutshell – 5 Reasons to Invest in Branding Your Business

Pam Moore

Your brand is the foundation and one of the most important aspects of your business. Bottom line, you have one chance to make a first, second and third brand impression. Your brand is who you are. Your Brand is a Promise Delivered. Definition of a brand.

Your Logo is Not Your Brand – Why You Need a Brand Architecture and Strategy

Pam Moore

Many business and marketing leaders think a brand starts and ends with a logo, colors and design. However, experienced brand marketers know branding is far more than a logo or a simple social media image that gets a ton of likes on Facebook or LinkedIn. It's community.

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

Pam Moore

A brand is not a logo, colors, fancy tag line or even a fancy Super Bowl commercial. A brand is not your Facebook page cover video, Twitter background or set of beautifully designed Pinterest boards or images on your Instagram profile. Your brand is what you say, do and think.

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Your Brand is NOT Your Logo – 5 Reasons You Need a Brand Strategy and Architecture

Pam Moore

When many entrepreneurs, small business owners and even experienced marketers in larger organizations think of the term “brand” they think of pretty colors, expensive logos, fancy graphics, Facebook cover photos, Pinterest boards and traditional tv or radio advertisements.

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Get Down with the OPC! How to Ignite Your Brand with Other People’s Content and Community

Pam Moore

The OPC = other people's content and other people's community. Tapping into the OPC can be a huge turbo boost to zoom your brand, business results and both personal and professional relationships. Tapping into the power of other people's communities.

Don’t Listen to the Facebook Fear Mongers – What You Need to Know on Newsfeed Changes 2018 Webinar

Pam Moore

” He also adds “you'll see less public content like posts from businesses, brands, and media.” Yes, Facebook is continuing to favor content that is engaging and focused on building community, conversation etc. Yes, brands must continue to work smarter.

Marketing Nutz Launches Social Profit Factor: Social Media, Branding Training Academy for YOU!

Pam Moore

Private support community answers your questions and connect you with other business leaders just like you. Build community and earn support of evangelists to amplify your story and purpose. Feel confident in how you present yourself and your brand online.

Your Logo is NOT Your Brand – Marketing Brand Strategy in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

When many business leaders think of the term “brand” they think of pretty colors, expensive logos, fancy graphics, Facebook cover photos and traditional tv or radio advertisements. Smart marketers know branding is much more than a logo. It’s community.

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Brand Storytelling in a Nutshell: 10 Foundations of Success

Pam Moore

It's these common foundations that weave the threads for relationships, trust and community. They say they want to build community. Brands can tap into the power of storytelling to inspire, connect with and serve their audiences. Definition of brand storytelling.

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Is Your Social Media Content Really Top of News Feed Worthy?

Pam Moore

Though it may be tempting to be the loudest or most negative marketer in the social room to grab attention, the truth is these tactics are likely hurting your brand more than helping it.

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Big Announcement! THE Social Media Training Academy and Member Community for Business is Here!

Pam Moore

Do you have social media, digital marketing and branding problems? I am excited to announce that TODAY we officially open the public doors to our brand new Social Profit Factor training academy and member community! Increase brand awareness for your business.

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

Pam Moore

When is the last time you did a reality check on how the people in your community are doing? I've had several in tears they are so overwhelmed with thankfulness for the content I have been pumping into the mainstream digital and social media community for over 10 years.

What You Need to Know About Influencer Marketing in 2018: FREE Webinar Nov 30th

Pam Moore

Our agency, Marketing Nutz builds and executes influencer marketing programs and social media strategies for brands of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 10 brands that implement the technology at events as large as the Super Bowl.

How Franchise Organizations Can Use Digital and Social Media to Amplify and Grow the Brand in 2019

Pam Moore

It's in the DNA of successful franchisor founders to empower their tribe of franchisees and customers to be the best brand evangelists in the world. They fear that putting the technology in the hands of their franchisees will open up their brand for more risk.

Why, What and How of an Audience First Marketing Strategy and Segmentation

Pam Moore

Organic reach is dwindling to zero for brands and marketers who don't have a solid marketing strategy that encompasses social, digital, content, and measurement all centered around their target audience. Today's marketer has no guarantee of reaching their audience on any medium. Not Facebook.

Audience Marketing 101: Your #1 Competitive Weapon for 2018 – FREE Webinar

Pam Moore

While your competition is arguing about which social network is going to win… Instagram, Snapchat or Facebook, I'm going to help you build an audience first marketing strategy and plan to zoom right past the competition. Ready for a real competitive edge in 2018?

Facebook Messenger: The Unfair Competitive Advantage for Small Business Webinar

Pam Moore

Trust me, you will be using it after you learn how easy it is and how much it can benefit your business, your customers and your social media communities. Best practices for brand building using Messenger advertising and more. Would you like a competitive Facebook edge?

Digital Marketing 2019: 5 Mindset Shifts Marketers Must Make

Pam Moore

Need help taking your brand to the next level? Social Profit Factor can help you ignite your content and brand architecture to grow your online tribe and business with social networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Twitter.

10 Content Marketing Holiday Survival Tips for Digital and Social Marketers

Pam Moore

We're jumping smack dab into the middle of the time of year where digital and content marketers must balance keeping their family and own soul fed while at the same time ensure they are giving their audience, community and customers the content they need and expect. The holiday season is here.

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4 Tactics to Influence Brand Loyalty through Social Media

Ignite Social Media

When we, as consumers, feel understood and cared for, a similar reaction occurs, resulting in our own loyalty to the brands that we feel really speak to us, and our wants and needs. optimal tone of voice; ideal creative; subtle, yet convincing, brand benefits; etc.)

Learn How to Grow Your Business with Micro-Influencer Marketing in this Free Mini-Course

Pam Moore

Did you know that 86% of brands use influencer marketing as a form of content marketing? 57% of brands also stated influencer content out-performed their own brand content in a recent study from Linqua. Social Profit Factor Training System + Member Community .

Celebrating 200 Episodes #SocialZoomFactor Podcast – Power of Media Differentiation

Pam Moore

The Social Zoom Factor podcast has enabled us to differentiate, diversify, build community, provide value to our audience, establish thought leadership, earn trust, generate leads, increase revenue by creating new and diverse revenue streams, make new friends and the list goes on.

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Facebook for Small Business: How to Reduce Overwhelm and Increase Results

Pam Moore

Facebook can be a game changer for small business and even corporate brands. Facebook enables businesses to build a brand presence that is intertwined with the rest of their online platform such as websites, blogs, video channels, and other social networks such as Instagram and more.

15 Things Smart, Social Savvy Business Marketers Never do on Facebook

Pam Moore

As with anything in life or business, when there is opportunity for goodness, there is also much opportunity for risk and even damage to your brand and business. This is the worst way to hurt your brand more than help it. Focus on your customers, your business and your brand.

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How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

It’s interesting because many marketing and social media leaders within brands and organizations of all sizes dream about achieving real ROI using social media and digital marketing, yet very few of them actually bring to fruition much more than a social media dream.

Lessons in Listening and Customer Outreach From Chobani

Waxing UnLyrical

If you didn’t know I was a Chobani brand ambassador … well, I am. And that is they recognize and support their brand evangelists organically. And the company has used a lot of the techniques I discussed recently, right here on WUL, on growing your Facebook community.

How Disney Reached 100 Million Page Likes on Facebook

Mindjumpers

Tweet Last weekend, Disney hit the huge amount of 100 million likes across its more than 200 official brands, properties and character pages. Since August 2009, Disney started posting regularly on Facebook and their community grew wide.

The Most Important Content Marketing Skill and How to Master It

Convince & Convert

T hey identify difficult-to-teach and hard-to-learn concepts, and work collaboratively with other teachers to design authentic and meaningful learning experiences that engage students. ” Here’s Cisco’s brilliant Tim Washer on “Humanizing the Brand with Humor and Storytelling.”.

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Nike Celebrates Instagram Milestones by Thanking Its Community

Convince & Convert

To commemorate both milestones, the company hosted a 24-hour long community celebration on its @Nike account. So, what can companies looking to celebrate their community on Instagram learn from Nike’s approach? Milestone’s aren’t about you – they’re about your community.

The Role of Community in Modern Branding

Pixlee

The idea of community has become a major focus of brands in many verticals. traditional methods of marketing still have their place, community-building is now a. critical part of any holistic branding strategy. This element is all about building an identity. within existing networks of consumers, as modern brands are no longer simply about. Instead, brands are defined by the people. community. How are brands leveraging community?

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. When building your online presence, you are creating a new story.

Importance of Brand Voice in Online Conversations & Communities

Firebelly

When it comes to brands leading and participating in conversations in social spaces, a clearly defined voice can be an important differentiator. This begs the question: why would you make a long-term investment in other areas of community building, but take a chance on the voice aspect?

What Is User Generated Content and Why Are Top Brands Doubling Down Now? [SSM004]

Buffer Social

Sharing your brand’s story through user-generated content (UGC) is one of the best ways to build an authentic and engaging community on social media. How some of the world’s largest brands implement user-generated content in real-life.

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

Pixlee

The ways in which fitness brands engage with audiences has evolved at warp speed in recent years thanks, in part, to rampant social media adoption. Digital disruption is not unique to this industry, but the opportunity afforded fitness brands is massive. 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. Using Technology to Scale Community.

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Instagram Stories: How 18 Brands And Influencers Are Using It (And You Can Too!)

Buffer Social

Storytelling has always been a key part of marketing, and features like Instagram Stories are empowering us marketers to tell better and deeper stories about our brands. From my research, I discovered several creative ways brands and individuals have been using Instagram Stories.

How Glossier Hacked its Way to a Billion Dollar Valuation

Pixlee

For a cosmetics brand, 40 products is a literal blip on the radar while the competition in Sephora and Ulta Beauty carry thousands of products. Glossier has built their entire model on succeeding through community-driven product development. As detailed in the Glossier Playbook , Glossier kept a laser focus on their community at their core for growth. Community Building. million Instagram followers (which is just one facet of their engaged community).

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Top 5 Up-and-Coming Travel and Food Influencers

Pixlee

Marketers within these industries are always looking for ways to authentically scale their content to relate to consumers. Jen explains that her audience is a mirror of herself, and brands that she works with need to reflect that as well. “I She advises brands: . “Do

3 Proven Tactics to Integrate Strong Content and Social Media for Your Agency

agora pulse

Because so many people are interacting with a brand across multiple channels and multiple touch points, having a strong omnichannel integration can increase the overall effectiveness of your marketing efforts and keep people moving through the digital sales funnel more successfully.

Link Love Monthly: Best of January 2010

SocialFish

Here’s my monthly selection of links to some of the most interesting posts that I’ve read and shared over the last 30 days – about social media in general, of course, but also about associations, systems thinking, community building, good case studies, tool tips, social media in other industries, whatever. How to Let Twitter be Your Brand’s Resume with Widgets (Louis Gray). Breaking A Goal Into Metrics (Altitude Branding). Authenticity.