How to Get Verified on Instagram


Here’s everything you need to know about how to get verified on Instagram: Table of Contents: How to Request a Verified Badge on Instagram. How to Request a Verified Badge for Your Instagram Profile.

Badge 114

The State of Community Management 2015


The 2015 State of Community Management Report is out!! You know I look forward to this research every year and I’m excited to see communities definitely maturing this year. Strategy: Community-minded organizations must invest in people and systems, not just platforms.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Open Community: Talkers Toolkit


Spread the Word about Open Community. Do you believe in the concepts in our book, Open Community , as passionately as we do? Do you have an example of Open Community in action? Are you curious to see where the conversations around building community online go next?

The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems


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. Community platforms are already being used for learning objectives.

System 242

Cool Social Tools: Small World Labs Community


———— Cool Social Tools: Small World Labs Community. What Is an Online Community? Enterprise-Level Community Platform. Badges. Effective communities provide opportunities and prompts to move your audience up the engagement pyramid.

Four Effective Ways Brands can Create Digital Communities in 2020


Digital brand communities were popular before 2020, but they’re gaining a more informal and authentic edge in 2020. In fact, more than 70% of marketers now agree that building a community is more important than direct sales. .

Open Community Virtual Book Tour Schedule


Here’s the schedule for our Open Community Virtual Book Tour for next week. Get this badge. 11/01/10 — Acronym | ASAE Blog – Open Community is your people. 11/01/10 – YAP Blog — Thank you to our very own Open Community.

Latest from the Open Community Virtual Book Tour


Get this badge. Deirdre Reid and Big Duck quizzed us on lots of stuff including public vs. private communities, association blogging, staffing of social media, and how Open Community relates to Beth Kanter’s concept of the Networked Nonprofit.

Tell us what you think about Open Community.


Get this badge. Check out the schedule for our Open Community Virtual Book Tour for next week. 11/15/10 — Thanks for Playing | Elizabeth Engel - Monday Top 5: Open Community. Tags: Open Community We know lots of you have now bought the book.

The truth in online health communities

Harp Interactive

Develop badges and widgets from social media contests: Widgets and badges with embedded links to your website are great for growing backlinks and increasing brand visibility. Customers love to display creative badges and search engines love the links!

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth

Rewarding badges and points systems on your intranet – social scorecards – could be the turning point for turning your enterprise 2.0 Daniel proposed that we set up Foursquare style badges to encourage staff to contribute and use the internet. Badges for levelling rewards.

8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities

Laurel Papworth

How do you respond to a negative comment in an online community, on Facebook? Unless they go off and create an anti-community such as Dell Hell, alert the Press and continue to pursue their point of view. Law as bullying tactic rarely works, it just incenses the community.

How Businesses like Sylvan Learning Center and Computer Explorers.

Saying It Social

Foursquare awards points and badges when users check-in at locations (check-ins can be done via a mobile phone with internet access or a computer). Businesses can engage and reward consumers by providing deals and discounts to Foursquare users that hold certain badges for checking in and patronizing their business. Computer Explorers – provides technology education to children ages 3 and up at childcare centers, preschools, private and public schools and community centers.

Badge 124

Facebook Launching Community Actions Feature To News Feed

Facebook is all set to launch Community Actions, an interactive News Feed petition feature, that will allow users to support political and social causes that matter to them. As a result, you cannot tag President Donald Trump or Vice President Mike Pence in your Community Actions.

Feed 134

6 Ways Web Check-ins Can Benefit Your Brand

Convince & Convert

Tweet Guest post by Clinton Bonner , community connectivity expert, futurist, and blogger at Everything to Everything. Instead of “checking in&# at a restaurant or coffee shop via a mobile application, MOJO (and others) let you “check-in&# to a particular piece of Web content (blog post, video, photo, graphical badge), and assign points and other rewards for an array of marketer-determined behaviors. And it’s a lot more than just giving out some badges.

Badge 85

Tap User Psychology to Build an Indestructible Community Around Your Blog


Many blogs attempt to build a community, but few succeed. However, if you want your blog to be the hub of a major community, then you need to develop a strong sense of community. There is decades of advice about building a sense of community.

5 Ways to Elevate Loyal Customers on Social


When brands think about community management , they usually think about addressing customer issues, complaints, and crises. Here are a few ways community managers can use social media to elevate their most loyal customers.

UGC 59

3 Hidden Resources for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign


But we also know first-hand the power of the nonprofit community , and it’s easy to see that collaboration and partnership are at the very heart of the #GivingTuesday movement. Your Community. It may seem obvious, but it’s true: your best asset is your nonprofit’s own community.

Canada’s most trusted magazine

Sherrilynne Starkie

“Trust is vital in an environment that sees customers’ expectations increasing every day, and competition is fierce, so this recognition from Canadians that Canadian Living is their most trusted magazine brand is a badge of honour,” says Lyne Robitaille vice president, TVA Group.

Badge 195

How to Run Successful Campaigns on Google+

Convince & Convert

It takes time to build trust, and the more you have paid your dues to your community, the more you will find people will follow. To give my community members an enjoyable learning experience, and 3.

24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Plant +1 badges on all your assets to take advantage of the Direct Connect tool that automatically brings customers and prospects searching in your category to your page.” With Google+ Communities, Google launches its own version of Facebook Groups by VentureBeat.

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.

How to Get Verified on Instagram in 3 Simple Steps


An Instagram verified account gets a verified badge. After all, according to instagram itself, the verification badge is evidence that you’re “notable.”. You must adhere to the network’s Terms of Service and Community Guidelines. Don’t lose your badge once you get it.

Badge 105

Gamification: Why Play?


Users can claim mayorships, unlock badges, receive special offers and rewards such as discounts to specific retailers while also competing against friends via a leaderboard. Tweet A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about how people spend their time online.

How to Get Verified on Instagram

Ignite Social Media

In addition to abiding by their Terms of Service and Community Guidelines Instagram takes the following into account : Profile is complete with bio and photo and your account is public. Having that verification badge can help give your profile a boost.

Gaming Mindfulness

Janet Fouts

It works particularly well with problem-solving where badges or scores indicate competency. Just like merit badges in the scouts, or checking in on Foursquare to earn points. Is community engagement gamification?

Badge 125

Bridging the Social, the Human, and the Practical


This is a guest post by Carlos Restrepo, CAE, Managing Director at MemberFuse , which is the community platform provided by Avectra. That is the question I’m learning more about as I focused on how do you measure success and therefore deliver value for social communities.

Social Media: Web Developer and Agency Ripoffs

Laurel Papworth

We had a giggle at another teacher’s expense on the weekend – she paid 8 days development work for a … Facebook Connect badge. Tags: Australia Online Communities blogs social media social networks agency humor not humor ripoff stupid

Badge 88

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Whenever I present or give classes on monetizing social networks and online communities people usually have two questions. Collectibles buy an account and get special badges like the Pro badge above. Or Foursquare style reward badges – most retweeted, most linked.

Blog Design for ROI Rule #3: Shower Attention and Appreciation On Your Community


Today we’ll talk about integrating your community into your design. One of the great benefits is that an engaged community promotes your blog, providing word of mouth marketing. How do you show that you care about your community? Awards, badges, and recognition.

ROI 44

Social Pros 17 – Maria Ogneva, Yammer

Convince & Convert

Let’s bring in our super special guest, Maria Ogneva , the head of community at Also I manage our communities of customers who in turn are also community managers for their networks. In both types of communities, those are things that you have to think through.

Yammer 102

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations.

Lanyrd: Social Media Conferences & More

Jason Yormark

I’d love to see a more user friendly badge feature to give bloggers an easy way to implement dynamic content to their sites regarding their conference participation. Related posts: 5 Great Social Media & Community Job Resources. It seems like almost every day more and more cool sites are popping up taking advantage of the social web. A few weeks ago I stumbled across another gem, Lanyrd and it’s officially my go to site for all things conferences.

Mashable Summit and Foursquare Dennis Crowley

Laurel Papworth

BTW they’ve left secret locations for people to find badges around the world, for the World Cup. Tags: Online Communities social media social networks dennis crowley facebook credits foursquare mashable mashable summit summit There’s something very geeky about watching Mashable Summit live (with CNN) on at 1:52 am on a Wednesday morning in Sydney. Watch live streaming video from mashable at But I suspect I’ll be doing more of it.

You Need To Know: Social Media and Retail

Laurel Papworth

Because I am nosey – an asset in online community management – I decided to investigate further online. They win badges and special offers for participating. Online Communities Smart Company social media Facebook retail TwitterI travel. A lot.

Mothers blogging: Changing the world one blog post at a time

Laurel Papworth

An Australia mother confronts a teacher who belittles her pre-school son – with the help of her blog community. Community support is changing her behaviour. I know that I said articles (blog posts) with comments is not community.

Badge 75

Monday Roundup: Renewing Your Business Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

If that’s not a fresh take on community building, what is? Why: “Unless you are one of those people who views 80-hour work weeks as a badge of honor, then we’re all trying to get more done in less time,” says Heather Whaling as she offers some tips to increase productivity.

Google+ Page Tips for Nonprofits


He shared this handy guide, 10 ways to build your community on Google+. He showed me how to add a +1 button to a website and how to create a Google+ badge for your site. I admit I was a bit skeptical when I got an email from a Google rep offering to help set up a Google+ page for ASHA.

Google 251

Social Networks to help that Summer Fitness Routine


FITOCRACY excites the completive side of each person by granting points for each work out and awarding badges for every milestone hit. Extra Pounds provides a strong sense of community, which offers motivation for each user.

3 Hidden Resources for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign


But we also know first-hand the power of the nonprofit community , and it’s easy to see that collaboration and partnership are at the very heart of the #GivingTuesday movement. Your Community. It may seem obvious, but it’s true: your best asset is your nonprofit’s own community.

Alternative: Facebook Groups App Gone – Sep 2017 – Australia

Laurel Papworth

In the good news, it’s not because Facebook aren’t interested in groups anymore – with Group analytics/insights/measurements, Group Admin badges and connecting Group communities to Facebook Business Pages, Groups aren’t going anywhere.

October 2018 Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

Top Fans highlights a business pages’ most loyal fans by including a badge next to the user’s name. Users earn this title by being an active member of the community. Brands and content creators are in full swing developing their holiday plans !

Loving Your Boss

Twist Image

Most businesses are a part of local community. It''s like some weird kind of badge of honor. community. apple community disney facebook google job localbusiness management minimumwage miserablebosses obituary professionaldevelopment salary vocation work Everyone hates their boss. or do they? This isn''t Apple. 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.

Badge 71