Open Community Case Study – Food Bank

SocialFish

Community: Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Their Story: I first met Jen Newmeyer, who is also the Food Bank’s social media person, at a Raleigh tweet-up last year. This year’s Wilmington Twestival will benefit the Food Bank.

Ignite Social Media + Visit the Outer Banks = Winning Work

Ignite Social Media

We’re proud to announce that alongside our client, Visit the Outer Banks of North Carolina (Outer Banks) we’ve won the Shorty Award in the Large Media Buying Strategy category.

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Bank Transfer Day

Laurel Papworth

One woman, Kristen, got miffed with banks and created Bank Transfer Day, November 5th 2011 which led to 600,000 people changing their bank to a credit union, 16% of business loans shifting to Mutuals/Credit Unions. The Banking industry is dead in the same way as Media is dead.

Why Online Banking on Mobiles Will Soar

Idaconcpts

Since 2008, consumers have been moving from brick-and-mortar banking to online banking at an impressive rate. Preferred Banking Method by Generation X and Y. 1 method of banking. 1/4 of respondents preferred banking online to using branches, ATMs or any other channel.

How to Market Banking to Gen Y

Idaconcpts

Let’s analyze this problem by first realizing that there is a big potential for investment companies to engage Gen Y online, then explaining why social media is not the appropriate media to target Gen Y with banking/investment offers. – Gen Y Leads the Online Banking Pack.

Australia: Social Media Marketing Job at Commonwealth Bank

Laurel Papworth

Commonwealth Bank are looking for a Social (Media) Marketing Manager – Any takers? The Commonwealth Bank Group is one of Australia’s leading organisations providing integrated financial services to more customers than any other Australian bank.

Complete Guide to Social Media for Banks & Financial Institutions

Sprout Social

Looking at the banking and finance industry in particular, nearly half (46.4%) of incoming messages require a response. Before we dive in to some of the compliance and regulations that apply to banks, credit unions and so on, we should note this is specific to US-based financial institutions.

How to Build Stronger Bonds With Your Community

Convince & Convert

It’s no small secret your online community and your loyal customers within are your company’s greatest asset. While a customer may be happy with their one-time experience with your brand, what’s going to make them a lifelong community member? Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

How to Create Content That’s Inspired by Your Community

Ignite Social Media

Get eyes and ears in the community! Here’s a recent example from our client Outer Banks Visitor’s Bureau : We noticed a large number of Outer Banks Facebook fans commenting on many of our posts about their excitement for upcoming visits, even counting down the days.

5 Tips To Assist Your Content Production Work Flow

Mindjumpers

Build a content bank. Keeping a content bank of stories and potential topics as well as a style bank of design templates will prove to be a big help on those days were your inspirational muse is M.I.A.

Think Open Community Doesn’t Really Exist? Read This.

SocialFish

I know there’s already been lots of talk about Open Community , but having just read it, I can’t help but share what I think is a spot-on example of open community as Maddie and Lindy talk about it in the book. Tags: From the Trenches Open Community

Social Media: NAB Break Up Letter

Laurel Papworth

NAB bank have a Valentine’s Day social media campaign running at the moment – encouraging people with a mortgage to “break up&# with the other banks. Changing banks. Banking is boring. No one is going to change banks.

How One “Wishie”, A $25 Loan, and a Whole Lot of Community Gives Hope to Formerly Trafficked Women in India

SocialFish

Well, this is exactly what Milaap lets you do, all through the power of online community and collective goodwill. You’ve heard of, or perhaps even made loans via, micro lending platforms… platforms that let entrepreneurs source several small loans from multiple sources, as opposed to, say, one big loan from their bank. It’s that critical element of community that drives them to lend, and we hear wonderful stories as a result.

We Get By With A Little Help From Our Friends

Waxing UnLyrical

This is the Hurricane Harvey Community Connections Facebook Group , created (as you can see from the screen grab) by volunteers distraught over what’s happening in Houston and areas hit hard by Harvey. I sometimes feel like the entire WORLD is a disaster zone.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other news.com sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by News.com refusal to build online communities around their content?

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.

7 Places Bloggers Can Get Design Work Done (Without Breaking The Bank)

ProBlogger

Alternatively, you can post your job and budget and receive applications from oDesk’s freelance community. Some members of the design community also believe that spec work is unethical, because the designer may or may not be compensated for their effort.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

It takes a community to build a community. So much of building a community requires understanding people and engaging with them. Now you may wonder, “ How do we build a community? Senior Analyst at Forrester ( @TomGrantForr ) “You don’t build a community.

Counting “Real” Likes on any URL – Evaluating the Salt Lake City vs. Fresno Campaign

Stay N' Alive

In the last week I saw one of the most amazing campaigns of unity amongst 2 communities, Salt Lake City, Utah, where I live and where I asked for your help , and Fresno, California. 1 million dollars donated to the Food Bank of the community with the most “likes&#.

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Social Pros 24 – Shawn Morton, JPMorgan Chase

Convince & Convert

An investment in a strong social framework, I don’t know the ins and outs of Carnival’s situation, but I do know that they banked a huge cruise ship in the Mediterranean a while back, right?

PayPal your online bank account. The web address is PayPal.com

Social Media Network Marketing

PayPal your online bank account. Connect Your Bank Account Connect your bank account to your PayPal account and: Use cash – Pay securely with PayPal using cash from your bank account. Become a Verified member – Increase the safety of the PayPal community. Linking your accounts only takes an instant if you already bank online. Select Bank Accounts Accounts and click Add. Enter your bank account information. Can I pay with my bank account?

Clearstep Business Community : Clearspace: Clearstep

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Online Communities Build, manage and measure your community successfully. Clearstep is a gathering place for Online Community and Internal Collaboration practitioners to interact, share best practices, and gain access to a much wider range of perspectives on common community and collaboration issues. Take a moment to customize your profile so its easier for people to find out more about you, and then browse the online community or internal collaboration space.

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How a #toeselfie Can Build Your Network

Waxing UnLyrical

Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke helps smart businesses make bank by taking their communications from corporate codswallop to community cool™. Community Social Media #toeselfie building community Networking

How One “Wishie”, A $25 Loan, and a Whole Lot of Community Gives Hope to Formerly Trafficked Women in India

SocialFish

Well, this is exactly what Milaap lets you do, all through the power of online community and collective goodwill. It’s that critical element of community that drives them to lend, and we hear wonderful stories as a result.

Counting "Real" Likes on any URL - Evaluating the Salt Lake City vs. Fresno Campaign

Stay N' Alive

In the last week I saw one of the most amazing campaigns of unity amongst 2 communities, Salt Lake City, Utah, where I live and where I asked for your help , and Fresno, California. 1 million dollars donated to the Food Bank of the community with the most "likes".

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Humanize in Action: great social media is possible even in a regulated industry

SocialFish

Can a bank be a social business? Hear how TD Bank does it in this great BlogWell video. TD Bank Group: Becoming a Social Business: Connecting TD Customers & Employees — presented by Wendy Arnott from SocialMedia.org on Vimeo. The answer is yes.

My Two-Step Secret to Making LinkedIn Your Beeyatch

Waxing UnLyrical

Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke helps smart businesses make bank by taking their communications from corporate codswallop to community cool™. Career Development Community Reputation Management Social Media Social Networks linkedin rapportive smart networking

How to Customize your Facebook Page

Mindjumpers

The value of news and bank holidays are not to be missed out on; remember to include outcomes from the election campaign, season for shrimps and Easter lunch parties – if it’s relevant for your market.

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Top 5 Social Media Password Security Mistakes

Ignite Social Media

Online banking and cloud storage websites are where people feel they need to be extra secure, but what about the accounts you access at work? source. Keeping online accounts secured is a major priority in the digital world.

From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories

Buzz Marketing for Technology

From shared databases to communities of practice: A taxonomy of collaboratories. From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories. The types are: Distributed Research Centers, Shared Instruments, Community Data Systems, Open Community Contribution Systems, Virtual Communities of Practice, Virtual Learning Communities, and Community Infrastructure Projects. Community Data Systems. Virtual Community of Practice.

Don’t Delay – Registration is open for the PCMP!!!

SocialFish

We’re back in business, better than ever, and ready to open the doors for the second installment of our wildly successful Private Community Management Certificate Program. Lessons learned, new perspectives, and effective approaches from eight successful community managers.

Get Ready for the Bots – on Facebook Messenger

Mindjumpers

One industry example is how bots will almost certainly change how banking works for the consumer, replacing an app or web-based system with a dialogue with a machine that is able to understand your every need. Besides banks, what other markets will benefit from this?

13 Twitter Hashtags to Follow for Nonprofit and Charity Updates, Events and Inspiration

SocialFish

Since the bail out of the banks and the controversy surrounding major companies like Walmart, social media has become a platform for accountability demands. Content Strategy Nimble Nonprofit Open Community

Teamwork Is a Contact Sport

Waxing UnLyrical

Some of the organizations he has counseled include the Blood Bank of Hawaii, Medical Area Service Corporation and Boston Harborfest. Business Building Career Development Public Relations building relationships community building Networking teamwork

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The 5 Commandments of How to Raise $1Million on Kickstarter

Waxing UnLyrical

Go to the bank and apply for a loan? If they reach their goal within the time frame they set, then all of the money goes into the bank account of the creator, minus a 5% fee to Kickstarter. Guest post by Christopher Wallace. Let’s go back in time five years to 2007.

B2B Testimonials: Seven Things to Do When Clients Won’t (or Can’t) Talk

Webbiquity SMM

For example, every bank hires security consultants to test its systems. But you’ll never read about a bank president saying, “We’re so pleased with the services of XYZ Security.

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How to Listen to Social Media Conversations for Your Best Content

Ignite Social Media

Social listening is essentially monitoring and searching within social communities to see what’s being said about your company/industry/competitors and other relevant topics of interest. As a community manager at Ignite, monitoring social conversations is second nature, but I’ve noticed that’s not the case for many brands. Here’s an example from our client, Altar’d State’s, social communities. What is your community not-so-interested in?

How Milaap’s #HopeProject Gives New Life to Former Devadasis

Waxing UnLyrical

I know you’ve heard of, perhaps even made loans via, micro lending platforms… platforms that let entrepreneurs source several small loans from multiple sources, as opposed to, say, one big loan from their bank.

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3 Big Questions for Social in 2014: Celebrating 100 Episodes of Social Pros

Convince & Convert

Shannon Paul , VP of Social Media Strategy at Fifth Third Bank. Shannon Paul, @shannonpaul Fifth Third Bank.

Pledge Your Weight Loss, Feed Others | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

Polly created a community fundraising event that all of us can support with very little effort while generating a high return – in fact less than two (2!) And the more people who sign up or pledge in our area, the more we can help fight hunger in our community.

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Rockyou fined and social media implications

Laurel Papworth

Online social gaming company, Rockyou with 32 million gamers, and $129,000,000 of funding, got fined $250,000 for revealing the usernames and passwords of their online community members, and putting at risk their webmail (Gmail, Yahoo etc) accounts.

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Launching a SMAC!Down: Sock Monkeys Against Cancer

Waxing UnLyrical

PS: if you only feel comfortable pledging by writing a check, you can send a check to the following (needs to arrive by November 28th): Gothenburg State Bank. Community Building Events Guest Posts Philanthropy jennifer windrum leslie lehrman lung cancer SMAC!

Is the Financial Services Industry Poised for Market Disruption?

SocialFish

At one point in time, when you opened a new account at your local bank, and the expectation was that you’d stay awhile. Back then, being a bank customer often meant you would be a customer for life. Leaving a bank was difficult. drive mobile banking more than ever.