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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.

Uncovering The Remarkable In Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

Social media is an interesting animal. We talk often – myself included – about using it to build relationships , about getting to know one’s community, about deepening human interaction.

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10 Reasons We All Need Community in Business and Life

Pam Moore

Do you remember the early days when you waddled thru the social media mumbo jumbo. When you learned what words like avatar, gravatar, tweet, twit, Twitter, hashtag, pin, post, status update, timeline, micro-blogs meant. Community Doesn't Happen Overnight. Social sanity.

What A Dog’s Cancer Taught Me About Community

Waxing UnLyrical

The reason we went away was the reason most blogs go away , either temporarily or permanently. Other things take priority over the time one spends blogging, tweaking, editing, linking… and when there is a team of bloggers to manage, that is a lot of time, even if one has help.

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! Do you have social media problems? .

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

Pam Moore

Mark is changing the goal for his product team from “finding meaningful content to having meaningful social interactions.” Because this is not any different than many of us have been trying to inform, educate and help business owners and social marketers understand for many years.

10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content that Owns the News Feed Like a BOSS

Pam Moore

I have provided numerous resources in the form of blog posts, podcasts and even webinars on this topic (see bottom of this post for links) to help business leaders get their arms around what these changes mean to them. Why you must stop building your online business on rented land.

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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. Storytelling helps build relationships and earn trust. Using different communication mediums and social networks to tell brand stories.

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6 Common Mistakes in Online Community Development

Convince & Convert

Many of the myths surrounding online community development are proliferated by common sense conclusions. Creating an online community has a basis in science—but best practices that seem clear-cut on the surface become much more complicated when you dig deeper.

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. Social currency on the web today = attention + action. .

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

Pam Moore

I am thrilled to announce that Social Profit Factor is finally here! We have worked on Social Profit Factor for more than a year to solve for an underserved need in the world of online business and internet marketing today! Why did we create Social Profit Factor? .

How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

Achieving measurable social media ROI is very similar to teens and sex. In addition to running a busy social, branding and digital agency, Marketing Nutz , I also do a ton of international keynote speaking, training and workshops. Social media is not free.

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

Pam Moore

The truth is marketers have no guarantee their content will be seen on any medium, platform or social network, by anyone, let alone their target audience. Social Profit Factor Training Academy and Marketing Nutz Can Help! .

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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?

Digital Marketing 2019: 5 Mindset Shifts Marketers Must Make

Pam Moore

Getting lost in the crowded, noisy digital and social world of today is happening to even the most seasoned marketers if they don't accept the new reality. Social Profit Factor Strategy Mastery Course Pack (available for a LIMITED time – our top Strategy Courses in ONE Bundle!).

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

Pam Moore

It's easy to get side tracked by all the geekdom in social. Social Media is About Humans Connecting to and Growing With Other Humans. Underneath all of the bits, bytes, and likes we can't forget why we like social media in the first place. Social networks connect human beings.

Facebook Messenger: The Unfair Competitive Advantage for Small Business Webinar

Pam Moore

If you answer yes to this question, then you landed on the right blog post today. 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. Would you like a competitive Facebook edge?

How to be a Digital and Social Marketing ROI Rebel – 10 Proven Strategies

Pam Moore

Why is it so many smart social media and digital marketers claim they want to lead or are already leading their industry and niche? They write blog posts, record and publish videos, live streams, webinars and podcasts teaching and preaching others how to build a unique brand.

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Is Personal Branding Required for Business? How to Ignite the YOU Factor – Free Webinar

Pam Moore

You can create fancy messages, fancy graphics and amazing social profiles that rock the online web. 7 Foundations to build a personal brand that attracts your ideal customer . How to build your personal brand along side or as a face to your business brand .

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How to Create Content that Inspires, Connects and CONVERTS Lookers to Buyers: FREE Webinar

Pam Moore

Your epic piece of content is shared all over the social and digital web, once again. It is not driving real traffic to your blog or website. Social currency on the web today = attention + action. Unfortunately many marketers confuse social buzz with social bucks.

Influencer Marketing: How to Co-Create Content with Top Industry Influencers

Pam Moore

Brands big and small are getting more savvy at embracing new media and the ever changing social media and communication channels and formats such as live streaming video, recorded video, audio, visual marketing, blogging, micro-blogging and the list goes on. Times are changing.

Facebook: Improving Employee Communications?

Waxing UnLyrical

Of course, this is why organizations often use platforms such as Yammer for employee engagement, creating internal or private social networks, as it were. With a keen interest in social media, she blogs regularly at In My Humble Opinion.

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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. Listen to episode 267 of the Social Zoom Factor podcast for more details on each of the below 15 digital marketing and branding trends.

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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#SocialPowWow: A meeting ground for Communicators & Marketers

Waxing UnLyrical

While most of my friends and family are on Facebook and “addicted” to this social network, I choose to meet and interact with new people on Twitter. Social media has paved the way for us to meet like-minded people from all over the world. 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!

Instagram Stories vs SnapChat in a Nutshell – What You Need to Know

Pam Moore

Many other social networks envy Snapchat with this demographic. Building community and followers on Snapchat is difficult for both brands and people like you and me. Brands have already invested in community and relationships on Instagram. community.

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

Pam Moore

It’s no surprise that Facebook is still one of the hottest social networks around. Facebook presents tremendous opportunity to nurture relationships, establish and grow community, increase brand awareness and even your business bottom line.

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Who’s on Your Cheering Squad?

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s because of those things that business owners need to build their own cheerleading squads , their own communities. Business owners who are interested in building a squad may do so locally. They might blog. They might use a social network or two.

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

Pam Moore

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. You need a structured plan to be successful using social media.

A Tale of Two Communities Part II – Salesforce.com

SocialFish

This post is the second in a two-part series where guest blogger Garry Polmateer , former association executive currently working at NimbleUser helping organizations with Salesforce, looks at two online brands through the lens of the concepts in our book, Open Community.

Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What's More Important.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What’s More Important? Subcribe via RSS Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What’s More Important? August 9th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share When I peruse the different Twitter followers and followees I often get Twitter envy when I stumble across some users with a large follower base.

15+ Proven Content Ideas to Connect You With Your Audience to ZOOM ROI, Leads & Sales in 2019

Pam Moore

The heart of the digital and social online world of today is driven by two big things. What would Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter or even this blog be without content? Need help with content ideas that don't take a month to create one blog post?

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15+ Proven Content Ideas to Connect You With Your Audience to ZOOM ROI, Leads & Sales in 2019

Pam Moore

The heart of the digital and social online world of today is driven by two big things. What would Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter or even this blog be without content? Need help with content ideas that don't take a month to create one blog post?

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Ready, Set, Action! How to Activate Your Social Media Audience and Communities

Pam Moore

They invest in social media platforms but don’t do much more than slap some fancy marketing branding lipstick on a Facebook business page, LinkedIn profile or Instagram account. How to activate your audience to nurture relationships and build community.

Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community / Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community On A Budget | Subcribe via RSS Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community On A Budget July 22nd, 2009 Posted in Community Tweet Share Having a thriving community where your users or customers frequently visit, interact, provide feedback and evangelize your products/services is an extremely valuable scenario.

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.

WIWT launches and networks of shared interest

The Way of the Web

So fashion social network WIWT has publicly launched today after a beta period, and I’ve been checking it out after agreeing to upload at least one image of myself. It came from a very simple blog, and has grown into a social network.

Social Pros 29 – Lauren Vargas, Aetna

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 29 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Read on for insights from Lauren plus Eric Boggs ‘s Social Media Stat of the Week ( This week : 62% of adults use social media for fear of missing out.).

Social Pros 22 – Evan Hamilton, UserVoice

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 22 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft , Janrain , and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch.

Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community , Social Media / Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media Effectively | Subcribe via RSS Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media Effectively August 13th, 2009 Posted in Community , Social Media Tweet Share There aren’t many folks who will argue that social networking isn’t a valuable tool for business.

How to Build Community for Niche Site Success

ProBlogger

When I first started blogging about my three legged dog Jerry back in 2006, never in my wildest dreams did I think helping those facing amputation for their dogs would be my full time job five years later. The network creates community. Building a community of support.

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Ready, Set, Activate Your Digital Audience to Fall in LOVE with your Brand

Pam Moore

They invest in social media platforms but don’t do much more than slap some fancy marketing branding lipstick on a Facebook business page, LinkedIn profile or Instagram account. How to activate your audience to nurture relationships and build community.

Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately

ProBlogger

We kicked off the two days of learning and connecting with our fellow bloggers with some inspiring words from Darren himself, despite a few sore heads in the crowd after a solid night at the Welcome Networking Event last night! Could be worth reviving… Want More Blog Traffic?