Are Bloggers Community Managers?
SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
Are all bloggers also community managers? Jayme Soulati , in suggesting this topic , wondered if ignorance regarding community management might explain some blog failures. Are Bloggers Community Managers? Are Failed Blogs Victims of Neglectful Community Management?
How to Build a Community that Thrives
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
We talked a lot about engagement and networking and building community. In the early days of social media, everyone talked about community. Build a community. Talk to your community. Community is the bee’s knees. Everyone should have a community.
The Secret Sauce of Online Community Building
AUGUST 24, 2011
Everyone always wants to know what is the secret sauce to building a community. I built a community. Soon, those bloggers came to my blog and commented on my content. The funny thing is that, when you comment consistently, the blogger wants to know who you are.
Building Your Online Community
APRIL 5, 2011
One of the questions he asked me is what new bloggers can do to find and attract readers and build community. He has a seriously engaged community. Building Your Online Community originally appeared on Spin Sucks on April 5, 2011.
#FollowFriday: For Bloggers, By Bloggers
FEBRUARY 25, 2011
Well, this isn’t a #FollowFriday for a particular person; rather a site that is written for bloggers by bloggers. In some places, you’d have to pay for those ideas, but For Bloggers, By Bloggers gives them to you with a smile and a “have at it attitude.
Crowdsourced Content Should Be Fun, Not Scary or Risky
NOVEMBER 2, 2016
Some brands have a fear of sharing, liking, or commenting on crowdsourced content. But it's a golden opportunity to work with your most loyal customers. Brandie McCallum has four ways to get started easily, and without risk.
How to Influence People in Online Communities
JUNE 4, 2012
All of them are smart and savvy bloggers, and we know you’ll enjoy what they have to say! Have you developed and adopted a code of conduct statement for your community? A code of conduct gives your community a direction and helps define its identity.
How Smart Nonprofits Do Blogger Outreach Right
APRIL 28, 2014
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Interview with Community Manager: Emma Gannon
Social Media Citizens
SEPTEMBER 6, 2011
Emma Gannon is currently a global community manager of Dove Facebook. Emma has experience of community managing blogs, Twitter and Facebook pages for international brands. G: How did you build your experience as community manager? .
Top tips for bloggers and brands
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
Bloggers too, are being taken seriously as true influencers by marketers and are being courted by brands and the PR agencies that represent them. This is the key to building credibility with readers and that, in turn, gives a blogger the influence that brands are looking for.
Open Community Case Study – Food Bank
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
Community: Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. She’s done a great job using social media to create a very supportive community of donors and fans, so I immediately thought of them when planning the first case study for Open Community.
5 Strategies to Build a Network of Bloggers and Journalists
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
Creating a network of bloggers and journalists is a great way to provide mutual support in the world of online media. Look for online communities of bloggers and contribute to their conversations to begin building contacts in your focus area. Guest Post by Alicia Lawrence.
Building a New Kind of Cruise Community
APRIL 15, 2015
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. So our ragtag army of cruise bloggers, travel writers, technologists and travel professionals teamed together to reverse-engineer the cruise discovery, planning and booking experience. Guest Post by J.D. Lasica.
Interview with Community Manager: Jonas de los Reyes from Yahoo!
Social Media Citizens
MAY 12, 2011
Jonas de los Reyes is a lead community manager of Yahoo! G: How did you build your experience as community manager? J: For me, it was a combination of things happening in my career that stirred my path to community management. The first was blogger relations.
How Smart Nonprofits Do Blogger Outreach Right
MAY 2, 2014
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How To Get Results From Your Blogger Outreach Campaign
APRIL 13, 2011
Bloggers are a unique breed. This is precisely why conducting a blogger outreach campaign can be the most difficult type of social media campaign. Part of the strategy included reaching out to bloggers in the nonprofit space in hopes that they’d write a blog post about the grant.
Community Discussion: Traffic Growing Tips
NOVEMBER 13, 2016
It can be argued that getting traffic is the number-one priority for just about every blogger – for reach, for influence, for authority, for sales… it’s what we all aim to grow. If you were to give one tip to a newbie blogger for growing their traffic, what would it be?
A Tale of Two Communities Part II – Salesforce.com
MARCH 3, 2011
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.
Open Community Case Study – GoPlow
MARCH 9, 2011
Community: GoPlow. GoPlow is the Snow & Ice Management Association ‘s (SIMA) online community. Brian believed they couldn’t do that until they had a open community website generating solid content. In terms of community metrics, I don’t track that info at this point.
Case Study: Blogger Outreach for Oxfam America’s International Women’s Day 2012 Campaign
MARCH 26, 2012
You might remember my telling you about this ; long story short, we were asked to provide digital support for the campaign; specifically, to engage bloggers with the goal of raising awareness for the campaign and the work that OA does to empower women around the globe.
Social Media Community Manager's Management
Social Media Network Marketing
SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? Tuesday, September 7, 2010 Social Media Community Managers Management Monitoring Social Media can be overwhelming. Hi Folks, do you work as an Online Community Manager?
Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore
MARCH 16, 2015
Shares Extract: George Brandis today said that “Bloggers are not Journalists” meaning they don’t need the same protection. It’s probably worth investigating the number of bloggers killed in the “Line of Duty”… Today, George Brandis Attorney General for Australia stated that “ bloggers are not journalists ” in regard to the #metadata debate (Government accessing Big Data vs Privacy debate). Bloggers are not Journalists. (see
A Tale of Two Communities Part 1 – Volkswagen
FEBRUARY 17, 2011
This post is the first 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. Open Community
10 Ways Strengthen Your Twitter Community with Commun.it
JUNE 4, 2013
Today, I’m going to look at one that can help you find new people to connect with, identify the most valuable people in your community, cut through the noise, and strengthen relationships with those who are most important to your business or blog.
What Every Business Blogger Can Learn from SaaStr
JULY 15, 2015
There is no secret formula here; these are techniques every business blogger can adopt, and their marketing counterparts can help them build it. Get real with your community. The post What Every Business Blogger Can Learn from SaaStr appeared first on Spin Sucks. By Aly Saxe.
Interview with Community Manager: Helen Lynch from Yell.com
Social Media Citizens
MAY 5, 2011
Helen Lynch is a community manager at Yell.com, UK’s leading local search engine. G: How did you build your experience as community manager? Over the past 8 years I’ve moved from moderation and moderator management through customer support and community management and then into social media, content and community management within the marketing industry. G: What are you top resources for community management? G: How do you reward your community stars?
The Five Reasons Why Most Facebook Brand Pages Aren’t True Communities
Convince & Convert
MAY 8, 2012
Jessica Malnik is a PR/marketing coordinator, social media specialist, videographer and an avid blogger. What are the defining characteristics of a community? To get to this point, it becomes necessary to define what a community is. According to dictionary.com, a community is.
PostRank Connect and Analytics for Bloggers
APRIL 9, 2011
It has come to my attention that not every blogger knows about or uses PostRank. The first is the one I wrote about online community and the second is the one Matt Royse wrote about how social is changing PR.
Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both
AUGUST 20, 2011
As a result, publishers and bloggers of all sizes are constantly bleeding site content to social channels in order to encourage crucial engagement and interaction outside of their homepages. Today, the comment section provides a tool to build community engagement around a publisher.
Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media
OCTOBER 22, 2011
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?
Four Tools to Help Build Your Social Community
JUNE 29, 2011
I’ve found that one of the most important things to do, when trying to build one’s online community, is to participate consistently in your preferred channels. In addition, WUL goes through to a secret Facebook group that I’ve set up for all the regular guest bloggers.
Can Communities Serve As Perfect Add-On For Your Blog?
APRIL 12, 2011
Tweet Written by Nabanita Roy , who is a web enthusiast and blogger currently working as a Community Development Executive at forums.com. How does a blogger generally relate to a forum? There are several community building tools for blog promotion.
General Mills Embraces Collaborative Storytelling with “Hello, Cereal Lovers” Social Media Community
Convince & Convert
AUGUST 8, 2013
Inspired by the passion and enthusiasm people have for cereal, there’s a new, “Hello Cereal Lovers” co-branded social media community from General Mills that is generating buzz for its creative and collaborative visual storytelling approach. Love cereal? You’re not alone.
Community Discussion: Guest Post Pitching Strategies
NOVEMBER 27, 2016
What would you recommend to newbie bloggers just starting out with guest posting? The post Community Discussion: Guest Post Pitching Strategies appeared first on ProBlogger. Community Discussion
9 Be’s: Successful Blogger Secrets You Need to Know
JUNE 8, 2015
The tips below will show how you to harness the power of blogging and become a better blogger…overnight. 9 Be’s: Successful Blogger Secrets You Need to Know. This is a big one for bloggers to clearly understand.
Why Char-Broil’s Blogger Outreach Program Gives Me the Warm and Fuzzies
Convince & Convert
JANUARY 28, 2014
A few months ago I was struck by the number of posts floating around that discuss digital marketing “fails,” and blogger outreach gone bad—so many posts that just focused on what not to do. I interviewed bloggers who had phenomenal experiences with PR pros and compiled this post.
Sustainable Online Communities Begin with Measurement
APRIL 28, 2011
Sustaining social media communities over years is one of the primary topics in Welcome to the Fifth Estate. Through understanding how a community constantly shifts over time, one can manage effectively and move towards new tools and media forms. In essence, a community is like water.
Community Discussion: Do You Use a Schedule?
JANUARY 22, 2017
You can read more about what I do and how I handle the ProBlogger content here: 3 Ways Scheduling Will Make You a Better Blogger , and there are more tips here: 5 Ways to Make Your Blogging Life Easier. The post Community Discussion: Do You Use a Schedule? Community Discussion
Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business
JANUARY 26, 2011
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.
6 Ways to Right Size that Big Blogger Ego
AUGUST 12, 2011
Ever find yourself or one of your blogging friends suffering from a case of big blogger ego? Go to your community grocery store for the weekly eats. And when you talk to them, tell them you’re a blogger or an Internet personality.