Lanyrd: Social Media Conferences & More

Jason Yormark

A few weeks ago I stumbled across another gem, Lanyrd and it’s officially my go to site for all things conferences. Lanyrd uses your Twitter account to effectively crowdsource conference information and it’s working. In addition to simply listing conference details, you can get information on speakers, sessions & content. Related posts: 5 Great Social Media & Community Job Resources.

How to Apply Social to Conferences


Do you work in the Meetings or Conferences department of your association? Social media and conferences, just like chocolate and peanut butter are better together. Given all of that, what can the conferences team actually DO with social?

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Interview with Community Manager: Jonas de los Reyes from Yahoo!

Social Media Citizens

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.

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A Tale of Two Communities Part II –


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.

6 Great Conferences to Attend Before the End of 2012

Convince & Convert

This list is of some of the best conferences still to come in 2012 that are offering amazing speakers in the business and social media marketing industries. As a matter of fact, it was only last year that BWE introduced an Eastern version of the conference. Social Fresh Conference.

Blogger Outreach ~ Make it tough for Influencers to ignore you!


So if you connect with top bloggers and influencer, that’s sure to expand your reach big time. One of the main issues we face as bloggers and online entrepreneurs is being able to connect with the right people and get them to stick around our blogs for a long time.

Open Community Case Study – Empowering the Periphery


Community: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. Using its online community ALA Connect and social media, ALA has reached out to members and nonmembers, actively soliciting their feedback, ideas and participation.

Open Community Case Study – American Library Association


Community: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. Using its online community ALA Connect and social media, ALA has reached out to members and nonmembers, actively soliciting their feedback, ideas and participation.

What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

Commonly referred to as the “Community Manager,&# these brand ambassadors are a company’s direct link to its customers, owning the critical responsibility to grow, shape and respond to online conversations happening around that brand. Do You Need A Community Manager?

Top Takeaways for Bloggers from the International Food Blogger Conference 2015


Each year, the International Food Blogger Conference brings together USA-based and foreign food bloggers under the same roof. As a participant myself in this year’s conference held in Seattle, I share the highlights: FOOD –the center of all activities.

20 Bloggers to Watch in 2012


As Michael Stelzner said at Blogworld, “You’re not a blogger, you’re a publisher!”. Her work is highly regarded in the social media community and she was recommended multiple times in the comments section on last year’s list. Deb is an accomplished blogger.

6 Ways to Right Size that Big Blogger Ego

Geoff Livingston

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. 3) Attend a Different Web Conference.

Top blogger-tastic takeaways from #BWENY


We weren’t able to go to Blogworld NY (this year Blogworld is in NY and later in LA, instead of the usual Vegas) but I did pay attention virtually to the flow of tweets coming out of the conference, and here are a couple of takeaway posts that caught my eye.

How Social Media Has Changed Public Relations For Brands


According to recent data shared by Facebook, there are over 900 million objects that people interact with like groups, events and community pages. Press Conferences vs. Blogger Outreach. This includes different social networking sites as well as communities, blogs and forums.

Conference: Public Sector Web 3.0 and Future of Social Media Government

Laurel Papworth

I’m speaking in Canberra next week - a workshop on social media and government one day and presentation on online communities and voters/constituents the next. How can you provide press releases that will be read and passed on through social media sites, blogged by bloggers and published by journalists. Did you know you can measure influence of a blogger or Twitter? The challenges of the new social newspaper community and the FixMyStreets type activism.

10 Tips to Be a Social Media and Digital Marketing Rebel

Pam Moore

Many don’t know the most basic analytics of their blog or website traffic, conversion funnels or social media community engagement. They trusted what they read by the numerous bloggers and “thought leaders” delivering the step by step guides to overnight online fame.

8 Steps to Building Your Blog Into a Community


All successful blogs are communities and if you want to turn your blog into something special, something that will grant you financial freedom, and something that will help countless people then you must create a community out of your blog.

Remain Teachable

Geoff Livingston

This weekend I attended the Writer’s Digest Annual Conference in New York City. If I attended the conference as a know it all writer who had published four books, then I would have denied myself a great experience.

Why Bloggers Should Consider Engaging on Google+


Rather, I’d like to share a few first impression thoughts on how I see it as being useful for bloggers. Community plus. As a blogger who blogs in multiple niches, I’ve always had to have multiple social media accounts to interact in a relevant way with different groups.

The 5 Cs of Blogger Relations

Sep 17 The 5 Cs of Blogger Relations by Heather Whaling Logically, when a PR person sends a quality pitch to a blogger, the blogger will want to cover it, right? Ahh, if only it were that easy … The top bloggers receive hundreds of pitches a day.

Grab Your Earlybird Tickets to ProBlogger Evolve Conference and Mastermind Today


Today tickets go on sale for ProBlogger Evolve – two events in Australia for bloggers. Secondly – our new format of conference and masterminds. So there will be two ticket types: Conference only ticket (just day 1). Conference + Mastermind (both days).

PB161: 3 Things Most Bloggers Don’t Pay Enough Attention To


In today’s lesson, I will highlight 3 things that I see a lot of bloggers ignoring – or not paying enough attention to – that could be limiting the potential of their blog. Further Resources on 3 Things Most Bloggers Don’t Pay Enough Attention To.

Bloggers To Watch: Jen Bishop talks about how to become a full-time blogger


In this interview, we discuss what she has accomplished since becoming a full-time blogger. You became a full-time blogger earlier than planned. You do a lot of in-person networking at events and conferences. How did you get people to trust a ‘new’ blogger?

Five Lessons Any Blogger Can Learn from Organized Crime


What can a blogger learn from the worst criminals in America? Combining his wedding with a business conference (he was a romantic at heart) Lansky brought together diverse faces in the crime world, including many who had never worked together before.

How David Blogger Can Beat Goliath with Triberr

Geoff Livingston

Join me on September 22 in New York City for the Triberr Takeover conference. How can a small independent Davina or David blogger compete with Goliath brands like AOL, Gawker and Mashable? The recovery could not have happened this quickly without the blogger network.

The Slippery Slope of Association Blogger Outreach

skip to main | skip to sidebar mizz information Tuesday, October 5, 2010 The Slippery Slope of Association Blogger Outreach Its not often that two of my favorite things to blog about happen to intersect but today youre in luck. Mom blogger drama has made its way to the association world.

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mizz information: List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers

skip to main | skip to sidebar mizz information Monday, February 1, 2010 List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers Every time I see Jeremiah Owyangs list of corporate social media strategists and community managers I wonder when hell do a similar list for companies with fewer than 1,000 employees--or nonprofits, for that matter.

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PB136: The Best Investment of Time You’ll Ever Make as a Blogger


Why Evergreen Content is the Best Investment of Time for a Blogger. ” I was asked this question while on a Q&A panel back in 2007 while at a conference in Las Vegas. Further Resources on Evergreen Content the Best Investment of Time You’ll Ever Make as a Blogger.

Hey Bloggers! Is it Time to Focus a little Less on Your Blog and A Little More on YOU?


I was at a conference last week when three people told me that they’d started their own ‘Project Me’ campaigns. But I do know that I’m much more likely to have success if I’m doing this in community and have a little accountability from those around me.

In Defense Of TED

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TED is the most important conference out there. TED is so much more than a conference. News was announced this week that the annual TED conference would be moving from its current home in Long Beach, California to Vancouver, British Columbia. While it has been called a "conference," it is much more than that. To not be the blogger and podcaster of Six Pixels of Separation. To not be an active volunteer in many community initiatives. blogger.

9 Benefits [and 3 Costs] Of Building Community On Your Blog


In fact one of the most common questions that I hear from bloggers is: “How do I get my readers to interact with me?” But first – today I’d like to talk about WHY community and interaction on a blog is so important. Why Build Community on Your Blog?

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Sign Up for CopyBlogger’s Authority Rules Conference Today (closes Tuesday 17th)


If you haven’t signed up for Copyblogger’s Authority Rules conference yet, you still can… but only until Tuesday May 17 at 5:00 PM Pacific (U.S.) Here’s where you can go to snag your conference pass.

40 Bloggers to Watch in 2011


Welcome to the 2011 list of bloggers to watch. It was where thousands of the world’s best bloggers met to network and learn. I recommend that bloggers of any niche attend conferences such as this to check out the rising stars. See, Peter isn’t like us bloggers.

PB153: How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger


In Today’s Episode How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger. A membership site on ProBlogger – a closed community with webinars etc. Further Resources on How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger.

Professional Development for Bloggers: How to Learn on a Budget


Unfortunately, being paid to attend conferences and stay in nice hotels so I could learn and network ended when I left the corporate world. And who pays for your professional development when you’re a blogger? Conferences. When you have to pay for your ticket, airfares, transport, accommodation and room service, you become very picky about the conferences you go to. My first international blogging conference was BlogHer in New York in 2012. Blogger Groups.

Monday Roundup: the Indian Scene

Waxing UnLyrical

Last week I was honored to keynote India’s largest communications conference, PRAXIS. So I thought this week I’d introduce you to a few bloggers (and a media star!) Tell me about a blogger you find really interesting, that we ought to know about… please!

Extend the Life of Your Event with Post-Event Planning

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Bloggers: If you hosted a speaker at your event or built a relationship with someone in the industry, offer to guest post on their site, and invite them to yours. Business Client Relations Community Building Events Guest Posts Behind the Story cision Networking Post-Event Planning

PB153: How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger


In Today’s Episode How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger. A membership site on ProBlogger – a closed community with webinars etc. Further Resources on How I Diversified My Blogging Income and Became a Full Time Blogger.

A Community Starts with 1,000 Members


It’s easy to see the successes bloggers like Darren Rowse and Chris Brogan are having with social media and think, “I want that.” Vibrant, engaged and growing social media communities are not the average. They don’t reach the starting point of 1,000 members to form the seed of a community. Communities start with 1,000 members. Only 1% of an online community are active content creators, the rest are not. 90% of a community is silent.

Time Management for Ridiculously Busy Bloggers


This guest post is by Stepfanie Cuevas of The Lady Bloggers Society. I learned to embrace the new rules for time management for ridiculously busy bloggers like myself. Instead of ad building, maybe you should be participating in communities to network with other people. Instead of applying for all these blogger opportunities, maybe you should try guest posting on blogs to gain more credibility. Stepfanie Cuevas is a blogger and social media enthusiast.