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10 Inspiring Examples of Amazing Brand Communities

Social Media Strategies Summit

Building a brand community isn’t about improving vanity metrics like engagement and follower count. According to a survey from Vanilla Forums , 58% of brands say their communities improve customer loyalty. Oystercatchers is a go-between for marketing agencies and brands.

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How 4 Wellness Brands Use Instagram to Build Community for Women

Ignite Social Media

The brands that get it, get it. In the marketing industry we often hear the phrase “consumer-first” marketing, which is an approach that businesses use to keep their customers top of mind and at the center of everything they do. Instagram Marketing

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Tips and Best Practices for Enhancing Your Social Media Community

Ignite Social Media

2020 has created many challenges for the average person, but it may have created even more challenges for social media community managers across the nation. The Importance of Community Management. 5 Tips for Enhancing Your Social Community.

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Using Livestreaming to Grow Your Brand, Community, & Influence

Waxing UnLyrical

Over the past two years, I have significantly grown my online community through the power of livestreaming and video content. In this article, I will share three specific ways that livestreaming has helped me grow my community. I mainly interview leading digital social media marketers to discuss social media, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. Discovering and refining the focus of my show has helped my brand grow substantially. Guest Post by Ai Addyson-Zhang.

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Get Down with the OPC! How to Ignite Your Brand with Other People’s Content and Community

Pam Moore

The OPC = other people's content and other people's community. Tapping into the OPC can be a huge turbo boost to zoom your brand, business results and both personal and professional relationships. Communities create markets, but only after you make the first investment in the human beings within. I share 10 golden rules to ensure you achieve the greatest results possible when engaging and participating in communities.

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Marketing, community, support or all of the above?

Dave Fleet

Over the last few years, social media has evolved away from this – away from personal interaction, and towards what is increasingly push marketing. This early focus on relationships, reputation and engagement led social media to naturally lean towards driving loyalty and affinity with brands over time. Marketing objectives generally focus on sales – demand gen, acquisition, etc. Marketing, community or both? Tweet.

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Create Brand Value Through Local Community Management

Mindjumpers

The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series and written by our Community Manager, Sara Hansson. Mindjumpers Network is a global network of local country community managers enabling international companies to execute and maintain brand communities in a structured, quality assured and cost effective way across markets with the aim of creating effect and value. The Performance of 100 Icon Brands on Facebook [report].

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Communities Create Markets: 13 Strategies To Build a Loyal Tribe of Brand Evangelists

Pam Moore

Did you know that two of the top reasons most businesses fail when it comes to online marketing and social media is lack of planning and impatience. The heart of digital and social marketing success is community. The true power comes in the form of community. Communities are not just born overnight via a fast “pop-up” Facebook group with an intent to pursuade people to buy from you. The truth is that communities take time.

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How 4 Wellness Brands Use Instagram to Build Community for Women

Ignite Social Media

The brands that get it, get it. In the marketing industry we often hear the phrase “consumer-first” marketing, which is an approach that businesses use to keep their customers top of mind and at the center of everything they do. Instagram Marketing

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5 Tactics to Grow Your Twitter Community

Audiense

Whether you’re a professional who wants to promote your services or a business that wants to market your brand, growing your Twitter following is one of the important first steps.

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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. One thing that all of these have in common is the notion of community building. So how can you, as a communications professional, leverage the power of community building for your brand?

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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? We have been working the past year on a game changing online social media training academy and member community to help solve your biggest problems and challenges related to social media marketing, digital marketing, and branding. 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!

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Seven Ways to Increase Your Brand Influence

Webbiquity SMM

say strengthening their brand is a top business objective. However, while most focus on brand awareness, it’s crucial to understand that brand awareness alone doesn’t create conversions and sales. Create Omnichannel Marketing Campaigns. Guest post by Ron Stefanski.

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Your Brand is NOT Your Logo – 5 Reasons You Need a Brand Strategy and Architecture

Pam Moore

When many entrepreneurs, small business owners and even experienced marketers in larger organizations think of the term “brand” they think of pretty colors, expensive logos, fancy graphics, Facebook cover photos, Pinterest boards and traditional tv or radio advertisements. Smart marketers know branding is much more than a logo. In reality, the logo is the easy part and only one small yet very important component of your brand. Community.

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10 Reasons We All Need Community in Business and Life

Pam Moore

As your knowledge deepened, community expanded and influence rose you somehow forgot those little things you once celebrated. It reminds us just how important community is to us both personally and professionally. Community Doesn't Happen Overnight.

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Transforming audiences into communities: Offering real value

Audiense

How can you effectively turn a social media audience into a passionate, engaged community? In this series, we’re talking to real marketers and brands about how they did it. You’ve carefully plotted your content plan. You’ve scheduled posts to go out every day.

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How to use Twitter communities to grow your brand

Sprout Social

Brands use these channels as tools to connect with their audience. Unfortunately, many of these communities are becoming cluttered and inauthentic. Twitter communities are the latest addition to the platform and are designed for these people. What are Twitter communities?

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How Human is Your Brand? Here are 13 Characteristics of Human Brands

Pam Moore

A brand is not a logo, colors, fancy tag line or even a fancy Super Bowl commercial. A brand is not your Facebook page cover video, Twitter background or set of beautifully designed Pinterest boards or images on your Instagram profile. The truth is your brand is all of these things and more. Your brand is what you say, do and think. The Living, Breathing, Human Brand. The human brand is much like a living, breathing organism. Human brands are humble.

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

Pam Moore

It is THE social media training academy for small business owners, entrepreneurs, marketers, CMOs, CEOs, directors, recruiters, sales professionals, real estate agents, speakers, authors, network marketers, artists, franchisees, franchisors and YOU! I can guarantee you there is nothing like it on the market today! 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!

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Is a Discord community right for your brand?

Sprout Social

Discord is the future of online communities. Gen Z, in particular, is opting to spend time in smaller, private online communities. Marketers, creators and community builders looking to future proof themselves should take a moment to reflect—are you part of that “digital campfire?”

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10 of the Best Brand Storytelling Campaigns of 2022

Social Media Strategies Summit

In this new reality, brands must humanize and connect with their audiences more meaningfully. Enter brand storytelling. Brand stories help otherwise faceless organizations build an emotional connection with their audience, leading to higher engagement, loyalty, and sales.

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Your Logo is Not Your Brand – Why You Need a Brand Architecture and Strategy

Pam Moore

Many business and marketing leaders think a brand starts and ends with a logo, colors and design. In the digital age of today marketers know how to strategically piece together a beautiful canvas of images on their Instagram profile, create eye catching Facebook cover photos, and engaging video intro and outros for YouTube. In reality, the logo is the easy part and only one small yet very important component of your brand. Your brand is not your logo!

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Knowing Your Social Community & Why It Matters

Ignite Social Media

Your brand is on multiple social media platforms and posting regularly, but when it comes to engaging your social community, are you giving your audience what they want ? Social media has a very different rhythm than other marketing channels. You can’t just push your brand’s message on your social channels and expect that your audience will care. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but they likely don’t care about your brand’s marketing message.

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Personal Branding Strategy: 5 Pillars to Develop a Brand of Authority and Influence

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Personal Branding: 5 Pillars to Build a Brand of Authority and Influence. Do you need a personal brand in business today? Personal branding is a requirement for any business leader in any niche. Your brand is who YOU are.

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How to Build Community Without the Metaverse

Pixlee

As the metaverse continues to grow and brands begin designing marketing strategies that align with it, it’s important to remember that social media is not the only approach to community-building. How else can you effectively build and engage your community? .

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15 Top Digital Marketing & Branding Trends for 2020 [podcast]

Pam Moore

What are the biggest digital marketing and branding trends shaping the year ahead? How will marketers approach increasing brand awareness, attracting new customers and growing revenue in an always on digital world where the only guarantee is change? Brands Get More Human.

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How to Create a Brand Community: A Step-by-Step Process

Social Media Strategies Summit

Build a strong brand and you will get yourself a strong community of loyal customers and brand advocates. Some might argue that a strong community is what makes a brand stronger and loyal customers are the best way to promote a brand. Promote Your Community.

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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. If we all know life and business is really about people, then why do so many marketing and business leaders still fall to lazy marketing tactics and corporate marketing speak as they set out on their online digital and social media adventures? They say they want to build community. Brand storytelling requires both art and science. Definition of brand storytelling.

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How to Build a Brand Community for your B2B Business

Oktopost

It turns out that creating a brand community for your B2B company can give you that type of mouthwatering ROI. . B2B businesses need to foster a strong spirit of community to serve their clients and customers better. What is a Brand Community?

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Nextdoor Advertising: Connecting With the Community

Ignite Social Media

Have you been looking for a new way to reach potential buyers, outside of traditional marketing tactics and social networks? households utilizing Nextdoor, “the neighborhood network” advertising services might be an ideal investment for your brand.

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The Value of Matching Your Brand with a Local Community Manager

Mindjumpers

The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series and written by Brand Care Manager, Marlene Friis. Mindjumpers Network is a global platform of local country Community Managers, enabling international companies to execute and maintain brand communities in a structured, quality assured and cost effective way across markets with the aim of creating effect and value. How would you execute a local community management strategy for a global brand?

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Politics and Personal Branding: Preserve Your Brand and Relationships in a Political Minefield

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Personal Branding and Politics – Building Your Brand in a Political Minefield. Do Politics and Personal Branding Go Together? . When it comes to politics and personal branding, do the two go together? Do personal branding and politics go together?

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How CPG brands are Building Community

Pixlee

Customer interactions with brands are becoming increasingly digital, and CPG brands are at the forefront of this digital transformation. As competition is picking up, brands are battling it out to create a unique identity as well as remain successful with their community.

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Having a Community Means Having a Brand: Listen to Feedback!

Mindjumpers

Having a community such as a Facebook brand page equals engagement! The key element is not only to promote your brand or a new product launch, because if you had no community, where would your business actually be? A community is an indispensable part of your product placed within the user engagement cycle, which it would not be if it was not for people seeing a value in it. This enhances their user experience and increases trust in you as a brand.

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The Future of Community Management

Ignite Social Media

If there’s one thing we’ve learned being the original social media marketing agency, it’s that nothing in our world stays the same for long. So, when I was asked to share what the future of community management would be like, at first it felt like an impossible task. Perhaps you are feeling the strife of defining “community management”, or trying to figure out where a discipline that touches so many areas of your business fits on your org chart.

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7 Top Personal Branding Goals To Develop Your Social Brand Strategy

Pam Moore

They aren’t thinking “should I do business with this person or brand.” ” Would you like to increase brand awareness, generate more leads? They fear they must share what they ate for breakfast, lunch and dinner to build their personal brand. Have you thought about your personal branding strategy? Regardless if you have taken time to plan your personal brand or not, you have a personal brand. 7 Top Personal Branding Goals.

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Why Facebook’s Community Pages Could Give Brands Headaches

Dave Fleet

Her opening question went something like: “What the heck are Community Pages on Facebook, and why is there one for my company?&#. Community Pages 101. Facebook’s Community Pages are an initiative from Facebook to create “the best collection of shared knowledge&# on a wide variety topics. The intent, according to All Facebook , was to take generic topics that aren’t necessarily brand-focused and to create Community Pages for them.

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Tips on Measuring Community [April #measurePR Recap]

Waxing UnLyrical

At the heart of social PR lies community. So that’s what we focused on for the April #measurePR Twitter chat; how to measure community, how to tell when community-building initiatives are working (and when they’re not), and how community-focused metrics might change over time. Experts in measuring community. A1: Building a community around a product or service is just part of our jobs in #PR today (which is great, because it’s fun!).

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Marketing, community, support or all of the above?

Dave Fleet

Over the last few years, social media has evolved away from this – away from personal interaction, and towards what is increasingly push marketing. This early focus on relationships, reputation and engagement led social media to naturally lean towards driving loyalty and affinity with brands over time. Marketing objectives generally focus on sales – demand gen, acquisition, etc. Marketing, community or both?

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Your Logo is NOT Your Brand – Marketing Brand Strategy in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

When many business leaders think of the term “brand” they think of pretty colors, expensive logos, fancy graphics, Facebook cover photos and traditional tv or radio advertisements. Smart marketers know branding is much more than a logo. In reality, the logo is the easy part and only one small yet very important component of your brand. The colors, language and visuals are supporting elements, not “the” brand. It’s community.

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How to Create Facebook House Rules or Community Guidelines

Harp Interactive

A Facebook Page is an excellent venue for community building among brand advocates and customers (or potential customers) seeking more information, discounts, insight or customer assistance. Blog Facebook How To Policy Social Media Marketing Facebook community guidelines Facebook house rules how to set up Facebook Community Guidelines How to set up Facebook House RulesDoes your Facebook Page have Rules or is it a free-for-all?

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You are NOT the Main Character of Your Brand Story, Your Customer Is

Pam Moore

Your audiences and customers need to feel the heartbeat of your brand in every touch. It takes 6-7 brand touches for someone to remember a brand. It is the heart of where the digital brand magic happens! The main character in your brand story is NOT YOU!

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Why Good Social Media Community Management is Vital For Brand Success

Sociallyin Insider Blog

We’ve talked about it a couple of million times: (after all, we are a social media marketing agency ) the importance of incredible content and the success of your social media marketing campaign. Social Media Marketing Community Management