10 Best in Class Brands on LinkedIn

Social Media Strategies Summit

Members also include 92% of Fortune 500 companies, 90 million senior-level influencers, and 63 million decision-makers. In fact, 97% of B2B marketers use LinkedIn as a content distribution channel and 46% of social media traffic to those company sites comes from LinkedIn.

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The Value of Community Management and Customer Interception

Ignite Social Media

Quantifying customer care and the value of community management can be a bit more… avant-garde; however, we have a measurement solution that might help you justify allocating resources to customer care on social media. Building the Value of Community Management Model.

Facebook Intensive Class – Computer Class, 1 Day

Laurel Papworth

Looking for a very indepth Facebook class? Overview of customers and companies on Facebook, plenty of case studies. Laurel is the CEO of The Community Crew managing massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef.

Class 81

Calling all online community managers!

SocialFish

Guest post by Ted McEnroe, The Community Roundtable. ———— A few months ago, I made a switch moving from the nonprofit sector to The Community Roundtable , a leading provider of community research and support for business, association and nonprofit communities.

Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

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. A year ago we set out to build a travel company and cruise discovery engine, but along the way Cruiseable turned into a travel and cruise publication as well. Building a New Kind of Cruise Community.

37 Free Marketing and Social Media Classes to Elevate Your Skills Today

Buffer Social

When I first started out with digital marketing, I was blown away by the sheer amount of online marketing resources and social media classes. Digital marketing classes (9-17). Marketing data and analytics classes (18-24). Content and blogging classes (25-31).

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Relationship Advice: Your Nonprofit Organization and Building Community Organization Partnerships

Waxing UnLyrical

Fink, founder and chief executive of the investment firm BlackRock, states in a New York Times article , “Society is demanding that companies, both public and private, serve a social purpose. To encourage social responsibility, create a culture of giving back to the larger community.

Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media. Thats why many of todays colleges and universities are now offering "social media" classes as an option for their students. In the PowerPoint shown during the class, Whitney also took on the big task of defining Web 2.0:

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The Case for Active Users as Social Media Community Managers

Akamai Marketing

The Case For Active Users as Social Media Community Managers. They’ve had social media classes for several semesters and I’ve taught several classes. I start every class asking people to tell me what social networks they currently use.

The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. SocialFish and OCR partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. Community platforms are already being used for learning objectives.

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Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth

If you are a company, government department or organisation interested in social media training for your staff, this three day class held privately at your premises (or we can organise premises for you) suits those looking for a more indepth course. Laurel is the CEO of The Community Crew managing massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef. Three Day Class for the Advanced Social Media Specialist.

Class 68

Community, Lady Gaga & Bourbon: The David Spinks Interview

Firebelly

David Spinks – Community Man. To say that David Spinks loves community is an understatement. He’s all about community – and he’s got a track record that proves it. His other enterprises include BlogDash and The Community Manager where he still actively writes.

Nine Winning Digital Marketing Strategies From The B2B World

Webbiquity SMM

Share your expertise: Online communities and forums. They effectively use content to establish subject matter expertise in this area and to build a community of like-minded people who can share and add to the conversation in order to become a thought leader in this space.

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Promoting an API – Etsy offering basic programming classes…

The Way of the Web

A nice example of going further than simply creating and releasing an API has been announced by Etsy , the community of makers and sellers of all sorts of items. The lessons and homework are available at codelessons.com , and the first class begins tonight.

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Change or Die | Fast Company

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Fast Company. Connect with Fast Company. The companys top executives had invited the most farsighted thinkers they knew from around the world to come together in New York and propose solutions to some really big problems. CEOs are supposedly the prime change agents for their companies, but theyre often as resistant to change as anyone -- and as prone to backsliding. Energy Efficient Servers See how HP Energy Efficient Servers can help your company save energy.

9 World-class Bloggers Share Their #1 Email List Building Tip

ProBlogger

I actually liked it so much that I now work for the company!”. Nate Desmond works at SumoMe helping fellow bloggers build their email lists, increase social shares, and build thriving blog communities though a suite of growth tools. .

Class 57

Facebook talks like a pirate. Movember and online community rituals

Laurel Papworth

Ahoy Me Hearties: One of the tasks our online community managers undertake with clients (PR or Marketing agencies, or companies) is to build out a Social Media Conversation Diary – a list of tasks and engagement activities to keep online community members entertained and loyal.

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?

Riding the Social Media Struggle Bus? You’re Not Alone

Webbiquity SMM

Recent research from MarketingProfs shows that 84% of B2B companies use social media marketing in some form, and the figure is likely higher for B2C firms. In fact, another recent study from HubSpot reveals that 63% of B2B companies aren’t generating leads from social media at all.

The Complete Guide to Facebook Groups: How to Create a Group, Build a Community and Increase Your Organic Reach

Buffer Social

Facebook has recently launched Groups for Pages, enabling the 70 million+ Pages on Facebook to create their own unique communities and feeds. And more importantly, how do you build an engaged community in your Facebook Group? How to build an engaged community in your Facebook group.

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How The World’s Top Fitness Brands Are Building Social Community To Grow Their Business

Pixlee

This $31 billion industry has transformed from $30 monthly gym memberships into a lifestyle of expensive targeted classes and bootcamps. Intensely passionate communities have formed around types of exercise and activities, and members share details of every training session and achievement across all forms of social media. Community is a competitive advantage because members encourage, motivate, and help one another. Community Needs To Be Part Of The Company’s DNA.

Class 40

11 Tips Blogging Tips for Businesses-Authority Building

Akamai Marketing

Its essentially relationship building with your community and audience. Hubspot recently published that companies with 51-100 webpages generate 47% more traffic than companies with 1-50 pages. Resources: Pacific New Media, Blogging for Business Class .

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7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog

ProBlogger

This week on ProBlogger we’ve been looking at the topic of building community on a blog. We started by identifying 9 benefits and 3 costs of community on a blog and then looked at 5 stages of building community on a blog. Consider a Dedicated Community Area.

264: How One Blogger Builds Engagement and Makes a Difference with Online Community Events

ProBlogger

The post 264: How One Blogger Builds Engagement and Makes a Difference with Online Community Events appeared first on ProBlogger. Links and Resources for PB 264: How One Blogger Builds Engagement and Makes a Difference with Online Community Events: Sew a Softie.

Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work by Tamar Weinberg on August 14, 2009 Share In the spirit of featuring case studies like the ones in Chapter 4 of The New Community Rules , I am going to highlight other companies that have excelled in their social media achievements.

Rethinking Public Relations Education

Social Media Strategery

Some were in media relations classes where they were learning about the differences between pitching reporters and bloggers. That’d be like adding a class for “Business Email 101.&# Social media shouldn’t get it’s own special class – social media IS media.

Culture is the Word of the Year

SocialFish

” Not only does their choice of word interest me (my new company with Maddie is called Culture That Works , after all), I was also interested in their process. Featured Humanize Open Community

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A Social Media Status Quo – Brazil

Mindjumpers

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.

Managing Feedback

Idaconcpts

Community feedback–that is, when a customer actually uses your product and provides real feedback to improve it–is the dream that everyone’s chasing. Keep the message simple, and briefly state the company position on the matter.

Managing Feedback

Idaconcpts

Community feedback–that is, when a customer actually uses your product and provides real feedback to improve it–is the dream that everyone’s chasing. Keep the message simple, and briefly state the company position on the matter.

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

SocialFish

Wendy says it’s a non-moderated, open network with 6,5000 communities formed. And it allows easy access to experts across the company. Wendy says for example, even a single advisor working in a remote branch has access to the best experts anywhere in the company.

Dos & Don’ts Regarding What to Post this Memorial Day

Ignite Social Media

If employees of your company have served in the armed forces, including photos of them can add a human element to your content. Need some guidance on overall best community management practices for your brand? Check out our new Master Class on June 14 th.

4 Marketing Lessons From the Creator Movement

Convince & Convert

With the proliferation of text and user preference toward visual and audio-based content, the highly connected user bases of the big social networks, and trust in peers vs. companies, I have no doubt as to why the creators movement is taking off. Yep, he includes his community , too.

6 Skills You Need To Be A Social Media Professional

Convince & Convert

When Amber Naslund and I wrote The NOW Revolution in 2010, we created this graphic to describe the characteristics of the ideal community manager/social media practitioner. I’m a big believer in social media pros taking photography classes in 2014. Image from Bigstock.com.

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Powwowing With Pepco on Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Powwowing With Pepco on Social Media September 28th, 2010 Tweet I haven’t been the biggest fan of my local energy company, Pepco, recently.

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Facebook: Bans 20,000 young children daily

Laurel Papworth

Industry calls for cyber-safety classes in schools. The company admitted it had to do more to stop young people using Facebook, as it revealed about a third of Australia’s population uses the site every day, the Herald Sun reported.

iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth

I teach classes on social media monitoring – computer classes – and the students set up iGoogle to find and monitor Media, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, images, key influencers, keywords, CEO and brand mentions and so on.

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Finish This Sentence: Social Media is…

Laurel Papworth

Here’s some tips and warnings for beginner online community managers. . Why do companies insist on doing dodgy “campaigns”? We call them community events, or viral spiked activities in online communities. When you don’t know your community well.

What Kinds Of Content Are You Most Likely To Share?

Firebelly

A doodle from Alexander Simpson-Lang during my class at IUPUI. I asked the class two questions. People or companies who are interested in helping the community.”.

Facebook for Marketing Research: Political Polls #auspol

Laurel Papworth

It’s not huge stretch to see that companies will want (most of the time) to advertise to people who are positive and beaming about their products, or neutral and enquiring about their products. Want to know how 11 million Australians will vote?