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Become a Fearless Online Community Leader

The Realtime Report

Become a Fearless Online Community Leader. Online communities are powerhouses of collaboration that demand fearless leaders to succeed. The best social managers build constituencies with purpose and a strategy for growth. Yet, with the demand for new communities and the never-ending desire to increase engagement, such best practices for moderation become overlooked. Here is how to become an effective online community leader.

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. We loved Garry’s idea for this two-parter and we welcome any guest post ideas from any of our readers who are interested in digging into Open Community from whatever angle you choose.

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Social Intranet: Open Atrium social network for internal use

Laurel Papworth

I’m about to install and muck around with Open Atrium as an social network intranet product for a client. It’s based on social networking software Drupal, and is free to download: Social Intranet Open Atrium. Calendar : A calendar that lets you quickly add events, suck in iCal and other calendar feeds, and support single or multi-day events. Online communities within the organisation – what do you use?

A Tale of Two Communities Part 1 – Volkswagen

SocialFish

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. We loved Garry’s idea for this two-parter and we welcome any guest post ideas from any of our readers who are interested in digging into Open Community from whatever angle you choose. Open Community

Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth

She stays on message – online communities are good, broadcasting spammy advertising is bad. We’ve used them since day dot (well, since I’ve been in online communities, anyway, around the end of the 1980′s). Most of the Health online communities I work in – even the one’s around Asthma and Weight Loss, not necessarily the more stigmatized health issues – the community members would be a lot less forthcoming if forced to use their real names.

8 Professional Speaker Tips to Ignite Trifecta Success for Audience, Event Hosts and YOU!

Pam Moore

Amazing events don't just happen, they are planned. These things all impact the success or failure of the event. ” The best events and presentations happen when there is a magical synergy between the speaker, the audience and the event organizers and purpose. Here are 8 foundational principles for speakers to ensure every presentation is a win win win for everyone – the audience, the event organizers and the speaker. How do they use social media?

Professional Keynote Speaker Tips for the Magic Trifecta Success with Your Audience, the Event and YOU!

Pam Moore

Amazing events don't just happen, they are planned. These things all impact the success or failure of the event. ” The best events and presentations happen when there is a magical synergy between the speaker, the audience and the event organizers and purpose. Here are 8 foundational principles for speakers to ensure every presentation is a win win win for everyone – the audience, the event organizers and the speaker. How do they use social media?

#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!

Social Media Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in India

Mindjumpers

Our ever-growing global network of Local Social Media Managers around the world helps us ensure contextually relevant content through social listening, content production and response management. It’s a network of very talented people who possess great knowledge of social media in their local context – one of them being Nishanth Krish from India who shares his insights into the social media trends, prospects and challenges in India right now.

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10 ways the Sprout Social mobile app lets you manage social from anywhere

Sprout Social

There are few professions that require people to always be on the way social media marketing does. Between publishing content, providing customer care, reporting on social data and the many other responsibilities of social media marketers, there’s a lot to juggle every day.

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Highlights from ProBlogger Event 2013 #PBEVENT

ProBlogger

It was an amazingly emotional, nerve-wracking and yet exhilarating couple of days – and by the end of the event we knew that we had created something pretty special. They were talking about how the event had inspired them to make bigger changes, and think on a much larger scale. It’s almost unthinkable that this is the same event I created in 2010 in a small hotel on the outskirts of Melbourne. Want to get a feel for the event from an attendee perspective?

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Tetherless World Constellation Launch Event - June 11, 2008

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Rensselaer and the Tetherless World Research Constellation are partnering with one of the most widely read technology blogs in the world, ReadWriteWeb , to help engage the entire Web community in this interactive event. Ranked among Technorati’s Top 10 blogs in the world, ReadWriteWeb is the lead blog in a growing network of blogs devoted to Web technology, and is an ideal partner to link the community of the Web to Rensselaer. Schedule of Events.

Using Social Media For Sustainability: WiserEarth Does It, And Well

Waxing UnLyrical

The social network, as most of us think of it, is nothing more than the likes of Facebook or Orkut, among others. But to the world at large, it’s not just about Facebook (or the related movie), but a community that has been built over the years around a common interest or topic. So I’m using this post to showcase such a community that has been actively working around sustainability. What are we doing to bring about that social change?

Facebook: Iceland Constitution and Gov 2.0

Laurel Papworth

Iceland have turned to social media to ask the population to crowdsource writing Iceland’s new constitution. The main online community Facebook – and other social networks such as Twitter, YouTube, Flickr and Livestreaming – have been appropriated for the Icelandic Government’s communications channels to it’s own people. Meaning, short viral spiked events, then over. Also deadly dull or an important part of collaborative governing?

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. Those who do not yet have any social media profiles online may struggle as this course is fast paced. Social Media Workshop Outline. Three Day Class for the Advanced Social Media Specialist.

From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories

Buzz Marketing for Technology

From shared databases to communities of practice: A taxonomy of collaboratories. From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories. The types are: Distributed Research Centers, Shared Instruments, Community Data Systems, Open Community Contribution Systems, Virtual Communities of Practice, Virtual Learning Communities, and Community Infrastructure Projects. Why are scientific collaborations so difficult to sustain?

8 Steps to Building Your Blog Into a Community

ProBlogger

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. There are a lot of great blog posts about creating communities , but this one is different. Build your community on a single powerful idea. Step 2 – The Sea Lion System to Build Your Network.

15 Hot Digital Marketing Trends for 2020 [video + podcast]

Pam Moore

Listen to episode 267 of the Social Zoom Factor podcast for more details on each of the below 15 digital marketing and branding trends. However, this h asn't stopped lazy marketers from putting all of their digital eggs in social baskets they don't own such as Facebook and Instagram.

WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: betsyjean79 via Flickr , Creative Commons Advertising, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, Design, Digital, TV, Radio, Podcasts, Blogging, Social Networks, Newsfeeds, Affiliate Marketing, Web TV, SEO… Creative industries have evolved just as the environments, mediums, consumers and needs of our clients have evolved over time. To say I knew who he was (via the London social media circuit) would be an understatement.

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Upcoming Events. Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late… posted in Uncategorized |. I’ve done a number of workshops the past few months with clients designed to do two primary things: Land a common understanding across the teams involved around what social media, communities and influencer programs really are and more importantly why it matters to a business. 4) None of the following are community platforms: Wikis, Blogs or Forums. Events.

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BBC says Use Social Media – or Leave

Laurel Papworth

BBC tells journalists to use social media as a primary source. BBC news journalists have been told to use social media as a primary source of information by Peter Horrocks, the new director of BBC Global News who took over last week. He said it was important for editorial staff to make better use of social media and become more collaborative in producing stories. If we are getting our news form social media, we can virtually do it for ourselves.

Make Your CFO a Social Media Fan

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social media definitely pays off, but you’ve got to focus on the approach not the tools. Social Media has hit the mainstream these days but the big concern on every product marketer’s mind has been how to justify the ROI? If you’re concerned about social media cost justification, you’re not along. A recent Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) survey found that only 20% of CMO’s felt social media produced measurable ROI and 62% hoped it may someday.

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10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There have also been doctors that have used social networking tools, like Twitter, during surgery. This is a great use because it allows doctors collaborate together and share their expertise, which can ultimately save a patient’s life and/or help find cures in the future. Here are ten social media tools that can aid you with crowdsourcing: Twitter It is already being used for many crowdsourcing efforts. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

An Awesome Interview with the Founder of GovLoop, Steve Ressler.

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media An Awesome Interview with the Founder of GovLoop, Steve Ressler Mon, Sep 28, 2009 Government 2.0 Steve Ressler, Founder of GovLoop As announced this morning, GovLoop, the premier social network for the government community, has joined forces with GovDelivery, the world’s leading provider of government-to-citizen communications solutions.

Parents take Xbox away: Boy rings Police

Laurel Papworth

By the way, the baby in the photo is Victoria – her parents met on the social network Xbox Live and started dating. Parents take Xbox away: Boy rings Police is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Victorian Government – Online Community funding (0). Event: Collaboration in the World of Web 2.0 (6). Tags: Humour Online Communities games social networks parents Police Victoria Xbox Xbox Live

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Australia Sharepoint Conference June 16/17 2010

Laurel Papworth

Many many students of mine over the years have mentioned Sharepoint as their internal, enterprise based intranet service with collaboration features. One woman swears that you can’t collaboratively edit documents, and that that feature has been turned off. Sort of like the old Enterprise software but all in a browser (not client/server solutions) and lots of social stuff wrapped around it. Social Computing” is popping up everywhere. Interesting.

10 Ways to Support Charity Through Social Media

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking 10 Ways to Support Charity Through Social Media Written on July 14, 2009 by Justin Levy in charity , mashable , social media 3 Comments - Leave a comment! This post is a collaboration between Mashable’s Summer of Social Good charitable fundraiser and Max Gladwell ‘s “10 Ways&# series.

The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same | Social Media.

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same Mon, Apr 27, 2009 Government 2.0 From entire conferences to unconferences to new government appointees to full-scale social networks , there’s no doubt that “Government 2.0″ I’m one of the leads for our social media/Government 2.0

This Week in Social Media – 4/10/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep the wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in my new This Week in Social Media Magazine. It would seem that extends to social networking as well.

Traffic Technique 5: Social Media

ProBlogger

We all agree that social media networks offer a number of benefits to bloggers. We can build a following on these sites, make new friends and connections, and share, collaborate, and interact in real time. Getting traffic through social media might seem like it’s about getting users to share your content. how you respond to social network visitors. what social search could, to should, mean to you. social media advertising.

Sydney Social Media Course – 3 Days with Laptop

Laurel Papworth

Sydney social media course 2013. Walk away with a social media strategy, campaign, tools. Facebook, Twitter, Social Media Dashboards, Google Plus, Social Media Measurement. Sydney Social Media Course . Are you looking for an intensive social media strategy and campaign course with hands on practical setting up of blogs, Facebook, Twitter and other social media tools? 29 to 31 July – Sydney 3 Day Social Media course.

Proto.in July 18-19 2008

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Social Media Scores over Mass Media Again Social Media and Blog Camp – Courtesy Delhi Bloggers Bloc May 27, 2008.12:38 is an event focused on exciting new startups. It is about increasing partnership, collaboration and mindshare among a distinguished, qualified and well-connected audience. This year’s event promises to be a cracker. The registrations for the event are on.

Social Media and IT Security: Adversaries or Partners?

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Social Media and IT Security: Adversaries or Partners? Mon, Aug 10, 2009 Best Practices Well, it’s been an interesting couple of weeks in the world of social media and IT security. Now, don’t get me wrong, I believe information security is a very real and valid concern when it comes to social media.

Top 10 Reasons Not to Miss This Summit

agora pulse

In a time when it seems like there is Yet Another Massive Marketing Event Registration (YAMMER) every other day, why would one stand out from the others? What might make you decide to register and spend a day at this event rather than that one? Social Media Days around the globe.

Eight Tools to Grow on Instagram During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing. With live events shut down, digital marketing using content and social networks has become even more important for brands and marketers. More than 70% of marketers say social media marketing has significantly helped them.

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Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? | E.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? Why would Starbucks need their own digital network? Your choice to buy a beer and/or play social games.

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5 Reasons to Begin Your Freelancing Career

The Realtime Report

Select those that are valued in the expert community. Go to conferences, read thematic communities on social networks, meet the creators of potentially interesting projects. Each networking event can convert into future orders and successful collaborations.

7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth

There are seven stages to social media engagement from shallow monitoring to deep peer to peer economies. How deep is the rabbit hole of social media? It’s probably worth noting that every baby steps stage in social media engagement is valid – from little acorns big ol’ oak trees grow. Stage Zero - What is Social Media? Doesn’t know, doesn’t care about social media. Stage One – Internal and Enterprise approach to Social Media.

At the Gov 2.0 Expo – Who's Making You Successful?

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media At the Gov 2.0 Expo held here in Washington, DC and I was honored to be a member of the Program Committee for this event as well as last year’s Expo Showcase and Summit. With each and every one of these events, I always looking forward to meeting and learning from the Gov 2.0

Nine years of Twitter

Sherrilynne Starkie

To keep abreast of events as they happened, I spent that day with one eye out the window and the other on my Twitter feed. I use it to communicate with reporters and other news professionals too; it’s often their preferred social network. Managing a community of thousands can be a bit overwhelming but Twitter Lists really help. Both are easy to use, but Hootsuite is better for team collaboration. Featured Headline Twitter PR public relations Social Media

Tips for Social Media Advertising this Holiday Season

Ignite Social Media

This past year many marketers struggled with their social media advertising efforts. 2020 was a unique year for social media marketing, but the state of social ad buying specifically had some interesting points we want to address. Back in 2008, social media started to boom.

The Top 130 Minnesota Tech Companies on Twitter

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter is consistently rated as the second-best social network for B2B and tech companies, behind only LinkedIn. Which businesses understand the “social” part of social network, and which are just there to broadcast? ABILITY Network.

50 Ways Marketers use Social Media to Improve Their Marketing

Harp Interactive

Social media isn’t always the right tool for the job. Over the last three days, I’ve spoken to four HUGE brands in America that are considering social media for one project or another, and there are many more out there working on how these tools might integrate into their business needs. Add social bookmark links to your most important web pages and/or blog posts to improve sharing. Build community platforms around real communities of shared interest.