Using Online Community to Increase Member Retention

SocialFish

And of course I was excited to get a chance to talk about my favorite subject, online community, with my friend Josh Paul , in the session we presented yesterday, Using Online Community to Increase Member Retention. Two of these three can be addressed/alleviated with online community.

Get Open Community on Audible

SocialFish

Open Community is now on Audible! Just answer any of these questions: How has the growth of online community changed the way you work today? Is community management part of your job? How has community management changed other business processes at your org (e.g.

Open Community Case Study – GoPlow

SocialFish

Community: GoPlow. GoPlow is the Snow & Ice Management Association ‘s (SIMA) online community. Big Idea: Collaborating with a purpose and a strategy. Brian believed they couldn’t do that until they had a open community website generating solid content.

Open Community Case Study – Local Government Knowledge Network

SocialFish

Community: Local Government Knowledge Network. Our best stuff – magazines, reports, data, discussion forums and more – lived behind the member wall. Associations debate whether to tear down their walls and open their communities to non-members.

Is Our PR Community Part of the New Pittsburgh or the Old One?

Social Media Strategery

In this month’s Pittsburgh Magazine, there’s a story highlighting how millennials are literally and figuratively transforming my hometown. Where’s the PR, advertising, and marketing community in all of that? This post originally appeared on PRSA Pittsburgh’s blog. .

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?

Blog Design for ROI Rule #3: Shower Attention and Appreciation On Your Community

ProBlogger

Today we’ll talk about integrating your community into your design. One of the great benefits is that an engaged community promotes your blog, providing word of mouth marketing. How do you show that you care about your community? How to shower attention on your community.

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Influencer Engagement: Finding a Fit

Waxing UnLyrical

Your community, your influencers and your customers define your brand. manual social media searching, local news, niche publications, community events, etc., Guest post by Lauren Lawson-Zilai.

How Social Media can Fix the Troll and Bullying problem

Laurel Papworth

Our women’s magazines that think it’s fine to photoshop young celebrities in damaging positions? Bullying can be a contributing factor in suicide and damages whole communities not just the bullied. Because they reflect back the community values with a twist.

Get the Book

SocialFish

Written for the complicated and quirky world of associations and membership organizations, Open Community is about how associations can—and why they should—build community online. (Not The concepts in Open Community are actionable and applicable to any association, large or small.

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3 Ways Social Media Changed This World for the Better

SocialFish

Social media is still my major business tool for marketing, connecting and collaborating. Often you hear this concept applied to the creative community, which is understandable. It’s somewhat in trend these days to keep talking about how social media actually made us lonely.

This Week’s Awesome Association PR and Communications Jobs – March 16

SocialFish

Communications and PR Specialist , Emergency Nurses Association – Innovate, Collaborate and Contribute: Join the Emergency Nurses Association, a growing national association dedicated to advancing emergency nursing. vibrant, healthier, and involved communities.

The Continuing Evolution of the Indian PR Landscape

Waxing UnLyrical

With such a huge chunk of the audience online, it becomes increasingly important to reach them outside of the traditional ways of communicating (newspapers/magazines/TV/radio).

Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth

Lecture : Laurel was named in 2012 by Forbes magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, and Marketing Magazine named her “Head of Industry, Social Media”. 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. Students will develop strategies on how to monetize their customer communities.

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Big data: seeing the forest and the trees

Sherrilynne Starkie

Big data matters to you as humans and a community and as a marketer,” Young told the audience of senior marketing strategists. He then collaborated with a magazine to create a data map of his life. “In

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This Week’s Coolest Jobs – November 16

SocialFish

Director of Business Development , Trellis/American Association for the Advancement of Science – AAAS seeks a Director of Business Development for Trellis, a new platform for scientific communication and collaboration.

Hot Association and Nonprofit Social Media Jobs This Week – April 5

SocialFish

We partake in regular collaborative events throughout the year and enjoy Friday afternoons off throughout the summer. The Membership Manager will serve as the primary contact for all member relations and will collaborate with other team members on additional aspects of membership as necessary.

This Week’s Association Membership & Marketing Jobs

SocialFish

The primary responsibility is to develop the content and prepare the layout and design of all association print and online publications, i.e., national print magazine, online newsletters, conference guides and programs, PowerPoint presentations, etc.

Grow Your Wiki

Buzz Marketing for Technology

collaboration. Collaborative Technology. Community. online communities. 6 degrees of collaboration: 1. Social Enterprise: Interview with 7thFloor Magazine. A practical guide to improving productivity and collaboration in your organization. About.

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The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Create and source user-generated content fast with simultaneous collaboration. A hybrid curation app and social network—grab any content from the web and save it to your own Flipboard magazine. A simple tool to create, share, curate, and collaborate on lists.

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

Social Media Strategery

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. community, this is a monster merger – one that brings together not only two of the most successful Gov 2.0 The short answer was that the community was unsustainable. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

Association Social Media: National Society of Accountants

SocialFish

3) Can you describe the internal collaboration workflow with other areas of the association (e.g. Over the last 3 years, it has been really exciting to watch our small staff become more collaborative in terms of projects, roles and brainstorming.

This is How Much Instagram Influencers Really Cost

Later

These collaborations and sponsorships have nearly replaced traditional ads and are a huge part of social media strategies today. So if you haven’t started collaborating with influencers to market your business on Instagram, now is the time.

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Association Social Media: ASCD

SocialFish

We have units in ASCD dedicated to almost every area that impacts education: conferences and institutes, book publishing, magazines and newsletters, online courses and webinars, professional development consulting, public policy, and more.

Association Social Media: The CFA Institute

SocialFish

Additionally, I oversee our member magazine and continue to help look after our organizational blogging strategy, two key editorial platforms that we hope to bring much closer together. 3) Can you describe the internal collaboration workflow with other areas of the association (e.g.

10 Ways Brands are Using Instagram Highlights

Later

If you’re a brand that regularly publishes content, like a magazine or blog, Instagram highlights are a great place to share content based on the topics that you write about. . Instagram highlights are less than a year old, but they’ve already made a huge impact for businesses!

Association Social Media: National Business Officers Association (NBOA)

SocialFish

However, in this role I constantly collaborate with the events, membership, marketing, corporate relations, and professional development department staff. Our website also has a private social community, hosted by Higher Logic, called NBOA Connect.

Cool Association Social Media Jobs This Week – March 2

SocialFish

Position requires daily communication and coordination with other members of the magazine team, particularly the editor-in-chief and editorial director. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

7 Great User-Generated Content Campaigns

Pixlee

User-generated content enables a brand’s passionate customers to become advocates, in turn building engaged communities around products and services. A powerful campaign from women’s clothing company Aerie, entitled #AerieReal , taps into the impact of fashion magazines, social media, and the effect of Photoshop abuse from the marketing and advertising industry. With this UGC campaign, Adobe gets to show off its software capabilities while engaging with its community of users.

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The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Tom contacted me a few weeks ago with this idea and we’ve been working collaboratively on this project ever since. It takes a community to build a community. So much of building a community requires understanding people and engaging with them.

Awesome Association Jobs This Week – February 23

SocialFish

Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board ! We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital.

Thank You, Fairy GoogleMother

Waxing UnLyrical

People want to interview me, people want to collaborate, people want to buy ad space and design t-shirts and talk about some major, MAJOR business and who the hell ARE these people? Join the Grymm & Epic community for creative entrepreneurs, or read her heavy metal blog on Steff Metal.

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Association Social Media: American Society of Civil Engineers

SocialFish

We might have one piece of content – a blog post, a magazine article, or a video – that can be rehashed across a variety of different social spaces. LinkedIn is a community where we see a lot of entry and mid-career engineers going to seek advice and share information with colleagues.

2010 Review: SocialFish clients and work

SocialFish

We published a whitepaper on social media policies in collaboration with Croydon Consulting in January. We helped them experiment with a private whitelabel community for their members. We helped them launch and build Engage365 into a thriving online community. FORUM magazine.

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Social Media Intensive Course – August 2016 – Sydney Training

Laurel Papworth

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. Are you looking for an intensive social media course for advanced or professionals?

This Week in Social Media – 4/10/2013

Social Media Marketing

And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in my new This Week in Social Media Magazine. As always, all of the links above are available on Delicious and This Week in Social Media Magazine on Flipboard. We''re all responsible for fostering a better online community.

Association Social Media: American Diabetes Association

SocialFish

We also maintain an array of social media accounts for our signature special events, our Diabetes Forecast magazine, our Spanish-speaking audience, diabetes care professionals and our hardworking volunteers. 5) Is community management (group moderation) part of your responsibilities?

This Week in Social Media – 5/8/2013

Social Media Marketing

And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in the This Week in Social Media Magazine. Being a community manager is more than just posting to social networks on behalf of brands. Here are eight different roles that community managers must play on any given day.

Blogging to build your business (30 day challenge review)

Lucy Hall

Not only have I grown my blog traffic, gained business enquiries but I've also been published in various business magazines and website. The community is awesome too! At the end of the day we all have something to say, here's your chance to release that information in a supportive and collaborate environment. Blogging CAN grow your business, it's true. I write this after completing the amazing 30 day blogging challenge with Sarah Arrow (The blogging queen) at Sark EMedia.

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Cheryl and I thought it would be a great idea to collaborate on this special social media project—and so the process began for creating the 2011 #Nifty50 List of Top Twitter Women. Connie is the Community Strategist for the Alterian (formerly Techrigy) SM2 social media monitoring platform.