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.

13 YouTube Community Building Hacks You Never Knew About

agora pulse

So, if you’re still saying your brand doesn’t need YouTube community building, you might need to rethink. So, with that in mind, I’m going to tell you 13 YouTube community building hacks you never knew about. This is key for YouTube community building.

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. How is your video content serving your community?

Monday Roundup: Celebrating Your Community

Waxing UnLyrical

” Talk about a religious celebration that’s gone mainstream… and one that engenders a feeling of community among those who celebrate the day. How to Build Creativity and Self-Expression with Your Community. Please share in the comments below.

Managing Negative Comments in Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

If you work as a social media manager or online community manager you see these all the time … negative comments. Here are 6 more tips on how to manage negative comments: Listen to what is being said. Don’t let negative comments linger. Guest post by Yvette Pistorio.

Monday Roundup: Building Your Business Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Having a strong community is one of the most important aspects of business. This week’s roundup includes seven posts that are good reads on both maintaining as well as building your business community. How To Be A Better Facebook Community Manager. Happy Monday!

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!).

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. Assumption 2: Build a platform.

Five Observations Gained from Starting an Online Community

Waxing UnLyrical

In October of last year, I launched an online community called Agree, Disagree, or Qualify. Building an online community doesn’t happen overnight. Discussion builds communities. These members have tested more than 4,200 claims and provided more than 70,000 comments worth of interaction on topics serious, sentimental, political, and scientific. The community builds upon itself by testing claims and commenting on those claims.

Can Communities Serve As Perfect Add-On For Your Blog?

Mindjumpers

Tweet Written by Nabanita Roy , who is a web enthusiast and blogger currently working as a Community Development Executive at forums.com. A place for discussions, comments and some crazy debates over new thoughts. There are several community building tools for blog promotion.

5 Ways to Grow Your Instagram Following and Build Community

Convince & Convert

What’s the secret to building a thriving community on Instagram? They don’t realize the work that goes into building a following of more than 50,000 people and engagement on every post. And then there’s the approach built on helping others build and nurture relationships.

Monday Roundup: Building Business Relationships

Waxing UnLyrical

And from gathering the right data to connecting with potential clients, creating and building business relationships is a daily task. This week’s roundup features seven posts that focus on building business relationships. How do you build business relationships?

Nike Celebrates Instagram Milestones by Thanking Its Community

Convince & Convert

To commemorate both milestones, the company hosted a 24-hour long community celebration on its @Nike account. In total, the campaign was incredibly successful, securing more than 600,000 “hearts” and more than 4,900 comments. Milestone’s aren’t about you – they’re about your community.

Monday Roundup: Caring Through Community

Waxing UnLyrical

How do we meaningfully build and celebrate communities? An energized community can give your cause (or campaign) just the right amount fuel to make a difference, no matter how large or small it is. But when done right, community building efforts don’t just pay off for your community, but for your organization as well. So: how can you harness the power of community to do good as well as make good this quarter?

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. They ask thoughtful questions and respond to comments.

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. Does your Facebook Page have Rules or is it a free-for-all?

10 Social Media & Digital Marketing Inspiration Metrics You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Pam Moore

From looks (impressions) to listens, comments, likes, follows, retweets, influence scores, views, demographics, insights, conversions and the list goes on. When is the last time you did a reality check on how the people in your community are doing?

Could Buyer Personas be Your Secret Weapon for More Leads and Sales with Social Media?

Pam Moore

It's easy to talk to people, like and comment on posts or share that funny cat meme. Our agency, Marketing Nutz can help you build, launch and optimize your digital and social brand presence to achieve your goals. As with anything in life, it's easy to skip to the easy part.

Is Personal Branding Required for Business? How to Ignite the YOU Factor – Free Webinar

Pam Moore

It's how you smile at them, how you respond to their comments, tweets, posts on your Facebook page… or ignore them. 7 Foundations to build a personal brand that attracts your ideal customer . How to build your personal brand along side or as a face to your business brand .

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Five Signs the Future Belongs to User-Generated Content

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s a landslide: Community creates results. The Harlem Shake depended on community. User-generated content is far better at creating that community. Please share in the comments below. Disclaimer: Pic-n-Post is a client of RedShift Writers. Hello, WUL readers!

5 Strategies to Build a Network of Bloggers and Journalists

Waxing UnLyrical

Below are tips on how to build a network (and then maintain it!) Look for online communities of bloggers and contribute to their conversations to begin building contacts in your focus area. Build Your Brand and Expertise. Do you have a great community building strategy?

How Disney Reached 100 Million Page Likes on Facebook

Mindjumpers

Since August 2009, Disney started posting regularly on Facebook and their community grew wide. They use a great mix of pictures, videos and polls to get people’s attention, together with short, easy reading updates with the interest of getting people to comment and discuss.

Lessons in Listening and Customer Outreach From Chobani

Waxing UnLyrical

And the company has used a lot of the techniques I discussed recently, right here on WUL, on growing your Facebook community. WUL : And how many tweets and Facebook comments a day (or week) do you guys get? That’s relationship building.

Monday Roundup: Sustaining Relationships

Waxing UnLyrical

Relationship Building is My Career. Shelly Kramer reminds us why offering your audience fresh, relevant, high quality original content is still the best way to sustain your community. Please share in the comments below.

Monday Roundup: Making Your Business a Valentine

Waxing UnLyrical

“Go steady” with your audiences via these creative ideas that illustrate how you can show some love to your community. What You Can Learn from the Star Wars Community. How to Build a Social Community: 4 Tips. How to Build Stronger Bonds With Your Community.

Reflections on xPotomac, Civility, and Being a Hook

Waxing UnLyrical

The one thing that everyone noticed, and commented on – and was our aim with the conference – was the high quality of interaction and conversation between everyone in an extremely intimate space. Civility builds community. xPotomac was a hit.

Because the Door is Left Open All Day

Waxing UnLyrical

What we can achieve when we design, create and manage motivated communities – who use technology and social media to make better connections with each other in pursuit of a shared goal – is so much greater than we could ever achieve through one-way communication, usually through “the media.”.

Facebook Launches Questions

Mindjumpers

Tweet Yesterday Facebook has launched Facebook Questions, which allows users and pages to post a Question to friends or a Facebook community. Questions will be a useful feature for business that run a page as part of creating involvement for users in the community.

Bringing Open Community To Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Because if there’s one thing I believe takes public relations from good to great, it’s when your audiences start becoming your community through the relationships you develop with them. Why did you write Open Community ? So, what is “Open Community&# ?

A “Like” By Fans Is No Longer Enough!

Mindjumpers

These stories may include sharing, liking or commenting on the post, which could also be in form of an answer to a question or response to an event invite. Facebook Social Media brand brand pages Community building customers enagagement engagement rate Facebook Page fans people talking about

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.

Uncovering The Remarkable In Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

We talk often – myself included – about using it to build relationships , about getting to know one’s community, about deepening human interaction. Because when you know what makes your community tick, you know what will move them.

Add A Chatting Feature To Your Site With VisitorsCafe

Mindjumpers

I think the basic idea of it is really good and is a good feature to spice up your community site. My impression is that people enter a blog or site only to read information or maybe making comments. If you run a site, a community or blog you can try out VisitorsCafe yourself.

Could Buyer Personas be Your Secret Weapon for More Leads and Sales with Social Media?

Pam Moore

It's easy to talk to people, like and comment on posts or share that funny cat meme. Our agency, Marketing Nutz can help you build, launch and optimize your digital and social brand presence to achieve your goals. As with anything in life, it's easy to skip to the easy part.

How Much Do You Know About Your Consumers’ Cultural Communities?

Convince & Convert

Social media engagement and community building is such an important piece of growing consumer advocacy. There are many different cultural communities who use Periscope’s live streaming service. As you can see above, there are myriad cultural communities who use #Periscope.

12 Ways to Make a Twitter Chat More Enjoyable and Efficient

Waxing UnLyrical

If your chat focuses on a specific topic, try to get questions in from the community ahead of time. How To Resources Shonali Burke Social Media Twitter community building resources tips Twitter chat

Latest from the Open Community Virtual Book Tour

SocialFish

Here’s the schedule for our Open Community Virtual Book Tour for next week. 11/22/10 – Skyline Trade Show Tips – we’ll be talking about the open community around your tradeshows. Please leave us a comment or question! Tags: Open Community

Building a Community

Josh S Peters

Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » Building a Community Building a Community Written on June 16, 2010 by Josh Peters in Social Media 0 Comments - Leave a comment!

Interview with ASAE’s Community Manager, Mandy Stahl

SocialFish

Community management is a new role at many associations, and it’s further complicated by being both a very public-facing job as well as one managing internal processes that often cut across more than one department inside an organization. Please post in the comments!

The Role of Community in Modern Branding

Pixlee

The idea of community has become a major focus of brands in many verticals. traditional methods of marketing still have their place, community-building is now a. This element is all about building an identity. The change makes it essential for brands to build trust by creating a. community. How are brands leveraging community? often to build community and develop lasting, meaningful relationships with customers.