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. Ok, not EVERY single comment.

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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Here’s Why Brands Are Taking Over Your Instagram Comments

Later

Have you spotted Instagram comments from huge brands or celebrities popping up in your feed as you scroll through the latest posts? . It used to be that brands wanted to receive Instagram comments from followers to grow their account. using witty comments to optimize their exposure on Instagram and gain more followers! . Here’s how you can use Instagram comments to fuel your growth: Why Instagram Comments Are More Important Than Ever If You Want More Followers.

Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation

Waxing UnLyrical

If there’s one thing you take away from today’s post on content marketing, please let it be this: just because you build it, doesn’t mean they’ll come. Content Marketing: a scenario. Scene: your client is super-excited about its new content marketing program (that you’ve been hired to design, and implement). But you’re probably not approaching content marketing the social PR way.

New! Schedule a First Comment on Instagram with Later

Later

The ability to schedule your first comment on Instagram has been one of our most requested features from the Later community, so we’re thrilled to officially launch it today! But the first comment on Instagram isn’t limited to adding hashtags — you can add whatever text you like. .

10 Community management tools to engage with your audience

Sprout Social

Social media marketing involves much more than just posting on social media. Community management is just one piece of the puzzle. And, just like with every piece of social media management , your community managers need the proper tools to see success.

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. However, in this small laundry room, I interviewed several marketing gurus such as Seth Godin and Mark Schaefer.

4 Tips for Handling Negative Comments in Social Media

Ignite Social Media

Here are four tips to always keep in mind when addressing negative comments from your customers. So, as a Community Manager , comments can feel like a personal attack. Always remember you’re representing the brand and not to let comments affect your personal feelings or cause you to react from a personal level. If a comment upsets you, step away from it for a few minutes, go vent to a trusted coworker, and then go back and respond.

10 Reasons We All Need Community in Business and Life

Pam Moore

Remember how excited you were to get a new follower, like on your Facebook page or comment on your blog? As your knowledge deepened, community expanded and influence rose you somehow forgot those little things you once celebrated. Community Doesn't Happen Overnight.

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!).

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. Every Facebook Page is a potential target for the irrational, irate person that ‘Likes’ the Facebook Page only to leave a barrage of negative comments on the Page. Does your Facebook Page have Rules or is it a free-for-all?

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. So You Think You Want to be a Community Manager? Why: An inside view on what community management actually entails. Community Consultation – Offline & Online. Please let us know in the comments below.

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. Our team’s goal is to help bring social, mobile and digital to the cruise world – a huge, sprawling, largely analog $38 billion market. Let loose in the comments and thanks for sharing your wisdom!

How to Build a Strong Instagram Community

Later

Creating an Instagram community for your business is one of the best ways to gain brand loyalty, boost engagement, and stay connected to your customers. Investing in an online community can be one of the most valuable moves any brand can make for long-term success. .

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? Salesforce Community Cloud.

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Improve an Entire Community through Fundraising

Waxing UnLyrical

Community fundraising goes beyond raising funds for a specific cause. It provides an opportunity to improve an entire community through the efforts of the fundraiser. Here’s one example of an organization that’s clearly been successful through their community fundraising efforts. Leading by example, Boys to Men helps the whole San Diego community through its singular cause. “We Community, which we are going away from, is so important to our program.

Community Insights Informing Product Decisions

Ignite Social Media

As a social media manager, you likely have access to great community insights that other members of your organization do not. Reading incoming messages in the form of comments, replies and private messages can help you learn about the positives and negatives of your product or business, and reporting on those insights are a great way to provide value for your company. The post Community Insights Informing Product Decisions appeared first on Ignite Social Media Agency.

“Community Manager” Confusion

Waxing UnLyrical

about what the difference is between “community manager&# and “social media manager?&# I know I am – and I am both a community manager and a social media manager! But there seems to be a lot of cofusion both on the part of employers and job candidates, and a lot of jobs that actually entail managing a company’s social media marketing efforts are being billed as community management positions. The whole concept of online community is evolving.

Are Blog Comments Dead? | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Are Blog Comments Dead? Written on July 30, 2010 by Justin Levy in blog , community , facebook , interactions , social media , twitter 23 Comments - Leave a comment! As engagement and sharing on Twitter, Facebook and other social tools continues to increase, many bloggers are noticing a sharp decrease in comments on their blogs. Thomas I like comments.

How to Stay on Top of Facebook Ad Comments (Without Losing Your Mind)

agora pulse

Want to respond to Facebook dark post comments? If you’re a seasoned Facebook admin and have an active Facebook page, you’re probably pretty good at responding to comments on your organic posts. But how quick are you to respond to comments on your unpublished posts (i.e.,

How to Build a Strong Instagram Community

Later

Creating an Instagram community for your business is one of the best ways to gain brand loyalty, boost engagement, and stay connected to your customers. Investing in an online community can be one of the most valuable moves any brand can make for long-term success. .

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. What is a Brand Community? Marketing

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. They ask thoughtful questions and respond to comments. 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. Bruce Fikowski is the CEO of the online community Get Assist, Inc.

How to Manage YouTube Comments: Viewing, Moderating, Replying and More

Hootsuite

But if you’re using this social media channel as part of your marketing strategy , then your brand needs to pay attention to YouTube comments too. YouTube comments allow the public to interact with your video content and for your brand to take part in a dialogue.

How CPG brands are Building Community

Pixlee

As competition is picking up, brands are battling it out to create a unique identity as well as remain successful with their community. Moreover, by removing physical distances, they can create a sense of belonging to a digital community. How CPG Brands are Building a Community.

4 Emerging Social Media Communities

Ignite Social Media

Today, let’s examine four recently emerging social media communities. By introducing a translate button , users are now able to fully interact with the captions and comments posted by foreign users in their native language. so that you can truly experience the moment with them and comment back knowing that your comment will be enjoyed, appreciated and understood by the photographer themselves. Social media is a constantly changing force to be reckoned with.

Your guide to social media comments: How to post and respond

Sprout Social

This means that when your followers and customers actually leave social media comments on your posts, you need to be responding – even if they’re not necessarily the nicest comments. Why responding to social media comments is important. Positive comments or feedback.

10 Reasons Businesses Will Start Using Google+ Communities in 2014

Convince & Convert

Well, with over 150,000 communities with more than 10 people, and tens of thousands will thousands of members, Google+ is really happening. Types of G+ Communities There are two types of communities: 1. Private: This content cannot be shared outside of that community and can only be viewed by members. Why Use Google+ Communities? Here is a really big thing: Google indexes the community and its content when ‘public’.

910 Blog Comments You Wrote Here

Ari Herzog

Old content is especially helpful when one sees lots of comments, tweets, and other social sharing metrics reflecting the value of whatever is written. 90 is the number of comments about blog lurking , illustrating why you choose not to comment. 75 is the number of comments about the value of writing negatively , which according to Jeannie Chan, speaks volumes about what you think. Ari Herzog provides social media marketing and editorial services.

The Characteristics of A Community Manager

Mindjumpers

The Community Managers (CM). I’ll try to give you an introduction to the benefits of having a CM – and what you should look for in a Community Manager. The corner stones of community management. Yesterday, we talked about the importance of Local Community Managers, when a global brand wants to establish a social media presence on local country markets. Getting a community involved and engaged needs a lot of planning.

FACE: 4 Traits To Look For When Hiring Your Social Media Community Manager

SocMed Sean

Having worked in online community management for the last 15 years, I have had the privilege of putting together some amazing teams. The roles on a digital community team varied, ranging from digital strategists, to graphic designers…and everything in-between. Two roles, however, that are critically important are the social media community manager and the social media strategist. Community management is not easy. Sourcing The Right Community Manager.

How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Despite its uncertainty in the stock market, Facebook continues to be an excellent way to connect with your client base and potential customers. This struggle is even more difficult for business-to-business (B2B) marketers, who feel so lost trying effectively target business professionals on Facebook that they only put in half the effort or abandon the platform completely. You don’t have to rely on Facebook’s marketing tools to build a loyal following.

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Why You Should Stop Writing Blog Comments

Ari Herzog

Valeria Maltoni challenges you to comment less and converse more. You don’t get that from commenting alone. This is seen whenever someone adds a new comment and enables you to have a nested back-and-forth conversation with as many people who choose to hit reply. When Brandon Yanofsky replied to Extreme John , he extended John’s comment into a discussion. It was tiring checking every comment over the past two years to ensure freedom from marketing-speak.

Community Manager: To Be Or Not To Be!

Mindjumpers

Tweet Community Managers are the voice of the brand, but their role varies across companies. There are no set list of rules or guidelines which can a make a successful community, but all successful communities have a common ingredient – a good Community Manager. With a boom in social media presence of brands, the role of a Community Manager is growing. If yes, then I hope that my tips will provide a clearer idea of a Community Manager’s role.

How Government Agencies Can Keep Their Communities Engaged in Creative Ways [VIDEO]

Social Media Strategies Summit

Government agencies can leverage social media to share (sometimes critically) important information with their communities. Host giveaways on your agency’s platform where followers need to like or comment to win.

8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities

Laurel Papworth

How do you respond to a negative comment in an online community, on Facebook? Shut the Page down, ban the commenter, suck up to them? PS: Your marketing intern may not have that skill! Well, every company does it differently, but let’s look at corporate vs personal voice when dealing with negative comments. Ignore the negative social media commenter. I was completely unprepared for some of the negative comments I received.

How STIL Grew an Instagram Community of Over 30K Followers

Later

Marissa shares the inspiration behind the brand, why consistency matters, and how her team has grown an Instagram community of over 30K followers. . Later: What tactics have helped you grow your community on Instagram? .

5 Great Social Media & Community Job Resources

Jason Yormark

Tweet It’s amazing to me how quickly social media and community management have exploded in the job market. It seemed just a year ago that they were few and far between, but now that companies are seeing the value in having dedicated, talented and knowledgeable people in charge rather then shuffling off the responsibilities to traditional marketing roles, lots of opportunities have become available. Just use “social media” or “community manager” to get started.

It’s Time to Own Your Social Community

Convince & Convert

The days of the leased social community are fading, and it’s time to re-embrace owned social. The Harley Owners Group – HOG – is one of better-known examples of an owned social community, dating back to 1983. swung rapidly away from owned social community and toward social sharecropping; engaging with consumers on leased digital real estate. That’s not a customer community, it’s catching content lightning in a bottle.

Bringing Open Community To Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Bringing Open Community To Public Relations November 22nd, 2010 Tweet Color me thrilled When Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer asked me to participate in a virtual book tour to explore concepts from Open Community (they call it “a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web&# ), I was thrilled.