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. In this blog post we’re sharing how and why you should build an Instagram community, as well as 6 tips to help you get started: Why Build an Instagram Community. Investing in an online community can be one of the most valuable moves any brand can make for long-term success. . Let us know in the 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 But how quick are you to respond to comments on your unpublished posts (i.e., Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Facebook Dark Post Comments. It’s a double-edged no-no if you don’t reply to comments on your newsfeed ads.

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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. In this blog post we’re sharing how and why you should build an Instagram community, as well as 6 tips to help you get started: Why Build an Instagram Community. Investing in an online community can be one of the most valuable moves any brand can make for long-term success. . Let us know in the comments.

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’.

LinkedIn Tip - “Hey, Baby. What's Your URL?”

Almost Savvy

What’s Your URL?&# Each LinkedIn profile is given a default URL, which is a combination of the LinkedIn domain and a bunch of numbers.? Click on “Edit&# to change the URL to include your name. Those with a common name may find that their desired LinkedIn URL is already taken by another member of the same name. Now that you are the proud owner of a customized LinkedIn URL, use it for personal branding purposes.

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Blog Comment Spammer Leaves Comment. Forgets to Spin the Content.

Bill Hartzer

When you have a fairly popular blog, you have to deal with comment spammers. Unfortunately, blog comment spamming still works apparently, or at least the blog spammers haven’t learned that it doesn’t work. Nonetheless, I’m still amazed at some of the comments left on the blog. There are always the really bad comments that make no sense at all, and then there are actual comments by real people. Occasionally I get some really funny blog comments.

10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments

Kikolani

What does it really take to build a hustling and bustling blog with a thriving and active community around it? PageRank 5, Alexa rank about 15K and constantly dropping (in case you are not familiar with how Alexa rank works, the lower the number, the better), a wealth of comments on every post. Let’s face it: most commentators on any blog appreciate a high-quality backlink or two – after all, link building is still the cornerstone of top Google rankings.

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. It sounds basic but branding your channel properly is one of the most important steps you need to take to build your community. This is key for YouTube community building. Here’s where most brands go wrong with their YouTube community building strategy.

Four Tools to Help Build Your Social Community

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve found that one of the most important things to do, when trying to build one’s online community, is to participate consistently in your preferred channels. And not just participate as in talk a lot, but share interesting pieces of information, so that your community knows you’re not just in this for you; you’re in this for them as well. Please share, as always the comments are yours. All for one and one for all.

Dear Blog Comment Spammer: I Think Your Comment Spam Tool is Broken

Bill Hartzer

Dear Blog Comment Spammer, who just left a comment on one of my recent blog posts: I think whatever software tool or script that you are using is broken. Whatever the reason, you should have noticed that none of the blog comments that are left on my blog actually allow outgoing links to websites. I am more interested in the conversation, and the comments by real people that are left on my blog posts: and I love engaging and talking with my blog readers.

Google+ Communities Yay or Wait and See?

Janet Fouts

I don’t know about you but I’ve gotten more than a dozen invitations to Google+ communities in the last couple of days. In case you’re not aware of what that means, Google+ launched a new feature, Google+ Communities on Dec 6. Here’s a video from Google on what these new communities are all about: What Do Google+ Communities Offer My Business? Add to that the very important fact that anyone can create a Google+ Community.

Counting “Real” Likes on any URL – Evaluating the Salt Lake City vs. Fresno Campaign

Stay N' Alive

In the last week I saw one of the most amazing campaigns of unity amongst 2 communities, Salt Lake City, Utah, where I live and where I asked for your help , and Fresno, California. 1 million dollars donated to the Food Bank of the community with the most “likes&#. 100,000 would be donated to each of the next 5 communities with the most “likes&#. There is a way however, for anybody to get the “real&# tally of votes for a URL with Facebook Graph API.

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10 Ways Strengthen Your Twitter Community with Commun.it

Kikolani

Today, I’m going to look at one that can help you find new people to connect with, identify the most valuable people in your community, cut through the noise, and strengthen relationships with those who are most important to your business or blog. helped me quickly identify the valuable people in my Twitter community that I was neglecting to engage with because of the noise in my Twitter stream. to make Twitter a more beneficial place for both you and your community.

Context and Community: the 2 Cs That Can Make Social Scoring Work

Waxing UnLyrical

If you’ve created neat Listly lists the WUL community and I should know about, please leave the URL(s) in your comment below! Adding context and community. And if/when social scores are going to help, it will be a) if you already have a smart strategy into which you’re incorporating social scoring, and b) when your “citizen influencers” don’t just create volumes of content but are able to effect action among their communities.

Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities I’d like to use this blog post to step out of our social-networking-for-business mentality and talk a little bit about using social networking for special causes. There was a website URL so I went to the site where I learned all about little Megan (who, coincidentally, lives just a few miles from me).

4 Steps to Refocus PR Measurement on Metrics that Matter: Part 1

Waxing UnLyrical

Create tracking links generated via Google Analytics’ URL builder (free, and I’ve been talking about the need for PR to do this for a looong time ) for each category of “media” you’re going to be working with. ” This could be reaching a specific URL, for example; if that’s set as your goal, and GA shows it as complete, you know they actually got there.

Counting "Real" Likes on any URL - Evaluating the Salt Lake City vs. Fresno Campaign

Stay N' Alive

In the last week I saw one of the most amazing campaigns of unity amongst 2 communities, Salt Lake City, Utah, where I live and where I asked for your help , and Fresno, California. 1 million dollars donated to the Food Bank of the community with the most "likes". 100,000 would be donated to each of the next 5 communities with the most "likes". The "like buttons" tally votes by the number of shares of the URL, followed by the total number of comments on each share.

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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. Facebook Groups are the place to connect with other like-minded people and are becoming increasingly important for brands and businesses aiming to cultivate a community. And more importantly, how do you build an engaged community in your Facebook Group? How to build an engaged community in your Facebook group. Customize your URL.

How to Repost and Build a Brand Community on Instagram

Pixlee

On Instagram, this means reposting relevant community content in addition to your brand’s original content. Not only is sharing other people’s content an excellent way to address your content crunch, but it also allows you to engage with your audience and build a brand community. With Buffer, it’s easy to find photos that you like on Instagram, copy the URL, and repost the image to your brand’s account. Social media is all about sharing content.

How to Repost and Build a Brand Community on Instagram

Pixlee

On Instagram, this means reposting relevant community content in addition to your brand’s original content. Not only is sharing other people’s content an excellent way to address your content crunch, but it also allows you to engage with your audience and build a brand community. With Buffer, it’s easy to find photos that you like on Instagram, copy the URL, and repost the image to your brand’s account. Social media is all about sharing content.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. Make sure you apply the username to your Facebook Page, not your personal profile, and be sure to use something memorable that people can find by plugging in the URL. Don’t shy away from giving your community the information needed to find you elsewhere both online and offline. a comment?,

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Will Publishers Add Cross-Domain Rel=Canonical to Syndication Deals?

Adam Sherk

by Adam Sherk on December 16, 2009 Yesterday Google announced that it is now supporting the rel=&# canonical&# link element (sometimes referred to as the canonical URL tag) across different domains. If you’re not familiar with rel=&# canonical&# see Publishers: Solve Tracking Code, Duplicate Content Issues with the Canonical URL Tag ). UNRELATED SIDE NOTE Right after I published this post I noticed a mistake with the URL, so I immediately re-published with a different URL.

How Commentluv Premium Promotes Your Blog

Ari Herzog

Every blogger wants people to visit, read, and comment. Type in a URL or click a link and voila. Commenting has a stigma of being hard. While it’s easy for you to comment, [.] Please continue reading How Commentluv Premium Promotes Your Blog and leave a comment if inspired. Ari Herzog invites you to join his Facebook blog community. How to Enhance Your Blog Comment: Focus on KeywordLuv and CommentLuv. Recent comments Superb post Ari!

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How Commentluv Premium Promotes Your Blog

Ari Herzog

Every blogger wants people to visit, read, and comment. Type in a URL or click a link and voila. Commenting has a stigma of being hard. While it’s easy for you to comment, studies show you would rather tweet a link to the article or share it on your Facebook profile than taking time out of your day to type in a name, email address, website, and whatever words inspired you to leave that comment. Media comments plugins WordpressPhoto by Edumigue.

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How to Build Community for Niche Site Success

ProBlogger

But then again, I never expected the little website I created to keep friends and family informed about Jerry’s progress to become the largest online community for canine amputees and their people either. We considered a number of different ventures during our three years on the road, but that thing turned out to be right under our noses, and the Tripawds Blogs community was born. The network creates community. Building a community of support.

Improving On Competition

Small Business Mavericks

There’s an interesting discussion going on over at the Moz Blog in the comments of Bill Sebald’s article, “ Building Better Content By Improving On Your Competitors.” ” The article takes a look at how to isolate information by using a tool like Screaming Frog to look at things like the URL, Title Tags, Meta Descriptions, and the like on a rival site. That sense of community is what I am really impressed with.

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Personal Branding for Business: 7 Sample Goals To Help Build Your Strategy

Pam Moore

Human connections, interactions are more memorable than a branded url spammed repeatedly on your social media channels. The truth is everything you say, do, post, like, comment on and share is a representation of your brand. Building a personal brand is not just about creating a shiny social profile, but presenting yourself in the most authentic way possible to your community and audiences in a way that will attract them to you organically.

12 Ways to Make a Twitter Chat More Enjoyable and Efficient

Waxing UnLyrical

If you’re planning to share specific URLs during the chat, shorten them ahead of time using a shortening service, so that they don’t take up the entire 140 characters. Leave at least 10-15 characters of space in your tweet (including any URLs you’re sharing and the hashtag) so that it’s easy for people to retweet you without scratching their head over how to edit your original tweet without losing your meaning.

When Networking Falls Short, Your [Lack of] Success Will Follow

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Without an understanding of your community and an understanding of the influencers , you’re destined for failure. When considering my response to George, I noticed that neither George nor Simon have ever commented on my blog. There was a pingback on two of my posts from the company’s blog from July 2008 from a third employee of the agency, but none of the individuals doing the outreach in 2010 actually had time to write a comment on my blog posts.

11 Big Myths About Social Media and Content Marketing

Convince & Convert

Tracking URLs, visibility into your purchase funnel, unified customer databases. Answer every comment – positive or negative – and do it FAST. Drop a comment, and the ones I really like will get a special, limited-edition Youtility T-shirt. Content Marketing social media strategy addvocate community management Compendium content marketing email marketing pew internet Social Media Marketing social media measurement social media metrics

The Case for Influencer Marketing (and How it Will Change Your Business)

Rebekah Radice

That’s why you need to look at how many people are commenting on the posts, and if any of them are automated. URL and add a + sign to it. Podcast Social Media build a social media community influencer marketing social media marketingDid you know that 92% of people trust recommendations from individuals over brands? It makes sense if you think about it.

12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program.

Saying It Social

Own your brand’s social presence: If you don’t create official channels online, it’s only a matter of time before your customers/clients do it for you and create their own profiles and communities around your brand. If your desired username or vanity URL is still available, you simply click through each one to claim it. Be sure to build trust by adding value to the community consistently over time. Comment by Saurabh | June 5, 2010 | Reply Hey, you have a great blog here!

7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Thanks to books like The New Community Rules , written by yours truly, Engage , Social Media 101 , and others, social media marketing is, for the time being, going to still be on people’s minds as they discover this bright and sunny marketing opportunity. You need to network with like minded individuals and build relationships with people in the blogosphere so that you ultimately get inbound links, comments, and visibility. Thanks for commenting, Lateef. Great comments!

Firebelly Work: JC Hart "Show The Love" Facebook Sweepstakes

Firebelly

Hart - builders, developers and managers of distinctive apartments communities in the Indianapolis area, Bloomington, IN and Dayton, OH - launch the Show The Love sweepstakes for both their residents and non-residents alike. Hart Apartment Communities Facebook Page. Hart "Show The Love" Facebook Sweepstakes : Comments Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

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The Case for Influencer Marketing (and How it Will Change Your Business)

Rebekah Radice

That’s why you need to look at how many people are commenting on the posts, and if any of them are automated. URL and add a + sign to it. Podcast Social Media build a social media community influencer marketing social media marketingDid you know that 92% of people trust recommendations from individuals over brands? It makes sense if you think about it.

How to Create a Facebook Business Page

agora pulse

Whether your page is for a business, brand, public figure, or community, Facebook requires you to choose a name that accurately reflects the nature of the page. By default, Facebook assigns you a URL that includes your page name and a random string of numbers. Cause or community.

How Young is Too Young?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Some even boast high rankings and good sized communities. Now 13 and 10 (note: Ani’s URL is private; she is 10, after all!) It took me 6 months to acquire a good amount of traffic and cultivate a community on my blog and the same goes for any new blogger. Gloson : Firstly, you must be patient if you don’t get visitors immediately (I haven’t got my first comment until the fourth month I’ve been blogging!).

How to Make Money on Pinterest: 5 Foolproof Strategies

Hootsuite

Use these in the description of your pin, but also in your profile, and ideally, in your URL as well. Track clicks even more specifically with a URL shortener. This role could also involve community management and outreach — it’ll vary from brand to brand.

3 Surefire Ways to Win The Fastcompany Influence Project

Laurel Papworth

Fastcompany give you a URL and you upload a foto. SocialSpamRUs or a fun little game with the community? Or The Role of Leaderboards in Online Communities (that is what Fastcompany are building). Those who are outraged need not comment… 3 Surefire Ways to Win The Fastcompany Influence Project is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. You then ask friends, family and random stranger serial killers to click on your link.

Crystal Light Challenged Getting Ready For Bikini Season

Convince & Convert

Today, seven weeks later, I have approximately 36K hits with 116 likes, 42 dislikes and a lot of comments – many of which I’ve had to remove for their surprising illicit content. Non-Fans who visit via Twitter are directed to the fan gate page asking them to join the Crystal Light community – Again no mention of the promo on fan gate prior to “Liking” page. Guest post by Lisa Loeffler, Research & Analysis Lead at Convince & Convert.