Millennials and Transparency in Online Communities

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. And don’t forget that Higher Logic clients can have access to our Essentials of Online Community Management program at a special discount.

Are you strangling your community?

SocialFish

Her new book is out and I asked her to share some thoughts about community building, a topic dear to our hearts. BUY THE BOOK – FIERCE LOYALTY: UNLOCKING THE DNA OF WILDLY SUCCESSFUL COMMUNITIES. We dictate the operations of the community.

Should your online community be open or closed?

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. We partner with OCR on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. Open spaces have the power to attract users and draw them deeper into the community.

Open Community Case Study – American Library Association

SocialFish

Community: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. Using its online community ALA Connect and social media, ALA has reached out to members and nonmembers, actively soliciting their feedback, ideas and participation.

Starting an Association Online Community? Five Tips for Building a Strong Foundation

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Online Community Results blog. ———– Recently, Ernie Smith wrote a good piece about starting online communities in Associations Now. 2 – BUILD A COMMUNITY FROM AN EXISTING BOND. What community managers?

Open Community Case Study – Empowering the Periphery

SocialFish

Community: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. Using its online community ALA Connect and social media, ALA has reached out to members and nonmembers, actively soliciting their feedback, ideas and participation.

Starting an Association Online Community? Five Tips for Building a Strong Foundation

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Online Community Results blog. ———–. Recently, Ernie Smith wrote a good piece about starting online communities in Associations Now. In the article, he referred back to the Reddit volunteer moderator revolt I wrote about last August , and offered some tips for organizations just beginning to build online communities. For many associations, the first step in building an online community is purchasing software.

Klout, the Super Bowl, and Our Addiction to Shooting the Messenger

Convince & Convert

According to the Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee , Klout was used to help identify the participants, and the list was augmented manually with known local bloggers, gadflies, and connectors. Where’s the community spirit in that?

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PR and Wikipedia – let’s push for a better relationship

Danny WhatMough

As part of my work with the PRCA’s Digital Steering Committee, I’m part of a consultation process that is trying to create a set of guidelines for the PR industry to help it better understand and interact with Wikipedia. Cross-posted from the EML Wildfire blog.

Five takeaways from 2013 State of Community Management Report

Jeff Esposito

When I started my career in social media and community management, I was a bit intimidated and nervous. One of my former bosses suggested that I check out the Community Roundtable – that was 2008 – and I was happy to check out the information that Jim Storer and Rachel Happe were producing. Little did I know that less than two years later I would sign up for the Community Roundtable and now consider both of them good friends.

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. Community Data Systems. Virtual Community of Practice.

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

Social Media Strategery

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. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

What Does Government 2.0 Mean to Me?

Social Media Strategery

Summit , and I’m on the Program Committee for the Gov 2.0 bwe08 101 bah best practices blog boozallen booz allen buy-in change management communications community conference DC DHS E20 education enterprise 2.0 Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

Why the Reddit Situation Really Matters to Associations

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. SocialFish and OCR partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. Pao: “We have surprised moderators and the community with big changes.”

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Speed and Trust – Why Millennials Need Both

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. And don’t forget that Higher Logic clients can have access to our Essentials of Online Community Management program at a special discount.

Humanize in Action: great social media is possible even in a regulated industry

SocialFish

Wendy says it’s a non-moderated, open network with 6,5000 communities formed. So they created TD Helps, a subset of experts who work on the website via a community. As a benefit, these answers are shared with a larger community and spread the information to larger audiences.

Are We Risk Averse or Risk Ignorant?

SocialFish

The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission ( COSO ) has written extensively on enterprise risk management. Humanize Open Community Risk and Social Media

[Artomatic Diaries] Getting started with Twitter branding and follow strategy

SocialFish

Currently, we are in planning for 2015 (which will be a huge International Artomatic – can’t wait to be able to share more about that), so for 2014, the site selection committee is looking for either a large site as mentioned, or a couple of smaller event sites.

Weekend Reading: Words Make Worlds

SocialFish

Member vs non-member does not build community, it builds clubs. Building a “member community” that is discriminatory and has significant barriers to participation may be why we continue to struggle with involvement rates far below the ideal. Open Community

#measurePR Recap (September 2018): Ethics of PR Measurement

Waxing UnLyrical

He is also the Ethics Officer of PRSA Tampa Bay, and co-chairs the PRSA Tampa Bay PRSSA and New Professionals Committee and is PRSSA Liaison, PRSA College of Fellows Mentoring Committee. Guest Post by Jen Zingsheim Phillips.

The Mission Driven Volunteer

SocialFish

Do-nothing committees. We believe that’s because the current model of association volunteering, based on standing committees, is broken. Elizabeth Weaver Engel, MA, CAE has been a member of the association community for over 16 years.

We Are Still Doing It That Way 10 Years Later – WTF

SocialFish

We talked about the danger of combining strategy and planning, the need for innovation, the possibility of getting rid of committees, the dysfunctions of our boards, and challenges associations face in areas like certification, professional development, and technology.

How I Got My Job As Director Of Social Media – Step 1: Build Experience Then Blog, Tweet, Collaborate!

SocMed Sean

First Establish Your Area Of Expertise In Communities Contrary to the popular belief of some, social media isn’t really about tweeting, posting, or marketing.

57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

Community Guidelines. International Olympic Committee. Over time I’ve found myself doing more and more foundational work for organizations looking to dip their toes into social media. One of the key elements of this work, in my opinion, is creating a social media policy that fits well with the organization’s goals, culture and risk tolerance. But where to start?

Digital grassroots: the Internet fights back

Sherrilynne Starkie

It started in 2004 when a legislative committee held a series of hearings on digital copyright reform. Hundreds of Facebook groups started cropping up indicating the issue was finding space in local communities. Michael Geist (Photo credit: Wikipedia).

Bridging the Social, the Human, and the Practical

SocialFish

This is a guest post by Carlos Restrepo, CAE, Managing Director at MemberFuse , which is the community platform provided by Avectra. That is the question I’m learning more about as I focused on how do you measure success and therefore deliver value for social communities.

When Was the Last Time Your Intranet Empowered Anyone?

Social Media Strategery

Community Blog. Dozens of people volunteered to be the welcoming committee for new users, greeting them and offering to help? communities can ignite a passion among its users that hasn’t been seen internally since the introduction of the Internet.

Learning from Millennials (Yes, Really)

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. And don’t forget that Higher Logic clients can have access to our Essentials of Online Community Management program at a special discount.

The Marketing Industry

Twist Image

You can't have a strong business without a strong community. From sitting on the Digital Marketing Council to being active on the National Convention Committee to my current role as Chair of the Board of Directors, I have not only met some of the most fascinating people (who have become true friends), but I have grown. The quicker the industry is to react to issues and challenges, the more credible and respected it will be in our communities. community.

Free Comic Book Day – May 3

SocialFish

The Free Comic Book Day Committee picked a listing of Gold and Silver sponsors whose comic books include titles that are great for kids and adults. Free Comic Book Day is Saturday May 3 rd , 2014 .

How to Train 80,000 People to Use Social Video Effectively

Convince & Convert

At the same time, she has created a community within the brand that encourages fellow agents to grow and evolved their online presence. How social video leads to starting a conversation within your community. Virtual Reality.

New Study Finds You Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

It was great to have such a supportive administration behind the work – suggestions were always very minor and approvals took place over the phone or in person, not in committee. Its goals are entrenched in reputation and community-building.

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Association Social Media: National Association for Women Business Owners Phoenix Chapter (NAWBOPHX)

SocialFish

The communications team meets monthly to report out on progress, share metrics, receive updates and consider requests from the other committees. 5) Is community management (group moderation) part of your responsibilities?

Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore

Laurel Papworth

And while the Committee to Protect Journalists does an outstanding job of protecting journalists from abduction, imprisonment and assassination as well as free speech for all, how can they protect the bloggers when even the Australian Government doesn’t respect bloggers? Bloggers speak for their community, Facebook updates herald shifts in opinions, twitter tweets represent the Will of the People.

From the Outside-In: The Path to Relevance

SocialFish

Your organization’s opinion or committee’s conclusions about your value do not count. “Insanity,” Albert Einstein said, “ is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”.

Don’t Go Overboard on Millennials

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. And don’t forget that Higher Logic clients can have access to our Essentials of Online Community Management program at a special discount.

Teamwork makes the dream work: Sprout Social Philanthropy Week 2018

Sprout Social

At Sprout, our company values include championing diversity, equity and inclusion, and an important piece of this is using our resources and our privilege to support the communities where we live and work. With our global growth over the past year, we wanted to expand our usual winter initiatives to support a variety of nonprofits, engage our team and give back to a broader range of community efforts.

An Introduction to Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

SocialFish

He is active in community affairs, serving as a member of the Young Entrepreneur’s Council at Nova Southeastern University since Sept. 2006 and on the university’s Blue Ribbon Scholarship Committee.

2011 Q4 Review: SocialFish Clients and Work

SocialFish

We also put together a walkthrough video for their brand new MyASCE community. IEEE –For months, we’ve been working with an ad hoc social media committee. This quarter the committee submitted a final report to the IEEE board.

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Mission Driven or People Driven?

SocialFish

Increasingly, market leading businesses engage customers in collective missions and aspirations beyond transactions to elevate the sense of community on a more strategic and transcendent level. AAFP’s stated vision is to transform healthcare to achieve optimal health for everyone; and its mission to improve the health of patients, families, and communities by serving the needs of members with professionalism and creativity. Is your organization mission or people driven?

Social CRM Use Case 7: Member Services

SocialFish

In ALL cases, you should be building your community on social media sites before you even think about ROI. The average age of members inside the volunteer structure–including the board and various committees–is 55. Our [SocialFish] definition of Social CRM is “the discipline of applying social media to membership management”, and the 12 use cases in our white paper, ROI and the Impact of Social CRM , show this in action.

Diversity in associations is not easy!

SocialFish

Q3) How might we launch sustainable diversity and inclusion initiatives throughout the association community? (Q4) sepler : The need 2 reflect the larger community & the solid research suggesting diversity promotes innovation, creativity & engagement # assnchat. ElizabethB : RT @ sepler : Need 2 reflect larger community & the solid research suggesting diversity promotes innovation, creativity & engagement # assnchat. Relegated to committees.

Does your culture allow for change?

SocialFish

It is not hard to detect the strategic goals and priorities of associations that were the products of formal strategic planning and committee-led processes. Do not fall back on established ways for doing things, like convening another committee).