5 Things Companies Do That Ruin Storytelling Success

Convince & Convert

Here are five things companies do that can impede storytelling success. It’s hard to watch when companies are so close to a beautiful story, and then this happens! Too many companies have bought into a myth that great stories should make them look like “superhumans.”

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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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

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. And it allows easy access to experts across the company. Wendy says for example, even a single advisor working in a remote branch has access to the best experts anywhere in the company.

#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.

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.

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. Should Your Company Have a Social Media Policy? 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).

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.”.

6 Required Competencies for Social Organizations | Conferences and.

Convince & Convert

because through social media, customers are praising and criticizing companies in public in a way that requires marketing to triage and respond. All of this is happening to companies (maybe yours) every minute of every day. And that puts it in the unique and powerful role of being the ligament that forces intra-company cooperation like never before. If a consumer emails a company, we’ve trained them to expect a response in a day or so.

An Introduction to Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

SocialFish

He is the founder of DonorCommunity, an online fundraising Saas software company, which is exclusive to the nonprofit industry. He is active in community affairs, serving as a member of the Young Entrepreneur’s Council at Nova Southeastern University since Sept.

Is your Organization Capable of Unorthodox Thinking?

SocialFish

Products are developed primarily through internal committees and processes, and sold mainly individually without consideration of how they might be applied and integrated into solutions. The New Competence of the Knowledge Age.

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.

Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance

SocialFish

In Wohlson’s articles, e-bay utilized a different logic and set of capabilities to achieve new levels growth; capabilities that are not highly valued or developed in most associations: They actually spoke the same language as their customers…When in Rome… e-bay’s model of online shoppers’ community and its competitive advantage is based on leveraging the unique capabilities and new options that social technologies provide.

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.

Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance

SocialFish

For e-bay, this track of discovery gave rise to a stream of innovations –“ everything from an experiment like its eBay Now local one-hour delivery service to its global shipping platform, which the company says makes sending a package abroad from the U.S.

Don’t Fear the Peer: 6 Tips for Nonprofits Exploring Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

SocialFish

He is the founder of DonorCommunity, an online fundraising Saas software company, which is exclusive to the nonprofit industry. He is active in community affairs, serving as a member of the Young Entrepreneur’s Council at Nova Southeastern University since Sept.

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The Waffle House - A World Cup Battle To A Social Media Win With Meghan Irwin

Diva Marketing Blog

The Waffle House , an American, iconic, southern, restaurant company, walked away with the social media trophy. In fact, there was no committee or even social media team brainstorming on how to get into the World Cup social conversation. The U.S.A.

Todays #SocialMedia Tweetchat Topic: The Social Media RFP: How to Get the Best Results

Direct Marketing Observations

If you want to purchase an accounting system, customer relationship manager (CRM) or enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform for your company, it’s a pretty established process. But if you are a company who needs external help, how do you weed through this entirely new industry?

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B2B Social Media Gets Intimate

Social Media Marketing

Strategic planning, competitive analysis and product development are just a few activities most companies prefer to keep confidential. These B2B conversations will only be open to small stakeholder committees, no matter how trusted or influential those outside the circle may be.

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100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies

Koka Sexton

The following table contains the names of over 100 companies and organization that have published their Employee Social Media Policies or Guidelines online… The left side column is the name of the organization, and it is linked to their organizational or corporate home page.

PR Pros and Wikipedia: Can They Ever Get Along?

Social Media Strategery

That's a big reason why most PR professionals have avoided Wikipedia for so long, fearful of the wrath of the editing community. Photo courtesy of Flickr user bitjungle. All Wikipedia articles and other encyclopedic content must be written from a neutral point of view.

5 Hashtag Campaigns that Crushed It in 2017 

Pixlee

Airbnb also pledged to provide short-term housing over the next 5 years for 100,00 people in need and $4 million over the next 4 years to the International Rescue Committee. This campaign served to promote Tarte products, reward Tarte digital influencers, and build community. The beer company paired people with opposite political and social views for team building activities and revealed their political viewpoints at the end.

Who Owns Social Media? Everyone and No One | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

Then yesterday, I came across this post by Rick Alcantara, “ Who Should Control Social Media Within a Company? ,&# and I couldn’t help thinking that we’re asking the wrong question. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

The Waffle House - A World Cup Battle To A Social Media Win With Meghan Irwin

Diva Marketing Blog

The Waffle House , an American, iconic, southern, restaurant company, walked away with the social media trophy. In fact, there was no committee or even social media team brainstorming on how to get into the World Cup social conversation. The U.S.A.

Stay Scrappy: Sprout Hack Week 2016

Sprout Social

This year we gathered nearly 100 project suggestions ranging from product ideas for Sprout and Bambu, to a new approach to company-wide community service , to ways to make our office and events even more fun. In the end the Hack Week Committee narrowed down the projects to 27 finalists. As a result we were able to staff 17 projects with teams ranging from eight to 16 employees and from diverse departments across the company.

Joomla! Surpasses 15 Million Downloads

Bill Hartzer

In addition, the Community Oversight Committee has elected several new board members including Steve Burge, Javier Gomez, Marko Milenovic, Jacques Rentzke, Robert Deutz and Akarawuth Tamrareang. In 2010 we look forward to helping the community tackle some major agenda items, such as a new release of Joomla! and a thriving third-party developer community.&#. community. Open Source Matters , Inc. OSM), the not-for-profit organization that supports the Joomla!

Time for a Change

Social Media Strategery

For one, I never expected to still feel challenged after so long with one company; I never expected to have even half the opportunities that I’ve had here; I never expected to enjoy working hand in hand with our clients as much as I did; and most of all, I never expected to love working with the people here so much. I created our now 6,000 member+ Yammer community more than three years ago), and Gov 2.0 (I I was on the Programming Committee for the first Gov 2.0

Complete Guide to Social Media for Banks & Financial Institutions

Sprout Social

The State Liaison Committee. For NCUA insured companies, you must display the official advertising statement—“Federally insured by NCUA”—in all of your advertisements. The company filled each with relevant Pins that directed viewers to educational content on the campaign’s website.

Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The large-scale committee approach is powerful because it leans on the concept of the "wisdom of crowds" (to a certain extent) which says basically that the more input, the better the output. Weve written about a number of companies that employ crowdsourcing to produce their product or service here on ReadWriteWeb, but in this post well specifically look at companies that allow you to leverage the crowd to get something done. ReadWriteWeb. RWW Network. ReadWriteWeb.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Inevitably, when corporate America seeks a PR agency to support their communications effort, the Request for Proposals (RFP) asks for critical capabilities that can help a company sift through the myriad of options available and narrow them down to the few that make sense for their specific needs. But “sound” judgment needs to back up every tactical path taken – and not just when a company is in a crisis mode. Decisions are made by ‘committee.’

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I have a couple set up for books that I work for the publishing company. I am trying to do this on my company fan page and I dont see the pencil for the boxes tab either. A big company like this you should think that they clould afford to give SUPPORT to there clients. !!

Wired Campus: Computer Literacy Doesn't Mean Information Literacy, Report Says - Chronicle.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Community Colleges. Community Colleges. Campus Piracy Company Watch Distance Education Gadgets Leadership Legal Troubles Libraries Offbeat Open Access Research Search Engines Security Social Networking Student Life Supercomputing Teaching TechForum2008 Video Virtual Worlds Wikis. Search The Site. More options |. Back issues. Subscribe Day pass. Todays news. Current issue. Salary surveys. The Faculty. Research & Books. Government & Politics. Money & Management.

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Social Pros Podcast – Super Bowl Social Media Command Center

Convince & Convert

Next week’s guest is Scott Monty from Ford Motor Company. Taulbee’s company put together and is staffing, right now as we discuss this, the Super Bowl Social Media Command Center. They’ve been encroaching a little bit on their developer community’s turf.

Information Literacy in the Workplace - Special Libraries Association

Buzz Marketing for Technology

SLA Community. Julie Oman is an Information Steward for The Dow Chemical Company in Midland, MI. I feel a degree of responsibility in ensuring the knowledge workers of my organization have the fundamental skills to deal with whatever knowledge management technology and processes are adopted by the company. Like many companies, my organization provides a community that supports the use of information technology and. Communities of Practice.

Government 2.0 Camp - What I Loved and What I'd Like to See Next Year

Social Media Strategery

I saw very senior government employees chatting it up with very junior consultants, employees from two different companies sharing time on a panel session, and groups of consultant/government folks hashing out a solution to a problem one of them was having.

Social Pros 24 – Shawn Morton, JPMorgan Chase

Convince & Convert

Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft , Janrain , and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. We actually partner with a company called North Social that does Facebook tabs.

A reading list for aspiring knowledge workers. Future Tense:

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Workflow Community. Regina recently launched a global consultancy called The Seventh Suite which assists growing companies bolster their competitive edge via aligned strategy and progressive people practices. Also check out Davids website at The David Allen Company.

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Connecting 2 the World

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The true gap, therefore, is between those educated in a traditional way and the new "skills" needed to work in a module setting (able to move people, companies, offices, departments around without losing knowledge or the knowledge product) communicating through a network (rather than the old vertical structures) with critical thinking and problem solving skills that allow workers to react to the environment as it changes and create new knowledge (or knowledge products) in a short period of time.

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The Most Important Blog Post You'll Probably Never Read

Viper Chill

That’s why I love being involved in this community so much – there are just thousands of smart people out there. Some for another company and a couple of my own. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"