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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. The community builds upon itself by testing claims and commenting on those claims. The more discourse that takes place, the more others engage and the larger the community becomes. Communities co-create their own culture. Hey there, #WUL.

Influencer Marketing: How to Co-Create Content with Top Industry Influencers

Pam Moore

Brands big and small are getting more savvy at embracing new media and the ever changing social media and communication channels and formats such as live streaming video, recorded video, audio, visual marketing, blogging, micro-blogging and the list goes on. Times are changing.

Brand Strategy in a Nutshell – 5 Reasons to Invest in Branding Your Business

Pam Moore

It's your promise to your customers, partners, employees, audience and community. Your brand will help you tell your story and helps you build trust as it informs people what to expect. Definition of a brand. Definition of brand identity. Definition of visual branding.

Brand Storytelling in a Nutshell: 10 Foundations of Success

Pam Moore

It's these common foundations that weave the threads for relationships, trust and community. They say they want to build community. Storytelling helps build relationships and earn trust. Definition of brand storytelling.

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How Human is Your Brand? Here are 13 Characteristics of Human Brands

Pam Moore

It’s everything from your privacy policy, social media policy to the amount of spam email you send. It’s true definition is determined by those that love, like or even dislike you. They don’t think like a cash register or corporate building.

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How to Create Content that Inspires, Connects and CONVERTS Lookers to Buyers: FREE Webinar

Pam Moore

Your epic piece of content is shared all over the social and digital web, once again. Social currency on the web today = attention + action. Unfortunately many marketers confuse social buzz with social bucks. They are definitely not the same.

#SocialPowWow: A meeting ground for Communicators & Marketers

Waxing UnLyrical

While most of my friends and family are on Facebook and “addicted” to this social network, I choose to meet and interact with new people on Twitter. Social media has paved the way for us to meet like-minded people from all over the world. Before I tell you more about it, I’d like to give a BIG shout out to the hosts of chats and the respective communities who helped me learn and increase knowledge over the years and yes, I have built strong relationships with them over time!

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. Definitely.

Social Pros 29 – Lauren Vargas, Aetna

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 29 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Read on for insights from Lauren plus Eric Boggs ‘s Social Media Stat of the Week ( This week : 62% of adults use social media for fear of missing out.).

Get the Book

SocialFish

A little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. Written for the complicated and quirky world of associations and membership organizations, Open Community is about how associations can—and why they should—build community online. (Not

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GUEST POST: 3 Tactical Components to Winning Social Media Influence

Firebelly

Guest post by Brandon Prebynski , Social Media Lead, Global Emerging Markets at Cisco Systems. The amount of activity within social media varies for each business and its objective(s). Build – We all know that building a community takes time and effort (blood, sweat, and tears).

Link Love Monthly: December

SocialFish

Here’s my monthly selection of links to some of the most interesting posts that I’ve read and shared over the last 30 days – about social media in general, of course, but also about associations, systems thinking, community building, good case studies, tool tips, social media in other industries, whatever. That list is much more about essential reading that will help people understand the fundamentals of what social media means for organizations.

9 LinkedIn Users Describe Themselves

Ari Herzog

Each person agreed to be represented in this blog post, and I include links to their profiles if you wish to network with them directly. Summary : Co-founder and partner at Bonsai Interactive, offering smart marketing and social media business solutions, as well as mobile applications and social education. Founder of the 12for12k Challenge, a community-driven social media charity initiative to connect globally and help locally. Social Media Education.

Instagram Stories: How 18 Brands And Influencers Are Using It (And You Can Too!)

Buffer Social

On no other social network can you get this type of supplemental information about the posts themselves. How you could do this for your business: Take a look at your event calendar and see if there are any upcoming events and activities that your online community can follow along.

How to foolproof your Facebook advertising strategy

Sprout Social

After all, Facebook boasts the largest user-base of any social network and one of the most engaged. Demographics: additional details such as education level or relationship status can help you target specific social media personas that resemble your real-life customers. And yeah, there’s definitely a learning curve involved. In most cases, it’s in the best interest for businesses to adopt a hybrid social media strategy.

How Social Selling Will Dominate the Future of E-Commerce

Convince & Convert

From its once vaunted status as every Internet marketer’s favorite golden goose, social media’s had a tough go of it recently. So why would you believe a headline that includes the phrases “Social Selling” and “Will Dominate the Future of E-commerce”?

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My Contribution at PaulWriter.com

The Marketing Blog

If users are creating profiles, sharing pictures and uploading videos, brands are building their Fan pages to attract and engage with their target audience. If you are still evaluating the platform and are trying to estimate the possible returns, here are a few tips which you would want to consider: It doesn’t work for all – Business & Stakeholder Introspection Creating a campaign on Facebook & nurturing an online community requires a lot of time and effort.

How I Increased My Twitter Following by 45% In One Week

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / How I Increased My Twitter Following by 45% In One Week | Subcribe via RSS How I Increased My Twitter Following by 45% In One Week September 30th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share I’ve been fascinated by the art and science of building a relevant network of Twitter followers in the past few months.

Socialnomics Book Review | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Book Reviews , Social Media / Socialnomics Book Review | Subcribe via RSS Socialnomics Book Review August 30th, 2009 Posted in Book Reviews , Social Media Tweet Share I debated whether to post a book review as I experienced flashes of high school busy work, but Socialnomics is certainly relevant to my world, and I enjoyed it thoroughly. Related posts: Social Media Book Package Giveaway!

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Twitter versus Plurk: Not Even in the Same League

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In a nutshell, I focus on Twitter for mostly professional discussion (sharing social media news and information), whereas Plurk is a less rigid platform and feels a lot less formal to me. and social media sphere. If you want a more close knit type of social media, plurk, hands down.

17 Digital Marketing Experts Share Their Top Tips, Tricks, and Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With the breadth and depth of social media services out there, it’s no wonder that we often find ourselves lost in the vast array of services. Shannon Paul is a social media manager at the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and blogs on social media for business at Very Official Blog.

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Ultimate Guide to Social Media Marketing

Sprout Social

Social media marketing evolved from something only a few cutting-edge brands did to an integral piece of every company’s marketing strategy. Choosing Your Social Networks. Set your strategy up for success right out the gate by choosing the best social networks for your brand.

How a Small New York City Hotel Put Itself on the Map through.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Now known as the “social media hotel&# of NYC, Roger Smith is attracting a really incredible bunch of people who have raved about the ambiance and the company’s approachability online. Twitter, he says, “became my way of talking with a community of people.&#

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Instagram Stories: How 18 Brands And Influencers Are Using It (And You Can Too!)

Buffer Social

On no other social network can you get this type of supplemental information about the posts themselves. Take a look at your event calendar and see if there are any upcoming events and activities that your online community can follow along. Social Media Marketing

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Consider focusing your link building tactics internally — that is, on your site. Think instead about social media traffic, good content, a cleanly coded website, slow progressive growth, and your site’s authority. Link Building. Social Media. Social Networks.

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

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Online Community With Purpose and a Plan May 5th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Lisa Beatty was at a cross-roads. Social media success.

What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Interviews , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Websites > What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You | chrisbrogan.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Covering social media business strategy and personal power. LinkedIn is a professional network built around one’s employment capabilities. Though one should write with robots in mind, this is still a human network, so write as if you want someone to actually read your profile. Here’s the first paragraph of my summary: I show businesses how to use social media technologies for external community building and outreach, and for internal collaboration.

Stop the Posturing About Government 2.0 and Do It Already

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Stop the Posturing About Government 2.0 Development , Social Media Stand Out and Do Something! Hard, but definitely not impossible.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2008: Social Media, SEO, and More " techipedia | tamar weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There’s no order to the posts; I’ve used my bookmarks and a variety of social sites and peer recommendations to create this list. What is the Definition of SEO? What is the ROI for Social Media? Scared of Social Media?

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5 Fundamentals That Determine How Fast Your Blog Grows

ProBlogger

Poor content doesn’t get shared on social networks. Of course you can always trick people into sharing your articles with all these “Social Locker” plugins (those will hide the content from readers unless they click on social sharing buttons). Build links.

How to Match 10 Key Success Metrics to Your Blogging Strategy.

Convince & Convert

Blogging for Community These blogs seek to guild a consistent readership that interact with the blogger(s) and advocate on behalf of the content on other social outposts. Yet, in much of my social media consulting work corporate blog owners are invariably most interested in total visits and RSS subscribers. We see blogging both as community building and as a function of being a web based business. JeffBullas.com How to measure social media.

SXSW: Mark Zuckerberg Keynote (the edited liveblogged version)

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here we go with the highly-talked-about keynote presentation at South by Southwest… Just like an Apple keynote, they tried to build up some serious momentum for this event. For individuals, Facebook helps to build more trusting and empathetic relationships and builds upon their lives.

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Connecting 2 the World

Buzz Marketing for Technology

As pointed out in the article, we are finding an increasing need for imagination and developing a creativity for the use of IT and development of social skills that technology helps to augment. If we are taking away "play" in these critical years, will we now need to include creativity, imagination, and social interaction as key skills needed to be developed for work literacy? A new job title will emerge: Social Network Manager, the coach of how to create courseware.

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