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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. Bulletin Board Systems (BBSs), finally leading us to modern day social networks. One thing that all of these have in common is the notion of community building.

Prioritize the Top Social Networks for Your Business with These 5 Easy Steps

Pam Moore

Every marketer and business leader is faced with the challenge of where to prioritize their time and investment. How we spend our time can make or break business and marketing success. When it comes to digital marketing, social media and branding, it is no different. In my 20 years of business and marketing experience I have never heard a marketer exclaim, “I have so much time, resource & budget I don't know what to do with it.”

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10 Reasons We All Need Community in Business and Life

Pam Moore

Do you remember the early days when you waddled thru the social media mumbo jumbo. As your knowledge deepened, community expanded and influence rose you somehow forgot those little things you once celebrated. Many who go thru this very natural life cycle of online marketing success often get so caught up in the metrics and their own personal goals that it's sometimes easy to forget about the people who got you there in the first place. Community Doesn't Happen Overnight.

Big Announcement! THE Social Media Training Academy and Member Community for Business is Here!

Pam Moore

Do you have social media, digital marketing and branding problems? We have been working the past year on a game changing online social media training academy and member community to help solve your biggest problems and challenges related to social media marketing, digital marketing, and branding. I am excited to announce that TODAY we officially open the public doors to our brand new Social Profit Factor training academy and member community!

10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content that Owns the News Feed Like a BOSS

Pam Moore

Register for my free live training Webinar Thursday, February 8th at 2pm et -> “ 10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content that Owns the News Feed Like a BOSS ” The biggest concern any smart social, digital or content marketer should have right now is ensuring they understand the changes Facebook announced and that they know how to quickly adapt to new strategies and tactics that keep their content in the news feed. Influencer Marketing 2018 Training Webinar (free!).

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Digital Marketing 2019: 5 Mindset Shifts Marketers Must Make

Pam Moore

Digital marketers are scrambling in 2019 to find their place above the noise. Getting lost in the crowded, noisy digital and social world of today is happening to even the most seasoned marketers if they don't accept the new reality. Watch the video below to learn 5 digital mindset shifts marketers MUST make in 2019. Social Profit Factor Strategy Mastery Course Pack (available for a LIMITED time – our top Strategy Courses in ONE Bundle!).

Don’t Listen to the Facebook Fear Mongers – What You Need to Know on Newsfeed Changes 2018 Webinar

Pam Moore

I am hosting a free Facebook in 2018 Webinar training that will provide you in simple english what you need to know about marketing your business on Facebook in 2018 plus the details of the latest announcement from Facebook. Sign up for the webinar here -> Ge t a Grip on Facebook Marketing in 2018 – What You Need to Know! Mark is changing the goal for his product team from “finding meaningful content to having meaningful social interactions.”

Why, What and How of an Audience First Marketing Strategy and Segmentation

Pam Moore

Today's marketer has no guarantee of reaching their audience on any medium. Organic reach is dwindling to zero for brands and marketers who don't have a solid marketing strategy that encompasses social, digital, content, and measurement all centered around their target audience. The truth is, without an audience first marketing approach, every aspect of marketing is going to cost more time and money. Why an audience first marketing strategy is required.

3 Reasons Your Boss Said NO to your Digital and Social Media Plan [podcast + ebook]

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · Social Media Budget Top 3 Reasons Your Boss is NOT Approving Your Plan. ” Do you have what you think is an amazing social media or digital marketing plan? ” A social media plan is far more than throwing pretty visuals at Instagram or Facebook.

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15 Top Digital Marketing & Branding Trends for 2020 [podcast]

Pam Moore

What are the biggest digital marketing and branding trends shaping the year ahead? How will marketers approach increasing brand awareness, attracting new customers and growing revenue in an always on digital world where the only guarantee is change? Brave Marketers Will Win in 2020!

Marketing Nutz Launches Social Profit Factor: Social Media, Branding Training Academy for YOU!

Pam Moore

I am thrilled to announce that Social Profit Factor is finally here! It is THE social media training academy for small business owners, entrepreneurs, marketers, CMOs, CEOs, directors, recruiters, sales professionals, real estate agents, speakers, authors, network marketers, artists, franchisees, franchisors and YOU! I can guarantee you there is nothing like it on the market today! Why did we create Social Profit Factor? .

How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

Achieving measurable social media ROI is very similar to teens and sex. It’s interesting because many marketing and social media leaders within brands and organizations of all sizes dream about achieving real ROI using social media and digital marketing, yet very few of them actually bring to fruition much more than a social media dream. As marketers it’s in our DNA to move fast. Social media is not free.

Audience Marketing 101: Your #1 Competitive Weapon for 2018 – FREE Webinar

Pam Moore

While your competition is arguing about which social network is going to win… Instagram, Snapchat or Facebook, I'm going to help you build an audience first marketing strategy and plan to zoom right past the competition. There's a ton of buzz about audience marketing being the NEW BIG shiny thing for 2018. You may have heard it referred to as a customer first marketing strategy or an audience first marketing strategy.

Marketing, community, support or all of the above?

Dave Fleet

I first got into “social media” somewhere around eight years ago – first for my own interest and then – soon after – as part of my job. Like many other people at the time, I was interested in the humanizing effect that social media could have for companies. Over the last few years, social media has evolved away from this – away from personal interaction, and towards what is increasingly push marketing. Marketing, community or both?

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

Pam Moore

Keeping up with the content demands of successful brand, audience and content marketing can be challenging even for the most experienced and qualified brands and marketers. 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.

10 Content Marketing Holiday Survival Tips for Digital and Social Marketers

Pam Moore

We're jumping smack dab into the middle of the time of year where digital and content marketers must balance keeping their family and own soul fed while at the same time ensure they are giving their audience, community and customers the content they need and expect.

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#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. Last year, I started a Twitter chat called #SocialPowWow in order to have a meeting ground on Twitter for PR pros, marketers and startups from India and across the world.

10 Social Media & Digital Marketing Inspiration Metrics You Can’t Ignore in 2019

Pam Moore

It's easy to get side tracked by all the geekdom in social. Social Media is About Humans Connecting to and Growing With Other Humans. Underneath all of the bits, bytes, and likes we can't forget why we like social media in the first place. Social networks connect human beings. When is the last time you did a reality check on how the people in your community are doing? Read them and then do a sanity check with some of your clients and community members.

Facebook Launches Questions

Mindjumpers

Tweet Yesterday Facebook has launched Facebook Questions, which allows users and pages to post a Question to friends or a Facebook community. Questions will be a useful feature for business that run a page as part of creating involvement for users in the community.

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. If we all know life and business is really about people, then why do so many marketing and business leaders still fall to lazy marketing tactics and corporate marketing speak as they set out on their online digital and social media adventures? They say they want to build community. Storytelling helps build relationships and earn trust.

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Changing Trends in Social Media Can Influence Your Business Model (part II)

Mindjumpers

Tweet Written by Nabanita Roy , who is a web enthusiast and blogger currently working as a Community Development Executive at forums.com. In my previous post, I have given an overview of the changing trends in social media. Take a look: Social networking: Connect, Share, Engage.

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Could Buyer Personas be Your Secret Weapon for More Leads and Sales with Social Media?

Pam Moore

Executing your social media strategy is similar in that it's easy to skip to the easy parts…the posting on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter etc. It's even easier for many marketers to sit on Twitter half the day and chat with colleagues near and far.

How to be a Digital and Social Marketing ROI Rebel – 10 Proven Strategies

Pam Moore

Why is it so many smart social media and digital marketers claim they want to lead or are already leading their industry and niche? They write blog posts, record and publish videos, live streams, webinars and podcasts teaching and preaching others how to build a unique brand. They forget their core business and marketing goals. Many don't know the most basic analytics of their blog or website traffic, conversion funnels or social media community engagement.

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Buyer Personas 101: What, Why & How to Use for More Customers! [template + podcast]

Pam Moore

The best way to ensure your marketing campaigns, content and programs perform at their highest potential is to make sure you are targeting, inspiring, and attracting the RIGHT audience. Buyer personas help you understand your audience and ensure your marketing messages are helping you earn trust, build relationships and become relevant in the mind and heart of your ideal customer. What is audience marketing. What is market segmentation.

6 Common Mistakes in Online Community Development

Convince & Convert

Many of the myths surrounding online community development are proliferated by common sense conclusions. Creating an online community has a basis in science—but best practices that seem clear-cut on the surface become much more complicated when you dig deeper. Communities on the web function much like real-life communities; they unite around a specific focus and often pursue common goals. Only then can you define the business goals of your community.

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. Or maybe you are trying to stomp those random acts of marketing, yet you just haven't cracked that conversion nut? Social currency on the web today = attention + action. Unfortunately many marketers confuse social buzz with social bucks. You need to create your own content strategy that supports your business and marketing goals.

Is Your Social Media Content Really Top of News Feed Worthy?

Pam Moore

The truth is marketers have no guarantee their content will be seen on any medium, platform or social network, by anyone, let alone their target audience. There are still quite a few lazy marketers pushing out mass quantities of junk content trying to grab that sacred top of news feed position. Social Profit Factor Training Academy and Marketing Nutz Can Help! .

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How Franchise Organizations Can Use Digital and Social Media to Amplify and Grow the Brand in 2019

Pam Moore

Why is it then that many franchisors and franchisees shy away from social media and digital marketing in 2019? Many franchisors will state they are a big fan of digital and social. ” They may be a “fan” of social and digital technologies, but they are not truly investing in empowerment of their teams and integrating these technologies into the DNA of their organizations. Franchise Social and Digital Marketing is about Empowerment, Not Control.

Facebook Messenger: The Unfair Competitive Advantage for Small Business Webinar

Pam Moore

Maybe up your game with Facebook marketing and do something your competition hasn't figured out yet? . Trust me, you will be using it after you learn how easy it is and how much it can benefit your business, your customers and your social media communities. Best practices for brand building using Messenger advertising and more. Want the blueprint for social marketing success right now? Would you like a competitive Facebook edge?

Is Personal Branding Required for Business? How to Ignite the YOU Factor – Free Webinar

Pam Moore

You can create fancy messages, fancy graphics and amazing social profiles that rock the online web. 7 Foundations to build a personal brand that attracts your ideal customer . How to build your personal brand along side or as a face to your business brand . How to quickly build trust and authority with content and branding essentials . How to leverage your personal brand and social marketing to create brand awareness and generate leads while you sleep.

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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. The sooner you can acknowledge the importance of becoming a human brand and the need to truly inspire and connect with your audiences, the sooner you will see results and progress as you integrate social media into the DNA of your organization. They don’t think like a cash register or corporate building. Social Profit Factor Training Academy and Marketing Nutz Can Help! .

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Five Signs the Future Belongs to User-Generated Content

Waxing UnLyrical

In the realm of marketing, learning is the name of the game no matter what your goal is. It’s a landslide: Community creates results. The Harlem Shake depended on community. User-generated content is far better at creating that community. Rise of the social photobooth and video jukebox. Live event social media generally involves a social media person or standard event-goer using a mobile device to put content online.

Marketing, community, support or all of the above?

Dave Fleet

I first got into “social media” somewhere around eight years ago – first for my own interest and then – soon after – as part of my job. Like many other people at the time, I was interested in the humanizing effect that social media could have for companies. Over the last few years, social media has evolved away from this – away from personal interaction, and towards what is increasingly push marketing. Marketing, community or both?

15 Things Smart, Social Savvy Business Marketers Never do on Facebook

Pam Moore

It’s no surprise that Facebook is still one of the hottest social networks around. Facebook presents tremendous opportunity to nurture relationships, establish and grow community, increase brand awareness and even your business bottom line. However, if you don’t understand the ecosystem, how you can best fit within it to build relationships and your brand, you may wind up hurting your brand more than helping it. Every social network is different.

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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. The best social managers build constituencies with purpose and a strategy for growth. 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.

10 Proven Digital Marketing Strategies to Stand Out from the Noise in 2019

Pam Moore

Many marketers are already finding themselves frozen in a trance of digital fear for how they are going to stand out from the noise in the crowded social and digital online world in 2019. The digital and social market is even more crowded. The fear of getting lost in the sea of spam and never ending selfies is real for many marketers who haven't built a solid strategy and foundation for their brands. Marketers are getting smarter.

10 Proven Digital Marketing Strategies to Stand Out from the Noise in 2019

Pam Moore

Many marketers are already finding themselves frozen in a trance of digital fear for how they are going to stand out from the noise in the crowded social and digital online world in 2019. The digital and social market is even more crowded. The fear of getting lost in the sea of spam and never ending selfies is real for many marketers who haven't built a solid strategy and foundation for their brands. Marketers are getting smarter.

15+ Proven Content Ideas to Connect You With Your Audience to ZOOM ROI, Leads & Sales in 2019

Pam Moore

The heart of the digital and social online world of today is driven by two big things. Did you know of the highest performing B2B content marketers, 90% say they prioritize their target audience's informational needs ahead of sales and promotional messages from their own companies.

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When Social Media Fills In The Blanks

Waxing UnLyrical

From a marketing perspective, that’s silly, especially given my line of work. I suppose I did this because of the primary social networks, my personal Facebook circle is the one I’ve kept tightest rein on. Social media’s a lot of fun, but never more so when it helps you fill in the blanks. And doing things like this is what helps to grow your network and your community.

You Can’t Buy Brand Advocates or Social Media Friends

Pam Moore

It’s not news that social networks such as Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn are moving to a pay to play model. Results in the social world of today require more planning, integration, and money. Marketing leaders today must understand and embrace the know, like, trust and pay model for growing their business. At the heart of social media is people. Earning brand advocates and making friends via the social networks is based on trust.

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Could Buyer Personas be Your Secret Weapon for More Leads and Sales with Social Media?

Pam Moore

Executing your social media strategy is similar in that it's easy to skip to the easy parts…the posting on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter etc. It's even easier for many marketers to sit on Twitter half the day and chat with colleagues near and far.

Facebook for Small Business: How to Reduce Overwhelm and Increase Results

Pam Moore

Facebook enables businesses to build a brand presence that is intertwined with the rest of their online platform such as websites, blogs, video channels, and other social networks such as Instagram and more. However, as the social web is getting noisier by the minute, it is becoming more challenging to keep up with the changes. Building an integrated platform that works for you 24/7 even when you are not working requires more than knowing the ins and outs of Facebook.

Instagram Stories vs SnapChat in a Nutshell – What You Need to Know

Pam Moore

Many other social networks envy Snapchat with this demographic. Smart marketers know they must focus where their customers are hanging out online, not where the fud and the hype of the internet tell them to invest their hard earned dollars. Our agency, Marketing Nutz, works with brands both large and small and I can tell you we have numerous clients in this situation. Building community and followers on Snapchat is difficult for both brands and people like you and me.