How Socially Responsible Communications Maintain Your Community Cool

Waxing UnLyrical

Another great resource or ally can come from working with a trusted research firm that can help you “uncover the hidden patterns of understanding that undermine citizen action,” as the Topos Partnership has done for a variety of communities in at least seven different sectors.

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.

How a Social Media Audit with Agorapulse Can Keep You on Track

agora pulse

Growth in follower patterns. Community management. Find out how well you’re doing when engaging with your community. They allow you to examine your community-building efforts from all angles.

5 Free Hashtag Analytics Tools That Every Brand Needs

Pixlee

If you’re a brand, hashtags can help you to build brand awareness, connect with your target audience, and start and participate in conversations related to your products. This tool will also show you a wall of posts using the hashtag and the hashtag’s usage patterns.

Ultimate Guide to User-Generated Content

Later

Building a loyal fan base and community around your brand. So if you’re looking to grow your business (especially within younger demographics) user-generated content can seriously help skyrocket your sales and build true brand loyalty. . Curate a Community Pinterest Board .

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Why Marketers Need to Rethink Influencer Targeting

Convince & Convert

It’s no longer simply about brand awareness, or even community building, though those elements remain foundationally important. These type of variables may seem insignificant and even arbitrary, but put together, a powerful pattern begins to emerge.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Advertising the campaign and making it seem popular already can help build that success. The truth is that there are no shortcuts to community building , it requires sustained time, effort and dedication: at least to create a community that is truly activated and interested.

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44 Social Media Books for 2009-2010 Plus One

Diva Marketing Blog

The Whuffie Factor: Using the Power of Social Networks to Build Your Business by Tara Hunt - April 21, 2009 5. Marketing to the Social Web: How Digital Customer Communities Build Your Business by Larry Weber - Mar 3, 2009 6. Ta da.

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