Monday Roundup: Celebrating Your Community

Waxing UnLyrical

” Talk about a religious celebration that’s gone mainstream… and one that engenders a feeling of community among those who celebrate the day. How to Build Creativity and Self-Expression with Your Community.

Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation

Waxing UnLyrical

If there’s one thing you take away from today’s post on content marketing, please let it be this: just because you build it, doesn’t mean they’ll come. Commenting on blogs published by the kinds of people you hope will come over and comment on your blog.

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What A Dog’s Cancer Taught Me About Community

Waxing UnLyrical

She was simultaneously started on a fairly new melanoma vaccine therapy, the idea being that the surgery takes care of the local cancer, and the vaccine builds up her immune system to fight off any microscopic cancer cells that may show up elsewhere. We are a community.

Tips on Measuring Community [April #measurePR Recap]

Waxing UnLyrical

At the heart of social PR lies community. So that’s what we focused on for the April #measurePR Twitter chat; how to measure community, how to tell when community-building initiatives are working (and when they’re not), and how community-focused metrics might change over time. Experts in measuring community. A1: Building a community around a product or service is just part of our jobs in #PR today (which is great, because it’s fun!).

16 Random Facts My Community Taught Me

Waxing UnLyrical

Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke is President & CEO of Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc. area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™. Community community building random facts

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

Pam Moore

Facebook recently announced big changes to the Facebook News Feed algorithm that impacts publishers, brands, celebrities and just about any business or human being who wants to conduct any type of business utilizing Facebook. Why you must stop building your online business on rented land.

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Facebook 2018 News Feed Changes 101: What You Need to Know For Your Business

Pam Moore

These changes impact every business, brand and publisher using Facebook for business purposes. ” If this isn't bad enough, I even saw a recent article and “survival guide from a top publisher blaming Facebook for “publishers becoming more vulnerable to ad fraud.”

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5 Strategies to Build a Network of Bloggers and Journalists

Waxing UnLyrical

For both public relations and search engine optimization, publishing content via other people’s sites is a critical part of their everyday duties. Gatekeepers are the ones who control what is published on their site. Below are tips on how to build a network (and then maintain it!)

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. Ready for a real competitive edge in 2018?

Stop the Lazy Content Marketing Madness! Are You Guilty of These 8 Bad Habits?

Pam Moore

When is the last time you created a piece of content and as you hit publish you wanted to yell, boom-sha-ka-la-ka? The risks of building your business on rented land such as Facebook and Instagram. Why integration should be your favorite word when building your online platform.

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

Pam Moore

You publish yet another epic piece of content. Could it be that you are not creating or publishing content designed to convert? Another day of amazing content creation. You create yet another epic piece of content.

6 Rules of Thumb for Successful Brand Publishing

Waxing UnLyrical

The Internet has made brand publishing ubiquitous. In the words of Mark Ragan , CEO of Ragan Communications, “If we tell our stories the right way, we have the ability to become legitimate publishers in our own right.”. And in today’s hyper connected world, everyone’s a publisher.

8 Things to Know Before You Publish Your First YouTube Video


It goes without saying that adding closed captions are a good idea for inclusivity and community building, but did you know they can also help with your SEO ranking? YouTube Tips #7: Pin a Comment on Your Published YouTube Video to Encourage Engagement .

Open Community Case Study – GoPlow


Community: GoPlow. GoPlow is the Snow & Ice Management Association ‘s (SIMA) online community. Concepts: Build your strategy around the sweet spots. Brian believed they couldn’t do that until they had a open community website generating solid content.

Sock Monkeys Against Cancer Reaches Tipping Point

Waxing UnLyrical

You just read Sock Monkeys Against Cancer Reaches Tipping Point , originally posted on Waxing UnLyrical , published by Shonali Burke. Community Building Personal Shonali Burke Social Media jennifer stauss windrum leslie luhrman lung cancer SMAC! for lung cancer).

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Monday Roundup: Making Your Business a Valentine

Waxing UnLyrical

“Go steady” with your audiences via these creative ideas that illustrate how you can show some love to your community. What You Can Learn from the Star Wars Community. How to Build a Social Community: 4 Tips. How to Build Stronger Bonds With Your Community.

Launching a SMAC!Down: Sock Monkeys Against Cancer

Waxing UnLyrical

Mom and I want to build “SMAC! Down: Sock Monkeys Against Cancer , originally posted on Waxing UnLyrical , published by Shonali Burke. Community Building Events Guest Posts Philanthropy jennifer windrum leslie lehrman lung cancer SMAC! Guest post by Jennifer Windrum.

Extend the Life of Your Event with Post-Event Planning

Waxing UnLyrical

By publishing on their site, you’re introducing yourself to a new audience, and by inviting them to your site, you’re offering your readers a new perspective and voice. Business Client Relations Community Building Events Guest Posts Behind the Story cision Networking Post-Event Planning

Bringing Open Community To Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Because if there’s one thing I believe takes public relations from good to great, it’s when your audiences start becoming your community through the relationships you develop with them. Why did you write Open Community ? So, what is “Open Community&# ?

Monday Roundup: Caring Through Community

Waxing UnLyrical

How do we meaningfully build and celebrate communities? An energized community can give your cause (or campaign) just the right amount fuel to make a difference, no matter how large or small it is. But when done right, community building efforts don’t just pay off for your community, but for your organization as well. So: how can you harness the power of community to do good as well as make good this quarter?

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

Pam Moore

How often should you publish content related to industry trends and hot news? Should your content be more focused on your own business or the needs of your audience, dream customers and broader community?

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

Pam Moore

How often should you publish content related to industry trends and hot news? Should your content be more focused on your own business or the needs of your audience, dream customers and broader community?

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

Pam Moore

Check out these statistics published by Facebook as of March, 2016. Facebook presents tremendous opportunity to nurture relationships, establish and grow community, increase brand awareness and even your business bottom line.

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What PR Pros Can Learn From Social Good Campaigns

Waxing UnLyrical

Having been part of the WUL network for a couple years now, I can fully say that this community is no stranger to social good and giving back. As I’ve experienced, understanding the community that is built through social good and how it can be activated is essential for any communicator.

Social Pros 29 – Lauren Vargas, Aetna

Convince & Convert

Janrain out of Portland, social sign in and integrated social media database geniuses and our buddy, Jim Kukral of , who helps authors publish ebooks. There was an interesting post I saw published today from Brian Solis. Who is building those conversations?

What Is This “Free Time” Of Which You Speak?

Waxing UnLyrical

”) without actually having invested in relationship building first. And relationship building begins with consistent communications that puts community building at its core , well before an organization is in crisis mode.

Social Pros 22 – Evan Hamilton, UserVoice

Convince & Convert

So, Evan is the Head of Community at Evan, why don’t you talk to us a bit about UserVoice and what it means to be the Head of Community at UserVoice. So we use UserVoice at Argyle for our customer feedback community.

WIWT launches and networks of shared interest

The Way of the Web

Assuming you don’t spend ages checking out other people, following friends, and building up a list of clothes you really should buy. A huge empy city or community feels like something you want to get out of straight away.

Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Push-Button Publishing You're about to be redirected The blog that used to be here is now at [link] Do you wish to be redirected? This blog is not hosted by Blogger and has not been checked for spam, viruses and other forms of malware. Yes No Home | Features | About | Buzz | Help | Discuss | Language | Developers | Gear Terms of Service | Privacy | Content Policy | Copyright © 1999 – 2010 Google

How to Build Community on a Blog: 24 Must Read Articles from around the Web


This week we’ve published a series of posts on the topic of building community on a blog with these posts: 9 Benefits [and 3 Costs] Of Building Community On Your Blog. The 5 Stages of Building a Culture of Community on a Blog [A Case Study].

How to Build Community for Niche Site Success


But then again, I never expected the little website I created to keep friends and family informed about Jerry’s progress to become the largest online community for canine amputees and their people either. The network creates community. Building a community of support.

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The Case for Nonprofit Storytelling

Waxing UnLyrical

Back in 2014, two researchers, Keith Quesenberry and Michael Coolsen, published a study. It’s the “owned” in the PESO model and the foundation upon which we build our campaigns. Nonprofit Storytelling: Community-Building. Communities keep the stories coming.

9 Benefits [and 3 Costs] Of Building Community On Your Blog


Day after day you publish posts only to have them greeted by…. But first – today I’d like to talk about WHY community and interaction on a blog is so important. The impact of adding more and more opportunity for community engagement on the site was immediate and big.

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The Art Of Marketing

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Building a loyal community base is very important. I've argued for years that I'm not so sure that brands can truly build community. Real community is tough to do. that real, genuine community. My recommendation is, don't try to build community. Build something - pieces of content or whatever it may be - and make them as shareable and findable as possible, with the hooks built into them to have that social impact. community.

Create your social media campaign plan for 2019 (with editable worksheets)

Sprout Social

Plan out your best possible 2019 with editable planning worksheets to simplify the strategy-building process. Raising that level of awareness means not just publishing content, but posting the types of content that engage and attract new followers. The more time your business spends creating content and publishing it, your level of awareness should ideally tick upward. Publishing Social StrategyWelcome to planning season!

GUEST POST: 3 Tactical Components to Winning Social Media Influence


Depending on which method(s) you use to build your strategy (or lack thereof) to participate at any level with social media, there are various steps you take to achieve your objective. Build – We all know that building a community takes time and effort (blood, sweat, and tears).

The 7 Deadly Sins Of Digital Marketing In 2014

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In all of those years (and even as I type this), I have never bothered to build a database, to collect emails and to better understand my community. Social media is an amazing place to connect, inform, build community, deliver superior customer service, to speak to consumers in a human voice and much more. community building. publishing. Have we solved the most basic of questions for our digital marketing efforts?

The 6 Lifelong Laws of Content Marketing for Agencies

Convince & Convert

Smart agencies decentralize their content in addition to publishing regularly on their own content home base. The best way to encourage industry professionals to consume your content is to be a part of other, existing communities where they congregate. Smart agencies put as much priority on blog commenting, conference attendance, Linkedin group participation and other bridge-building as they do their own blog writing. Ideally, you should publish every day.

[Cool Social Tools] The Power of Breezio


—— Imagine if you could harness the collective wisdom of everyone in your community. With Breezio combining the best of knowledge exchange, professional development, and content management in a unique, comprehensive and user-friendly community engagement platform, now you can.

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Tool Tuesday: Twitter curation tools

Akamai Marketing

Generally speaking though, they lend themselves to community building and time saving features. In some cases they may even help with audience building. The “pro&# is that its a great community builder, the con is that I don’t have control over the content.

The December 11 Instagram API Changes are Here. Let’s Talk about Them.

agora pulse

Three of the four changes — restrictions on Facebook Group publishing , Facebook Private Messages, and Facebook Search API) — were soon overturned by Facebook and life returned back to normal. moderation rules for easier community management.

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Monday Roundup: Renewing Your Business Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

If that’s not a fresh take on community building, what is? Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke is President & CEO of Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc. Spring has officially sprung.

How to Use Social Media And Stay Couth

Waxing UnLyrical

And that’s fine, except you’re not going to get much out of it in terms of community building, thought leadership, etc. Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke is President & CEO of Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc.

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