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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.

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.

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? 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! Do you have social media problems? .

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

Pam Moore

Mark is changing the goal for his product team from “finding meaningful content to having meaningful social interactions.” Because this is not any different than many of us have been trying to inform, educate and help business owners and social marketers understand for many years.

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. Want the blueprint for social marketing success right now?

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! The first version of this academy has already been launched with our client and partner, Loreal / Redken and is available in a private learning system for 150,000+ Redken Salons and Stylists!

Five Signs the Future Belongs to User-Generated Content

Waxing UnLyrical

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. Customer feedback system and process sophistication.

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. Social Profit Factor Training Academy and Marketing Nutz Brand Storytelling Services Can Help! .

Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community / Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community On A Budget | Subcribe via RSS Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community On A Budget July 22nd, 2009 Posted in Community Tweet Share Having a thriving community where your users or customers frequently visit, interact, provide feedback and evangelize your products/services is an extremely valuable scenario.

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.).

Social Pros 22 – Evan Hamilton, UserVoice

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 22 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. 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.

Three Simple Ways to Interact With Your Online Readers

Webbiquity SMM

The Internet, and more specifically blogging and social media , has changed the world dramatically in terms of writer-reader interaction. If you want to build your career as an author or writer, but don’t know where to start, try this resource and become an essay writer!

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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.

50 Ways Marketers use Social Media to Improve Their Marketing

Harp Interactive

Social media isn’t always the right tool for the job. Over the last three days, I’ve spoken to four HUGE brands in America that are considering social media for one project or another, and there are many more out there working on how these tools might integrate into their business needs.

#SproutChat Recap: How to Analyze Your Competitors

Sprout Social

Use keyword search tools and quantitative measurements on social to see who your customers are considering alongside your product or service. Since social content is constantly updating, establishing a system to check in frequently is key.

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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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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.

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.

Connecting 2 the World: University vs. Workplace

Buzz Marketing for Technology

TREND #1 Traditional Learning Management Systems Are Toast l There will be more learning than ever, but there will not be a centralized LMS. TREND #7 Finding Courses Will Be More Important Than Creating Courses l Since there will be an explosion of community- developed courseware, campuses will focus on organizing a taxonomy to help users find learning content. A new job title will emerge: Social Network Manager, the coach of how to create courseware.

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5 Ways Facebook’s Discussions App Will Make You a Better Blogger

ProBlogger

Build a community.” One of the problems with the way most online communications systems are set up is that they’re top-down in nature. And while these methods are essential to community building, getting more comments or tweets or Facebook shares on an article is not an act of community building. You’re building a successful broadcasting platform—sure—but broadcasting to a bunch of people is not community. Social Media

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?

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: Lessons learned from New Communication Technologies in Organziational Life

Buzz Marketing for Technology

As I had been doing a lot of research on social networking, the department head and myself came up with a course named New Communication Technologies in Organizational Life. Also there is more mobility between school, the workplace, and the community (or communities). This is the idea that in the past, people would socialize in the workplace, exchanging war stories, etc.The format for this for the younger generation are blogs and social networking sites.

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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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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.

Confessions of a CKO: What I Should Have Done

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I have already written about where I think KM is headed: From content to connectivity , with social networking applications and expertise-finding and community-building processes taking over in priority from the populating and management of massive, just-in-case, context free repositories of documents, and From corporate content management to personal. And in the other 1% of cases, the problem is size and bureaucracy, not bad knowledge management systems."