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What the heck are social media consultants and what do they do all day?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Social media consultants are not masters of the dark arts. Companies often call a consultant in because social media is not working. A social media consultant’s number one job is to set a strategy that aligns with the organizational goals and objectives.

Do You Need a Social Media Consultant?

Ignite Social Media

In either situation, you may consider hiring a social media consultant. Over the past 11 years, we’ve noticed a growing trend of companies bringing their marketing resources in house. 58% of in-house teams are comprised of just one or two resources. •

Bringing on a Fundraising Consultant: A Nonprofit’s Hiring Guide

SocialFish

Are you considering hiring a fundraising consultant? Before beginning your search for the perfect consultant, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with the hiring process. Compare consultants. Communicate with your consultant. Compare consultants.

Annual Social Media Budget Planning For Companies And Bloggers

SocMed Sean

Whether you work for a Fortune 100 company or a blogger who relies on revenue from your content to supplement your income, it’s important to think about what goes into your social media headcount. Social Media Community Managers need listening, publishing, and analysis tools.

Responsibility for Social Goes Beyond Content Teams

Convince & Convert

Your content team shouldn’t the only ones managing your company’s social media accounts. Brands are revisiting social media as a community-building tool, rather than a marketing platform. Takeaways.

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How to Create Your B2B Dream Team

Convince & Convert

If you’re a B2B company, then you know just how important your people are to your company’s success. But in some cases for some B2B companies, especially those in the Services realm, your people are your product. Why not use this high powered channel to attract your dream team?

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Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Regular WUL readers know that Shonali (a friend and former colleague at Socialmedia.biz ) showcases guest posts about how to build, engage and sustain an online community, among other things. so that others might gain insights for their own community efforts. Our team’s goal is to help bring social, mobile and digital to the cruise world – a huge, sprawling, largely analog $38 billion market. Building a New Kind of Cruise Community. Guest Post by J.D. Lasica.

The Most Popular NBA Teams on Twitter and Facebook

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Popular NBA Teams on Twitter and Facebook by Adam Sherk on January 12, 2010 NBA players, like many professional athletes, have taken social media by storm, but what about their teams?

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5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You

Pam Moore

Imagine trying to manage six company profiles and only looking at big picture analytics of how many likes or comments your posts get instead of seeing what people say. Similarly, look at the number of team members who need access to the tool.

How to BE a Government Consultant and Use Social Media

Social Media Strategery

Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Development Social Media How to BE a Government Consultant and Use Social Media Wed, Oct 28, 2009 Best Practices , Government 2.0 ″ consultants. community (it’s not all that hard!):

How to Maximize and Humanize Your Investment in Professional Speakers for Your Next Event

Pam Moore

I spent 15+ years working in corporate America before starting my own company 9 years ago. How to Ignite Your Brand with Other People’s Content and Community Content Marketing in a Nutshell for Business.

Content Marketing for Regulated, Boring and Unsexy Industries

Pam Moore

Before founding our social media, digital marketing and branding training and consulting agency, Marketing Nutz, I spent 15 years in corporate America working in “boring” and regulated industries. Financial consultants. Consultants. Need us to help train your team?

Helping Members and their Communities Succeed: the Future of What We Now Know as Membership

SocialFish

The community was shaped to her needs and facilitated the kind of interactions, learning and development paths she needed to practice successfully. Its value was not a list of “benefits” but the community itself: a facilitated joint journey of continuous discovery.

Why Most Companies Can’t Yet Handle Great Marketing Technology

Convince & Convert

Before each, his team finds two dozen or so interesting audience members, and gives them a purple index card and a marker. Come find us at Booth #761 in the Community Pavilion to talk #DigitalInnovation https://t.co/qQgklKVVPK. Image via Unsplash.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Every time I tell someone I’m a Community Manager , I get a varied response. Really, many people trying to describe Online Community Managers, end up sounding like this: Others may know what Community Manager is, but don’t know exactly how much it entails.

How to Create Exciting Social and Digital Content for Unsexy, Boring and Regulated Industries

Pam Moore

Before founding our social media, digital marketing and branding training and consulting agency, Marketing Nutz, I spent 15 years in corporate America working in “boring” and regulated industries. Financial consultants. Consultants. Need us to help train your team?

23 Tips to Build a Brand that is a Sweet Orange in a World of Bitter Apples

Pam Moore

Yet many business leaders and small or medium size business owners find themselves in an online world without a staff to help them or the knowledge themselves to guide their team in creating a compelling brand that people will remember and want to engage with.

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Content Marketing for Regulated, Boring and Unsexy Industries

Pam Moore

Before founding our social media, digital marketing and branding training and consulting agency, Marketing Nutz, I spent 15 years in corporate America working in “boring” and regulated industries. Financial consultants. Consultants. Need us to help train your team?

10 Truths Nobody Told You About Being A Social Media Marketer

Pam Moore

It is clear social media marketing is delivering real and measurable business value for companies large and small today. We must understand mindsets of our stakeholders, management and team members.

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How to Cut Costs with Your Own Support Community

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Maintaining traditional channels like phone, email and live chat support are a must—but a solid support community can cut that burden drastically, saving you time and money. But good communities are more than support channels. Take a look at some strong examples of community support.

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Social Pros 6 – Instagram Lessons from a Giant B2B Company

Convince & Convert

This episode features Jonathan Wichmann the head of social media for Maersk Line , the world’s largest container shipping company. Today, on the show, in just a moment, Jonathan Wichmann from the Maersk Line, which is the world’s largest container shipping company.

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Blogging for Business: 10 Proven Strategies that Work for Any Size Business

Pam Moore

The #1 question we hear from clients of our consulting and training agency, Marketing Nutz and students of our virtual online training academy is “how do I build a blog and write content that brings real and measurable business results?”

How to Apply Youtility to Internal Communication

Convince & Convert

Jay’s key message is that by providing help and value to customers (for free), companies will be able to cut through the incredible amount of content clutter that exists online and be top of mind when those customers are ready to buy a product or solution.

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#SproutChat Recap: How to Scale Marketing With a Growing Company

Sprout Social

Every marketer dreams of having an opportunity to work for a company that’s rapidly expanding. During our chat, Adam talked about his marketing experience and offered our community advice on scaling a social media marketing strategy and expanding into international markets. .

6 Parts of Your Company That Should be Listening to Social Conversations

Convince & Convert

“Once upon a time, customer contact was centralized around the switchboard, and the phone was the preferred method for communication between companies and customers. It’s like consultative selling. And every company wants to claim innovation, right?

Taking the Next Step: Going From a Grassroots Enterprise 2.0 Community to an Official One

Social Media Strategery

As your grassroots community takes the next step to becoming an official one, what challenges will you face? A week later, I became member #1 of the Yammer network at my old firm, a 25,000 person consulting firm with offices all over the country.

Transformational CSR: When a pro-bono client metamorphizes into a cultural change agent within an agency

Waxing UnLyrical

For most companies, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) means giving back to the surrounding community. Companies choose to give because it’s the right thing to do, and it directly impacts the communities in which their employees live and work.

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Fashion Retailer, Altar’d State, Named Finalist at Social Media Buzz Awards

Ignite Social Media

The Social Media Buzz Awards celebrate the best individuals, agencies, companies, brands, and organizations across the social media spectrum. Finalist for Social Media Buzz Awards.

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2018 Content Marketing Trends, Predictions + Editorial Calendar Template

Pam Moore

Smart marketers and leading brands both big and small know that content is at the core of every social conversation with prospects, current customers, online community members and more. Need us to help train your team?

How OWN Creates Community and Multi-Platform Success With Social Video

Social Media Strategies Summit

To reach their goal, LeBas and his team realized Super Soul Sunday had to become a multiplatform brand. Specifically, would women of color be interested in a dedicated social community? To solve for this need, OWN recently launched The Know: An OWN Community.

What diversity, equity & inclusion looks like at Sprout Social

Sprout Social

Values are an important part of any company’s culture. And I’m fortunate at Sprout Social to work with a team of senior leaders, individual contributors and C-suite executives who feel the same way about applying our DEI work, in the office and beyond. Team Sprout

Your CEO Hired a New Social Media Agency? Here’s How to Partner With them and Not Get Fired

Pam Moore

If you work in any size organization as a social media manager, community manager, content manager, digital marketing manager or any type of role and have been shocked to find your superior(s) have hired an agency without you knowing, this podcast is for you. Need us to help train your team?

Building a 7-Figure a Year SEO Company…by Marketing to the Medical Field

Viper Chill

As a result of so much of my time being spent focused on building an SEO company and ranking websites, I’ve been fortunate to come across a number of people who are on a similar journey. For the second niche we created a great relationship with a consultant and he sent us traffic.

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4 Ways To Put a Little Love In Your PR

Waxing UnLyrical

To Kirk’s point: in this day and age, where we’re literally working with people all around the globe, how do we do that well so that we still feel connected, like a team? But more than that, he’s building and extending his already extensive community.

Wanted: People Who “Know” Social Media and Communications

Social Media Strategery

Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Development Social Media Wanted: People Who “Know&# Social Media and Communications Tue, Oct 7, 2008 Enterprise 2.0 , Social Media My company, Booz Allen Hamilton , is actively hiring consultants who “get&# social media. Let me explain – as I mentioned in one my earlier posts , I’m currently a consultant within the Strategic Communications team at Booz Allen.

The skinny on the Small World Labs – Personify merger

SocialFish

Ben at Online Community Results (our partner in crime for awesome community strategy projects) expressed what many of you may have been thinking, having seen the carnage (imho) that was the Avectra/Memberfuse acquisition a few years ago. HOW WELL DO THE TWO TEAMS WORK TOGETHER.

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Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work by Tamar Weinberg on August 14, 2009 Share In the spirit of featuring case studies like the ones in Chapter 4 of The New Community Rules , I am going to highlight other companies that have excelled in their social media achievements.

10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

It happens in all industries, but lately I’ve seen retail companies keep their “Consumer Insight&# group focused on traditional insight like mall traffic patterns and planograms. It’s this team that businesses leans on to get hard data on what will happen.

From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories

Buzz Marketing for Technology

From shared databases to communities of practice: A taxonomy of collaboratories. From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories. The types are: Distributed Research Centers, Shared Instruments, Community Data Systems, Open Community Contribution Systems, Virtual Communities of Practice, Virtual Learning Communities, and Community Infrastructure Projects. Community Data Systems. Virtual Community of Practice.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

It takes a community to build a community. So much of building a community requires understanding people and engaging with them. Now you may wonder, “ How do we build a community? Senior Analyst at Forrester ( @TomGrantForr ) “You don’t build a community.