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12 Examples of Nonprofits Using Augmented and Virtual Reality

SocialFish

Here are 12 examples of nonprofits using AR and VR to raise money and awareness. A dutch nonprofit called The Dolphin Swim Club uses underwater VR goggles to allow people with disabilities to virtually swim with dolphins in their community pool as a form of therapy.

How to Plan a New Product Launch on Social Media: Step-by-Step Guide with Examples

Later

You’ll learn from real social media product launch examples in both the B2B and B2C space, and I’ll be sharing all of the product marketing secrets that have worked for us here at Later. For example, the cult beauty brand Summer Fridays recently launched a new face mask on Instagram.

What You Should Put in Your Brand’s About-Bio Section

Ignite Social Media

On social, the community wants to know what you can do for them quickly, and that’s what you’ll want to include in this section. . It can link to another one of your brand’s social media pages, website, or a direct way to contact a customer service team.

Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies

SocialFish

Below are a set of recommended, baseline social media metrics, developed and maintained by an interagency working group of the Federal Social Media Community of Practice. In 2011, NMAC’s Division of Community Advancement and Leadership Strategies ( D-CALS ) noticed an increasing trend in the use of social media by our constituents. We have also included case studies, examples of social media in action, to highlight the work of your colleagues and inspire your own programs.

How to Manage Your LinkedIn Community Without Feeling Completely Overwhelmed

agora pulse

People are forming real relationships on this platform—but managing all those relationships within a community of peers, employees, potential job applicants, and potential clients can be tricky and overwhelming. Personal and Professional Profiles: Why Both Make Up Your LinkedIn Community.

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.

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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Coffee and Community: Foster Coffee Company on Growing Their Social Media Following and Business

Buffer Social

“We love coffee, but we love community and people more.” ” This Foster Coffee Company credo isn’t just a brand statement. People drive our community, not products. ” – Nicholas. A peek inside Foster Coffee Company’s social media analytics.

How Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities

SocialFish

What if there was a way to create sustained engagement in communities and collaborative experiences that harnessed genuine motivation and strove for positive outcomes for participants? Purpose-Driven Communities. Tactical goals in the context of a community experience, yes.

Social Media at Scale: Organizing Global Social Media Teams

Dave Fleet

More recently, he released a more focused look at the tensions facing companies who are looking at scaling their social media. I was recently asked about whether I had a preferred model for resourcing social media teams. One core team. Tweet.

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20+ Creative Social Media Contest Ideas and Examples

Hootsuite

In this example from Hallmark UK and Ireland’s Instagram account, the entry rules and deadline are clearly stated, and an on-brand image of the prize ties it all together. We're teaming up with @mininatorilla to give two lucky winners a chance to win??summer

Two Social Media Toolkit Examples and Other Goodies

SocialFish

Below are a set of recommended, baseline social media metrics, developed and maintained by an interagency working group of the Federal Social Media Community of Practice. TD Bank Invests in Google+ To Boost Search Results - example of a great Google+ campaign.

How to Bring Humor to Community Management

Convince & Convert

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Community managers have a challenging job. They’re on the front lines of your social media and digital channels each and every day as the voice of the company.

Social media manager vs. community manager: What’s the difference?

Sprout Social

Does the person who post as your brand on Facebook also work to develop the community that the company is part of? As the social media industry has evolved, each role in the marketing team has developed along with it. Social media in a mid-sized company is no longer one person.

13 YouTube Community Building Hacks You Never Knew About

agora pulse

So, if you’re still saying your brand doesn’t need YouTube community building, you might need to rethink. My team at Contentworks has created video scripts for some of the biggest finance brands and managed their YouTube channels. This is key for YouTube community building.

How to Build an All-Star Social Media Team in 5 Steps

Buffer Social

We often talk about the importance of social media managers and the amazing people who handle social media as a team of one. But often, for agencies, larger enterprises, and even some small businesses, social media is handled by teams of people covering a broad range of skills.

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The Secret to Instagram Success: Square’s Community Curation Strategy

Buffer Social

Yet for some reason, many brands overlook or fail to tap into the vast resource that is their community. For financial technology company Square their community of entrepreneurs and business owners is at the very core of their social media strategy, most prominently on Instagram.

The Ideal Facebook Cover Photo Size And How To Make Yours Stand Out (Including 12 Excellent Examples)

Buffer Social

Provide some examples of Facebook Pages with brilliant cover photos. If you want to use a single image that works pretty well on both desktop and mobile, 820 pixels wide by 462 pixels tall seems to be the best (see example below).

3 Companies Focused on Helping Not Selling

Convince & Convert

This article for me is part sharing what I know about digital marketing tools and part love letter to three companies that really deserve your business. Its no secret that my favorite web company right now is Wistia.

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.

10 Book Recommendations From Team Sprout

Sprout Social

As 2016 draws to a close we asked members of Team Sprout to share the best things they’ve read this year. About the Author: Jon Gertner is an editor and technology writer at Fast Company magazine. Extreme Programming Explained” is a thorough but quick introduction to the XP management philosophy and walkthrough of how to involve the whole team to get buy in on said philosophy. The examples are direct, simple, and easy to apply to day-to-day work.

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The Secret to Instagram Success: Square’s Community Curation Strategy

Buffer Social

Yet for some reason, many brands overlook or fail to tap into the vast resource that is their community. For financial technology company Square their community of entrepreneurs and business owners is at the very core of their social media strategy, most prominently on Instagram.

How 5 Top Companies Celebrated National Dog Day

Convince & Convert

Over ten years later, the occasion has become increasingly popular on social media, with companies sharing a range of adorable photos, contests, information about charitable partnerships, and dog-friendly offices. So, which companies put their best paw forward?

Guerilla Community-Building Group Provides Insight to Modernizing Your Organization

SocialFish

I recently discovered an emerging New York City community/organization called The Office Hero League that seems to be providing the same value to the members of their community that an association would provide. I hope I’ve given you a good starting point and example.

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.

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. Here’s just one of many examples: At #AdobeSummit ? Come find us at Booth #761 in the Community Pavilion to talk #DigitalInnovation https://t.co/qQgklKVVPK.

How Companies Like Bored Panda, REI, and Vox Are Growing Their Organic Reach on Social Media

Buffer Social

For example, in the first half of 2018 alone, Facebook reported five major changes to the News Feed (and there are probably many more small tweaks that were not reported). Facebook Live) or by building a niche community through a Facebook Group, you can likely get a higher organic reach.

General Electric Teams Up With Jimmy Fallon To Launch #SomeoneShouldInvent Campaign

Convince & Convert

Examples of fan #SomeoneShouldInvent submissions include a Shrinking Car , a Fast Forward Life Remote , Cat Treadmill , and more. Bonus: Fans will be much more likely to share with their social communities if a company goes above and beyond by personalizing a customized visual for them.

Change or Die | Fast Company

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Fast Company. Connect with Fast Company. The companys top executives had invited the most farsighted thinkers they knew from around the world to come together in New York and propose solutions to some really big problems. A dream team of experts took the stage, and you might have expected them to proclaim that breathtaking advances in science and technology -- mapping the human genome and all that -- held the long-awaited answers. Fast Company Features.

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.

Guerilla Community-Building Group Provides Insight into Modernizing Your Organization

SocialFish

I recently discovered an emerging New York City community/organization called The Office Hero League that seems to be providing the same value to the members of their community that an association would provide. I hope I’ve given you a good starting point and example.

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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What Kind of Online Community Do You Have Behind Your Firewall?

Social Media Strategery

Unfortunately, as many have already discovered and many more will continue to discover, successful communities are dependent on many variables, from the accessibility, speed, and reliability of the technology to your community managers. The Intranet development team.

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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The Complete Guide to Facebook Groups: How to Create a Group, Build a Community and Increase Your Organic Reach

Buffer Social

Facebook has recently launched Groups for Pages, enabling the 70 million+ Pages on Facebook to create their own unique communities and feeds. And more importantly, how do you build an engaged community in your Facebook Group? How to build an engaged community in your Facebook group.

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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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Can We Talk? Why Your Company’s Social Media Needs to Sound Human

Navolutions

When it comes to your social media strategy, don’t allow your company to behave like a little clique of close friends who go to a party together, only to stand and chat in an impenetrable circle. One thing that their marketing team could have tried is some cross-promotion with the musical guest of their Halloween party. Next, this coffee company has a lot of Twitter followers, but they don’t seem to be interacting with any of them.

5 Brands to Learn from on Snapchat

Ignite Social Media

Rather than a one-way interaction of producing content, they strive to build a community and constantly interact with fans. They even took this one step further by cross-promoting this big reveal on their company Twitter and Instagram accounts. Snapchat, I’m sure you’ve heard about it.

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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. For example, say you’re the owner of a local home improvement store and you’d like to see a lift in your lawn and garden sales.

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? Official communities that began with large budgets are struggling to maintain their success with diminished resources.