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Improve an Entire Community through Fundraising

Waxing UnLyrical

Community fundraising goes beyond raising funds for a specific cause. It provides an opportunity to improve an entire community through the efforts of the fundraiser. Here’s one example of an organization that’s clearly been successful through their community fundraising efforts.

“Community Manager” Confusion

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about what the difference is between “community manager&# and “social media manager?&# I know I am – and I am both a community manager and a social media manager! My title is “online community & social media manager.&# via Flickr, CC 2.0.

How To Grow Your Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Image via niallkennedy on Flickr, CC 2.0. One that could have a vibrant Facebook community, if they could just get to that point. Make sure that on your invoices, website, dealings with customers, marketing literature, email signatures, etc.

How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Despite its uncertainty in the stock market, Facebook continues to be an excellent way to connect with your client base and potential customers. Image: goiabarea via Flickr, CC 2.0. You don’t have to rely on Facebook’s marketing tools to build a loyal following.

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Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

During my career , I have worked for a couple of big Fortune 500 telecom companies and the challenge was always working to balance the wants and needs of the customer with the wants and needs of the shareholders. Contrast Facebook’s waning success in the market with that of LinkedIn.

Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study

The Marketing Blog

39 pm Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study Jump to Comments We recently did a study to understand how the businesses in India are using twitter. For this study we profiled 66 companies from ’9′ verticals and analysed them on different quantitative & qualitative parameters like no. Iffort Consulting , a NCR based social media consulting firm has researched the Twitter usage by companies in India.

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How (and Why) to Map Your Company’s Digital Landscape

Webbiquity SMM

With more than 90% of companies now using social media to find employees and 82% having a Facebook page , there’s no question that business use of social media has become commonplace. Which voices are most influential in your market space.

Making the Leap: Why Companies Struggle with Social Media

Adam Cohen

How many people at your company are trained, equipped and empowered to talk to customers? How many customers does your company have? No doubt the numbers stack up in a heavy ratio against people inside the company that are trained to engage them.

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. How is our market share today vs. a year ago, and how will a new program help influence that?

Facebook Removal of Fanpages. Community Pages.

Laurel Papworth

Which is somewhat ironical since passionate committed fans do a better job of building fan pages than some intern in the marketing department halfheartedly spamming out special offers. Fanpage vs community vs brand vs groups. The new Fan page is Community page. Community Pages.

A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The New Community Rules talks about the important role social media has begun playing in our lives. It’s incredibly easy for someone to put up a web page and show how much they like or dislike a company. You’ll get exposure to case studies of companies that do this well and review cases of companies where listening severe impacted the effectiveness of marketing campaigns. Fortunately, we have social media communities to inspire us.

What You Can Learn About Social Media Marketing from TLC

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There was a hostage situation at the parent company, Discovery Communications, on the first of the month. I posted to Flickr and tried my best to bring it to their attention. TLC made many missteps when it came to their social media marketing efforts.

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Cool Web Hosting company

The Marketing Blog

After some brain-storming I discovered a kool webhosting company called Velnetweb which seems to be one stop shop for all web hosting needs. Image source : Host Designs) Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit 7 Comments Filed under Cool Stuff , Internet Marketing , Service Marketing 7 Comments Mayur September 5, 2009 at 12:35 pm visit [link] for more info. Home About In the Media People, Pages and Fun – Cool Jimdo Discussion forums still alive. July 30, 2007.5:45

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. 2010 by far was the biggest year yet in the Internet Marketing realm. Content Development/Marketing. Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Marketing.

How to Fight For More Social Media Resources In Your Company

Convince & Convert

Paradox: in an age of technology advances being gobbled like Pez, marketing and customer service are somehow getting more labor-intensive, not less. Flickr Photo by Doc_Brown. Social media and content marketing are not inexpensive, they’re just different expensive.

Instagram Does the Two Step - And Steps In It

Social Media Marketing

And just like that, the photo sharing app market is up for grabs. It's not too long ago (okay, in social media terms, it was eons ago) that Flickr was one of the major social networks. And yet, through all of this, the Dude abides Flickr remains.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. If you are officially representing your company, you’d want to create an Official Page.

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7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Thanks to books like The New Community Rules , written by yours truly, Engage , Social Media 101 , and others, social media marketing is, for the time being, going to still be on people’s minds as they discover this bright and sunny marketing opportunity.

Monday Roundup: Buzz Marketing a la Spring

Waxing UnLyrical

So if your marketing feels as if it might be in a rut (already!), Here are some ideas on “buzz marketing” (I know, I know). 6 Buzz Phrases Marketers Should Take Seriously in 2015. Winning the Marketing Battle Between Help and Hype. Why: “Companies should look for the ‘sweet spot,’ where an image or issue generates enough heat to elicit interest but stops short of raising qualms.” What do you do to get your community buzzing?

Empathy and Marketing: How to Turn Your B2B Prospects Into People

Webbiquity SMM

Brands know they can’t ignore these platforms (which is why 95% of B2B marketers have created corporate social media accounts) and the successful companies have figured out a way to effectively engage and build strong relationships with their customers. Image credit: Flickr.

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101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity SMM

As marketing becomes more data-driven, it’s vital to use data to keep up with trends, competitor strategies, and developments in your market. of all marketers love blog posts about marketing statistics. For example, 93% of marketers use social media for business.

15 Reasons Your PR Pitches Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: JKönig via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Andy Field (Hubmedia) via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: marissaorton via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Leo Reynolds via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Tyler Durdan via Flickr, CC 2.0

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WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Shivz Photography via Flickr, Creative Commons Or, in a slightly lengthier version, “Through understanding we have better, more creative ideas, which help foster relationships between brands and people.&#

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.

Start-Up Marketing and Yourself: Don’t be a Swiss Army Knife

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: UOregon Conference Services via Flickr, CC 2.o. And you tell them about how you like to eat ice cream and jog and take care of your dog, and you manage a company that sells lawnmowers. Like this: Image: Nisa yeh via Flickr, CC 2.0. It’s Swiss Army Knife marketing.

The Best Content Marketer? An Orange Cone

Firebelly

What Does Soccer Have to do With Content Marketing? If you want to succeed at content marketing, sometimes you only have to be an orange cone. For those industries, the first company to start doing social media marketing is going to be the company who dominates that industry online.

4 Ways To Tap Into Local Markets

Harp Interactive

Whether you are a business with brick and mortar stores or a company without borders, you should be tapping into the growing number of local audiences seeking products and services in their own locality. 4 Tips To Extend Market Reach Through Local Search Optimization & Geotagging.

Customize Your Blog's Error Page in 5 Easy Steps

Waxing UnLyrical

First, you… Image: Kate Sumbler via Flickr , Creative Commons Hold on! Bland Image: jason carlin via Flickr , Creative Commons I mean, chicken-soup-with-no-celery-or-pepper bland.

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Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Martin LaBar via Flickr, Creative Commons And even many non-Christians will be relaxing, perhaps joining in the revelry (as many of my friends did when I was growing up in India). And its an honour for me, as a Portuguese, to see that a portuguese company is mentioned worldwide!

Talking The Social Media Walk

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Lars Plougmann via Flickr, Creative Commons Really, if you just read through the comments, there’s your follow-up blog post… but since I promised you one, you’re getting one. Why is anyone – a person, a company – embarking on social media?

Kpop Lessons: Handling Defamation Through Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: twchoi11 via Flickr , Creative Commons Though I wouldn’t consider myself as devoted as some fan clubs. During May of this year, rumors surfaced about Proctor & Gamble’s Pampers causing diaper rash after the company introduced its new Dry Max product line.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

of articles on the topic of Internet Marketing, from SEO to social media to web usability and then some. They are strategic guides that hopefully will enhance your internet marketing experiences in the future. Here are 10 reasons why you as a company entity should avoid it.

Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

With Social Media Marketing: Strategies for Engaging in Facebook, Twitter & Other Social Media , the inimitable Liana “Li&# Evans has provided the definitive handbook for social media marketers. Social Sharing (YouTube, Flickr, SlideShare, etc.).

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The Value Of A Fire Drill

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Stephen Korecky via Flickr , Creative Commons I was finger painting in kindergarten and having a good ole time. Although not quite as simple as school’s fire drill, having a crisis plan serves the same purpose: to keep everyone in the company (including its reputation) safe.

Blogging for Grasshoppers: The Most Numerous Steps To Do The.

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: jim crossley via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: BES Photos via Flickr, CC 2.0 This cultivates a thinking community where information is evaluated, and then adapted and built upon. As Haque explains, while their book value is about $32 billion, their market cap is over $262 billion.

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Five Signs the Future Belongs to User-Generated Content

Waxing UnLyrical

via Flickr, CC 2.0. In the realm of marketing, learning is the name of the game no matter what your goal is. It’s a landslide: Community creates results. The Harlem Shake depended on community. User-generated content is far better at creating that community.

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50 Ways Marketers use Social Media to Improve Their Marketing

Harp Interactive

Not every company needs a blog. YouTube worked for BlendTec, but it might not work for your company. Build blogs and teach conversational marketing and business relationship building techniques. Build community platforms around real communities of shared interest.

Five Digital Channels For Word of Mouth Marketing

Mindjumpers

Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum. Word of mouth, referral, viral and connected marketing have been around for a long time. The best choice for word of mouth marketing is an integrated approach whereby you don’t lose sight of the offline aspect.

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Facebook Marketing: Now Available! | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Facebook Marketing: Now Available! What is Facebook Marketing About? Facebook Marketing is a deep dive into how Facebook can be leveraged by your company starting TODAY.

7 Advanced Social Media Marketing Strategies

Kikolani

Social media gives businesses large and small an unprecedented opportunity to build community around their business. Learn to leverage these tools to maximum effect with these 7 advanced social media marketing strategies. Photo Credit: Laurel Papworth and Gary Hayes on Flickr. #1

Weekly Roundup: Paloozas And Palominos

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Derrick Coetzee via Flickr , Creative Commons Seems to me both are somewhat extraordinary, perhaps exaggerated and possibly exciting. How to not suck being a conference moderator or speaker , from TopRank’s Online Marketing Blog.

Cab Drivers as Word-of-Mouth Marketers?

The Marketing Blog

44 am Cab Drivers as Word-of-Mouth Marketers? Jump to Comments Imagine the cabbies playing the dual role of a ‘driver’ and a ‘product-marketer’ Recently, I had read in a blog-post that the company that sells ads on the outside of cars in London would now secretly pay money to the car drivers for product marketing. Reply Boxing » Cab Drivers as Word-of-Mouth Marketers? It depends on the product category and market.

Enterprise 2.0 Conversations

The Marketing Blog

Conversations Jump to Comments Image by cambodia4kidsorg via Flickr Over the course of December, I have been closely following Jacob Morgan ‘s blog-posts on Social Media , emerging Enterprise 2.0 trends and the variety of issues companies face during adoption. Market Predictions Vary so Greatly? Home About In the Media Criticising Social Media ? Preventing Social Media Spam December 25, 2009.9:00 00 am Enterprise 2.0