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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.

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.

Community management and content creation

Janet Fouts

Community Management Isn’t Content Creation. (go Now, I don’t 100% disagree with him that not all community managers are suited to create content. To tell great stories you have to stop having your community managers produce your content. Community managers?

How to Create a Thriving B2B Advocacy Community

Convince & Convert

jtroyer Tweet This Giving Back to Your Top Influencers Back in 2003, VMware ‘s online community was centered around a forum. Today, despite the fractured social media landscape, their community still has one central home on the web: the VMware Community site.

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.

The Many Roles of an Internal Community Manager

Social Media Strategery

When someone in the communications industry refers to a “ community manager ,&# they are usually referring to someone that can manage the online relationships for a particular brand, using tools like Facebook, Twitter, and blogs. The Internal Community Manager wears many hats.

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.

Social Media Community Management: An Interview with Kathryn Peck of EA SPORTS

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Her community outreach on behalf of Electronic Arts was amazing and her engagement with customers gives all of us lessons to live by. What’s a typical day like for you as the EA SPORTS Active Community Manager? There are a number of channels (Facebook, Twitter, forums, etc.)

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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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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.

How can using social media as an employee help my company?

Janet Fouts

You’re happy in your company, so why build a personal brand through social media? Here are just a few reasons building your personal brand can support the goals of your company in any industry. What industry is your company in? Make your company look good.

Are You A Business Or A Media Company?

Small Business Mavericks

A media company. But what does it mean to be a media company? These include forums, blogs, community websites where industry news can be published, wikis, etc. Whatever it is, if you are a media company, then you’re a power to reckon with.

How Social Media Has Changed Public Relations For Brands

Mindjumpers

They have to be eyes, ears and voice of the company in the true sense. Apart from just sending out information, the PR professionals now have to constantly monitor the social media channels and ensure that their company is present on the channels where their customers are active.

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.

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I’ve done a number of workshops the past few months with clients designed to do two primary things: Land a common understanding across the teams involved around what social media, communities and influencer programs really are and more importantly why it matters to a business. The answer is NOT always social media/community - that would be another warning sign if it was. 4) None of the following are community platforms: Wikis, Blogs or Forums. community.

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From One to a Million: Managing Social Media at Scale

Dave Fleet

Community Management: How do you go from 1:1 to 1:1,000,000? Community management at scale requires brands to reassess the norms they hear espoused daily. I offered seven pointers for scaling community management practices: Moderate to deal with trolls (with an affectionate prod in the slide at Scott Stratten ) – if you operate a social media program at scale without moderation, you’ll spend your life dealing with trolls and spammers. Tweet.

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I had a former supervisor tell us on the first day of a sales job, “Yes, our company helps people and we do it very well.

THE BEST SOCIAL NETWORK FOR LAWYERS, OR ANYONE, IS….

Myrland Marketing

Perhaps the Government Affairs Team decides to utilize mobile marketing in order to keep its clients abreast of critical developments while the legislature is in session. These are all just different communities and different tools, so you need to make sure you find the right tool for the job.

Social Pros 22 – Evan Hamilton, UserVoice

Convince & Convert

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. Letting companies target status updates. So, Evan is the Head of Community at UserVoice.com.

Facebook Eavesdropping and Spree Murders: Neomugicha Killings and Social Media

Laurel Papworth

As an online community manager I want to be up front and say: we live in a Police State anyway. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs re: communities (online and offline) mean that keeping one’s members safe and secure is priority number 2 (after sustainability of life/identity).

Stop Chasing the Glittery Disco Ball of Influencers: Consider Micro Influencers

Waxing UnLyrical

The micro influencer is often more motivated to share knowledge and relevant information with their community. Consider STEM professionals, who regularly share issues and wins in forums with their tribe. Guest Post by Debbie Friez.

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.

The value of collaboration

SocialFish

Companies have repeatedly shown the value of doing this with their customers. Post all new issues as forums on the platform (and nudge users to post their issues there as well). IT and HR teams are already doing most of this this work.

Why Social Media is Scary | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Development Social Media Why Social Media is Scary Sun, Jan 11, 2009 Best Of , Social Media As one of my company’s social media leads, I’ve had the opportunity to speak with a wide range of people about social media.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

A recent study by Econsultancy called “ The Value of Social Media &# shows that companies are overwhelmingly using the “Big 4″ of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Linkedin for their social media efforts. And while I don’t have any issues with those sites (in fact I wrote about Facebook marketing in-depth here), but is treating social media like a checklist really the best possible solution for your company?

Is Your Social Media Strategy Truly Agile?

SocMed Sean

Can we put together a cross-functional team? Close, daily co-operation between business people and developers – Your social media team needs to understand the core of your business and be in constant-contact with the various business units. Answer the needs of your community.

Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

I did a website analysis and custom demonstration for a local IT recruiting company recently. This is a very successful company. They need a pipeline of companies that want to hire them to recruit on their behalf. By Peter Caputa.

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Whenever I present or give classes on monetizing social networks and online communities people usually have two questions. Online Events team up with LiveStream and ask for a few bucks for an online event such as those NASA video/tweet streams. companies sell direct to members.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

That means if you are only monitoring your brand’s social media accounts, you’re missing most of the social conversation about your company, products, and services. Identify sudden changes in the discussion volume to protect your company image.

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33 Thought-Provoking B2B Social Media and Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

Marketing accounts for 10% of total B2B company spending on average, and 6% of total revenue. ( Marketing staff account for about 3% of total employees, on average, in B2B product companies. For B2B media companies, the biggest share of revenue comes from events, totaling $12.2

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This Week’s Awesome Association PR and Communications Jobs – March 16

SocialFish

ENA is looking for a Communications and PR Specialist to join the PR and Communications team. For more than 40 years, ULC has enriched communities by strengthening and promoting the value of libraries as essential public assets. vibrant, healthier, and involved communities.

Ultimate Guide to User-Generated Content

Later

Building a loyal fan base and community around your brand. UGC Best Practices #5: Encourage UGC That Builds Community. Off the back of their successful campaigns each year, Apple hosts a monthly community challenge to encourage their community to keep the #ShotOniPhone hashtag strong.

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Why Can’t Social Media Tools Post Directly to Instagram?

agora pulse

Currently, the company wants only the human touch. If established companies with security teams can still experience security issues, then a third-party tool that uses APIs inappropriately and doesn’t use best security practices is even more vulnerable.

3 Scientific Studies With Real Insight Into Social Media

Convince & Convert

A team of three professors worked together with a small Asian retailer to investigate how Facebook influenced sales. Collaboration with the Facebook Data Science Team. On average, if you joined the Facebook Page, you spent about $22 extra on the company.

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Making Social Media An ROI Positive Channel For B2B Businesses

The Realtime Report

Most B2B marketers are still using a social media playbook developed by B2C companies. B2C companies were the first ones to take advantage of social media. To figure out what content your prospects crave, visit social forums where your target audience are having discussions.

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10 PPC Blogs Every Marketer Should Read

Convince & Convert

That is exactly the same as 100,000s of companies around the world, who by the looks of things are better than you at it. Get you entire marketing team to read these blogs today! Specialization: PPC Training + Community. Get your entire marketing team to read Clix blog now.

9 Marketing Ideas That Don’t Include Blogging (Plus How to Identify Big Opportunities)

Buffer Social

For example, Hiten talks about how Kevin Li and Sergei Sorokin of the Yahoo Growth team managed to drive Yahoo’s mail app to the top of the App Store by running 122 tests over ten weeks. Share your expertise in popular forums. Hailley : Don’t give up on forums just yet!

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22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools

Webbiquity SMM

For smaller companies, Meshfire, Sendible, and Hootsuite lead the pack. And for the midsize company, Sendible, Meshfire (again), and Oktopost are leaders.

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130 most important social media acronyms and slang you should know

Sprout Social

Knowing them will help you improve your communications with team members and followers alike. Mostly used on Twitter and Instagram.You’ll typically find users and companies asking followers to “DM for inquiries” as you can see in the screenshot below. CMGR – Community manager.

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The digital marketing trends & ideas to take into 2017, and beyond

Audiense

If you’re going to grow something, it’s potentially worth using the power of the aggregate, reaching out to smaller and more engaged communities rather than a large volume of people.”. Social needs to be a cross-company resource. Henry Taylor, World Economic Forum.

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