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IBM Social Computing Guidelines

Buzz Marketing for Technology

IBM Social Computing Guidelines. In the spring of 2005, IBMers used a wiki to create a set of guidelines for all IBMers who wanted to blog. These guidelines aimed to provide helpful, practical advice—and also to protect both IBM bloggers and IBM itself, as the company sought to embrace the blogosphere. So we turned to IBMers again to re-examine our guidelines and determine what needed to be modified. IBM Social Computing Guidelines: Executive Summary.

Create Brand Value Through Local Community Management

Mindjumpers

The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series and written by our Community Manager, Sara Hansson. For international brands and companies, it can be a challenge to control and maintain product perception worldwide.

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.

How to Customize your Facebook Page

Mindjumpers

Almost every modern company in the world has made the big decision; should we be on Facebook or not? This blog post provides you with some quick guidelines on what to remember when having a Facebook page.

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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. So, with that in mind, I’m going to tell you 13 YouTube community building hacks you never knew about. This is key for YouTube community building.

Community Manager: To Be Or Not To Be!

Mindjumpers

Tweet Community Managers are the voice of the brand, but their role varies across companies. There are no set list of rules or guidelines which can a make a successful community, but all successful communities have a common ingredient – a good Community Manager.

Father’s Day Content Tips to Inspire Community Managers

Ignite Social Media

Father’s Day can be a tough one for community managers. Though they may not be successful at making you laugh, dad jokes seem to be a pretty effective form of marketing, as proved by appliance company HH Gregg’s Jokes From Dad campaign.

Dark Social – We only See The Tip of the Social Media Iceberg

Mindjumpers

The challenge with this lack of tags is that most of the “direct” traffic a company or brand generates is not really direct – people do not type specific URLs to land on a subpage or sub site. A recent report from Radium One shed some light on the concept of “Dark Social”.

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57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

As it happens, lots of organizations publish their social media guidelines online, ready for you to review and use yourself. Social Media Policies and Guidelines. Online Communications Guidelines. Editorial Guidelines. Social Media Guidelines. Social Media Guidelines. Community Guidelines. Guidelines for Student Blogging. Corporate Blogging Policies and Guidelines. Social Computing Guidelines. Social Media Guidelines.

How to advertise and optimise posts on Facebook

Mindjumpers

This development, together with the recent statement from Facebook, underlines the importance for content amplification and increases the demand as marketers seek to compensate for the drop in organic reach. Is your company considering content amplification on Facebook? Over the last years Facebook has been learning more and more about its users – something companies can benefit from.

How to Manage Issues on Social Media

Mindjumpers

People are able to find likeminded people, build communities around specific interests, and find inspiration and support within those communities. What are your company’s or product’s weaknesses, who will speak up for it and why? Similar Posts: Vine for Brand Marketing.

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Book Review Wednesday: Wikibrands: Reinventing your company in.

Akamai Marketing

Each element has its own chapter: F ocus, L anguage and Content, I ncentives & Motivations & Outreach, R ules Guidelines & Rituals, T ools. While the road map of FLIRT doesn’t go into specific tactics, its a good brainstorming exercise for any marketer.

Meeting Google’s Quality Guidelines: Will Google EAT Your Content?

ProBlogger

Google’s Updated Quality Guidelines . This past November, Google released their Quality Rater Guidelines so that businesses, marketers, content writers, and SEO experts could get an idea of exactly what the search engine giant was looking for when it came to quality content.

#SproutChat Recap: Company Culture Content

Sprout Social

More and more brands are incorporating company culture into their social strategies. However, it can be challenging for social media marketers to document multiple team perspectives to provide a wholistic story. Your people shouldn't be isolated from your online community.

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.

6 Steps to Creating a Successful Instagram Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity SMM

Before launching any social media marketing campaign, it’s essential to first establish the goals you are trying to achieve. You can also use Instagram to provide information on products and services that your company offers. Understand Your Target Market.

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.

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.

8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities

Laurel Papworth

How do you respond to a negative comment in an online community, on Facebook? PS: Your marketing intern may not have that skill! Well, every company does it differently, but let’s look at corporate vs personal voice when dealing with negative comments.

Influencer marketing goes mainstream

Sherrilynne Starkie

Influencer marketing is nothing new. No longer reserved for journalists, media personalities, industry analysts and community leaders, the word influencer is used to describe anyone who has a large and loyal (mostly) online following. Instagram influencer marketing.

Key Points for Local Market Activation on Social Media for International Brands

Mindjumpers

Tweet The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series and written by our Community Manager, Sara Hansson. There is a wish to convey a global communication across markets and at the same time have the possibility to do marketing initiatives on a local level.

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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Monday Roundup: Influencer Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

If you’re not already leveraging the power of influencer marketing for your campaigns, you’re missing out. In the meantime, let’s see what they and several past #measurePR guests have had to say about influencer marketing in this week’s roundup.

Tumblr – Why, How & Who?

Mindjumpers

And one of the reasons why Tumblr can be so interesting from a marketing perspective is, according to Ogilvy, that Tumblr is more popular with 13-25 year-olds than Facebook is. These young people are often media-savvy and like to be part of a community.

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

Navolutions

You may not think that a book written about the internet in 1999 would have much to offer us in the realm of web marketing today, but think again. Here’s a snippet of The Cluetrain Manifesto that was dead-on about the fundamentals: “…Markets are conversations. There are so many marketers who go through great pains to try and fake the human voice, and sometimes it even works—kind of. Now, take a look at this electrical service company’s Facebook post.

3 Ways Wahl Professional Grew Its Instagram Community by 56%

Sprout Social

But in order to be successful building a strong community is essential. A dedication to social media engagement , integrating existing communities and using analytics tools are three ways that brands can ensure their Instagram presence remains robust.

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How to Reach Social Success with Contextual Marketing

Mindjumpers

The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series and written by our Community Manager, Sara Hansson. The value of contextual marketing. The challenge for global brands to keep an Always On-strategy is to get the context in place across local markets.

10 Best Marketing Books Written By Marketers

Kikolani

Marketing in the digital age does not come from theory. In fact, marketing theory is in a state of transition. The old “rules” do not apply any longer, and developing marketing campaigns that work takes a lot of trial and error, a lot of assessment, and continual changes.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. This year, I am pleased to bring back our Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 thanks to an excellent sponsor, HubSpot. Marketing Automation. Local Online Marketing.

7 Instagram Influencer Marketing Tips for the Holiday Season

Later

Looking for influencer marketing tips for the holiday season? The holidays are just around the corner, which means it’s high time to start planning your Instagram influencer marketing campaign! . By incorporating influencer marketing into your strategy!

The Best Teachers for Influence Marketing

Convince & Convert

70% of companies will create more content this year (according to Content Marketing Institute). Consumers trust recommendations from real people overwhelmingly more than they trust advertising from companies (according to Nielsen, and others).

Facebook Is Global, But Social Is Local

Mindjumpers

For international brands and companies, it is a challenge to control and maintain product perception worldwide. There is a wish to convey a global identity across markets and at the same time have the possibility to do marketing initiatives on a local level.

7 Pillars of Solid Influencer Marketing Programs

Waxing UnLyrical

As more and more brands jump on the influencer marketing bandwagon, how they structure influencer programs and communications is becoming increasingly important. Here are some guidelines. blog posts, maybe even building to a blog community).

Top 7 Online Tools to Automate Your Content Marketing

Kikolani

In 1996, Bill Gates declared that “ content is king ,” and, twenty years later, his words apply to marketing in ways he never anticipated. The success of content marketing makes sense. The only problem is that content marketing takes time. Blog Marketing Blogging automation

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Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference

Webbiquity SMM

Last month’s Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference opened with a blast of presentational energy from Neal Rodriguez. Follow Google Webmaster guidelines well – this is now the only option.

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. Smart companies realize that it’s all integrated marketing now.&#

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The Digital Marketing First Timer’s Guide to Generating Leads

Kikolani

Whether you’re starting your career in a firm or working on building your blog, digital marketing is a marketing aspect you will encounter. Aim for the high thousands; even a smaller reach of 3,000 people is going to benefit your company when it comes to generating leads.

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How to Become a T-Shaped Marketer: What Marketing Career Growth Looks Like at Buffer

Buffer Social

Before becoming a marketer, Brian sold insurance. We’re a team of eight Buffer marketers , with vastly distinct backgrounds and educations, who collectively bring in 20,000 Buffer signups each week. Many of us fell into marketing, accidentally or on purpose. Community.

Measuring the Impact of Social Media in B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Forrester recently released a report by Laura Ramos and Augie Ray on How to Assess the Impact of Social Media in B2B Tech Marketing. While B2B marketers have been ramping up social media activities over the past 18 months, not all are seeing the outcomes they’d hoped for.

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Improved Social PR via the Employee Advocacy Route

Waxing UnLyrical

Most companies are blind to the massive PR resource that is their workforce. One of the biggest selling points of digital/social marketing is that it can be measured. You may want to run a pilot with a few employees before implementing the program company wide.

Social Media Marketing Policies and Education: The Employee.

Mindjumpers

Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum. You can connect with him on Twitter @Conversionation A seemingly minor aspect of the social media marketing plan is drafting a social media policy and training your employees.

Weekly Reads: Facebook, Marketing Trends and Social Media’s Effect on Stereotypes

Dave Fleet

Also: interactive marketing trends and how social media may break down gender stereotypes. Fast Company: UFC and Its Gang of 4.6 Forrester: Actual Interactive Marketer Predictions For 2011. Marketing will blend promotion and content. Interactive marketing predictions.

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