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44 Blogging Questions and Answers

Kikolani

Last week, I was given the opportunity to do a live question and answer session on Social Media Examiner ’s Facebook page. So without further ado, here is the transcript with the questions that were asked during that hour and responses from myself as well as fans.

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. CEOs are supposedly the prime change agents for their companies, but theyre often as resistant to change as anyone -- and as prone to backsliding. Energy Efficient Servers See how HP Energy Efficient Servers can help your company save energy.

5 Ways to Grow Your Instagram Following and Build Community

Convince & Convert

What’s the secret to building a thriving community on Instagram? It’s not exactly an easy question to answer. And today, I’m going to show you some of my favorite strategies for creating an engaged and growing community on Instagram using some advanced tricks of the trade.

How to Leverage a Community of Passionate Fans

Convince & Convert

Many casual users of Garmin may only know them as a GPS company, but the truth is that Garmin has been around much longer than the portable GPS has been available, working on equipment for aviation, marine, outdoor recreation, and fitness industries. Jake Jacobson, Garmin @jakesjournal.

The 8 Wrong Questions PR Firms Are Asking About Social Media | PR.

Convince & Convert

Better question: How can we optimize and improve our existing social media programs? Better question: How can we encourage existing customers to truly engage with our clients on the social Web? Better question: How can we optimize a video so that prospective customers find it in search results? Better question: How can we integrate email and social media to increase customization and relevancy? I feel that PR companies can be a huge education resource to their clients.

33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

Given the widespread adoption of social media marketing practices, the “if” and “when” questions seemed to have now been resolved by most midsized and larger companies (and a lot of small companies as well).

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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.

103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

How does social media use differ in B2B vs. B2C companies? Find the answers to these questions and many, many more in this compilation of more than 100 compelling social media, content marketing and SEO stats, facts and observations. Just 17% ranked their company at 7 or above.

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.

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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Top 5 Signs Your Business Should Not Be Using Social Media

Almost Savvy

The number of businesses on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and YouTube is mind-boggling, but the real question is how many of them are using the tools wisely? Using digital platforms successfully to build community, relationships, and trust is an iterative process.

The Blog Turns 20 This Year

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To say that this is nothing new, is to acknowledge just how slow companies can be to adapt, and how adverse to change many people can be. I could not believe that if my words resonated, I would be able to find my own audience and build my own community. magazine.

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. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations.

Bloggers & Writers - What Keeps You Going?

The Marketing Blog

Here’s a question for all of you Why do you guys blog? To expand the focus of this question I’d also encourage comments from those of you who do not blog but have written something via a particular medium which could be a research paper, a journal or elsewhere. I remember speaking to a journalist from a leading business magazine some-time back who was really passionate about a story he had to cover.

Influencer Engagement: Finding a Fit

Waxing UnLyrical

Additionally, lack of brand awareness during a time of increasing “fake news” presented issues as there were some viral rumors questioning our nonprofit status, and operating and managing functions. Your community, your influencers and your customers define your brand.

Do You Know When to Create and When to Curate?

Convince & Convert

Paul Haskell , Social Media and Content Marketer at Omaha Steaks , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss curation versus creation on different platforms, success in visually focused social media platforms, and the culture at a family-owned company. via Boston Magazine.

Is Your Social Strategy Proactive or Reactive | Social Media.

Convince & Convert

there’s a schism coming in social media between companies using it for marketing, and companies using it for customer service and CRM. Thus, one of the first questions I recommend you ask about your social program is whether it’s true mission is to gain customers, or retain the ones you have. Brand communities, contests, most social listening, and non-promotional tweeting fits into this category. Are you as a company socially Proactive or Reactive?

Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth

In this article, I’m looking at process vs product journalism, representational democracy falling over, the demise of capitalism, authoritarian aspects of traditional media AND online community hosts e.g. Twitter and the newly found power of Crowd Activism.

Why Social Media Inactives Have No Impact on Social Business Value

Akamai Marketing

To put it politely, you’re asking the wrong question. . But no one tracks how many subscribers never actually open a magazine. Social media platforms aren’t ripping off their investors or advertisers anymore than any other media company who places its value on subscribers. To know your people truly, not just in the way the media company wants you to see them. . Just as other media companies did and will continue to do (albeit in a new and evolved way).

How to Write Facebook Sponsored Posts And Dodge the Haters

Laurel Papworth

So hey, let’s inflict it on the customer community anyway by paying to get their attention, by yelling at them using traditional ads. The community starts yelling back. In case you haven’t noticed, most companies do Sponsored Posts really really badly. Ask a question.

Facebook Business Page Management

Laurel Papworth

We grow your community (circulation and reach) as well as give you a report on engagement, clickthroughs and hot topics. The Community Crew is an outsourced online community management and social media admin service. This is good for your company and good for you.

Put Yourself on the Social Map: From Vagueness to Greatness

Convince & Convert

Nissan is one of the few multi-national car companies with a dedicated Hispanic presence. They also look at whether issues are being resolved, whether they’re answering the questions that people ask. Erich Marx, Nissan @emarxe.

Facebook Intensive Class – Computer Class, 1 Day

Laurel Papworth

Overview of customers and companies on Facebook, plenty of case studies. All your questions will be answered as your facilitator has been managing Facebook Pages with 1 million plus fans for several years and growing online communities in general for 20 years.

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Top 5 Signs Your Business Should Not Be Using Social Media

Almost Savvy

The number of businesses on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and YouTube is mind-boggling, but the real question is how many of them are using the tools wisely? Using digital platforms successfully to build community, relationships, and trust is an iterative process.

Top 5 Signs Your Business Should Not Be Using Social Media

Almost Savvy

The number of businesses on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and YouTube is mind-boggling, but the real question is how many of them are using the tools wisely? Using digital platforms successfully to build community, relationships, and trust is an iterative process.

Is it Time to Re-Think Your Social Media?

yMarketingMatters

And are your Facebook posts being shared frequently so your Facebook Insights are mostly “green” and look like this: For most SMB’s, answering these questions can be a reality check. When you present them on social media, you move the conversation and community forward.

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?

Monetization: Social Network Advertising

Laurel Papworth

Social Media Monetization is becoming THE hot issue in online community chatter. Probably because companies are getting past the “why should we care?&# questions. At least with TV and magazines you know that at least nominally, they are there with some focus.

It's Time for Real-Time

Convince & Convert

Amber is Director of Community for Radian6 , co-proprietor of the influential Brass Tack Thinking blog (formerly Altitude Branding), a cool mom, a motivating force, and a hell of a flautist). We reconfigured our companies to accommodate phone. Not just the big companies, but the every companies. DJ Waldow Director of Community, Blue Sky Factory @djwaldow [link] DJ Waldow As I wrote on Brass Tack Thinking, I have the chills.

Content Marketing Is Nothing New

Janet Fouts

And what about John Deere coming up with a customer-focused magazine in 1895? The real question is, how did we get away from this? The truth is some companies never did.

Day One: Mirum

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As someone who has both published magazines and worked as a freelance journalist, there was something (deep inside of me) that wanted to use technology to share both the process of what we were going through as a business and how we - as an agency - felt about technology, brands and building a semblance of community. Every day, I see countless articles in the media questioning the efficacy of blogging, podcasting, social media and content marketing for business. community.

Cyberbullying and blogs – a case study Mumbrella

Laurel Papworth

Note to bloggers: if you point out fallacies in the way companies do marketing, PR and so forth, you can have pretty intense debates. People can also be bullied online by groups of people such as class groups or collective members of an online community. What is a cyberbully?

Is Starbucks the Most Dangerous Competitor to Facebook? | E.

Convince & Convert

August 25th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Today’s post is a collaboration with Clinton Bonner , community connectivity expert, futurist, and blogger at Everything to Everything. Starbucks could use their SDN to reinvent themselves as a key member of any local community, and not as a coffeehouse, but as the best-possible advertising platform available in every city and town in the country.

Australia: Industry Head, Social Media

Laurel Papworth

Marketing Magazine name Industry Head of Social Media for Australia. Kate Kendall ( @KateKendall ) from Marketing Magazine approached me a little while ago to write a piece on the “state of the social media industry&#. Venessa Paech, Community manager, Lonely Planet @venessapaech.

What You Can Learn From H&M's Use Of Social Media | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

Here is what you can learn from the company to achieve a more engaging and growing community. You want your community to grow bigger and you want people to recommend it to their friends. There are two questions you need to ask yourself: What value do we bring our customers?

How to Host a Successful Instagram Takeover in 7 Easy Steps

Hootsuite

Look at what other companies they’ve worked with in the past. Follow along today and if you have any questions, let me know in the comments below. It unifies the content posted on your company’s account, as well as your takeover host’s personal account.

How to Grow Your Fitness Blog to 100,000 Monthly Visitors in Less than a Year

ProBlogger

On the other hand, it’s the companies that make millions per year by selling meal plans, diets, supplements and sometimes just hope to help those people achieve their goals. In the middle, we have giant websites (newspapers, online magazines, etc.) Build a community around your blog.

Story And Conversation: Pin It To Build A Brand

Firebelly

This week at work, I was explaining Pinterest to some of my coworkers, and one of them posed a question that I had yet to ask myself — What brands are using Pinterest? It’s the digital equivalent of ripping something from a magazine and posting it on your bedroom wall or bulletin board.

10 Ways Brands are Using Instagram Highlights

Later

If you’re a brand that regularly publishes content, like a magazine or blog, Instagram highlights are a great place to share content based on the topics that you write about. . 10: Answer Your Followers’ Questions in Instagram Highlights Like @packagefreeshop.

Seven Tips For Jumpstarting Your Visual Storytelling Strategy

Convince & Convert

Similar to how people grow relationships with each other, visual storytelling offers companies meaningful opportunities to deliver positive experiences that build brand awareness, trust, loyalty and engaged communities.

10 Top Influencers to Guide You through the Social-Media Jungle in 2016

Socialmedia.biz

According to Entrepreneur Magazine, Neil created one of the 100 most brilliant companies in the world. A quote to remember: “If there’s one social media question I receive more than any other it’s this…. Fast Company called her “A veritable engine of personal branding, a relationship marketing whiz and the Pied Piper of the Online World.” Companies that want to be on the leading edge would do well to integrate Facebook Live video into their marketing strategies.

7 Instagram Influencer Marketing Tips for the Holiday Season

Later

There’s no question that social media influencers have become an indispensable tool for brands, especially on Instagram. Here are a few questions to consider when planning your Instagram influencer marketing holiday campaign: What’s the Goal of Your Campaign?

105 Types of Content to Fill Up Your Editorial Calendar

Convince & Convert

This is a classic for marketers, magazines, and sites like Buzzfeed. Questions and Answers (Q&A). Done mostly in the format of videos, Matt reads through Google users’ questions and simply answers them from Google’s perspective. Company News. Company Goals.

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