The New Competition: For-Profit Communities with Deep Pockets

SocialFish

After going down that rabbit hole, I saw this headline from the Washington Post : “Large companies need to disrupt themselves or be disrupted.”. I pulled up an old file with random notes about online communities and started researching. Meet the cast of new community players.

Do you need to own your community?

Jeff Esposito

A little while back I was catching up with my friend Jim Storer of the Community Roundtable before we shared a panel about social customer support. In our prep, Jim and I continued our on-going disagreement on whether a company needs to own the platform that they are keeping a community on.

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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.

4 Reasons to Use Social Enterprise Networks for Business

Mindjumpers

In this and similar scenarios, the employee would have otherwise “ relied on a central repository of all company’s experience that is located in one person’s head, or nowhere at all.”.

Instagram Does the Two Step - And Steps In It

Social Media Marketing

there seemed to be a bright future for this repository of images. This news was greeted with a collective yawn , The Verge went one further, noting that Twitter missed the point: " Instagram is winning because of the photo-centric community it has built.

Top 10 reasons to use WordPress [Beginner’s Guide]

BeingOptimist

So, Imagine the power of WordPress even the big companies, for example, The New Yorker, BBC America, Tech Crunch, Bloomberg Professional, Sony Music, MTV News, and much more use WordPress to represent their services to the customers. Firstly you can use free themes from the WordPress repository and can build a beautiful website. There are many companies such as ThemeForest and Colorlib. Since there are millions of WordPress users, so the community is also vast.

Is Remote Work Greener? We Calculated Buffer’s Carbon Footprint to Find Out

Buffer Social

I have worked at Buffer – a fully remote company – for four years. I have always assumed that a remote company must have a lower carbon footprint, but is that true? This is a big hit when it comes to our company’s carbon footprint. Join a community or start one.

Build Backlinks – 14 Easy Ways

Convince & Convert

You want these to be search terms for which you want to be found, not your name or company name. Build a company profile, as well as individual profiles for key employees and founders. Create a custom YouTube channel for your company.

Association Social Media: National Business Officers Association (NBOA)

SocialFish

Our website also has a private social community, hosted by Higher Logic, called NBOA Connect. NBOA’s LinkedIn Group , Company Page and the CEO’s personal profile have some of the organization’s highest followings, but yield very little data.

Linkedin Update: Linkedin Products & Services Page To Be Removed

yMarketingMatters

On April 14 Linkedin Products & Services Tab will be removed from LinkedIn Company Pages! In its place, Linkedin is recommending two alternatives to share information about your products and services: Company updates. There is not central repository where they can all live.

How ‘Google AMP’ & ‘Facebook Instant Articles’ Integration With WordPress Will Transform The Internet?

Kikolani

Automattic, the parent company of WordPress, has introduced an AMP plugin which would enable Google AMP for your website. You can download the plugin from GitHub repository. A decade back, it just used to be about keywords, keywords, and keywords.

Social Media Is CRM

Social Media Network Marketing

Those organizations willing to invest the time and resources required to develop and support a strong virtual presence are gaining practically unlimited access to consumers' steady outpouring of raves and rants, toward favorite and disliked companies and products. Tying this invaluable data into a CRM solution generates sales leads, ideas for product direction and strengthens a company's image and brand. Social Media lends itself to Customer Relation Management.

How ‘Google AMP’ & ‘Facebook Instant Articles’ Integration With WordPress Will Transform The Internet?

Kikolani

Automattic, the parent company of WordPress, has introduced an AMP plugin which would enable Google AMP for your website. You can download the plugin from GitHub repository. A decade back, it just used to be about keywords, keywords, and keywords.

10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Crowdsourcing has become more and more popular with private companies, non-profit organizations, and even government agencies. GetSatisfaction provides a way for companies to do that. Google Wave can also be used for customer service, web site/blog creation, an idea repository, etc.

Chasing the Human Web

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Chasing the Human Web Written on October 11, 2009 by Justin Levy in chrisbrogan , community , guest post , human web , social media , web 2.0

Social Spotlight: How the ASPCA uses social to inspire action

Sprout Social

YouTube – The ASPCA’s YouTube page is a repository of great video storytelling, including adoption stories, profiles of donors and supporters, and documentary-style content about how the ASPCA staff cares for animals in recovery. One advantage nonprofits will always have is the altruistic nature of their promotional content – the goal is to help others, not to generate profit for a private company. Be a community resource.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

It is also great for socializing and building your own community. This comes to you from one of the people who owned one of the first companies that had domain registration services after deregulation, so it comes from an authority! Hosting Companies.

Social Media Outreach for Beginners

Sprout Social

A lot of brands put social media outreach in the hands of their social media or community manager. An advantage of using your brand profiles for social media outreach is it seems more official, particularly if your company is well known.

Content Curation Tips: 6 Places to Find Content to Share on Social Media

Writtent Blog

According to the experts at Curata, time and resource constraints are a major barrier for many companies who want to build a content empire, but lack the time. Content curation isn’t a quick fix for your staffing woes, or a way to escape your company’s need to think in campaigns.

No Straight Lines / Technology makes it easy to remember,' the trick is learning how to forget

Buzz Marketing for Technology

A recent article in Fast Company. Just over a year ago, I wrote the following: My early days in Knowledge Management included a lot of time developing, deploying, and getting people to use “knowledge repositories.&# (At least trying to get people to use them.) « Six attributes of an affinity group (or community of practice). No Straight Lines. … a knowledge worker’s waste blog … Skip to content.

5 Visual Content Curation Ideas to Ramp Up Your Blog and Social Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

Source reusable images from image repositories like Pexels and Pixabay. If you want to schedule GIFs ahead of time, or add them to your curated content, you could do that on DrumUp , a content management app (disclosure: DrumUp is a client of the Godot Media, the company I represent).

Personal Knowledge Management - Pollard

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Its stuff like this IM that really makes you guys valuable, not those giant repositories you build." If that werent distressing enough, he confided that he was concerned that some of those giant repositories were accessible to everyone in the firm, and could we pleased restrict access to these to tax practitioners only? Many companies still see KM as a means to reduce cost and headcount, re-use intellectual capital and accelerate employee learning. Fast Company Blog.

How to Save the World - PKM An Update

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Its stuff like this IM that really makes you guys valuable, not those giant repositories you build." If that werent distressing enough, he confided that he was concerned that some of those giant repositories were accessible to everyone in the firm, and could we pleased restrict access to these to tax practitioners only? Many companies still see KM as a means to reduce cost and headcount, re-use intellectual capital and accelerate employee learning. Fast Company Blog.

PKM and the Organization - Pollard

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Many companies that jumped early onto the KM bandwagon have all but abandoned it, while many organizations that waited are now repeating the mistakes of the pioneers. Organizations provided staff with access to the Internet, but most of those who were inclined to use it already had it at home and were using it there, without the restrictions imposed by the company -- so that, too, was of marginal benefit. Fast Company Blog. Intentional Communities. Fast Company.

eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Whereas an ePortfolio contains actual assets for the purpose of reflection, assessment or self-promotion, the PLE includes a broader repository that also includes links and commentary for all three purposes. eLearning & Deliberative Moments.

Social Media a CRM perspective

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? Tying this invaluable data into a CRM solution generates sales leads, ideas for product direction and strengthens a company's image and brand.

Stop the Posturing About Government 2.0 and Do It Already

Social Media Strategery

My company has clients across the federal government, and I could get a meeting with pretty much any of them just by saying that I lead our social media practice and I’d like to discuss how their organization could take advantage of social media.

Which is the Best Blog Hosting Solution?

ProBlogger

Check out the web hosting services topic on any forum or community discussion board, and you'll see both glowing endorsements and damning negativity for every hosting company out there - no matter how good they are. If you don't, you may wind up with a hosting company that doesn’t meet your needs as a blogger. If so, then you need to stick with hosting companies that provide email hosting. Some hosting companies provide their own web development services.

Confessions of a CKO: What I Should Have Done

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I have already written about where I think KM is headed: From content to connectivity , with social networking applications and expertise-finding and community-building processes taking over in priority from the populating and management of massive, just-in-case, context free repositories of documents, and From corporate content management to personal. Fast Company Blog. Fast Company. Dave Pollards papers on business innovation & knowledge management. May 2004.

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

Convince & Convert

You have to create content, be part of many communities, and proceed incrementally. Your company needs to be part of that conversation. It’s about having a strategy for making your company or organization more like a person and less like a machine. If your customers and prospects feel like your company is more human and actually cares about them, they’ll want to be part of it. going so our COMMUNITY INFLUENCERS ?can

Micro Persuasion: Turn Gmail Into Your Personal Nerve Center

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Companies spend tens of millions of dollars on IT infrastructures, communications technologies and intranet platforms, yet ask employees what tools they would prefer to use at work and what will they tell you? I was using Gmail as a repository of site logings, passwords etc. inside Gmail) to read my orkut scraps and community topics without logging into orkut account. Community. Micro Persuasion.

#SproutChat Recap: Multimedia Management

Sprout Social

But with multiple content stakeholders and workflows, how do social media marketers efficiently maintain a repository of cohesive, visual assets? A5 Personally gifs, for company I would say multiple image worked well recently #SproutChat. Until then, join our Facebook Community to stay updated on weekly chat topics and industry news. Marketers know that multimedia has the power to exponentially increase a brand’s social footprint.