Using Online Community to Increase Member Retention


A few weeks ago I was in Orlando at ASAE’s Great Ideas conference. I love this conference because it’s small and the content is good and it’s not all about the expo hall (as much as I love me some expo hall). Online community can.

Don’t Sell Your Brand’s Soul to the Facebook News Feed Algorithm and Vanity Metrics

Pam Moore

They may like to also talk with the people who work for the brand, use the brand's products or services or are simply part of the community surrounding the brand. He liked the photos with our family, team and communities we serve. With this community, comes power.

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Is Our PR Community Part of the New Pittsburgh or the Old One?

Social Media Strategery

In this month’s Pittsburgh Magazine, there’s a story highlighting how millennials are literally and figuratively transforming my hometown. People who go to as many networking events, conferences, and happy hours as they could just to be a part of the energy around them.

Need Gifts for PR Pros? Here’s 12 of ‘Em

Waxing UnLyrical

This conference features an incredible lineup of speakers at a really affordable price. C2: the ColorComm Conference , which is billed as ”defining the future” for women of color in Communication. 6-8), now would be the time to book both the conference and the hotel.

Top Takeaways for Bloggers from the International Food Blogger Conference 2015


Each year, the International Food Blogger Conference brings together USA-based and foreign food bloggers under the same roof. As a participant myself in this year’s conference held in Seattle, I share the highlights: FOOD –the center of all activities.

What Advice Would You Give Yourself As An Industry Rookie Given What You Know Today?

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I believe in life balance - which is a combination of family, friends, work and community. I started publishing magazines and figured I would go back to school if it didn't work out. That feeling slowly subsided when I realized how much time I spend self-educating (reading business books, attending conferences, listening to Podcasts, etc.). community. conferences. magazines.

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.

The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I actually had a client call me out on stage once, in front of like 800 people at a conference, in an attempt to pay me a compliment. I hearken back to the magazine rack on the street corner that had the sign if you read it you bought it.

Google javascript Changes Put Publishers in Violation of Sponsored.

Adam Sherk

I can’t imagine they would, especially when virtually no one outside of the developer and SEO communities is even aware that this change has taken place. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

Social Media Integration in Higher Education | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

I first met Jen at the 2009 PRSA International Conference in San Diego , and was immediately impressed with her enthusiasm and eagerness to learn about the business uses of social media. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

How To Be A Recognized Authority

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On LinkedIn , on Twitter bios, on Facebook , when individual''s are being introduced to speak at conferences and beyond. Anyone can be a called a "leader" but to truly lead, you have to be someone admired and respected in your business, in your community and, yes, even with your family and friends. conference. marketing magazine. Do you define yourself as an authority in your industry?

Holy Moly! The #Untech10 Story…


ASAE’s Technology Conference: How to handle a crisis admirably (Splash!). ASAE cancels 2010 Technology Conference ( Snow Cancels ASAE Tech Conference, but New Instant Event Emerges ( Learners of the Conference, Unite! What It Takes to Plan and Host a Conference in Only 46 Hours (Reid All About It). Thank You UNTECH10 – The Power of a Community (Omnipress blog).

Slimy Sales And Marketing Tactics

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In the email exchange that ensured, the individual indicated that they had clients who may require our services and would like to set-up an exploratory conference call. This is why I Blog, Podcast, write books, speak at events, pen columns for newspapers and magazines, join industry associations and do a lot of community work/outreach. community work. magazine. Are you a salesperson? How does that sentence make you feel?

SMX West '08 Recap: Takeaways, Shout Outs, and Pictures

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As all conferences I’ve attended, it was a great one, and by far the best part was the smallness of the conference overall which really helped the networking efforts. One in a magazine or one that is online? Tamar is also the author of The New Community Rules (July 2009).

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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.

Facebook Intensive Class – Computer Class, 1 Day

Laurel Papworth

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. If you would like to have a course run inhouse for your organisation or conference, please email us.

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List of 8 Social Media Anti Advertising Ads

Laurel Papworth

Everyone from time to time has made a teensy little negative tweet on Twitter or status update on Facebook or some other online community against a company. I showed this at a conference once and got told off. click to see the secret anti ad. Consumers Make (Parody) Ads Too.

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

Convince & Convert

Yesterday, I gave a presentation in Tempe, AZ to Agencyside , a conference of advertising and PR agency owners. Agencies should also be working with clients on using social media as a market research tool, by surveying fans or creating dedicated, invite-only brand communities that serve as a living focus group.

From Owning the Publication to Owning the Idea


What price do we charge for a magazine, a newsletter, or a journal when there are no printing or mailing costs? Who more than the nonprofit community is better qualified or more credible to do this?

Big data: seeing the forest and the trees

Sherrilynne Starkie

You can see the forest and the trees in big data, according to Nora Young , the Canadian author and the host of CBC Radio One’s Spark, in her opening keynote at last week’s Fireworks Factory conference held on Galiano Island, British Columbia.

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This Week’s Coolest Jobs – November 16


ONPA engages the university, local, and global communities in creative experiences by presenting over eighty performances, events, and education experiences in up to thirteen venues on and off campus October through April annually.

Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

We look at Freemium revenue in social networks and online communities including asking that: if freemium is the business model of giving it all (or most) of the services away for free , how can you then charge for it? And 9,000 buy the magazine at newsagencies.

Content Curation Tools: A Curated List of Content Curation Tools

Razor Social

Imagine that you missed a really great conference but you heard that someone ‘storified’ it. So you get a story about the conference. Triberr is a community of bloggers that provides an easy way to find and share great content. Flipboard – Get your personal magazine.

5 Good Ideas for News Media Facebook Pages

Adam Sherk

Last year Vanity Fair drew a lot of attention when they made Justin Bieber guest editor of their Facebook page for a week in conjunction with his cover story in the magazine. Digital Lifestyle, shared this example on a conference panel we were on a couple years ago.

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Cyberbullying and blogs – a case study Mumbrella

Laurel Papworth

If you move that into personal attacks – continually identifying e.g. pointing the finger and naming a person – you will find that you create a negative community with negative comments and a negative tone. The reasons why have to do with community practice… 1.

Awesome Association MarComm Jobs – Week of August 30


Write for, edit, and assist with the production of the association’s magazine and digital magazine news feed. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

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.

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.

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.

An Awesome Interview with the Founder of GovLoop, Steve Ressler.

Social Media Strategery

Steve Ressler, Founder of GovLoop As announced this morning, GovLoop, the premier social network for the government community, has joined forces with GovDelivery, the world’s leading provider of government-to-citizen communications solutions. community, this is a monster merger – one that brings together not only two of the most successful Gov 2.0 The short answer was that the community was unsustainable. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Ideal for live blogs, breaking events, and conferences. It’s a great way to capture the buzz from the show floor after a tradeshow, event or conference.” — Maximize Social Business (Drive).

2010 Review: SocialFish clients and work


We helped them experiment with a private whitelabel community for their members. Omnipress/Engage365 –Omnipress came to us in 2009 with an idea for starting an online community for event professionals who want to talk social media. ASAE Marketing & Membership Conference.

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This Week’s Association Membership & Marketing Jobs


The primary responsibility is to develop the content and prepare the layout and design of all association print and online publications, i.e., national print magazine, online newsletters, conference guides and programs, PowerPoint presentations, etc.

Association Social Media: ASCD


The communications team at ASCD is responsible for the association’s traditional and social media outreach, as well as our press room at our Annual Conference and Exhibit Show and the association’s Annual Report. Is community management (group moderation) part of your responsibilities?

10 Content Promotion Opportunities You Might Be Missing

Convince & Convert

Events and User Conferences. Not only does it engage the email recipient, but it keeps them aware of what conferences, trade shows, job fairs, and other events your company is hosting.

Instagram Year in Review: The Biggest Moments from 2019


She then shared dozens of clips of fans replicating the routine on her account, proving just how powerful user-generated content can be for building a sense of community on Instagram. . In 2019, Instagram brought more features to market than ever before to enable the creator community.

Association Social Media: The CFA Institute


Additionally, I oversee our member magazine and continue to help look after our organizational blogging strategy, two key editorial platforms that we hope to bring much closer together. 5) Is community management (group moderation) part of your responsibilities?

Social Media Visitors More Loyal But Still a Very Small Percentage.

Adam Sherk

In publishing that typically means additional page views and time on site, RSS and e-mail newsletter subscriptions, user account and on-site community sign-ups, etc. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

This Chart Explains the Reachpocalypse and Why Facebook is Laughing All the Way to the Bank

Convince & Convert

History Repeats One of my favorite recent articles about this engagement decline is ” Facebook’s Declining Organic Reach a Real Nightmare for Marketers “ from CIO Magazine online. Facebook is the largest voluntary, non-religious organization in the history of the world.

Why The Term “Social CRM” Is Just STUPID!

SocMed Sean

Hmmm…might it be because they have social relationships with their friends and family and have shared experiences with them that form a bond stronger than television commercials or slick magazine ads? There are a LOT of idiotic corporate terms out there.