Every Communicator Needs a Real Camera

Geoff Livingston

I would tell you use both a camera and a creative commons licensing site. In doing so we provide extended access to the events through our communities. Photography 4/3 Chicago creative commons DSLR media micro photography smartphone Sun-Times Visual

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10 Problems Keeping Your Online Community from Being Great

SocialFish

The problem: The initial inclination when building an online community is volume. And then after you reach an acceptable, beefy threshold – that’s when you start to sculpt your community. Your community manager is an outsider. Have a community of Hybrid car owners?

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Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Martin LaBar via Flickr, Creative Commons And even many non-Christians will be relaxing, perhaps joining in the revelry (as many of my friends did when I was growing up in India). What do they have in common?

9 Problems Keeping Your Online Community from Being Great

SocialFish

The problem: The initial inclination when building an online community is volume. And then after you reach an acceptable, beefy threshold – that’s when you start to sculpt your community. Your community manager is an outsider. Have a community of Hybrid car owners?

Social Media Community Manager's Management

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? Tuesday, September 7, 2010 Social Media Community Managers Management Monitoring Social Media can be overwhelming. Hi Folks, do you work as an Online Community Manager?

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

Social Media Strategery

Creative Commons image from Flickr user Slackley. The most creative work comes out of the big agencies because they can afford the talent,” they say. Where’s the PR, advertising, and marketing community in all of that?

The difference between an audience and a community in new media

Akamai Marketing

Creative Commons Photo by Daehyun Park. Two of those words are “audience&# and “community.&# The maestro directs, he coaxes, he makes the orchestra the best it can be, that’s what a good community manager’s job as well. Communities are personal.

Resources for Small Staff Associations

SocialFish

CC Search lets you search images with Creative Commons licenses across a number of different sites. Driving Participation Podcast –Great podcast by Beth Brodovsky of Isis Creative. Cool Social Tools Featured From the Trenches Implementation Nimble Nonprofit Open Community

How Reading Fairy Tales Can Improve Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Also… Image: Thom Watson via Flickr, Creative Commons OK, I’ll stop now, I can see you rolling your eyes, going, “Come on, act your age.&#

How Google Instant Might Impact Your Small Non-Profit

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Greig Christie via Flickr, Creative Commons Since Google Instant’s launch just over a month ago, digital marketers have been scrambling to figure out how search engine marketing strategies might need to change.

The Psychology of Sharing

SocialFish

Hipster sharers, for example, are known to have a trademark as being young, popular and creative. They are a type of sharer that is less likely to use email to share with their online community. This Connector sharer is connecting with her online community! .

Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument

SocMed Sean

As the site owner/community manager, I even had someone threaten to come to my house in person so he could discuss the fact that I edited one of his posts for racist comments. 2) Don’t argue just to argue – Community managers can spot them a mile away.

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25 Social Media Pet Peeves – How Many Are You Doing?

SocMed Sean

Only posting promotional posts/tweets/articles and never engaging in a 2-way dialog with your community. Social channels who keep changing things, even though their community likes them the way they are (hint, hint Facebook!)

WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

Waxing UnLyrical

There’s one area within today’s creative industry that is not only comparatively new (when compared to more traditional disciplines), but is taking a growing foothold via a clear aptitude for maximizing effective use of the ever-expanding world of social technology.

Simply The Best

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: sahmeepee via Flickr , Creative Commons The Best means that you are indubitably, unequivocally, indisputably the best in who you are, what you do, and what you stand for, no matter who – or what – else you are compared with, or what others might be exposed to.

13 Fantastic Places to Find Background Music for Your Video Content

Buffer Social

Licensing: Free (public domain) & Creative Commons. Price range: Public domain & Creative Commons. Envato Market has more than 3 million digital products created by a global community of contributors. Licensing: Public domain & Creative Commons.

Conch and Drum

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Arindam Bhattacharjee via Flickr, Creative Commons If I were back in Kolkata, I’d be hearing conchs and drums from dusk till dawn.

Weekly Roundup: The Holly And The Ivy

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Cornelia Kopp via Flickr, Creative Commons My husband is… well, I’m not quite sure what he’s doing, but he’s probably puttering around happily (that’s what married couples do, we putter companionably).

Kpop Lessons: Handling Defamation Through Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: twchoi11 via Flickr , Creative Commons Though I wouldn’t consider myself as devoted as some fan clubs. Image: Gitgat via Flickr , Creative Commons Instead, speak up and join the conversation.

So What Will You Have For Lunch?

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Ranjit Bhatnagar via Flickr , Creative Commons And thanks to myfirsttweet.com , I can share it with you. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali So What Will You Have For Lunch?

Talking The Social Media Walk

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Lars Plougmann via Flickr, Creative Commons Really, if you just read through the comments, there’s your follow-up blog post… but since I promised you one, you’re getting one. To try to connect with those who might become part of a community?

Weekly Roundup: Paloozas And Palominos

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Derrick Coetzee via Flickr , Creative Commons Seems to me both are somewhat extraordinary, perhaps exaggerated and possibly exciting.

The Value Of A Fire Drill

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Stephen Korecky via Flickr , Creative Commons I was finger painting in kindergarten and having a good ole time.

Social Media: Where Everybody Knows Your Name

Myrland Marketing

If it’s Google+, we have our Circles and Communities that welcome us. We need to share blog posts in our communities. We need to join Communities in our areas of expertise on Google+. Photo Credit to Wikipedia under a Creative Commons License.

SalesForce Marketing Cloud – The Next Step In Social Media Engagement?

SocMed Sean

Company monitors conversations to determine whether the messaging is resounding with the prospect or the community. –Sean Photo Credit: Social Media Tools via Gloria Bell at Flickr.com under Creative Commons license. No…I haven’t gone off the radar.

Box.org Announces Nonprofit Program

SocialFish

…meaning the cloud storage company is giving away 10 starter licenses for free to all eligible nonprofits (so if you’re very small staff in particular, this means you).

The Social Media Train – is it too late to catch it?

Akamai Marketing

Studies show that even big businesses aren’t taking full advantage of the opportunities in social media – this gives the rest of the business community a real opportunity. The community has spoken, it may be time for a renaissance of small and medium businesses.

[Cool Infographic Friday] FIFA World Cup – the only infographic that matters

SocialFish

Explore more visuals like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

laurelpapworth.com

This list also includes policies called; Staff blogging policies, enterprise social network guidelines, Employee Blogging Policies, Staff engagement in online communities, and so on. Managing staff who participate in social networks.

[Cool Infographic Friday] Game of Tech Thrones

SocialFish

Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually. Oh.Em.Gee. This one is awesome. Can’t stop laughing. by vasundhara.

Innovators, Entrepreneurs, and Developers: Use Your Skills In The Fight Against Diabetes!

SocMed Sean

Photo courtesy of RRix on Flickr via Creative Commons. Bring together a group of smart, talented individuals to help the diabetes community in their fight against this disease. I am a sucker for a challenge…almost to a fault.

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Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

Facebook, on the other hand, has a customer community who is primarily focused on sharing personal updates with their friends and family. –Sean *Wall Street image courtesy of ToonariPost on Flickr via Creative Commons. Working for any publicly-traded is a unique experience.

Rules of Engagement

SocialFish

As your association’s community and/or social media manager you spend a lot of time online bouncing between the association’s sites and its third party websites. For example, rarely will an attorney even mention Creative Commons when discussing copyright issues.

Free Comic Book Day – May 3

SocialFish

Comic shops will pass out comics for free on May 3 rd , and also host community events such as costume contests, drawings by guest artists, creator signings, raffles, door prizes, photos with costumed characters, and other community building activities throughout the day.

[Artomatic Diaries] Getting started with Twitter branding and follow strategy

SocialFish

Artomatic’s mission: Artomatic works to strengthen the artist community; build an audience for that community and helps focus attention on the use of temporary space for its events and the community of artists. All it takes is showing you care about your community.

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50+ Social Media Comics And Cartoons For Use Your Presentations

SocMed Sean

” You can find the specifics of my Creative Commons usage license in the right sidebar on any page on my blog, and as long as you make that attribution, I permit anyone to use the comics, even for commercial purposes.

Why The Term “Social CRM” Is Just STUPID!

SocMed Sean

Photo by Andres Rueda on Flickr, licensed under Creative Commons For those of you who don’t know what CRM stands for, it’s Customer Relationship Management and it’s a term often used by software vendors like SalesForce.com to describe their products.

Social Media Network / Online Reputation Management

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? The advent of social media, web communities, and networking sites, has been useful to many companies. Hi Folks, do you work as an Online Community Manager?

10 Words And Phrases Social Media Pros Should Help Their Clients Understand

SocMed Sean

Help them understand that there are ways they can listen to their community, leverage feedback, and improve their business. 7) Creative Commons – Whether you like it or not, social media is beating the snot out of copyright law.

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3 ways to promote your YouTube channel

Socialmedia.biz

Esther Vargas / Creative Commons BY-SA. Simultaneously, share your YouTube videos and content on your social media accounts to grow your community outside of YouTube.