Get Open Community on Audible

SocialFish

Open Community is now on Audible! Just answer any of these questions: How has the growth of online community changed the way you work today? Is community management part of your job? How has community management changed other business processes at your org (e.g.

Open Community Case Study – GoPlow

SocialFish

Community: GoPlow. GoPlow is the Snow & Ice Management Association ‘s (SIMA) online community. Brian believed they couldn’t do that until they had a open community website generating solid content. In terms of community metrics, I don’t track that info at this point.

5 Ways to Grow Your Instagram Following and Build Community

Convince & Convert

What’s the secret to building a thriving community on Instagram? 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. Get our Definitive email newsletter.

A Look at Muck Rack's Twitter Press Release Service, 51 Releases Later

Adam Sherk

As Twitter is so popular with the journalism community it seems a natural choice. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

We Are Not (That) Social Media

Twist Image

I did not have faith that a true community or conversation was actually taking place. A community is not having a lot of followers. For me, a true community would only arise when others who I am connected to started connecting to one another. Yes, by the pure definition of the word "community" we are a social group who have common interests. I used to be a journalist and a publisher of magazines. community. magazine.

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 Science of Collaboratories (SOC) project conducted a broad five-year review to take stock of the diverse ecosystem of projects that fit our definition of a collaboratory and to distill lessons learned in the process. The breadth of this definition of a collaboratory complicated the choice of a sampling technique.

Top 5 Signs Your Business Should Not Be Using Social Media

Almost Savvy

Using digital platforms successfully to build community, relationships, and trust is an iterative process. Incorporating social media tools into an overall business strategy definitely offers important opportunities which wouldn’t be possible any other way.

How To Be Inspired At Work

Twist Image

Be more involved in our community. Read every article (cover to cover) of a magazine that interests you (and yes, read the ads too). Do some volunteer work in an effort to help your community and meet other interesting people. I''m no comedian, but I do believe that following, listening, watching and understanding the art of stand-up comedy has played a pivotal role in my own success (and my definition for personal success is probably vastly different from yours).

Influencer Engagement: Finding a Fit

Waxing UnLyrical

Influence by definition means the capacity to have an effect on the character, development or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself. Your community, your influencers and your customers define your brand. Guest post by Lauren Lawson-Zilai.

Qantas Airways on Twitter and the Black Face criticism

Laurel Papworth

Do online communities overreact? Staff should be backed on social media and the Community is NOT always right! I am NOT an advocate of “the community is always right&# approach to social media management, you end up making a rod for your own back.

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.

A digital media framework for smart marketing communications

Sherrilynne Starkie

Magazine reading time down 77.5 Now, in the digital context, the definition of Earned Media it is much broader. Before 2005 this would have included customer magazines, flyers or newsletters. This means posting stories and managing conversations to keep the community engaged.

Get the Book

SocialFish

Written for the complicated and quirky world of associations and membership organizations, Open Community is about how associations can—and why they should—build community online. (Not The concepts in Open Community are actionable and applicable to any association, large or small.

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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. Really anything political is ripe for user generated anti ads, or even activist community anti ads.

Top 5 Signs Your Business Should Not Be Using Social Media

Almost Savvy

Using digital platforms successfully to build community, relationships, and trust is an iterative process. Incorporating social media tools into an overall business strategy definitely offers important opportunities which wouldn’t have been possible any other way.

Top 5 Signs Your Business Should Not Be Using Social Media

Almost Savvy

Using digital platforms successfully to build community, relationships, and trust is an iterative process. Incorporating social media tools into an overall business strategy definitely offers important opportunities which wouldn’t have been possible any other way.

Is it Time to Re-Think Your Social Media?

yMarketingMatters

Search the web and you’ll find near endless definitions of what is meant by “social media”. pertaining to, devoted to, or characterized by friendly companionship or relations ; living or disposed to live in companionship with others or in a community.

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.

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 is Earned, Owned and Paid Media? Here are the Differences and How to Use Them

Pam Moore

Although brands invested hundreds, thousands and even millions of dollars on growing their community on Facebook, it's now a pay to play world.

Is your online education ready for Generation Flux?

SocialFish

This article originally appeared on the Avectra blog with the title, Association Learning Communities Offer More than MOOC. MOOC is stirring up the same types of sentiments in the academic community that social media stirs up in the association 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

11 Content Marketing Tools To Promote Your Blog

SocialFish

It reads like an online magazine and is updated by community members constantly. is a great idea and if you connect your current social media accounts, you can automatically start seeing the scoops of your friends while building a bigger community.

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Our Sweet Little Baby Turns One!!

The Marketing Blog

Fast forward to February 15th 2011, an emotional moment for all of us as it reminds that we have turned one We definitely agree if you think that these are just 365 days and there is a lot that needs to be done. Powering new Community initiatives: Bachaparty, Social media Chat Noida.

7 Instagram Influencer Marketing Tips for the Holiday Season

Later

You definitely want to think about the goals of your influencer marketing campaign before reaching out to potential partners. IT’S OFFICIAL My 2017 Holiday Magazine is LIVE! I hope you enjoy this years magazine as much as I have enjoyed creating it.

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?

How to Use Instagram Stories Templates for Your Brand (+10 Free Templates!)

Later

And while stories can definitely be more spontaneous and “raw” compared to your curated feed, you still want to make sure you’re supporting your strategy with stories and marketing your product.

Blogging Upstream

Waxing UnLyrical

Not super resonant of the women I know, definitely not intellectually stimulating. Does my audience want entertainment, or community, or both? Her career began in magazines before she co-founded MTV Online in 1994. Guest post by Marcia Zellers.

How to Take an Audience-Centric Approach to Content Marketing

Convince & Convert

Briefly, Affinio is a Marketing Intelligence Platform that leverages the social graph (how people are connected) to understand the communities that exist within a defined audience through their interests, affinities, and the content they consume. Get our Definitive email newsletter.

How Do You Socialize an Already Social Brand?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There’s more to be done, such as listening to your community and actually speaking amongst them (and not just at them). Are you representing a magazine and hear a tweet where a customer complained that her magazine didn’t arrive last month?

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Expert Community Manager with the Focus Expert Network, a network of thousands of leading business and technology experts who answer questions and post thought leadership content. Connie is the Community Strategist for the Alterian (formerly Techrigy) SM2 social media monitoring platform.

Our Sweet Little Baby Turns One!!

The Marketing Blog

Fast forward to February 15th 2011, an emotional moment for all of us as it reminds that we have turned one We definitely agree if you think that these are just 365 days and there is a lot that needs to be done. Powering new Community initiatives: Bachaparty, Social media Chat Noida.

Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance

SocialFish

Two articles about e-bay’s recent growth surge, by Marcus Wohlson in Wired magazine, confirmed for me our research insights: organizations that succeeded and grew in this fluid environment had a number of shared characteristics that were deeply embedded in the way they thought, framed challenges, perceived value, approached challenges, engaged people and defined priorities.

10 Content Promotion Opportunities You Might Be Missing

Convince & Convert

It brands your company as best in class, while providing the third party validation via a report or magazine where further information can be found. Get your network talking about why your company is a great community for employees and customers alike.

How To Use Facebook Audience Insights For Better Targeting

agora pulse

Are you struggling with Facebook ads targeting? Unsure how to find relevant audiences to improve or scale your campaigns? Discovering what your perfect customers are interested in is one of the most crucial parts of Facebook advertising.

How to Create Shareable Content for Social Media on a Consistent Basis – First Round Review [SSM025]

Buffer Social

The newsletter definitely precipitates that for us.” Below are the websites and other tidbits that were mentioned in today’s podcast about creating incredible Facebook communities using groups. First Round Review (Magazines and Manifesto).

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Four Types of Status Updates for Improving Social Media Engagement on Facebook and Twitter

Laurel Papworth

Definitions in Social Media. But sending someone a report or analytics or an infographic or a newspaper article definitely will build relationships. Be the Magazine, not the Advertisement. If you stick with distributing your own content, you won’t be part of the community.

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An Early Look at Facebook Open Graph Protocol Integration on News.

Adam Sherk

Consider the impact that Facebook Open Graph protocol integration will have on your existing on-site community features and social functionality. This ReadWriteWeb article is a good resource: Facebook Open Graph: The Definitive Guide For Publishers, Users and Competitors.

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Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance

SocialFish

It uncovers and develops constantly new sources of value outside the narrow confines of products, services and rigid definitions of “education” and “benefits.”

How to Keep the Creative Content Spark Alive

Convince & Convert

It could be a friend or a local community hero, or someone who started before you and can show your readers how to move forward. It helps to look at how magazine editorial teams plan their monthly issues. Get our Definitive email newsletter.