Facebook Adds New Video Tools to Foster Community Engagement

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Facebook's adding some new video tools to help boost engagement and build community around video content

Tips and Best Practices for Enhancing Your Social Media Community

Ignite Social Media

2020 has created many challenges for the average person, but it may have created even more challenges for social media community managers across the nation. The Importance of Community Management. 5 Tips for Enhancing Your Social Community. Simply put – ask them to engage.

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IFundWomen's Guide to Cultivating an Inclusive and Engaged Digital Community

Buffer Social

Their strength is in their community. They’ve identified a powerful marketing channel to help these women bring their visions to life: digital community. I manage our digital communities through social media strategy, Slack engagement, and e-mail marketing.

Become the Pied Piper of Community Building

Waxing UnLyrical

Communities have been around for centuries, however online communities have only been around for a few decades. According to Computerworld the first “online community” came about in 1973 when Talkomatic for the PLATO time-sharing system released a text-based group chat. One thing that all of these have in common is the notion of community building. So how can you, as a communications professional, leverage the power of community building for your brand?

Monday Roundup: Celebrating Your Community

Waxing UnLyrical

” Talk about a religious celebration that’s gone mainstream… and one that engenders a feeling of community among those who celebrate the day. While our roundup today isn’t (all) about SPD, it is about celebrating your community… which is one of the gifts of an event like SPD – that, even if just for a day, you feel part of a community. How to Build Creativity and Self-Expression with Your Community.

Influencer Engagement: Finding a Fit

Waxing UnLyrical

With a YouTube video, Instagram post and tweet, the total engagement reached more than 216,000 people, and had nearly 2,000 engagements and more than 61,000 impressions. Your community, your influencers and your customers define your brand. Take, for instance, three of our most recent engagements, with mission- first messaging: Cammie Scott , a self-care, wellness and beauty expert teamed up with us on our #BringGoodHome campaign to style her friends and shop.

How to Build a Strong Instagram Community

Later

Creating an Instagram community for your business is one of the best ways to gain brand loyalty, boost engagement, and stay connected to your customers. Investing in an online community can be one of the most valuable moves any brand can make for long-term success. .

5 Social Media Video Tips to Get More Engagement

Later

Social media video content is quickly becoming an essential asset for growing your community and sharing your brand story. Discover our top 5 video tips to get more engagement and connect with your audience: The Importance of Video on Social Media .

The Future of Community Management

Ignite Social Media

So, when I was asked to share what the future of community management would be like, at first it felt like an impossible task. Perhaps you are feeling the strife of defining “community management”, or trying to figure out where a discipline that touches so many areas of your business fits on your org chart. This is a pivotal time in the discipline of community management, and many brands are asking these very questions. The deepest engagement will take place on new platforms.

10 Reasons We All Need Community in Business and Life

Pam Moore

As your knowledge deepened, community expanded and influence rose you somehow forgot those little things you once celebrated. It reminds us just how important community is to us both personally and professionally. Community Doesn't Happen Overnight.

Quick Tips About Building a Social Media Community

agora pulse

Building a social media community? If you’re looking for ways to create a thriving online community, check out the following tips. Agorapulse: What’s one huge mistake that people make when building campaigns for their community?

How to Craft Responses: Reactive Engagement 101

Ignite Social Media

As a brand, reactive social engagement is one of the best ways to make an impression and develop a relationship with your audience. Reactive is an essential part of any community manager’s job and shouldn’t be overlooked or done too quickly. Always Engage. Ultimately, putting the time in to understand your brand and the community will help grow your reactive social engagement.

Get Down with the OPC! How to Ignite Your Brand with Other People’s Content and Community

Pam Moore

The OPC = other people's content and other people's community. Communities create markets, but only after you make the first investment in the human beings within. People who learn to do this in an authentic way can zoom straight past their competition with powerful relationships, extended reach, and multiple communities and people sitting on the edge of their seats to learn from the content they provide. Tapping into the power of other people's communities.

Knowing Your Social Community & Why It Matters

Ignite Social Media

Your brand is on multiple social media platforms and posting regularly, but when it comes to engaging your social community, are you giving your audience what they want ? When creating content for social, community managers should first ask themselves “why would they care?” May your social community doesn’t click through to read link posts, but they may engage in your poll. That’s OK — not all engagement is created equal.

How to Build a Strong Instagram Community

Later

Creating an Instagram community for your business is one of the best ways to gain brand loyalty, boost engagement, and stay connected to your customers. Investing in an online community can be one of the most valuable moves any brand can make for long-term success. .

Using Livestreaming to Grow Your Brand, Community, & Influence

Waxing UnLyrical

Over the past two years, I have significantly grown my online community through the power of livestreaming and video content. In this article, I will share three specific ways that livestreaming has helped me grow my community. How is your video content serving your community? The more I listen to my community, the more they are interested in coming to my show. However, I now have almost 11K followers and a very engaged community.

How Transparency Creates Engaged Communities

Convince & Convert

Topcoder is a community of designers, developers, and data scientists who specialize in design and technology. This community develops enterprise-level work for some of the biggest companies in the world. As such, Clinton’s job is to serve two masters: the community of designers and developers as well as the clients signing up to tap this community. How to effectively build and nurture a community. “Topcoder was always community first.

Monday Roundup: Building Your Business Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Having a strong community is one of the most important aspects of business. This week’s roundup includes seven posts that are good reads on both maintaining as well as building your business community. How To Be A Better Facebook Community Manager. So You Think You Want to be a Community Manager? Why: An inside view on what community management actually entails. Community Consultation – Offline & Online. Happy Monday!

Engagement Is The New Real-Time

Mindjumpers

However this coveted marketing phenomenon now has a new competitor that is ready to steal the ‘audience engagement thunder’ in 2014. We’ve taken a closer look at the new darling of social marketing – here are our insights on real-time engagement. Real-time marketing vs. real-time engagement. Real-time engagement levitates real-time marketing. Crew recently exhibited a good example of real-time engagement.

Do’s and Don’ts for Reactive Social Media Engagement

Ignite Social Media

Your channels are the meeting ground of your community, where they can voice both their love for your brand, and rant about what they wish was different. It’s your job to engage with these individuals and build 1:1 relationships with them. To help you out, here are some quick do’s and don’ts for reactive social media engagement with your community on social media. Do’s of Engaging on Social: • Do be personable.

Marketing, community, support or all of the above?

Dave Fleet

This early focus on relationships, reputation and engagement led social media to naturally lean towards driving loyalty and affinity with brands over time. Communities in particular were by their nature filled with people who already have an affinity or interest in your product, right? At the same time, the community-building interactions that drove many of us to this space have dwindled with a lot of companies. Marketing, community or both? Tweet.

Six Examples of Great Community Management

Ignite Social Media

There’s a lot that goes into community management. A community manager acts as the link between a brand and its customers- helping to build, grow, and manage their online communities. Community managers (CMs) are, in many cases, the voice of the brand. They are immersed in the community and they’re the people you communicate with when you reach out to a brand. We’ve compiled some examples of great community management to recognize some of their hard work!

Use Instagram to Create Visual Engagement

Mindjumpers

Today, we see an increasing number of brands jumping on board to create visual engagement with their fans by showcasing their products, services and events through mobile photo sharing on Instagram. How Threadless Engages its Community on Instagram. The community-based t-shirt company Threadless is a crowdsourcing business whose design is created and chosen by the online community. How to Create Engagement Through Facebook Timeline.

Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Regular WUL readers know that Shonali (a friend and former colleague at Socialmedia.biz ) showcases guest posts about how to build, engage and sustain an online community, among other things. so that others might gain insights for their own community efforts. So our small marketing team is now working to grow our user base and nurture our new community. Building a New Kind of Cruise Community is a post from: Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc. Guest Post by J.D.

Community Managers Need To Be Community Focused

Firebelly

As a community manager you have to think about how you can support them, find the answers they are looking for, and add value for the brand you represent. Personally my belief is community managers should focus on interactions and not the number of fans. It’s better to have a smaller fan base that love what you do, share their ideas, and engage in conversations with you and others on the page. Blog brands community Social Media

Improve an Entire Community through Fundraising

Waxing UnLyrical

Community fundraising goes beyond raising funds for a specific cause. It provides an opportunity to improve an entire community through the efforts of the fundraiser. Here’s one example of an organization that’s clearly been successful through their community fundraising efforts. Leading by example, Boys to Men helps the whole San Diego community through its singular cause. “We Community, which we are going away from, is so important to our program.

Engaging community members through game thinking [#asaetech]

SocialFish

In this presentation, she walks through seven core concepts for engaging people in your game (or site) through game thinking. – how can you make it fun for people to engage in your community sites? They need different content to be satisfied.&# – are you thinking about your communities in terms of these different user stages? – This is about keeping people engaged at the beginning and interested over the long term. Open Community

How to Create a Brand Community: A Step-by-Step Process

Social Media Strategies Summit

Build a strong brand and you will get yourself a strong community of loyal customers and brand advocates. Some might argue that a strong community is what makes a brand stronger and loyal customers are the best way to promote a brand. What is a Brand Community?

Create Brand Value Through Local Community Management

Mindjumpers

The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series and written by our Community Manager, Sara Hansson. Mindjumpers Network is a global network of local country community managers enabling international companies to execute and maintain brand communities in a structured, quality assured and cost effective way across markets with the aim of creating effect and value.

How to Create Engagement Through Facebook Timeline

Mindjumpers

This post will focus on how you as a brand can engage your audience by using the setup of Facebook Timeline. This means that Facebook pages for brands are much more about community management and engaging your audience on an on-going basis. Photos should be an integral part of your posting – status updates including images receive the highest engagement among fans. In order to create spread and engagement of your visual content, leave room for interactive elements.

Ways to Better Engage with your Social Media Followers

Ignite Social Media

A lot has changed in social media in the nine years since that book was written, but one thing certainly has not: engaging with your fans matters. Here are five ways to better engage with your social media followers. Before we can engage with fans, we need to know a few things about them, like: What do they like (other than our brand)? Once you have a better understanding of who your audience is, your chances of garnering meaningful engagement will be much higher.

What is a brand community and how to build a successful one

Sprout Social

If you’re looking for ways to strengthen your brand and have better conversations with your customers, you need to build a brand community. Brand communities rally your most loyal customers in one place, which is a massive win for any brand. What is a brand community?

Big Announcement! THE Social Media Training Academy and Member Community for Business is Here!

Pam Moore

We have been working the past year on a game changing online social media training academy and member community to help solve your biggest problems and challenges related to social media marketing, digital marketing, and branding. I am excited to announce that TODAY we officially open the public doors to our brand new Social Profit Factor training academy and member community! Step 2: Enroll / buy your virtual seat and you will be inside the academy and community within minutes!

Five Observations Gained from Starting an Online Community

Waxing UnLyrical

In October of last year, I launched an online community called Agree, Disagree, or Qualify. Building an online community doesn’t happen overnight. Discussion builds communities. The community builds upon itself by testing claims and commenting on those claims. The more discourse that takes place, the more others engage and the larger the community becomes. Communities co-create their own culture. Photo: Provided by ADQ Community.

How to Bring Humor to Community Management

Convince & Convert

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Community managers have a challenging job. Tasked with driving engagement while ensuring fans have a good experience with your company, they see it all—the good, the bad, the ugly. To drive participation and engagement around the contest, the community management team for Ikea Singapore responded to every comment with a funny meme starring the Shelf Help Guru.

Nike’s Secret to Success on Instagram: Building an Engaged Community

Buffer Social

Next up, Wes Warfield from Nike shares how it handles engagement on Instagram. . As you might imagine, that’s a lot of engagement. We sat down with Wes to understand just how Nike approaches customer care on Instagram and how they’re leveraged adding value to help grow a massive online community of athletes, influencers, and everyone in-between. In other words, Nike trusts their employees to act as they see fit to connect the Nike brand with the community.

Increase LinkedIn Engagement with These 15 Proven Strategies

Pam Moore

SocialZoomFactor · LinkedIn Marketing Engagement Strategies to Increase Leads, Sales and Brand Awareness. Engagement is Key to Success on LinkedIn. The key to success on LinkedIn is learning how to find, connect with and engage the right people in authentic ways.

Why Good Community Management Equals Great Business Development

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto The last time I wrote for Jay was way back in 2012 when I was still a community manager for MBA@UNC, the online MBA program at UNC – Chapel Hill (Go Heels!). Since then, I’ve moved on to the business development side of things, and have realized that the skills I developed while building community and developing content have been paramount to my success in the world of biz dev. While there’s been no shortage of articles describing community managers as.

How to Build Stronger Bonds With Your Community

Convince & Convert

It’s no small secret your online community and your loyal customers within are your company’s greatest asset. While a customer may be happy with their one-time experience with your brand, what’s going to make them a lifelong community member? Here, we’ve composed a list of tips and tricks to strengthen your bonds within your online community and, hence, invest in the future of your business. The last thing you want to come off as in your online community is intimidating.

It’s Time to Own Your Social Community

Convince & Convert

The days of the leased social community are fading, and it’s time to re-embrace owned social. The Harley Owners Group – HOG – is one of better-known examples of an owned social community, dating back to 1983. swung rapidly away from owned social community and toward social sharecropping; engaging with consumers on leased digital real estate. Further, why restrict your social engagement initiatives to interacting with passionate advocates?