Help Us Promote Community Manager Appreciation Day January 23

SocialFish

Can you help us promote Community Manager Appreciation Day? Would you please share this with any other community managers (and friends of CM’s) that you know? Featured From the Trenches Open Community Potluck

A First-Class Guide to Social Media for Travel

Sprout Social

From inspiration to reminiscing, travelers turn to social media throughout every step of their journey. Social media has a huge influence on travel-related purchases. In fact, of those who use social media to research travel, only 48% followed through with their original plans.

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5 Luxurious Technology Events for this Autumn

Idaconcpts

In the past I have been to a lot of technology events. As you can imagine, technology events vary in their substance and style. But sometimes what you want is a truly luxurious event. Tech Mentor Events. This event is being held at the Palmer Event Center.

Is Your Online Community Changing with the Times?

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. And don’t forget that Higher Logic clients can have access to our Essentials of Online Community Management program at a special discount.

Putting Instagram events to work for your business

Janet Fouts

The popularity of Instagram is clear, and if you are inclined to snap photos and share them with your friends and customers on social networks you can make your business more social and build a powerful sharing community on Instagram quickly. So is travel.

Social Media: Australian Society of Travel Writers

Laurel Papworth

In November last year, I spoke on social media and the impact it has on the Travel Writers industry. Social Media and Travel writers. Anyway sorry for the delay, but you can download the Social Media and Travel Writers presentation from Slideshare or just flick through the slides above.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

mashable.com

Edwards and Telligent CTO Rob Howard are releasing a white paper today that delineates what these standard-setting communities of the future will look like. According to their research, here are nine steps businesses must take in order to make their online communities world-class.

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What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

mashable.com

Commonly referred to as the “Community Manager,&# these brand ambassadors are a company’s direct link to its customers, owning the critical responsibility to grow, shape and respond to online conversations happening around that brand. Do You Need A Community Manager?

10 Brands Killing It On Instagram in 2016

Talkwalker SM

Condé Nast Traveler (@cntraveler). We all need accounts in our Instagram feed that make us feel like we are traveling, even though we’re still sitting in the same office under the same neon light. Screenshot from the Instagram account of Condé Nast Traveler.

Planning and Executing Live Event Content For Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

Assuming you already know that social media is the first way in which people follow live events they can’t attend in person…. Brand events are like weddings: important, exciting, fun, and super busy. Prepare Plan B, C, and D that still achieve the event goals.

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.

How to Get Your Readership Involved and Grow Your Audience with Community Challenges

ProBlogger

One of the things we’re always told is to build community – it makes all the difference between traffic who don’t care and an audience who are invested in you and your story. I love hashtags used for community purposes.

#SocialPowWow: A meeting ground for Communicators & Marketers

Waxing UnLyrical

Before I tell you more about it, I’d like to give a BIG shout out to the hosts of chats and the respective communities who helped me learn and increase knowledge over the years and yes, I have built strong relationships with them over time! I enjoyed interacting with the community and learning more about the PR ecosystem and the importance of measurement in PR. Regularly interacting with these communities helped me gain immense knowledge. reading and traveling.

Monday Roundup: PRSA Counselors Academy 2015

Waxing UnLyrical

Emergency surgery prevented me from traveling to Laguna this past week for PRSA Counselors Academy 2015 … gah! Why: “I think ‘community’ was just becoming a social media buzzword at the time. Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation.

Social Media in the Industry: Customization is the Key to Success

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

to increase visibility in the online community. These updates can keep your brand fresh in the minds of your community members and will also make them feel like they’re part of your extended corporate family. Get the word out about specials and events. Tourism/Travel/Hospitality.

#CMAD is coming up soon!!!

SocialFish

Mark your calendars for Community Manager Appreciation Day on Monday January 23! ALL INFO WILL BE AT THE #CMAD hashtag, on communitymanagerappreciationdayd.com or on the Facebook event page ! Featured From the Trenches Open CommunityREMINDER.

Highlights from ProBlogger Event 2012

ProBlogger

Last weekend, over 300 bloggers converged at Etihad stadium in Melbourne to attend the annual Problogger event. This was the first year that we held the event over two days. The Best 9 Things I Learnt at the ProBlogger Event. It was a real honour to share this event with him.

Melbourne ProBlogger Event Recap, LinkUp and Looking Forward (#PBevent)

ProBlogger

Last Friday was the second Melbourne ProBlogger Event, and I thought I’d take a moment or two today to create a bit of a summary of what happened on the day for those who weren’t able to be there. The two-hour networking drinks event at the end of the day was fun.

An Apology, A Wish and An Adventure

Waxing UnLyrical

I am so grateful for my guest bloggers , those that are in it for the long haul, as well as those that come and go… and I am so grateful for all of you – the community that has gathered around what started out on the wing of a prayer (if that!). The apology.

Gearing Up For Social Slam 2013

Waxing UnLyrical

Like many of my peers, speaking at industry events and conferences is a growing part of my business. That means typically I get paid for my time, so it is rare for me to pay my own expenses to travel out of my local area for a speaking gig.

Using Social Media For Sustainability: WiserEarth Does It, And Well

Waxing UnLyrical

But to the world at large, it’s not just about Facebook (or the related movie), but a community that has been built over the years around a common interest or topic. So I’m using this post to showcase such a community that has been actively working around sustainability.

Lessons in Listening and Customer Outreach From Chobani

Waxing UnLyrical

And the company has used a lot of the techniques I discussed recently, right here on WUL, on growing your Facebook community. WUL : How many cities and events did the CHOmobile go to last year? AB: O ur CHOmobile travels the country all year round.

16 Tips for Using #hashtags HINT: You’re doing it wrong :P #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth

Not community driven content. But they are also about COMMUNITIES OF INTEREST and linking your content to groups that would be interested. Jump In on One-off #hashtag threaded conversations (one time, temporary community).

How Brands Can Create Social Engagement Via Music Festivals

Ignite Social Media

Multiply these numbers – give or take – for all music events, including Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza and Stagecoach, and companies have themselves a gold mine for capturing the attention of a large, young and hip audience. Think: Travel + Transportation.

Why Every Writer Needs an Online Community

ProBlogger

these people need supportive communities in order to develop their craft. That’s where online communities come in. Online writing communities, like Writers’ Café , Writers’ Beat , or my company’s Foboko , enable bloggers to get help throughout the process of creating an ebook, a short story, a report, or any other blog post. The size of online communities is limitless. DeviantArt , for example, is a community that helps artists tweak and improve their work.

12 Visual Content Marketing Ideas that Get Shared Like Mad

Pam Moore

Sharing stories of travel, corporate and customer events. The days of only using textual content marketing to build your brand, attract, inspire, engage and empower your audience and customers are long gone. If you are only using textual marketing you are already falling behind.

Change Someone's Life Today (Maybe Your Own)

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Not just because of the noise that we were making, but because I was very active in the local community. would often ask why I was spending so much time doing community service, when I should be focused on building my business? event of your choice. community.

A Little Help From My Friends. So Please Help!

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We have built a great community. . It can be via Skype, phone or in-person (meaning, if you're in Montreal or if I happen to be travelling to wherever it is that you live). event of your choice. This is just the tickets, so you will have to handle travel, accommodations, etc. community. Giving. It's what I do. I'm thankful to serve you. . I had dinner the other week with someone who is very successful.

ProBlogger Training Event Tickets are Available to Purchase Now

ProBlogger

In the last few minutes, tickets have gone on sale for this year’s ProBlogger Training Event on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia on August 29-30 of this year. It’s hard for me to believe but this year will be the fifth annual event that we’ve run.

7 Facebook Marketing Case Studies

Pamorama

Many have discovered how to leverage their Facebook communities to strengthen brand loyalty and communicate directly with customers. Continue to grow revenue by offering relevant deals to its community. Results: 100% increase in sales for travel packages coming from Facebook.

Social media for start-ups: Connect, converse and grow!

Mindjumpers

Tweet Written by Nabanita Roy , who is a web enthusiast and blogger currently working as a Community Development Executive at forums.com. The idea is to take ‘the road less travelled’ and to be able to take the risk than to accept failure.

Social Solute: 4 Brands on Social Media to Admire This Year

Ignite Social Media

The real-time feature enables users and brands to share moments instantly and has produced fun Q&A’s, live interviews, and behind-the-scenes coverage of events. Red Bull talks about activities that require energy, like intense sports, traveling, or exams.

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The Continuing Evolution of the Indian PR Landscape

Waxing UnLyrical

For example, a press event is not restricted to just calling reporters on the ground. It also means creating content for a tweet stream per the flow of the event, and continuously engaging with the reporters online and offline. reading and traveling.

Monday Roundup: #PRAXIS2015

Waxing UnLyrical

’ It’s true for life, and true for travel,” writes Ansoo Gupta as she shares her “favorite tips for new and seasoned travelers alike that can make your solo journey a tad more comfortable and less anxiety-ridden.”

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#measurePR Recap: March Measurement Madness

Waxing UnLyrical

The effect that budget has on quality PR measurement has always been a key interest to the #measurePR community. Next month, we’re moving the chat by a week, as I’ll be traveling Down South. ET; and in April, we’ll be focusing on community relations and the measurement thereof. area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™.

Monday Roundup: Sustaining Relationships

Waxing UnLyrical

Why: Between travel, presentations, business development, and life, the task list of the small business owner seems neverending. Shelly Kramer reminds us why offering your audience fresh, relevant, high quality original content is still the best way to sustain your community.

Facebook, Instagram and Users’ ‘Behavior and Emotions’ (Study)

SocialTimes Facebook

When major events occur, respondents turn to Facebook for reactions and opinions, and to Instagram for behind-the-scenes content. What are the similarities and differences between how users of Facebook and Instagram feel about both social networks?

Hot Association Jobs This Week – April 19

SocialFish

Fulbright Scholars travel to 165 countries to teach, research, and engage in ways that promote peace and understanding. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service.

Tourism Tweetup: Connecting Locals & Visitors

Bare Feet Studios

Ask any traveler: would you rather stay in a tourist compound (aka tourist ghetto) or get out and meet the locals? Overwhelmingly, travelers want to meet the locals! This week the Maui Visitors and Convention Bureau is hosting a group of travel bloggers for a new media press trip.

Startup Weekend (India): Social Entrepreneurship in Action

Waxing UnLyrical

Startup Weekend is a global network of passionate leaders and entrepreneurs on a mission to inspire, educate, and empower individuals, teams and communities. So I volunteered to handle their Twitter page during the event. This event primarily focused on Mobile.