How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Despite its uncertainty in the stock market, Facebook continues to be an excellent way to connect with your client base and potential customers. But like any other marketing strategy, growing your B2B Facebook community simply requires an investment of time and genuine engagement.

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

SocialTimes Facebook

What are the similarities and differences between how users of Facebook and Instagram feel about both social networks? Facebook IQ released a new study in which more than 5,500 users of Facebook and Instagram in six countries—Australia, Brazil, France, Japan, U.K.

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Facebook Debuts 360 Photos

SocialTimes Facebook

The 360-degree photos promised by Facebook’s Oculus VR virtual reality subsidiary last month have officially arrived. Huang also directed users looking for further information to the Facebook 360 site , the Facebook 360 Community group and the Help Center.

Bashing Google+: Fashionable, but not Smart

Geoff Livingston

Doubting the new social network is the fashionable thing to do. While the network has not surpassed Facebook and to date lacks the business impact of established networks Twitter and LinkedIn, it has developed its own community. History Shows Google+ Won’t Beat Facebook.

LOOKK: Community That Connects Designers With Consumers

Mindjumpers

So why should the fashion industry be left behind? We all know that London Fashion Week showcased how to use social media to its full potential with competitions, updates and photos on Facebook, Twitter and blogs. Tips to Managing Both Your Content and Community.

Is Technology Ruining Online Community

Convince & Convert

Online community and our lust for it is at its apex. It’s difficult to recall the age of not-so-long-ago when we didn’t even have websites, much less email newsletters or Facebook pages for our businesses, and other flavors of social media.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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Sign in with Facebook or Twitter to get started! As publishers continue to rely on the outside social web to foster their communities, they often witness dire consequences. Today, the comment section provides a tool to build community engagement around a publisher.

Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat: A Status Update

Simply Measured

It seems like Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat unveil new developments and product features every day as Snapchat goes toe-to-toe with Instagram Stories (and now Facebook Stories), and all of these networks try to: A) Get current users to spend more time with them. Facebook.

The Performance of 100 Icon Brands on Facebook [report]

Mindjumpers

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.

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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Interview with Community Manager: Will Long

Social Media Citizens

Will Long currently works as a Freelance Community Manager across a range of clients. G: How did you build your experience as community manager? I’d always had an eye on Social Media, managing communities at uni and for other project I was involved in. The opportunity cam up to become a Community Manager and I took it, now I’ve just turned Freelance. G: What are your top resources for community management ? G: Where is the best place to build the community?

What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

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With social media channels such as Twitter and Facebook giving consumers the power to directly impact a brand’s performance, businesses are hiring a new member of the marketing team to not only monitor these channels, but also interact with consumers. Do You Need A Community Manager?

The Most Engaging Industries on Facebook and What to Learn from Them

Mindjumpers

Rather, we go to a brand’s Facebook page, since it’s much easier for us to communicate with companies where we are already spending so much of our time online. The most socially devoted industry next after telecommunications is airlines followed by finance, retail and fashion.

How Gucci Keeps Its 15 Million Facebook Fans Engaged

Simply Measured

Gucci has long been one of the world’s leading luxury fashion brands , with a reputation for creativity. While the brand has a strong presence across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, their largest audience is on Facebook, with over 15 million fans and growing.

WIWT launches and networks of shared interest

The Way of the Web

So fashion social network WIWT has publicly launched today after a beta period, and I’ve been checking it out after agreeing to upload at least one image of myself. A huge empy city or community feels like something you want to get out of straight away.

Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth

A hands on, practical computer class on Google Plus ( half day ) and some short 2 hour howto sessions ( demonstration ) on Pinterest Foursquare and Facebook Timeline for Business. Facebook has around 800 million members – why not spend an afternoon learning about Google Plus?

Entrepreneurs: How I Launched a Membership Community

Jon Loomer

While my focus has and will continue to be on Facebook ads, I have plenty to share about what I’ve learned while building my business.]. In particular, I struggle with launching a product for my entrepreneur community because it’s brand new for me. This community is in beta.

How 1:1 Social Media Engagement Impacts Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

As a community manager, I have experienced first-hand the power of positive customer service. Mrs. Dash on Facebook. Sometimes, as a community manager, it becomes increasingly difficult over time to interact with every comment in a unique, personalized fashion.

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8 Steps to Building Your Blog Into a Community

ProBlogger

All successful blogs are communities and if you want to turn your blog into something special, something that will grant you financial freedom, and something that will help countless people then you must create a community out of your blog. Then you need to target your Facebook ad.

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36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook. Having long ago passed MySpace as the most popular social network, Facebook recently replaced Google as the most-visited website in the U.S. Facebook Marketing Tips and Guides. 2: My New Favorite Facebook Page by Inkling Media.

3 Secrets To Having A Two-Way Conversation With Your Brand’s Customers Online

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Posted in Branding Communities eCommerce Interactive Marketing Mobile Optimization. What Google, Amazon and Facebook all have in common is that they’ve built their entire customer experience across all devices and all channels around customers’ trust and respect.

Why is Grandma Using Facebook and Uncle Joe Using Twitter? 10 Social Media Statistics That May Surprise You

Social Media Citizens

I thought I would share them with you as they may just change the way you think about sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube. Woman are more likely to go on Facebook multiple times per day. 28% of Facebook users are over 55. Fashion: Woman 2.9% – Men 7.8%.

The Pending Influencer Marketing Bubble

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It's not just money going from tv ads and newspapers over to Google and Facebook. This is especially true in more mature influencer marketing categories like beauty and fashion. Becoming a beauty and fashion influencer these days, is like the new mommy bloggers of a few years back.

How Old-Fashioned is Online Anonymity?

Ari Herzog

The difference between Facebook and the Warrior Forum is the former attaches your real name to everything you write and the latter does not. Daily newspaper articles such as this example shine a light into why municipal officials around the country dread new articles appearing in their online community newspapers. This is a question whether or not you should mask your name regardless what you say or, in the shadow of Facebook, if you should bare all.

183: 9 Types of Questions to Ask On Your FaceBook Page to Get More Comments

ProBlogger

The 9 Questions You Can Ask to Increase FaceBook Engagement. In today’s lesson, I want to give you some really practical things that you can do to increase engagement – particularly to get people to comment – on your Facebook page and if you have them – groups.

180: 7 Types of Facebook Live Videos that Grow Your Audience, Build Your Brand and Make Money

ProBlogger

Ways to Use Facebook Live to Grow Your Blog. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about Facebook live video which is a technology that has been around for a while now on Facebook and that I think continues to be something that bloggers could get a lot of value out of.

180: 7 Types of Facebook Live Videos that Grow Your Audience, Build Your Brand and Make Money

ProBlogger

Ways to Use Facebook Live to Grow Your Blog. In today’s lesson, I want to talk about Facebook live video which is a technology that has been around for a while now on Facebook and that I think continues to be something that bloggers could get a lot of value out of.

It’s Time to Stop Focusing on New Technologies

Unspoken

What I mean is that we should stop focusing on the tools, and focus instead on what the internet and social media universe were meant to accomplish – building relationships and harnessing communities. I strongly believe that you can have the best technology, but if you have no relationship and no community, you will never be successful. Of this, they spent almost eight hours on Facebook, and about two hours each on Yahoo!, ” Focus Instead on Building Community.

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It’s Time to Stop Focusing on New Technologies

Unspoken

What I mean is that we should stop focusing on the tools, and focus instead on what the internet and social media universe were meant to accomplish – building relationships and harnessing communities. I strongly believe that you can have the best technology, but if you have no relationship and no community, you will never be successful. Of this, they spent almost eight hours on Facebook, and about two hours each on Yahoo!, ” Focus Instead on Building Community.

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3 Tips for Maximizing Engagement With Facebook Likes and Shares

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Facebook Theme Week: Organic or Paid?

ProBlogger

At a recent team meeting at ProBlogger HQ to plan the theme for our next ‘theme week’ here on the ProBlogger blog I nervously suggested that we should create a week long series of posts on the topic of Facebook. For some it has meant an abandonment of Facebook.

20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog

Webbiquity SMM

Yet a Bazaarvoice/CMO Club study showed that only 15% of CMOs could point to a “significant return&# from Facebook marketing efforts, while 9% report no ROI and 35% basically had no idea. Highlight your company’s community involvement.

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Picking The Right Social Platform For Your Brand

Mindjumpers

Facebook and Twitter tend to be the first choice for most brands. Facebook is the first choice for most brands. The numbers clearly show that Facebook is still the preferred platform for most industries. However, they are also highly successful on Facebook.

Five Marketing Metrics that are Definitely NOT “Worthless”

Webbiquity SMM

Facebook “Likes” The article argues in his post that “the vast majority of people who click the ‘like’ button will never return to the site of their own accord.

How to Derive Inspiration from an Active Fan Base

Convince & Convert

Seeing how fans interact on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram lets her team take a real temperature on Dunkin’s brand advocates. Also, on a timely note, it’s actually New York Fashion Week right now. Jessica Gioglio, Dunkin’ Donuts @savvybostonian.

Are Social Media Companies Overvalued? [Infographic]

Pamorama

Facebook’s valuation is now $75 billion, prompting litigants to come out of the woodwork claiming that Mark Zuckerberg promised them a part of the company back when he lived in a dorm at Harvard. Facebook is expecting a $100 billion valuation by 2012.

The Pending Influencer Marketing Bubble

Twist Image

It's not just money going from tv ads and newspapers over to Google and Facebook. This is especially true in more mature influencer marketing categories like beauty and fashion. Becoming a beauty and fashion influencer these days, is like the new mommy bloggers of a few years back.

How Localized Social Media Drives Personalized Connections

Convince & Convert

Community managers optimize the content and push it out to multiple channels, both local and global. Using Facebook events, Dana can drum up support and spark interesting surrounding the new stores on the national Facebook page.

How 2nd Screen Apps killed off Television Advertising – Social Media TV

Laurel Papworth

As viewers use Twitter, Facebook and apps like Zeebox to continue to drive attention to TV Shows, these social tools paradoxically kill off TV Advertising. TV becomes the loss leader to the 2nd screen apps, as television stations hand over their audiences to Facebook, Twitter and Zeebox.

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Listen Smarter: How to Balance Proactive and Reactive Listening on Social

Convince & Convert

comes care of Karyn Cooks from Flair Media , who was outraged at a post on fashion-forward brand Tradesy’s Facebook page last week. used Facebook. Frank Eliason, Citi @frankeliason.