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. Image: goiabarea via Flickr, CC 2.0. You don’t have to rely on Facebook’s marketing tools to build a loyal following.

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5 Community Management Tips on Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD

Waxing UnLyrical

In addition to being Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD for all you hashtag fiends), today is also the day: Henry VIII died (1547, and women all over England breathed a sigh of relief). Image: geektasticlondon via Flickr, CC 2.0.

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“Community Manager” Confusion

Waxing UnLyrical

about what the difference is between “community manager&# and “social media manager?&# I know I am – and I am both a community manager and a social media manager! My title is “online community & social media manager.&# via Flickr, CC 2.0.

Open Community Case Study – Food Bank

SocialFish

Community: Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. She’s done a great job using social media to create a very supportive community of donors and fans, so I immediately thought of them when planning the first case study for Open Community. Facebook. Flickr.

How To Grow Your Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

This post will depress all the Facebook Ninjas who’ve drunk the Facebook Koolaid. Image via niallkennedy on Flickr, CC 2.0. One that could have a vibrant Facebook community, if they could just get to that point. But their Facebook Page has just 23 fans so far.

Four Tools to Help Build Your Social Community

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve found that one of the most important things to do, when trying to build one’s online community, is to participate consistently in your preferred channels. Image: orangebrompton via Flickr, CC 2.0. This is a nifty Facebook app that lets you schedule Facebook updates.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

mashable.com

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.

Instagram Does the Two Step - And Steps In It

Social Media Marketing

It didn't seem possible just eight short months ago when Facebook announced that it was acquiring the fledgling hipster photo sharing app for $1 billion. It's not too long ago (okay, in social media terms, it was eons ago) that Flickr was one of the major social networks.

Social Media Marketing Tips and Tricks for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and More

Pamorama

The team at Vocus has researched the latest and greatest trends in marketing on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Flickr, Pinterest, Instagram, Vine, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Here’s what they found: Facebook. Facebook users like photos. Flickr.

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Monday Roundup: Facebook Tips for Business

Waxing UnLyrical

On to today’s roundup… and today we’re talking Facebook. Why: In this post for Spin Sucks , Yvette Pistorio explains how to make your Facebook posts more appealing to your fans. Image: Marco Paköeningrat via Flickr, CC 2.0.

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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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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

After all, Facebook could eat the web. In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. Don’t use a Facebook Group.

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Facebook Removal of Fanpages. Community Pages.

Laurel Papworth

While I trawled manually through around 10,000 Facebook fanpages to finish off the list (still not finished) of Australia’s Top Facebook Pages , I kept coming across this sort of complaint – “I’m trying to get a message to you guys – they’ve shut us down!&#

Open Community Case Study – Empowering the Periphery

SocialFish

Community: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. Using its online community ALA Connect and social media, ALA has reached out to members and nonmembers, actively soliciting their feedback, ideas and participation.

Open Community Case Study – American Library Association

SocialFish

Community: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. Using its online community ALA Connect and social media, ALA has reached out to members and nonmembers, actively soliciting their feedback, ideas and participation.

What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

mashable.com

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?

Google+ v. Facebook: The Battle For Our Love

Waxing UnLyrical

But the ability to put people in them is not a big enough draw for me to entirely abandon Facebook if only a small number of my contacts set up Google+ profiles. Image: Tony the Misfit via Flickr, CC 2.0. are all still over at Facebook. Image: Meer via Flickr, CC 2.0.

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Marketers love Facebook. The best place you can place your brand on Facebook is through a Facebook Page (that’s with a capital “P&# , not to be confused with your personal Profile). Facebook has also enabled the use of a subset of FBML in the Static FBML application.

Facebook and Twitter: Out With the Old, In With the New

The Realtime Report

At the turn of the decade, Facebook and Twitter were the two giants in social media. Facebook’s Follies. Likewise, Facebook awkwardly handled SMBs during the initial introduction of business-specific pages. Image via Flickr.

Friday Funny: Why Don’t They Like Our Facebook Page?

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: seanrnicholson via Flickr, CC 2.0. Friday Funny: Why Don’t They Like Our Facebook Page? area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™. … Shock and awe, eh? Happy Friday!

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Every time I tell someone I’m a Community Manager , I get a varied response. So you tweet and facebook for a living! While the Community Roundtable do a great job of defining the role of the Community Manager, many people still wonder about this newly developed role.

Why size isn’t everything – at least for communities…

The Way of the Web

If you’re a social network or community owner, then the application of the value theory makes sense, and from an overall perspective, then the rise tide lifts all your individual ships up. Photo by arimoore on Flickr (CC Licence).

7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog

ProBlogger

This week on ProBlogger we’ve been looking at the topic of building community on a blog. We started by identifying 9 benefits and 3 costs of community on a blog and then looked at 5 stages of building community on a blog. Consider a Dedicated Community Area.

15 Reasons Your PR Pitches Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: JKönig via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Andy Field (Hubmedia) via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: marissaorton via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Leo Reynolds via Flickr, CC 2.0 Image: Tyler Durdan via Flickr, CC 2.0

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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. Photo credit: María Magnética from Flickr.

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A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The New Community Rules talks about the important role social media has begun playing in our lives. Fortunately, we have social media communities to inspire us. Access to these social media communities is free. How do I make a killer Facebook page? How can I market effectively with Flickr ? 12484 SUBSCRIBERS FOLLOWERS Lijit Search Read more about The New Community Rules Get Techipedia on your iPhone or iPod touch!

Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook

Geoff Livingston

The following is an excerpt from Welcome to the Fifth Estate , Chapter 7: Sustaining Your Community Over Time. Who in their right mind would predict the death of Facebook, given its ever-increasing dominance? Facebook does the same with its social network functionality.

8 Basic Yet Necessary Tools or Plugins for your Site

Idaconcpts

Business should remember that community outreach can be a great way to increase visibility. FaceBook Like Button : We all know how important social media is for increased visibility, so adding that ‘like’ button to your blog post or webpage is critical. FaceBook makes it simple.

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Monday Roundup: Caring Through Community

Waxing UnLyrical

How do we meaningfully build and celebrate communities? An energized community can give your cause (or campaign) just the right amount fuel to make a difference, no matter how large or small it is. But when done right, community building efforts don’t just pay off for your community, but for your organization as well. So: how can you harness the power of community to do good as well as make good this quarter? How do you bring your community together?

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.

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12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: tamra hays via Flickr, CC 2.0 Initially I was trying to find something that worked with Flickr, but then I stumbled upon Cincopa. Comment as pts moderator hannush Getting info Pending approval share On Facebook On Twitter flag Delete Hide Unhide Ban user New!

Facebook: Iceland Constitution and Gov 2.0

Laurel Papworth

The main online community Facebook – and other social networks such as Twitter, YouTube, Flickr and Livestreaming – have been appropriated for the Icelandic Government’s communications channels to it’s own people. 2/3 are on Facebook.

Monday Roundup: Building Business Relationships

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: buddawiggi via Flickr, CC 2.0. area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Monday Roundup: Building Business Relationships. Happy Monday!

Monday Roundup: With Love, the Social Media Spotlight

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: photommo via Flickr, CC 2.0. Joel keeps a fairly low profile on Twitter, but comes up with all sorts of goodies in a Facebook group we both belong to. area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™.

Creating a Virtual Community to Build a Better Blog

ProBlogger

Image via Flickr user Steve.Garner32. There are many online communities available for your readers to reach out to, on all manner of topics – so how can you fill a need that isn’t already being taken care of out there? Creating a Virtual Community to Build a Better Blog.

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Which of these 5 Photo Networks Is Right for You?

Geoff Livingston

A wide range of options are available to photographers from branded networks like Fstoppers and National Geographic all the way to mega-networks Facebook and Twitter. Flickr. The community tends to range from serious enthusiast to consumer. You can follow me here on Flickr.

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

That doesn’t typically fly elsewhere (Facebook will kill the account), but Times Square on Friendster required 2 accounts at the time because I maxed out on the initial 500 person limit. The High Point: Facebook In 2004, I joined Facebook and my behavior changed drastically.

mizz information: List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers

www.mizzinformation.com

skip to main | skip to sidebar mizz information Monday, February 1, 2010 List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers Every time I see Jeremiah Owyangs list of corporate social media strategists and community managers I wonder when hell do a similar list for companies with fewer than 1,000 employees--or nonprofits, for that matter.

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Facebook's Need for Better Communication

Social Media Marketing

It seems that every time Facebook makes a change, it's a major gaffe. Just two months ago, Facebook made news with its rollout of new Groups, which Zuckerberg claimed would be "giving you more control." EST, there were some strange changes to Facebook.

Five Signs the Future Belongs to User-Generated Content

Waxing UnLyrical

via Flickr, CC 2.0. It’s a landslide: Community creates results. The Harlem Shake depended on community. User-generated content is far better at creating that community. Disclaimer: Pic-n-Post is a client of RedShift Writers. Hello, WUL readers! Remember me?