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. Image by Monkey at Large.

How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

But like any other marketing strategy, growing your B2B Facebook community simply requires an investment of time and genuine engagement. Below I’ll highlight a couple of simple and effective methods that’ll help grow a B2B Facebook community through engaging content curation.

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Interview with Community Manager: Emma Gannon

Social Media Citizens

Emma Gannon is currently a global community manager of Dove Facebook. Emma has experience of community managing blogs, Twitter and Facebook pages for international brands. G: How did you build your experience as community manager? .

What’s in Your Community Manager Job Description?

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. SocialFish and OCR partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. ————— Are you thinking of hiring a community manager?

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.

4 Old-Fashioned IM Strategies That Still Work

Small Business Mavericks

It may seem odd to call any Internet marketing strategy an “old-fashioned&# or “traditional&# strategy, but we are now over 20 years since the invention of the World Wide Web and commercial Internet marketing. Hare are 4 old-fashioned Internet marketing strategies that still have the power to work some magic. communities, a website is still the perfect online marketing tool.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

mashable.com

As publishers continue to rely on the outside social web to foster their communities, they often witness dire consequences. Sites have experienced a dramatic decrease in core metrics and a dispersion of their most passionate community members. socialmedia longtailseo communities

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

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?

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.

Entrepreneurs: How I Launched a Membership Community

Jon Loomer

In particular, I struggle with launching a product for my entrepreneur community because it’s brand new for me. Well, I finally launched a product for my entrepreneur community early this morning. In typical fashion, I did it mostly on a whim. This community is in beta.

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.

SHORTHAND: Jay Baer On “Hug Your Haters”

Firebelly

95% of unhappy customers never complain in a form or fashion the business can find. Community Management Interviews

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. When this same visitor returns to one of the fashion sites, wouldn’t it be more effective to personalize and differentiate the messages and offers she sees?

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. Sometimes, as a community manager, it becomes increasingly difficult over time to interact with every comment in a unique, personalized fashion. Customer Service vs. Reactive Engagement.

Cinemagraphs: The “New” Facebook Ad Format is Mesmerizing GIF/Video Hybrids

Mindjumpers

The Fashion house Burberry is always worth following to stay updated on what’s trending within cool content, and cinemagraphs are no exception. Burberry has recently used the format to promote the recently held fashion show in London and for new product introductions.

How Old-Fashioned is Online Anonymity?

Ari Herzog

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. If you are inspired to add a comment with your thoughts, please visit How Old-Fashioned is Online Anonymity? Ari Herzog provides communications services to the nonprofit and public sectors, and encourages you to join his Facebook community.

Why Komen Was Destined to Clash with Social Media

SocialFish

million to a more than $400 million fundraising machine , with about $98 million in community grants given last year. Staff member Mollie Williams, who oversaw Komen’s community grants, argued to maintain funding. Case Study Humanize Open Community Risk and Social Media

The Pending Influencer Marketing Bubble

Twist Image

They're attracted to these influencers for a myriad of reasons (the influencer's knowledge, likeablity, how the influencer is a part of the community rather than someone pushing content down to an audience, etc.). fashion. fashion influencer. online community.

A Guide to Marketing on Tumblr

Mindjumpers

Your tactics should aim to make your brand become a valuable asset to the Tumblr community you are trying to reach. Best Practise Cases Community Management Marketing & Communication Social Media Social Network Tips Blogging Branding marketing on Tumblr Tumblr for brands

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How Social Media can Fix the Troll and Bullying problem

Laurel Papworth

Bullying can be a contributing factor in suicide and damages whole communities not just the bullied. Because they reflect back the community values with a twist. Wow there are SOOO many examples of the community taking issue with a troll. Individual voices in a community count.

Theme Week: How To Find New Readers and Create Community on Your Blog

ProBlogger

This week we have reached out to ProBlogger readers from various niches to share their success stories on how they found readers for their blog, and how they encouraged engagement: comments, shares, and a creating a thriving community.

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. ” Focus Instead on Building Community. One way people are using their social media time now is to build ad hoc communities.

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. ” Focus Instead on Building Community. One way people are using their social media time now is to build ad hoc communities.

Uncovering The Remarkable In Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

We talk often – myself included – about using it to build relationships , about getting to know one’s community, about deepening human interaction. Because when you know what makes your community tick, you know what will move them.

It's Not Easy To Be A Loving Brand These Days

Twist Image

It was less about being a brand on social media and much more about how to be a brand in a community with others. We've seen a major fashion retailer take it from all sides, because they stopped carrying the fashion line of the U.S. community. fashion. Be careful what you wish for. Never has a sentiment been so true like it is for brands these day. We have never lived in a more politically-driven and open-social environment at the same time.

4 Tactics to Influence Brand Loyalty through Social Media

Ignite Social Media

You’re not just creating a stream of single isolated posts, but instead, you want to create a community, a culture, and a cohesive environment in which your audience can become immersed. A dog is known, not only as man’s best friend, but for its enduring loyalty. But why?

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.

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

Laurel Papworth

You have heard of Pinterest and seen friends’ madly pinning fashion, photography, cartoons adn infographics to Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites and would like to learn a little more?

20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog

Webbiquity SMM

Corporate blogs can operate in a similar fashion, except that the sole sponsor or advertiser is the company itself. Highlight your company’s community involvement. The “ROI of social media&# (or lack thereof) is a hot, and still hotly contested, topic.

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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. Social Media Strategy brand communities content marketing digital marketing humanization integrated marketing social media Social Media Marketing Social Pros Social Pros Podcast

Red Dress Collection Presented by Macy’s

Ignite Social Media

Most recently, our team braved the Blizzard of 2017 and ventured up to the Big Apple for our client, Go Red For Women, where we covered the Red Dress Collection Fashion Show presented by Macy’s.

Blog Design for ROI Rule #3: Shower Attention and Appreciation On Your Community

ProBlogger

Today we’ll talk about integrating your community into your design. One of the great benefits is that an engaged community promotes your blog, providing word of mouth marketing. How do you show that you care about your community? How to shower attention on your community.

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. Frank Eliason, Citi @frankeliason.

Day One: Mirum

Twist Image

As someone who has both published magazines and worked as a freelance journalist, there was something (deep inside of me) that wanted to use technology to share both the process of what we were going through as a business and how we - as an agency - felt about technology, brands and building a semblance of community. I fashion myself as a humble and quiet individual, but these articles make me want to scream, "look at us!!!" community. Today is a new day. Hello, Mirum.

How to Derive Inspiration from an Active Fan Base

Convince & Convert

Also, on a timely note, it’s actually New York Fashion Week right now. Well, she is very real, very down to earth, and really shows you both sides of what it’s like to work in the fashion industry. Jessica Gioglio, Dunkin’ Donuts @savvybostonian.

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. Frank Eliason, Citi @frankeliason.

5 Easy Steps to Create Your Snapchat Strategy

Ignite Social Media

They want to be backstage with you, feeling the vibe of a concert, the allure of a fashion show, or even imagining the smell of sweat on the court!

How Google+ Could Affect SEO

Idaconcpts

There are several issues with ranking user-generated content through social media because it depends who is the original author, to what communities the author belongs to, and whether the author is an authority on the subject of the content.

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