How to Name Your Private Online Community

SocialFish

The name of your association’s private online community may not seem that important in the grand scheme of your community strategy, but it can send a subtle but strong signal about your community and can really affect your community’s engagement.

The Other Side Of Comments And Community

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What can someone new to the Social Media world do to find and attract readers while building their own community? She answered today on her Spin Sucks Blog with a post titled, Building Your Online Community. Her answer was: "I always say social media, and building a community in general, is all about stroking other people's egos and scratching their backs. I Blog to make the content I think about as shareable and findable as possible. online community.

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Don’t Miss Out on These Big Opportunities to Grow Your Business via YouTube

agora pulse

It is findable through search, whenever people are typing your name or a generic term in Google. A YouTube channel can be used to build brand loyalty and its own community (subscribers), giving you yet another platform to get heard from.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations.

LinkedIn Groups Have Changed. Do They Still Make Sense for your Org?

SocialFish

For Unlisted groups, the group logo will only be visible on members’ profiles to other members of that group and the group will not be findable via any search engine—so if people have been finding your group, then your organization, via LinkedIn groups, that’s about to end if your group is Unlisted.

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5 Elements Of Your Association’s Brand

SocialFish

No they market youth, beauty, community, fun and adventure. We spend a disproportionate amount of time on our association’s brand look. We review iteration after iteration of a reimagined logo. Every year we agonize over the conference look – location-based or theme based?

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28 Qualities of Amazing Content Marketing

Pam Moore

Findable – If your target audience can't find it, it's all for nothin'! Engages – People are inspired to click, double click, comment and become part of the community. How to Ignite Your Brand with Other People’s Content and Community.

The Art Of Marketing

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Building a loyal community base is very important. I've argued for years that I'm not so sure that brands can truly build community. Real community is tough to do. that real, genuine community. My recommendation is, don't try to build community. Build something - pieces of content or whatever it may be - and make them as shareable and findable as possible, with the hooks built into them to have that social impact. community.

How to Start a YouTube Channel in Four (Relatively) Easy Steps

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This will be publicly visible and findable through the platform.) You don’t need dozens of videos at the start, but you need a few before you announce your new channel to your community. Have you wanted to start a YouTube channel but don’t know where to start?

6 Surprisingly Relevant Reasons Why You Need To Link Build Your Content

Kikolani

Capturing the attention of the online community can be difficult with all the cyber noise and distractions. Today, quality link building is the requirement to have a good profile and leading findability for your site.

Connection: Social Media’s Special Gift

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social media through promotions, viral content , blogging , and other methods can help drive relevant links back to your website, which in turn helps your site become more findable via search engines.

Invasive or Indispensable: The Case of Permanent GPS

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

A member of my religious community disappeared. Today, primarily thanks to Facebook and other online community services, we live a more public lifestyle, marrying our personal and professional selves (whether or not we want to) in our online presences.

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The "I Like You" Myth

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The brands that want to win in the Social Media space can start with a very simple tactic: make all of the interesting things that they do as shareable and as findable as possible. The brands that make their content as shareable and as findable as possible are the brands who will find and connect with the people who are actually interested in them. I'm talking about genuinely and authentically taking the time to not only follow them back, but to add value to their community.

You Don't Have A Branding Problem.

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Making the content that you are creating as shareable and as findable as possible? Are you expecting everyone to come to you, when you spend no time going to them and being active in their community? You have a marketing problem.

33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

It would be like trying to unpull a trigger…ROI is most importantly the cultivation of relationships and capturing the positive word of mouth recommendations from your community.

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Your Name Matters

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It also comes from great content becoming as shareable and as findable as possible. The way stuff gets shared is, usually, through real people who have developed a semblance of credibility within an established community. Here's a truth: I never follow anyone on Twitter whose username is the name of a company. You may already know that I am a Twitter Snob (more on that here: The Trouble With Twitter - Confessions Of A Twitter Snob ).

The Most Exciting Thing Happening In Digital Right Now

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What is clear (especially if you have been following the Amanda Palmer and Seth Godin projects) is that it helps if you have already invested time and energy into building a semblance of a community. Kickstarter acts as a catalyst to activate that community of people whom you are already connected to. If those community members derive value from what the entrepreneurs are offering, they will naturally make the Kickstarter project shareable and findable to everyone that they know.

Are Brands Confusing Advertising With Marketing?

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What the media professionals who complain about Tumblr don''t understand is this: it may not be just about where the ads go, but rather about what a brand can do in this channel to create something interesting for the Tumblr community and make a name for themselves. They are publishing and content channels that enable the content to be as shareable and findable as possible (when done well).

Some Questions About Your Questionable Content

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All over the world, junior brand and community managers are building PowerPoint decks with charts, graphs and quotes from this article in an effort to demonstrate both how "in the know" they are, and how antiquated the upper echelons of the marketing and communications are. Does our content allow for honest commentary between us and the community? Is our content both findable and shareable to everyone that it needs to be? community manager.

UTM Tracking: The Major Key of Social ROI

Sprout Social

Return on investment for social is no longer a mystery, but findable with the right tooling, structure and diligence. Whether it be for in-house employees or a curated group of loyalists , brands are becoming acutely aware of the value of social media communities.

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Communication (and Coordination?) in a Modern, Complex Organization

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Findability. Updated: Community and Social network Vendor Blogs. I know its Friday, but can I have an online community by Monday? Tagging Community Collaborative Thinking. Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta. See how were connected. July 2008. Categories. Attention Management. blogging. BurtonGroupCatalyst07. BurtonGroupCatalyst08. Business_IT_Alignment. Collaboration. Commentary. Communication. design. digital+life. e-Mail. Enterprise 2.0.

PLE

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PLE and Community Learning Examples. Questler : a community learning site with a strong social network flavor. Two Brains : a community learning site. networks and communities (19). search & findability (14). Sims Learning Connections. Living at the intersection of People, Technology, and Content — with a passion for Knowledge and Learning. About. Inspiration. Open Content. Personal Learning Environment (PLE).

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Content Is Everywhere - The Changing Tide Of The Internet

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Here's what Arianna Huffington had to say about the acquisition of her company to AOL: "AOL's Patch.com covers 800 towns across America, providing an incredible infrastructure for citizen journalism in time for the 2012 election, and a focus on community and local solutions that have been an integral part of HuffPost's DNA. citizen journalism online community. It's no longer about sending people to your website. It's about being at the center of where your consumer is.

Slimy Sales And Marketing Tactics

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This is why I Blog, Podcast, write books, speak at events, pen columns for newspapers and magazines, join industry associations and do a lot of community work/outreach. I'd much prefer that Twist Image makes itself as findable and as shareable as possible. community work. Are you a salesperson? How does that sentence make you feel? Most people say that they either hate sales or hate salespeople and yet, those same people fail to realize that everything we do in life is sales.

Do You Make These 6 Domain Name Mistakes?

ProBlogger

au) domain name I was making my blog more findable in search engines to Australians – but not to a global audience. At the time legally entitled to use the.org domain as I was involved with a church and a leader of that community.

Diva Marketing Talks Boomers Step Into Social Media With Des Walsh, Barbara Rozgonyi & Carlos Hernandez

Diva Marketing Blog

He is also a Partner with the Colorado, based company ITBrix, which produces the social media, community building and collaboration platform WordFrame. Learn how to be findable online, using blogging and other social media. It is okay to go slow and learn about the various social media communities. Diva Marketing Talks is a live, internet radio (BlogTalkRadio) show. 30-minutes. 2-guests. 1-topic about social media marketing.

Social Bookmarking For Enterprise Knowledge Management | Intelligent Agent

Buzz Marketing for Technology

re more likely to find other people tagging the same page, and surface others with similar interests because of the size of the user community. to comment on a page for your later viewing, that note is viewable by anyone else in the Diigo community that views that page too! Ambient Findability : What We Find Changes Who We Become. Books. Periodicals. Conferences. Blogs. Buyers Guides. E-Newsletters. News/Events. Info Services. Advertising. March 15, 2007.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

This means the best kinds of marketing content need to be findable by Google (and the others), properly tagged, and optimized for search engines. Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Why D.I.S.