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10 Inspiring Examples of Amazing Brand Communities

Social Media Strategies Summit

Building a brand community isn’t about improving vanity metrics like engagement and follower count. According to a survey from Vanilla Forums , 58% of brands say their communities improve customer loyalty. That’s a big deal, with research from KPMG revealing: 86% of loyal customers will recommend a company to friends and family.

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How to Create a Brand Community: A Step-by-Step Process

Social Media Strategies Summit

Build a strong brand and you will get yourself a strong community of loyal customers and brand advocates. Some might argue that a strong community is what makes a brand stronger and loyal customers are the best way to promote a brand. But what is a brand community and why do you need one? What is a Brand Community?


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How to Build a Brand Community for your B2B Business


It turns out that creating a brand community for your B2B company can give you that type of mouthwatering ROI. . B2B businesses need to foster a strong spirit of community to serve their clients and customers better. Let’s take a deeper look to learn how you can build a beneficial community around your B2B brand.

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14 types of social media every marketer should know

Sprout Social

What about forums? You could post on community review sites or live-stream it to the masses. Discussion forums. Community blogging sites. For brands, social media networking sites offer an opportunity to build awareness, create a community of customers and followers and drive traffic to websites. Discussion forums.

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A Tale of Two Communities Part 1 – Volkswagen


This post is the first in a two-part series where guest blogger Garry Polmateer , former association executive currently working at NimbleUser helping organizations with Salesforce, looks at two online brands through the lens of the concepts in our book, Open Community. First, I’ll say that I am involved in 3 major communities. #1

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What is Reddit, and Should Your Brand Be Using It?


Reddit is a social network with a forum-style discussion structure. Users create posts in topic-based communities — called subreddits — and interact in comment threads. Reddit is all about fostering community by encouraging users (a.k.a. What is Reddit? Every thread has an OP (original poster) who started it.

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B2B Marketing needs to Curate a Vibrant Community

Buzz Marketing for Technology

My suggestion would be to create a vibrant community with them – one which is both online and offline, one where you can get instant feedback, one where their ideas matter to your research and development groups, one where they co-author thought leadership with you and one that rewards them for their loyalty to your firm.

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