How to Create Facebook House Rules or Community Guidelines

Harp Interactive

A Facebook Page is an excellent venue for community building among brand advocates and customers (or potential customers) seeking more information, discounts, insight or customer assistance. Does your Facebook Page have Rules or is it a free-for-all?

Become the Pied Piper of Community Building

Waxing UnLyrical

Communities have been around for centuries, however online communities have only been around for a few decades. According to Computerworld the first “online community” came about in 1973 when Talkomatic for the PLATO time-sharing system released a text-based group chat.

Another Word on Social Media Guidelines

SocialFish

The topic is central to Maddie’s and Lindy’s book, Open Community. Good social media guidelines and training gives your employees and members clear direction on how to embrace social media as a way to achieve your mission.

7 Tips for #SocialMedia guidelines and Government

Laurel Papworth

Five years ago I wrote a list of social media guidelines for the Enterprise which has been read 100,000+ times. And even today creating social media guidelines for staff are a challenge. I often ask my students to get into teams and come up with some guidelines.

IBM Social Computing Guidelines

Buzz Marketing for Technology

IBM Social Computing Guidelines. In the spring of 2005, IBMers used a wiki to create a set of guidelines for all IBMers who wanted to blog. These guidelines aimed to provide helpful, practical advice—and also to protect both IBM bloggers and IBM itself, as the company sought to embrace the blogosphere. So we turned to IBMers again to re-examine our guidelines and determine what needed to be modified. IBM Social Computing Guidelines: Executive Summary.

Online Community Manager Job Description

SocialFish

Here’s the best job description we’ve come across so far, courtesy of our friend Ben Martin at Online Community Results. We’re doing lots of cool work with Ben, who’s our go-to for outsourced community management. JOB DESCRIPTION: ONLINE COMMUNITY MANAGER.

Improve an Entire Community through Fundraising

Waxing UnLyrical

Community fundraising goes beyond raising funds for a specific cause. It provides an opportunity to improve an entire community through the efforts of the fundraiser. Here’s one example of an organization that’s clearly been successful through their community fundraising efforts.

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?

Do’s and Don’ts for Community Management [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet It is always important to draw up guidelines for how to manage your social media channels – both for the everyday community management and if your brand changes community manager.

Create Brand Value Through Local Community Management

Mindjumpers

The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series and written by our Community Manager, Sara Hansson. These local Facebook pages have grown at twice the rate of global communities and register 50% higher engagement.

Communities Create Markets: 13 Strategies To Build a Loyal Tribe of Brand Evangelists

Pam Moore

The heart of digital and social marketing success is community. The true power comes in the form of community. Communities are not just born overnight via a fast “pop-up” Facebook group with an intent to pursuade people to buy from you.

Communities Create Markets: 13 Strategies To Build a Loyal Tribe of Brand Evangelists

Pam Moore

The heart of digital and social marketing success is community. The true power comes in the form of community. Communities are not just born overnight via a fast “pop-up” Facebook group with an intent to pursuade people to buy from you.

Five Observations Gained from Starting an Online Community

Waxing UnLyrical

In October of last year, I launched an online community called Agree, Disagree, or Qualify. Building an online community doesn’t happen overnight. Discussion builds communities. The community builds upon itself by testing claims and commenting on those claims. The more discourse that takes place, the more others engage and the larger the community becomes. Communities co-create their own culture. Photo: Provided by ADQ Community.

Community Manager: To Be Or Not To Be!

Mindjumpers

Tweet Community Managers are the voice of the brand, but their role varies across companies. There are no set list of rules or guidelines which can a make a successful community, but all successful communities have a common ingredient – a good Community Manager.

Velma Hart Talks Open Community

SocialFish

This is the second in a series of interviews we are conducting with CEO’s and senior executives about their take on the concepts in Open Community. We started our conversation with this one question: How do you think the concepts in Open Community will shape associations in the future?

How to Customize your Facebook Page

Mindjumpers

This blog post provides you with some quick guidelines on what to remember when having a Facebook page. Almost every modern company in the world has made the big decision; should we be on Facebook or not? Most of them said yes, and some of them without thinking of the consequences.

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Steal These Facebook Group Community Management Tips: Expert Roundup

agora pulse

Whether you are struggling to keep your Facebook group alive or to keep people engaged, managing your Facebook community takes a very particular set of skills. Using hashtags to generate community engagement is nothing new. And that’s what creates a great community.

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Steal These Facebook Group Community Management Tips: Expert Roundup

agora pulse

Whether you are struggling to keep your Facebook group alive or to keep people engaged, managing your Facebook community takes a very particular set of skills. Using hashtags to generate community engagement is nothing new. And that’s what creates a great community.

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How to Influence People in Online Communities

SocialFish

I would argue, and many others have too, that Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People is a great primer for social communities and, more importantly, for defining your Code of Conduct. Have you developed and adopted a code of conduct statement for your community?

13 YouTube Community Building Hacks You Never Knew About

agora pulse

So, if you’re still saying your brand doesn’t need YouTube community building, you might need to rethink. So, with that in mind, I’m going to tell you 13 YouTube community building hacks you never knew about. This is key for YouTube community building.

6 Common Mistakes in Online Community Development

Convince & Convert

Many of the myths surrounding online community development are proliferated by common sense conclusions. Creating an online community has a basis in science—but best practices that seem clear-cut on the surface become much more complicated when you dig deeper.

How Can Brands Manage Facebook Comment Overload

Mindjumpers

Often in these situations, a community manager will find herself in a fix, unable to answer and respond to all of them. Declare commenting guidelines: As mentioned in our earlier posts too, it is good for a brand to establish certain commenting guidelines for the fans on their page.

Father’s Day Content Tips to Inspire Community Managers

Ignite Social Media

Father’s Day can be a tough one for community managers. Why It Works: Sometimes, the best content is that which comes from the community. The post Father’s Day Content Tips to Inspire Community Managers appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency.

10 Reasons Businesses Will Start Using Google+ Communities in 2014

Convince & Convert

Well, with over 150,000 communities with more than 10 people, and tens of thousands will thousands of members, Google+ is really happening. Types of G+ Communities There are two types of communities: 1. Private: This content cannot be shared outside of that community and can only be viewed by members. Why Use Google+ Communities? Here is a really big thing: Google indexes the community and its content when ‘public’.

Branded Content: 6 Things To Remember before Publishing

Mindjumpers

And as mentioned before always have the playbook within reach to check if you are aligned with the guidelines. We all know that tight deadlines and a busy everyday life at the office can make you compromise or perhaps skip double-checking.

Larger Pictures in Facebook Page Link Posts

Mindjumpers

In order to generate the new, larger previews Facebook have made some guidelines: The images for desktop should optimally be 1200 x 630px. So far the design of link posts on Facebook has not been very appealing nor visible in the user’s News Feed.

This Week on Facebook

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , Facebook , Social Media Marketing Tags: 2013 fall marketing trends , community guidelines , favicon , Social Media Marketing A roundup of this week’s Facebook Posts from Harp Social’s Facebook Page. Blog Facebook Social Media Marketing 2013 fall marketing trends community guidelines favicon

Dark Social – We Only See The Tip of The Social Media Iceberg

Mindjumpers

Community Management Content Marketing Facebook Guidelines I forgot to categorize Infographic Marketing & Communication Mindjumpers Research/Study Social Media Social Media Marketing Tips A recent report from Radium One shed some light on the concept of “Dark Social”.

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Meeting Google’s Quality Guidelines: Will Google EAT Your Content?

ProBlogger

Google’s Updated Quality Guidelines . This past November, Google released their Quality Rater Guidelines so that businesses, marketers, content writers, and SEO experts could get an idea of exactly what the search engine giant was looking for when it came to quality content.

Nike’s Secret to Success on Instagram: Building an Engaged Community

Buffer Social

We sat down with Wes to understand just how Nike approaches customer care on Instagram and how they’re leveraged adding value to help grow a massive online community of athletes, influencers, and everyone in-between. However, the keyword there being guidelines, not rules.

Interview with ASAE’s Community Manager, Mandy Stahl

SocialFish

Community management is a new role at many associations, and it’s further complicated by being both a very public-facing job as well as one managing internal processes that often cut across more than one department inside an organization.

How to secure your Facebook Page from being hacked

Mindjumpers

Community Management Facebook Guidelines Social Responsibility Tips Dropbox hacking how to iCloud security Snapchat Warning The hackers are upon us.

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How to structure glocal communication on Social Media

Mindjumpers

Which guidelines are relevant and significant for your brand? Best Practise Cases Brands Community Management Engagement Facebook Guest Post Guidelines Marketing & Communication Research/Study Social Media Strategy Social Network g glocalization guest blogger how to local content strategic communication The following is a guest blog by Sandie Vieten, a freelance webdesigner and brand creator, who recently graduated from the IT University in Copenhagen.

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Open community and clarity over control: American Nurses Association

SocialFish

Perhaps you’ve gone through the process of writing up guidelines for social media usage by your (healthcare or other) members. Association Case Studies Open CommunityHow awesome is this!

Dark Social – We only See The Tip of the Social Media Iceberg

Mindjumpers

Community Management Content Marketing Facebook Guidelines I forgot to categorize Infographic Marketing & Communication Mindjumpers Research/Study Social Media Social Media Marketing Tips A recent report from Radium One shed some light on the concept of “Dark Social”.

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How to advertise and optimise posts on Facebook

Mindjumpers

The platform’s special news feed algorithm enables companies to target a community based on the information people share on their profiles. ?The Instead focusing on creating an ongoing dialogue with the community has repeatedly proven more profitable. ?. When targeting start by dividing your community into groups based on their level of loyalty. Last week Facebook stated that they once again intend to reduce organic reach by making changes to the news feed algorithm.

Facebook Removal of Fanpages. Community Pages.

Laurel Papworth

But they are bloody good for distribution… This is not to be confused with inappropriate deletions due to community behavioural guidelines e.g. slurs on minority groups – Gay author has Band Fags page removed. Fanpage vs community vs brand vs groups. Community Pages.

How to Manage Issues on Social Media

Mindjumpers

People are able to find likeminded people, build communities around specific interests, and find inspiration and support within those communities. Have a Content Team or a Community Manager who is responsible for monitoring and taking part in the conversations concerning your brand.

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Nike’s Secret to Success on Instagram: Building an Engaged Community

Buffer Social

We sat down with Wes to understand just how Nike approaches customer care on Instagram and how they’re leveraged adding value to help grow a massive online community of athletes, influencers, and everyone in-between. However, the keyword there being guidelines, not rules.

Social Media Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in India

Mindjumpers

Our ever-growing global network of Local Social Media Managers around the world helps us ensure contextually relevant content through social listening, content production and response management.

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