Tips and Best Practices for Enhancing Your Social Media Community

Ignite Social Media

2020 has created many challenges for the average person, but it may have created even more challenges for social media community managers across the nation. The Importance of Community Management. population uses social media.

Burt’s Bees Turns To Social Media Community To Host Global Beeday Celebration

Convince & Convert

To celebrate its 30th birthday, Burt’s Bees took to Facebook and Twitter on September 17th to host a Global Beeday celebration with its community. Featuring happy birthday wishes from the Burt’s Bees community read by company founder Burt “live and in the beard,” the Beeday event offers a good example of how to celebrate milestones with your social media community.

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3 Reasons Your Boss Didn’t Approve Your Social Media Budget and Plan

Pam Moore

” Do you have what you think is an amazing social media or digital marketing plan? This blog post includes the following: Top 3 reasons your social media budget and plan are not getting approved. Replay of a webinar I recently hosted with 3 Easy Steps to Get Your Social Media Budget Approved and Boss on Board with Your Plan ( grab a seat to the replay ). Your management doesn't understand social media and as a result is “afraid of it.

Social Media Live Streaming 101

Ignite Social Media

With fewer options for entertainment given the current global situation, brands, public figures, and users alike are turning to social media live streaming on these channels to pass the time. If your brand is considering social media live streaming, here’s what you need to know.

How Social Media and Influencers Have Radically Changed B2B Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and influencer marketing have each significantly impacted the work of B2B marketers. Social Media Marketing Becomes a Thing. According to Google Trends, search interest in social media marketing took off in late 2008 / early 2009.

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The Future of Community Management

Ignite Social Media

If there’s one thing we’ve learned being the original social media marketing agency, it’s that nothing in our world stays the same for long. So, when I was asked to share what the future of community management would be like, at first it felt like an impossible task. Perhaps you are feeling the strife of defining “community management”, or trying to figure out where a discipline that touches so many areas of your business fits on your org chart.

How different generations use social media: A complete guide

Sprout Social

Social media usage is on the up and up. Our Sprout Social Index™ 2021: UK & Ireland Edition report found 76% of consumers have used social media more in the past year, and 63% have bought from it. The score on Generation Z and social media.

5 Ways to Host A Virtual Event For Your Business

Later

Looking for some fresh virtual event ideas to bring your community together? In this blog post, we’ll share 5 virtual event ideas and how you can use them to connect with your community and increase engagement: . Table of Contents: Why You Should Host a Virtual Event.

7 Courses Every Social Media Manager Should Take

Later

For social media managers, staying on top of the latest trends and best practices is an important part of the job. social media courses that will help level-up your skills and boost that online portfolio. . 7 Social Media Courses for Marketers.

How Government Agencies Can Keep Their Communities Engaged in Creative Ways [VIDEO]

Social Media Strategies Summit

Government agencies can leverage social media to share (sometimes critically) important information with their communities. Social media is constantly changing. She suggests joining the Government Social Media Group on Facebook.

YouTube At A Crossroads: Social Media Network or Streaming Service?

Ignite Social Media

As our teams dove into Q4 research at the beginning of the year, we notice that our data partner, GWI (formerly known as GlobalWebIndex), recently moved YouTube out of the ‘social media network’ category and into the ‘streaming service’ category. Community Tab.

Using Livestreaming to Grow Your Brand, Community, & Influence

Waxing UnLyrical

Let me tell you, friends, that with the power of social media and technology, this can be a reality. Over the past two years, I have significantly grown my online community through the power of livestreaming and video content. In this article, I will share three specific ways that livestreaming has helped me grow my community. I teach public relations, communication and social media classes. How is your video content serving your community?

“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! With the explosion of social media over the past few years, more and more companies are hiring…well, someone to manage social media. My title is “online community & social media manager.&#

How 5 Social Media Managers Protect Their Mental Health

Later

Working in social media is an amazing way to channel your creativity and connect with different communities. . But managing multiple social media accounts, and all the responsibilities that come with it, can impact your mental health.

Top 14 Social Media Management Tools for 2021

Oktopost

Social selling has become an almost inevitable part of B2B selling. Sadly enough, even though social selling is proven to increase company revenue by upwards of 16% , 3 in 4 sales reps don’t implement the strategy. Clearly, your buyers are now all over social media.

10 All-Important Skills That Successful Social Media Managers Have

agora pulse

Looking for a social media manager or wanting to become one? These skills for social media managers are practically requirements! Social media managers can be an enormous asset to all businesses, brands, and organizations. Advanced social strategy abilities.

Study shows social media drives sales

Sherrilynne Starkie

Research released today by LoyaltyOne and two leading North American academic institutions provides the long-awaited proof that social media interaction between a customer and a brand drives immediate and long-term sales increases. The findings are based on a two-year analysis of brand-customer social media engagement and transaction data with the more than 10-million member AIR MILES Reward Program. Social media in call centres. ROI in social media.

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3 Reasons Your Boss Didn’t Approve Your Social Media Budget and Plan

Pam Moore

” Do you have what you think is an amazing social media or digital marketing plan? This blog post includes the following: Top 3 reasons your social media budget and plan are not getting approved. Replay of a webinar I recently hosted with 3 Easy Steps to Get Your Social Media Budget Approved and Boss on Board with Your Plan ( grab a seat to the replay ). Your management doesn't understand social media and as a result is “afraid of it.

7 Brands With a Killer Social Media Campaign

Later

Looking for social media campaign ideas to take your marketing strategy to the next level? More than ever, brands are setting themselves apart on social media with creative campaigns — and seeing big results. 1: Knix’s Community-building Campaign.

October 2018 Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

S ocial media networks take this Q4 push to provide updates and release new products, while also provid ing tips and tricks on how to boost traffic, drive sales, and increase video views. Grab your pumpkin spice latte and catch up on the October Social Media Updates. Users earn this title by being an active member of the community. The trending categories for 2018 are home décor, jewelry, wellness, toys, hosting, and tech accessories.

Klout Adds WordPress But Not For Self Hosted Blogs?

Jason Yormark

Quite frankly I think those that write successful blogs carry more influence then just about anyone in the social media sphere, so a welcome addition. Apparently the new addition only covers WordPress.com hosted blogs and not self hosted blogs. Anyone that goes to the trouble of self hosting a blog typically is serious about their blogging. Most of the successful and lasting blogs you find online are self hosted. Social Media Wordpress

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Could Buyer Personas be Your Secret Weapon for More Leads and Sales with Social Media?

Pam Moore

Executing your social media strategy is similar in that it's easy to skip to the easy parts…the posting on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter etc. Just because you see others wasting time 24/7 trying to become social media rich and famous, doesn't mean that is where your focus should be. I'm hosting a live training this Friday, August 17th at 2pm with brand new content that has NEVER been shared in a public forum.

How Public Safety Agencies Can Best Engage Their Communities on Facebook

Social Media Strategies Summit

Your ability to build an online community and share updates with your constituents on Facebook has never been stronger. You’ll want to review regularly to make sure to remove anyone who leaves the agency or isn’t responsible for social media anymore.

How to Land Another Great Social Media Job

agora pulse

Need a new job in social media? If you are a social media manager who has just lost her job, I’d like to help you get back on your tweeting feet. Start by saying this to yourself: Even in turbulent times, social media jobs are out there.

9 Predictions to Fuel Your Social Media Strategy in 2021

Later

Ready for some predictions to fire up your social media strategy in 2021? So to help you get a head start on your social strategy for the new year, we’ve lined up our top predictions for the next 12 months (and beyond!): And that’s one social shift we’re excited to see in 2021!

How Brands Can Celebrate Juneteenth on Social Media

Later

To help you better understand the holiday and how brands can successfully celebrate Juneteenth on social media, we asked social media strategist and photographer Dante Nicholas to share his knowledge on the day! How Brands can Celebrate Juneteenth on Social Media.

Ignite Social Media to Hold “Ask Me Anything” Webinar Series on Best-in-Class Social Media Marketing

Ignite Social Media

Ignite Social Media, the original social media agency® , announced today that it will be hosting a series of “Ask Me Anything” webinars on critical social media marketing topics. About Ignite Social Media.

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B2B Social Media Strategy for a Post-COVID World

Oktopost

We’re working from home, live streaming classes and get-togethers, and shifting even more of our social lives onto social media. Social platforms have provided effective and coronavirus-safe ways for businesses to share and connect. Social Advertising and Video.

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How to Build a Strong Instagram Community

Later

Creating an Instagram community for your business is one of the best ways to gain brand loyalty, boost engagement, and stay connected to your customers. Investing in an online community can be one of the most valuable moves any brand can make for long-term success. .

14 Steps to Hosting a Successful Webinar

Convince & Convert

Following is a step-by-step list of how to host a memorable, interesting, and useful webinar. Create a list of tactics you’re going to use to distribute information about the webinar : News release, social networks, email, blog, Facebook ad, Google ad, and postcard. It will list in there, “March 28 Webinar from Newsletter,” “March 28 Webinar from Social Media,” “March 28 Webinar from News Release,” etc. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

10 Social Media Predictions for 2019

agora pulse

For social media managers this time of year is less about decking the halls with boughs of holly and more about planning for 2019. The social media landscape is changing fast and with tougher KPIs, changing technologies and new techniques, it’s more important than ever to stay ahead of our game. At Contentworks Agency we’ve already planned next year’s social media strategies for our clients. GDPR Seeps Into Social.

5 Tips for hosting a successful virtual conference or event

Sprout Social

Direct-to-consumer businesses often have digital-only product launches and social media features only make these easier and easier. If you’re hosting a virtual conference or event for the first time, arm yourself with these tips for a successful experience.

How to Become a Social Media Manager: 18 Experts Share Advice

agora pulse

Learn from these gifted and experienced social media managers about what it takes to be successful in the social media industry. Are you hoping to become a social media manager, either for your own business or as a consultant to others?

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. In this case, the videos were not submitted directly by the Dove community (rather, the company sourced reactions from high-rating YouTube videos) but the organic and audience-oriented aspect is still there. Check out our client case study for Go Red For Women for tips on how to maximize your social strategy.

5 Social Media Video Tips to Get More Engagement

Later

Social media video content is quickly becoming an essential asset for growing your community and sharing your brand story. And with a growing list of video features on different platforms, there’s never been a better time to start producing high quality social media videos.

How to Celebrate Black History Month on Social Media

Later

Black History Month is an annual recognition of the history, achievements, and influence of the Black community. . In this blog post, we’re sharing 5 ways brands can celebrate Black History Month on social media: Why Brands Should Celebrate Black History Month on Social Media.

IFundWomen's Guide to Cultivating an Inclusive and Engaged Digital Community

Buffer Social

Their strength is in their community. They’ve identified a powerful marketing channel to help these women bring their visions to life: digital community. I manage our digital communities through social media strategy, Slack engagement, and e-mail marketing.

#measurePR: Learning From the Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Last week, Spin Sucks ran a guest post I authored on how Twitter chats can be a doorway to your community. With no agenda and no guest, we ended up having what I called a “fireside” or community chat. What an opportunity to teach, and learn from, a student, and introduce her to the community. Because it reminded me of how, every day, I really do learn from my community. How do you learn from your community? measurePR: Learning From the Community.

18 Impactful Black Creators to Follow on Social Media

Later

This is the year of amplified voices, and Black creators are using their social platforms to inspire, innovate, and educate others. . As a business or brand, supporting Black creators on social media is key for amplifying underrepresented voices.

Open Community Case Study – Food Bank

SocialFish

We’re very excited to be kicking off a regular series of Open Community case studies, in which intrepid association blogger and freelance writer Deirdre Reid will be digging into associations (and other kinds of organizations when relevant) who are living and breathing their open communities in the ways we describe in the book. Community: Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Kids Summer Stock Social Media Mixer. “We’ve