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. 5 Tips for Enhancing Your Social Community.

Why the Future of Social Community is Omni-Social

Convince & Convert

The online community pendulum is swinging back. It’s no longer enough to rely on social networks for community infrastructure. Smart companies are now combining owned and rented community functions into a 1+1=3 scenario I call Omni-Social. Click for the replay of the Omni-Social Webinar. But this, of course, makes social community more expensive and less efficient as brands are forced to pay for Reliable Reach.

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What A Dog’s Cancer Taught Me About Community

Waxing UnLyrical

I tell you all this not to make excuses for being away, but because part of being in a community means we share what’s going on. There is an entire #teamsuzy brigade on Facebook (that’s where I tend to spend the little “social media” time I have these days) that has been rooting for her, and continues to cheer her on… and many of you are a part of it. We are a community. What A Dog’s Cancer Taught Me About Community is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical.

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.

Web Hosting demystified - II

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Web Hosting demystified – I Market yourself as an individual August 1, 2007.4:55 Jump to Comments Continuing from my last post on Web hosting ( trying to focus a bit on tech. these days … ) My quest for a good web-host landed me at several websites, blogs and discussion forums. I write about Social Media and how it is being used as a conversational channel by individuals and organizations.

The other side of Social Networking

The Marketing Blog

47 am The other side of Social Networking Jump to Comments Social networking is making a deep(er) penetration in our lives,(our? Consultants are enjoying the social-media revolution. However, a couple of bitter events, connected with Facebook and Orkut, the biggest community sites question the growth of social n/w. Young Indian teenager has lost his life and social n/w site Orkut played a big role in his death.

8 Professional Speaker Tips to Ignite Trifecta Success for Audience, Event Hosts and YOU!

Pam Moore

Research past events if the event organizer has hosted the same or similar events in the past. How do they use social media? What social networks are they using to communicate with other attendees, sponsors and event hosts? Do they utilize social media to share what they have learned? Hashtags provide incredible value in researching important topics, conversations and key influencers inside and surrounding the event community, both online and offline.

Cool Web Hosting company

The Marketing Blog

45 pm Web Hosting demystified – I Jump to Comments I’ve been running my blog on wordpress.com which offcourse is a free account currently. The other day I was doing a bit of search (organic search) for a cheap, reliable, quality (wow i.e. quite a bit) web-hosting provider. After some brain-storming I discovered a kool webhosting company called Velnetweb which seems to be one stop shop for all web hosting needs. i have use it to hosting my web qronis.web.id

Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth

She stays on message – online communities are good, broadcasting spammy advertising is bad. We’ve used them since day dot (well, since I’ve been in online communities, anyway, around the end of the 1980′s). Most of the Health online communities I work in – even the one’s around Asthma and Weight Loss, not necessarily the more stigmatized health issues – the community members would be a lot less forthcoming if forced to use their real names.

Want to Learn How to Rock the Top 3 Social Networks?

Kikolani

It’s entitled 40+ Tips on How to Become a Social Media Rockstar on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ – the three social networks I feel are the most important. There’s no money back guarantee, but I am almost positive that anyone who reads this 4,000+ word post will learn something new that will help them with their social media marketing strategy. MyBlogGuest Blogging Community. Linux Hosting Only. Social Media Marketing Best Practice.

Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community / Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community On A Budget | Subcribe via RSS Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community On A Budget July 22nd, 2009 Posted in Community Tweet Share Having a thriving community where your users or customers frequently visit, interact, provide feedback and evangelize your products/services is an extremely valuable scenario.

Facebook Removal of Fanpages. Community Pages.

Laurel Papworth

I teach a hub and spoke approach to social media connectivity – create a hub that YOU control, use the Facebook/Twitters/Youtubes to distribute to spokes. One of the reasons I moved off Blogger (Google hosting) onto my own ISP hosted site, by the way, was for that very reason. Fanpage vs community vs brand vs groups. Prior to the release of “Community Pages”, Facebook had to constantly monitor Pages that were not created on behalf of official organizations.

Sony online communities hacked

Laurel Papworth

Playstation and other online communities have been hacked. If you are the community host YOU are responsible for protecting members online. Also, the consumer now has the same tools that big companies have – these guys are shutting down Sony, using community tools, as a response to the corporates shutting them down using corporate tools. Online Communities social media social networks hacker online community playstation sony

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other news.com sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by News.com refusal to build online communities around their content? No journalists, except a journalists that now work in social media and a few bloggers now paid to bring their audiences and expert knowledge to journalism (blogournalists?) The New Fourth Estate is Social Media.

7 Skill Sets for Nurturing Open Community

Convince & Convert

Tweet Guest post as part of the virtual book tour by Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer to explore concepts from their new book Open Community : a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. We come from the association industry and for many of us “membership” people, community is old hat. And yet, for some reason (actually a lot of reasons) what we know about community isn’t always translating well to building community online.

UK Teen Troll and Australian Radio Host – Social Media vs Traditional

Laurel Papworth

Compare these two situations: A UK Teen is arrested for making comments about an Olympian diver’s (Tom Daly) father’s death on Twitter and a lauded Australian Radio Host is lauded for making comments in front of Uni students about our Prime Minister’s father’s death. The background was this: He then highlighted a message from a user on the social networking service with the handle Rileyy69 , who wrote to Daley: “You let your dad down i hope you know that.”.

A Tale of Two Communities Part II – Salesforce.com

SocialFish

This post is the second 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. We loved Garry’s idea for this two-parter and we welcome any guest post ideas from any of our readers who are interested in digging into Open Community from whatever angle you choose.

Friendgiftr Lets You Send Gift Cards on Any Social Network or Social Media Website

Bill Hartzer

If you are like me and you spend quite a bit of time hanging out on social networks and social media websites online, then you know that your friends’ and family members’ birthdays and other special occasions tend to pop up out of nowhere, and you are left to scramble and purchase something online and send it to them. You can now use the same social network or social media website that you are on all day long to buy and send gift cards online securely.

Vanns Community Manager Update: I Turned The Opportunity Down

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community , Social Media / Vanns Community Manager Update: I Turned The Opportunity Down | Subcribe via RSS Vanns Community Manager Update: I Turned The Opportunity Down September 14th, 2009 Posted in Community , Social Media Tweet Share Because so many of my family, friends, friends of friends, etc. Vanns already has a community site up and running. Social Media.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on March 17, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Itamar Kestenbaum. Every time I tell someone I’m a Community Manager , I get a varied response.

Should Your Brand Be on Clubhouse?

Ignite Social Media

Social audio could become the future of social media marketing as apps like Clubhouse continue to gain popularity. “Social Audio is the fastest growing communication trend as users are finding that video meetings are too taxing, and text messaging lacks emotion and context.

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6 Tips for Hosting an Interview Series on Your Blog

ProBlogger

This is a guest contribution from Kerry Jones of CopyPress Community. Six Tips for Hosting an Interview Series. Use social media to crowdsource questions or host a live Q & A session with the interviewee. Any resources/tools mentioned in the interview are linked to in the post as well as links to the subject’s blog and social profiles. Have you had success with hosting interviews on your blog? 6 Tips for Hosting an Interview Series on Your Blog.

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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Snapchat: An Emerging Platform for Teamwork and Collaboration

Waxing UnLyrical

For example, if you are hosting a Twitter chat and you want to get questions to the guests ahead of time, you can collaborate with them. Community Social Media Social Networks Strategy collaboration snapchat teamworkGuest Post by Karen Freberg. Snapchat has become one of the most popular and talked about platforms for 2016. Even during the Super Bowl, we saw brands such as Marriott, Amazon, and even Gatorade jump on board, with ads just on Snapchat.

Taking the Next Step: Going From a Grassroots Enterprise 2.0 Community to an Official One

Social Media Strategery

As your grassroots community takes the next step to becoming an official one, what challenges will you face? A week later, I became member #1 of the Yammer network at my old firm, a 25,000 person consulting firm with offices all over the country. The change agents who risked their jobs and reputations to start these networks a few years ago are being held up as innovators and leaders. But with this evolution comes a host of challenges as well.

Do you need to own your community?

Jeff Esposito

A little while back I was catching up with my friend Jim Storer of the Community Roundtable before we shared a panel about social customer support. In our prep, Jim and I continued our on-going disagreement on whether a company needs to own the platform that they are keeping a community on. He is of the mindset that owned is the way to go with community. Companies like Constant Contact and Aetn a do a great job with their own “owned “communities.

Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth

A summary of social media responses including Citizen Journalism is Process Journalism, Why Governments Fear Social Media and online communities – the Demise of Representational Democracy, Why Traditional Media Ignores or Reviles Social Media, Move over Government, There’s a new Governing Body in Town (Social Network Hosts such as Twitter and Facebook) and The Crowd Feels It’s Power. Less so with social communication online.

Reuters, Rogers and social dashboards

Sherrilynne Starkie

Reuters has launched Social Pulse , a social media hub on Reuters.com which highlights social media’s most shared news, companies and influencers. It displays the news that is most popular in Reuters social network. The Klout 50 ranks the most social CEOs in the USA by influence. Social Pulse contains a directory that is categorized by topic, which could prove useful for research. Thomson Reuters Get Social (arnoldit.com).

[SOLVED] WordPress Gives A HTTP Error When Uploading Images To The Media Gallery

SocMed Sean

It’s my favorite CMS and blogging platform, primarily because of the fact that the community of developers who make themes and plugins for WordPress are amazing. The good news is for most hosts they are easy to fix. NOTE: If you’re host doesn’t allow you to modify your.htaccess file, then you won’t be able to fix this one yourself. You’ll need to open a ticket with your host and have them fix the issue.

B2B Testimonials: Seven Things to Do When Clients Won’t (or Can’t) Talk

Webbiquity SMM

Online shopping sites host reviews of products and sellers, and Angie’s List built an improbable business on ratings of household services companies. Build a thriving social network: encourage your clients to follow you on Twitter, like you on Facebook, and connect on LinkedIn. Then give them a reason to monitor and participate in these networks, e.g. by sharing helpful product usage tips and stories as part of your content mix.

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Why Great Marketing Isn’t Always Done “At Scale”

Convince & Convert

Instead, they reach out to influencers based on a very specific affinity to ensure that they are reaching a super targeted network. They host blogger events for about 30 bloggers at a time and still obtain a ton of coverage. Here are some ways to increase the passion surrounding your brand: Every few months, send your network something free. When you implement feedback from your network, give them a major shout out and thank you for it.

Why Your Self-Hosted Blog is More Valuable than Your Facebook Page

ProBlogger

In addition to being the highest ranking social networking site, it is the second most visited site in the world according to Alexa, the popular blog measuring tool. Even though Facebook offer relationships, fun, and exposure, following are five reasons why I think your self-hosted blog is more valuable than your Facebook Page. After loads of protests and opposition, the social networking giant backed down. Social Media

How to Deal with Brand Controversy on Social Media

Convince & Convert

Janice Person , Social Media Director for Monsanto , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss dealing with controversy on social media, respecting transparency, and proactive versus reactive social media strategies. From Expion , a case study about how H&R Block mobilized 90,000 tax professionals in social media using Expion to guide their activity. Monsanto’s social media team is a part of their corporate affairs department.

10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content that Owns the News Feed Like a BOSS

Pam Moore

Register for my free live training Webinar Thursday, February 8th at 2pm et -> “ 10 Power Tips to Create Facebook Content that Owns the News Feed Like a BOSS ” The biggest concern any smart social, digital or content marketer should have right now is ensuring they understand the changes Facebook announced and that they know how to quickly adapt to new strategies and tactics that keep their content in the news feed. Social Media Audience Analysis Worksheet.

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Behind the Curtain of a Sports Social Media Giant

Convince & Convert

Bryan Srabian , Director of Social Media for the San Francisco Giants , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss dedicating a physical space to social, basing an editorial calendar on the baseball game schedule, and how to handle rivalries in the Twittersphere. This week: From ExactTarget , a free ebook called The Mathematics of Social Marketing. His job is to take the content created throughout the organization and push it out to various social channels.

YouTube Symphony Sydney Opera House

Laurel Papworth

YouTube Symphony Sydney Opera House Online Community Makes Music! Well, The Sydney Opera House hosted 25 million people (most of them online!) Experiential social media is on the rise. Australia Event Online Communities social media social networks Hyundai online community social network Sydney Opera House youtube Youtube Symphonyby Gary Hayes.

10 Questions You Should Ask Your Social Media “Expert”, “Guru” or “Wizard”

SocMed Sean

Finding a social media professional to help you with your online activities can sometimes be a tough process. Hopefully, these 1o questions can help you in the process of finding someone who really understands your business and can help formulate and execute a plan to engage with your community online. 1) How long have you been engaged in social networking and/or social media channels? 4) What social networks do you specialize in?

How to Delete a Ning Network – Removal is not possible

Laurel Papworth

As the online community provider Ning moves from freemium to pay-for services (and eventual death, by Christmas, I reckon) they are sending out warning, reminder notices on email. None of those emails tell you how to remove or delete your Ning network: TODAY IS THE LAST DAY. Today is the final day for free Ning Networks. We would like you to stick with us and keep your Ning Network running: [link]. Subgroups: Moderating an Online Community (4).

MarCom Professional – too high barrier to entry

Laurel Papworth

I tried to join Marcom Professional community but – and there was no warning, it was after I filled in the form – they require an email address of someone I know on the site. The About page is really poor as well – in the section that should be the personality or voice of the site is: MarCom Professional is designed and hosted by a small independent company called Social Professional set up to do just this sort of thing. Walled Garden vs Gated Community (1).

Good Game: ABC TV Show and online communities

Laurel Papworth

ABC TV show sacks their host – excuse me, founding host – Jeremy Ray. In today’s social media climate? Jeremy gets online and says it’s cos he’s not a woman he got sacked, the GoodGame crew go the forums and say it was their decision, the community get their knickers in a knot and start a petition , a Facebook goup and a website called SaveJunglist (his gamer handle or nickname). Keep Junglist as Host of Good Game&# at [link].