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.

How to Get Engagement From Your Community

SocialFish

But bear with me – watch this great (and short) TED Talk and tell me it’s not a great metaphor for how to get engagement from your online community. Featured Humanize Open Community I know, I know.

How To Grow Your Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

One that could have a vibrant Facebook community, if they could just get to that point. With eight franchises in two states and many people working at the company, I am not sure if they asked their employees, friends and family of employees to “like” the page.

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

Pam Moore

Did you know that two of the top reasons most businesses fail when it comes to online marketing and social media is lack of planning and impatience. The heart of digital and social marketing success is community. The true power comes in the form of community.

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

Pam Moore

Did you know that two of the top reasons most businesses fail when it comes to online marketing and social media is lack of planning and impatience. The heart of digital and social marketing success is community. The true power comes in the form of community.

Using Livestreaming to Grow Your Brand, Community, & Influence

Waxing UnLyrical

Imagine this: You’re about to go on stage in front of thousands of people. People are excited to hear what you have to say on your topic and field. Like this only happens to “famous” people? It can happen to anyone who knows how to leverage technology to their advantage.

How to Name Your Private Online Community

SocialFish

We’re working through this very issue with SEVERAL clients right now, so I thought this would be a great post to revisit! Regardless, it’s definitely something you’ll need to grapple with as you’re preparing to go live. Sometimes, there is no rhyme or reason to the name.

How to Measure Social Media Success for Your Small Business

yMarketingMatters

There are many business owners running small-to-medium sized businesses who are still hesitant to invest in and start social media marketing because they are not sure how to measure and prove social media ROI – Return on Investment.

The Characteristics of A Community Manager

Mindjumpers

Every week, we blog about how to optimize your brand’s social media presence, which tools to use and what the newest updates on the major social networks mean to your brand’s way of engaging with your target group. The Community Managers (CM).

How to Bring Humor to Community Management

Convince & Convert

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Community managers have a challenging job. Following a hilarious video on improving your private life, in which the company introduces guru Fille Güte, Ikea Singapore took to Facebook to launch the Shelf Help Guru Contest.

Knowing Your Social Community & Why It Matters

Ignite Social Media

Your brand is on multiple social media platforms and posting regularly, but when it comes to engaging your social community, are you giving your audience what they want ? I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but they likely don’t care about your brand’s marketing message.

Facebook Ads Manager Changes: How to Keep Up

Jon Loomer

” Luckily, Facebook has recently made available some features to help with these types of questions, keeping advertisers aware of changes. As new resources continue to be added, advertisers must proactively maintain an awareness of what is newly available.

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How to Influence People in Online Communities

SocialFish

All of them are smart and savvy bloggers, and we know you’ll enjoy what they have to say! Why “How to…”? It is what I like to refer to as “what your mama taught you”. Have you developed and adopted a code of conduct statement for your community?

How to Use Social Media And Stay Couth

Waxing UnLyrical

If you ask any expert how to use social media, they will probably tell you it comes down to two verbs: 1. But if you’re just going to listen, without doing much else, you’re basically using social media as a monitoring tool, and not much else.

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Monday Roundup: Celebrating Your Community

Waxing UnLyrical

As you read this, you might be gearing up to celebrate St. I find this “holiday” very interesting, because regardless of their religion, so many, many people come together around the world to “wear the green.” 3 Ways to Promote Your Business .

How to Build Stronger Bonds With Your Community

Convince & Convert

It’s no small secret your online community and your loyal customers within are your company’s greatest asset. Everyone now knows how much easier it is to retain loyal users than to go through obtaining more users through the user acquisition process.

25 Suggestions For How To Use Twitter

Dave Fleet

Twitter sent an email around to users yesterday, giving four suggestions for getting the most out of Twitter in 2011: Follow your interests: Follow the people who share your passions. Don’t panic: Search for hashtags and relevant accounts during emergencies to stay informed.

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How To Use Twitter For PR

Waxing UnLyrical

When I first started writing this post, I was going to call it “How I Use Twitter.” ” Then I thought again, because a) I’m not as frenetically active on Twitter these days as I used to be, and b) who the heck cares how I use Twitter?

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Fostering Community and Hope One Story at a Time

Waxing UnLyrical

It wasn’t long ago that I was on one of Shonali’s Pioneer Calls , seeking advice for a campaign I was working on called, “ Safe Families for Children, ” a volunteer-based respite resource for families going through a crisis as well as an alternative to foster care. Go Straight to the People.

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. Are you ever unsure about what to post on your Facebook page? Relevant content is a key factor to make your brand interesting. It’s a good idea to make a content calendar.

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How to Utilize Social Media as a Startup

Socialmedia.biz

Not only this, the modern, tech-savvy customer prefers socially responsive brands over the ones that don’t take proactive steps to engage with their audience online, as it gives them an opportunity directly interact with your business. Feature Stories How-To

How To Use Consumer Insights For Product Inspiration and Development

Ignite Social Media

To produce a product that people want to buy can clearly be a difficult feat or we’d all be bajillionaires (unless you’re this guy ). The primary benefits are being able to focus on specific information and target questions to specific audiences.

Are you a community manager?

SocialFish

Are you an association/nonprofit community manager (or association exec with community management newly thrust upon you?). develop the skills to nurture (or troubleshoot) any online community. get to know other people doing similar work and build lifelong friendships!

Who Are You? The What, Why and How to Develop Your Personal Brand

Pam Moore

Welcome to the digital age of marketing where you are the brand. You can run and hide but you can't escape the need to build your personal brand. When a new potential client contacts us to do business, the first place go to learn about them is the internet.

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How to secure your Facebook Page from being hacked

Mindjumpers

Over the past few weeks hundreds of Dropbox passwords seem to have been leaked, and almost 100.000 Snapchat photos were hacked and published online. We therefore needed to take the necessary security measures, and will advice you to do the same. The hackers are upon us.

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How to structure glocal communication on Social Media

Mindjumpers

Today we are happy to share her thoughts on Digital Glocalization, based on her master thesis in the field. . My thesis, with the title ‘Digital Glocalization – Strategic Communication on Social Media’, investigates how global brands communicate locally on social media and which challenges glocalization on social media causes. Furthermore my thesis investigates how the glocal challenges could be converted into best practices for global brands. How to.

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How to Manage Issues on Social Media

Mindjumpers

People on Greenland can respond to a thread written in Madagascar within seconds. People are able to find likeminded people, build communities around specific interests, and find inspiration and support within those communities. All content is exposed to thousands of eyes.

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How to Choose the Best Instagram Hashtags

Socialmedia.biz

For some users, they are mainly for expressing their thoughts or simply an addition to their caption. Just like with Twitter, using hashtags on Instagram can automatically link you to other users. In many cases, users click on hashtags that they would like to see more of.

Monday Roundup: Building Your Business Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Having a strong community is one of the most important aspects of business. This week’s roundup includes seven posts that are good reads on both maintaining as well as building your business community. How To Be A Better Facebook Community Manager.

How to Create Content That’s Inspired by Your Community

Ignite Social Media

years since Ignite’s been in the crazy, ever-changing social media business, but one thing has remained the same: Our dedication to the POST Methodology developed by Forrester. The best way to do that? Get eyes and ears in the community! We’d love to get started.

Community Management Fundamentals

SocialFish

…from the always awesome Community Roundtable. Do you have advanced community management tips to share? Would love to write about your experience here on SocialFish. Community Management Fundamentals from The Community Roundtable.

How to Create and Use Instagram Quotes in Your Strategy

Later

Contrary to common belief, Instagram quotes are more than just good “filler content.” ” A lot of businesses post quotes on Instagram to achieve their specific marketing goals, like driving more sales and building brand affinity.

Influencer Marketing: How to Co-Create Content with Top Industry Influencers

Pam Moore

Do you ever feel as though there is no human way you can create the content needed to make your brand and marketing successful as it can be? This can be referred to as co-created content marketing. Click To Tweet. How do you stand out from the crowd? Times are changing.

Get Your Social Media Budget Approved with These 22 Tips, White Paper and Podcast

Pam Moore

Do you struggle with having what you think may be the best social media marketing plan on the entire planet yet have no budget to implement? An idea is only an idea if you don’t have the funding, energy or ability to ever execute it. Would you like answers to these questions?

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How to Build a Successful Social Media Community (Presentation)

Mindjumpers

Tweet An important part of your social media strategy is to start and manage your community. Community building is an important exercise since this makes your target customers stick to the brand and makes them come back to see the latest happenings on your brand.

How To Save Your Google+ Community (And Other Dying Networks)

The Social Media Hat

What do you do when your top social network, where you have spent years building an audience, no longer wants to exist

How to Build Your Personal Brand to Inspire, Connect and Grow Your Business in 2018

Pam Moore

Or is an investment in my personal brand only needed if I am looking to be some kind of super famous online social rock star or self centered narcissist?” It's natural for us to want to do business with people and brands we trust and who make us feel good.

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How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

In addition to their SEO benefits and role in maximizing web presence for brands , blogs produce sales and leads. ” So, once you’ve created great content, how do you get it “out there”? 25 Easy Ways to Promote Your Blog by Kim Garst.

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How to Get Verified on Instagram

Later

If you’ve ever wondered how to get verified on Instagram, you’ve come to the right place! Is it harder for businesses to get verified on Instagram? What Happens After You Apply to Get Verified? How to Request a Verified Badge for Your Instagram Profile.

Big Announcement! THE Social Media Training Academy and Member Community for Business is Here!

Pam Moore

We have been working the past year on a game changing online social media training academy and member community to help solve your biggest problems and challenges related to social media marketing, digital marketing, and branding. Unclear what social networks to focus on?

How To Use Customer Insight To Power Your Business

The Realtime Report

How To Use Customer Insight To Power Your Business. Smart companies will use the insights they get from customers in a number of ways; from fixing holes in marketing campaigns to informing product messaging and even developing and co-creating new products.

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How to Build Creativity and Self-Expression with Your Community

Convince & Convert

If those shoes happen to be Chuck Taylor All Stars, chances are they tell quite a story. In celebration of 100 years of its iconic Chuck Taylor All Star Shoes, Converse recently debuted the “Made By You” campaign, which pays homage to the artistic spirit of the people who wear them.