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Open Community is now on Audible! We have FIVE DOWNLOAD CODES AVAILABLE - all you need to do is drop us a comment below. Just answer any of these questions: How has the growth of online community changed the way you work today? Is community management part of your job?

Using Online Community to Increase Member Retention


And of course I was excited to get a chance to talk about my favorite subject, online community, with my friend Josh Paul , in the session we presented yesterday, Using Online Community to Increase Member Retention. Unable to justify membership costs with ROI.

How to Leverage a Community of Passionate Fans

Convince & Convert

Jake Jacobson , Social Media Manager at Garmin , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to reveal Garmin’s Youtility-esque goals when it comes to social media and customer service, plus how Garmin has been able to educate its wide and dedicated fan base through specialized content.

Open Community Case Study – GoPlow


If you have a case study to share, from the angle of any of the “big ideas&# in our little book, please contact us. Community: GoPlow. GoPlow is the Snow & Ice Management Association ‘s (SIMA) online community. Check them out: GoPlow Community.

How to fix the highest barriers to engagement


This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. I work with clients using all types of community platforms, and I can point to five engagement-busters that affect all organizations, no matter what platform they’re using. Those are more difficult problems to solve.

Starting an Association Online Community? Five Tips for Building a Strong Foundation


This post originally appeared on the Online Community Results blog. ———– Recently, Ernie Smith wrote a good piece about starting online communities in Associations Now. 2 – BUILD A COMMUNITY FROM AN EXISTING BOND. What community managers?

5 Ways to Grow Your Instagram Following and Build Community

Convince & Convert

What’s the secret to building a thriving community on Instagram? It’s not exactly an easy question to answer. But how did they do it? But first, if you’re new to Instagram, this deck might be helpful: The Ultimate Guide To Instagram Marketing from Ross Simmonds.

Starting an Association Online Community? Five Tips for Building a Strong Foundation


This post originally appeared on the Online Community Results blog. ———–. Recently, Ernie Smith wrote a good piece about starting online communities in Associations Now. In the article, he referred back to the Reddit volunteer moderator revolt I wrote about last August , and offered some tips for organizations just beginning to build online communities. For many associations, the first step in building an online community is purchasing software.

Cooks Source: How to Avoid an Unnecessary Crisis

Dave Fleet

Tweet Situation: When food writer Monica Gaudio discovered that Cooks Source magazine had lifted an article she’d written and printed it in the magazine, she emailed the magazine to inquire about how it had come about.

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How to Use Instagram Stories Templates for Your Brand (+10 Free Templates!)


If you want to create gorgeous Instagram Stories consistently, say hello to Instagram Stories templates! It makes creating on-brand content super easy so you’ll never fall behind on posting to stories and growing your business. It’s time to include it in your stories!

What is Earned, Owned and Paid Media? Here are the Differences and How to Use Them

Pam Moore

Combining the right balance of paid media, earned media and owned media can take your business from zero to turbo pretty fast when combined with a solid content marketing and social marketing program. The truth is traditional marketing and media are not working like they use to.

How To Use Facebook Audience Insights For Better Targeting

agora pulse

Unsure how to find relevant audiences to improve or scale your campaigns? In this article, I’ll show you exactly how to use the Audience Insights tool to uncover hidden targeting opportunities, which can result in a staggering 64.83% decrease in your advertising costs.

How To Get Your Blog Project Approved

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali How To Get Your Blog Project Approved January 13th, 2011 Tweet Guest post by Shanan Sorochynski Okay, you’ve had nearly half a month to sink into 2011.

Instagram Stories: How to Use It Like a Pro and Build Your Audience


marketers who are currently using IG Stories ads plan to continue doing so. Instagram users have also proven their desire to engage with brands via disappearing content. How to use Instagram Stories. How to use Instagram Stories. Tap Add post to your story.

How To Be Inspired At Work

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It''s easy to read between the lines. It''s easy to think that someone is a workaholic. It''s easy to make assumptions (must be single, probably no kids, whatever). I remember saying to myself that if only I could find the time to work out and eat better. We all want to read more. Be more involved in our community. The universal truth to all of this is: we all make the time for the things that are important to us. magazine.

Inside the Facebook Ads of Your Competitors: How to Research, What to Learn

Buffer Social

We’re diving into the Facebook Ad Library to give you tips on how to research the ads of your competitors and how to find inspiration from some of the most creative and effective Facebook advertisers out there. We’d love to hear them.

How to Become Instagram Famous: 17 Expert Tips from Real Influencers


Looking for a listicle to show you how to become Instagram famous in 10 easy steps? While the life of an Instagram influencer may look easy, there’s a lot more to it than latte art and filtered sunsets. How to become Instagram famous.

How to Write Facebook Sponsored Posts And Dodge the Haters

Laurel Papworth

Welcome to social media engagement! how to write sponsored posts and not be a dork. The minute you have to Buy Attention you’ve really admitted that the content/story/message is not strong enough to stand on it’s own. The community starts yelling back.

How to Keep the Creative Content Spark Alive

Convince & Convert

It also helps to be an experienced wordsmith and grammar nerd! We are required to bring original perspectives to the table—not the kind that stop at one or two clever tweets, but perspectives which can be fleshed out into lengthy blog posts, e-books, and white papers.

How to Take an Audience-Centric Approach to Content Marketing

Convince & Convert

One of a marketer’s goals is to make meaningful connections with consumers. Content marketing is meant to be a strategic way to reach and attract a defined audience. Lately, it seems to have moved to a dangerous place of ROI, subject lines, and vanity metrics.

How to Host a Successful Instagram Takeover in 7 Easy Steps


An Instagram takeover is when someone temporarily takes over another account to create and share content—usually on behalf of a brand. In this post, you’ll learn: How an Instagram takeover can benefit your brand. A step-by-step guide to executing a successful takeover.

What is Social Proof and How to Use it In Your Marketing Strategy


To put it simply, it means relying on the wisdom of others when making a decision. Whether you’re buying a new mattress or choosing a hotel for your upcoming vacation, It’s easy to get overwhelmed. How do you decide between 100 different options that are supposedly “the best”?

How to Strategize Your Annual Content Calendar Without Going Crazy

Convince & Convert

Remember that time when you wrote content to promote a new product the day before it launched? What about the campaign you nearly forgot to create for the event on Monday —but it’s Friday right now? But what if it didn’t have to be that way? How can we improve?

How to Match 10 Key Success Metrics to Your Blogging Strategy.

Convince & Convert

Without a statistical measure of your blogging progress, adding content to your blog on a regular basis can be an incredibly lonely proposition. However, even within the business (non cat) blogging arena, there are a wide variety of potential measures to gauge your momentum. This sounds simple, but it’s shocking how many bloggers aren’t clear on the core business rationale behind their blog initiative. Blogging is a commitment to yourself and anyone reading.

How To Start A Blog In 2012

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It's hard for someone considering a Blog to come up with a new and/or different angle. Pushing that further, it's somewhat hard to even define what, exactly, a Blog is in this day and age. How to start a Blog in 2012: Choose the right platform. My recommendation is to go with it (full disclosure: this Blog is powered by MovableType and it's way too late in the game to make the switch to WordPress, but I would if it could happen seamlessly).

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. Therefore, it’s a force to be reckoned with. Tell people how to find you and give them a history.

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How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As information flow is infinite, many find that it is of utmost importance to capture the attention of the select few who serve as influencers — these are the people who can actually stop their followers in their tracks to help spread your message. It was totally fun to do.

How to Reduce Information Overload |

Buzz Marketing for Technology

9 Ways to Overcome Jealousy. How to Reduce Information Overload. Information overload occurs when we try to receive more information than can be processed. How often have you turned on your computer to check email, and ended up surfing the net for hours?

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How to Make a Full-Time Income From Your Blog


The post How to Make a Full-Time Income From Your Blog appeared first on ProBlogger. While there are no guarantees, earning a full-time income from your blog can be a realistic goal provided you’re willing to: get specific about your money goals. Want to know more?

Get Over Your Creativity Block With These 20 Social Media Content Ideas

Buffer Social

As a social media manager , it can be super fun to strategize and come up with multiple ways to share content with your audience. But it’s also easy to get stuck in a creative rut. How can I share a blog post on Facebook in a new, creative way? Create a how-to video.

How to Create Shareable Content for Social Media on a Consistent Basis – First Round Review [SSM025]

Buffer Social

Social media has the power to spread great content across the web like wildfire. How to listen : iTunes | Google Play | SoundCloud | Stitcher | RSS. And it’s going to become vital for any company that wants a sophisticated marketing arsenal to have content in their quiver.

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How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

He’s volunteered to give away a copy of his recent book, FBML Essentials , to two readers. Scroll down to the end of the post for details on how to win. This applies to Pages as well. Now what you want to do is create your tab. How can I: A.

How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding by Tamar Weinberg on April 1, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Dan Schawbe l.

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How To Start a Blog in 7 Days


I just don’t have the commitment to build a better blog in 31 days. In fact, I don’t think anyone needs 31 Days to Build a Better Blog. You have the talent, you have the passion, and, evidently, you have the desire to improve your blog. We all have to start somewhere.

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#measurePR Recaps: March-May 2018

Waxing UnLyrical

As in, we held the chats, but didn’t get to post the recaps because, well, #life. In March, my friend and colleague Heidi Sullivan stepped in to host the chat. Here’s some of what was talked about: On how to overcome PR tech fears: A3b.

Public Relations becomes Community Relations – Social Media

Laurel Papworth

If you have the relationship with the community, and they like and respect you, it’s tough to turf you out and go with a competitor agency. Build and manage the community and you automatically take on a “public relations manager&# role. How does it work? Today you do your best to get them articles in women’s magazines, hand out free samples and so on. Seeking Australian mum bloggers to write about what they love to write about. ?What

How to Grow Your Fitness Blog to 100,000 Monthly Visitors in Less than a Year


How do you build a successful fitness blog? What does it take to start a blog and grow the traffic to 100K monthly visitors in less than a year? I’m sure that you want to see some numbers and statistics but let’s just hold on for a moment. Step 1: Get to know your niche.

How to Immediately Gain Traction on Twitter (and Grow Your Business)

Rebekah Radice

From daily conversations to marketing tactics, how and when you engage has evolved. And like with anything else, taking the time to learn how to use it properly is the key to success. How to Immediately Gain Traction on Twitter (and Grow Your Business).

How To Be A Recognized Authority

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On LinkedIn , on Twitter bios, on Facebook , when individual''s are being introduced to speak at conferences and beyond. Have you ever had someone introduce you to present in front of a live audience? I don''t know how to define who is an authority, but I know it when I see it. Be open to always sharing that knowledge. What makes it better than the person next to you? How have you implemented it successfully? marketing magazine.

244: How to Find More Traffic for Your Blog Offline


How to Promote Your Blog Offline. Today I’m tackling questions from listener, Julianna Barnaby about whether it’s important to spend time offline building your blog’s personal brand and reputation. You may need to step out of your comfort zone, but that can be rewarding. The sky’s the limit when it comes to offline promotion, and engagement is sometimes much stronger. People are more likely to comment on, share, and buy your products and services.