The Case for Active Users as Social Media Community Managers

Akamai Marketing

The Case For Active Users as Social Media Community Managers. Your social media community manager isn’t at work or its after-hours. This probably isn’t the case for some of the other “community managers” for other organizations.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

As publishers continue to rely on the outside social web to foster their communities, they often witness dire consequences. Sites have experienced a dramatic decrease in core metrics and a dispersion of their most passionate community members. socialmedia longtailseo communities

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Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

Edwards and Telligent CTO Rob Howard are releasing a white paper today that delineates what these standard-setting communities of the future will look like. According to their research, here are nine steps businesses must take in order to make their online communities world-class.

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What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

Commonly referred to as the “Community Manager,&# these brand ambassadors are a company’s direct link to its customers, owning the critical responsibility to grow, shape and respond to online conversations happening around that brand. Do You Need A Community Manager?

Open Community Case Study – Empowering the Periphery


Community: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. Using its online community ALA Connect and social media, ALA has reached out to members and nonmembers, actively soliciting their feedback, ideas and participation.

Social Commerce And The New Consumer

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It's everything from smartphones and iPads to connectivity and connections. Consumers are interested in much more: content, community, conversation, bragging, mobility, sharing, connecting with their peers, etc. community content conversation ecommerce ipad keynotepresentation media mobility oneclickshopping publicspeaking radian6 sharing smartphone social2011 socialcommerce socialconsumer socialmedia socialmediamonitoring technologyTags: community.

Mobile Positioning: A Business Must

Webbiquity SMM

Apps, games and videos must be developed for Androids and iPads, as well. By targeting their audience through their mobile devices, they amassed an entire community they can tap into to promote special events, drive sales and introduce new products. Guest post by University Alliance.

3D Printing in 2012 – innovation coming thick and fast

The Way of the Web

But even more important could be the new 3D Printing App for the iPad – 123D Catch. That’s right – you can fully scan any real world object with your iPad and use that captured image to output via a 3D printer. When I wrote ‘ 2012 – the year of 3D Printing?

What Keeps The Chief Marketing Officer Awake At Night? - Part 3

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When we started Twist Image in 2000, the vision was to help the marketing community understand and embrace the power of the Internet. Look no further than the iPad for proof of this. marketing community. Is Gartner right about Chief Marketing Officers spending more on IT than the Chief Information Officer in the coming years?

As TED 2013 Takes Place, Here Are 10 TED Talks To Help You Re-imagine Your Business

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Pushing the brand further, TED is now a global community of people with the same interests as the foundation's tagline: "ideas worth spreading." Are you worried about your kids because they're spending too much time on their Xbox or iPad playing video games? global community. It's happening right now.

Expect Big Changes At Facebook

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When you have over 800 million users (and closely approaching one billion users), any move (big or small) will ruffle feathers and create backlash within the user community. While many people simply access Facebook via the web browsers on their iPad and tablets, having a native app that works with a touch navigation (and all of the powerful and different usability that comes along with it) is going to become a much more important component of how Facebook evolves. user community.

Ask Fans to Unlike Your Facebook Page


Let’s say you neglected advice about giving away an iPad to grow your community. Further more they won’t help generate organic conversations or build the community. Ask for unlikes? I thought we wanted likes.

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iPad scam on Facebook

Laurel Papworth

Where ever people congregate together, yes even in social networks and online communities, there will be scammers and unethical marketers. Here’s one – join the Facebook Fanpage and be given an iPad to test. I’d join anything for an iPad.

And In The End.

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From smartphones and Kindles to iPads and laptops. How many people do you know who started a Blog, a Facebook page, a LinkedIn community or many other things that they simply dropped or got bored with? online community. Do you have a morbid fascination with the end? I'm not sure why (but I'm pretty certain that a psychiatrist would love to figure it out of with me), but I often think about the end.

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Apple iPad deliveries in Australia TNT

Laurel Papworth

Watching the iPad buzz building in Australia where TNT not FedEx are the delivery dudes. I wonder if TNT know their staff member is doing an awesome job of building TNT brand love in the geeky and no so geeky communities online? Santa Steve Jobs should be with an iPad.

Content Is Everywhere - The Changing Tide Of The Internet

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Even though the iPad has a near-seamless Web experience, publishers still create native apps for the device. Here's what Arianna Huffington had to say about the acquisition of her company to AOL: "AOL's covers 800 towns across America, providing an incredible infrastructure for citizen journalism in time for the 2012 election, and a focus on community and local solutions that have been an integral part of HuffPost's DNA. citizen journalism online community.

13 Ingredients in the Perfect Social Media Contest

Convince & Convert

But it’s not as easy as just tweeting “who wants to win an ipad!?” This is a place for you to be creative, and most social media contests are far too obvious here (see “win an ipad” above). Community Management. Original image from

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #284

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Here is Bret Victor (the designer of the prototypes for the iPad , and collaborator with Al Gore on his climate book, Our Choice ), outlining what we - in the tech community - can start doing to deal about climate change, what he calls (and I would agree) 'the problem of our time'." ipad. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Holy Cow! Apple iOS 5.0.1 Resolves Some Crashing Issues With The iPad

SocMed Sean

After updating my iPad to iOS 5, I converted my previously bulletproof tablet to a hunk of junk that crashed almost every time I loaded up Mail, Safari, StumbleUpon and EverNote. Basically, everything I loved about my iPad had crashed and burned…and my faith in Apple was shaken. In case you haven’t been following along, here are the links to the articles: iOS5 Cloud Services Causing Crashes On iPad 1 – Not Resolved Should I Upgrade My iPad To iOS 5?

Enterprise 2.0: social scorecard and social media karma

Laurel Papworth

I plonked myself down in the front row, iPad at the ready, to listen to Daniel McPherson ( danmc ) talk about socialising the business with Sharepoint. Obvious one is Community Moderator for those that volunteer community admin duties.

Pinterest And Instagram Make Shopping Easier


By the end of the month iPhone and iPad users (coming soon for Android and desktop) will be able to purchase more than 2 million products just by the touch of your pinning fingers.

YouTube Symphony Sydney Opera House

Laurel Papworth

YouTube Symphony Sydney Opera House Online Community Makes Music! Australia Event Online Communities social media social networks Hyundai online community social network Sydney Opera House youtube Youtube Symphonyby Gary Hayes.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #137

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As someone who reads my books exclusively on my iPhone (occasionally on the iPad ), I tend to act like a market of one , instead of looking at the bigger picture. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

How 2nd Screen Apps killed off Television Advertising – Social Media TV

Laurel Papworth

If you are a company looking to advertise would you advertise on the TV during the show’s ad break or on the iPad, smart device during the ad break? Do you advertise on the TV or the iPad? It used to be television, now it’s the iPad.

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The Tune-Up Of TV

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I watched the series on my iPad. So, what's it going to take for us, as the marketing community, to re-think TV advertising models? How do you define TV? Before a recent flight, I downloaded the BBC television series, Sherlock , from the UK. I bought the series on iTunes. There were no commercials. It didn't happen on a set and specific weeknight. I could pause it, fast forward it, rewind it and more. That series isn't even available in this country. What made it TV?

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Enterprise 2.0 Success is About the Players, Not the Field

Social Media Strategery

You don’t have anyone talking about user adoption and community management on the team from the very start. You’re talking about giving away iPads and candy bars to get people to use it. e2conf community management conference E20 enterprise20 firewall santa clara social business social media user adoptionWatch your local Pee-wee football team’s practice sometime and you’ll see a lot of dropped passes, missed tackles, and a whole host of other mistakes.

Taking Your Blog Post Series on the Road

Waxing UnLyrical

Add: Add more screen to an iPhone and you get an iPad. Nick Kellet is co-founder of the social curation platform Listly , that combines crowdsourcing, content curation and embedable lists to drive high-level community engagement, live inside your blog posts.

Social Media for Training Departments in Companies

Laurel Papworth

The key points I covered: we can use social media internally to distribute (broadcast) our own training material, or we can use community tools to create the material right through to peer to peer training. Deloitte’s use “reverse mentorship&# – older senior staff train younger members who in turn train the older staff on social media tools and iPads etc.

3 Proven Ways to Dramatically Improve Website Traffic


You have a community of interested people. Every brand wants more website traffic. After all, more traffic can improve sales and generate company growth. The key is to attract the “right” traffic.

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Fetching Friday – Resources, iPad Contest & Third Tribe Benefits


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, the last few days to join Third Tribe at a good rate, and an easy iPad contest. Let’s Win an iPad Together! If you want an iPad as badly as I do (and that is pretty, desperately bad), then let’s help each other. If you win an iPad after clicking on this referral link to the contest , then I win one too for referring you!

Five for Friday: Labor Day Edition

Jeff Esposito

I also had a great call on Thursday with Jane Hiscock , Rachel Happe , Sarah Mahoney and Heather Strout for the FutureM on community management. Five for Friday FutureM iPad SM social mediaMan where the hell did this summer go?

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The Truth About the iPad | Blogging and Content Creation | Social.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search The Truth About the iPad April 8th, 2010 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet Are you old enough to remember when the TV remote control was invented? The iPad is not a computer.

Measuring Facebook Fan Engagement Beyond the Like

Convince & Convert

Throw out a sweepstakes app, dangle a free iPad, and buy some cheap Facebook ads. It’s time we wean ourselves – and our stakeholders – off of like campaigns driven by meaningless iPad giveaways. facebook brand communities bulbstorm facebook fan pages fan engagement Guest Posts Matt SimpsonGuest post from Matt Simpson , interactive marketing director for Bulbstorm. Bulbstorm executes campaigns for brands seeking to create passionate bonds with consumers.

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The Art of Visual Storytelling

Peg Fitzpatrick

Telling your own unique story connects people with you and helps you grow your community. Adobe Spark – I’m a brand ambassador for Adobe Spark because I love using their app on my iPhone, iPad, and desktop to create fantastic graphics, animations, and even videos!

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Why Twitter Hashtag Infographic Fails

Ari Herzog

For instance, click through hashtags for the Subaru #Impreza , the Apple #iPad , the #Lenovo computer brand , the Boston #RedSox baseball team , and the clothing company #Levis. AriHerzog is a digital marketing and government professional seeking a position in community affairs.

5 Reasons I Think Facebook Is On The Decline

Jason Yormark

While I have not experienced their mobile apps outside of Apple devices, their iPhone and iPad apps are horrendous. Have you ever heard anyone ever say something positive about Facebook when it comes to customer service, feedback consideration or anything when it comes to community interaction? Crazy right? Who in their right mind would make a silly claim about a network that has close to 900 million active users with average usage times close to 20 minutes per day?

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Content Marketing Is Nothing New

Janet Fouts

John Deere’s The Furrow gets well over a million views per month ( and now has a beautiful iPad app to boot. Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.

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Freelancer – $25k in Australian social media competition

Laurel Papworth

We also have US$2,000 and an Applie iPad to give away for the people’s choice for the Most Marketable Video. Australia Online Communities social media social networks 25000 Competition freelancer town downunder

Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth

Social Networks and Online Communities – maybe Twitter? Even coins don’t actually cost $2 to make, they “represent&# a collective, community value of what is worth $2. Facebook has just announced it’s plans to expand it’s Facebook currency.

Winners of Mashable Awards


Mashable Awards is made to recognize the best online communities and services, and it was hosted by comedian Baratunde Thurston. Best New Gadget: iPad. Tweet The 6th of January, Mashable held the event of Mashable Awards Gala.

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