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. From there it evolved into email discussion lists (who remembers LISTSERV?), One thing that all of these have in common is the notion of community building. Guest Post by Samantha Lake.

Our 2020 Social Media Wish List

Likeable

We’re sure you have a lot of lists to read and wishes to fulfill—but if you have time, we’d love for you to take a look at ours. . Better Search & List Features on Instagram. Says Melissa, one of our community managers, “I’d love a better native hashtag search functionality.

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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. .

Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Regular WUL readers know that Shonali (a friend and former colleague at Socialmedia.biz ) showcases guest posts about how to build, engage and sustain an online community, among other things. so that others might gain insights for their own community efforts. We think people will create bucket lists and wish lists of stunning destinations, regardless of whether they’re planning to take a cruise any time soon. Building a New Kind of Cruise Community.

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. .

10 Reasons We All Need Community in Business and Life

Pam Moore

As your knowledge deepened, community expanded and influence rose you somehow forgot those little things you once celebrated. It reminds us just how important community is to us both personally and professionally. Community Doesn't Happen Overnight.

How to Build a Brand Community for your B2B Business

Oktopost

It turns out that creating a brand community for your B2B company can give you that type of mouthwatering ROI. . B2B businesses need to foster a strong spirit of community to serve their clients and customers better. What is a Brand Community? Salesforce Community Cloud.

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How Brands Land On The Social Media Naughty List

Firebelly

These three common mistakes may have placed you on the naughty list. #1 Need help getting your brand back on the nice list ? The post How Brands Land On The Social Media Naughty List appeared first on Firebelly | Social Media Marketing & Management Company. Community Management Social Media Management Social Media MarketingNot feeling the love from your customers or followers on social media? 1 Not Responding.

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7 Ways Brands Can Use the Instagram Close Friends List

Later

If you’re looking for a way to drive more interest in your campaigns, product launches, live broadcasts, and more, you definitely want to check out the Instagram close friends list ! But there are actually *tons* of different ways that businesses can make use of their close friends list — everything from collaborating with influencers to gathering customer feedback! 1: Create an Instagram Close Friends List for Influencers & Collaborators.

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How to Create a Brand Community: A Step-by-Step Process

Social Media Strategies Summit

Build a strong brand and you will get yourself a strong community of loyal customers and brand advocates. Some might argue that a strong community is what makes a brand stronger and loyal customers are the best way to promote a brand. What is a Brand Community?

The Complete List of Social Media Holidays (2021 Edition)

Hootsuite

Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD: Fourth Monday of January. As a charity that advocates for victims of sexual harassment, this post from Time’s Up is a meaningful expression of solidarity with the transgender community.

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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. Develop a list of agency-related hashtags and then use a tool such as Hashtag Expert to find new, relevant ones.

Top Reasons For Community Involvement

Small Business Mavericks

If you go to Small Business Mavericks’ Community Involvement page, you’ll see a list of the local organizations we are regularly interacting with. Benefits of Community Involvement. Community involvement is an important part of a business. I think that if a business is not involved with the community, that business is cutting off a source of networking strength, losing employee connections, and limiting their marketing potential.

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. While a customer may be happy with their one-time experience with your brand, what’s going to make them a lifelong community member? Here, we’ve composed a list of tips and tricks to strengthen your bonds within your online community and, hence, invest in the future of your business. For example, reddit.com has a large community of fellow “redditors.”

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.

Creating a Life List

Justin Levy

Growing up I never kept a bucket list because growing up below the poverty line, the goal was just to graduate high school. Over the past few months I started creating a list of experiences and places that I want to travel to before I die. I couldn’t stand the term “bucket list” or “things to do before I die” but had never found a phrase that fit what this list meant to me until hearing it called a “life list”, thanks to C.C.

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The Right Way to Build Your Email List

Waxing UnLyrical

Almost two years ago I went on a bit of a rant about how much I hate being added to email lists without my permission , especially by people I’ve “met&# on Twitter or while out and about at a conference. My opinion hasn’t changed , and I still get added to lists without expressly having signed up for them. This is the right way to build your email list. That’s the right way to build your email lists.

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Community Manager: To Be Or Not To Be!

Mindjumpers

Tweet Community Managers are the voice of the brand, but their role varies across companies. There are no set list of rules or guidelines which can a make a successful community, but all successful communities have a common ingredient – a good Community Manager. With a boom in social media presence of brands, the role of a Community Manager is growing. If yes, then I hope that my tips will provide a clearer idea of a Community Manager’s role.

10 Reasons Businesses Will Start Using Google+ Communities in 2014

Convince & Convert

Well, with over 150,000 communities with more than 10 people, and tens of thousands will thousands of members, Google+ is really happening. Types of G+ Communities There are two types of communities: 1. Private: This content cannot be shared outside of that community and can only be viewed by members. Why Use Google+ Communities? Here is a really big thing: Google indexes the community and its content when ‘public’.

5 Great Social Media & Community Job Resources

Jason Yormark

Tweet It’s amazing to me how quickly social media and community management have exploded in the job market. There’s some great resources out there to target your job search when it comes to social media and community management jobs. I’ve tried to avoid all the repetitive job sites that “claim” to be focused on social media/community, but are just glorified job boards with social media jobs listed at the top. Tags: Community Social Media

Bringing Open Community To Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Bringing Open Community To Public Relations November 22nd, 2010 Tweet Color me thrilled When Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer asked me to participate in a virtual book tour to explore concepts from Open Community (they call it “a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web&# ), I was thrilled.

How to Manage Your LinkedIn Community Without Feeling Completely Overwhelmed

agora pulse

People are forming real relationships on this platform—but managing all those relationships within a community of peers, employees, potential job applicants, and potential clients can be tricky and overwhelming. Let’s take a look at how you can use its CRM tools to more effectively manage your LinkedIn community and successfully nurture those relationships in organic, authentic ways. Personal and Professional Profiles: Why Both Make Up Your LinkedIn Community.

Open Community Case Study – American Library Association

SocialFish

This post is part of our 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: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. Open Community

Open Community Virtual Book Tour = Awesome.

SocialFish

As part of our Open Community book launch, we are doing a really exciting VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR. Here’s the awesomesauce list for LAUNCH WEEK: 11/01/10 – Acronym | ASAE Blog. On each of these dates, we’ll have a guest blog post or interview on each of these great blogs, talking about the concepts in Open Community specifically as they pertain to the particular audience of that blog and the specific social media / online community issues each blog addresses.

Can Communities Serve As Perfect Add-On For Your Blog?

Mindjumpers

Tweet Written by Nabanita Roy , who is a web enthusiast and blogger currently working as a Community Development Executive at forums.com. There are several community building tools for blog promotion. If you think it is time to take a leap with your promotional plans and take some new pathways for promotions, a community building tool can be a perfect opportunity. You get to know bloggers from different places, communities and of varied blogging spheres.

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. Apart from customer service, community building is an important tool which can help increase the engagement levels of your brand, thus gathering more and more followers. Steps for building a community.

Twitter Rules vs. Community Values

Socialized

I recently posted my Brief List of 53 Twitter Rules , guidelines for how I choose to use Twitter. Some of these are legislated, and some of them simply come from community values. My rules are based on a combination of factors, like why I am on Twitter, my personal standard of ethics, my perception of community values, and Twitter’s TOS. This is an example of a rule that was based on community values and became a legislated rule.

Open Community Case Study – Empowering the Periphery

SocialFish

This post is part of our 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: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. Open Community

Context and Community: the 2 Cs That Can Make Social Scoring Work

Waxing UnLyrical

Here’s a Listly list I’ve pulled together on several of the posts that have run on Waxing UnLyrical over the last few years on social scoring & social media influence: Social Scoring & Influence: Posts on Waxing UnLyrical. View more lists from Shonali Burke. Side note: Some of you are way ahead of me on using Listly. If you’ve created neat Listly lists the WUL community and I should know about, please leave the URL(s) in your comment below!

Tips to Managing Both Your Content and Community

Mindjumpers

Tweet Being a business running an online community as either a blog or a Facebook page, we need to think about two very important things – the content we send out and the community that we’re sending it out to. With social media platforms providing both individuals and businesses so many opportunities, it’s easy to forget that we need to give our community as much thought as the content we publish. They go as follows: Care more about community than distribution.

How To Share A Cup of Starbucks Coffee With Your Social Media Community

Amy Porterfield

Want to know a great way to express your love and appreciation to your community that will knock their socks off? The post How To Share A Cup of Starbucks Coffee With Your Social Media Community appeared first on Amy Porterfield | Online Marketing Expert. List Building community building gift giving starbucksTreat them to coffee!

3 Off Line Ways To Building Your E-mail List

Small Business Mavericks

Building an e-mail list is one of the most challenging tasks for businesses as they make their first attempt at marketing online. Here are three off line ways to build your e-mail marketing list. All you have to do is require them to join your e-mail list to enter the raffle. Or join a business networking group in your community. Get face to face with people and let them know about your e-mail list.

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13 YouTube Community Building Hacks You Never Knew About

agora pulse

So, if you’re still saying your brand doesn’t need YouTube community building, you might need to rethink. So, with that in mind, I’m going to tell you 13 YouTube community building hacks you never knew about. It sounds basic but branding your channel properly is one of the most important steps you need to take to build your community. This is key for YouTube community building. Here’s where most brands go wrong with their YouTube community building strategy.

Steal These Facebook Group Community Management Tips: Expert Roundup

agora pulse

Whether you are struggling to keep your Facebook group alive or to keep people engaged, managing your Facebook community takes a very particular set of skills. That’s why we reached out to some experienced (and brilliant) Facebook group community management pros and asked them to share their secrets. Using hashtags to generate community engagement is nothing new. Post using hashtags so your community gets a feel for how to use them. List the admins.

Steal These Facebook Group Community Management Tips: Expert Roundup

agora pulse

Whether you are struggling to keep your Facebook group alive or to keep people engaged, managing your Facebook community takes a very particular set of skills. That’s why we reached out to some experienced (and brilliant) Facebook group community management pros and asked them to share their secrets. Using hashtags to generate community engagement is nothing new. Post using hashtags so your community gets a feel for how to use them. List the admins.

The Ultimate List of Visual Content Articles for Big Results

Socially Sorted

I created this Ultimate list of Visual Content Articles because I’m always sharing blog posts with my community. The post The Ultimate List of Visual Content Articles for Big Results appeared first on Socially Sorted. Looking for Visual Content Articles to learn more about how to use Visuals for better results in your business? Now you can use it too – to find the. // Read More.

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Google+ Communities Yay or Wait and See?

Janet Fouts

I don’t know about you but I’ve gotten more than a dozen invitations to Google+ communities in the last couple of days. In case you’re not aware of what that means, Google+ launched a new feature, Google+ Communities on Dec 6. Here’s a video from Google on what these new communities are all about: What Do Google+ Communities Offer My Business? Add to that the very important fact that anyone can create a Google+ Community.

A message to our community: an open letter from Black@Sprout

Sprout Social

It also means that in times like these, we want to use our platform to share our beliefs and encourage allyship within our community. Dear #TeamSprout, Our community is deeply impacted by the fact that the death of George Floyd took place at the hands of the Minneapolis police.

Decoding the Facebook Algorithm: A Fully Up-to-Date List of the Algorithm Factors and Changes

Buffer Social

Here’s a quick overview of how the Facebook News Feed works, according to Adam Mosseri, VP of Product Management for News Feed: To make it easy for you to understand the Facebook algorithm, we went through all the (known) changes that Facebook has implemented to its algorithm and came up with a list of factors that we think may determine whether your post shows up or not. If you do Facebook marketing , one thing that you might want to understand is the Facebook algorithm.

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How TravelMedia.ie Save Time and Rock Community Management

agora pulse

with expertise in social media, public relations, marketing, events, communication within the travel industry (for both trade and consumer,) the list goes on. The community management is amazing. Niamh told us that their social team is saving significant time every day using a single inbox to manage all their social communities’ notifications and respond directly. Save Time and Rock Community Management appeared first on Agorapulse. Founded in 2006, TravelMedia.ie

How TravelMedia Save Time and Rock Community Management

agora pulse

with expertise in social media, public relations, marketing, events, communication within the travel industry (for both trade and consumer,) the list goes on. The community management is amazing. Niamh told us that their social team is saving significant time every day using a single inbox to manage all their social communities’ notifications and respond directly. The post How TravelMedia Save Time and Rock Community Management appeared first on Agorapulse.

Content Curation Tools: A Curated List of Content Curation Tools

Razor Social

Triberr is a community of bloggers that provides an easy way to find and share great content. It’s probably the easiest tool to use on this list – once you sign up and install the Pocket button (browser extension), you’ll be able to save articles from any website with just one click. A nice feature that is useful for your content curation efforts is the ability to tag the content you save to Pocket to keep your lists organized.

The Many Roles of an Internal Community Manager

Social Media Strategery

When someone in the communications industry refers to a “ community manager ,&# they are usually referring to someone that can manage the online relationships for a particular brand, using tools like Facebook, Twitter, and blogs. However, over the last few years, a new Community Manager role has emerged – the internal Community Manager, responsible for increasing and maintaining user adoption for social media tools behind the organizational firewall.