Canada’s most trusted magazine

Sherrilynne Starkie

Canadian Living is the nation’s most-trusted magazine brand as voted a national survey of 17,000 shoppers. ” Canadian Living is Canada’s most widely read English-language women’s magazine with close to 3.1 Media Canadian Living Magazine

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My Interview with Restaurant Business Magazine

Justin Levy

During BlogWorld Expo 2010 , my friends at PepsiCo set up some time for me to sit down with Sam Smith, editor of Restaurant Business magazine and MonkeyDish.com about my restaurant, Caminito Argentinean Steakhouse.

Millennials and Transparency in Online Communities

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. And don’t forget that Higher Logic clients can have access to our Essentials of Online Community Management program at a special discount.

Top Magazines on Google+ Have Larger Fan Base But Less Engagement Than On Facebook

The Realtime Report

The Digital IQ Index®: Magazines report released in June by think tank L2 is a study that ranks magazine brands in 11 categories according to their “competence” in adapting to “the increasingly digital landscape.” Community Size: Impressive.

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Using Online Community to Increase Member Retention

SocialFish

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. Two of these three can be addressed/alleviated with online community.

Get Open Community on Audible

SocialFish

Open Community is now on Audible! 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? How has community management changed other business processes at your org (e.g.

Open Community Case Study – GoPlow

SocialFish

Community: GoPlow. GoPlow is the Snow & Ice Management Association ‘s (SIMA) online community. Brian believed they couldn’t do that until they had a open community website generating solid content. In terms of community metrics, I don’t track that info at this point.

Bon Appétit Magazine Tastes Envelope Glue In Preparation for Tax Day

Convince & Convert

The descriptors are so humorous that a custom hashtag could have been developed with a call to action in the days leading up to Tax Day to bring their community into the fun. File this one under, “oh no they didn’t!”.

5 Ways to Grow Your Instagram Following and Build Community

Convince & Convert

What’s the secret to building a thriving community on Instagram? And today, I’m going to show you some of my favorite strategies for creating an engaged and growing community on Instagram using some advanced tricks of the trade.

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

SocialFish

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.

Open Community Case Study – Local Government Knowledge Network

SocialFish

Community: Local Government Knowledge Network. Our best stuff – magazines, reports, data, discussion forums and more – lived behind the member wall. Associations debate whether to tear down their walls and open their communities to non-members.

Welcoming New Members to your Online Community

Laurel Papworth

The early days when someone first joins are when habits, tone and value of the community culture, loyalty and stickiness are going to be set. And registrations are important for identity in online communities. Walled Garden vs Gated Community (1).

How to Leverage a Community of Passionate Fans

Convince & Convert

Jake explains that the outdoor recreation department is huge for Gamin, and Jeff speculates that the people who are a part of the outdoor recreation community are extremely serious about their hobby, which makes them very special customers for Garmin. Jake Jacobson, Garmin @jakesjournal.

#measurePR Recaps: March-May 2018

Waxing UnLyrical

In May, Sally Falkow joined as the guest host with answers regarding creativity in communications from her son, Mike Falkow of Rogue Magazine. Where has #measurePR been, these last few months, you ask? Right here!

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. Today you do your best to get them articles in women’s magazines, hand out free samples and so on. External PR consultants will know which community managers to approach and how to approach them.

Is Our PR Community Part of the New Pittsburgh or the Old One?

Social Media Strategery

In this month’s Pittsburgh Magazine, there’s a story highlighting how millennials are literally and figuratively transforming my hometown. Where’s the PR, advertising, and marketing community in all of that? This post originally appeared on PRSA Pittsburgh’s blog. .

264: How One Blogger Builds Engagement and Makes a Difference with Online Community Events

ProBlogger

The post 264: How One Blogger Builds Engagement and Makes a Difference with Online Community Events appeared first on ProBlogger. She contacted anyone and everyone for help – bloggers, friends, influencers and magazines. Uppercase Magazine.

From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories

Buzz Marketing for Technology

From shared databases to communities of practice: A taxonomy of collaboratories. From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories. The types are: Distributed Research Centers, Shared Instruments, Community Data Systems, Open Community Contribution Systems, Virtual Communities of Practice, Virtual Learning Communities, and Community Infrastructure Projects. Community Data Systems. Virtual Community of Practice.

Journalism Is Not Content Marketing

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Real journalist (and, yes, I knew many back then) were doing the work of the community. They were spending hours at the public courthouse or at local community meetings, and asking the very smart, tough and better-informed questions that the rest of society wasn't bothered with.

Four Key Strategies to Reclaim a Branded Social Experience

Convince & Convert

GrindMedia’s SURFER Magazine also launched a campaign designed to ramp up interaction going into its annual surfing awards. This type of campaign speaks to a shared interest, and encourages the audience to share their photos to be part of a community as well as receive a promotional discount.

We Are Not (That) Social Media

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I did not have faith that a true community or conversation was actually taking place. A community is not having a lot of followers. For me, a true community would only arise when others who I am connected to started connecting to one another. Yes, by the pure definition of the word "community" we are a social group who have common interests. I used to be a journalist and a publisher of magazines. community. magazine.

The Top 20 Health and Fitness Social Networks

Direct Marketing Observations

The Yoga Today website is clean, actually has a business model in place, incorporates video, which is key, has established a community which makes sense given the passion of this niche and still has lot of FREE content. This site from Fitness Magazine might be the coolest.

Blog Design for ROI Rule #3: Shower Attention and Appreciation On Your Community

ProBlogger

Today we’ll talk about integrating your community into your design. One of the great benefits is that an engaged community promotes your blog, providing word of mouth marketing. How do you show that you care about your community? How to shower attention on your community.

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The Pride And Prejudice Of Shopify

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Many, many years ago a dear friend, mentor and local community leader asked if I would be interested in meeting someone he liked and knew for years. Going further back in time, I was still in my teens and I wanted to publish my own music magazine. It wanted help so bad, that I went to a local magazine store and scoured the mastheads of magazines for hours just looking for someone's name and phone number. I didn't see the community and network. circus magazine.

How to fix the highest barriers to engagement

SocialFish

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. Implementation Open Community Industry Insider

The Changing State Of Blogs

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Some of them looked less like personal online journals, and more like quick moving and frequently updated digital versions of magazines and newspapers (think Huffington Post and Mashable ). It was the ability for readers/community members to "subscribe" to a blog feed. community. magazine. Are blogs dead? Why is this question being debated so much lately? Earlier today, Social Media Examiner 's Michael Stelzner invited Mark W.

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Lessons From 14 Years With Six Pixels Of Separation

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that's a looooonnnnggg time to be publishing articles, podcasts, sharing links and trying to build a community and audience around the intersection of brands, consumers and technology. Books, magazines, blogs and more. community. magazine. Today almost got away from me. I looked at my day's meetings and realized that today - September 29th, 2017 - marks the 14th anniversary of this space, Six Pixels Of Separation.

What Advice Would You Give Yourself As An Industry Rookie Given What You Know Today?

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I believe in life balance - which is a combination of family, friends, work and community. I started publishing magazines and figured I would go back to school if it didn't work out. community. magazines. blog businessbook community conferences confidence criticalthinking entrepreneur experience familyfirst incompatible job magazines marketing opportunityfilter oscarwilde podcast professionaladvice publishing tonyblauer work worklifebalance

Lessons In Starting Over

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Personally, I was curious to see how these conversation would flow considering that I spent a large part of the late eighties and nineties interviewing hundreds of musicians for a myriad of print magazines. Bass players are a uniquely close community. community. magazine. "If you had to start a blog today, what would you do?". Would you do it? I can't imagine the degree of complexity and much more competitive nature of trying to start a blog today.

Seven Must Read Posts This Week

SocialFish

The practices that have made us magazine publishers successful over many decades now threaten to undo us. Many respected magazines are only one reasonably-talented, technology-enabled part-time outsider away from losing much of their Web audience or perhaps going out of business altogether.

The Blog Turns 20 This Year

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I could not believe that if my words resonated, I would be able to find my own audience and build my own community. In a world without blogs, I would be waiting years or months (at best) to hopefully grab a new book from them or an extended article in a magazine or newspaper. magazine.

Top 5 Signs Your Business Should Not Be Using Social Media

Almost Savvy

Using digital platforms successfully to build community, relationships, and trust is an iterative process. Blogging Business Facebook Google+ Social Media Tips Twitter community etiquette Marketing and Advertising Networking Online reputation spam trust

Don’t Sell Your Brand’s Soul to the Facebook News Feed Algorithm and Vanity Metrics

Pam Moore

They may like to also talk with the people who work for the brand, use the brand's products or services or are simply part of the community surrounding the brand. He liked the photos with our family, team and communities we serve. With this community, comes power.

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The Long Tales - The Best In Business Innovation Content - Issue #5

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Beverage Company Califia Farms Publishes Branded Magazine 'Pour Over' - MediaPost. It's a magazine with a focus on coffee culture and plant-based lifestyle. we need a new generation identity mechanism where credentials are issued by communities of people and businesses that know each other. Here, your entire community vouches for you, not a single bureaucracy or a single commercial player." magazine. online community. pour over magazine.

Quote of the Week: Jim Collins on Managing a Networked Ecosystem

SocialFish

Magazine. Humanize Open Community PotluckIf you don’t believe me when I say associations are more advanced than you think, believe management guru Jim Collins, the darling of the association world, quoted here in an interview for the latest issue of Inc.

How To Be Inspired At Work

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Be more involved in our community. Read every article (cover to cover) of a magazine that interests you (and yes, read the ads too). Do some volunteer work in an effort to help your community and meet other interesting people. magazine. It''s 7 am. I''m sitting in a coffee shop right around the corner from my office. It''s easy to read between the lines. It''s easy to think that someone is a workaholic.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations.

The Filter, The Advisor And Your Personal Advisory Board

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One of the easiest ways to guide my professional and community life has been to find and build my own, personal, advisory board. In everything that I do in relation to this blog, my writing for Huffington Post , Harvard Business Review , other newspapers/magazines and anything about my books and marketing them, I ask myself one simple question: "would Seth Godin do this?" It has a profound impact on my personal, professional and community development. magazine.

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Interview with Heather Morgan Shott of Meredith's Mixing Bowl Social Network Community

Diva Marketing Blog

New social networking communities seem to be on every virtual corner these days. However, when brands build out communities it's obviously a business decision that has incurred significant resources - including dollars. It doesn’t work to just build a community and then abandon it.

The paradox of the ‘lads mag’

The Way of the Web

The main magazines in this segment have always covered a range of areas, packaged up with some titillating shots of a current celebrity, and the problem is that doesn’t work anymore. And if you’re targetting a male audience for your products, you can go to communities and websites which have a laser-focus on one particular subject, or you can go for massive web properties and use their targetting to filter your advert to just appear to a huge number of men.

How Social Media can Fix the Troll and Bullying problem

Laurel Papworth

Our women’s magazines that think it’s fine to photoshop young celebrities in damaging positions? Bullying can be a contributing factor in suicide and damages whole communities not just the bullied. Because they reflect back the community values with a twist.

A Real State Of Independence

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The constant rejection and silence from magazine and newspaper editors is something that I would never wish on any other professional. The popularity of this blog affords me instant access to a community of passionate professionals. magazine. It''s easy to get caught up in the news. Whether you are celebrating the Fourth of July (and, if you are, Happy Fourth!)

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The Gift Of Facebook

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While I understand that close to one billion people are connected there and that you can target your message down to a specific segment, I still don't think that people are on Facebook to consume content in the same way that they are consuming media when they're reading a newspaper or magazine online (which means that they're less inclined to pay attention to ads). magazine. Let me be clear: I am still bullish on Facebook.