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

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

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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.

Seven Must Read Posts This Week


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.

Instagram and the news

Sherrilynne Starkie

David Guttenfelder was part of a SXSWi panel which included TIME Photo Editor Kira Pollack and Instagram Community Leader Dan Toffey. The magazine’s Instagram profile saw a 12,000 increase in followers as a result of its storm coverage. Is social media disrupting North Korea policy?

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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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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.

2010 Review: SocialFish clients and work


SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY WORK. Policies became a focal point for us in 2010. We published a whitepaper on social media policies in collaboration with Croydon Consulting in January. Policy clients in 2010. IEEE –The team at IEEE came to us specifically for policy work.

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Social Media Training: 3 Day Intensive Advanced Class

Laurel Papworth

Lecture : Laurel was named in 2012 by Forbes magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, and Marketing Magazine named her “Head of Industry, Social Media”. Laurel is the CEO of The Community Crew managing massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef. Students will develop strategies on how to monetize their customer communities.

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Cyberbullying and blogs – a case study Mumbrella

Laurel Papworth

If you move that into personal attacks – continually identifying e.g. pointing the finger and naming a person – you will find that you create a negative community with negative comments and a negative tone. The reasons why have to do with community practice… 1.

Why AAA Should Be Worried About Getting a C- From Me

Waxing UnLyrical

And which is included in our auto insurance policy (GEICO, because 15 minutes did save me 15% or more and still does). Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke helps smart businesses make bank by taking their communications from corporate codswallop to community cool™.

This Week’s Coolest Jobs – November 16


ONPA engages the university, local, and global communities in creative experiences by presenting over eighty performances, events, and education experiences in up to thirteen venues on and off campus October through April annually.

What You Can Learn From H&M's Use Of Social Media | Mindjumpers


Here is what you can learn from the company to achieve a more engaging and growing community. You want your community to grow bigger and you want people to recommend it to their friends. It’s in peoples’ nature to be part of communities – so let them be a part.

Association Social Media: The CFA Institute


Additionally, I oversee our member magazine and continue to help look after our organizational blogging strategy, two key editorial platforms that we hope to bring much closer together. On Twitter, our policy and advocacy messages and our blog content tend to resonate strongly.

Using Social Media to Speak *With* Your Audience.


Have a policy change to communicate to your audience? And like that community, you may already realize that you will miss opportunities if you don’t find the answer. This is a guest post by Jordan Menzel, COO of CrowdHall. This tool is awesomely cool – check it out.

Instagram Year in Review: The Biggest Moments from 2019


She then shared dozens of clips of fans replicating the routine on her account, proving just how powerful user-generated content can be for building a sense of community on Instagram. . In 2019, Instagram brought more features to market than ever before to enable the creator community.

Association Social Media: National Business Officers Association (NBOA)


Our website also has a private social community, hosted by Higher Logic, called NBOA Connect. Most of the likes have been generated from Facebook ads targeted to members and others in the independent school community (see question #6 for more about our Facebook ads).

Association Social Media: ASCD


We have units in ASCD dedicated to almost every area that impacts education: conferences and institutes, book publishing, magazines and newsletters, online courses and webinars, professional development consulting, public policy, and more.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Not only leaders in their professional lives, nearly all these women use their social profiles to express their passions outside the workplace, which range from NASCAR, art, travel, billiards, wine and music to community service, politics and, of course, family.

Social Media Intensive Course – August 2016 – Sydney Training

Laurel Papworth

Laurel is the CEO of The Community Crew managing massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef. Are you looking for an intensive social media course for advanced or professionals?

101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity SMM

31% have no social media policy in place. 54% of consumers say that “smaller communities have greater influence on a topic than larger ones.” While 31% of businesses overall have no social media policy in place (see above), that is true for only 22% of Inc.

Sydney Social Media Course – 3 Days with Laptop

Laurel Papworth

Laurel manages massive gaming and online communities including Facebook and forums for reality TV shows such as Junior Masterchef. Since 2005, Laurel has been teaching online community management at the University of Sydney and she has been managing virtual communities since 1989.

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Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance


Two articles about e-bay’s recent growth surge, by Marcus Wohlson in Wired magazine, confirmed for me our research insights: organizations that succeeded and grew in this fluid environment had a number of shared characteristics that were deeply embedded in the way they thought, framed challenges, perceived value, approached challenges, engaged people and defined priorities. Make sense to their markets and customers rather than in-house committees, policies and peers

Association Social Media: American Society of Civil Engineers


We might have one piece of content – a blog post, a magazine article, or a video – that can be rehashed across a variety of different social spaces. LinkedIn is a community where we see a lot of entry and mid-career engineers going to seek advice and share information with colleagues.

How to Keep the Creative Content Spark Alive

Convince & Convert

It could be a friend or a local community hero, or someone who started before you and can show your readers how to move forward. It helps to look at how magazine editorial teams plan their monthly issues. Content creation is a fun, but challenging job.

Speaking your Members’ and Customers’ Language: Six Gaps that might be Dooming Associations to Irrelevance


Make sense to their markets and customers rather than in-house committees, policies and peers.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #146

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" Scott Simpson absolutely skewered me with this piece from The Magazine. The sickness of our time seems to be the influence the financial sector has on policy and law-making. It''s a vicious cycle: financial sector gets more powerful/wealthier; becomes more influential in policy/law-making; influences policy/law to make financial sector more powerful/wealthier. the magazine. time magazine.

Social Media Course – $176 – 13 June 2012 Sydney with @InforumGroup

Laurel Papworth

How do you measure ‘sentiment’ online when people are talking about your policies or district? She was named in 2012 by Forbes magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, and Marketing Magazine named her “Head of Industry, Social Media.”

This Week in Social Media – 4/3/2013

Social Media Marketing

And if you’re on Flipboard, you can get these links in my new This Week in Social Media Magazine. Flipboard has launched user-created magazines and is partnering with Etsy. A roundup of relevant links affecting our industry.

36 (of the) Best Facebook Guides, Stats and Rants of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Founder Mark Zuckerberg was TIME magazine’s person of the year , was interviewed on 60 Minutes simultaneously with new features being rolled out on the platform, and had a movie made about him and Facebook’s beginnings. It’s hard to overstate the impact of Facebook.

3 Day Social Media Intensive – Hands on! Sydney 2014

Laurel Papworth

Workshop Facilitator: Laurel was named by Forbes magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, and Marketing Magazine named her “Head of Industry, Social Media” Author of Social Media Revenue, Laurel has consulted globally including with Singapore Government and Middle East Broadcasting, and in Australia, with Westpac, Sony, local, State and Federal Government. Shares Hiya, I’m running my last 3 Day social media intensive for this year, in December.

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Magazine. David Grossman offers six tips for building trust in social media communities, among them: be approachable and friendly, be respectful of others’ ideas and perspectives, and make sure your social media words align with your real-world company values and actions.

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78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Following on the theme of Lisa’s post above, Lori Dicker offers a collection of indicators that your social media marketing has gone astray such as “An intern handles all your social media efforts&# and “Your company does not have a (written) social media policy&# and how to place efforts on the right track. Managing Your Reputation Online: 5 Essential Tools by CIO Magazine. You need help from the power users in that community.

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7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

But to me, a blog is similar to a magazine and most popular magazines have pictures. Sorry, you must have not read my blog policy. However, as stated in my blog policy , I have asked you to use your real name.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Don’t shy away from giving your community the information needed to find you elsewhere both online and offline. Let it be posted on every social platform of choice and then watch as it seeds through other communities (which is likely to happen and shows that your marketing is viral).

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #151

Twist Image

"Something I''ve noticed over the past year: a whole lot of very good, very interesting design thinking going into (some) news/magazine sites. Not to be outdone by Ferriss, the one hundred-plus comments from his community also contributes tremendous color and depth to this topic.

How to Use Social Media for Personal Branding

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

For example, Tamar Weinberg is the community manager for Mashable, and she has written for and other mega blogs. Join other communities When you’re first starting off, or even if you already have a large platform, you should participate in communities that already exist.

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Five for Friday

Jeff Esposito

Some pols say Twitter ban for the birds – I find this new policy from the Massachusetts state government to be awful and antiquated. Well according to a sex survey from Shape and Men’s Fitness Magazine, its true. Insider the mind of a community manager – I just love this infographic and wanted to share it. Five for Friday Community Manager PR social mediaWhat’s happening everyone? Hope your week went by as quick and as productive as mine was.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

40 Key Elements to Getting Started in Social Media (Louis Gray): Mike Fruchter writes an awesome blog post on Louis Gray’s blog about how to get involved in social media, from branding to blogging to Twitter to community.

How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Mark Frauenfelder Mark Frauenfelder is a co-editor of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE Magazine. They know that I actually care about my community and that they’re not an audience. He currently serves as the community guy at Building 43.

Web 2.0, Secondary Orality, and the Gutenberg Parenthesis

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