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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).

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.

Event: Australian Institute of Company Directors AICD social media

Laurel Papworth

Speakers: Laurel Papworth, Online Community Strategist, World Communities. By the way, my article in the AICD magazine. Technorati Tags: aicd , Australia , australian institute of company directors , conference , laurel papworth , social media.

Monetization: Social Network Advertising

Laurel Papworth

Social Media Monetization is becoming THE hot issue in online community chatter. The challenge is not that Facebook and other social networking sites are underpricing advertising, it’s that the context is different in online communities.

Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

We look at Freemium revenue in social networks and online communities including asking that: if freemium is the business model of giving it all (or most) of the services away for free , how can you then charge for it? And 9,000 buy the magazine at newsagencies.

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.

List of Brand-Side Corporate Social Strategists: Twitter Edition

Webbiquity SMM

Fox Entertainment Group. • Tom Fishman – Manager, Social Media & Community at MTV Networks. • Kate Farber Gold – Social Media Director at Scripps Networks. • Ryan Osborn – Director of Social Media at NBC News. • Matthew Milner – VP, Social Media, Hearst Magazines Digital Media. • Gayle Weiswasser -Vice President, Social Media Communications, Discovery. Share this on Technorati.

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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. Share this on Technorati.

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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Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

In you guessed it–another guest post–Wayne Howard describes his method for quickly building the following for a new blog, using tactics such as Facebook postings, the BloggerLuv community, Twitter, LinkedIn and contests. Share this on Technorati.

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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 Lifehacker.com 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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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 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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7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

But to me, a blog is similar to a magazine and most popular magazines have pictures. 12484 SUBSCRIBERS FOLLOWERS Lijit Search Read more about The New Community Rules Get Techipedia on your iPhone or iPod touch! Tamar is also the author of The New Community Rules (July 2009).

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.

Blogging: Social Media is Not Only About Social Media Sites

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Well, for one, social media users — that is, users on social news sites such as Digg, Mixx, Reddit — are not particularly enthusiastic about the proliferation of marketers in their community. Tamar is also the author of The New Community Rules (July 2009).

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11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The most popular blogs, according to Technorati , maintain that consistency by posting more than once a day. By putting effort into the writing process, you reap the benefits of a community that supports you because you lift them through your words.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Managing Your Reputation Online: 5 Essential Tools by CIO Magazine. You need help from the power users in that community. Share this on Technorati. With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up.

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cybersoc.com: 3 types of blog: closed, conduit and participant in the conversation

Buzz Marketing for Technology

online community. Renjith on Cybersociology Magazine - relaunch? Bloggers who create blogs like this tend to engage with the comments on their blogs and link out heavily, using tools like RSS readers and technorati to follow the "buzz" Some also use social bookmarking or social recommendation tools to save, order and share links. Your final community category is quite interesting, but one I unfortunately haven not seen much in practice (yet). technorati.

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Customer Anthropology: The Art of Observation

Buzz Marketing for Technology

You wont read much about it on the Web because its still competitive-advantage stuff: What I know about the science of it I cannot disclose under a confidentiality agreement, and most of the companies doing it (Steelcase, Intel, Volkswagen, Microsoft -- thats Bill Gates in the pith helmet at right, from a recent Forbes Small Business magazine article on the subject) arent talking about it much. Darwin Magazine. Grist Magazine. Intentional Communities. Orion Magazine.

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Facebook or LinkedIn) or other communities of practiceâ?? The investment these companies will make in blogs, social networks, and communities will â??stimulate Technorati Tags : workliteracy. Technorati Tags : workliteracy. The Bamboo Project Blog.

Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Then and Now In the good old days, say from the 1850s onwards, marketing was mostly a one way “communication&# : companies advertized their wares via local media like newspapers, magazines, and traveling salespeople. Not just being talked about but be an active voice in the community.

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How to Save the World

Buzz Marketing for Technology

fluency -- our ability to function socially in the modern complex world, to be of use socially to others in our communities. This could show what people value in others in their networks/communities, and what they offer, and how that effects both their popularity and the strength of the community as a whole. Building a Community-Based Society. Darwin Magazine. Grist Magazine. Intentional Communities. Orion Magazine. The Salon Blog Community.

SMX West '08 Recap: Takeaways, Shout Outs, and Pictures

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

One in a magazine or one that is online? 12484 SUBSCRIBERS FOLLOWERS Lijit Search Read more about The New Community Rules Get Techipedia on your iPhone or iPod touch! She provides consulting in internet marketing and manages Community Support & Advertising at Mashable.

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The Audacity of Free: The Products and Services Edition

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I hearken back to the magazine rack on the street corner that had the sign if you read it you bought it.

How to Become a Niche Rockstar: The Guide

Viper Chill

Even though there are thousands upon thousands of micro-niches and active communities discussing the most peculiar topics, there’s still only room for a handful of ‘rockstars’ to emerge from each of them.

How To Create the Perfect Facebook Fan Page

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Diva Marketing Talks Blogger Relations With Susan Getgood and Liz Gumbinner

Diva Marketing Blog

Susan Getgood Susan Getgood has been involved in online marketing since the early 90s, and watched the web evolve from the first browsers to the interactive communities we participate in today. Diva Marketing Talks is a live, internet radio (BlogTalkRadio) show. 30-minutes. 2-guests.

Why Nobody Should Buy Digg ?» Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In other words, they don’t give a damn about the community and they seemed to have moved on — perhaps completely. As long as Digg continues to ignore the community, the community will be vocal in their own way. They forgot about the community.

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Personal Knowledge Management - Pollard

Buzz Marketing for Technology

While we did not coin the term, what we use the term to mean has received considerable uptake in the KM community, and is starting to be used, at least in part and in pilots, in quite a few organization. Technorati Cosmos. Darwin Magazine. Grist Magazine. Intentional Communities. Orion Magazine. Technorati Cosmos. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. November 2005. Oct Dec. MADE IN CANADA.

How to Save the World - PKM An Update

Buzz Marketing for Technology

While we did not coin the term, what we use the term to mean has received considerable uptake in the KM community, and is starting to be used, at least in part and in pilots, in quite a few organization. Technorati Cosmos. Darwin Magazine. Grist Magazine. Intentional Communities. Orion Magazine. Technorati Cosmos. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. November 2005. Oct Dec. MADE IN CANADA.

Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I became a big fan of playing games (bingo especially) at a little hub on AOL called RabbitJack’s Casino , which was considered a unique community within the AOL borders with a close-knit group of people from all walks of life.

When is Brand Evangelism a Crime? Exploring the Royal Caribbean.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In my upcoming book, The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web ( Amazon link ), which is slated to be released in late Spring, I talk about the importance of brand evangelism as part of an effective community management strategy.

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Confessions of a CKO: What I Should Have Done

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I have already written about where I think KM is headed: From content to connectivity , with social networking applications and expertise-finding and community-building processes taking over in priority from the populating and management of massive, just-in-case, context free repositories of documents, and From corporate content management to personal. Technorati Profile. Darwin Magazine. Grist Magazine. Ms Magazine Blog. Technorati Cosmos.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2008: Social Media, SEO, and More " techipedia | tamar weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

SEO Mastermind Aaron Wall Brings Bad News : In an interview with Entrepreneur magazine, Aaron Wall talks about all things SEO. Jill Whalen has been active on forums and online communities for 10 years now. Valeria Maltoni explains that it’s about community, connections, and more.

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YOU ARE WHO YOU ARE. I AM WHO I AM.

Myrland Marketing

Share it on StumbleUpon Share this on Technorati Tweet This! The first is, thank you for bringing me into your own community through a thoughtful and kind post! Nancy Myrland August 25, 2010 at 12:05 am Gini, it’s my pleasure to bring you in to my community.

PKM and the Organization - Pollard

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Most organizations, too, refused to abandon the top-down centralized information model that was already in place, merely institutionalizing it with firewalls, access restrictions, monster centrally-managed one-size-fits-all databases and websites and over-engineered, over-managed collaboration and community-of-practice tools. Darwin Magazine. Grist Magazine. Intentional Communities. Orion Magazine. The Salon Blog Community. Technorati Cosmos.

Quantum Entanglements: The Social Media Scandals

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

By May 18 , the MetaFilter community dared to ask the same, very unpopular questions Becky and some of her friends had been asking for months. This happened last week on the tightly knit community on Plurk, which has a unique and friendly atmosphere as Tamar described a few weeks ago.

Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The Sexy Girls of Tech and Politics: The Unbeatable Trio (NxE): Find what the community likes and pander to them for the best kind of traffic exposure on social sites. 10 Secrets of Successful Online Community (Influential Marketing): Point #2 on Rohit Bharghava’s list is a theme that is pervasive on this blog: “listen to your users.&# For more 404 pages, check out the Smashing Magazine collections.