10 Inspiring Examples of Amazing Brand Communities

Social Media Strategies Summit

Building a brand community isn’t about improving vanity metrics like engagement and follower count. According to a survey from Vanilla Forums , 58% of brands say their communities improve customer loyalty. So how has the company managed to build an engaged brand community ?

Tips and Best Practices for Enhancing Your Social Media Community

Ignite Social Media

2020 has created many challenges for the average person, but it may have created even more challenges for social media community managers across the nation. The Importance of Community Management. 5 Tips for Enhancing Your Social Community.

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Marketing, community, support or all of the above?

Dave Fleet

Over the last few years, social media has evolved away from this – away from personal interaction, and towards what is increasingly push marketing. While public relations practitioners were early out of the blocks on social, the last few years have seen a shift of budgets towards marketing organizations, and money talks – their role has become increasingly prevalent in social for many companies. Marketing, community or both? Tweet.

5 Tactics to Grow Your Twitter Community

Audiense

Whether you’re a professional who wants to promote your services or a business that wants to market your brand, growing your Twitter following is one of the important first steps.

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. One thing that all of these have in common is the notion of community building. So how can you, as a communications professional, leverage the power of community building for your brand?

Transforming audiences into communities: Offering real value

Audiense

How can you effectively turn a social media audience into a passionate, engaged community? In this series, we’re talking to real marketers and brands about how they did it. You’ve carefully plotted your content plan. You’ve scheduled posts to go out every day.

Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation

Waxing UnLyrical

If there’s one thing you take away from today’s post on content marketing, please let it be this: just because you build it, doesn’t mean they’ll come. Content Marketing: a scenario. Scene: your client is super-excited about its new content marketing program (that you’ve been hired to design, and implement). But you’re probably not approaching content marketing the social PR way.

How I Built a 15,000-Person Community In Under 2 Years

Buffer Marketing

When I fostered my first puppy only to quickly find out he had fleas, I felt lost and in need of people I could turn to for trustworthy information, and as a dog mom today, I’m regularly looking for community support. The saying goes that it takes a village to raise a child.

B2B Marketing’s Editor-in-Chief on Making Community the Secret to Success

Oktopost

Joel Harrison, Editor-in-Chief at B2B Marketing takes on community building. Watch the recording: Want to hear more from renowned marketing leaders on building community? Radically Transparent is a podcast geared towards the modern-day B2B marketer.

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Knowing Your Social Community & Why It Matters

Ignite Social Media

Your brand is on multiple social media platforms and posting regularly, but when it comes to engaging your social community, are you giving your audience what they want ? Social media has a very different rhythm than other marketing channels. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but they likely don’t care about your brand’s marketing message. As marketers, we know how to tell a story, but oftentimes that falls short in our social content.

Audiences or communities? Defining the new social media landscape

Sprout Social

In the social media world, there’s a lot of talk about audiences and communities. Now think of a community, like a small town. If people stop playing their parts, the community stagnates. Communities and audiences have distinct dynamics. Keeping up with your community.

How to Build Community Without the Metaverse

Pixlee

As the metaverse continues to grow and brands begin designing marketing strategies that align with it, it’s important to remember that social media is not the only approach to community-building. Hence, it is of the essence that you build your brand community closest to conversion.

Press release: B2B Marketing launch Propolis online community for marketers

Socialmedia.biz

[ 2 February 2021 ] B2B Marketing , a trusted advisor to the global B2B marketing community, have launched Propolis , an online community aimed at boosting marketing performance and sharing of expertise. About B2B Marketing.

Tips on Measuring Community [April #measurePR Recap]

Waxing UnLyrical

At the heart of social PR lies community. So that’s what we focused on for the April #measurePR Twitter chat; how to measure community, how to tell when community-building initiatives are working (and when they’re not), and how community-focused metrics might change over time. Experts in measuring community. A1: Building a community around a product or service is just part of our jobs in #PR today (which is great, because it’s fun!).

Marketing, community, support or all of the above?

Dave Fleet

Over the last few years, social media has evolved away from this – away from personal interaction, and towards what is increasingly push marketing. While public relations practitioners were early out of the blocks on social, the last few years have seen a shift of budgets towards marketing organizations, and money talks – their role has become increasingly prevalent in social for many companies. Marketing, community or both?

Transforming audiences into communities: Understanding the right channels

Audiense

As most marketers know, when it comes to connecting with your perfect audience, it’s often a matter of reaching them in the right place and the right time.

How 4 Wellness Brands Use Instagram to Build Community for Women

Ignite Social Media

In the marketing industry we often hear the phrase “consumer-first” marketing, which is an approach that businesses use to keep their customers top of mind and at the center of everything they do. But what happens when traditional marketing and social media collide?

Using Livestreaming to Grow Your Brand, Community, & Influence

Waxing UnLyrical

Over the past two years, I have significantly grown my online community through the power of livestreaming and video content. In this article, I will share three specific ways that livestreaming has helped me grow my community. I mainly interview leading digital social media marketers to discuss social media, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. However, in this small laundry room, I interviewed several marketing gurus such as Seth Godin and Mark Schaefer.

Monday Roundup: Building Your Business Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Having a strong community is one of the most important aspects of business. This week’s roundup includes seven posts that are good reads on both maintaining as well as building your business community. How To Be A Better Facebook Community Manager. So You Think You Want to be a Community Manager? Why: An inside view on what community management actually entails. Community Consultation – Offline & Online. Happy Monday!

Transforming audiences into communities: Understanding the right platforms

Audiense

As most marketers know, when it comes to connecting with your perfect audience, it’s often a matter of reaching them in the right place and the right time.

The Future of Community Management

Ignite Social Media

If there’s one thing we’ve learned being the original social media marketing agency, it’s that nothing in our world stays the same for long. So, when I was asked to share what the future of community management would be like, at first it felt like an impossible task. Perhaps you are feeling the strife of defining “community management”, or trying to figure out where a discipline that touches so many areas of your business fits on your org chart.

How to Create Facebook House Rules or Community Guidelines

Harp Interactive

A Facebook Page is an excellent venue for community building among brand advocates and customers (or potential customers) seeking more information, discounts, insight or customer assistance. Blog Facebook How To Policy Social Media Marketing Facebook community guidelines Facebook house rules how to set up Facebook Community Guidelines How to set up Facebook House RulesDoes your Facebook Page have Rules or is it a free-for-all?

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.

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. Our team’s goal is to help bring social, mobile and digital to the cruise world – a huge, sprawling, largely analog $38 billion market. Building a New Kind of Cruise Community. Guest Post by J.D. Lasica.

Create Brand Value Through Local Community Management

Mindjumpers

The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series and written by our Community Manager, Sara Hansson. Mindjumpers Network is a global network of local country community managers enabling international companies to execute and maintain brand communities in a structured, quality assured and cost effective way across markets with the aim of creating effect and value.

How to build a Discord community your audience actually wants to join

Audiense

If you're a digital marketer, you know how important it is to keep an eye on the latest trends and platforms online. Part of this means evaluating whether expanding to new platforms will push your marketing to the next level.

Is a Discord community right for your brand?

Sprout Social

Discord is the future of online communities. Gen Z, in particular, is opting to spend time in smaller, private online communities. Marketers, creators and community builders looking to future proof themselves should take a moment to reflect—are you part of that “digital campfire?”

Improve an Entire Community through Fundraising

Waxing UnLyrical

Community fundraising goes beyond raising funds for a specific cause. It provides an opportunity to improve an entire community through the efforts of the fundraiser. Here’s one example of an organization that’s clearly been successful through their community fundraising efforts. Leading by example, Boys to Men helps the whole San Diego community through its singular cause. “We Community, which we are going away from, is so important to our program.

How to use Twitter communities to grow your brand

Sprout Social

Unfortunately, many of these communities are becoming cluttered and inauthentic. Twitter communities are the latest addition to the platform and are designed for these people. What are Twitter communities? to have my own Twitter Community. Who are Twitter communities for?

Big Announcement! THE Social Media Training Academy and Member Community for Business is Here!

Pam Moore

Do you have social media, digital marketing and branding problems? We have been working the past year on a game changing online social media training academy and member community to help solve your biggest problems and challenges related to social media marketing, digital marketing, and branding. I am excited to announce that TODAY we officially open the public doors to our brand new Social Profit Factor training academy and member community!

Communities Create Markets: 13 Strategies To Build a Loyal Tribe of Brand Evangelists

Pam Moore

Did you know that two of the top reasons most businesses fail when it comes to online marketing and social media is lack of planning and impatience. The heart of digital and social marketing success is community. The true power comes in the form of community. Communities are not just born overnight via a fast “pop-up” Facebook group with an intent to pursuade people to buy from you. The truth is that communities take time.

Communities Create Markets: 13 Strategies To Build a Loyal Tribe of Brand Evangelists

Pam Moore

Did you know that two of the top reasons most businesses fail when it comes to online marketing and social media is lack of planning and impatience. The heart of digital and social marketing success is community. The true power comes in the form of community. Communities are not just born overnight via a fast “pop-up” Facebook group with an intent to pursuade people to buy from you. The truth is that communities take time.

Social Community Management: Best Practices

Sociallyin Insider Blog

Whether you have an established online presence or are just beginning your journey into the realm of social media marketing, it’s vitally important to establish social community management best practices in your social media strategy.

“Community Manager” Confusion

Waxing UnLyrical

about what the difference is between “community manager&# and “social media manager?&# I know I am – and I am both a community manager and a social media manager! But there seems to be a lot of cofusion both on the part of employers and job candidates, and a lot of jobs that actually entail managing a company’s social media marketing efforts are being billed as community management positions. The whole concept of online community is evolving.

Transforming audiences into communities: Harnessing the power of personal connection

Audiense

Modern day digital marketing is all about quality over quantity. At some point in their lifecycle, every business has been faced with the dilemma of turning their anonymous social media audiences into engaged online communities.

Get Down with the OPC! How to Ignite Your Brand with Other People’s Content and Community

Pam Moore

The OPC = other people's content and other people's community. Communities create markets, but only after you make the first investment in the human beings within. People who learn to do this in an authentic way can zoom straight past their competition with powerful relationships, extended reach, and multiple communities and people sitting on the edge of their seats to learn from the content they provide. Tapping into the power of other people's communities.

4 Best Practices for Community Management

Social Media Today

Effective community management is key to maximizing your digital marketing performance - but it's also often overlooked. Check out these tips

Community Insights Informing Product Decisions

Ignite Social Media

As a social media manager, you likely have access to great community insights that other members of your organization do not. Here are a few examples of how community insights have made an impact on famous brands, and how you might be able to replicate their success. If a huge company like Tesla can enact change like that from a single customer suggestion, imagine what improvements your brand might make after implementing regular community insight check-ins.

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. .

YouTube community management: How to engage your audience effectively

Sprout Social

Are you actively managing your YouTube community? Doing so means having a game plan for YouTube community management. What is YouTube community management, anyway? Why community management on YouTube matters so much. More community engagement = more views and subscribers.