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.

Community platforms do not equal community

SocialFish

conference in New Orleans about “Building Your Tradeshow Community Online&#. The presentation applies to any event community. We talked about the ecosystem – what your open community online actually looks like. We discussed skill sets for community building, the importance of finding small groups, and the role of champions in scaling your efforts. Building Your Tradeshow Community Online.

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Quick Tips About Building a Social Media Community

agora pulse

Building a social media community? If you’re looking for ways to create a thriving online community, check out the following tips. Agorapulse: What’s one huge mistake that people make when building campaigns for their community?

Facebook Updates Elevate Platform to Provide More Support for Black, Latnix and Hispanic Communities

Social Media Today

Facebook has launched an updated Elevate website in order to provide more assistance for Black, Latinx and Hispanic businesses

What Are the Top Social Media Platforms for SMBs?

Later

Wondering what the top social media platforms for SMBs are? If you’re a small business just getting started with social media marketing , it can be challenging to know which platform will help you tap into the right audience – especially if you’re a time-strapped solopreneur!

Twitter Shares Data on the Evolving K-Pop Discussion on the Platform

Social Media Today

Twitter has shared some new data on the rising K-pop discussion, which is among the largest communities on the platform

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 rely heavily on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook (Facebook Groups), Instagram, LinkedIn and livestreaming to teach my classes. How is your video content serving your community? I have observed similar changes on other platforms.

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!).

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. Assumption 2: Build a platform. So our small marketing team is now working to grow our user base and nurture our new community. Building a New Kind of Cruise Community. Guest Post by J.D. Lasica.

The Future of Community Management

Ignite Social Media

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. This is a pivotal time in the discipline of community management, and many brands are asking these very questions. The deepest engagement will take place on new platforms.

The Value of Matching Your Brand with a Local Community Manager

Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers Network is a global platform 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. Being a global brand wanting to practice local community management, might seem like quite an unmanageable challenge. How would you execute a local community management strategy for a global brand?

4 Emerging Social Media Communities

Ignite Social Media

Today, let’s examine four recently emerging social media communities. It became apparent that Gen X was catching on to the platform and utilizing it to communicate with their children, friends and family members. For the past three quarters Gen Y has seen a steady decrease on the platform while Gen X has seen a steady growth rate of 15%. The post 4 Emerging Social Media Communities appeared first on Ignite Social Media - The original social media agency.

More Community Management Resources

SocialFish

Just a quick follow-up to Maggie’s post on Community Management 101. Rachel Happe of the Community Roundtable pointed us to her slide deck on “Community Management Fundamentals&# in the comments; I wanted to make sure everyone sees it. And by coincidence, there’s a great post by Paul Schneider this week on associationTECH about 5 Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Launching an Online Community which is worth reading in relation to these other resources.

How OWN Creates Community and Multi-Platform Success With Social Video

Social Media Strategies Summit

Specifically, would women of color be interested in a dedicated social community? To solve for this need, OWN recently launched The Know: An OWN Community. Described as “a multi-platform lifestyle content and honest conversations for African-American women, shaped by leading social creators & cultivators”, The Know launched this fall with a Facebook Watch show. The Know: An OWN Community. For years, Oprah Winfrey was referred to as “The Queen of Talk Shows”.

How To Grow Your Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

One that could have a vibrant Facebook community, if they could just get to that point. Now you have a bulletin board that anyone can see, and come and ask questions on, so it is a simple and free customer service platform. The truth is, to grow a Facebook community you must bring people from outside Facebook into your Page. How To Grow Your Facebook Community is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical. Twitter Google+ LinkedIn How To Grow Your Facebook Community.

What A Dog’s Cancer Taught Me About Community

Waxing UnLyrical

I tell you all this not to make excuses for being away, but because part of being in a community means we share what’s going on. It’s an acknowledgement of the ties social networks help us build, if we show our humanity and use them for what they truly are – ways to bridge the gaps between us… to really build, and be a part of, a community. We are a community. What A Dog’s Cancer Taught Me About Community is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical.

Facebook Reveals New Changes On Platform | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « Social Media Marketing Requires Involvement 5 Popular Posts About Social Media » Facebook Reveals New Changes On Platform Posted by Marlene Friis Oct 7th, 2010 Tweet Yesterday, Facebook held a press conference revealing what changes were coming up on the platform. I’m looking forward to see the big community response on the new changes – thx for a great blog.

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

Waxing UnLyrical

Then you started distributing said content through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest… maybe other platforms as well. You may have created great content, and you may have a good distribution plan, but shares and engagement are unlikely to come unless you have also focused on community building. Pushing out content is all very well, but unless you build a community, there will be limited-to-no engagement with your content.

5 Best Influencer Marketing Platforms to Grow your Brand Awareness

Social Media Marketing

Influencer marketing platforms give an immediate method to organisations to work with influencers, assisting brands to manufacture active campaigns. Such platforms help influencers to hire social media marketers to adapt their social media accounts by helping organisations arrive at their objective clients and construct engagement and brand awareness. You can check influencers' measurements, collaborations, cost, and more on this secure to-utilise platform.

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.

Community Discussion: What Social Platform Works for You (and why?)

ProBlogger

And success can depend on the time of day too, per platform. What kind of blog do you have and what social platforms are the most successful for you? Is your audience on the platform you want to be on, or would you prefer to interact elsewhere? The post Community Discussion: What Social Platform Works for You (and why?) Community Discussion Social Media

What is a brand community and how to build a successful one

Sprout Social

If you’re looking for ways to strengthen your brand and have better conversations with your customers, you need to build a brand community. Brand communities rally your most loyal customers in one place, which is a massive win for any brand. What is a brand community?

It’s Not About the Platform

Justin Levy

Now that Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr are out ahead as the major social networks, it becomes harder to debate social platforms, though it definitely still occurs, especially with location-based platforms. One area that has never ceased to die down and has continued to be hotly debated is blogging platforms. Other blogging platforms such as SquareSpace, TypePad and MovableType enter the discussion too but the main focus has been between the big 3.

Facebook Launches New Community Accelerator Program to Help Leaders Utilize Facebook's Tools

Social Media Today

As part of its ongoing focus on facilitating communities on its platforms, Facebook is launching a new education program for group admins and community leaders

Facebook Launches 'Community Help' Where Users Can Register to Help Neighbors or Request Assistance

Social Media Today

Facebook has launched a new 'Community Help' platform, where people can either offer assistance to others in their community, or request help with tasks

Snapchat: An Emerging Platform for Teamwork and Collaboration

Waxing UnLyrical

Snapchat has become one of the most popular and talked about platforms for 2016. Some of your employees or interns may be more visual in nature and like information that is short and concise, so this may be a good platform to use. They are most likely using this already with their friends and consuming content from brands, so they can get some experience using this platform professionally. Snapchat: An Emerging Platform for Teamwork and Collaboration.

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.

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’.

Pinterest Launches Updated Business Community to Facilitate Connection Between Business Owners

Social Media Today

Pinterest has launched an updated 'Pinterest Business Community' platform to help facilitate discussion between business owners

It’s Time to Own Your Social Community

Convince & Convert

The days of the leased social community are fading, and it’s time to re-embrace owned social. The Harley Owners Group – HOG – is one of better-known examples of an owned social community, dating back to 1983. swung rapidly away from owned social community and toward social sharecropping; engaging with consumers on leased digital real estate. That’s not a customer community, it’s catching content lightning in a bottle.

What do you think about your community platform?

SocialFish

But where do community managers go when they’re getting ready to spend $10,000 or more per year for on-domain community software? Across the world, right now, thousands of community managers are about to decide which platform is best for their organization, but there’s no single source of honest community platform reviews, from real community managers, for them to research peer reviews. Why isn’t there a Yelp specifically for community software?

Facebook Commenting Platform: Pros and Cons For Businesses

Dave Fleet

Meanwhile, community managers themselves need to take extra care when posting comment replies, in the knowledge they may be synchronized on another site. Companies need to make sure they train their community managers to understand the mechanics behind the new plugin, how to minimize the risks of those mechanics and how to maximize the benefits. Comments tied to one platform.

Community Management 101

SocialFish

The association I work for is making the leap many associations have already made: launching a members-only community platform. It’s exciting and something I, as the association’s online community & social media manager, will obviously be intimately involved with. What’s a person who knows nothing about community management but suddenly has the responsibility thrust upon them to do?

How CPG brands are Building Community

Pixlee

As competition is picking up, brands are battling it out to create a unique identity as well as remain successful with their community. Moreover, by removing physical distances, they can create a sense of belonging to a digital community. Why do businesses need to build a brand community? Having an online community is beneficial because it: Gives people a sense of connection during social distancing. How CPG Brands are Building a Community.

How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community

Waxing UnLyrical

As a result, businesses continue to desperately find new ways to reach their fans and build their online reputation on this leading social media platform. This struggle is even more difficult for business-to-business (B2B) marketers, who feel so lost trying effectively target business professionals on Facebook that they only put in half the effort or abandon the platform completely. How to Grow Your B2B Facebook Community is a post from: Waxing UnLyrical.

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Relationship Advice: Your Nonprofit Organization and Building Community Organization Partnerships

Waxing UnLyrical

These are examples of two successful cause-related marketing and social responsibility platforms which are ingrained in our minds so much, we don’t hesitate to understand their connection with each other. To encourage social responsibility, create a culture of giving back to the larger community. Encourage human resources to create policy for volunteering that will not harm employees’ performance reviews when they take time off to give back to the community.

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.

Why the Future of Social Community is Omni-Social

Convince & Convert

The online community pendulum is swinging back. It’s no longer enough to rely on social networks for community infrastructure. Smart companies are now combining owned and rented community functions into a 1+1=3 scenario I call Omni-Social. Here’s an overview of Omni-Social: The original “social media” consisted mainly of brand-owned channels like the old-school HOG ( Harley Owners’ Group ) community built and facilitated by Harley-Davidson.

LOOKK: Community That Connects Designers With Consumers

Mindjumpers

But here is a really cool community called LOOKK that connects young designers with consumers through an open social network. LOOKK aims to fundamentally change the way young designers and labels enter the fashion market by providing a platform for them to showcase their designs to a community of fashion lovers. By garnering support from the LOOKK community as well as their own social networks, they can increase their level of exposure.

Sprout Social stands with the Black community

Sprout Social

To our Sprout community, The events of the past couple weeks have laid bare the broken aspects of our society, and the pain and suffering that too often sit in the blurry periphery of our collective vision. And to make change, we need to make commitments: to speaking up and standing in solidarity with the Black community, to amplifying the voices of Black leaders, to educating ourselves and to contributing to progress. “We want our lives to be valued. We want protection.