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The Map of Online Communities

Firebelly

In 2007, the web-comic xkcd published their version of an " online communities map ," which use statistics (and admittedly some guesswork) to map out social networks and communication sites in the form of countries on a world map. Check out the full-sized version at xkcd, where you can also order it in poster form for $15.

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Moderating Comments and Managing Online Communities

Akamai Marketing

Tweet Much has been writing over the years about how to manage comments in a blog or online community. And as someone who has a community, I can tell you from personal experience that its deeply troubling to stare down the lowest common denominator. But in my view there are several approaches to community moderation. Pros: The community is completely transparent to one another, with the exception that people will often use pseudonyms on communities like this.

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9 Reasons Why You Should Build a Community Around Your Blog

ProBlogger

The post 9 Reasons Why You Should Build a Community Around Your Blog appeared first on ProBlogger. But for the next couple of weeks I want to talk about one particular method: building a community. And in my experience, building a community around your blog makes it more useful.

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Celebrate Community Managers Day in 2021

agora pulse

What’s a community manager? And why should community managers have their own special day? Find out more about this special social media role and tips for celebrating Community Manager Day. And we will also look at how to perform great community management for your brand.

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How to Repost and Build a Brand Community on Instagram

Pixlee

On Instagram, this means reposting relevant community content in addition to your brand’s original content. Not only is sharing other people’s content an excellent way to address your content crunch, but it also allows you to engage with your audience and build a brand community. With Repost, you can add your own caption to the photo while still crediting the original poster. Social media is all about sharing content.

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How to Repost and Build a Brand Community on Instagram

Pixlee

On Instagram, this means reposting relevant community content in addition to your brand’s original content. Not only is sharing other people’s content an excellent way to address your content crunch, but it also allows you to engage with your audience and build a brand community. With Repost, you can add your own caption to the photo while still crediting the original poster. Social media is all about sharing content.

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Have we got our head in the clouds about the value of online community?

Janet Fouts

If it’s not yours, or if it is, please– for the love of community –pitch in and SAY something! We were talking about how to build community on a Facebook page and whether or not that’s really even possible. Now, I’m one of those old school community people. Community requires involvement and a certain amount of passion or the discussions are pretty shallow. BUT, that’s just my opinion, and it’s only one kind of community.

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Transformational CSR: When a pro-bono client metamorphizes into a cultural change agent within an agency

Waxing UnLyrical

For most companies, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) means giving back to the surrounding community. Companies choose to give because it’s the right thing to do, and it directly impacts the communities in which their employees live and work. SA and Healthy Birth Day collaborated to create Count the Kicks brochures and posters for medical professionals to share with patients—as well as billboards, social media content and videos to spread the word to expectant women.

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How Compendium’s Web to Post Generates Content and Community

ProBlogger

I give a lengthy explanation of what I want (this eliminates time-consuming emailing back and forth between the poster and me) and provide examples so readers know what information they need to submit. So while Web to Post is great for sales and boosting social media buzz about your company, for the blogger who wants an active online community on their blog, Compendium’s Web to Post can also make your life a lot less busy. This guest post is by Jenny Dean of Business Blog Writers.

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5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You

Pam Moore

Image source: SEMrush Social Media Poster, which offers Pinterest scheduling . How to Activate Your Social Media Audience and Communities. 5 Ways that Social Media Marketing Software Can Fail You. There’s no denying that social media marketing software can be an enormous asset to businesses of all sizes, creating, publishing, and even reviewing the performance of their content easier and quicker.

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How to Build Public Trust Through Social Public Service

Social Media Strategies Summit

So they shared the reasons with the original poster, who was delighted with the response. Want to leverage social media to humanize your agency and engage your communities? Anyone who works in social media for government agencies understands the importance of public trust.

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5 Ways to Elevate Loyal Customers on Social

Likeable

When brands think about community management , they usually think about addressing customer issues, complaints, and crises. Here are a few ways community managers can use social media to elevate their most loyal customers. Users can earn these badges by being the most engaging members of the community, and then they can accept their badges. Accepted badges are then visible in the Community tab of the Page.

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Eight Common Facebook Issues And Steps To Resolve Them

SocMed Sean

Typically, this occurs because the original poster disabled sharing in some way. If the original poster sets the privacy to “Friends,” it won’t have the share button. Admins can determine that your content was against its community policy and put you on a temporary hold.

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Do Your Followers Know the Background? All Yodeling in Context

Convince & Convert

This week: From ExactTarget , a free downloadable poster called The Lifecycle Roadmap. Social Pros Podcast brand communities community management content marketing digital marketing digital media integrated marketing social media Social Media Marketing Social Pros Jennifer Beechen, WhiteWave @jenbeechen.

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Swipe-up no more! Say Hello to Link Stickers

Ignite Social Media

The Swipe Up feature was clearly designed so that with Instagram stories, business organizations and communities could leverage it to drive traffic, engage with their community and advertise their businesses more efficiently.

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How to Choose the Right Social Channels to Reach Your Customers

Convince & Convert

Dr Pepper is also a top poster, averaging 1.5 Social Media Research community management competitive landscape dominant social channel rivaliq social media channels social media strategy social networking The socialsphere continues to expand with new channels or new and improved features launching nearly every day. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Google+… the list goes on.

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Facebook Eavesdropping and Spree Murders: Neomugicha Killings and Social Media

Laurel Papworth

As an online community manager I want to be up front and say: we live in a Police State anyway. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs re: communities (online and offline) mean that keeping one’s members safe and secure is priority number 2 (after sustainability of life/identity). And that’s how the community is kept safe. Take this incident on the Japanese online community 2Chan.

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Why the Corporate Blog is Not Even Close to Dead

Convince & Convert

This week: From ExactTarget , a free downloadable poster called The Mobile Lifecycle Roadmap. Michael’s first involvement with social media was as a community manager. He created a community for customers to help solve each other’s problem. Social Pros Podcast brand communities content creation content marketing humanization integrated marketing online media real time content social media Social Media Marketing social media strategy Social Pros

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7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Thanks to books like The New Community Rules , written by yours truly, Engage , Social Media 101 , and others, social media marketing is, for the time being, going to still be on people’s minds as they discover this bright and sunny marketing opportunity. The Golden Truths Social media marketing requires dedicated, devoted individuals who can aggressively seek opportunities in highly populated communities.

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Social Pros 22 – Evan Hamilton, UserVoice

Convince & Convert

So, Evan is the Head of Community at UserVoice.com. Evan, why don’t you talk to us a bit about UserVoice and what it means to be the Head of Community at UserVoice. So we use UserVoice at Argyle for our customer feedback community. Evan, you have this kind of meta role of running community for a business that is all about enabling community. So you’re privy to hundreds and thousands of customer communities.

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Social Networking Stats: Tumblr Serves 20 Billion Page Views Per Month, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via Posterous. With over 80 million blogs and tens of millions of users ( GigaOM ), the platform has grown popular for sharing pictures, stories and memes without losing its “intimate, community feel.” The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users. via Facebook. Twitter: over 500 million users. via Twopcharts. Qzone: 599 million monthly active users. via TechCrunch.

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New Social Media Terms That You Need To Know In 2022

SocMed Sean

Though, the communities across social media have created many more words to go into their own, online language that has been crafted across the years. This saying is most often used when the poster is looking to find a person of interest, or to purchase an item.

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Swipe-up no more! Say Hello to Link Stickers

Ignite Social Media

The Swipe Up feature was clearly designed so that with Instagram stories, business organizations and communities could leverage it to drive traffic, engage with their community and advertise their businesses more efficiently.

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What the Elimination of Facebook’s 20% Text Rule Really Means

Ignite Social Media

Community Managers and Social Media Buyers around the world rejoiced! Keep in mind, the following examples are exceptions to the policy: Movie posters. Posters for concerts/music festivals, comedy shows or sporting events. On June 8, Facebook eliminated a long-standing rule that prevented ads with more than 20% text to run through their platform. Then we read the fine print…. For the last few years, Facebook laid down the law on promoting images that had more than 20% text.

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When Was the Last Time Your Intranet Empowered Anyone?

Social Media Strategery

Community Blog. communities have failed to build a critical mass of users, they can quickly become echo chambers, they don’t have full leadership support, and they often fail to make it “ into the flow.&# communities can ignite a passion among its users that hasn’t been seen internally since the introduction of the Internet. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

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Social Networking Stats: Instagram Has 90 Million Active Monthly Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via Posterous. However, Instagram recently found itself in the midst of controversy after changing its terms of service. ”Many members of the tech media and photography and artist communities swore off using Instagram going forward, feeling violated by the potential monetization of their personal images,” reported AllThingsD. The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 1 billion active users.

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Dos and Don’ts of UGC Curation 2021 

Pixlee

Alo Yoga showcases Instagram posts from its customer community on-site, with shoppable tags for easy product navigation. Even if you’re just resharing a customer photo on social media, crediting the original poster is not enough.

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Election 2.0 – List of social media election sites to watch.

Laurel Papworth

And how useful is the site to online community members. The ABC has done a hybrid site – not really a community conversation build but aggregating information from multiple communities. will reveal to you all the brochures, posters and other paraphenalia littering your streets, shop fronts and stuck to stobie polls. Like someone looked at the tools that MyObama used and then promptly dropped all the community elements.

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Social Networking Stats: Instagram Reaches 80 Million Users, #RLTM Scoreboard

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 3.9 According to Instagram: “We’re excited to announce that the Instagram community has grown to over 80 million registered users who have shared nearly 4 billion photos! The #RLTM Scoreboard: Social Networking Stats for the Week. Facebook: 955 million active users. via CNET. Twitter: over 500 million users. via Twopcharts. Qzone: 576 million active users. via TechCrunch. Sina Weibo: over 300 million users. via Bloomberg Businessweek.

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How Black Lives Matter used social media to mobilize

Socialmedia.biz

Following the acquittal of George Zimmerman for fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2013, activists and members of the American black community took to the streets in protest, in addition to using #BlackLivesMatter as an outlet to air their frustration on social media. Activists have used communication technology for a long time,” Lampe clarifies, “Before, they used to use flyers and posters.

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(Maybe) We Can Be Heroes … Just For One Day

Waxing UnLyrical

To give you an idea: we actually have a life-size, framed, movie poster of “The Man Who Fell to Earth” (in French) that lived in my office for a long time… and we’re planning on redoing our living room in colors to complement the poster. area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™. Two things happened earlier this week that made me write this post.

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Sports Can Learn a Few Things From Gov 2.0

Social Media Strategery

Fri, Oct 9, 2009 Government 2.0 “Dear [fill in your favorite sports team], You may think of me as a fan or as a ticket-holder now, but if you give me the chance, I’d gladly be a marketing specialist, brand ambassador, web developer, community organizer and data cruncher. Teams and leagues can use these ideas to do more than just sell more tickets, but to create a community of interested, informed, and passionate partners, developers, and brand ambassadors.

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An Awesome Interview with the Founder of GovLoop, Steve Ressler.

Social Media Strategery

Steve Ressler, Founder of GovLoop As announced this morning, GovLoop, the premier social network for the government community, has joined forces with GovDelivery, the world’s leading provider of government-to-citizen communications solutions. community, this is a monster merger – one that brings together not only two of the most successful Gov 2.0 The short answer was that the community was unsustainable. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

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10 Top Instagram Marketing Tools to Grow Your Business

agora pulse

Awario lets you set up brand alerts, so you never miss a mention, even if the poster didn’t tag your account. This complete Instagram marketing tool also offers customizable social media reports and a built-in customer relationship management (CRM) portal so you can build an engaged community.

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It’s Not About the Platform

Justin Levy

A day doesn’t go by that I don’t read a conversation online debating WordPress, Tumblr and Posterous. Others want to debate which has the most active community. Whether or not I decide to experiment and transfer this blog will not be done because it is right or wrong, it will be done because of my desire to create content and deciding the type of content that I want to provide to the community at-large.

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9 Tips for Using Social Media Effectively For Your Business

Socialmedia.biz

If you’re trying to get customers to rally around your brand and help promote your products, implement a community hashtag. Social media marketing is way more than posting a pretty picture and watching the likes roll in.

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6 Ways to Boost Your Content Engagement in 2021

Pixlee

People like to be celebrated and called out, especially by brand accounts with big communities. Custom poster brand Mapiful values its strong emotional connection with its fanbase, and harnesses that connection through sharing UGC on-site, on social media, and through other marketing channels.

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Q4 Social Media Updates

Ignite Social Media

LinkedIn has redesigned business pages to improve the experience for their communities. A key feature is that the original poster will not know that someone has blocked the ir post. Now that all the turkeys have been carved and the Black Friday shopping has ended, brands and marketers are in their final Q4 push and are preparing for 2019. Catch up on the latest news from the social media world in with our Q4 social media updates. . Q4 Social Media Updates.

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The Digital Five Tool Player

Adam Cohen

Understanding the Community. I contemplated using “customer,&# “audience,&# and even “constituents&# here, but community seems to broadly cover business partners, customers, and prospects. Understanding the needs, attitudes and behaviors of the community a digital player is trying to reach or interact with is a fundamental key to being relevant. Post this to Posterous.

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What is Reddit, and Should Your Brand Be Using It?

Hootsuite

Users create posts in topic-based communities — called subreddits — and interact in comment threads. Every thread has an OP (original poster) who started it. Reddit is all about fostering community by encouraging users (a.k.a.

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What Happens When the Mega Personal Brand Leaves the Company?

Direct Marketing Observations

The biggest reason is that we, the social media community lose our poster child/ case study of how one person with one tool/platform can transform how a company operates in the social media spectrum of customer service. This past week something occurred that seems to have slipped by people rather quietly. Frank Eliason is leaving or has left Comcast.

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What's Your Government 2.0 Personality Type?

Social Media Strategery

community, I’ve had the opportunity to meet a ton of different people, all with different motivations, frustrations, and aspirations. You would do well to shift more of your energy away from selling your product and instead focus more on providing value to the community. community, but because of your motivations, you also present some of the biggest risks. and Innovation and I very excited where it will take not only me, but the Gov community.

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Pro Tips to Spot and Dodge A Social Media Crisis Before It’s Too Late

Keyhole.co

However, if they are not available or you need to share it quickly, a friendly tag of the original poster can go a long way in preventing pushback for violating intellectual property practices. Provide a tangible solution to the problem and address further community concerns.