IMPORTANT: what’s in store for associationTECH now Posterous is going to die?

SocialFish

This post is for all of you who have contributed to or subscribed to the community blog, associationTECH. You may have heard that Twitter has bought Posterous , the platform the blog is on right now. Today we are welcoming a very talented group from Posterous to Twitter.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Good Game: ABC TV Show and online communities

Laurel Papworth

Jeremy gets online and says it’s cos he’s not a woman he got sacked, the GoodGame crew go the forums and say it was their decision, the community get their knickers in a knot and start a petition , a Facebook goup and a website called SaveJunglist (his gamer handle or nickname).

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. How Compendium’s Web to Post Generates Content and Community.

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

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

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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).

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.

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.

Network Mapping – are you doing it?

SocialFish

Remember this Flickrverse poster? Or they can be maps of networks of organizations and communities. Found a fascinating deck by the always fab Beth Kanter. 2005 – that was eons ago. Have we progressed any with the idea of network mapping ?

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.

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If You Wanna be My Brand! [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

We feel that working with best practice as an infographic or poster is a great way to communicate best practice and make sure that you always keep your insights in mind when communicating on Facebook. Tweet What do customers look for in a brand when associating themselves with it?

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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.

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

The Realtime Report

Posterous: 15 million monthly users. via Posterous. 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.

(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.

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.

Sharing is Caring: How to Share Instagram Posts to Your Instagram Stories

Postcron

Right now, unlike Facebook and Twitter, Instagram doesn’t tag the original poster when you share their post to your story. In this case, it shows good social media manners to add a text box to tag the original poster.

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.&# Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

4 Ways to Effectively Use Instagram Polls

agora pulse

Tapping “yes” could result in a sense of accomplishment or a feeling of being part of the community. While an event poster could be ignored, a poll asks the viewer to tap their finger on a choice. If you have ever used stickers on Instagram stories, you know how many options there are.

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. It looks pretty but lacks community functionality.

Top 5 Twitter Management Tips for Non-Profit Organizations to Increase Followers Organically

SocialFish

Build a community. Try to inspire dialogue and build a community that supports your vision and mission. The second aspect of building a social media community deals with how you actually engage with your followers.

ICYMI: What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing

SocialFish

Example: Expendables movie poster turned into Expendables Body Count poster by Term Life Insurance – but they did this wrong, were slapped with a cease and desist. This came up in conversation today, so I’m reposting it. An oldie but a really really goodie.

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Does Your Technology Match Your Culture?

SocialFish

Maybe it’s an internal intranet, or maybe it’s an online community for your members. If you learn that in your culture everyone prioritizes product sales, then maybe that online community is going to be tough to nurture.

Why Your PR Should Be Running Even if Everyone Else Isn’t

Waxing UnLyrical

Because you really don’t want to be the poster child of when someone IS paying attention… and no one’s there. area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™.

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.

Sheer Joy

Waxing UnLyrical

After all, the original poster of the video should get the luhv, don’t you think? area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™.

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.

6 Things The Army Taught Me About PR

Waxing UnLyrical

Posterous, Amplify and Quora had yet to be founded. To the Army, engagements often mean meeting with people in the community. If we engage the community, build trust, and demonstrate they have a vested interest in the outcome, we might tip the scale of favor.

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How to Discover Irresistible Content Ideas Using Reddit

Buffer Social

There are plenty of websites and communities online that you can use for your content research. Use the search box at the top right of any page on Reddit to search for communities where your theme is discussed: To keep this process from becoming a messy 50-browser-tabs-open monster, I recommend saving the links for all of the relevant subreddits you find in one place, and tackling the next step one subreddit at a time. How Community Managers can stay organized.

How to Use Reddit to Boost Your Marketing through the Roof

Webbiquity SMM

However, when used correctly and with the interests of the Reddit community in mind, it can be used to drive highly specific traffic to your website, build a fan base around your brand, and reach internet “influencers” who can help spread and promote your best content.

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Dear HR: Do You Really Want A Seat at the Table?

SocialFish

There has been a never-ending conversation in the Human Resources community about how to get a “seat at the table,” generally implying that the HR function should be in the C-suite, reporting directly to the CEO.

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

[SLIDES] What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing

SocialFish

Example: Expendables movie poster turned into Expendables Body Count poster by Term Life Insurance – but they did this wrong, were slapped with a cease and desist. Exercise: Let’s just spend a couple minutes thinking about the real experiences of the people in your 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.

Why “Regram"? How Reposting on Instagram Can Build Your Brand

Pixlee

Another way to find exceptional user-generated content is to develop an influencer community. Once you’ve found the picture or video that fits with your feed, it’s time to talk to the original poster. You also must be sure to credit the original poster.

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. Post this to Posterous.

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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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Interview with Social Media Citizen: Chris Hall

Social Media Citizens

C: I’ll try and keep it short: Tweedeck Google Reader iGoogle Addictomatic Technorati Posterous Radian6 G: What are your Top 3 secrets of social media marketing?