Bringing Open Community To Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Because if there’s one thing I believe takes public relations from good to great, it’s when your audiences start becoming your community through the relationships you develop with them. Why did you write Open Community ? So, what is “Open Community&# ?

Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani

Kikolani

This first list is a compilation of the top posts on Kikolani, as determined by PostRank ’s engagement analysis. What is PostRank? To find your blog on PostRank, use the search bar under Topics.

Six WordPress Plugins to Install on your Site Today

Jeff Esposito

Livefyre also has a great community team who evangelizes the platform and assists with user questions with lightning speed. PostRank – This nifty plugin rates your posts on engagement, sharing and some other variables and was recently acquired by Google. Image: Wikipedia.

Top SocialFish posts of 2010

SocialFish

We have some great stuff in the works, including a new Open Community case study series by Deirdre Reid , and an interview series where we’ll be talking to several top association CEO’s about the ideas in our little book. Community Management Resources.

Is Twitter Still A Good Marketing Tool? | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

– Twitter has posted some impressive numbers about its service and Frank at … [link] Log in to Reply Gina Witucki says: March 16, 2011 at 7:32 pm Small Business Mavericks – PostRank (PostRank: All) – Is Twitter Still A Good Marketing Tool?

How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Some tools you can use are Social Mention , Trackur , and PostRank. Some (OK, most) of them I have not been asking myself, nor have I been checking out PostRank, which I should. PostRank is becoming one of my favorite tools.

Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses

Akamai Marketing

Blogs for business are an outstanding tool for business, they can build community, be the backbone of your social media program, and drive traffic to your website, just for starters. Are you trying to create community?

Influence is Not a Number

Waxing UnLyrical

You still have to do your legwork (in the old days they called it research) and actually pay attention to the community you’re trying to reach, figure out who’s talking and who’s driving action. Here I go again: Klout does not equal Clout.

MeasurePR: The BrandBuilder Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali MeasurePR: The BrandBuilder Edition November 3rd, 2010 Tweet If you work in the PR/marketing world(s) (are they one now? shouldn’t they always have been?

How does your brand look on social media?

Janet Fouts

Momentus Media Community Health Score. Postrank Analytics. Please don’t take increasing your influence score as the holy grail of community.

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Simply The Best

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Simply The Best November 27th, 2010 Tweet There’s a big difference between being “the best&# and “one of the best.&#

An Ode To Monday

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali An Ode To Monday February 7th, 2011 Tweet You wake up to Monday ; what will it bring?

So Much To Do

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali So Much To Do November 6th, 2010 Tweet So much to do So little time For places to go, for reason or rhyme.

Four Steps To Optimize A News Release For Google News

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Four Steps To Optimize A News Release For Google News November 15th, 2010 Tweet Guest post by Erica Holt Please stop yawning Don’t worry.

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Weekly Roundup: Rethinking Color

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Weekly Roundup: Rethinking Color October 24th, 2010 Tweet Hit in the face by pink I don’t know about other countries, but here in the U.S.,

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Conch and Drum

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Conch and Drum October 16th, 2010 Tweet Tomorrow is Bijoya Dashami, the culmination of the single-most important festival Bengalis celebrate: Durga Puja.

Do Unto Others

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Do Unto Others October 9th, 2010 Tweet If you want people to be nice to you Be nice to them.

MeasurePR, the Don Bartholomew Edition Round II

Waxing UnLyrical

Meet Kristi and Her Key to Blog Promotion

Ari Herzog

I wrote about Kristi one year ago when she single-handedly introduced me to 15 bloggers and readers in her community and I am writing about the goddess again right now. Experienced blog publishers recognize that popularity and traffic come over time.

10 Reasons to Attend IABC/DC Metro's Silver Inkwell Awards Gala

Waxing UnLyrical

Weekly Roundup: Trick or Treat

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Weekly Roundup: Trick or Treat October 31st, 2010 Tweet Today’s Hallowe’en.

Meandering Through Measurement

Waxing UnLyrical

Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

Waxing UnLyrical

What we can learn: the more we are able to energize our communities, the better our chances of converting them to evangelizers.

When Clocks And Calendars Collide

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali When Clocks And Calendars Collide September 25th, 2010 Tweet My body clock jogs me awake. The calendar turns to another day.

Want Social Media Evangelizers? Be Social

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Want Social Media Evangelizers?

Weekly Roundup: The New Year Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Weekly Roundup: The New Year Edition January 2nd, 2011 Tweet The champagne has been popped and you might be recuperating from the New Year’s Eve festivities.

The MetricsMan Comes To #measurePR

Waxing UnLyrical

It simply means the primary objectives of most social business efforts are centered on concepts like community-building, engagement, listening, and participating in conversations.

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Playing With Paper.li

Waxing UnLyrical

Amplify’d from www.nevillehobson.com Connect your community with a Twitter daily newspaper About a month ago, I discovered Paper.li , a service that aggregates content linked to by people in a Twitter community into an online newspaper.

Nice writeup on paper.li aka @SmallRivers from @jangles.

Waxing UnLyrical

Amplify’d from www.nevillehobson.com Connect your community with a Twitter daily newspaper About a month ago, I discovered Paper.li , a service that aggregates content linked to by people in a Twitter community into an online newspaper.

Weekly Roundup: Linking, Thinking and Blinking

Waxing UnLyrical

Why: Amplify is one of the most interesting, community-oriented social platforms around.

Weekly Roundup: Unleash Your Lady Gaga

Waxing UnLyrical

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PR Is As PR Does

Waxing UnLyrical

So What Will You Have For Lunch?

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali So What Will You Have For Lunch? October 23rd, 2010 Tweet I can still remember my first tweet.

How to Start a University Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

In my previous position as the managing editor of the University’s internal publication, I spent a lot of time (and still do) interviewing members of the campus community (faculty, staff, students, alumni, community partners, etc.).

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Weekly Roundup: Refreshingly Different

Waxing UnLyrical

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When #measurePR Became A Campfire

Waxing UnLyrical

As usual, the community came up with gems to share with others (and you), including talking about how our measurement journey has changed over time And sharing resources, like Katie Paine’s social media measurement checklist , and IPR’s new website.

How Reading Fairy Tales Can Improve Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

They’re doing such a good job of it, that they’re getting their customers and community to tell their stories for them. It is really about using the channels so well, building such good relationships with one’s community, that they are energized to tell your story for you.

WOM: What's Really Behind The Buzz

Waxing UnLyrical

And they research and they monitor (sometimes for up to three months) just to find out: a) Who a brand’s target audiences are; and b) Who the key influencers within that community are.

How I Organize Google Reader for Blog Commenting

Kikolani

And one thing I discovered very quickly about the photo community is if you want comments, you better start giving comments first. See what posts have the highest engagement on any of my feeds with the PostRank Chrome Extension.

Weekly Roundup: The Holly And The Ivy

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Weekly Roundup: The Holly And The Ivy December 12th, 2010 Tweet As I write this, it is grey and damp outside. Christmas music is playing in my house.

Colors Of My Life

Waxing UnLyrical

Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0

Increase Traffic and Authority by Listing Your Blog

Kikolani

Scribnia is an excellent blogging community that lets you connect with and review other blog writers. Adding your blog to the PostRank system (if it’s not already there) and under particular topic categories, you can get ranked in the top blogs on that topic based on your blog’s social engagement. If you’re active in forums, such as Bloggeries , ProBlogger , or other blogging communities, be sure to add your blog to your forum signature.

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What Is Your Good Name?

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali What Is Your Good Name?