Reddit Launches $1 Million Community Fund to Support Nominated Projects

Social Media Today

The new program will help to support community-led initiatives, and make Reddit a more critical connective tool

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Reddit Brings Back its r/place Communal Digital Art Project in April

Social Media Today

The project brings collaborative art to the Reddit community

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Project 366

Waxing UnLyrical

But let’s not get all gloomy when we’ve just started 2012… … instead, here’s a fun project I came across yesterday that I wanted to share with you. My friend Stacy Lukasavitz (you should follow her on Twitter , she’s very funny besides being very smart), wrote a note on Facebook about “Project 365.” You could even join the 365 Project community , if you think you’ll have more fun that way. Project 366.

The Solopreneur Project

Jon Loomer

The Solopreneur Project was created to tell that story. Subscribe to the Solopreneur Project Now!]. The foundation of this project is understanding why you are doing what you’re doing. The Solopreneur Project is for people with a business model similar to mine. This project is for people who deal with the unique challenges of being a solopreneur. What Is the Solopreneur Project? The Solopreneur Project is a simple email campaign.

BigMarker.com: Social Network for Communities

Mindjumpers

BigMarker.com is a social network for communities. By offering unlimited web conferencing and key project management tools, it hopes to empower communities to make a difference. With this product BigMarker.com are looking to connect communities and according to them, communities are the best places to network and find people with common interest. A BigMarker.com Community equips anyone with the tools they need to make a difference.

Social Spotlight: The Trevor Project and how to establish, evolve and empower your community

Sprout Social

Like many organizations have in 2020, the Trevor Project has had to be agile in its messaging and digital programming to make up for loss of in-person touchpoints with its audience during the global pandemic. — The Trevor Project (@TrevorProject) June 2, 2020.

Weekly Roundup: Project Happiness

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Weekly Roundup: Project Happiness September 5th, 2010 Tweet When I wrote yesterday’s post, asking, “ Are you happy ?&# Ten tips for being happier , from the Happiness Project.

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.

4 Key Project Management Skills That Business Owners Need

The Realtime Report

4 Key Project Management Skills That Business Owners Need. Good project and program management skills are crucial for those who own a business. This is especially true when your business is still in the early stages, as during this time period you may be unable to hire project managers and will need to take on much of this responsibility yourself. Good project managers possess a varied skillset, which enables them to be proficient at their job.

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. .

The MekaVerse: An NFT Project With 100k Discord Members In 48 Hours

Forbes Social Media

The MekaVerse is an NFT project that attracted rapid Discord membership in the crypto community. With over 100k members in their Discord, this is one of the most exciting launches in NFT history. Social Media /social-media Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media Arts /arts

The Abundant Water Project

Janet Fouts

The Abundant Water project was initiated by Sunny Forsyth, an Australian engineer and AW project manager. In 2007, whilst working as an Australian Government Youth Ambassador for Development, Sunny became aware of the lack of access to safe drinking water in rural communities in Laos. There are some really wonderful nonprofits out there that work to develop water resources in places where water is scarce.

Case Study: The Local Stories Project

Mindjumpers

In 2011 NPR commenced a project called “The Local Stories Project” , an experiment aiming to localize content on their Facebook page. Here, journalists with expertise in finding material for the local community are selecting and creating the local stories in collaboration with NPR’s editorial coaching and development team. In order to build and engage communities in valuable ways, we have Social Media Managers located in more than 25 countries around the world.

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Bamboo Project Blog. Facebook or LinkedIn) or other communities of practiceâ?? The investment these companies will make in blogs, social networks, and communities will â??stimulate stimulate peer-to-peer learning and ideation, as well as facilitate communities of practice in which organizations can leverage the collective knowledge of their employees." Learning is immersion of yourself in a community of practice and web of interactions.

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. .

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Bamboo Project Blog. I was playing around with TagCrowd this morning and put in the URL for The Bamboo Project. Not long ago, I went on a tangent about homophily , born of my ongoing interest in the digital divide and my observations of parallel activities going on in online communities with similar interests who are largely disconnected from each other. Tag Cloud Wisdom. It was sort of like a fortune cookie or a Magic 8 ball, getting back this message.

10 Video Project Ideas to Attract an Online Following

VEED Grow

Are you an online educator who wants to use video project ideas to teach your students about the basics of online video marketing? In this blog post, we’ll look into: 4 ways to find the best topics for your video projects. 10 Video project ideas to create an online following.

10 Video Project Ideas to Attract an Online Following

VEED Grow

Are you an online educator who wants to use video project ideas to teach your students about the basics of online video marketing? In this blog post, we’ll look into: 4 ways to find the best topics for your video projects. 10 Video project ideas to create an online following.

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

Pam Moore

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! Step 2: Enroll / buy your virtual seat and you will be inside the academy and community within minutes!

How To Get Your Blog Project Approved

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali How To Get Your Blog Project Approved January 13th, 2011 Tweet Guest post by Shanan Sorochynski Okay, you’ve had nearly half a month to sink into 2011. Anyway, onward… Here are a few key points: Cost savings Will your project help your department’s bottom line? Our community was now creating the bulk of our content.

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’.

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. The community offers 4 tiers of membership, tied to the level of access to content.

Real-Life Instagram Project Filters In Unique View of London

Convince & Convert

Just when you thought snapping and sharing photos on Instagram couldn’t get any more addictive, a creative new project out of London is making waves for bringing the platform’s beloved attributes into the read world. Strategically placed to capture a specific snapshot, the project is indicative of the role photo taking and sharing plays in our culture.

A Case Study: Orchestrating a Harmonious Message

Waxing UnLyrical

And that is why we partnered with the Harmony Project. Since 2009, the Harmony Project has connected thousands of people in Columbus, Ohio across social divides through the arts, education and volunteer community service. However, as the organization has evolved, Harmony Project struggled to evolve its messaging to accurately convey its current role in the community. diminishing its broad reach and the value provided to the community.

6 Common Mistakes in Online Community Development

Convince & Convert

Many of the myths surrounding online community development are proliferated by common sense conclusions. Creating an online community has a basis in science—but best practices that seem clear-cut on the surface become much more complicated when you dig deeper. Communities on the web function much like real-life communities; they unite around a specific focus and often pursue common goals. Only then can you define the business goals of your community.

Top Five Takeaways from Open Community

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Thanks For Playing as part of our Open Community virtual book tour; in it, we were asked by Elizabeth Engel to do a “Monday top five&# post. Here are Lindy’s top five takeaways from Open Community ( buy your copy today !). Failure is a big part of the process of community building. And it’s really important to separate the failure from the staff or volunteers who poured their hearts into a project.

9 Benefits [and 3 Costs] Of Building Community On Your Blog

ProBlogger

The post 9 Benefits [and 3 Costs] Of Building Community On Your Blog appeared first on ProBlogger. But first – today I’d like to talk about WHY community and interaction on a blog is so important. Why Build Community on Your Blog? Community Builds Social Proof.

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7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog

ProBlogger

The post 7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog appeared first on ProBlogger. Recently on ProBlogger we’ve been looking at the topic of building community on a blog. Today I want to dig deeper into some specific things to DO to build community on your blog.

A Tale of Two Communities Part 1 – Volkswagen

SocialFish

This post is the first in a two-part series where guest blogger Garry Polmateer , former association executive currently working at NimbleUser helping organizations with Salesforce, looks at two online brands through the lens of the concepts in our book, Open Community. We loved Garry’s idea for this two-parter and we welcome any guest post ideas from any of our readers who are interested in digging into Open Community from whatever angle you choose. Open Community

How Turn Studio Transitioned a Side Project into a Thriving Ecommerce Business with Instagram

Buffer Social

Sing started Turn Studio in 2016 as a passion project, like so many successful business owners and entrepreneurs before him. It’s a great community.”. This post is part of our Instagram Marketing Strategy series. The series provides you with actionable insights and lessons on how businesses are using Instagram. Next up, Kenny Sing, founder or Turn Studio, discusses how to grow an audience on Instagram. . “I I never jumped into Instagram as a way to make money.

3 Surefire Ways to Win The Fastcompany Influence Project

Laurel Papworth

This project doesn’t show the Most Influential, it shows the Most Spammy. SocialSpamRUs or a fun little game with the community? Or The Role of Leaderboards in Online Communities (that is what Fastcompany are building). Those who are outraged need not comment… 3 Surefire Ways to Win The Fastcompany Influence Project is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Fastcompany give you a URL and you upload a foto.

The Many Roles of an Internal Community Manager

Social Media Strategery

When someone in the communications industry refers to a “ community manager ,&# they are usually referring to someone that can manage the online relationships for a particular brand, using tools like Facebook, Twitter, and blogs. However, over the last few years, a new Community Manager role has emerged – the internal Community Manager, responsible for increasing and maintaining user adoption for social media tools behind the organizational firewall.

Stories From Smaller Nonprofits: RE Children's Project

Diva Marketing Blog

The Story of RE Children's Project told Rob Petersen, of Barnraisers , an online social media solutions company. . Seth Wohlberg, Founder of the RE Children’s Project , a 501 (c) (3) dedicated to finding a cure for a rare disease, Rasmussen’s Encephalitis, fills that role and then some. When that day ends, he begins another job as Founder of RE Children’s Project, his second career. Learn More About RE Children's Project.

7 Ways to Build a Community Around Your Blog

ProBlogger

The post 7 Ways to Build a Community Around Your Blog appeared first on ProBlogger. Last week I talked about building a community around your blog , and how it can benefit you as much as it can your readers. Okay, now let’s get into what you can do to start building your community.

Building Customer Communities: The Value of Fandom-Based Marketing

WebInKnow

You spend months planning your business strategy — finding your target market, projecting earnings, conducting research, etc. — Let me know if this sounds familiar. but the ROI just doesn’t seem to materialize.

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General Mills Embraces Collaborative Storytelling with “Hello, Cereal Lovers” Social Media Community

Convince & Convert

Inspired by the passion and enthusiasm people have for cereal, there’s a new, “Hello Cereal Lovers” co-branded social media community from General Mills that is generating buzz for its creative and collaborative visual storytelling approach. Spanning Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr, the “Hello, Cereal Lovers” communities focus on General Mills’ cereal varieties, but aren’t opposed to (gasp) occasionally mix in a competitor for the sake of a sweet recipe. Love cereal?

Stories From Smaller Nonprofits ~ Bags of Hope Project

Diva Marketing Blog

The Bags of Hope Project is a unique nonprofit that maybe the 'smallest' in our series but none the less the work it does is important and impactful. Bags of Hope Project is a very narrowly focused nonprofit that works strictly on behalf of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - supplying their agents who are working to rescue victims of sex trafficking, with items that they need to help victims feel more comfortable during the questioning process. Bags of Hope Project.

How Turn Studio Transitioned a Side Project into a Thriving Ecommerce Business with Instagram

Buffer Social

Sing started Turn Studio in 2016 as a passion project, like so many successful business owners and entrepreneurs before him. It’s a great community.”. This post is part of our Instagram Marketing Strategy series. The series provides you with actionable insights and lessons on how businesses are using Instagram. Next up, Kenny Sing, founder or Turn Studio, discusses how to grow an audience on Instagram. . “I I never jumped into Instagram as a way to make money.

Stories From Smaller Nonprofits ~ Bags of Hope Project

Diva Marketing Blog

The Bags of Hope Project is a unique nonprofit that maybe the 'smallest' in our series but none the less the work it does is important and impactful. Bags of Hope Project is a very narrowly focused nonprofit that works strictly on behalf of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) - supplying their agents who are working to rescue victims of sex trafficking, with items that they need to help victims feel more comfortable during the questioning process. Bags of Hope Project.

The role of social media in managing projects for brands

Socialmedia.biz

In this article, I’ll discuss how social media can assist brands in managing projects. Project management. Most B2B managers can’t fathom social media’s importance for project management, and that’s chiefly because their understanding of the industry is archaic, so to speak. Social media can allow for innovation , save project management costs, and facilitate communication. A project lifecycle is complicated. Social media can save project management cost.