Take the Community Careers & Compensation Survey!!

SocialFish

Are you a community manager? . Then please take this survey ! The survey, conducted by our buddies at the Community Roundtable , looks at key roles, skills and compensation in the community domain.

HELP NEEDED: community managers for CiviliNation Survey

SocialFish

We’re very interested in the work that they are doing, specifically with regards to developing education and training for community managers in facilitation and mediation , which happen to be two of the new skills we identify in our book Open Community. Take the survey here.

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Working to build scientific communities? Please take the AAAS State of Scientific Community Management Survey

SocialFish

The folks over at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are currently running a survey to determine what community management within science looks like.

How to Survey Your Audience

Convince & Convert

One way to find out your customers’ opinions is by sending out a survey. The following are some tips to keep in mind, as well as some websites that will help you effectively survey your audience. You’re going to need several surveys out there for all your different projects.

STUDY: The Business Impact of Online Communities

SocialFish

How do organizations track the impact of their online communities? How do they link the community to competitive advantage? Communities are organizational orchestras, and marketing is the conductor. Align community with member retention programs.

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The 2013 State of Community Management Survey

SocialFish

Each year, The Community Roundtable , a peer network of social business professionals (I’m a member), does a really great report on the state of community management. What difference does community management make? How big should I expect my community program budget to be?

Surveys: Essential to the PR Pro’s Toolbox

Waxing UnLyrical

The problem with surveying is that it, allegedly, takes too long. The good news for PR professionals who want to do a little discovery before diving into a survey is that there is no IRB to go through. The idea of polling and surveying is catching on (again).

The State of Community Management 2014

SocialFish

From the Community Roundtable comes the awesomest comprehensive report on communities. Those objective markers – developed in conjunction with members of TheCR Network – enable community teams to validate their approach and develop roadmaps.

Calling all online community managers!

SocialFish

Guest post by Ted McEnroe, The Community Roundtable. ———— A few months ago, I made a switch moving from the nonprofit sector to The Community Roundtable , a leading provider of community research and support for business, association and nonprofit communities.

Want to know how much Community Managers are paid?

SocialFish

The Community Roundtable’s Community Careers and Compensation Report 2015 is out! It was also the highest-value skill among the full survey population. We split up business and strategic skills in this year’s survey, and added – and it shed some new light.

How Good Is Your Community Management?

SocialFish

For eight years, the Community Roundtable has dug deeply into the strategies, operations and tactics behind the most successful communities in our annual State of Community Management reports. Research places your community in context. Understanding community is one thing.

19 Easy Ways to Survey Your Audience and Crush it with Content

Socially Sorted

Is it time to Survey your audience? In this post, I share 19 Ways to Survey Your Audience … so you can Crush it with Content that catches attention and converts! You forgot to survey your audience. So here are 21 Ways to Survey Your Audience.

2013 State of Community Management Report Stresses Importance of Community Managers

SocialFish

Even though my current role is broader than community management, I’m still a community manager at heart and it’s still my passion. If you want to see value from online community, you need to invest in community management.

The Intersection of Online Communities and Learning Management Systems

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. SocialFish and OCR partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. Community platforms are already being used for learning objectives.

Online Communities: What Consumers Want, What Brands Don’t Deliver

Firebelly

The fun facts, random questions, and product advertisements all keep the consumers coming back to the brand and builds the community, but if and only if you sprinkle in some of what they actually want. Not every community and following is the same.

Scientific community managers: applications for the AAAS Community Engagement Fellows Program are now open

SocialFish

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has launched the application process for the new Community Engagement Fellows Program, which will provide professional development for engagement experts in the scientific community.

Community Manager Appreciation Day: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

Today is the 3rd annual Community Manager Appreciation Day ! A Worldwide Salute to Community Managers. 9 Ways To Celebrate Community Manager Appreciation Day. The 2012 Community Manager Report [INFOGRAPHIC]. Community Manager Appreciation Day 2012.

4 Emerging Social Media Communities

Ignite Social Media

Today, let’s examine four recently emerging social media communities. Having only scratched the surface of the latest emerging social communities, it is easy to see that there is much to be learned and studied in order to stay on top of the most current trends.

How to Meet Your Consumers’ Social Media Expectations

Mindjumpers

The main difference between social media consumers previously versus today is in the nature of their expectations towards brands’ interaction and participation in communities on social networks. Nurturing a community. Acknowledge your community and engage!

Is Jeremy Epstein The Yoda Of Community Marketing?

Firebelly

What Henry Ford, Espresso, And Community Have In Common. I love his approach – he thinks aloud and collaborates in the open with the members of his community, shares best practices, and relentless connects people.

Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

mashable.com

Edwards and Telligent CTO Rob Howard are releasing a white paper today that delineates what these standard-setting communities of the future will look like. The report is primarily based on their own insights, research by industry analysis and the results of an informal survey they conducted.

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The New Competition: For-Profit Communities with Deep Pockets

SocialFish

I pulled up an old file with random notes about online communities and started researching. Something big is happening in the world of professional communities – the world that associations are used to dominating – and I can’t ignore it. Meet the cast of new community players.

Study: The Global Social Media Check-Up 2012

Mindjumpers

Tweet Burson-Marsteller has conducted a survey examining the social media activity of the world’s 100 biggest companies – the Fortune Global 100 companies. Facebook placed third in the survey.

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From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories

Buzz Marketing for Technology

From shared databases to communities of practice: A taxonomy of collaboratories. From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories. The types are: Distributed Research Centers, Shared Instruments, Community Data Systems, Open Community Contribution Systems, Virtual Communities of Practice, Virtual Learning Communities, and Community Infrastructure Projects. Community Data Systems. Virtual Community of Practice.

Entrepreneurs: How I Launched a Membership Community

Jon Loomer

In particular, I struggle with launching a product for my entrepreneur community because it’s brand new for me. Well, I finally launched a product for my entrepreneur community early this morning. Do I have enough interest to launch a community for entrepreneurs?

Five takeaways from 2013 State of Community Management Report

Jeff Esposito

When I started my career in social media and community management, I was a bit intimidated and nervous. One of my former bosses suggested that I check out the Community Roundtable – that was 2008 – and I was happy to check out the information that Jim Storer and Rachel Happe were producing. Little did I know that less than two years later I would sign up for the Community Roundtable and now consider both of them good friends.

7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog

ProBlogger

This week on ProBlogger we’ve been looking at the topic of building community on a blog. We started by identifying 9 benefits and 3 costs of community on a blog and then looked at 5 stages of building community on a blog. Consider a Dedicated Community Area.

What The SEO Success Factors Survey Is Not

Small Business Mavericks

They do this by asking internet marketers & others in the industry to take the SEO Success Factors Survey. That means they need to update it regularly, and to get feedback from the community so the update reflects real life. What The Survey Is Not. Why Surveys Like This One Are Important. When we pool our insights with things like these surveys, we are helping each other by broadening our perspective.

7 Steps to Creating More Effective Reader Surveys

ProBlogger

The benefits of polling your readers and conducting good customer surveys have already been well-established in the blogging world. . Not only does this technique enable you to make better informed marketing decisions, gathering information via reader survey can help you to identify your visitors’ pain points and determine what they’ll spend their money on— before you invest the time in writing posts or paid products! Expand your response base with paid survey partners.

Big Research Smarts for Small Budgets

Waxing UnLyrical

Geological Survey uses Twitter data to track earthquakes: “For example, the U.S. Founder and publisher of Waxing UnLyrical, Shonali Burke helps smart businesses make bank by taking their communications from corporate codswallop to community cool™. Happy Sunday!

Setting Facebook Community Expectations

Firebelly

Setting expectations is the corner stone of any successful Facebook community. According to a report by Jeremiah Owyang of Altimeter Group , only 8 out of 30 brands surveyed had expectations set. Have you set expectations in your community?

How to read your ideal customers’ minds (using marketing tools you already use)

Absolute PA

If you’re worried that you don’t have enough engagement on your Facebook Page, get curious about your community. Online surveys. Creating a successful survey requires some planning and thought, that doesn’t mean is has to be a complicated, drawn out process.

Social Results Will Stay Small

Geoff Livingston

Chart Source: CMO Survey. Yet according to the CMO Survey , the integration gap in companies is not closing, in spite of years of research showing that cross-tactic coordination produces more sales. There is no easy one size fit all solutions to customer communities.

Getting to the bottom of community management

Jeff Esposito

This post originally ran on the Community Roundtable. . If you read business publications, blogs or websites to any extent, you have probably heard about community management. Social/community team size – we all want more help, but how large are most community/social teams?

Waxing and Waning, Lyrical and UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical

area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™. Blogging Shonali Burke blog survey waxing and waning Can you believe WUL celebrated its fourth birthday earlier this year?

Improved Social PR via the Employee Advocacy Route

Waxing UnLyrical

Source: Nielsen Global Trust in Advertising Survey. Community Strategy employee advocacy leveraging employees for PRGuest Post by Jessica Davis. When doing my due diligence for this post, I came across a transcript of the #PRprochat that happened in July 2014.

mizz information: List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers

www.mizzinformation.com

skip to main | skip to sidebar mizz information Monday, February 1, 2010 List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers Every time I see Jeremiah Owyangs list of corporate social media strategists and community managers I wonder when hell do a similar list for companies with fewer than 1,000 employees--or nonprofits, for that matter.

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Association Learning + Technology

SocialFish

Actually, they ask several questions, in the form of a survey, and the results are freely shared with the community. If you work for a membership organization, please complete–or have the right person at your organization complete–the survey below.

Survey results: The top Twitter tools and apps « The Cube

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Survey results: The top Twitter tools and apps 06/10/2010 tags: Twitter tools and apps by Gemma Went This is the second in the series of results that came out of my tools and apps survey a few weeks ago.

Survey: Blogging within the architecture, design and construction.

Gemma Went

Some of the results were presented by Gemma Went at the Emap Construction Marketing Pre-Conference Training Day in February 2010, but we did promise we’d publish the full results of the survey.