22 PR Tools From the #PRstack Community
DECEMBER 14, 2015
In the past 12 months, the #PRstack community has created an app that has characterized more than 250 third-party tools. It has published 48 how-to guides written by more than 35 community members covering different areas of the public relations workflow. Tool Google Analytics.
The 21 Best Content Curation Tools
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
The 20+ tools showcased here enable you to automatically find, source, search, store, organize, annotate, and/or share content from a wide range of publishers and social sources. Sample review: “One of the most important tools in a marketer’s tool belt is knowledge.
STUDY: The Business Impact of Online Communities
MARCH 6, 2017
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. Invest more in analytical tools.
The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Standard web analytics tools provide only a very narrow view of social media activity: clicks through to your brand website. The analytics tools built into social networks provide a bit more detail, though only within their own platforms. These tools can help you find out.
What do you think about your community platform?
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
But where do community managers go when they’re getting ready to spend $10,000 or more per year for on-domain community software? Why isn’t there a Yelp specifically for community software? Let’s flex our community manager muscles to solve this problem.
Tool Tuesday: Twitter curation tools
AUGUST 29, 2011
Generally speaking though, they lend themselves to community building and time saving features. Unlike a Twitter stream, these curation tools offer a way to collect a lot of information in a single place. Storify is another Twitter curation tool and a story-teller’s dream.
The Six Best Google+ Marketing Tools
JUNE 21, 2016
As with Facebook , Twitter, and other popular networks, Google+ has also inspired its own ecosystem of tools. Sample review: The Google+ tool “I find really useful is CircleCount. This was the seventh post in the Best Online Business Tools series. #1:
Cool Social Tools: PwrdBy
JUNE 5, 2014
This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. PwrdBy has developed a mobile application platform built specifically for the nonprofit community. Cool Social Tools Mobile Nimble Nonprofit
5 Easy Tools for Social Selling Success
NOVEMBER 3, 2015
A big reason for this is a lack of organizational tools. And then, one day, a host of tools were released that made it SO MUCH EASIER. 5 Easy Tools for Social Selling Success. With these five tools in place, you’ll have all your bases covered. Guest post by Austin Duck.
22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
No one has time to put every one of those tools through its paces. In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps.
Three Productivity Tools that Will Change Your Life in 2017
DECEMBER 7, 2016
On the third day of Christmas, Spin Sucks gave to you, three productivity tools that will change your life in 2017. The post Three Productivity Tools that Will Change Your Life in 2017 appeared first on Spin Sucks.
How Purpose Will Power Future Online Communities
MAY 25, 2016
What if there was a way to create sustained engagement in communities and collaborative experiences that harnessed genuine motivation and strove for positive outcomes for participants? Purpose-Driven Communities. Tactical goals in the context of a community experience, yes.
Four Content Discovery Tools to Engage
MARCH 9, 2015
Content discovery tools address this challenge by finding the most-shared, trending content and providing relevant content suggestions for your weekly editorial calendar. Here’s a look at four content discovery tools that can add meaningful value to your audience engagement efforts.
The Secret Sauce of Online Community Building
AUGUST 24, 2011
Everyone always wants to know what is the secret sauce to building a community. I built a community. Building Community. I wanted community. Back to Mitch Joel …I read a blog post he wrote about community. It’s only a tool. Our community grew.
45 Marketing Tools to Consider for 2017
DECEMBER 21, 2016
What are the hottest marketing tools you should be using in 2017? As we test out a lot of tools, we are going to share the tools we use on a regular basis. Zapier is a great tool for automating your marketing tasks. This is also a good tool for identifying influencers.
Riff App: Build Community and Have Fun
APRIL 8, 2015
Digging into your customer stories, employee stories, community stories. UGC brings communities together , it makes people part of what you are doing and pulls them into the story. I like Riff app because it seems like a fun tool.
Monitor Your Brand’s Instagram Activity with New Reporting Tool
AUGUST 27, 2012
Simply Measured just made that task easier with the launch of a new Instagram reporting tool.
Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation
APRIL 17, 2015
You may have created great content, and you may have a good distribution plan, but shares and engagement are unlikely to come unless you have also focused on community building. Automation and tools. Content Marketing Public Relations automation community building content marketing
How Instagram Makes Communities Better
JULY 3, 2012
Jarvis writes: Please, the publisher beseeched him, how can my publication start a community like yours? We should own a community, shouldn’t we? You don’t start communities, he said. Communities already exist. Community.
How to Use #PRStack to Create a Community of Action
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
Here I lay out five significant steps #PRStack took that blog post rant into a positive community of action that is helping to change the modern workflow for the public relations industry. Define Your Community. So, you’re thinking about forming a community. By Scott Guthrie.
“Community Manager” Confusion
JUNE 3, 2011
about what the difference is between “community manager and “social media manager? I know I am – and I am both a community manager and a social media manager! My title is “online community & social media manager. Guest post by Maggie McGary.
6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”
JUNE 15, 2015
All of those fancy auto-post social tools can lull us into a false sense of confidence. To follow up on this, here are essential tools that will help you get more exposure to your content. These tools could be the difference between content that goes unseen, and content that goes viral.
[Cool Social Tools] The Power of Breezio
JULY 11, 2016
Startups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps! —— Imagine if you could harness the collective wisdom of everyone in your community.
Time-Saving Tools and Apps for Social Media Management
JANUARY 6, 2015
increase exposure, build awareness, drive engagement and create a community around your cause. So without further ado, here are eight social media management tools and apps that will help you enhance productivity while cutting down time: 1. Raven Tools.
Simplify Media Relations Planning with This Free Tool
NOVEMBER 10, 2014
To Your Success What I want most for you, Spin Sucks community, is to replace the anxiety and fear of rejection (it’s natural) commonly associated with media relations with the exhilaration that comes from consistently winning positive placements.
Social Media Tools and Resources for Social Learning
MAY 30, 2016
Here’s a link to the list, which includes articles on social learning and the difference between social media and social learning, then a list of social media tools and platforms that I think go hand-in-hand with social learning. Social Media Platforms and Tools for Social Learning.
Repurpose Content with These Six Tools
APRIL 16, 2015
But, at the same time, you already have a community of readers you’re writing for and you write for that loyal group first and foremost. Similarly, those how-to guides and checklists can easily be turned into visuals and infographics with one of my favorite tools ever: Canva.
The 11 Best Social Media Campaign Builders and Ad Monitoring Tools
MARCH 7, 2017
While social media marketing is optimized through the use of social media monitoring and management tools, social campaigns are most effectively built and managed through the types of tools in this post. Optimizely is a neat tool for this.” — RazorSocial. Ad Monitoring Tools.
The Characteristics of A Community Manager
NOVEMBER 22, 2012
Every week, we blog about how to optimize your brand’s social media presence, which tools to use and what the newest updates on the major social networks mean to your brand’s way of engaging with your target group. The Community Managers (CM). The corner stones of community management.
11 Content Marketing Tools To Promote Your Blog
MAY 6, 2014
You know how I love posts about content curation tools. It reads like an online magazine and is updated by community members constantly. Additionally, highly engaging, active creators are also featured on your newsfeed to help build a community: RebelMouse.
Four Tools to Help Build Your Social Community
JUNE 29, 2011
I’ve found that one of the most important things to do, when trying to build one’s online community, is to participate consistently in your preferred channels. Yes, there are various tools you can use to cross-post your updates, for example, or to automate your updates.
Teem’d: The New Collaboration Tool
AUGUST 25, 2014
This series of posts is for software and app and tech vendors who have new tools they’d like you to know about. The goal of the social media team is to find ways to keep the company’s message meaningful and relevant for the community- making them want to stick around.
Monday Roundup: The Right Business Tools
MAY 20, 2013
On to this week’s roundup; and this week, we’re focusing on business tools. As we all know, the right business tools can save us time, money, and increase efficiency. So below are five posts that include helpful tools from around the web. Happy Monday!
Industry Buzz: 4 reasons why rasa.io is the up and coming community platform
DECEMBER 7, 2015
Startups and tech vendors are welcome to contact me at maddie[at]socialfish[dot]org to submit guest posts about their platforms – SocialFish readers love to read about new tools and apps! This flattens the traditional community structure and lowers barriers to interaction among members.
Tips on Measuring Community [April #measurePR Recap]
APRIL 24, 2015
At the heart of social PR lies community. So that’s what we focused on for the April #measurePR Twitter chat; how to measure community, how to tell when community-building initiatives are working (and when they’re not), and how community-focused metrics might change over time. Experts in measuring community. A1: Building a community around a product or service is just part of our jobs in #PR today (which is great, because it’s fun!).
Building Community with MarketMeSuite
OCTOBER 19, 2011
I spent some time getting to know some of the features and experimenting with it for Spin Sucks Pro as a tool to help build community. If we break it down in terms of building community, it would look something like this: Listen.
The Five Best Pinterest and Instagram Marketing Tools
AUGUST 23, 2016
As with other social networks, the right tools can help marketers use these platforms more effectively. Here are a handful of the best tools for growing your brand’s following and monitoring your results on Instagram and Pinterest. This is the tool for you!”
10 Twitter Tools You’ll Actually Use
MARCH 7, 2017
But luckily there are tools you can use to make life a little easier. There are hundreds of Twitter tools out there you could try, but that doesn’t mean your business needs them. But in most cases, you’ll use a tool once and never again.
Social Media Management Tools Compared
Ignite Social Media
MARCH 16, 2017
One last question before you do: will you post and monitor your comments natively, or will you use a social media management tool? We certainly recommend using a social media management tool for many brands, but not necessarily the same one for every brand.
38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews
APRIL 9, 2012
Innovation is alive and well in the development of cool free and low-cost web-based tools and apps. It’s great to find a tool that automates some little process or provides a new capability you’ve been looking for, and fun to find a tool you didn’t even know you needed.