3 Steps to Responding to Trends on Social Media

Ignite Social Media

One of the major benefits to social media marketing is the ability to capitalize on relevant trends to get in front of more people. However, it is important to keep in mind your overall social strategy before jumping on every trending conversation. Step 1: Listening/Trend Discovery.

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3 Major Trends in Community Management

Likeable

Community management is essential to brands in so many ways: it helps create and showcase your brand’s identity and personality, it helps build trust with your audience, and it gives an added value that can clearly separate you from your competitors. Involving the Community.

4 Social Media Trends that are Irrelevant for Your Brand

Ignite Social Media

Trends change with the drop of a hat. It’s #WaffleDay or #FlipFlopsDay or #PoppyseedMuffinDay and it’s trending. Writing copy for endless posts makes it easy to want to give in to those hyperbolic headlines (10 New Products That’ll Blow Your Mind, 5 Trends That Will SHOCK you).

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9 Popular Instagram Trends of 2019 (So Far)

Later

Summer has finally hit, and while most brands are taking a vacay, now’s the time to level-up your Instagram strategy and jump on some of the hottest Instagram trends in 2019! Never miss an Instagram trend again. Instagram Trends 2019 #2: IGTV is Going to Get Even Bigger.

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Trends in 2015: Ready for the next big thing?

Mindjumpers

An increasing number of agencies are now offering global Social Media services to their clients to help them succeed, e.g. managing multiple Facebook communities across several markets for global brands. Local Community Managers live and breath amongst the consumers we all try to reach.

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Community Management Fundamentals

SocialFish

…from the always awesome Community Roundtable. Do you have advanced community management tips to share? Community Management Fundamentals from The Community Roundtable. Featured Implementation Open Community And by the way, this deck is three years old.

Facebook Provides Community-Building Tips for Brands in New Report

Social Media Today

Facebook says that brands need to work on developing their community contribution capacity in order to align with modern connective trends

Technology Trends in Associations

SocialFish

Lots of good stuff in here about marketing automation, online communities, user experience and more to sink your teeth into. Technology Trends in Associations from Informz on Vimeo.

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Social Media Marketing Trends for the Back Half of 2019

Ignite Social Media

Groups could help to build and foster a community that was once happening on brand pages. Now that we are halfway through 2019, take a look at your social strategy and the trends we touched on above. Groups will be the New Facebook.

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Are you a community manager?

SocialFish

Are you an association/nonprofit community manager (or association exec with community management newly thrust upon you?). develop the skills to nurture (or troubleshoot) any online community. Here’s the program outline: WEEK 1: Planning for your community.

Top Twitter trends for 2011

Sherrilynne Starkie

This infographic describes the top trends on Twitter last year. Featured Social Media Twitter Betty White Facebook Online Communities Social network Viral video YouTubeIt’s a snapshot of popular and youth culture.

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Awesome Community Management Playbook

SocialFish

I love this Community Management Playbook from Yammer. “Online communities have taken hold among businesses, to connect employees, customers and partners. However, community management as a profession is largely misunderstood and inadequately resourced.

How to Know If Your Brand Should Hop on a New Social Media Trend

Ignite Social Media

Trends can be found everywhere but social media is the best place to find the freshest and most relevant trends today. The client is emailing you, asking if their brand should jump on the new social media trend that everyone seems to be talking about. How old is the trend?

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Real Estate Trends Taking Hold in 2019

The Realtime Report

Real Estate Trends Taking Hold in 2019. With the year now entering Spring, 2019’s real estate trends are shaping up. Here are the trends shaping the industry in 2019. Apartment communities have taken a page right out of that business philosophy.

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.

2018 Content Marketing Trends, Predictions + Editorial Calendar Template

Pam Moore

2018 content marketing trends, statistics and predictions. Smart marketers and leading brands both big and small know that content is at the core of every social conversation with prospects, current customers, online community members and more.

The Future of Community Management

Ignite Social Media

So, when I was asked to share what the future of community management would be like, at first it felt like an impossible task. This is a pivotal time in the discipline of community management, and many brands are asking these very questions.

Monday Roundup: 2015 Marketing and PR Trends

Waxing UnLyrical

Whenever we approach the end of a year, we invariably see a flurry of “year in review” type posts, not to mention trend and forecast posts. Here are some of the most interesting posts on 2015 marketing and PR trends we’ve seen. 9 social media trends to watch in 2015.

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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. Build community to create a movement.

4 Emerging Social Media Communities

Ignite Social Media

At Ignite Social Media, we are here to help you weather these changes and stay on top of the latest social trends. Today, let’s examine four recently emerging social media communities. Social media is a constantly changing force to be reckoned with.

PR Trends for 2015: 7 To Watch

Waxing UnLyrical

So when PRSA asked me to author a guest post on PR trends for 2015, initially I scratched my head a bit. PR Trends for 2015. PR Trends for 2015: 7 To Watch is a post from: Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn PR Trends for 2015: 7 To Watch.

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What’s in Your Community Manager Job Description?

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. ————— Are you thinking of hiring a community manager?

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. These local Facebook pages have grown at twice the rate of global communities and register 50% higher engagement.

Are you a community manager?

SocialFish

Are you an association/nonprofit community manager (or association exec with community management newly thrust upon you?). develop the skills to nurture (or troubleshoot) any online community. Here’s the program outline: WEEK 1: Planning for your community.

20 Social Media Trends for Business in 2011

Dave Fleet

Tweet 20 Social Media Business Trends in 2011. This week, I had an opportunity to pull together some of the key social media trends I’m seeing for a presentation at an event in Waterloo. Some of these trends are existing and ongoing; others are new. Trend #1: Integration.

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#CMAD 2017, Interview with Rohit Bhargava, Author and Trend Curator

SocialFish

We invited Rohit to apply some of his 2017 Trends to community management and a really insightful conversation ensued! CMAD 2017, Session 8: Interview with Rohit Bhargava, Author and Trend Curator from 5:00 Films & Media on Vimeo. Open Community

Communities Create Markets: 13 Strategies To Build a Loyal Tribe of Brand Evangelists

Pam Moore

The heart of digital and social marketing success is community. The true power comes in the form of community. Communities are not just born overnight via a fast “pop-up” Facebook group with an intent to pursuade people to buy from you.

What’s Trending @Twitter? [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Not only is it a great platform for these to connect with other users sitting across the world, but it’s also a useful community for brands to engage with their consumers. Social Media Twitter Brands consumers Infographic key findings Lab42 social micro-blogging platform trending users

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Social Media Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in India

Mindjumpers

It’s a network of very talented people who possess great knowledge of social media in their local context – one of them being Nishanth Krish from India who shares his insights into the social media trends, prospects and challenges in India right now.

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#measurePR Recap (Feb 2016): Measuring Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Seeing as how February, as a month, is all about love, I wanted to focus this month’s #measurePR chat on the folks who give us the most love in our businesses: our community. Online communities are formulating networks, convos, and opinions in real time around the world.

New Community Manager Class | Social You Should Know

Ignite Social Media

Master Class on Community Management in 2016 Offered at $100 Off. Our team handles community management for many of the world’s best brands, so they have a ton of knowledge. Our Master Class on Community Management Best Practices in 2016 is now open for registration.

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NEW! Essentials of Online Community Management On-Demand Course

SocialFish

I’ve partnered with Ben Martin of Online Community Results to offer an on-demand, crash course on the Essentials on Online Community Management (EOCM). We designed this course for community managers (full or part-time) and the executives who oversee community management.

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3 MUST READ roundups about digital and community strategy

SocialFish

The year-end is always rife with trends posts and end-of-year roundups, but here are three that really stood out for me. 2017 Wrap-up: Communities in Transition. Community Roundtable). 2017 was a year of change in the community space.

Is Your Online Community Changing with the Times?

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog , where I’m posting an ongoing series related to Millennials and online community. And don’t forget that Higher Logic clients can have access to our Essentials of Online Community Management program at a special discount.

Five Web Design Trends to Watch

SocialFish

Here are five design trends to consider. One of the big design trends that is beginning to fade is mega navigation menus that are cluttered and distracting to website visitors. Are you considering these trends in your website redesigns?

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Open Community Case Study – Food Bank

SocialFish

Community: Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. She’s done a great job using social media to create a very supportive community of donors and fans, so I immediately thought of them when planning the first case study for Open Community.

The Single Most Important Trend to Consider in Your Social Media Strategy

Ignite Social Media

As I sat down to confront this somewhat daunting task, I considered, “What is the biggest, most important trend that marketers need to consider in updating or refreshing their social strategy over the next year?” ” – Ashlie Lanning, VP of Community Management.

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Instagram Year in Review: Top Trends from 2018

Later

Trending on Instagram in 2018. This just goes to show how important branded hashtags are for spreading the word about your products and building a community around your business. Trending on Instagram in 2018. And we only expect this trend to continue in 2019.

Velma Hart Talks Open Community

SocialFish

This is the second in a series of interviews we are conducting with CEO’s and senior executives about their take on the concepts in Open Community. We started our conversation with this one question: How do you think the concepts in Open Community will shape associations in the future?

The 4-1-1 on the (Not So) New Marketing Trend: Influencer Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

Everyone is jumping on the influencer marketing bandwagon because it’s all the rage, just like every other fly-by-night new trend. Funny thing is — it’s not really a hot new trend. Guest Post by Dawn Buzynski.