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. .

How To Add Custom URL to Google Plus G+

Laurel Papworth

How to get a custom URL for Google Plus. Anywho, How to add a Google Plus custom URL. I am on my PROFILE menu (right errr left hand side), and the “Your profile is preapproved for the custom URL: google.com/+LaurelPapworth” pops up. Feel free to request a different one but it will take a while… More information on Google Plus Custom URL’s. Custom URLs for Google Plus. Q: How do you use a Google Plus custom URL?

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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. .

UTM tracking & URL shortening for social media marketers

Sprout Social

That’s where UTM tracking and URL shortening enter the picture. UTM tracking involves adding unique UTM codes to your URLs to easily identify exactly where your traffic is coming from. While the amount of UTM parameters you can add to an URL is virtually endless, you want to keep things brief and descriptive so you can actually track them effectively. To get a complete picture of how a UTM-tagged URL looks, let’s say you’re going to share the following link: [link].

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Facebook Page – get your own Facebook URL name

Laurel Papworth

You can also add URL names for Applications, not just Pages. You must have at least 100 fans, I believe, to score your own URL. Facebook Page – get your own Facebook URL name is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Technorati Tags: Domain , Facebook , name , page , url , username. Community Pages. (40). Tags: Facebook Online Communities howto social media social networks Domain name page url username

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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’.

Can Communities Serve As Perfect Add-On For Your Blog?

Mindjumpers

Tweet Written by Nabanita Roy , who is a web enthusiast and blogger currently working as a Community Development Executive at forums.com. There are several community building tools for blog promotion. If you think it is time to take a leap with your promotional plans and take some new pathways for promotions, a community building tool can be a perfect opportunity. You can also post your blog URL on a particular forum that deals with blogging directly.

Four Tools to Help Build Your Social Community

Waxing UnLyrical

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. And not just participate as in talk a lot, but share interesting pieces of information, so that your community knows you’re not just in this for you; you’re in this for them as well. All for one and one for all.

13 YouTube Community Building Hacks You Never Knew About

agora pulse

So, if you’re still saying your brand doesn’t need YouTube community building, you might need to rethink. So, with that in mind, I’m going to tell you 13 YouTube community building hacks you never knew about. It sounds basic but branding your channel properly is one of the most important steps you need to take to build your community. This is key for YouTube community building. Here’s where most brands go wrong with their YouTube community building strategy.

Google+ Communities Yay or Wait and See?

Janet Fouts

I don’t know about you but I’ve gotten more than a dozen invitations to Google+ communities in the last couple of days. In case you’re not aware of what that means, Google+ launched a new feature, Google+ Communities on Dec 6. Here’s a video from Google on what these new communities are all about: What Do Google+ Communities Offer My Business? Add to that the very important fact that anyone can create a Google+ Community.

What Is Your Blog’s URL Structure?

ProBlogger

Earlier today I had conversations with two bloggers about URL structures on their WordPress blogs, and I thought it might make an interesting community discussion. What is your blog’s URL structure? For starters, I wanted words in the URLs because it was good for search engine optimization, and because word-heavy URLs tends to make more sense for readers when they’re looking at them—more sense, anyway, than the WordPress default, which is just numbers.

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Counting “Real” Likes on any URL – Evaluating the Salt Lake City vs. Fresno Campaign

Stay N' Alive

In the last week I saw one of the most amazing campaigns of unity amongst 2 communities, Salt Lake City, Utah, where I live and where I asked for your help , and Fresno, California. 1 million dollars donated to the Food Bank of the community with the most “likes&#. 100,000 would be donated to each of the next 5 communities with the most “likes&#. There is a way however, for anybody to get the “real&# tally of votes for a URL with Facebook Graph API.

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10 Ways Strengthen Your Twitter Community with Commun.it

Kikolani

Today, I’m going to look at one that can help you find new people to connect with, identify the most valuable people in your community, cut through the noise, and strengthen relationships with those who are most important to your business or blog. helped me quickly identify the valuable people in my Twitter community that I was neglecting to engage with because of the noise in my Twitter stream. to make Twitter a more beneficial place for both you and your community.

Start Your Community With Role Models, Not Influencers

Social Media Strategery

In it, they highlight some of the ways in which Pinterest defied best practices when they first started – they didn't include any leaderboards, they didn't highlight the most popular pinners, they used an infinite scroll layout instead of pushing for more clicks and pageviews, and most interesting to me, their first community members weren't "influencers" with high Klout scores. They were role models who would care for the community as if it were their own. "In

Building Your Community On Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Building Your Community On Social Media I Work As Freelance Social Media Network Professional And Review OnLine Earning Opportunities. ? Free Search Engine Submission Of Your Business, Brand, Referral, Product, Personal URL Submit Your Site For Free Get Listed On Google, Bing, Yahoo And More! HERE ARE COUPLE OF LINKS FOR SOCIAL MEDIA AND ONLINE EARNING QUICK REFERENCE: 1. T SU the Social Media Network has crossed the 3 million Users mark! ?

A Community of Practice Is More Than a Website

Social Media Strategery

A community of practice (CoP) is, according to cognitive anthropologists Jean Lave and Etienne Wenger , a group of people who share an interest, a craft, and/or a profession. Over the last year or so, the term communities of practice has entered the social media buzzword lexicon along with virtual collaboration, engagement, platforms, and Enterprise 2.0. Sounds like we might already be members of dozens of communities of practice – at work, at church, at school, etc.

Is Community Leadership Better Value Than SEO?

Small Business Mavericks

That’s means that 70% traffic is flowing around the web from social media, bookmarks, advertising, links and because users directly type urls into browsers. In doing so, rather than broadcasting your content, you have the perfect opportunity to become a community leader within your niche. Often, it is going to be more niche related areas such as forums and the blog community. Across the web, search engines deliver around 30% of all traffic.

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Context and Community: the 2 Cs That Can Make Social Scoring Work

Waxing UnLyrical

If you’ve created neat Listly lists the WUL community and I should know about, please leave the URL(s) in your comment below! Adding context and community. And if/when social scores are going to help, it will be a) if you already have a smart strategy into which you’re incorporating social scoring, and b) when your “citizen influencers” don’t just create volumes of content but are able to effect action among their communities.

Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Social Networking For a Cause: The Power of Online Communities I’d like to use this blog post to step out of our social-networking-for-business mentality and talk a little bit about using social networking for special causes. There was a website URL so I went to the site where I learned all about little Megan (who, coincidentally, lives just a few miles from me).

Community Discussion: Guest Post Pitching Strategies

ProBlogger

Writing “I really enjoy reading your blog [link] – I know our URL! The post Community Discussion: Guest Post Pitching Strategies appeared first on ProBlogger. Community DiscussionAs the editor of ProBlogger for the last three years, you can imagine I’ve seen every. pitch. when it comes to guest posting.

Different Roles In The Community - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Free Search Engine Submission Of Your Business, Brand, Referral, Product, Personal URL Submit Your Site For Free Get Listed On Google, Bing, Yahoo And More! When we handle a set of Audience on Facebook, Twitter, TSU, LinkedIn and other Platforms it is important to understand them. This would be their Mindset, their User Attitude, Behavior OnLine and OffLine and so on. What you need to do is make sets and understand them in a single situation given all other things same.

4 Steps to Refocus PR Measurement on Metrics that Matter: Part 1

Waxing UnLyrical

Create tracking links generated via Google Analytics’ URL builder (free, and I’ve been talking about the need for PR to do this for a looong time ) for each category of “media” you’re going to be working with. ” This could be reaching a specific URL, for example; if that’s set as your goal, and GA shows it as complete, you know they actually got there.

Counting "Real" Likes on any URL - Evaluating the Salt Lake City vs. Fresno Campaign

Stay N' Alive

In the last week I saw one of the most amazing campaigns of unity amongst 2 communities, Salt Lake City, Utah, where I live and where I asked for your help , and Fresno, California. 1 million dollars donated to the Food Bank of the community with the most "likes". 100,000 would be donated to each of the next 5 communities with the most "likes". The "like buttons" tally votes by the number of shares of the URL, followed by the total number of comments on each share.

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The Complete Guide to Facebook Groups: How to Create a Group, Build a Community and Increase Your Organic Reach

Buffer Social

Facebook has recently launched Groups for Pages, enabling the 70 million+ Pages on Facebook to create their own unique communities and feeds. Facebook Groups are the place to connect with other like-minded people and are becoming increasingly important for brands and businesses aiming to cultivate a community. And more importantly, how do you build an engaged community in your Facebook Group? How to build an engaged community in your Facebook group. Customize your URL.

How to Repost and Build a Brand Community on Instagram

Pixlee

On Instagram, this means reposting relevant community content in addition to your brand’s original content. Not only is sharing other people’s content an excellent way to address your content crunch, but it also allows you to engage with your audience and build a brand community. With Buffer, it’s easy to find photos that you like on Instagram, copy the URL, and repost the image to your brand’s account. Social media is all about sharing content.

How to Repost and Build a Brand Community on Instagram

Pixlee

On Instagram, this means reposting relevant community content in addition to your brand’s original content. Not only is sharing other people’s content an excellent way to address your content crunch, but it also allows you to engage with your audience and build a brand community. With Buffer, it’s easy to find photos that you like on Instagram, copy the URL, and repost the image to your brand’s account. Social media is all about sharing content.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. Make sure you apply the username to your Facebook Page, not your personal profile, and be sure to use something memorable that people can find by plugging in the URL. Don’t shy away from giving your community the information needed to find you elsewhere both online and offline.

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Will Publishers Add Cross-Domain Rel=Canonical to Syndication Deals?

Adam Sherk

by Adam Sherk on December 16, 2009 Yesterday Google announced that it is now supporting the rel=&# canonical&# link element (sometimes referred to as the canonical URL tag) across different domains. If you’re not familiar with rel=&# canonical&# see Publishers: Solve Tracking Code, Duplicate Content Issues with the Canonical URL Tag ). UNRELATED SIDE NOTE Right after I published this post I noticed a mistake with the URL, so I immediately re-published with a different URL.

New Structure of Global Facebook Pages: Focus on Local Activation

Mindjumpers

Facebook users will be directed to the best version of a page based on the country those users in which they are situated, creating a better localized experience for your customers while remaining a part of the global brand community. The possibility to create one global brand identity at one single page with customized local targeting puts one central point in focus: the value of local community management. Still, it requires that brands prioritize local community management.

How to Build Community for Niche Site Success

ProBlogger

But then again, I never expected the little website I created to keep friends and family informed about Jerry’s progress to become the largest online community for canine amputees and their people either. We considered a number of different ventures during our three years on the road, but that thing turned out to be right under our noses, and the Tripawds Blogs community was born. The network creates community. Building a community of support.

Track Traffic from Pinterest with Later

Later

Now, with click tracking, you can shorten your URLs, track every click, and discover your best-performing content – all within Later. Ready to get to grips with your Pinterest strategy? You’ve come to the right place! Today, we’re launching Pinterest Click Tracking.

Is That DM Link Safe?

Socialized

With Twitter’s 140-character limit, which generally forces shortened URLs, it is impossible to tell at a glance if a link is safe. Unless you use a URL lengthener, an application that restores the original link based on a shortened link from bit.ly, is.gd, tinyurl, etc. I installed the Long URL Please plug-in and now when I open a DM, original, not shortened, links are visible. Expo, and with Long URL Please could see that the link had the right domain, web2expo.com.

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Personal Branding for Business: 7 Sample Goals To Help Build Your Strategy

Pam Moore

Human connections, interactions are more memorable than a branded url spammed repeatedly on your social media channels. Social Profit Factor Training System + Member Community can help you ignite your online social brand, tribe and business results!

12 Tips to Organize and Run a Tweetathon

Waxing UnLyrical

There are so many things I’ve learned during the course of this campaign – about blogger outreach, about measurement and analytics, about Facebook Groups, about community building – there are probably a ton of posts waiting to be written. Get your community on board before the tweetathon. So be available and make sure your community/Champions know that. We reminded the Champions to try and use the Twitter-specific URLs as much as possible.

Improving On Competition

Small Business Mavericks

” The article takes a look at how to isolate information by using a tool like Screaming Frog to look at things like the URL, Title Tags, Meta Descriptions, and the like on a rival site. There’s some back and forth dialog, new ideas and tools that were found useful, and a real sense of community at the time of this writing. That sense of community is what I am really impressed with. Have you improved on your competition by being part of a community?

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Dark Social – We Only See The Tip of The Social Media Iceberg

Mindjumpers

The challenge with this lack of tags is that most of the “direct” traffic a company or brand generates is not really direct – people do not type specific URLs to land on a subpage or a subsite. Short URLs. One way to decrease Dark Social is to use short URL tools to take advantage of the data hidden within. With the right link shortener, advertisers and publishers can turn long links into short and measurable links (or short URLs).

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12 Ways to Make a Twitter Chat More Enjoyable and Efficient

Waxing UnLyrical

If you’re planning to share specific URLs during the chat, shorten them ahead of time using a shortening service, so that they don’t take up the entire 140 characters. Leave at least 10-15 characters of space in your tweet (including any URLs you’re sharing and the hashtag) so that it’s easy for people to retweet you without scratching their head over how to edit your original tweet without losing your meaning.

24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Lisa Peyton highlights three examples of successful Google+ brand pages such as the NASA page , where “The active space and science community on Google+ may support speculation that platform users are mostly tech-savvy early adopters. With Google+ Communities, Google launches its own version of Facebook Groups by VentureBeat. ” Google+ becomes the world’s social platform…with Community by Relevanza.

Dark Social – We only See The Tip of the Social Media Iceberg

Mindjumpers

The challenge with this lack of tags is that most of the “direct” traffic a company or brand generates is not really direct – people do not type specific URLs to land on a subpage or sub site. Short URLs. One way to decrease Dark social is to use short URL tools to take advantage of the data hidden within. With the right link shortener, advertisers and publishers can turn long links into short and measurable links (or short URLs).

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New Year, New Social; 4 Quick Fixes to Tidy Up Your Social Media Channels

Ignite Social Media

The new layout includes customizable sections in the middle column, new templates for different business types with various tab options, and an easier way to see and share the unique URL for each tab. Community Management Customer Experience Social Media Trends Social Mobile Marketing Adjusting Social Media Channels Clean Social Media Pages Clean Up Social Cleaning Social Media Channels Social Channel Clean Up Social Channel Fixes Social Channel Quick Fixes Social Media Channel Managemen