Facebook Adds New Video Tools to Foster Community Engagement

Social Media Today

Facebook's adding some new video tools to help boost engagement and build community around video content

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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. Step 1: Check out the information page and video here.

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The Evolution of the Tasty Video

Ignite Social Media

Within the last year, you may have noticed an explosion of recipe videos appearing on your Facebook News Feed. The short, simple videos that we drool over on a daily basis started with Tasty , a production of BuzzFeed Video. Are you a fan of the Tasty video phenomenon?

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Interview with Community Manager: Emma Gannon

Social Media Citizens

Emma Gannon is currently a global community manager of Dove Facebook. Emma has experience of community managing blogs, Twitter and Facebook pages for international brands. G: How did you build your experience as community manager? .

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Improve an Entire Community through Fundraising

Waxing UnLyrical

Community fundraising goes beyond raising funds for a specific cause. It provides an opportunity to improve an entire community through the efforts of the fundraiser. Here’s one example of an organization that’s clearly been successful through their community fundraising efforts.

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Interview with Community Manager: Shruti Shah Goradia

Social Media Citizens

Shruti Shah Goradia is Social Media Marketing Manager: Content and Community at Kodak. G: Where is the best place to build the community? Thus was born the Tips & Projects Exchange – Kodak’s branded online community. G: How do you attract new community members?

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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. Social networks, blogs, video channels, and podcasts are about people. The true power comes in the form of community. The most powerful communities are nurtured and grown over time, not coerced or bribed.

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Everything You Need To Know About Online Community Management

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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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. A BigMarker.com Community equips anyone with the tools they need to make a difference.

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7 Tips to Engage Your Audience Using Live Video [Infographic]

Social Media Today

Live-streaming can be great for building brand awareness and community - here are some tips to help you make better use of live video for marketing

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10 Ways Small Business Can Use Facebook Live Video Streaming

Pam Moore

Facebook Live video streaming enables brands and businesses of all sizes to tap into the power of video marketing and social media. It enables even the smallest of businesses to increase brand awareness, build community, nurture relationships.

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Ultimate Guide to Instagram Video: Stories, IGTV, Live, Posts, & More!

Later

Instagram video is one of the best tools in a marketers toolbox. Video marketing is no longer just for companies with big budgets, with an estimated 81% of businesses using video as a marketing tool in 2018. . And video on Instagram is no exception! Instagram Live Videos.

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Interview with Community Manager: Will Long

Social Media Citizens

Will Long currently works as a Freelance Community Manager across a range of clients. G: How did you build your experience as community manager? I’d always had an eye on Social Media, managing communities at uni and for other project I was involved in. The opportunity cam up to become a Community Manager and I took it, now I’ve just turned Freelance. G: What are your top resources for community management ? G: Where is the best place to build the community?

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5 Video Best Practice Notes from Facebook

Social Media Today

Facebook has outlined a range of video best practices in a new guide, including notes on community-building and monetization

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Interview with Community Manager: Zack King from RPM

Social Media Citizens

Zack King is a Community Manager at RPM , working across a number of brands such as Captain Morgan, J&B and Clover. G: How did you build your experience as community manager? G: What are your top resources for community management? G: How do you reward your community stars?

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Short Facebook Videos: An Experiment

Jon Loomer

If you’ve been following my Facebook page or content lately, you know that I’ve been experimenting with something very different for me: Short Facebook videos. Let’s take a closer look at what I’ve been doing, why, and my developing strategy using short Facebook videos.

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How to Bring Humor to Community Management

Convince & Convert

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: Community managers have a challenging job. Following a hilarious video on improving your private life, in which the company introduces guru Fille Güte, Ikea Singapore took to Facebook to launch the Shelf Help Guru Contest.

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Interview with Community Manager: Ben Bateman from Square Enix

Social Media Citizens

Ben Bateman is community manager from Square Enix. A Currently Community Manager for Codemasters, supporting all boxed titles including DiRT 3, Operation Flashpoint Red River, F1 2011, and Bodycount. G: How did you build your experience as community manager?

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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.

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13 YouTube Community Building Hacks You Never Knew About

agora pulse

Only 51% of teens in the United States still use Facebook while 85% say that they use the video-sharing platform. So, if you’re still saying your brand doesn’t need YouTube community building, you might need to rethink. Here’s a great video which will explain how you do it.

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Private Community Management – #cmgrhangout

SocialFish

I was privileged to be invited to participate in a Community Manager Hangout this past Friday hosted by Tim McDonald, who runs My Community Manager , a great site chock full of resources for community managers for all kinds of companies. What is a private community?

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Video Marketing For Your Business

yMarketingMatters

This year has been called “The Year of Video Marketing” as businesses find new ways to reach customers. Videos stand out on social media, giving customers a quick overview of a product without overwhelming them with text. Why the explosion of video content? Statistics for Videos.

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Interview with Community Manager: Robyn Tippins from ReadWriteWeb

Social Media Citizens

Robyn Tippins is a community manager at ReadWriteWeb with 15 years online marketing experience. Also she is an Author of Community 101 book. G: How did you build your experience as community strategist? G: What are your top resources for community management?

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3 MUST READ roundups about digital and community strategy

SocialFish

It’s not enough to have a mobile-first site with strong traffic, SEO friendly content, a way to deliver video pre-roll and a good native offering. 2017 Wrap-up: Communities in Transition. Community Roundtable). 2017 was a year of change in the community space.

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Viral video: Jim Carrey’s take on gun control

Sherrilynne Starkie

Canadian comedic actor Jim Carrey has taken aim at America’s gun laws and the late Charleton Heston , former National Rifle Association (NRA) president with a satirical Internet video, “ Cold Dead Hands’. With this video Carrey follows the traditions of Shakespeare, Dickens and Swift.

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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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Cool Social Tools: Small World Labs Community

SocialFish

———— Cool Social Tools: Small World Labs Community. What Is an Online Community? Enterprise-Level Community Platform. Files, Photos, Videos. Effective communities provide opportunities and prompts to move your audience up the engagement pyramid.

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Open Community Case Study – GoPlow

SocialFish

Community: GoPlow. GoPlow is the Snow & Ice Management Association ‘s (SIMA) online community. Brian believed they couldn’t do that until they had a open community website generating solid content. In terms of community metrics, I don’t track that info at this point.

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Seth Godin, Tribes and Brand Communities

Social Media Citizens

Even though neo-tribes and brand communities are two different concepts they share very similar features and often are very related to each other. Mairinger (2008) suggests that: The brand community is not just formed around a brand; it creates the brand.

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Open Community interview at #11NTC

SocialFish

Bonus: you may have heard about Holly Ross’s amazing little video in response to the internet issues at the conference… we have a little behind the scenes info about it in the video and we put it in at the end for your viewing pleasure. ). Open Community

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How to start and manage your community

Social Media Citizens

A few lessons to learn for the community managers: You have to make it easy for people to follow you You have to become “equal” with people who follow you and know how to transfer the sentiment. I hope you enjoyed this video and have a great Easter everyone!

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Everything You Need to Know About IGTV, Instagram’s Long-Form Video Platform

Ignite Social Media

Instagram hit the social media community with some major news this week. At an event in San Francisco, the photo and video-sharing app announced the launch of its newest innovation – IGTV. Primarily, its content is meant to satisfy mobile-first video.

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Community Discussion: How Much Video Do You Do?

ProBlogger

We are hearing it from all sides – video is the new black. Technology evangelist Brian Fanzo tells us that video is the future. If you’re not producing video on your blog and social channels, you are missing out. Will you be leveraging video for traffic?

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Steal These Facebook Group Community Management Tips: Expert Roundup

agora pulse

Whether you are struggling to keep your Facebook group alive or to keep people engaged, managing your Facebook community takes a very particular set of skills. Using hashtags to generate community engagement is nothing new. And that’s what creates a great community.

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Steal These Facebook Group Community Management Tips: Expert Roundup

agora pulse

Whether you are struggling to keep your Facebook group alive or to keep people engaged, managing your Facebook community takes a very particular set of skills. Using hashtags to generate community engagement is nothing new. And that’s what creates a great community.

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The future of Online Video

Social Media Citizens

All these video services on the net like YouTube, iPlayer and others are redefining our habits, but in my opinion there is more to come. People still are getting familiar with the idea of filming themselfves or communicating through video conversations or interacting with the video itself.

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Who will win the video app wars?

Janet Fouts

We all know video is wildly popular across the board and people love the experience of sharing their life experiences with others in real time.When Meerkat launched in March it got a huge bump from social media marketers who created live video in real time from the South by Southwest conference.

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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.

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Design Your Online Community for the Users, Not for the Organization

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.

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The BBC Experiments With Video News Coverage on Instagram

Convince & Convert

Inspired by the rise of mobile and tablet viewership, the BBC is experimenting with a new initiative on Instagram called Instafax, where news clips are featured in 15-second video formats.

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4 Video Contest Ideas to Boost Your Social Engagement

Convince & Convert

Video content has been proven to increase engagement, conversion, and reach significantly and is consuming the social media universe. But what promotional strategies should marketers be considering when they think about video? Video for the sake of video isn’t enough.

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7 Traits of Highly Effective Viral Videos

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As someone who once didn’t like online video, it’s now part of my daily life. In the past few years, videos have gotten much better and widespread that I’d find it hard to be stubborn in my old ways by ignoring all incoming multimedia streams. Ad clicks on videos?

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5 Helpful Tips for Planning Your Next Facebook Live

Ignite Social Media

Like all social media tools and mediums, Facebook Live has several best practices which, if adhered to, will enhance the potential for your live video to reach a larger audience. The key to a successful Facebook Live video is finding the right balance between “prepared” and “spontaneous”.

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