API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Episode 3 focusses on monetizing APIs and looking at revenue streams from widgets. Companies that open their business databases and stream that data out, can have an army of hundreds of thousands (mostly) unpaid developers creating Facebook apps, iPhone apps and blog widgets to help sell their products and services. API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Ep.003 from Laurel Papworth on Vimeo.

10 Reasons We All Need Community in Business and Life

Pam Moore

As your knowledge deepened, community expanded and influence rose you somehow forgot those little things you once celebrated. It reminds us just how important community is to us both personally and professionally. Community Doesn't Happen Overnight.


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10 Community management tools to engage with your audience

Sprout Social

Community management is just one piece of the puzzle. And, just like with every piece of social media management , your community managers need the proper tools to see success. What is community management? Tweetdeck is a community management platform specifically for Twitter.

Building a Community

Josh S Peters

Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » Building a Community Building a Community Written on June 16, 2010 by Josh Peters in Social Media 0 Comments - Leave a comment! It really felt like a community. Building a community like this doesn’t happen overnight and, hopefully, doesn’t need a natural disaster to spark people into action.

The truth in online health communities

Harp Interactive

Develop badges and widgets from social media contests: Widgets and badges with embedded links to your website are great for growing backlinks and increasing brand visibility. When BP was confronted with the daunting challenge of managing the PR crisis after the oil-spill they didn’t just buy expensive TV spots and full page newspaper ads.

8 Basic Yet Necessary Tools or Plugins for your Site


First, let’s see how effective a good widget or app can be. If you’re looking for a way to have added functionality or control over your site, consider these: PayPal Donations Button : Mighty Widgets created this great little tool to make including a donation option on your website or social media page easy. Business should remember that community outreach can be a great way to increase visibility. This handy widget makes embedding a form simple and intuitive.

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Social Media Community Manager's Management

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? Tuesday, September 7, 2010 Social Media Community Managers Management Monitoring Social Media can be overwhelming. Lots of people chatting, couple of praises, many silent monologues that could lead the Community Manager themselves into utter silence and the rest of the time stressing with negative feedback. Hi Folks, do you work as an Online Community Manager?

How To Build Your Online Community and Then Keep It

Writtent Blog

Building a community around your website or blog is a pretty big challenge. Here are some tips to help establish your online community and then build on it! How to build your community. If so, you should probably get that fixed before you start seriously building your community. billion in 2016 , so including them along with the usual text posts, as well as image galleries and other media is a huge benefit in keeping people interested in your community.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other news.com sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by News.com refusal to build online communities around their content? The Function of News in Community. Will you pay for a story that has travelled from one part of the community to another, or will you go into that community (online) yourself and google the story?

Online Community Books – Amazon Bookshop on WordPress

Laurel Papworth

AND gives you a bunch of Online Community books you may enjoy… I’ve added an Online Communities Books bookshop to this here blog. You can see it – Online Community BookStore. Transactional based widgets still aren’t trusted I guess. And the actual Store widget itself is from Amazon. Online Community Books – Amazon Bookshop on WordPress is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy.

Tactical Tips for Building an Online Community


With all the wonderful feedback on my guest post about how we utilize WordPress multisite and discussion forums to build community for our rather niche market, I thought I might offer some detail about specific tactics and network plugins we use to keep members informed, active and increasing in number. Here are just a few social media nuts and bolts that keep the Tripawds Blogs community together. How to build community on membership sites.

How to Build Community for Niche Site Success


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.

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I’ve done a number of workshops the past few months with clients designed to do two primary things: Land a common understanding across the teams involved around what social media, communities and influencer programs really are and more importantly why it matters to a business. The answer is NOT always social media/community - that would be another warning sign if it was. 4) None of the following are community platforms: Wikis, Blogs or Forums. make your own Wink Widget!

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Busting Facebook’s Most Widespread Myth

Convince & Convert

The real difference between the reach of fans (below) and organic reach is that the latter include views of people that are not fans of the page but have directly accessed your page or seen its content in a widget (for example, a “like box” on your site or blog). Community Management agorapulse community management facebook facebook marketing facebook page barometerFor over a year, rumor has had it on the web that Facebook Page posts reach an average of only 16% of fans.

8 New Social Media Platforms You Might Not Know About

Buffer Marketing

Supernova has the potential to become a great platform for businesses looking to be more inclusive and give back to their community. Credit: Locket Users invite friends to download the app and join their network, then add Locket’s widgets to their home screen.

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. Props to Champion Tony Rivera and his team for creating this über-cool widget counter for the campaign… free!

How Do I Turn Off The Trending Box In Facebook?

SocMed Sean

The content in this widget providers users with a quick way to see what topics of conversation are trending across the entire Facebook community. In case you haven’t notice, Facebook recently launched an addition to the user-experience called their “Trending” box. While some see this as a great way to learn about new and timely topics, Facebook failed a bit by giving us no way to turn the feature off or even minimize it.

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iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth

It can’t be a purely RSS play as we need gadgets/widgets for API only based services. On your mobile device, Google Play offers applications ranging from games to news readers to home screen widgets. Online Communities social media exit strategy iGoogle online community shutting down social media monitoring

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What We Learned By Following 4 Pet Brands on Instagram Stories for a Month


BarkBox used zero custom designed pieces, but instead captured scenes live onsite and in the app, utilizing features such as polls, the question widget, and video effects. Uncategorized Big Brands Community Management Content Marketing Instagram Real-Time Strategy TrendsThe takeover of Instagram Stories is impossible to deny. Stories have become Facebook’s fastest growing products in the brand’s history, and Instagram as a whole is the fastest growing of all social networks today.

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Social Media Informer

Sherrilynne Starkie

Its tagline is “The Best Content about Social Media for Business”, and it sits alongside Alltop and Social Media Today in terms of content and community. Regular readers of this blog may notice a new widget featured in the right margin. Social Media Informer is a website that collates social media blog posts to create an online where people can get all the latest news, information and opinion.

7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Thanks to books like The New Community Rules , written by yours truly, Engage , Social Media 101 , and others, social media marketing is, for the time being, going to still be on people’s minds as they discover this bright and sunny marketing opportunity. The Golden Truths Social media marketing requires dedicated, devoted individuals who can aggressively seek opportunities in highly populated communities.

20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog

Webbiquity SMM

Include a quick poll widget in your sidebar to gather answers to yes/no or multiple choice questions. Highlight your company’s community involvement. The “ROI of social media&# (or lack thereof) is a hot, and still hotly contested, topic. I summarized arguments from both sides a few months ago in The Social Media ROI Debate.

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Twitter: @Anywhere announcement

Laurel Papworth

I’m not a hundred percent sure what @anywhere offers that current widgets don’t already offer – a Twitter created widget rather than a 3rd party developer widget created from the Twitter API. For example click on Get Widget below. Get widget doesn’t work in this case because personalisation means you usually want to change the name and colours, so you have to go back to the Widgetbox page.

Call for Guest Posts

Josh S Peters

I’m at that next stage in this blog where I want more community involvement. Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Uncategorized » Call for Guest Posts Call for Guest Posts Written on May 20, 2010 by Josh Peters in Uncategorized 2 Comments - Leave a comment! I want you!… … To write a guest post for me. I have a couple hundred wonderful people reading this blog and I want to know what you have to share.

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How to Transform Your Customers into Brand Advocates


Although paid partnerships are common with ambassador programs or influencer marketing , brand advocates that arise from your customer community often do this on your behalf and free of charge. Use lightweight widgets to showcase site content and UGC, and focus on improving page load speed.

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Instagram Customer Service: A Guide for Brands in 2022


The idea of “Instagram Customer Service” regularly impacts marketers who use it for advertising and community-building, but also receive feedback from consumers. It’s no secret Instagram is used by brands in a variety of ways beyond just sharing photos.

Selling products through social media


On Facebook, you can work your way into communities with similar interests. Smartphones, widgets and other gadgets sell out extremely quickly. A good business sells products like none other.

Huffington Post Sells for $315m Social Media Revenue

Laurel Papworth

Monetizing Online Communities (13). API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast (4). Online Communities blogs revenue social media social networks AOL blog huffington post Monetization Money social media revenue soldTags: AOL , blog , blogs , huffington post , Monetization , Money , Online Communities , revenue , revenue , social media , social media , social media revenue , social networks , social networks , sold.

Social Media - Why Does Facebook Not Have Many Tracking Tools?

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? It is good and healthy engagement with your community members. Your community members could be called by any name for instance Fan on Facebook, Followers on Twitter and so on. Hi Folks, do you work as an Online Community Manager? Social Media Community Managers Management Monitoring Social Media can be overwhelming.

Facebook Strategies: Content Over Creative

Dave Fleet

The continued rise of Facebook community managers. This shines the light firmly on community managers as the key to Facebook success for brands. To maximize our effectiveness, we need to take data like this and optimize our timing even further to reflect the activity pattern of our own community. Effective community management – generating genuinely useful content and interacting with people in the community over the long term, and driving towards your objectives.

Donations as Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Episode 2 of monetizing online communities looks at donations – an overlooked revenue stream and the social media tools that enable donations online. Currency has no inherent value itself – only what we, the community, say it’s worth. This does NOT have to be Not For Profits – social networks that have a “community&# feel, can also connect with the goodwill of the members and seek donations as a revenue stream.

Facebook: Reclaim Privacy Security and Safety

Laurel Papworth

Enter ReclaimPrivacy.org – add a widget to your browser toolbar then click it. Social networks will take a lot of abuse from community hosts. Technorati Tags: diagram , Elliot Schrage , Facebook , laurel papworth , Online Communities , privacy , reclaim privacy , reclaimprivacy , settings , social media , social networks. Social Media: Social TV and building audience communities online (21).

Social Intranet: Open Atrium social network for internal use

Laurel Papworth

Group Dashboard : Mini widgets give you a snapshot of all the activity happening across your groups. Online communities within the organisation – what do you use? Technorati Tags: drupal , free , Online Communities , open atrium , OpenSource , social intranet , social network. Walled Garden vs Gated Community (1). Online Communities social networks drupal free open atrium OpenSource social intranet social network

3 Simple Ways to Encourage Your Audience to Create More User-Generated Content


Customizable Widgets : Set widgets that match your brand’s style live on your product pages, homepage, and other site pages, and give your site visitors the option to filter UGC by product-specific parameters.

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An Awesome Interview with the Founder of GovLoop, Steve Ressler.

Social Media Strategery

Steve Ressler, Founder of GovLoop As announced this morning, GovLoop, the premier social network for the government community, has joined forces with GovDelivery, the world’s leading provider of government-to-citizen communications solutions. community, this is a monster merger – one that brings together not only two of the most successful Gov 2.0 The short answer was that the community was unsustainable. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

The Top 16 Facebook Analytics Tools for Marketers


A range of Facebook analytics tools competes for the same market, forcing marketers and community managers to decide between similar products. Along with finance and general web metrics, you can add and remove more than 50 Facebook widgets from your dashboard.

Volkswagen: The fun theory

Laurel Papworth

This one meets all that criteria and more: Fun, educational, something that bonds people into a temporary community, with – as far as I can see – little in your face advertising from Volkswagen. 15,000 buys you a bunch of blogger drinks and flash embeddable widgets. Tags: Australia Online Communities social media social networks profero The Fun Theory Todd Connolly Toyota Volkswagen

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Whenever I present or give classes on monetizing social networks and online communities people usually have two questions. API widget economy provide a platform for Amazon to empower Twitterers to sell books to each other via API. See here for selling through embeddable widgets on customer site, not on business page. One, should we monetize other people’s activity? Two, how can Twitter make money?

13 [Free + Paid] Social Media Reporting Tools In 2022


Measure brand and community engagement – Tracking cross-channel engagement manually is error-prone. Easy to set up and manage – Configure pre-populated widgets such as Google Analytics, Facebook pages, Facebook ads, Instagram pages, and more.

Social Media - Oh My God Where Are My Followers!

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? How many times while working as a Social Media personnel have you received a call asking you why have the number of followers / community members fallen [even if it means one person leaving]. In short lets attempt to treat our community members as individuals with individual identity and not as mass of receivers who have to be sent some message.