Guerilla Community-Building Group Provides Insight to Modernizing Your Organization

SocialFish

I recently discovered an emerging New York City community/organization called The Office Hero League that seems to be providing the same value to the members of their community that an association would provide.

Community Building Through Innovative Conferences

Convince & Convert

Jason Keath, Social Fresh @jasonkeath. Jason Keath of Social Fresh joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to tell us about the blooming success of Social Fresh and how to run a more efficient, interesting conference. Read on for some of the highlights or listen below for the full podcast.

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Monday Roundup: Building Business Relationships

Waxing UnLyrical

And from gathering the right data to connecting with potential clients, creating and building business relationships is a daily task. This week’s roundup features seven posts that focus on building business relationships. How do you build business relationships?

Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation

Waxing UnLyrical

If there’s one thing you take away from today’s post on content marketing, please let it be this: just because you build it, doesn’t mean they’ll come. Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation is a post from: Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc.

Five Signs the Future Belongs to User-Generated Content

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s a landslide: Community creates results. The Harlem Shake depended on community. User-generated content is far better at creating that community. Disclaimer: Pic-n-Post is a client of RedShift Writers. Hello, WUL readers! Remember me? I used to write here all the time.

Facebook: Improving Employee Communications?

Waxing UnLyrical

Ancita Satija Community Building Guest Posts Social Media Employees Engage facebook Six Degrees PR Yammer

5 Ways to Grow Your Instagram Following and Build Community

Convince & Convert

What’s the secret to building a thriving community on Instagram? They don’t realize the work that goes into building a following of more than 50,000 people and engagement on every post. And then there’s the approach built on helping others build and nurture relationships.

How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

Know how to not only build community but build real relationships with human beings built on trust and authenticity. Build, tweak and optimize conversion funnels, content strategy and plans, digital platforms and more over time and that results are not achieved overnight.

5 Strategies to Build a Network of Bloggers and Journalists

Waxing UnLyrical

Below are tips on how to build a network (and then maintain it!) Look for online communities of bloggers and contribute to their conversations to begin building contacts in your focus area. Build Your Brand and Expertise. Do you have a great community building strategy?

“Growth Hacking” – Ignore the Hype

Waxing UnLyrical

There is a dangerous idea being shared in marketing, community management, and start-up circles in San Francisco – “Growth Hacking.”. Believing that “growth hacking” is the way to build your user base, community, or marketing program is a very dangerous idea.

Managing Negative Comments in Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

If you work as a social media manager or online community manager you see these all the time … negative comments. If the comment is from a turd, your community will see them for what they are, and they will lose their credibility. Guest post by Yvette Pistorio.

Teamwork Is a Contact Sport

Waxing UnLyrical

Business Building Career Development Public Relations building relationships community building Networking teamworkWe’ve all heard the old… very old…saying, “There is no ‘I’ in team.”

The Most Important Content Marketing Skill and How to Master It

Convince & Convert

Creating Community. The ability to create community is yet another parallel between teaching and content marketing. Orlando writes: A great teacher creates a sense of community and belonging in the classroom. Do you think about creating community on your blog?

Four Ways Content Writers Can Change the World

Waxing UnLyrical

Communication Community Building Daniel Cohen Guest Posts Writing Content Writers Houston Writeathon I have long been a proponent of the power of language.

2tor Paves the Way for Online Education and Community Building

Convince & Convert

Two team members from the online education company 2tor join Jay Baer and Eric Boggs on the Social Pros Podcast this week – Alexa Scordato , Director of Communications & Social Media, and Harrison Kratz , Community Manager for the MBA@UNC program. Alexa Scordato, 2tor @alexa.

Influencer Marketing: How to Co-Create Content with Top Industry Influencers

Pam Moore

Not only does influencer content and co-created content increase efficiencies in regard to cost and time savings, but it can also be more impactful and could possibly better inspire your customers, prospective customers and broader audience and community if implemented properly.

How Milaap’s #HopeProject Gives New Life to Former Devadasis

Waxing UnLyrical

There are a lot of pros and cons about being an independent business owner, but one of the pros is that, if you try to build your business right, you (mostly) get to pick your clients.

5 Community Management Tips on Community Manager Appreciation Day #CMAD

Waxing UnLyrical

In addition to being Community Manager Appreciation Day (#CMAD for all you hashtag fiends), today is also the day: Henry VIII died (1547, and women all over England breathed a sigh of relief). ” (on the relationship between customer service and the community) ~ Jenne Pedde , 2U, Inc.,

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.

Tips on Measuring Community [April #measurePR Recap]

Waxing UnLyrical

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!).

Reflections on xPotomac, Civility, and Being a Hook

Waxing UnLyrical

Civility builds community. area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™. Community Building Events Shonali Burke andrew keen being a hook building community civility xpotomac

Your Brand is NOT Your Logo – 5 Reasons You Need a Brand Strategy and Architecture

Pam Moore

Smart and savvy marketers also understand the importance of building a brand architecture and strategy inclusive of the brand identity with supporting visuals, language and more. Community. It's community. Every brand touch is influencing perception and building your reputation.

Your Logo is NOT Your Brand – Marketing Brand Strategy in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

Smart and savvy marketers also understand the importance of building a brand architecture and strategy inclusive of the brand identity with supporting visuals, language and more. It’s community. Every brand touch is influencing perception and building your reputation.

12 Visual Content Marketing Ideas that Get Shared Like Mad

Pam Moore

The days of only using textual content marketing to build your brand, attract, inspire, engage and empower your audience and customers are long gone. 10 Reasons You Need to Build Your Personal Brand (white paper).

Lessons in Listening and Customer Outreach From Chobani

Waxing UnLyrical

And the company has used a lot of the techniques I discussed recently, right here on WUL, on growing your Facebook community. That’s relationship building. Shouldn’t every business take getting to know its fans and building relationships this seriously?

Extend the Life of Your Event with Post-Event Planning

Waxing UnLyrical

She manages the company’s Twitter , Facebook , Google+ , LinkedIn , Tumblr , and Instagram communities, contributes to Cision Blog , and assists with content, social strategy, and tactics.

When Social Media Fills In The Blanks

Waxing UnLyrical

And doing things like this is what helps to grow your network and your community. area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™.

How Socially Responsible Communications Maintain Your Community Cool

Waxing UnLyrical

Another great resource or ally can come from working with a trusted research firm that can help you “uncover the hidden patterns of understanding that undermine citizen action,” as the Topos Partnership has done for a variety of communities in at least seven different sectors.

The 5 Commandments of How to Raise $1Million on Kickstarter

Waxing UnLyrical

You’ve got a great idea to build a watch with built-in Bluetooth, allowing you to control and access your phone or tablet from your wrist. Community Building Guest Posts Marketing Social Media christopher wallace crowdfunding kickstarter online fundraising

Uncovering The Remarkable In Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

We talk often – myself included – about using it to build relationships , about getting to know one’s community, about deepening human interaction. Because when you know what makes your community tick, you know what will move them.

How to Build Stronger Bonds With Your Community

Convince & Convert

It’s no small secret your online community and your loyal customers within are your company’s greatest asset. While a customer may be happy with their one-time experience with your brand, what’s going to make them a lifelong community member? Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

Five Observations Gained from Starting an Online Community

Waxing UnLyrical

In October of last year, I launched an online community called Agree, Disagree, or Qualify. Building an online community doesn’t happen overnight. Discussion builds communities. The community builds upon itself by testing claims and commenting on those claims. The more discourse that takes place, the more others engage and the larger the community becomes. Communities co-create their own culture. Hey there, #WUL.

12 Ways to Make a Twitter Chat More Enjoyable and Efficient

Waxing UnLyrical

If your chat focuses on a specific topic, try to get questions in from the community ahead of time. How To Resources Shonali Burke Social Media Twitter community building resources tips Twitter chat

Sock Monkeys Against Cancer Reaches Tipping Point

Waxing UnLyrical

Community Building Personal Shonali Burke Social Media jennifer stauss windrum leslie luhrman lung cancer SMAC! for lung cancer). Earlier this month, Jennifer Stauss Windrum wrote a moving guest post on her campaign to generate awareness around lung cancer.

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Because the Door is Left Open All Day

Waxing UnLyrical

What we can achieve when we design, create and manage motivated communities – who use technology and social media to make better connections with each other in pursuit of a shared goal – is so much greater than we could ever achieve through one-way communication, usually through “the media.”.

How Social Media Strengthens Companies [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Engage and build trust. When building a community, you built trust and as a result the value of a brand is enhanced.

15 Things Smart, Social Savvy Business Marketers Never do on Facebook

Pam Moore

Facebook presents tremendous opportunity to nurture relationships, establish and grow community, increase brand awareness and even your business bottom line. It will also help you build relationships and connect with influencer in your community and network who are helping you learn and grow.

Memejacking: How to Get Started Marketing with Memes

Waxing UnLyrical

They have a history of using memes not only correctly but thoughtfully, showcasing their humane animal trapping products in action or just appealing to their community of animal lovers. Community Building Guest Posts Marketing Social Media marketing with memes meme memejacking

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16 Random Facts My Community Taught Me

Waxing UnLyrical

area, she loves helping for- and non-profit clients, both small and large, turn corporate codswallop into community cool™. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn 16 Random Facts My Community Taught Me. Community community building random facts

Influencer Marketing: 10 Mistakes Brands Make and How to Fix Them

Pam Moore

Influence marketing is helping brands big and small ignite their online and offline communities, increase brand awareness and nurture powerful relationships when done right. If you invest time as a human in building relationships the payoff can be big.